BUSINESS

MTN

MTN to sell another 14% stake to Nigerians

OBINNA EZUGWU South African Telecom giant, MTN Group, has said it plans to sell additional 14 percent stake to Nigerians in its bid to deepen...

POLITICS

Alhaji Raji Taoheed

Osun 2022: Thousands of PDP members defect to APC

SUNDAY OGUNTUYI Ahead of the Osun 2022 governorship election, about five thousands members of the country's main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP)...

ECONOMY

Family displaced by bandits

Report says Nigeria lost $40.6bn to insecurity in 2020

Nigeria lost $40.6 billion to insecurity in 2020. This is according to the Institute for Economics & Peace’s ‘Global Peace Index 2021: Measuring Peace in...

EDITORIAL

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Ebonyi massacre: An inconvenient truth for the Igbo!

The massacre in Ebonyi state, Southeast Nigeria, last week Monday, has again brought to the fore the existential challenges in Nigeria and the urgent...
Kachalla Turji, in military camouflage, with Gumi on white, among other fighters

Sheikh Gumi’s dangerous gambit

Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, Nigeria’s foremost Islamic cleric is no stranger to controversy. But the present one is unusual and out of character. Very often...

OPINION

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To hell with Biafra – Igbo must avoid a repeat of...

By Uche Chris I have never been an ardent supporter of Biafra; I believed in its sentiment but remained skeptical of its practical usefulness and...
Tobi Bakre

Tobi Bakre: A worthy youth role model @27

By Yusuf Mohammed As far as reality TV shows in Africa are concerned, like it or not, nothing comes close to Big Brother Naija. There...
David Umahi, Ebonyi State governor

How Dave Umahi became enemy of Ebonyi people, By Abia Onyike

“All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upwards on the miseries of mankind’’. Joseph Conrad(1857-1924). In the beginning: Saturday, the 29th day of May, 2021...
Southern governors

Asaba Declaration: Crossing the threshold of gullibility and division

By Obunike Nwosu On May 11, 2021, Governors of the 17 states of Southern Nigeria met in Asaba, Delta State and resolved to ban the...

HEALTH

Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

FG to get 3.92m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine in July

Nigeria's federal government says it expects another shipment of 3.92 million AstraZeneca vaccine to arrive in the country between July and August. The Executive Director...

Entertainment

Ayinla, FirstBank movie

Ayinla, FirstBank sponsored movie premieres in Lagos on Sunday

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its lead sponsorship of a movie titled ‘Ayinla’, which is billed to premiere on Sunday, 13 June...
Tobi Bakre

Tobi Bakre: A worthy youth role model @27

By Yusuf Mohammed As far as reality TV shows in Africa are concerned, like it or not, nothing comes close to Big Brother Naija. There...

RELIGION

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T. B Joshua’s death sparks cries of woes

By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA Cries of woes and lamentations, particularly from individuals, institutions, communities and states who benefited from the late founder of Synagogue Church of...

INTERVIEW

Dr. Fidelis Anosike

Why we are honouring Daily Times icons – Fidelis Anosike

Dr. Fidelis Anosike, Chief Executive Officer of Folio Holdings, publishers of the Daily Times Newspaper, has lined up activities...
Soji Adagunodo, Osun PDP

Any PDP tour of Osun without resolution chairmanship tussle a waste...

The embattled chairman of Osun State Chapter of People's Democratic Party (PDP) Hon. Soji Adagunodo recently met with some...

FEATURES

Rotimi Amaechi

Nigeria’s Champions of Infrastructure on Parade

By Laolu Ayoola, Bayo Obajemu, Emeka Ejere and Obinna Ezugwu These technocrats, business leaders and politicians differed in orientation, status, personality and background, but they...

EDUCATION

Oyetola

Osun government closes 600 substandard schools

By Sunday Oguntuyi, Osogbo Osun State Government on Wednesday said it closed down about 600 mushroom private schools, especially at primary level, that do not...
ASUP

Polytechnics academic staff suspend strike for three months

OBINNA EZUGWU The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) says it is suspending an industrial action it embarked upon more than two months ago, with...

MONEY MARKET

Sterling Bank

SterlingPro gives customers cutting edge

With COVID-19 proving that digital banking is no longer optional, Sterling Bank PLC has recently upgraded SterlingPro, its market-leading digital...

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Capital Market

FBNH advises capital market investors to seek investment advisers to enhance returns​

FBN Holdings Plc has advised investors in the nation’s capital market to always seek financial advice for investment decision to maximise returns. The Chief Finanicial...

NGX delists four firms on trading platform

Adebayo Obajemu The Nigerian Exchange Group on Tuesday delisted Evans Medical Plc, Nigerian-German Chemical Plc, Roads Nigeria Plc and Unic Diversified Holdings Plc from its...

SECURITY /THREATS

SPORTS

BRANDS

MTN

MTN to sell another 14% stake to Nigerians

OBINNA EZUGWU South African Telecom giant, MTN Group, has said it plans to sell additional 14 percent stake to Nigerians in its bid to deepen...

ENERGY

Mele Kyari

Rising oil prices a problem for Nigeria – Kyari

Mallam Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has regretted that rather than being a positive development, the...

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

fbnquest merchant bank

Tech companies now dominate equity markets- FBNQuest

Where Big Oil, Big Pharma, bulge-bracket investment banks and Coca Cola once dominated US stock markets, their roles have now been usurped by the...
WTO

How COVID-19 is increasing cost of trade -WTO

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued an information note outlining where and how trade costs may increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report...
Volkswagen

Volkswagen to pay $267 million for Audi buyout

Volkswagen will pay a 48% premium to buy out the minority shareholders of premium division Audi, Audi said on Tuesday. Volkswagen, which already holds 99.64%...

ACROSS THE COUNTER

INSURANCE

Sovereign Trust Insurance

Sovereign Trust Insurance reports N392m profit in Q1 2021

Adebayo Obajemu Sovereign Trust Insurance in the first quarter of 2021 achieved growth in its topline and bottom line figures, compared to the figures recorded...

COLUMNIST

Naira and Dollar rate

Politics of naira value

By Uche Chris What really is the value of the naira? This would elicit as diverse an answer as there are experts and is one...
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Between the price of conscience and gratitude, by Pat Utomi 

  It seems real. I lived to be 65. Who would have believed it? Escaping assassination attempts under military rule, terrorist bombings on a London...
Trump supporter waves flag inside the Capitol Hill

America, our America

By Richard Mammah Events in America in the past few days have understandably ignited the consciousness of the world. This is because being the self-acknowledged...