Oladapo Iyare

Oladapo Iyare

Power Project
NEWSLETTER POWER & ENERGY

The Federal Government on Thursday kick-started the implementation of the construction of nine 330 KV lines to deliver additional 624mw to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs, At completion, the project will add 1,380MVA transformer capacity ...
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Dollar
BANKING & FINANCE NEWSLETTER

The U.S. dollar rose on strong producer price and jobless-claims data on Thursday while sterling was weaker after news of a Brexit delay and the euro dinged by Wednesday’s European Central Bank statement. The number of Americans filing ...
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World Bank
INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER

Globally, extreme poverty has dropped to 700 million at the last count, that is down from much higher levels in the 1990s and 2000s. But the number of people living in extreme poverty is on the rise in ...
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Gold
CHEMICAL & PETRO-CHEMICAL NEWSLETTER

Gold prices fell below the key $1,300 level on Thursday as a firm dollar and improved risk appetite on the back of a rise in European airline stocks pulled investors away from bullion. Spot gold was down 0.8 ...
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Oil
NEWSLETTER OIL & GAS

Rising U.S. crude stocks dragged oil lower on Thursday but prices continued to find a floor as OPEC-led cuts and freefalling Venezuelan output tightened global supplies. International benchmark Brent futures were at $71.38 a barrel at 1350 GMT, ...
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Sterling
BANKING & FINANCE NEWSLETTER

The pound stumbled below $1.31 on Thursday after a delay of up to six months to Brexit left traders scratching their heads about the direction for the British currency, with few expecting wild price swings in the months ...
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Lagos State
TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

The Lagos State Government is set to roll out 820 medium and high capacity buses under its public transportation Bus Reform Initiative to meet the yearnings of its citizenry. The State Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, who ...
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Senate
EDUCATION & TRAINING

The Senate has passed the Education Bill 2019. The bill was passed on Thursday after the Senate reverted to plenary and entertained reports on the bill’s progress. Titled, ‘Education (National, Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) (Amendment) Bill, ...
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Diego Costa
SPORTS

Diego Costa has been given an eight-game ban for his expletive-laden rant at referee Jesus Gil Manzano during Atletico Madrid’s 2-0 defeat by Barcelona on Saturday. With just seven games left Costa, who was shown a straight red ...
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East-West Road
TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, says the Federal Government has approved N100 billion for the completion of sections 1 to 4 of the East-West road project. Usani, who disclosed this at a meeting ...
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Ambode
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

The organising committee for the Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode farewell football match has confirmed May 18, 2019 for the high profile game. The epoch match, according to the organisers, would see former World Footballer of the Year and President ...
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Osun State
BUSINESS & ECONOMY

The Osun State Government has recorded 120 percent increase in revenue from the forestry sub-sector, raking in N22 million in March against the N10 million in January. Bayonle Olorede, chairman of the Committee on Forestry, stated this during ...
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Life Expectancy in Women
FEATURES NEWSLETTER

The World Health Organisation has said that, globally, women live longer than men; and that the difference in the male-female lifespan is particularly stark in high-income countries. This is contained in the WHO yearly analysis of global health ...
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WAEC
EDUCATION & TRAINING

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it would work out the clash between its timetable for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School candidates and that of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) ...
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Everton Soares
NEWSLETTER SPORTS

Manchester City are way ahead in the race to sign £45million-rated Brazilian striker Everton Soares after they held talks with Gremio. The 23-year-old’s current deal at the Brazilian outfit lasts until December 2022 and includes a £90m release ...
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Nissan Navara
AUTOMOBILE NEWSLETTER

Nissan Motor Co. plans to invest a further 3 billion rand (¥23.9 billion) in its South African plant to prepare for production of the latest version of the Navara pickup. The decision by the Japanese carmaker may add ...
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Abubakar Malami
IT/TELECOM NEWSLETTER

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N2.8 billion for a contract towards digital decongestion of the Nigerian prisons. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami briefed State House correspondents at the end ...
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Magic Johnson
SPORTS

Magic Johnson announced his resignation as Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Tuesday night at an impromptu news conference, before the team’s regular-season finale. Johnson, a Hall of Famer from his playing days with the Lakers, said ...
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Saudi Tourist Drowns
INTERNATIONAL

The body of a tourist from Saudi Arabia who drowned in the River Nile in Uganda after falling in while taking a selfie has been retrieved, the Police said on Wednesday. The man fell into the river while ...
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Osinbajo
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. The meeting started around 11am at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. After rendition of the National anthem, the Minister of FCT, ...
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