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Jose Mourinho Set To Double Neymar’s Salary At Man-U

Manchester United is prepared to pay € 200 million ($217 million) for Barcelona forward Neymar—making him the English Premier League’s highest-earning player, according to a report. Neymar, 25, finished third in the Ballon d’Or voting for the world’s best player in 2016, behind teammate Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Brazil international, already fourth on his […]

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Succour For Sango-Ojodu Abiodun Residents As Amosun Orders The Completion of Abandoned Roads Projectsur

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, announced that contractors working on all the ongoing projects across the state have been mobilized back to site. Governor Amosun, stated this while briefing journalists after the weekly State Executive Council meeting held at the Governor’s office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, on Monday. “Contractors working on all our […]

Business News

UBA Grows Profit Before Tax By 32%, Declares Final Dividend per Share of 55kobo

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, the pan-African financial services group, operating in 19 African countries, has released its audited 2016 full year results, showing significant growth in gross earnings and profits, an attestation to its resilience, enhanced productivity and geographic diversification, evident in the impressive contribution from its African subsidiaries.   The Group recorded […]

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EFCC Probe Details How Senate President Saraki And His Aides Embezzled N3.5B From Paris Club Loan Refunds

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have formally named Senate President Bukola Saraki, a former Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Robert Mbonu, a firm, Melrose General Services Limited, the relationship manager to Mr. Saraki, Kathleen Erhimu, the deputy Chief of Staff to Senator Saraki, Gbenga Peter Makanjuola, as targets of an investigation […]

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Certificate Controversy: Dino Melaye’s Schoolmate Speaks

A schoolmate of controversial senator, Dino Melaye, at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, has described the travails of the senator as retribution for his alleged past misdeeds. ‎Abdussobur Salaam, who now works at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) spoke against the backdrop of the certificate controversy in which the senator is currently embroiled. […]

Business News

Fidelity Bank Lends A helping Hand To Students of Special Education Centre

Fidelity Bank Plc, in its bid to strengthen educational development and enhance the health and wellbeing of students through physical recreational activities, has donated sporting facilities to the Special (Deaf & Dumb) Education Secondary School in Calabar, Cross Rivers State.  The Bank under the auspices of the Fidelity Helping Hands Programme (FHHP), the multi-purpose vehicle […]

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Tony Elumelu Foundation To Empower 1000 African Entrepremeurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is proud to announce the selection of 1,000 African entrepreneurs, creating the 3rd cohort of the 10-year, $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.  Over 93,000 entrepreneurs, from 55 countries and territories in Africa, applied – more than twice 2016 applications and nearly four times 2015.  Over the next nine months, the 2017 Tony Elumelu […]