FEC approves N39.7bn for roads, others

Adebayo Obajemu The Federal Executive Council has approved contracts for different projects valued at about N39.7bn. The contracts include those of road construction, erosion control and...

Reps demand details of $125m World Bank loan disbursement

Nigeria's House of Representatives has demanded that the Budget Office and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation provide details of utilisation of...

Kano Hisbah Police bans “Black Friday,” say it’s offensive to Islam

Kano religious police, Hisbah Board has prohibited the conduct of a planned holiday clearance sales tagged “Black Friday” by a radio station in the...

Why we shut down refineries – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said it shut down the country's refineries despite maintenance carried out because crude could not be supplied to...

New Comptroller of Customs warns smugglers in Ogun to be ware 

Kunle Idowu The new Comptroller of Customs incharge of Ogun 1 Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Peter Chad Kolo has resumed office. Kolo took...

CACOVID to create four million jobs, rehabilitate 44 police stations

BY EMEKA EJERE The Coalition Against COVID (CA-COVID), a body made up of prominent Nigerian business leaders is to create four million jobs within...

ICPC Detains DG NABDA, Alex Akpa Over Alleged N400m Fraud

Adebayo Obajemu The Acting Director-General (DG) of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Alex Akpa, is currently cooling his heels in the cell of Independent...

Recession: Nigeria doing better than S/Africa, Russia, others – Lai Mohammed

BY EMEKA EJERE The Nigerian economy is doing well compared to the economies of South Africa, Russia and other countries in recession, minister of...

AfDB invests $25bn in Agriculture

Continental financial institution, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said it invested $25 billion in agriculture in the last few years. President of the Bank,...