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Goddy Egene The Nigerian equities market opened trading for the week on a bearish note as losses by Zenith Bank Plc, FBN Holdings Plc and Unilever Nigeria Plc, among 10 other stocks pushed the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) down by 0.30 per cent to close at 29,552.99. Similarly, market capitalisation shed N39.1 […]
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Davidson Iriekpen questions the basis on which the Court of Appeal upturned the judgment of the Supreme Court concerning the election of Valentine Ayika, a former member of the House of Representatives representing Njikoka/Dunukofia/Anaocha Federal Constituency of Anambra State A former member of the House of Representatives representing Njikoka/Dunukofia/Anaocha Federal Constituency of Anambra State, Valentine […]
Kobe Bryant, 41, who along with his daughter Gianna and and seven other persons died in a helicopter crashin California on Sunday morning has been described as one of the most extraordinary players” in the history of basketball who “inspired people around the world” to play the game. Bryant, who retired in 2016 after a […]
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•Federally-collected revenue drops to N2.6tn Obinna Chima The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sold a total of $9.98 billion to authorised foreign exchange dealers in the fourth quarter of 2019. The data, extracted from the central bank’s economic report for the fourth quarter of 2019, obtained on its website yesterday, showed that the amount represented […]
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and Seriki Adinoyi in Jos President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday condemned gunmen attack on a village in Plateau State, where 15 lives were lost. The gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen, attacked Kwatas village in Bokkos Local Government Area of the state. The attack came barely two weeks after a similar incident on […]
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Alex Enumah in Abuja Justice Abubakar Kutigi of an Abuja High Court, sitting in Gwagwalada area of Abuja, yesterday adjourned till Thursday, January 30, to decide whether or not to grant bail to former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), and two others facing corruption charges in the […]
•Urges N’Assembly to amend electoral laws •Tambuwal emerges chairman of govs’ forum Chuks Okocha in Abuja The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is to set up a committee to review the 2019 general election. The review was sequel to a motion by the PDP presidential candidate at the election, Alhaji […]
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja A Middle East newspaper’s reviews have said President Muhammadu Buhari is better positioned to build the strongest economy on the African continent with the ongoing multiple reforms in Nigeria, the Presidency has said. “President Buhari, as head of state, began to rebuild the country’s social, political and economic systems, along with […]
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Alex Enumah in Abuja Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court yesterday sentenced Mrs. Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for the murder of her husband, Mr. Bilyaminu Bello. Justice Halilu handed down the maximum sentence after he found Sanda guilty of the murder charge filed against her by the federal government. Sanda was […]
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The federal government has said the speculated plan by the US to add Nigeria to its existing list of visa travel ban countries is ill-conceived. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this yesterday in London during an interview session with Reuters News Agency. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the […]
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