Polish man blasts Buhari: Nigerian court sentencing 13-year old for blasphemy disgraceful, offers to...

The director of the Auschwitz Memorial in Poland has offered to serve time for a Nigerian child who...

Abuja-Kaduna train trip option also good tourism option

By IKENNA EMEWU In about 2007, the government of Nigeria conceived...

Covid-19 spurred tech adoption that lowers oil and gas production costs

During a webinar organized by Microsoft and Africa Oil & Power under the theme ‘Leveraging the Power of Technology for Oilfield Optimization’...

NITDA admits relevance of AI in access to information

As Artificial Intelligence transforms lives at breakneck speed, it also presents countless avenues for access to information, intelligence...

NNPC wants speedy PIB law, as it targets growth in domestic gas market

In keeping with the objectives of the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Accord,...

China honours 49 Nigerians working for Chinese coys in Nigeria for Oct. 1

Abuja, Sept. 28, 2020-  The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has honoured 49 Nigerian employees of Chinese companies operating...

China recounts support to UNESCO, especially on education in Africa

Since joining United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), China has cooperated with the organization and supported...

NNPC, SEEPCO seal OML 143 deal on gas exploration and use

The National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Sterling Exploration and Energy Production Company (SEEPCO) have signed a mining deal...

Chinese FM, Wang Yi chairs UN conference on poverty eradication, advocates global unity post...

The Chinese Foreign Minister, Mr. Wang Yi has called on the world countries to work closer towards eradicating...

UN @75: China advocates more multilateralism, better world

The government of China has sued the world to embrace more openness and greater multilateralism rathe than unilateral...

China to declare victory in global vaccine race – and assures the world theirs...

n a sterile corridor lined with laboratories, scientists in hazmat suits drop liquid into small vials with pipettes....

South East unions say Water Resource law is plan to annex 65% of Igbo...

The Association of South East Town Unions (ASETU) has restated the resolve of the South East zone to...

Reality of Africa’s low Covid-19 cases, deaths still confound experts that predicated doom

When the coronavirus first began spreading around the world, there was near-universal concern among experts that countries in Africa could...

Novavax, US pharmaceutical on final Covid-19 vaccine trial

US biotech firm Novavax said Thursday it was initiating its final Phase 3 clinical trial for its experimental...

Nigerian oil and gas suppliers risk N320b loss to labour strike

The Natural Oil and Gas suppliers Association of Nigeria (NOGASA) have pleaded with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)...

Nigeria marks 5 years of SDGs, vows sustainable future

The Nigerian government has pledged commitment to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the benefit of...

Mali transitional president sworn in following August mutiny

Mali's transitional president Bah N'Daw and vice president Colonel Assimi Goita were sworn in on Friday following a...

In first year operation, Beijing’s new int’l airport, Daxing hosts 10 million passengers

By Zhao Zhanhui, People’s Daily As a man surnamed Nie flew from Beijing to Shanghai...

US justice dept. seeks immediate ban of Chinese Wechat

The Justice Department is seeking an immediate ban on downloads of WeChat in Apple and Google app stores,...

China targets to produce 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses a year

A Chinese health official said Friday that the country's annual production capacity for coronavirus vaccines will top 1...

Major oil marketers, other downstream players align with oil deregulation

As Kyari Assures of Resolution of Forex Issues Stakeholders in the Downstream Sector of the...

US major carmakers are suing US govt over import taxes on Chinese parts

Tesla is the latest auto firm to object to customs duties introduced by the Trump administration and is...

China’s new richest person dethrones Jack Ma to second place

(Bloomberg) -- A bottled-water and vaccine tycoon has become China’s wealthiest person in a day also marked by...

US court orders Trump to delay TikTok ban

A US judge directed the Trump administration on Thursday either to delay its ban of the Chinese video-sharing...

