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

Ahead of October Launch, eNaira Platform Goes Live, Records One Million Hits in 24 Hours

The official website of the upcoming Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) digital currency, the eNaira, has gone live, exactly one week to the planned launch of the initiative. Remarkably, 24-hours after the...

PM Johnson Prepares to Call in Army as Panic Buying Drains UK Petrol Pumps

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering calling in the army to drive fuel tankers as petrol stations prepare for their fifth day of panic buying. The government on Sunday evening triggered...

Nigeria: All Governors Have Resolved to Dump Open Grazing, Governors’ Chairman Fayemi Says

The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Sunday disclosed that all governors in the country have in principle agreed that open grazing...

China’s Biggest Airshow to Highlight Military Prowess

China’s military will display some of its most advanced weaponry and equipment when the country’s largest airshow gets under way this week. Airshow China opens in the southern city of Zhuhai on...