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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Invictus Obi permanently forfeits N280.5m to FG – Newtelegraph

    Justice Rilwan Aikawa of a Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the permanent forfeiture of N280.5 million warehoused in the bank accounts of two firms linked to Obinwanne Okeke, popularly known as Invictus Obi, to the Federal Government. The 31-year-old Okeke is currently standing trial in...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro We’ll meet labour’s Dec deadline on N30,000 wage – Govs – Newtelegraph

    Nigerian governors have given assurance that they would meet the December 31 deadline given by the organised labour for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage to workers. The governors, who met Wednesday night under the umbrella of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), also called on...
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business Finance Bill: VAT increase not targeted at the poor – Senate – Newtelegraph

    The Senate, yesterday, said that the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) paid on luxury goods from 5% to 7.5%, as requested for by the executive in the Finance Bill 2019, was not intended to impose economic hardship … Read more via Newtelegraph – https://ift.tt/339GCFp Get more: Nigeria...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senators to President: Ask your ministers what happened to money – Newtelegraph

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senate Caucus, yesterday, faulted President Muhammadu Buhari, over his comment that the National Assembly spent over N1trillion for constituency projects without result. This was as the senators also rejected the outcome of Kogi and Bayelsa states...
  5. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports World’s Richest Club revealed, Real dethroned – Newtelegraph

    The world’s richest football clubs have seemingly been revealed, and there has been a dramatic shift of power at the top of the rich list. On Sunday, Forbes revealed the four clubs expected to top the annual Deloitte Money League, which ranks the world’s richest football clubs.... Read more...
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business Access Bank appoints Awosika chair as Belo-Olusoga retires – Newtelegraph

    The Board of Directors of Access Bank Plc has appointed Dr. (Mrs) Ajoritsedere Awosika as Chairman of the bank. The bank also announced that its Chairman, Mrs. Mosun Belo-Olusoga, would be retiring in January 2020. This, according to a statement from the.... Read more via Newtelegraph –...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Presidency to PDP: You’re a disgrace for rejecting polls’ results – Newtelegraph

    The Presidency has described the rejection of the results of the Kogi and Bayelsa gubernatorial elections by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a disgrace. The party has been advised to accept the outcomes with grace. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Lion found in Lagos residence drugged, evacuated – Newtelegraph

    Officials of the Lagos State Task Force, in conjunction with Veterinary doctors from the Lagos Ministry of Agriculture, have succeeded in moving the lion found at a private home around Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki. There had been palpable fear at No. 229, Muri Okunola …...
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business Bill Gates reclaims title as world’s richest man – Newtelegraph

    Foremost philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has reclaimed his title as the world’s richest man. The latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index said Gates, 64, now has $110 billion, deposing Amazon billionaire owner, Jeff Bezos, into second place at $109 billion..... Read more...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Dasuki, El-Zakzaky, Sowore chose to be kept in our custody – DSS – Newtelegraph

    The Department of State Services (DSS), has rebuffed claims that it was holding a former National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuku (rtd), as well as leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, illegally. The secret service said Dasuku and El-Zakzaky had...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ’28m Nigerians living with Hepatitis virus’ – Newtelegraph

    At least 28 million Nigerians are living with the Hepatitis B virus, with more than half of the number unaware of their medical condition. A Professor of Gastroentorology/Hepatology at the Bayero University, Kano, Adamu Alhaji Samaila, made the frightening revelation Friday, at an awareness...
  12. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Egypt hits semis with maximum points; Ghana qualifies, Cameroon out – Newtelegraph

    Hosts Egypt secured top of Group A of the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations with maximum points, defeating Cameroon 2-1 at the Cairo International Stadium on Thursday night. Cameroon crashed out on goal difference, after Ghana managed to beat Mali 2-0 at Al Salam Stadium in a simultaneous …...
  13. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Federer beats Djokovic to make ATP Finals semis – Newtelegraph

    Roger Federer can probably play better, but it’s hard to imagine how. The 38-year-old Swiss beat Novak Djokovic for the first time in four years – and six FedEx ATP Head2Head meetings – on Thursday night, dazzling a capacity crowd at The O2 with a 6-4, 6-3 win against … read more via...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics APC crisis gets messier – Newtelegraph

    The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State worsened yesterday as the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM), a splinter group which laid claim to the leadership of the party, said it had suspended Governor Godwin Obaseki, his deputy, Hon. Philip Shuaibu, state party chairman, Anslem...
  15. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports FIFA appoints Wenger to senior role – Newtelegraph

    Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is returning to football after he agreed to become FIFA’s new chief of global football development. The move ends speculation linking the Frenchman, 70, with a return to management as Bayern Munich boss. ... read more via Newtelegraph –...
  16. Nigeria Business News

    Business NNPC trucks out N2.5trn worth of petrol in 10 months – Newtelegraph

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) trucked out N2.517 trillion worth of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol in 526,000 trucks across the country in the last 10 months. The corporation noted that 17.36 billion litres of PMS were moved out between January and October...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen kidnap 2 lecturers in Kaduna, demand N7m – Newtelegraph

    Bandits suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two lecturers in Kaduna state. The first lecturer was kidnapped on Thursday, while the second who went to deliver a N2 million ransom and a new motorcycle to the.... Read more via Newtelegraph – https://ift.tt/2QbKC5d Get More Nigeria Metro News
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports EPL: Chelsea up to second after Abraham, Pulisic sink Palace – Newtelegraph

    In a game of defence versus attack, Chelsea needed their striker to rise to the occasion. They needed ruthlessness in front of goal. They needed Tammy Abraham to stay calm after.... Read more via Newtelegraph – https://ift.tt/36Tv5xd Get More Nigeria Sports News
  19. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports UEFA League: Man City draw as defender ends in goal, Son double in Spurs win – Newtelegraph

    Manchester City held out for a draw with Atalanta in the Champions League after defender Kyle Walker had to go in goal for the closing stages of the match. The full-back replaced Claudio Bravo after the substitute goalkeeper was sent off during the 1-1 draw in Milan. Bravo was … read more...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Tension in Aso Rock over sack of Osinbajo’s aides – Newtelegraph

    There is palpable tension in the seat of power, Aso Rock, over the alleged sack of 35 aides working with Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. New Telegraph gathered that accusing fingers are being pointed at the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, as allegedly being behind the...
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