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Friday, August 18, 2017

GTBank declares gross earnings of N214.1bn in H1 2017

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) has declared growth of 2per cent to N214.1billion from N209.9billion reported in the June 2016, the lender audited financial results...
Comply with industry’s Code of Corporate Governance, NCC urges operators

Comply with industry’s Code of Corporate Governance, NCC urges operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed all operators to comply with the industry’s Code of Corporate Governance. The Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,...
Federer’s pullout of Cincinnati, hands number one spot to Nadal

Federer’s pullout of Cincinnati, hands number one spot to Nadal

Roger Federer has pulled out of the Cincinnati Open with a back injury, meaning Rafa Nadal will return next week as the world number...

Aderonke Apata, LGBT rights activist granted asylum in UK

A Nigerian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender rights (LGBT) campaigner was granted asylum in Britain after a 13-year legal battle to prove her sexual orientation,...
India restores hospital oxygen supply after death of 63 people

India restores hospital oxygen supply after death of 63 people

Indian health authorities on Monday delivered oxygen to a public hospital where 63 people, half of which were children died of encephalitis (acute inflammation...
ASUU, FG end crucial meeting in Abuja

BREAKING: ASUU declares total, comprehensive strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has commenced an indefinite nationwide industrial action. The National President of the union, Dr. Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this on...
Osinbajo receives Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo in Abuja

Osinbajo congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on re-election

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as President of the Republic of Kenya. Mr Laolu Akande, the acting President’s...
Ozubulu church re-opens a week after gunmen attack

Ozubulu church re-opens a week after gunmen attack

Normal church services were held at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra, a week after gunmen killed worshipers during early morning service. The church...
BREAKING: ASUU set for nationwide indefinite strike

BREAKING: ASUU set for nationwide indefinite strike

After an extensive deliberation that lasted three days, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has resolved to embark on an indefinite strike action. The...
UN: Army’s invasion of camp unauthorised

UN: Army’s invasion of camp unauthorised

The Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has expressed grave concern over what he described as an unauthorized search of a United Nations base...