News
India: Nigerian Jumps To Death Trying To Evade Arrest In N1.12bn Drug Bust

India: Nigerian Jumps To Death Trying To Evade Arrest In N1.12bn Drug Bust

A Nigerian national living in India has reportedly jumped to his death while trying to evade arrest for drug related offences. According…

Flood: Sierra Leone Gets £5mn In Aid From UK

Flood: Sierra Leone Gets £5mn In Aid From UK

By Benjamin Umuteme Following the devastating floods and mudslide that struck Sierra-Leone, on Monday, the United Kingdom has said it is providing…

Politics
My Exit rumours a Propaganda For PDP – Saraki

My Exit rumours a Propaganda For PDP – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said contrary to insinuations, he is a full member of All Progressives Congress and remained…

Anambra gov: We didn’t endorse Andy Uba- ACPN

Anambra gov: We didn’t endorse Andy Uba- ACPN

By Benjamin Umuteme The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has distanced itself from the purported endorsement of Senator Andy Uba by…

Business

Off-Grid Solar Will Transform Business In Nigeria

Off-Grid Solar Will Transform Business In Nigeria

The people behind one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in Africa have said that the mobile…

Absa Bank Refinances, Upsizes Harmony Gold Existing Term Debt Facility

Absa Bank Refinances, Upsizes Harmony Gold Existing Term Debt Facility

Absa Bank has successfully refinanced and upsized Harmony Gold Limited’s existing USD 250,000,000 Term Debt to a 3…

Absa Bank, China Development Bank Conclude $100mn Agreement

Absa Bank, China Development Bank Conclude $100mn Agreement

Absa Bank Limited, a subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group (BAGL),  has successfully concluded a five year $100…

Naira Loses Against Dollar

Naira Loses Against Dollar

The naira on Thursday continued to fall against the dollar at the parallel market, the News Agency of…

Sports

Monaco Break Lique 1 Record For 15 Straight Win

Monaco Break Lique 1 Record For 15 Straight Win

Reigning champions Monaco became the first team to win 15 successive matches in France’s Ligue 1 after Radamel…

Premier League Kicks On To Record Revenues Of £3.6bn

Premier League Kicks On To Record Revenues Of £3.6bn

Buoyant Uefa TV income helped Premier League clubs’ revenues rise 9% to a record £3.6bn in the 2015-16…

Marriott International Partners With NBA Africa Game 2017

Marriott International Partners With NBA Africa Game 2017

Marriott International’s ongoing partnership with the National Basketball Association, NBA, is heading to South Africa, for NBA Africa…

Gothenburg v AIK: ‘Match-Fixing Attempt’ Leads To Swedish Fixture Postponement

Gothenburg v AIK: ‘Match-Fixing Attempt’ Leads To Swedish Fixture Postponement

A Swedish top-flight fixture between Gothenburg and AIK has been postponed after an alleged match-fixing attempt. The Swedish…

Interview

Mining: Nigeria Lack The Parameters To Attract Investors-Abiodun Baiyewu-Teru

Global Rights has been a major player in Nigeria’s extractive industry. Their advocacy interventions have brought…

Jaye Gaskia: Yearly Allocation To Debt Servicing Is Unsustainable

The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in seperate reports earlier this year warned that…

There Are No Linkages Of Government Policies-Jaye Gaskia

The Coordinating Director of ThinkAct consults who also doubles as the national coordinator of Protest To…

Features

Will Proposed Debt Refinancing Ease Servicing Costs?

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) recently approved plans by the Ministry of Finance to refinance $3…

Is Nigeria’s External Debt Of Investment Grade?

By Abraham Nwankwo As Nigeria reforms, restructures and strategizes towards pulling back the economy unto a…

Look (Away) Unto Jesus And Live (Numbers 21: 8-9; John 3: 14-15; Hebrews 12:2)

Apostle Ochigbo Sunny Jeneral During the journey of the children of Israel through the wilderness, many…

Entertainment

Game Of Thrones Actor Warns About Husky Craze

Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage on Tuesday urged fans of the series to stop buying…

Jolie, Pitt Agree To Settle Divorce In Private: Reports

Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt, once Hollywood’s most celebrated couple, have reached an agreement to…

Janet Jacson,50, Delivers Baby Boy

Reports say Janet Jackson, has successfully delivered a baby boy at the age of 50. This…