Browsing: Nigeria

Barely 16 days after Dana Air was shut down by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authorities, another airplane from XEJET Airlines slipped off the runway and landed in the grass at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Saturday. Following this, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has closed the 18/Left runway of the […]

President Bola Tinubu has confidently stated that Nigeria will be able to produce its own food during his time in office. The president confirmed that after receiving the traditional title of Jagaban Borgu in Niger about 20 years ago, he is committed to supporting the state's efforts in rapid development. Tinubu shared this information on Thursday during the groundbreaking ceremony for the 84km, N169.7 billion Bida to Minna road construction in Kakakpagi, Katch Local Government Area of the state.

The management of a Chinese supermarket in Abuja is facing criticism for not allowing Nigerians to enter the store. According to our correspondent, the supermarket, located at the China General Chamber of Commerce, along Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Road, only allows individuals of Chinese descent to enter, without any name inscription.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are in 30th place in the 2024 Men’s World ranking, which is down two places from their previous 28th position. The ranking, released by the Federation of International Football Association on Thursday, shows that the Eagles surpassed the 2023 CAF African Cup of Nations winner, Cote d’Ivoire, and seven-time AFCON winner, Egypt. Having […]

Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has stated that Nigerians need to work on improving the image of their country. The monarch, who mentioned this on Thursday while entertaining a former External Affairs Minister, Tom Ikhimi, said he received support from the ex-minister during his time as an ambassador to Sweden, Denmark, and other […]

The Eagles of Mali defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria 2-0 on Tuesday night. In the clash of the Eagles, Nigeria suffered the loss courtesy of two goals in each half of the game. E. Toure gave Mali the lead in the 18th minute and the runners-up in the recently concluded African Cup of Nations […]

Ex-Bafana Bafana captain, Thulani Hlatshwayo, has urged SuperSport United wonderkid, Ime Okon, to choose South Africa, his country of birth over Nigeria, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. Okon was born in South Africa to a Nigerian father, making him eligible to represent the Super Eagles and the Bafana Bafana. Though the Johannesburg-born central defender is in […]

Yan Yuqing, the Chinese Consul-General in Lagos, has restated China's dedication to supporting the improvement of Nigeria's education system. The Consul-General emphasized the embassy's unwavering support for education in Nigeria, stating that it is a crucial foundation for the country's future growth. This statement was made on Wednesday during the introduction of the free […]

The Finance Ministry, working together with the Foreign Affairs Ministry, has finished an important meeting with the Republic of Benin. During the meeting, the Beninese side suggested exchanging staff between their Central Banks as part of trade cooperation. Helen Chukwu, who leads the Ministry's Press and Public Relations Unit, revealed this in a statement.