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South Africa Goes To UN Conference On Outer Space

South Africa Goes To UN Conference On Outer Space

Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe is to lead a delegation to the United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNISPACE+50), which gets underway Monday. The Deputy Minister is leading a delegation to the UNISPACE+50 Symposium in Vienna, Austria. The symposium will run until Thursday, while the 61st session […]

Rice Smuggling: Nigerian Government To Shut Land Border – Minister…Says a Particular Country Destroying the Economy

The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made the disclosure in Abuja on Monday while speaking with youths in a leadership […]

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Nigeria: Traditional Ruler Commiserates With Subjects Over Windstorm Disasters

The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleiman has commiserated with the people of the state over the heavy rainstorm and fire incident at the Azare market. In a statement signed by the JNI Secretary General Ahmad Yakubu Jumba of Jamatu Nasr’l Islam, to which the traditional ruler is the Vice President General, appealed  to all […]

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Nigeria 2018: PDP Election Guidelines Not Ready – Organising Secretary Declares

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election is not yet ready. The party disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Organising Secretary, Retired Col. Austin Akobundu on Sunday in Abuja. Akobundu said that the clarification became necessary following a publication by a national daily titled […]

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Nigeria: Why I  Have Soft Spot For Buhari  — Archbishop

The Methodist Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Oche Job, says he admires President Muhammadu Buhari because he is a man that fears no one. The archbishop’s remark was sequel to the recent signing of four bills into laws by Buhari. The President had on June 8, assented to the Constitution Fourth Alteration Bill, which grants […]

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Buhari Administration Is Transforming Nigeria, — Minister…Says Movable Assets Can Now Be Registered As Collateral To Raise Loans, Finance

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the Buhari Administration is steadily transforming the country through innovative measures that are yielding positive results. In a keynote address delivered at the 2018 ‘Africa Together Conference’ at the University of Cambridge in the UK on Saturday, the Minister listed investment in people, changing […]

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Nigeria: Traditional Ruler Urges Govt to Arrest, Prosecute Egbura/Bassa Communal Crisis Masterminds

The Chairman of Toto traditional Council, Nasarawa State, North Central, Nigeria, Usman Abdullahi, on Sunday called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the sponsors and masterminds behind the Egbura/Bassa communal crisis. NAN reports that on April 24, the Police in Nasarawa State confirmed the occurrence of a communal clash between the Ebira and Bassa […]

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Football Fans in Abuja Express Disappointment at Eagles’ 0-2 Loss to Croatia

Some football fans in Abuja on Saturday expressed disappointment at the Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria had an unimpressive start to their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign on Saturday in Kaliningrad with a […]

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