Thursday, July 19, 2018

Nigeria needs $363bn to tackle housing deficit -Expert

Former Managing Director of the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company, Professor Charles Inyangete, says Nigeria needs 363 billion dollars, about N111.08 trillion to meet current housing deficits in the country. Inyangete made this known while speaking...

A new representative at OPEC for Nigeria

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says its Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Mallam Mele Kyari has been appointed Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The NNPC said...

Hamburg museum says its benin bronzes could return to Nigeria—but not yet

The Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (MKG) is confronting the uncomfortable history of three bronzes in its collection, which it says were unquestionably looted from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of Nigeria,...

Nigeria declares end to Lassa fever outbreak

The Nigerian government has announced that following epidemiological review by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the World Health Organisation, the emergency phase of the Lassa fever outbreak is over. The Minister of Health,...

Osinbajo: Nigeria on course to tackle poverty, unemployment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the country is on course to effectively tackle poverty and unemployment through its micro-economic planning and Social Investment Programmes. Osinbajo said this on Thursday when a delegation of...

School Feeding: Katsina LG witnesses 40% rise in enrollment

The Sandanmu Local Education Authority in Katsina State says the Federal Government School Feeding Programme has raised pupils’ enrolment in the area by 40 per cent Malam Ya’u Karkarku, the Education Secretary of the area...

U.S embassy to train 60 young Nigerians

U.S. Mission to Nigeria is to send 60 young Nigerians to participate in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship programme for six weeks from June 18 to August 2. U.S. Embassy in Nigeria said on Thursday...

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Huge Interchange at RCCG Camp

The incessant traffic logjam on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway usually caused by members of the Redeemed Church of Christ may soon be history as Berger, the construction company handling a section of the road said...

How Nigeria plans to spend $2.7b on rail concession

The Federal Government says it will spend about 2.7billion dollars for the concession of narrow gauge rail lines in the country. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi who disclosed this on Monday in an...

Nigeria leads South Africa in foreign reserves

Nigeria is leading South Africa in net foreign reserves as that of the West African country hits $47.37 billion in March to beat South Africa which has $43.15 billion. Nigeria which recently recovered from economic...