Nigeria news

  • Turkish Super Lig: Moses Nets Winning Goal For Fenerbahce Vs Erzurumspor 21 May 2019 03:26 Victor Moses netted the decisive goal as Fenerbahce recorded a 1-0 away win against BB Erzurumspor in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Kazım Karabekir Stadyumu , Erzurum on Monday, reports Completesports.com. Moses converted from the spot in the 59th …
  • NPFL: Rangers Pip Rivers United To Retain Group A Top Spot; Pillars Secure Playoff Berth 21 May 2019 03:26 Rangers maintained their top spot in Group A of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard fought 1-0 win against Rivers United at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu on Monday, reports Completesports.com. Chidera Ezeh scored the winning goal …
  • Ex-militants demand sack of acting NDDC boss 21 May 2019 03:19     By Dapo Akinrefon REPENTANT Niger Delta militants under the aegis of Leadership, Peace and Cultural Development Initiative, yesterday, declared their lack of confidence in the ability of Prof Nelson Brambaifa to salvage Niger Delta Development …
  • We didn’t give pre-conditions for peace in Rivers, APC replies Wike 21 May 2019 03:19     By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, has said it did not request Governor Nyesom Wike to complete projects started by the previous administration as pre-condition for accepting the olive branch …
  • God can end Nigeria’s security challenges — Otuaro 21 May 2019 03:19   Tue May 21st, 2019 - Delta   By Etop Ekanem oleh—Delta State Deputy Governor, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, has urged Christians to redouble prayers to God to overcome Nigeria’s security challenges. Otuaro, who represented Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at the 2nd …
  • Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FG warns motorists as reconstruction works progress 21 May 2019 03:19   Tue May 21st, 2019 - Enugu   As reconstruction and expansion works on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway progress, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, has warned motorists plying the ever busy expressway to drive with caution around …
  • Telecom sector contribution to GDP now N2trn, attracts $1.73bn FDI — Minister 21 May 2019 03:19     By Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA – The Nigerian telecom sector’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product, GDP is now N2 trillion. This represents 9.5 per cent of the nation’s GDP. Adebayo Shittu This was disclosed, yesterday, at a valedictory press …
  • Disquiet in NNPC over weekend postings, ongoing recruitment exercise 21 May 2019 03:19   Tue May 21st, 2019 - Enugu   There is simmering unease in the nation’s foremost petroleum administration outfit, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, over staff deployment approved at the weekend, by the Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti …
  • Bidding the military early bye-bye (2) 21 May 2019 03:18     Eric Teniola ‘IT could be that for Nigeria and many African countries in similar situations, direct military takeover of power could be inevitable considering the behaviour of the politicians who took over power at independence”. There are some claims …
  • FIRST QUARTER ’19: Insecurity, election slow economic growth to 2% 21 May 2019 03:18   Tue May 21st, 2019 - Delta   •Rewane, other analysts express optimism By Babajide Komolafe & Emmanuel Elebeke The Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday, said the nation fs Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which represents level of …
  • Seplat takes FID on 160,000bopd alternate export pipeline 21 May 2019 03:18   Tue May 21st, 2019 - Lagos   By Prince Okafor Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, has taken a Final Investment Decision, FID, for Amukpe to Escravos 160,000 barrels of oil per day, (bopd), alternate export pipeline. This will provide a third export …
  • I’m a 4-hours man; Daddy Showkey brags about his sexual prowess 21 May 2019 03:18     Following speculations that veteran musician, Daddy Showkey may be experiencing health problems, the singer has finally come out to state that he is very healthy. *Showkey While confirming that he is very healthy, the ‘Diana’ crooner boasted of how …
  • Takeda to showcase growing Pipeline, Diversified portfolio of Oncology Products 21 May 2019 03:13 New Data to be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting and the Congress of the European Hematology Association demonstrate advancements in Medicines designed to address the Unmet Needs of patients for a variety of cancers     …
  • Federal Government Declares May 29th, June 12th Public Holidays 21 May 2019 03:07 Federal Government Declares May 29th, June 12th Public Holidays Nigerian Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively. Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, …
  • Gold Dips To 2-Week Low As Dollar Holds More Allure 21 May 2019 03:07 Gold Dips To 2-Week Low As Dollar Holds More Allure Gold fell to a more than two-week low on Monday as investors preferred the safety of the dollar, with the currency underpinned by robust economic reports out of the United States, even as geopolitical …
  • Sterling Rises Off 5-Month Lows After Big Weekly Drop 21 May 2019 03:07 Sterling Rises Off 5-Month Lows After Big Weekly Drop Sterling inched above five-month lows on Monday as British Prime Minister Theresa May makes a last-ditch attempt to get a Brexit deal through parliament before she leaves office, though scepticism from …
  • Dollar Flats Amid Trade Tensions, Fed Policy 21 May 2019 03:07 Dollar Flats Amid Trade Tensions, Fed Policy The dollar was little changed on Monday morning but maintained last week’s gains as investors held off on big moves while awaiting developments in U.S-China trade negotiations and for insight into the Federal …
  • AfDB approves $15m equity fund for Liberia and others 21 May 2019 03:05 May 20, 2019 Cholo Brooks Liberia 0 The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $15 million equity investment in Verod Capital Growth Fund III, a private equity fund that will make investments in high growth middle market …
  • HotSports Wins AFCON 2019 Marketing Rights 21 May 2019 03:02 HotSports Media Group, Nigeria’s foremost marketing and production company, has won the rights to market the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations starting in Cairo, Egypt on June 21. It will broadcast on terrestrial television channels across Nigeria. This …
  • Stakeholders Gather for Vulture Conservation in Nguru 21 May 2019 03:02 Participants at the Nguru meeting The representatives of Hunters’ Association, Farmers’ Association, Herders’ Association (Miyetti Allah), Traditional Medicine Practitioners (trado-medics), Heads of political wards and community women leader gathered last …
  • BEFORE PART-TIME CONSTABLES EMERGE 21 May 2019 03:02 Everything should be done to ensure that the constables do not cause more harm than good Without any doubt, effective policing is Nigeria’s current most pressing challenge. But the decision by the federal government to recruit part-time special constables …
  • WHY CELEBRITIES SHOULD FOLLOW FELA’S FOOTSTEPS 21 May 2019 03:02 “If I no buy Benz wetin I gain?” Entertainment is now the new crude in town as the trend among Nigerian youths wanting to be the next Wizkid, Davido, 2baba or Tiwa Savage and the rest of them. They can’t get enough of the fantasies of being young, famous …
  • Still on AMCON’s debtors 21 May 2019 03:00 Had Nigerians not heard such tough talks before, the latest threat by the Federal Government to go after high-profile obligors of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) might be interpreted as signalling a new resolve to put closure to a sordid …
  • Govt urges residents to apply caution 21 May 2019 03:00 THE Lagos State government has urged residents to always apply caution whenever it rains. It spoke in the wake of the downpour that paralysed commercial activities in the city yesterday. The government, however, assured residents that it had put in place …
  • Tinubu to elite: shun insulting utterances 21 May 2019 03:00 ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has urged political elite to refrain from statements that could heat up the polity. Speaking in in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, where he met President Muhammadu Buhari over dinner, Asiwaju Tinubu …