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Catch Up On Events From Last Week

Catch Up On Events From Last Week The previous week had an overwhelming sad array of news, from the Nigerian scene and the international scene. Knowing that we would not see again, some of those who made our years...

Why logistics will power AfCFTA and Africa’s e-Commerce export potential

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world, with an estimated 1.3 billion people. Its combined Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was $2.6 trillion in 2020, and the African Development Bank (AfDB) projects a 3.4% growth rate by year-end...

FG to take possession of looted Benin bronzes when returned – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says, in line with operative conventions and laws, it will take possession of the 1,130 looted Benin bronzes being expected from Germany. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Saturday in...

7 dead, including soldier, in clashes near Uganda-DRC border

Uganda’s defence ministry said Saturday that a soldier was among seven people killed in clashes between government forces and gunmen near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).Soldier in clashes near Uganda-DRC border.Ministry spokeswoman Brig. Flavia...

Electronic transmission of results: The ball is in your court, Reps tell INEC

Gbajabiamila. Photo/TWITTER/SPEAKERGBAJA • Passes Electoral Act Amendment Bill Despite Opposition Walk Out• Minority Caucus Kicks, Insists It’s A Ploy To Rig 2023 Poll• NCC Says Only 50% Of Polling Units Covered By 2G/3G Network• Lawmakers, NCC Lack Powers To...

NIS rescues 4 victims of human trafficking in Jigawa

Nigeria Immigration Service The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), says it has rescued four female victims of human trafficking in Jigawa. The Comptroller, Mr Isma’il Abba, told newsmen in Dutse on Friday, that the victims were rescued on Thursday at Gurai...

Eiffel Tower reopens after nine-month Covid closure

Fireworks explode above the Eiffel Tower and the Seine river as half if the annual Bastille Day celebrations in Paris, on July 14 2021. (Picture by Bertrand GUAY / AFP)The Eiffel Tower reopened to guests on Friday after...

2023 in jeopardy as Electoral Act modification splits Nationwide Meeting

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan (left), and Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege. Photograph/fb/DrAhamdLawan1• NCC, Lawmakers to take over INEC’s mandate on digital transmission of outcomes• 52 for digital voting, 28 in opposition to, 28 absent as...

World Financial institution, TCN advocate capability growth in energy sector

World Financial institutionThe Transmission Firm of Nigeria, (TCN) and World Financial institution have stated until the capability of the workforce within the energy sector is improved, attaining projected growth within the trade could stay elusive. This comes because the...

EU opens to Ukraine travellers, restricts journey from Rwanda and Thailand

European Union member states on Thursday agreed so as to add Ukraine to an inventory of nations from which travellers can enter the European Union throughout the coronavirus pandemic, whereas Rwanda and Thailand had been eliminated. The EU's jap...
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Marwa felicitated by Buhari at 68

Segun Adewole Published 8 September 2021 The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has congratulated the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer...
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