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Golden Globe: Regina King determined to cast more women in films

Hollywood actress Regina King picked her first Golden Globes award at the 2019 ceremony and vowed to cast more women in future projects.

Golden Globes 2019: Black Panther, A Star Is Born, others make nomination list

Here are the nominees in key categories for the 76th Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out today in Beverly Hills.

Central bank to sanction banks, companies that sabotage 41 items policy

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has threatened to sanction any bank, company or foreign exchange operator that engage in any act that undermines the policy of 41 items not allowed in the official foreign exchange (FX) window.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board for the Tokyo Stock Exchange being displayed in a window of a securities company in Tokyo on October 1, 2018. - Japanese shares powered to a new 27-year high on October 1 after the US and Canada clinched a long-awaited trade deal, but other Asian equity markets struggled in subdued holiday trading. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP)

Asia stocks struggle as global woes persist

Asian stocks edged lower on Wednesday as concerns, ranging from worries about U.S. corporate earnings to Middle East tensions, weighed on sentiment while crude oil approached two-month lows after Saudi Arabia flagged possible supply increases.

Dollar gains for a second day as markets eye Fed minutes

The dollar edged higher on Wednesday as a rally on Wall Street boosted risk appetite, although gains were capped before the release of Fed minutes later in the day.
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‘Game of Thrones’ back at Emmys for duel with ‘Handmaid’s Tale’

Hollywood’s A-listers gather on Monday to honour the best in television at the Emmy Awards, with record-breaking fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” back in the competition and once again looking to slay its rivals.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Stock market loses N320 billion on profit-taking, political uncertainties

With two weeks into the second half (H2) of the year, the Nigerian equities market has lost a total of N320 billion following weak demand by investors who are adopting cautious trading.

NNPC poised to remain globally competitive

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has vowed to remain globally competitive to ensure value addition to the nation’s hydrocarbon resources for the benefit of Nigerians and other stakeholders.

CBN woos importers to trade Chinese yuan

Nigeria’s central bank is wooing local businesses importing goods from China to use the yuan instead of the U.S. dollar in its effort to support its naira currency and boost reserves.

Shareholders approve Lafarge Africa N13.01 billion dividend payout

For increasing value on investment through dividend payout, shareholders of Lafarge Africa Plc, has commended the board for its 2017 performance, as they approve a total N13.01billion dividend.

Domestic investors sustain interest on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Domestic investors have continued to dominate trading on the equities market for three months in a row, as they traded N497.15 billion worth of shares for the first quarter, Q1, ended March 31, 2018.

Naira appreciates marginally against dollar at investors’ window

The Naira on Thursday appreciated marginally against the dollar at the investors’ window.

Forex: IMF seeks unified foreign exchange rate regime

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed the stability recorded in Nigeria’s foreign exchange market, just as it urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to continue to push for a unified exchange rate regime.

Central bank to deploy N60 billion intervention fund in vulnerable sector

Emefiele said this in a keynote address he delivered after he received The Guardian “Economic Personality of the Year 2017” award in Lagos yesterday.

UBA fined over N75 million for unauthorised charges

The United Bank for Africa, UBA, paid over N75 million on sanctions to various regulatory bodies in the banking sector in 2017, an analysis of its financial statement for the year ending December 2017 has shown.

Nigeria’s economy will be better in 2018 – experts

Fitch Ratings, one of the world’s leading credit rating agencies, and foremost Nigerian economists have uplifting news for Nigerians just a day into 2018. They say the country is not expected to experience another economic recession in the New Year.

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sweeps Emmys

Television’s glittering Emmys placed politics front and center on Sunday, lavishing “The Handmaid’s Tale” with awards for its bleak portrait of an authoritarian America.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

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NBA asks President Buhari to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial, follow due process,

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
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President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

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Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.