Drop Calls: Improve your services or lose out, Lawan warns Telcos

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday charged telecommunications service providers in the country to improve their services or leave the country. Lawan spoke while declaring open a one-day joint public hearing on... Read more »

Britain to close borders to unskilled, non-English speakers

In one of its first major policy steps after leaving the European Union, the British government announced on Wednesday that it will stop admitting non-English speaking, unskilled migrant workers. The ban is... Read more »

How to avert kidney disease, by Nephrologist

A professor of medicine, Rasheed Balogun, says exposure to excessive heat as a result of climate change is contributing to rising cases of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Balogun, a nephrologist at the... Read more »

Sagamu agog as Anthony Joshua arrives

There was celebration and jubilation in Sagamu, Ogun State on Wednesday when World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, arrived at the palace of Akarigbo of Remo. Joshua whose father is from Sagamu,... Read more »

World Bank okays $2.2bn facility for projects in Nigeria

The World Bank has approved six projects worth about $2.2 billion to support Nigeria’s human capital and economic development in 2020. The funds will be spent on immunization, expansion of the digital... Read more »

Buhari removes NDDC boss, names another

President Muhammadu Buhari has reorganised the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), replacing Barr Joy Nunieh with Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, as Acting Managing Director. The President also... Read more »

Hardship as filling stations suspend operations in Rivers

Residents of Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, may be in for a period of hardship following the shutting of their business premises in protest against alleged high-handedness by the government. Specifically, they... Read more »

Lagos records first case of Lassa fever

The Lagos State Government disclosed on Wednesday that a case of Lassa fever has been recorded and the patient quarantined at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). This is the first known... Read more »

Firm votes $2bn for high speed Internet data in Nigeria

Rural communities to benefit An Information Technology (IT) firm – VIASAT Inc – has announced earmarking $2 billion to provide high-speed Internet data in Nigeria. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya... Read more »

Continued border closure stifling our businesses, says MAN

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has for the umpteenth time kicked against the continued closure of the country’s land borders, stressing that many genuine businesses are suffering, while some are at the... Read more »
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