Oil prices hit $70 per barrel for the first time in more than three years weekend. The last time Brent traded that high, prices were falling off a cliff after the November 2014 OPEC meeting left members producing without restraint, leading to a global glut of supply. This is no doubt a thing of joy … View Article
Last week, the Central Bank of Nigeria went a step further in driving financial inclusion in the country by setting state-by-state targets for the 21 commercial banks in the country. This is to enable it achieve its set target of 80 percent financial inclusion by 2020. The current financial inclusion rate is 41 percent. According… View Article
TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI “I wish I could travel to the US right now” “Why? Why not wait till summer time?” “No, I feel like going there physically to tell President Donald Trump exactly how I feel about the statements he has been making about the black world.” “You don’t need to go to the […]
Obinna Chima The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday injected another sum of $210 million into the interbank foreign exchange market, to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the market. Figures obtained from the Bank indicated that the CBN offered $100million to authorised dealers in the wholesale segment of the market, while the […]
Nume Ekeghe As part of its drive on retail banking, particularly targeting the youth market, Unity Bank Plc plans to launch a product specifically designed for the younger generation in the 18-35 years age bracket. To this end, the bank has announced Adekunle Gold, a multiple award-winning singer, song writer, and creative designer as its […]
Access Bank Plc has upgraded its customer service function, Ombudsman, to resolve service issues between the financial institution and its customers. The bank explained that the move was consistent with its reputation for adopting best practices in all facets of its operations. The Ombudsman is an Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) platform wherein an aggrieved customer […]
‘I’m worried, concerned’ Ortom insists no land for cattle colony in Benue President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to fish out the herdsmen who killed no fewer than 73 farmers in New Year’s Day in Benue State. Victims of the incident were buried last Thursday in Makurdi amid a nationwide outrage. Governor Samuel OrtomRead More
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest carrier, announces plans to commence direct flight thrice weekly to Geneva, Switzerland from June 3.
The post Ethiopian airlines opens Geneva route June 3 appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Ripples of United States president Donald Trump’s derogatory comments about Africans and Haitians, continue in diplomatic circles despite his denial late last week.
The African Union (A.U.) envoys in Washington issued a strongly worded statement dema…
The British Embassy in Addis Ababa says Ethiopia remains an important partner of the United Kingdom in the area of global peace and security.
According to a Defence officer, the U.K. was also keen on continuing with their partnership with Ethiopia wi…