Vested Interests Opposing Govt’s Economic Reforms – Minister

[This Day] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday stated that ongoing efforts by the federal government to institute reforms in the economy have continued to be resisted by those she described as “vested interests within and outside the …

[This Day] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday stated that ongoing efforts by the federal government to institute reforms in the economy have continued to be resisted by those she described as "vested interests within and outside the system."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army Ends Operation in Niger Delta, Refits Nigeria’s First Oil Well

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Nigerian Army at the weekend rounded off its Crocodile Smile II Operation in the Niger Delta with the rehabilitation of the abandoned Oloibiri Oil Well 1 in Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, where crude oil was first d…

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Nigerian Army at the weekend rounded off its Crocodile Smile II Operation in the Niger Delta with the rehabilitation of the abandoned Oloibiri Oil Well 1 in Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, where crude oil was first discovered in the country in 1956.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Falana Seeks Rejection of Morocco’s Application to Ecowas

[This Day] Former President of West African Bar Association (WABA), Mr. Femi Falana at the weekend asked the ECOWAS Commission to reject the application of Morocco to become a statutory member of the regional institution.

[This Day] Former President of West African Bar Association (WABA), Mr. Femi Falana at the weekend asked the ECOWAS Commission to reject the application of Morocco to become a statutory member of the regional institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

World Bank Predicts Further Rise in Commodity Prices in 2018

[This Day] The World Bank has predicted that oil prices would rise to $56 a barrel in 2018 from $53 this year, as a result of steadily growing demand, agreed production cuts among oil exporters and stabilising United States shale oil production.

[This Day] The World Bank has predicted that oil prices would rise to $56 a barrel in 2018 from $53 this year, as a result of steadily growing demand, agreed production cuts among oil exporters and stabilising United States shale oil production.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Air Passengers May Rise to 7.8 Billion in 2036

[This Day] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that it expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the four billion air travelers expected to fly this year.

[This Day] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that it expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the four billion air travelers expected to fly this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-President Accuses Religious Leaders of Celebrating Criminals

[Daily Trust] Ibadan -Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday accused some religious leaders of anointing criminals who acquired wealth illegally to the detriment of the masses.

[Daily Trust] Ibadan -Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday accused some religious leaders of anointing criminals who acquired wealth illegally to the detriment of the masses.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Typhoid Vaccine Promises Protection for Infants

[Daily Trust] Researchers at Oxford University have shown that a next-generation conjugate vaccine is “safe and effective” in preventing typhoid, and can be used to protect both children and adults.

[Daily Trust] Researchers at Oxford University have shown that a next-generation conjugate vaccine is "safe and effective" in preventing typhoid, and can be used to protect both children and adults.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Appears More Divided Than Ever Before – Former VP

[Premium Times] Secession threats, inter-ethnic discontent and hate speech have plunged present day Nigeria into a division that has probably never been experienced before, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said.

[Premium Times] Secession threats, inter-ethnic discontent and hate speech have plunged present day Nigeria into a division that has probably never been experienced before, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Accused in Death of TV Presenter Simba Mhere is Back in Court

[News24Wire] The trial of Preshalin Naidoo, the man accused of causing the accident which killed Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere in January 2015, is set to take place at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] The trial of Preshalin Naidoo, the man accused of causing the accident which killed Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere in January 2015, is set to take place at the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa