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MTN appoints ex-minister, ex-revenue chief, ex-NBA president as board members

Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.

Operators fault MTN Nigeria listing over free float

Some stakeholders in the capital market have faulted the listing of MTN Nigeria Communications Plc on the nation’s bourse in spite of unavailability of the mandatory 20 per cent free float.
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NSE gains N1.9 trillion as MTN lists 20.35 billion shares

The market capitalisation of equities listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange rose by N1.90tn on Thursday after MTN Nigeria Communications Plc listed 20.35 billion shares on the Exchange.
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Citibank, Stanbic, First Bank, UBA, 8 others to raise N200 billion for MTN

South Africa owned mobile communication giant MTN Nigeria signed a seven-year medium term loan agreement of N200 billion with a consortium of 12 local lenders on Wednesday.

Federal government to restrict insurance operators to areas of competence

According to Kari, the new policy would introduce a “risk-based system” where companies would be restricted to their areas of competence and abilities instead of the “rule-based system” in operation, where companies operate regardless of the level of their capital.

MTN pays N165 billion out of N330 billion SIM fine – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission ( NCC ) said that MTN has paid N165 billion out of the N330 billion fine imposed on it due to its inability to disconnect improperly registered SIM cards.

Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme was a great, selfless statesman – Anglican Bishop

Most Rev. Adebola Ademowo, the Bishop of Lagos and Dean Emeritus, Church of Nigeria, (Anglican Communion), has described the late former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, as a selfless and God fearing Nigerian statesman.

I owe no apology for inviting South Africa’s Jacob Zuma – Governor Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of not building the image of the state, as well as looting public treasury.

Nigerian govt officials advised to adopt responsible investment principles

A former official of the Supreme Court of South Africa, Prof. Mervyn King, has advised Nigerian government officials to adopt Responsible Investment Principles to enhance the nation’s socio-economic development.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
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Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.