Nigeria still a 3rd world country, should not be compared with US, UK – Ngige

  Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has stated that Nigeria is still a third world country and should not be compared with the economies of the United States of America, Canada and the United Kingdom.   The Minister has stated this on Friday during his appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today, in reaction…

NGO calls for immediate release of Nigerians detained in Libya

  Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has urged the Federal Government to demand for the list and secure the immediate release of Nigerians detained in Libya.   In a statement in Abuja, Co-Project Director of MEPN, Mr Femi Awoniyi, has commended the Federal Government for its efforts in the repatriation of some…

Brazil will inject $1.1b into Nigeria’s agriculture – Ricardo Guerra de Araujo

  Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, the Brazilian Ambassador to Nigeria, revealed that Brazil will soon inject 1.1 billion dollars into Nigeria’s agriculture.   Araujo has made this known during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, saying that an agreement between Brazil and Nigeria on that would be concluded by the…

Former Sudanese President dies in Riyadh

  Abdulrahman Suwar Al-Dahab, former Sudanese President, has died in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh.   According to Sudan’s state news agency, SUNA,  Al-Dahab died in Riyadh Military Hospital.   Dahab, a former military officer, was defense minister before he led a coup in 1985 to overthrow Jaafar Nimeiri, who had been president since 1969….

EFCC releases photos of Fayose’s alleged houses

  Spokesman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Wilson Uwujaren, has released photos of property allegedly acquired illegally by a former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.     Uwujaren has released copies of the pictures on Wednesday, saying the properties were uncovered while the anti-graft agency was investigating the allegations of…