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Access Bank gets final nod to acquire Kenyan Transnational Bank

Access Bank Plc says it has secured final approvals of all relevant regulatory authorities in Kenya for the acquisition of Kenya-based Transnational Bank Plc (TNB).
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NSE: Trading defies inflation figure, index up 0.90 per cent

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index on Friday rose by 0.90 per cent in spite of rise in inflation rate recorded in December 2019.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

NYSC: Over 1.4 million corps members benefitted from skill acquisition

Brig.-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says that more than 1.4 million have benefited from the scheme’s skills acquisition training since its commencement in year 2012.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE records first loss in 2020

The Nigerian Stock Exchange posted the first loss in 2020, dropping by 1.18 percent after 11 days of a consecutive uptrend.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Trading moderates on NSE, indices appreciate marginally by 0.07 percent

Transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) moderated on Friday with the market indicators improving marginally by 0.07 per cent.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE market indices sustain growth amid investors interest in heavyweight

The Nigerian Stock Exchange opened the last trading week for 2019 on Monday with a growth of 0.73 per cent following investors’ interest in heavyweight stocks.
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Access Bank Lagos City marathon organisers unveil $20,000 bonus

Organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have announced a $20,000 bonus for world-class performances at the 2020 edition of the race.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.

Code of Conduct tribunal orders suspension of CAC boss Azinge Azuka

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.
The acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission, Lady Azuka Obiageli Azinge, was yesterday arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

CAC chief docked at CCT, gets bail on self-recognizance

The acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission, Lady Azuka Obiageli Azinge, was yesterday arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Investors stake N15.5 billion on equities ahead of Santa Claus rally

The momentum of activities at the Nigerian equities market has increased as investors opened up more orders in early positioning for the often-expected Santa Claus rally. Investors staked N15.5 billion on 1.38 billion ordinary shares in 14,528 deals last week, 32.3 per cent increase on total turnover volume of 1.04 billion ordinary shares valued at N14.63 billion in 14,974 deals traded in the previous week.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

All-Share Index drops 0.16 per cent at NSE

The Nigerian equities market ended Tuesday session in red with the All-Share Index dropping by 0.13 per cent.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices in bullish run, up 0.60 percent

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indices opened trading yesterday with a 0.60 per cent appreciation following rising interest in banks securities. Specifically, the market capitalisation which opened at N12.807 trillion early in the day, rose by N77 billion or 0.60 per cent to close at N12.884 trillion.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE market indices resume trading upbeat, inched 0.60 percent

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indices opened trading for the week on Monday with a growth of 0.60 per cent following enhanced bank in interest.
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Lagos city marathon: Organisers insist on registration fees

The General Manager for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, on Monday said that the management has not changed their stance on the earlier announced registration fees for interested participants for the 2020 edition.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos commissioner lists governor’s achievements, speaks on fourth mainland bridge

The Lagos State Government on Sunday gave an account of the progress recorded in the last 200 days of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration.
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.

Court adjourns ‘fraud trial’ of musician Naira Marley

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, adjourned until Thursday, the continuation of trial of a musician, Azeez Fashola (a.k.a. Naira Marley), who is facing fraud and theft charges.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

You can’t stop EFCC from investigating you – Court tells Kaduna governor

The Federal High Court, Abuja, says Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, cannot stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating him.
Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen picked up his first yellow card in the UEFA Champions League as Lille lost at home 0-2 against Ajax in the Match-day 5 encounter played at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

30 Gold Label Runners invited for 2020 Lagos City Marathon

Gov. Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says 30 Gold Label Runners and 25 Silver Label Runners have been invited as elite runners for 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Feb. 8, 2020.

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La Liga side ‘line up transfer’ for Man City centre-back

La Liga side Valencia are ‘weighing up a move’ to bring Man City centre-back Nicolas Otamendi back to the Mestalla Stadium, report The Sun.
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Lawyer’s absence stalls Femi Fani-Kayode’s ‘N5.9 billion fraud’ trial

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned the trial of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, due to the absence of one of the defence lawyers.
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Super Eagles prospect Sebastian Osigwe has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to qualify for Qatar 2022 and reiterated his desire to represent Nigeria ahead of Switzerland.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: Shi’ites can’t be reason for US visa restriction on Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Sherif vs Atiku: Court adjourns custody hearing to January 27

Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.