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‘Nigeria lost 25 million barrels of crude in March’
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:46:34 +0200
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja About 25 million barrels of crude oil were shut-in at four production terminals within one month as a result of various challenges at the terminals. Specifically, the Forcados, Qua Iboe, Bonny and Bonga oil production terminals...
© The Punch
Foreign firms to develop solar projects across Nigeria
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:45:07 +0200
‘Femi Asu A Germany-based global solar developer, Soventix, and Gentec EPC have formed a joint venture called Soventix Hybrid Limited to develop solar projects across Nigeria. With the agreement and respective capabilities, both companies have secured...
© The Punch
Jonathan urges Nigerians to pray for peace
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:31:56 +0200
Olusola Fabiyi with agency report Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday called on Nigerians to pray and work toward the nation’s unity, as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Fitr. Jonathan made the call in Abuja while playing host to a delegation of former...
© The Punch
Police charge Beninese with false Nigerian citizenship
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:20:08 +0200
Oladimeji Ramon The police have charged a Beninese businesswoman, Abduo Rachidatou, before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Igbosere for allegedly claiming to be a Nigerian. Rachidatou was charged with three counts bordering on impersonation, breach...
© The Punch
Nigeria is now Africa’s largest ICT market – Tickoo
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:55:34 +0200
The Head, Business Operations, NIIT, Sanjay Tickoo, speaks to OZIOMA UBABUKOH on the institution’s scholarship programme for Nigerian students and the need for Information Technology education In today’s competitive environment, in what way can young...
© The Punch
State of Nigeria’s armament industry
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:09:50 +0200
Moshood Olajide, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, moshoodolajide2017@gmail.com: According to historical references, Nigeria’s first defence industry was established in 1964 with its headquarters in Kaduna under the group of Defence Industries...
© The Punch
S’African banks target Nigerian firms, visit NSE
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:02:14 +0200
Stanley Opara Investment bankers in South Africa have indicated their interest in partnering companies in Nigeria, and have chosen to visit the Nigerian Stock Exchange in that respect. This is coming as the bankers commended the Lagos Business School...
© The Punch
Nigeria’s e-commerce space worth $1bn – MasterCard
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:53:46 +0200
Ozioma Ubabukoh United States-based payment technology company, MasterCard Incorporated, says it is collaborating with NetPlus, a Nigerian tech start-up, to develop an e-commerce solution that will help make cash outdated for e-retailers and consumers,...
© The Punch
‘Nigerians spend N300bn on education in Ghana annually’
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:18:27 +0200
Success Nwogu, Ilorin A former Minister of Youth Development, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that Nigerians spend N300bn annually in Ghana and an estimated N162bn annually in the United Kingdom on foreign  tertiary education. Abdullahi, who is also...
© The Punch
Nigeria’s fuel increase conspiracy
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:05:18 +0200
In 2016, crude oil price crashed to $28 per barrel in the international market.  In spite of that, Nigeria’s local crude oil price multiplied astronomically from N86 to about N500 per litre – an increase of about 486.1 per cent. Usually, excess...
© The Punch
Nigerian boxers fail in Congo
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:03:24 +0200
Idris Adesina Nigeria  failed to win any medal  at the 2017 African Boxing Championships, which ended  in  Brazzaville, Congo, on Sunday. Seven boxers consisting of  five men  and two women represented the country at the tournament, which served...
© The Punch
Suicide bombers kill at least nine in northeast Nigeria
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:41:00 +0200
Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least nine people have been killed by suicide bombers in a series of attacks in the area.
© Cape Times
Claiming lack of govt support, 38 Nigerian varsities jack up tuition fees
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:48:28 +0200
No fewer than 38 universities across the country have increased their tuition fees, allegedly as a result of poor funding by the Federal and state governments. The chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan chapter, Dr....
© The Punch
Nigeria, Mexico trade volume hits $600m
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:20:57 +0200
The trade volume between Nigeria and Mexico has grown by 360 per cent from 166.5 million dollars in 2012 to 600 million dollars in 2016. The Mexican Embassy, Deputy Head of Mission, Rodrigo Tenorio, made this known in an interview with the News Agency...
© The Punch
Police charge Beninese for claiming Nigerian citizenship
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:05:39 +0200
Ramon Oladimeji The police have charged a Beninese businesswoman, Abduo Rachidatuo, before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Igbosere for allegedly claiming to be a Nigerian. Rachidatuo was charged with three counts bordering on impersonation, breach...
