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NNPC discovers 1bn crude oil barrels in North-East – Timipre Slyva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Slyva, said that about one billion Barrels of Crude oil have been discovered...

87% Nigeria’s poverty rate in North – World Bank

The North accounted for 87 per cent of all the poor people in Nigeria in 2016, the World Bank has disclosed in...

Nigeria’s VAT rate lowest in Africa – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says  Nigeria’s current Value Added Tax (VAT) rate is the lowest in Africa. The vice-president stated...

Scarcity looms as NUPENG suspends fuel distribution in Badagry

Most of the petroleum stations in Badagry communities have closed as the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria...

NRC resumes Lagos-Kano train services

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Friday resumed weekly Lagos-Kano passenger train service, five months after its suspension to facilitate the construction...

‘Stop praising slave jobs’ – Seun Kuti blast Nigerians over okada ban

Nigerian entertainer, Seun Kuti and son of legendary musician, Fela Kuti, has joined Nigerians in reacting to the outcry following the ban...

Gokada Reportedly Sacks Employees In Lagos over Okada ban

Lagos-based motorcycle-hailing startup, Gokada has laid off most of its workforce. The move is as a result of Lagos...

More soldiers to be recruited to combat insecurity – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is an ongoing effort to improve the security situation in the country including plans to recruit...

IMF decries bad roads, absence of scanners at Nigerian ports

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief and Senior Resident Representative for Nigeria, Mr Amine Mati, has identified absence of national single window...

AGF leaves Nigeria for US for repatriation of $321m looted assets

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami on Sunday departed Nigeria to attend a three-day meeting of...

IPPIS uncovers 60,000 ghost workers in FG payroll

The implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) in Nigeria has unveiled about 60,000 ghost workers in Federal government...

Why we banned immigrants from Nigeria – US

The United States says it imposed an immigrant visa on Nigeria as a result of the country’s failure to comply with...
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The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared 21 January of every year as the CAN National Day of...

Boko Haram attacks Yobe community

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have attacked motorists near Lantaiwa, a community located 70 kilometers north from Damaturu the Yobe state capital. According...

Insurgency is part of God’s punishment to Nigerians for our sins – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has said that the insurgency ravaging the country is God's way of punishing Nigerians...

Assault: Oluwo of Iwoland, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, Suspended for 6-months

The Osun State Traditional Council has suspended Abdulrosheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, for six months. The suspension comes...