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Lagos court admits extra-judicial statement of dead man in ex-Governor Fayose’s N6.9 billion fraud...

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday admitted in evidence an extra-judicial statement of a dead man, Justin Erukaa, in the trial of Ekiti State former Governor, Ayodele Fayose, facing charges of N6.9 billion fraud.
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Long ATM queues, overcrowded markets, influx of security prelude elections

As Nigerians prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, it was a sight to behold as vehicles currying security were seen entering Abuja from Bwari Area council of the Federal Capital Territory.

Zenith Bank’s gross earnings drops to N630.34 billion in 2018

Zenith International Bank Plc on Tuesday became the first bank to announce its 2018 audited result, declaring a drop in gross earnings.
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NSE sustains positive outlook, indices up 1.41 parcent

Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) remained positive on Friday, with Total Oil leading the gainers’ table for the day.

Senator Obanikoro testifies at former Governor Fayose’s trial

A former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, on Monday told a federal high court that money was given to former Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti from the impress account of a former National Security Adviser, in June 2014.

Zenith Bank hails NFF on Future Eagles’ progress

Banking giants, Zenith International Bank PLC has heaped encomiums on the Nigeria Football Federation for the progress the Federation has made with the Nigeria cadet teams since the signing of the partnership agreement between both establishments a couple of years ago.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Financial expert foresees stock market rebounding after 2019 polls

A financial expert, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, on Wednesday expressed optimism that the Nigerian stock market would rebound by the second quarter of 2019.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE: Market capitalisation rebounds by N113 billion

Transactions rebounded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday following gains posted by some highly capitalised equities.

Peter Amangbo: Zenith Bank will continue to support efforts to close digital skills gap

Mr Peter Amangbo, the Managing Director of Zenith Bank, says the bank will continue to support efforts geared toward closing the digital skill gaps in the country.

2019: Senator Jonah Jang joins presidential race

A former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang, has purchased and submitted his nomination form to contest 2019 presidential election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE All-Share Index drops to 34,000 mark

The bears continued to dominate trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) with the All-Share Index dropping to 34,000 mark, barely five days it moved to 35,000 mark.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE market volume drops by 54.03 percent

The volume of shares traded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) dropped drastically on Wednesday by 54.03 per cent, amid political uncertainties.
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Kate Henshaw, Dakore Akande, others nominated for 2018 AMAA

The Africa Movie Academy Awards has released the nomination list for 2018.

Dasukigate: Witness reveals how N280.4 million was transferred to individuals’ accounts

An Econonic and Financial Crimes Commission witness, Michael Adariku, on Monday told an FCT High Court, Maitama, how N280.4m security vote was transferred from Office of the National Security Adviser to individuals’ accounts.

Nigeria considers extending bilateral agreement with Sierra Leone

The Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Sierra Leone, Dr Habbis Ugbada, said that the Federal Government was considering extending its bilateral agreement with the Republic of Sierra Leone to cover energy, power and agricultural sectors.

2018: Nine banks to meet new central bank dividend payout policy – report

The SBG Securities (Pty) Limited of South Africa, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group, has projected that about nine commercial banks in Nigeria would be able to pay dividends this year, despite the adjustment to the dividend payout policy issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently.

Fitch Rating issues warning on profitability of Nigerian banks

Fitch Rating agency yesterday warned that Nigerian banks will struggle to sustain the same level of profitability this year due to reduction in government borrowing through treasury bills (T-Bills).

Federal govt accuses central bank, others of shielding rogues

Banks and their supervisor, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have been accused of working to derail the government’s anti-corruption war.

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Expert: Why Kwara is ranked among 10 poorest states in Nigeria

A financial expert, Alhaji Abdulmumini Sanni-Jawondo, has blamed bad governance, poor rural development and lack of support for small and medium-scale businesses for Kwara’s poor economic situation.
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Barcelona consider selling defender Samuel Umtiti to Manchester United

Barcelona would consider selling Samuel Umtiti to Manchester United this summer if it helped them sign their No 1 target, Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax.

Chelsea transfer ban appeal hearing set for April

The Premier League side were sanctioned in relation to 29 cases where regulations relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18 were breached.

UNIPORT to graduate 9,452 students, 106 bag first class

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) will on Saturday graduate 9,452 students with 106 of them bagging First Class degrees.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP Adamu: Human trafficking, migrant smuggling threat to security

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has decried the spate of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Nigeria.