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Tunisia president backs hanging amid uproar over woman's murder

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

FILE PHOTO: Presidential candidate Kais Saied speaks as he attends a news conference after the announcement of the results in the first round of Tunisia’s presidential election in Tunis,... Read More →

800 houses to go as Lagos proposes $2.2b for 4th Mainland Bridge

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

The Lagos State Government is proposing the sum of $2.2 billion for the construction of the 37.4 kilometres 4th Mainland Bridge. Upon completion, the bridge would have 2 x 4 lane carriageway... Read More →

Uproar in Senate over new PENCOM appointments

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

Fresh appointments to fill vacancies in the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) created uproar on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday. Senators across party divides were upset immediately Senate... Read More →

FrieslandCampina WAMCO completes purchase of Nutricima’s dairy business, positions its business in Nigeria for growth

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

FrieslandCampina WAMCO has completed the purchase of Nutricima’s dairy business in Nigeria. In March FrieslandCampina and PZ Cussons signed an agreement regarding the acquisition.... Read More →

Troops eliminate 2 bandits, arrest 3, recover arms in Kaduna – DHQ

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche Photo: twitter The Defence Headquarters says the troops of “Operation Accord” have eliminated two bandits, arrested three and... Read More →

Efforts to unify soldiers in South Sudan 'stuck': UN envoy

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

Efforts to create a unified army in South Sudan, bringing together army troops and former rebels, are in trouble, says the UN. Pictured: trainee soldiers carry wooden rifles at a camp at Mapel,... Read More →

Renewable energy to contribute 30% of electricity supply in Nigeria by 2030 says Minister

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu. Photo: TWITTER/FMSTNG Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says Nigeria plans to generate 30 per cent of its electricity supply through renewable energy by... Read More →

Flour Mills celebrates 60 years of enriching lives

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc will be marking its 60 great years of enriching lives and empowering communities. “We are proud to celebrate our shared history by recognizing the people who have... Read More →

COVID-19: CBN introduces healthcare intervention scheme

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), as part of its policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic, introduces the Healthcare Care Sector Research and Development Intervention Scheme (HSRDIS). The... Read More →

China teacher handed death sentence for poisoning children

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Comments

A kindergarten teacher in China has been sentenced to death for poisoning dozens of children in an act of revenge against a colleague that left one toddler dead. A court in the central Chinese... Read More →