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Breaking: JAMB will release UTME results on Saturday – Oloyede

Breaking: JAMB will release UTME results on Saturday – Oloyede

The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof Is-haq Oloyede has said the examination body would release the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination results on Saturday. He gave the disclosure to newsmen on Friday in Abuja. “We are releasing our results tomorrow; we are having a meeting today to consider what to put out,” Oloyede said. The 2019 ... Read More »

Victory for Emir Sanusi as court stops Ganduje from splitting Kano Emirate

Victory for Emir Sanusi as court stops Ganduje from splitting Kano Emirate

Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi got a major reprieve on Friday as a High Court sitting in Kano ordered the Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje; the Kano State House of Assembly; the Speaker; Clerk of the Assembly, and the Attorney-General of the state from implementing the break-up of Kano Emirate. An ex parte motion dated May 10, 2019, filed by the plaintiff, ... Read More »

New Moody’s report reveals exactly how Diamond Bank failed

New Moody’s report reveals exactly how Diamond Bank failed

Moody’s, a global advisory services firm, has released an in-depth report analysing the factors that led to the downfall of Diamond Bank. Moody’s pointed out bad leadership, poor risk management, the board’s lack of independence, and the high volume of turnovers within the board. Diamond Bank went from making profits of N28.5 billion in 2013 to making losses of around ... Read More »

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II gets new UN job

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II gets new UN job

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday in New York, United States, announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020. A statement by UN quoted Guterres as saying that the appointment was sequel to the UN Member States agreement to accomplish the ... Read More »

Cross-border crimes: Gov Sani-Bello calls for review of ECOWAS protocols

Cross-border crimes: Gov Sani-Bello calls for review of ECOWAS protocols

….SAYS GRAZING RESERVE, CATTLE RANCH SOLUTION TO FARMERS/ HERDERS CLASHES Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubkar Sani-Bello has called for a review of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Protocols which allows for free movement of people in order to keep the boarders of member states secured. Governor Sani-Bello made the call during the presentation of a report on the ... Read More »

Report to your local government Chairman, Gov Ganduje tells Emir of Kano

Report to your local government Chairman, Gov Ganduje tells Emir of Kano

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has said that the Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II is supposed to be reporting to the Local Government Chairman and not the state Governor. “It is the local government chairman that he is supposed to discuss issues with not the governor,”Ganduje said on Friday at the State House in Abuja, stressing that his assertion ... Read More »

Special Features:KASHIM SHETIMA GIVES BORNO SCHOOL KIDS TECHNOLOGICAL HEADSTART, BY FEMI IGE

Special Features:KASHIM SHETIMA GIVES BORNO SCHOOL KIDS TECHNOLOGICAL HEADSTART, BY FEMI IGE

  R-L: Gov Shettima, President Muhammadu Buhari during a recent visit by the president to the state to commission educational and other projects executed by the Shettima’s adminstration* Realizingg the role education would play in nipping the scourge of insurgency in the bud, the Governor Kashim Shettima- led Borno state government has embarked on a holistic educational turn-around capable of ... Read More »

Osun guber: Adeleke goes to Supreme Court

Osun guber: Adeleke goes to Supreme Court

Senator Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for Osun 2018 Governorship Election said he had instructed his counsels to challenge the appeal court judgement which upheld Gov. Gboyega Oyetola’s election at the Supreme court. Adeleke, in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Thursday said he received the appeal court judgement with dissatisfaction. According to ... Read More »

Buhari renews Emefiele’s term as CBN Governor, seeks Senate confirmation

Buhari renews Emefiele’s term as CBN Governor, seeks Senate confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, announcing his renewal of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, for a second term of five years. In a letter to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, dated May 8, 2019, Buhari said the reappointment followed the expiration of Emefiele’s first term tenure. The letter titled, “Renewal of the ... Read More »

IGP rolls out new counter-kidnapping measures as Police rescue 27 victims, including 5 Chinese Nationals

IGP rolls out new counter-kidnapping measures as Police rescue 27 victims, including 5 Chinese Nationals

By Owolola Adebola In continuation of the efforts of the Nigeria Police Force to speedily bring to an end the current internal security challenges being experienced in some parts of the Country, the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, on Thursday, 9th May, 2019 rolled out new Counter-Kidnapping operational strategies. The new strategies, which are purposeful and intelligence-driven ... Read More »

Court Jails Ex-Banker for Online Fraud

Court Jails Ex-Banker for Online Fraud

By Owolola Adebola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu zonal office on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, secured the conviction of a former staff of Fidelity Bank, Kenechukwu Abaroh before Justice A.A. Nwaobodo of the state’s High Court, sitting in Enugu on a one-count charge bordering on internet fraud to the tune of N440,000 (Four Hundred and Forty Thousand ... Read More »

Access Bank to pay off $200m Eurobond issued by Diamond Bank in 2014

Access Bank to pay off $200m Eurobond issued by Diamond Bank in 2014

Access Bank has agreed that it would pay off a $200 million Eurobond issued by Diamond Bank in 2014. Diamond Bank had attempted to raise between $300 million and $350 million at the time to meet its funding requirements. However, it was cut back to $200 million after investor demand was not as high as expected. In a report published ... Read More »

Again, Absence of Defence Counsel Stalls Dokpesi’s N2.1bn Fraud Trial

Again, Absence of Defence Counsel Stalls Dokpesi’s N2.1bn Fraud Trial

By Owolola Adebola The trial of the pioneer Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, which resumed today, May 9, 2019 before Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has been adjourned to July 2 and 3, 2019 due to the absence of the lead counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN. Agabi sent in a letter to the court requesting ... Read More »