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  • FRENEMY?? President Buhari, Obasanjo exchange pleasantries at Council of State meeting January 22, 2019
    Amidst rivalry, President Muhammadu Buhari and  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday became frenemy at the Council of State meeting, as they were captured on camera exchanging pleasantries. The meeting which was opened at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and  presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has seen the two rivals in a more friendly mood. […]
  • BREAKING: President Buhari, Osinbajo,Saraki others attends Council of State meeting(Photo) January 22, 2019
    President Muhammadu Buhari, Osinabajo, Saraki and a host of others on Tuesday, were present at the Council of State meeting holding at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is however chaired by the President. The former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, former military Head of State,  Abdulsalam Abubakar and other members of the council, which […]
  • Pandemonium as Protesters invade CCT seeking stoppage of CJN’s trial January 22, 2019
    Pandemonium ensued in the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on Monday, as angry protesters with placards request the termination of the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. Nigerian Pilot however reported that the Chief Judge is facing the six counts of false assets declaration filed by the Code of Conduct Bureau against […]
  • BREAKING: Again! CJN Onnoghen absent as CCT begins hearing January 22, 2019
    The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has again failed to appear on Tuesday  to face charges of false assets declaration filed against him at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Argument in the case is presently ongoing at the tribunal. However earlier reports, had it that Onnoghen would, again, be absent at the hearing. More […]
  • BREAKING: Tension in Senate as plenary session is adjourned over lack of quorum January 22, 2019
    Inability to form a quorum on Tuesday made the Senate to adjourn its plenary session after about ten minutes of sitting. Our Correspondent reported that the Tuesday’s sitting was attended by five Senators out of 109 and after the opening prayers by the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Senator Olushola Adeyeye moved for adjournment. Adeyeye  said it […]
  • IMF projects 2.0% 2019 GDP growth for Nigeria in latest global outlook January 22, 2019
    THE International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Monday released its 2019 World Economic Outlook (WEO), projecting that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would grow by 2.0% this year and 2.2% in 2020, up from 0.8% and 1.9% in 2017 and 2018 respectively. This growth is low, given that over one-third of sub-Saharan economies are expected to […]
  • NSE partners Afrinvest, unveils new banking, dividend-linked indices January 22, 2019
    THE Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), on Monday announced the launch of two new factor indices: the NSE-Afrinvest Banking Value Index (NSE-Afr BVI) and NSE-Afrinvest High Dividend Yield Index (NSE-Afr HDYI), in partnership with and Afrinvest Securities Limited. A statement by the NSE said the indices were designed in response to requests for applicable benchmarks to […]
  • SEC, NIPC collaborate to attract investors January 22, 2019
    THE Securities and Exchange Commission has restated its commitment to partner with relevant government agencies and the private sector to attract more investments to the country in a bid to further boost the economy. Acting Director General of the SEC, Ms. Mary Uduk stated this in Abuja when she received the Executive Secretary of the […]
  • Diamond Bank gets CBN, SEC approval- in-principle for access merger January 22, 2019
    Board of Diamond Bank Plc, on Monday announced that has obtained an Approval-In-Principle from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) for its proposed Scheme of Mergers with Access Bank. In a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) by Uzoma Uja, its company secretary and legal adviser, Diamond […]
  • CBN tasks academia on resolving Nigeria’s agric sector challenges January 22, 2019
    Deputy Governor in charge of the Economic Policy Directorate at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Okwu Joseph Nnanna has challenged universities and research institutes in the country to find solutions to challenges confronting Nigeria’s agricultural sector. A statement quoted Nnanna to have said this in Uturu, Abia State at the weekend; while delivering […]