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US pledges continued support for Nigeria, EFCC

The U.S. Government has pledged to continue its support to the anti-corruption crusade of the Nigerian Government and particularly to strengthen the EFCC in this regard.

House of Reps to probe TCN over $300m power project

The House of Representatives says it will investigate the delay in the execution of 300 million dollars Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement Project (NEGIP) by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

We’ll return $321m Abacha’s loot for benefit of Nigerians – Switzerland

Around $321 million in public funds stolen by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha will be returned to the African country, Switzerland said Monday.

Nigeria signs MoU to recover $321 million loot from Switzerland

Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of understanding with Switzerland for the return of $321 million in looted funds to Nigeria.

Foresight, key to developing African financial market – Oscar Onyema

The President, African Securities Exchanges Association, Mr. Oscar Onyema, says the African financial market lacked foresight and will need to be proactive to develop the continent’s market and create the required opportunities.

The US Senate report that is Abubakar Atiku’s albatross

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar stirred anew issues about his being barred from entering the United States and his being once denied a visa.

Governor Sani Bello inaugurates FADAMA facilities worth $323 million

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday inaugurated FADAMA III-Additional Financing (AF) facilities worth 323.1 million dollars in the state.

Governor Sani Bello inaugurates FADAMA facilities worth $323m in Niger

Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger on Saturday inaugurated FADAMA III-Additional Financing (AF) facilities worth 323.1 million dollars in the state.

Zimbabwe white farmers see opportunity in Robert Mugabe exit

Standing outside the gates of the farmhouse from which he was evicted in 2008, white Zimbabwean Deon Theron knows he will never get his land back.

Zimbabwe will need international effort to restore economy – IMF

It will take a major international effort to restore Zimbabwe's battered economy, and the International Monetary Fund is prepared to help, a fund spokesperson said on Thursday.

UK to stabilise Zimbabwe’s currency, clear World Bank loan – Boris Johnson

Britain could take steps to stabilise Zimbabwe’s currency system and extend a bridging loan to help it clear World Bank and African Development Bank arrears.

My support for Akinwumi Adesina’s AfDB presidency shows I belong to everybody – President...

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his support for the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, despite serving as minister in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, further confirmed his remarks at his inauguration on May 29, 2015 that he belongs to everybody and to nobody in particular.

AfDB gives Nigeria $250 million to fix North East

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has said that the continental bank has released $250 million for the construction and rehabilitation of the Northeast of Nigeria, destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents.

Ivanka Trump urges India to boost women in workplace

Ivanka Trump urged India on Tuesday to close its yawning gender gap in the job market, telling a business summit in her biggest foreign mission yet that this would bring huge economic benefits.

Electricity tariff hike inevitable – VP Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said an increase in electricity tariff was inevitable.

NNPC to select core investor for Benue bio-fuel project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to conclude on the choice of a core investor for the proposed Bio-fuel plant in Agasha Guma area of Benue State.

TCN secures World Bank’s $406m for grid expansion across Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) at the weekend disclosed that it was able to secure a sum of $406 million from the World Bank for execution of transmission expansion projects across the country.

VP Yemi Osinbajo to present cheques to over 3,000 women beneficiaries of federal govt’s...

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, will tomorrow, Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 officially flag off the presentation of cheques to over 3,000 women who are beneficiaries of the Federal Government Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises loan.

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In a predictable fashion, Disney is delaying Black Widow to 2021 as the company continues to navigate the current theatrical landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time since 2009 that a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie hasn’t been released in a calendar year.

Black Widow delayed to 2021, pushing back other Marvel movies

In a predictable fashion, Disney is delaying Black Widow to 2021 as the company continues to navigate the current theatrical landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time since 2009 that a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie hasn’t been released in a calendar year.
“Unfortunately, we are forced to move the match against Russia since we still have not received any word from the government —- in spite of the fact that we sent a letter already since Aug. 27,” said Hakan Sjostrand, secretary general of the Swedish Football Association.

Sweden friendly moved to Russia over virus entry restrictions

An upcoming friendly between Sweden and Russia has been moved to Moscow due to Swedish coronavirus pandemic rules, the Swedish Football Association said on Wednesday.
Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of rape following an alleged incident at his west London apartment.

Bayern Munich make fresh bid for Chelsea winger

Hudson-Odoi snubbed interest from the German champions to sign a long-term contract with the Blues only last year but may seek a temporary move elsewhere, with Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz both likely to start ahead of him this season.

SON certifies 21 manufacturers in FCT

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has certified 13 manufacturers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for maintaining consistency in the quality of their products.
Manchester United striker Odion Jude Ighalo said his side are delighted to be through to the next round of the Carabao Cup.

Odion Ighalo turns attention to Brighton tie after Luton win

Manchester United striker Odion Jude Ighalo said his side are delighted to be through to the next round of the Carabao Cup.