Audit query: Reps probe unremitted multi-million-dollar revenue under NPA

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts has commenced an investigation of the multi-million-dollar debt owed the Federal Government by terminal operators at the nation’s seaports. It is also…

AfDB to Lend $500m to Women in 2022, Says Adesina

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, yesterday said the bank would lend $500 million to women this year. He added that the bank also paid…

Tiwa Savage, others Bag Women4Africa award

NIGERIAN music star, Tiwa Savage, alongside other female professionals from different walks of life, have recently bagged awards at the just concluded 8th edition of the ‘Women4Africa’ Awards. Held in…

Progress wins Nigerian Idol season 7

Progress has emerged winner of Nigerian Idol Season 7. He was announced as winner of the edition on Sunday. Zadok and Progress were the two contestants in the finale of…

Canada storms: Nearly a million homes lose power in high winds

Nearly 900,000 homes in southern Canada were left without power on Saturday after a severe storm hit the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Four people were killed by falling trees…

Biden endorses Japan on UN Security Council, beefed up defence

US President Joe Biden has endorsed Japan’s plan to beef up its defence capabilities as he and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida committed to working closely to counter China’s growing influence…

2023: Save Nigeria from total collapse – Ohanaeze begs APC, PDP delegates

As political parties go into primary elections, apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has again begged the two major political parties to place the country’s interest above nepotism. This was…

FG moves to end ASUU, poly lecturers strikes, begins arrears payment

The Federal Government has commenced the payment of minimum wage arrears, which it owed lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and Academic Staff Union of…

Osun 2022: Oyetola commences re-election campaign, vows to resist rigging

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday, commenced his re-election campaign with a vow to resist attempts to rig the July 16 governorship poll. Before addressing party loyalists at Enuwa…

1,490 illegal routes enter Nigeria, says NIS

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Isa Jere, yesterday lamented the porous nature of the country’s borders, saying there were over 1490 illegal routes into the country.…