10 Feb 2019
The 19 Northern States, owners of New Nigeria Development Company (NNDC) Limited, have resolved to embark on the resuscitation of ailing Arewa Hotels, as they enter into an agreement with a South African firm. As part of the agreement, NNDC and the South African firm, Castles HMG Africa (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Africa Alliance…
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PRINCESS Rukaiya, wife of former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate, Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has disclosed her husband's plans to focus on women empowerment if elected President in 2023.
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As the fastest-growing start-up industry in Africa, African fintech raised over $1.3 trillion in 2021 alone, with the success being fuelled by several trends, including increasing smartphone ownership, declining Internet costs, expanded network coverage, and a young, fast-growing, and rapidly urbanising population. According to McKinsey & Company, African fintech has a significant impact on day-to-day…
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Oyo South Senatorial District, Olugbade Ojelabi, is dead. Ojelabi, who hailed from Anko area of Eruwa in Ibarapa East Local Council of Oyo State, died yesterday at the age of 59. Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, who confirmed the death in a statement, said the…
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The Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) Maj. Gen Barry Ndiomu (rtd), has applauded First Class graduates sponsored by PAP at the Admiralty University of Nigeria’s maiden convocation ceremony.
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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) added 1.9 million new identification numbers to the enrollment database for the National Identity Numbers (NIN) in November. This moved the number from 90.68 NINs in October to 92.63 million a month after. Latest statistics from the NIMC, which revealed this, showed that more men enrolled in the exercise.…