Nigerian emerges OPEC Secretary General

A Nigerian, Mohammed Barkindo will serve as the Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), for the next three years. The cartel’s oil ministers announced this in Vienna on Thursday. Barkindo is to succeed long-time incumbent Abdalla El-Badri of Libya from August. The 13-country group did not reach a decision on limiting […]

The Propeller man, Hanson Johnson features among 7,000 developers in world Google conference

By Itoro BASSEY— The chief technical director of and cofounder of Start Innovation Hub, Mr Hanson Johnson, is one of the 7,000 software developers featuring in the ongoing 2016 Google I/O conference taking place in California, United States of America. The annual software developer-focused conference, which is serving as the 10-year celebration of hosting developer events […]

Obasanjo calls for peaceful, transparent election in Uganda

s Commonwealth observers began deploying across Uganda, former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has called for a peace and transparency in Thursday’s election in the country This is contained in a statement by Will Henley, Communications Officer, Communications Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, London, released in Abuja on Tuesday, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria […]

Revealed letter adds intrigue, uncertainty to Vatican bishops’ conference

gathering of world Roman Catholic bishops was thrown into confusion on Monday with the leak of a letter from conservative cardinals to Pope Francis bitterly complaining that the meeting was stacked against them. It was reportedly published by the same Italian journalist whose press credentials were stripped by the Holy See last June after he […]