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Governor Ambode: I’m leaving Lagos better than I met it

“We have done it to a particular stage, we have stabilized it from where we have found it and irrespective of the recession and irrespective of the slow pace of the economy, there has been significant growth in the Lagos economy which is visible.”
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to embark on a new business venture by opening up a hair transplant centre in Madrid – and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez will take up a senior position at the clinic.

Cristiano Ronaldo to open hair transplant clinic with girlfriend

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to embark on a new business venture by opening up a hair transplant centre in Madrid – and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez will take up a senior position at the clinic.

Central dank disputes Business Day report of sleaze in forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has refuted a front-page news story of Business Day which claims that faceless agents pocket over N32bn annually in profit from the foreign exchange market with the aid of CBN officials.
Nhlanhla Nene

South Africa’s anti-graft body to investigate finance minister Nhlanhla Nene

South Africa’s top anti-graft body says it will investigate whether the Finance Minister breached ethics guidelines over a state pension fund investment, piling pressure on Nhlanhla Nene as he faced questions about his future.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

2019: INEC tasks private sector on participation

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday appealed to the business community to be actively involved in electoral processes in the interest of all.

Zimbabwean doctors on strike over pay, drug shortages

Doctors in Zimbabwe on Tuesday began a nationwide strike and would not return to work until the government meets their demands for better pay and working conditions, a spokesman for doctors’ unions said on Tuesday.

Helios, others bid for Nigerian telecoms firm 9mobile

Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners has submitted a bid to acquire Nigeria’s 9mobile under a sale process aimed at finding new investors for the debt-laden telecoms firm, one person fimilar with the matter told Reuters.

Governor Aregbesola bags first Nigerian cocoa award

The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was on Friday honoured with the 1st Nigeria Cocoa Awards in recognition of his contribution to the agricultural sector through his various programmes, particularly the Osun Rural Enterprise and Agriculture Programme.

General Abdulsalami urges Nigerians play active role in sustaining Peace

Former Military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has called on all Nigerians to assist the Federal Government to maintain peace and harmony in the country.

Ogun, Imo, Kano have highest number of Buhari’s appointees – Presidency

President Muhammad Buhari has appointed more people from Ogun, Imo and Kano States than other states, the presidency said Saturday.

President Buhari’s appointees from all zones of Nigeria – Presidency

The Presidency has described as `divisive, mischievous and misleading a newspaper article, titled, “81 of Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners’’.

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Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.

Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My administration will be hardworking

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Manuel Neuer: Ajax’s Andre Onana deserved to be in Champions League final

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.