Buhari vs Atiku Tribunal: Buba Galadima Testifies Against Buhari

The court case that ensued after the just concluded elections in Nigeria, which incumbent President Muhamaddu Buhari was declared winners by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has taken a dramatic twist as a factional member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr Buba Galadima has testified at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal where he took a dig at President Muhammadu Buhari. According to media reports, Galadima, who claimed to be the National Chairman of the Reformed APC (rAPC) on Monday, however, claimed that the party had an agreement with…

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Algeria Beats Guinea To Book A Spot In AFCON Quarter-Finals

Riyad Mahrez scored a wonderful goal as Algeria underlined their status as one of the favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-0 win over Guinea, which booked their place in the quarter-finals. The Manchester City winger’s superb control and composed finish in the 57th minute put his side two goals up after Youcef Belaili’s 24th-minute opener in Cairo. And Algeria sealed their progression as substitute Adam Ounas added a late third. Djamel Belmadi’s side had cruised through group stages without dropping a point or conceding a goal…

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Debutants Madagascar Reach AFCON Quarter-Finals

When Africa Cup of Nations debutants, Madagascar defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria, football pundits across Africa refused to give them credit for an outstanding performance, the blamed it on Nigerian team who ‘decided not to play’ on the day. But the Madagascar team have again proved that beating Nigeria was not a fluke. Although Nigerian team have gone ahead to beat the defending champions Cameroon and even sent them back home after beating them 3-2, Madagascar who did not show any form of respect to Nigeria has again dumped…

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Stock Market Sheds Over N300bn In One Week

The stock recorded a decline of 2.3 per cent last week as the bears returned, depressing prices of bellwethers. After recovering from a three-week bearish run the previous week, market operators had expected that the positive trend would be sustained. But the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) fell to 2.3 per cent to 29,270.95, while market capitalisation shed N303.7 billion to close at N12.902 trillion. The year-to-date decline of market has thus worsened to 6.9 per cent. Apart from the ASI that fell, activity level also declined as…

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AMCON Highlights The Difficulties Of Recovering N5trillion

Jude Nwauzor, AMCON Head of Communications —————————————————————————————————————————- With so many court cases numbering over 3,000 and counting, Mr. Jude Nwauzor, Head of Corporate Communications Department at Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), did not mince words highlighting the difficulties the Corporation faces dealing with recalcitrant obligors in its effort to recover N5trillion for Nigeria…Excerpts: Why is it becoming difficult for AMCON to recover its N5trn debt? In a decent society, it is doable, it is recoverable, but Nigeria is a peculiar country. Nigeria is not the only country that have…

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America Still Queens Of Women Football, Beats Netherlands To Retain Title

The European game had hoped to demonstrate in France this past month that it has caught up with women’s football’s outstanding nation but the evidence of the tournament endgame suggests that the gulf may be unbreachable for a fair while yet. For 45 minutes, a valiant and indefatigable Holland repelled all that the reigning champions had to throw at them, in a performance which suggested that Phil Neville’s England may have their work cut out in the European Championships held on English soil, two years from now. But as day…

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