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Nigerian authorities return #EndSARS activist’s passport

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigerian immigration officials returned the passport of a prominent activist against police brutality after it was seized when she tried to leave the country last week, the activist said on Monday. Thousands of people took to the streets last month in anti-police protests. The demonstrations climaxed on Oct. 20 when security forces opened fire and Read More…

Featured Legal Metro

Ex-Army General appeals dismissal of N8bn suit against Lagos govt, others

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Sahara Reporters. Retired Maj.-Gen. AbdulRauf Tijani has appealed the judgment of a Federal High Court, Abuja, which dismissed his suit against Lagos Government over alleged unlawful seizure of his expanse of land in the state. Justice Inyang Ekwo had, on Oct. 14 in a judgment, dismissed the N8 billion damages suit on the Read More…

Banking Business Featured

GTBank rated 2020 Best Digital Bank in Nigeria by Agusto

Reading Time: 2 minutes A research and credit rating agency, Agusto & Co, on Monday disclosed that Guaranty Trust Bank ranked highest in user experience in the third edition of consumer banking satisfaction index. Mrs Mariam Dabiri, Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Ratings, Agusto & Co, in a statement in Lagos said that the results from the index provided insights Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

NSE market capitalisation rises N641bn

Reading Time: 2 minutes The nation’s bourse resumed trading for the week on a bullish trend with the All-Share Index crossing the 32,000 mark following interests in blue chips. Specifically, the All-Share Index rose by 1,226.88 or 3.96 per cent to close at 32,243.05 compared with 31,016.17 achieved on Friday. Accordingly, month-to-date and year-to-date gain increased to +5.6 per Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Abdullahi gets Nigeria call to replace injured Onyeka ahead of Sierra Leone

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: GOAL. The 27-year-old is back in Gernot Rohr’s team after missing their last four matches. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has invited Shehu Abdullahi to replace injured Midtjylland midfielder Frank Onyeka for their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Sierra Leone. Onyeka picked up an injury during his side’s 4-0 win over Read More…

Featured Football Sports

CAF bars newsmen, fans from Nigeria, Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: GOAL. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Monday said no journalist or supporter would be allowed into the stadium for Nigeria’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. A statement from the Director, Communications, of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire, said that CAF Read More…