Business

UK economy slips into recession

The United Kingdom slipped into its first recession since 2009 after its economy shrank a record 20.4 per cent in the second quarter. The slump follows a 2.2 per cent...

NUPENG to build new secretariat

Lagos Tanker drivers suspend strike action

Less than twenty-four hours after it commenced a statewide industrial action to protest harsh working conditions, fuel tankers in Lagos state have returned to work. The...

FG directs civil servants on levels 12, 13 to resume work

The Federal Government has directed civil servants on Grade Levels 12 and 13 as well as those on essential duties to resume full duties. This directive was given in a...

Apapa will open to traffic in October — LASG

The Lagos State Government has assured that all roads and bridges under construction in Apapa, Nigeria’s port city, will be completed by October. Gov. Babajide...

Andrea Pirlo appointed Juventus Manager

Juventus has named Andrea Pirlo as its new coach, hours after sacking Maurizio Sarri. Pirlo, 41, who signed a two- year contract with the Italian side was a former Italy...

NUPENG directs Lagos tanker drivers to withdraw services

The National Leadership of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has directed the withdrawal of services of Petroleum Tanker Drivers from Lagos...

Hadi Sirika intervenes in Bristow, pilots face-off

The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has intervened in the industrial action by the National Association of Air Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), which paralysed...

NCC revises USSD pricing, says 20 seconds costs N1.63

The Nigerian Communications Commission has revised the pricing of the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data to allow mobile network operators and financial...

Oil prices just under five-month highs, supported by weaker dollar

Oil prices slipped just below five-month highs on Thursday, with support from a weak dollar .DXY and falling U.S. crude inventories undermined by bearish sentiment about...

Nigerians spent N2.37tn on petrol in 13 months – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petrol Corporation has revealed that it has spent N2.37 trillion on petrol imported into the country in 13 months. The corporation said on...