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Oil prices down as Libya, Nigeria set to raise output

oil     Singapore : Oil prices fell in Asia today as the prospects of higher output from Libya and Nigeria further fuelled oversupply concerns, cutting short a nascent rebound. Both [...]

September 16th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Highlights | Read More »

Oil prices dip after latest surge

Singapore : Oil prices dipped in Asia today after the previous day’s rally as Canadian oil companies prepare to restart production after being closed by huge wildfires. The commodity has [...]

May 11th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Highlights | Read More »

101 die in Nigeria from Lassa fever outbreak

Lassa feverLagos (Nigeria) : A growing Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has killed 101 people, as West Africa battles to contain a flare up of the virus, according to data from [...]

February 6th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Ebola scare stigmatised African immigrants in the US

Ebola VirusWashington : The deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa led to a social stigma against African immigrants in the US, an analysis of the news coverage of the Ebola [...]

November 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Sci-Tech | Read More »

Nigeria’s Buhari to talk terrorism, trade with Obama

Muhammadu BuhariAbuja:  Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari is due to meet Barack Obama next week in Washington, where they are set to discuss the fight against terrorism and boost damaged bilateral [...]

July 17th, 2015 | Posted in World | Read More »

Twin blasts hit market in NE Nigeria, ‘nearly 50 killed’

Twin blastsKano (Nigeria):  At least 49 people were killed and dozens injured when twin blasts struck a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, rescue workers said. The first explosion [...]

July 17th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

Nearly 150 killed in suspected Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

NearlyMaiduguri:  Suspected Boko Haram militants killed nearly 150 people in northeastern Nigerian villages, mowing down men and children while they prayed in mosques and shooting women preparing food at home, [...]

July 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

Two dead in NE Nigeria suicide attack: police

file photoMaiduguri (Nigeria): A female suicide bomber killed two people and injured four others in northeast Nigeria, while two people were injured when a bomb exploded near a military checkpoint, police [...]

June 8th, 2015 | Posted in World | Read More »

Suicide car bomber in Nigeria kills 8 soldiers near barracks

file photoMaiduguri: A suicide bomber exploded a car at a checkpoint outside a military barracks and killed eight soldiers, witnesses said of the latest of daily attacks blamed on Boko Haram [...]

June 5th, 2015 | Posted in World | Read More »

37 killed in Nigeria petrol tanker accident: police

accidentLagos: Thirty-seven people burnt to death in southeast Nigeria after a petrol tanker lost control, rammed into a busy bus station and burst into flames, police said today. “The lorry [...]

June 1st, 2015 | Posted in World | Read More »