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Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan Crown Football Club, Ogbomoso, On Tuesday said  it would be difficult to replace their star midfielder, Folorunso Samson, who died when the vehicle he was travelling in plunged
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Economic and financial experts have said the naira may reverse this week the loss it recorded against the United States dollar last week. Owing to increased scarcity of the dollar, the naira fell from
Jaiz Takaful Insurance has introduced non-conventional insurance products, which focus on profit sharing among clients and participants. Takaful is an Islamic insurance concept, which is based on the
Anna Okon The Bank of Industry has included certification from the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control as prerequisite for approval of loan requests by manufacturers of drugs,
Everest Amaefule, Abuja Nigerians may soon begin to pay higher for stamp duty going by a proposal before the National Assembly for an increase in the cost of postage stamps across the country. The 200
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated the National Council on Privatisation steering committee for the restructuring and recapitalisation of the Bank of Agriculture, as
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The supply hiccup, which has lately affected the availability of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise called cooking gas, may soon be over, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corpor
Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi with agency report A new terminal for the Kaduna airport is still under construction with cables hanging from ceilings less than two months before it is due to become an aviation
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority and GuarantCo on Monday announced the establishment of an infrastructure credit enhancement facility in Nigeria. The Infrastructure Cred
Elsa, from the hugely popular animated Frozen series, is being used as part of a billboard campaign in Montana warning teenagers of the dangers of methamphetamine. Read Full Article a
Folashade Adebayo The Oyo State Government on Monday said it was not interested in reprimanding protesting students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, who were seen
Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Director of Organisation of the Class 96 Association of Public Administration and Government Students, Abia State University, Uturu, Mrs. Nkiru Heckor-Anukem, has identif
Folashade Adebayo The Chairman, Lagos State chapter of the University of Lagos Alumni, Dr. Lukumon Adeoti, has said that the youth development programme of the Lagos State Government will lead to job
Friday Olokor, Abuja The National Open University of Nigeria will award various degrees to 5,975 students, including two prisoners, at its sixth convocation ceremony scheduled for this Saturday in Abu
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Chairman, Governing Council of Osun State University, Mallam Yusuf Ali, SAN, has appealed to the Federal Government to grant licences to more private universities, in addition
T-shirts blaring “Grab America By The P***y” in support of President-elect Donald Trump have sold out online sparking a huge backlash on social media as well a planned protest at an Ore
Oyetunji Abioye The biting economic recession in the country has forced Heritage Bank Limited to sack over 100 members of its workers, it has been learnt. Although the lender refused to state the exac
Stanley Opara and  Ifeanyi Onuba The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday said it had so far paid over N30bn to investors in the Nigerian capital market from the backlog of unclaimed dividends
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The crisis rocking the National Insurance Commission may be far from over as the leadership of the workers’ union in the agency has issued a fresh threat to embark on an industria
One of the best graduating students of the University of Lagos, Mansur Ismaila, in this interview with Folashade Adebayo and  Sodiq Oyeleke, shares his pains and gains of dropping out of medical schoo
Russia has renewed its commitment to economic development in the Arctic, ahead of a high-profile international summit dedicated to the region, where President Vladimir Putin is schedule
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Founder and Proprietor of Crescent University, Abeokuta, Prince Bola Ajibola, has awarded 30 scholarships to new students of the institution beginning from 2016/2017 acad
Samson Folarin The police in Bayelsa State have started investigation into the alleged torture and death of a seven-year-old boy, Joshua, by his father, Zikeme Ideisy, and stepmother, Eunice Ideisy. J
A TAILBACK of over 17 kilometres built up from Barcelona airport to the city centre and beyond when over 5,000 taxi drivers staged a ...
Femi Makinde,  Osogbo Residents of Olopo II in the Ilode area of Ile Ife, Osun State, on Monday engaged quarry operators at a tourmaline mining site in a fight over the effect of explosive materials u
Samson Folarin The police have arraigned a 20-year-old housemaid, Loveth Emmanuel, before an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing N700,000 from the safes of her boss, identified only a
Afeez Hanafi Some persons close to the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges have said the school management was warned of an imminent attack on the school a few weeks before the kidnap of eight peo

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