Looking for where to wet your literary beaks this Christmas? Then join Prof. Okey Ndibe, author, teacher and columnist as he reads from his acclaimed new novel 'Foreign gods Inc' this Friday, December 19, 2014. Venue is Havila Suites, 9 Ekwulobia street, GRA, Awka, Anambra state by 4pm. Okey Ndibe is known for his fierce criticisms of corrupt Nigerian politicians and writes weekly syndicated
American voluptuous rapper and songwriter, Nicki Minaj has landed herself new gig as the new face of the spring/summer collection for Italian Fashion designer, Roberto Cavalli. Known for exotic prints and...
Olayiwola Shittu, President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) on Thursday said close to N20 billion was lost to the one-day strike by the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN). The union went on strike on Wednesday over the plan by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to lay off tally clerks and […]
The Debt Management Office (DMO) sold 53.50 billion naira ($289.97 million) worth of sovereign debt at an auction on Wednesday, where yields climbed more than 200 basis points across the board on paper with maturities ranging between 3-year and 20-year. The debt office said it sold 7.5 billion naira in the 3-year debt note at 15.49 percent, […]
Gunmen, believed to be members of Nigeria terrorist group, Boko Haram, raided Gumskiri Village in Maiduguri, kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people. According to a resident of the village, who was quoted in a Reuters’ report on Thursday, the incident happened on Sunday in the remote northeast village. News from remote parts […]
Fitch Ratings says in its 2015 outlook report that the oil price shock and the resulting policy moves leads to a negative sector outlook for the Nigerian banks. Fitch’s negative view of the sector reflects the challenging and volatile operating environment due to low oil prices (Fitch forecasts Brent crude to average USD83/barrel in 2015) […]
Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it had resumed production of Nigerian EA crude oil and lifted its force majeure on the grade after completing repairs to a mooring platform. Shell shut down output on June 12 after weather damage to its platform, the company said. The EA field is located south west of Warri […]