Nigeria

WTO: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Campaigns In Geneva

Harvard-educated and longtime World Bank economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is bidding to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organization under a nomination from her native Nigeria while also holding dual U.S. citizenship. Okonjo-Iweala obtained American citizenship in 2019, her...

One dead, others injured as building collapses in Delta state

A storey building under construction in the Okwe area of Asaba, Delta State collapsed on Saturday September 12, and led to the death of one person, with many others injured. The owner of the building and four others who were...

September 12th number of COVID-19 new cases in Nigeria

160 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, September 12. According to statistics released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, FCT recorded 39, the highest for the day, followed by Plateau with 39 new cases...

Video of Daddy Freeze apologizing to Bishop David Oyedepo for referring to him as a “Bald-headed fowl”

Daddy Freeze has tendered a public apology to clergyman and senior pastor of Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, for referring to him as a "Bald-headed fowl" in a video. The video which Freeze released almost three years ago recently generated controversy after...

Total blackout in Rivers as protesters shutdown Afam transmission station

Some irate Rivers youths have shutdown the Afam transmission station, causing total blackout in Port Harcourt, the state capital, and its environs. The youths were protesting against the alleged inability by the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) to provide...

Kidnappers demand N20 million ransom on each abductee from Tunga Maje, FCT

After 48 hours of having their victims in captivity, Kidnappers who abducted 11 people in Tunga Maje, in the early hours of Thursday, have reached out to relatives of the abductees demanding for N20million as ransom on each of...

Gunmen abducts daughter of Delta politician

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a businesswoman identified as Akpezi Okpidi in Ughelli town, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The victim is said to be the daughter of Hon. Harryman Okoro, a former PDP Delta...

Lagos State University (LASU) announces resumption dates

The Lagos State University has announced resumption dates for the different levels of its academic programs. The University said the final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students will resume on September 14, while the other levels are slated to resume on November...

Rivers state most-wanted robber ‘Bobisky’ arrested by police

There was jubilation at the command headquarters in Port Harcourt on Saturday as men of the Rivers State Police Command arrested a most-wanted armed robber and kidnapper popularly known as Bobisky. Governor Nyesom Wike had earlier placed a N30 million...

Nigeria is becoming a failed and divided state under President Buhari – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has once again attacked the Buhari-led government, saying that Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed and divided state under this administration. Obasanjo stated this while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at...

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FG to launch new satellite worth N2.5billion in 2022

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has disclosed plans by the Federal government to launch the second...