Nigerian, Chinese, Canadian experts point way to better education

Experts from Nigeria, China and Canada have come up with informed suggestions on how best the three sides would...

At last, NNPC strikes oil deposit in northern Nigeria

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the discovery of hydrocarbon deposits in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper...

Nigerian govt releases N10.33tr 2020 budget at 7.5% VAT revenue

Naira value still not looking good at N305/$ in projection By IKENNA EMEWU

Dangote Industries launches waste-to-wealth environment friendly initiative

As part of activities marking the 2019 Global Sustainability Week, employees of the pan-African conglomerate, the Dangote Industries Limited flagged off...

President Kagame launches smartphone factory in Rwanda

Rwandan president, Paul Kagame has launched a smartphone manufacturing plant, the first of its kind in the African continent.

Lagos gov honours policewoman, Kalu, that saved robbery victim

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has conferred special recognition and honour on a police officer and DPO of the Ojodu Police...

US psychiatrist says transgender is ‘mental disorder’ and sex change biologically impossible

Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is...

Nigerian, German govts sign €70m agreement

Federal Government on Friday in Abuja signed a 70M Euros additional financing bilateral agreement with the Republic of Germany on...

Ikeja Disco to invest N105bn in power network

The Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company plans to invest N105 billion in its network in the next five years; figures released...

Beta Glass receives $30m to boost capacity, schedules completion next year

Beta Glass has acknowledged receipt of a $30 million investment to boost its furnace plant situated in Agbara, Ogun State....

YahClick, ISAT partner at NigeriaCom

YahClick, the leading satellite broadband service from UAE-based global satellite operator, Yahsat and its partner, Hughes Network Systems, has announced...

IT spending in Middle East, Africa to hit $83b next year

IDC's latest forecast shows that IT spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is set to reach $83.7 billion...

World Bank says debt of middle and low income countries rise by 5.2%

External debt stock of low- and middle-income countries rose 5.2% in 2018 to $7.8 trillion, a slower pace of accumulation...

Man kidnaps own sister to get N10m ransom from dad

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba State Police Command on Friday paraded 22 year old Abdul...

Meet Nigerian doctor that heads US hospital and institute

Philip O. Ozuah, a Nigerian by birth, is one of the very recognised doctors in the US and as...

Gunmen abduct 6 schoolgirls, 2 teachers in Kaduna

Armed men have abducted six schoolgirls and two teachers after raiding a private secondary school in Kaduna State, PREMIUM TIMES...

The Nigerian neurosurgeon who risks his life to fly home every month from US...

Neurosurgeons are known as skilled operators. But straddling surgeries across two continents? That's a different skill entirely.

Nigerian engineer wins $500m contract to build monorail network in Iraq

A Nigerian Engineer, based in Canada, Jude Igwemezie, has won a $500 million contract to build a monorail network...

As China, US ready for 13th trade negotiation, a deal still out of sight

China and the United States both have incentives to make a deal during next week’s high-level trade negotiations in Washington,...

Avanceon, PE Energy announce partnership to deliver automation solutions in Nigeria

Avanceon, world’s leading control system integrator, is pleased to announce that it has recently signed an MoU with PE Energy...

Lori systems officially announces Nigeria expansion

Lori Systems, a Kenya-based logistics startup is formally announcing its expansion into Nigeria, Chief Operating Officer Uche Ogboi, told TechCabal.

FG hands over National Theatre to CBN, banks for establishment of creative Industry Park

The Federal Government has handed over the National Theatre to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers Committee...

Spain pledges to prioritize investment in Nigeria

Ambassador of Spain to Nigeria, Marcelino Ansorena, has said that his country would prioritise investments in Nigeria to strengthen the...

Nigerian Treasury Bills oversubscribed by N204.7bn

The Nigerian Treasury Bills auctioned on Wednesday was oversubscribed by N204.7bn, the Debt Management Office revealed in its auction result...

Facebook to open Africa’s first advert support centre in Lagos

Facebook in partnership with Teleperformance, has announced the opening of its first Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos,...

