Nigeria Approves Concession Of Lagos, Abuja Airports

The Nigerian government has disclosed that the federal executive council (FEC) has agreed to concession the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, made this known on Monday while speaking at the fifth edition of the presidential quarterly business forum which held at the State House, Abuja. “I am […]

‘Buhari Will Leave The Country Next Week’ – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday, September 19, the Presidency has said. Buhari, who is expected to leave Nigeria before then, is listed as number seven on the provincial list of speakers. The Nigerian paramount ruler is expected to speak after the leaders of Brazil, the […]

Nigeria Ranks 3rd In Cyber Crimes Globally Behind UK, U.S.

The Nigerian Communications Commission says Nigeria currently ranks third globally in cyber crimes behind the UK and the U.S. NCC’s Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Umar Danbatta, disclosed this on Tuesday at the ongoing 2017 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the conference’ theme is: […]

‘Tiwa Savage Is The Only Female Artiste Celebrated In Nigeria’

South Africa’s celebrity OAP and rapper AKA’s girlfriend Bonang Matheba, in a recent interview she granted called on the Nigerian entertainment industry to quickly tie the loose ends on their regard for female creatives. Bonang insisted that her country celebrates female entertainers more than Nigeria, which to her mind, has bigger clout and should therefore set good examples. Here’s what she […]

Nigerian Woman Raped By 5 Men After She Lied She Is HIV+

A married Nigerian mother-of-two was robbed and sexually assaulted at gunpoint by five young men in New York while leaving church after praying. The 50-year-old woman had just left Celestial Church of Christ on Tuesday evening, just after 11pm, when she was approached by two young men on 150th Street as she walked to the Jamaica subway station. […]

‘Buhari Will Come Back Soon’ – Osinbajo Speaks On His Visit To The President In London

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said that President Muhammad Buhari who has been on medical vacation in a London hospital was recuperating and will return to Nigeria very soon. Prof. Osinbajo had left to London on Tuesday after holding Presidential Quarterly Business Forum with the private sector at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja […]

Etisalat Pulls Out Of Nigeria

Etisalat has terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the business time to phase out the brand in Nigeria, the chief executive of Etisalat International told Reuters on Monday. Nigerian regulators intervened last week to save Etisalat Nigeria from collapse after talks with its lenders to renegotiate a $1.2 billion loan failed. All UAE shareholders of […]

Nigerian Celebrities To Declare Their Assets And Income As FG Plans 5-Year Jail Term For Those Who Evade Taxes

The federal government has fine-tuned plans to punish and possibly jail entertainers who evade taxes after the nine-month grace period set out by the recently launched voluntary asset and income declaration scheme (VAIDS). TheCable learnt that for 15 months, the federal government via various agencies and departments, to include the private sector, has been gathering […]