• “Nigeria lives on borrowed time” – World Bank

    “Nigeria lives on borrowed time” – World Bank0

    Dr Adetunji Oredipe,The Senior Agriculture Economist, World Bank, on Thursday said the neglect of the agricultural sector when Nigeria’s economy became increasingly dependent on oil has proved to be a “disaster”. Oredipe said this while delivering a keynote address at the agriculture summit Africa in Abuja, sponsored by Sterling Bank Plc. The event was attended

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  • Just In: South Africa High Commission shuts down offices in Nigeria

    Just In: South Africa High Commission shuts down offices in Nigeria0

    The South Africa High Commission to Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate. This is as a effect of panic arising from attacks by youths in the country. The acting High Commissioner, Amb. Bobby Moroe, confirmed the report that he had directed the Mission to suspend all consular activities until the situation improved. He

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  • Fans warns Anthony Joshua not to underrate Ruiz

    Fans warns Anthony Joshua not to underrate Ruiz0

    Fans have urged Anthony Joshua not to underrate his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, in their re-match in Saudi Arabia. Ruiz shocked Joshua to win the IBF, WBA and WBO titles in June but a second fight will take place in Saudi Arabia on December 7. The fans gave the warning after Joshua announced his presence

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  • Work resumes at ISTH as kidnapped CMD is released

    Work resumes at ISTH as kidnapped CMD is released0

    The Chief Medical Director of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, kidnapped on Monday last week returned to his house at Irrua in the Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo State on Wednesday. Okogbenin was abducted by gunmen at Ramat Park in Benin on his way to Benin Airport en route Abuja. Two

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  • FBI releases list of 80 Nigerians arrested for fraud

    FBI releases list of 80 Nigerians arrested for fraud0

    The United States government has released full details and identities of the 80 suspected fraudsters, with many being Nigerians, arrested in the country. FBI named Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, both Nigerian citizens as lead suspects, adding that the duo allegedly coordinated with others to launder the funds from victims. The Federal

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  • Oil prices fall on weak global economic data

    Oil prices fall on weak global economic data0

    Oil prices fell on Wednesday on weak global economic data and a rise in the US crude inventories, almost erasing the previous session’s strong gains which followed the United States’ move to delay tariffs on some Chinese products Brent crude was down $1.81, or three per cent, at $59.49 a barrel at 1323 GMT, after

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