Former Nigerian footballer Philip Osondu dies at 48

Ighalo loses sister Former Nigerian footballer, Philip Osondu, has died in Belgium after taking self to the hospital to be examined on Thursday. He was said to have felt unwell at work... Read more »

Pharmaceutical industry needs urgent bailout, says May & Baker MD

May & Baker Nigeria Plc said on Friday that the pharmaceutical sector needs a bailout of N500billion, to play actively in African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. The Managing Director of... Read more »

Rerun poll: A’Ibom PDP mocks Akpabio, says ex-gov scared of another defeat

The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has mocked the Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio,  saying he withdrew from the rerun poll to avoid another defeat.... Read more »

Nigeria tells Togo, Benin, Niger to pay electricity bills

Nigeria has told the international electricity customers-Niger, Togo, and Republic of Benin-to pay up their outstanding $7million debt because “electricity is not charity.” The Chairman, West African Power Pool (WAAP), Mr. Usman... Read more »

Over $60bn traded in I&E forex window since inception, says Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, disclosed on Friday that over $60 billion had been traded in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window segment of the... Read more »

Okogie knocks Buhari, says Nigeria sliding into military dictatorship

Emeritus Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lagos, Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, has lamented that Nigeria is sliding back to military era dictatorship with the penchant of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for disobedience... Read more »

Nigeria’s oil revenue dips by 2.6% to N3.97trn in 9 months ― CBN

Nigeria’s earnings from the oil and gas industry declined by 2.62 per cent to N3.973 trillion in the first nine months of the year, from January to September 2019, according to data... Read more »

Boris Johnson wins parliamentary majority

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has won a parliamentary majority following an election to determine the next phase of Brexit.  According to Sky News and BBC on Friday, the results show that... Read more »

Oil prices climb to highest in three months on renewed U.S-China trade deal hopes

Oil prices extended gains on Friday, scaling three-month highs as the United States and China moved closer to a resolution to the 18-month trade war between the world’s two biggest economies that... Read more »

Nigeria positions to access $1bn energy fund

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that Nigeria would join other African oil and gas producing countries in accessing the $1 billion African Energy Investment Corporation (AEICorp) Fund, promoted by the African Petroleum... Read more »
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