Just In: Oando Crisis Gets Messier As SEC Suspends Sale of Shares

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday instructed the Nigerian Stock Exchange to implement a full suspension in the trading of the shares of Oando Plc. It also ordered technical suspension of the company’s shares. “Effective for forty-eight (48) hours from today, 18 October 2017 to 20 October 2017,The Nigerian Stock Exchange should implement a…

Buhari Laments Non-Payment of Workers’ Salaries as Govs Demand More Bailout Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday lamented that despite the various interventions by the Federal Government, there were still complaints and agitations by workers over unpaid salaries and allowances by state governments. He wondered how the unpaid workers had been managing to meet their needs. Buhari made his position known while addressing a delegation of the…

Her Excellency, Mrs. Bello’s Speech at the Launch of Hayat Foundation Institute

Below is the text of the speech presented by Her Excellency, the Wife of the Kogi State Governor, Hajia Aminat Bello, at the occasion of the fund raising ceremony for the Hayat Foundation Institute for Special Needs Children. Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, it’s a rare honour and privilege to stand before you today on this…

Desigo Splashes Cash, Other Prizes on Winners of National Essay Competition

By Eric Elezuo Winners of the just concluded Youth Tourism Connect National Essay Competition, 2017 edition, were recently rewarded for their feat at a well attended ceremony that took place at the Nanet Suites, Abuja. In a press statement announcing the prizes, the MD/CEO of Desigo Tourism and Convener of the programme, Abigail Olashina Olagbaye,…