Science & Technology

A Non-Governmental Organization, ActionAid Nigeria in continuation of its system and structure strengthening approach against radicalization to violent extremism(SARVE3) project, has selected 6 local governments towards building community peace through youth radio listener’s session. The Resilience Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Anicetus Atakpu, disclosed this during the third phase of the programme in Kaduna, on Friday. […]

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, seeking to stop his probe over an alleged ninety-six-billion-naira fraud. In a lead judgment prepared by Justice Emmanuel Augie but read by Justice Adamu Jairo, the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of Mr. Ameachi on grounds that the issue of not […]

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) cannot regulate the practice of advertising in Nigeria contrary to the provisions of the extant Advertising Practitioners (Regulation) Act of 2004. The court also declared that the NBC lacks the power to prohibit exclusivity on privately acquired intellectual property rights […]

A man has died in a petrol tanker accident that occurred on the Otedola Bridge axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed this in a statement on Friday. He, however, did not state when the accident occurred, although photos released by the […]

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has added a tracking system for passport processing and issuance in the country. The Acting Comptroller General of the NIS, Isah Jere Idris, who announced this in a press release, explained that the tracking system was put in place by the NIS to help applicants monitor the statuses of passport […]

Officials said on Thursday that the death toll from four bombs that ripped through minibuses and a mosque in Afghanistan has risen to at least 16, with some of the attacks claimed by the Islamic State group. While the number of bombings has dropped across the country since the Taliban seized power last August, several […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, travelled to Equatorial Guinea to participate in the African Union Extra-Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Malabo. President Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who disclosed this, said that the President will join other Heads of State and Government to […]

Top officials of the African Union and United Nations have said in messages for Africa Day that the continent has become a collateral victim of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, further denting the continent’s ability to fulfil its enormous promise and potential. Every year, May 25 is marked as Africa Day, the anniversary of the founding of […]

The president of Bunker Traders Association of Nigeria, Sola Adewumi, has stated that Nigeria may lose out on the global bunkering industry estimated to reach 210 billion dollars by 2027 if foreigners keep dominating the sector. Mr. Adewumi stated this, on Tuesday, during the Nigerian Content Midstream-Downstream Oil and Gas summit. According to him, most […]

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has decried the inadequacy within its workforce which it is said has prevented the service from properly manning the nation’s borderlines. Acting Controller-General of Immigration (CGI), Isah Idris, stated this during a virtual media interaction where he said the major responsibility of the service was border security, without overlooking the […]


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