Category: News

Nigeria’s debt profile hits N24.39 trillion

Nigeria’s total public debt has climbed to N24.39 trillion as at December 31, 2018, Director-General, Debt Management Office, DMO, Patience Oniha revealed on Thursday...

Police dismiss officer over Kolade Johnson killing

The Nigeria Police Force yesterday dismissed the police officer that allegedly killed Kolade Johnson. According Lagos Police Spokesman, Bala Elkana, the judgment was...

Suspected robbers kill Anglican bursar

Some men suspected to be armed robbers have killed the bursar of the Akure Diocese of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Mr Gabriel Abiodun. It was gathered that...

Tottenham make world-record £113m profit despite costs of new stadium

Tottenham Hotspur made a world-record profit of £113m after tax last season. The figure tops the £106m profit posted by Premier League rivals Liverpoolearlier this...

Court nullifies sale of Etisalat

The Federal High Court in Abuja has, in an April 1, 2019 ruling, set aside the sale of a major telecommunication firm, Etisalat International Nigeria Limited, now...

Ethiopia Releases Report on Boeing MAX 737 Crash

Ethiopia on Thursday released a preliminary report into the cause of March deadly Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash, which will be closely scrutinised for similarities to another...

Wike wins Rivers guber poll

Twenty-four days after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) abruptly suspended the Rivers State governorship election, it yesterday declared incumbent...

Racist chants mar Juventus’ win at Cagliari

Juventus’ Italian teenage forward Moise Kean suffered racist abuse from the stands during Tuesday’s Serie A match at Cagliari. The 19-year-old held his arms...

ExxonMobil considers sale of Nigerian oil, gas fields for $3bn

United States energy giant, ExxonMobil, has held talks on the sale of some oil and gas fields in Nigeria as the company focuses on new developments in United States...

Court nullifies Adeleke’s nomination as Osun gov candidate

Justice Oathman Musa of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Bwari, Abuja, has nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the Peoples...