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24 Oct
Former Jamaican international athlete Lacena Golding-Clarke, according to SportsNow, has said that Tobi Amusan’s incredible world record run at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA in July ‘was something that had been brewing for a while.’ Golding-Clarke, an Olympian and 2002 Commonwealth Games champion, is the coach of reigning World 100m hurdles champion, Amusan.…
20 Sep
The world record set by Tobi Amusan in the women’s 100m hurdles semi-final at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, the United States, in July has been ratified by the World Athletics. This was disclosed on Tuesday in a statement published on the athletics body’s official website. The international governing body for the sport…
31 Jul 2022
By Njideka Agbo “Whom did you go to see? A reed swayed by the wind?” It is 3 am, and people in Nigeria are oblivious that their representative, Tobi Amusan, is about to make history at the World Athletics Championships, in Oregon, USA, for the second time in less than 24 hours. Amusan, who had…
25 Jul 2022
Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan in the early hours of Monday broke the women’s 100m hurdles world record in the semi-finals at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Amusan, who was fourth at the Tokyo Olympics and the last worlds in 2019, clocked 12.12 seconds at Hayward Field, an hour and 50 minutes before she contests…
1 Jul 2021
Nigerian track and field legend Falilat Ogunkoya is no longer the owner of the African 400m women’s record after 18-year-old Namibian, Christene Mboma, shattered the Nigerian’s 25-year-old mark with a blistering 48.54 seconds run at an athletics meeting at the Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Wednesday. The old mark of 49.10s was set…
22 Jun 2016
Award winning DJ Obi, one of Nigeria’s notable DJ’s has announced his attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Longest DJ Set. This set begins today June 22nd and runs through till July 1st, 2016. In his career time, he has worked on stage with the likes of Lupe Fiasco, 2baba, Lynxxx, Banky W, M.I., Naeto…


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Despite macroeconomic challenges bedevilling the nation’s economy, anticipation of robust 2022 full year earnings and dividend payout have continued to spur activities on the equities sector of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) as market capitalisation increased by N44 billion in the last trading session of the month of January.
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Partner and Head, Deal Advisory, Mergers and Acquisition Tax and Regulatory Practice, KPMG Nigeria, Ajibola Olomola, has said businesses need to be guided by optimism especially as it relates to the electioneering era in the country
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The Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Mrs Yemisi Edun, has advocated increased collaboration among banks, especially in information sharing, to effectively combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other illicit practices within the financial system.
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Barely four weeks to the 2023 presidential election, stockbrokers have called for a regime change that would address uncertainties, as well as speedy and consistent economic policy direction to restore the country on a path of sustainable growth, while supporting a virile capital market post-election.
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Penetration of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) activities is predicted to witness a 70 per cent increase in 2023 as players in the financial industry intensify efforts to adapt to strict regulatory compliance obligations.