Category: Features

Nigeria Eases Immigration Processes To Boost Economy

The Federal Government has reviewed the visa processes for foreigners who wish to visit Nigeria for business and tourism purposes. The Minister of Information and...

Naira appreciates, sells at N450/$

The Naira has continued to strengthen against the dollar and other major currencies. The Nigerian currency gained N10 to exchange at N450 to a dollar at the parallel...

Fire sweeps through Mogadishu’s main market killing 2 people

A huge fire engulfed Somali capital’s main market, killing at least two people, a Somali police officer said today. The overnight inferno started at the gold...

Western Sahara: Morocco to pull out of UN buffer zone

Morocco is to pull out of a UN buffer zone in the disputed Western Sahara territory, an official statement says. The country says the former Spanish colony is part of...

Trump lays out hike in military spending

US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by $54bn (£43bn) in his proposed budget plan for 2018, which is about a 9% increase. The blueprint, sent...

Nigeria to play friendlies in London

Nigeria has lined up international friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso in London in March. The Super Eagles will face the Teranga Lions on 23 March and the...

Oscars 2017: Moonlight wins best picture after announcement mix-up

Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars – but only after an error saw La La Land initially declared the winner. The La La Land producers were in the middle of...

Nigerian govt approves new National Health Policy

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved a new National Health Policy. This was revealed by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, while speaking with State House...

IGP To Convene National Security Summit

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has announced plans to convene a National Security Summit as part of efforts to tackle the rising cases of kidnapping in...

Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper Of Isheri Secretary

The Nigerian Police have arrested one of those behind the kidnap of the secretary of the Landlord Association of Isheri North GRA estate Lagos. The Federal Intelligence...