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BUSINESS

Anxiety in banks over more increase in LDR,

…as lending raises concerns of high NPL By JULIUS ALAGBE On the back of the drive to support the real sector of the economy, analysts have...

POLITICS

Again, Timi Frank hits Ikpeazu Frank as their war of words...

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has once again, attacked Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu,...

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: The Amotekun saga and Nigeria’s future

The launch recently of the Southwest security outfit known as "Amotekun" by the governors of the region in a way is a requiem of...

SPORTS

Sports betting: A weekend of heartbreak for punters as Man City,...

It was a weekend that many Nigerians who take part in sports betting would want to forget in a hurry as some of the...

ENTERTAINMENT

In pictures: Business Hallmark People of the Year Award 2019

It was glitz and glamour on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos on the occasion of Business Hallmark People...

RELIGION

2023: El-Rufai/Fayemi is ticket to watch, 70% of APC members will...

Presiding Bishop of Divine Seed of God Chapel Ministry, Ojoo, Ibadan, Oyo State, Prophet Wale Olagunju, has prophesied that come 2023 election, the north...

FEATURES / INTERVIEWS

Biafra @50: Nobody will use us to fight another war –...

A Tiv leader of thought and convener, Conference for Democratic Change, Professor Yima Sen, has said anyone who wants to start another war in...

HEALTH

Abia govt announces outbreak of Lassa fever in state

The Abia State government has announced an outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The state's commissioner for health, Dr. Joe Osuji who announced the...

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Oil dips from 2-month high as U.S.-China trade doubts dominate

Brent crude futures LCOc1 had slid 30 cents, or 0.5%, to $63.67 a barrel. West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1 was at $58.24 a barrel,...

Experts still skeptical over Nigeria’s role in AfCFT

By ADEBAYO OBAJEMU By eventually plugging into the African Continental Free Trade Agreement ( AfCFTA ) on July 7, 2019 at the African Union Summit...

Oil rises amid mixed reports over pace of Saudi recovery

Oil futures gained on Monday as traders weighed conflicting reports on how quickly Saudi Arabia will be able to restore its lost production. Futures rose...

Oil down as Saudi output restored; stocks steady as Fed meets

Oil prices dropped sharply on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said the kingdom has fully restored its oil production after having been hit...

OPEC cuts 2020 oil demand forecast

OPEC on Wednesday cut its forecast for growth in world oil demand in 2020 due to an economic slowdown, an outlook the producer group...

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Governorship elections held in Rivers, A/Ibom states, PDP insists

  By OKUNADE ADEKUNLE The Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) governors have insisted that contrary to opinion in some quarters, governorship elections were actually held in both...

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God Is Good Motors redefines interstate road transportation

Benchmarks customer service, technology and punctuality By EMEKA EJERE As competition in the interstate transportation business in Nigeria becomes stiffer with new operators springing up...

COLUMNIST

Eye on power: When expectations contradict reality

Why most projections on the 2020 economic outlook are unrealistic By UCHE CHRIS That Nigeria is abundantly endowed with both human and material resources is obvious;...

Fake Product Industry: Book pirates on the prowl (Part 1)

•Pirates make all the money while writers are poor – ANA chairman By ADEBAYO OBAJEMU Ajegunle has for years offered an interesting paradox, a veritable theatre...

Sowore: The naivety of a revolutionary

Sowore: The naivety of a revolutionary The concept and application of the word revolution is being redefined since last week clamp down by government on...