Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency: Olajengbesi challenges Oke to public debate

Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi, an aspirant for the House of Representatives seat in Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency, Osun State under platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged his rival, Wole Oke to a televised...

Dangote Refinery sets 2020 for petrol, fertilizer export begins this year

The Dangote refinery plans to start selling petrol, diesel and aviation fuel by early 2020, but the fertiliser plant, will start producing urea this year, Edwin Devakumar, the group executive director told Bloomberg. The $10...

Breaking: CAN suspends protest march

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has postponed until further notice its planned peaceful protest march slated for July 11. It said it did so due to some circumstances beyond its control. CAN President, Rev. Samson  Ayokunle  made...

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US President Donald Trump will fire the first salvo against China at midnight  in a trade war between the world’s top two economies, as steep American tariffs on Chinese goods worth tens of billions...

School feeding programme: Taraba to refund over N22m unclaimed funds to FG

The Social Investment Program (SIP) in Taraba is to refund over N22. 25 million unclaimed funds from the school feeding program to the Federal Government. Ms. Beatrice Kitchener, the Taraba Focal Person for the program,...

Police in Zone 7 solicit support of residents to fight crime

Mr Taiwo Lakanu, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 7, Abuja, has called for timely information to enable the police to get rid of criminals in the zone. The AIG in...

World Cup: Fans desert viewing centers in Kafanchan

Football fans in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, have deserted viewing centers following Nigeria’s ouster from World Cup in Russia, newsmen reports. Checks by reporters on Thursday in Kafanchan revealed that most of the viewing centers within...

Trump, Putin to meet on July 16 in Helsinki – Officials

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet on July 16 in Helsinki, the Kremlin and the White House said on Thursday, a first official summit that will be closely watched...

Nigeria: Buhari tasks regional leaders on peace

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the casualties and the families of those affected at a recent bloodbath in Plateau state central Nigeria. Fulani herdsmen are alleged to have carried out attacks on Barkin...

Iran should remain under international watch- U.S.

The international community should be wary of Iran and closely watch Tehran’s actions, as it continues to pose the international threat, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said on Thursday. “We strongly believe that...

FIFA chief Infantino on Germany’s surprise exit: ‘That’s football’

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday reacted to Germany’s surprise exit from the World Cup group stage with a smile. “That’s football,’’ the head of football’s governing body said at a newly opened football park...

Monarch wants Aug. 20 declared traditional festival day

A Traditional Ruler, Oba Kamila Isiba, has urged the Federal Government to declare Aug. 20 annually traditional festival day to give a sense of belonging to traditional worshippers. Isiba, the Olu of Agege in Lagos...

Fifteen dead, dozens injured in Nairobi market fire

Fifteen people died and dozens were injured when fire swept through a market in the Kenyan capital Nairobi in the early hours of Thursday, an official said. Emergency service St John Ambulance said the blaze...

Katsina registers 75,000 farmers for wet season rice production program

The Katsina State chapter of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says it has registered 75,000 farmers that will benefit during the wet season mass rice production program in the state. Alhaji Shuaibu Wakili,...