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The International lounge of the Asaba International Airport hosted prominent Deltans, top Government functionaries and investors Tuesday as the Airport was concessioned to a master concessionaire (FIDC-Menzies Consortium, now incorporated as Asaba Airport Company Limited) and sub-concessionaires of technical partners with a designated area of investment for 30 years by the State Government after five years of rigorous and painstaking exercise.
Following the Friday abduction of over 300 school children in Jangebe in Zamfara State, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday warned Nigerians against accepting kidnapping of school children in parts of the north as a way of life.
Some of the students who managed to escape when gunmen raided the Government Girls Secondary School Jangebe in Zamfara state, said there were women in combat gear among the gunmen that abducted the over 317 schoolgirls last Friday.
The defence headquarters has warned individuals who obstruct the movement of goods from one part of the country to the other to desist from such acts or face the wrath of the law.
The Kano State Government said it has initiated a process to enact forestry law to check indiscriminate felling of trees and protect the environment.
Nigeria is moving in the right direction economically but its movement is not fast, the United Nations has said.
The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said its officers tracked two containers with Tramadol from India to Togo and finally to Nigeria.g
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said that northern governors are committed to putting an end to the farmers/herders clashes by coming up with a permanent solution that will put the issue to bed.
The Northern State Governors Forum has expressed commitment to ending the nomadic grazing of cattle across the country as part of measures to resolve the herders-farmers conflict and end the activities of some criminal herdsmen.
The National Assembly in engaging the Ghanaian authority to amend its trade laws and make it easy for Nigerians to do business in Ghana.
The Progressive Students’ Movement (PSM), has lauded the National Assembly for the speedy confirmation of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
The Lagos State Government has commenced phased refurbishment and renovation of all general hospitals in the State in line with the current administration’s medical infrastructure blueprint strategy which is aimed at revamping health facilities and make them fit for purpose.
The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, on Tuesday said virtual assets and cryptocurrencies are risky for implementation in Nigeria.
There has been movement in the rankings of female tennis professionals especially those who had a strong showing with remarkable performances and great results in the recently concluded first Grand Slam, the Australian Open, in Melbourne Park, Victoria.
Authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday evening identified rebels of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) movement as being responsible for an ambush that killed Italian Ambassador to the country Luca Attanasio.
Anthony Martial is becoming a problem for Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and is failing to follow direct touchline orders from the boss, according to The MEN.
Ijaw communities under the auspices of the Movement for Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationality (MOSIEND) have appealed to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike to pay the companies he engaged as land and waterway surveillance contractors from 2018 to 2019.
Maiduguri and the surrounding communities were thrown into total darkness after suspected members of the Boko Haram sect attacked an electricity tower supplying power to the city and disconnecting it from the national grid.
The Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, yesterday said that Nigerians would be shocked to know those behind the abduction of 317 female students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Jangebe.
Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake, has revealed his anti-Coronavirus vaccine stance, claiming he would rather miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympics than get the jab.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emiefele, has reiterated the apex bank’s commitment to reviving the oil palm sector with a view to stopping importation of the commodity.
Goods worth millions of naira were last Saturday night destroyed by fire, which razed a section of the Ikpoba Hill market in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has concluded plans to strengthen the Naira, and by extension the nation’s economy through the $15 billion Dangote Refinery.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has said that if the battle against insurgency and other criminality in the country is to be won, the federal government should recruit more personnel and provide more modern equipment for the Armed Forces and the police.
“This development does not mean that this variant is going to become the most prevalent, or the dominant strain in Northern Ireland. However, it does underline once again the very real need for continuing caution,” Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann said in a statement.
At least 10 persons have now been confirmed killed and about 60 injured when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday evening.
Mrs Amina Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary General, United Nations (UN) has pledged the support of the global body to Nigeria’s digital economy sector.
Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, has stressed that his goalscoring drought this season was the worst of his career.