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National Assembly to pass PIB April - Minister

Nigeria, March 25 -- The Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) currently before the National Assembly will be passed in April, the Minister of State of Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has said. Mr Sylva ... Read More


Powerlifting World Cup: Nigeria wins three gold medals in Manchester

Nigeria, March 25 -- Nigeria's prowess in global powerlifting was on display on Thursday in the UK as the country's representatives got off to a flying start on Day 1 of the Powerlifting World Cup tak... Read More


AFCON Qualifiers: Tickets will not be sold for game against Lesotho

Nigeria, March 25 -- The Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Sola Aiyepeku, has stated that match tickets for the much-anticipated Super Eagles game on Tuesday against Lesotho at ... Read More


Buhari Flags-off North-east rice cultivation programme

Nigeria, March 25 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has described the revolution in rice production across the country as a product of his administration's policy and the diligent execution of it by insti... Read More


Naira falls at official market

Nigeria, March 25 -- Naira fell marginally against the U.S. dollar at the I&E window of the foreign exchange market on Thursday, data posted on the FMDQ Security Exchange where forex is officially tra... Read More


Zamfara, Bauchi, Ekiti residents paid highest transport fares in February - NBS

Nigeria, March 25 -- Residents of Zamfara, Bauchi, Ekiti States paid the highest bus journey fares within city in February, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported. The bureau, in its Tr... Read More


Nigeria and the Emerging Global Economy: Where Do We Stand?, By Sam Akpe

Nigeria, March 25 -- It was timely, even if a mere coincidence. The audience was princely and the discourse quite robust. The Uyo Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association had previously scheduled its An... Read More


BREAKING: Court sentences Nigerian professor to three-year jail for election fraud

Nigeria, March 25 -- A High Court in Akwa Ibom State on Thursday found a Nigerian professor, Peter Ogban, guilty of fraudulent manipulation of election results, and of publishing and announcing false ... Read More


Seven Nigerian states yet to enact contributory pension laws

Nigeria, March 25 -- Seven states in Nigeria were yet to enact contributory pension laws as of December 2020, the National Pension Commission (PenCom) has said in a report. The Contributory Pension S... Read More


Nigerian professor jailed for election fraud

Nigeria, March 25 -- A High Court in Akwa-Ibom State, on Thursday, sentenced a Nigerian professor, Peter Ogban, to three years in prison, for election fraud. The court, which found Mr Ogban guilty of... Read More