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Coronavirus: Nigeria announces date for 5th evacuation from U.S.

Nigeria, July 14 -- The Nigerian government has announced that the fifth evacuation flight for its citizens stranded in the United States of America is set for July 31. This was contained in a statem... Read More


Akpabio speaks on sexual harassment allegation

Nigeria, July 14 -- The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, on Monday refused to respond to the former Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Developme... Read More


Reps back Okonjo-Iweala for WTO top job

Nigeria, July 14 -- The Nigerian House of Representatives has endorsed a former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to clinch the post of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). ... Read More


Bayelsa Governorship: Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe's suit

Nigeria, July 14 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal filed by a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Bayelsa State, Timi Alaibe, against govern... Read More


How Nigeria has fared in rice production since 1999

Nigeria, July 14 -- Nigeria has produced more rice in the last five years than at any other time since the return of democracy in 1999, data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (... Read More


Coronavirus media coverage must avoid the mistakes of the Aids pandemic in Africa

Nigeria, July 14 -- As COVID-19 becomes the most intensely covered virus in history, there are important lessons to be drawn from the media's reporting of another global pandemic: HIV/Aids. Whose liv... Read More


ECOWAS gives ex-President Jonathan new appointment

Nigeria, July 14 -- Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been appointed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a special envoy to lead the sub-regional body's mediation mission... Read More


774,000 Jobs: FG begins recruitment

Nigeria, July 14 -- The federal government has announced the commencement of the Special Public Works Programme aimed at employing 774,000 citizens, a thousand from each of the 774 local government ar... Read More


African countries need cheaper COVID-19 tests: here's how to get them

Nigeria, July 14 -- Timothy Amukele, Johns Hopkins University and Mustafa Barbhuiya COVID-19 continues to infect millions of people as the death toll mounts. There is currently no cure which means th... Read More


Alleged Fraud: Woodberry hires top Chicago lawyer

Nigeria, July 14 -- The Nigerian man held in the United States for alleged multi-million dollar fraud has hired the services of a top rated Chicago lawyer, Michael Nash, to defend him in court. Olale... Read More