Posted in football sports

Di Maria shines as PSG sink Nice

Di Maria took his tally for the season to seven with a well-taken brace, and although Ignatius Ganago halved the deficit for Nice, a double…

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Posted in Foreign hub

US golfer Every banned for drug abuse

American golfer Matt Every was issued a three-month suspension Friday by the US PGA Tour for violating its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. An…

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Posted in Naija News

Anti-open grazing bill to be passed soon – Oyo Speaker

The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, on Friday, said that the Open Rearing and Grazing Regulation bill would be passed by…

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Posted in Naija News

Court suspends NNPC ongoing job recruitment

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending determination of a suit…

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Posted in NAIJA BIZ

Max.ng wants you to start riding electric bikes, begins production in Lagos

Metro Africa Express, fondly called Max.ng, is on track to become the first ride-hailing company to offer customers electric motorbikes for trips (Okada) rather than the traditional…

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FAAC disburses N327.68 billion to States and LGAs in September, as allocation drops again

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursed the sum of N327.68 billion to the 36 states and the 744 local governments in September 2019. This was disclosed…

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IGI employees give firm ultimatum for dismissal reversal

The employees of the Industrial and General Insurance Company Limited (IGI), who were allegedly sacked by the management of the company, have asked the management of the…

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Japanese group trains farmers on modern technology

Japanese farming group, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) has announced that not less than 5,500 farmers in Cross River State have been trained since 2015. This announcement was made by…

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CBN confirms N500 and N1000 as two most counterfeited banknotes in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that N500 and N1000 notes were the most counterfeited naira notes in 2018. The apex bank made this disclosure…

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NAICOM wants to integrate all insurance transactions into an online portal, here’s why

In line with the growing wave of digitalization, the acting Commissioner of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Sunday Thomas has announced the launch of a portal that will integrate all…

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The world’s most profitable company keeps delaying its IPO

Saudi Aramco, the state-owned Saudi Arabian oil company that was recently-adjudged the most profitable company in the world, has again delayed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) which was initially scheduled to take place last year. According…

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China to pay $261.4 million for production of Made-in-Nigeria transformers

As the “Buy Made-in-Nigeria products” campaign is gradually gathering momentum due to the support of the Federal Government, some engineers and technicians are getting closer…

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Nigeria to benefit from UNIDO’s $60 million investment in trade, others

Nigeria is set to benefit from a $60 million investment from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). According to the organisation, its plan is to infuse…

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NBC, Rite Foods, others to pay new tax as FG identifies new revenue streams

The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), Rite Foods Plc and other manufacturers of carbonated drinks may have to start paying excise duties as the Federal Government identifies new…

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CBN begins refund of N500 billion LDR penalties to Banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has started refunding the Deposit Money Banks, part of the N500 billion imposed as additional cash reserve for breaching the regulator’s…

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Ahmed explains why FG needs fresh $3 billion debt from World Bank

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has disclosed that the Federal Government requested a fresh $3 billion loan from the World Bank…

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How Nigeria can finance its budget deficit without loans – BPE boss

The Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh has urged the government to stop financing budget deficit every year with borrowings from foreign and…

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Konga now offering merchants loan at 2.08% interest rates

The Chief Executive Officer of Konga, Nnamdi Ekeh, has disclosed that the e-Commerce company has taken an unusual path by offering its merchants, loans and credit facility. Ekeh said…

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Nigeria generates over N1.2 trillion oil revenue in 3 months, up by 44.1%

Nigeria generated over N1.2 trillion in oil revenue between June and August 2019. This is disclosed in the latest Economic Report released by the Central Bank…

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Beyonce named second most beautiful woman in the world after Bella Hadid

Beyonce has been named as the second most beautiful woman in the world, after Bella Hadid according to the ‘Golden Ratio of Beauty’. The 23-year-old…

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