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Several Nigerian soldiers killed in fighting with Boko Haram, says Reuters

December 16, 2018     5:23 pm
At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern state of Borno, three mil ...
Exclusives

Beyond the peace pact, Nigerians say hateful utterances negate spirit of accord

Presidential candidates of some political parties last week appended their signatures to the 2019 Presidential Election Peace Accord brokered by the ...
Exclusives

I foresee massive rigging because of desperation to stay in power – Kusamotu

Ayodele Kusamotu is a barrister, chairman and principal counsel at Kusamotu & Kusamotu Law firm (The Greenfish Chambers). He is a public affairs ...
Exclusives

CUPP did not adopt Atiku because of money – Balewa

Dr. Abdul Jhalil Tafawa Balewa is the Co-Chairman of the National Intervention Movement (NIM) and member of the Steering Committee of the Coalition of ...

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

LBS proposes finance-led growth hypothesis to increase Nigeria’s financial inclusion

Digital Financial Services in Nigeria- State of the market Report 2018, a financial inclusion report by the Lagos Business School (LBS) has point the ...
Financial Inclusion

CBN to introduce agent solutions to boost MFBs services

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is working on introducing agent solutions that will enable microfinance banks operating in the country to deploy new ...
Financial Inclusion

LBS proposes finance-led growth hypothesis to increase Nigeria’s financial inclusion rate

State of the market Report 2018, a financial inclusion report by the Lagos Business School (LBS) has point the way to go for Nigeria to include more o ...

Financial Inclusion

Latest News

FG, oil marketers meet this week to resolve subsidy impasse, says Marafa

Indications emerged weekend that federal government and oil marketers are set to resolve longstanding subsidy impasse This is as federal government will this week meet with the marketers to offset out ...

Tour of the grassroots: How bullets failed to stop Tonye Cole 

When the oil business billionaire, Tonye Cole, emerged gubernatorial flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State few weeks ago, many said he was unknown in his state, may miss h ...

Rivers would have been making N15bn per month by now, if … Osila, first RIRS executive chairman

When Rivers State under Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi decided to reform the tax system in the state and make it the pillar of government income, they picked one model of girl-child education, Osila Onene-O ...

We will assist state government to address challenge of perennial flooding in Kogi – Omotoso

Akin Omotoso, newly elected chairman of the Ajaokuta branch of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), in this interview with VICTORIA NNAKAIKE in Lokoja, Kogi State, talks about his programmes for th ...

Equity portfolio investment takes a back seat as FDI rises by 352 percent

Equity investment through foreign direct investment (FDI) rose by 351.72 percent year on year at the end of the third quarter 2018, the analysis of the capital importation into the country for the per ...

PDP lacks the moral fibre to demand IG’s resignation – Umohinyang

Emmanuel Umohinyang, social commentator and analyst is the convener of Re-elect Buhari Movement (RBM). He speaks on recent national issues, saying that there is no basis for the Inspector General of P ...

The National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike bridging the food gap

The gap which still exists between robust research findings and the people they are supposed to benefit, including the farmers remains a challenge towards the development of agricultural practices in ...

Dogara: Anything you put in Atiku’s hands grows, doesn’t die

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, on Saturday called on Nigerians to liberate themselves from the shackles of the present leadership which is characterised by failure to make thi ...

Zenith Bank, Axa Mansard, Trans-Nationwide Express effect board changes

Zenith Bank Plc has announced the retirement of Baba Tela from the board of the bank with effect from October 2, 2018. Tela served the bank for twelve years as an independent non-executive director. T ...

I’ll facilitate a better standard of living in my constituency- Ekeledo

Reverend Sam Ekeledo is the Ikwuano/Umuahia UPP House of Representatives candidate in the coming elections. In 2002, he contested as the candidate of the defunct NRC for the same seat. In this intervi ...

Electoral Act: Buhari has hidden agenda – Afenifere

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has faulted the refusal of President, Muhammadu Buhari, to withhold his assent to the amended electoral bill, saying that the president and his party the ru ...

The role of supply chain management in national and corporate competitiveness

Many nations worry about insufficient funding to actualise their development plans.  Corporate entities also face dwindling profits due to stiff competition in the market place. Nigeria’s 2018 bud ...

Otti vows to retrieve, reconstruct Abia

Alex Otti, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate for Abia State in the 2019 general election, has vowed to retrieve and reconstruct Abia if he emerges the governor. Otti, w ...

Raising skilled teachers for 21st Century challenge

In Nigeria, the challenges confronting the teaching profession continue to mount as a considerable percentage of schools are disadvantaged when it comes to getting a critical mass of skilled teachers ...


Life & Arts

Winners emerge at All Africa Business Leaders Awards 

Finalists from all corners of the continent met at the 2018 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) Grand Finale on...

‘The Experience’ going beyond gospel concert to creating economic benefits to larger Nigerians

“The Experience” held on the 7th of December 2018 by House on the Rock, and now the 13th edition of...

‘Success in entrepreneurship may be impossible without the right mindset’

Afolabi Olayinka, chief executive officer (CEO) of International Youth Empowerment Summit (IYES), in this interview with VICTORIA NNAKAIKE in Lokoja, Kogi...



Sports

Super Falcons grateful to NFF for fulfilling promises

Players and officials of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, have given big kudos to the Nigeria Football Federation...

AC Milan risk UEFA ban over breach of financial fair play

Seven-time European champions AC Milan risk ban from European competition if the club fail balance their financial book by June...

Can Man Utd maintain their strong Anfield record?

The battle for the prestigious and money spinning English Premier League title continues this Sunday as Jose Mourinho’s struggling Manchester...