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US President Donald Trump has vowed to delay a planned tariff increase on Chinese exports after both sides hailed “substantial progress” in trade talks, raising the prospect of a summit with President Xi Jinping to seal the deal.
Nigeria on Sunday awaited results from its presidential election as civil society groups warned that disorganisation and violence may have undermined the polls.
Timi Soleye returned home to Nigeria from the United States to set up a gas logistics business six years ago, encouraged by predictions of growth and an expanding middle class.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday inaugurated the NSIA-LUTH advanced cancer treatment centre located in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos.
I am sure you have noticed that “money is not flowing” this season as it did in 2015 when there was a blizzard of dollars.
Several people have been killed during protests in Zimbabwe after the government more than doubled the price of fuel overnight.
Zimbabweans reacted with outrage Sunday to a sharp rise in the price of fuel announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a move to improve supplies as the country struggles with its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.
Taiwan’s unification with the mainland is “inevitable”, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, warning against any efforts to promote the island’s independence and saying China would not renounce the option of using military force to bring it into the fold.
Police used tear gas and fired in the air on Tuesday to disperse thousands of protesters attempting to march on the presidential palace to demand that Omar Bashir, Sudan's president of 29 years, step down, according to activists and video clips posted online.
The House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Aids, Loans and Debt Management, Capital Market and Institutions and Banking and Currency to carry out investigation into Nigeria’s alarming debt profile.
Pound sterling sinks on reports that Prime Minister Theresa May will delay a Brexit deal vote on the eve of what was forecast to be a “huge” defeat
South Africa’s rand is expected to erase around a third of the 10 per cent gains made in the past two months in the run-up to May elections as strong volatility rattles the currency, a Reuters poll found on Thursday.
Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court Ibadan, on Tuesday discharged Kayode Philip-Togun, one of the defendants in the case of alleged N8 billion currency scam from further prosecution.
The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday said it plans to boost its dollar sales to exchange bureaus after the currency weakened sharply on the black market.
The Nigerian central bank plans to boost its dollar sales to exchange bureaus after the currency weakened sharply on the black market.
The Naira on Tuesday was sold at N364.22 to the dollar at the investors’ window in Lagos, with a turnover of 147.30 million dollars, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has injected over $10.97bn, into the Forex Market between January and October this year, to defend the Nation’s currency, the Naira, against other major currencies, including the dollar.” (See Punch Newspaper report of November 18th 2018 titled “CBN Defended Naira with $11bn in 10 months”).
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Ibadan Branch, has decried the rising spate of building collapse in Nigeria.
The Federal Government has began the process of resettling herdsmen and bringing to an end the continued farmers/herders clashes in the country, as Niger state in North Central Nigeria taking the lead with the establishment of a 31,000 hectares of grazing reserve in the state.
The European Union Election observation Mission (EUEOM) to Nigeria has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for improving electoral procedures and logistics following the March 23 supplementary Governorship election.
Member States of the African Union (AU), on Monday reaffirmed their unwavering commitment to a united, stable and prosperous Africa.
AS part of its resolve to boost the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of Enugu state by enhancing local palm oil production, the state government has made known its plans to distribute 20,000 oil palm seedlings to farmers for the upcoming planting season.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Lau Local Government Area of Taraba, on Monday called on the state and federal governments to take stringent measures to end the incessant kidnappings and killings in the area.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Wednesday refuted report of planned increment of Value Added Tax (VAT) by 50 per cent to meet up payment of the newly proposed minimum wage.
Zimbabwe plans to raise $350 million from selling shares in five state-owned telecommunications companies and a bank.
The Lagos State chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to operate.
Godswill Akpabio, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has filed a petition at the election tribunal against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Chris Ekpenyong, his opponent and the winner of the just concluded election for Akwa Ibom North-West District.