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A huge fire has destroyed part of the main building of Uganda’s prestigious Makerere University, one of Africa’s oldest, police said Sunday.

Fire ravages Uganda’s top university

A huge fire has destroyed part of the main building of Uganda’s prestigious Makerere University, one of Africa’s oldest, police said Sunday.

Nasarawa Assembly summons governor’s aide over crisis of power in NUDB board

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has summoned Arc. Stanley Buba, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Abdullahi Sule on Development Control to appear on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 by 10am at the chamber of the House.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Community petitions Reps speaker, ICPC over abandoned NDDC projects

Natives of Uboro Oro in Urue Offong Oruko local government area of Akwa Ibom state have deplored the spate of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) road projects in the area.
WORLD Shipping giant, Maersk Nigeria Limited has said that its offices in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria remain open to customers to transact their businesses.

Maersk suspends peak season surcharge on Nigerian bound cargoes

Maersk Line has instructed its commercial department to stop applying the peak season surcharge from 1st September 2020.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Lagos East: APC has no candidate yet – Lagos chair

Contrary to the news trending on social media platforms announcing the emergence of Polaris Bank MD, Tokunbo Abiru, as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Lagos East Senatorial district, Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC) in the State, Hon Tunde Balogun, has said the party has not chosen any candidate for the bye-election.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC petitions police over alleged N1.62 billion unexecuted contracts

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has petitioned the Inspector General of Police over alleged N1, 625,467,200 contracts said to have been paid for by the agency but unexecuted by contractors.
Alex Otti

Alex Otti sets to declare for APC

A foremost banker and 2019 Abia All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate Dr Alex Otti is set to declare for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nestlé Nigeria names new managing director

Mr Wassim Elhusseini has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Nestlé Nigeria Plc.
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

Senate unveils fresh fraud allegations in NDDC

The management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is under fresh probe as the Senate said it had received fresh allegations against it.
The Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned till October 14 the trial of Francis Atuche, former Managing Director, MD of the defunct Bank PHB, who is standing trial alongside Charles Ojo, former MD of Spring Bank, for an alleged N125 billion fraud.

Court adjourns ex-Bank PHB chief Francis Atuche’s N125 billion fraudtrial till October 14

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, has adjourned till October 14 the trial of Francis Atuche, former Managing Director, MD of the defunct Bank PHB, who is standing trial alongside Charles Ojo, former MD of Spring Bank, for an alleged N125 billion fraud.
Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has called on Governor Nyesom Wike to handover former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, to him.

Police ask Governor Wike to handover ex-NDDC chief

Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has called on Governor Nyesom Wike to handover former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, to him.
The Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs.

I slapped Senator Akpabio because he harassed me sexually – Ex-NDDC boss

The suspended Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Interim Management Committee, Joi Nunieh, has revealed that she once slapped the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswil Akpabio, for sexually harassing her.
Ikeja Electric Plc on Friday said it would begin implementation of its revised electricity tariff from July 1.

Ikeja Electric to begin implementation of new tariff July 1

Ikeja Electric Plc on Friday said it would begin implementation of its revised electricity tariff from July 1.

Lagos arraigns two men over murder of Hungarian

The Lagos State Government has arraigned two men for the murder of Bernadette Tohouo-Tohouo, the Hungarian wife of the MD of Maersk Nigeria Limited, Gildas Tohouo-Tohouo.
The United Kingdom (UK) has the highest coronavirus death rate in Europe, new data has revealed.

US records 1,568 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

The United States recorded 1,568 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 78,746, according to the latest real-time tally reported by Johns Hopkins University at 8:30 pm Saturday (0030 GMT Sunday).
FILE - This Dec. 13, 2019 file photo shows former President Barack Obama speaking at the Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific, organized by the Obama Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others. ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC will simultaneously air the special May 16 at 8 p.m. Eastern, along with more than 20 other broadcast and digital streaming partners, according to the announcement Tuesday from organizers. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump in leaked virtual call with ex-staff

Former President Barack Obama described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as “chaotic” in a conference call with former members of his administration.
Floyd Mayweather appeared to have called out Anthony Joshua as he named the one aspect of boxing he really, really dislikes during a recent Q&A in England.

Floyd Mayweather Jnr reaffirms retirement from boxing

Former American world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says he is not returning to boxing and has also debunked claims he is broke.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator accuses Adamawa governor of ‘false claims’ over NEDC projects

Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial district, Elisha Ishaku Abbo, has accused governor Ahmadu Fintiri of making false claims over the donation of transformers to some communities in the State.

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.