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FEATURE: How coronavirus pandemic impacting on Nigeria’s oil and gas sector

The coronavirus pandemic also known as COVID-19, is affecting a wide range of energy markets: coal, gas and renewables, but its impact on oil markets is particularly...

Court dismisses Kano kingmakers’ suit challenging creation of 4 new emirates

A Kano State High Court on Monday dismissed the suit filed by Kano Emirate Kingmakers, challenging the creation of four new emirates in the state. 

UNIOSUN V-C describes alleged financial misappropriation against him as blackmail

Prof. Labode Popoola, the Vice Chancellor, Osun State University, UNIOSUN, on Friday described the allegation of financial misappropriation against him by the Non-Academic Staff...

Nigeria recalls 2.5m bottles of codeine

The minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday said no fewer than 2.5 million bottles of codeine had been recalled from circulation across the...

Presidency to probe NFF over ‘reckless’ spending in Russia

• Pinnick in desperate move to secure second term ticket There were strong indications yesterday that the Presidency may have set up enquiry into the...

Portugal-Uruguay more than Ronaldo v Suarez, says Alves

Portugal defender Bruno Alves said Saturday's World Cup last-16 clash with Uruguay will be more than simply a battle between Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis...

Koreas hold talks on connecting roadways

North and South Korea held talks on Thursday on establishing roadways to run across their border -- part of the initiatives agreed between their...

America Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's controversial ban on travelers from five mostly Muslim countries — a major victory for...

Sudan overturns death sentence for teen that killed her husband after he raped her

A Sudanese court has overturned the death sentence for teenager Noura Hussein, who killed her husband after he raped her, in a case that...

Meadow Hall partners Amokachi to develop talents

Meadow Hall has realigned forces with former Super Eagles striker, Daniel Amokachi, to host its third summer football camp. The camp, which is part...

Court frees suspected armed robber who attacked bullion van, grants others bail

An Asaba Magistrate's Court on Wednesday discharged and acquitted Okechukwu Okeke, one of the seven persons allegedly involved in December 2017 robbery attack on...

Pekerman ‘optimistic’ as Colombia seek ‘decisive’ Senegal win

Jose Pekerman has refused to entertain the prospect of seeing Colombia's stuttering World Cup campaign end with their final Group H clash against Senegal...

Serena Williams seeded for Wimbledon, Murray misses out

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has been seeded 25 for this year's women's singles by the organisers despite being ranked 183 in the world. The...

59 wanted for terrorism in Akwa Ibom

The Police in Akwa Ibom has declared 59 persons alleged to be ring leaders and sponsors of insecurity within Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo Local Government Areas of the state.

N11bn fraud: Court to decide on Shema’s case June 12

The court adjourned the case to enable the defence counsel study report of the Committee on Local Government Finances, which indicted the ex-governor of misappropriating N11billion.

President Buhari approves 5 new appointments for NDDC, NERC, NHRC

Mr Buhari made the appointments following their confirmation by the senate.

More troubles for Dino Melaye as INEC fixes date for verification of recall signatures

Mr Melaye is currently receiving treatment at the National Hospital after jumping out of a moving vehicle while being conveyed to Lokoja to face charges.

Police recover 13 AK47 rifles, machine gun in Kebbi

13 AK47 rifles, one scrap machine gun, six locally-made double barrel rifles and eight locally- made single barrel rifles.

Abdalla Uba Adamu: Celebrating 62nd birthday the unusual way, by Abdulrahman Abdullahi

Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, the vice chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, at the moment, is taking the university to even greater heights

Of demons, ghosts in Yeats: The Only Jealousy of Emer on stage in Lagos

The Only Jealousy of Emer, written by famous Irish writer, William Butler Yeats was performed at the Freedom Park, Lagos

Facebook releases long-secret rules on posts

Facebook for years has had “community standards” for what people can post.

Oshiomhole’s endorsement “childish”, says Oyegun

There have been speculations that both Messrs Odigie-Oyegun and Oshiomhole among others are in the race for the APC national chairmanship position.

NPA bans return of empty containers to seaports

The directive was to enable the management of NPA and other stakeholders effectively manage the traffic situation around Apapa area of Lagos.

Melaye: Heavily armed policemen guard hospital

Mr Melaye escaped from lawful police custody while being taken for arraignment in Federal High Court, Lokoja, from Abuja.

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