Thursday, April 21st, 2016

 

US offers to help Nigeria end fuel scarcity

Samantha Power, US ambassador to the United Nations (UN), on Thursday promised that the US Embassy in Nigeria would offer technical assistance to help Nigeria solve its lingering challenge of fuel scarcity. Power made the promise on Thursday in Abuja while fielding questions from reporters during her visit to Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs. “Just last night when I was coming from the airport, I saw long lines at petrol stations here in Nigeria, and I really feel for the people of this country, who are going through thisRead More


Lemon Juice With Salt Can Stop Migraine Headache Within Minutes

Amazing information was discovered that can help with migraines. Apparently there is a natural way that can help stop them in their tracks within minutes. Make This Magic Migraine Potion You need three things: water, lemon juice from a lemon, and two teaspoons of salt. Combine the ingredients and drink. Wait a few minutes. Things that you should keep in mind when choosing ingredients include that the salt should be of good quality. Pink Himalayan sea salt is a good one due to the 80 different trace minerals that it containsRead More


Tension Headache: Understanding Of The Most Common Headache

Tension headache is a common form of a headache that is suffered by almost everyone. The headache occurs in the head, around the neck, and behind the eyes. It is believed that tension headache usually starts during the teen period, and reaches its peak during the 20-50 years of a human life. Women are more likely to suffer compared to men. Statistically, people who suffer from tension headache have intermittent pain that lasts for few minutes or hours, once or twice per month. However, there are cases of people sufferingRead More


10 Things You Need To Know To Lose Body Fat

Wanting to lose weight is too broad of a claim. In almost all cases, what you actually want to lose is body fat. It’s only that excess layer of soft fat that’s hiding your sexier physique! Resorting to drastic weight loss methods will sacrifice your precious muscle mass, leaving you looking (and feeling) starved and weak. This is certainly not a desirable result for women either! So, we need to lose body fat while preserving existing muscle mass to reveal a fantastic figure. Here are 10 essential tips to helpRead More


10 Quick Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Bloating And Gas

Stomach bloating is no laughing matter. It’s uncomfortable, painful and often embarrassing accompanied by gas! This nightmare swells the abdominal area, causing cramping aches and pain around the pelvis or chest areas. Fortunately, there are a number of natural ways to prevent and get rid of bloating altogether. They can be easily performed at home to provide instant relief. But first, let’s look at the causes of this deliberating condition. Symptoms of Bloating Bloating originates from a slight swelling around the midriff area. Then it’s often accompanied by a numberRead More


What Not To Do Anymore When You Turn 24

Congratulations on making it to 24! You’re still young, but you’re starting to move into fully-mature adulthood. So how exactly should you change you life for the better? Start by following this guide that outlines 10 things you should stop doing right now! 1. Stop buying cheap clothes. As a teenager and young adult, it’s fine to buy clothes and only wear them a few times, changing them as fashion dictates. However, now you’re older and probably settling into your first serious job, it’s time to start taking style more seriously.Read More


INTERVIEW-Nigeria plans shuttle diplomacy on oil, hopes for freeze deal in June

Kachikwu said a failure in Vienna would encourage more producers to flood the market. “Saudi, which produces 10.2 million (barrels per day) now, can go to 11.2 million. Russia is doing about 10.5 million and has the capacity of about 12 million so if everybody opens up … there will be much more surplus,” he said. Iran has refused to participate in any freezing of production levels as Tehran wants to ramp up output after years of Western sanctions. “Iran is pumping more and there will be more if othersRead More


Oil surge drives world stocks higher, ECB looms

World stock markets climbed to their highest in almost five months on Thursday after a surge in oil prices boosted risk appetite, while the euro steadied ahead of a European Central Bank meeting. European stocks crept higher at the open, with the FTSEurofirst 300 index .FTEU3 of leading European shares briefly touching its highest level since early January as expectations for dovish rhetoric from the ECB supported sentiment. In Asia, MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose 0.8 percent, brushing its highest since early November. Japan’s NikkeiRead More


Lyft’s nice-guy strategy leaves it struggling to catch Uber

In late 2014, Uber and Lyft targeted Portland, Oregon, as the next place to launch their still-controversial ride-hailing services. Uber steamrolled into the city, with its lobbyist telling the mayor that it would operate without his permission. Lyft stuck to the rules, patiently discussing policy and waiting for the city to pass regulations. Lyft’s nice-guy strategy – central to its marketing and expansion efforts nationwide – gained it nothing. “We were trying to figure out a way to reward Lyft for having better business practices and not violating our laws,”Read More


Naira strengthens after China-Nigeria Yuan swap

The naira firmed on Wednesday following the expected Nigeria-China Yuan swap deal announced by the central bank of Nigeria (CBN) over the week. Naira firmed from its position around 322 to 317, as bureau de change (BDC) operators claimed they were already seeing less pressure for dollar demand. Speaking to TheCable from Abuja, a BDC agent said major traders were not trading for dollars due to the yuan deal struck by the CBN. “Here in Abuja, we are buying the dollar at 315 and selling at 317 for now. Buyers areRead More