Turkish authorities Thursday imposed a three-month state of emergency, strengthening powers to round up suspects accused of staging the failed military coup despite global alarm over a widening purge.
Buhari shelves publishing looters’ list despite pressure
Nigerians who had expected a comprehensive list of the alleged treasury looters as promised by President Muhammadu Buhari were disappointed yesterday.
Over 700 refugees feared drowned off Italy
Speaking to Al Jazeera from Geneva, William Spindler, a UNHCR spokesman for Europe, said there had been a spate of incidents in the Mediterranean last week.
High-drama at Bonn talks as govts begin to implement climate treaty
“Countries with different levels of development and from different regions and often differing views on many issues, found a common vision in Paris.
France engulfed in strikes, protests over labour reform
Trade union members were seen slowing traffic at the Gravelines Nuclear Power Station, handing out leaflets and encouraging drivers to join the strike.
Oil prices sustain rising profile, appreciate above $50 a barrel
At above $50 per barrel, crude oil prices have finally strongly surpassed Nigeria’s budgetary benchmark of $38 a barrel.
Niger Delta militants bomb Chevron’s Escravos pipeline
Another setback hit the nation’s oil production yesterday as the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), blew up a facility belonging to Chevron Nigeria Limited.
Why Buhari cancelled Lagos trip
Amidst speculations on why President Buhari cancelled his scheduled official visit to Lagos, the presidency yesterday insisted it had nothing to do with an illness.
NEITI alleges N2.23tr fraud in NNPC
The Chairman of the NEITI Board, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, at the presentation of the report yesterday in Abuja, said some revenues that should have gone to the Federation Account in 2013 didn’t make it .