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10 months after, FG finally inaugurates NBBF board

10 months after, FG finally inaugurates NBBF board

Ten months after the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) elections in Benin, which returned Musa Kida as president of the Federation, the Federal Government, yesterday inaugurated the Federation’s board. Yesterday’s inauguration finally puts an end to the dispute over the authentic [...]

October 8, 2022 Featured Post
Regulation, policy frustrate 14,120 megawatts hydropower

Regulation, policy frustrate 14,120 megawatts hydropower

There are strong indications that the Federal Government may have failed in its policy and regulatory direction towards harnessing existing 14,120MW of exploitable hydropower despite the country’s gross energy deficit. While hydropower currently provides the cheapest form of electricity on [...]

October 7, 2022 Featured Post
Nigerian govt planning to reopen 180,000 bpd Trans-Niger pipeline

Nigerian govt planning to reopen 180,000 bpd Trans-Niger pipeline

The Nigerian government on Sunday announced it is set to reopen the Trans Niger Pipeline, the nation’s major liquid hydrocarbon delivery channel, which has been under force majeure for over six months. The Group General Manager of National Petroleum Investment [...]

October 4, 2022 Featured Post
NDLEA sets ablaze 1.8 tons of cocaine

NDLEA sets ablaze 1.8 tons of cocaine

Tougher times await drug barons and cartels operating in Nigeria if they fail to back out of their criminal trade and embrace legitimate ventures. Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Rtd) [...]

September 28, 2022 Featured Post
Court orders ASUU to suspend strike

Court orders ASUU to suspend strike

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) in Abuja has ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its seven-month-old strike. The judge, Polycarp Hamman, gave the order on Wednesday, in a ruling on the federal government’s application for an [...]

September 22, 2022 Featured Post
Hospital withholds corpse of 12-year-old over N400,000 hospital bill

Hospital withholds corpse of 12-year-old over N400,000 hospital bill

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has held on to the corpse of a 12-year-old girl, Glory Ekeleyede, over the inability of her parents to offset the hospital bill. Ekeleyede, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered, died in the hospital [...]

September 17, 2022 Featured Post
Abike Dabiri: Many Nigerians ‘Stranded’ In UAE Are Ex-Convicts

Abike Dabiri: Many Nigerians ‘Stranded’ In UAE Are Ex-Convicts

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa has stated that Nigerians claiming to be stranded in United Arab Emirates (UAE) are ex-convicts. According to her, many of those affected have not been totally cooperative as they refused to follow [...]

September 17, 2022 Featured Post
Owerri streets deserted as Buhari commissions projects in Imo

Owerri streets deserted as Buhari commissions projects in Imo

Major roads and streets in Owerri, Imo State capital, were, yesterday, deserted, as President Muhammadu Buhari visited for the commissioning of some signature projects executed by Governor Hope Uzodimma. The President’s visit coincided with the sit-at-home directive issued by the [...]

September 15, 2022 Featured Post
Hunters Discover 320 PVCs In Bayelsa Forest

Hunters Discover 320 PVCs In Bayelsa Forest

No fewer than 320 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, have been discovered in an uncompleted building in a forest along the Immiringi/Ogbia Road in Bayelsa State. The PVCs, which were stashed in a bag by hoodlums were discovered by the Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service, [...]

July 29, 2022 Featured Post
Children Rescued In Ondo Church Refuse To Follow Parents Home

Children Rescued In Ondo Church Refuse To Follow Parents Home

Some children who were part of the people rescued from the basement of a church, Whole Bible Believers Church, in the Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Monday declined to follow their parents home. SaharaReporters had reported [...]

July 5, 2022 Featured Post
Soyinka visits Igboho in Cotonou

Soyinka visits Igboho in Cotonou

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, travelled to Cotonou, Benin Republic, to visit Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. He was seen at the Seme border around noon crossing to Cotonou, the capital city of Benin [...]

May 3, 2022 Featured Post
Government Declares Monday, Tuesday As Public Holidays

Government Declares Monday, Tuesday As Public Holidays

The Nigerian government has declared Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3 as public holidays to mark the Workers’ Day and Eld-el-Fitr celebrations. This was announced on Thursday by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, according to a statement by [...]

April 29, 2022 Featured Post
FG appoints Jaji new Federal Fire Service CG

FG appoints Jaji new Federal Fire Service CG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Abdulganiyu Jaji as the new Controller General (CG)of the Federal Fire Service The announcement is according to a statement signed by Mrs Aisha Rufai, Secretary to the Civil Defence, Immigration and Prisons [...]

April 27, 2022 Featured Post
Displaced petty traders struggle with new market rules

Displaced petty traders struggle with new market rules

These days, Godfrey Massima, one of the traders at Mwenge market on Sam Nujoma Road in Dar es Salaam, sometimes closes shop at 6pm without so much as selling to a single customer all day. The 30-year-old’s stall – a [...]

April 7, 2022 Featured Post
Names Of Successful Candidates For 2020 Recruitment Exercise

Names Of Successful Candidates For 2020 Recruitment Exercise

The Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with the Police Service Commission has finally released names of successful candidates for the long awaited 2020 Police recruitment exercise.  In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security [...]

January 11, 2022 Featured Post
Sudan seizes ‘weapons shipment’ from Ethiopian plane

Sudan seizes ‘weapons shipment’ from Ethiopian plane

Sudanese authorities have seized a shipment of weapons at Khartoum airport arriving from neighbouring Ethiopia, state media said Sunday. The shipment, which was confiscated late Saturday, arrived on an Ethiopian Airlines passenger flight, prompting an immediate launch of investigations, the [...]

September 6, 2021 Featured Post

BREAKING: DSS Releases Ifeanyi Ubah Unconditionally.

The illegally detained chief executive of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Dr Ifeanyi Ubah was unconditionally released by the Directorate of Security Service (DSS), as prosecution collapses. After weeks of investigation by the Nigerian Secret Police, they concluded that there [...]

June 20, 2017 Featured Post, General, Government and politics, Oil & Gas
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The Culture of Nigeria

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The Culture of Nigeria – The name Nigeria was proposed by British journalist Flora Shaw in the 1890s. She referred to the area as Nigeria, after the Niger River, which rules much of the [...]

October 3, 2016 Featured Post

The Demographics of Nigeria

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Demographics of Nigeria – The most populous country in Africa, Nigeria accounts for approximately one-quarter of West Africa’s people. Although fewer than 25% of Nigerians are urban dwellers, at least 24 cities have populations [...]

October 3, 2016 Featured Post
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The Economy of Nigeria

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The Economy of Nigeria – Nigeria is a middle revenue, mixed economy, and evolving market, with expanding financial, service, communications, knowledge and entertainment sectors. It is ranked as the 21st largest economy in the [...]

September 19, 2016 Featured Post