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Power matters in Nigeria's presidential race
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Power matters in Nigeria's presidential race
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan's election campaign has trumpeted his reform of the power sector as a crowning achievement. But electricity shortages persist and the underperformance is a major political issue. Jonathan took the bold step in 2013 of selling parts of the.......
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Analysis: Oil companies cut budgets by one third in 2015
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Analysis: Oil companies cut budgets by one third in 2015
The dive in the oil price is having a dramatic impact on oil and gas activities this year, as companies across the board are cutting exploration costs by more ...
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CBN raises N98b in treasury bills
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Friday, 27 March 2015
CBN raises N98b in treasury bills
By Sola Alabadan / News Editor, Sunday. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Thursday, said it raised N97.8 billion ($491 million) in Treasury bills at an auc...
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Power matters in Nigeria's presidential race
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Power matters in Nigeria's presidential race
Jonathan took the bold step in 2013 of selling parts of the moribund state electricity firm and says the privatisation has borne fruit. "Power supply in many p...
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John Ivison Executive tipped as Trudeau’s pick for Finance would target wealthy to boost middle clas
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Friday, 27 March 2015
John Ivison Executive tipped as Trudeau’s pick for Finance would target wealthy to boost middle clas
John Ivison: Executive tipped as Trudeau’s pick for Finance would target wealthy to boost middle class. National Post Friday 27th March, 2015. Continue reading...
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CNOOC Limited: Exploration and Development Laid Solid Foundation Lowering Costs and Enhancing Effici
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Friday, 27 March 2015
CNOOC Limited: Exploration and Development Laid Solid Foundation Lowering Costs and Enhancing Effici
HONG KONG March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) today announced its 2014 annual results for the year e...
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Inflation Rate Flattened in Japan in February
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Inflation Rate Flattened in Japan in February
TOKYO — Japan's annual core consumer inflation ground to a halt in February, the first time it has stopped rising in nearly two years, keeping the central bank...
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Iran-Saudi Proxy War in Yemen Explodes Into Region-Wide Crisis
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Iran-Saudi Proxy War in Yemen Explodes Into Region-Wide Crisis
The Houthis. The so-called Houthi rebels, also known as Ansar Allah (the Supporters of God), belong to the Zaidi sect, a relatively obscure branch of Shia Isla...
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Asian shares mixed as Yemen crisis hits sentiment
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Asian shares mixed as Yemen crisis hits sentiment
Hong Kong - Asian markets were mixed on Friday in edgy trade as investors track the crisis in Yemen, with fears that unrest in the country could turn into a wi...
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Shell and Taqa in double blow as hundreds of North Sea jobs lost
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Shell and Taqa in double blow as hundreds of North Sea jobs lost
The North Sea was dealt a double blow yesterday as oil giants Shell and Taqa revealed hundreds of job losses in the basin. Anglo-Dutch giant Shell revealed it ...
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Shell to cut more UK North Sea jobs in 2015
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Shell to cut more UK North Sea jobs in 2015
Royal Dutch Shell is planning further job cuts in its UK North Sea oil and gas business in 2015, the company said yesterday, just a week after a package of tax...
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Buckle Up! Oil 'could fall to $30' say trading pros
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Buckle Up! Oil 'could fall to $30' say trading pros
Escalating political turmoil in the Middle East that could affect oil supplies was something to watch closely, Andurand warned, and was likely to keep markets ...
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Militant Attacks, Slowing Economy Overshadow Tight Nigerian Vote
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Militant Attacks, Slowing Economy Overshadow Tight Nigerian Vote
(Bloomberg) -- Nigerians vote on Saturday for the president and parliament in a closely fought election after a campaign that’s been dominated by a slowing eco...
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Crude oil price surge over Yemen temporary – analysts
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Crude oil price surge over Yemen temporary – analysts
Market super-saturated: Harami. KUWAIT CITY, March 26, (AFP): The oil price surge after Saudi jets bombed Yemeni rebels will be “short-lived” as the market is ...
