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Oil falls as US-China trade deal prospects dim

Oil prices fell on Wednesday as prospects for a trade deal between the United States and China faded, weighing on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand.

Nigeria’s unity: Federal government needs to address perceived marginalisation – study

A new study has revealed that Nigerians still find it hard to cooperate and work with each other for the good of the nation.

Fidelity Bank signs MoU with OTF, adopts open banking

Consistent with its commitment to the adoption of innovative digital technology to drive its retail strategy, reduce cost and improve revenue and returns, Fidelity Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Open Technology Foundation (OTF) for the adoption of a standard Application Programming Interface (API) for its operations as a financial institution.

Oil slumps on weak economic data

Oil prices slumped on Wednesday on weak economic data from China and Europe and a rise in United States (U.S.) crude inventories, almost erasing the previous session’s sharp gains after the U.S. said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products.

Oil prices fall on weak economic data from Europe, China

Oil prices fell on Wednesday on weak economic data from China and Europe and a rise in U.S. crude inventories, almost erasing the previous session’s sharp gains after the U.S. said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google accounts now let Android web users authenticate with fingerprint

Google is making it easier for Android users to authenticate themselves through the mobile web by allowing them to verify their identity using only their fingerprint.

Oil rises on falling US stockpiles

Oil prices rose on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. stockpiles fell far more than expected, alleviating concerns about oversupply, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a brewing storm.
Aliyu Aziz, director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has been named chairman of the advisory committee of the open standards identity API (OSIA) initiative, a programme by the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA).

NIMC chief named advisory committee chair for global identity body

Aliyu Aziz, director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has been named chairman of the advisory committee of the open standards identity API (OSIA) initiative, a programme by the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA).
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Democracy Day: Nigerians want President Buhari to prioritise job creation, economy, security – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) on Wednesday said Nigerians want President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on job creation, economy and security in his second tenure.

Oil price sinks on rising crude, gasoline inventory

Crude prices trended lower on Thursday after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported a weekly build in crude oil inventories at 6.8 million barrels.

NDLEA nabs Kenyan mother of two with 6.5 kilograms of cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has apprehended a 33-year-old Kenyan lady with 6.5 kilogrammes of cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA).

Presidency blames community leaders for violence across Nigeria

The presidency late on Sunday replied a Catholic priest who accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to check the incessant violence across Nigeria.
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Presidency: President Buhari not sleeping on duty

The Presidency on Monday described as unfair the comment by the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza, describing President Muhammadu Buhari as ”sleeping on duty as Commander-in-Chief.”

Oil rises to $61 on Libyan supply cut

The American Petroleum Institute (API) said on Tuesday that U.S. crude inventories dropped by 10.2 million barrels last week, more than analysts had forecast. Official inventory figures are due later on Wednesday.

Oil prices fall on global growth concerns

Oil fell on Wednesday as a swelling supply glut and signs of an economic slowdown weighed on crude prices a day ahead of an OPEC meeting at which the producer club is expected to decide supply cuts.

Oil rises above $63 after slide

Oil bounced above 63 million a barrel on Wednesday to claw back some of the previous day’s six per cent plunge, lifted by a report of an unexpected decline in U.S. crude inventories.

Oil prices rise towards $85 on surprise drawdown in US crude stockpiles

Oil prices extended gains into a fourth session on Wednesday, buoyed as industry data showed a surprise decline in U.S. crude inventories and as geopolitical tensions over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist stoked supply worries.

Oil prices dip amid expectations of higher US inventories

Oil prices dipped on Tuesday amid expectations of an increase in U.S. crude inventories, but signs of a fall in Iranian oil exports this month kept losses in check.

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Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

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Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

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