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BREAKING: Nigerian Military Arrests Army Personnel In Viral Video Threatening To Rape, Infect Women With HIV In Warri

The Nigerian Army has arrested two of its soldiers, who threatened to rape and infect...

Chacha’s Murder and Ugwuonye’s 491 Days of Incarceration

Destiny Ugorji A recent post on the Facebook group of the Due Process Advocate - DPA...

Police, Air Force Personnel Clash In Abuja Over Violation Of Lockdown Order

There was commotion in the Nyanya area of Abuja on Thursday as some policemen engaged...

FG Begins Distribution of N20,000 Relief Fund To Vulnerable Households

The Nigerian Government on Wednesday commenced the distribution of N20,000 relief fund to vulnerable households...

SGF speaks on rumoured sack of Buhari’s CoS, Abba Kyari

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has responded to...

Coronavirus: Niger govt slash 2020 budget by 36%

Amidst the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic, Niger State Executive Council seeks to downsize the 2020 approved budget by 36 per cent. The State Commissioner for Budget...

Nigeria to cut budget in face of oil price crash -finance...

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria will cut size of its budget in the face of sharp declines in the price of crude oil, the nation’s...

UPDATED: Senate approves Buhari’s request to borrow $22.8bn as debt service...

ABUJA, March 5 - Nigeria’s upper house of parliament has approved foreign borrowings of $22.7 billion requested by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Senate...

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Firm launch N5bln Covid-19 insurance cover for Nigerians affected

Leadway Assurance Company Limited, Custodian & Allied Insurance Plc, Lasaco Assurance Plc, AIICO Insurance Plc, Tangerine Life Insurance Limited and Ark Insurance Brokers Limited...

FirstBank salutes medical professionals tackling covid-19

By Felix Onajite First Bank of Nigeria Limited has saluted medical professionals tackling the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria and the world, THE WITNESS reports. The Bank...

FCMB Group records increased revenue, profit in 2019

FCMB Group Plc has announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2019. The audited results showed that the Group’s gross revenue increased...

AccessBank launch DTS to boost credit to customers affected by Covid-19 lockdown

Nigeria’s leading retail financial services institution, Access Bank plc, has introduced a Dual Transaction Service (DTS) – an enhanced debit card service that provides...

FIRS tax revenue increases 7% in first quarter 2020

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said its tax revenue collection increased by about 7.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 compared...

Nigeria’s Fidelity Bank cuts profit target as coronavirus hits local economy

By Chijioke Ohuocha ABUJA, April 1 - Nigeria’s Fidelity Bank said on Wednesday it has cut its profit target for the year, citing the impact...

Uber goes offline in Nigeria

Uber has announced that it would temporarily shut down its operations in Nigeria following the Federal Government lockdown directive across its revenue-driven routes in...

The Big Read

By Yomi Kazeem Nigeria has recorded only two confirmed cases of Covid-19 but the global pandemic’s growing impact on its economy is far more significant. As oil prices tank while global demand drops drastically in the wake of the outbreak, Nigeria’s economy is being caught in the cross-hairs. Essentially, with oil being Nigeria’s biggest export, the government relies heavily on the...
by Anjli Raval and David Sheppard in London Oil prices crashed by as much as 30 per cent after Saudi Arabia fired the first shots in a price war, in crude’s biggest one-day fall since the early 1990s Gulf war. Riyadh’s threat to discount its crude and raise production prompted the price of Brent crude, the international oil marker, to fall...

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COVID-19: Nigeria advise Western countries, no need for global panic

Nigeria Government has again assured the world that there was no need to panic over the confirmation of the 2019 novel coronavirus(COVID-19) in...

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Nigeria see surge in covid-19 cases after distributing China’s Jack Ma’s coronavirus testing kits

As Netherlands recalls 600,000 face masks from China due to low quality Spain's government...

Experts want Nigeria to certify locally manufactured face-masks instead of importing infected Chinese face-masks

Experts has called on Nigeria's Central Bank, Manufacturing Association, NAFDAC, Centre for Disease Control, CDC,...

UN chief hails Nigeria’s response to COVID-19

Nigeria’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)pandemic has caught the attention of United Nations Secretary-General António...

Masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses, study finds

y Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19...

Nigeria’s Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Hit 210 With 20 New Cases, 4 Deaths

(Naija247news) – Nigeria’s coronavirus cases Friday hit 210 confirmed cases after the center for disease...

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COVID-19: Femi Fani-Kayode And His Conspiracy Theory -A Physician’s Rejoinder By Dr. Osy Agbo

Simply put the Illuminati and the agents of Satan are at work. The whole thing was planned and contrived over the centuries and they...

Letter To Governor Okowa Over The Murder Of Joseph Pessu By A Nigerian Soldier...

Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Authur Okowa The Executive Governor of Delta State Governent house Asaba. Your Excellency, I write with the highest sense of humility and respect for your exalted...

COVID-19: Tackling Misinformation, Conspiracy Theories And Occult Imputations In Nigeria By Leo Igwe

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches(AFAW) commends all health workers in Nigeria for the great work that they have been doing following the outbreak of...

GLOBAL ENTREPRENUERS

Of these 13, there are four people from Nigeria. They are Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Abdulsamad Rabiu and Folorunsho Alakija. Together, they have some of the wealthiest families in the country. Here are the three richest families in Nigeria Aliko Dangote As of today, April 8, 2019, the CEO of Dangote Group is worth $10.4 billion. This makes him Africa's richest man...

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