IGP, DSS Should Act On Threats To Rivers State – PDP

by William Ukpeon June 29, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the IGP of police, Mohammed Adamu and the DSS to take decisive action against threats by unsettled factions in the APC to unleash terror in Rivers State. In statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan. The party expresses worry that despite threats of a […]

CBN Discredits Twitter Handle Impersonating Its Director

by Seun Adeuyion June 29, 2020
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Sunday, described as fraudulent the operations of a fraudulent twitter handle, @YusufPhilipYila, purported to belong to the bank’s Director, Development Finance Department, Mr Philip Yusuf. In a statement endorsed by CBN’s Director of Corporate Communications, Isaac Okorafor, the impostor handle had been posting messages related to the bank’s N50bn […]

‘We Have Received Over 1Million Applications For N-Power’ — Official

by Seun Adeuyion June 29, 2020
Over 1million applications for N-Power third batch have been received by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, barely 48 hours after it was opened. The scheme is a job creation and empowerment programme instituted by the Federal Government of Nigeria through its National Social Investment Programmed under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, […]

Buhari Commiserates With Kogi State Govt, NBA Over Chief Judge’s Death

by Seun Adeuyion June 29, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Kogi over the death of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajana. Ajana, 64, died at the COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja, On Sunday Morning. He had been battling a health challenge. It was gathered that COVID-19 complications worsened his […]

I’m Not Running For Presidency In 2023 — Wike

by Seun Adeuyion June 29, 2020
“I’m not nursing the ambition of running for the office of the President of Nigeria”, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State, has said. Wike, in a statement signed by Paulinus Nsirim, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Communications, said speculations linking him to presidential ambition are distractions. According to the Governor: “Right now, I […]

FCMB Gets $50 Million IFC Loan

by William Ukpeon June 28, 2020
Nigeria’s First City Monument Bank has gotten a $50 Million loan from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group. The loan will enable the bank continue lending to SMEs to help them restart operations affected by the Coronavirus. In March , the World Bank launched the $8 Billion Credit Facility enabling support to companies […]