Tokyo Stocks Open Flat Amid Russia Probe Jitters

Tokyo Stocks Open Flat Amid Russia Probe Jitters

Tokyo stocks opened flat on Monday after three days of gains, as cautious investors watched developments in the FBI probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US election. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.01 percent, or 2.94 points, at 22,821.97 in early trade while the broader Topix index gained 0.16 percent, or 2.92 points, to 1,799.45. It will be “a week of patience” as investors keep a wary eye on US political developments…

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ORBITNEWS: Newspaper Headlines Today December 4

ORBITNEWS: Newspaper Headlines Today December 4

ORBITNEWS: Newspaper Headlines Today December 4 Headlines from The Nation Nigeria committed to leading role against extremism, says Buhari IBB, Jonathan reject PDP governors choice for chair Maina: ‘AGF, HOS didn’t inform Dambazzau’ of reinstatement Senate begins oversight of Kaduna Power Plant Turai Yar’Adua’s N10b Abuja cancer centre abandoned No cause for alarm over terror alert, says Fed Govt ASUU criticises Kogi, Lagos over ‘illegal sack of varsities’ teachers, others Emefiele is best CBN Governor…

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AfricaAdesina: Africa Accounts For 3% Global Traffic, 9% Of Crashes

AfricaAdesina: Africa Accounts For 3% Global Traffic, 9% Of Crashes

Akinwumi Adesina, who previously served as Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, is the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), which was heavily involved in the just concluded ICAO World Aviation Forum (WAF) held in Abuja, Nigeria, penultimate week. In this interview with WOLE SHADARE, he speaks on myriads of problems confronting the sector in Africa where mortality rate of the continent’s carriers, infrastructural gaps and financing of aviation among others, continue to put…

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Lagos Conductors To Start Wearing Uniform From January 1

Lagos Conductors To Start Wearing Uniform From January 1

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from Jan. 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. The National President of the association, Mr Isreal Adeshola, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeriain Lagos on Sunday. Adeshola said the operational uniform would bring sanity to the service in the state and the country as a whole. According to him, the association…

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FG Has Received Over $64b In Power Supply To Niger And Benin Republic -Fashola

FG Has Received Over $64b In Power Supply To Niger And Benin Republic -Fashola

The federal government of Nigeria said it has recovered the sum of $64.630, 065 billion from Niger and Benin republic as part payment for electricity supply to the two nieghbouring countries. Minister of Works, Energy and Housing Babatunde Fashola (SAN) made this known at the 21st monthly power stakeholders meeting in Asaba Monday. Addressing heads of DISCOS across the country in the power sector, the minister said generation has hit 7,000mw due to the stable…

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Mike Bamiloye Supports Tithing In The Church, Says His Ministry Pays Tithe

Mike Bamiloye Supports Tithing In The Church, Says His Ministry Pays Tithe

On the controversy recentlt rocking tithing in the church, Michael Bamiloye has opened up on the controversy trailing the payment of tithes among church members. Bamiloye was apparently responding to the recent attack on Nigerian pastor by ace AOP, Daddy Freeze, who accused men of God of robbing the poor to get rich in the name of tithing. Airing his views on the controversy, theAgbara Nla producer said he saw nothing wrong with the practice…

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FG Suspends Obono-Obla As Chairman Of Public Property Recovery Panel

FG Suspends Obono-Obla As Chairman Of Public Property Recovery Panel

The Federal Government has suspended the Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, from further carrying out any official operation until further notice from the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo. Special Adviser to the Attorney-General of the Federation on Media and Publicity, Mr. Salihu Isah, said in a statement on Sunday that government considered Obono-Obla’s actions of late as running contrary to the enabling Act establishing panel. The statement,…

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