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Purported plan that we want to arrest Onnoghen is Fake News – Presidency

The Presidency has expressed “considerable concern and surprise’’, the fake news of the Presidency’s alleged plan to arrest the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen and frame three other Supreme Court Justices. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. He said: “This […]

MOVIES & TV

NEW MOVIE: Glass

Release date:January 18, 2019 Studio:Universal Pictures, Buena Vista International Director:M. Night Shyamalan MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for violence including some bloody images, thematic elements, and language) Screenwriter:M. Night Shyamalan Starring:Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, Anya Taylor Joy, Sarah Paulson, Spencer Treat Clark, Charlayne Woodard, Adam David Thompson Genre:Thriller, Action, Suspense Plot Summary: M. Night Shyamalan brings together the narratives of two of his standout […]

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COMING SOON: Close

Release date:January 18, 2019 Studio:Netflix Director:Vicky Jewson MPAA Rating:N/A Screenwriters:Vicky Jewson, Rupert Whitaker Starring:Noomi Rapace Genre:Action Plot Summary: Close, an adrenaline-pumping action thriller written and directed by Vicky Jewson (Born of War), is inspired by the life of the world’s leading female bodyguard, Jacquie Davis. The film stars Noomi Rapace as Sam, a counter-terrorist expert used […]

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FG launches $1bn agric loan scheme, claims it will create jobs

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Thursday disclosed that the newly-launched $1 billion loan facility for farmers, under the Federal Government’s “Green Imperative” scheme, will help create jobs and ensure food security in the country. The Minister made this disclosure in Abuja during the official launch ceremony for the project which was presided […]

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SAHCO spends millions on Ground Support Equipment to boost efficiency

Some Ground Support Equipment that are valued at N1 billion were unveiled, yesterday, by the management of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc, SAHCO. The company acquired the new equipment in its bid to offer more efficient and safer services to airline companies across Nigeria’s many airports. Speaking during the inauguration of the newly-acquired equipment, the […]

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Arunma Oteh joins Ecobank’s Board of Directors

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, has appointed Arunma Oteh to its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director. This was announced in a notification to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). A glimpse at Oteh’s portfolio Oteh recently joined Oxford University as an Academic Scholar at St. Antony’s College and an […]

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Nigeria suffers rejection of 37,000 cashews by Vietnamese buyers

Nigeria is known for its agricultural and oil sector, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicate that cashew nuts have topped sesame seeds to become the leading agricultural export product (and fourth leading export product) in Nigeria for the second quarter of 2018.    The drive to produce her non-oil export has suffered a severe setback when her 37,000 […]

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Access Bank eyes Nigeria’s first corporate green bond

Access Bank Plc’s plans to sell Nigeria’s first corporate green bond to fund environmental projects have been uncovered. The plan was disclosed by a person with knowledge of the matter. According to the source, the bank, which could create Africa’s largest retail lender by customers with the takeover of Diamond Bank Plc, plans to raise about 15 billion naira […]

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Heritage Bank anticipates capital from unknown investors, mulls NSE listing

Heritage Bank Plc will soon receive fresh capital injection from yet to be disclosed investors, a development that is expected to push up the bank’s capital base and by so doing, drive growth. The bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ifie Sekibo, who disclosed this yesterday in Lagos, refused to give specific information as to when exactly […]

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Atiku in US: Check your Blood Pressure – ex-APC spokesperson, Frank tells Buhari, others

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank, has advised the leaders of the ruling party, including President Muhammadu Buhari and its supporters to ensure they check their Blood Pressures, BP. The former APC mouth-piece was reacting to Thursday’s visit to the United States of America by the presidential […]

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Oshiomhole charges Buhari to punish past govt over missing $16bn

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make it a point of “duty to man and to God” to prosecute those who wasted $16billion on electricity. Oshiomhole urged Buhari to probe the controversial $16billion power fund “wasted” on the power sector by the administration […]

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What we’ll do to Atiku when he returns from US – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Friday said the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, would be questioned when he returns from the United States. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents on Friday said the government would investigate Atiku’s alleged role in […]

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APC reacts to Atiku’s visit to US, says ”a thief remains a thief anywhere”

The US chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the recent visit of former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar to Washington DC. Atiku, who is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), visited the US after 13 years, and for the first time since he left office as Nigeria’s vice-president. But the party […]

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2019 presidential list: Real reasons we removed Donald Duke, Jerry Gana’s names – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday gave reasons for excluding the name of a former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, from the final list of presidential candidates. INEC had yesterday published the names of presidential candidates involved in the forthcoming election. But, the presidential candidate of SDP was omitted from the […]

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Rivers guber: What Gov. Wike, Abe plan to do to Amaechi – Ex-nPDP spokesperson, Eze

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers state, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has encouraged members of the party in the state not to lose faith over recent developments, regarding the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to publish names of the party’s candidates in its latest list. Eze said members of […]

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2019 presidency: Buhari does not recognize his aides by names, doesn’t know what’s going on around him – Pastor Giwa

A senior Pastor of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church in Akure, Pastor Adewale Giwa on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari has stopped functioning well since he returned from the United Kingdom medical vacation last year. Giwa, who stated this in a statement to DAILY POST, said he was not surprised […]