Christ Living Church Mission House, Nimbo, torched on April 25, 2016

Climate Shock: How Soil Degradation Brought Nigeria Deaths, Sorrow, Distrust

Herders and farmers now share a fragile co-existence in Nigeria, further underscoring the fact that man needs the environment and the latter doesn’t need him. Tayo Olanipekun writes that effects of Climate Change on rural dwellers are quite death-dealing. He also focuses on how soil degradation brought death, sorrow and distrust.   Attacks on farmers […]

Nigeria, UN sign 5-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework

Nigeria and the United Nations (UN) on Thursday signed a five-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF) (2018-2022) which is a successor programme to the current United Nations Development Assistance Framework III (UNDAF III) (2014-2017) in Nigeria. The signing ceremony, which was done in Abuja, was the result of the joint effort between the United Nations, […]

EU Withdraws Financial Support for Nigeria, Says Country Not Poor

The European Union (EU) has withdrawn financial support for Nigeria, saying the country has enough resources to meet her developmental needs. The Head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ambassador Michel Arrion, gave the charge thursday at an annual distinguished lecture organised by IBB Golf Club in collaboration with Foundation for Global Impact and […]

Nigeria’s debt rises by N7.1tn in two years

The nation’s total indebtedness to foreign and local creditors now stands at N19.16tn, the Debt Management Office has said. This is N1.8tn increase from the N17.36tn recorded at the end of December 2016. As of March 31, 2015, the country’s total debt stood at N12.06tn. This means the debt level increased by N7.1tn in two […]

Nigeria, Morocco deal to boost fertiliser production by 1.3m tonnes

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the supply of phosphate between Nigerian and Moroccan governments is expected to lead to the production of 1.3 million tonnes of fertilizer in the country. The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, disclosed this while receiving the National Coordinator of the New […]

Nigeria, India trade hits $643.3 billion in one year

The Indian High Commission has said that the total trade between Nigeria and India in the past one year has hit $643.3 billion Head of Chancery at the High Commission of Indian, Lagos, Mr. Jagdeep Kapoor, made this known at the Indian products and services exhibition held in Lagos. He said, “India as we know, […]

Ghana’s President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo Visits Buhari, Pledges Improved ties

Ghana’s President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo, yesterday vis­ited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and pledged to improve ties between his country and Nigeria. Akufo-Addo also extend­ed birthday greetings to Bu­hari, who turned 74 on Sat­urday and shares same birth date with the president-elect’s mother. In a brief chat with State House correspondents after his […]