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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Court Remands Masquerades In Prison For Attacking Police Station

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court has ordered 10 men who allegedly attacked a police station in Ado Local Government Area of Benue State to be remanded in prison pending legal advice. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the magistrate, Ms Rose Iyorshe, did not take the plea of the suspects, but remanded them in the Makurdi Medium Prisons. The ... Read More »

Empowering Young African Entrepreneurs: African Presidents, Global Leaders Tackle Job Creation, Youth Empowerment at the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum

  More than 5,000 participants and 60 speakers across 3 continents converge at the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs 150 SME owners from across 20 African countries exhibit at the UBA Marketplace At the recently concluded 5th edition of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum, five African Presidents and thousands of young African entrepreneurs converged at the most influential gathering ... Read More »

FBNHOLDINGS RECORDS N294.2BN GROSS EARNINGS FOR H1’19, REPORTS IMPROVED NPL AT 14.5% DOWN FROM 25.9%

FBN Holdings Plc, the parent company of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, yesterday, said it recorded gross earnings of N294.2 billion for the six months ending June 30, 2019 (H1’19). This represents 0.3 percent growth when compared with the N293.3 billion recorded as gross earnings in the corresponding period of 2018 (H1’18). The company disclosed this in a statement announcing ... Read More »

Abiodun raises panel to review Amosun’s projects

Ogun State Governor  Dapo Abiodun on Monday   inaugurated a  committee to review the contracts and projects executed by  the immediate past  Ibikunle Amosun government. While inaugurating the committee headed by the President of the  Nigerian Society of Engineers,  Adekunle Mokuolu,   in his office in  Oke Mosan, Abeokuta,  Abiodun said his government inherited  many contracts and projects scattered across the state. ... Read More »

BREAKING: Lawan names Senate committees

The Senate has announced the release of 69 standing committees’ chairmen and their deputies. President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan made the announcement at the plenary on Tuesday. Sen. Jubril Barau (APC-Kano) is the Chairman, Appropriation Committee, Sen. Adeola Olamilekan (APC-Lagos); Finance Committee and Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele (APC-Ekiti); Judiciary Committee.       Read More »

BREAKING: Oyo Assembly receives, reads Makinde’s commissioner nominees list

*Bayo Lawal, Olatunbosun, Senator Sunmonu’s son, on list Oyo State House of Assembly on Thursday acknowledged the receipt of the names of 14 commissioner-nominees from Governor Seyi Makinde. Presenting the list under Message from the Executive on the House Order paper during plenary, Speaker Adebo Ogundoyin said the letter accompanying the list requires the lawmakers to consider and screen the ... Read More »

Snake sacks Ondo lawmakers during plenary

use of Assembly was in confusion on Thursday following the sudden appearance of a snake in the Assembly floor. Sources said the reptile fell off the roof of the hollow chamber while the lawmakers were about to start legislative business. The lawmakers, it was learnt quickly abandoned their desks and microphones and fled to different directions for safety. According to ... Read More »

The Tank Farm/Satellite Town Saga:

……The True Story The Festering story of the Satellite Town and Tank Farm are not getting abated, if the truth must be told. Banters and expansions on the raging matter were espoused by opposing parties on the issues, and the interesting conclusion is that both parties have now agreed on a Mutual and Consolidated Agreement to move on and make ... Read More »

GTBank Holds 9th Annual Autism Conference July3oth-31st

    For the ninth year in a row, Africa’s foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in Autism for two days of critical discourse on supporting children and adults living with Autism in Africa. Organized as part of the GTBank’s Orange Ribbon Initiative, the Annual Autism Conference, will hold on ... Read More »

UPDATE: Speaker Gbajabiamila names House Committees

…PDP gets 21 chairs, 30 Deputy Chairs Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila The Speaker of the House, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has named House committees and their Chairmen. Contrary to alleged promise to give opposition 60 committee slots, the PDP got 21 chairs, 30 Deputy Chairs In all, 109 committees have been named. This ends a long wait ... Read More »

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