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EFCC arraigns Akeju, others for N200m scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, March 31, 2017 arraigned the duo of Abieyuwa Aideyan  and Samuel Akinyemi Akeju alongside their company, First Grant Nigeria Limited, before Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court  sitting in Ikoyi,  Lagos on a two-count charge bordering on acquisition of …

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President Buhari approves Executive Management of some government agencies; Duro Onabule, Olusegun Runsewe, Chika Maduekwe, Aliyu Hayatu, others named

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments into the executive management of some government agencies and parastatals. According to a statement by  Femi Adesina,  Special Adviser to the President (Media and publicity), the new chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) is former newspaper editor and ex-presidential spokesman, …

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‘There’s adequate Forex for PTA, BTA, tuition, medical fees,’ CBN insists; Releases phone line, email address for complaints

  The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has described as “totally untrue” claims that there is insufficient foreign exchange in banks for customers who want such for PTA, BTA, tuition and medical fees, stressing that “All banks have more than enough stock of forex in their possession for the purpose …

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Ugwuanyi laments FG’s abandonment of Enugu Trade Fair Complex; Puts smiles on face of pure water seller

  From; Madu Ezenoha, Enugu Enugu state Governor Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the weekend expressed displeasure over the federal government’s neglect of the permanent site of Enugu International Trade Fair complex, noting that other regional trade fair complexes like Lagos and Kaduna had since been fixed by the federal …

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Heritage Bank enhances capacity of ex-BB Naija Housemates, entrepreneurs

  Heritage Bank Limited, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service Provider, has enhanced capacity of ex-Housemates of Big Brother Naija reality TV show and other emerging 21st century entrepreneurs at an SME enhancement capacity training programme. Speaking at the breakfast meeting in Lagos Thursday, Mr. Ejikeme Obiano, Head, Solutions and Propositions …

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Access Bank shareholders endorse N11.57 billion total dividend; Raise concern over regulators’- induced stress on companies

Access Bank Nigeria Plc has warned of the dangers of ongoing regulators induced stress in listed companies, as it may further worsen economic advancement. Shareholders sounded the issue at the Access Bank’s Annual General Meeting in Lagos on Wednesday, shortly after endorsing final dividend payment of 40 kobo, and qualifying …

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Finance Ministry unveils Management and Board members of Development Bank; Tony Okpanachi is MD/CEO

The Federal Ministry of Finance on Thursday, announced details of members of the board and management of the newly licensed Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN).   The Management team is led by Mr. Tony Okpanachi, a banker and erstwhile Deputy Managing Director/Deputy CEO, Ecobank Nigeria Limited.   Before his appointment …

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