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April 6, 2018 8:51 AM Gold rises after Trump proposes more tariffs on ChinaThe Sun News

Gold prices rose on Friday as investors sought safer assets after U.S. President Donald Trump proposed 100 billion dollars in new tariffs on China, raising concerns about an escalating trade spat between the United States and China. Spot gold was 0.4 per cent higher at 1,330.78 dollars per ounce as of 0032 GMT, and the U.S. gold futures rose 0.4 per cent to 1,334.10 dollars 20

April 6, 2018 6:55 AM Naira falls against dollar

The Naira, Thursday, depreciated by 30 kobo to close at N360.45 per dollar, in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window. This is just as the window recorded 236 percent upsurge in its turnover. Data from the Financial Market Dealers Quote (FMDQ) showed that the indicative exchange rate for the I&E window rose to N360.45 per dollar yesterday, from N360.15 per dollar 19

April 4, 2018 5:35 PM Boko Haram: N360bn equipment fund does not make sense – Shehu Sani

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali,on Wednesday disclosed the release of $1 billion for procurement of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country after a three-hour meeting Buhari had with service chiefs and heads of other security agencies. Reacting, Sani in a tweet described the procurement as a misplaced priority, adding that the government 31

April 4, 2018 10:16 AM Obasanjo’s tenure as civilian president was a tragedy, calamity – Adebanjo

Ayo Adebanjo, a chieftain of Afenifere, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s tenure between 1999 and and 2007 as a “tragedy and calamity.” Adebanjo said Obasanjo’s scorecard as a civilian president was nothing to write home about. He stated this in chapter 13 of the 233-page autobiography titled “Tell it as it is” which was presented in Lagos 24

March 15, 2018 1:03 PM Saudi Arabia threatens to acquire nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Arabia says it would rapidly acquire a nuclear weapon if arch-rival Iran develops one, the country’s Crown Prince has warned. Mohammed bin Salman said the Saudis ‘do not want’ nukes but would be forced to develop them should their Shia counterparts acquire them. The 32-year-old heir to the Saudi throne made the comments in an interview in which 27

March 15, 2018 1:44 AM Olam Nigeria invests $1bn in agric sector

Nigeria Limited has invested about $1 billion to boost productivity in the nation’s agricultural sector. The company’s Vice President, Reji George, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the investment was made over the last 26 years of the firm’s operation in Nigeria. He said the company’s goals in Nigeria include to ensure food security, attainment of self-sufficiency 21

March 9, 2018 11:27 AM EEDC to distribute over 200, 000 prepaid metres

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has taken delivery of over 200,000 units of prepaid metres for distribution to its customers. Mr Chukwuemeka Ezeh, Head, Communication Department of the company, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Friday. Ezeh said the company had enough metres to instal 21

March 8, 2018 9:22 AM Embattled White House promises quick tariff decision

President Donald Trump’s team played down talk of a trade war Wednesday as it fought to limit a financial market sell-off, promising a quick decision on contentious tariffs that prompted a popular economic advisor to the president to quit. Administration big guns Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin rushed to the cameras 25

March 4, 2018 2:27 AM Tyson Fury in race to regain fitness

Promoter Eddie Hearn has responded to accusations from WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder that he’s simply using Anthony Joshua to make money. Wilder stated his belief that Hearn was ‘milking’ his ‘cow’ Joshua ‘for every dollar he could get’ recently, leading to the Matchroom boss hitting back. “Talking of milking the cow, I think Deontay’s got a chip on his shoulder 27

February 18, 2018 6:21 AM Florida high school shooting: Shame on you – Students tell Trumps

Students who survived the Parkland school shooting have called out the US President, Donald Trump. The shooting was carried out by a former student identified as Nikolas Cruz, 19, who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons, authorities said. It was gathered that the suspected gunman, who was equipped with a gas mask and smoke grenades, set off a fire alarm 17