By Ella Anokam As part of effort to assist workers to build their own houses, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has disbursed more than N7 billion loan to 800 beneficiaries in 2017. Its Managing Director, Ahmed Dangiwa, disclosed  this at the FMBN 2017 Management Retreat in Abuja,...
Oil prices rose on Thursday ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna at which producers are expected to extend a supply-cut deal that came into effect in January with the goal of tightening supplies and propping up prices. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will be meeting at...
Music legend,Tuface Idibia has lamented the slave trade currently going on in Libya. Tuface on Tuesday called on African leaders to take immediate action against those suffering in Libya. Libya has recently been criticized following claims of slave trade and human trafficking of immigrants going on in the country. Tuface on his...
Uganda has charged eight managers and editors of a daily newspaper with several offences including libel and computer misuse and a court ordered them detained until Dec. 5. The journalists have been in detention for nearly a week after police raided the premises of “Red Pepper” accusing them of publishing...
The ECOWAS Parliament has adopted the proposed 2018 community budget of 284.9 million West African Units of Account (UA) (approximately 122 billion naira). The Central Bank of Nigeria puts a West African UA at 430.1 naira. The budget was adopted following the presentation of the Report of the Ad hoc Committee...