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Mandatory use of national ID numbers begins January 2019

The enforcement of the mandatory use of National Identification Number, NIN, by all Nigerians might come into full implementation from January 1, 2019. The digital...

FG suspends Nigeria Air indefinitely

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday, announced the suspension of the planned national carrier, Nigeria Air. On his Twitter handle, @hadisirika,...

Trump imposes $200bn of new import tariffs on China as trade war escalates

Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with China by imposing new import tariffs of $200bn on Chinese goods arriving in the US from...

CBN goes tough on Nigerian banks, announces fines for failed transaction reversals, others

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that any failed Nigerian Instant Payment (NIP) transaction not reversed into the customer’s account within 24 hours...

Flood hits Bayelsa communities, settlements, renders many homeless

Some coastal communities in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have been flooded, with many residents rendered homeless. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Commissioner for Information in...

Nigerian Army commissions combat motorbikes

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Saturday commissioned first set of Combat Motor Bikes to help troops deployed for internal security duties...

Rice remains atop list of items smuggled into Nigeria

Against the backdrop of the Nigerian government’s policy on domestication of the rice industry and the war against its illegal importation, sea ports of...

Hurricane Florence: more than 1m ordered to evacuate in South Carolina and Virginia

More than a million people living along the coastlines of South Carolina and Virginia have been ordered to evacuate their homes on Tuesday, as...

Nigeria accuses Switzerland of being ‘accessory’ to Abacha loot

Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, has flayed Switzerland for its role in keeping the infamous Abacha loot and making the process of repatriation...

Swedish election deadlock as far-right party makes gains – CNN

Sweden faces weeks or months of talks to form a new government after elections ended with its two main centrist coalitions failing to win...