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Several Dead in Kogi Tanker Explosion

Abel Ejikeme Several people have been confirmed dead after a petrol tanker Wednesday exploded in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. Reports suggest the incident occurred around 8:30 am when the

Elumelu, Two other Nigerians Make Time 100

Rita Osakwe Four Nigerians, including Heirs Holdings Chairman Tony Elumelu, made it to this year’s TIME100, Time Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The

Powell, Mnuchin Back More Aid for US Economy

Admin Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism on Tuesday that the US economy is rebounding from the pandemic-induced recession with federal support but

CBN Cuts Lending Rate to 11.5%

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), on Tuesday, resolved to tweak its controlling lending rate while retaining its liquidity ratio and cash reserve requirement, to make

Obaseki Congratulates Okorocha at 58

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on his 58th birthday. In a statement issued on Tuesday in Benin City, the

Obaseki: Tinubu, Oshiomhole Threats to Democracy

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has described All Progressives Congress stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the party’s former National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomole, as threats to Nigeria’s democracy. Obaseki

HSBC Stocks Plunge to Two-Decade Low

HSBC Holdings Plc slumped below its financial crisis low set more than a decade ago, as pressure mounts on several fronts, including a potential threat to its China expansion plans

Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, Others Hail Obaseki

The winner of the recently concluded governorship election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has been receiving congratulatory messages from across the country, especially from stalwarts of his political party,