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Reject recycled, jaded politicians in 2019, Soyinka tells Nigerians
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:14:56 +0200
Oladimeji Ramon Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said on Sunday that he had already formed his opinion about the government of the ruling All Progressives Congress and knew exactly “where I’m going to cast my vote” when voting time comes. But...
© The Punch
Two suicide bombers kill four in north Nigeria mosque in town ravaged by Boko Haram
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:11:01 +0200
Two suicide bombers killed four Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual destruction by Boko Haram in ...
© Japan Times
Nigeria will sustain positive growth outlook – Adeosun, Emefiele
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:06:17 +0200
Akinpelu Dada The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, and the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Sunday stated that the country’s positive growth outlook would be sustained. Adeosun and Emefiele gave the assurance at a joint...
© The Punch
Why Nigerians must own the anti-graft war
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:05:50 +0200
It is time Nigerians took ownership of the anti-corruption war. I make this submission with all sense of responsibility.  We can no longer afford to invest our fidelity in President Muhammadu Buhari’s modus operandi of prosecuting the war.  The war...
© The Punch
Tata to produce 40% of trucks in Nigeria
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:04:41 +0200
Rasheed Bisiriyu Tata Africa Services Nigeria Limited says it plans to manufacture 40 per cent of its trucks being sold in the country locally from next year. It also hinted about establishing a production centre for vehicle components in Nigeria as part...
© The Punch
I was reminded of home when I saw two Nigerians fighting in an Australian club — Mr. Ibu
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:42:05 +0200
Nigerian actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, shares fond memories of his trip to Australia with JOY MARCUS Where is the most memorable place you have been to? The most memorable place I have been to is Australia; I had an awesome time there....
© The Punch
Nigerian national found burnt to death in Rustenburg, say reports
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:33:00 +0200
A Nigerian national has been burnt to death in Rustenburg, but police say the incident is not related to the violent protests, say reports.
© Cape Times
‘Don’t send Nigerian refugees back to Boko Haram’
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 05:22:12 +0200
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has urged the Cameroonian authorities not to send Nigerian refugees back to the Boko Haram violence they fled from. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that, despite warnings, Nigerian refugees...
© The Punch
‘Don’t send Nigerian refugees back to B’Haram’
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:22:12 +0200
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has urged the Cameroonian authorities not to send Nigerian refugees back to the Boko Haram violence they fled from. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that, despite warnings, Nigerian refugees...
© The Punch
Open defecation: Nigeria’s sanitation challenges
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:09:03 +0200
NIGERIA’s age-old culture of open defecation has stubbornly held sway in many parts of the country, in spite of the rapid urbanisation being witnessed across the land. It is a mark of bad governance that a practice that should rightly belong to the...
© The Punch
Nigeria’s travel industry strong despite 2017 recession – Koster
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:07:10 +0200
The Senior Vice-President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India, Delta Air Lines, Corneel Koster, at a news conference in Lagos says the travel industry in Nigeria is resilient despite the economic recession of last year. OYETUNJI ABIOYE was there Delta...
© The Punch
Bulls retain stronghold on Nigerian Fixed Income Market
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:05:47 +0200
What shaped the past week? Global Markets:  Global Markets traded mixed this past week as investors turned attention to corporate earnings, geopolitical tensions and rallying commodity prices. Notwithstanding concerns about the U.S. missile attack on...
© The Punch
Nigerians gunning for Buhari’s job in 2019
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:05:24 +0200
Some professionals, who are not so popular in Nigeria’s political circle, speak on why they want to become president of Africa’s most populous nation in 2019 As President, I’ll empower women, children — Adesanya-Davies A presidential aspirant...
© The Punch
Nigerians react to Twitter user who disqualified job seekers without PVC
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:49:59 +0200
Nigerians on Twitter have been reacting to the tweet of Twitter user, who on Friday revealed how he disqualified three jobseekers because they didn’t have permanent voter’s card. The Twitter user, Afolayan Omotayo @olagladstone shared the...
© The Punch
VIDEO: Buhari returns to Nigeria after UK trip
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 21:23:28 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Nigeria after his over a week official trip to United Kingdom. Buhari was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja by top government officials, including his...
© 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
Delta plans daily flight from Nigeria to US
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:08:25 +0200
Delta Airlines says it will be launching another three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, in addition to its existing four-times a week service to the United States. According to the airline, the Lagos-New York flight, which will be effective...
© 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
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
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
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
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
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
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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