NNPC hands off running of refineries

Fuel subsidy removal for benefit of ordinary Nigerians, says Kyari  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will no longer be involved in the management of the nation’s refineries after their rehabilitation. This... Read more »

Bernie Sanders withdraws from 2020 U.S presidential race

Backs Biden to square up with Trump Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, his campaign announced in an email to supporters on Wednesday. Sanders’ exit... Read more »

Mystery blaze rips Accountant-General’s office

PDP demands probe Jonathan’s ex-aide alleges foul play A mysterious fire has ripped through Nigeria’s treasury office on Wednesday, destroying two key departments, including the one that processes consolidated revenue sharing amongst... Read more »

Lockdown: Aro TC Chair takes steps to identify vulnerable households

To benefit from FG’s relief programme The Transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Area, Mazi Emmanuel Kanu, has commenced the process of collating relevant data, which will aid vulnerable households in... Read more »

Trump threatens to cut funding to WHO as US COVID-19 deaths hit daily record

U.S President, Donald Trump, has threatened to cut America’s funding to the World Health Organisation, accusing it of bias towards China during the coronavirus pandemic. It comes as nearly 2,000 people infected... Read more »

Lawan, Gbajabiamila fault FG’s Social Investment Programme

 Seek legislative backing The leadership of the National Assembly has faulted the way the Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government is being implemented, and called for an enabling legislation in line... Read more »

IMF considers Nigeria’s request to borrow $3.4bn

World Bank provides $82m medical support PDP demands accountability Nigeria’s application for a $3.4 billion credit from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is reportedly undergoing review. “We are working hard to respond... Read more »

OPEC+ mulls three-month output cut as oil hits $33

Countries belonging to the OPEC+ group are discussing the idea to implement oil production cuts for at least three months from May to July, Russian news agency TASS reported on Tuesday, citing... Read more »

COVID-19 pandemic: Ikpeazu extends Abia lockdown by one week

The Abia State government has announced the extension of the lockdown in the State over the deadly coronavirus pandemic by seven days. The new directive takes effect from today, Wednesday, April 8,... Read more »

Lock down: Zenith Bank unveils automated voice service

Zenith Bank Plc has introduced an automated voice banking service – an interactive voice response (IVR) solution – which enables customers to perform basic banking transactions by dialing a dedicated phone line... Read more »
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