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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger government reacts to allegations of misappropriating N1.4 billion hotel funds

The Niger State Government has reacted to allegations by the former Governor of the state, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, that the state Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has misappropriated the N1.4 billion he (Aliyu) left behind for the abandoned five star hotel project in Minna, the state capital.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE crucial market indicators end with 0.03% growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.03 per cent.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE crucial market indicators end Friday with 0.03 per cent growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.03 per cent.

Nigerian banks attract $4.74 billion foreign investments in six months

Data obtained from the National Bureau of statistics showed that the amount of investment attracted by 22 banks accounted for 33.16 per cent of the total amount of foreign investment recorded in the first half of the year, which stood at $14.31bn.

Court fixes date for Senator Jang’s ‘N6.2 billion fraud’ trial

Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court, sitting in Jos, has adjourned to November 11, 2019 for continuation of trial in the N6.2bn fraud charge brought against a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

UNILAG: As alumni, our successes become testaments to the university’s success – VP Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Delta governor seeks approval for N27.9 billion 2019 supplementary budget

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court, Ikoyi, Lagos.

N6.9 billion fraud: I got money for ex-Governor Fayose at Akure airport – banker

A banker, Mr Lawrence Akande, on Monday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he received money on behalf of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, sometime in 2014, at the Akure Airport in Ondo State.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office.

Ayo Fayose’s trial: EFCC witness denies knowledge of transactions, says evidence based on what...

The trial of former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, resumed today, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, with the first witness called by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) telling the court that the statements he wrote while in EFCC custody and his evidence before the court were what he was told.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

EFCC begins witnesses recall in ex-Govenror Fayose’s N2.2 billion fraud case

The trial of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, for an alleged N2.2bn fraud started afresh on Monday, with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission recalling its first witness.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

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.
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.
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.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank and Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia

Xenophobia: Jim Ovia withdraws from World Economic Forum

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the ongoing World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 108

Zenith Bank rewards victorious D’Tigress

Zenith Bank Plc on Tuesday put smiles on the faces of the victorious Nigeria Women basketball team, D’Tigress, after rewarding them with cash award during a brief reception organised for the team at the corporate headquarters of the organisation.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

ICPC gives details of how ex-Governor Yari allegedly looted Zamfara

The Independent Corrupt Practices and othe related offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed findings from its preliminary investigation of allegations of money laundering and diversion of public funds against the immediate governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Abubakar Yari.

Why court freeze former Zamfara governor‘s bank accounts

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Friday, froze six separate bank accounts that were linked to the former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Yari, following an ex-parte motion that was filed by the Federal Government.

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Price of Bonny Light hits $65.47 per barrel

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.
A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.

Indian gang rape victim set on fire on way to court, dies

A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.