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Monthly Archives: October, 2020

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Comedian Craze Clown survives car accident on wife’s birthday

Nigerian Instagram comedian, Emmanuel Iwueke, known as Craze Clown, has narrated how he escaped a car accident that almost cost him his life. The Ukranian...

Niger, Benin, Togo remit N2.04bn electricity bill to Nigeria 

International electricity consumers, Niger, Benin, Togo, have paid a total of N2.04bn in the first quarter of 2020 as their outstanding electricity bill to...

NCC says misinformation may hinder implementation of 5g

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has revealed that the misinformation over fifth-generation network technology (5G) may obstruct its implementation in the country. Umar Danbatta, its...

Okonjo-Iweala selected as WTO Director-General by screening panel

Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been chosen as the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, by the screening panel. This solidifies her pathway...

India pushes for closer business relations with Nigeria

India has expressed its desire to deepen economic ties with Nigeria towards promoting investment and trade between both countries. Amb. Abhay Thakur, High Commissioner of...

U.S. consulate announces application for 2020 academy for women entrepreneurs 

The United States Consulate General in Lagos has announced a call for applications for the 2020 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a U.S. Government...

Market gains as Flour Mills top gainers’ list on NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed market with 5,283 deals on Tuesday which is higher than the 4,235 deals it closed with on Monday. The...

Marine environment experts decry impact of plastic on fish migration

Experts in fishery and marine environment have described waste activities such as plastic pollution as the major challenges affecting fish migration in the country. The...

World 100m champion, Coleman, banned for two years

World 100m champion Christian Coleman has been banned for two years after missing three drug tests. The 24-year-old American, who is suspended from May 14,...

Nigeria imported more goods from China in Q2 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that a total of 31.41 per cent of goods imported into Nigeria in the second quarter of...

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EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’ on fresh N41.7m fraud charges

The travails of Aisha Alkali Wakili alias Mama Boko Haram are yet over as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Maiduguri Zonal Office,...
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Zenith Bank board meets to discuss results, final dividend

The Board of Directors of Zenith Bank Plc will meet on Thursday 28, 2021, to discuss the audited financial statements (AFS) for the year...

Pension industry fund assets rise to N12.29tr

The pension industry fund assets rose to N12.29 trillion by November 30, 2020. This represented a 1.94 per cent increase when compared with N12.053...

Nigerian stocks buck global downtrend with N552b gain

Nigerian equities played the contrarian amid global stock market decline as sustained bargain-hunting ahead of the earnings season roused Nigerian shares to a net...