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September 2018

Sport News

Stoke star fathers three children in six weeks

Kekenapep – “ Saido Berahino is at the centre of a legal battle over claims he has fathered a hat-trick of children in less than two months, The Sun reports. The Stoke  City striker is named on birth certificates as the father of two…

September 25, 2018
Int'l News

Advertisers Lament Low Patronage Ahead of 2019 Elections

Kekenapep – “ Meanwhile, some advertisers in the country have decried the low pace of activities in the sector few months to the 2019 elections. The operators who spoke with THISDAY, explained that compared with the 2015 elections, whereby about six months to the…

September 25, 2018
Local News

FG Seeks N289 Billion from Q4 Assets Sale

Kekenapep – “ Nume Ekeghe with agency report The federal government will offer 10 state-owned companies for sale to selected investors and the public in the fourth quarter (Q4), as it seeks to raise N289 billion ($797 million) toward funding the 2018 budget, the…

September 25, 2018
Int'l News

Alleged N119.8million Bribe: ICPC Docks Ex-SMEDAN Boss

Kekenapep – “ Iyobosa Uwugiaren in Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned a former Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Mr. Bature Umar Masari, for allegedly receiving bribes of N119.8…

September 25, 2018
Int'l News

Modric Ends Ronaldo/Messi Era, Win World Best Award

Kekenapep – “ Femi Solaja with agency report It was a paradigm shift last night as Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric was named The Best Footballer Award winner yesterday in London. The feat ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of…

September 25, 2018
Local News

Female Abductor Gives Birth, Holding Victim Hostage

Kekenapep – “ Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri A pregnant woman who abducted the son of the Borno State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Ali Dalori gave birth while holding her captive hostage, the police said yeserday. The police also alleged that…

September 25, 2018
Int'l News

AfDB: More African Companies Investing in Africa

Kekenapep – “ Opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles, according to a report by leading African companies covered in the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) new Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report, the first ever report on inter-African trade published by the Bank. The report…

September 25, 2018
Local News

Crude Oil Price Hits Four-year High after OPEC Rebuffs Trump

Kekenapep – “ Ejiofor Alike with agency reports Crude oil prices jumped more than two per cent to a four-year high yesterday after Saudi Arabia and Russia ruled out any immediate increase in production despite calls by United States President Donald Trump for action…

September 25, 2018
Int'l News

Honeywell Sues Ecobank N72bn for Damages after Failed Ex-parte

Kekenapep – “ Davidson Iriekpen The Supreme Court has upheld decision of the Court of Appeal, which dismissed the asset-freezing ex-parte order filed by Ecobank Plc against Honeywell Group at the Federal High Court in Lagos.The apex court said the ex-parte order was unduly…

September 25, 2018