Nigerians Held Captive in Lebanon Arrive Abuja

Temitope Ariwolo, a 31-year-old female Nigerian who was abused by her employers in Lebanon and prevented from leaving the country, and other Nigerians held captive in similar circumstances have arrived in the country. The House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora had on Thursday announced their impending return, after a closed-door meeting with the Lebanese ambassador […]

NAFDAC considers 21 herbal products for usage

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says 21 herbal medicinal products are currently being processed by the agency for “Safe use” or Listing status. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director General of the agency, disclosed this in a statement she signed and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

BREAKING: Buhari speaks on Magu’s probe, suspension

President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on the ongoing investigation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. In a statement by Garba Shehu, his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Mr Buhari also explained why he approved the suspension of the anti-corruption fighter from office. A series of […]

Criticisms persist over plan to hike electricity tariff

…Experts Back Sale Of Power To Neighbouring Countries The shelved increase in electricity tariff in the country has continued to generate more reactions, as stakeholders, yesterday, demanded improved service delivery in the sector, stressing that the growth of the industry since privatisation has been below par. This is as findings showed that as Nigeria is […]

NCAA approves more airlines as Kano Airport restarts flight operations

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has given the all-clear to two airline operators to hit the skies after fulfilling all health protocols and aviation guidelines as Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano restarts domestic flight operations today. The Guardian learnt that the two operators, Azman and Max Air received their restart plan approval […]

Akpabio asks NASS to check abuses in NDDC budgets

The open investigation by the Senate on allegations of reckless spending by the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) ended yesterday just as the chamber was changed to check against abuses of the budgeting procedures particularly with respect to the NDDC. Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godwin Akpabio, who gave the […]

Adesanya tips Usman for victory in UFC battle against Masvidal

• I’ll Break Him Internally, Usman Vows• It’s Sad My Father Won’t Be At Cage Side To Watch Me’ Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Nigerian-born New Zealand based Israel Adesanya has tipped fellow countryman, Kamaru Usman for victory as he defends his welterweight title against arch-rival Jorge Masvidal today. The UFC 251 battle, which holds […]