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His retirement will be ending an era of formal Socialist leadership that began with his elder brother, Fidel Castro, and the country’s 1959 Revolution that saw the overthrowing of the dictator Fulgencio Batista.
The federal government on Friday said it would sanction erring expatriates for failure to open operational bases in Bonny Island, Rivers, for the Train 7 Gas Project.
The Kwara Government has restated its commitment to creating a business-friendly environment for economic growth and development in the state.
Twitter has officially announced its decision to base its African headquarters in Ghana. The social media company is already looking to fill 12 positions in the West African country but will hold off on opening a physical office until the Covid-19 pandemic subsides.
Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, on Tuesday described the rail mode of transportation as the awakening giant that would run government.
The Ekiti State Government has said it is committed to creating an enabling environment for intervention of donor agencies towards improving the well-being of the people of the state.
Fresh lockdowns and curfews have been imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina as COVID-19 infections surged again and vaccine rollouts were hampered by shortages and fears of side effects.
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned unregistered investment-tech platforms to desist from offering foreign securities to Nigerians.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, says there are critical security situation in the South-East and South-South geopolitical zones of the country.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State For Petroleum Resources, on Friday said the Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme (NOGAPS) at Emeyal, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa will create at least 2,000 jobs on completion.
Campaign group Human Rights Watch raised concern last month about what it called the “scant transparency” in the management of funds, although transparency was a pre-condition for getting loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to tackle the pandemic.
Manchester City have confirmed that Kevin De Bruyne has signed a new two-year extension to his contract, keeping the midfielder at the Etihad until 2025.
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes says his side are “made to win trophies” and has urged them to hurdle the semifinal barrier in cup competitions to finally get their hands on the silverware which they all crave.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo missed the official opening of the 20th National Sports Festival in Benin due to the storm at the city’s airport, Edo’s Gov Godwin Obaseki said on Tuesday.
An Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane flying into Zambia accidentally landed at an airport that is still under construction, a government official said on Monday.
Israeli prosecutors accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of treating favours as “currency” on Monday at the opening of a corruption trial which, along with an inconclusive election, has clouded his prospects of remaining in office.
Opponents of military rule in Myanmar inscribed messages of protest on Easter eggs on Sunday while thousands of others were back on the streets, denouncing a Feb. 1 coup and facing off with the security forces who shot and killed two men.
A socio-political and non-governmental group, Young Professionals for Good Governance, has lauded Governor Seyi Makinde’s administration in Oyo State, describing him as a role model in Nigeria in general and the Southwest in particular.
In its latest Africa Pulse Report for April 2021 titled, ‘COVID-19 and the Future of Work in Africa: Emerging Trends in Digital Technology Adoption’, the bank said Nigeria’s oil sector weakened in the fourth quarter of 2020 despite an increase in oil prices.
Paul Pogba has described himself as a "bad loser" who misses winning trophies at Manchester United, but says that the club's silverware drought only makes them more determined to break it.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the "fight is still on" to fix the broken economy, signaling out the financial industry for resisting the economic turnaround efforts.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has offered explanations for his support for the Boko Haram group.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has expressed concerns over the attack on monarchs in Ekiti State.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Manchester United can still catch rivals Manchester City in this season’s Premier League title race as ‘stranger things have happened’ in football.
The Senate Committee on Public Accounts yesterday summoned NICON Insurance Plc, AIICO Insurance and other insurance companies over their reported failure to remit N17.4 billion Pension Fund to Pension Transactional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD).
The Referee for yesterday’s match, Gil Manzano, has been facing a lot of criticism after his controversial decisions in yesterday’s El Clásico. The Spanish referee was not the first choice to officiate the very important tie. He was a replacement for Mateu Lahoz, who had to withdraw because of a muscle injury.
The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Jude Ogbimi, has been declared winner of the Isoko North Constituency bye-election, conducted on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
At least eight people were dead after a shooting at the FedEx Ground Plainfield Operations Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana, late on Thursday, according to police.
Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, has said now is the time for Nigeria to have a national summit to profer solutions to insecurity in the country.