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Mergers and acquisitions loom as Nigeria’s Deposit Money Banks brace for another round of recapitalization in line with the country’s $1 trillion economy target. Last week, the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Olayemi Cardoso, in his speech at the 50th-anniversary dinner of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN, in Lagos, announced plans to recapitalize […]

The Nigerian Judicial Council (NJC) has commenced a rigorous screening process for 22 nominated justices aiming to occupy vacant seats on the Supreme Court Bench. According to reports, the high-stakes evaluations are underway at the NJC’s boardroom, with several justices already present for this critical phase. The panel’s intense deliberations are anticipated to span a […]

After the peace meeting with President Bola Tinubu in Abuja last Friday, members of the Ondo State House of Assembly will meet today to discuss the polity in the state. A source in the Assembly said one of the major issues on the Assembly agenda for today’s plenary was the consideration of whether or not […]

Real Madrid midfielder, Jude Bellingham has surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo’s record at Los Blancos after scoring in their 3-0 La Liga win over Cadiz. Bellingham scored a goal with 16 minutes remaining as Real Madrid resumed their league campaign with a victory against Cadiz following the international break. The England international has made an immediate impact […]

Oficials has said at least 18 people were killed in lightning strikes across western India’s Gujarat state during unseasonably intense storms. While flash floods and lightning kill dozens of people in India each year, scientists warn that rising global temperatures are unleashing a cascade of extreme weather events. At least 20 people were killed during […]

Fire razed down the popular Kogi Central Market in Kabba today. The fire, which started in the early hours of the morning, left traders and members of the community in shock and sorrow as the flames consumed numerous businesses and sources of livelihood. Sympathizers rushed to the scene to prevent further spread, but despite their […]

Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has officially declared his ambition to succeed his principal, Governor Godwin Obaseki, as Governor of Edo State in the 2024 election. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation about Shaibu’s plans. Shaibu launched his campaign office in Benin City, the state capital, after the declaration. Recall that last week, the deputy […]

Popular skit maker, Chukwuebuka Emmanuel Amuzie, better known as Brain Jotter, has recounted his days as a struggling undergraduate at the University of Lagos, before stardom. He said he took several menial jobs including selling insecticides and doughnuts to cater for his tuition fees and other needs. The comic actor said he was also working […]

Taiwo Awoniyi has been ruled out of the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Ivory Coast after aggravating his groin injury in the Super Eagles 1-1 draw with Lesotho in Uyo last Thursday. The Nigerian striker has since undergone surgery and will be out for months according to Forest coach Steve Cooper. Speaking ahead […]

Popular chef, Hilda Baci, has joined the Ghanaian jollof vs Nigerian jollof debate. Baci said Ghanaian jollof, has no flavour and that Nigerian jollof is better. The former said she has tasted both Ghanaian and Nigerian jollof and can confirm that Nigerian jollof is the best. Recall that Hilda Baci defeated Ghana’s Leslie Kumordzie to […]

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