Insecurity: We’re Suffering Consequences Of 1975 Coup — Lai Mohammed

Insecurity: We're suffering consequences of 1975 coup — Lai Mohammed

The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, says the country’s security challenges are a consequence of the 1975 coup d’état. The coup, which took place on July 29, 1975, overthrew Yakubu Gowon and brought Murtala Muhammed to power. Speaking in an interview with Channels Television on Monday, April 26, Mohammed said the lead discussant at the town hall meeting on national security organized by the federal government narrated how the Gowon government was planning to ensure free and compulsory primary education for children of school age. According to him,…

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Insecurity: Fr Mbaka Makes U-turn, Calls For Buhari’s Impeachment

Insecurity: Fr Mbaka Makes U-turn, Calls For Buhari’s Impeachment

Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Fr Ejike Mbaka, has called for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the high level of insecurity in the country. Mbaka said Buhari has failed Nigeria woefully and that he should resign now. Speaking at the Adoration Ministry in Enugu, he wondered how Buhari will maintain grave silence despite the incessant killings in the country. Mbaka explained that Nigerians are crying because they don’t have a Sheperd and Buhari should resign or be impeached. He also warned those who will…

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My Grandmother Behind My Ordeal And Why I Said My Father Was Dead — Amputee Hawker Clarifies, Begs For Forgivene

My Grandmother Behind My Ordeal And Why I Said My Father Was Dead — Amputee Hawker Clarifies, Begs For Forgivene

She said she had been hawking in Onitsha in Anambra state, from where she moved to Asaba in Delta state and now to Lagos where she was hawking before fortune smiled on her. Mary Daniel, the twenty-seven-year-old Lagos amputee hawker, has pleaded with Nigerians to forgive her for lying that her father was dead. Daniel, who spoke with SaharaReporters on Thursday, said she made a mistake by saying her father was dead because the man abandoned her. Reacting to allegations that her story was staged, Daniel refuted such allegations stating…

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School Of Nursing, Midwifery: Edo Gov. To Train Over 600 Yearly, Promise Timely Completion Of School.

School Of Nursing, Midwifery: Edo Gov. To Train Over 600 Yearly, Promise Timely Completion Of School

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said the government plans to train over 600 nurses and midwives with the reopening of the state-owned school of Nursing and Midwifery in Benin City. Obaseki who spoke to journalists at the weekend after inspecting the ongoing remodeling and refurbishment work at state school said re-accreditation for the institution is ongoing as it will be officially opened to students in September. The governor reassured that his administration is committed to the training of world-class health practitioners and building of infrastructure to deliver…

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CBN Sacks FirstBank Board, Reinstates Adeduntan, UK Ekeh

CBN Sacks FirstBank Board, Reinstates Adeduntan, UK Ekeh

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has dissolved the board of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and First Bank of Nigeria Holdings (FBNH) Plc. Central Bank governor, Godwin Emefiele who announced the decision at a press conference on Thursday, reinstated Dr. Adesola Adeduntan as MD of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and retained Mr. UK Ekeh as MD of FBNH. He said the decision became necessary following the sudden removal of Dr. Adeduntan as MD without recourse to the apex bank. The sacked board had yesterday, announced the removal of…

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Lagos Detects Lies In Viral Amputee Hawker’s Claims, Withhold N25m Donation

Why I lied that my father was dead — Amputee Hawker

Claims by Mary Daniel, the Oshodi amputee hawker that she lost a leg in an accident that killed all passengers, including her parents when she was a teenager, have been discovered as false, The Nation learned on Wednesday evening. Daniel became a sensation weeks ago after pictures of her selling water at Oshodi emerged on social media and attracted sympathy from Nigerians across the world. Daniel, in an interview, claimed she was an orphan with a baby and an aged grandmother to fend for. She narrated how life dealt her…

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INEC Announces Date For 2023 General Elections,

Akwa Ibom attack: Burning 345 ballot boxes threaten 2023 polls – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the date for the 2023 general elections in the country. INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu made the announcement today Wednesday 28th April 2021 during a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organized by the Senate Committee on INEC. According to the INEC boss, the 2023 general elections are exactly one year, nine months, two weeks and six days or 660 days from today. “By the principle established by the Commission, the 2023 General Election will hold…

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Q1: United Capital Reports A 67% Growth In Pat

Q1: United Capital Reports A 67% Growth In Pat

United Capital Plc (“United Capital” or “The Group”), Nigeria’s leading investment bank and a foremost Pan-African financial and investment services group, announced its Unaudited Financial Statements for the period ended March 31, 2021, on April 28th, 2021, showing a Revenue of N3.12Billion, and Profit Before Tax of N1.97 Billion while delivering an Earnings Per Share of 111 kobo. United Capital Plc remains a leader in the financial and investment services space, with a mission to provide bespoke and innovative value-added services to its clients. The group aims to transform the African continent by…

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Banking Made Simple

Banking Made Easy

Raheem Akingbolu reviews the new FirstBank’s corporate website and reckons that it would go a long way in strengthening the ability of the bank’s patrons and other potential customers in addressing basic banking operations. Outside the physical identity of any brand, the most accessible door into the operations of a company in today’s market is perhaps the website. With digital technology taking the lead in today’s business environment, the website has swiftly become the virtual meeting point for sellers and buyers. As a result of the fact that websites can…

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FirstBank Appoints Gbenga Shobo As New MD/CEO, Abdullah DMD And Other EDs

FirstBank announces changes to its board. Assures depositors and investors

FirstBank has informed the general public of the appointment of Mr. Gbenga Shobo as the new Managing Director/ CEO of the bank with effect from Wednesday, April 28, 2021. In a notice published by the Nigerian Exchange NGX yesterday, the bank also announced the appointments of Mr. Abdullah Ibrahim as Deputy Managing Director DMD The appointments of Mr. Ini Ebong, Mr. Segun Alebiosu, Mr. Seyi Oyefeso and Mrs. Bashirat Odunewu as new Executive Directors was also announced by the bank: The appointments are subject to regulatory approvals the bank mentioned.…

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