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The national U-15 football team, Head Coach, Haruna Ilerika, has showered praises on Zenith Bank Plc for its role in the development of talents for the national teams. Ilerika stated that his job was made easier with the talents produced in the partnership arrangement of Zenith Bank and the Nigeria Football Federation in raising young […]
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City A lecturer in the Igbinedion University, Okada, identified as Kelvin Izebeokhai has been killed by gunmen, suspected to be robbers, operating near Okada junction along the Benin-Lagos highway. It was learnt that the robbers abducted other passengers in the bus the late Izebeokhai was traveling in. The driver of the […]
A Nigerian soldier was killed and several injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said on Sunday. Gunmen attacked the UN troops in Timbuktu in the north of the country, where several groups of militants are active, according to Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres. The peacekeeper, […]
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Nigeria is signatory to the Geneva 2006 Agreement on Transition from Analogue to Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting, alongside member states of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Region 1. Thirteen years on, after breaching the nine-year window (June 2006-June 2015), Nigeria is yet to transit fully. STANLEY NKWAZEMA examines the big issues, negative expatriate lobby and dire implications of non-transition […]
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By John Shiklam in Kaduna Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen were reported to have invaded two communities in Kaduna state, killing one person while 17 others were abducted. Both incidents were said to have occurred in the early hours of Sunday when the bandits invaded ECWA Church Dankande village, Dogon Dawa area, Birnin Gwari […]
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The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies are set to debate at least two scenarios that would increase oil production beyond current levels, according to sources. If the group ultimately chooses to increase production, there’s a hitch: The cartel’s internal simulations suggest the global crude market could experience a glut if […]
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By John Shiklam in Kaduna The Secretary General of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Mr. Anthony Sani, has cautioned against giving criminal activities ethnic and religious colouration. Sani was reacting to assertion by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, that herdsmen were plotting to ”fulanise and Islamise” the country. Obasanjo, in a paper he presented on Saturday […]
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The residents of Ajoki and Ajamimogha communities in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State have commended Sahara Energy for its numerous Corporate Social Responsibility projects and contribution to the development of their communities. In a statement by the two communities on Sunday, they expressed their readiness to protect Sahara Energy’s facilities and operations amid […]
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Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The Debt Management Office (DMO) has explained that the recent introduction of FGN 30-year bond was a design to increase the tenor of bonds available in the market and help create securities that would suit investors’ activities. The 30-year bond was issued in April as the usual FGN bond auction. The […]
Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The draft guidelines on cross border issuance of fixed incomes and Mutual Recognition Agreement drawn up by the West African Securities Regulatory Authorities (WASRA ) for the sub-region is ready, the acting Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms. Mary Uduk, has disclosed. These were the high points of a […]
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