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Omeruo Attracts Loan Offer From Goztepe

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo is set for a return to Turkey this summer, as he has received an offer for another loan spell in the Turkish Super Lig from mid-class top-flight outfit, Goztepe. After spending the past season back on loan at Kasimpasa, following an earlier stint with the same club and one after at fellow-Lig side, Alanyaspor, Omeruo ...

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Data for Nothing: Fraudsters Use Fake Gift Cards to Lure Consumers into Handing Over Personal Data

While industry and law enforcement agencies from around the world are busy fighting against cybercrime, criminals themselves are constantly looking for new ways of earning money Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) experts have discovered the distribution of an unusual fraudulent scheme that tricks users into parting with their time and their data, for no return. By creating fake websites for the free ...

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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Announces Patrick Akinwuntan As the Managing Director

The Board of Directors of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (www.Ecobank.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Akinwuntan as the Managing Director & Regional Executive – designate of Ecobank Nigeria, subject to applicable regulatory approvals. Prior to this appointment, Patrick was the Group Executive, Consumer Banking responsible for leading the Consumer Banking business across Ecobank’s global network of 40 ...

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Alleged Lopsided Appointments By Buhari: Senate In Rowdy Session

For over 30 minutes on Thursday, the Senate plenary was held amidst rowdiness over allegations of lopsidedness in appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari. The allegation was first raised by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who said Mr Buhari’s appointments of heads of agencies have recently been sourced from one geo-political zone. His observation followed a letter from the president ...

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APC Presidential Aspirants Reject Oshiomhole’s Endorsement Of Buhari

Four of the five declared presidential aspirants of All Progressives Congress, APC, have rejected claims of a right of first refusal for President Muhammadu Buhari in the contest for the presidential ticket of the party. The four, Mr. Adamu Garba II, Chief Executive Officer of IPI Solutions, one of the country’s leading software solution providers; Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, Chairman of ...

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PDP To Boycott 2019 Polls If… – Secondus

Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened to pull out of the 2019 general elections if the electoral umpire and security agencies fail to demonstrate sufficient level of impartiality expected from them by Nigerians. National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus stated this at the party’s national secretariat on Thursday while playing host to a combined delegation ...

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Reps Investigate Military, Police, Security Agencies’ Budget Utilization

The House of Representatives is  to launch  an investigation into allegations of non-payment of allowances to personnel in the military, police and other security agencies. In addition, a House Committee would investigate the use of the contributions of State Governments and other forms of donations by the military and other security agencies The panel would also investigate and determine the ...

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Fayemi Presents Certificate Of Return To Buhari

Ekiti state governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday presented his certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayemi, former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, was the candidate of the national ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election. Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the Chief Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, ...

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Buhari Pledges To Increase Health Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari says the federal government is considering an upward review of budgetary allocation to the health sector to improve the quality and access to medical facilities across the country. Mr Buhari, who will be standing for reelection next year made the pledge when he received the new executive of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) at the State House, ...

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Senate Probes Kachikwu Over Alleged Oil/ Gas Sector Dseals

The Senate on Wednesday asked its Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) to investigate alleged irregularities in the oil and gas sector lease renewal. The upper chamber said that the oil and gas lease renewal being undertaken by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu and the Department of Petroleum Resources, has led to massive loss of ...

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