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                            BREAKTHROUGH Friday, January 29, 2016, the 38th ABU convocation lecture was delivered by Africa’s famous and illustrious son, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON at the Mamman Kontagora Square, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Another illustrious, celebrated Emir of...
  Ghana’s central bank, the Bank of Ghana (BoG) on Wednesday announced the creation of a new bank meant to serve customers of five stressed banks. The affected banks were named as: Uni bank, The Royal bank, Sovereign Bank, Beige Bank and Construction bank. Uni bank has links with a former...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  reads the riot act to bank customers in the country as it expressed its readiness to prosecute any individual that abuses Naira notes henceforth. The CBN  also said that it has embarked on enlightenment programmes so as to create the needed awareness for market...
A business conglomerate with  interests in real estate, business branding, networking, investment and beauty and wellness  will organise a one day sensitization gathering that will equip participants with some vocational skills. During the event with the theme ''awakening your potentials'' participants will learn a free facelift demonstration. participation, will attract...
The federal government has given the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) the go-ahead to superintend N72 billion investment in the power distribution companies (Discos). The TCN has chided the distribution companies for inefficiency, which it said led to poor supply of electricity to the consumers, noting that in order to...
  Muhammadu Sanusi (II),the Emir of Kano, has criticized the Federal Government for failing to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement. Sanusi said this in Abuja on Tuesday at the launching of the Association Peer-Review Journal and the Inaugural Lecture with the theme, ‘The New International System: A Diplomat’s Nightmare.’ The...
  On Tuesday, the Central Bank of Nigeria injected $210m into the foreign exchange market to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the market. In a statement the CBN said that it offered $100m to authorised dealers in the wholesale segment of the market, while the Small and Medium Enterprises...
For over three hours, fire disrupted banking services at the head office of Ecobank Nigeria Ltd. on Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos, on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria correspondents who visited the scene of the fire incident reports that the fire started at 8.30am. An eye witness, Mr. Malachy Okoli, told...
A fire outbreak on Monday occurred at the branch of the Access Bank Plc on the campus of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, Ondo State. The fire, which started in the earlier hours on Monday was said to have destroyed some offices and the section of the Automated Teller...
From Halima Abdulkadiri The total pension fund assets stood at N8.14 trillion as at the end of May, the National Pension Commission (Pen Com) said yesterday. Pen Com spokesman Peter Aghahowa added that the assets rose from N7.52 trillion in December 2017. The commission said, the pension assets as at December 2017...