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Maikanti-Baru, NNPC GMD

Taleveras makes $17m commitment to NNPC on $184m crude swap under-deliveries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has pledged to provide members of the public through the mass media with up-to-date information on the ongoing effort by the Corporation to sanitize the record books through the painstaking reconciliation of the transactions executed during the defunct crude for product swap regime. The...

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Forex dealers suffer heavy loses as Naira surges

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday offered fresh $100 million at the interbank market to meet customers’ demands, but the dealers were only able to pick about $81.35 million. The Acting Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Isaac Okorafor, in a statement, attributed the inability of authorised dealers to pick...

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7-UP

Seven Up’s quarter of multiple loses

The Bottling Company Seven up Bottling Company’s loss figure in the second quarter multiplied more than three times at the end of the third quarter last December. The soft drinks manufacturer ended the period with a loss of close to N5 billion, more than three times the loss of N1.56...

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Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi

Iheanacho’s late goal earns Nigeria draw against Senegal

Kelechi Iheanacho on Thursday in London scored a late goal to deny the Teranga Lions of Senegal a famous victory against the Super Eagles in an international friendly. An 82nd minute penalty kick scored by Iheanacho helped Nigeria secure a 1-1 draw in their friendly encounter at the Hives Stadium. Moussa...
Marouane Fellaini

Man United crush Boro to move fifth

Manchester United moved up to fifth in the Premier League as Middlesbrough's first game since sacking manager Aitor Karanka ended in defeat. Ashley Young's deep cross found Marouane Fellaini at the back post to head past Victor Valdes, before Jesse Lingard's terrific strike doubled United's lead after the break. Boro, with...

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Gloating over PMB’s health is of no value, By Femi Adesina

I learnt an enduring lesson on the day General Sani Abacha died. It was June 8, 1998, and death had laid its icy hands on the maximum ruler, and the scepter had fallen from the grip of the king. I was deputy editor of National Concord, the newspaper owned...
Prince Nwaeze Onu

Ibrahim Magu: Lest we forget, by Prince Nwaeze Onu

In 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari campaigned on a tripod of promises to diversify and improve the economy, to fight insurgency and improve the security of lives and properties throughout the federation and, to fight corruption at all levels. On victory and assumption of office, the president appointed cabinet ministers...