What President Buhari Wants From U.S, Europe


President Muhammadu Buhari, has pleaded with United States, Europe and other neighbouring countries to lend their support to Nigeria for the development of the country.

Buhari seeks Europe, US support

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will seek the support of Europe, America and Nigeria’s neighbours in tackling the unemployment and security problems confronting the country.

Africa Finance Corporation concludes debut Eurobond issue


Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), an African supranational financial institution, priced its inaugural $750 million 4.375 percent 5-year international bond. This represents the first issue under AFC’s $3,000,000,000 Global Medium Term Note Programme.

Mediterranean Migrants Crisis: EU Pledge Triple Fund For Rescue

European Union (EU) leaders have pledged to triple fund for search and rescue operations aimed at migrant boats in the Mediterranean sea, following the crisis that claimed more than 750 lives. The member states at the emergency summit convened in Brussels on Thursday, agreed to triple funding to $9.

Oil Prices Rise as Yemen Crisis Lingers

Mideast Yemen

Oil prices rose on Wednesday as the Yemen conflict remained a concern despite a global supply glut. Brent crude for June delivery LCOc1 was up 47 cents at 62.55 dollars a barrel while the U.

EU leaders call for emergency talks after 700 migrants drown off Libya


Italy calls for emergency EU meeting this week • “A tragedy is unfolding in the Mediterranean” – Malta PM As many as 700 people were feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight in what officials said may be the Mediterranean’s worst disaster

Hundreds Of Migrants Drowned In Mediterranean Sea

The Italian coastguard says hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. But after a couple of days at sea, in the dark of night on Saturday, the ship was in distress in the Mediterranean and sent

Warri Wolves Is Not Under Delta FA – Okocha

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha, says Nigerian Premier League side, Warri Wolves is not under the Delta State Football Association’s care. Okocha was on Sunday Sports on Channels Television to discuss football development in Nigeria and the challenges faced by the Warri club.

‘Challenge Up!’, Launches as a Joint Accelerator for IoT Related Startups in Europe, Middle East and Africa

At the Mobile World Congress held earlier this month, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom and Intel announced their corporate startup accelerator for 2015 dubbed Challenge Up!, a joint Internet of Things (IoT) accelerator for startups from the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions.

Governor Dickson Optimistic About Bayelsa State’s Economy


Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has said that the economy of Bayelsa State would be greatly enhanced, with the completion of the ongoing Airport Project at Wilberforce Island, and the Deep Seaport at Agge in Ekeremor Local Government Area. According to Governor Dickson, to fully harness the economic potentials of

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Shipped to Liberia by GlaxoSmithKline!


According to Guardian, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Sir Andrew Witty, says he’s hopeful for the potential Ebola vaccine that is now on its way to West Africa. The goal of GSK is to enrol 30,000 people in the first large-scale trials of the vaccine, with Medical/Healthcare workers and others