© The Punch

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Nigeria at 54: Promoting tourism for economic growth (2)
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:00:54 +0200
There are quite a number of attractive, exciting, exotic and amazing tourist spots and destinations waiting to be explored in various parts of the country, many of which are wonders of nature, spectacles of beauty and entertainment and symbols of monument...
© The Punch
Nigeria at 54: Promoting tourism for economic growth (2)
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:00:54 +0200
There are quite a number of attractive, exciting, exotic and amazing tourist spots and destinations waiting to be explored in various parts of the country, many of which are wonders of nature, spectacles of beauty and entertainment and symbols of monument...
© The Punch
Insecurity, oil theft dampening Nigeria’s economic outlook-AfDB
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:53:00 +0200
The African Development Bank Group on Thursday said the drop in oil revenue occasioned by oil theft and pipeline vandalism, as well as the security challenges in the North-East might dampen the positive economic outlook for the country for the rest of...
© The Punch
Insecurity, oil theft dampening Nigeria’s economic outlook-AfDB
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:53:00 +0200
The African Development Bank Group on Thursday said the drop in oil revenue occasioned by oil theft and pipeline vandalism, as well as the security challenges in the North-East might dampen the positive economic outlook for the country for the rest of...
© The Punch
Protecting Nigerians
Mon, 05 May 2014 01:01:06 +0200
This week, the World Economic Forum on Africa will hold in Abuja. It is the first time the Forum will be coming to West Africa, in its 25-year history. The big themes for this edition are job creation and inclusive economic growth. The Federal Government...
© The Punch
S’Africa seeks to replace Nigeria in U-20 women W’Cup
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:50 +0200
South Africa has made a bid to replace Nigeria in the U-20 Women World Cup scheduled to hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 in Canada. This followed FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria Football Association from the activities of the world football governing body on...
© The Punch
S’Africa seeks to replace Nigeria in U-20 women W’Cup
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:50 +0200
South Africa has made a bid to replace Nigeria in the U-20 Women World Cup scheduled to hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 in Canada. This followed FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria Football Association from the activities of the world football governing body on...
© The Punch
torments of lepers losing land, houses to rich Nigerians
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:27:32 +0200
Out there in the scorching afternoon sun, they congregated under the tree, discussing their latest ordeal in hushed tones – men and women of different ages and backgrounds who fate had brought together in a cruel manner. Arriving at the place at...
© The Punch
torments of lepers losing land, houses to rich Nigerians
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:27:32 +0200
Out there in the scorching afternoon sun, they congregated under the tree, discussing their latest ordeal in hushed tones – men and women of different ages and backgrounds who fate had brought together in a cruel manner. Arriving at the place at...
© The Punch
BNN Arrests 2 Women, Working for Nigerian Man, in Jakarta Drug Busts
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:40:25 +0200
Two Indonesian women suspected to be involved in an international drug ring were arrested on Thursday by the nation's anti-drug agency, which seized almost 3 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and 4 kilograms of heroin in different locations. The post...
© The Jakarta Globe
Ex-British council leader found dead after visiting Nigeria
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:23:09 +0200
A former British council leader, Andy Smith, who was found dead at his home, had just returned from Nigeria, sparking fears that he might have contracted the Ebola virus disease.Smith, 64, was found dead just five days after he had returned from Nigeria,...
© The Punch
Ex-British council leader found dead after visiting Nigeria
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:23:09 +0200
A former British council leader, Andy Smith, who was found dead at his home, had just returned from Nigeria, sparking fears that he might have contracted the Ebola virus disease.Smith, 64, was found dead just five days after he had returned from Nigeria,...
© The Punch
Nigeria too important to disintegrate –UN
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:30:07 +0200
Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Nigeria, Mr. Daouda Toure, has described Nigeria as too important, economically and politically to disintegrate, and called on all leaders to put their acts together and solve the current security...
© The Punch
Nigeria too important to disintegrate –UN
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:30:07 +0200
Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Nigeria, Mr. Daouda Toure, has described Nigeria as too important, economically and politically to disintegrate, and called on all leaders to put their acts together and solve the current security...
© The Punch
Three Nigerians jailed in UK for human trafficking
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:27:59 +0200
Three Nigerians, Olusoji Oluwafemi, Johnson Olayinka and Florence Obadiaru have been jailed in Britain for human trafficking. The three human smugglers were jailed for a total of 13 years for trafficking a woman for sexual exploitation and arranging for...
© The Punch
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