MAN – FG loses N52bn to illegal steel importation

The Federal Government loses about N53bn per annum to the illegal importation of iron and steel products, the Galvanised Iron and Steel Manufacturers Association has...

Netherlands penalty knocks out Japan

The Netherlands hit Japan with a 90th-minute sucker-punch as Lieke Martens’ penalty sent them through to the last eight of the Women’s World Cup. The...

Musa fit to start against Syli Stars

Super Eagles’ Vice Captain, Ahmed Musa has shaken off the ailment to kept him on the bench in the first half of Nigeria’s game against Burundi on Saturday. And...

South-East govs reject FG’s Ruga settlements for herdsmen

The Federal Government on Tuesday said in the next five years, the establishment of Ruga settlements in the country would stop open grazing by herdsmen and end...

CBN – Nigeria’s external reserves hit $45bn in June

The Central Bank of Nigeria says the country’s external reserves now stand at 45 billion dollars as of June 2019. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this...

Fifa to look into Cameroon behaviour in England defeat

Fifa says it is “currently looking into” Cameroon’s behaviour during their World Cup last-16 defeat by England. It comes after an African football...

Cameroon to face England in last 16 after injury-time winner

Ajara Nchout scored two superb goals, including an injury-time winner, as Cameroon dramatically beat New Zealand 2-1 to reach the last 16 of the World Cup, where they...

Why Buhari removed Baru as NNPC GMD

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday threw more light on why President Muhammadu Buhari relieved the present Group Managing Director, Dr....

immigration commences issuance of 10-year e-passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), will start the issuance of 10-year validity e-passport at the Ikoyi passport office on June 25, 2019. A statement in Abuja on...

US military drone shot down by Iranian missile

A US military drone has been shot down by an Iranian missile near to the country’s airspace. A statement from the US military’s Central Command said the...

Femi Kuti, others to perform at 2019 AFCON opening ceremony

The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the...