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Nigeria appoints financial advisers to help facilitate Eurobond issuance on global capital markets

NIGERIA'S federal government has appointed several financial companies as its transaction advisers to including JP Morgan to help facilitate the issuance of Eurobonds in the international capital market.



Nigerian businesses estimated to have lost almost $370m as a result of the government's Twitter ban

NIGERIAN businesses have lost a total of about N150.46bn ($366.88m) since June 5 as a result of the federal government's ban on Twitter in response to the company deleting a tweet posted by President Muhammadu Buhari.



Lagos State government withdraws murder case against Yoruba Nation protester Tajudeen Bakare

LAGOS State government withdrawn the murder case against Yoruba Nation protester Tajudeen Bakare over the death of 14 year old Jumoke Oyeleke was killed by a stray bullet during a demonstration at Ojota on July 3.



Ohanaeze Ndigbo commends Nigerian Army for providing security across the southeast

PAN-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo has commended the Nigerian Army for its sacrifice in restoring security and peace across the southeast and nation at large following its recent military operations.



Glasgow Rangers close in on Bright Osayi-Samuel as Fenerbahce agree to lower asking price

SCOTTISH champions Glasgow Rangers are closing in on the signing of Nigerian-born winger Bright Osayi-Samuel after his Turkish club Fenerbahce agreed to lower its asking price of €5m to facilitate a transfer.



Is Nigeria aware of the fact that by 2027 the global tissue paper industry will be worth at least $94bn and with this pandemic we have the opportunity to create a dominant market presence

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Over the last year-and-a-half, the surge in the demand for tissue paper, kitchen roll, wipes and napkins has been dramatic worldwide as the coronavirus surge spreads. Across the world, departmental stores, retail chains and supermarkets are having to deal with panic buying, leaving their shelves bare

[2] Worldwide, the printed tissue paper market size was valued at a mere $657.4m in 2018 but coronavirus has expanded the market dramatically


Biden delivers on his promise to deliver 4m Moderna Covid-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria

NIGERIA has just taken delivery over 4m doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine from the US received by United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) officials in Abuja as President Joe Biden fulfils his pledge to assist poorer countries with vaccination.



Former Chibok girl and her terrorist husband surrender to Nigerian Army in Borno State

ONE of the former Government Secondary School (GSS) Chibok students and her terrorist husband have surrendered to troops of the Nigerian Army in Borno State seeking to benefit from the government's amnesty programme.



Enekwechi hopes to win Nigeria's first male individual track and field medal in shot put final

OLYMPIAN Chukwuebuka Enekwechi is confident that he may end up bringing home a medal tomorrow and enter into Nigerian history books when he competes in the final of the men's shot put final.



Sunday Igboho secures court ruling preventing Nigeria's security agencies from arresting him

YORUBA Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo has won a major victory in his ongoing battle with the Nigerian government after an Oyo State high court granted an ex-parte motion stopping the security agencies from arresting him.




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