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Politics

Court defers ruling in suit seeking Soludo’s disqualification to Wednesday

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has differed ruling on the suit filed seeking to disqualify now governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof Charles Soludo, along with his deputy, Onyeka Ibezim…




Business

PIA: IOCs plan $60 bn FID on 6 deepwater projects

Sopuruchi Onwuka International oil companies that hold substantial reserves in the Nigerian deepwater basin will ink landmark final investment decisions (FIDs) on six offshore oil and gas developments by next…




Metro

Court defers ruling in suit seeking Soludo’s disqualification to Wednesday

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has differed ruling on the suit filed seeking to disqualify now governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof Charles Soludo, along with his deputy, Onyeka Ibezim…

Sports

Manchester United confirm Ralf Rangnick’s appointment as interim coach

Manchester United confirmed on Monday they had appointed Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The 63-year-old German joins…

Opinion

Soludo: Anambra Can’t Wait

Joe  C. Anatune A little over two years ago, Anambra started the fruitful wait for Cee Cee Soludo to run for governor. Following his meritorious emergence as the Anambra State…

Entertainment

Top gospel artistes storm Onitsha for Ozigbo’s annual praise worship fiesta, Friday

[From CHINEDU NWAFOR, Abakaliki] Onitsha, in Anambra State is agog as top gospel artistes in Nigeria arrive the commercial city ahead of the annual praise worship sponsored by governorship candidate…

Education

2021 NCOY: FirstBank partners Junior Achievement Nigeria, reiterates commitment to innovation and education

For 11 years,  First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered with Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) to host its annual flagship event; the National Company of the Year competition (NCOY), which…

E-Platform

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO

Twitter has announced that its co-founder Jack Dorsey will be stepping down as CEO of the social media platform. He will be succeeded by Twitter’s current chief technology officer, Parag…

Crime

Ebonyi NBA petitions police commissioner, other officers over murder of lawyer’s wife

[From CHINEDU NWAFOR, Abakaliki] Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Onueke Branch, in Ebonyi has petitioned the state Commissioner of Ebonyi, CP Aliyu Garba over the gruesome murder of Mrs. Gloria Enyi,…

Insurance

AIICO dominates insurance category, cleans out 2021 BAFI Awards

[By VICTOR NZE] AIICO Insurance Plc has claimed the ‘Life Insurance Company of the Year’ as well as the ‘Digital Insurance Company of the Year’ at the just-concluded Banks and…

Interview

Okorie: Soludo’s victory could trigger APGA’s resurgence

Chief Chekwas Okorie, the founder of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), but now a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), in this interview, describes APC’s loss at the Anambra State…

Health/Living

Covid-19 Omicron variant: ‘We are monitoring emerging evidence’– NCDC

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated that it is monitoring emerging evidence on the new COVID-19 variant and its implication to better prepare the country’s response to the…

Money market

CBN deploys E-Form ‘A’ for online forex application

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has deployed of an electronic Form ‘A’ to expedite applications for PTA/BTA, medicals, education, and apply for forex online. This was disclosed in a…

Travel and hospitality

Cross River cancels 2021 Calabar Carnival over insecurity, Covid-19 Omicron variant

Barely 24 hours after unveiling plans for this year’s edition of the iconic Calabar Carnival tourism fiesta, Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has suspended the 2021 edition due…

Energy

PIA: IOCs plan $60 bn FID on 6 deepwater projects

Sopuruchi Onwuka International oil companies that hold substantial reserves in the Nigerian deepwater basin will ink landmark final investment decisions (FIDs) on six offshore oil and gas developments by next…

Aviation

FG clears Emirates to resume Dubai-Lagos/Abuja operations, as airlines shut flights into southern Africa over surge in Covid-19 Omicron variant

[By VICTOR NZE] Federal Government has cleared the Emirates Airlines to resume flights into Nigeria from its Lagos and Abuja hubs which were halted in September, this year over dispute…

Capital market

MTN public offer of 575m shares to retail investors at N169/share begins Dec. 1

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc. (MTN Nigeria)  has  announced  that the  public offer to retail investors for the sale of up to 575 million shares held in MTN Nigeria by MTN…

Energy

PIA: IOCs plan $60 bn FID on 6 deepwater projects

Sopuruchi Onwuka International oil companies that hold substantial reserves in the Nigerian deepwater basin will ink landmark final investment decisions (FIDs) on six offshore oil and gas developments by next…

Security

Senate summons two ministers, NCoS CG over jail breaks, probes ‘porous prisons system’

Senate has resolved to carry out a thorough investigation into the causes of jail breaks across the country, in the aftermath of last weekend’s terror attacks on the Nigerian Correctional…

Relationship

Photo story: Eulogies pour in as Obateru bows out

In what appears to be one of the most superlative performance appraisal reports ever given to any public official leaving office, the retirement of Dr Kennie Obateru from the position…

International News

Covid-19: WHO says PCRs can detect Omicron variant, as African nations ban travellers from infected countries

While Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test can detect infection with Omicron, studies are looking to whether the Covid-19 variant of concern has any impact on other test types, according to…

Love & Life

How Monday’s Facebook glitch dropped Zuckerberg off top 3, as Forbes releases 40th edition of world’s 400 rich list

Facebook owner and billionaire businessman, Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth plummeted by $7 billion (£5.1 billion) overnight as his social media platforms went down in flames, last Monday, costing one of…