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US President Donald Trump on Monday defied warnings and escalated the trade confrontation with China, hitting the country with tariffs starting next week on another $200 billion in imports and threatening to target even more if Beijing retaliates.
Chinese state media kept up their criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies, with a newspaper on Tuesday describing as “wishful thinking” Trump’s belief that a fall in Chinese stocks was a sign of his winning the trade war.
Chinese stocks closed solidly higher on Tuesday after the government signalled it would shift to a looser fiscal policy to shield the world's second-largest economy from the worsening trade row with Washington.
Oil prices rose on Tuesday after Libya declared force majeure on some of its supplies, although an overall rise in OPEC output and slumping Asian markets kept a lid on gains.
A storm ravaging southern Africa is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere, with 1.7 million people in the path of the cyclone in Mozambique, UN officials said on Tuesday.
The federal government has made known its intention to upwardly review the Value Added Tax (VAT) as a means of funding the national minimum wage.
The managing director/CEO, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Mr. Eddie Efekoha, has charged his colleagues in the business of insurance to shore up their capital base, irrespective of the cancellation of the recapitalisation exercise by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).
Eight people have been reportedly killed by landmines in Gwoza local government area of Borno State.
Hoffenheim have announced that Alfred Schreuder will take over as head coach from the start of next season.
The number of people killed in floods in southern Malawi has risen to 56, an official said on Wednesday, with the country now also on alert for an approaching tropical cyclone.
Sixteen teams across the Male and female categories are set to compete in the quarter finals stage of the GTBank Masters Cup. The tournament, which is now in its 8th season, will take place on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th March 2019.
In the first 24 hours after the deadly mass shooting in New Zealand, Facebook says that it has removed 1.5 million videos that were uploaded of the attack, and has blocked 1.2 million “at upload.”
A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Femi Fani-Kayode on Monday said the decision of Gbenga Daniel to dump the party at the time it was challenging the presidential election result was tragic.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has rejected the outcome of the governorship election in the state.