Ships & Ports

Commission okays Norway's $1tr wealth fund oil stocks investments

FG targets N800bn oil revenue increase in three years

The Federal Government is targeting an increase of N800bn in oil revenue in the next three years, according to the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan ( ERGP). The...

BUHARI OSINBAJO

Osinbajo to continue as acting president – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to Nigeria on Friday after medical leave, said he will leave his deputy in charge for the time being and not immediately resume...

A lineup of trucks queuing to enter the port

Policeman shoot truck owner at Lagos port

Port operations were disrupted at the Tin-Can Island Port Complex on Thursday after a yet to be identified police officer shot a truck owner simply identified as Alhaji...

Abuja airport

Abuja airport: Repair work commences

The rehabilitation work has commenced at the closed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.The contractor, Julius Berger Plc, has commenced the work at the site...

efcc

EFCC re-arraigns three directors for N100m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, re-arraigned three directors – Gregory Eriyanremu, Frank Ugen and Harriman Isa...

South-Africa-xenophobia

Stay away from South African investments, militants warn Nigerians

Few days after Niger Delta militants gave a month ultimatum to South African companies to leave Nigeria, the agitators have warned Nigerians to stay away from such...

Osinbajo expects economy to pick up after sluggish Q2

Economic recovery: Osinbajo urges stakeholders to promote MSMEs

The acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in Sokoto, called on stakeholders in the country to promote Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), to...

AIB to release reports on Bristow helicopters, Dana Air crashes

The Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Engr. Akin Olateru, said on Thursday that there are at least 37 accident reports pending at the bureau at the...

Gas flaring

Bill to prohibit gas flaring passes second reading at Senate

The Bill for an Act to Prohibit Flaring of Natural Gas in Nigeria and Other Matters, 2017, passed second reading at the Senate on Thursday. The bill is sponsored by the...

Rice famers

Nigeria’s rice boom raises output but old problems persist

Nigerian Abdulhakim Mohammed has just graduated in architecture but, like many people ranging from unemployed locals to foreign investors and Africa’s richest man,...

Osinbajo meets Guinea Bissau Prime Minister at Kaduna Airport

Acting President Yemi Osibanjo on Thursday said Nigeria would continue to be actively involved in finding solutions to the leadership crisis in Guinea Bisau. Osinbajo...

Fish-Import

FG to prosecute illegal importers of frozen fish

The Federal Government says it will henceforth arrest, prosecute and fine illegal importers of frozen foods into the country through the land borders and seal cold rooms...