Thursday, July 29, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari says the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano, AKK Project in 2023 would enhance domestic gas utilisation as the mainstay for national industrialisation when completed.



The Nation

Court blasts SSS over failure to produce Sunday Igboho’s aides

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday criticised the State Security Service, SSS, over failure to produce in court the 12 persons arrested at...

NIN: Over 60m Nigerians captured – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, on Thursday announced it has registered more than 60 million Nigerians for the unique National Identification Number, NIN.

Nigeria’s capital importation slumps further in Q2, 2021

The total value of capital importation into Nigeria declined to $875.62million in the second quarter of 2021 from $1,905.89million in the first quarter of 2021.

Forex: CBN directs commercial banks to set up teller points

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has directed Deposit Money Banks, DMBs, to set up teller points in designated branches for the sale of Foreign Exchange, forex, to Nigerians.

COVID-19: Nigeria’s cases surge again, as infections contract in Lagos

Nigeria’s latest surge in coronavirus infections gathered pace on Wednesday with new confirmed cases rising above 500 for the first time in four months following the spread of the more contagious Delta variant.



Editorial & Opinion

Editorial posts and opinions.



DJ Cuppy, Jumoke Odetola, Joshua Alade, others champion Lagos SDGs Youth Alliance

International DJ and producer Florence ‘Cuppy’ Otedola is among notable young Nigerian development enthusiasts leading the Lagos SDGs Youth Alliance network. This was announced early...

Wizkid and Tems ‘Essence’ hits Billboard Hot 100, debuts at No. 82

‘Essence’ by Nigerian  Ayodeji Balogun a k.a Wizkid featuring fast raising singer Temilade Openiyi a.k.a Tems, has topped the Billboard Hot 100, debut as no. 82, thereby marking a major win for the singers.

I don’t believe in one Nigeria – Charly Boy

Self-styled entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa aka Charly Boy has said he does not believe in one Nigeria.

Popular Nigerian singer, Sound Sultan, is dead

Popular Nigerian Singer, Olanrewaju Abdulganiyu Fasasi, better known as Sound Sultan, is dead. A statement on Sunday by his brother, Kayode Fasasi, on behalf of...

Bill Cosby speaks out after prison release, says ‘I have always maintained my innocence’

Bill Cosby has spoken out to thank fans for their support after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.

Nollywood actress Ini Edo celebrates 20 years of acting

Nollywood movies star /filmmaker, Ini Edo, celebrated 20 years in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, as she penned a heartfelt note of appreciation, reflected on how she started acting as a teenager.



World News

Somali troops kill 15 al-Shabab fighters

Fifteen al-Shabab militants were on Thursday morning killed while dozens sustained injuries after the Somali National Army, SNA, conducted a special operation at Afcad area near Bulaburte town in Hiiraan region of central Somalia.
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