Folashade Ogunrinde

AU joins global call for calm and talks in Tunisia

The African Union (AU) has joined the European Union and the US in calling for dialogue and calm in Tunisia after the president suspended parliament and sacked...

Oil prices gain on U.S. fuel drawdown despite rising COVID-19 cases

Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. crude and product stockpiles dropped more than expected last week, bolstering expectations that demand...

Nigeria’s capital importation fell to $875.62m in Q2

The total value of capital importation into Nigeria declined to $875.62m in the second quarter of 2021 from $1.91bn in the first quarter of 2021. The National Bureau of...

Washington Post to make COVID vaccination compulsory for staff

A US-based newspaper, Washington Post, says all employees will be required to present proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 by September as a prerequisite of...

Bitcoin rises above $40,000, first time since mid-June

The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation, Bitcoin, has surged above $40,000, for the first time since mid-June. The price of the cryptocurrency...

One dead, four missing after explosion hits German chemicals site

One person has been killed and four others are missing after an explosion rocked an industrial park housing several chemical companies in western Germany. The cause of...

Fresh charges filed against Sunday Igboho in Benin Republic

Benin Republic has filed fresh charges against Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, who was arrested in the country last Monday....

Oil inches up as tight supply, outweighs virus spread

Oil prices rose on Tuesday with investors betting tight supply and rising vaccination rates will help offset any impact on demand due to surging COVID-19 cases...

COVID-19 creates opportunity for problem-solving-Osinbajo

COVID-19 pandemic has created opportunities for stakeholders in all sectors of the economy to embrace innovation and creativity. The Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, made...

COVID 19: Nigeria records 213 infections, as case tally rises to 171,324

Nigeria on Monday recorded 213 new positive infections raising the country’s infection tally to 171,324. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, the...