North Korea, US nuclear talks called off same day it restarted

North Korea said that nuclear talks that took place in Sweden on Oct. 5 were called off the same day they resumed, maintaining the awkward stalemate. The meeting on the outskirts of Stockholm was... Read more »

Nigeria, South Africa agree to issue businessmen, academics 10-year visa

After the conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visa to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers.... Read more »

Wike wins Awara in Rivers election petition tribunal

The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal has validated the re-election of Governor Nyesom Wike, and dismissed the petition filed by the defeated governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr. Biokpomabo Awara.... Read more »

Blackout: Ijaw youths protest against Disco in Bayelsa

Hundreds of Ijaw youths at the weekend protested against the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) following months of blackout in Bayelsa State, especially Yenagoa, the capital. The oil-rich state with huge... Read more »

GenCos release 3,406 MWH of electricity to national grid

DisCos state reason for power shortfall Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,406 megawatts/hour of electricity into the national grid on Friday. This... Read more »

Forex: CBN injects $311.5m, CNY15m into retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday October 4, 2019, made an intervention of $311.5million in the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) and CNY 15million in the spot and short-tenored... Read more »

Senate President advocates local contents in engineering projects

‚ĶFarmers, residents in rural areas deserve to be subsidized President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has made a case for local contents in all engineering projects undertaken in the country.  “I believe... Read more »
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