Defection of Deputy Governor of no consequence – APGA
…Vows to win November 6 polls By Chris Ochayi ABUJA: The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, last night described the defection of the Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Nkem Okeke to All Progressives Congress, APC, as of no consequence. The party’s National Publicity Secretary of the party, Barrister Tex
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Madrid court orders imprisonment of France footballer Lucas Hernandez
Lucas Hernandez (L) won the Nations League title with France on Sunday alongside his brother Theo (R) A Madrid court on Wednesday announced it had ordered the imprisonment of France and Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez for violating a restraining order in 2017. Hernandez, a 2018 World Cup winner, has
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Nigeria crude oil production averaged 1.451 mb/d in September – OPEC
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC) says Nigeria’s crude oil production averaged 1.451 million barrels per day in September 2021. OPEC made this known in its Oil Market Report for October 2021 which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.
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Roqqu disbursed 600 Million Naira in referral bonus and plans to disburse 1 billion naira in the next 12 months
Everyone learns in school that the sole purpose of business is to make money. This unfair story sits deeply in the minds of Nigerians and their economic system. It shapes the actions of most organizations. Furthermore, a glance at history shows how such beliefs narrow our point of view, limiting
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NNPC BOSS
By Obas Esiedesa THE Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari has disclosed that the Corporation plans to rebuild key roads used in the transportation of petroleum products using Federal Government’s Tax Credit Scheme. A statement by the NNPC’s Group General Manager Group Public
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Expert gives insight into exchange rate challenges
Professor Yemi Osinbajo …As Osinbajo doubles down on forex reforms Against the backdrop of the controversies generated from the call for market reflective exchange rate by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, a former executive director, international operations at a first generation bank, has listed structural economic issues as key reason
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France defender Theo Hernandez scored a dramatic winner in the Nations League semi-final against Belgium AC Milan left-back Theo Hernandez has tested positive for Covid, just days after his France team-mate Adrien Rabiot contracted the virus, his club said Wednesday. The 24-year-old played alongside Rabiot in France’s Nations League semi-final
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Nigerians paid N2.15trn for petrol in 12 months, says NNPC
By Obas Esiedesa – Abuja The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari has disclosed that the Corporation plans to rebuild key roads used in the transportation of petroleum products using Federal Government’s Tax Credit Scheme. A statement by the NNPC’s Group General Manager
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Victor Okpala discusses Spinheard, a music marketing tool
Think about Spinheard as a two-pronged operation, administered by the platform. On one side, artists (creators) and on the other side are professionals Until 2019, Victor Okpala was known as a revered Nigerian journalist with a hardcore reputation. Aside from his reviews, he was also known for his truth-seeking interviews
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Nigerian creatives & young global leaders shine at MIPAD Lagos Event
It was a great day for Nigeria as honourees were being called up, one after the other, to be recognised for making the global 100 list either – the Creative 100 or the 100 Under 40 – announced by the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), a global civil
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Bakassi Deep Seaport
As importers lament indiscriminate hike in tariffs By Davies Iheamnachor The Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, has intensified efforts to improve shipping activities at the ports in the Eastern part of the country. NSC said its targets is to ensure that full shipping activities return to the ports in the zone, adding
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Osinbajo says he never called for devaluation of the Naira
According to the vice president, the real issue confronting the Nigerian economy is how to improve the supply of foreign exchange. There have been several reports this week where Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was said to have called for the devaluation of the Naira, as the country’s currency continues to
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FG capital expenditure rises 60%, implementation records average 50% shortfall
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief, Obas Esiedesa & Emmanuel Elebeke, ABUJA Capital Expenditure by the Federal Government has recorded steady rise by 60 percent to N5.35 trillion in the 2022 proposed budget from the N2.14 trillion recorded in 2019. But findings from the budget office indicated that actual implementation
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CBN directs banks to apply I & E rates for PAPSS transactions
By Elizabeth Adegbesan The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has directed banks to apply the indicative exchange rates in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window for   outbound payments through the  Pan African Payments and Settlement System, PAPSS. PAPSS is the   first centralized payment market infrastructure for processing, clearing and settling
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Denmark book World Cup ticket as England are held
Lyndon Dykes kept alive Scotland’s hopes of reaching a first World Cup finals since 1998 Denmark became the second team to qualify for the 2022 World Cup finals when they beat Austria by a single goal on Tuesday as England were frustrated by Hungary at Wembley. Joakim Maehle scored in
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