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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has inaugurated a one billion dollars Nigeria-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (NATIPP) to promote and expand trade and investments between Nigeria and the rest of Africa.
Hip hop artist Simisola Ogunleye, a.k.a. “Simi’’, ace rapper Folarin Falana (Falz) and Super Eagles Stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa, are among the nominees for the 2018 The Future Awards to be held in Lagos.
Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami says policies that will enhance decongestion of prisons across the country are under way.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria-Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health at Scale (PSN-PAS) project says Community Pharmacists (CPs) and Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (PPMVs) are key in achieving 27 per cent modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (mCPR) by 2020.
A Grade `C’ Customary Court, Bode Igbo, Ibadan, on Tuesday adjourned the divorce suit filed by Taiwo Philip, as the wife, Bukola, urged the court to plead with her husband on her behalf.
The law graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have demanded for compensatory quota for admission to the Nigerian Law School.
Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has said that the world loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually.
Enugu South ANN candidate Nonso Nnamani promises to create jobs for unemployed youths in his constituency if elected
Nigerian veteran comedian Chika Okpala, aka ‘Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30’ and Nollywood actor Ali Nuhu have been honoured with the Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry.
The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Lagos State Chapter, on Friday said that members of the union would not be used as political thugs in the 2019 general elections.
The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education says Nigerians constitute 38 per cent of the illiterate population in the country.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has identified misplacement of priorities as the reason states are unable to host the National Sports Festival.
The Management of the University of Ilorin on Friday said that investigations by the institution, revealed that its student, late Mr. Adigun Emmanuel, committed suicide as an eventual culmination of drug addiction.
The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Rurum, has assured the leadership of Integrated Micro-Finance Banks Union, Kano branch, that the legislatures would intervene to rescue the banks from collapse.
The Supreme Court, on Thursday, struck out two applications by a sacked Benue legislator, Mr Benjamin Nungwa, seeking to reclaim his seat in the Benue House of Assembly on grounds of incompetence.
The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.
Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.
A representative of the International Assembly (IA) of the True Jesus Church in Nigeria, Pastor Hong-Hsiung Ko, has described Nigerians as “too religious a people” who also have respect for their religious leaders.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the implementation of the Strategic Rural Electrification Plan (SREP) was delayed for 10 years, leading to the setback in supplying rural communities with efficient power.
A former head of state and chairman of the National Peace Committee, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has stated that there is still room for the absent presidential candidates to sign the peace accord.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, added fertiliser to the list of items classified as “Not Valid for Foreign Exchange.”
President Muhammadu Buhari’s communication rejecting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill for the fourth time sparked anger on the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday following the reading of the letter by Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
Congo Brazzaville denies claims by CAF that they are interested to replace Cameroon as hosts of the Africa Cup of Nations – AFCON 2019 finals