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6 feared dead in Maiduguri boat mishap

Local divers have recovered six bodies out of nine people involved in a boat accident at Zabarmari area in Jere Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the incident occurred on Friday during a boat journey from Zabarmari to Dusuman settlement. Bulama Maidamma, the ward Head of

Buhari leaves for new York to attend UN general assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations (UN) General Assembly (UNGA73), which officially opened on September 18, 2018. The theme for this year's session is: "Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful,

2018 AITF: One million participants, 1,500 exhibitors, 11 countries expected

•To strengthen investment on Nigerian made goods •How Vietnam benefits from Nigerian produced cashew nut Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Director General of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce (ACCI), Ms. Tonia Shoyede, has disclosed that the 2018 edition of the Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF), will host over one million visitors with about 1,500 exhibitors

Osun Election: Police arrest three suspects for vote buying and selling

•Recover N720,000   Jude Johnson The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has confirmed the arrest of three suspects and recovery of N720,000 in connection with vote buying and selling in Saturday's Osun State governorship election. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Jimoh Moshood, said the arrest was in compliance with the directive of the

2019 Election:  Resolving threats to Nigeria’s  peace, unity requires national consensus-Gen.Abdulsami

•No where to run should ountry be engulfed by fire Jude Johnson The former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said that resolving the emerging threats to Nigeria's peace and unity, requires national consensus even as he expressed concern over the 2019 elections.   Speaking at in Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday,

Osun Election: WILPF Nigeria launches observation Program

•Implemented by Women’s Situation Room Nigeria-WSRN Jude Johnson  The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Nigeria (WILPF Nigeria) has launched an observation program for this Saturday's Osun State Election to be held.  The program is being  implemented under the banner of Women’s Situation Room Nigeria (WSRN), which was  established by UN Women,

Flood In Numbers: Over 70 deaths, 327,000 displaced, N12.1bn required to tackle disaster- NEMA

Senator Iroegbu  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has in its latest  2019 floods situation report, disclosed that over 70 people have been killed, 327,000 displaced in four worst affected states with N12.1 billion required to effectively tackle what has been described as national disaster. This was contained in a situation review

Made in Nigeria: MallforAfrica launches innovative App to boost export of goods

 Godsgift Onyedinefu  A Nigerian company, MallforAfrica(MFA) in partnership with DHL has launched the first ever e- commerce application called 'concierge' which will boost the demand and purchase of Nigerian goods and services across the world. The head of Africa for the company, Mr. Kwane Acheampong, while addressing journalists at the launch on

Why CBN revoked Skye bank’s licence

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has on Friday withdrawn the operating license of Skye Bank, due to failure of the bank shareholders recapitalize it. The revocation of Skye Bank’s operating licence follows the Central bank’s decision to pause its injection of funds processes in the lender. CBN governor and the Managing Director