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The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), operators of the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) is set to deploy more investments into infrastructure, expressing a move towards unveiling appropriate funding plans and project structures being redeveloped for the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Second Niger Bridge, Abuja-Kano Expressway and East-West road projects.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on his successor, the incumbent Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to not only abstain from food during the Ramadan fast but also to eschew lies as Jonathan refuted a claim by the Presidency that his administration failed to save money in the Sovereign Wealth Fund.
Dickson Onah, a member of the group known as Faith in Nigeria’, says “elements of opposition” have taken advantage of the security breach in the country.
Presidential Spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, says that Nigeria’s trade balance increased from deficit in 2016.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented an Appropriation Bill of N8.612 trillion for 2018 to the joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja.
Nigeria’s negligence for alternative sources of energy, particularly renewable and green energy is regrettable and something to worry about as the country continues to struggle with its economy as a result of dwindling earnings from oil and gas resources.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is confident Mikel Obi will recover in time for next Tuesday’s final group game against Argentina at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Gambian president Adama Barrow paid tribute on Friday to three young protesters killed by police in an anti-pollution rally, urging witnesses to come forward to a commission of inquiry set up by his government.
The Nigerian Army says its men killed seven Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons in Azaya Kalmari village in Mafa local government area of Borno state on Friday.
Former Liverpool and Newcastle defender Jose Enrique is recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumour.
Senegal face Japan on Sunday at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.
Dr Yemisi Akinbobola has urged journalists to recognise the importance of showing images that portray African women in positive ways.
Members of the State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekiti State, have said they are solidly behind Governor Ayodele Fayose and that at no time did the governor plan to trade away the candidacy of the PDP candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
A former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared that there was no vacancy in Aso Rock presidential villa next year, apparently telling a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido.
A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Pius Olayiwola Aderemi CON, has passed on.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi, said the number of people forced to flee their homes in 2017 rose to 68.5 million, warning that the world’s displacement hotspots “are becoming hotter”.