Nigerian farmers displaced by US Company’s land grab

Thousands of Nigerians are being kicked off their land in the North-eastern Taraba State for US-based food and agriculture company Dominion Farms, a new 300 square-kilometre rice plantation in the area, according More »

China to buy more crude oil from Nigeria

Following the loss of America’s market for its crude oil last year, China has stepped forward to fill the gap by pledging to buy more oil from Nigeria. More »

FG commissions N60bn steel mill in Sagamu

The Federal Government yesterday commissioned a N60billion integrated steel mill in Shagamu, Ogun State as part of productive activities thrown up by the sectorial implementation of the Nigerian Industrial Revolution Plan. More »

APC withdrew from presidential debate to save Buhari — Okupe

The Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe has taken a swipe at the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Party, APC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and his More »

Buhari, APC withdraws from presidential debates

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not participate in the ongoing public debates on national television and radio stations organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG). More »


Chevron tightens belt as $40 billion makeover sweeps oil sector

Chevron Corp. halted share buybacks, slowed work on new projects and announced the biggest spending cut in more than a decade as oil explorers around the world curtail ambitions to cope with free-falling oil prices.

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Oil surges eight percent as U.S. rig count plunges, shorts scramble

Oil prices roared back from six-year lows on Friday, rocketing more than 8 percent as a record weekly decline in U.S. oil drilling fuelled a frenzy of short-covering.


Seplat gets more time to make an offer for Afren

British oil producer Afren Plc said the UK Takeover Panel extended the deadline for Nigeria’s Seplat Petroleum Development Co to make a firm offer or walk away.


Apple takes a bite out of Android smartphone shipments

Android smartphone shipment numbers are down for the first time in history and according to ABI Research’s latest data, it’s down to the iPhone effect.


Google forced to change privacy settings after official UK investigation

Online search engine giant Google has been forced to change its privacy policies and handling of sensitive information following an investigation by Britain’s data protection regulator.


With AGRIFEST, Nigeria’s agricultural revolution comes alive

The gospel of economic salvation cannot be preached without due regard to agricultural development, as the sector is the major and most certain path to economic growth and sustainability. Blessed with abundant landmass and water resources, Nigeria’s agricultural sector is said to have a high potential for growth, but this was not being realised until recent time when the present Federal Government devoted its energy and resources to the sector.


Beware! Fraudsters can hide camera phones in ATM to get your pin

Perhaps, one of the major evidences of the silent revolution taking place in the global financial space today is the ease at which banking is being done in most parts of the globe. Interestingly, not a few would attribute these exploits to the advent of technology, which many stakeholders believe has been the potent instrument operators in the sector have deployed to positively enhance the banking experiences of the present-day bank customers.

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N30bn debt, MDG contractors deny political undertone

Contractors of various projects under the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) intervention have denied any political consideration in their agitation for payment of over N30 billion project funds by the federal government.


Nigeria vehicle purchase scheme to begin in March

A total of 2.5 billion Naira has been set aside for the flag-off of the Nigerian Vehicle Purchase Scheme expected to commence in March 2015.


Supreme court quashes charges of terrorism against Lebanese

The Supreme Court has set aside the ruling of the appellate court affirming the conviction of Ahmed Talal Roda, a Lebanese accused of Terrorism and Conspiracy, to store fire arms at a residence in Kano State, Nigeria.


Jonathan nominates Obanikoro, six others as ministers

President Goodluck Jonathan Friday sent the names of a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro; Kenneth Kobani, a former National Treasurer of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (CAN), who recently defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former senator, Patrick Akwashiki to the senate for confirmation as ministers.


I sacrificed my presidential ambition for Buhari –Tinubu

A former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Friday said he sacrificed his presidential ambition for the All Progressives Congress candidate, Gen Muhammadu Buhari.


INEC declares 14,000 PVCs missing in Rivers

About 14,000 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs have been declared missing by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Rivers state.


Buhari tasks Jonathan on railway: Show us the proof

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, faulted claims by the Federal Government of revamping the Nigerian Railways, saying “despite the noise made, there was nothing on ground.”


We are non-partisan, NEDG tells APC

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group, NEDG, explained , yesterday, that is was non-partisan and that there was no justification for the All Progressives Congress, APC, to turn down its invitation to the on-going debate.