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  • Global Rankings as Affirmation of Nigerian Banks

    With the ranking of five Nigerian banks, especially FirstBank, which has been named the number 1 Banking Brand in Nigeria for the sixth year in a row, Raheem Akingbolu reckons that Nigerian banks have indeed become global brands Like all breakaway brands, First Bank, GTBank, Access Bank and Zenth Bank, have consistently formed emotional connections with […]

  • Respite for NFF as Aiteo Group Splashes N2.5bn on Coaches’ Salaries

    Duro Ikhazuagbe The perennial bickering over the payment of salaries of coaches attached to the national teams appears over for the next five years as Nigeria’s foremost energy solutions company, Aiteo Group, wednesday sealed a five-year partnership agreement worth N2.5 billion with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). According to details of the contract signed at […]

  • Congressional Republicans frustrated with tax plan


  • Marketing Your Startup

      I sometimes find it strange how everyone speaks about starting a business, and starting now! Or starting with your many doubts! How taking a leap of faith is so important in entrepreneurship. But not everyone focuses on how to earn the capital invested in that business or how to get people interested in your […]

  • North Korea flexes its military might -- but is it just for show?


  • Nigeria Faces Elimination from ITF/CAT Junior Tennis

    Nigeria’s boys’ team, wednesday failed to raise their game at the ongoing1st ITF/CAT West and Central African Teams’ Championship holding in Lagos as they stumbled to a 2-1 defeat to Benin thus making qualification a daunting task. The boys’ team consisting Fortune Joseph, Gabriel Inyang and David Ekpeyong fell to Ghana in their opening two […]

  • Serena Insists She Revealed Her Pregnancy by Accident

    Serena Williams has said she revealed her pregnancy by accident, after mistakenly uploading a photograph on Snapchat. The 23-time Grand Slam winner posted a picture on the social media app, posing in a mirror with the message: “20 weeks”, before deleting it, with her publicist later confirming the news. Williams, 35, said she took photographs […]

  • Super Sand Eagles Open Campaign against Italy

    FIFA BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles are to begin their campaign for honours at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas today against Italy. For a man who prefers the 11-a-side version to the five-man game, Isiaka Olawale has achieved quite a lot in beach soccer. The 33-year-old will captain Nigeria […]

  • US city's plea to FBI: 'Murder out of control'

    The number of homicides in Baltimore this year is soaring -- reaching 100 before the end of April for the first time in nearly two decades -- and the mayor is asking the FBI for more help. […]

  • Giving birth in the US is more dangerous than you think

    The mortality rate for American mothers has more than doubled in the past 25 years. Kelly Wallace explains why. […]

  • Battle of Coaches as Wolfburg Takes on Bayern Live on StarTimes

    The Volkswagen Arena will come alive this Saturday as league leader, Bayern Munich, is set to square it out with Wolfsburg who currently occupies the 14th position in the German Bundesliga in this weekend league cracker. The encounter dubbed as the battle of the managers will see home team coach Andries Jonker and Bayern’s Carlo […]

  • FBI director Comey set to testify

    The Senate judiciary committee announced Wednesday that it has scheduled a hearing for May 3 with testimony from FBI Director James Comey. […]

  • NPFL: At Last, Luamba Finds His Groove at FC IfeanyiUbah

    The 2016/17 Football season has been one laden with lots of twists and intrigues, systole and diastole for Nigeria Professional Football League side, FC Ifeanyiubah. After a heady run in Nigeria’s club cup competition (Federations Cup) in 2016 which culminated in the team’s first ever piece of silverware – beating Nasarawa United in a penalty […]

  • Nwaoboshi: Why Magu is After Me

    The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, in an interview with journalists, said the allegation of N2.1 billion fraud levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, was a vendetta for speaking out against the commission. Damilola Oyedele was there and brings the excerpts: The EFCC is […]

  • Ukam: Corruption in Judiciary is Alarming

    Lawyers are usually unwilling to admit that there is corruption in the judiciary. But not Professor Tony Ukam, a legal practitioner with 28 years experience‎. In this interview with Vincent Obia, he said judges are not angels even though they like to see themselves as divine beings. He also spoke on why it took the […]