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Ernest Ndukwe resigns from Access Bank board

Access Bank Plc on Tuesday announced the resignation of Dr. Ernest Ndukwe as an independent Non-Executive Director from its board.
The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has moved up the ladder from a Bronze Label marathon to a Silver Label marathon, less than five years after its maiden edition.

Lagos City marathon bags silver label

The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has moved up the ladder from a Bronze Label marathon to a Silver Label marathon, less than five years after its maiden edition.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank lifts creative industry with N20 billion facility

Access Bank Plc has announced the disbursement of N20 billion loans to beneficiaries in the entertainment industry under the Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI) of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The fund, which represents the first tranche of the loans, was made accessible to the borrowers in the sector.

Dangote, MTN, Glo lead in the 2019 most valuable brands in Nigeria

For the umpteenth time, Dangote Group, a Nigerian owned and most diversified conglomerate has emerged the most valuable brand in Nigeria after the 2019 Top 50 Brand survey, while MTN closely followed as the most valuable multinational and telecommunication brands with Glo coming third in the chart.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

EFCC: We retrieved evidence of fraud from Naira Marley’s iPhone, laptop

The prosecution on Wednesday, tendered as exhibit before a Federal High Court Lagos, an iPhone and Laptop belonging to Nigerian Musician, Azeez Fashola, a. k. a Naira Marley facing fraud charges.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

EFCC asks court to order Naira Marley to remove Red Bag from dock

The EFCC on Tuesday prayed a Federal High Court in Lagos to order `a red bag’ belonging to popular Nigerian Musician, Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley, be removed from his possession in the dock.
Azeez Adeshina Fashola aka Naira Marley 2

Naira Marley’s credit card fraud trial adjourned till Wednesday

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned till Wednesday the trial of musician, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley, who is facing card fraud charges.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns seven for SIM swap fraud in Kaduna

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office Thursday arraigned seven suspected SIM Swap criminals in Kaduna.

COSON slams N2 billion suit Oo Access Bank over ‘unlawful freezing of accounts’

For alleged unlawful freezing of its accounts, the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), has slammed Access Bank PLC with a lawsuit worth the sum of two billion Naira at the Federal High Court Lagos.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Nigeria stock market indices slump further by 0.45 per cent

Activities on the nation’s bourse resumed for the week on Monday still on negative territory with crucial market indicators dropping further by 0.45 per cent.

Creative industry fund: Central bank, Lagos assess National Theatre

The Central Bank of Nigeria and Lagos State Government team on Saturday assessed the National Arts Theatre, Lagos ahead of new investment plan that includes building a Creative Industry Park at the Theatre.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Nigerian equities continue decline with N112 billion loss

Nigerian equities continued on the downward trend yesterday as increased selloffs across the sectors pushed the overall market to a net loss of N112 billion. With the decline yesterday, quoted equities have lost N265 billion in the past two trading sessions.

Central bank deducts N500 billion from Zenith, GTB, Citibank, UBA, 8 others

The Central Bank of Nigeria has deducted N500 billion from the accounts of 12 banks for failing to meet the target to provide credit to their customers.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Prisons inspector, five others nabbed for ATM, SIM swap fraud

Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested six fraudsters who specialize in defrauding innocent Nigerians by using bank details obtained through sim swaps and Automated Teller Machines (ATM).

NSE indices sustain negative outlook, amid Airtel price loss

The Nigeria equities market recorded further dip on Tuesday due to huge loss reformed by Airtel Africa Plc.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Nigerian equities market down 0.74 per cent

The Nigerian equities market resumed trading week on Monday with a loss of 0.74 per cent, following losses achieved by medium and large equities.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE market capitalisation loses N130 billion in six hours

The Nigerian Stock Exchange market capitalisation on Wednesday shed N130 billion in about six hours of trading.

Experts: Central bank deposit forfeiture order is legal

Contrary to insinuations in some quarters, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) new policy regime mandating banks to go after customers who default on the repayment of their loans by seizing their deposits in other accounts is backed by law.

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
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Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

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