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FG partners Chinese on national air carrier

Mr. Samuel Ortom, Minister of Aviation, has stated the federal government will be partnering with Chinese investors in a national carrier. He reassured that government would produce empowering environment for investors within the aviation industry, incorporating that government might be [...]

July 4, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology

Robert Mugabe: White farmers in Zimbabwe must go

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has called on the remaining white farmers in his country to cede land to black people. “We say no to whites owning our land and they should go,” Mr Mugabe told his supporters at a [...]

July 4, 2014 Culture

IC Alpha Bravo Nigeria Limited Introduces Assets Maintenance Product

The IC Alpha Bravo Nigeria Limited, a Lagos-based company has introduced the Rustoleum kind of modern paints, coating as well as allied material intended for professional users as well as consumers. The products have strong focus on maintenance and renovation. [...]

July 4, 2014 Business, Economy

Lafarge’s Business Consolidation Set to Approve by Shareholders

Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc (Lafarge WAPCO) shareholders will give their approval to the proposal by Lafarge Group in order to negotiate its operations in Africa next Wednesday. Lafarge had last month announced its intention to  create a leading sub- [...]

July 4, 2014 Economy

Yusuff Needs N.6m to Live, please help

This 4-year-old boy named Kehinde Yusuff must live a normal life but he needs six hundred thousand naira. However, his parents remain helpless to get over the debts currently sustained on his illness. As concern supports over hydrocephalus among kids, [...]

July 4, 2014 Health issues

Nigeria and Portugal pledged to strengthen trade ties

To enhance trade as well as strongly encourage the businesses development, Nigeria and also Portugal have got pledged to improve economic relationship among the two countries. Representatives of the two countries likewise guaranteed to build up social, cultural as well [...]

July 4, 2014 Business, Economy

Nigeria gets IAEA back up to build a nuclear power plant

Nigeria would like to construct a nuclear power plant that is capable of increasing its power supply base to the new level stated yesterday by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The Deputy Director-General, Technical Cooperation of IAEA,  Dr. Kwaku Aning, [...]

July 4, 2014 Economy, Power

FG and Automobile Manufacturers Pledge Car Prices Will Not Go Up

Yesterday, the federal government as well as National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (NAMA) had cleared on the outcomes of the continuing implementation of the Nigeria Automotive Industrial Plan (NADIP), stating that there'll be no rise in the costs of vehicles. [...]

July 4, 2014 Business, Economy, Transportation

U.S. Warned Uganda’s Airport Of Possible Terror Attack

U.S. has informed its people in Uganda in which intelligence confirmed there's probably a terror attack at the Entebbe International Airport. The U.S. embassy in Uganda said in a statement on its website Thursday it had received information from the [...]

July 4, 2014 Military era

Overpass collapse kills 2 and 22 injured

The under construction overpass collapsed on Thursday in Belo Horizonte, the World Cup host city. The incident killed 2 people as well as trapping a passenger bus, 2 construction vehicles, and also a car. At least 22 people were reported [...]

July 4, 2014 International

Mandela Day Marathon

The marathon to honour Nelson mandela, covers 42.2 kms from Pietermaritzburg's Imbali township, in which Nelson Mandela made his final speech being a free man, to Howick, in which he has been lastly captured, allows South Africans a chance to [...]

July 3, 2014 Environmental issues, General

Eating dark chocolate may reduce artery disease

Certainly, no one needs a particular reason to consume chocolates however individuals with artery ailment currently obtain a good reason to buy them. A study found that eating dark chocolate can help people struggling with peripheral artery ailment. The study [...]

July 3, 2014 Health issues, Societal issues

Oil Marketers payment will be guided

Finance Federal Ministry mentioned they had released a guideline payment for the oil marketers throughout the country. This was incorporated into a statement by the Special Adviser ot the Finance Minister on Media, Paul Nwabiukwu the other day. The statement, [...]

July 3, 2014 Business, Economy, Oil & Gas

Africa’s Youngest Ph.D Holder Reveals his Story

At the time when the country is affected with all kinds of challenges, several youths aim to make the country proud. Among such Nigerians is Olaoluwa Hallowed Oluwadara whom at 24, is Doctor of Mathematics, having a Cumulative Grade Point [...]

July 3, 2014 Education, General

Abandoned and uncompleted drainages cause severe flooding

Iludun Community residents in the Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area, Lagos have mentioned they fear the rainy season. This, according to them, is because water from the uncompleted and abandoned drainage channels in the area usually results to flooding, [...]

