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BUSINESS

Fitch downgrades 3 Nigerian banks to ‘B’, places others on negative...

BY EMEKA EJEREFitch Ratings has downgraded the three-highest rated banks in Nigeria, Zenith Bank (Zenith), Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) and United Bank for Africa (UBA), to Long-Term Issuer Default Rating...

POLITICS

Buhari announces measures to contain Covid-19

By OBINNA EZUGWUNigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, announced a number of policy actions to contain the growing cases of Coronavirus pandemic in the...

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

Oyetola identifies sports as a tool for peace, character building

By Sunday Oguntuyi, OsogboGovernor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun state on Tuesday described Sport as a weapon for peace, character building and instilling leadership traits...

ENTERTAINMENT

Davido’s fiancee, Chioma tests positive for Covid-19

Musician David Adeleke, alias Davido, has announced his fiancée, Chioma, tested positive for coronavirus.The singer who disclosed the development via his Instagram account on...

RELIGION

COVID-19: Churches comply with govt directive in Osun

...suspend Sunday ServicesBy Sunday Oguntuyi, OsogboChurches in Osogbo the capital of Osun state where shut in compliance with the directive of government that ban...

INTERVIEW

APC restructuring plan very dangerous, must be rejected — Odia Ofeimun

Foremost Nigerian poet, columnist and secretary to the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Odia Ofeimun has said the restructuring programme...

Monguno, Kyari rift underscores level of Buhari’s incompetence – Okoroji

Lagos based lawyer and All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) chieftain, Bob Okey Okoroji has said the rift between President...

How Northen leaders created Boko Haram by promoting religious bigotry –...

Chief Abia Onyike is the spokesperson for Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF), and Former Commissioner for Information in Ebonyi State....
Shola Jesuseitan, Petdavella CEO

Our goal is to reduce carbon emissions in Nigeria to barest...

Oluwashola Jesuseitan CEO of Petdavella Nigeria Limited, a recycling company with focus on energy efficiency has said his company...

FEATURES

APC restructuring plan very dangerous, must be rejected — Odia Ofeimun

Foremost Nigerian poet, columnist and secretary to the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Odia Ofeimun has said the restructuring programme of the All Progressive Congress...

HEALTH

COVID-19: Enugu records two cases as total rise to 81

Enugu State, Southeast Nigeria has recorded two cases of the novel Coronavirus, even as total confirmed cases in the country has risen to 81.The...

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Naira weakens 1.39% to N385.53/$ at Investors forex window as CBN...

The naira depreciated 1.39 per cent to N385.53 against the dollar at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) foreign exchange window on Thursday as the...

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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...

Oil rallies despite large crude build

The American Petroleum Institute (API) estimated on Tuesday a large crude oil inventory build of 6.407 million barrels for the week ending March 6,...

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EDUCATION

Effect of corona virus on Nigeria

By KEMI FISAYOThe outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic that had begun in China has, among other things, denied several Nigerians the opportunity of returning...

WAEC Postpones  2020 WASSCE Exams for School Candidates

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has postponed the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to a time undisclosed, due to concerns...

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MTN slashes data prices by 33% for SA subscribers

By OBINNA EZUGWUTelecom giant, MTN on Friday announced a slash in price of monthly data bundles for its South African subscribers by 33 percent.According...

COLUMNIST

China and the rest of us

Eye on power with PRINCE EMEKA OBASISuddenly global attention is focused on China on account of the now pandemic Coronavirus, codenamed Covid-19, which is...

Budgeting in Turbulent Times

By BONIFACE CHIZEA (Guest Columnist)There have been commendable sound bites about a mid-term review of Budget 2020. According to the honourable Minister of Finance,...

His Name is Gold… And He Lent It To Me

...TRIBUTE TO GEN. DOMKAT BALI @80The first time I met General Domkat Bali (rtd) was around 1992. I was a swash-buckling young man at...