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BUSINESS

MPC cuts benchmark interest rate to 12.3%, first in 14 months

In response to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and low oil price to the country’s economy, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central...

POLITICS

FG inaugurates committee on clean Nigeria programme

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday inaugurated the Steering Committee for implementation of the Clean Nigeria, Use The Toilet Campaign. In a virtual meeting...

Editorial & Opinion

Nigeria’s descent to anarchy: A call for action!

We have observed with increasing worry, the spiraling descent of the nation into a Hobbesian state, where life is ‘nasty, brutish and short’. In...

SPORTS

NFF mourns executive member Chidi Okenwa

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described the death of one of its Executive Committee members, Mr Chidi Okenwa, as shocking and devastating. A statement...

ENTERTAINMENT

Dolly Parton donates $1 million for Coronavirus research

Adebayo Obajemu Just when she is just getting over the loss of her long time friend, Kenny Rogers, who died last week, the gobally acclaimed...

RELIGION

Reverend Tony Akinyemi

Covid-19 created in a lab, used for economic interest – Rev...

By OBINNA EZUGWU Computer scientist, nutritionist and senior pastor of the Shepherds Flock International Church, Ikeja, Lagos, Reverend Tony Akinyemi, has alleged that the novel...

INTERVIEW

Sam Ohuabunwa, PSN President

Government should fund research in alternative medicine —Ohuabunwa, PSN President

Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa is President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria and a corporate titan. As a leader in corporate...

Northern govs must take responsibility for Almajiri – ADF

The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has expressed discontent with the new wave of Southward movement of Northern Almajiri children...
Onyekachi Ubani

Bullying critics shows Abia govt has things to hide -Ubani

Lawyer and rights activist, Mr. Onyekachi Ubani has noted that the Abia State government's penchant for clamping down on...

North dominates Nigeria by exploiting East, West rivalry – Uko

Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu-Uko, founder, Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) and Secretary of Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has said one of...

FEATURES

Sam Ohuabunwa, PSN President

Government should fund research in alternative medicine —Ohuabunwa, PSN President

Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa is President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria and a corporate titan. As a leader in corporate Nigeria, his voice is well...

HEALTH

Nigerian equity market halts uptrend; down 0.22%

The six consecutive trading sessions gaining streak of the Nigerian stock market ended on Thursday, declining 0.22 per cent on the back of depreciation...

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MONEY MARKET

Many banks have reached obligor limit in oil & gas sector,...

A lot of banks in Nigeria have reached their single obligor limit in the oil and gas sector, Ms Ronke Onadeko, Principal Consultant, DRNL...

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

COVID-19: Coca-Cola sales drop by 25 % in April

Coca-Cola saw sales volumes of its soft drinks decline by a quarter so far in April, as people stay home to help stem the...

Global economy reels under COVID-19 attack

By ADEBAYO OBAJEMU (with agencies’ report) The deadly disease, Coronavirus, which came out of Wuhan in China in December last year has become a global...

Brent dips further to $26.98

Oil dropped 11% on Friday, giving back early gains, even as the world’s richest nations poured unprecedented aid into the global economy to stop...

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EDUCATION

FG dissolves governing councils of UNIPORT, Maritime University, Okerenkoko

The Federal Government on Thursday dissolved the Governing Council of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Also dissolved is the Governing Council of the...
John Taiwo Adekolawole

Ede Poly Rector, Adekolawole accused of nepotism, abuse of power

By Sunday Oguntuyi, Osogbo The Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Dr John Taiwo Adekolawole has been accused of abuse of power, nepotism, suppression of dissenting...

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BRANDS

Portland Paints posts N47.39m loss in Q1’20

Adebayo Obajemu Portland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc on Wednesday published its first quarter report for the period ended 31 March 2020. In the unaudited financial...

COLUMNIST

Eye on power: COVID-19 and Pastors’ dirty politics

By UCHE CHRIS The ongoing campaign of slander and falsehood by some Pentecostal pastors against the lockdown of churches and worship centres is unwarranted, vexatious,...

Eye on power: Where are the prophets?

•Pentecostal Christianity seems to have lost its spiritual relevance to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic; this may be the time to rethink its concept...

Eye on power: Covid 19 and Pentecostal greed

By UCHE CHRIS The sad news in this nation since Sunday, 20 March 2020, was not the accelerating rate of spread of the Covid 19,...