July 3, 2014 Economy

9-year-old girl abducted, sells for N650,000

The Lagos StatePolice Command has recently arrested 4 women for apparently abducting as well as selling a 9-year-old girl, named as Blessing, for N650,000. The women are Fausat Ogidan, Abibat Oresanya, Bola Obajuruwa and Idiyat Abass. Our correspondent gathered that [...]

July 3, 2014 Environmental issues, Human rights

Abuja closes Airport Runway for Rehabilitation

Nigeria has recently declared that Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport runway in Abuja will likely be closed for 2 days to allow for rehabilitation work. According to a statement issued on Wednesday, the runway will be closed to traffic from July [...]

July 3, 2014 Technology, Transportation

70% duty on imported cars denied by the Federal Government

Federal Government has got rejected report from media that 70% duty has already been imposed on foreign used vehicles, indicating that the approved duty stays 35%. Government also explained that those involved in the auto policy programme, includ­ing firms assembling [...]

July 3, 2014 Economy, Technology

South African plans agric investment worth $200m in Edo, Enugu, Benue

In efforts to increase its investment frontiers, the investor of South Africa has worked out plans to plough $200 million to the agricultural industry throughout Nigeria. The investor is actually preparing to invest the amount in agricultural development in Enugu, [...]

July 3, 2014 Agriculture, Economy

Complaint resolution for excess timeline charges extend by CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria extends the resolution timeline of many complaints categories on extra charges as well as loans form 14 – 30 days. The latest deadline based on a circular approved by Kevin Amugo, director, financial policy and [...]

July 3, 2014 Economy

Lightning strikes Exxon Nigeria facility, causes fire and oil spill

Exxon Mobil Corp. stated lightning strikes so suddenly that caused a fire Friday at the Mobil Producing Nigeria Qua Iboe Terminal in Akwa Ibom state as well as caused an oil spill recently. In a statement emailed to Bloomberg, Exxon [...]

July 2, 2014 Oil & Gas

Africa will bring in $1.25 trillion investment in oil and gas market within 30 years

There are signs that investors within the energu industry would pull $1.25 trillion in Africa's petroleum industry beweent 2001 and 2030. A latest KPMG report obtained, that corroborated the investors' estimation, mentioned the continent has several of the world’s fastest-growing [...]

July 2, 2014 Economy, Oil & Gas

Electricity DISCOS to generate N405b every year

The new MYTO (Multi-Year Tariff Order) is anticipated to evaluate the revenue of the Eleven electricity distribution companies (Discos) to the total of approximately N405,361 billion each year, if the appropriate revenue collection system is implemented. Although, electricity consumers have [...]

July 2, 2014 Economy, Power

Remita’s E-payment transactions hit N12 trillion

More than N12 trillion fund transfer has already been processed Remita, SystemSpecs’ e-payments system, company officials have revealed. Currently, SystemSpecs has revealed modern initiatives to further expand its activities throughout the Nigerian market. Indeed, the move, which aims to capture [...]

July 2, 2014 Business, Economy

Nigeria and China’s bilateral trade hits $210b

Rivers targets power sufficiency by 2015. Details appeared Tuesday the amount of imports as well as exports among Nigeria and China through the years has gotten to about $210 billion (around N34.6 trillion). Consul-General, Peoples Republic of China, Liu Khan, [...]

July 2, 2014 Business, Economy

Lagos prohibits illegal siren usage

The State Government of Lagos on Tuesday banned infrequent as well as illegal usage of siren throughout the state. The state’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ade Ipaye, who announced the ban in a notice issued to remind [...]

July 2, 2014 Environmental issues

FG to accelerate rural electrification

The Federal Government move to accelerate electrification in the rural areas with alternative energy. This is obviously the step on the right direction. The concept is on its way rather than it's too late. It must have been part of [...]

July 2, 2014 Power

Oando targets to conclude the acquisition of ConocoPhillips

Oando Energy Resources Incorporated, Oando Plc's subsidiary has targeted the end of July to conclude the purchase of Conoco Phillips Nigerian Upstream Gas and oil business. The parties have extended the closing date to 31 July 2014 to give them enough [...]

July 2, 2014 Business, Economy

GORDON Brown launches global appeal for 5,000 safe schools across Nigeria

Before a Commons debate, the previous Labour Prime Minister is going to launch the Nigerian Safe Schools Project together with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Finance Minister of Nigeria. Some Ten weeks following 200 Nigerian women were kidnapped from their schools by the [...]

July 2, 2014 Education, Environmental issues

IMo State Before and Now

Okorocha run as APGA candidate for Imo State Governor in April 2011 national elections. A couple weeks later, in December 2010 the APGA stopped Okorocha from the party over just what it referred to as anti-party activities awaiting an investigation [...]

July 1, 2014 Video