Month: June 2017

India Remains Nigeria’s Top Oil Export Destination

Nigeria exported over 155.125 million barrels of crude oil to India between February and March 2017, thus making it the biggest importer, according to data from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Records shortfall in oil, gas revenue Nigeria exported over 155.125 million barrels of crude oil to India between February and March 2017, thus …

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Goretzka Fires Germany Into Confederations Cup Final

Mexico’s midfielder Oswaldo Alanis (L) fights for the ball with Germany’s midfielder Leon Goretzka (C) and Mexico’s midfielder Hector Herrera during the 2017 Confederations Cup semi-final football match between Germany and Mexico at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 29, 2017. Alexander NEMENOV / AFP Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup final …

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FG Poised To Continue Anti-Corruption War Despite Challenges – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s acting president Yemi Osinbajo The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will remain resolute in its fight against corruption in spite of the daunting challenges.Osinbajo said this in Lagos at the 5th Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity entitled: ‘Prevention is better than Cure even on the Issue of Corruption’. …

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AfDB Canvass Increased Lending To MSMEs

Pedestrians pass street traders in the business district of Lagos. PHOTO: George Osodi/Bloomberg The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on financial markets to increase affordable loans and provide more diverse and innovative financing instruments to Africa’s micro, small and medium sized enterprises. The Bank maintained that Credit providers need to increase their lending by …

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Education, Good Governance Will Grow African trade – Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says that basic education and good governance will enhance intra-African trade.Obasanjo said this at the ongoing 24th Annual General Meeting of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on Friday in Kigali.He said that there should be education for all, adding that it was the foundation for development According to him, …

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Why Aircraft Can’t Abandon Buhari – Presidency

Experts were unanimous that the presidential jet would have cost the Nigerian taxpayers more than N48 million in total, given the cost of catering for the accompanying crew of no fewer than 12 persons. • Says jet has incured only N48m parking fee in London • APC governors flay Fayose’s comment on president * United …

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Military: Confusion Sets In Over Who Appoints New Serving Chiefs

  Chief of Air Staff; Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff; Vice Marshal Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas; Chief of Army Staff; Lt. General Tukur Yusufu Buratai and Chief of Defence Staff; General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin. • Tenure of Olonisakin, others ends July 13 • Lawyers say Osinbajo can make fresh appointments • DHQ announces …

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Trump’s Six-Country Travel Ban Takes Effect With Few Exceptions For Relatives

People take part in a rally to protest the restrictive guidelines issued by the US on who qualifies as a close familial relationship under the Supreme Court order on the Muslim and refugee ban at Union Square on June 29, 2017, in New York. US President Donald Trump’s five-month effort to implement a promised ban …

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NPA Pledges Support For Export of Agric Products, Other Solid Minerals

MD of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman (3rd left), the Hon. Minister, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh (2nd left), Deputy Governor of Benue State, Engr. Benson Abounu and other dignitaries at the Flag-Off Nigerian Yam Export in Lillypond Container Terminal, Apapa on Mon. The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) …

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