Nigeria, South Africa, others considered as vaccine production hubs - WTO
World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Monday said Africa is working with the European Union and other partners to help create regional vaccine manufacturing hubs in South Africa, Senegal and Rwanda, "We have now seen that over-centralization of vaccine production capacity is incompatible with equitable access in a crisis situation," Okonjo-Iweala said on Monday…
Gunmen behead Imo lawmaker's gateman, set house ablaze
Gunmen early on Wednesday morning invaded the country home of an Imo State lawmaker Ekene Nnodumele in Ebenato, Awo Idemili, in Orsu Local Government Area, and beheaded a gateman on duty and set the house on fire. Nnodumele represents Orsu Constituency, in the Imo State House of Assembly, Ekene Nnodumele. The gunmen also allegedly torched…
Burna Boy Shows Off His O2 Brixton Academy Sold Out Status Plaque
Nigerian music star, Burna Boy who made history as the first African artiste to sell out and shut down a show at The O2 Academy, Brixton was yesterday awarded with a plaque. The award-winning music star shared a photo of the sold-out status plaque he received after selling out his concert, Burna Boy ‘Live In…
Xenophobia attacks: FG wants NEPAD Continental to intervene
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, has called on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Continental to intervene in the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
Naira further regains strength at N425 to a dollar in parallel market
The naira continued to regain strength and appreciate in value in the parallel market on Tuesday as it was sold for N425 to a dollar.
Lagos has no plan to ban `Danfo’ buses’
Lagos State Ministry of Transport has no plan to ban yellow buses known as “Danfo” but to upgrade them to international standard, the acting Commissioner for Transport, Mr Lanrewaju Elegushi, has disclosed.
Don’t ban commercial motorcycles, tricycles, says Amaechi
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that motorcycles and tricycles should not be banned nationwide because doing so would affect the nation’s economy negatively.
FG evacuates 41 Nigerian girls from Mali, arrests 6 suspected human traffickers
The Federal Government on Monday evacuated 41 Nigerian girls who were trafficked to Mali for forced labour and sexual exploitation.
Buhari speaks with Adesina, lauds him for holding out against mischief makers
Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, on Saturday, said he spoke with President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently on medical vacation in London.