Monthly Archives: July 2017

Man Utd complete £40m signing of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea

Manchester United have confirmed that Nemanja Matic has joined the club, becoming their third signing of the summer. The central midfielder joins from Chelsea on a three-year contract after a fee of around £40million was agreed with the Premier League ...

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ALUU 4: Court convicts three persons

A High Court in Rivers State has found three persons guilty of the murder of four students who were lynched in Aluu community in 2012. The court presided over by Justice Nyordee also discharged and acquitted four others, who had ...

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Oil hits $53 on tighter U.S market

Oil prices hit a two-month high on Monday as a result of the tightening of US crude market and the threat of sanctions against OPEC-member, Venezuela. Brent crude futures traded at $52.90 per barrel, its highest since May 25, while ...

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VIDEO: CNN mocks Nigeria over Buhari’s prolonged absence

CNN mocks Buhari's absense

On Sunday, US news network CNN made a mockery of the prolonged absence of President Muhammadu Buhari who has been out of Nigeria for 85 days. American journalist Fareed Zakaria, during the ‘GPS challenge,’ segment of the programme “The Global ...

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We need more Tony Elumelus to take our children off the streets – Sultan of Sokoto

UBA visits Sokoto Tony Elumelu with Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, commended the Tony Elumelu Foundation and its Founder, Tony O. Elumelu for their contribution to entrepreneurship and creation of jobs for young people in the North. The Sultan made this commendation during a courtesy visit paid ...

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We are still technically in recession until Nigerians see improvements – Uni Don


Dr Aminu Usman, an economist, has said Nigeria is still technically in recession, until the average Nigerian feels the positive impact of the “economic progression”. Usman, Head of Economics Department, Kaduna State University, told our correspondent that the nation had ...

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El-Rufai orders investigation of attack on senators, journalists

Some APC Senators, Representatives and journalists were on Sunday attacked at the the Kaduna State Secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) by “political thugs”. Reacting to the situation, Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, condemned the attack, saying ...

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GTBank Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Listing on the London Stock Exchange

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, marks its listing on the London Stock Exchange whereby the Bank became the first Nigerian bank to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), the first to dual list on an international ...

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Boko Haram now stronger; ambushes and kills soldiers at will – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, has said the Boko Haram insurgents are now stronger. He said this is a statement supported by the recent killing of oil workers. Giving evidence that war against insurgency is not over. In a ...

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Thugs attack federal lawmakers and journalists in Kaduna

Some political thugs invaded the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna State Council on Sunday, injured journalists, vandalised properties and disrupted a press briefing by some APC chieftains in the state. The thugs were said to have ...

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