Trade: Abuja Chamber signs pact with 21 countries

Mr Adetokunbo Kayode, Pesident Abuja Chamber of Commerce By Franca Ofili The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says it has signed pacts with chambers of commerce in 21 countries to improve  its activities. Mr Adetoknbo Kayode, President of the chamber said this in Abuja on Monday during the chamber’s 28th Annual General Meeting (AGM). […]

Nigeria embarks on special economic zones

Osinbajo Dr. Stefan Liebing, of German-African Business Association Nigeria has embarked on the building of a number of Special Economic Zones in Lekki (Lagos State), Aba (Abia State) and Kano. Presidency reveals that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo told investors and business community in Germany on Monday. He said that the economic zones which will serve […]

Corruption : U.S. bars former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh By Prudence Arobani The United States has barred former President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia and his immediate family from the country for corruption. U.S. Department of State, in a statement on ‘Public Designation of The Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh,’ said the ex-president was sanctioned over “his involvement in significant corruption.” “The Department is […]

MMA2 not indebted to FAAN, says Bi-Courtney

MMA2 not indebted to FAAN, says Bi-Courtney The management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the domestic wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), Ikeja, Lagos, has denied owing the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) about N1, 943,323,516.50. BASL, in a statement restated its commitment to ensure seamless flight operations and […]

What Nigerians should expect from CBN’s financial system strategy – MD Suleyman

In 2007, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) launched the Financial System Strategy (FSS2020) aimed at calibrating the financial system as a means of ensuring economic growth and development in order to grow the Nigerian economy to be one of the 20 largest economies in the world by 2020. In this interview, the Executive Director […]

Airlines suspend flights to Warri, Gombe, MMA2 airports

Airlines suspend flights to Warri, Gombe, MMA2 airports Local airlines are to suspend flight operations into the Osubi Airport, Warri; the Gombe Airport; Birnin Kebbi Airport; and the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), Lagos. This is following the withdrawal of services by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to the facilities over debts […]

Police arrest man who told kids Santa Claus is fake

Police arrest man who told kids Santa Claus is fiction Police in Texas, United States have arrested a man after reportedly telling kids outside a church that Santa Claus is not real. Aaron Urbanski, 31, was charged Saturday with criminal trespassing after a complaint that he and two others were demonstrating outside a church in […]

‘Ba za mu daina fitowa ba har sai an saki Elzakzaky’

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionMabiya mazhabar Shi’a na fita matansu da yaransu wajen neman sakin shugaban nasu Mabiya mazhabar Shi’a karkashin jagorancin Sheikh Ibrahim Elzakzaky sun ce idan har ba a saki shugaban nasu ba to fa ba za su daina jerin gwano a kan titunan Najeriya ba. A jiya Juma’a ‘yan kungiyar ta IMN […]

Benue: Farmers’ Field Day showcases tropical legume III

Some farmers and experts inspect the university’s commercial farm in Makurdi Smallholder farmers in Benue State are excited that they no longer have to contend with low quality cowpea seeds which often yield little or nothing nor do they have to travel far to get good seeds to plant. The farmers would also never worry […]

New data suggests African audiences see significant misinformation than Americans

More than a quarter of Kenyans and Nigerians surveyed said they had shared stories that they knew were made up. Concerns about “fake news” have dominated discussions about the relationship between the media and politics in the developed world in recent years. The extraordinary amount of attention paid in scholarship and in public debates to […]