Buhari: Presidential Jet allegedly departs from London

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The Presidential jet, which conveyed ailing Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari to the United Kingdom in May for medical attention, is said to have departed from London. The media team of the president have, however denied having Knowledge of the development. Although...

Nigeria’s acting President, Osinbajo, redeploys ICPC boss, makes fresh appointments

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved fresh appointments in Federal Government Agencies. The appointments saw the chairman of the ICPC, Ekpo Nta, redeployed to the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission as a full time Commissioner. In another development, the Acting...

Nigeria losing US$21bn yearly to inadequate breastfeeding- UNICEF

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By ONCHE ODEH -The cost of low cognitive development as well as the added cost of healthcare due to inadequate breastfeeding is estimated to cost the Nigerian economy US$21 billion, or 4.1 percent of its gross national income yearly.   In...

Nigeria’s Central Bank continues FX intervention with $195m

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) continued its intervention in the Foreign Exchange market on Monday with $195 million. A breakdown of the releases showed that $100 million was offered in wholesale auction at the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market and...

Nigeria: 1,279 died from road crashes in Q2 2017

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The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that a total of 1,279 Nigerians got killed in the road traffic crashes in second quarter of 2017.  According to the NBS Road Transport Data for Q2 2017, of that number, 1,207...

Ghanaian President, Akufor- Addo visits Osinbajo in Abuja

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Ghanaian President, Akufor-Addo, on Tuesday, visited Nigeria's acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo at the State House, Abuja. Picture shows Osinbajo (r) in a warm handshake with the visiting Ghanaian leader (2nd from right)

How 20 kidnappers were killed in gun battle to rescue 6 Lagos students

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Lagos State Police Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, on Friday disclosed that 20 kidnappers were killed in gun battle with the Marine Police in the process of trying to secure the release of the kidnapped students of Lagos State...

Alleged defamation: Innoson drags GTBank to court, demands N400bn

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Businessman Innocent Chukwuma and his company, Innoson Nig Limited, have filed a fresh lawsuit against Guaranty Trust Bank PLC in the High Court of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, claiming N400 billion damages for injury to their reputation, moral character,...

Full list of Amendments to the Constitution by the Senate

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1. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the Council of State) – This bill seeks to amend the Third Schedule to include former Presidents of the Senate and...

Former president’s daughter jailed

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Uzbekistan said today that it has jailed the eldest daughter of late president Islam Karimov, Gulnara Karimova — once a prominent socialite, fashion designer and singer — after charging her with massive fraud and money laundering. In a statement the...