NOC announces 358 athletes to represent Nigeria in 25 sports at African Games

The Nigeria Olympics Committee said that Nigeria would be represented by no fewer than 358 athletes in 25 sports at the 13th African Games. The Public Relations Officer of NOC, Tony Nezianya, stated in a statement yesterday in Lagos, that the games would be held from March 8 to 23 in Accra, Kumasi and Cape […]

US Supreme Court rule for Donald Trump to remain on presidential ballot

The US Supreme Court has struck down efforts by individual States to bar Donald Trump from running as a presidential candidate for November’s election. Justices unanimously overruled Colorado’s decision to disqualify Trump from the Republican primary ballot. Judges in the state had cited an anti-insurrection clause in the US Constitution to ban Trump; similar attempts […]

Federal Government to begin Distribution of Grains Nationwide

The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Senator Abubakar Kyari has announced that the Federal Government will begin the distribution of grains nationwide to cushion the impacts of the hardship in Nigeria.  The minister on his X handle noted that his team is working hand in hand with NEMA and the DSS to ensure that […]

Niger State Governor clarifies misconceptions regarding the state’s stance on the mass purchase of food items from the state to other states in the country

While speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Monday, governor Bago said he only stopped bulk purchases of food from local markets to neighbouring countries, adding that food items purchased in the state markets were not stopped from being taken to other states. He highlighted the challenges faced by local farmers, including exploitation by middlemen and […]

Rivers United zoom into quarter-finals in CAF Confederation Cup

Rivers United came from a goal down against Ghana’s Dreams FC to navigate their way into the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-finals after securing a late 2-1 win. The result meant the Port Harcourt club finished second in Group C with 12 points from six games. Dreams FC topped the standings with the same number of […]

Chad’s interim leader confirms candidacy in this year’s presidential poll

Chad’s interim president, Mahamat Idriss Déby, has announced he will run in this year’s long-awaited presidential race. His candidacy was endorsed by representatives of the political groups that make up his coalition, For a United Chad, which claims to include over 200 parties. The military leader’s announcement comes just three days after his main rival […]

The crypto trading platform Binance may be hit with a heavy fine by the Federal Government over allegations of influencing the country’s forex crisis

The special adviser to President Bola Tinubu on information and strategy, Bayo Onanuga, who disclosed this in an interview with the BBC, said Binance profited substantially from its “illegal transactions” in Nigeria while the nation suffered huge losses. He noted that Binance is not registered in Nigeria and has no presence in the country, yet […]

Train operations on Port Harcourt to Aba route to start by the end of March

The Federal Government has said train services on Port Harcourt to Aba route will start operation by the end of March. Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) Fidet Okhiria, who disclosed this in Port Harcourt after leading a delegation to test-run the reconstructed Eastern Narrow Gauge Rail line, said workers were currently putting finishing touches […]