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Obiora’s Deputy Governor’s appointment: Commendation, laudatory remarks and cheers for Pres. Buhari

    The profile of President Muhammadu Buhari further burgeoned on Thursday, Jan. 16 with the appointment of a world-class Economist and Statistician, 43-year-old Dr Kingsley Isitua Obiora, as the Deputy Governor, Economic Policy Directorate of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).   With...

UBA Group Chairman, Elumelu, donates IT Centre to alma mater, Ambrose Alli Varsity

  Another intervention in the nation's education sector has been made by the UBA Group Chairman, Mr Tony Elumelu, with the donation of a multi-purpose lnformation Technology (IT) Centre to his alma mater, Ambrose Ali University (AAU), Ekpoma in Edo. The...

Buhari congratulates First Bank MD Adeduntan on international award

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday congratulated Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, First Bank, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, on his award of Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom. The President believes the award is a vote of confidence...

UBA appoints new CEO, Executive Director, others

  The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), on Tuesday, appointed Oliver Alawuba as the new CEO of UBA Africa. Alawuba, who succeeds Victor Osadolor, who retired from the Group Board, will be overseeing the bank's 20 African country operations. The Board...

Aliko Dangote’s fortune increased by $4.3bn in 2019

  ...Worth $14.8bn, only African on top 100 world richest   African richest man Aliko Dangote has significantly moved up in the World billionaires' list as he emerged 96th richest person in the world, with an estimated worth of $14.8 billion, as...

UBA Recruits 4,000 New Employees, Promotes 5000; increases Salaries Up to 170%.

  United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, as part of efforts to boost up the spirits of its employees and better the performance of the bank, it has employed about 4,000 staff and promoted another 5000 employees. “As a leading financial...

NNPC Records ₦13.23bn Raise In Trading Surplus in October 2019

    …pipeline vandalism drops by 81 per cent In an upward swing, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has recorded a trading surplus of ₦13.23 billion in October 2019 against the ₦8.59 billion surplus in September. The increase which represents...

Safety: French Development Agency, Schneider Electric, others Train 50 Female, Male Electricians in Lagos

 ...to eliminate quackery, ensure safety in buildings   By Kunle Akinsola   In a bid to maximize efficiency and safety in buildings and offices, Nigeria’s power giant, Schneider Electric, in partnership with the National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN) and the French Development Agency,...

Graduates want govt to co-finance private entrepreneurship programmes for youths

      Some graduates participating in the Next TITAN Nigeria Season 6 – a business empowerment television reality programme – have called on government at all levels and corporate organisations to support initiatives that could promote entrepreneurship among youths.   The Next TITAN Nigeria...

Heritage Bank pledges continued support for women empowerment

  Heritage Bank Plc has said it will continue to lend support to causes that promote women empowerment as this will impact positively on the nation's socio-economic development.   Managing Director, Heritage Bank, Ifie Sekibo, stated this at the "Raising Girls Summit...
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Concerns over new virus from China prompt airport screenings for passengers arriving airports in Nigeria

  Passengers  arriving Nigerian airports will undergo enhanced health screenings out of concern over a new coronavirus that has killed two people in...
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What VP Osinbajo Said on The ‘Senseless’ Killing of CAN Leader

  “Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing...

U.S Set to Expand Travel Restrictions to Nigeria, Sudan, Others – Target ‘Birth Tourism’

  The Trump administration is set to add Nigeria and six other countries to a group of nations subject to travel restrictions, Per Second News...

NNPC GMD, Kyari announces HDDT to check pipeline vandalism 

  As part of measures to monitor and check pipeline vandalism, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to deplore Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology (HDDT). NNPC's Group...

Lassa fever: 2 doctors, pregnant woman die in Kano

Lassa fever has reportedly claimed three persons including two doctors and a pregnant woman in Mano.  The deaths were recorded at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH). The...