(Samuel Odebowale, Abeokuta) – Ogun State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the State’s Ministerial Nominee, Architect AbdulHakeen Olamilekan ADEGBITE. In a statement issued by the Party’s Chairman, Chief Derin Adebiyi, APC expressed boundless joy over Adegbite’s successful screening and approval at the Senate, Nigeria’s upper Legislative Chamber. […]

(ABUJA) – The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT) says it is currently developing non-toxic chemical product for the Nigerian market as a substitute for the killer sniper pesticide. The Director General of NARICT, Prof. Jeffrey Barminas, disclosed this in an exclusive interview with correspondents earlier today (Thursday) in […]

Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) disbursed over N30 billion loans to 35, 000 Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in its first operating year of 2017. Prof. Joseph Nnanna, DBN Assistant Chief Economist, disclosed this at the Fidelity Bank Plc Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) forum in Lagos. Nnanna said the […]

(Djibouti) – At least 15 Ethiopians died after the boat trying to smuggle them into Yemen broke down and left them stranded in the sea without food or water for a week, the U.N. migration agency said. Survivors said some died from hunger and thirst and others drowned themselves, the […]

Afro pop star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke has become the most viewed Nigerian artist on streaming platform, YouTube. Reports indicate that the ‘Aye’ singer has amassed over 500 million views across all his uploads on the platform to achieve this feat. In January, Davido’s hit song, ‘Fall’ beat out Yemi Alade’s […]

(Goma, Congo) – A Congolese official says the man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in the city of Goma has died. Ebola response coordinator Jean-Jacques Muyembe confirmed the death on Wednesday morning, a day after the case was announced. Muyembe has said there appears to be no link […]

(SHANGHAI) – US and Chinese negotiators agreed to meet again in the United States in September after holding “frank” and “constructive” talks in Shanghai on Wednesday, state media said following meetings overshadowed by a Twitter tirade from President Donald Trump. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer […]

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