The Nigerian stock market maintained its positive performance wednesday, surging further to record a year-to-date growth of 41.9 per cent.
The Nikkei slumped to its lowest close for almost three months Wednesday, leading an Asia-wide sell-off sparked by President Donald Trump's apocalyptic warning over North Korea's weapons programme.
Trading activities resumed for the week on Monday still on a positive mood with the All-Share Index improving by 0.27 per cent.
Some blue chips recorded further gains on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday resulting in 0.62 per cent growth posted by market indicators.
At least 37 people died in an hours-long jail riot in Venezuela’s southern state of Amazonas, officials said Wednesday.
Dutch police arrested a man Thursday in the country’s central broadcasting centre of Hilversum, after he took a woman hostage following a spat in a parking lot, a spokeswoman said.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has resumed talks with MTN Nigeria over the telco’s planned listing on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation, NWF, yesterday unveiled an eight-man team to the Senior World Wrestling Championship billed for Paris, France from August 20 to 26.
The Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Wednesday said the Yaba Magistrate Court in Lagos had sentenced a 32-year-old man, Ismaila Mabodu, to six-month imprisonment for theft of 10 metres of armoured copper cable at a substation around the Nigerian Railway Corporation premises, Yaba.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated the Anti-Piracy Committee, charged with working out the modalities to tackle the piracy of creative works in the country.
BBC has included President Muhammadu Buhari in the category of five African presidents who have “an apparent lack of faith in the health systems at home”.
The amount of money that the UK will pay the EU in compensation for country’s withdrawal from the bloc is unlikely to be determined before November, Brexit Secretary David Davis said Tuesday.
The Police in Borno said 16 persons were killed and 82 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.
Amnesty International has condemned what it described as an alarming number of police killings of suspected drug dealers in Indonesia.