NAIJA BIZ

N2trillion Mambila project: FG starts disbursement of compensation funds

The Federal Government has started disbursing funds as compensation to the owners of the land and other property affected by the construction of the Mambilla Hydropower Power plant.  The disclosure was made by the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman in a statement obtained from his media aide, Emmanuel Bello.  The survey work of the 3,050 megawatts power plant is said […]

NAIJA BIZ

Russia indicates interest in Nigeria’s energy sector

The Russian Federation has disclosed plans to enhance bilateral co-operation with Nigeria by partnering to develop the latter’s  energy sector.   The Russian Federation Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin, who made this known, explained that his country is willing to collaborate with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) across Nigeria’s upstream, gas and power sectors. This he said while visiting the Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mele Kyari.  In a […]

NAIJA BIZ

Dangote reveals when he will buy Arsenal

Founder and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has revisited his plan to buy English Football Club, Arsenal. For years, his interest to buy the one of the world famous clubs has been discussed in the media space but no one knows been when the deal would be sealed. But the richest African has let the cat […]

Foreign hub

British Airways, FAAN divided over flight diversion

The British Airways’ (BA) alleged unauthorized flight diversion from Lagos to Ghana has caused a rift between the carrier and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The flight diversion has led to accusations and counter-accusations between the duo over landing condition (safety) of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Why British Airways diverted plane? The Lagos bound flight was diverted […]

Naija News

Fat church rats sting Pastor Oyedepo

Presiding Bishop of the Winners Chapel, Dr. David Oyedepo, is in the news after his shock revelation that some top officials of his church had looted the church’s treasury. He made the revelation at the empowerment summit organised for ordained workers of the church on Saturday, with the story going viral since then. Oyedepo said […]

Naija News

Senate President hits 61, Buhari speaks

As Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan clocks 61 years, the nation’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has sent his greetings. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Sunday said Buhari warmly felicitated with Lawan on his 61st birthday. “The President joins the National Assembly and all members of All Progressives Congress in celebrating the milestone, which […]

Naija News

50,000 applied for 1,000 job slots in Lagos

Mr Suru Avoseh, a member, Lagos State Civil Service Commission, says no fewer than 50,000 applicants had applied for one thousand vacant teaching jobs announced by the state government in 2019. Avoseh made this known during the New Year Party organised by the Badagry Women Development Forum on Sunday in Badagry. The Lagos State Government […]

Naija News

Buhari reacts to death of Sultan

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said of Oman as a great loss not only to his country, but also the entire humanity “because of his record as a peace maker and tireless mediator for peace in the troubled Middle East.” Reacting to the death of the longest reigning […]

Naija News

Edo: PDP speaks on defections to APC

Chief Dan Orbih, Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP), has urged members of the party not to be deterred by those who decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The PDP had expelled its former governorship candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, who recently joined the APC. Orbih, at a rally in Owan West Local Government on […]

football sports

EPL: Arsenal coach, Arteta told to sign Nigerian midfielder as Torreira’s replacement

Former Aston Villa striker, Gabriel Agbonlahor, has urged Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, to sign Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi as Lucas Torreira’s replacement at Emirates. Agbonlahor believes Ndidi, who currently plays for Leicester City in England, would perfectly fit in Arteta’s squad. Asked if Ndidi can replace Torreira at Arsenal, Agbonlahor said on Stadium Astro: “Yeah, […]