France is set to ban short domestic flights in favor of train services, after lawmakers approved a plan that will see several air routes discontinued to reduce emissions. MPs voted late on Saturday to suspend some flights by domestic airlines that can be made by train in less than two-and-a-half...
The children of Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip have warmly thanked the public for its support and for tributes paid to their father, who died on Friday aged 99. Following are comments or statements from the couple's four children this weekend. Eldest son and heir to the throne, Prince Charles: "My...
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced. Buckingham Palace said: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this...
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria has congratulated Nigerian-American, Mr Kelechi Ndukwe, on his appointment as Commander of a U.S. Navy ship, USS Halsey (DDG-97). By his appointment, Ndukwe has become the first ever Nigerian to achieve the feat. Ndukwe, who was appointed last Thursday, is an alumnus of the University...
 .  . . Says Nigerians can process passports within 24 hours   The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has commissioned the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Passport Express Centre at Maitama, Abuja. Speaking at the event on Tuesday, the Minister said the Maitama Passport Express Centre MPEC, was established in partnership with...
L-R The Director General SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, Consul General Royal Danish Embassy, Mr. Per Christenson, the Senior Commercial Advisor Sephora Ese Akako. Director General of the Standards Organization of Nigeria, (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim  has advised Danish companies to venture into local manufacturing in Nigeria in view of the...
Nigeria is making progress to reverse the United States suspension of the issuance of “immigrant visas” to Nigerian passport holders, President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja. Receiving the report of the committee on Citizen Data Management and Harmonization chaired by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, the President expressed...
Funds from the African Development Bank’s ongoing Science and Technology Development Project have been committed towards two research projects to mitigate the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Angola. The Science and Technology Development Project which is being executed by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, aims to contribute...
President Muhammadu Buhari will Thursday depart for Bamako, Republic of Mali on a one-day visit, following the briefing by the ECOWAS Special Envoy to the country, former President Goodluck Jonathan. His aide, Femi Adesina, in a statement said the Nigerian President and some ECOWAS leaders led by the Chairman of...
A recent statement made by the Nigeria Finance Minister, Mrs. Zeinab Ahmed, on Politics Today on Channels Television that if the current Coronavirus pandemic, CONVID-19, is prolonged in containing, the economy may once again slip into another recession. The Honourable Minister was only being economical with the truth. The Minister...