Lagosians troop out to buy Govt-owned rice

Thousands of Lagos residents, Thursday, besieged various centres across the state to buy LAKE rice, a locally produced rice borne out of a partnership...

Nigeria to build nuclear plants – Minister

The Federal Government says it will embark on building of nuclear plants and careful application of nuclear energy to meet the needs of the...

German police name new suspect in Christmas market attack

German police are searching for a Tunisian man in connection with the attack on a Christmas market in Berlin. The new suspect is aged 21...

Customs intercept plastic rice in Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 102 bags of plastic rice branded “Beat Tomato Rice’’ with no...

NNPC: Refineries to function at optimal capacity in 2017

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday, said it would embark on a full rehabilitation of the nation’s refineries to achieve optimal capacity production in...

Gambia: President Yahya Jammeh will not step down

Gambian president Yahya Jammeh said he would not step down and condemned efforts by west African regional leaders to get him to hand over...

Teenager dies in Nepal after being banished to shed for menstruating

A 15-year-old girl in western Nepal suffocated to death after being forced to stay in a poorly ventilated shed because she was menstruating, in...

Dozens die in market fireworks explosion in Mexico

TULTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - A series of massive explosions destroyed a fireworks market outside the Mexican capital on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people,...

Malabu Fraud: EFCC files charges against Adoke, others

The anti-graft EFCC has filed fraud charges against Nigeria’s former Attorney-General, Mohammed Adoke; a former petroleum minister, Dan Etete; and a controversial businessman, Abubakar...

2017 budget: FG to spend from recovered loot

The Nigerian government has disclosed that over N250 billion of looted funds recovered so far will be used to finance the 2017 proposed budget. This...