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Nigeria remains Africa’s most viable, attractive investment destination, says Buhari

Nigeria remains Africa’s most viable, attractive investment destination, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria remains the most viable and attractive investment destination in Africa. He says also that the country is on the path of becoming the continent’s leading industrial and trading nation. The president made the declarations when he addressed a trade and investments forum at the Dubai Expo 2020, in the United...

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Nigeria’s debt to China, France, three others hits $4.26bn

Nigeria’s debt to China, France, three others hits $4.26bn

Nigeria’s debt to China, France, Japan, India and Germany rose to $4.26bn as of June 30, 2021 from $3.85bn at the end of 2019, according to data obtained from the Debt Management Office. An analysis of the data showed that the country spent $402.74m in the 18-month period servicing bilateral loans, even as it borrowed...

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ex-Enugu Commissioner for lands, Victor Nnam sentenced to prison

ex-Enugu Commissioner for lands, Victor Nnam sentenced to prison

The embattled former Enugu state commissioner for lands, and Urban development, Surveyor Victor Nnam has landed in the prison custody following his arraignment yesterday, Friday, December 3rd, 2021 and his inability to meet the bail conditions. UGAMATV recalls that on the 29th of October the commissioner resigned on grounds of Gov. Ugwuanyi removing his professional...

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61 Baptist Church Worshippers, Nine Others Freed From Abductors In Kaduna After Ransom Payment

61 Baptist Church Worshippers, Nine Others Freed From Abductors In Kaduna After Ransom Payment

The abductors of 66 worshippers at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kaduna State, have set free the remaining 61 hostages from captivity.  Also, nine other persons regained freedom from the abductors after the payment of a ransom, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Kaduna State Chapter, Rev Joseph John Hayab, said. Recall that the worshippers were kidnapped...

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Despite our grief, we’ll celebrate Sylvester’s 12th birthday today – Father of late Dowen College pupil

Despite our grief, we’ll celebrate Sylvester’s 12th birthday today – Father of late Dowen College pupil

But for his untimely and gruesome death earlier in the week, the household of the Oromonis was supposed to buzz with excitement as Sylvester Oromoni (Jnr), a Junior Secondary School two pupil at Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, would have clocked at 12 today. His painful exit on Tuesday notwithstanding, the family would still mark his...

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Prepare for likely spread of Omicron, WHO warns countries

Prepare for likely spread of Omicron, WHO warns countries

The World Health Organisation, on Friday, urged countries not to panic but to prepare for the likely spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant as scientists continue to study it. Speaking in Geneva, WHO spokesperson, Christian Lindmeier, stressed that data suggesting that Omicron was highly transmissible was only preliminary. The UN health agency repeated that it...

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Despite Lagos Government’s Closure Order Over Pupil’s Death, Dowen College Continues Classes Online

Despite Lagos Government’s Closure Order Over Pupil’s Death, Dowen College Continues Classes Online

The management of Dowen College, Lagos, has announced the commencement of online academic activities. This is despite the Lagos State Government’s order of indefinite closure of the school following the death of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni (Jnr), a pupil allegedly beaten by colleagues for refusing to join a cult. SEE ALSO [BREAKING] Sylvester Oromoni: Lagos orders...

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Nigerian Man Arrested In India With Drugs Worth Over N1billion

Nigerian Man Arrested In India With Drugs Worth Over N1billion

Police officers in India have arrested a 44-year-old Nigerian man from Diva with 250g of Mephedrone.  The Nigerian, Gunde Ijiko Ozeno, was found in possession of the drug worth Rs 25 lakh (N1billion).  According to police, there could be more arrests in the case after they get the report of technical details sent for testing. ...