Friday, November 16, 2018
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigerians spend over $8 billion annually on importation of vehicles while creating jobs for foreigners overseas with money being transferred abroad. Speaking at the 19th edition of the Abuja International Auto Show on Wednesday in Abuja, Osinbajo said that the country imports over...
Austine Ayemidejor, the Project Manager of Asaba Airport, has said that it has fully resumed operations after its downgrade by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in 2014. Mr Ayemidejor stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Asaba, the state capital. He said...
Amazon announced Tuesday it's raising the minimum wage for all U.S. employees to $15, effective next month. The new minimum wage will benefit more than 250,000 Amazon employees — including part-time and temporary employees — as well as another 100,000 seasonal employees, the company said. Some employees who already make...
The price of crude oil, yesterday surged towards $85 per barrel, the highest so far this year as a result of output shortfalls in Iran, currently being sanctioned by the United States. The price of Brent rose to $84.17 per barrel from $82.90 while the price of Organisation of Petroleum...
he national leadership of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Association (PENGASSAN) on Thursday accused Chevron Nigeria’s management of unilaterally sacking thousands of contract workers in defiance of established labour laws. But, the oil firm in a response on Friday, rejected...
Bees which are perceived by many as a dangerous insect to keep or rear is also seen by some as a money-spinning insect to be nurtured and reared to make a livelihood from its various hive products. According to experts, bees can be less harmful when the beekeeper knows the...
Nigerian carrier Dana Air has added a Boeing 737-700 aircraft to its fleet to operate its “early bird” flights between Lagos and Abuja. The airline’s Media and Communications Manager, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, who confirmed the development on Tuesday in Lagos, said its “early bird’’ flights from Abuja to Lagos would...
The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services on a day-to-day basis. CPI index drops by 0.09 per cent points from 11.23 per cent in June to 11.14 per cent in July. According...
The Department of Petroleum Resources, which has the mandate to issue licences, approvals, permits, regulations and monitors compliance in the industry, has commenced probing of Energia Limited - one of the leading indigenous companies over labour, operational, and managerial issues. This is as a result of petition received from 11...
The Naira on Thursday gained 40 kobo to firm against the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian currency exchanged at N358, stronger than N358.4 traded on Wednesday, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N480 and N417,...

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