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Tribunal declares Adeleke winner of Osun guber poll

The Osun state governorship election pet‎ition tribunal has declared Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of the Osun state governorship election. At its sitting in Abuja on Friday, it held that the rerun election conducted in the state after the initial poll was...

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Port Harcourt Refinery

NNPC commences first phase of rehabilitation of Port Harcourt refinery

Nigeria’s effort at ensuring local sufficiency in refined petroleum products was bolstered Thursday with the formal commencement of the first phase of the rehabilitation of the 210,000 barrels per day capacity Port Harcourt Refinery complex that comprises the 60,000 barrels per day old Refinery built in 1965 and the...

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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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Trent Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold withdraws from England squad

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold has withdrawn from the England squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro because of a back injury. No player has been called up to replace the 20-year-old, leaving manager Gareth Southgate with a 22-man squad. England said Alexander-Arnold arrived with a back...
Paul Pogba

Real Madrid a dream club but I’m happy at Man Utd,...

Paul Pogba has described Real Madrid as "a dream club for every player" but says he is happy at Manchester United. The midfielder, 26, has praised caretaker-manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but says Real represent "a dream for every kid, for every football player". "It's one of the biggest clubs in the...

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How green is the grass on this side?

How green is the grass on this side? – Sally Moske

Recent statistics have pointed to the fact that many young Nigerians, over the past few years, have been leaving the country in alarming numbers. The search for better living conditions and an enabling environment to fulfil their dreams drives the youths to seek more financially stable economies. It is no...
Mike Ozekhome

Ozekhome fanning the embers of disunity and subjugation of Igbo race

On February 27, 2019, lawyer and activist, Mike Ozekhome, wrote a piece under the headline, 'Buhari's skewed view of the Igbo race.' On face value, the piece seemed to advocate the cause of the Igbo race, but a dispassionate analysis shows it for what it truly is: drivel meant to...