Oil Hits 18-Month Highs Of $58.37 as Markets Eye Output Cuts

oil_drums

LAGOS JANUARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Oil prices hit 18-month highs on Tuesday, the first trading day of 2017, buoyed by hopes that a deal between OPEC and other big oil exporters to cut production, which kicked in on Sunday, will drain a global supply glut. Benchmark Brent crude jumped more than 2 percent to a high of $58.37, up $1.55 a barrel and its highest More...

by admin | Published 3 months ago
An explosion ripped through a well-known fireworks market on the outskirts of Mexico City on Dec. 20, 2016.
By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
0 Comments

29 Perished, Dozens Hurt in Mexico Fireworks Market Blast

An explosion ripped through a well-known fireworks market on the outskirts of Mexico City on Dec. 20, 2016. LAGOS DECEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A powerful chain-reaction explosion ripped through Mexico’s best-known More...

ECOWAS' Leaders
By admin On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
0 Comments

West African Leaders Insist Gambia’s President, Jammeh Must Step Down

ECOWAS’ Leaders LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-West Africa’s regional bloc ECOWAS must ensure The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh steps down because he lost an election, the bloc’s chairwoman More...

gambia-troops
By admin On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
0 Comments

Troops Take Over Gambian Electoral Commission Offices

LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gambia’s security forces have entered the building of the Independent Electoral Commission, instructed its chairman to leave and barred other employees from entering, according More...

Mohammed Tamalt
By admin On Sunday, December 11th, 2016
0 Comments

Jailed Algerian Blogger Dies During Hunger Strike

Mohammed Tamalt LAGOS DECEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A British-Algerian journalist died Sunday three months into a hunger strike to protest a two-year jail term for offending Algeria’s president in a poem posted More...

President Obama and the First Lady open up about their life together and last days in the White House. Subscribe now to get instant access to this exclusive interview plus the events and people that shaped 2016, only in PEOPLE!
By admin On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
0 Comments

Michelle Obama Breaks Her Silence on Donald Trump’s Stunning Victory

President Obama and the First Lady open up about their life together and last days in the White House. Subscribe now to get instant access to this exclusive interview plus the events and people that shaped 2016, More...

Adamu Barrow
By admin On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
0 Comments

Adama Barrow Ends Jammeh 22 Years Reign in Gambia

Adamu Barrow LAGOS DECEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Adama Barrow was declared winner of the 2016 Gambian presidential election on Friday, bringing an end to Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule of the small West African More...

‘They’re Good People’: Trump Says He’s Still Considering an Investigation into Hillary but Doesn’t Want to ‘Hurt’ the Clintons
By admin On Monday, November 14th, 2016
0 Comments

Trump Plans to Prosecute Hilary, But Don’t Want to Hurt the Clinton’s Family

‘They’re Good People’: Trump Says He’s Still Considering an Investigation into Hillary but Doesn’t Want to ‘Hurt’ the Clintons LAGOS OCTOBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President-elect Donald Trump said he More...

Protesters gather on the steps of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles. (Deborah Netburn / Los Angeles Times)
By admin On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
0 Comments

6,000 March in Los Angeles in Fifth Day Of Anti-Trump Protest

Protesters gather on the steps of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles. (Deborah Netburn / Los Angeles Times) LAGOS NOVEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)Thousands of marchers took to the streets of Los Angeles on Saturday More...

biafra-rally
By admin On Friday, November 11th, 2016
0 Comments

Nigeria: Biafra Separatists Celebrate Donald Trump’s Election

LAGOS NOVEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A secessionist movement in Nigeria is celebrating the victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election, believing they have found a kindred spirit who can help their cause. Supporters More...

JAMB