Nigeria not ripe for electronic voting, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ruled out the adoption of electronic voting method in the country in the nearest future. An INEC National Commissioner, Professor Okey Ibeanu, argued the country is... Read more »

Nigeria’s Amenam crude exports under force majeure

Exports of Nigeria’s Amenam crude oil are under force majeure, oil sources told Reuters on Monday. Oil traders and a port source told Reuters that some oil wells feeding exports were shut... Read more »

Nigeria’s population hits 201m, as fertility rate among women drops to 5.3

Nigeria’s population has hit a new high of 201 million, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says in its 2019 state of the world population report published on its website. The report... Read more »

NSIA grows income to N57.73 bn

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has disclosed that it recorded an income growth of N57.73 billion in 2018 compared to the N30.62 billion it realised in 2017. At the presentation of... Read more »

Nigerian doctors, least paid globally ― Official

The Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Betta Edu, says doctors in Nigeria are the least paid anywhere in the world. Edu said this in an interview with the News... Read more »

Nigerian Breweries posts N83.3bn revenue, N8bn profit in Q1

The Board of Directors of Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced a revenue of N83.3 billion for the first quarter of 2019. According to the unaudited and provisional results filed at the Nigerian... Read more »

PDP lists reasons Buhari, APC are desperate to retain power

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are desperate to remain in power at all costs, in order to continue... Read more »

CBN takes steps to end circulation of dirty naira notes

As part of efforts to end the circulation of dirty, mutilated and counterfeit banknotes, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has put together a Clean Note Policy and Banknote Fitness Guideline. The... Read more »

Group seeks probe of Abba Kyari’s daughter’s NSIA appointment

There seems not to be a let up in the call for a probe of the controversial appointment of Aisha, daughter to the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari,... Read more »

Aiteo appoints Okoronkwo Managing Director, announces major leadership changes

Africa’s foremost oil and energy group, Aiteo has announced the appointment of Mr. Victor Okoronkwo as its new Managing Director. His elevation follows the retirement of Chike Onyejekwe from the top post.... Read more »
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