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January 18, 2018 11:13 AM Fresh Impediment On Oil Assets By The Niger Delta Millitant

Militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday have threatened to attack some offshore oil and gas facilities in the oil-rich region in a few days’ time after a year of cease fire. The nation in 2016 saw a resurrection of militant attacks on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta, causing oil production in August to plummet to near 30-year 21

January 10, 2018 8:03 AM China orders 184 Airbus A320 planes

China has ordered 184 Airbus A320 planes to be delivered to 13 airlines, French officials said Wednesday as President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up a state visit to the country. The value of the deal was not immediately disclosed but under the company’s list prices for the single-aisle planes, it could total at least $18 billion. The announcement came a day after 15

January 10, 2018 7:43 AM China, France sign deal to enhance cooperation on nuclear energy

A Chinese nuclear power operator signed an agreement Tuesday with a French energy organization to deepen cooperation on nuclear power technology. The deal, between China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) and the French Alternative Energy and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), focuses on areas such as nuclear reactor technology, advanced fuels and materials 16

January 8, 2018 10:29 AM 32 Sailors Missing After Oil Tank Collation With Cargo Ship

An Iranian tanker, Sanchi, flying under a Panamanian flag, went into flames and thick black smoke while rescuers hunted for survivors 160 miles off the coast. The tanker was carrying about a million barrels of natural gas condensate, or light oil. Rescue workers searched the waters off the east coast of China in a desperate hunt for 32 missing sailors 20

January 7, 2018 12:05 PM China Breaks Record With World’s Longest Bridge

China said it has completed the major work of the world’s longest sea bridge on schedule, after its lighting system was installed and tested. It took six years preparation, and eight years to build the 55-kilometre-long bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. Major work on the bridge consisted of a 22.9-kilometre-long main bridge, a 6.7-kilometre-long 32

December 27, 2017 8:03 AM India to become fifth largest economy in 2018

India is set to overtake the United Kingdom and France to become the world’s fifth largest economy next year, a report said Tuesday. Currently ranked seventh, India will move up to fifth place in 2018 and vault to third spot by 2032, the Centre for Economics and Business Research, a London-based consultancy, said in its annual rankings. The Indian economy 30

December 20, 2017 8:42 AM South Koreans are most prolific drinkers in Asia, says WHO

People in South Korea are the most prolific drinkers in Asia, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). South Koreans over the age of 15 on average drink 10.9 litres of alcohol a year. South Koreans drink copious amounts of alcohol so much so that no other country comes close to their per capita consumption. The reason for this unparalleled liquor 23

December 19, 2017 11:53 AM 65 Media Workers Killed In The Line Of Duty In 2017- Report

At least 65 media workers around the world have been killed doing their jobs in 2017. This was revealed by Media freedom organisation, Reporters Without Borders on Tuesday. The organisation said that among the dead were 50 professional journalists, seven citizen journalists and eight other media workers. It said the five most dangerous countries were Syria 32

December 9, 2017 11:26 PM FIFA 2018 world cup sponsor, Hisense takes over Toshiba TV

Official Sponsor of the FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup, Hisense has acquired Toshiba Visual Corporation (TVS) ahead of the FIFA World Cup competition which will hold next year in Russia. Hisense Electronic Company LTD, a leading global brand in home appliances manufacturing acquired 95% shares of the television business subsidiary of the Toshiba Corporation 32

November 13, 2017 8:08 AM Lagos, Port-Harcourt airports ranked among world’s worst [See list]

Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos have been rated among the worst 20 airports. This is outcome of a survey by renowned aviation organization, Sleep in Airport (sleepinairports.net). The website ranked Lagos the fifth worst airport in the world, while Port Harcourt was ranked the third 58