Oil prices hit $65 amid OPEC cuts

Brent crude oil prices hit 2019 highs above $65 per barrel on Friday, spurred by OPEC-led supply cuts and a partial shutdown of Saudi Arabia’s biggest offshore oil field. Brent rose as far as $65.10, pushing past the $65 mark for the first time this year, before falling back to $64.77 by 0623 GMT. That was still 0.3 percent above the last close. The More...

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By Obinna Ezugwu On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Ben Nwabueze is the greatest constitutional law scholar in the world – Sagay

By YUSUF MOHAMMED According to the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, Prof. Ben Nwabueze is the greatest constitutional lawyer in the world. He made this known More...

By Obinna Ezugwu On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Book launch: Thought leaders shower encomium on Ben Nwabueze

By YUSUF MOHAMMED   On Thursday, thought leaders were gathered at the National Institute of International Affairs, Lagos for the public presentation of the book, Challenges of Good and Democratic Governance More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Naira gains 0.05% to $/N361.85 at Investors’ Forex Window

Naira appreciated 0.05 per cent against the Dollar at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window on Thursday. The local currency which opened at N361.92, traded high at N362.92 and eventually settled at N361.85, More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Nigerian equity market rebounds, gains 3.26%

Stockbrokers during a trading session at the NSE The Nigerian Stock Exchange recovers on Thursday from the previous day loss, propelled by gains recorded Industrial, Insurance and Consumer goods stocks. All Share More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Nigeria, Ghana enter EU blacklist for money laundering

Nigeria, Ghana, Saudi Arabia and Panama were named in a proposed European Union blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the E.U. executive More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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NCS Tin Can II command generates N3bn revenue in January – Comptroller

Comptroller Lami Wushishi of Lilypond Container Terminal Customs Command  The Lilypond Container Terminal Customs Command in Lagos generated N3.03 billion as revenue in January 2019, against N1.90 billion generated More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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INEC is ready for elections, says Oyo State Resident Commissioner

The resident Electoral commissioner for Oyo State, Barrister Mutiu Agboke has said that the commission in the state is well prepared for all the elections and they would live no stone unturned to ensure free and More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Governorship election fear grips Oyo Residents

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State By SESAN LAOYE With few days to the governorship election in Oyo State, palpable fear has griped residents due to  violence, which reoccurring in different parts of the state More...