Contractors paid N2bn to begin 2nd Niger Bridge construction, says VP

Onitsha (Anambra), Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerians that the present administration will complete the second Niger Bridge before the end of 2019, saying N2bn has already been paid as mobilisation fee. Osinbajo…

General

Buhari felicitates with Alex Ekwueme at 85

Abuja, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Vice President and elder statesman, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, who turns 85 on Oct. 21. Dr…

Fight against corruption becoming tougher – Magu

Magu asks CSOs to tell Nigerians to stop celebrating looters

Lagos, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) Admitting that the fight against corruption is becoming tougher, the EFCC Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has urged all Nigerians, including children, to use every weapon at their disposal to fight…

Judge withdraws from Ogun PDP leadership tussle suit

Lagos, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) Justice Ibrahim Buba of Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday withdrew from a suit on leadership tussle in the Ogun Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party…

Politics

George Weah, Boakai to contest second round of Liberia’s presidential poll Nov. 7

Monrovia, Oct. 19, 2017 (TNE) The second round of Liberia's presidential election will be held on Nov. 7, between George Weah, a former…

There will be no challenges with card readers in 2019 – INEC

Abuja, Oct. 19, 2017 (TNE) The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday gave the assurance that there…

Entertainment

New movie on sex trafficking premieres Nov. 17

Lagos, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) A new movie on sex-trafficking on the international stage, “ Breakout”, is to premiere in the U.S. on…

We will use tourism, festivals, carnivals to boost revenue — LASG

Lagos, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) The Lagos State Government on Friday said that it would use tourism-related activities such as festivals, carnivals, exhibitions…

Sports

FIFA throw out Zambia protest against Nigeria in World Cup qualifier

Zurich, Switzerland, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) FIFA has thrown out Zambia's protest over the World…

World Cup 2018: Sepp Blatter will accept Vladimir Putin’s invitation to Russia

Lagos, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) Former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter has accepted an invitation from…

Roma charged by Uefa for fans ‘monkey chants’ at Antonio Rudiger

Lagos, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) Roma have been charged by Uefa after some of their…

Business & Finance

Buhari urges D8 to support Africa’s quest for single market

Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) President Muhammad Buhari on Friday urged members of the…

Ogun revenue agency generates N33bn in 8 months — Chairman

Abeokuta, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) Mr Adekunle Adeosun, the Chairman, Ogun State Internal Revenue Service…

African multinationals join forces to foster Africa’s growth, development’

Lagos, Oct. 19, 2017 (TNE) Giants of Industries, including CEOs from 13 African countries, and…

Technology

NASRDA to fast-tract space technology development through collaborations

Abuja, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) The National Space Research Development Agency (NASRDA) says it will fast track collaboration with international…

Minister urges Nigerians to embrace solar energy

Lagos, Oct. 20, 2017 (TNE) Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has advised Nigerians to embrace…

IBB varsity employs software to check academic plagiarism

Lapai (Niger), Oct. 19, 2017 (TNE) The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, says it will employ the ”Turnitin” software to…

Editorials

EDITORIAL: The question nobody is asking: does Nigeria have an oil future?

“The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will…

Pictures

Minister’s Media Interaction in London

A journalist poses with the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed during his recent Media Event…

Opinions

Casual Worker, the Modern Day Slave In Nigeria

By Supo Balogun, The Nigerian Expression (TNE) Many Nigerians recently in outrage, woke up to yet another report of the lock-in of…