Alphabet Inc to donate over $800million to aid fight against coronavirus

Alphabet Inc will donate more than $800 million in funds towards producing medical supplies used to fight COVID-19, and in ad credits to government and health organizations and businesses, Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai said on Friday. The company is working with Magid Glove and Safety to produce 2 million to 3 million face masks,… Read More Alphabet Inc to donate over $800million to aid fight against coronavirus

Huawei launches P40 series smartphones online

China’s Huawei Technologies unveiled its new flagship photography-focused P40 smartphones on Wednesday in an online presentation after the coronavirus scuppered the event it had planned. Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group, showed three smartphones in an online broadcast: the P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro+, which have triple, quad and penta-camera configurations… Read More Huawei launches P40 series smartphones online

Saudi Arabia to increase crude supply in oil standoff with Russia

Saudi Arabia will raise its crude supply to a record high in April, the kingdom announced on Tuesday, as it ratcheted up a standoff with Moscow over market share and appeared to reject Russian overtures for new talks. The clash of oil titans Saudi Arabia and Russia sparked a 25% slump in crude prices on… Read More Saudi Arabia to increase crude supply in oil standoff with Russia

Kano State government appoints Aminu Ado Bayero as new Emir of Kano

Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero has been announced as the new emir of Kano. The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji made the announcement few hours after Muhammadu Sanusi II was dethroned. Sanusi II was dethroned over alleged disrespect to the office of the governor and other government agencies. Consequently, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero… Read More Kano State government appoints Aminu Ado Bayero as new Emir of Kano

Kano State government dethrones Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II

The Kano State government has removed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, from office. The Secretary to the State Government, Usman Alhaji, announced this on Monday at the State Executive Council meeting which held at the Government House in Kano. Alhaji explained that the state government took the decision to remove the traditional ruler… Read More Kano State government dethrones Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II

Dozens dead following attacks on villages in Burkina Faso

Unidentified assailants killed at least 43 people in raids on villages in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, in one of the deadliest such attacks of the past year, the government said. The attackers targeted at least two villages in the North region, near the border with Mali, the government said in a statement on Monday.… Read More Dozens dead following attacks on villages in Burkina Faso

Oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia slashes official selling price

Oil prices plummeted around 30% on Monday after Saudi Arabia slashed its official selling prices and set plans for a dramatic increase in crude production next month, starting a price war even as spread of the coronavirus erodes global demand growth. Prices fell by as much as a third following Saudi Arabia’s move after Russia… Read More Oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia slashes official selling price