• Cina USA

    US probes Sinopec for alleged $100m bribe payments to Nigerian officials

    ’Femi Asu with agency report United States’ authorities are investigating China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation  over allegations that the state-controlled oil producer paid Nigerian officials about $100m worth of bribes to resolve a business dispute, according to people familiar with the probe. Investigators from the Securities and Exchange Commission and ...

  • Nigeria

    Economy: Fayose attacks Buhari

    Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest comment that he was pleased with Nigeria’s economic situation as another pointer to the fact that he has lost touch with the economic realities in the country. Fayose, in a statement on Wednesday by ...

  • Nigeria

    Govt begins payment of workers’ N23bn salary, promotion arrears

    Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Federal Government has commenced the payment of about N23bn promotion arrears and salary shortfall to civil servants. The development was confirmed by the Accountant General of the Federation, Alhaji Idris Ahmed, in Abuja on Wednesday, who said N13.2bn was for salary shortfall and N10bn for  promotion ...

  • Nigeria

    Nigeria and the assault on law and order

    Temilade Aruya The blatant disregard for the due process of the law being exhibited by all classes of people in our country is a cause for serious concern.  Often, the law is twisted and circumvented by unscrupulous elements to suit their selfish goals. This is a dangerous trend that will ...

  • Nigeria

    How I ‘ll develop Oyo, by governorship aspirant

    A Governorship  aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Professor Adeolu Akande, has promised to transform the state through the development of agriculture, solid minerals and tourism. He said a strategic engagement of the three sectors could expand the economy of the state and ...

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    IOM calls for saving migrants lives on the International Day of the Disappeared

    Source: International Organization for Migration Country: WorldThe thousands of deaths recorded by IOM each year contain only partial information on the individuals that lose their lives during migration. It is likely that many more go missing without a trace.Geneva - Nearly, 23,000 migrant fatalities worldwide have been recorded by IOM, the ...

  • Nigeria

    WHO and partners respond to Cholera outbreak in North-Eastern Nigeria

    Source: World Health Organization Country: NigeriaA total of 69 cases including 5 deaths have been reported so far in the outbreak at Muna Garage, a camp on which is home to 44 000 people displaced by conflict and famine.The World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners are moving swiftly to help ...

  • Qatar Emirati Arabi Uniti Oman Etiopia Kuwait

    How Ethiopia Synergizes Its Economic Opportunities With Gulf's Capital?

    [Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's trade and investment relation with Gulf countries/Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates/ has though shown progress since recent years, there is a huge imbalance compared with country's untapped economic opportunities and latter's enormous capital.

  • Etiopia

    Avoiding Road Deterioration Via Maintenance

    [Ethiopian Herald] Road has been the most dominate transport mode in Ethiopia for ages .It has been playing crucial role in facilitating import and export trade as well. Currently, the road length at national level is approximately about 110,000 Kms. Considering the economic value of the roads, timely maintenance is ...

  • Mozambico

    Mozambique: Trade Fair Provides Unique Opportunity - Nyusi

    [AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Monday that the Maputo International Trade Fair (FACIM) is a unique opportunity to guarantee strengthened cooperation between Mozambique and other countries.