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Despite oil price rally, Nigeria's foreign reserves shed $1.19bn

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Despite oil price rally, Nigeria's foreign reserves fell by $1.2 billion between January 25 and February 22. The reserves rose to $36.5 billion on January 25th and fell to $35.3 b... Read More


One-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine effective against COVID-19 - Report

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The one-shot coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson provides strong protection against severe illness and death from COVID-19 and may reduce the spread of the virus by vacci... Read More


EFCC: Bawa speaks on corruption allegations, relationship with Magu

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairman-designate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said he has never sold a single asset recovered by the commission. He said this d... Read More


BREAKING: Senate confirms Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC chairman

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The Senate has confirmed Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The confirmation was done after a screening which la... Read More


Lagos govt shuts 16 illegal pharmacies

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The Lagos State government, through the Ministry of Health, said it has shut 16 unregistered pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area of the ... Read More


Lagos lawyer, Farotimi, raises alarm over assassination threat

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- A Lagos-based lawyer and activist, Dele Farotimi, said he has petitioned the State Security Service (SSS) and the Lagos State Police Command over threats to assassinate him by top ... Read More


Lagos lawyer, Farotimi raises alarm over assassination threat

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- A Lagos-based lawyer and activist, Dele Farotimi, said he has petitioned the State Security Service (SSS) and the Lagos State Police Command over threats to assassinate him by top ... Read More


Naira weakens against dollar on I&E window

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Nigeria's naira weakened marginally against the U.S. dollar at the Investors & Exporters (I&E) window of the foreign exchange market on Wednesday, data from the FMDQ Security Excha... Read More


Nigeria electricity regulator seeks citizens' ideas on mass metering

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The federal government on Wednesday requested citizens to submit suggestions on the best path to solving the the nation's electricity metering problem. The Nigerian Electricity Re... Read More


UNILAG registrar apologises for stalling Senate emergency meeting

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The Registrar of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Oladejo Azeez, has apologised for the role he played in locking out members of the Senate from the emergency meeting of the body ... Read More