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Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to secure another four-year term as governor of Edo State. Obaseki was returned elected after scoring highest number of votes in the Saturday poll, said the Returning Officer for Edo State governorship...
The Central Bank of Nigeria says it will now sanction banks involved in delaying disbursement of Anchor Borrower’s Program funds to farmers. The apex bank gave the threat when the Director of Development Finance, Mr. Yusuf Yila spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting involving Anchor, Processors, Commodity Associations and Banks. Yila disclosed...
The Presidency says it will require additional fresh external loan of $5.513 billion to finance 2020 budget deficit. In a letter addressed to the House of Representatives to seek approval and read during Thursday's plenary by the Speaker, Rt. Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, President Muhammadu Buhari appealed that the fresh funds...
By Tobiloba Kolawole The Federal Government and State governments in Nigeria are consolidating efforts to take advantage of the far-reaching potentials in the deployment of information and communications technology for social and economic gains. At the opening ceremony of the 6th regular meeting of the National Council on Communications Technology, which...
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government Sunday handed over the National Arts Theatre complex in Lagos State to the private sector for a complete revamp and modernisation. This was coming as Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the proposed transformation of the theatre complex give Nigeria an opportunity to harness...
Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Access Bank’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Herbert Wigwe; Governor, Central Bank of Seychelles, Caroline Abel; former Chief Executive Officer of Agusto & Co., Vivien Shobo; among others have emerged winners of the 2020 Edition of the African Banker Awards...
Idowu Sowunmi For the third time in a row, Dangote Group has emerged as the most admired brand of African origin by consumers. Also, GTBank has emerged as the most admired financial brand in Africa and the United Kingdom's BBC retained its media category ranking as the most admired media brand...
Joëlle Abega-Oyouomi has been appointed as the first-ever female factory manager in Nestlé Central and West Africa. Abega-Oyouomi joined Nestlé as a Research Associate about 20 years ago. She started with high ambitions and she has remained consistent in her chosen career. “I was young, hopeful and eager to learn. I...
The support base of embattled President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), DR. Akinwunmi Adesina has been strengthened by two top level individuals, Sierra Leone President, Julius Maada Bio and Harold Doley, the first United States representative to the AfDB. They are the latest joining in with their voice. In...
President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly felicitated with former Chairman of Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Sam Ohuabunwa, on his 70th birthday on August 16, joining friends and family members to celebrate the visionary leader, whose competence and influence have greatly impacted on the Nigerian economy and beyond. Buhari congratulated Ohuabunwa,...