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Court adjourns Pinnacle’s N1 billion suit against ICPC

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned a suit filed by Pinnacle Communications Ltd (PCL) against the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) to November 6, for hearing.
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Nigerian Stock Exchange lists federal government N15 billion 7-year green bond

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has listed the Federal Government of Nigerian (FGN) N15 billion Green Bond. The bond has a coupon rate of 14.50 per cent on June 13, 2019 and is due to mature on June 13, 2026.
Nigeria Football

Zenith Bank partners Akwa Ibom government to revive Principals’ Cup

Succour has returned to football-craving students of secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State, with the rebirth of Principals’ Cup billed to start later in the month.
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Nigeria stock market indices slump further by 0.45 per cent

Activities on the nation’s bourse resumed for the week on Monday still on negative territory with crucial market indicators dropping further by 0.45 per cent.
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NSE: All-Share Index drops to 26,000 mark again

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index on Friday lost 98.45 points or 0.36 per cent to close lower at 26,987.45 mark.
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Nigerian equities continue decline with N112 billion loss

Nigerian equities continued on the downward trend yesterday as increased selloffs across the sectors pushed the overall market to a net loss of N112 billion. With the decline yesterday, quoted equities have lost N265 billion in the past two trading sessions.

Central bank deducts N500 billion from Zenith, GTB, Citibank, UBA, 8 others

The Central Bank of Nigeria has deducted N500 billion from the accounts of 12 banks for failing to meet the target to provide credit to their customers.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta governor preaches fair play as Principals’ Cup kicks-off

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged organisers of the 4th edition of the state Principals’ Cup to uphold the principles of fair play and equity.
A principal witness, Abubakar Madaki, on Wednesday and Thursday, September 25 and 26, 2019, gave vivid account of how a former director-general of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, and four others, transferred N2.9 billion (Two Billion, Nine Hundred Million Naira) belonging to the Commission to different private bank accounts before Justice Mojisola Giwa-Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

How former NBC chief, others shared N2.9 billion – witness tells court

A principal witness, Abubakar Madaki, on Wednesday and Thursday, September 25 and 26, 2019, gave vivid account of how a former director-general of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, and four others, transferred N2.9 billion (Two Billion, Nine Hundred Million Naira) belonging to the Commission to different private bank accounts before Justice Mojisola Giwa-Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari with Governors Godwin Obaseki, Dapo Abiodun and Babajide Sanwo-Olu in New York

UNGA: Lagos governor pursues investment in electricity, health, others

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that 9,000 megawatts is the amount of energy required to transform Lagos State economy.

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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians better together, division no option

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is very important and more beneficial for Nigeria as a nation to remain together, than to be apart.

P&ID scandal: Suspect Grace Taiga remanded in prison

A Nigerian female accomplice of embattled P&ID firm, Mrs Grace Taiga, has been remanded in Suleja Prison according to an EFCC press statement.
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NSE market capitalisation increases by N25 billlion

Trading closed positively on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday with the market capitalisation improving by N25 billion.

NSE indices sustain negative outlook, amid Airtel price loss

The Nigeria equities market recorded further dip on Tuesday due to huge loss reformed by Airtel Africa Plc.
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Nigerian equities market down 0.74 per cent

The Nigerian equities market resumed trading week on Monday with a loss of 0.74 per cent, following losses achieved by medium and large equities.
The Head coach of Mountain of Fire Women Basketball team, Adewunmi Aderemi, is targeting the final phase of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League which entered second phase this weekend in four centres nationwide.

MFM coach targets final phase as Zenith Bank basketball League resumes

The Head coach of Mountain of Fire Women Basketball team, Adewunmi Aderemi, is targeting the final phase of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League which entered second phase this weekend in four centres nationwide.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.

Jim Ovia withdraws from the World Economic Forum

Before taking his exit, Mr. Ovia stressed the need for youth empowerment and better government policies to curb continual attacks on persons living within and outside Africa. He belaboured that until positive change towards collective growth happens on this front, the continent would not reach its potential.

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Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor urges political office holders, party chieftains to observe protocols

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has called on political office holders and party chieftains to observe protocol while visiting the state to ensure their security and avoid unnecessary attacks.

Court to hear suit challenging levies in Ikeja computer village

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, adjourned until Nov. 19, to hear a suit challenging the imposition of levies in the Ikeja Computer Village.
The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has attributed the current security challenges in the country to the way in which Nigerians have been ignoring God’s commands and adopting satanic behaviours.

Emir flays media on fake Buhari marriage

Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has urged media organisations to be more professional in their efforts to disseminate information to Nigerians.
NSCDC

Two ‘rapists’ arrested in Ibadan

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, said it had arrested two men, Muyiwa Olatunde, 32, and Fatai Wahab in connection with alleged rape.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: 2.37 million voters, 25,813 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.