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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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2019: No alternative to free, fair, credible elections

With Nigeria inching ever closer to the 2019 general elections, concerned stakeholders have continued to harp on the need for free, fair and credible polls. The stakeholders believe that only a transparent and credible electoral process would engender peace, stability and good governance in the country. The alternative, they say, is a recipe for cataclysm…....


Dickson, Ogola to battle for Bayelsa West Senatorial seat?

With only a few weeks to the collection of expression of interest forms for the 2019 general elections, there are indications that Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson could be locked in battle with Foster Ogola, representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District in the Senate, over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket. Four years ago when…...


From Seme to Lagos by fraud

Smuggling of food items into Nigeria through the land borders, especially from Seme in the Republic of Benin to Lagos, has for long been a cog in the wheel of Nigeria’s effort to drive self-sufficiency in food production. One major food item that has been caught in this complex web is rice, a staple in many…...


Ekweremadu cautions against hate speech

Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate president, has urged Nigerians to lead by example in whatever capacity they find themselves and shun hate speech. Ekweremadu made the call in Enugu at the inauguration of the District Governor of Rotary International, District 91422 Nigeria, Dr Dan Ajawara. According to statement by his Media Adviser, Uche Anichukwu, on Saturday…

Spike in electric car sales seen changing global crude oil business

By 2025, there would be 4.5million units of electric cars on the road indicating that the world may shed over 2million barrels per day global crude oil according to forecasts by the UK-based McKinsey and Paris-based International Energy Association but the implications seem lost on Africa’s biggest oil producer.   The world petrol demand is…...


Osinbajo calls for support to boost girl-child education

Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the Vice President, on Saturday urged groups, organisations and individuals to support more indigent girls and women to access quality education and empowerment. Osinbajo made the call as a special guest at the Gala Night/Fund Raising Dinner of the Diamond Lights Women Empowerment Initiative (DLWEI) in Lagos. She said that…

Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Yobe

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its troops had successfully repelled an attack on a military patrol team coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Sasawa community in Yobe. Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, said this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. According to Chukwu, the gallant troops on Saturday repelled an…

Senator Ademola Adeleke wins Osun PDP Gov. Primary

Senator  Ademola Adeleke, representing Osun West Senatorial District has been declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic (PDP) governorship primary ahead of Sept. 22 election. Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, who is the Chairman of the election panel said Adeleke scored 1,569 votes. Dickson said that Adeleke’s closest rival, Mr Akin Ogunbiyi, the Chief…

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…...



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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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Brazil’s World Cup exit left me in mourning- Neymar

Brazil forward Neymar said he did not want to see a ball or watch any of the remaining World Cup...

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...

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