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Buhari to Béninois president: We can’t allow smuggling to continue

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told his colleague, Patrice Talon from the Benin Republic that Nigeria can no longer allow smuggling of agricultural commodities...

INVESTIGATION: Digging for death, untold story of Osun artisanal gold miners (2)

For decades, artisanal gold mining has been a daily activity in Osun State, yet left unregulated despite the severe danger it portends to the...

Nigeria rakes in over USD $25bn dollars in export value, spends close to $10bn on imports within eight years in West- Africa

NIGERIA is considered the largest economy in Africa with a Gross Domestic Product change rate of 1.9 per cent in 2018 and projected to...
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With N19.6bn lying fallow, North-central tops list of regions with un-accessed UBEC funds 

NORTH-CENTRAL ranks top among the regions that are yet to access the Universal Basic Education (UBE) matching grants with approximately N19.6 billion lying untouched...

Buhari hopes intra-African trade will create jobs, prosperity for Nigerians

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has received the report assessing Nigeria's readiness for the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), stating he would ensure the agreement,...

Farmers-herdsmen clashes: FG begins setting up pilot settlements in 12 states

THE federal government says it has started establishing settlements for herdsmen across the nation. Mohammadu Umar, permanent secretary in the ministry of agriculture and rural...
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REPORT: Climate change, conflicts endanger lives of people in Lake Chad Basin area

COMMUNITIES in the North East, especially the people living around the Lake Chad Basin area are grappling with hunger, rape and uncertain future for...

Niger has the world’s highest birth rate – and that may be a recipe for unrest

By: John F. May, Georgetown University WHILE fertility levels have declined rapidly in most parts of the world, many countries in the sub-Saharan African region...

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Why I declined invitation to Chatham House — SDP presidential candidate

THE presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Adebayo Adewole, has described his unwillingness to address the Chatham...

Redesigned Naira Notes: ICPC arrests bank officials over sabotage

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested officials of some commercial banks for alleged...

Scarcity of cash, petrol provokes protests, bank attacks in Ibadan

PROTESTS have erupted in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, amid the growing frustration and anger among the population over...

Naira Redesign: Buhari asks for seven days to tackle cash shortage, blames banks for inefficiency

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked for seven days to tackle problems arising from the naira redesign, especially scarcity of...

Naira Scarcity: Nigerians react to students, soldiers clash over cash withdrawal at UNIBEN

NIGERIANS on Twitter have been expressing their feelings over the recent clash between students of the University of Benin...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

Edited by Ajibola AMZAT YETUNDE Adewole lost her phone in...

Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...

2023 presidential election: Behold politicians being touted as Nigeria’s next messiahs

ABOUT 18 months to the 2023 presidential elections, a...
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