Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 9th January 2019

Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 9th January 2019

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target=_blank>Onne Port: Logistics firm empowers women

Nigeria’s oil and gas logistics company, INTELS Nigeria Limited, has completed the training of a fresh batch of 92 women under its Women Empowerment Programme Scheme Synergy (WEPSS) at Onne Port. A corporate social responsibility programme of INTELS, WEPSS was established in 2013 with the vision of empowering 5,000 community women in the Niger Delta
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target=_blank>Nigerian lenders, others survive Ghana’s capital clean-up

  Nigerian lenders operating in Ghana were able to meet the Bank of Ghana (BoG)’s new minimum paid-up capital requirement of 400 million cedis ($81.1 million) before the December 31, 2018, deadline without entering into any merger and acquisition (M&A) deal, New Telegraph’s findings. The banks are Zenith Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Guaranty
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target=_blank>Cardless ATMs expand despite security risks

Cardless Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are on the rise, driven partially by the perception that they are safer to use than physical debit cards for withdrawing cash, according to bankrate.com. Besides allowing for faster cash withdrawals, cardless ATMs, combined with mobile wallets, could make cash unnecessary. Last year, US lenders, Chase and Fifth Third, allowed
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target=_blank>Amosun appoints new DG for Ogun Bureau of Lands

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has appointed Mrs. Jumoke Akinwunmi as the new Director-General (DG) of the state’s Bureau of Lands and Survey.   Akinwunmi, an architect, replaced the former director-general of the agency, Biyi Ismail, who resigned his appointment in order to contest for a House of Representatives seat in the general election.
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target=_blank>N3.6bn fraud: Ex-NDDC Director, Omatsuli, others’ trial stalled over ill-health

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on 11th February 2019, commence prosecution of a former Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Tuoyo Omatsuli, an engineer, and three others over alleged N3.6 billion fraud at a Federal High Court in Lagos.   The anti-graft agency had on 8th November, 2018 docked
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target=_blank>Consumer goods stocks shed N904bn in 2018

  Shareholders of consumer goods companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recorded a loss of about N904 billion in 2018 following sell pressure that has pervaded the equity market. New Telegraph’s investigation showed that the sub-sector, which opened the beginning of the year at N3.862 trillion, closed at N2.958 trillion at the end
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target=_blank>IGP appoints new Force Secretary

An Assistant Inspector- General (AIG) of Police, Mr. Frederick Lakanu, has been appointed the new Force Secretary. The announcement was made in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Jimoh Moshood, Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police.   “The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG Frederick Taiwo
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target=_blank>BMO: No living politician has Buhari cult-like followership

Oneof thesupportgroupsof the President, the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), yesterday said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidentialcandidate, PresidentMuhammad Buhari, commanded a better followership more than any other living politician in Nigeria. According to the group, this was the reason why other political parties’ candidates were adding the photograph of President Buhari to their campaign
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target=_blank>Ondo, Osun, Imo workers protest

Labour unions in Ondo State yesterday protested over a new national minimum wage pending before President Muhammadu Buhari.   The workers, including Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the state joined their colleagues across the 36 states of the country to protest over a new national minimum wage. The unions converged
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Hope as new ‘brain pacemaker’ tackles epilepsy

Scientists have developed a wireless device that can stimulate the brain with electric current while potentially delivering fine-tuned treatments to patients suffering epilepsy, Parkinson’s and other neurological disorders.   According to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States (U.S.), the neurostimulator, named the WAND, works like a ‘pacemaker for the brain,’ […]
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