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Trading resumed on the Nigerian Exchange on Friday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with growth of N25 billion.
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has slammed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for its attempt to rubbish the anti-corruption credentials of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, following the decision of the administration to begin a “routine administrative probe” of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA.
Amidst an “unacceptably high plateau” in COVID-19 cases and deaths globally, the UN health agency chief on Monday shone a light on last week’s death toll that totalled almost 90,000 people and 5.4 million reported cases.
World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday inaugurated ”Together for India” appeal to help fund the UN agency’s work in India, including the purchase of oxygen, personal protective equipment and medicines.
Kylian Mbappe will start on the bench for Paris Saint-Germain ahead of their Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on Tuesday.
When Thibaut Courtois was sold by Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2018, there was little affection for one of the world’s best goalkeepers from either the club he was joining or the one he had just left. Courtois‘ relationship with the Chelsea fans had soured after he pushed the move through by refusing to report for pre-season training and rejecting an offer of talks with then-coach Maurizio Sarri.
Everton manager, Carlo Ancelotti, said Saturday’s 2-1 Premier League loss to Aston Villa had dented their chances of European football next season and hoped their poor home form would not prove too costly at the end of the season.
Victory Yinka-Banjo, has broken grounds as she bags 19 international scholarship offers from top schools including notable institutions in the US and Canada.
India posted a record daily rise of 401,993 new coronavirus cases on Saturday as the country opened up its massive vaccination drive to all adults, although several states warned of acute shortages.
Several Indian states have run out of COVID-19 vaccines a day before a planned widening of a nationwide inoculation drive, authorities said on Friday, as new infections in the crisis-hit country surged to another daily record.
Trading returned to positive territory on Thursday with the key indices rebounding by 1.75 per cent , amid gains by some highly capitalised stocks.
Many families in Geidam town of Yobe State have received N20,000 each from Boko Haram fighters loyal to the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), according to a report.
Rafael Nadal saved a championship point to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 7-5 on Sunday and claim a 12th Barcelona Open title in the ATP’s longest match of 2021.
Transforming Uplifting and Reforming Nigeria (TURN) which is committed to the socio-economic well-being of Nigeria has expressed its concern about the indebtedness of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the People’s Republic of China. The organization is worried also about what it called “the reported enslaving terms of conditions which Nigeria agreed to in order to secure the loans.”
Last year, the country’s total retail sales of consumer goods reached 39.2 trillion yuan ($6 trillion), and final consumption contributed 54.3 percent to China’s GDP. As a result, China maintained its position as the second largest consumption market of the world.
Android’s Google Photos app is being updated with the improved video editing tools that were previously exclusive to iOS. Android Police spotted the rollout, and reports that it appears to be available for both Google Pixel devices and other Android phones.
Nigeria and other African nations could play a central role in efforts by India to diversify its sources of oil and gas, India’s Oil Minister, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, said yesterday, as the nation strives to reduce its energy reliance on the Middle East.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has launched legal action for defamation over the book Putin's People.
Roy Hodgson will leave his role as manager of Crystal Palace F.C. at the end of this season. Hodgson’s final match in charge of the Eagles will be at Anfield against Liverpool on Sunday, his 162nd competitive match in the Palace dugout.
More than 52,000 Palestinians have been displaced by Israeli air strikes that have destroyed or badly damaged nearly 450 buildings in the Gaza Strip, the U.N. aid agency said on Tuesday.
Thomas Tuchel is backing his Chelsea players to bounce back quickly from their FA Cup agony at the hands of Leicester City.
Bill Gate’s 2020 resignation from Microsoft’s board of directors came after the board hired a law firm to investigate a romantic relationship he had with a Microsoft employee, according to new reporting from the Wall Street Journal.
Some irate youths, suspected to be fraudulent “yahoo boys,” on Tuesday morning barricaded the Lameco area, in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
Juan Mata is facing an uncertain future at Manchester United, with no extension option taken up in a contract running down towards free agency, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he will continue to keep a close eye on that situation.
The Igbo Community in Oyo State, rose from a consultative meeting on Saturday, where they commended Governor Seyi Makinde for running an inclusive administration in the state.
The African Action Congress, AAC, has stated that the Department of State Services, DSS, should now and cannot intimidate Nigerians into “forced patriotism” in a society where social justice is absent.
Disturbed by the news that freed Afaka students were sexually molested while in captivity, parents of the students have said that none of the 37 kidnapped (now freed) Afaka students was sexually or homosexually molested by the bandits.
World number one Novak Djokovic swept into the Italian Open quarter-finals on Thursday with a straight sets wins over Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in front of spectators who were allowed to watch in the Foro Italico for the first time.