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May 16, 2018 10:51 AM Turkey lira hits new historic lows after Erdogan comments

Turkey’s embattled currency the lira on Wednesday hit new historic lows against the dollar as investors took fright at comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggesting he wanted a bigger say in monetary policy. The lira has lost nine percent in value over the last month alone as Turkey heads to snap presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24 amid growing 19

May 16, 2018 8:14 AM Mile One Market’ll be ready by December

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has stated that the Mile One Market in Port Harcourt would be completed by December. Speaking after project inspection, on Tuesday , Governor Wike said that the construction of the market was in fulfilment of his pledge to the people. He said: “This is one of our signature projects. We are putting in place a befitting 19

May 15, 2018 5:30 PM Rice importation down 95 percent, smugglers in trouble

Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has said that ERGP focus labs have helped agriculture in the area of exportation and farm management. Ogbeh stated this during the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) Focus Labs Open Day ceremony held in Abuja. According to him, rice importation was brought down to 95 per cent even though 23

May 12, 2018 8:20 AM EPL: Liverpool suffer major injury blow

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has been hit with a fresh injury problem ahead of his side’s vital Premier League clash against Brighton on Sunday. Speaking at Friday’s press conference, Klopp disclosed that his forward, Sadio Mane, who has scored 19 goals in 42 games this season, has been hit with another fitness issue ahead of their final EPL game of the season 22

May 2, 2018 11:49 AM Oil Price Rise Increases Revenue Allocation To FG, Others By 36% To N1.9trn

Buoyed by increases in oil revenue, statutory allocations to the three tiers of government rose by 36 percent to N1.9 trillion in the first quarter of 2018 (Q1’2018) from N1.4 trillion in the corresponding period of 2017 (Q1′ 2017), Vanguard reports. Analysis showed that Nigeria’s daily income from oil shot up by 83 per cent to $112.9 million at the end of Q1’2018, from $61.8 million 27

April 30, 2018 8:11 AM Woman cut off boyfriend’s penis for leaking their sex tape

An Argentine woman Brenda Barattini accused of cutting off her boyfriend’s penis with gardening scissors said she was provoked because he showed his friends their homemade sex tape, according to reports. The 26-year-old Barattini, allegedly committed the revenge attack in the Nueva Cordoba area of the Argentine city of Cordoba last November, which left her 40-year-old 19

April 24, 2018 9:28 AM Champions League: Boateng reveals how Bayern Munich can stop Ronaldo I

Bayern Munich defender, Jerome Boateng has noted that only a defensive team effort can prevent Real Madrid’s superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring. Bayern host Real in a blockbuster Champions League semi-final, first-leg, at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday with the Portugal international in goal-scoring form. Ronaldo has scored 15 goals in the Champions 33

April 19, 2018 4:14 AM Work on Fourth Mainland Bridge begins December –AmbodeThe Sun News

State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has raised the hope that construction works on the Fourth Mainland Bridge will begin before the end of the year. To make this realisable, the governor said a new preferred bidder for the multi-billion bridge, which will link Ikorodu, among other major towns, will emerge latest June. Ambode, who spoke through his Commissioner 29

April 18, 2018 6:55 PM World Bank confirms economic growth in Nigeria

The World Bank on Wednesday said Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018, and to average 3.6 percent in 2019–20. This is contained in Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by institution. The report noted that the moderate pace of economic expansion reflects the gradual pick-up 38

April 16, 2018 3:15 AM No to PIGB fuel taxThe Sun News

The Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) passed by the National Assembly would have been an excellent piece of legislation that will provide governance and institutional framework for the oil sector, but for the provision of a five per cent fuel tax meant to finance the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF). The fuel tax has raised strong speculation 29