AllAfrica News: Nigeria
'Dangote Refinery Too Vital to Fail'
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:58:30 GMT
[Vanguard] The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 election, Peter Obi has waded into the feud between the Dangote Group and federal regulators over the Dangote Refinery.
12 Schools in Jos at Risk of Collapse
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:17:16 GMT
[Leadership] Plateau State Governor Caleb Mutfwang has disclosed that about 12 other schools in the state capital Jos are at risk of collapse.
A Sense of Foreboding
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:08:59 GMT
[CFR] Nigerians' frustration with the Tinubu government threatens to spill over.
Flood Destroys Farmlands, Livestock, Houses, Others in Sokoto
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:18:59 GMT
[Leadership] Many residents of the Gada local government area of Sokoto State have been rendered homeless, with their farmlands, 228 houses and livestock washed away by recent incessant rainfall.
Akwa-Ibom - Man Confesses Killing, Burying Motorcyclist in a Shallow Grave
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 10:01:46 GMT
[Vanguard] A 23-year old man and an indigene of Ibiono Ibom local government area of Akwa Ibom State identified as Daniel Edem Okon has confessed that he killed a commercial motorcyclist and buried him in a shallow grave.
Refinery - Petroleum Minister Hosts Crucial Meeting With Dangote, NNPC, Others
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:16:16 GMT
[Premium Times] The minister emphasised the importance of cooperation and synergy among all stakeholders to ensure the success and optimal performance of the oil and gas sector
Nigerian Senator Proposes Part-Time Legislature, Says Lawmakers' Salaries Not Enough
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:26:42 GMT
[Premium Times] Abia North senator Orji Kalu said part-time law-making will help cut the cost of governance in the country.
Nigerian Doctor Surpasses Guinness World Record for Largest Painting
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:25:09 GMT
[Premium Times] Mr David commenced his record-breaking attempt on 16 July and quit on 21 July.
Mastercard Foundation Edtech Conference in Abuja Ends With 10 Recommendations for Delivering the Future of Learning in Africa
Tue, 16 Jul 2024 17:12:02 GMT
[Mastercard Foundation] Abuja, Nigeria -- About 600 stakeholders from over 30 countries in Africa and beyond came together from July 8 to 10 at the inaugural Mastercard Foundation EdTech Conference in Abuja, Nigeria, to discuss education technology for resilient and inclusive learning in Africa. Participants reached a consensus that integrating technology into learning systems in Africa is now a necessity, not a luxury.
Edo Poll - Appeal Court Affirms Ighodalo As PDP Candidate
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 10:11:14 GMT
[Premium Times] The court held that Mr Shaibu did not participate in the primary election and, therefore, had no right to call for its cancellation.
Ex Parte Order - Court Rejects Ortom's Application for Leave to Appeal
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:52:31 GMT
[Vanguard] A Makurdi High Court on Monday, presided by Justice Tertsea Asue, on Monday declined to grant an application by former governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom seeking to appeal against its ruling.
Stakeholders Advocate for Youth Empowerment to Drive Global Sustainability
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:50:19 GMT
[Vanguard] Various stakeholders have emphasized the role of youths in driving sustainable development initiatives.
N3bn Fraud Trial - Court Permits Yahaya Bello's Accused Nephew to Travel Abroad
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:17:44 GMT
[Premium Times] The judge ordered the nephew of former Kogi State Governor Bello to return his passport to the deputy chief registrar of the court on or before 15 September.
Focus On Your Ambition, Ambode's Wife Tells Youths
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:15:39 GMT
[Leadership] Wife of former Lagos State governor and founder of the Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has urged Nigerian youths, especially girls, to focus on their ambitions rather than engaging in needless intimate relationships that could jeopardise their dreams.
Tinubu Congratulates NBA President-Elect Afam Osigwe
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:10:23 GMT
[Leadership] President Bola Tinubu has congratulated Mazi Afam Josiah Osigwe (SAN) on his election as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
PDP Ex-National Officer, Mustapha, Defects to APC
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:09:53 GMT
[Leadership] A former national organising secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Mustapha, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State.
Agenda for the New NBA President
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 10:18:09 GMT
[Premium Times] In his acceptance speech in the early hours of Sunday, when he was declared as the President-elect of the over 200,000 (two hundred thousand) members of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mazi Afam Josiah Osigwe, struck the right cord.
How Brain Jotter's Viral Dance Revived Mike Ejeagha's 'Gwo Gwo Gwo Ngwo' 41 Years After
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 07:18:19 GMT
[Premium Times] Interestingly, 'Gwo Gwo Gwo Ngwo' is not a song title; it is the refrain in "Ka Esi Le Onye Isi Oche," a song on Mike Ejeagha's 1983 album 'Akuko Na Egwu' Original Vol. 1.
Dangote Offers Refinery for Sale to NNPC Amid Sabotage Claims
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:17:31 GMT
[Leadership] Africa's wealthiest man Aliko Dangote, has offered to sell his 650,000 barrels per day (bpd) oil refinery to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Zulum to Resuscitate Moribund Tomato Factory in Borno
Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:01:20 GMT
[This Day] Maiduguri -- Borno State Government is set to revive the state-owned tomato factory. The plan of the government was announced by the State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, when he paid an unscheduled visit to the factory located along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway.