Nigeria's oil production is set to fall to its lowest level in over 22 years as Royal Dutch Shell local operation says it has shut its major pipeline following a leak. The leakage is as a result of recent attacks on oil pipelines by Niger Delta militants. Shell says...
The UN reported on Monday that nearly one million South Sudanese people, mostly women and children, have fled to neighboring countries, where they live in overcrowded camps. According to the refugee agency UNHCR, there 930,000 South Sudanese refugees hosted in six different countries in the region, and some 1.6 million...
A teenage girl who tried to use her mobile phone while in the bath was killed when the charger plugged into an extension cord, fell into the water. The tragic incident happened in Moscow where the girl lived with her mother, 40, and her older brother. Her mother found the 14-year-old...
Forces opposed to Libya's unity government have seized a fourth oil port, Brega, completing their takeover of vital installations in the North African country's "oil crescent", according to military sources. The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) based in Tripoli is struggling to assert its authority and has been facing...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN7ggJXXaQ4] At a breakfast meeting early this week, organized by the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Nigeria (CIBN), key players in the country’s fintech space gathered to discuss the impact of cryptocurrencies, specifically bitcoin, and blockchain technology. The Deputy Director of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Banking and Payments...