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Agricultural Innovations can Help Nigerian Farmers Compete, Boost Food Security – Sekibo

Nigeria must embrace agricultural innovations to better compete in an evolving global bio-economy, according to Managing Director/Chief Executive, Heritage Bank Limited, Mr. Ifie Sekibo. Sekibo made this call while speaking to a group of investors stressing that innovation is necessary...

MTN likely to reach $800m settlement with Nigeria

MTN Group could potentially reach an $800 million settlement with the federal government over a claim it illegally transferred $8.1 billion funds out of the country, Bloomberg has reported, citing someone familiar with the matter. If the settlement is reached,...

Development of Capital Market Studies curriculum to boost Investor Education- SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its commitment to further educate and enlighten investors in the Nigerian capital market to enhance their ability to make informed investment decisions. The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission...

Diamond bank deny merger talks with Access bank

The management of Diamond bank Monday dispelled rumours regarding a possible merger or acquisition  with Access Bank Plc as totally baseless. " We wish to state categorically that the Bank is not in discussions with any financial institution at the moment on any...

Keystone Bank, re-defining customer service & driving sustainable growth – Ohiwerei

The Group Managing Director/CEO of Keystone Bank Limited, Mr. Obeahon Ohiwerei has said that the bank has over the last 15 months, witnessed significant transformation both structurally and in market competitiveness.   In a chat with newsmen in Lagos on Monday,...

Sekibo to entrepreneurs: Embrace partnerships in your quest for business success

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Bank Limited, Mr. Ifie Sekibo, advised entrepreneurs and youths to embrace partnerships in their quest to succeed in business. “As a person, I have never done things on my own. Though I...

Elumelu optimistic on Nigeria economy

Chairman of Heirs Holdings Mr Tony Elumelu's optimism about the Nigerian economy continues to soar high despite growing inflation concerns and fears in some quarters. Speaking with the Cable News Network, CNN, the business man was upbeat about prospects for the...

Vibrant Commodities Exchange will aid Economic development – SEC  

  The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC has said that a more organized Commodities Exchange Market in the country would enhance  efficiency and lead to economic growth and development. The Ag. Director General of the SEC Ms. Mary Uduk started this...

Heritage Bank adjudged “Most Supportive Bank of the Year”

Heritage Bank Plc., Nigeria's Most Innovative Banking Service provider, yet again has been adjudged the "Most Supportive Bank of the Year," barely two weeks it grossed home three awards for its outstanding performance. The current award was conferred on Heritage...

UBA posts record earnings of N375bn with N79bn in third quarter profit

By Ruth Olurounbi   The United Bank for Africa (UBA) set the tone for the latest round of big bank earnings with a dividend hike and profits and revenues in the third quarter. UBA's gross earnings increased 12.3 percent to post N374.8...
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Octogenarian ex-Ondo State Gov. Olomilua dies

    Elderstateman and one-time Governor of the old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Olomilua, has passed on. The 80 years old breathed his last...
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Five years after, child defiler gets death sentence for fatally raping baby

    A child defiler, who ravished a 33-month-old baby and snuffed her out is to die by hanging, a Nigerian court has ruled. A Kaduna State High...

Senate Probe Panel Indicts Akpabio Over NDDC N500m Project Scam

  The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, may have soiled his hands in a N500 million Niger Delta Development Commission's project fraud as...

Jailed ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu, released from prison

  Following a Lagos court judgment, jailed former Abia State Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Wednesday night released from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. The convicted...

Hidden pandemic of domestic violence alongside COVID-19 by Patricia Scotland

    By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General Waking up to screams, thuds, angry shouting and the sickening sound of someone crashing into a wall, a table, a...