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CIBN Hosts World Conference Of Banking Institutes

CIBN Hosts World Conference Of Banking Institutes

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria,CIBN, has announced its readiness to host all banking institutes, including over one thousand banking and finance professionals in the world at the 22nd edition of the World Conference of Banking Institutes which holds in Lagos from April 24 to 28, 2017 at Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The theme of this year’s edition is “Re-Thinking the Future of Banking and Finance & Life Long Learning” The

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Edo Election Petition Tribunal Declared Obaseki Winner

The Edo State Election Tribunal has upheld the election of Godwin Obaseki as the governor of the state. Justice Ahmed Badamosi lead Tribunal in its judgment today in Benin city declared the APC winner of the election by dismissing the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

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More Facts On EFCC’s Ikoyi Huge Find 

  The identity of the person(s) connected to the huge amount of money uncovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC at an Ikoyi, Lagos residence remains uncertain. This follows denials by two people who had been speculated to have some links with the building.  For instance, though Adamu Muazu, former national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP admitted that he built the house, he said he longer had any legal claim to

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Canada, US And Mexico Bid To Host FIFA World Cup

For the first time in the history of organised football, the world may get to watch the FIFA World Cup in three venues simultaneously. This follows the decision of  three countries-Canada, Mexico and the United States of America – to present a joint bid to  FIFA to host the 2026 World Cup. The proposal was made public at the World Trade Center in New York, Monday and was attended by head of soccer federation of

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FAAN Probes Airport Fire

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN has said that it has commenced an investigation into the fire incident at its administrative block in Lagos earlier today. This is a sequel to the containment of the fire that would have raised the administrative block of the authority in an early morning fire, which cause is yet unknown. A statement by Mrs. Herrienta Yakubu, acting general manager, Corporate Affairs, while assuring that normalcy had been restored

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Sheriff’s Media Aide Resigns 

Inuwa Bwala, special adviser on media to Ali Modu Sheriff, former governor of Borno State and the national chairman of the troubled opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP has resigned. In a press release issued Sunday, April 9, Bwala said he was leaving the job on health grounds. He said, ‘I am stepping down for personal reasons to enable me to face my personal challenges, especially my health.’ He, however, apologized to ‘Nigerians, especially our political

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Funke Oshonaike Unhappy With Nigeria

Nigerian Table Tennis queen, Funke Oshonaike, is an unhappy woman today. The source of her sadness has to do with a tourney Nigeria failed to participate in. Just over a month ago, Oshonaike, a German-based star,  launched a table tennis clinic and competition in Lagos which saw a number of young Nigerian Table Tennis stars square up against each other. The tournament was meant to offer such promising talents a platform to showcase their skills

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Otodo Gbame Demolition: Why We Suspect Lagos State Govt

    In Otodo Gbame, a slum community in Lagos State, gloom is a word that best describes the mood in the community. The misery has to do with the series of attacks on the community in recent months by people still at large, acts that led to the displacement of many inhabitants. While some Otodo Gbame residents point accusing finger at some powerful indigenes of the state, others say they are working in league

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Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles Star, Arrested, Released In London

Nigerian soccer star, Ahmed Musa, was reportedly arrested in London today for wife battery. According to The Sun of London, the Leicester City striker was led away from his London Home by  Policemen on suspicion of assaulting his wife, Jamila. Reports say the arrest happened not long after the former Kano Pillars star shared a picture of his wife on his Instagram, wishing her a happy birthday. “On this special day, may you have: All

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President Buhari Launched Economic Recovery And Growth Plan

The ceremony took place inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. In attendance were Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari; National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun; Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele and members of the Federal Executive Council. While President Buhari was on medical vacation

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