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Forex: Turnover in I&E falls by 10% to $843.97m

The volume of dollars traded (turnover) in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window of the Nigerian foreign exchange market fell by 10 percent, month-on-month, to $843.97 million last month from $937.27 million in July,...

BREAKING: Akinwuni Adesina reelected AfDB president

African Development Bank president, AFDB, Akinwumi Adesina, has been reelected. Adesina, who returned unopposed, formally requested for a second term as AfDB president, saying he was “doing it with an acute sense of duty and...

Rise in Covid cases in the UK above 1000 breached Government targets

Rise in UK Covid cases above 1,000 a day breached government target Sarah Boseley Health editor The Guardian9 hours ago Photograph: Maureen McLean/Rex/Shutterstock Photograph: Maureen McLean/Rex/Shutterstock The rise above 1,000 daily confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the UK breaches...

De Bruyne wants Champions League win for Silva’s Man City send-off

Kevin De Bruyne is hoping to crown David Silva’s glorious 10 years at Manchester City by completing the Spaniard’s set of medals with a Champions League win next month. Silva has won four Premier League...

Calhanoglu credits Ibrahimovic for helping rejuvenate AC Milan

Hakan Calhanoglu praised Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s impact at San Siro, saying the “real Milan” had returned. Since the season restarted last month, Milan are unbeaten in 11 games in all competitions and sit sixth in Serie...

Nigeria discharges 829 COVID-19 patients

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 829 COVID-19 patients were discharged on Monday. The NCDC in a tweet said the number was the highest in one day since the index case was reported...

[JUST IN] Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Thursday, Friday public holidays

ABUJA: The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30th and Friday 31st July 2020 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir Celebration, the Islamic festival of sacrifice. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola announced this...

[ICYMI] Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000, death toll hits 858

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months. The NCDC, which made this known on...

Only 6 states viable, as Katsina made N8bn but got N136bn federal allocation

The 2019 Annual States Viability Index, ASVI, released on Sunday by Economic Confidential, showed that only six states in the federation are economically viable. The states include Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Kwara, Kaduna and Enugu, while...

Mourinho: Liverpool’s Anfield excellence difficult to duplicate

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho believes achieving home dominance like champions Liverpool is becoming more difficult due to increasingly competitive Premier League standards. Jurgen Klopp’s title-winning Reds completed a third consecutive unbeaten league campaign at Anfield...

Pinnick hails Osimhen, as Napoli move nears completion

Victor Osimhen can surpass the impact made by Diego Maradona at Napoli, according to Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick. Osimhen is reportedly poised to leave Ligue 1 outfit Lille for Serie A’s Napoli...

Man United boss Solskjaer sets sight beyond top-four finish

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted it will not be the “end of the journey” regardless of the result against Leicester City as he looks beyond the Premier League’s top four. Champions League qualification...

Number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria now 39,977, deaths 856

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 438 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 39,977. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle...

Nigeria will overcome COVID-19 as Ife celebrates Osun festival – Ooni Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, says the country will overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. The monarch said this while playing host to Osun devotees in his palace as the ancient city celebrated the Osun...

Coronavirus’ just the beginning of end time woes — Bishop Oyedepo

The Founder and Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide International aka Winners’ Chapel , Bishop David Oyedepo, has said the coronavirus pandemic is just the beginning of the woes to be visited on...

Sex is a gift ― Nolly wood actress, Juliet Ekeson

Beautiful and talented Nollywood actress, Juliet Ekeson is as unassuming as she’s down-to-earth and wouldn’t be seen mincing words or trying to impress. When she had an encounter with Potpourri recently she was as...

Kaduna Killings: North has lost its conscience, Nigeria its will — Shehu Sani

SENATOR Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Senate first on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, and later Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, has said with the incessant killing in southern...

Rape allegation: No evidence against D’banj ― Police

The Nigeria Police have cleared popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, D’banj, of the rape allegations leveled against him by a twitter user Miss Seyitan Babatayo. This was contained in a report signed by Deputy Commissioner...

See the stats of Top 5 EPL Players of the Year for this Season

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson was named FWA Footballer of the Year ahead of the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Sadio Mane. Liverpool's Henderson was crowned FWA Footballer of the Year for captain heroics in title...

Study links 100% fruit juice consumption to higher nutrient intake in kids

New research has shown that consumption of 100% fruit juice by children aged 2 to 18 years is closely linked to improved nutrient adequacy during their formative years. Drinking 100% fruit juices plays an important...

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Trikytee and Eric caught on camera fighting a guy in public over N5,000 (Video)

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Trikytee was recently captured on camera fighting with a guy on the road over N5,000. In the video, Trikytee was...

“They beat me up and collected all my money” – Man who was beaten by Dorathy’s fans for voting Laycon, speaks up (Video)

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Police arrest two suspects for allegedly robbing Uber driver in Lagos

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You should not stress your wife, make money before you marry – Comedian Ushbebe tells men

Popular Nigerian comedian, Justice Emonaerere Nuagbe, popularly known as Ushbebe, has advised men to make money before they marry, so they do not stress...

“My boyfriend is angry cos I withdrew ordinary N60k from his account without his permission” – Lady laments

A Nigerian lady is disappointed at his boyfriend after he slammed her for withdrawing N60k from his account without his permission. In a now viral...