The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday lifted the suspension on eight banks barred from participating in the foreign exchange market (forex).

Franco-German, Gernot Rohr, took charge of the Nigeria senior men’s squad, Super Eagles, for the first time on Tuesday as the team began training sessions ahead of Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania.

By Ummi Ismaeel
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has appealed to the Federal Government to assist in the battle against ecological problems devastating eight councils in the state.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday approved the appointment of Mr. Seun Anibaba as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Lagos State Lotteries Board.

The Ministry of Solid Minerals Development has confirmed the discovery of nickel in parts of Kaduna State, northern Nigeria. It said that the discovery occurred some months back and experts from the ministry have been following the development as approved by law.


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Onjeh Drags David Mark Back To Tribunal


The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Benue South Senatorial Re-run election, Mr Daniel Onjeh, has filed another petition against the return of Senator David Mark as winner of the repeated poll.

Buhari To Leave For Malabo On Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria will on Monday, March 14, 2016, travel to Malabo for talks with President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea on measures to protect the people and resources of the Niger Delta and the Gulf of Guinea.

How To Move Sports Forward In Nigeria, By SWAN

By Uzor Odikpo, Lagos

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter, at an monthly congress held on March 11, 2016, condemned obstacles to sports development in Nigeria.

Ex-Senate President, Mark, Escapes Death In Benue

Senator David Mark, a four-term senator, who was victorious at the re-run election into the upper legislative arm recently, may not celebrate his victory for long.

UNIOSUN Group Rejects Aregbesola’s Renaming Of Varsity

The Alumni of the University of Osun State (UNIOSUN), Osogbo, has rejected the recent renaming of the university by the state Governor, Mr.

How Trade Will Aid Return To Normality In N’East Nigeria

The annual rains are approaching in North East Nigeria but with farmers having fled the Boko Haram conflict and their fields fallow, it's feared another planting season will come and go.

Petrol Queues Will Ease Off By Monday, Says Kachikwu


The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has apologised to Nigerians for the biting petrol crisis and assured them that it would ease off by Monday.

The Minister on Saturday took a monitoring tour of some fuel service stations in Abuja to assess the situation.

Nigeria Army Kills One Of Most Dreaded Boko Haram Members

Nigeria’s army has said it killed an Islamist militant who was among its 100 most-wanted members of Boko Haram following a firefight in the country’s northeast.

Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe, Missing

Concern is growing in Zimbabwe after a 92-year-old man was reported missing after claiming on Monday he was traveling to India. The missing person’s name: Robert Mugabe.

Ibru, Delta’s First Executive Governor, Passes On At 80

The first Executive Governor of Delta State, Nigeria, Chief Felix Ibru, passed on at about 1pm on Saturday, March 12, 2016, in Lagos, a family source has said.


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