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COMING SOON: The Suicide Squad

Release date:August 6, 2021 Studio:Warner Bros. Pictures Director:James Gunn MPAA Rating:N/A Screenwriter:James Gunn Starring:Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis Genre:Action Plot Summary: A follow-up to the…

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NEW MOVIE: Brightburn

Release date:May 24, 2019 Studio:Screen Gems (Sony Pictures) Director:David Yarovesky MPAA Rating:N/A Screenwriters:Brian Gunn, Mark Gunn Starring:Elizabeth Banks, Jackson Dunn, David Denman, Meredith Hagner, Matthew F. Jones Genre:Horror Plot Summary:…

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NEW MOVIE: The Billion Brick Race

Release date:May 24, 2019 Studio:Warner Bros. Pictures Director:Jorge R. Gutierrez MPAA Rating:N/A Screenwriters:Jason Segel, Drew Pearce Starring: Genre:Animation, Family Plot Summary: Not available. Share

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Transportation receives fresh boost as FG okays $2.3 billion coastal rail project

The Federal Government has approved $2.3 billion for the construction of a rail line that will run across Nigeria’s coastal states. Chinese banks will provide…

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Sticky cost structure mars Nascon Allied Industries’ profit margins

Flattish Growth amidst Mixed Sales Performance: NASCON’s Q1:2019 financial result showed some marginal improvement as its revenue grew by 0.77% to N6.82 billion relative to N6.78bn…

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Nigeria lost N4.6 trillion due to non-implementation of Import duty portal – FG

Nigeria lost revenue worth N4.61 trillion in two years due to the non-implementation of the Import Duty Exemption Certificate portal. This disclosure was made by the…

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Veritas’ gross premium rises 40% in 2018 as insurance companies struggle

Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc has released its consolidated and separate financial statements for the financial year ended December 31, 2018. The report shows a 40% increase…

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Regulators streamline listing process in efforts to attract more firms to the NSE

In a bid to increase the number of quoted companies in the capital market, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have disclosed their…

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Foreign investors are dumping more Nigerian stocks

The Nigerian Stock Exchange lost N41 billion in April as a result of the activities of foreign investors trying to recoup their investments. The figure represents a…

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Contractor gives date for the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Mr. Jaceques Liao, the Executive Director of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, recently assured that the Lagos-Ibadan rail project that is currently ongoing will be completed…

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Dangote Cement Plc’s N50 billion Commercial Paper closes today

Dangote Cement Plc has announced that it will be raising N50 billion in the fifth, sixth, and seventh series of its N150 billion Commercial Paper (CP) programme….

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Total to refund $592 million to FG, as Reps consider probing NNPC/Chevron contract

Total Exploration and Production Nigeria (TEPNG) has been directed to refund $592 million to the Federal Government. The House of Representatives gave the directive after concluding investigations…

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Outsource Global Extends its BPO Service to Japan

The Africa Business Process Outsourcing industry got another boost as the leading player in that space, Outsource Global, recently announced their expansion into Japan. Speaking…

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NCC disburses N100 million to universities for ICT Research

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disbursed over N100 million to some Nigerian Universities to carry out research in telecommunications and Information Communication Technology (ICT). The NCC’s…

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New report casts doubt over future funding for small businesses in Nigeria

Over $1 billion has been lost to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises-related corruption in the last five years, a new report has shown. Most of the corruption-prone…

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FAAC disburses N617 billion as South-South scoops highest allocation

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursed the sum of N617.57 billion to the three tiers of government in April 2019. This is according to…

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New Zamfara Governor-elect commends judiciary

The new Zamfara Governor-elect, Alhaji Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended Nigeria’s judicial system for standing up to the truth in…

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Tribunal dismisses petition challenging Dogara’s re-election

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State, on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Dalhatu Abdulkadir of the All Progressives…

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Secret Manual of Boko Haram guerrillas

If one ever wonders how Boko Haram and ISWAP guerrillas pick soft targets and avoid head-on clashes  with the gallant Nigerian soldiers, a hitherto secret…

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Supreme Court awards Zamfara to PDP

In an unprecedented judicial pronouncement, Nigeria’s Supreme Court awarded governorship, National Assembly and state Assembly elective posts to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). In a verdict…

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