Ogbuoji vows to reverse Umahi’s negative economics in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State APC gubernatorial candidate in the coming election, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji has promised to revamp the economy...

Ogbuoji alerts INEC, DSS, Police, NUT of state govt coercing teachers to submit PVCs...

The Ebonyi State APC gubernatorial candidate for the March 2 election, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji has raised an alarm that...

Huawei founder, Ren, denies accusation of stealing intellectual property secrets against company

By Fan Lingzhi in Shenzhen and Chen Qingqing in Beijing, Global Times Ren Zhengfei, founder...

70 vehicles from Umahi to military, paramilitary is bribe, afterthought –APC

The Senator Sonni Ogbuoji Campaign Organization has described as daylight bribe, the donation of 70 operational vehicles to the military...

Merger: Access, Diamond Bank to reveal new name in 6 weeks

A new identity and name for Access, Diamond bank will emerge in the next six to eight weeks, the banks...

Access Bank to have 12m BVN accounts after merger with Diamond

The merger between Access  and Diamond Bank will achieve 12million BVN accounts or roughly a third of the total of...

Nigeria central bank moves to boost financial inclusion

National Financial inclusion stakeholders in Nigeria, led by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will this Thursday and Friday...

11 companies indicate interest to run Ajaokuta Steel

Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, said that 11 companies indicated interest to operate the Ajaokuta...

Meristem securities attain GIPS compliant status

Meristem Securities and Assets Management Group has emerged as first indigenous firm in Nigeria to meet Global Investment Performance Standard...

Moody’s foresees 2.3% economic growth for Nigeria in 2019

Moody’s Investors Service has predicted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 2.3 per cent for Nigeria in 2019, slightly higher...

N10.8trn investments projected for Nigerian maritime industry in 2019

The Nigerian maritime industry may be attracting investments worth USD30 billion (about N10.8 trillion) in 2019 financial year. Maritim e...

IFC, West African Stock Exchange partner to strengthen corporate governance

International Finance Corporation (IFC) and West Africa Regional Stock Exchange, Bourse Régionale des ValeursMobilières, have signed an agreement to cooperate...

Asia is ‘new hotbed of Christian persecution’ with China as worst since Cultural Revolution,...

Nearly 140 million Christians suffered high levels of hostility in Asia last year, a region the report describes as...

China justifies death sentence on Canadian drug smuggler

Canadian drug smuggler Robert Lloyd Schellenberg's death penalty enjoys broad support from the Chinese public and legal experts insist that...

Sluggish Chinese investment in US to persist in 2019

By Xie Jun, Global Times Sluggish Chinese investment in the US last year, resulting mostly...

Why China’s trade surplus with US rose to record high in trade war era

China's 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion, but exports contracted in December as the delayed...

Alibaba, Baidu among Chinese tech stocks trading higher after Beijing announces economic-growth plans

Shares of Chinese internet stocks are trading higher in Tuesday's session, after the Chinese government said it would cut taxes...

Parliament crushes May’s Brexit deal as she faces no-confidence vote Wednesday

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that...

Ogbuoji sympathizes with Ebonyi Catholic community over brutalized priest

The Ebonyi State APC gubernatorial hopeful, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji has sent his sympathy message to the Catholic Bishop of...

Benue court stops INEC, APC from substituting APC candidate

A Makurdi High Court presided by Justice Elizabeth Kpojime has issued an interim order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission...

How Ebonyi executed no capital project in education, health sectors between 2016 and 2018

Budget preparation and presentation to the legislature by the executive arm of government has become a norm in Nigeria especially...

6-year-old girl rescued after posting photos of dead father on Facebook

A young girl shared images of her dead father online after witnessing a pit bull tear at his face.

US-China trade talks conclusion give hope of positive deal

Chinese and U.S. teams ended trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday that lasted longer than expected and officials said...

Senator Ogbuoji felicitates with Ebonyi on New Year’s Day, urges them to rewrite their...

The Ebonyi State APC gubernatorial hopeful, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji has wished the people of the state a blissful and wonderful...

Ebonyi women to withdraw support for Umahi for denying female legislator of Christmas largesse,...

