Government searches for contacts of five new coronavirus suspects
Nigeria took sweeping measures yesterday to check the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the country and the rest of the world continued to face last-minute disruptions
U.S. report indicts Nigeria for rights abuse, killings
The 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices has indicted the Nigerian government for serious abuse and extrajudicial killings, among other infractions.
Government urges U.S. to backpedal on visa embargo
The Federal Government has appealed to the United States to rescind its decision on immigrant visa ban on Nigerians due to the age-long ties between the two nations.
New Uber Feature Allows Riders "Discreetly" Report Drivers
Is your driver texting while driving? Uber has updated its app to let riders “discreetly” report instances that may not rise to the level of an emergency but still made them feel unsafe while on a trip, The Verge reports. According to Uber, examples of such instances include “harsh braking,” “inappropriate remarks,” or a driver…
NNPC, U.S. seal $1.1 million pact for 1,350MW Abuja power plant
A $1.1 million pact, expected to generate 1,350 megawatts (MW) Independent Power Plant was yesterday, in Abuja, signed between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).
Denials, confessions and apologies
Will forgiveness follow? As they say in the Arabic speaking world: Allah yaalam, which being interpreted means Only God Almighty knows.
U.S.-Iran clash and the rest of us
Escalated tension between the United States (U.S.) and Iran has lately gone on a roller coaster drive, with reverberating effects in many parts of the world including Nigeria.
UCTH partners U.S. foundation, military to refurbish hospital
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) has commenced a partnership with its United States (U.S.) Voom Foundation and U.S. Military medical research team
Nigeria accuses U.S. of sowing mistrust among Nigerians
The Federal Government yesterday rejected the United States’ (U.S.) designation of Nigeria as a country that perpetrates severe violations of religious freedom.