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Dudafa, Jonathan’s former aide says EFCC nailed him with fake documents

A former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, has told a federal high court in Lagos that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) forced him to implicate the immediate past president.Dudafa, who is standing trial for alleged corruption, told the court that the anti-graft agency obtained...

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Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness shareholders endorse N40bn rights issue

Shareholders of Guinness Nigeria Plc on Tuesday endorsed the proposed plan by the company to raise N40 billion through a rights issue.The shareholders, who gave the endorsement at the company’s Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) in Lagos, also authorised the directors to apply any outstanding convertible loan, shareholders loan toward...

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FirstBank

FBN Holdings: Improving efficiency via decreased operating expenses

FBN Holdings Plc has announced a 7.0 percent year-on-year increase in its gross earnings to N417.3 billion as against N390.0 billion recorded as at September 2015. The increase reflects the strong business fundamentals as it kept the revenue momentum amidst a slow business environment.However, despite the 56.5% y-o-y...

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Wenger

FA charges Arsenal boss Wenger for verbal abuse, pushing during Burnley...

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been charged by the Football Association for verbal abuse and pushing during Sunday's game against Burnley.Wenger pushed fourth official Anthony Taylor after being sent off in Sunday's 2-1 Premier League win.He had been dismissed for reacting angrily to a 93rd-minute penalty given to Burnley,...
Algeria vs Senegal

Algeria crashed out of 2017 AFCON without a win

Algeria crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations at the group stage after failing to win a single game in Gabon.They were held to a 2-2 draw by Group B winners Senegal in a match they had to win to have any chance of avoiding an embarrassing early...

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Adegbenro Adebanjo

The Big Brother Naija show in S’ Africa: A gratuitous insult...

TELL me it is not true. No it must be a ‘January fool’ Joke. Please TELL me that the news making the round that the Big Brother Naija 2017 House being broadcast live to viewers across the world is located and being hosted and filmed in South Africa. If...
Folu-Olamiti

As America and the world wait for Trump, by Folu Olamiti

Few days from now Donald Trump will step into the White House as the 45th American President. The Americans are in fever pitch anticipation waiting for a man whose conduct, so far, has been contrary to the norm. Trump is a novelty in American politics, nay the world.His...