Gunmen Attack Kaduna Villages, Kill 30

No fewer than 30 people have been killed while several others injured as gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna State. The affected villages are Kerawa, Rago, Marina, Zariyawa, Hashimawa,

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Delta Govt Commits To Payment Of Contractors Handling Projects

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Delta State Government has said that it was committed to paying contractors handling road projects in the state to ensure that all roads awarded by this administration is completed before the administration  winds down.  This explains why

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Transfer: Lampard To Offload 8 Players As United Advances In Forsberg Talk

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya with agencies With the closure of January football transfer window in Europe and the rest of the world, clubs will still be making all the necessary plans to land their targets by the next window. AljazirahNigeria Sports

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EU, ECOWAS, Others Partner FG To Rehabilitate N’Delta Militants

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Worried by the scourge of insecurity in parts of Nigeria, the Federal Government has taken a strategic action plan to ensure the resettlement and rehabilitation of former Niger Delta agitators. Towards this end, the Presidential Committee

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ICTEL Expo: LCCI Seeks NCC’s Partnership, Support

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has sought the  partnership and collaboration of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the successful hosting of this year’s edition of the Information Communication Technology and Telecommunications (ICTEL) Expo. The request was

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Ecobank Ordered To Pay N1.6bn To FIRS Over Tax Evasion

By Yahaya Umar The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone has declared as illegal, null and void the decision of ECO Bank Nigeria Limited to pay N5,545,000,000 as dividends to its shareholders in a year the bank claimed it made no

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Boko Haram: Group warns French Envoy Against Statements Capable Of Undermining Nigeria’s Efforts

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has cautioned French Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Jerome Pasquier to quit making utterances capable of undermining Nigeria’s progress against terrorism. NDF gave this warning at a press conference on Saturday in Abuja in reaction to

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Gen. Buratai And Why The Awards Still Keep Coming

By David Longpet Henchman of the counter-insurgency operations in Nigeria and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai is a household name in Nigeria. Any time his identity is echoed, it reverberates with an uncommon fondness

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Adesina Bags 2019 African Of The Year Award

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB) has won 2019 African of the Year Award by African Leadership Magazine in South Africa. In a speech delivered by the publisher of the magazine, Ken Giami and made available

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Analyst Berate Buhari Over Rising Poverty Rate

By Charles Ebi Nigeria’s economic growth rose to an annual rate of 2.55% in the three months to the end of December, its highest quarterly growth since a 2016 recession, the statistics office said on Monday. Africa’s largest economy grew

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