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Airtel Nigeria files application for listing on NSE

Airtel Nigeria has officially filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the listing of its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Federal government exceeds oil budget target

Nigeria’s crude oil and condensates production has risen to 2.323 million barrels per day (bpd), exceeding the 2019 budget benchmark of 2.3 million bpd.
UK’s Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer arrives at the informal meeting of the Eurogroup gathering EU Finance ministers on April 5, 2019 at the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest. – The two-day meeting takes place in the context of the Romaniaís mandate at the Presidency of the EU Council. (Photo by Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP)

UK finance minister to resign over Theresa May’s spending

British finance minister Philip Hammond is “prepared to resign” over Prime Minister Theresa May’s legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association.
A Nigerian identified as Jeffrey Ewohime has allegedly destroyed seven cars and property at the Nigerian High Commission in London over the delay in releasing his passport to him by officials.

Nigerian destroys seven vehicles at high commission in London

A Nigerian identified as Jeffrey Ewohime has allegedly destroyed seven cars and property at the Nigerian High Commission in London over the delay in releasing his passport to him by officials.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa condemns destruction of vehicles at the Nigerian embassy in London

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the attitude of a 32-year old Nigerian, Jeffrey Apkovweta Ewohime who destroyed several properties of the Nigerian embassy in London as despicable and condemnable.
Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri takes charge at Juventus after leaving Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri was named new coach of Juventus on Sunday after his exit from Chelsea following a troubled single campaign in London.

Tribunal: China harvesting organs from detainees

An independent tribunal sitting in London has concluded that the killing of detainees in China for organ transplants is continuing, and victims include imprisoned followers of the Falun Gong movement.
France's midfielder Paul Pogba poses in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on October 9, 2018, as part of the team's preparation for the friendly football match against Island and the Nations League football match against Germany. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Mauricio Sarri vows to succed with Paul Pogba at Juventus

Maurizio Sarri has vowed to “succeed” with Paul Pogba at Juventus, should the Italian giants re-sign the midfielder from Manchester United.
Frank Lampard

Craig Burley: Frank Lampard to Chelsea talk is ridiculous

Chelsea continue to be heavily linked with a move to bring Frank Lampard back to the club as their new manager, but Craig Burley says such talk would be “derided and be ridiculous” if there were not such strong ties between the Blues and the current Derby County boss.
Rio Ferdinand claims he has spoken to Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward about the sporting director position the club are trying to fill.

Rio Ferdinand claims he’s spoken to Manchester United about sporting director role

Rio Ferdinand claims he has spoken to Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward about the sporting director position the club are trying to fill.

Airtel Africa expects London IPO to be priced between 80-100 pence share

Airtel Africa Ltd, a unit of India’s Bharti Airtel Ltd, on Monday set a price range of 80 to 100 pence per share for its planned initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

Aleksander Ceferin: English clubs are losing popularity

The popularity of English clubs across Europe is being damaged by complaints over the decision to hold the Europa League final in Azerbaijan, according to UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin.
Torino exercised their option to buy Ola Aina from Chelsea for £8.7 million ($11m) after a successful campaign on loan, but this season has done more than secure a long-term club - it also sees the 22-year-old make the African Cup of Nations after disappointingly missing out on the World Cup.

Ola Aina: I want to win AFCON with Nigeria after pain of missing World...

Torino exercised their option to buy Ola Aina from Chelsea for £8.7 million ($11m) after a successful campaign on loan, but this season has done more than secure a long-term club - it also sees the 22-year-old make the African Cup of Nations after disappointingly missing out on the World Cup.
Zeffirelli was known for his move adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and TV series Jesus of Nazareth

Famed Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies aged 96

Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for productions including his film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, has died.
UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.

UEFA president slams “mad” Premier League clubs

UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.

Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua’s loss to Andy Ruiz was a relief

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has disclosed that former heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua’s defeat to Andy Ruiz Jnr ‘was like a relief’ to his client after taken off the pressure.
The unavailability of documents from the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has stalled the forgery trial of John Abebe, the younger brother of former first lady, late Mrs Stella Obasanjo on Friday in an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

Trial of Stella Obasanjo’s brother alleged forgery stalled

The unavailability of documents from the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has stalled the forgery trial of John Abebe, the younger brother of former first lady, late Mrs Stella Obasanjo on Friday in an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
The question of whether or not Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States is still unanswered after a London court ruled today that the WikiLeaks founder will face a five-day hearing on the matter in 2020.

Julian Assange’s extradition to the US will be decided by the UK courts in...

The question of whether or not Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States is still unanswered after a London court ruled today that the WikiLeaks founder will face a five-day hearing on the matter in 2020.

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Zamfara Reps member promises to prioritise security

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Kabiru Mai-palace, says he will tackle problems of insecurity and unemployment in his constituency in Zamfara.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

AFCON: Lagos to open viewing centres

In fulfillment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to engendering community engagement, Lagos For-All and Unity among Lagosians regardless of ethnic and religion background, Lagos State Government has concluded plans to beam live matches of the 32nd edition of the 2019 Africa cup of Nations (AFCON) at designated viewing centres across the city of Lagos through ‘LAGOS ISSA GOAL’ initiative.
Anthony Joshua is wasting no time when it comes to getting back into the swing of a full training regime, after his recent activation of the rematch clause to meet Andy Ruiz Jr in the ring once again.

Anthony Joshua denies claims he was relieved to lose to Andy Ruiz

Conspiracy theories have been swirling since Ruiz’s stunning victory and Joshua’s own promoter Eddie Hearn suggested his heavyweight felt relief after finally losing his undefeated record.
Nigeria Police

Police: We are on chase of alleged kidnappers of former health minister’s son

The Police Command, Oyo State on Wednesday confirmed the kidnap of Mr Dayo Adewole, the son of former Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole.
Nigeria Police

Two on Anambra police wanted list nabbed with ammunition

Two persons, Chukwudi Igwilo and Chukwuneke Nnaemeka, have been arrested over alleged armed robbery and other heinous crimes in Anambra state.