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EFCC: Lockdown won’t abort cases against ex-first lady, former governors, others

The lockdown arising from coronavirus appears to have slowed down the fight against corrupt practices in the country for close to six weeks.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Central bank, bankers committee suspend planned lay-offs in banks

The Spokesman of CBN, Isaac Okorafor in a statement said a special meeting of the Bankers’ Committee was convened on May 2, 2020, to further review the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Nigerian banking industry.

Experts want Nigeria to use IMF loan for the purpose intended

Some financial experts have urged the federal government to use the loan approved by IMF for the purpose intended so as to help sustain the country’s economy.

Osun: Three to die by hanging for bank robbery

Justice Jide Falola of Osun State High Court in Ikirun on Thursday sentenced three men to death for bank robbery.
The assets of Ademola Seriki, a former Minister of State for Defence and one time Supervising Minister for Mines and Steel Development are to be taken over by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Former minister’s assets taken over by AMCON over N1 billion debt

The assets of Ademola Seriki, a former Minister of State for Defence and one time Supervising Minister for Mines and Steel Development are to be taken over by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

NDIC to adopt cost-effective bank failure resolution method

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has assured depositors of its drive to adopt cost effective method of bank failure resolution to protect depositors.

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.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC urges defunct Afribank shareholders to claim dividends

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday asked shareholders of the defunct Afribank Plc to claim their dividends.
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NSE delists Skye Bank, Fortis MfB

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has delisted the shares of defunct Skye Bank Plc and Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc from the daily official list of the Exchange.

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.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC reaffirms readiness to sensitise investors on e-dividend

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, said that it will continue to collaborate with relevant stakeholders to sensitise investors on the need to regularise their multiple accounts as well as claim their dividends.
Mary Uduk

SEC urges defunct Skye bank investors to claim dividends

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has again reiterated its earlier directives to shareholders of defunct Skye bank to claim their dividend payment.
Tunde Ayeni

Former Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni’s trial resumes October

The trial of the former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc, Tunde Ayeni, over alleged N4.5billion fraud charge slammed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, will resume 10 October.
Tunde Ayeni

Court adjourns ex-Skye Bank chief’s alleged N25 billion fraud trial to July 2

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the trial of a former Chairman, Board of Directors, Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank), Tunde Ayeni, to July 2, 2019.
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC re-arraigns Skye Bank chairman, managing director over alleged N8 billion fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has re-arraigned a former Chairman, Board of Directors, Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank), Tunde Ayeni, and the former Managing Director, MD of the Bank, Timothy Ajani Oguntayo, before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on an eight-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N8 billion.
Lagos State High Court.

Malaysian remanded in prison for alleged €250 million fraud

A Special Offences Court in Lagos has remanded a Malaysian immigrant, Tan Richard, at the Ikoyi Prisons for an alleged €250 million fraud.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

No debit order: Court fixes October 16 for Patience Jonathan’s suit

A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed October 16 for hearing in a suit filed by former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, challenging a “No Debit Order” placed on her accounts.

Lawyer asks court to nullify central bank chief’s re-appointment

A whistle blower, George Uboh, has challenged the plan by the federal government to extend the appointment of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele

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Elder statesman and Second Republic politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has offered fresh insight into the struggle for the independence of Northern Nigeria from British colonialism and the tyranny of indigenous traditional institutions in the region.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest protesters in Southern Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday arrested some protesters, who took to the streets of the sate today over what they described as “genocide” in the southern part of the state and the government’s inability to arrest the situation.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill eight bandits in Katsina gun battle

No fewer than eight bandits and two villagers were killed when bandits attacked Zamfarawa village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

NAF commissions 114 medics, as President Buhari demands absolute loyalty to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded the military of their sacred duty to protect Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds.

Rotary organises free hepatitis, liver screening for Abuja community

The Rotary Club of Abuja, District 9125, on Saturday, organised free hepatitis “B and C” screening as well as Liver Scan for residents of Piwoyi, a suburb located on the airport road, Abuja.