More Swiss companies indicate interest in Nigeria’s market

The visiting Switzerland Global Enterprises Senior Consultant for Africa, Mr Suhail El-Obeid, on Monday announced the growing interest of more Swiss companies in taking advantage of Nigeria’s population, for their products. El-Obeid told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that he was specifically visiting Nigeria to ascertain the existing market for Swiss companies……

Osibanjo begins tour of Niger Delta Monday

Vice President, Prof. Osibanjo Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is to begin tour of communities in the Niger Delta on Monday in a bid to solve the lingering crisis in the oil-rich region. The move is part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to resolve the crisis in the area through engagement with the locals….

Cristiano Ronaldo to receive the Ballon d’Or on Monday

Real Madrid and Portugal star Christiano Ronaldo will be crowned the latest winner of the Ballon d’Or on Monday night, according to reports. Mundo Deportivo has revealed that the announcement will be made at 7pm next Monday (8pm, CET) and the following day France Football, the publication that founded the prize, will publish an exclusive…

Man batters wife over missing N2,000

The police in Lagos State have declared a certain Babatunde Igbara of Azeez Olaosebikan Street, Agege, wanted, over alleged battery of his wife. The man reportedly bartered his 38-year-old woman, Gbemisola Igbara, in the presence of their four children until her eyes became swollen. Punch reports that Babatunde had approached the victim on Monday morning,…

Nigerian News Recap: 10 things you need to know this Monday evening

  Good evening! Here is today’s Nigerian news summary. 1. Erstwhile Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, has called on the Federal Government to do away with security votes, abolish cash transactions, put an end to subsidies and criminalize extra-budgetary expenditure. These, he said while delivering a lecture at the…

Sultan announces Monday, Sept.12 as Eid el-Kabir Day

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the declaration of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council of Sokoto and…

Sultan announces Monday, Sept.12 as Eid el-Kabir Day

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the declaration of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council of Sokoto and…

Fake Corps member steals INEC card reader in Edo

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Edo State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Sam Olumekun, Friday announced that an unidentified man who disguised as a Youth Corps member stole a smart card reader ‎belonging to the Commission in Igarra, Akoko-Edo local government area of the State. The man was said to have gained access…

September 12 is Eid el-Kabir Day – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto,  Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Monday, September 12, as Eid-el-Kabir Day. This followed the declaration of September 3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH. A statement signed by the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council of Sokoto, Prof. Sambo Junaidu, disclosed this on Saturday. “The committee in conjunction…

NDDC boss, Semenitari, coalition protest over killing of lawyer in Lagos

The Coalition of Civil Society in the Niger Delta on Friday protested against the murder of a Port Harcourt-based human rights lawyer, Mr. Ken Atsuwete. Atsuwete was murdered on Monday morning by unknown gunmen around his residence in Aluu community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. The protesters, clad in black attire, who were…

Sultan Announces September 12 As Eid El-Kabir Day

   REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA) – RTR1N1ZM The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the declaration of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious…

Sultan declares Monday, Sept.12 as Eid el-Kabir Day

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the announcement of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH. The declaration is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council of Sokoto….