Friday, November 16, 2018
LAGOS - HSBC and UBS have shut down their offices in Nigeria, the country’s central bank reported on Friday as it revealed sharp fall in foreign investment from a year ago The bank said foreign direct investment in Nigeria fell to 379.84 billion naira ($1.2 billion) in the first half...
President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, in Abuja received the attestation and confirmation of his 1961 West African School Certificate (WASC) Examination result from the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). WAEC Registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae, accompanied by Olutise Adenipekun, Head, National Office, WAEC, Abiodun Aduloju, Head Public Affairs, WAEC and Olufemi Oke,...
Dr. Madukwe Ukaegbu, an aide of former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has debunked rumours that the business tycoon is terribly ill. An online report yesterday had it that he was flown to a German hospital. According to the report, the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for Abia...
200 Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday evening, attacked some villages near Maiduguri, Borno state and killed no fewer than 15 persons. The terrorists attacked Kofi, Abba Malumti, Gozari, and Dalori II Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, all in Konduga local government area of the state According to villagers who had fled...
The Federal Government of Nigeria had rejected the proposed N22,500 minimum wage agreed upon by the governor's forum. The States Governors had vehemently disagreed on Labour Union proposed N30, 000 new minimum wage for workers. They cited that they cannot pay that amount as even with the present minimum wage...
ISTANBUL — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was immediately strangled as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and his body was dismembered before being disposed of, a top Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday. A statement from chief Istanbul prosecutor Irfan Fidan's office also said that...
A petitioner’s witness on Tuesday told the Ekiti State governorship election tribunal, that votes for the Peoples Democratic Party were intentionally voided by INEC staff during the July 14 governorship election. The witness, Omobuljo Bankole, specifically said that PDP votes in Unit 009, Ward 4 of Ido - Osi Local...
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is having a closed-door meeting with four governors from the South-south region of the country. The governors, all from the opposition People’s Democratic Party, include Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa...
The Pentagon is deploying 5,200 active-duty troops to beef up security along the US-Mexico border, officials announced Monday, in a bid to prevent a caravan of Central American migrants from illegally crossing the frontier. The move represents a massive military buildup along the border, where some 2,000 National Guardsmen are...
An Indonesian Lion Air plane carrying 188 passengers and crew crashed into the sea Monday, officials said, moments after it had asked to be allowed to return to Jakarta. The jet vanished from radar just 13 minutes after taking off from the Indonesian capital, plunging into the ocean. Search and Rescue...

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