US gives conditions for investing in Nigeria

The United States of America yesterday said she would not do business in countries that did not follow the rule of law, maintain ethical standards, abide by workplace safety, encourage workforce training and protect intellectual property. Speaking in Lagos, the US Secretary of Commerce, Mrs. Penny Pritzker, said that these conditions would increase trust and…

118 killed in Jos bomb explosions

The relative peace in Jos, the Plateau State capital, was shattered yesterday when twin-bomb explosions went off in the city, killing about 118 people. “The exact figure of the dead bodies recovered as of now is 118,” Mohammed Abdulsalam, co-ordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, North-Central, told AFP. He added that “more bodies…