Category: International

Facebook’s digital currency operation ‘poses risks to global banking’

admin- June 24, 2019

Facebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers, according ... Read More

Oil prices gain amid tension between Iran, U.S

admin- June 24, 2019

Oil prices rose on Monday to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after U.S. Secretary ... Read More

Trade between Russia, Nigeria to double by 2023 – Expert

admin- June 21, 2019

Some experts have predicted that the trade turnover between Russia and Africa would double within the next three years. The experts made the prediction at ... Read More

Former Egyptian President Morsi dies in court during sitting

admin- June 17, 2019

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi collapsed and died in court on Monday during a court session, state TV said. Morsi was the fifth president of ... Read More

WHO: One million sexual infections recorded everyday

admin- June 6, 2019

The world has failed to combat sexually transmitted bacterial infections in the past few years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday in a ... Read More

FG applauds emergence of Nigerian as 74th UNGA President

admin- June 4, 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has applauded the emergence of Prof. Tijjani Muhammad – Bande, as the President of the 74th Session of the UN ... Read More

Ramadan: U. S Ambassador tasks Nigerians on peace, unity

admin- May 29, 2019

The U. S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington has called on Nigerians to use the Ramadan period to foster peace and unity amongst themselves ... Read More

MSMEs : BoI bags best Development Bank Award

admin- May 15, 2019

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has been conferred with the best Development Bank Award by the International Bankers Magazine in recognition of its financial support ... Read More

U.S. Couple jailed for life for killing 15-day-old daughter

admin- May 15, 2019

A young Georgia couple accused of murdering their infant daughter was found guilty on all counts Tuesday, just about an hour after the jury began ... Read More

China’s investment in U.S. dips by 83%

admin- May 8, 2019

Chinese direct investment in the United States dropped 83%  in 2018, pushed down by growing mistrust between the world’s two biggest economies. In a report, ... Read More

British Airways reward loyal Nigerian travel agents

admin- May 7, 2019

\British Airways, an international airline and flag carrier of the United Kingdom, has rewarded top performing Nigerian Travel agents in Lagos. The reward is to ... Read More

UNGA President arrives Nigeria, meets Buhari over insecurity, others

admin- May 7, 2019

Ms Maria Espinosa, President of the United Nations General Assembly arrived Abuja on Monday on a working visit to Nigeria, stating that addressing the challenges ... Read More

Uk wants Nigeria to invest in human capital development

admin- May 3, 2019

Mrs Debbie Palmer, Nigeria Head, United Kingdom  Department for International Development (DFID), has advised  federal government to invest  in human capital  to enhance growth and ... Read More

How teenager beheaded classmate for sitting with girlfriend

admin- May 2, 2019

A Massachusetts teenager Mathew Borges is currently facing murder trial after he stabbed his classmate Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, and later beheaded him for sitting with ... Read More

Footprints of large ‘mystical’ beast found in Indian mountains

admin- April 30, 2019

Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, ... Read More

Buhari hosts Emir of Qatar, releases investment focus

admin- April 23, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has hosted the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-thani, soliciting investments in petroleum, power, aviation, and rail as major areas ... Read More

US blocks assets of Venezuela’s Central Bank in new sanctions

admin- April 18, 2019

The United States on Wednesday said it would forbid all Americans’ dealings with the Central Bank of Venezuela and also block any US assets of ... Read More

Corruption probe: Ex-president Alan Garcia commits suicide over arrest

admin- April 18, 2019

Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest ... Read More

Buhari condoles with Macron over Notre-Dame fire

admin- April 17, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with President Emmanuel Macron and all French citizens over the tragic fire incident that gutted parts of the Notre Dame ... Read More

Israeli scientists make 3D print of heart, in world’s first

admin- April 16, 2019

In what is the world’s first, researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel have managed to 3D print a heart using a patient’s cells and ... Read More