Coronavirus: WHO lists Nigeria, South Africa, 11 others as high-risk African countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday listed Nigeria and 12 other nations as high-risk African countries for the coronavirus.. The 12 other countries are – Algeria, Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, DR Congo,... Read more »

Supreme Court’s ruling on Imo election is irreversible, Uzodinma tells PDP

Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, said on Friday that the Supreme Court would not reverse the ruling that declared him the winner of the March 19, 2019 governorship election in the... Read more »

Okada riders protest restriction by Lagos govt

Commercial motorcycle operators, comprising Gokada, Max and 1st Ride companies, on Friday staged a peaceful protest against the recent ban of their operations in parts of Lagos State. The operators, who protested... Read more »

Senate resolves to probe poor state of refineries

The Senate has resolved to begin probe into what it described as the poor state of the nation’s refineries. According to the Senate despite $25 billion spent in the last 25 years,... Read more »

Brexit: Britain seeks closer economic ties with Africa

Britain is leaving the European Union on Friday, starting the clock on an 11-month transition period during which the country will try to sign as many new trade deals as possible. African countries are... Read more »

Fidelity Bank’s full year profit rises by 29%

Fidelity Bank Plc has declared a 28.5% growth in its profit for Full Year 2019 on the back of improvement in its earnings, compared to the same period of 2018. The comprehensive... Read more »

China’s richest man, Jack Ma, donates $14.4m to fight coronavirus

Jack Ma of the Alibaba fame and China’s richest man has made a hefty donation in the fight against the coronavirus. Jack Ma, the founder of e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, made a $14.4 million donation through... Read more »

WHO declares Coronavirus global emergency

Death toll hits 170; 8,000 cases reported worldwide The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared a global emergency on the outbreak of the New Coronavirus, which first erupted in the Chinese town... Read more »

Demurrage swells, goods spoil as border closure continues

Hopes of some stakeholders who expected the border to be re-opened as the first phase of the Ex Swift s exercise expired today have been dashed, as the Federal Government insists that... Read more »

Court summons Emefiele over unpaid $53m garnishee

For the second time in two months, the Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, to appear before it over an unpaid $53... Read more »
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