King Sunny Ade, Eddie Palmieri lead Concert of Colors

Iconic Nigerian musician King Sunny Adé, veteran salsa bandleader Eddie Palmieri, calypso king Mighty Sparrow and Japanese rock duo Cibo Matto will top the bill at the 2016 Concert of Colors, festival organizers announced today. Those main-stage acts are among more than 50 style-spanning performers that will hit Midtown venues and outdoor spaces July 14-17 for the 24th edition Read more

King Sunny Ade, Eddie Palmieri lead Concert of Colors

Iconic Nigerian musician King Sunny Adé, veteran salsa bandleader Eddie Palmieri, calypso king Mighty Sparrow and Japanese rock duo Cibo Matto will top the bill at the 2016 Concert of Colors, festival organizers announced today. Those main-stage acts are among more than 50 style-spanning performers that will hit Midtown venues and outdoor spaces July 14-17 for the 24th edition Read more

Nigerian Oil Production Falls as Militant Attacks Take Toll

Months of militant attacks on pipelines and oil infrastructure in the southern Niger Delta region have crippled production in Africa’s largest producer of crude. The militant group behind the attacks, the Niger Delta Avengers, vowed in an early communiqué to reduce Nigeria’s economy to “zero.” They appear to be getting their wish. Exports have fallen Read more

Ondo State workers to downtools indefinately

Civil servants in Ondo State have decided to embark on an indeterminate strike on Wednesday following the failure of the state government to pay their salaries for five months. The leadership of the organised labour in the state is currently holding an emergency meeting over the plan. Meanwhile, workers in the state have been directed Read more

“Nigeria Remains our Largest Market in Africa” – British Airways

United Kingdom carrier, British Airways has reiterated its commitment to the Nigerian aviation market as it remains the airline’s biggest business hub in Africa. The airline, in a statement debunked media reports that it plans to stop operations to Nigeria over its $100 million trapped in the country. It stated that publication in the media that the Read more

Oil price, Range Resources, Victoria Oil & Gas, Amerisur Resources, Sundry -KRG- And finally

 Oil price The Summer  Opec meeting starts on thursday and as usual, claim and counter claim is being made. Nothing has changed me views from Friday and I dont expect anything spectacular to come out of the meeting. I remain convinced that the effective demise of Opec as we have known it continues, a fact Read more

Buhari begs N/Assembly to speedily pass money laundry bill, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the National Assembly members to ensure the speedy passage of five Executive bill before it to help his anti-corruption war. The bills are the Money ‎Laundering and Prevention Bill of 2016‎, Bills for Acts for domestication of agreements for avoidance of double taxation between Nigeria and South Korea, Spain Read more

Several feared killed as soldiers, pro-Biafran activists clash

Several persons including a soldier were allegedly killed today during a clash between soldiers and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in Onitsha, Anambra State. The clash occurred during celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the defunct Biafra republic. The late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu had declared the Republic of Biafra on May 30, 1966. The Read more

Recovered Assets Will Be Published Latest Thursday – Garba Shehu

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari has not rescinded his decision to publish the amounts that have been recovered by his administration from those who had allegedly looted the nation’s treasury. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Monday, May 30, Read more

Robbers kill lecturer and a Cameroonian in Gombe

The Police Command in Gombe State has confirmed that a gang of armed robbery suspects killed a lecturer and a Cameroonian at Kashere junction on the Gombe-Kumo Road. This is contained in a statement issued by DSP Ahmed Usman, the command spokesman, in Gombe on Monday. The statement disclosed that the incident occurred at about Read more