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Egyptian investment bank acquires 100% of Nigeria’s Primera Africa

July 22, 2018     12:50 am
EFG Hermes, a leading financial services corporation in frontier and emerging markets (FEM), has entered into a definitive sale and purchase agreement ...
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Osinbajo woos Dubai investors, list juicy benefits investing in Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Dubai continued Nigeria’s trade diplomacy, wooing investors with attractive investment benefits from pol ...
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2019 Presidency: Atiku declares for PDP, blames APC for poor economy, insecurity

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has formerly declared his intention to run for the 2019 Presidential election under the platform of the Peoples D ...
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2019: All eyes on Atiku for Yola declaration on Saturday

After several months of consultations with critical stakeholders in Nigeria and members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice Presiden ...



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Nigeria to probe case of 155 stranded Nigerians in Russia

Nigeria has resolved to investigate suspected human trafficking in the case of the 155 Nigerian football fans who got stranded in Russia after the World Cup tournament. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, revealed the plan to probe the incident at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja where he received the returnees. The stranded Nigerians,…

7 aspirants withdraw from PDP governorship primary in Osun

Seven out of eleven governorship aspirants of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for September 22 election on Saturday announced their withdrawal from the party’s primary. The primary to be held in Osogbo has more than 3,000 delegates to participate in the exercise. Those who announced their withdrawal from the primary are Mr Adejare Bello, former speaker…

Nigeria banks engage in Twitter war

Sterling Bank has started a tweeter conflict with other Nigeria’s commercial banks as each banks are now taking turns to swipe at each other on Twitter with many Nigerians enjoying the fun side of the chit chat. The clash started late Friday when Sterling Bank posted a tweet which had a graphic illustration of a…...


Police to support Eko Disco on debt recovery

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company said that the Lagos State Police Command promised to support the company to boost its revenue generation through debts recovery. Mr Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Corporate Communications, EKEDC, said in Lagos on Saturday, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr Ayuba Elkanah, made the promise during…

Insurance industry urged to prepare for next generation of consumers, talents

The nation’s insurance industry has been challenged to prepare for the next generation of consumers and talents, by embracing change and responding to the economic, social and technological needs of the insurance space. Stakeholders who spoke at the 2018 Presidential Valedictory Lecture to mark the end of the tenure of Funmi Babington-Ashaye as the 48th…

Joint taskforce clears access roads to Apapa

The joint taskforce set up by the Lagos State Government comprising the police, military personnel and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has moved trucks off the access roads to Apapa and its environs. Hassan Mahmud, the public affairs officer of LASTMA, who confirmed this to BusinessDay on Saturday, said some trucks indiscriminately parked on…

NIMC refutes reports on suspension of issuing cards

National Identity Management Commission, NIMC has refuted publication in some news media platforms quoting the Director General of the Commission as saying that, the Commission has suspended the issuance of National Identification Cards for the next three years. According to NIMC, it should be recalled that a similar article was published on 1st April, 2018 by…...


PDP publicity secretary lifts community with water project

The publicity secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom, Ini Ememobong  has displayed a rare sense of communal love by providing the people with drinking water, a meeting hall as well as donating exercise books and uniform to schools in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of the state. Particularly significant is the…...


Ekiti: NDI, IRI urge FG to prosecute vote buyers

Reactions have continued to trail the just concluded governorship election in Ekiti State, as international observers have called on the Federal Government to prosecute culprits of vote buying on election day. The call was made by the International Republican Institute (IRI) and National Democratic Institute (NDI) on Friday at a joint news conference in Abuja…....


Nigeria Air: You can’t deceive Nigerians, PDP tells Buhari

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Federal Government to perish the thought of trying to use the ‘unveiling’of the new national carrier to deceive Nigerians. Specifically, the main opposition party accused the Buhari administration of using the announcement of the new national carrier to score political advantage ahead of the 2019 general election…....


Abia establishes farmers’ Business School to boost production

In its bid to boost the productivity of farmers, the Abia state government has inaugurated Farmers Business School Multipurpose Cooperative Union. Ikpeazu, while speaking during the occasion in Umuahia, said that Cooperatives had the capacity to play a key role in the development of the state and nation at large. The Governor who was represented by…...


Ikpeazu inaugurates road built by ASOPADEC

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state has commissioned a 1.1 kilometres Ukaegbu Pocket Layout road project in Ohokobe – Afara, off Aba Road, Umuahia, constructed by the Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, (ASOPADEC). Ikpeazu, while commissioning the road project, extolled ASOPADEC for the quality of the road built and the street lights that…...


Over 200m births not registered globally – UNICEF, NOA

The United Nations Children’s Fund and National Orientation Agency (UNICEF/NOA) have said that available records show that over 200 million children around the globe have not had their births registered and about 80 countries do not have well-functioning civil registration systems to document births and deaths, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Imo Uche,…...


Habits that could be stopping you from selling effectively

At a time when there is low consumer demand and low spending going on, evidence still shows that huge deals are closed even in such times. Even in economic recessions, great salespeople still successfully activate buying desire in even the most prudent prospects and close deals consistently. How do they achieve this feat and maintain…...


Obasanjo still looking to actualize third term agenda, says Oshiomhole

Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, Friday described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as an insatiable politician who is still looking to actualize his pet dream of becoming Nigeria’s President for the third term. This is just as he declared that the party will go ahead with the planned congresses in Imo State…


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ICAF set to hold 2018 annual art show

ICAF set to hold 2018 annual art show

The International Culture & Arts Festival (ICAF) has announced its 2018 annual art show scheduled to hold on the 28th...

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Duke University confers honorary degree on Chimamanda Adichie

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an honorary degree from the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. The...

How national carrier can boost domestic tourism, tourist arrivals

While many reactions have followed the recent unveiling of Nigeria Air, the national carrier of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,...



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21st African Senior Athletics Championship: Delta ready to host Africa

All is now set for the hosting of the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship in Nigeria by Delta State as...

Flying Eagles thrash Mauritania 5-0 to qualify for Niger 2019

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, hammered their counterparts from Mauritania 5-0 at the Agege Stadium in Lagos on Saturday to...

World Cup finalists set to ignite new LaLiga Season

The 2018 World Cup final was unlike almost any other. There were six goals for the first time since 1966...

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