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Festus Keyamo

Courts are guided by Electoral Act, not by social media videos,...

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, has said that some videos circulating on the social media purportedly showing how the February 23, 2019 presidential election was rigged are of no effect when weighed against the provisions of the Electoral Act and INEC’s guidelines. INEC had declared candidate of the...

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The Nigerian Senate

Senate steps down 2019 Budget passage until April 30

The Senate on Wednesday stepped down consideration and passage of the 2019 Appropriation Bill until April 30. The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, who made the announcement at plenary, said the postponement was to allow the Senate Committee on Appropriation to distribute copies of the budget to lawmakers...



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UBA Plc

UBA earnings hits N494bn, records significant asset growth, driven by market...

The Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Plc has announced its Audited 2018 Financial Results with impressive growths achieved across major financial lines. According to the 2018 financials filed at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, the Africa’s global bank’s gross earnings grew by 7.0 percent to N494.0 billion,...



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Unai Emery

I am angry with myself over Wolves’ defeat, says Arsenal coach,...

Unai Emery refused to give up on Arsenal’s Champions League hopes after seeing his side embarrassed by Wolves in a 3-1 defeat at Molineux on Wednesday. Ruben Neves, Matt Doherty and the outstanding Diogo Jota scored the goals that condemned Emery’s side to a third defeat in four Premier League...
City crush United 2-0 at Old Trafford

Manchester City take big step towards title with derby win at...

Manchester City took a big step towards retaining the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday. The win sent the Cityzens back to the top of the table. City have 89 points, one more than rivals Liverpool, with both teams having three games...





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Buhari returns to Abuja

PMB’s Second term: Looking back, and looking forward

To borrow the words of colourful First Republic politician, Chief Ozumba Mbadiwe, "come has finally come to become" for President Muhammadu Buhari, as he has won election to serve a second term in office, after a pulsating contest. The country, nay, Africa, and the world look forward to the...
Ethiopian Airlines

Between the moribund Nigeria Airways and domineering Ethiopian Airlines, By Folu...

To say Nigeria-the supposed Giant of Africa-is without a national airline, befuddles right thinking Nigerians. Once buoyant Nigeria Airways came into limelight in 1958 after the dissolution of West African Corporation, WAAC. It began operation on October 1, 1958; and in 1971, it was rebranded to the name it...