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Senate rejects unapproved N323m productivity allowance for NAFDAC workers

The Senate has rejected productivity allowance allocated to staff of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, that amounts to N323 million...

President Buhari calls for unity among nations at Expo 2020 Dubai

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured potential investors that Nigeria is well positioned for economic and social investments into the country. Speaking during...

LASG shut Dowen College indefinitely over death of 12-yr-old student

The Lagos State government has shut down Dowen College, in Lekki, indefinitely following the death of a student, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, after allegedly being bullied by...

Rivers United in Egypt for Confederation Cup despite threats

Rivers United landed in Egypt ahead of the CAF Confederation Cup group second leg play-offs tie against Al Masry at the Al Masry Club Stadium in Egypt. The Nigerian...

Sudan’s military leader calls for UN support

Sudan’s military leader Gen Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has called for the United Nations to support the nation’s transitional government. Burhan on Thursday met the...

Oil up on OPEC+ plan to meet ahead of schedule if omicron variant dents demand

Oil prices climbed on Friday, extending gains after OPEC+ said it would review supply additions ahead of its next scheduled meeting if the Omicron variant dents demand,...

COVID-19: Omicron Variant Now In 23 Countries – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says cases of the new Omicron variant have been reported in at least 23 countries in five of the six WHO regions. WHO...

COVID 19: Nigeria Records 47 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 47 new covid-19 cases across the country. According to an update from the agency, the fresh infection...

Brazil’s Economy Goes Into Recession

Brazil’s economy, the largest in Latin America, slid into recession in the third quarter of the year as agricultural production dropped. This was made known by the...

Sea Power for Africa Symposium 2021: Nigeria’s Defence Minister calls for greater collaboration among African Navies

Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd) has urged African Navies to hinge on strong collaborative efforts, resource sharing, developing expertise,...