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Naira closes at 363/dollar after new year break

currency exchange

The naira closed at 363 per United States dollar at the parallel market on Tuesday, the same rate it closed before the New Year break on Friday. The local currency, which has been hovering around 365/dollar for some months, rose to 364/dollar as the Christmas holiday approached.  The naira later rose to 364/dollar last week before closing at 363/dollar on ...

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The Wedding Party 2: N312 Million made In Just 18 Days At The Cinemas


Media personality and film producer, Mo Abudu revealed that the “Wedding party 2” has raked in over N300 million in just 18days at the cinemas. She took to her instagram page to reveal the news, she wrote: “What a glorious and magnificent kick off to the new year!!! We are now at N312m after just 18 days in the box ...

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Poor power supply, others delay new Abuja airport terminal

Nigerian Airport

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it was disappointed by the delay in the completion of the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, due to the absence of electricity and other challenges. The government stated that the airport was meant to be completed before the end of last year, but this never happened and might not happen ...

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Ex-Nigeria keeper dies


Former Nigeria goalkeeper  Raymond King has died on Monday at the age of 52. According to King’s former teammate, Taju Disu, the former Abiola Babes keeper died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, after he was transferred from the Ikorodu General Hospital. King was last week reported to be down with partial stroke and memory loss, and was ...

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Boko Haram abducts 31 people in Borno


At least 31 loggers are believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram jihadists after they went missing in Borno, security sources said Wednesday. The alleged kidnapping took place just days after 30 troops vanished following a raid on a military base in the same region amid a surge in bloody violence. “All 31 have not been seen since yesterday ...

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Bannon has lost his mind – Trump


Donald Trump unleashed a spectacular denunciation of one of his closest political allies Wednesday, describing his former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon as insane and irrelevant. “Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind,” Trump said in a statement that was notably ...

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