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Michael Owen: Playing for Liverpool then Manchester United like going from working for Tesco...

Michael Owen admits he has been left bemused by the daily abuse he receives on social media from Liverpool fans over his decision to join their rivals Manchester United in 2009, after comparing his move to a supermarket worker switching from Tesco to Sainsbury's.

Veteran music star Majek Fashek critically ill, seeks financial assistance – manager

Veteran Reggae musician, Majek Fashek, is critically ill and currently receiving treatment at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in England.

Oil set for biggest quarterly rise since 2009

Oil prices rose on Friday amid the ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, putting crude markets on track for their biggest quarterly rise since 2009.

Kenyan police seize $20 million of counterfeit banknotes from deposit box

Kenyan police on Wednesday seized 20 million dollars of counterfeit banknotes that had been stored in a personal safety deposit box at a branch of Barclays Bank Kenya, the directorate of criminal investigations said.
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Report: Former CBN chief, wife buy N15.6 billion property in UK

Paul Ogwuma, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and his wife have acquired property worth £33 million (N15.6 billion), a UK investigative journalism magazine has revealed.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns bank employees for alleged £100,000 fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned three suspected fraudsters and their company before Justice Z.B. Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna on two counts of conspiracy and fraud.

NCC orders fresh due diligence on preferred bidder for 9Mobile

Confusion has again hit the bid for 9Mobile as the communications sector regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Wednesday said it had ordered fresh due diligence on the preferred bidder selected for the telecom firm.

Barclays Bank charged over Qatar financial crisis loan

Britain's Serious Fraud Office said Monday that it has charged Barclays Bank over the lender's emergency fundraising from Qatar during the financial crisis a decade ago.

Federal govt petitioned over irregularities in 9mobile sale process

The sale process of 9mobile, formerly known as Etisalat, hit a new turn on Tuesday as Bharti Airtel and Helios Investment Partners LLP petitioned industry regulators over alleged “irregularities”.

Investor warns buyers off 9mobile

Spectrum Wireless Communication has issued a buyers beware notice on the sale of 9mobile.

EFCC releases Innoson chief Innocent Chukwuma, accuses him of N1.4 billion fraud

The Senate Committee on Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption, on Wednesday, quizzed the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over the arrest of the Chairman/Managing Director of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, Chief Innocent Chukwuma.

Glo, Airtel, others know fate on 9mobile takeover by December 31

The final buyer from among five bidders already shortlisted for the takeover of the distressed Nigerian telecoms company, 9mobile, will be announced by December 31.

Barclays has not resigned as financial adviser – 9Mobile

The management of 9mobile says Barclays Bank has not withdrawn as financial adviser of the 9mobile investment process.

Central bank ‘on course’ to meet single digit inflation rate next year – Godwin...

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, is on course to realise its target of bringing the country’s inflation rate down to single digits by next year, its governor, Godwin Emefiele, said on Wednesday.

Former govs, others to lose assets in Dubai

The coast is clear for the Federal Government to seize assets of 22 politically exposed people and businessman in Dubai, following the signing of a pact with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday.

Fraud places Union Bank in serious financial jeopardy

However, according to insiders, the bank is exposed to litigation issues that could see it in serious financial trouble in the future as events unfold in the courtroom.

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The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM), says the current hike in price of cooking gas might persist if activities of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Terminal Owners and Off Takers is not checked.
Ugandan pop star turned politician known as Bobi Wine, Wanuri Kahiu -movie producer and director- and Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi - Nigerian gender rights activist- together with other Africans make the list of TIME 100 Next.

Oluwaseun Ayodeji, Wanuri Kahiu, Bobi Wine and other Africans make Time 100 Next List

Ugandan pop star turned politician known as Bobi Wine, Wanuri Kahiu -movie producer and director- and Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi - Nigerian gender rights activist- together with other Africans make the list of TIME 100 Next.

Kogi guber: Court begins hearing on suit challenging Yahaya Bello’s eligibility

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, commenced hearing on the suit challenging whether Gov. Yahaya Bello, is fit to contest in the Nov. 16 Kogi Governorship election
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Teni Akpata aka Teni’s newly released ‘Billionaire’ video featuring veteran television host, Frank Edoho has continued to generate reactions from her fans.

Attahiru Jega: Improving integrity of elections critical to democratic growth

Professor Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission has said that improving the integrity of elections is key to the democratic development of any nation.