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BREAKING: Nigeria inflation hits 16.47%

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Nigeria's headline inflation rose to 16.47 per cent in January 2021, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Buoyed by galloping food prices, food inflation also rose t... Read More


Four UCL matches to watch midweek

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Barcelona v PSG @Nou Camp @9pm on Feb.16 The match-up between Barcelona and PSG in 2017 is one collectors' memory item. After a Valentines' Day massacre in Paris, Neymar instigate... Read More


Australian Open: Osaka advances to semis as Karatsev makes history

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Naomi Osaka, the 2019 Australian Open champion, has advanced to the semifinal of the 2021 edition with a straight two sets victory over Su-Wei Hsieh 6-2 6-2, in just over an hour o... Read More


Food prices highest in Kogi, Oyo, Lagos, Rivers in January - NBS

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Prices of food items rose the most in Kogi, Oyo, and River States in January, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) h... Read More


Nigerian goals out of Europe: Moffi, Maja grab braces

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Moffi courts Rohr's attention with his brace Terem Moffi is grabbing the right headlines for Lorient in the French Ligue 1 and his brace on Sunday, away to Monaco at the Stade Lou... Read More


Gbenga Daniel dumps PDP, joins APC

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- A former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, on Tuesday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), and officially joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC). He is exp... Read More


Fear, isolation as Myanmar junta cuts internet

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- For the past two nights, Kyaw Soe has felt a knot in his stomach as he imagines family members, friends and colleagues swept up in night-time raids, increasingly common since Myanm... Read More


NSE: Investors lose N40 bn as profit-taking persists

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Nigerian stocks were down by 0.19 per cent on Tuesday as investors lost N40.5 billion amid negative sentiments resulting in continued profit-taking. Cornerstone, UPDCREIT, Consoli... Read More


Tenure Extension: Court rejects request to stop 'Adamu from parading as IGP'

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- The Federal High Court Abuja, on Tuesday, rejected an application to restrain Mohammed Adamu, from parading himself as the Inspector-General Police. Mr Adamu attained the maximum ... Read More


UPDATED: Billionaire businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim loses bid to recover seized assets

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has declined an application to vacate an interim order used by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to seize properties be... Read More