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FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange recorded ?13.42tn worth of transactions in fixed income and currency markets in March. This is contained in the company’s market report on Monday in Lagos. The report show
In a case that has gripped South Africa, the 22-year-old son of a wealthy family pleaded not guilty on Monday to slaughtering his parents and brother in a frenzied axe attack. The trial, which opened
The Lagos State Government generated N436.3bn internal revenue in 2016 from the N399.4bn realised in 2015. The state realised N7bn from Land Use Charge in 2016 against N6bn in 2015. The state Commissi
President Donald Trump has no plans to fire White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer because he believes his controversial spokesman gets good ratings. “I’m not firing Sean Spicer,” Trump said, accordi
Apple CEO Tim Cook considered removing the Uber app from the App Store over privacy concerns, according to a report. An in-depth profile of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick by The New York Times revealed that
The psychedelic clouds in Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” have alternatively been interpreted as a metaphor for mental anguish or a literal depiction of volcanic fallout. On Monda
Romania, alongside three other EU Member States, had a government deficit (calculated based on ESA methodology, the European Accounts system - e.n.) of 3 pct or more of the GDP, according to a prelim
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, at the White House in an upcoming visit in mid-May, Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Monday., The inv
Although polls have consistently shown that President Donald Trump’s supporters are fanatically loyal, one Trump voter told CNN on Monday that he would not support the president again if he knew
New York (AFP) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres sought to reassure international Jewish community leaders on Sunday that he would stand up against any perceptions of anti-Israel bias at the wo
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) expects that Ukraine's GDP growth will slow to 3% in the first quarter of 2017 from 4.7% in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to an inflation report of the centr
Iran ranked as South Korea's second-biggest oil exporter over the first three months of 2017 as it ramped up output to regain market share after sanctions were lifted last year, the first time ever it
Ukraine by the end of 2017 seeks to achieve lifting of restrictions on the number of airlines and flights serviced by them between Ukraine and the European Union (EU) countries.
Sodiq Oyeleke No fewer than 35 students who bagged first class and distinction from the University of Lagos, Lagos State University and Lagos State Polytechnic have been honoured for their academic ex
The UK has frozen the assets of a North Korean insurance company in the suburbs of London that may have been generating revenue for Pyongyang’s nuclear program. Read Full Article at RT.
Network One Distribution (NOD), the biggest player on the Romanian IT&C distribution market, controlled by entrepreneur Iulian Stanciu, registered a turnover of RON993.6 million (EUR221.3 million) i
While US military spending grew for the first time in six years, Russia became the third-largest spender in 2016 due to Saudi Arabia’s drastic fall, according to new figures from the St
Centrist Emmanuel Macron has gone through to the second round of the French election, where he will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen., Mr Macron, a former banker, is seen as a political newcomer -
The Armenian people, top officials and visiting foreigners pay tribute to the memory of the victims of Armenian Genocide on April 24, in the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial.
Prices of regular petrol and diesel not sold on motorways will increase at midnight. Regular will go up by 2.3 cents to EUR 1.308 a litre and diesel by two cents to EUR 1.192 a litre, according to fue
UKIP announced plans for a policy of mandatory annual medical checks for schoolgirls in “at-risk minority” groups for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and prosecutions for parents of any
Ramon Oladimeji The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out the N100m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, against the Econo
The issue of granting Ukrainians a visa-free travel across the European Union is on the agenda of the meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU member states (COREPER), which wil
Science students, teachers and TV viewers alike are set to see Albert Einstein the way they have never perceived him to be! In a tease from new show entitled Genius, the eccentric intellect is seen in
Johnny Depp’s estranged wife, Amber Heard, has moved on from their split and has already found a new love. The “Rum Diary” star confirmed her relationship with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on her social media
The pharmaceutical company Mylan has developed a reputation for fighting tooth-and-nail to promote its flagship product, the EpiPen. Mylan has contended that its intensive marketing efforts save lives
Washington (dpa) – US President Donald Trump and his attorney general insisted Sunday that Mexico would fund a proposed wall on the US-Mexico border, ahead of a budget battle in which disagreeme
Afghanistan's defense minister and army chief of staff have resigned following a deadly Taliban attack on a military base in the north of the country. The resignations come just ahead o
The Chinese President has called for restraint in the rapidly escalating North Korean weapons crisis. In a call with US President, Donald Trump, Xi Jinping said that China was willing to work with all
