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The dollar dropped on Tuesday as investors prepared for U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen to talk up the need for major fiscal stimulus and commit to a market-determined exchange rate when she testifies later in the day.
Ogun State government has commenced the registration of 20, 000 vulnerable individuals across the 20 local government areas of the state for free and qualitative healthcare services in government-owned facilities.
U.S. President-elect, Joe Biden, has unveiled a $1.9 trillion stimulus package to jump-start the economy and speed up the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, yesterday, inaugurated an 11-man Steering Committee for the implementation of the Export Expansion Facility Programme, EEFP, under the National Economic Sustainability Plan.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is a need for “collective commitment” to get vaccinations for health workers and others who are at high risk of catching COVID-19 within the next 100 days.
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met on Monday for the first time since rioters stormed the US Capitol last week, signaling a united front as Democratic efforts to impeach Trump gain momentum.
Joe Biden on Monday received the second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on camera, as part of an effort by the President-elect's incoming administration to reassure the country of the safety of the vaccines.
British finance minister Rishi Sunak is expected to delay plans for tax rises until late this year, The Times newspaper reported on Friday, citing a senior government source.
The U.S. Capitol descended into chaos Wednesday as hundreds of pro-Trump protesters swarmed the building, forcing the Senate to evacuate and Vice President Mike Pence to be ushered to a secure location.
The Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) trained more than 10, 000 young entrepreneurs in the North East region in 2020 on how to manage small businesses profitably.
Steven Zhang issued a statement on Saturday denying that he intends to sell Inter Milan. In his letter, the businessman said that it was "false" and that the information was "unfounded".
The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of 3,000 precision-guided munitions to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in a deal valued at up to $290 billion, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday night said he had signed the $900 billion (N349.2 trillion) coronavirus relief package.
Millions of Americans are about to see their jobless benefits expire on Saturday as U.S. President Donald Trump has so far refused to sign into law a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package, insisting that it did not do enough to help everyday people.
President Donald Trump will spend Christmas Day at his Palm Beach resort as millions of Americans face the risk of losing jobless benefits on Saturday and a partial government shutdown looms next week, following his threat to not sign a $2.3 trillion coronavirus aid and spending package.
The U.S. Congress on Monday passed a coronavirus relief bill worth more than $900 billion, in a long-awaited move that will bring some degree of respite for people hit hard by the pandemic.
The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit, (PICA) of the Federal Ministry of Finance, in conjunction with the Ministry of Aviation, in Kano, has commenced the verification of ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited (in Liquidation).
Malian security forces used tear gas on Wednesday to disperse an unsanctioned protest in the capital Bamako against France’s military presence in the country, one of the rally’s organisers said.
Dr Sabitu Shanono, the Deputy Coordinator, Technical Response of the state task force on COVID-19, disclosed this during a sensitisation meeting with five Emirs and 50 district heads in the state.
The Austria international is holding off from making a decision over his future until April, though, and Sky Sports Deutschland suggests that Barca will be in a position to discuss personal terms with the versatile defender before then.
Haryana Ibn-Sina, the commandant of Kano State, Hisbah Board, has advised parents to stop ‘buying big phones for children’ but train them to be responsible citizens of the society.
The Ekiti High Court also sentenced seven other persons, Solomon Ayodele Obamoyegun (39), Femi Omiawe (40), Damilola Obamoyegun (20), Bose Sade Ajayi (30), George Lucky (35), Chukwuma Nnamani (22), and Sunday Ogunleye (45) to five years imprisonment each without an option of fine for kidnapping.
Federal Government has lamented the high cost of storing the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine being expected in Nigeria soon, even as it procures three Ultra Cold Chain (UCC) machines with storage capacity of 2, 100 litres for storage of the COVID-19 vaccines when they eventually arrive Nigeria.
The Forward Operating Base (FOB) of the Nigerian Navy in Igbokoda, Ondo State, says it has intercepted six boats loaded with over 100,000 litres of diesel along the Ondo-Lagos coastal axis.
The trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd) continued yesterday before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court, Ikoyi with a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) further testifying against Amosu and two others on their complicity in the alleged diversion to personal use of about N21 billion belonging to the Nigeria Air Force.
Germany’s Christian Democrats elected Armin Laschet as chairman on Saturday, aiming to unify their divided party behind a centrist who they hope can succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor when she steps down after federal elections in September.