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Martial artist Kamaru Usman has again retained his position as the undisputed welterweight champion of UFC after defeating Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 in VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday.
Shareholders of FCMB Group Plc (www.fcmbgroup.com) have restated their confidence in the financial institution to sustain its impressive performance and deliver more value.
Some lawyers and litigants in Kaduna on Tuesday expressed diverse views on the strike by Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) which led to closure of courts nationwide.
Jose Mourinho's tactics are "a bit dated now", according to Darren Bent, who says that a Carabao Cup final triumph would only "paper over the cracks" at Tottenham.
Tottenham captain, Hugo Lloris, blasted his teammates after their dismal Europa League elimination at the hands of a rampant Dinamo Zagreb.
The Board of Directors of FCMB Group Plc has announced the retirement of Peter Obaseki, the Chief Operating Officer of the financial institution, with effect from March 1, 2021. He was also an executive director of the group.
The Director-General of National Assembly’s National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Professor Abubakar Suleiman, on Saturday, said ethnicity and religious biases were largely responsible for the growing insecurity in the country.
Analysts at the US bank Goldman Sachs have raised the price forecast of crude oil by $10 per barrel for the second and third quarters of 2021.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, has noted that although the IMF has given financial support to member countries to enable the, deal with the impact of the coronavirus on their economies, the outlook remains uncertain.
Former President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, said yesterday that regional autonomy will address Nigeria’s diversity challenges.
“I am sure each and every one of us can recall the dire situation the industry was in, which was most dramatically illustrated on 20 April 2020 when the price of WTI went negative. It was a visceral day, and one often described as ‘Black Monday.’” Mohammed Barkindo said, speaking at the S&P Global Platts Americas Petroleum and Energy Conference.
Reason: the industry is faced with a tougher operating environment that could threaten the operators’ ability to meet their stakeholders’ needs and expectations yet perform meaningful corporate social responsibility roles.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the non-OPEC countries have agreed to increase crude oil production by 0.5 million barrels per day (mb/d) in January.
Its Director-General, Dr Muda Yusuf, attributed the projected inflation outlook for the incoming year to the combination of food supply shocks, heightened insecurity in major food-producing states, foreign exchange policies, illiquidity and higher energy costs.
The Governor of Central Bank, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Friday expressed optimism that Nigeria could emerge from recession by the first quarter of 2021.
Policymakers, business leaders, development partners and scholars will discuss how to create strategic partnerships between the youth, governments, private sector and the civil society at the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit starting on Monday.
The National Assembly (NASS) is to introduce electronic-hansard in parliamentary procedures in the first quarter of 2021. Mr Ojo Amos, Clerk to the NASS, made this known on Friday at the opening of a two-day retreat for top management staff of the National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission (NASC).
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it loaned 83 countries the sum of $165 billion including $16.1 billion in concessional financing to 49 low-income countries in 2020.
Financial transparency has been proferred by stakeholders as one of the critical elements required for the sustainable development of Nigeria’s property market.
TikTok asked a Washington court Tuesday to stop an order from US President Donald Trump’s administration from taking effect this week as the White House seeks to ban the Chinese-owned app in the United States.
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Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has said the threat of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, a Biafran separatist organization in Nigeria to attack soft targets in Lagos and agitators for the Oodua Republic by some Yoruba separatist groups and the threats to disrupt law and order in the state are being put on the radar of the command intelligence gathering and other security services in the state and being closely monitored.
Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has called for the President to be impeached for failing to solve Nigeria’s security problems.
The Anambra Government has pledged its commitment to prompt, effective and efficient emergency medical services and care to residents.
The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has arrested no fewer than 100 suspected drug traffickers with a seizure of 238,168 kilogrammes of illicit drugs.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Oyo State chapter on Sunday said the All Progressive Congress (APC) has denied its members the opportunity to contest in the state forthcoming Local Government Council elections scheduled to hold on May 22, 20201.
WBC champion Tyson Fury is said to be “frustrated” about the delay in announcing a confirmed date for his fight against Anthony Joshua.
The Kaduna State Government has debunked claims that the salaries of political appointees gulp a large chunk of the personnel cost of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of the Ministry of Transportation under Rotimi Amaechi for the setting up of an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to investigate the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
Voters in an opposition stronghold turned en masse to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives, boosting his parliamentary majority on Friday despite a high COVID-19 death toll, last year's record economic slump and cronyism charges.
Firefighters in London were tackling a blaze at a 19-storey block of flats in the east of the city on Friday, with smoke emerging from parts of the 8th, 9th and 10th floors and ambulances treating people in the area.