Answering a question from an unaffiliated MP, Prime Minister Miro Cerar told the National Assembly on Monday paying annual bonuses to pensioners this year in the amount paid before the austerity meas
Sergiu Manea, Chief Executive Office of Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR), has been appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of the Romanian banking industry association CPBR, replacing Steven van Gron
JERSEY CITY — Hudson County, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, FEMA and other entities will conduct a response drill to a nuclear explosion in the New York/New Jersey area, authorities said tod
Russia is doing itself no favors on Syria. Its leadership defends the regime of Bashar al-Assad and denies strong evidence that it attacked civilians with sarin gas on April 4 in Idlib province. This
At the Mine Clearance Center of the Main Directorate of Combat Support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kamyanets-Podilsky of the Khmelnytsky region, another turnout of Ukrainian field engineers has
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said he is tempted to return to frontline British politics. Blair told BBC Radio 4’s “World This Weekend” Sunday: “I look at the British political sc
Ukraine seeks in the medium term outlook by 2020 to attract an additional $200 million of loans on the international market and investment from private companies to invest in transport infrastructure,
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) demands the resignation of Pedro Agramunt from the post of PACE President, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured a stunning image of a nebula located 5,200 light-years from Earth. Located in the direction of the constellation Canis Major, the nebula ensh
Kim Kardashian West took to Instagram on Thursday to reveal a brand new addition to her Kimoji collection: a candle of herself as the Virgin Mary. While many of her kimojis exist solely on her messagi
The solemn opening of the 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival has been held at Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall named after Muslim Magomayev.
Federica Mogherini says the OPCW should conduct a transparent and open investigation into the incident with the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are now officially in the White House with offices and titled. However, John Oliver called out all three “Trumps” for the pre-inauguration claim by Ms. Trump
The aggregate capital of Azerbaijan’s AccessBank CJSC increased by almost 28 percent – from 52.46 million manats up to 67.348 million manats as compared to the result for late 2016.
Headquarters of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has denied accreditation to propaganda-spreading Russian TV channels Sputnik and RT, Russian media reported.
The “Armenian community of Georgia” NGO held a demonstration outside the Turkish embassy in Tbilisi on April 24, urging the Georgian and Turkish governments to recognize the Armenian Genocide.
President of Atour Assyrian Association of Armenia Arsen Mikhayilov sees preconditions that sooner or later Turkey will recognize the Armenian Genocide.
One of the main messages of the first round of the presidential election in France is that the voters are simply not satisfied with the traditional left or right, former Slovenian Ambassador to Franc
Over 25,000 housing units are under various stages of development and are due to be delivered in 2017 in Romania’s main regional residential markets, such as Bucharest – Ilfov, Cluj – Napoca, Sibiu,
On Friday, April 24, at 14.30, the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency's press center will host a press conference entitled "FinStream Project a Real Opportunity for SME to Get Financing from Company with 17
Dare-devil cultists on Sunday night, stormed a soccer viewing centre in Abakaliki during the Spanish League’s El Classico match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona El-Classico, critically wounding th
The acting director general of the public broadcaster RTV Slovenija, Marko Filli, has withdrawn his candidacy for reappointment citing personal reasons and leaving his rival, former deputy director g
Romania's finance ministry on Monday sold a planned 800 million lei (EUR176.6 million) of treasury bonds maturing in February 2019 at an average yield of 1.48%, central bank data showed.
Politicians from the defeated Socialist and Republicans parties called for a vote for Emmanuel Macron to block the National Front's Marine Le Pen in the second round of France's presidential election,
German lawmakers across the board have welcomed the victory of pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron in the first round of France's presidential election on Sunday, calling it a win against nationa
Gothaer Asigurari Romania, the local division of German group Gothaer, granted underwritten gross premiums worth over RON97.8 million last year, up nearly 20% against 2015.
The implementation of the project "Provision of soldiers and officers wounded in the April 2016 battles with high-tech artificial limbs" has been completed, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation told APA.
A 12-year-old boy was caught trying to drive 4,000km (2,500 miles) across Australia on Saturday, when police pulled him over for a damaged bumper in the remote mining city of Broken Hil
As President Donald Trump closes in on 100 days as chief executive, New York Times columnist Charles Blow said he was encouraged to see the resistance to the former reality TV star’s administrat
Hundreds of employees of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company blocked the entrance of the firm’s headquarters over the non-unionisation of workers. DETAILS later…
"We are neighbors and it is better to discuss the problems rather than make artificial obstacles for dialogue out of them", the Russian top diplomat stressed
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