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Complete List of 93 Ambassadors-Designate Appointed By President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday sent to the Nigerian Senate a list of 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees for approval. The nominees bring to 93 the ambassadors-designate appointed by the president. The President had earlier approved the nomination of 47 Career Ambassadors-Designate. This second batch completes the list of the President’s nominees, reflecting national character and gender […]

MTN says Nigeria’s fund repatriation law not practicable

MTN Nigeria’s Chief Executive Officer, Ferdi Moolman, has said the reason his company moved out $13.8 billion without getting the Certificate of Capital Importation was that it was practically impossible for the company to comply with the 24 hours required to issue the CCI before moving funds. “The requirement to issue a CCI within 24 […]

Armsgate: EFCC To Re-Arraign Dasuki, Others Nov 16

Wilson Ujuwaren, Abuja: Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the FCT High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Friday, October 21, 2016 granted the application brought by the EFCC, seeking the consolidation of the two separate criminal charges against former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and others with respect to their involvement in the infamous […]

Group urges Fayose to divert attention to agric sector

By Adewumi Ademiju, Ado Ekiti A socio-cultural association in Ekiti State, The Achievers Group, has urged the state governor, Ayodele Fayose, to direct attention of his government to the agricultural sector in order to boost food production and create job opportunities for the teaming unemployed youths in state. The group said it was unacceptable that […]

Senate lauds NDIC on regular remittance to consolidated revenue fund

By Odimmegwa Johnpeter/Abuja The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions has commended the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) for its prompt and regular remittance of its operating surplus into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in line with the provision of the Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA), 2007. The Committee Chairman, Sen. (Dr.) Rafiu […]

GTBank share price appreciates by 5.11%

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Plc led Nigerian equities to break their three-day consecutive negative trading sessions yesterday as investors responded excitedly to the third quarter results of the most capitalised bank in Nigeria. GTB’s share price recorded the highest percentage gain of 5.11 per cent to close at N24.49 per share at the Nigerian Stock […]

CBN, Heritage Bank, NYSC Disburse N774m To 310 YIEDP Beneficiaries


Heritage Bank The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking services provider and  the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have disbursed a whooping sum of N774million to 310 beneficiaries under the Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIEDP). Speaking at the flag-off ceremony for the disbursement of funds to young entrepreneurs […]

Umahi seeks review of arrest process by police

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has called on the Nigeria Police Force to review the processes of arrests and investigations in its various chains of commands in order to gain more    confidence of Nigerians. He made the call when he received in audience, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 6, Calabar, Mr. Abubakar Marafa, […]

DSS Vs Judges: ‘I Didn’t Take Anybody To Justice Okoro’s House’ – Top Akwa-Ibom Pastor, Dr. Ukpong


Pastor Ebebe Ukpong, whom Justice Inyang Okoro in his letter accused of leading the former governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State, Umana Umana, to his house to discuss issue of bribe, has denied the allegation. Ukpong, in a statement on Thursday indicated that he (Ukpong) did not lead anybody to Justice […]

Malaria claims 48 lives in Sokoto


An outbreak of malaria has claimed no fewer than 48 lives in Gandu area, Sokoto North Local Government of Sokoto State in the last one month. The Officer in Charge of Kofar Kade Clinic, Mrs Rabi Ahmed-Gandi, disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when she received the second consignment of free anti-malarial drugs from the […]

Police arrests corporal, others for kidnapping


The Nigeria Police Force on Friday said it had arrested a syndicate of armed robbers and kidnappers who kidnapped one Samuel Iheanachor along Aba-Oyigbo expressway. The suspects are: Lance Corporal John Lukas, 25, Abdul Yusuf, 26, Adamu Philip, 19, Peter Godwin, 33 and Orakwe Henry, 28. Force spokesman, Don Awunah, who presented the suspects before […]

N4.9 bn Laundering: EFCC re-arrest Fani-Kayode in court

Lagos – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday re-arrested Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, after he emerged from trial before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Fani-Kayode, who is former Director of Media and Publicity, campaign committee of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is charged alongside a former Minister of Finance, Nenandi Usman and Danjuma Yusuf. […]

Ongoing cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites


Cybercrime Major internet services including Twitter, Spotify and Amazon suffered service interruptions and outages on Friday as a US internet provider came under sustained cyber attack. The internet service company Dyn, which routes and manages internet traffic, said that it had suffered a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on its domain name service shortly […]

Alluring Photos Of The New Oba Of Benin’s Charming Wives


The Benin Kingdom has a new king after Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II coronation this week. The new Oba has three beautiful wives. See photo below: The post Alluring Photos Of The New Oba Of Benin’s Charming Wives appeared first on Nigerian Celebrity News + Latest Entertainment News.

Dasuki’s trials streamlined, to be conducted in one court


The trial of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki on corruption charges before two High Courts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has been streamlined. This followed the transfer of the two charges into one court for quick and effective trial. Recall that ECOWAS Court yesterday ordered the immediate release of Dasuki from detention. The […]

Hon. Jibrin Challenges Suspension, Sues House of Reps N1 Billion In Damages

Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House. Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin filed the suit at the Federal High Abuja on Friday shortly after he withdrew the one of August 9 challenging plans to stop his suspension. The former chairman of […]

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