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Ahead of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) in July, the Nigeria’s industrial sector has identified the need for the country to address current market challenges to ensure its gets benefits of the agreement.
The Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS), on Tuesday, said that one major way to boost local rice consumption among Nigerians is to invest in the local fabrication of de-stoning machines.
A Civil Society Organization (CSO) under the aegis of Civil Society for Human Rights and Rehabilitation has petitioned the legislative arm of Abuja Municipal Area Council to investigate alleged infractions committed by the chairman of the council, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has taken proactive measures to ensure there is no drawback, in Nigeria’s participation in the African Continent Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), by approving a new set of 128 Nigeria Industrial Standards.
Lagos State Government on Friday re-opened the Club Quilox after securing the management’s commitment to comply with the state’s Environmental Laws, Regulations, guidelines, and standards.
The poverty rate in Nigeria could become worse, with up to 30 million more people falling into the extreme poverty trap in the next 10 years, unless Federal Government policy reforms bring about robust productivity and inclusive growth.
The President of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Dame Olajumoke Simplice, has blamed Nigerians’ outcry against the new tax regime on long period of apathy and lack of focus to make taxation the bedrock of government’s revenue mobilisation.
Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.
The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was on Friday convicted for her murder and sentenced to life in prison in the patriarchal country’s highest-profile “honour killing”.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday donated two operational vehicles to the National Park Service (NPS) to support their operations and promote national security.
The World Health Organisation has said four out of ten patients are ‘harmed’ during the process of seeking medical care.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has called on organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources meet the needs of workers and other Nigerians.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned government agencies from hosting public data on cybers and clouds outside Nigeria.
Mr Jelani Aliyu, Director-General, Naional Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), says legislating the auto policy will strengthen it as well as prevent it from being changed by subsequent governments.
Head of Media and Information at the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, has suggested what candidates in the ongoing UTME should do if they discover on examination day that the exam is not holding at their centres.
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The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Ojo Jones, has charged all heads of institutions in the state to intensify action in eradicating cultism in schools as directed by the Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello.
Kwara United FC Coach Abdullahi Biffo has stated that his side will be unfazed by the form and pedigree of their opponent ahead of today’s NPFL match day 13 rescheduled fixture at the Enyimba stadium.
The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued a statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.
The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has failed to appear before the Senate Committee on Public Accounts despite several summons.
Enugu Rangers player and front-runner of the NPFL top scorer chart, Israel Abia has revealed that adapting to life with the flying antelopes has not been easy but promises to turn things around Sunday’s Matchday 16 against Akwa United.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.
Messi has been linked in recent weeks to join Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Juventus but Rivaldo believes the Argentine captain is a player of just one club.
The incident happened in the morning while efforts are still ongoing to recover the victim. It was learnt that officials of the state emergency agency (LASEMA) were notified of the incident at 11:31 am.
According to them, the ability to put a gift pack together showed thoughtfulness in picking each of the items for packs will contain.