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Court summons EFCC, banks over Benue accounts

The Federal High Court, Makurdi has summoned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and two commercial banks to appear before it over the recent freezing of the state government accounts.

The banks are United Bank for Africa, UBA and Fidelity Bank.

Recalled that the EFCC on [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Nigeria, EU, others partner on climate diplomacy week

Head, European delegation, Amb Ketil Karlsen, has revealed that a lot of attention will again be drawn to Nigeria's climate challenges during the European Climate Diplomacy Week 2018, in Abuja.

According to him, human activities have a direct effect on nature which must be corrected with th [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


SDP primaries: Aspirants demand transparent process

As the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Benue state begins their primaries to select candidates who will fly the party's flag at the 2019 general elections, aspirants in the party have demanded that the processes must be transparent and fair.

The zonal vice chairman of the party, David Uma, [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


NLC condemns killing of health workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has condemned the recent killing and abduction of health workers by criminals suspected to be insurgents.

A statement by NLC president, Comrade Ayuba Wabba. said this is the umpteenth time that such killings and abductions are taking place especially in North E [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Economic growth must factor the girl-child - YEF

A youth focused non-governmental organization, Youth Empowerment Foundation, YEF, has said its objective is geared towards improving the quality of life of the girl child.

Speaking to journalists in Lagos, the executive secretary, YEF, Mrs Iyalola Akinjimoh, said, "we are running a project [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Reaction trails Osun guber, gov known Sept 27

Reactions have continued to trail the results of the September 22 Osun governorship election which was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday.

This is coming on the heels of a rerun announced by the electoral body for Thursday, September 27.

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Sun, 30 September 2018


Buhari in U.S. for U.N Assembly

 President Muhammadu Buhari arrived New York, United States on Sunday to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly, UNGA73, which officially opens on Tuesday.

A statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, gives details of Mr Buhari’s engagement at the [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Skye Bank: Depositors want CBN full disclosure on banks

Bank depositors have demanded full disclosures on banks in the country by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

The call is coming on the heels of the liquidation of Skye Bank which assets have been taken over now by a bridge bank, Polaris Bank Ltd.

On Friday, the Nigeria Deposit Insurance C [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


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