Amb Abikoye’s Diplomatic Skills Excite NIPSS Participants

The management of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, has commended the diplomatic skills exhibited by the  High Commissioner of Nigeria to Ghana, Ambassador Olufemi Abikoye, during

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Ghanaian president sacks energy minister

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has relieved Minister for Energy Boakye Agyarko of his post with immediate effect, the presidency said. According to the presidency, Akufo-Addo has asked Agyarko to

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Oil rises as U.S. renew sanctions against Iran

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as the U.S. reintroduced sanctions against major crude exporter, Iran, tightening global markets. Meanwhile,  heatwave across Europe and other areas pushes oil up. Sweet Brent

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Saudi Arabia to resume oil exports through Red Sea lane

DUBAI – Top Oil Exporter Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it would resume all oil shipments through the strategic Red Sea shipping lane of Bab al-Mandeb, the state news agency

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UNHCR alarms as Mediterranean Sea deaths pass 1,500 mark

No fewer than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2018, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)

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President Buhari Elected ECOWAS Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari was Tuesday in Lome elected the new Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The

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Buhari leaves for Togo to attend Joint ECOWAS/ECCAS, Summits

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Abuja for Lome, Republic of Togo, to participate in two high-level meetings. A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and

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Trump concerned ‘Russia will help Democrats’ in midterm election

U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed concerns that Russia would push for the Democrats to win the November midterm election. Trump, in a tweet, claimed that Russians definitely did not

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Nigeria proffers solutions to Israel-Palestine conflict

Nigeria has suggested specific actions that Israel and Palestine should take to resolve the age-long conflict between the two neighbours in the Middle East. The Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to

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Cuban president urges countrymen to fight against corruption

President Miguel Diaz-Canel of Cuba has called on his countrymen to fight corruption and crimes in the country. In his closing speech at the ordinary session of the National Assembly

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