Thisday Newspaper News Today Wednesday 27th February 2019
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target=_blank>Report: Nigeria Remains Africa’s Largest Economy
Ugo Aliogo Nigeria has been named Africa’s largest economy for the second year in a row by multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The auditing firm disclosed this in the latest edition of its Nigeria’s economic outlook titled: “Top 10 Themes for 2019,” distinguishing the Nigerian economy from other seven. Nigeria led the pack in
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target=_blank>Zenith Bank Shows Resilience
Growing profit before tax to N232 billion and paying dividend of N88 billion for the year ended December 31, 2018, amidst the challenging environment were signs of resilience and industry leadership by Zenith Bank Plc writes Goddy Egene Zenith Bank Plc last week became the first lender to announce its audited financial results for the
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target=_blank>Aftermath of Insurance Recapitalisation Cancellation
Although the National Insurance Commission last December announced the cancellation of its recapitalisation exercise for the sector, Ebere Nwoji reports that a lot of firms in the industry are currently shoring up their capital and repositioning their businesses The recapitalisation exercise for operators in the insurance firms initiated by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) July
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target=_blank>Greensprings Students Win $2,000 in School Enterprise Challenge
Few weeks after four students of the school won $60,000 worth of scholarship in the Conrad Challenge, another set of students from Greensprings School, Lekki, Lagos recently won $2,000 in the 2018 edition of the School Enterprise Challenge. The School Enterprise Challenge is an initiative of ‘Teach a Man to Fish’ a UK charity organisation.
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target=_blank>Cashew Exporter Calls for Storage Facilities at Seaports
Oluchi Chibuzor with agency report A cashew nuts exporter, Mr Mathew Obot, has appealed to the federal government to provide storage facilities at the country’s seaports to enhance preservation of commodities before export. Obot made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on in Lagos recently. He said the absence
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target=_blank>It’s Official! Buhari Wins 2019 Election
President Muhammadu Buhari has won the 2019 presidential election, polling 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, who scored 11,262,978 votes. He defeated 73 other candidates to emerge winner. Buhari defeated his closest challenger, Atiku, by a wide magin – 3,928,869 votes. Buhari was declared winner and returned
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target=_blank>National Assembly Adjourns to March 12 for Lack of Quorum
Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The two chambers of the National Assembly yesterday adjourned plenary until March 12, for lack of quorum. In the Senate, its President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, presided at the plenary, which was attended by only eight senators. It was the first general sitting of the upper legislative chamber following its resumption from
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target=_blank>US Calls on Nigerian Youths to Study Black History
Martins Ifijeh The United States Government has called on Nigerian youths to learn about black history, the intellect of Africans as well as the abolishment of slavery. Delivering a key note address at the opening ceremony of 2019 Black History Month held at the University of Lagos yesterday, the US Consulate Public Affairs Officer, Russell
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target=_blank>NBA Accuses INEC Officials of Aiding Election Rigging
Electoral body to probe conflicting figures in results CUPP rejects results, accuses Yakubu of complicity Davidson Iriekpen in Lagos, Shola Oyeyipo and Udora Orizu in Abuja The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has faulted the preparations of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the area of logistics for the February 23, 2019 presidential and National
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Shippers’ Council Raises the Alarm over Attacks on Nigeria’s Waterways
Kasim Sumaina in Abuja The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy, yesterday in Abuja, disclosed their readiness to tackle the security challenges bedeviling Nigeria’s seaways. This is even, as the NSC’s Executive Secretary, Mr. Hassan Bello has raised the alarm over the spate of attacks on Nigeria’s waterways, disclosing that vessels […]
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