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Nigeria shines at weightlifting championship in Uganda – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Athlete at a weightlifting competition By Georgina Adegbie The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), Mohammed Yahaya, says the country’s weightlifters have won nine gold medals so far at the ongoing African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championships in Uganda. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2017 edition of the …

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Nigerian Army commences "Exercise Crocodile Smile II" in Niger Delta-Official – Premium Times Nigeria

The Nigerian Army has said that it will flag off another military operation with the code name, “Exercise Crocodile Smile II” on Friday in the Niger Delta region. The Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman who made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday said the military exercise is …

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France, Portugal join Russia World Cup train – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Portugal national team- Russia World Cup bound France and Portugal have clinched qualification for the World Cup, joining 17 other countries that have booked spots in the Russia FIFA World Cup train. France qualified Tuesday night, thanks to goals from Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud in a hard-fought 2-1 win over Belarus on Tuesday. …

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NNPC Scandal: Kachikwu, Baru meet, agree on stronger oil sector regulation – Premium Times Nigeria

For a moment on Tuesday, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director, of the Nigerian National petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, appeared to set aside their differences to speak about ways to building a stronger and more efficient petroleum industry. The two top …

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  Mixta Nigeria Creates a Strictly High-end Bolt Hole in Lakowe

 Mixta Nigeria, an ARM company, has developed a high-end exquisite facility known as Lakowe Lakes Golf & Country Estate. It is conceived and built as an exclusive, secure and serene haven, complete with 18-hole golf course, and a resort, all spaced around 11 nature-inspired lakes.  Bennett Oghifo reports   Lakowe Lakes Golf & …

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Nigerian govt. saves N120bn checking ghost workers, personnel cost – Premium Times Nigeria

The federal government on Tuesday put the cumulative savings from checking the ghost workers’ syndrome through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) at N120 billion. The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, said this in Abuja in a presentation on the impact of financial reforms on …

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Seadogs Call for Immediate Restructuring of Nigeria

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), also known as the Pyrates Confraternity, has joined other Nigerians and groups calling for the restructuring of the country. In a press release signed by its international President, Mr. Arthur Boje, the organisation stated that since the restructuring idea has received various interpretations among …

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Ageing Federation, ICT institute to create database of older persons – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Telecoms sector contributes N1.5tn to Nigeria’s GDP, says NCC The International Federation of Ageing-Nigeria (IFAN), an NGO, says it will partner the Digital Bridge Institute(DBI) to create a database of older persons with a view to harnessing their potential. IFAN’s Coordinator, Mr Ike Willie-Nwobu, spoke with newsmen on the sidelines …

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