Category: Economy

Senate to investigate gas tanker explosions

The Senate has directed its Committees on Petroleum Downstream, Gas Resources to investigate the remote and immediate causes of gas tanker explosions in parts of the country, with a view…

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China Is Buying Up Record Chunks of Japan’s Debt Mountain

China went on a record-buying spree of Japanese bonds over the summer months, snapping up $20.9 billion of the low-yielding debt to spur talk that it’s diversifying reserves. The 2.2…

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China Is Loading Up a Five-Year Warning Shot to the U.S.

Investors are rooting for industrial companies, but China’s 14th five-year plan could bring a lot more stress to a post-Covid-19 global economy attempting a recovery. The world should watch carefully…

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We’re researching on pollution control in Nigeria, says Minister

  From Adeniyi Ajayi, Abuja The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that the ministry is carrying out research on appropriate technologies and effective data collection…

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How Okonjo-Iweala, Myung-hee Made Final Stage

he World Trade Organisation (WTO) yesterday explained that Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Republic of Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee qualified for the final stage in its selection process for its…

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Trump set for campaign Saturday amid COVID-19 battle

US President Donald Trump said he hopes to resume campaigning Saturday after receiving a green light from his doctor, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prepares to unveil plans to…

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Debts, salaries take 52.6% as FG budgets N13.08tn for 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari , laying the 2021 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja on Thursday (8/10/20). Photo: Olatunji Obasa Govt  plans N4.28tn new borrowings,…

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Alpha-Beta got over N150bn commission on Lagos revenue – Ex-MD

A former Managing Director of Alpha-Beta Consulting LLP, Oladapo Apara, says the firm has got over N150 billion as 10 per cent commission for “computing, tracking and reconciling” Lagos State’s…

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UN World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The agency was recognized “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force to prevent…

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Fidelity Bank Board Appoints Obih, Opara as Directors

The Board of Directors of Fidelity Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Henry Obih as an independent non-executive director with effect from September 21, 2020. The bank also…

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