Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has formally presented awards to the 10 winners of the 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize. The Prize’s Awards Ceremony coincided with the…

AFC Raises $400mn In Syndicated Loan For Critical Infrastructure In Africa

AFC Raises $400mn In Syndicated Loan For Critical Infrastructure In Africa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : Africa Finance Corporation, Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, has raised USD$400 million in a new syndicated loan to support the post-pandemic recovery through critical development of infrastructure. The three-year facility – the first from AFC since 2018…

U.S Donates Another Batch of 3.2 million COVID-19 Vaccines

U.S Donates Another Batch of 3.2 million COVID-19 Vaccines

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : The United States has delivered another batch of 3.2 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria. This is the latest donation to Nigeria by U.S, which has provided to Nigeria over $130 million of technical and financial support…

Delta House Of Assembly Aspirant Fidel Onwodi Promises Excellent Representation

Delta House Of Assembly Aspirant Fidel Onwodi Promises Excellent Representation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Fidel Eweniwe Onwodi, has declared to represent Aniocha North State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly. He said…

Omicron Ban: FG Calls for Lifting of Travel Restrictions on Nigerians

Omicron Ban: FG Calls for Lifting of Travel Restrictions on Nigerians

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Foreign Affairs correspondent: The Federal Government has meant with the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the country, Ambassador Faisal bin Ebraheem Al-Ghamdi to discuss the recent restrictions placed on Nigerians intending to visit the Kingdom of Saudi…

Nigeria’s Long-Term Vision, Demonstrates Commitment To Paris Agreement Implementation – FG

Nigeria’s Long-Term Vision, Demonstrates Commitment To Paris Agreement Implementation – FG

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Federal Government at the weekend said Nigeria’s 2050 Long-Term Low Emission Vision document is a demonstration of the nation’s commitment to play a leading role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Minister of State for the…

Haba!!! NDLEA Arrests 76 Yrs Old Grandpa For Selling “Indian Hemp” *As Marwa Lauds Delta, Edo, Enugu Airport, Niger, Ogun, Kwara, Plateau, Rivers, Ondo, Benue Commands

Haba!!! NDLEA Arrests 76 Yrs Old Grandpa For Selling “Indian Hemp” *As Marwa Lauds Delta, Edo, Enugu Airport, Niger, Ogun, Kwara, Plateau, Rivers, Ondo, Benue Commands

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd), has commended the officers and men of Edo, Enugu Airport, Niger, Ogun, Kwara, Plateau, Rivers, Ondo, Benue and Delta Commands as well as those of the Directorate of Operation…

INVESTMENT: DIDA Boss Lauds Gov Okowa, As “Keke” Factory Plant Debuts In Delta

INVESTMENT: DIDA Boss Lauds Gov Okowa, As “Keke” Factory Plant Debuts In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Albert OGRAKA: Chairman of Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA), Mr. Paul Nmah, has commended the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for being keen and supportive of various laudable investment projects in the state. This…

In 2022, World Needs To Be Resolute About Recovery -UN Secretary General

In 2022, World Needs To Be Resolute About Recovery -UN Secretary General

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres has said the world should be resolute about recovery in 2022. The Secretary General in his New Year’s Message said the “world welcomes 2022 with our hopes for the…

Itunnu: Father Rejects Autopsy Report, Asks For FG support

Itunnu: Father Rejects Autopsy Report, Asks For FG support

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: Emmanuel Babalola, father of late Itunnu Babalola, a.k.a Bekky Paul, who was wrongfully jailed and died in Cote d’Ivoire prison, has rejected the autopsy report carried out on the body of his 24-year-old deceased daughter….

Nigerians In Italy Not Up To One million– NUNAI

Nigerians In Italy Not Up To One million– NUNAI

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: The National Union of Nigerian Associations in Italy (NUNAI) on Tuesday said that the Federal Government is already responding to its appeal for the supply of passport booklets to the Embassy in Italy, insisting that…

Nigerian Ambassador Praises Resilience Of Qatar Economy

Nigerian Ambassador Praises Resilience Of Qatar Economy

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: Ambassador of Nigeria to the State of Qatar, Yakubu Ahmed has expressed his admiration for the resilience of the Qatari economy. According to him, the ability to face challenges and uncommon character demonstrated in driving…

