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The price for rape of Agatu

After four days of going round Agatu communities, interviewing the people as well as traditional rulers, we made an observation which was ignored by everybody including the President, governor and all the security agencies which are now running around trying to find a lasting solution to the problem

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Trump’s challenge to the rest of us

Africa is an enchanting continent in terms of vegetation and topography. It is an intriguing one in terms of diversity. It is a warm one in terms of people and weather. It is a rich one in terms of nature’s endowments. It is a blessed one in terms of the absence of natural disasters. It is truly God’s own continent despite the swagger and precocity of the Americans in claiming that appellation. But, unfortunately, it is an abused and raped continent.

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Oil

Global oil rally and Nigeria’s price modulation

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC and non-OPEC agreed to cut world supply by 1.8 million barrels of oil per day, bopd in November 2016; with the cuts extended to last through 2018. OPEC’s intent was to limit output to 32.5 million bopd to shore up prices. Expectedly many forecasted oil price rallies this year while others are despondent about the alliance and believe that oil price may have a downward slide in 2018. Proponents of a downward price regime believe that the fundamentals favour a reversal.

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