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Nigeria Breaching AfCFTA By Closing Border, Says Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has described the move by the Nigerian Government to close all land borders as a breach of international trade protocols. In July 2019, Nigeria became the 53rd country to ...

US Government Denies Authorizing Turkey Invasion Of Syria

  United States of America’s President Donald Trump has called for an immediate halt to Turkey’s strikes against Kurds in Syria as Washington slapped sanctions on Turkish officials. Vice Preside...

North Vs South Korea: World’s Strangest Football Derby Holds Today

  On Tuesday, North and South Korea will play a football derby like no other, the BBC reports. It’s not too rare for the two sides to face off – but it’s almost unheard of to play in the N...

21 Medically-Challenged Among 173 Nigerians Who Returned From Libya Today

  At least 21 Nigerians were among the 173 Nigerians early Tuesday morning repatriated from Libya. The returnees had entered Libya from various unrecognized channels in order to travel to Europe from ...

Nigeria First, Says Nigerian Finance Minister On Border Closure

  Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, says the nation will not be able to reach 80 per cent revenue performance for 2019, adding that the issue of border closure i...

Nigerian Court Freezes 45 Bank Accounts For Rice Smuggling

  A federal high court on Monday in Abuja ordered the temporary freezing of 45 bank accounts belonging to three companies allegedly involved in smuggling of rice into Nigeria. The companies having acc...

Nigeria’s Fuel Subsidy Will Cost Government N450 Billion In 2020 -Finance Minister

  Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, the Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, says under-recovery of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as fuel subsidy will gulp N450 billion in 2020. Sh...

Northerners Accuse South-East Of Agenda To Cripple North By Kidnapping, Trafficking Children

  The Coalition of Northern Groups in Nigeria has accused the eastern region of the country of working on an agenda to cripple the viability of the North debasing its human resource capital base. In a...

Nigeria Places Full Ban On Importation Of Goods Through Land Borders

  The Nigerian Government has totally banned the importation of goods through any of its land borders. The government had on August 20 announced the partial closure of its border to importation of goo...

HEDA Trains Journalists On Corruption Tracking Techniques

  Leading anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, has begun a training programme on new ways and usage of corruption tracking techniques for community-based organisations, b...

Aisha Buhari Almost Attacked Me, Mamman Daura’s Daughter Alledges

Fatima, daughter of Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, has accused the First Lady, Aisha, of almost physically attacking her inside Aso Villa in Abuja. The lady made the allegation whi...

Except Government Meets Our Demands, No Going Back On Strike, Says NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress has said that only a favourable outcome of its meeting with the government scheduled for Tuesday could stop its proposed strike action on Wednesday. Chairman of NLC in Ondo...

Royal Swedish Academy Awards Economic Prize To Youngest Recipient

  The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has given the Nobel Prize for Economics to the youngest awardee since it started in 1969.  French professor, Esther Duflo, 46, her husband Abhijit Banerjee and ...

Kenya Receives Remains Of Ethiopian Airline Crash Victims

  About 28 victims of the March 10, 2019 Ethiopian Airline crash, which had a Nigerian onboard, were on Thursday transported to the Jomo Kenyata International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya.  Ethiopia had ...

Teenager Remanded In Prison For Robbery In Ondo

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, on Monday ordered the remand of an 18-year-old male at the Olokuta Prison for alleged armed robbery. The accused had on August 11, 2019 committed...