Nigeria, German Automobile Coy To Establish Mechatronic W/shops In 36 States

Nigeria, German Automobile Coy To Establish Mechatronic W/shops In 36 States

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: Nigerian government in collaboration with a German automobile company, CTS Automotive Gmbh is set to establish mechatronic workshops and training centres in all the 36 states of the country. The Chief Executive Officer, CTS Automotive…

Forum Urges Leaders In W/Africa, Sahel To Engage Youth To End Violent Extremism, Terrorism

Forum Urges Leaders In W/Africa, Sahel To Engage Youth To End Violent Extremism, Terrorism

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA In ABUJA: Political leaders in West Africa and the Sahel have been asked to engage young people in ending violent extremism and terrorism in the area. The youth from 17 West African countries and Sahel,…

EU Develops Human Rights, Democracy Country Strategy For Nigeria

EU Develops Human Rights, Democracy Country Strategy For Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) Abuja: The European Union (EU) has developed a Human Rights and Democracy Country Strategy for Nigeria for the coming years. Speaking in Abuja at the weekend during the premiere of a Chioma Onyenwe’s stage play: “First They Came”,…

Ivorian President, Quattara Arrives Nigeria, Commissions New Embassy

Ivorian President, Quattara Arrives Nigeria, Commissions New Embassy

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) Abuja: The President of Côte D’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara has arrived in Nigeria to inaugurate a new embassy for his country in Abuja and attend ECOWAS meeting . The President, who arrived at the new embassy located on Diplomatic…

Prioritise Migration To Rescue Nigeria Economy, Stakeholders Tell FG

Prioritise Migration To Rescue Nigeria Economy, Stakeholders Tell FG

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE federal government has been advised by some stakeholders in the migration industry to priortise migration as a viable economy option in rescuing the country from economic sabotage. The call was made at the Global Migration Movie Festival,…

Growing Activities Of Terrorists, Threat To West Africa Integration, Stability -Says ECOWAS

Growing Activities Of Terrorists, Threat To West Africa Integration, Stability -Says ECOWAS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has raised an alarm that the growing activities of terrorists in the sub-region is a threat to West Africa integration and stability. Speaking at the opening of the 47th ordinary…

NDLEA Launches National Drug Control Mastar Plan

NDLEA Launches National Drug Control Mastar Plan

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): – THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has launched the (NDCMP) 2021 to 2025 in Abuja. This was in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Speaking at the launch of the strategic…

Cameroonian Refugees In Nigeria Pass 70,000 Mark, UNHCR Renews Call For Help

Cameroonian Refugees In Nigeria Pass 70,000 Mark, UNHCR Renews Call For Help

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has revealed that Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria are now over 70,000. The UN Refugee agency also appealed to international community for urgent additional support for refugees in Nigeria UNHCR, while…

Decision On Visa Application To England Stopped

Decision On Visa Application To England Stopped

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Our CORRESPONDENT: THE British High Commission has said it will pause “making decisions” on visitor visa applications from all red list countries, which includes Nigeria. The decision was announced in a statement issued by the commission on…

UK University Entrepreneurship Hub Launched In Lagos

UK University Entrepreneurship Hub Launched In Lagos

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE United Kingdom (UK)’s Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Ben Llewellyn-Jones has hosted an event to launch the London School of Economics’ (LSE) Generate Nigeria Entrepreneurship Hub in Lagos. A statement on Friday, said the new LSE Generate…

UN Rewards Volunteers In Nigeria

UN Rewards Volunteers In Nigeria

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): UNITED Nations has rewarded volunteers in the country in order to encourage voluntary services. Speaking at the award ceremony in Abuja to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Volunteers Programme, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)…

CITN Induction: Nigerians Hail Forensic Accounting Expert, Bashorun Askia

CITN Induction: Nigerians Hail Forensic Accounting Expert, Bashorun Askia

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: ENCOMIUMS have begun to pour in as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, was on Saturday, November 27, 2021 inducted into the Chartered Institute…

Digital Literacy Programme: DTSG Partners UK Govt

Digital Literacy Programme: DTSG Partners UK Govt

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: IN furtherance of its determination to ensure that citizens of Delta State acquire the necessary skills and become digital literate in a 21st century digital economy, the state government is to partner with the UK…

One-Third Women Experience Violence In Lifetime, Says UNWomen

One-Third Women Experience Violence In Lifetime, Says UNWomen

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): ONE-THIRD of the women population worldwide experience violence in their lifetime, United Nations (UN) Women has decried. The Deputy Representative, UN Women Nigeria, Mr. Lansana Wonneh, at a media parley to commemorate with the 16 Days of Activism…

