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Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said during a virtual meeting with senior government officials and representatives of Big Pharma that the Buhari administration intends to examine every...

NDLEA Seizes 3,546kg of Banned Substances, Arrests 205 Suspects in FCT

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT Command, says it seized 3,546.632 kilograms of hard drugs from January to July. The...

WHO to Review Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine

The World Health Organization said any WHO stamp of approval on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review,...

Nigeria Signs MoU with Ireland to Recover $6.3m Forfeited Assets

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ireland for the return of $6.3...

OPINION

The Revival of the Ajaokuta Steel Plant – By Ehi Braimah

After lying comatose for over four decades, President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval for the Ajaokuta Steel Plant to be revived as...
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What’s That Thing About The Igbo? By Sam Amadi

I am just coming back from the Southeast, precisely Ngor Okpala in old Owerri division. Owerri people (defined largely to include old...

Lessons from APC Leadership Crisis and Resolution – By Salihu Lukman

Unfolding political events in Nigeria are difficult to engage, partly because we have so many experts who are strongly opinionated but perhaps...

Strength of China-Africa Solidarity in Defeating COVID-19 – By Zhou Pingjian

The COVID-19 pandemic is a major challenge to humankind, and is the most serious global public health emergency since the end of...

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CRIME

Kano Court Jails Former Banker

Justice Nasiru Saminu of the Kano State High Court on Friday, July 24, 2020, sentenced an ex-banker, Shehu Mohammed Aliyu to three...

EFCC Arraigns Atoukaritou Ogbonna for BEC Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Atoukaritou Ogbonna (aka Atus) before Justice I. M Sani of the Federal High...

Port-Harcourt Court Convicts Two Men of Oil Theft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt's zonal office, on Thursday , July 23 2020 secured the conviction and sentence...

EFCC Continues Fraud Against FIRS Official

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday, July 23, 2020 presented additional two prosecution witnesses in the trial of Emmanuela...

Lagos Court Jails Three Illegal Oil Dealers

Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday, July 16, 2020, convicted and sentenced the trio of...

BUSINESS
LATEST

DMO Announces August 2020 FGN Savings Bond Offer for Subscription

The Debt Management Office (DMO), on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, recently offered for Subscription the August 2020 Federal Government...

Tourism Chief Says Dubai Has Not Barred Nigerians Tourists

A prominent tourism expert says that the emirate of Dubai has not barred visitors from Nigeria. In the past few weeks, several...

Dan Okeke Lands Heirs Holdings’ Management Role

Heirs Holdings has announced the appointment of Dan Okeke as Group Executive Director. The appointment took effect from August 01, 2020.

Shoprite Explores Sale of Nigeria Unit

South Africa's Shoprite Holdings says that it is exploring a sale of its Nigeria unit as it reevaluates its business model. The...

NNPC Will Turn to Private Sector to Fix Refineries by 2023, says NNPC Chief

Nigeria's state-owned oil group NNPC will attempt to resuscitate its four obsolete refineries before 2023 through partnerships with private sector companies.

BUSINESS PROFILES

Frank Atat

Frank Atat is a financial technology professional who operates at the confluence of design, finance and technology. He is the Group Head,...

Bimpe Nkontchou

Bimpe Nkontchou oversees client relationship management at W8 Advisory, as well as providing in-house legal, tax and real estate advisory support for...

Aisha Rimi

Aisha Rimi is a partner in the Corporate Commercial and Private Client practice group of Africa Law Practice Nigeria.
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MAGAZINE

Nigeria Supports Lanre Alfred’s Book Project

Preparations for the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence in 1960 are already in top gear and one of the anticipated activities is...

Praiz Launches Music Label

The singer Praiz has launched his own record label. The popular crooner said his new venture Cicada Music, is the beginning of...

On the Sixtieth Anniversary of Independence, a new Non-fiction Novel From Cassava Republic Revisits our Colonialist Past

In a few months, Nigerians in the country and across the world will gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of our Independence...

LT ENERGY
NEWS

Sahara Group in Settlement Talks with Ecobank over Loan Dispute

Nigerian oil trader, Sahara Group Limited and its associated companies informed a Lagos Federal High Court that the oil group had begun settlement talks with Ecobank...

Tribal Chiefs Say They Will Oppose AKK Gas Project

Some leaders of the Ijaw and Itsekiri tribes resident in Gbaramatu and Ugborodo in Delta, have threatened to disrupt the federal government’s...

Petrol Prices Will not Remain Low Forever, says Junior Oil Minister

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva says the federal government did not promise to implement a price cap on petrol.

Buhari Approves New Board Members for NLNG, BGT

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the representatives of Nigeria on the boards of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) and Bonny...

TECH

Tradedepot Raises $10 million in New Equity Round

TradeDepot, the Nigeria-based business-to-business e-Commerce platform for consumer goods in Africa, has raised $10 million in additional funding. The...

Uzoma Dozie Launches Sparkle

Uzoma Dozie, the former chief executive of Nigeria's defunct Diamond Bank has launched his latest venture, a digital finance ecosystem called Sparkle.
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POLITICS

Bauchi PDP asks House to Declare Dogara’s Seat Vacant

A team of legal practitioners of the Bauchi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Speaker of...

Oyo Governor Sacks Works Commissioner

Oyo's Governor Seyi Makinde, has sacked the Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja. The governor, in...

INEC to Approach Supreme Court over Appeal Court’s Conflicting Judgements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that it plans to approach the Supreme Court over the appellate court's conflicting judgements...