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Monthly Archives: May 2020

MTN Nigeria opens offer of N100b commercial paper issuance

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc has started its Commercial Paper (CP) Issuance, series 1 & 2 of N50 billion each,  under its N100 billion CP issuance programme. Afrinvest in a note to investors said “We are pleased to inform you that MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (“MTN Nigeria” or “the Company”) is seeking to raise up to N50.0bn in Series 1 and ... Read More »

Bank Partners ESLF To Cater For the Less Privileged In Benue State

Governor of Benue State, Dr. (Mrs.) Eunice Ortom (middle) flanked by Executive Director, North, Fidelity Bank Plc, Alhaji Hassan Imam (left); other officials of the Bank and Head, Eunice Spring of Life Foundation, Mr. Umele Emmanuel (right) during the presentation of N10m as COVID-19 Support from the Bank, in Makurdi. Benue State In fulfilment of its promise to continually support ... Read More »

May 29 leadership Qualities : Obasa Greets Buhari, Says His Being President Blessing for Nigeria

The Speaker, Lagos House of Assembly and Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria, Rt. Hon. ( Dr.) Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, has congratulated both President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on their fifth-year and first-year in office respectively. Obasa in his congratulatory message to mark May 29, 2020, the day President Buhari and Governor Sanwo-Olu were inaugurated ... Read More »

Court fines Leadership newspapers 31% interest on debt owed former employee

 National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Abuja Division (NICN), has fined Leadership Newspapers and its Publisher, Sam Nda-Isaiah 31percent interest on outstanding N1.2 million debt it owed his former employee whose employment was terminated in 2015 under controversial circumstances. The Presiding Judge of the NICN, Hon. Justice Oyewumi Oyebola gave the judgement in a recent ruling in a suit NO: NICN/ABJ/27/2019 ... Read More »

Develop Homegrown Solutions, Human Capacity and Invest in Agriculture to Rebuild Africa; Experts say at UBA Africa Day Conversations

·       ……Prioritise SMEs Development ·      …… Advocate Partnerships between Private Sector and Government African thought leaders and great minds have noted that the development of homegrown solutions and adequate investment in human capacity building and agricultural expansion are key steps that will help to rebuild Africa and put the continent on a stronger footing post Covid-19.  Analysing the theme ... Read More »

Children’s Day: Ecobank Counsels Parents on Remote Learning

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan called on parents to ensure their children study online and stay on top of their education despite the current closure of schools occasioned by the Covid -19 pandemic. Akinwuntan, in a message to mark this year’s Children’s Day, observed that the coronavirus may have disrupted the usual academic activities globally, children should however ... Read More »

N40bn Saga: Nigerian Lawmakers Accuse NDDC Of Unauthorised Spending, Failure To Present Performance Records

The lawmakers also accused the NDDC of refusal to submit its performance budget since 2018. A forensic audit is ongoing in the NDDC after the commission squandered N40bn in three months. The NDDC was also involved in the spending of N5bn for the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment for health workers and provision of community-based sensitisation campaign against the spread ... Read More »

House of Fraud : How Lagos Assembly Speaker, Obasa, Allegedly Approved N40.5m For Feeding Of Less Than 40 Muslim Lawmakers For 2018 Ramadan Fast

Another corrupt activity involving Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has been exposed.   In this latest expose, Obasa and his protocol officer, a lady alleged to be his mistress, took over the responsibility of the House Committee on Services charged with welfare of members of the Assembly by approving N40,500,000 for feeding of less than 40 ... Read More »

Africa Beyond Covid-19: President Weah, US Senator Coons, Elumelu, Other Global Leaders at the 2nd UBA Africa Day Conversations Urge Government, Private Sector Collaboration

… Demand a new deal in and for Africa ..Advocate speedy implementation of AFCFTA …  Call for Increased Investment in Digital Connectivity United Bank for Africa (UBA) celebrated Africa Day 2020, by bringing together global leaders at the 2nd UBA Africa Day Conversations, screened live across the continent.  UBA helps set the debate around African economic development through its series ... Read More »

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