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WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s Nomination – US
WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s No...

WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s Nomination – US

The United States has explained its stance not to back Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General position, noting the position must be held by ‘someone with real, hands-on experience in the field’. The US instead has thrown its weight behind South... read more »

Breaking: Nigerian FEC Approves N13.08tn Budget for 2021
Breaking: Nigerian FEC Approves N13.08tn...

Breaking: Nigerian FEC Approves N13.08tn Budget for 2021

  The Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) has projected a N13.08 trillion budget for the 2021 fiscal year. Speaking to State House Correspondents after the weekly virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs.... read more »

BREAKING: Buhari to Present 2021 Budget Next Week
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BREAKING: Buhari to Present 2021 Budget Next Week

  President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2021 Appropriations Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly next week. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, made the disclosure in his opening remarks to welcome Senators back from their eight- week annual vacation in Abuja.   Details... read more »

Osinbajo Assures Justice for Nigerian Traders in Ghana
Osinbajo Assures Justice for Nigerian Tr...

Osinbajo Assures Justice for Nigerian Traders in Ghana

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that Nigerian traders in Ghana affected by the stringent business regulations by the Ghana government will get justice. Osinbajo who stated this yesterday Tuesday 16, September while meeting with representatives of the Nigerian community in Ghana added that... read more »

Nigerian Government Approves Phased reopening of Schools
Nigerian Government Approves Phased reop...

Nigerian Government Approves Phased reopening of Schools

Reviews curfew from 12am to 4am Lifts ban on market, cinema and gym Approves reopening of NYSC orientation camp   The Nigerian government has ratified the phased reopening of educational institutions across all states of the federation after schools were closed in March as a measure to... read more »

Air Peace Reconsiders, Recalls Sacked Pilots as FG intervenes

Air Peace Reconsiders, Recalls Sacked Pilots as FG intervenes

The management of Air Peace Airlines has reconsidered its earlier decision to sack about 70 pilots following the intervention of the Federal. The recall of some of the sacked pilots was... read more »

Eased Lockdown: PTF Ratifies Gradual Reopening of International Air Flights in Weeks

Eased Lockdown: PTF Ratifies Gradual Reopening of International Air Flights in Weeks

The Boss Mustapha led Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19 has signed off on gradual reopening of international air flights and train services across Nigeria in weeks, and not... read more »

FG Extends Phase Two Lockdown by Four Weeks, Retains 10pm Curfew

FG Extends Phase Two Lockdown by Four Weeks, Retains 10pm Curfew

President Muhammadu Buhari has ratified the extension of the phase two lockdown measures in response to COVID-19 by another four weeks. This implies that all guidelines introduced to curb... read more »

Botswana Bans Sale of Alcohol, Halts Liquor Licences as Part of Measures to Curb COVID-19 Spread

Botswana Bans Sale of Alcohol, Halts Liquor Licences as Part of Measures to Curb COVID-19 ...

Botswana has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in public places and withdrawn liquor licenses in the country as part of effort to curb the spread of the fatal COVID-19. This was... read more »

Edo Poll Update: Idiaye Impeached as Edo Assembly Deputy Speaker

Edo Poll Update: Idiaye Impeached as Edo Assembly Deputy Speaker

Yekini Idiaye, Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly has been impeached. He was relieved of his position on Wednesday during a plenary of the Assembly in the capital city of Benin. Roland... read more »