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Kim Jong Un arrives in Pyongyang and waves to a crowd as he disembarked from his train [KCNA via Reuters]

Where is North Korea’s Kim Jong Un?

A torrent of speculations has continued to trail the unusual “disappearance” of North Korean’s helmsman, the all-powerful Kim Jong Un.
Chinese archeologists have unearthed 115 archaeological sites in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality.

115 archaeological sites discovered

According to the Chongqing Municipal Institute of Cultural Heritage, archeologists have completed the first comprehensive archaeological survey and unearthed 115 sites, which covered a total area of 16.5 square kilometers, in Hechuan District of Chongqing.

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FILE PHOTO - Oil pours out of a spout from Edwin Drake's original 1859 well that launched the modern petroleum industry at the Drake Well Museum and Park in Titusville, Pennsylvania U.S., October 5, 2017. REUTERS-Brendan McDermid

Fuel price hike looms as crude oil hits $71 per barrel

There will be more money for the 2021 budget implementation as the crude oil price on Monday hit $71/ barrel which doubles the $30 benchmark.
FILE PHOTO - A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. REUTERS-Yuriko Nakao-File Photo

US companies invest $3.8 billion in Nigeria in five years

Companies of United States of America (USA) origin operating in Nigeria invested a total of $3.75billion to expand their operations in the country in the last five years and plans to invest another $2.75 billion in the next three years, a survey by American Business Council (ABC) has shown.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Former Ekiti governor urges women to keep hope alive

Former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has urged women in the country to remain resilient and keep hope alive.

Segun Oni condemns killing of farmers in Ekiti

He said the recent killing of the farmers had not only created palpable fears among the farmers but lowered their morale and the attendant consequence of food shortages and socio-economic dislocation.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,244 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 101,331.

Nigeria records 371 new coronavirus cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 371 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 158,906.

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, mourned the death of former Lagos State governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, with a minute silence.

Nigerian government urged to ban flight over Benue, Taraba, Borno

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has appealed to the Federal Government to extend its “no-fly zone” order on other states with security challenges like Zamfara.
Nigeria commenced its COVID-19 vaccination on Friday with Cyprian Nyong, a medical doctor from the National Hospital, Abuja, being the first person to receive the jab of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine.

Nigeria begins coronavirus vaccination with Dr. Cyprian Nyong

Nigeria commenced its COVID-19 vaccination on Friday with Cyprian Nyong, a medical doctor from the National Hospital, Abuja, being the first person to receive the jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine.
Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is planning to invest $10 billion for the expansion of renewable energy projects in the continent, over the next five years.

AfDB provides $400,000 grant for SEC

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Friday signed a $400,000 grant agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen securities market regulation and broaden market instruments.

Oyo council polls: PDP members accuse governor of imposition

Some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State have protested the alleged imposition of candidates on them by Governor Seyi Makinde ahead of the local government election in the state.
The Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) has launched her maiden edition of the Open Contracting Compliance Ranking.

PPDC launches maiden edition of open contracting compliance ranking

The event, which was launched virtually, highlighted the ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs), which were compliant in disclosing procurement information as required by the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) on Nigeria’s Open Contracting Portal (NOCOPO).