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2019 presidency: Atiku Abubakar reveals Nigerians that’ll vote for Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday said young Nigerians who got jobs in the last three years should vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming election. Abubakar, however, said those who lost their jobs since the inception of the Buhari administration should vote for him in the February 16 […]

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IGP retires all DIGs

Inspector-General of Police Muhammed Adamu has retired seven deputy inspectors-general of police who were his seniors. PREMIUM TIMES reports that the affected officers are Maigari Dikko, the DIG in charge of finance and administration and Habila Joshak, the DIG in charge of operations. The remaining five DIGs are Emmanuel Inyang, information and communications technology; Agboola […]

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NECA faults new minimum wages by FG

As the National Assembly continues deliberation on the new National Minimum Wage bill, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has said that it is absurd to have two national minimum wages, explaining that what is obtainable in other places is one National Minimum Wage. Over the weekend, the Director-General of NECA, Mr Timothy Olawale, said that what […]

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CBN injects $289 million into FX markets

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected CNY38.70 million and $289.76 million into the spot and short tenored forward segment of the interbank foreign exchange market, and the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS). The Director, Corporate Communications Department at CBN, Isaac Okorafor, who confirmed this, said that the dollar-denominated interventions were for contracts in […]

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Why NAICOM failed to meet N1 trillion projection

Insurance operators in Nigeria have been blamed for the National Insurance Commission’s (NAICOM) failure to meet its projection of N1 trillion, with NAICOM admonishing the insurance operators for their irrational behaviour. The Deputy Commissioner for Insurance, Technical, Sunday Thomas said the behaviour of insurance companies regarding the collection of the required funds prevented NAICOM from achieving the N1 trillion […]

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Mojec International Holdings gets London Stock Exchange’s recognition

One of Africa’s leading conglomerates, Mojec International Holdings, has been listed as one of the ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ (CTIA) in 2019 by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). Speaking on the recognition, Chantelle Abdul, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mojec International, said it is significant. Abdul described the listing as a significant milestone in the […]

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Breaking: NBA directs lawyers to boycott courts for 2 days over Onnoghen

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has directed its members nationwide to boycotts the courts for two days to protest what it called the illegal suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Muhammadu Buhari administration. The association took the decision at its emergency national executive committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja today. […]

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I have not resigned as CJN – Onnoghen

Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen on Monday said rumours of his purported resignation were simply fake news. Rumours of Onnoghen’s resignation had been reported in some online news portal. President Muhammadu Buhari had suspended Onnoghen on Friday and appointed Justice Tanko Mohammed, as Acting CJN. A statement issued by Awassam Bassey, Onnoghen’s […]

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Onnoghen: Appeal Court can’t stop CCT from performing its exclusive function – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Sunday said the Court of Appeal does not have the power to restrain the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, from performing its exclusive functions. The Court of Appeal had ordered the CCT from continuing the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen pending its […]

Entertainment

You know nothing about politics – Nigerians blast Banky W

Nigerians have said Singer-cum-Politician, Bankole Wellington knows nothing about politics, in their reactions to the singer’s response to the N57million payment allegation he received from President Muhammadu Buhari. Then the situation escalated after a lady on Twitter accused him of receiving N57 million bribe from Buhari, a claim which he vehemently denied with a threat to […]