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On Monday, April 27, 2020, British oil and gas giant, BP, became the latest in a growing number of energy firms to declare a massive quarterly loss. Their loss was in the region of $4.4 billion dollars. Bear in mind that this was a conglomerate that posted a $2.6 billion profit in the corresponding quarter of 2019.
Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.
Consistent with its commitment to the adoption of innovative digital technology to drive its retail strategy, reduce cost and improve revenue and returns, Fidelity Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Open Technology Foundation (OTF) for the adoption of a standard Application Programming Interface (API) for its operations as a financial institution.
The King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has opened a new Hajj terminal for the sole facilitation the arrivals and departures of pilgrims from across the world.
US pop star Mariah Carey performed in Saudi Arabia, despite calls for her to cancel the show in protest at human rights abuses in the gulf kingdom.
The Convener of National Dialogue on Internal Audit Practice in West Africa, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, has condemned the neglect of internal audit profession in West Africa, especially in Nigeria, both at tertiary institutions and professional levels.
Saudi Arabia has brushed off an outcry over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and went ahead with an investment conference boycotted by Western political figures, leading international bankers and A-list executives.
Saudi Arabia started issuing its first driving licences to women weeks before the kingdom lifts a ban on female drivers.
Saudi Arabia is set to start issuing tourist visas to unaccompanied women for the first time in its history from April.
Saudi Arabia allowed women to enter a football stadium for the first time to watch a match Friday, as the ultra-conservative kingdom eases strict decades-old rules separating the sexes.
From allowing women to drive, to the lifting of a decades-long ban on cinemas, ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has recently taken a series of social reforms.
FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Canadian court ruled against Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Wednesday in her extradition case to the US on fraud charges.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has killed no fewer than 30 bandits and destroyed their logistics store in air strikes conducted on Tuesday in Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara.
As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer than 329 Primary healthcare centres in the State.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.
The state Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Sam Egube, made this known at a press briefing on Thursday in Lagos.
Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen has been named among the player who could wear Tottenham Hotspurs’s vacant number 9 shirt.
As the Muslims celebrate the end of 30 days Ramadan fasting, the Senator representing Ekiti Central, Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele has enjoined Nigerians to embrace value reorientation, personal and collective rebranding, for radical transformation of the nation from its present abysmal state.
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has extolled Abia children and expressed deep delight that they have consistently made the State proud with their sterling performance in external examinations over the last four years.
A former governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Kwara State and Labor leader, Comrade Issa Aremu, has said that if measures were not put in place urgently, there might be renewed worsening mass illiteracy in Nigeria and Africa due to the COVID-19 pandemic.