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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
The Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Adam Nuru has appeared before the Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Assets (PCARA), which is probing former Accting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu for alleged embezzlement and mismanagement of recovered looted funds. The FCMB chief...
Former Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has kicked back at the Dapo Abiodun-led government, which had accused the erstwhile administration of negligence in an unpaid ₦106.9 Billion gratuity; leave bonus, contributory pension and promotion arrears due to workers, a situation that led to a strike action by...
Tobiloba Kolawole As the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly draws close, some politicians have taken a different view from that of the APC chairman, Adams Oshiomhole on how the leadership election of the Senate and House of Representatives should be approached.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) with a stimulus package of N2.3 trillion, which is just about 1.5 per cent of Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), as the best the Federal Government could do given existing realities in the economy. Osinbajo made the call...
The controversy surrounding the arrest of suspected killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti might not be over yet. Yinka Odumakin, who is Afenifere’s spokesperson on Wednesday, confirmed to echotitbits that the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) indeed arrested suspects connected to the July 2019...
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora over the sad loss of Dr Dapo Williams, a prominent member of Nigerian UK Diaspora. In a condolence message signed by the President's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari recalled his meeting with Dr...
The over three months COVID-19 ban on worship centres in Lagos will be lifted from August 7. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this during a briefing on COVID-19 at the State House Marina. The Governor stated that places of worship that that were hitherto shut to curtail the spread...
The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-Lagos State Government Wednesday reversed the rate of Land Use Charge to pre-2018 and upheld the 2018 method of valuation. It would be recalled that former Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode, had in 2018 introduced the controversial increase in Land Use Charge which generated uproar in the...
A former Minister of justice in the second republic, Richard Akinjide has died at 88 in Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital. News of the death of Akinjide, who first served as Federal Minister of Education in the government of former Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa was received on Tuesday. While confirming the...
By Tobiloba Kolawole   A training and development organization, Purpose Power and Lifestyle Design (PPLD)  International is set to train young graduates through its Prep for Success (PFS) programme. According to the Chief Inspiration Officer of the organization,...