Sub-standard tyres: Absence of interpreter stalls trial of two Chinese

The trial of two Chinese suspects, Tao Shen and Jing Yau, who were 

charged with the importation of sub-standard tyres was stalled

 on Monday due to absence of interpreter for them.

Consequently, the trial judge,  Justice  Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal

Buses to undergo scanning at Seme border

Passenger luxury buses coming to Nigeria from other West African countries

through Seme Border will now go through scanning machine like containers and other trucks.

 This measure is being put in place by the new Customs Area Controller

Nigeria president sick, ETF hits new low

Nigeria's president is in ill health. While the country is in the hands of the vice president, markets don't like the uncertainty.

Plunging oil prices show OPEC has lost its grip on th

OPEC is widely expected to extend production cuts that initially boosted oil futures above $50, but prices just keep falling.

NIMASA assures on safety, security in Maritime

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring safety and security on Nigerian waters.

 This in line with its mandate to ensure safety and security in the Nigerian territorial waters.

Oil prices slip ahead of U.S. stock data after surprise API build


Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday ahead of data that will shed light on U.S. crude inventories after an industry report indicated a surprise build in fuel stocks, underscoring the persistence of global oversupply.

Thumbs up for FG, IFAD, Niger govt agric initiative

By Ummi Ismaeel,



We will not rest until we flush out tobacco firms from Nigeria – Oluwafemi


Akinbode Oluwafemi, Director at the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria speaks on the hazards and politics of tobacco companies in Nigeria among other critical issues.

 in Lagos\\




No end on sight for rally on crude oil prices


There was no end to the sustained rally in crude oil prices early Wednesday as OPEC chatter adds to the support emerging from geopolitical tensions.

Ikeja homes, businesses in darkness over faulty transformer

A power transformer blowout has thrown residents of Bamishile Estate and its environs off Allen Avenue, Ikeja into darkness for nearly a month, affecting homes and businesses, including hotels, pharmacies, shops, restaurants, and