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Babatope predicts PDP’s victory in Osun governorship election

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, on Sunday said the party would win the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun. Babatope, a former Minister of Transportation, who spoke in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that people of Osun were...

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Making Nigeria major investment destination is our goal, says VP Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has assured that the goal of the Buhari administration is to make Nigeria a major global investment destination. He said this on Saturday while addressing the Christ The Redeemers Fellowship International (CRFI) UAE Dubai Professional Business Summit tagged “Exploring Investment Opportunities in Nigeria and...

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Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Insurance

Zenith Insurance records N12.5bn gross premium, pays N6.7bn claims

Zenith Insurance recorded a gross premium written of N12.5 billion during its financial year ended De. 31, 2017. It represents a 12 per cent increase over the N11.116 billion recorded in 2016 The company’s financial statements, which were approved by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on April 20, 2018, also...

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Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool boss ‘doesn’t care’ about transfer criticism

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp "doesn't care" about allegations of hypocrisy over his transfer spending. After Paul Pogba's £89m move to Manchester United in 2016, Klopp said he would quit football if such fees became commonplace. The £66.8m signing of goalkeeper Alisson from Roma took Liverpool's spending over the last 12 months...
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Liverpool make Brazilian Alisson world’s most expensive keeper

Liverpool have made Roma's Alisson the world's most expensive goalkeeper after signing him on a six-year deal. The Reds have not revealed how much they have paid for the Brazil number one but Roma said the deal is worth up to £66.8m (72.5m euros). "In terms of my life and my...

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President Muhammadu Buhari

PMB AT ICC: Proud to be Nigeria by Femi Adesina

I've seen him address the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Seen him speak at AU (African Union) summits. Seen him address the European Parliament at Salzburg, France. Watched him speak to the world a number of times at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). And on Tuesday,...
Kemi Adeosun

A reputation worth its weight in gold by Ebun Asagbe

Since the news of Kemi Adeosun’s allegedly forged NYSC Certificate broke, we have been inundated with news reports, press statements, and more recently, opinion articles; each trying to outdo the other, mostly, in defence of Mrs Adeosun. The minister herself has remained silent on the matter, possibly on the...