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Late drama as Chelsea’s Palmer seals hat-trick to overturn Manchester United in Premier League thriller

In a madcap showdown on Thursday, Chelsea stunned Manchester United with a last-gasp comeback, securing a thrilling 4-3 victory at Stamford Bridge. Cole Palmer emerged as the hero of the night, clinching a hat-trick and turning the game on its head when it seemed the Reds were on course for an unlikely triumph. Chelsea’s top Read More…

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CSOs mount allegations of unethical practices against Chief Justice Ariwoola, decry worsened image of Nigeria’s judiciary

Civil Society Organisations Jointly Petition for Urgent Reform A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) has sounded the alarm, urging immediate action to salvage Nigeria’s beleaguered judiciary. In a scathing letter addressed to His Lordship, Chief Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, the CSOs have raised grave concerns about the erosion of ethical standards within the Nigerian legal Read More…

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“Ajakaju (Beast of Two Worlds)” triumphs: N101.2 million box office gross in 5 days

Eniola Ajao, the talented actress and producer, has struck gold with her debut cinema venture, “Ajakaju (Beast of Two Worlds)”. The epic film, released nationwide on Friday, March 29, has taken the Nigerian box office by storm, amassing an impressive N101.2 million within a mere five days. FilmOne Entertainment, the film distribution powerhouse, proudly announced Read More…

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Binance executive arraigned in court for tax evasion and money laundering

In a high-stakes courtroom drama, one of the top executives from Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, stood before an Abuja court to confront serious allegations. Tigran Gambaryan, Binance’s head of financial crime compliance, faced charges of tax evasion and money laundering alongside his colleague, Nadeem Anjarwalla, the regional manager for Africa. The Economic and Read More…

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Bobrisky faces EFCC investigation for allegedly spraying Naira notes

Operatives from the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have launched an investigation into the activities of Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky. The controversial social media personality is accused of spraying Naira notes at a high-profile event. The EFCC’s interest in Bobrisky was sparked by a video report showing Read More…

Business Companies Top Story

Corporate financial reports and strategic plans unveiled by Transcorp, Unilever, and Nigerian Breweries

Transnational Corporation Plc (Transcorp) has reported a significant increase in its gross profit for the year ended Dec. 31, 2023, indicating positive growth in its financial performance. According to Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman Board of Directors, Transcorp, the company’s gross profit surged by 66.0 per cent to N109.1 billion, compared to N65.77 billion in the Read More…

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NPFL Match Day 28 recap: Akwa United stumbles, Enyimba and Shooting Stars secure wins

On a bustling Wednesday in the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), host team Akwa United faced a stunning setback as they fell 0-1 to visitors Doma United FC of Gombe at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. Despite controlling much of the game, Akwa United’s overconfidence proved costly as Emmanuel Jesam’s lone goal in the Read More…

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Arsenal seizes Premier League summit, Man City victorious against Aston Villa

Arsenal surged to the top of the Premier League standings after securing a confident 2-0 win against relegation-threatened Luton Town on Wednesday, despite fielding a revamped lineup. Captain Martin Odegaard broke the deadlock in the 24th minute, capitalising on Emile Smith Rowe’s industrious play. A stroke of halftime saw an own goal by Daiki Hashioka, Read More…

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Taiwan Struck by Strongest Earthquake in 25 Years: Nine Lives Lost, 50 Missing

In a seismic upheaval that reverberated across the island, Taiwan was jolted by its most powerful earthquake in a quarter-century. The temblor, measuring 7.2 magnitude, claimed nine lives and left more than 900 injured. As the earth convulsed, 50 workers, en route to a hotel nestled within a national park, vanished without a trace. In Read More…