Kyari, Nigeria’s oil industry in times like these

The flag-off of the construction of 200-bed infectious diseases hospitals in Bayelsa, Borno and Katsina states are handy examples. Other medical equipment and logistic supports have been provided to 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), while other states are scheduled to receive theirs.

Trump Administration Revamps Federal Royalty Rules for Coal, Oil and Gas

American Petroleum Institute Vice President of Upstream Policy Lem Smith said the new proposal gives “clarity and certainty for energy production on federal lands.” The proposal incorporates some recommendations made by API during the public comment period.

Operational creditors with over Rs 1 cr dues from Essar Steel appeal to ArcelorMittal for payment

ArcelorMittal which is in the process of acquiring the debt-ridden company, to pay their dues as well.Last October, a committee of Essar Steel creditors had picked ArcelorMittal to acquire the 10-million tonne steel mill for over Rs 42,000 crore. But the original promoters, the Ruias made a counter bid with Rs 54,384 crore offer later […]


The third group of solutions is to rapidly implement plans to improve the competitive capacity of the economy. The MPI submitted the prime minister the national programme about supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), startups, and innovations to join global value chains in the 2021-2025 period for approval. In addition, the ministry will accelerate taking […]

Luxury concierges, at-home services soothe lockdown woes of privileged few

They have also reported requests for at-home massages and have experimented with Thai stretches, dry pack massages, back massages with warm bundles filled with oil and herbs, for Rs 3,000 onwards. “From 25 to 80 years, our clientele age bracket is rather large and each with a different need,” says Bawa. “A popular demand is […]

US slaps sanctions on Hong Kong leader in new offensive on China

Trump’s order claims TikTok — whose kaleidoscopic feeds of short video clips feature everything from hair-dye tutorials to dance routines — could be used by China to track the locations of federal employees, build dossiers on people for blackmail and conduct corporate espionage.

US sanctions Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, police chief, 9 others for ‘undermining autonomy’

The law passed through Congress with bipartisan support as lawmakers increasingly grew upset with Beijing after it instituted a national security law on Hong Kong, which critics fear aims to quash dissent in the territory that had enjoyed a degree of political autonomy from the mainland.

Venezuelan attorney general says U.S. inflates human rights issue to undermine its sovereignty

CARACAS, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) — Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Friday that the United States is using the issue of human rights as a strategy to “try to undermine the legitimacy of the Venezuelan state.”