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Shell and Taqa say 350 North Sea jobs under threat
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Shell and Taqa say 350 North Sea jobs under threat
OIL companies Shell and Taqa today said they would be cutting at least 350 jobs amid “challenging” times for the North Sea industry. Shell said it plans to red...
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Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force
Creation of such a force has been a longtime goal that has eluded Arab nations in the 65 years since they signed a rarely used joint defense pact. And there re...
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Arabs inch closer to longtime dream of creating a joint Arab force
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Arabs inch closer to longtime dream of creating a joint Arab force
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force,...
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Assad says Syria open to dialogue with U.S.
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Assad says Syria open to dialogue with U.S.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is open to dialogue with the United States, the leader said in an interview with U.S. television network CBS, reported. Al Ar...
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Report: US Funneling Intelligence Support to Saudi Arabia in Yemen
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Report: US Funneling Intelligence Support to Saudi Arabia in Yemen
According to an article published by Foreign Policy on March 26, the US is providing Saudi Arabia with real-time intelligence to carry out airstrikes against Y...
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Exclusive: Chemical arms body to investigate allegations of Syrian chlorine gas attack - source
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Exclusive: Chemical arms body to investigate allegations of Syrian chlorine gas attack - source
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The global chemical weapons watchdog will investigate allegations of a chlorine gas attack on a Syrian village that killed six and wounde...
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A salute to heroes ‘liberating’ Yemen
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Friday, 27 March 2015
A salute to heroes ‘liberating’ Yemen
"And prepare against them whatever you are able of power and of steeds of war by which you may terrify the enemy of Allah and your enemy and others besides the...
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Syria open to dialogue with US, Assad says
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Syria open to dialogue with US, Assad says
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is open to dialogue with the United States, the leader said in an interview with US television network CBS. Assad said such di...
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Assad Says Syria Open to Dialogue with U.S.
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Assad Says Syria Open to Dialogue with U.S.
Syrian President Bashar Assad is open to dialogue with the United States, the leader said in an interview with U.S. television network CBS Thursday. Assad said...
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Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force
HOPD Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force. In this photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi gets...
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Nat'l Guardsman tried to join IS fighters in Libya, FBI says
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Nat'l Guardsman tried to join IS fighters in Libya, FBI says
CHICAGO, March 26 (UPI) -- A U.S. Army National Guard soldier and his cousin were arrested in Illinois Wednesday for allegedly attempting to support the Islami...
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Arab foreign ministers agree on unified military force
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Arab foreign ministers agree on unified military force
(Adds details) CAIRO, March 26 (Reuters) - Arab foreign ministers meeting in Egypt agreed a draft resolution on Thursday to form a unified military force, in a...
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03/27 14:32 Domestic fuel prices seen likely to rise next week
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Friday, 27 March 2015
03/27 14:32 Domestic fuel prices seen likely to rise next week
Taipei, March 27 (CNA) Gasoline and diesel prices in Taiwan are likely to rise next week in reflection of rebounding international crude prices amid a geopolit...
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Syrian army advances along Lebanon border
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Syrian army advances along Lebanon border
The Syrian armed forces backed by local people have managed to retake strategic positions in the Qalamoun region along the Syria-Lebanon border. The military a...
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Canadian MPs Debate ISIS Daesh Mission Extension, Expansion; Learns Training Of Kurdish Peshmerga Fi
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Canadian MPs Debate ISIS Daesh Mission Extension, Expansion; Learns Training Of Kurdish Peshmerga Fi
IN PHOTO: A special operations member of the Canadian Forces takes part in Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012. REUTERS...
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ANCC readies motion to declare April Genocide Remembrance Month
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Friday, 27 March 2015
ANCC readies motion to declare April Genocide Remembrance Month
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is working closely with Mr. Brad Butt, Member of Parliament for Mississauga Streetsville (Co...
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Tajik FM holds talks with UNSG in New York
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Tajik FM holds talks with UNSG in New York
DUSHANBE, March 27, 2015, Asia-Plus – Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Aslov held talks with UN Secretary-General (UNSG) Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters in...
 
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