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Daily Archives: August 26, 2022

Germany signs deal to return Nigeria’s Benin Bronzes

Germany signs deal to return Nigeria’s Benin Bronzes

Germany has signed an agreement to transfer ownership to Nigeria of the Benin Bronzes, among Africa’s most culturally significant artefacts, looted in the 19th century. The signing was done on Thursday between the Foundation of Prussian Cultural Heritage (SPK) and [...]

August 26, 2022 Culture
Idle refineries workers earn N136b amid $3b upgrade cost

Idle refineries workers earn N136b amid $3b upgrade cost

Despite being shut down, there are indications that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) may have left over N136 billion as operational deficits across its three refineries in Kaduna, Port Harcourt and Warri. This is as concerns over delivery [...]

August 26, 2022 Business
Nigerian stocks record biggest daily gain since start of year

Nigerian stocks record biggest daily gain since start of year

Nigerian stocks made a fairly big advance on Thursday, on course for a positive return this week, as the main equity index added N532.2 billion or 2 per cent as sector leaders Airtel Africa and Nestle drove gain. Huge buy interests [...]

August 26, 2022 Economy
Nigerian Police Arrest Woman For Selling Three-week-old Daughter For N600,000

Police Arrest Woman For Selling Three-week-old Daughter For N600,000

A 23-year-old woman, Mary Olatayo, has been detained by the Ogun State Police Command for reportedly selling her three-week-old child for N600,000. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command’s police public relations officer, revealed this in a statement on Thursday. According to Oyeyemi, [...]

August 26, 2022 Crime
APGA Declares Three-Day Fasting For Anambra Assembly

APGA Declares Three-Day Fasting For Anambra Assembly

The National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, Victor Oye, has called on all party members in Nigeria and Diaspora to pray fervently for the Anambra State House of Assembly for God’s mercy to stem the hand of death that has [...]

August 26, 2022 Government and politics