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Edo revenue agency engages private legal practitioners to drive tax recovery

As part of renewed efforts to ramp up internal generated revenue, the Edo State Government has engaged private legal practitioners, to fast-track recovery of...

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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

UCL: New dawn for EPL; but an Anti-climactic final

  By Uche Chris Unlike previous seasons, the 2018/19 European Champion League, (UCL), undoubtedly the greatest club competition in the world is uniquely special in more...

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

Onnoghen’s conviction a continuation of Jihad against Christians in Nigeria –...

  The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has described the conviction of Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by the Code...

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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

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Nigeria imports 4.87bn litres of petrol in Q1 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday announced that 4.87 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol were imported...

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Oil hovers near six-month high as U.S. stockpile build counters supply fears

Oil prices hovered near six-month highs on Wednesday after data showed U.S. crude stockpiles surged to their highest levels since October 2017, countering fears...

Facebook beats profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty

Facebook Inc on Wednesday blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter as it kept a lid on the costs of making...

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...

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Ivory Coast frees 48 child slaves, arrests traffickers

Police in Ivory Coast freed 48 child slaves in raids on plantations in the country's Western cocoa belt and arrested 22 people accused of...

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APCON set to regulate Nigeria’s digital marketing sector

The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) is set to regulate the digital media landscape as the Federal Government is working at establishing a...

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UCL: New dawn for EPL; but an Anti-climactic final

  By Uche Chris Unlike previous seasons, the 2018/19 European Champion League, (UCL), undoubtedly the greatest club competition in the world is uniquely special in more...

The Diamond Bank Sale and Pascal Dozie’s moral burden (3) ...

BY PRINCE EMEKA OBASI  By 2014, Diamond bank had attained the peak of its meteoric rise. The broad expectation was that it would morph into...

The Diamond Bank Sale and Paschal Dozie’s moral burden (2)

By PRINCE EMEKA OBASI At the end of the consolidation programme, Diamond Bank managed to scrape through the steep recapitalisation requirements after a moderately successful...