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For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
The Act establishes the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission as well as the Consumer Protection Tribunal to try violations.
The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Tukur Buratai, has responded to the joint Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough is Enough (EiE), and BudgIT requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to provide information on spending on military operations across the country, particularly in the Northeast.”
Hope of ending the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) dimmed on Friday as the union declared that it would not call off the industrial action until the Federal government honoured all the agreements it entered into with it since 2010.
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that sensitising herbal and traditional medicine practitioners on best practices would make the trade earn foreign exchange for the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday launched his 2019 electioneering campaign yesterday in a grand style, presenting a document called the ‘Next Level,” of where he wants to take Nigerians.
The Bangladeshi government on Monday approved the draft of a law banning child labour in the country with provisions for stringent punishment to offenders.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (V-GADA_NG), says it wants to collaborate with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the fight against drug abuse among the youth in the FCT.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to provide a $500,000 grant under its African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) programme to support emerging small, medium businesses in Africa.
The Federal Government has agreed to work together with the Indonesian government on the development of science and technology to strengthen Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and produce products that can compete both at local and foreign markets.
Contingents from 25 universities have arrived in Plateau State University, (PLASU), Bokkos to participate in the Nigerian Universities Theatre Arts Festival (NUTAF), according to Emmanuel Dandaura, Chairman, NUTAF Board of Trustees.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has said that his resolve to rebrand the state in line with the manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) informed his actions in the last three years.
Some stakeholders in Borno on Sunday commended various interventions of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that continues to strive to secure children and women affected by insurgency.
Kaduna State Government with support from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is constructing six Science Secondary Schools at the cost of N761.7 million to promote science and technology education.
Explosions have shaken Libya's capital Tripoli following an air raid, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally-recognised government.
At least 10 Malian soldiers died Sunday in an attack by suspected jihadists in the centre of the African country, a security source told AFP.
Pope Francis on Sunday urged world leaders to try again to bring peace to Libya and in Syria where millions of refugees and people displaced by conflict should be helped to return home.
The Catholic Bishop, Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has observed that killings in 20 out of 36 states of the federation and other abnormalities are indications that Nigeria is at a breaking point.
Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners — with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.
Twenty-seven suspected Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) were on Saturday killed by troops of Sector 1 Operation Dole and Cameroonian Defence Forces in Borno State, the army said Monday morning.
Mr Jide Olatunbosun, a member of the House of Representatives, says he is under “intense pressure” to contest for the post of Speaker of the House.
Organisers of mass protests in Sudan have told the BBC they want the full dismantling of the "deep state" left behind by ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.
A birth registration programme implemented by the q), with support from the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has increased the number of children between the ages of zero and 17 years registered in Nigeria by about 29 million.
Philippe Coutinho should not have gestured to the Barcelona fans as he did after scoring in Tuesday's victory over Manchester United, according to Rivaldo.