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NTDC, NANTA partner to promote domestic tourism in Nigeria

The Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr. Folorunsho Coker, has stressed the need to redefine the tourism sector, “a redefinition of what tourism is as an industry, as a site and as a channel through which we

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Nigeria out of recession, World Economics declares

After a few quarters of negative growth that saw the death of businesses, the Nigerian economy is out of recession, but “conditions remain difficult for businesses,” World Economics said Tuesday. World Economics is a London-based organisation dedicated to producing financial

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The Nigeria-prays-for-Buhari competition

By Reuben Abati After the publication of my column last week, titled “I want to go to London… to see Buhari”, I received a lot of feedback from persons who were either amused or dead serious that they had been

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Nigeria to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production by 2018 – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government is doing everything possible to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production before the end of 2018. Ogbeh said this when he featured at the News Agency of

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Nigeria rejected British offer to rescue seized Chibok schoolgirls

British armed forces offered to attempt to rescue nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, but were rebuffed by Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s president at the time, the Observer has learned. In a mission named Operation

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U.S. govt expresses concern over Nigeria’s SSS’ ability to investigate fraud

As the President Muhammadu Buhari administration continues its anti-corruption effort, the United States government has expressed concern over the capacity of Nigeria’s States Security Service, SSS, to investigate money laundering. The U.S. government also expressed worry about the SSS’ refusal

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Court discharges 35 Biafra agitators

A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt has discharged 35 Biafra agitators charged with conspiracy to commit treasonable felony, for want of diligent prosecution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accused were arrested on Jan. 20 during

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Let’s rework Nigeria now — Clark, Nwodo, others

Leaders of the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, yesterday, called for restructuring of Nigeria to make all citizens of the country equal partners and partiers. They said the situation where some people were reduced to second class citizens was not

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How sovereign green bonds will profit Nigeria- Fashola

As the nation plans to inaugurate the first African Sovereign Green Bond to address climate change and sustainable environment , the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN, has stated the benefits derivable from the project saying

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IBB, OBJ, Gowon, Abdulsalami in high profile re-alignments ahead of 2019

By Mohammed Idris, Abuja There are high profile meetings going on between some former heads of state and prominent northern leaders to fashion out strategies on who to back in the 2019 presidential polls in the event that President Muhammadu

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