South Africa to finalise growth strategy soon - Ramaphosa

The South African government will finalise a clear economic growth strategy within the next few weeks, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday, as the country aims to boost confidence in an economy facing lower growth and job cuts.

Investor confidence in Africa's most industrialised economy is fragile, with the economic growth outlook clouded by a lack of clarity and progress on reforms.

Nigerian govt deactivates 2.2 million mobile telephone lines

The Nigerian Government has deactivated over 2.2 million improperly registered mobile telephone lines in the country.

The Deputy Director/Head of Information, Press and PR Unit, at the Federal Ministry of Communications, Mrs Philomena Oshodin, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.

She explained that the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) blocked the lines following the directive of the Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Pantami.

OML 25: Rivers governor advises oil firms to respect MoU with communities

By Valentine Amanze

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has called on oil companies to respect the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) signed with host communities to ensure peaceful and productive operations.

Ihedioha woos UNDP, seeks speedy development of Imo

By Valentine Amanze

Nigerians in South Africa are not criminals, they are businessmen – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has faulted those describing Nigerians living in South Africa as criminals engaged in drug peddling and other forms of crime.

Contrary to the claims, he believes those making such allegations should be thankful to Nigerians, many of whom he says are contributing to the growth of the South African economy.

The former president stated this on Saturday during a session with reporters at his Presidential Library residence in Abeokuta, that Ogun State capital.

Activists disrupt Oil & Gas Climate Initiative

.Global activists confront oil major CEOs at fancy dinner on sidelines of New York Climate Week

N5 trillion debt: AMCON should stop debtors from contesting election - Jurist

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Fire razezes Unity Bank head office

There has been a fire incident at the Head Office of Unity Bank Plc on Victoria Island, Lagos, on Monday morning.

Videos posted on social media by witnesses showed parts of the building on fire with the flames spreading to at least three floors.

The fire which started early in the morning has been brought under control by officials of the fire service, the bank said in a statement on Twitter.

Chevron to build world-class hospital in Ondo

Chevron Plc, is to build a Mother and Child Hospital worth over N200 million in the oil producing area of Ondo State.

Mr Pius Orisabinone, the Chairman of the Amalgamation of Ilaje Ugbo Coastal Communities Association (AMAICOMMA), made this disclosure at a townhall meeting on Friday in Ode-Ugbo, Ilaje Local Government Area of the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that AMAICOMMA comprises oil producing communities in the LGA.

2019 Abuja International trade fair begins tomorrow

ALL is now set for the commencement of the 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair. The trade fair will begin on Saturday September 21 and end on Sunday September 29. The trade fair in its 13th edition, is expected to play host to 45 foreign companies that will be exhibiting and promoting their goods and services.