Atiku calls NNPC ‘mafia organisation’, vows to privatize it

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation as a mafia organisation, promising to privatize it if elected. Speaking in Lagos during an interactive session with the business community, Atiku also noted shortcomings in the 2019 budget submitted to the National […]

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Big Brother Naija Season 4

Big Brother Naija Season 4: Bet9ja replaces Payporte as headline sponsor

Bet9ja is taking over from Payporte, as the headline sponsor of Big Brother Season 4. Nigeria’s first sports-betting company, Bet9ja, has been announced as the official sponsor of the next “Big Brother Naija Season 4” reality TV show. This announcement comes after reports indicated that bankruptcy had crippled its way […]

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Nigeria’s rising debt signals danger for economy - NECA

Nigeria’s rising debt signals danger for its economy – NECA

The Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) Mr. Timothy Olawale, has said that the country’s mounting debt burden is worrisome and could have negative effects on the development of the economy. Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday, Olawale expressed fears that about 25 per cent of the 2019 budget of […]

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access diamond merger

MERGER: Access Bank and Diamond Bank await final shareholder approval

Access Bank and Diamond Bank are awaiting final approval from the shareholders to cement their merger plans.  Both financial institutions expected to complete the transaction in the first quarter of 2018. Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc are merging to create Nigeria’s largest bank by customer size and capital base. […]

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