Tag Archives: Nigeria

Thierry Henry to visit Nigeria on December 17th

Football icon will be in Lagos as part of the Guinness Made of Black programme In a first for Nigeria, Guinness is delighted to announce that Made of Black ambassador, Thierry Henry, will be visiting Lagos on Sunday, December 17th to Sunday, December 18th as part of the Guinness Made of Black programme.  Look out ...

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275 Migrants arrive Nigeria from Libya

  Migrants arrive from Libya. (File Photo NAN) No fewer than 275 Edo State indigenes on Wednesday voluntarily arrived Benin from Libya with the help of the state government. The Edo Attorney General and commissioner for Justice, Yinka Omorogbe told newsmen in Benin that out of the number 58 were girls, 2 ...

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#RoadToRussia: Nigeria put up against Argentina, Iceland & Croatia in Group B during #WorldCupDraw

The draw for 2018 World Cup group stage was held this evening in the host country Russia. Nigeria will lock horns with Argentina for the 5th time in the competition. Other teams in the group are Iceland & Croatia. Other notable groups include Group B where Portugal will battle Spain, Iran & ...

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#MissWorld2017: Nigeria’s rep Ugochi Ihueze is back in town!

Our girl Ugochi Ihueze is back from China! Ugochi, who made us proud and represented Nigeria at the 2017 Miss Worldcompetition arrived Lagos yesterday, and her friends, family and fellow Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria contestants surprised her at the airport, and she looks genuinely excited to see them. Good to have her back and we ...

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Nigeria, Morocco signs MoU on agriculture insurance coverage

The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two Moroccan firms to expand agricultural insurance coverage in the country. The two firms are Mutuelle Agricole Marocaine d’Assurance (MAMDA) and MAMDA Reassurance (MAMDA-RE). The partnership would also cover the expansion ...

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Nigeria, China, Dubai jostle to host Joshua v Klitschko re-match

By Femi Adefioye, Lagos Some unnamed officials in the nation’s capital, Abuja are said to have indicated the country’s interest in hosting the much touted rematch between former holder, Wladimir Klitschko and Nigerian born world heavyweight champion , Anthony Joshua. Though it remained unclear who are those rooting for the ...

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Nigeria, Germany seal 10m Euros deal on polio eradication

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Federal Government and the Government of Germany on Wednesday signed a 10 million Euros aid agreement to eradicate polio in Nigeria. The agreement was signed in Abuja between Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama and the German Ambassador to Nigeria Mr Bernhard Schlagheck. Onyeama said that ...

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OSHODI-AIRPORT ROAD: FASHOLA’S MINISTRIES ARE FRUSTRATING MY PLANS-AMBODE

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said his administration’s plan to carry out a total reconstruction of the International Airport Road from Oshodi was being frustrated by the Federal Ministry of Works.  Governor Ambode, who spoke to Government House Correspondents at the Lagos House, shortly after carrying out ...

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Nigeria Customs Service dismisses 29 senior officers

Twenty-nine (29) Senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service have been dismissed for various acts of gross misconduct. In a statement issued by Customs PRO, Wale Adeniyi, it was revealed that the dismissed officers were among forty-four (44) senior officers who were punished for actions capable of compromising national economy ...

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AMBODE SACKED COMMISSIONERS FOR TOURISM, FINANCE, TRANSPORTATION

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday effected a reshuffle of his cabinet, with the dropping of the Commissioners for Tourism- Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transportation, Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola. This development comes exactly one year after the Governor constituted his Executive Council, precisely on October 19, 2015. ...

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