Heritage Bank Issues Statement On Alleged Suspension Of Ali Baba’s Wife

The management of Heritage Bank of Nigeria has issued a statement denying the viral news of the alleged suspension of Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba’s wife. Recall that it was earlier reported that the management of the financial institution had suspended one of its Executive Directors, Mary Akpobome, wife of popular Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba, over……

Independent National Electoral Commission Director Faces Prosecution

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded arrangements to prosecute a Deputy Director of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Akwa Ibom State, and former Electoral Officer in Rivers State, Gogo Anderson Waribo for his alleged collection of N16million from the infamous N23billion Diezani Allison Madueke’s 2015 general election…

Etisalat Addresses Report Of Director’s Assassination

The management of one of the biggest Tecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat has addressed the alleged killing of one of its directors in Benin, Edo State on Friday. Recall that a social media user on Facebook had alleged that a man assassinated along with his son in Benin had been the director of the Telecoms……

Department of Petroleum Resources To Monitor Petroleum Products Supply

  (NAN)Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has resolved to intensify nationwide surveillance of petroleum products supply in 2017 to ensure accuracy. Mr Mohammed Abba, the New Zonal Operations Controller of the Abuja zone of DPR, made this known in Abuja on Saturday at the send-forth ceremony for the out-going controller of the zone, Mr…

MTN, Airtel, Others May Face Sanctions Over Unsolicited Telemarketing – Says NCC

MTN, Airtel, Others May Face Sanctions Over Unsolicited Telemarketing For failing to comply with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) directive on the Do Not Disturb (DND) directives, issued to them on April 20,2016, 13 network operators risk severe Sanctions by theCommission. They are however given another one-week ultimatum being from Monday, November 14, 2016 to…

Armsgate: EFCC To Re-Arraign Dasuki, Others Nov 16

Wilson Ujuwaren, Abuja: Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the FCT High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Friday, October 21, 2016 granted the application brought by the EFCC, seeking the consolidation of the two separate criminal charges against former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and others with respect to their involvement in the infamous…

How I Shared Kastina State Ex-Gov. Shema’s N680m – ADC

Mr Shehu Koko, the Aide-de-camp (ADC) to former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, on Tuesday, explained to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry how he disbursed N680.2 million to security chiefs  in the state during the 2015 general elections. Koko told the Commission in Katsina that the funds were disbursed in cash. He said it was…

All You Need To know On News Summary; 28/9/2016. Update On Edo Governorship Election, Sale Of National Assets, etc

GMN: Edo State Governorship Election Ahead of Governorship election in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed its readiness to conduct a credible Edo State governorship election scheduled to hold tomorrow. Director, Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze stated this on NTA’S Good Morning Nigeria while discussing update on Edo Governorship election….

NCC spokesman urges private sector to help fund ICT innovations

Mr Tony Ojobo, Director of Public Affairs, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), has urged the private sector to help fund the ICT innovations as the veritable platforms for job-creation. Ojobo made the call while addressing State House correspondents during the presentation of 30 young Nigerian innovators at the Aso Villa Demo Day on Friday. He said…

N-Delta dialogue: Olu of Warri disowns alleged Itsekiri representatives

THE Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, yesterday, disowned some of his subjects “claiming to be representing either the Olu or the Itsekiri people” in recent Niger Delta stakeholders’ gatherings purportedly aimed at resolving renewed militancy in the region. The Warri monarch, in a statement by Emmanuel Tetsola, Director, Palace Administration, frowned at some…

Buhari and his economic team incapable of rescuing Nigeria from recession – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday, said both President Muhammadu Buhari and his economic team cannot resuscitate the country’s ailing economy. The party in a statement by its Director on New Media, Deji Adeyanju, lashed out at the Buhari-led administration, saying the government was not taking the right step towards salvaging the country’s current economic…

I’m Still Committed to Biafra – Uwazuruike

The Leader of Biafra Independence Move­ment (BIM), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has again restated his resolve to actualise Biafra as an independent nation, declaring that adopting Nigeria was adopting slavery, corrup­tion, poverty, marginalisa­tion, inequality and instabil­ity. Uwazuruike expressed confidence that Biafra can never be wished away, say­ing that in every Igbo man, there is Biafra. He…

Alleged Negligence: RVHA Summons RIMA Boss

The Rivers State House of Assembly has summoned the managing Director of the State Micro-Finance Agency (RIMA), Mr. Ipalibo Sogules to explain why his management shunned a meeting with the House’s Joint Committee on Agencies, Commissions and Finance at the agency office. The Managing Director of RIMA was invited to appear before the House on…

Varsity Plans Post-Career Jobs For Retired Soldiers

The Covenant Univer sity, Ota in Ogun State, said that it planned to offer post-career jobs to retired Armed Forces personnel in its Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies. The institution said in a statement by its Head, Media and Information, on Tuesday in Lagos that the offer was only for retired armed forces personnel who…

‘Nigeria’s Space Technology Dev Should Promote Space Entrepreneurs’

Stakeholders in the nation’s space technology research and development sector have called for the promotion of space entrepreneurs through local manufacturing of space components in the country. This call was made in a communiqué issued at the end of the annual Centre for Satellite Technology and Development (CSTD) conference jointly signed by Dr Ikpaya Ikpaya…

