President Muhammadu Buhari set to depart to Ivory Coast for 5th EU-AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to depart Nigeria for Ivory Coast on Tuesday to attend the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit in Abidjan. According to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, President Buhari will, participate in working sessions on the Summit theme: Investing in the Youth for a… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari set to depart to Ivory Coast for 5th EU-AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari orders state governors to pay salaries before Christmas, inaugurates minimum wage committee

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, ordered State Governors to pay workers before Christmas. The President gave the order while meeting with the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Basir Ahmad, made the disclosure in a tweet via his twitter handle while the meeting was ongoing. According… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari orders state governors to pay salaries before Christmas, inaugurates minimum wage committee

Total sells Norwegian oilfields to Statoil in $1.45billion deal

French oil and gas major Total said on Monday it had agreed to sell its stakes in two Norwegian oilfields to Statoil for $1.45 billion as it reviews its North Sea portfolio after acquiring Denmark’s Maersk Oil in August. The company said Statoil will take over its 51 percent stake in the Martin Linge field… Read More Total sells Norwegian oilfields to Statoil in $1.45billion deal

Britain’s Prince Harry proposes to girlfriend Meghan Markle

Britain’s Prince Harry is engaged to his U.S. actress girlfriend Meghan Markle with the marriage due to take place in the spring of 2018, his father Prince Charles announced in a statement on Monday. Harry currently fifth-in-line to the British throne, and Markle best known for her role in the U.S. TV legal drama ‘Suits’,… Read More Britain’s Prince Harry proposes to girlfriend Meghan Markle

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe 2017

A South African woman who helps train women in self-defence was crowned Miss Universe at the pageant held in Las Vegas. Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett was second runner-up and Miss Columbia Laura Gonzalez was runner-up. Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere from France was on hand to crown the winner from The Axis at Planet Hollywood… Read More Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe 2017

Airport shut, tourists stranded as Indonesia raises Mount Agung volcano warning to highest level

Indonesia raised its warning for Bali’s Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island’s airport and told residents near the summit to immediately evacuate, warning of the imminent risk of a larger eruption. Bali’s airport was closed for 24 hours, disrupting 445 flights and some 59,000 passengers, due… Read More Airport shut, tourists stranded as Indonesia raises Mount Agung volcano warning to highest level