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The Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Mr. Emeka Okonkwo, has disclosed that the bank released N350 million to the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria in 2020.
Shareholders of NASCON Allied Industries Plc have approved a total dividend of N1.06 billion declared by the company for the financial year ended Dec. 31, 2020.
Parents of candidates who want to sit for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, have expressed dissatisfaction with the hiccups their wards are encountering getting their National Identification Numbers, NIN.
Top Turkish officials on Sunday lashed out at an open letter signed by more than 100 retired admirals warning about a possible threat to a treaty governing the use of Turkey’s key waterways.
French champions Paris Saint-Germain on Monday became the first French football club to join a special United Nations programme aimed at making sports more environmentally friendly in order to tackle global warming.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has launched legal action for defamation over the book Putin's People.
Afropop music star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has said he deserves to win the Grammy awards and all the praises that follow.
The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, has said bandits killed 937 and kidnapped 1,972 in 2020.
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has restated the Bank’s resolve to encourage firms willing to invest in the Nigerian manufacturing sector in order to grow the economy.
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Lagos Urban Forest Animal Sanctuary Initiative (LUFASI) and Saint Marks Animal Rescue Foundation (SMARF) have stressed the need to protect, preserve mammals like pangolins from extinction.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has raised the alarm about COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, saying the country currently has a critical situation on its hands with the rising number of cases recorded daily.
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, yesterday disclosed that the Nigerian governors were frustrated by the security challenges in the country, saying their roles as provided for in the Nigerian Constitution were not satisfactory.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Uche Secondus, has said that Nigeria is falling apart and fast becoming a failed state.
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Group said on Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement with Atlas Mara (ATMA) to acquire Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR) and African Banking Corporation Tanzania (BancABC).
The Nigerian Bankers Committee, NBC, has called on owners and operators of Small and Mediums Scale Enterprises, SMEs to acquire the needed education and skills to sustain the growth of small businesses in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, mourned a former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, describing him as “a voice for the voiceless.”
The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
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Nigeria born British pugilist Anthony Joshua has addressed challenger Deontay Wilder in the language he expects him to understand, noting that going to war with just one weapon is like shooting oneself on the leg.
The African Action Congress (AAC) on Tuesday said it would contest only three councillorship seats in two local government councils at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
On a small island where the Senegal River meets the sea, hundreds of mask-wearing jazz enthusiasts listened to French-Senegalese vocalist Awa Ly sing the blues for uncertain times.
Alphabet Inc’s Google plans to shut down a long-running program aimed at entry-level engineers from underrepresented backgrounds after participants said it enforced “systemic pay inequities,” according to internal correspondence seen by Reuters.
Belarus views Western sanctions, imposed in response to Minsk’s forced landing of a Ryanair plane last month to arrest a journalist on board, as a declaration of economic war, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
The Management of Rivers State College of Health Science and Management Technology Port Harcourt has directed all the students of the institution to vacate the college premises until further notice.
The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday reacted to the comments made by Mr Jubrin Okutepa, the counsel to the state Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Olanrewaju, over the judgment on the case between the state government and the CJ.
“Having liaised with Public Health England since the positive test was recorded, Billy will now self-isolate for 10 days and therefore miss tomorrow’s Uefa Euro 2020 Group D match against Croatia at Hampden.”
World champion Tyson Fury is promising to deliver a swift victory over Deontay Wilder next month when the two heavyweights resume their rivalry in a blockbuster trilogy fight in Las Vegas.
At Old Trafford they have used all their energy on Paul Pogba. The 'Mirror' says that Man Utd are persuading the Frenchman to renew. Otherwise, they are worried he could leave for free next summer and then United would not get any money for him.