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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to take over reconstruction of 21 federal roads across the six geopolitical zones. Briefing newsmen at the...

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The Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Nuhu Abok, has been impeached by eight members of the legislative arm of the government....

Business

FBN Holdings Plc, the holding company of First Bank Nigeria Limited, has confirmed Mr Tunde Hassan-Odukale as the single-largest shareholder. The bank said with...

POLITICS

Politics

Disturbed by the negative implications of the seven-day sit-at-home directive of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for the Anambra governorship election, the state,...

Politics

Southwest governors on Tuesday night met with the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in Lagos. The meeting with...

Politics

Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has reserved its decision on a suit by the former Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP,...

EXCLUSIVE

Exclusive

In the last week or so, the war against insurgency in the north east has been characterized by sustained onslaught against Boko Haram elements....

FINANCE

Finance

  Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the fiscal authority ministry is working with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)...

Finance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presented a total budget of N16.39 trillion for the year 2022 to the National Assembly. The Senate President, Ahmed...

Finance

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the deployment of technology to tax digital transactions carried out across the country. Boss Mustapha, the secretary to the...

Finance

The Federal Government on Tuesday announced an increment of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund research grants to universities and other tertiary institutions to N8.5...

ENTERTAINMENT/LIFESTYLE

Entertainment/Lifestyle

Popular Nigerian dancer, Janemena, has now decided to press the issue between her and Tonto Dikeh further by taking legal action. In a new...

BUSINESS

Business

In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s financial inclusion target as well as to promote an efficient savings culture among Nigerians, I-invest, a...

Business

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc’s profit rose to N104 billion, with a 35.60 percent increase over the past year as the lender continues...

Business

Tesla briefly hit a $1 trillion market cap on Monday following news that Hertz is ordering 100,000 vehicles to build out its electric vehicle...

Business

PSL Capital Limited, a leading indigenous broker/dealer firm, has completed a strategic rebranding effort as part of its accelerated company growth and renewal of...

ECONOMY

Economy

The value of the naira fell further by 1.68 per cent against the dollar at the official market on Thursday. At the Investor &...

Economy

  The World Bank expects the Nigerian economy to grow by 2.4 percent in 2021. The projection is contained in the bank’s Africa Pulse,...

Economy

The Consumer Price Index which measures inflation rate fell to 17.01 per cent in August, the National Bureau of Statistics revealed on Wednesday. According...

Economy

Nigeria’s crude oil production fell by 6.68 percent to 1.239 million barrels per day in the month of August from 1.323mb/d in July, latest...

HEALTH

Health

The Federal Government on Monday said over 3.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccine are expected from the United States, as part of measures to...

Health

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 255 people tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday. The latest positive samples were recorded in five...

Health

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said seven more people have died from the coronavirus pandemic, bringing the country’s fatality toll to 2,647....

Health

Niger State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mohammed Makusidi has disclosed that no fewer than 150 persons have lost their lives to a cholera outbreak...

ENERGY

Energy

The Federal Government, yesterday, officially scrapped the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) and the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF)....

Energy

Oil prices steadied after whipsawing in a volatile session on Tuesday, as traders weighed the effect that higher energy costs could have on the...

Energy

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the Certificate of Incorporation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He was presented with the certificate at the...

TECHNOLOGY

Technology

Nigeria’s central bank digital currency (CBDC), the eNaira, has gone live after an official launching by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. The launch took...

Crypto

Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes on global payment service provider PayPal reached $145.60 million on Wednesday, just as the benchmark crypto rallied toward its record...

Crypto

The amount of money locked in the bitcoin futures contracts on the global derivatives giant Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) surged to record highs on...

OPINION

Opinion

THIS issue was not into reckoning until after the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Imo State, Professor Francis Ezeonu, finished addressing the press recently, in...

Opinion

Two years have gone, and it was just like yesterday, President Muhammadu, GCFR, approved the appointment of Malam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, a Massachusetts Institute...

Opinion

Secessionist agitations and insecurity are rising across the country but security agencies’ approach to tackling them appears divisive, ADELANI ADEPEGBA reports A notorious bandit...