                                             From Charles Otu, Abakaliki A female Rights Group, Advocacy for Political Equality in Nigeria, APEN, has condemned...

Senator Ogbuoji mourns Shagari, urges Nigerians to honour him with peaceful 2019 polls

The Ebonyi State APC gubernatorial candidate for the 2019 election and senator representing the Ebonyi South district, Senator...

Ogbuoji reacts to Umahi’s lies that he isn’t campaigning, says gov banned his jingles...

The Ebonyi State APC gubernatorial candidate, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji has faulted the lies by Governor David Umahi that he is...

Umahi’s Iron Gate vs. Ogbuoji liberation plan

By Osita Julius Nworu In 2015, the slogan “iron gate” was used and promoted by Governor...

Tsunami set off by volcano sweeps Indonesia coast killing 168

A tsunami believed to be triggered by a volcanic eruption killed more than 160 people in Indonesia during a...

Nigerian internet users increases to 108.5m in November

The NCC made this known on Friday in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for December posted on its website.

NCC assures 160m subscribers of operators’ continued service

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured the general public that none of the over 160 million telecoms subscribers...

Boeing, Green Africa Airways announce landmark commitment for up to 100 737 MAX aircraft

The commitment represents the largest aircraft deal ever for the African continent Nigerian value airline selects...

Nigeria earned $677bn from crude oil sales in 18 years

A new audit report by Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has revealed that Nigeria earned as much as...

Apple at the ‘forefront of vulnerability’ to the next phase of the US-China trade...

A trade war between the world's two largest economies is likely to evolve into a dispute over intellectual property...

US Q3 economic growth drops to 3.4%

The U.S. economy slowed in the third quarter a bit more than previously estimated, but the pace was likely...

Chinese leaders promise tax cuts to boost flagging economic growth

China's top leaders have ended a vital economic meeting with a fiscal pledge to support economic growth next year.

Washington DC is taking legal action against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The District of Columbia's attorney general is taking legal action against Facebook, accusing the company of misleading users and failing...

Total to launch oil exports from new Nigerian field in February

Just as OPEC and partners will have started the new round of production cuts to reduce oversupply, France’s Total...

After merger, Access Bank to hold EGM in 2019 to Increase its authorized share

Access Bank Plc announced that its Extraordinary General Meeting will hold at Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, 6-8 Ahmadu...

After second Gatwick airport closure, airport reopens for service

Gatwick Airport has closed for a second night after continued drone sightings over the airfield.  Drone operators...

NCC uncovers large volume of forceful subscriptions, illegal deductions by operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has uncovered huge, forceful, and illegal deductions of customers’ airtime by Mobile Network Operators (MNOs)...

A new newspaper, The Nigerian Xpress hits the market

The Nigerian Xpress, a top-of-the-range print and online newspaper, will be formally unveiled to the public in Lagos on Saturday,...

Video in New York Times investigation indicts Nigerian military of massacre of protesting civilians

An investigation carried out by the New York Times has indicted, with visual proofs,  the Nigerian military of out-rightly shooting...

Obasanjo, Mahama, Koroma examine benefits of ICT in elections

Four erstwhile African leaders, including Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, converged on Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, at a two-day meeting aimed at...

Ecobank denies falsified, inflated balance sheet

The attention of the ETI Group has been drawn to recent publications in some online media alleging overstatement of...

Huawei’s Nova 4 now official with circular cutout for the front camera

A few weeks ago, riding on the trend started by Samsung, Huawei briefly showed off the Nova 4, which makes...

Post-merger Access Bank eyes $200m additional capital

Access Bank Plc is planning a rights issue to raise additional capital of about $200 million next year, when...

Buhari presents M8.83tr national budget to Nigerian legislature

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presented a total expenditure of N8.83 trillion in 2019 Budget Proposal tagged “Budget of Continuity”...

China and US discuss trade ahead of January negotiations

China and the U.S. held vice-ministerial level talks on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing trade dispute as they move...

Uganda to sell $103m in debt to fund defense ministry

Uganda’s Ministry of Finance said the country planned to sell an extra 380 billion shillings ($103 million) in notes...