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Monday, October 23, 2017

UBA gross earnings hit N333.92bn in Q3, 2017

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc on Monday reported gross earnings of N333.9 billion and profit before tax(PBT) of N78.3 billion for the nine...

‘Before I was in PDP, not now. God forbid say when a dog vomit...

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has once again rejected overtures from leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to return to the party and help...

FG turns PTI to University of Petroleum Resources

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the University of Petroleum Resources Bill to effectively establish the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State. Buhari...

Poverty alleviation indices unchanged since 1960 – World Bank

The World Bank has raised the alarm that efforts to eradicate poverty had remained stagnant as some alleviation indices have remained unchanged since the...

Buhari to governors: How can you sleep without paying workers?

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances,...

Don’t blame men for cheating – Quick Action tells women

Ghanaian sound engineer, Quick Action, born Joseph Appiah, is not happy with how some wives have been denying their husbands sex under the pretext...

Stanbic Bank teller jailed 10 years for stealing ¢287,000

The Wa Circuit Court has sentenced a former teller at the Wa branch of Stanbic Bank to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor for...

Two Ghanaians arrested over £5m romance fraud

Two Ghanaians and a UK-based accomplice have been arrested by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) over allegations of money laundering and romance...

FG partners WHO to immunize 874,000 people against yellow fever

Federal Government has launched a campaign to immunize 873 837 people against yellow fever in Kwara and Kogi states. The ten-day campaign began on Friday...

Transforming agriculture in Africa

The African rural world is one I know well. I grew out of rural poverty myself and went to a rural school without electricity...

Teach Me to Fish, Please

Two weeks ago, or a little more than that, I was at the midweek service in my church when the testimony of a member...

The 3 traits Warren Buffett looks for in an employee

Warren Buffett's workdays no longer include dealing with much of the minutiae of running Berkshire Hathaway. In place of conducting interviews and managing teams, he...
The $500 Million Bel Air Mansion Is The Most Expensive Home Ever Built

Most expensive home in America: a $500 million California mansion

House-shopping millionaires can almost always have their pick when it comes to real estate, whether it's a sprawling Georgia manor or space in a ritzy D.C. suburb. But...

9 habits that may help you become a billionaire

You might think billionaires have superpowers or an exclusive secret that helped them achieve billionaire status, but they don't. When you do a bit...

Prominent Nigerians and the Kegites Club

Notwithstanding the array of democratically elected individuals it parades within its fold, the Kegites Club has refused to democratise, leading to a recent attempt...

The breast we loan to our kids deserves unconditional love

Grow with her beast. When it sags, condition your mind to salivate for fallen breast: the one on her chest precisely. Don't be looking over your...

Ban ‘One Corner’ song, it is devilish- Virgin Pastor

The spokesperson for the Association of Virgin Pastors, Apostle Job Antwi has joined the trail of persons condemning the ‘One Corner’ dance craze that...

Kachikwu: What’s his job as Minister of State?

It seems very realistic to say that without realising it, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu was promoted into oblivion the day he became a Minister of...

Tackling corruption in Nigeria through whistle blowing

I crave your indulgence to preface this speech by reiterating what all of us already know: that corruption is the number one enemy of...

We concentrated on Northern Nigeria in line with Buhari request-President, World Bank Group

The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria...