Court rules mentally ill woman can’t get abortion The Court of Appeal has blocked a mentally ill woman’s abortion after the...

Boris Johnson’s ex-boss says, Johnson I know isn’t fit for PM, just another Trump

Six years ago, the Cambridge historian Christopher Clark published a study of the outbreak of the first world war, titled...

Obasanjo says AfCFTA vital for Africa, countries in business with Africa

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo says he would advise his home country to sign the African...

Huawei unveils new smartphone chip

Huawei on Friday unveiled a new smartphone chip, despite the challenges the company faces with US government restrictions. The...

Data shows US suicide rate since 2017 highest after WWII

So many statistics say that life in the U.S. is getting better. Unemployment is at the lowest level since 1969. Violent crime...

GE Africa CEO, Fezoua appointed co-chair of Trump’s advisory on Doing Business in Africa

Announced by U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley at the Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, MozambiqueMAPUTO,...

NNPC vows to resume Lake Chad oil search

…Bauchi Gov Is Optimistic of Oil Find in Gongola Basin The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...

AfDB says African countries’ debt still under control

In 2018, the Bank earned $214 million in allocable income, 48% of which has been reinvested in the institution to reinforce reserves...

Switzerland boosts AfDB entrepreneurship e-lab with 3m Swiss francs

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Government of the Swiss Confederation (SECO) and the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Thursday...

NIMASA says its new cabotage strategy has created 7000 new jobs

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Agency...

Rwanda to be first country to wipe out cervical cancer

Rwanda to be first country to wipe out cervical cancer The East African country’s campaign to end cervical cancer...

Nigeria automotive industry disburses N11b support to 36 auto companies

The National Automotive Design and Development Council on Wednesday said it had so far disbursed the sum of N11bn...

Nigeria secures N4.9b facility for 3750 farmers

Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc) has secured N4,910,100,000 from various sources for 3,750 maize and...

MSMEs to get N100b lifeline from Nigeria Devt Bank

Barring unforeseen circumstances, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country are set to receive a N100 billion lifeline...

China to import more African oil than South America’s in next 4 years

Africa is emerging as a critical new source of Chinese oil and gas supplies, with Beijing expected to channel some $15 billion...

Malawian scholars narrate ordeals of studying in Chinese varsities

Zipporah Bvalani hoped that when she got home to Malawi after studying in China under a highly regarded Chinese government...

Donors pledge $17m to boost Africa Solidarity Trust Fund at AfDB summit

African and non-regional donors on Tuesday pledged $17 million to replenish the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund, an initiative which aims to...

Central Africa likely highest beneficiary of AfCFTA

Central Africa stands to benefit the most from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), data from the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org)...

More China tariffs could push the US into a ‘Trump recession

The U.S. economy may be pushed into a “Trump recession” if Washington follows through on its threat to impose new...

Shippers Council partners Commonwealth Council to improve Nigeria export quality

The Nigerian Shippers Council partnering with Commonwealth Investment Council (CEIC) in London to improve standards of export products from...

NPA slashes dues for vessels using Calabar, Rivers, Delta ports

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has announced the approval of a 10 per cent discount on harbour...

Econet, France’s EDF plan commercial energy services in Nigeria

Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a subsidiary of Econet Wireless Global, and EDF (Électicité De France) a world leading electricity company,...

Google, White House ask Trump to relax ban on Huawei

Google and the budget office of the White House are among many U.S. companies and organizations seeking reprieve on bans...

NIMASA vows Nigeria’s commitment to war against maritime crimes in Africa

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has declared Nigeria’s unwavering commitment to...

Ecobank rolls in USD500m in Eurobond at London Stock Exchange

Following its successful $500 million Eurobond issuance, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (‘ETI’), the Lomé-based parent company of Ecobank Group, was hosted...

FMDQ OTC market grosses N79.61tr trade volume in 2019 Q1

The total turnover between January and April 2019 on the FMDQ OTC Exchange amounted to N79.61 trillion.

Shell completes new gas plant in Nigeria

Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, has announced the completion of yet another gas plant...

LPG can create 2m jobs in Nigeria, says VP Osinbajo

VICE President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, sub-sector can create two million direct and...

Malaysian PM says country gives support to Huawei to check US bullying

Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced the continued use of Huawei technology as much as possible during...

Huawei digs in for a drawn-out battle with Trump

Step through the gates of Huawei Technologies Co.’s sprawling campus in southern China, and you’ll see a workforce in frenetic...

Economists warn Trump that the Fed ‘isn’t enough’ to offset damage of tariff skirmishes...

A dovish Federal Reserve can use tools such as rate cuts to lessen the damage of America’s tariff skirmishes...

Russia says US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair

The head of Russia’s sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China’s Huawei represents a...

China churning out revolutionary cancer drugs much cheaper than the US

Western companies last year began selling some of their hottest cancer drugs, called PD-1 inhibitors, with much fanfare in...

NIMASA seeks global support for Africa’s ocean economy

Chairman of Association of African Maritime administrations (AAMA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has called on developed nations and corporate bodies to...

British court confiscates newly discovered £211m Abacha loot

Part of the money stolen by former Nigerian dictator, late Gen Sani Abacha has just been discovered and confiscated by...

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed Trump’s tariffs

Main street groups are sounding off on President Donald Trump’s latest round of tariff proposals — this time levied on...

Report says those that skip breakfast more prone to heart attack, stroke

BREAKFAST ISN’T just the most important meal of the day – it could even be a matter of life...

New treatment allows removal of ‘inoperable’ pancreatic cancer

Scientists have introduced losartan, a blood-pressure drug, in a new treatment protocol, which for the first time, enables the...

Congo DR Ebola cases rise to more than 2000 and 1914 deaths

More than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the health ministry has...

It’s new hope for late stage prostate cancer patients

The first patients in the UK have now received an innovative theranostics treatment for advanced prostate cancer at GenesisCare, giving...

Scientists find new blood tests that could replace biopsies and MRIs

Until recently, scientists could glean only so much information from what’s circulating through your veins. They could grab basics like...

Post-launch implementation plan of AfCFTA under preparation

      The African Union (AU) said on Saturday that a post-launch of the African Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement...

Almost 7.5 tonnes of smuggled ivory tusks seized in Guangdong

Police and customs authorities in south China's Guangdong Province have busted an ivory smuggling ring, arresting 20 suspects and seizing...

Nigerian first lady bemoans high rates of bandit attacks

Nigeria's first lady Aisha Buhari has expressed concern over the high incidence of bandits attacks in the country, urging...

US escalation of trade frictions with China to shock world economy

US ignorance of world trade norms and sticking to unilateralism will bring huge losses to the world, said foreign officials...

UN-Habitat Assembly adopts resolutions to hasten urban renewal

The first UN-Habitat Assembly concluded in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, on Friday with delegates endorsing resolutions to boost renewal of...

Buhari approves state and LG police

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of state and local government police. This was contained...

Storm in Nigeria capital market as SEC, Oando trade punches

Stock markets all over the world are susceptible to crisis arising from internal orexternal shocks depending on the factors driving...

Volpi, Nigerian-Italian investor to take over Oando over $680m debt

The directive by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the co-founders of Oando Plc, Group Chief Executive Officer,...

Why YouTube, Google Playstore, Snapchat crashed

Several users took to social media on Sunday to inform that they were not able to access popular apps...