UCL Round-Up: Ronaldo saves Ole, Juventus unpick Chelsea, Barcelona hammered

The alarm bells are ringing in Barcelona but Ronaldo is the United saviour once again with a 95th-minute winning goal. Matchday 2 of the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League did not disappoint on Wednesday. From Munich where Robert Lewandowski continues to set ridiculous goal-scoring records...

eNaira: We’re not out to steal your customers, CBN tells banks

The regulator also explains how the digital currency will affect NGOs and individuals. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has told financial institutions in the country that eNaira is not a subtle scheme to take away bank customers. It said the plan is to grant...

As Nigeria expands borrowing, 77 oil companies owe govt N2.6 trillion

The debt covers petroleum profit tax, company income tax, education tax, value-added tax, withholding tax, royalty, and concession on rentals. Seventy-seven international and Nigerian oil and gas companies currently owe the Nigerian government $6.48 billion (over N2.6 trillion), the Executive Secretary of...

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Andela raises $200 million, becomes Nigeria’s latest unicorn

The seven-year-old technology firm is now valued at $1.5 billion. Andela, a Nigerian startup that connects African software engineering talent to global companies, has become the country’s newest startup to attain the unicorn status after raising $200 million from investors. The firm, which...
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Politics

2023 Presidency: Only God knows what the future holds for me, says Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, says only God knows what his political future holds in the 2023 general elections. Fayemi made this known on Sunday when he spoke on THISDAY Live, an interview programme on Arise Television monitored...

Power shift to South not negotiable, say Afenifere, PANDEF

THE apex socio-cultural group of the Yoruba people, Afenifere, and the Pan Niger Delta Forum have maintained that the rotation of the Nigerian presidency between the North and the South was not negotiable. Both groups explained that it was necessary for the...

Sports

UCL Round-Up: Ronaldo saves Ole, Juventus unpick Chelsea, Barcelona hammered

The alarm bells are ringing in Barcelona but Ronaldo is the United saviour once again with a 95th-minute winning goal. Matchday 2 of the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League did not disappoint on...

Fresh Stories

Obiano once said Ojukwu no longer relevant to APGA – Bianca

Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of the late leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, has  explained why she boycotted the party’s campaign inauguration on Saturday in Awka,...

2023 Presidency: Only God knows what the future holds for me, says Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, says only God knows what his political future holds in the 2023 general elections. Fayemi made this known on Sunday...

Power shift to South not negotiable, say Afenifere, PANDEF

THE apex socio-cultural group of the Yoruba people, Afenifere, and the Pan Niger Delta Forum have maintained that the rotation of the Nigerian presidency between the North and the South was...

Northern govs meet on VAT today, SANs berate Malami

The Northern Governors’ Forum will on Monday (today) hold an emergency meeting to discuss issues relating to the Value Added Tax, The PUNCH has learnt. It was further gathered that the planned meeting, which...

Sudan Thwarts Ethiopian Incursion Amid Protests in East

Sudan’s military says it has repelled an attempted incursion by Ethiopian forces in the border area between the two countries. The Ethiopian forces were forced to retreat from the Umm Barakit area,...

Nigeria: Bandits Free Another Batch of 10 Bethel Baptist Students, 11 Still Held

Another batch of 10 of the remaining 21 abducted students of the Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna, has been released by bandits after 81 days in captivity. Chairman of the Kaduna...