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Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, leading indigenous energy company, has identified its fast-growing gas business as a strong catalyst for sustainable development in Nigeria.
Supporters of the losing candidate in Niger’s presidential election burnt tyres, threw rocks and set several buildings on fire on Thursday, in a third day of violent protests in the capital Niamey.
Niger opposition leader Mahamane Ousmane has claimed that he narrowly won the country's presidential election, as fresh violence erupted a day after official results gave victory to his rival by a wide margin.
Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Mariam Katagum, has commended the Director-General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, Jelani Aliyu, over the recently unveiled first electric car assembled in Nigeria.
Former Interior Minister, Mohamed Bazoum, the candidate of Niger’s ruling PNDS party, has won the presidential elections with 55.75 per cent of the second-round vote, according to provisional figures published on Tuesday.
Niger’s ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum has solidified his lead in a presidential election runoff meant to usher in the first democratic transition of power in the West African nation, election commission data showed on Tuesday.
Borussia Dortmund face a fight to hold on to Haaland and suspect the interest in their star striker will outweigh that of Jadon Sancho. Real Madrid are very keen while Premier League sides Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are all in the picture and monitoring the situation.
Fikayo Tomori’s smooth transition to playing for Milan could help Chelsea’s attempts to lure a key target to Stamford Bridge.
Seven election workers were killed during Niger’s presidential vote on Sunday when their vehicle struck a landmine, a local official said, marring a day meant to usher in the country’s first democratic transition of power.
Sudan’s central bank sharply devalued the country’s currency on Sunday, announcing a new regime to “unify” official and black-market exchange rates.
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Myanmar on Wednesday, rejecting the army’s assertion that the public supported its overthrow of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and vowing they would not be cowed in their bid to end military rule.
Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup, including celebrities, veteran activists and students, rejected on Wednesday an army assertion that there was public support for overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and said their campaign would not burn out.
Protesters opposed to Myanmar’s military coup blocked train services between Yangon and a southern city on Tuesday, hours after a U.N. envoy warned the army of “severe consequences” for any harsh response to the pro-democracy demonstrations.
DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Monday named Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde Kyenge, head of the state mining giant Gecamines, as prime minister following a prolonged tussle for power with allies of his predecessor.
Protesters in Myanmar kept up demands on Monday for the release of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and an end to military rule, undaunted by the junta’s deployment of armoured vehicles in several parts of the country and more soldiers on the streets.
The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday, said the former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, was ousted because he did not understand the responsibilities of a traditional ruler.
Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup sustained mass protests for an eighth straight day on Saturday as continuing arrests of junta critics added to anger over the detention of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Supporters of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi clashed with police on Friday as hundreds of thousands joined nationwide pro-democracy demonstrations in defiance of the military junta’s call to halt mass gatherings.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that Nigeria was planning to have at least 30 per cent of its total electricity supply from renewable sources, majorly solar power in the next nine years
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that Nigeria is planning to have at least 30 per cent of its total electricity supply from renewable sources, majorly solar power in the next nine years.
Kolo Toure has disclosed his tackle on former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger changed his professional career.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has advocated for a dynamic approach of the Nigerian educational system to produce employees with skills and ability to handle complex jobs and create opportunities for others.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has busted an alleged illegal maize flour production outfit in Potiskum town of Yobe.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has condemned the ethnic coloration in which the fight against terrorism and insurgency is taking in Nigeria.
Following the Friday abduction of over 300 school children in Jangebe in Zamfara State, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday warned Nigerians against accepting kidnapping of school children in parts of the north as a way of life.
It was a harvest of tributes for a former Chief of Air Staff, late Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok as his remains were laid to rest in his hometown in Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday.
White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday the United States had begun to communicate with Iran over the country’s detention of American citizens, calling the matter a “complete and utter outrage”.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), earlier today, 21 February 2021, confirmed that one of its aircraft, a Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201), crashed while returning to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after reporting engine failure enroute Minna, where it was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with the concerted efforts to secure the release of the students/staff abducted from the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), yesterday condemned the recent statement by the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, that the AGF would not allow the newly appointed Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa succeed on account of being a “powerful politician” that will interfere in Bawa’s work.
“You only have to look at the points. We are not too far off but it’s still a distance. We have to win as many games as possible and we will see at the end of the season, but its a challenge.”
The Lagos State Government has announced that the palliative intervention on Eko Bridge it embarked upon in support of the federal government’s efforts to replace the eight expansion joints on the highway has been completed.