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South Africa’s Alexander Forbes returns to H1 profit after relisting

JOHANNESBURG - South African financial services advisory firm Alexander Forbes returned to profit in the first half of its financial year, months after relisting on Johannesburg's stock market. The company made headline earnings of 12 cents per share in the six months ended September compared...

REVEALED: What Imoke, Akpabio, Lamido, Others Discussed Obasanjo In Abeokuta

Five leading state governors of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who has been very critical of President Goodluck Jonathan’s handling of the nation’s affairs, especially the management of the economy and the Boko Haram crisis in northern...

Zimbabwe, Russia seal mining deal

The state-owned Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with Russia’s OMZ-Special Steels LLC. Under the deal, the Zimbabwean parastatal will access equipment for its operations. According to financial and business news agency The Source, OMZ would assist ZMDC to modernise...

Transcorp’s IPO Explores Opportunities In Nigeria’s Hospitality Business Sector

As the global interest of international brands in the Nigerian hospitality business grows, Transcorp Plc’s initial public offering which opened on September 25 promises to give the company an edge in the nation’s hospitality sector, writes Festus Akanbi The on-going public offer of Transcorp Hotels...

Egyptian court sentences 8 militants to death for army attack – sources

An Egyptian court sentenced to death eight militants, including Islamist Adel Habara, charged with killing seven soldiers in an attack in the Nile Delta in early 2014, security and judicial sources said on Tuesday. Judicial sources said the charges also included association with a "terrorist"...

It’s Time To Say Goodbye To Former President Jonathan By By Toyin Dawodu

Americans have a saying: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” That saying is absolutely true. Research teams at both Harvard University and MIT confirm humans automatically make snap judgments about others within three seconds of meeting them. We judge not...

Jonathan Dismiss Executive secretaries of PEF, NCDMB, appoints replacements

The new PEF Executive Secretary hails from Niger State and holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna respectively President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Asabe Asmau Ahmed as Executive Secretary of the Petroleum...

S.African mining union threatens strike over extension of wage deal

South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union could launch a wildcat strike if its rival union and gold mining companies extend wage deal to its members, its president said on Sunday. "If NUM (National Union of Mineworkers) and Chamber of Mines want extend their...

How Nigeria’s Police Affairs Minister Was Implicated For Murder Of Ex-Minister of Justice, Bola Ige

Minister of Police Affairs Alhaji Jelili Adesiyan has expressed regret for not flogging the first civilian governor of Osun State, Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, during the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) stakeholders meeting with the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osogbo. Adeleke...

Chibok Girls: October Deadline Threats To Jonathan Cracks Northern Elders’ Forum

FOLLOWING the October ultimatum purportedly given to President Goodluck Jonathan by the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) to rescue Chibok schoolgirls and bring an end to Boko Haram insurgency or lose the support of the North in the 2015 presidential election, the National Executive...
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