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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed how traffickers of illicit drugs have been circulating cocaine, heroin, cannabis and other psychotropic substances in Borno amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Ambassador Paschal Oluchukwu, Convener of the Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID), has urged the nation’s anti-graft agencies to immediately undertake an holistic probe of the finances of Ebonyi State in the last 16 years in the light plethora of its abandoned projects and huge debt overhang.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed delight over the growth of ICT’s contribution to Nigeria’s GDP in the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 2020).
Nigeria’s total value of capital import stood at $5,854.38 million in the First Quarter of the year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the total value of capital importation into the country stood at 5.8 billion dollars in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020.
Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.87% on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2020 despite many economic contractions around the world, a new by National Bureau of Statistics report has shown.
Annual inflation in Nigeria stood at 12.34% in April, compared with 12.26% in March, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.
Osun State has been ranked, as one of the States with the lowest poverty and inequality index in the country, according to the latest report from the Nigerian Living Standard Survey.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed surprise over the failure of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to acknowledge the bold efforts APC administration made towards diversifying Nigeria economy.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation on Tuesday inched lower by N152 billion, amid sell pressure in 27 stocks.
Nigeria’s headline inflation rate for March 2020 rose marginally by 0.06 percent points higher than the 12.20 percent rate recorded in February.
A former commissioner for information in Rivers state, Austin Tam-George, has faulted Governor Nyesom Wike’s containment effort against coronavirus in the state.
At least three-quarters of Nigeria’s total prison population are inmates serving time without being sentenced, the Nigerian Correctional Service said this on Thursday.
Newly-promoted Italian Serie A club Benevento has expressed interest in signing former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, this summer.
Newsmen report that the draft policy document was made available by the State Steering Committee on Social Investment, headed by Mrs Saude Atoyebi, Focal Person on Social Investment.
Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick says he is wary of how devastating Bayer Leverkusen can be on the counter-attack but that his team was well-prepared to handle their opponents in Saturday’s German Cup final.
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans due to his inability to afford legal fees.
The Kano State Government has so far conducted 12,918 coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test, the state’s Ministry of Health disclosed on its official Twitter handle @KNSMO on Friday.
South Africa’s current account balance swung to a surplus of 1.3% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2020 from a deficit of 1.3% of GDP in the previous three months, central bank data showed on Thursday.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is set to quit Turkish Super Lig Denizlispor for Serbian Champions Red Star Belgrade after six months.
Zinedine Zidane has insisted there is no reason to worry about Eden Hazard as the Belgian continues to work on his fitness.
The 18-year-old former Lyon junior joined Liverpool’s academy as a winger but has thrived since being converted to centre-half by coaching staff.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are over 380,000 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on African continent.