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Guber polls: Saraki begs Kwarans, says ‘those you voted for in anger last time are not your people’

Guber polls: Saraki begs Kwarans, says ‘those you voted for in anger last time are not your people’

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has pleaded with the people of Kwara State against a repeat of the crushing defeat of his party in the recent presidential and National Assembly elections. “Those you voted for in anger are not your people and cannot attend to your needs as we, who are your brothers will do,” he said at his Illofa ... Read More »

NSCIA congratulates Buhari, says fresh mandate reward for his good character

NSCIA congratulates Buhari, says fresh mandate reward for his good character

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. The apex Muslim body described Buhari’s fresh mandate as a reward for his good character and transparent honesty. In a statement by the chairman of its media committe, Alhaji Femi Abbas, the NSCIA said it would continue to pray for the President’s success, saying ... Read More »

Babangida urges Atiku to close ranks with Buhari

Babangida urges Atiku to close ranks with Buhari

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has urged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, to close ranks with President Muhammadu Buhari with a view to working together. Babangida, in a congratulatory message he personally signed on Saturday, also urged president Buhari to heal the wounds of the campaigns. The statement reads in full: The 2019 Presidential ... Read More »

Governor Ishaku preaches peaceful co-existence between Christians and Muslims

Governor Ishaku preaches peaceful co-existence between Christians and Muslims

The need for Christians and Muslims to coexist peacefully has again been brought to the fore. Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State emphasized this when he paid a visit to officials of the Muslim Council at its Secretariat in Jalingo. He revealed that no family in the State exists without Christians and Muslims among it’s kinfolk hence the need for ... Read More »

Amosun’s threat won’t deter us from defending Ogun workers interests- NLC

Amosun’s threat won’t deter us from defending Ogun workers interests- NLC

“We are not unmindful of the fact that even Amosun’s party has complained of his penchant to violently disgrace other spheres of leadership outside his control and sometimes beyond him. We are not unmindful of the fact that Governor Amosun’s hostility to Nigerian workers is primarily a transfer of aggression.” PRESS RELEASE Preamble: The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress ... Read More »

I’m committed to Sanwo-Olu’s victory, says Ambode

I’m committed to Sanwo-Olu’s victory, says Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has denied a newspaper report alleging that he was working with the agents of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) . He said he on the contrary busy working for the election of the Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwoolu Sanwoolu. A statement signed ... Read More »

Ayeni took N17.4bn cash from Skye Bank Suspense Account in one year —EFCC

Ayeni took N17.4bn cash from Skye Bank Suspense Account in one year —EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said a former Chairman of the defunct Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, took N17bn raw cash from the Suspense account of the bank between January 1 and December 31, 2014. The agency further alleged that Ayeni received N3.75bn in cash from the same account the following year. The ... Read More »

UBA Group Launches Full Banking Operations in the UK

UBA Group Launches Full Banking Operations in the UK

L-R: CEO, UBA UK, Mr. Patrick Gutmann; GMD/CEO, UBA Plc, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka; President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Group Chairman, UBA Plc, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu; President, Afreximbank, Dr. Benedict Oramah; and CEO, UBA Africa, Mr. Victor Osadolor at the launch of UBA UK in London on Thursday. LONDON – Three weeks after the UBA group launched its operations ... Read More »

First Bank marks 125th anniversary, reassures commitment to Nigeria’s devt.

First Bank marks 125th anniversary, reassures commitment to Nigeria’s devt.

First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Friday said that it would remain committed to the development and growth of Nigeria as well as the financial industry through enhanced service delivery. Dr Adesola Adeduntan, the bank’s Chief Executive Officer, stated this at its 125 years anniversary flag hoisting in Lagos. Adeduntan said that the bank, a long-standing institution, had impacted the ... Read More »