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9 Feb 2015
 THE Central Bank of Nigeria ((CBN) has approved the appointment of Thomas A. Etuh and Alhaji Aminu Babangida as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the of Unity Bank Plc respectively.   According to a statement from the bank, signed by the Unit Head, Internal Communications and Brand Management, Ms. Ogechi Umez-Eronini, the approval was contained…
9 Feb 2015
IT is often said that the business of government is not to do business. Rather, to create conducive environment that woos investors and make businesses thrive.   Business owners and investors can tell that there is more to business environment than basic infrastructure and middle class population with purchasing power.   Specifically, there must be…
9 Feb 2015
CHEMSTAR Paints Industry Nigeria Limited has rewarded its loyal customers across the country with gift items and cash rewards.     The Group Managing Director, Chemstar Paints Industry Nigeria Limited, Aderemi Awode, explained that the move to reward distributors is intended to appreciate their efforts in building strong relationships with the company in a sustainable…
9 Feb 2015
IN 2007, when Abdulwahed Omar became the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Nigerians had attached a ‘messianic’ emblem to the NLC owing to its numerous struggles against continuous hike in the pump price of petroleum products.    Indeed, any level of attachment to the NLC automatically attracted empathy from Nigerians. Names of labour…
9 Feb 2015
THE United Kingdom based chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has cautioned politicians against either more or less employment regulation. The group explained that more or less regulation is likely to have little impact on UK labour market outcome. Meanwhile, they argued that the year 2014 delivered growth but 2015 must be a year…
9 Feb 2015
THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has charged political parties and their supporters to always abide by the rules in the interest of the nation. President of TUC, Bobboi Bala Kaigama in a statement issued at the weekend urged politicians to also play by the rule of the game “because we cannot afford to…
9 Feb 2015
CHAMS Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) of some changes in the management of the company in fulfillment of an orderly leadership transition required of publicly traded companies. Founded in 1985, Chams transited from a privately held company into a public liability company in 2008.   The founding Managing Director, Demola Aladekomo, who…
9 Feb 2015
THE Chief Executive Officer of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar N. Onyema, has been named the most innovative Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the year in recognition of his ‘tremendous role in the development of the Nigerian capital market’.   The award was presented at the inauguration ceremony of the ninth President of the…
MIMIKO
4 Feb 2015
TO realise the desired dream of having a well-trained and highly employable crop of educated youths that are needed to drive the economic and industrial development of growing societies like Nigeria, Ondo State Governor; Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has recommended that government strategy must focus on merging access and standard in the process of education delivery.…
4 Feb 2015
Why govt lawyers may go on strike  THE Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has begun a training programme for lawyers on the rights of persons with disabilities and key populations in the country.  The Federal Government lawyers in the federal ministry of justice said they will embark on indefinitely strike soon if their…
4 Feb 2015
THE Financial Markets Dealers Association, (FMDA) at its 22nd yearly General Meeting recently held in Lagos, inaugurated new officials into its Governing Council following an outcome of a previously held election. In a statement made available to The Guardian, the association said, “we wish to reiterate the Association’s willingness to continue to promote the tenets…
4 Feb 2015
THE Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) will on Friday, February 6, 2015 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos, honour a business mogul and philanthropist, Captain Idahosa Okobo, the Presiding Steward, Soul Winning Chapel, Revd. Moses Iloh and the Director General of Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Prof. Bola Akinterinwa with…

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No fewer than 40 students and faculty members from Morehouse College Glee Club in Atlanta, United States of America (USA) have traced their ancestry to the Igbo and taken new Igbo names to suit their new status. This is as some of the students stated while performing the Igbo name-giving ceremony at the University of…
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Former Deputy Governor of Imo State and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief Jude Agbaso has given reasons he would vote the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi in 2023 presidential election. This was as he flayed the All Progressive Congress, APC for failing to field its presidential candidates from the South East…
35 mins ago
Former deputy president of the Nigerian Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, will remain in custody until his next court date. The senator, on Thursday, appeared in court in London for a second time on charges of arranging to bring a minor to the UK for organ donation. The 60-year-old Ekweremadu, according to report by the BBC,…
36 mins ago
Iran insisted Thursday that a revived nuclear agreement with major powers remains achievable despite a negative US assessment of two-way talks in Qatar intended to reboot the stalled negotiations. The US State Department said the EU-brokered proximity talks in the Qatari capital Doha had concluded late Wednesday with "no progress made". But Iranian Foreign Minister…
37 mins ago
European consumer groups accused Google on Thursday of violating online privacy by pushing their users to blindly sign-in to a Google account in order for their data to be tracked and exploited for profit. The allegations are being filed under the EU's GDPR rules, a European data privacy regulation that is designed to ensure that…