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Salah has been directly involved in 12 goals in his nine Champions League game

Salah goal sends Liverpool to Champions League last 16

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he "could not be prouder of a team" as Mohamed Salah's goal and Alisson's brilliant late save earned a place in the Champions League knockout stage with victory over Napoli. The Reds needed to win with a clean sheet or by two clear goals to...

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Tony Elumelu of Heirs Holdings and Dr. Benedict Oramah of Afrexim Bank

Heirs Holdings signs $600m facility deal with Afrexim Bank, to...

As a further demonstration of the African Export-Import Bank’s (“Afrexim”) mandate to facilitate the growth of intra-Africa trade and support the development of African businesses, Afrexim has signed financing facilities totalling $600 million with the Heirs Holdings Group, a pan-African proprietary investment holding company. Heirs Holdings has significant investments...

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Fitch revises outlook on First Bank Holdings to positive; affirms at...

Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on the Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) of FBN Holdings Plc (FBNH) and its primary operating company, First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) to Positive from Negative and affirmed the IDRs at 'B-'. Fitch has also upgraded the National Long- and Short-Term Ratings of...

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Salah has been directly involved in 12 goals in his nine Champions League game

Salah goal sends Liverpool to Champions League last 16

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he "could not be prouder of a team" as Mohamed Salah's goal and Alisson's brilliant late save earned a place in the Champions League knockout stage with victory over Napoli. The Reds needed to win with a clean sheet or by two clear goals to...
Lucas Moura (centre) scored arguably his most important goal for Tottenham

Late Moura goal secures remarkable qualification for Spurs

Tottenham achieved "mission impossible" by qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino. Lucas Moura's 85th-minute equaliser earned a priceless point at Barcelona, as Spurs completed an unlikely turnaround in Group B having collected only one point from their first three games. They needed to...

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Nigeria is making progress in the fight against corruption – Charles...

Nigeria has made encouraging efforts to fight endemic corruption, a real plague for this oil-rich country, and improve the business environment. The recent corruption case against Eni and Shell in a controversial oil deal that led to Nigeria losing an estimated $6bn is symptomatic of the headlines Nigeria attracts. However,...
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Minimum wage, maximum conundrum by Emma Agu

There can never be any question about the justification for a wage increase in Nigeria. While wages have remained constant for some time, the value of the naira has depreciated with concomitant rises in prices of goods and services. It is therefore perfectly understandable that workers should agitate for...