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Isa Yuguda

The Governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, has accused the administration of his predecessor, Alhaji Isah Yuguda, of withdrawing N1bn from one of the state’s accounts in a single day. Abubakar who said this during a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, alleged that the N1bn was withdrawn from...

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) plans 275 million pounds ($361 million) of new investments at three drug manufacturing sites in Britain, signaling its confidence in the country despite last month's vote to leave the European Union. Britain's biggest drugmaker, which had argued against Brexit before the referendum, believes the UK remains an attractive...

CORPORATE SCORECARD

Though high cost of sales continue to pose threat to profit and dividend of listed equities, particularly those in the building sector of Nigerian Stock Exchange, the duo of Dangote Cement and Lafarge Africa, manufacturers of Elephant brand of cement, still remains investors’ toast in the industry. Both companies...

SPORTS

Gonzalo-Higuain

Juventus have signed Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli for £75.3m. The 28-year-old has signed a five-year deal at Juventus after the club met his buy-out clause of 90m euros, which will be paid in two instalments. The fee for the France-born forward is the third most expensive in history and...
Rio Olympics

Russia will not receive a blanket ban from Rio 2016 following the country's doping scandal. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will leave it up to individual sports' governing bodies to decide if Russian competitors are clean and should be allowed to take part. The decision follows a report in which Canadian...

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