Folashade Ogunrinde

Biden ‘disappointed’ with OPEC+’s ‘shortsighted’ output cut

President Joe Biden is “disappointed” with the OPEC+ cartel’s decision to slash oil production output and believes it will hurt the world economy, the White House...

Putin decrees Russia takeover of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered his government to take over operations at Europe’s largest nuclear power station in the Russia-annexed region of...

Ethiopia scraps Visa-on-Arrival for Nigerians, 41 others

The Ethiopian government has scrapped visas-on-arrival for Nigerians with immediate effect. The Ethiopian government added that travellers would need to obtain their...

OPEC+ to cut oil output by 2mbpd November

OPEC and its Russia-led allies agreed on a major cut in oil production on Wednesday, a move to prop up prices that could bolster sanction-hit Moscow’s coffers and irk...

Abuja/Kaduna Train Attack: Terrorists release 23 remaining captives

After 191 days in the den of kidnappers, terrorists on Wednesday freed 23 remaining captives of the Kaduna train attack. Secretary of the Chief of Defence Staff Action...

“We are not also in any way threatened”, ASUU President tells FG after registration of rival union

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has described as inconsequential the registration of two trade unions in the University system. Speaking with newsmen on...

Indonesia probes elite officers as stadium disaster death toll rises

Elite Indonesian police officers were under investigation Tuesday over a stadium stampede that killed 131 people including dozens of children in one of the deadliest...

Immune reactions to severe Covid may trigger brain problems, study finds

Severe Covid infections can cause immune reactions that damage nerve cells in the brain, causing memory problems and confusion, and potentially raising the risk of...

Oil prices little changed ahead of OPEC+ talks on supply cut

Oil prices were little changed on Wednesday ahead of a meeting of OPEC+ producers to discuss a big cut in crude output after gaining more than 3% in the previous...

NNPC grows profit to N674bn in 2021

The Group Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Mele Kyari, has announced that the NNPC as a corporation grew its profit after tax from...