Samsung ends mobile phone production in China

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> has ended mobile telephone production in China, it said on Wednesday, hurt by intensifying competition...

Dangote donates $20m for Africa’s positive image project

Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, has made a philanthropic donation of $20 million to The Africa Center in New...

Shuping Wang, whistleblower doctor who exposed HIV scandal in China and saved thousands of...

A whistleblower who exposed HIV and hepatitis epidemics in central China in the 1990s, potentially saving tens of thousands of...

China Trade Fair in Egypt creates Chinese, Egyptian businessmen fruitful partnership

A gate-like structure in the open air painted in red, reading "China Trade Fair" led to a stairway with...

2019 Belt and Road Journalists’ Forum holds in Beijing

    The 2019 Belt and Road Journalists Forum held here Saturday saw the adoption of a constitution for the...

China’s education leap from the pit in 70 years

By Ikenna Emewu Nigeria and China coincidentally have the same National Day – October 1.

Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya lead Africa in trade improvement, Nigeria missing in world’s top 66...

Côte d'Ivoire is the market that has most rapidly improved its trade growth potential over the past decade, according to...

African First Ladies take campaign against girlchild marriage to UN

Africa’s first ladies, led by Sierra Leone Fatima Maada Bio brought their campaign to ban early child marriage and sexual violence against women...

Afri-China, Xinhua sign content partnership

The Afri-China Media Centre, (ACMC) Lagos, a Nigerian media organization with focus on reporting Nigerian/African and Chinese economy and culture...

China renews cooperation pledge with Nigeria, Africa at 70 years anniversary

Thursday night was a landmark evening at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Abuja as the foreign...

Amazing strides in 70 years of Chinese industry and aviation

Seventy years ago, China's industrial base was very weak due to years of warfare. Industry overall was lacking in equipment...

Huawei’s CEO, Ren wants world to trust its 5G

Months after the US placed Huawei on its Entity List, the Chinese company has come up with its self-developed HarmonyOS...

Self-driving taxis go on trial in China

45 self-driving taxis have officially started trial operation on test roads in Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province on Thursday, and residents...

World Bank to invest $17.8b to address climate, environmental challenges

In our last fiscal year, the World Bank Group committed $17.8 billion to climate-related investments. We also have a major...

Dangote Foundation stakes N1.1b to empower 106,000 women in 2019

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has reiterated its readiness to empower additional 106,000 women across four states in Northern Nigeria, with a sum of...

Dozens detained in Kazakhstan at anti-China protests

Police detained dozens in Kazakhstan's two largest cities on Saturday as they took part in the latest protest against...

Consumers rate Huawei Mate 30 above iPhone 11 in innovation, quality

Sales of Apple's new iPhone 11 in China began on Friday, but were met with a much cooler reception...

Again, UN indicts Nigeria govt in herders/farmers violence, and its all denials by govt.

Once again, a report of the UN at the end of a 12-day visit to Nigeria, Special Rapporteur Agnes...

No crowds of buyers as Apple’s iPhone 11 hits stores in China

Apple's latest iPhone 11 range hit stores in China on Friday, with short queues of die-hard fans contrasting with the...

Trade war weary Trump lifts tariffs ban on 400 Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump said his administration was "making a lot of progress" with China on Friday, as deputy-level trade...

West jittery over rising Chinese global media influence

Beijing is expanding its ability to influence societies around the world through its exercise of soft power. This is best...

Zambia deports Chinese man over ‘abusive remarks’

Zambian immigration authorities on Saturday announced they have deported a Chinese national for allegedly using abusive language towards Zambians and...

Niger, China launch oil pipeline project crossing Benin

Niger and China are to build a 2,000-kilometre (1,250-mile) pipeline to carry crude oil from southeast Niger to the...

Tecno’s 48.7% Africa market share propels company to float new IPO double the worth...

Transsion is the largest mobile phone brand in Africa, and it wants a valuation with a multiple twice that...

Story of man that stole 1,000 times over 27 years

For 27 years, a small community in the woods of Maine was burglarized more than 1,000 times before finding...