Oil flirts with $70 pb Mark, Surges Market Optimism to 2021 High

  Price of Brent Crude has touched $70 per barrel Price, a development that has, according to Platforms Africa, surged optimism in the global market to the highest level in 2021 There was a slight pullback in oil prices following Wednesday’s highs, but the rally is still very much on and bullish sentiment is palpable as summer driving season nears. For more great energy content, make sure you subscribe to the Oilprice youtube channel for breaking news and analysis. A report on Friday, May 7th, 2021, shows that Brent tested $70 per…

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Before your Angry Spouse, Boss Strike, Kill, Anger Management Tips for You

  Why Anger is Banana Peels for Successful Men, Women + Takehomes from Nigeria’s Code of Conduct Tribunal Chairman, Bank CEO’s Public Rage Anger is Banana Peels on Ways for everyone who plans to or who has attained greatness. It destroys reputation and relationships built over years asides that it leads to murder by spouses who hitherto professed move for eachother. Emotional Intelligence expert, Dr. Stella Ahunanya, who leads the latest Platforms Africa e-Discourse on Anger Control, has some words for you reading this. What is Anger? Anger is one…

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How Nigerian Oil Workers fared When Expatriates Ran Home Ahead Lockdown

  During the global lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic; the oil companies in Nigeria were forced to send expatriates back to their countries and responsibilities that were not planned to be handed over to Nigerians were handled by them. Here is an account of big test for local content and how the Nigerian workers fared, by LADOL MD   Managing Director LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, has said that the way to move Nigeria and its economy forward is to embrace local content, currently being championed in the oil industry by the…

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Ramadan will be 30 days, Eid el-Fitri May 13 – Saudi Top Cleric

  Sheikh Abdullah Bin Suleiman Al Manea, member of the Saudi Council of Senior Scholars and adviser at the Royal Court, has said that this year Ramadan will be 30 days, Al Shorouq Online has reported. This means that Eid Al-Fitr will be observed on 13 May, according to astronomical calculations. It marks the first time Saudi announces the date of the Islamic calendar using astronomic technology rather than the traditional visual sighting of the moon. Al Manea called on those who seek to observe the end of Ramadan by sighting the…

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No Sympathy for Pastor Adeboye Over Son’s Death – Sunday Igboho

  “This is just the beginning. God will continue to kill the children, wives, and relations of any Yoruba leader that did not support the secession plan from Nigeria,” the activist added.   The Coordinator of the movement for Yoruba secession, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has asked Yorubas particularly his disciples and everyone that believed in their cause not to sympathise with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, over his son’s death. In spite of Adeboye’s status, Igboho said in about…

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No Blame, Question for God, Pastor Adeboye Finally Speaks On Son’s Death

  The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A. Adeboye, has said he cannot blame God for the death of his son, Dare. Pastor Dare died in his sleep on Wednesday in his home in Eket, Akwa Ibom State. However, speaking on Friday night at the May 2021 edition of the church’s Holy Ghost service, Adeboye said: “It is well even in the face of crises rather than ‘blame and question God’.” He added: “Whatever we have is given to us by God, be it wealth,…

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Untold Story of N165.32bn that tore Nigeria’s Transport Minister, ex-NPA Boss Apart

  Official letter with which Ameachi ‘nailed’ Usman, demanded her suspension by President Buhari leaked   More facts have emerged on alleged missing N165.32 billion that tore Nigeria’s transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi and suspended Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, apart. This came as an official letter with which Mr. Ameachi ‘nailed’ Usman snd demanded her suspension by President Muhammadu Buhari has been leaked President Muhammadu Buhari is probing alleged non-remittance of about N165bn operating surplus to the Consolidated Revenue Fund by the Nigerian Ports Authority.…

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Nigerian Polytechnics to remain shut, Lecturers vow as Strike hits 32 days

  How whereabouts of N20bn tax deepened bickering between ASUP and Nigerian government    The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has vowed to keep gates of Federal Government-owned polytechnics across the country under lock and key as its industrial action hits 32 days. The union vowed to continue its indefinite strike until the Federal Government meets its demands. The ASUP National President, Mr Anderson Ezeibe, made the union’s position known on Friday at an emergency congress held at the Federal polytechnic, Auchi in Edo. The union had on April 6 embarked on a…

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Nigeria busts High-Profile Politicians, Businessmen financing Terrorism

  “Arising from the wider investigation that has been conducted in Nigeria, a number of people, both institutional and otherwise, were found to be culpable,” Nigeria’s Attorney General says   The Nigerian Government says the network of some prominent individuals – politicians and businessmen – and organisations in the country who finance terrorism, has been busted. These terrorisrm financiers, already identified, will soon be prosecuted, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said when he fielded questions from State House correspondents in Abuja, administrative capital of the country, on Friday.…

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How Nigeria’s ex-Women Minister Aisha Alhassan hospitalised, died in Cairo

  Nigeria’s Former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajiya Jummai Alhassan, (Mama Taraba), has died in Cairo, Egypt. Platforms Africa gathered that Alhassan has been hospitalised in Cairo for an undisclosed ailment before she died on Friday afternoon. Former Vice Preaident Atiku Abubakar, who confirmed the death of the former women Affairs minister, expressed shock over the death of Aisha Alhassan, who was also a Senator. Atiku said Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba, would be sorely missed by Nigerians. In a tweet, the former Vice President described the deceased as…

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