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Ecobank Nigeria announces appointment of key officers

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of key Management Officers across various levels. Amongst those appointed are Kenneth Okere, who is now the Company Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel; Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Abiola Aderinola, Financial Controller; Adetokunbo Uko, Treasurer and Akintunde Dawodu, Chief Compliance Officer and Head, Compliance & Control.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Four other women make Kwara’s first cabinet list

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of four women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu local government area of the state.

Nicotine: Michigan becomes the first state to ban e-cigarettes

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has publicly discouraged the use of these vapour tools and made a move to get nicotine out of teens’ hands. She stated numerous times the essence of making sure non-traditional nicotine products are not sold to young people.

CACS: First Bank disburses over N100 billion to support agricultural value chain – Adesola...

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has disbursed over N100 billion under the Central Bank of Nigeria Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme initiative introduced to strengthen agricultural value chain.

JAMB: Stanbic IBTC to give top 30 UTME candidates N15m scholarships

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m.

Lagos government scales up fish production

Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.

NIMN issues deadline for unregistered marketers, pledges mentorship for young practitioners

The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) has said marketers in the country who are to comply with the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria ACT, 2003 Act No. 25, which makes it illegal to practice marketing without being a registered member of the NIMN should do so by August-end or risk being dragged to court.

9Mobile allays fears over 2018 Prize for Literature

The 2018 edition of 9Mobile Prize for Literature is soon to announce winners after a protracted wait since the release of the shortlist in January last year. On this shortlist are Leslie Nneka Arimah, Marcus Low and Ayobami Adebayo.

Awuneba Ajumogobia resigns as UAC director

Awuneba Ajumogobia, who served the company for 9 years, resigned with effect from July 31.
Dangote Cement

Cement: Dangote assures shareholders, customers of good returns always

Managing director and Chief Executive of Dangote Cement, Eng. Joe Makoju has assured the customers of the determination of the Management to always add value and work towards making them happy always.

FirstBank takes corporate responsibility to six geopolitical zones

First Bank of Nigeria, the nation’s premier financial institution, says that the third edition of its Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) will kick off on July 1 to July 6.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has identified goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, as the player that impressed him in Super Eagles’ 1-0 win over Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, on Saturday.

Afcon: Super Eagles not an easy opponent – Burundi striker

Burundi striker Abdul Razak has admitted that his side played against a tough opposition during Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations group B opening game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Alexandria stadium in Egypt.
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

FCMB supports capacity building for SMEs

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has reiterated its commitment to building capacity of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.

ZUFF: NFC announces date, calls for film submission

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.

NIGCOMSAT launches satelite TV with 140 channels

The Federal government has launched a channels satellite TV provider on the Nigerian Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, limited Direct-To-Home, DTH platform called NextTv.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.

Nestle Nigeria pre-tax profit hits N19 billion

The company’s results on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) showed that profit before tax, increased by 40.18 per cent from N13.64 billion to N19.121 billion. Profit after tax improved by 49.27 per cent from N8.605 billion to N12.846 billion, translating to earnings per share of N16.21, compared to N10.86 in Q1, 2018.

Easter: DPR cautions against panic buying of petroleum products

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Field Office in Enugu says petroleum marketers who sell products above government approved prices risk having their stations sealed.

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Bus crash kills 25, after brakes fail

A bus crash on a mountainous road in northwest Pakistan Sunday killed 25 passengers and injured 20 others, police said.

Two killed, soldiers shot by ‘cattle rustlers’ in Adamawa

Suspected cattle rustlers have killed two persons during an early morning attack on Shaforo and Kudumti communities of Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Flavour, Phyno give tips for success in Nigerian music industry

Popular Nigerian artistes at the Zenith Bank aspire music festival on Saturday night emphasised the need for originality among young and aspiring musicians.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Boko Haram: Group tasks Army to partner with EFCC, ICPC to probe certain NGOs

The Public Accountability Network (PAN) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to investigate the activities of certain Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) covertly undermining the country’s fight against terror.
Ifeanyi Anaemena, eager to take take the battle to Al Hilal with Enyimba and win in Omdurman

CafCL: Enyimba will fight back, beat Al Hilal in Omdurman – Ifeanyi Anaemena

Enyimba defender, Ifeanyi Anaemena, says they’re determined to play the game of their lives in Ormdurman when they face Al Hilal of Sudan next week in their CAF Champions League Second Preliminary Round second leg match.