Category archives for: NASRDA

Germany’s 6-0 Thrashing By Spain Confirms National Team’s Decline

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Germany’s 6-0 thrashing had been coming for some time. The team coached by Joachim Low has been in decline since losing to France in the European Champions semifinals in 2016, and the slide arguably started before that, after the World Cup win in 2014. Low was supposed to reinvigorate the squad with […]

WTO Postpones Meeting Aimed At Breaking Leadership Impasse Till Further Notice

LAGOS NOVEMBER 7TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The World Trade Organization has cancelled a meeting on Nov. 9 to decide on the appointment of Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the body’s next director general after the United States rejected her as a candidate. Trade sources said they thought a factor in the delay was that there had been no indication […]

Peter Obi Mourns Enugu Accident Victims, Highlife Maestro Morocco Maduka

LAGOS OCTOBER 30TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Following Thursday’s recent accident that occurred at Mgbowo in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, which left about 21 school children dead, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has condoled with the bereaved families, the government and people of Enugu State. […]

Presidency Strategizes To Retain On Customs, NPA, Police In Nigeria Ports

LAGOS JUNE 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has disclosed that it is aiming to ensure that only the Nigerian Customs Service, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and Nigerian Police Force will be at seaports once the Single Window and functional scanners are put in place. PEBEC said as there would be no need […]

Graft Probe: AFDB Bows To US Pressure, Launches Independent Inquiry On Adesina

LAGOS JUNE 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The African Development Bank on Thursday launched an independent inquiry into allegations of embezzlement and preferential treatment against its embattled president Akinwumi Adesina, who is seeking re-election in August, its board of governors said. The investigation into Adesina, a former Nigerian minister for agriculture, follows calls for a probe by Washington, and […]

Covid-19: After Pardoning 2,600 Prisoners, Buhari Asks Judge To Free Prisoners Awaiting Trials

LAGOS APRIL 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the chief judge to free prison inmates who have been awaiting trial for six years or more to ease overcrowding as the novel coronavirus spreads, a spokesman said on Tuesday. A statement quoted Buhari as saying 42% of Nigeria’s 74,000 or so prisoners were awaiting trial. […]

Iranian Leader Mir-Mohammedi Dies Of Coronavirus

LAGOS MARCH 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Tasnim news agency on Monday reported that Seyed Mohammad Mir-Mohammadi, a member of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council, died of COVID-19. His death comes as other top Iranian officials have contracted the virus. The country has the highest death toll in the world, after China. Seyed Mohammad Mir-Mohammadi was […]

NASRDA Warns Of Major Earthquake In Abuja, Kaduna, Ogun, Oyo, Bayelsa

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 28TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has identified communities in four states and Abuja as locations where major earthquake may likely occur in the country. The Director General of NASRDA, Prof. Seidu Mohammed, disclosed this on the sideline of the second Engr. Brig. Gen. M.O Agu (rtd) Annual Distinguished Lecture […]

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