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Coup: Myanmar junta deploys troops against fresh rallies

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- Myanmar's junta deployed extra troops around the country and choked the internet on Monday as it intensified a crackdown on anti-coup protests, but defiant demonstrators again took... Read More


CBN signs MOU for renovation of National Theatre

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- The Bankers' Committee led by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Federal Government f... Read More


Fidelity Bank issues N41 bn local bond to support SME, retail business

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- Tier 2 lender Fidelity Bank says it has completed the issuance of a fixed rate unsecured bond of N41.21 billion with a tenor of 10 years at an 8.5 per cent coupon rate. The transa... Read More


Oil prices hit 13-month high

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- The price of crude oil rose on Monday to its highest in 13 months amidst fears of increased tension in the Middle East. Tre rise also followed hopes that a stimulus and the easing... Read More


BPE holds investors webinar on four concession opportunities

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) will hold an International Investors' webinar on four concession opportunities in the country on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 10am. The web... Read More


EPL Round-Up: Fulham stun Everton with a Maja brace while United fall behind City

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- Fulham won their first English Premier League match since November 30 and it was courtesy of a brace from deadline-day signing, Josh Maja. The 22-year-old Nigerian made his first ... Read More


COVID-19: Nigeria records 'lowest' daily infections since December

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- Nigeria on Sunday recorded its lowest daily COVID-19 infections since the beginning of the second wave in December 2020. The 520 new cases reported in 19 states on Sunday indicate... Read More


Seven stocks to watch this week

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- The Nigerian bourse was dominantly bearish last week by reason of profit-taking efforts that saw market capitalisation crumble by N662.657 billion, as the market recorded losses al... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Obinwanne Okeke's relatives, pastor, others beg U.S. judge for mercy

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- Family members, an employee, a pastor, and others related to a Nigerian business mogul undergoing trial, Obiwanne Okeke, have flooded a U.S. court with appeals for leniency ahead o... Read More


#Valentine'sDay: Meet five of Nigeria's adorable sporting couples

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- Athletes like other individuals are often desirous of a great family life, just as they also covet getting to greater heights in their respective careers. A majority of them live ... Read More