Boko Haram commander surrenders as Nigerian troops kill 7 others

A high profile Boko Haram commander has surrendered to the Nigerian troops following various clearance operations in the...

BREAKING: Articulated truck falls, blocks Lagos-Badagry highway

A 40ft container has collided with a Scania bus at the Agric bus stop end of the Badagry-Lagos...

After Skill G is appointed ECOWAS education consultants, Prof. Ibe takes tour of countries

Sequel to the appointment of his company, Skill G Nig. Ltd as Education and Development Consultant to the...

Another harvest of 25 deaths on Nigerian roads as petrol tanker crashes in Kogi

At least 25 people have been killed in Kogi State, North Central Nigeria after a fuel tanker exploded following a collision with...

NNPC tasks LOCs to upgrade indigenous content and competitiveness

In order to achieve the target of reducing the cost of oil production in Nigeria on a sustainable...

Germany advances as major player in Pan-African trade and investment

Investment and Trade for Africa’s Economic Development” – a public webinar held on Wednesday – targeted opportunities for...

AU repeats call for greater African representation in UN

The African Union (AU) chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday called for the increase in the number of African...

Uganda’s state-owned airlines to resume flights after reopening of int’l airport

Uganda National Airlines, a state-owned enterprise, on Tuesday said it will resume international flights effective Oct. 1 after...

South Sudan lifts 6 months sports ban after COVID-19

South Sudan has okayed the resumption of sports activities in the country after six months of lockdown due...

Sierra Leonean VP praises Chinese doctors for efforts in COVID-19 fight

Sierra Leonean Vice President Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh Tuesday praised three Chinese medical teams dispatched by the Chinese government...

Nigerian security frees 26 kidnapped FRSC officials

Nigerian security forces have freed 26 members of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) who were kidnapped by...

Netflix to premiere 3 Nigerian new films

Online streaming giant Netflix Inc. is continuing its drive into the expanding and lucrative Nigerian market after striking...

FIFA, CAF commiserate with Ghana FA over death of 8 teenage footballers

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have expressed their condolences...

Kyari,NNPC GMD says fiscal uncertainty bane of petroleum industry

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, has said that the absence of a stable...

TECNO latest CAMON 16 Premier beats competitors

As smartphones are becoming increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, it is essential to choose one that fits...

SUNREF, partners launch $81m fund for renewable energy in Nigeria

The Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance (SUNREF) has launched 81 million dollars technical assistance facility...

RxAll secures N135m investment from Founders Factory Africa

Nigerian healthtech startup, RxAll has been selected into Founders Factory Africa’s Venture Scale programme. RxAll will...

AirSmat, African software company raises $100,000 investment

AirSmat, a Pan-African Software company, has received a boost of $100,000 from Zetogon, a UK-based company, as pre-seeding...

Kaduna State attracts over $800m investment in 4 years

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday, said the state has attracted more than $800 million of...

Xi in UN speech, calls for mutual respect, cooperation between nations

The world’s great powers should respect international law and avoid double standards, Chinese leader Xi Jinping told a...

China tasked to save its overseas investments at risk from foreign protectionism and global...

China should protect its massive overseas investment interests with more sophisticated and better coordination as protectionism by other...

Africa needs urgent trade finance boost in the wake of COVID-19, report finds

There is an urgent need for financing to reenergize Africa’s trade in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Nigerian Army mourns Col. Bako killed by Boko Haram in Borno

the Nigerian Army has issued a statement to express its sadness over the death of soldiers in an ambush by the terrorist...

More investors eye TikTok in addition to Walmart and Oracle

ByteDance, the Beijing-based start-up behind popular video-sharing platform TikTok, confirmed to the Global Times on Sunday that it's...

Huawei to partner Chinese Academy of Sciences for tech development

Huawei is inviting professionals across China, from top research institutions to universities and companies, to join efforts in...

CBN to hammer 71 companies in forex deal racket

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is forging ahead with its threat to deal with companies involved in...