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Cybercrime: Benin Republic Releases Nigerian Students To Embassy

Seven out of the 12 Nigerian students detained on allegations of Cybercrime have been released in Benin Republic, says Honorable Abike Dabiri-Erewa,  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.   In a statement, the SSA said the findings were contained in a brief sent in by the Nigerian Ambassador in Benin Republic, Ambassador Kayode Oguntuase.   In a letter written to a petition by Ms Joke Kujenya from Katsina state UNICEF where it was alleged that over 50 Nigerian students were detained and arrested, Dabiri-Erewa explained that only…

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AFREXIM Bank: Buhari Salutes Founders Vision, Commends Stakeholders

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the vision of the founders of AFREXIM Bank which marked its 25 years while also holding its Annual General Meeting in Abuja Speaking while declaring open the celebrations, President Buhari said: “I will like to say Congratulations to the management and Board of Directors of AFREXIM Bank for their dynamism and tenacious leadership without which the feats so far achieved would not have been possible” SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING/25TH ANNIVERSARY…

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NDLEA Elevates 1311 Personnel, 20 Officers

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has promoted a total of 1, 311 staff. This is made up 1, 291 staff within the rank and file and 20 others converted to officer cadre.   The promotion exercise followed the completion of the process set in motion by the Chairman/Chief Executive of the Agency, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd.) to address the lingering backlog of promotion in the Agency. The conversion is also consistent with the Federal Government Circular referenced HCSF/EPO/EIR/CND/100/98 of September 2016 which equates HND with degrees and as…

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Bamigbetan Pledges Support For TVC, Other Media Houses

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan has pledged continuous partnership with Television Continental, (TVC) and other media houses for effective reportage of the transformational stride of the current administration in the State. Speaking when he received the management staff of TVC led by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ronan Redmond in his office, Bamigbetan stated that transformation in Lagos following massive infrastructure provision and renewal stipulate that both the government and the media should work hand in hand in order to enlighten the citizenry of the…

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France Beat Belgium 1-0 To Get World Cup Final Berth

France will face England or Croatia in the World Cup final after edging past European neighbours Belgium in the semi-final in St Petersburg. Defender Samuel Umtiti scored the winning goal for the 1998 champions in the second half with a towering header from Antoine Griezmann’s corner. Didier Deschamps’ side were on the back foot for large periods of the game, but emerged victorious to reach their third final, having been beaten by Italy on penalties in 2006. Belgium came through the quarter-finals by impressively beating Brazil, but they were unable…

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Dangote Promises Loyal Cement Distributors Refinery Licence

For their continued loyalty, the management of Dangote Cement Plc, at the distributors award ceremony announced cash and kind rewards and a priority distributorship license once the refinery project comes on stream next year. President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, who made the pledge, thanked the loyal cement distributors for their faith in the company and also assured them of consistent reward, as a form of motivation for their patronage and loyalty to the brand. He said: “This event today is significant in two reasons; first, it is in furtherance of our…

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CBN Urges Insurance Operators To Diversify Products

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged insurance operators in the country to ensure diverse insurance products to enable more citizens to key into insurance.   Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat CBN, Mrs Temitope Akin-Fadeyi, gave the advice while discussing on financial inclusion at the National Insurance Conference on Monday in Abuja.   According to Akin-Fadeyi, the importance of insurance cannot be overemphasized as it can be used in all financial services.   She said the CBN, and the various stakeholders had been on the vanguard of searching for ways…

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Elumelu Pledges N500m To Delta Entrepreneurship Programme

……..Brings Elumelu’s Investment To Date In Nigerian Entrepreneurs To N4.4bn Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu, has pledged N500m to create an entrepreneurship programme exclusive to indigenes of Delta State. He made the commitment after presenting 50 beneficiaries of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa during a courtesy visit to the Governor. “Your Excellency, on behalf of the Heirs Holdings Group, we will work with your office to put in place a new programme to support Delta State youth and…

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CAF Appoints Pinnick First Vice President 

Embattled President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, as Vice president of the African soccer-ruling body. The letter of appointment was signed by CAF General Secretary Amr Fahmy and dated July 5, 2018. According to the CAF Scribe, Amaju’s promotion was necessitated by the resignation of the first Vice President, Kwesi Nyantaky who was also the President of Ghana Football Association. The letter of appointment reads thus: “Following the resignation of the 1st Vice President, Mr Kwesi Nyantaky, CAF…

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Lawyer Urges Courts Boycott Over FG’s Refusal To Honour Dasuki’s Bail

Human rights lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has called on the Nigeria Bar Association to boycott the courts if the Federal Government fails to honour the latest court order granting former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, bail.   Ajulo in a statement in Abuja said the continued flouting of court orders by the federal government in respect of bails for Dasuki was a danger to democracy and the Rule of Law.   “The Federal Government should not be allowed to decide which orders it will obey because by so doing,…

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