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Vigilante security summit holds in Abuja Monday

Osjones International Services Ltd, a management Consultancy Services will on Monday, hold a two-day Vigilante National Security Summit in Abuja.
Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa will face each other on New Year's Eve. REUTERS

Promoter: Floyd Mayweather, kickboxer will aim to ‘knock out’ in exhibition

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr and a Japanese kickboxer half his age will be aiming to knock each other out next month, despite the match-up being an exhibition, the fight’s Japanese promoter said Saturday.

NASENI solicits NCAA support to build made-in-Nigeria helicopter

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, is seeking the support of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, in its plan to achieve a made-in-Nigeria helicopters.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN targets mobile banking licence in Nigeria

Nigeria announced last month that it would allow telecom companies to provide banking services, aiming to give millions of Nigerians without bank accounts access to so-called mobile money services, a policy that has been very successful in Kenya.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: PDP, APC can’t win 2019 presidential poll despite structures

Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education, has predicted that neither the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), nor the All Progressives Congress (APC), would win the 2019 Presidential election.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Stakeholders kick over plans to arm aviation security

Players in the country’s aviation sector have kicked against plans to arm Aviation Security (AVSEC), a department under the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
Muhammadu Buhari

Vlisco proposes $200 million investment in Nigeria

Vlisco Group, a Dutch clothes firm, has proposed an investment of 200 million dollars by the company in Nigeria, which would, in turn, create 700,000 jobs.
Voters line up to cast their ballots in Miami. (AFP)

Americans start voting in midterm verdict on Donald Trump rule

Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of Donald Trump’s controversial presidency, with control of Congress at stake.
Ebuka Ugochukwu

NACC, Facebook train 50 SMEs in Lagos

The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), in collaboration with Facebook and Digivate 360 have trained over 50 SMEs on leveraging digital media to grow their businesses.

Ikeja Electric customers fret over prepaid meters, billings

For some consumers under the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, this may not be the best of times for them as days without lights, crazy bills and endless antics on supply of prepaid meters have become new normal.

Tony Elumelu: Entrepreneurship key to unlocking Africa’s economic development

Five thousand African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem convened in Lagos on October 25, 2018 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum.

Evans: I was tortured by police intelligence, anti-robbery units

Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, on Friday narrated how he was allegedly tortured by members of I-G’s Intelligence Response Team and the then Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Tesla shares jump on rare quarterly profit

Tesla reported a net profit, positive cash flow and wider-than-expected margins for the latest quarter on Wednesday, delivering on Chief Executive Elon Musk’s promise to turn the electric carmaker profitable as higher production volumes of its new Model 3 began to pay off.

AMCON releases names of top 105 debtors

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has published the names of its top 105 debtors.

Afe Babalola blames unemployment crisis on neglect of private entrepreneurs

Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has blamed the currently unemployment crisis in the country on the neglect and lack of due recognition to the private sector entrepreneurs by government at all levels.
Jamal Khashoggi

JP Morgan, Ford drop out of Saudi investors forum over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

JP Morgan & Chase Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon and Ford Motor Co Chairman Bill Ford have cancelled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference, the companies said on Sunday.

NGO implores motorcyclist to shun drug abuse

Right Minds Empowerment Initiative (RMEI), an NGO, has advised commercial motorcyclists in Gwagwalada area of the FCT to shun hard drugs and other intoxicating substances because of their harmful effects.

Institute reiterates commitment to rescuing economy

Following the political storms stunting Nigeria’s economic growth and development, the President and Chairman of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Adedapo Adekoje, has affirmed the Institute’s commitment to rescue the country.

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Atiku Abubakar

Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

DR Congo rebels attack, burn homes near UN base in east

Democratic Republic of Congo's army spokesperson says rebels have burned homes and a car in a neighbourhood in the east of the country where UN peacekeeping forces have a base.
Tunji R. Olawuyi

Kwara bye-election: My victory shows Bukola Saraki will be defeated in 2019 – Tunji...

Mr Tunji Olawuyi has said that his victory at Saturday’s Ekiti/Isin/Oke-Ero and Irepodun federal constituency bye-election in Kwara as a victory for the people of the state.
Eagles forward Samuel Kalu (right) battles Percy Tau of South Africa PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles have bigger chance to win AFCON than World Cup

Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles have a bigger chance of winning next year’s AFCON than they had to win the World Cup in Russia.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Bukola Saraki, Abdulfatah Ahmed react to Kwara by-election won by APC

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed have both reacted to the Saturday’s by-election in Kwara State won by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).