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Standard Chartered launches Africa’s most extensive roll out of mobile and online banking

Digital Banking made easier, faster and safer for over 1 million clients across 8 markets Standard Chartered Bank (www.SC.com) is bringing its newest mobile and online banking platform to one million clients across eight African markets, the most extensive digital rollout of its kind in Africa by an international bank. …

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Borno to now have 260 University students in Sudan … As Shettima seals deal for another 100 slots at Int’l University of Africa

Few days after 100 girls from Borno State were offered slots for admission into an all female University in Sudan, Governor Kashim Shettima has sealed partnership with the management of a 50-year old International University of Africa located in Khartoum, Sudan, for admission of another set of 100 sons and …

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INEC declares Nasarawa/Toto federal constituency bye-election inconclusive

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Sunday, officially declared the just-concluded Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency bye-election inconclusive due to cancellation of votes as a result of over voting. The Constituency Returning Officer of the election, Dr Wilfred Uji of Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, made this known while the announcing the outcome …

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Buhari approves flexible forex policy

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) the go-ahead to introduce flexibility in the naira exchange rate, his spokesman said yesterday. “The president is opposed to devaluing the naira, he has said so repeatedly,” Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, said in an interview with the Nigeria Television …

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Nwankwo, Kachikwu, Sirika, IG Arase, others named as FG inaugurates committee on AMCON loans recovery

Federal Government has inaugurated a Presidential inter-agency committee on the recovery of loans of commercial banks and corporate organisations bought over by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON. Spokesperson for the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Salihu Isah, disclosed the constitution of the committee in …

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Implementation of UNEP Report in Ogoni land, fulfillment of APC campaign promise – Senator Abe

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Rivers South East Senatorial District in the yet to be concluded legislative re-run election, has said that the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)report in Ogoni land is the fulfillment of APC campaign promise. Speaking at the Rhythm …

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