Almost half of Nigeria’s cargoes due to be exported in January are still available, Reuters has reported, even as oil prices reach the $50s trough, almost $10 below Nigeria’s benchmark price.
At least four people were killed in Gambia's capital, Banjul, on Tuesday when government forces foiled an alleged coup plot against President Yahya Jammeh.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday called on Nigerians to vote out the Goodluck Jonathan-led federal government which he termed a “catastrophic disaster” and blamed his government for peddling “voodoo statistics of illusory growth”, which do not reflect the dire material circumstances of millions of Nigerians.
The Chief Executive Officer/founder of Pan African International (PAI) Group, Mr. Ike Ejizu and the Chairman of Skye Bank Plc, Mr. Tunde Ayeni, among others, have partnered to acquire Ascot Offshore Nigeria Limited for an estimated N16 billion ($95.24 million) from the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday unveiled Mrs. Ipalibo Banigo, as his running mate for the 2015 elections in the state.
From his total emoluments of N43,230,871.44, President Goodluck Jonathan paid N6,264,221.75 to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as tax between 2011 and 2013.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said Nigerians would appreciate him for the transformation he has brought to bear in the country after he must have left office as president.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Tuesday presented a budget proposal of about N175 billion for the 2015 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly in Maiduguri for approval.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 14 drug suspects at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos with 33.655kg of narcotic drugs.
Ogun State government on Tuesday stated that it had paid December salary to its workers throughout the state.