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The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has condemned protests against the newly appointed Board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Ijaw group urges President Buhari to return NDDC chairmanship To Delta

A Niger Delta socio-political pressure group, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative (IPDI), on Wednesday lent its voice to the demand of several other organisations in the region that the chairmanship position of the newly appointed board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) should be headed by someone from Delta State and not Edo.
Preparatory to the inauguration of the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE), no fewer than 23 dealing firms have been admitted for trading on the Pan African commodities market.

LCFE admits 23 dealing firms, shortlists 750 individuals for commodities trading

Preparatory to the inauguration of the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE), no fewer than 23 dealing firms have been admitted for trading on the Pan African commodities market.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC wants capital market prospective investors to seek knowledge before investment

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged prospective investors in the capital market to seek knowledge before investing in the sector.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo APC aggrieved group seeks implementation of peace resolutions

Three months after the peace parley of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Ondo state was held in Akure, the state capital, its resolutions are yet to be implemented as agreed.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Diri’s campaign receives boost as ex-commissioner returns to party

The campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Douye Diri received a boost as Mr. Markson Fefegha who resigned his appointment on October 18 as the Commissioner of Mineral Resources is back to the PDP.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Low liquidity: Capital market operators task SEC, NSE, others on local participation

The capital market stakeholders have called on Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigerian Stock Exchange and other stakeholders to formulate strategies that would boost local participation in the nation’s bourse.
The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.

We never indicted Akinwumi Ambode – ex-ommissioners

Former Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget, Olusegun Banjo, and his Energy and Mineral Resources counterpart, Olawale Oluwo, in the administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode have denied reports that they indicted Ambode before an ad-hoc committee of the state House of Assembly.

Edo NUT backs out of any planned strike over minimum wage

The Edo State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has backed out of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) planned strike as it urged its members to remain at their various duty posts in schools across the state.

Global stock trading platform Chaka launches in Nigeria

Chaka, a global trading platform that allows users to invest in stocks listed on foreign stock exchanges has launched its products in Nigeria.

SEC: Checklist review to promote capital market, efficiency

Acting Executive Commissioner Operations, SEC, Mr. Isyaku Tilde, stated this at the weekend at the engagement session with Association of Issuing Houses, Trustees and Solicitors on the commencement of checklist review.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo: Vibrant commodities exchange needed for economic diversification

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, said that a vibrant commodities trading ecosystem will help diversify the economy away from dependence on crude oil and enhance foreign exchange earnings, forex.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Experts: Capital market affected by instability

Ahead of the country’s independence anniversary celebrations on October 1, Nigerian capital market operators have identified some highs and lows of the market as the nation turns 59.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to revoke certificates of undeveloped lands in GRAs

Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to revoke certificates of undeveloped lands within its designated Government Reserved Areas (GRAs).
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC: Sukuk rules have enhanced issuance process

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said the release of rules on Sukuk bonds has enhanced the issuance process and fostered participation in the instrument.

SEC takes investor education to the military

To deepen its investor education programme, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has lined up series of enlightenment programmes for the Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps.

Experts: 7.2% VAT will dampen Nigerians’ purchasing power

Some financial experts on Thursday said that Value Added Tax (VAT) increment by the Federal Government would further dampen purchasing power of Nigerians.

SEC urges shareholders of defunct Afribank Plc to claim dividends

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked shareholders of the defunct Afribank Plc to claim their dividends.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi governor swears in 20 commissioners

The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

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An Air Peace flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos experienced a hard landing which caused a tyre burst and damage to the aircraft’s nose wheel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos. The aircraft with 133 passengers and six crew members after making emergency landing reportedly veered off the runway on 18R. Photo: Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos 23/7/19

Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
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Timo Werner: Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing at Robert Lewandowski’s level

Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.