Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Announces Co-Option Of New Director

A native of Senegal, Mrs. Aichatou Agne Pouye is a professional with more than 30 years of experience in the private sector, public administration and international organisations LOME, Togo, October 19, 2018/ -- Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), announces the co-option to its Board of Directors of Mrs. Aichatou Agne Pouye. A native of Senegal,...

Netpreneur: The Rise of Nigeria’s Digital Whiz

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke It is no longer unusual for Nigerians to introduce themselves as netpreneurs since the digital and technology age has introduced groundbreaking changes to the way business is being done. Nigeria’s growing economy has undoubtedly felt the impact. Contemporarily, you simply need an internet-savvy smartphone and in some cases, a well-designed website to get the badge of a netpreneur....

A’Ibom Govt Raises Alarm Over Plot to Weaken State’s Aparatus

Idongesit Ashameri, Uyo Akwa Ibom Government has raised alarm over alleged plot by the ruling All Progressives Congress to Weaken State's apparatus, using federal might. Government say the approach to politicking by the APC and supported by the federal government is a deliberate plan to stir up violence and insecurity in the state and scare off investors the administration has succeeded...

The Week Ahead – Arbitrary Behaviour Has Unintended Effects

By SBM Intelligence, During the week the FG raised concerns about arbitrariness by announcing travel restrictions on some individuals. These concerns were accompanied by more concerns of arbitrariness as the regulator raised the spectre of capital controls while dangling the carrot of flogging some other state enterprises. But the money raised may be needed as inflation continued its rise, led by food. All this mayhem contributed to...

Dangote Refinery Project To Boost Activities In Downstream, Says Lagos Chamber Of Commerce And Industry (LCCI)

He said the refinery will lead to the protection of forex revenue of around $16 billion a year at current market prices and saving of $10 billion a year through domestic supplies of petroleum products NEW YORK, United States of America, October 18, 2018/ -- The President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr. Babatunde Paul Ruwase has described...

Ooni of Ife Unveils New Wife Prophetess Oluwaseyi

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Friday unveiled his new wife, Queen Morenike Naomi Oluwaseyi. The new Queen, 25, a prophetess, is the Founder/President of En-Heralds, an interdenominational ministry based in Akure, Ondo state. She started public ministry at the age of eighteen and became a full time evangelist in October 2011. The monarch, who made the announcement through his social...

I Could Finish My Career In Chelsea – Hazard Reveals

Chelsea star player, Eden Hazard has disclosed that he can end his career at Stamford Bridge. The Belgium international was keen to sign for Real Madrid last summer, but his transfer was sidelined due to goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois’ decision to leave the Blues. The 27-year-old, who has less than two years on his current Chelsea’s contract, is now ready to sign...

Benue Militia Group Kill Policemen, Civilians In Zaki Biam

A gun battle between an upcoming violent militia group in the Zaki Biam area of Benue state in North Central Nigeria has led to the death of a policeman and two other persons. Three other persons who sustained injuries in the incident were receiving treatment at Light of Grace Hospital in Zaki Biam, according to the Benue Police Command PRO,...

It’s Wrong For Anybody To Kill Innocent People In God’s Name – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the way and manner in which religious extremists kill innocent people in the name of God. Speaking on Thursday night when he hosted members of the Kannywood entertainment industry to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, the president also frowned at the activities of religious extremists who shout “Allahu Akbar (Allah is Great)” while killing...

2019 Polls Will Be Determined By Nigerian Voters Not Political Soothsayers – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in next years election, Atiku Abubakar says he is “well-wired” to provide leadership for the country. The former Vice President in a press statement issued by his spokesperson, Paul Ibe, on Thursday night also said the 2019 presidential election will be determined by Nigerian voters and not by political soothsayers. “This is...