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Senate confirms Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff. The confirmation on Tuesday is followed by the consideration of the report of its joint committee on Defence and Army led by senators Aliyu...

MSF warns of food crisis for children in Niger, Nigeria

Doctors Without Borders warned Monday of a major food crisis among children in the Maradi region of Niger, and in northwest Nigeria, just over the border. “A major nutritional and food crisis seems to be developing, so the priority today...

Group blames government agencies for failure of truck e-call up system

The Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) has blamed the failure of the truck electronic call-up system introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on “human interference” and corruption by security officers deployed on the port access roads. AMATO Chairman,...

Emirates backtracks on resumption of Nigeria-Dubai flights

Emirates Airlines has postponed indefinitely the resumption of flights between the UAE and Nigeria. In announcement by the UAE embassy on 19 June, the airline had slated resumption of flights for 23 June, under new COVID-19 rules. But in a notice...

Port terminals are efficient; the problem is bad roads, manual Customs processes — STOAN

The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has said that operations inside the port terminals across the country are well organised and professionally coordinated by port operators, otherwise known as concessionaires. STOAN spokesman, Dr. Bolaji AKinola, who stated this...

Import duty: Customs begins crackdown on private jet owners

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it may impound private aircraft on which appropriate import duties have not been paid after the 30 days importation verification deadline given to owners elapses on July 6. At a briefing in Abuja...

BBNaija Reunion: Dorathy denies feelings for Ozo + all the highlights you probably missed

The Reunion show is back and finally with some of the heat we signed up for! The second episode of the show kicked off with the infamous Dorathy, Ozo and Nengi triangle. How much of it do you remember? It...

Wizkid took his friends to dinner and spent N3.6M

So when Wizkid decided to take his friends out for dinner on Thursday, June 17, 2021, it is no surprise that he did it big. According to a member of his entourage, the music star spent almost N4m for dinner...

NALDA to support farmers in 6 states with tractors

The Federal Government through the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) would provide tractors for farmers in six states for 2021 wet season farming to boost food security. Mr Dennis Dateer, Project Engineer for NALDA made this known on Monday...

Fight against plastic waste: Recyclan attempts Guinness World Record challenge

Recyclan, the market leader in sustainable recycled PET supply from Africa, in partnership with Humanity Nigeria and the Lagos State Ministry of Environment is in the 30-day race to recover and recycle 400 metric tons of plastic bottle waste...