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BREAKING: Pinnick Impeached As CAF First Vice President

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Pinnick, has been impeached as 1st...

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze,...

Court To Hear Nigeria’s Shiite Leader El-Zakzaky’s Application For Medical Trip To India Thursday

Ibrahim El-Zazaky the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, has applied for a court...

RUGA: We Won’t Succumb To Arewa Youths’ 30-day Ultimatum-IPOB

he Indigenous People of Biafra has warned all groups threatening indigenes of South-East states over...

Buhari Orders Payment Of Minimum Wage to Civil Servants

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate payment of the national minimum wage to federal...

El-Rufai Submits N81bn Supplementary Budget

Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna State, has submitted N81bn supplementary budget to the state House of Assembly for ratification. The house was...

Sanwo-Olu signs N873 billion Lagos 2019 budget into law

...Promises Speedy Implementation Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday signed into law the 2019 Appropriation Bill. The bill with a total budget of...

Nigeria’s 2019 Budget has a funding gap of N102.83 bn —...

Says GDP is expected to grow at 3.01 per cent, while the inflation rate is expected to be 9.98 per cent. Sen. Udoma Udo...

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Canal+ will use Nollywood studio ROK to connect African audiences around the world –...

French television company Canal+ has acquired the ROK film studio from VOD company IROKOtv for an undisclosed amount. Founded by Jason Njoku in 2010 —...

Non-Oil Exports: Fidelity Bank, NEPC, LBS Trains 100 MSMEs In Kano

· Set To Unlock Potentials of Northern Export Market Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender is training...

GTBank Named Best Bank in Africa at Euromoney Awards

…Also emerges Best Bank in Nigeria for a record 9th time Guaranty Trust Bank Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, has been...

FirstBank restates commitment to children with special needs

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial institution, has reiterated its commitment to impact the lives of the less privileged and...

Airtel Africa Becomes Nigeria’s Third-Biggest Company: Chart

Bharti Airtel Ltd.’s African unit is listing in Nigeria on Tuesday, after raising about $750 million in London at the end of last month....

Lekoil Considers Stock Exchange Debut by 2022

Company ‘seriously considering’ local offer of shares by 2022 Plans to raise $170 million by year-end to boost production Nigerian oil and gas production company Lekoil...

Airtel Africa debuts in Nigerian bourse in $4.4 bln listing

Airtel Africa listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday in a 1.36 trillion naira ($4.4 bln) flotation turning the telecoms company into...

The Big Read

Boureima Balima NIAMEY (Reuters) - African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development. After four years of talks, an agreement to form a 55-nation trade bloc was reached in March, paving the way for Sunday’s African...
By Louise Dewast BBC Africa, Dakar Fifteen countries in West Africa have agreed to adopt a single currency next year called the eco. Experts are divided on the impact it would have on the region's economy, especially in the eight member states which use CFA franc - which is backed by France. Negotiations for the joint currency have been...

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Governor Seyi Makinde’s N48 Billion-Asset Agbana Can’t Touch! By Abiodun Ladepo

Forty-eight billion naira! That’s a heck of a lot of money! That’s how much Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State is worth. That’s novel....

Atiku’s Grand Parody At The Elections Tribunal By Peter Claver Oparah

Atiku Abubakar is in the tribunals! Why should this be a song? He and his supporters, after receiving heavy trouncing at the last presidential...

SEC v Oando: A Review of SEC’s Draconian Powers

By Omowaleoluwa Phillips A recent article in This Day newspaper by Efe Etomi and Elivis Asia, questions the powers of the Securities and Exchange Commission...

GLOBAL ENTREPRENUERS

By Benjamin Stupples Danjuma’s family office has holdings from California to London Ex-Nigerian army officer became wealthy selling oil rights The Kings Arms Hotel is a 300-year-old inn next to London’s Hampton Court Palace, once the home of Henry VIII. It’s poised to open soon after refurbishment, with rooms costing about 250 pounds ($318)...
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