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NUJ hails Ambode over Bamigbetan’s appointment

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni lagos—The Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has commended the state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode for appointing Mr, Kehinde Bamigbetan as...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

‘PDP’s call on INEC to disqualify Ambode in 2019 poll laughable’

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni lagos—A group, “Itesiwaju Ipinle Eko” Vanguard, made up of social activists, Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs, artisans and political groups have...

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Another acquits socialite money laundering charges

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By Innocent Anaba lagos—A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has acquitted a Lagos socialite, Akindele Ikumoluyi, of money laundering charges filed against him by the National Drug Law...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Court nullifies appointment of interim board for 9mobile

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By Innocent Anaba & Princewill Ekwujuru lagos—A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has nullified the appointment of an interim board for Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service,...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Suntrust Bank appoints Jibril Aku board chairman

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THE Board of SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited (SunTrust Bank) has appointed Mr. Jibril J. Aku its Board Chairman, succeeding Chief Charles Onyema Ugboko who retired from the board after attaining...

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Impact of the Investors’& Exporters’ FX window

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By Arize Nwobu THE impact of the Investors’ and Exporters’, I&E FX Window, created by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on both the FX market and stock market has been positive...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

All indicators point to brighter economic outlook this year — Udoma

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor The economy will be significantly better in 2018, going by the consistent positive trend of key indicators since the country emerged from recession in the...

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State of the nation: Jettison 2019 polls, restructure Nigeria, Bakare tells Buhari

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…Says it’s time to renegotiate our union By Dapo Akinrefon lagos—Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to jettison...

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Fuel price hikes as dividends of democracy

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By Owei Lakemfa THE populace was ecstatic on May 29, 1999 when the military finally departed after a renewed dictatorship of 15 years. Expectations were very high. The new President was Chief...

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Lagos: Of tax efficiency and infrastructure development

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By Nuru Alabi NIGERIANS usually get into the fray each time popular footballers are charged by the Spanish authorities for alleged tax offences. Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar have at...

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Foreign investors pump $28 billion into I&E window

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Inject $2bn in 2 weeks CBN intervenes with $262.5m Analysts disagree on December inflation rate By Babajide Komolafe FOREIGN investors increased their patronage of the Nigerian foreign exchange...

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Risk Based Supervision: Four insurance firms at sea over N14.8bn capital short fall

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AS the insurance sector awaits the commencement of Risk Based Supervision, RBS, this year, four insurance companies are in dilemma over N14.8 billion shortfall in their shareholders’ funds,...

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FCAM’s Legacy Short Maturity records 12.99% returns

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Pays 11kobo dividends By Nkiruka Nnorom FCAM’s Legacy Maturity (NGN) Fund shareholders, a mutual fund managed by First City Asset Management Limited, have approved 11kobo dividends for the...

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Analysts project profit taking equities market this week

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As investors gain N1.5trn in 5 days Stories by Peter Egwuatu FINANCIAL Analysts have predicted that the equities will be characterised with profit taking from investors this week as the six-day...

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Kolade Oshinowo decries decline in creativity, marks 70th birthday

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The veteran artist, Kolade Oshinowo has decried the situation whereby young contemporary artists cannot generate fantastic ideas due to technology. He said that artists have become somewhat...

Sun Jan 14th, 2018     Read More →