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Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists and as traders looked for signs that Sino-U.S. trade tensions could ease. Price gains were, however, capped to some degree by an unusually downbeat OPEC report that stoked concerns about growth in oil demand. Brent crude LCOc1, […]

The Federal Government is to inaugurate a solar hybrid power plant in Upake community, Kogi State on Monday (today). The announcement said the project was committed to providing electricity access to un-served and under-served communities across Nigeria, thereby increasing electricity access to particularly hard-to-reach areas. The indigenes of Upake Community (the ancestral home of Ebira […]

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to remove the name of Uche Nwosu as a governorship candidate in the last election held in Imo State. Justice Inyang Ekwo voided Nwosu’s candidacy on the grounds of double nomination by two political parties, the All Progressives Congress and the […]

Nineteen people died when a fuel truck barrelled into other vehicles in a busy town in western Uganda and exploded, police said Monday. The blast occurred Sunday evening in the Kyambura trading centre, a mountainous area near the Queen Elizabeth National Park. “Ten people died instantly when the fuel truck lost control and hit three […]

The Police have sealed off the venue of an event where Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka; and human rights activist/Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, had been billed to speak. The symposium, tagged, ‘Democracy, State Repression and the State of Insecurity in Nigeria,’ had been scheduled to hold at 46, Ibijoke Street, Oluyole bus-stop, Oregun, […]


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