Trump drops planned Dec. 15 tariffs on China, announces phase-one trade deal

President Donald Trump announced a “phase one” trade deal with China on Friday, saying Beijing had agreed to...

Trump may be impeached next week as Rep Committee says he is guilty

The Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday recommended the impeachment of President Donald Trump over his dealings with the government...

Nigerians spend N2.776tr on social media annually

By Ikenna Emewu From very reliable data on Nigerian social media usage, the nation spends at...

World Bank votes $82b to fight extreme poverty … and $53b for Africa

A global coalition of development partners announced today their commitment to maintain momentum in...

NLNG Train 7 receives boost with gas supply pact

A critical step towards the realization of the Train 7 Project of the Nigeria...

China announces 2020 as final phase of total poverty eradication in new economic plan

Given pressure from domestic economic restructuring and the sluggish global market amid a trade war with the US, China...

Chinese media renounce US for undermining WTO

Due to US obstruction, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTOAB) will likely be unable to function on Wednesday, December 11. Normally...

Huawei strikes German 5G deal with Telefónica

Giant tech company stretches frontiers

100m foreigners in 162 countries learning Chinese in all time record

Chinese language education is increasingly sought after by more countries, global representatives told the 2019 International Chinese Language Education Conference on Monday, December 9 in...

American households see increasing debt burden

By Zhang Mengxu, People's Daily The aggregate household debt balances in the U.S. increased to a record high...

Economy of China’s Greater Bay Area surges with impetus of the world’s longest bridge

   By Liu Lei, He Linping, People’s Daily Traveling among China’s Macao, Hong Kong and Guangdong Province...

UK’s Conservative Party wins big, returning PM Boris Johnson

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has secured a majority in the House of Commons after winning 353 seats out of...

Ibori mourns death of Tony Obuh, Delta Pensions chairman

Chief James Onanefe Ibori has commiserated with Delta state’s Gov Ifeanyi Okowa, on the death of Mr. Tony...

AfDB, AU to develop pan-African electricity market

The African Development Bank (AfDB.org) and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) have agreed to jointly develop a blueprint for a pan-continental...

Nigerian Gas diversifies into gas processing, declares N13.29bn profit

The Nigerian Gas Company (NGC), the gas transportation subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),...

China assesses her 18 years in the WTO

Increasingly, hopes for the survival of the WTO, the cornerstone of the global multilateral trading system, rest with China's role...

Nigeria govt to give states control over solid minerals

The federal government said on Monday that a committee led by the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi,...

China’s Nov inflation rate hits almost 8-year high

By Xie Jun and Song Lin, GLOBAL TIMES Soaring pork prices pushed China's inflation level...

China, EU to align on trade-dispute plan as Trump aims to thwart WTO

China is in preliminary talks to support the European Union’s backup plan for settling international trade disputes as President Donald...

NNPC records 45,347 pipeline breaks

Proposes Measures to Curb Pipeline Vandalism, Crude Theft … The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has...

Trump afraid to implement Dec. 15 tariffs against China, but wants ‘movement’ from China

U.S. President Donald Trump does not want to implement the next round of scheduled tariffs against Chinese goods on Dec. 15, but he wants...

China Nov bank loans beat forecast, hit 1.39tr yuan

Chinese banks extended 1.39 trillion yuan ($197.47 billion) in new yuan loans in November, rising sharply from October and...

Beijing 2022 Winter Games organizer recruits volunteers globally

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics organizer plans to recruit 27,000 volunteers for the Winter Games and 12,000 volunteers for Winter...

Chinese documentary reveals counter-terrorism perseverance in Xinjiang

By Liu Xin and Fan Lingzhi China’s first documentary on its overall counter-terrorism efforts in Xinjiang aired...

Chinese expert says US Uyghur bill violates int’l law

By Zhu Weinian The US House of Representatives just passed the “Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019.”...

Experts foresee more competitive African market for new entrants in 2020

African markets will become increasingly attractive in 2020 at a time when wider global trends are more set against the interests of international businesses...

China launches SOE to manage country’s oil and gas pipelines

China on Monday launched a new state-owned enterprise to manage the country’s oil and gas pipelines, as part of efforts to bolster the role...

Ecobank wins “Bank of the Year” and “Best Bank” in London

Ecobank Cameroon, Gambia and Rwanda won Bank of the Year at The Banker Awards on 28th November. This recognition came...

Niger Insurance pays N1.4b claims in 9 months

Niger Insurance Plc has  paid over N1.4 billion claims to customers in  nine months, the new Managing Director, Mr...

Measles outbreak warning as 140,000 die in one year

WHO and the United States Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention has stated 140,000 people died from the disease...

Nigerian troops neutralise 37 Boko Haram fighters in merciless operation

In a merciless weeklong operation against Terrorists, the Nigerian troops and vigilantes have eliminated 37 Boko Haram...

NCC establishes emergency communication centres in 18 states

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established and operationalised Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) across 18 States of the country including the...

Power Minister satisfied with local meter production

Sylvanus Viashima,  Jalingo The Minister of Power Engr Sale Mamman has expressed  satisfaction with the ...

UNN graduate wins 2020 Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa at Oxford

Godwin Nwangele, a 25-year-old graduate from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has won the 2020 Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa,

Huawei to roll out Harmony OS to more products next year, except phones and...

Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies plans to equip more of its products with its Harmony operating system (OS) next...

China says all people held in Xinjiang camps have ‘graduated’

China has completed what it says was “de-radicalization” training in its western Xinjiang region, officials said in Beijing, as the...

China’s trade with US sinks in November amid tariff war

China's trade with the United States sank again in November as negotiators worked on the first stage of a...

OAU Ile Ife to exit national power grid, December 31

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, has attributed the delay in the exit of the institution...

DSS has ridiculed Nigeria before the world, Ozekhome laments on Sowore’s arrest in court

Human rights lawyer, Chief Michael Ozekhome, SAN, has lamented that Nigeria is fast stepping back into ruthless anarchy that needs to be...

NNPC, DPR, FIRS illegally deducted N1.5tn, says Auditor-General

Out of the N6.4tn generated by revenue collection agencies in 2017, about N1.5tn was deducted and not remitted into the...

World Bank predicts Nigeria’s economy will experience another recession

According to the World Bank, Nigeria could experience economic recession for a second time in three years.

Nigeria Senate passes 2020 Budget

Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed the 2020 budget into law, making the earliest of such passage in 20 years...

African internet users pay most for services, worldwide

Consumers in African countries are paying some of the highest rates in the world for internet access as a...

China accuses US govt of paying NGOs to smear her image

Some NGOs in the US are actually backed by the US government and intelligence agencies that provoke subversive activities ○ ...

China sets no timetable for clinching trade deal with US

China has no timetable for reaching a trade deal with the US or not doing so, a Chinese Foreign...

P&G to shut down $300m Nigeria production plant, one year after launch

About a year after commissioning its largest Nigerian plant, Procter & Gamble (P&G) is set to shut the plant.

Nigeria spends N5.075trn annually on power genenators

Nigeria and its business community spend  a whopping $14 billion (N5.075 trillion) per annum on petrol and diesel powered generators. This...

US honours Rosa Parks with statue in Alabama on 64th anniversary of bus protest

City officials in Montgomery, Alabama, unveiled a new statue of Rosa Parks on Sunday, exactly 64 years after the...

Nigeria, Russia sign agreement on fertilizer production

Nigeria and Russia have signed an agreement on the supply of potash, a major raw material for the production of...

Fintech firms got $400m investment in 2019, says CBN Fintech firms have seen capital inflow to the tune of $400...