Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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...

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...

EU unveils trade activities with Nigeria

The trade volume between Nigeria and European Union (EU) reached 25.3 billion euros in 2017, Head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, has said. He unveiled the trade profile on Wednesday in Abuja while...

Amusan wins gold for Nigeria

Nigeria’s Oluwatobiloba Amusan has made history as the first Nigerian to win 100m hurdles at commonwealth games. 20-year-old Amusan representing Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Thursday, advanced to the final...

Nigerian Movie producer plans cultural carnival in Scandinavia

Stephen King, a Denmark-based Nigerian movie producer and director says a Nigerian Cultural Heritage Carnival will take place in the Scandinavia from May 2 to May 5. Scandinavia and the Nordic region is a historical...

On Bookshops – Not Libraries – in Nigeria

By Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie (CNA) French Journalist: Are your books read in Nigeria? CNA: Yes. French Journalist: Are there bookshops in Nigeria? CNA: What? French Journalist: I ask because French people don’t know. They know only about Boko Haram. CNA:...

Davos: Nigeria woos investors

Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning, has encouraged foreign investors to take advantage of the country’s economic potential to invest in various sectors of the economy. Udoma said this in a...

Atiku hails Isa Odidi on overseas exploits, investments

Former Vice President of Nigeria and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar congratulates renowned scientist and pharmaceutical pacesetter Dr. Isa Odidi on his exploit as being the first Nigerian and African...

254 firms bid to buy Nigerian crude

About 254 indigenous and foreign owned entities submitted bids for the sale and purchase of the Federal Government equity crude under the 2018/2019 crude oil term contracts. The opening of the bids was beamed live...

World baseball-softball confederation to hold seminar in Nigeria

According to the Nigeria Baseball and Softball Association (NBSA), the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has concluded arrangements to hold a seminar for coaches and players in the country in Lagos. Kehinde Laniyan, the NBSA...