Politics

Nigeria needs cost effective tariff – AFDB

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr Akinwunmi Adesina has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply. Speaking with State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in  Abuja Adesina said power was one of […]

Diplomatic Channel

Heavy rain kills 17 children in Uganda

Heavy rains have hit eastern Uganda destroying homes and crops, and leaving 17 children and one adult dead, the Red Cross says. “Now 18 people confirmed dead,” all but one of them children, in the village of Bulembo in the eastern district of Buyende, said Irene Nakasiita, the Red Cross spokeswoman. “Many buildings are blown […]

Politics

Buhari arrives Lagos on working visit

President Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived in Lagos on a one-day working visit to the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari and his entourage landed at the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos at 10.32 a.m on Wednesday amid tight security. The president arrived aboard a Nigerian Air Force Boeing […]

Security

Educational, cultural reforms will combat terrorism in Africa

Dr Anwar Moghith, Director, National Center for Translation, Egypt has called for reforms in educational and cultural sectors in Africa to boost efforts aimed at combating terrorism in the continent. Moghith made the call on Wednesday in Cairo when he delivered a lecture, entitled, the “The role of translation and press to enhance cultural dialogue,” […]

Security

Army wipes out Boko Haram terrorists in Damaturu

Troops of the Nigerian army wiped out a band of Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack Damaturu, the capital of Yobe on Tuesday. Troops of 233 Battalion, upon receiving intelligence that the terrorists were coming to the city, laid ambush for them at the outskirts on Kukareta Road. The terrorists were completely overwhelmed by […]

Entertainment

FG to spend N82.109m for 2019 Abuja carnival

The 2019 edition of Abuja cultural carnival will gulp N82.109 million, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said. The yearly carnival meant to showcase the country’s rich cultural heritage is coordinated by the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism. The minister said that Cultural Centres established by Nigeria in China and […]