Court Grants Atiku’s Son-in-law N20m Bail

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 15, 2019
The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has granted bail to Abdulahi Babalele, son-in-law to former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party during the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar. Babalele was on Thursday granted bail in the sum of N20m with one surety in like sum. Justice Nicholas Oweibo […]

CBN set for second debt sale in a week to lure foreign investors

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 15, 2019
Nigeria’s central bank plans to auction 150 billion naira ($489.5 mln) of open market bills on Thursday, traders said, its second bill sale in a week as the country seeks to attract more foreign investors. The bank last month shifted policy to try to force banks to lend to help revive an economy stuck with […]

WHO, Global Funds, Stop TB Task World Leaders’ Commitment to Fight Tuberculosis in Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 15, 2019
Nearly one year after the first United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, world leaders have been called upon to implement immediate action on their commitments towards eradicating the disease globally. This call was made by the Stop TB Partnership, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the World Health Organization in a […]