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Kaduna's health workers say that they will start a seven-day warning strike on Saturday, despite Governor Nasir el-Rufai's threats to sack any state official who joins the...

Farouk Says n-Power Beneficiaries Have Received Stipends for April

Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says her ministry has paid the stipends of N-Power...

Oyo Records Thirty New Cases of Coronavirus

Seyi Makinde, the governor of the South-West state of Oyo says that his state recorded thirty new coronavirus cases on Saturday.

Canada Bars Air Peace From Operating Evacuation Flights

Canada has stopped Nigeria's Air Peace airline from evacuating Nigerians from the North American country. A letter dated May 20, 2020 with...

OPINION

Seyi Makinde: The Muddled “Fresh Water” of Oyo State Politics? By Abiodun Ladepo

It started out as a great idea for Seyi Makinde; the grand design that would see him clinching the top position in...
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Niger Deltans Should Vote Buhari, Not Jonathan By Sabella Ogbobode Abidde

If you belong to any of the ethnic nationalities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, it is in your best interest...

Amaechi’s Theory of the Monkey and Nigerian Politicians – By Festus Adedayo

Away from the ravages of COVID-19 and the dispiriting news of multiple infections and rising deaths, the interview granted last week by...

My Resignation – Clarifications and Petition – By Steve Ayorinde

I would like to bring a few important issues to your notice, exactly one week after I was advised to resign my...

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CRIME

EFCC Arrests Evarest Nnaji and Victor Uadiale

Two suspected fraudsters who allegedly defrauded a foreign investor of the sum of $7.9 ( Seven Million, Nine Hundred Thousand United States...

Two Chinese Nationals Charged for Attempted Bribery

Alleged Bribe from China Zhonghao The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial...

EFCC to Arraign 20 Over Fuel Subsidy Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded arrangements to prosecute the first batch of 18 suspects implicated in the oil...

EFCC Arraigns Nine Over Multi-Million Naira Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 docked nine suspects at a Lagos State High Court sitting...

Two Brothers Convicted for Fraud in Delta

Justice Ibrahim N. Buba of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, on Thursday 28th June, 2012, convicted two brothers,...

BUSINESS
LATEST

In Stunning Move, WAPIC Insurance Says It Will Refund Motor Insurance Premiums

Nigeria's WAPIC Insurance says that it will issue motor insurance premium refunds to its customers. WAPIC, which is publicly listed on the...

Arbico Fails to Meet NSE’s Minority Shareholding Limit

Arbico Plc has fallen below the minimum shareholding requirement for minority retail shareholders as more than 80 per cent of the construction...

Afreximbank Honoured for Promoting Creative Industry, Announces Creative African Exchange

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the Creative African Exchange (CAX) programme as it was honoured at the International Fashion Awards...

AFC President and Chief Investment Officer Win EMEA Finance’s 2017 Champion of Finance Award

AFC President and CEO Andrew Alli (Right) accepting the Award from Chris Moore, Editor EMEA Finance The Champion...

Zimbabwe Becomes the Africa Finance Corporation’s 19th Member State

The Republic of Zimbabwe has become the nineteenth member state of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure development finance institution.

BUSINESS PROFILES

Michael Larbie

Michael Larbie has been an investment banker for the best part of his 22 years’ career in financial services. He is the...

Mutiu Sunmonu

Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu is an Oil and Gas expert. He retired from the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in 2015 after thirty-six...

Uche Dimiri

Uche Dimiri started his career as a field engineer at Schlumberger in 1988 and went on to work across three continents to...
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MAGAZINE

Chelsea Star Hudson-Odoi Arrested over Alleged Rape

The Chelsea Football Club footballer Callum Hudson-Odoi, was arrested by the Metropolitan Police after a woman accused him of rape. The 19-year-old...

Waje Empathizes with Clarence Peters

The singer Waje has called for calm with respect to the arrest of the popular video and film director Clarence Peters. Mr...

Actress to Sue Sun Over Fake News.

The Nigerian actress Christabel Egbenya says that she plans to the sue a tabloid newspaper over a story it published in one...

LT ENERGY
NEWS

Oando to Acquire Canada’s Exile Resources

As part of efforts to expand its oil exploration and production platform for the good of investors, the board of integrated energy group- Oando, on Tuesday announced...

AFC Co-Finances Neconde’s Oil Asset Acquisition Drive

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced a US$80 million investment and role as a Joint Mandated Lead Arranger (MLA), with Access...

AFC funded Cabeolica Project wins Best Renewable Energy Award

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) scored another first with the granting of the Best Renewable Project in Africa Award to the Cabeolica...

AFC Seals USD7.75 million Investment in Tower Power Utility

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has concluded a USD 7.75 million investment in the expansion and development of Tower Power Utility Limited...

TECH

Nigerian Ed-tech Startup uLesson raises $3.1m Seed Round Ahead of Launch

uLesson, the education-technology startup established by serial entrepreneur and Konga.com founder, says that it has closed a US $3.1 million seed round...

SystemSpecs in Fintech Tie-Up with Paga to Boost Digital Payments

SystemSpecs, Nigeria’s fintech company SystemSpecs says it has established a partnership with Paga, a leading mobile money service provider to widen the...
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POLITICS

Fayose Says He is Still in the Race for 2019 Presidency

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, has said that he is still in the race for the presidential ticket of the...

Obaseki Says APC’s NWC Can’t Dictate to Edo on Primaries

Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo state has said that the National Working Committee (NWC) of his party the All Progressives'...

Election Tribunal Affirms Yahaya Bello’s Guber Election

The governor of Kogi state Yahaya Bello and his party the All Progressives' Congress claimed a legal victory at the Governorship Election...