Un uomo che non sa dire dove la pioggia lo ha colpito non sa neppure dove il suo corpo si è asciugato. Lo scrittore deve dire alla gente dove la pioggia lo ha colpito.
— Chinua Achebe
 Nigeria

« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Ultima

  • Man sells daughter to ‘bury’ mother-in-law

    A 37-year-old man, Kingsley Oriaku, has been arrested by the police for selling his one-year-old daughter, Nkechi, for N190, 000 to bury his mother-in-law. It was gathered that the suspect also abducted and sold his neighbour’s seven-year-old kid for N120,000. Oriaku reportedly sold both kids at a fake Orphanage Home ...

  • Customs seizes 300 bags of foreign rice in Sokoto

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Sokoto state Command, says it has seized a truck containing 300 bags of foreign rice concealed within 350 bags of made in Nigeria ones. The state Comptroller, Alhaji Nasir Ahmed, disclosed this on Monday at the command’s headquarters while displaying the seized items. Ahmed said ...

  • Parents Seeks Re-Exam For Foreign Trained Doctors

    BY Henry Tyohemba and Blessing Bature, Abuja – Forum of Parents of the foreign trained Doctors in Nigeria has call on the government to re-conduct the assessment examination test for the foreign trained doctors recently held at the University of Ilorin, in which majority failed. The parents similarly petitioned the ...

  • Re-Assessing Nigeria, WTO On The Benefits Scale

    Adetokunbo Kayode – When WTO officially commenced activities on 1 January 1995 under the Marrakesh Agreement, signed by 123 nations on 15 April 1994, that singular act replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which commenced in 1948. As the largest international economic organization in the world, the ...

  • SEC, DMO, Others Move To Deepen Capital Market

    By Kayode Tokede, Olushola Bello And Bukola Idowu, Lagos – Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Debt Management Office (DMO) and other stakeholders have said that for the nation’s capital market to grow, there must be mechanism for efficiency, accountability and transparency across major economy players including the Central Bank of ...

  • Private Medical Doctors Sues FCT Over Radio, Television, Other Taxes

    BY DOYIN OJOSIPE, Abuja Private Medical Doctors in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, have registered their displeasure over what they termed as obnoxious taxes placed on their hospitals by the government. This is as the doctors are being charged about 20 different taxes, including, Television, Radio, environmental, monitoring and trade ...

  • Workers Drag CISCON CEO To EFCC Over Alleged Economic Sabotage

    BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT Some concerned Nigerians working on a Port Harcourt-based major oil and gas serving company, Ciscon, have dragged the Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Shawley James Coker, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), accusing him of sabotaging the economy of Nigeria. The workers ...

  • CBN, NEXIM vote N550b to stimulate export

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM Bank) are making N550 billion available for lending to non-oil exporters. The loan will come at nine per cent interest rate and is expected to help the investors export more commodities, earn more foreign exchange from export proceeds and ...

  • Buhari, Security and the Right Team Strategy 

    By Agbese Philip – President Muhammadu Buhari used his visit to Kano this week to reaffirm that security, the economy and fight against corruption remain the cardinal principle of his All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. Such assurance is definitely needed in a clime and place where the tendency is to latch ...

  • LASU must adhere to rule of law, due process – VC

    Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said that institution would remain committed to the rule of law, due process and transparency. “It seems we are stepping on toes but we will not say because we want peace to reign, we allow the rule of law to be ...

  • NIESV Inducts 292 Associate Members

    By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has inducted 292 newly associate members, urging them to imbibe professionalism in the practice of real estate business. The President of NIESV, Dr Bolarinde Patunola-Ajayi, while making his remark over the weekend in Abuja at the 2017 ...

  • Mum Inspired My Business Acumen – Ohiza

    LIFE IN BRIEF Oyiza Bello was born into a polygamous family in 1983 at Okoroke, Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State. She attended both primary and secondary schools in Okehi after which she proceeded to the Jos Television School, Jos, Plateau State. She is happily married with a baby ...

« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Ultima