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Nigeria’s Omosexy eyes 2020 Oscars

NOLLYWOOD diva, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde a.k.a Omosexy says her aspiration is to win an Oscar award next year. She stated this on her Instagram handle @realomosexy while congratulating the Oscar 2019 winners. The actress, who voted as an Academy member to determine who won the 2019 Oscar, made her aspiration known when the nominees she voted for won in their ... Read More »

U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Draw USA, Ukraine, Qatar

Flying Eagles have been handed a fairly tricky FIFA U-20 World Cup draw, which sees them pooled in Group D alongside Qatar, Ukraine and the United States of America. Ahead of the 22nd edition of FIFA U-20 World Cup, kicking off in less than 89 days in Poland, the Coach Paul Aigbogun charges must raise their game before the start ... Read More »

JAMB Closes Sales Of UTME Registration Forms

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has closed the sale of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination forms. The board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the sales of the forms, ended on Thursday. Benjamin, however, said that online registration was still ongoing. Benjamin said, “This is because some people ... Read More »

Predictions On Naira Devaluation Speculative, Sabotage — ABCON

AMINU Gwadabe, President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), on Monday in Lagos described prediction that the naira would fall to N415 to the dollar by the end of the year as speculative and act of sabotage. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a new report by Price waterhouse Coopers (PwC) predicted that the Nigerian ... Read More »

NigeriaDecides: ECOWAS Urges Candidates To Accept Results “In Good Faith”

MADAM Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the ECOWAS Head of Election Observation Mission to Nigeria has called on all candidates in the Presidential and National Assembly elections to accept the results “in good faith”. The former Liberian President said this during a briefing on the mission’s preliminary declaration on the elections in Abuja on Sunday night. Johnson-Sirleaf also said the elections were largely ... Read More »

‘CBN Injected $39bn To Stabilise Naira In 2018’

Between January and December last year, the Central Bank of Nigeria injected about $39.9bn to defend the nation’s currency in the foreign exchange market. The analysis of foreign exchange injection into the economy contained in the fourth quarter economic report of the CBN revealed that $39.9bn was used to stabilise the naira. The CBN usually intervenes in the foreign exchange ... Read More »

Ighalo Helps Shanghai Shenhua To Win On Debut

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has made his debut for Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua. The former Changchun Yatai man rejected advances from top European clubs before sealing a transfer to Shanghai Shenhua on February 14 for a fee of 15 million euros, with two young Chinese players moving in the opposite direction. Ighalo was handed his debut on ... Read More »

Nuhu Ribadu reveals what losers should do next

Nuhu Ribadu, the Director of Field Operations of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Campaign Council, PCC, has urged candidates who lost in the Saturday’s elections to accept defeat. Ribadu, who is the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), urged losers to accept defeat, learn their lessons and move on with their lives. Speaking with newsmen ... Read More »