BUSINESS

Naira depreciates slightly by 0.05% at Investors’ Forex Window

The Naira was devalued slightly by 0.05 per cent to N360.42/$ at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window on Thursday. The I&E FX market...

POLITICS

Dangers of rising energy cost

At no other time in our history has the country faced the present multifaceted and complicated energy crisis. Virtually every aspect of the energy...

SPORTS

Son gives Tottenham first-leg victory over Man City

Son Heung-min's late goal gave Tottenham a crucial and well-deserved advantage over Manchester City in a thunderous Champions League quarter-final first leg. Spurs survived the...

ENTERTAINMENT

Banks explore win-win options in Nigeria’s  entertainment industry

By YUSUF MOHAMMED The Nigerian entertainment industry is no doubt a thriving one and like bees follow nectar, several banks are ptrsently latching onto it. Indeed,...

RELIGION

Christian Elders berate CAN for congratulating Buhari

...insists CAN not acting on their behalf The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has criticised the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over its decision to...

FEATURES / INTERVIEWS

Endless tears, blood and death in Nigeria

By OBINNA EZUGWU Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation presents itself as the continent's giant. But it's an acclaim it has lived out in all that...

HEALTH

More tasks for Union Bank despite 33% pre-tax profit

By FELIX OLOYEDE Union Bank would have to do more to grow its revenue in 2019 financial year to make investors indeed happy and compete...

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

AfCFTA to curb trade volatility, says World Bank

The World Bank has urged the ratification and effective implementation the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) as part of efforts to reduce trade...

Top traders foresee oil price to rally around $60s in 2019

Four of the world’s biggest traders expect the Brent oil price in 2019 to largely linger in the $60s a barrel with a slight...

Nigeria, Ghana to strengthen business relations

Nigeria and Ghana are set to explore more areas of business opportunities to further strengthen relations between both countries. Ghanaian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr...

MTN declares N453bn profit in 2018

MTN Nigeria recorded N453.1 billion Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) in 2018. The communications company also attracted additional six million subscribers to...

Chevron, Exxon woo investors with shale boasts

The two biggest U.S. oil companies tried to outdo each other on Tuesday, boasting about their prowess in shale to lure investors to their...

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Nigerian women contribute 70% of agricultural workforce — AfDB

The Nigeria Country Director, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Ousmane Dore, said that Nigerian women contributed close to 70 percent of agricultural workforce yet...

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Taxify changes name to BOLT

Taxify has changed its name to Bolt and introduced a new logo with the sole aim of providing quality and better services to its...

COLUMNIST

Eyes on power: “Digging in a hole”

By UCHE CHRIS The governor of a fringe state like Ebonyi would have to do something extraordinary to attract national attention – like the controversial...

Aliko Dangote and the Immense Promises of Nigeria …. (Column)

The Presidency with PRINCE EMEKA OBASI Of course, Aliko Dangote is wealthy. That fact is beyond argument. In fact, he is so wealthy that everyone...

Eyes on power: GTB-Innoson debacle: The price of executive arrogance (Column)

By UCHE CHRIS Nobody should shed any tears for the collateral damage Nigeria’s premium financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank, GTB, suffered in the court of...