APC bows to pressure, restarts registration exercise in Kwara, Imo, others

July 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the continuation of its membership registration and revalidation exercise in Imo, Kwara, Ogun and Rivers states for two weeks. A statement Tuesday in Abuja by Secretary of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, said the development followed the recommendation of the membership registration appeals committee. The statement, said; Read More

Twitter ban detrimental to free press in Nigeria – IPI

June 6, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The International Press Institute (IPI) has expressed concern over the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria by the federal government. In a statement jointly signed by its chairman Kabiru Yusuf and secretary Raheem Adedoyin in Nigeria Saturday, they said the ban is detrimental to the free press in Nigeria which uses twitter as a major platform. “IPI notes the concern Read More

UBA Group appoints Caroline Anyanwu as new board member

May 24, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

United Bank for Africa (UBA), the leading pan-African financial services institution, today announced the appointment of Mrs. Caroline Anyanwu to its Board of Directors, effective May 19, 2021. Caroline Anyanwu holds a First-Class degree in Statistics from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria and has worked extensively in the fields of accounting, taxation, credit risk and banking throughout her career Read More

Titan Trust Bank expands, opens Ikeja, Lagos branch

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In furtherance of its efforts to offer customers endearing experience, Titan Trust Bank Limited, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art branch located at 53, Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos for commercial operations. The Executive Director, Titan Trust Bank, Mrs. Adaeze Udensi, Ph.D, while declaring the new branch open on May Read More

Akwa Ibom gov cautions against electricity facilities vandalism

May 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

Akwa Ibom state Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has cautioned indigenes and residents of the state to desist from vandalizing electricity installations. Udom, who particularly lamented the high rates of vandalism along the Abak-Ika-Etim Ekpo high tension lines, regretted that funds invested into electricity in the area have not yielded desired results due to activities of vandals. To this end, the Read More

PDP NEC passes vote of confidence on Secondus, others

April 29, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has passed a vote of confidence on the Prince Uche Secondus led National Working Committee (NWC). In recent times, there have been calls for the resignation of the embattled PDP Chairman. Only last Monday, the former Edo State Commissioner of Information, Prince Kauaim Afegbau petitioned the Economic Financial Crime Read More

Breaking: Reps summon NSA, security chiefs over worsening insecurity

April 27, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Rising from a marathon closed door session, the House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the National Security Adviser, the nation’s security chiefs, including heads of paramilitary agencies to an emergency meeting. After over four hour long session, Speaker Femi announced the decision of the House, even as no date has been fixed for the meeting. Details later…

Bauchi govt grants N1bn loan to fertilizer company

April 27, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has granted a loan of One billion to the state fertilizer company to boost its production. The governor announced the grant Tuesday when he paid a visit to the company in continuation of his projects inspection tour across the state.  According to him, the government has also settled the backlog of debts amounting to Read More

Top Cyprus side appoints Dapo Ajibade director

April 22, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

The Higher Sports Academy Limited, owners of Cyprus second division professional club, Athletikos Omilos Ayia Napa FC have announced the appointment of former chairman of Sunshine Stars of Akure, Prince Dapo Ajibade, as its African representative and non executive director. In the letter of appointment signed by the CEO, Russell Horsley, it stated that Ajibade, who is currently the CEO Read More

European Super League : Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester City face Champions League ouster

April 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Breakaway Super League clubs Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea could be banned from this season’s Champions League semi-finals, UEFA executive committee member Jesper Moller said. The trio are part of the 12 clubs who announced on Sunday they were setting up a breakaway European Super League, a move which has drawn widespread criticism. Real Madrid are due to face Chelsea and Manchester City Read More