Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 11th September 2019
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The Nigerian insurance sector has been projected to increase in penetration from the current 0.31 per cent to as high as 3.69 per cent in the next 10 years. According to a report released by Coronation Merchant Bank, a number of factors including favourable capital importation, oil price, transactions in bonds and treasury bills, […]
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“Today Nigerian insurance customers are serviced by an under-capitalised and fragmented industry, offering a narrow range of products. “In fact, when Coronation Research measured the inflation-adjusted change in industry-wide gross premiums over 10 years between 2008-2018, it found there had been no growth at all. “And there was minimal growth in US dollar terms […]
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles blundered a two-goal advantage and got a 2-2 draw in their friendly match with Ukraine on Tuesday night. The Super Eagles took command of the game almost from the blast of the whistle by the Italian referee, earning the opening goal in the fourth minute through debutant, Joseph Aribo. They put in […]
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Former Nigerian Permanent Representatives ro the United Nations (UN), Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has identified inequality and lack of opportunities as some the factors fuelling insecurity in the country. The foremost diplomat made the submission in a keynote address he delivered at a security summit organised by the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) in collaboration […]
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The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday dismissed the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on behalf of former Governor Abiola Ajimobi in which the election that brought victory to Senator Kola Balogun for the Oyo South Senatorial District was challenged. The three-man tribunal, chaired […]
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Cup holders Nigeria will defend their Africa U23 Cup of Nations title in Egypt in November after the Olympic Eagles secured a robust 5-0 win over their Sudanese counterpart in the final qualifying leg at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday evening. A brace by Ndifreke Effiong and one each by Taiwo Awoniyi, […]
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Manchester United defender Eric Bailly is hopeful of making his comeback way ahead of schedule after undergoing successful knee surgery. Bailly damaged ligaments in his right knee during United’s pre-season clash with Tottenham back in July and the 25-year-old has been forced to miss the start of the side’s Premier League campaign. […]
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The Ogun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has fixed Saturday for judgement in the petition filed by the Allied People’s Movement (APM) governorship candidate, Adekunle Akinlade, against the election of Governor Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The tribunal, led by Justice Yusuf Halilu, on Tuesday, said it has conveyed notice of […]
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* FBI: $1.2bn lost to email compromise The ongoing joint operation between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States codenamed, “Operation Rewired”, has resulted in the recovery of the sums of $169,850 as well as the sum of N92 million from suspected internet fraudsters. The collaboration […]
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The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi on Tuesday escaped physical attack by protesting students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE). Though, the protest, considered as being peaceful by the Police Commissioner, Mr. Asuquo Amba, was said to have been hijacked by hoodlums, who allegedly attacked the convoy of the First […]
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