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Seplat Buys UK-Based Eland Oil for £383 Million

For Seplat Petroleum it was a memorable day, as the Nigerian oil and gas firm reached an agreement to acquireEland Oil and Gas, a UK firm based in Aberdeen, Scotland for...

Nigeria Annual Inflation Rises to 11.24% in September, Says NBS

With its land borders still being shut, the annual inflation in Nigeria stood at 11.24% in September, compared with 11.02% in August, the National Bureau of Statistics...

Unsafe Abortions Surge in Northern Nigeria with Boko Haram Chaos

Kellu became pregnant after a Nigerian soldier offered her food and shelter in exchange for sex. But the destitute teenager – who lost her family when Boko Haram...

Henderson Spearheads Demands for Apology after Racial Scenes in Bulgaria

England’s Euro 2020 qualifier with Bulgaria ended in a 6-0 win but multiple instances of racism from the stands were the lasting images of the night. It appeared as...

Labour Continues Mobilisation for Strike over Minimum Wage

Despite the ongoing talks with the Nigerian government, the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) said mobilisation of worker...

Marginalisation: South-east Governors Set to Hold Talks with Buhari

Governors in Southeast geo-political zone have concluded plans to hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari over the decay of federal government infrastructures,...

Food Scarcity: Dealers Now Pack Local Rice in Foreign Bags

As scarcity of imported rice hits major markets• The latest Household survey carried out by Nairametrics Researchhas shown that some rice dealers in major markets...

 Ogun House of Assembly Commends Justice Ministry on Improved IGR

Ogun State Ministry of Justice has been commended for the 50 per cent increase on its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), compared to what was projected in the budget...

Tourism Can Compete with Oil in Revenue Generation for Nigeria, Says Okorocha

Regrets the sector has suffered undue neglect The Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that the tourism sector has the...

Heavy Shooting As Police Disperse Miscreants Rioting over Death of A Battery Charger

BY EMMANUEL EDOM in Lagos Companies, shop, offices were hurriedly closed on Monday, as traders and residents scampered to their safety, when hoodlums and street urchins...