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Buhari meets Obasanjo, Jonathan, others today over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to preside over a meeting of the Council of State on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is the third time Buhari will be hosting the meeting of the council that has all living former Presidents and Heads of Government as members since he...

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Babatunde-Fowler, FIRS Boss

FIRS boss Fowler urges IoD members to embrace VAIDS, says tax...

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, has urged members of the Institue of Directors (IoD) to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS). ...

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Nigerian Capital Market: Rising from ruins of recession

The Nigerian capital market, which had been on a negative trend since 2014 when the country’s fortunes started showing signs of recession, experienced a massive growth in 2017. Although the market started year 2017 on a sluggish note, it emerged one of the best among its peers, against predictions of...

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De Gea's spectacular save

De Gea helps Man United claim credible draw at Sevilla

David de Gea's stunning first-half save helped Manchester United claim a credible draw at Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. The Spain keeper had kept out efforts from Joaquin Correa and Steven N'Zonzi before showing quick reflexes to produce a one-handed save on the stroke...
Messi cancels Willian goal

Messi cancels Willian’s goal to deny Chelsea vital victory at Stamford...

Barcelona's Lionel Messi scored an equaliser to deny Chelsea a famous victory in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge. Willian, who had twice hit the post in the first half, put the Blues ahead with another low strike from outside the penalty area. However, Antonio...

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Buhari with Catholic priests

PMB and the Bishops: Let the frank talks continue, By Emma...

These are very challenging times for Nigeria and Nigerians. And if there is one man who should feel the pinch more than the rest of us, it is President Muhammadu Buhari, PMB, for short. Why, you would ask? Simple: Uneasy, the saying goes, lies the head that wears the...
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Nigerian women, children as endangered species by Adele Adeniji

In May 2015, the then Minister of Finance, Dr Okonjo-Iweala shocked many when she revealed that she is a cancer survivor. She made this revelation at the night of tributes in honour of the late Oronto Douglas who fell to the bullets of cancer on April 9, 2015. In...