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Niger Republic: Illegal migration killing our economy, security

The Republic of Niger has decried migrants’ negative impact on her economy and internal security.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 2

President Buhari welcomes investments from Japan bank, Toyota

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday held investment talks with top officials of Japan Bank for International Cooperation, and Toyota Group, at the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), holding in Yokohama, Japan.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 4

President Buhari woos foreign investors in Japan

President Muhammaudu Buhari on Thursday wooed foreign investors at the ongoing seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) assuring them of good returns.

Oil firms at $59 as US, China tariff hike wanes

Oil prices rose in highly volatile trade on Tuesday in the wake of expectations of a drawdown in the United States (U.S.) crude inventories.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday said it is collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to facilitate in-depth capacity building programme on the derivatives market.

American banking giant JP Morgan partners NSE on derivatives

The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday said it is collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to facilitate in-depth capacity building programme on the derivatives market.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Full list of Lagos commissioners, special advisers and their portfolios

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assigned portfolios to members of his cabinet; commissioners and special advisers.

Shell wins Best Exhibitor Award, others at SPE conference

Shell companies in Nigeria have won the most coveted Best Exhibitor and eight other awards at the recently concluded 2019 Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibitions of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) held in Lagos.

Edo market inferno: PDP blast governor for poor fire service

The People’s Democratic Party in Edo State has knocked Governor Godwin Obaseki for alleged failure to address the state of roads and other infrastructure at the Auto Spare Parts market at Uwelu in Egor local government area.

World Bank: We’ve spent $11 billion in Nigeria

The World Bank has declared that it has so far spent around $11billion over the years on projects across the country.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

New British premier sends ultimatum to Brussels to renegotiate Brexit

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has sent an ultimatum to Brussels to renegotiate Brexit or face the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union (EU) without a deal.

MTN appoints ex-minister, ex-revenue chief, ex-NBA president as board members

Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.
OSAKA -Japan-, June 28. -TASS-. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Japan’s Osaka, where he will take part in the G20 summit on June 28-29 and hold a dozen of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the event.

G20 leaders’ summit begins in Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, also the term president of the summit, welcomed the leaders along with the heads of several international organizations at the INTEXO Osaka Fair Center.

Oyo officials storm streets, markets to rid Ibadan of refuse

A combined team of Oyo State officials as well as officers of a private contractor managing refuse collection and disposal in the state, the West African Energy, yesterday stormed major areas of Ibadan to evacuated refuse dumps.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: Nigeria has potential to be Africa’s agricultural power

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria has all it takes to be “a power house in food and agriculture” on the African continent.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria’s foreign trade up by 2.50% in 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the country recorded a total trade value of N8.2 billion for the first quarter of 2019, representing a growth of 2.50 per cent when compared to the previous quarter, (fourth quarter, 2018).
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, attended a gathering marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

China, Russia commemorate 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, attended a gathering marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.
Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)

N15 billion debt: Court orders winding up petition against Kepco company advertised

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria has ordered that a winding up petition filed by United Bank for Africa Plc UBA against a limited liability company KEPCO ENERGY RESOURCES NIGERIA LIMITED (RC 6900064) over the inability of the company to pay a debt of N15,221,674,976.4 be advertised in the Federal Gazette and in one other national daily.

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Large forest fire blazing near Athens

A force of over 160 firefighters on Sunday battled to contain a large fire near Athens blazing for a second day amid gale force winds, officials said.
Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CafCC: Rangers optimistic of qualification despite Libreville defeat

Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International F.C are full of optimism of qualifying for the next round of the competition despite suffering a 2-1 loss to debutants, A.S Pelican in a first-leg, first round tie in Libreville.

30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.