FG Unveils 10-Year Validity Passport Facility In London

FG Unveils 10-Year Validity Passport Facility In London

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has commissioned a new Passport Issuing facility that would offer the 10-year validity Passport to Nigerians at the Nigerian High Commission in London. A statement on Wednesday by the Assistant Comptroller…

EU, Partners Mobilise Against SGBV

EU, Partners Mobilise Against SGBV

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE European Union (EU) and its partners are stepping up efforts to mobilise action towards fast-tracking prosecution of offenders and guaranteeing access to justice and remedies for victims of sexual assault. According to a statement on Wednesday, top…

Korea Boosts eGovernment In Nigeria, Cameroon

Korea Boosts eGovernment In Nigeria, Cameroon

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):- From Editor’s DESK: REPUBLIC of Korea in a move to boost eGovernment in Nigeria and Cameroon has organized Korea-Nigeria-Cameroon eGovernment workshop and knowledge exchange programme. The Republic of Korea organized the programme through its grant aid agency, Korea…

Cabo Verde Establishes Embassy In Nigeria *Watch Video

Cabo Verde Establishes Embassy In Nigeria *Watch Video

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):- Special Report From Mike SOGBOLA: CABO Verde has established her Embassy in the country to strengthen diplomatic ties with Nigeria and be closer to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission which is headquartered in Abuja,…

Boko Haram: Zulum Orders Nine Armored Vehicles In Nigerian Border With Niger

Boko Haram: Zulum Orders Nine Armored Vehicles In Nigerian Border With Niger

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)/MAIDUGURI – BORNO State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has ordered nine armored personnel carriers for police operations in Malam-Fatori, Nigerian border town with Niger Republic. Malam-Fatori, which came under Boko Haram occupation in 2014, is headquarters of Abadam local…

UNODC, Canada, NAPTIP, NIS Collaborate To Combat Trafficking In Persons

UNODC, Canada, NAPTIP, NIS Collaborate To Combat Trafficking In Persons

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLA: THE United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Government of Canada has commenced the training of no less than 120 officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and National Agency for the…

Nigeria House Of Reps Intervenes As Elumelu Moves Motion

Nigeria House Of Reps Intervenes As Elumelu Moves Motion

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE House of Representatives has resolved to urgently intervene in the diplomatic row between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates with a view to lessen the suffering of Nigerians transiting through the UAE. The House took the decision…

#ENDSARS Protest: US Calls For Response From FG, Lagos On Report

#ENDSARS Protest: US Calls For Response From FG, Lagos On Report

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): United States has called on both Lagos and Federal governments to respond to the report submitted by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the #ENDSARS protest. The US Embassy in Nigeria in a statement on Tuesday…

Apprehension Grows Over Use Of Afghanistan For Sheltering, Training Or Financing Terror Acts

Apprehension Grows Over Use Of Afghanistan For Sheltering, Training Or Financing Terror Acts

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE eight-nation Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan held in New Delhi, India last week has emphasised that Afghanistan’s territory should not be used for “sheltering, training, planning or financing any terrorist act.” Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval…

Nigeria Advised To Approve Administration Of China’s COVID-19 Vaccines

Nigeria Advised To Approve Administration Of China’s COVID-19 Vaccines

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE federal government has been advised to allow COVID-19 vaccines from China to be administered in the country. Though four COVID-19 vaccines have been developed in China and approved for use in about 100 countries, including 40 African…

Anambra Election: US Threatens Visa Restriction On Instigators Of Violence

Anambra Election: US Threatens Visa Restriction On Instigators Of Violence

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE United States has warned that anyone who interferes with the lawful conduct of the Anambra state government or instigate violence in the South East state would be given visa restriction. A statement on Wednesday from the US…

COP26: UK Announces New Funding For Africa Climate Challenges

COP26: UK Announces New Funding For Africa Climate Challenges

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE United Kingdom has announced new funding to support African governments to roll-out critical adaptation projects so at-risk communities can adapt to the impact of extreme weather and changing climates. COP26 President Alok Sharma announced the new UK…

Time For Nigeria To Join Hands With China In Upholding True Multilateralism

Time For Nigeria To Join Hands With China In Upholding True Multilateralism

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): ON October 25,2021, H.E. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China delivered a Speech At the Conference Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Restoration Of the Lawful Seat of the People’s Republic of China In the…