NCC Cautions Dealers, Agents On SIM Cards

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has warned dealers /agents to desist forthwith from the practice of pre-registering SIM Cards and selling same in the open market. This warning is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by Mr Tony Ojobo, Director of Public Affairs, NCC . Ojobo said that it had come to the notice…

Aircraft Debris Found Off Mozambique Shore – Expert

Mozambique aviation expert confirmed that debris that appear to come from an aircraft have been found in Mozambique, while declining to say whether the two pieces were part of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing in March 2014. Director, National Institute of Civil Aviation, Joao Abreu said on Tuesday, in Maputo, that the pieces…

How Boko Haram entice youths with money – NGO

A recent study bysome non-governmental Organisatons, Mercy Corps and Ford Foundation has revealed the recruitment strategies of Boko Haram in the North-Eastern part of the country. The research, which was tagged ‘Motivations and Empty Promises: Voices of Former Boko Haram Combatants and Nigerian youth”, explored in detail how Boko Haram use financial services for recruitment…

KEMI ADEOSUN’S COMMENTS INSENSITIVE AND OUT OF LINE

PRESS STATEMENT – KEMI ADEOSUN’S COMMENTS INSENSITIVE AND OUT OF LINE 1.      Mrs. Kemi Adeosun’s statement yesterday was an out of line & insensitive attempt at signalling.   2.      Contrary to her belief, “recession” is not just a word. It’s a horrible reality for millions of Nigerians who face increasing difficulty in putting food on…

FUNAAB: EFCC quizzes Ogunlewe

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The Pro-Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State and former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, was yesterday grilled for several hours by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his alleged involvement in the alleged corruption scandal rocking the school. He was quizzed at the Ibadan zonal…

Nigerian cities to witness eclipse between 7am and 10am on Thursday

Prof. Babatunde Rabiu, Director, Centre for Atmospheric Research, Anyigba, Kogi, said various cities across the country would experience different degrees of obscurity of the Sun during annular eclipse on Thursday. Rabiu made this known on Wednesday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said a large annular eclipse would…

NCC vows to punish dealers, users of pre-registered sim

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, said it has noticed that despite regulations and directives against the sale and use of pre-registered SIM cards, Operators through their Dealers/Agents still sell pre-registered SIM cards in several parts of the country. Tony Ojobo, Director, Public Affairs, in a statement on Wednesday reiterated NCC’s provisions on the matter. It…

Recession: Resign If You Can’t Fix Economy, PDP Tells PMB

Following the statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), which shows a negative growth in the first two quarters of the year, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, call on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign if he cannot fix the economy. The PDP made the call in a statement signed by its Director on New Media,…

NCC warns operators against sale of pre-registered SIM

The Nigerian Communications  Commission ( NCC) has issued a stern warning to telecommunications companies operating in the country to immediately stop the sale of pre-registered SIM cards. In a statement signed by the Director of Public Communications, Tony Ojobo, the Commission warned of dire consequences for flouting the relevant sections of the law prohibiting sale…

Annular eclipse: Nigerian cities to witness sun obscurity differently—Don

Prof. Babatunde Rabiu,Director, Centre for Atmospheric Research, Anyigba, Kogi, said various cities across the country would experience different degrees of obscurity of the Sun during annular eclipse on Thursday. Rabiu made this known on Wednesday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said a large annular eclipse would cover…

President Buhari may visit Osun tomorrow

President Muhammad Buhari is expected to pay a one day working visit to Osun State on Thursday. A statement by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy in the Office of the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon stated that the President will during the visit, commission the newly built 3,000 students capacity Osogbo Government High School,…

CBN re-instates banks banned from foreign exchange market

The decision was announced by the Director, Banking Supervision of the CBN, Tokunbo Martins The post CBN re-instates banks banned from foreign exchange market appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Buhari pays one-day working visit to Osun Thursday

President Muhammad Buhari will tomorrow (Thursday) pay a one-day working visit to Osun State, during which he will commission the newly built 3,000 students capacity in Osogbo Government High School, Osogbo, the state capital. This was announced in a statement issued by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy in the Office of the Governor,…

Don’t watch eclipse with naked eyes, Official warns

An educationist, Mr Olajide Olunoiki, on Wednesday warned Lagos residents to avoid watching the annular eclipse of the sun with naked eyes on Thursday. Olunoiki, a Director in the Lagos State Ministry of Education, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that sighting the eclipse was injurious to naked eyes. He said that solar eclipse…

Buhari visits Osun as State Government seeks residents’ support

A statement by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy in the Office of the Governor, Semiu Okanlawon, stated that the President will during the visit commission the newly built 3,000 students capacity Osogbo Government High School, Osogbo The post Buhari visits Osun as State Government seeks residents’ support appeared first on The Eagle Online…

CBN licenses 11 new Int’l money transfer operators

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday licensed 11 new International Money Transfer Operators (IMTOs). The new entrants are joining Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria, which had been cleared by the CBN. The new operators are Trans-Fast Remittance LLC; WorldRemit Limited, UAE Exchange Centre LLC; Wari Limited, Homesend S.C.R.L, Small World Financial Services Group Limited…