The naira today depreciated to N927.19 per dollar in the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEM). Data from FMDQ showed that the indicative exchange rate for NAFEM rose to N927.19 per dollar from N832.32 per dollar on Thursday, indicating N94.87 kobo depreciation for the naira. The market recorded an intraday high of N1160 per dollar and […]

Sahara Group, a Nigerian energy and infrastructure entity, has said it is committed to transforming into a net zero business entity by 2060 as it continues to align operations to facilitate greener and cleaner energy solutions. Ejiro Gray, Director, Governance and Sustainability, Sahara Group, disclosed this during the presentation of Sahara Group’s 2022 sustainability report, […]

Sokoto State Governor, Ahmed Aliyu, has described the Court of Appeal’s judgment upholding his election as a testimony of an unbiased Nigeria’s judiciary. He stated this in a statement shortly after the appellate court in Abuja, on Monday, upheld the earlier judgment of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, reaffirming his victory at the 2023 polls. […]

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omonoba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Ewuare II on Sunday noted that the promotion of diversity and unity is key for the development for the country. The Oba who made the remarks during a visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, at the Lagos House, Marina, said the diversity […]

The Chief Executive Officer of DO.II Designs Ltd, Ifeyinwa Ighodalo has shed light on the hurdles faced by Nigeria’s furniture industry, highlighting a significant skill gap and scarcity of dollars. Addressing journalists in Lagos on Tuesday, Ighodalo disclosed these challenges while also unveiling the upcoming DO.II Big Black Friday sales. She said the impact of […]

Stakeholders have urged philanthropists to contribute funds towards the elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases to meet the 2030 target in Nigeria. The call was made at a NTDs roundtable meeting in Abuja to mark Sightsavers’ 70th anniversary in the country. Speaking, the Director of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Chukwuma […]

The newsmen stated that unimpressive performance against Zimbabwe in the 2026 World Cup qualifier, some fans have once again slammed the Super Eagles labelling their display a shameful outing, Jose Peseiro’s men put up an underwhelming performance as they laboured to a 1-1 draw against the Warriors in the second game of the qualifiers. The […]

Nigeria will be without the trio Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze and Wilfred Ndidi when they begin their 2026 World Cup qualification campaign with a home game against Lesotho at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium Thursday (today) The three-time African champions failed to qualify for the last edition of the World Cup in Qatar after playing a […]

The World Bank has commenced payment of the $800m approved for the National Social Safety Net Program-Scale Up. Newsmen on Wednesday learnt that the bank has disbursed about $299.99 million to Nigeria under the National Social Safety Net Programme-Scale Up approved by the World Bank on December 16, 2021. Documents obtained from the World Bank […]

Chidozie Awaziem says the Super Eagles are desperate to make a return to the World Cup after missing out on the last time in Qatar 2022. The Super Eagles were denied a place at the last mundial by perennial rivals, Ghana. The Boavista of Portugal defender claimed they wanted to secure a place in the […]

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