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Atiku, Ezekwesili sign peace accord

Less than 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari signed a peace accord ahead of 2019 elections, the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who was absent at the ceremony has also signed the document. The candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ezekwesili who also did not attend the ceremony on Tuesday on […]

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Nigerians Spend N1trn Annually on Foreign Education — University Don

The Pro Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, on Wednesday said that Nigerians were spending a whooping N1 trillion annually to pursue university education abroad. Ibidapo-Obe, a former Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), made the revelation in his address at the 10th Convocation of the faith-based Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Crawford […]

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NiMet Predicts Dust Hazy Weather On Thursday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust hazy conditions over most parts of the country with partly cloudy sky over some southern cities on Thursday. NiMet’s Weather Outlook on Wednesday in Abuja also predicted moderate dust haze condition with a localized horizontal visibility of two to five kilometers over the central region throughout the forecast period. It added that the […]

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IDF finds and kills terrorist who killed two in Barkan

Ashraf Na’alowa, who was armed, dies in attempt to arrest him early Thursday; in October, he killed Kim Levengrond Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi at West Bank factory where all 3 worked After a two-month manhunt, Israeli forces found and killed a Palestinian man suspected of carrying out a brutal terror attack in which he shot dead two Israeli coworkers in […]

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Consumer Spending in Africa was $1.4 Trillion by 2015 – VP Prof. Osinbajo

Nigeria is a leading investment destination for potential and serious investors, and the business opportunities are abundant and increasing. Consumer spending in Africa was $1.4 trillion by 2015, with Nigeria, Egypt and South Africa accounting for more than half of that total. There is also increasing economic opportunities in Nigeria because of deliberate actions by our government to diversify the […]

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FRSC Approves Establishment of 30 Road Camps

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the establishment of 30 road camps across the country along critical designated corridors. The Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, disclosed this at the Fourth Quarter 2018 Strategy Session with 12 Zonal Commanding Officers and 37 Sector Commanders in Abuja on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the session was […]

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NDIC Admitted Member of Islamic Financial Service Board‌

Corporation (NDIC) has been admitted as a full member of the Council of Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB). The corporation’s Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Mr Mohammed Ibrahim, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. The NDIC joins the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as the other Nigerian institution on the Board of the IFSB, with headquarters […]

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World is watching Nigeria, Buhari tells Atiku, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday implored all stakeholders to work towards successful and peaceful conduct of the 2019 elections as the world is focused on Nigeria. Buhari made the call in Abuja at the signing of peace accord by the presidential candidates of all the political parties ahead of the 2019 elections under the aegis of National Peace Committee (NPC). […]

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FAAN shelves threat to withdraw services

The Management of the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos on Monday continued flight operations following the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) agreement to shelve plans of withdrawing its services to the terminal over alleged indebtedness. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that FAAN had in a Notice To Airmen (NOTAM) stated that it would be withdrawing Aviation […]

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Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech for Ebola, others

A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to 8.4 million dollars to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies. The deal, between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and a team of scientists at Britain’s Imperial College London is aimed at […]