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3 important things to note from the 27th Africa-France summit – Financial news Nigeria

During the 27th Africa-France summit held on Saturday with more than 30 African leaders met with French elder state men in Mali’s capital, Bamako. Issues about African peace and security as well as intelligence sharing, capacity building and acquisition of hardware were discussed, highlighting the need to resolve security challenges on the continent. In

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The search for missing flight MH370 ended before now, but nature could still prevail – Financial news Nigeria

The announcement by a team of searchers that they were ending the comb for the ill-fated MH370 jetliner brought to an end an enduring three-year search, leaving relatives of the passengers of the jet with nothing but the only possible assurance of death of their relatives. These past three years have been exhausting, emotionally for

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Peacekeepers are not doing enough to protect women in South Sudan – Financial news Nigeria

The war in South Sudan has eaten deep into the core of human values. Apart from the bloodshed and hunger raging the country, women have to go through the ordeal of getting raped by government officials. Imagine getting raped by the people whom the law protects? With no sort of voice whatsoever, you clean

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The Nigerian government might be reintroducing fuel subsidy soon – Financial news Nigeria

It has been reported that the Nigerian Government might be reintroducing the subsidy regime due to an increase in the landing cost of Premium Motor Spirit. This comes just eight months after it removed the subsidy, which it complained had cost it billions of naira to sustain. Crude oil prices are currently trading at

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Governor Ajimobi is exactly what Nigerians voted for – Financial news Nigeria

As reactions continue to trail the recent meeting between Governor Ajimobi and protesting students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, in Oyo state sparking a debate on what form of leadership we have in Nigeria” as well as who is “mannerless”, the question – Is Governor Abiola Ajimobi what the citizens of Oyo state

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#WEF17 Day1: Economic globalisation is not the reason for problems around the world – Financial news Nigeria

At the ongoing 47th Annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos Switzerland, Chinese president Xi Jinping stated that China is committed to fulfilling its international responsibilities and contributions towards finding a solution to pressing global challenges. Some of these challenges include climate change, the need for new drivers of economic growth and creating

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Four Gambian Ministers resign under Jammeh – Financial news Nigeria

On Tuesday, 17th January 2017, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance, Trade and Environment under the government of President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia, resigned from their various positions. Their resignation follows the preparation of the regional forces to overthrow the veteran leader unless he steps down by Thursday, 19th January 2017. “The chiefs of

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Nigeria is set to implement the Paris Agreement with the launch of green bonds – Financial news Nigeria

The Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed at a Green Bond Public Private Advisory group meeting recently in Abuja, said the government is determined to increase the nation’s funding options in the financing of its development objectives. The issue of green economy has been a part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Change Agenda and it also plays a prominent

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Watch WEF Davos 2017: Day 1 Live – Financial news Nigeria

The 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is taking place in Davos, Switzerland from the 17th to 20th January 2016. The event themed “Responsive and responsible leadership” will be attended by nearly 3,000 leaders in government, business, academia and civil society around the world. The meeting will focus on four key leadership

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Here are four things that could happen after Trump’s inauguration – Financial news Nigeria

The scheduled January 20th inauguration of Donald Trump will be a headliner event; but probably not in a conventional way. Things have not been business as usual since Donald Trump pulled a surprise in the November 8 presidential elections in the United States of America. A lot of right groups have sprang up out

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One China: Nigeria’s legacy of poor negotiations – Financial news Nigeria

If President Muhammadu Buhari were to explore an alternative option to receiving a mouthwatering investment into the country, he could simply just make a request to Taiwan to pledge $50 billion in exchange for Lagos. The government’s desire for foreign investments at any cost has made the President cowardly relegate Taiwan to the background while

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University of Maiduguri bombing: We need to approach Boko Haram from a different perspective – Financial news Nigeria

When the Nigerian Military and the Nigerian government were in their 7th heaven of celebration after they prematurely announced the defeat of Boko Haram, some of us who weren’t clouded by myopic judgment knew that though you can kill a person, you cannot kill an idea. The twin bomb blast today in the University

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The Yemen conflict, explained – Financial news Nigeria

The world has turned a blind eye and history may not be so forgiving. Yemen, described as one of the poorest Arab nations is in full blown crisis. The conflict has displaced three million citizens and about 80 percent of the country’s population is in need of aid. Women and children drop like flies

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Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 18.55 percent – Financial news Nigeria

Nigeria’s inflation grew strongly in 2016, propelled by surges in housing, water, and electricity and with an increase in food index, inflation continued to an uptick for the 11-consecutive month. The present fall in global oil prices since 2014 as resulted in the rising inflation as the country grapples with its first recession in 25

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