Nigeria’s October compliance nears 90% as Libya leads OPEC+ output
OPEC+ crude oil output ticked up 210,000 barrels daily (b/d) in October, the latest S&P Global Platts survey found, as the alliance readies to set production levels for 2021 in what may be an increasingly oversupplied market. OPEC's 13 members pumped 24.54 million b/d, while nine allies, led by Russia, have been coordinating supply with…
NiDCOM chief demands justice for Nigerian burnt to death in Libya
Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), has demanded for justice for a Nigerian who was burnt to death on Oct. 7 in Tripoli, Libya.
The siren of rats leaping off a sinking ship
Nigeria is a canvass of conflicting and colliding counter narratives. A narrative of disrepair and dilapidation occupies one hand: a country where only dysfunction functions in a nauseatingly familiar fable.
EU sanctions three firms for breaking Libya arms embargo
The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on three companies -- one Turkish, one Kazakh and one Jordanian -- for breaching the UN arms embargo on Libya, diplomatic sources told AFP.
Libya rival government head hands in resignation after street protests
The head of Libya's parallel government installed in the country's east has handed in his resignation following street protests against corruption and falling living standards that turned violent, his spokesman said Monday. Abdallah al-Thani "submitted his resignation late Sunday at a meeting with parliament speaker Aguila Saleh", spokesman Ezzedine el-Faleh said in a statement received…
EU top diplomat in Libya to push for peace talks
The EU's foreign policy chief held talks with Libya's UN recognised government on Tuesday to push for renewed efforts to resolve the country's long-running conflict.
Unemployment, agriculture and sustainable development
At a time Nigerian youths were waiting patiently for the Federal Government to offer sustainable road map for restoring the health and vitality of the nation’s democracy, the Federal Government on 30th June 2020, through the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, announced the commencement of the disengagement of…
Libya warns armed 'thugs' who broke up protests
Libya's government in Tripoli on Thursday warned it would use force against militia gunmen who broke up peaceful protests by firing at crowds the day before.
UN in Libya urges probe after violence at protest
The UN mission to Libya on Monday urged the Government of National Accord (GNA) to conduct an "immediate and thorough investigation" after violence at a protest in Tripoli a day earlier.