Policeman arrested in Yobe State for supplying Boko Haram with Tramadol tablets

DRUG enforcement agents have arrested a policeman in Yobe State for supplying Boko Haram insurgents fighting government troops in Borno State with 59kg of prohibited Tramadol tablets.



Rohr sticks with recent team for tonight's game against Benin only bringing in Akpeyi and Aina

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed the line-up for tonight's African Nations Cup qualifier against Benin Republic with only two changes from the teams that have prosecuted the last two friendly matches against Ukraine and Brazil.



Abuja high court gives EFCC up until March next year to extradite Diezani from the UK

NIGERIA'S Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been given until March next year to extradite former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke from the UK to face corruption charges pending against her.



Prices soar in Akwa Ibom as state of the Ikot-Ekpene-Calabar Road makes it hard to get food to market

FOOD prices have risen astronomically in Akwa Ibom State over the last few months due to the deplorable condition of the Ikot-Ekpene-Calabar Road which has created inflation as farmers struggle to get their produce to market.



Nigerian Public Contract Tendering Bill 2020

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) From henceforth, all public sector contracts must be published online

(2) All contract bids must be made through an online portal

(3) All government, ministries, departments and agencies must have a contract bidding online portal

(4) All bids will be subject to review by a panel made up of civil servants, members of the judiciary and EFCC and ICPC operatives


Visa to buy 20% stake in Nigerian payment processing company Interswitch for $200m

GLOBAL financial giant Visa is planning to acquire a 20% stake in Nigerian payment processing company Interswitch in a deal said to be worth $200m that would boost its value to a whopping $1bn.



Ghanaian trading authorities shut down Nigerian businesses across Accra in response to border closure

GHANAIAN trading officials have stepped up their attacks against Nigerian businesses operating in the country in response to the recent border closure by shutting down Nigerian retails outlets in Accra.



NFF says it will only renew Rohr's contract if he agrees to a new clause compelling him to live in Nigeria

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials have indicated that they will only renew the contract of Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr when it expires in June next year of he agrees to a new clause that compels him to live in the country.



12 year old Nigerian Chika Ofili comes up with new mathematics formula in the UK

NIGERIAN youngster Master Chika Ofili has won a special academic award in the UK after making a shocking new discovery in mathematics for divisibility by seven that makes studying of the subject a lot easier.



Arewa Youths Consultative Forum warns Buhari that it will fight any third term bid

NORTHERN pressure group the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against any attempt to perpetuate himself in office with a  third term.




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