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Nigeria Backed Company Win Big Power Deal

Vumatel and Tsebo, two companies funded by Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za ), were recognised as the best medium-size and large-size private equity-backed South African growth champions respectively, at the inaugural South African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA) 2018 Industry Awards held at Montecasino on Thursday night. The 2018 SAVCA Industry Awards was the first of its kind hosted by …

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Buhari To Open Interior Games On November 22

President Muhammad Buhari will formally open this year’s Ministry of Interior Games (MIGA 2018) on November 22 in Kaduna, while the vice-president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will perform the closing on December 1. Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Bello Dambazau (rtd) disclosed this while unveiling the logo and mascot for the MIGA 2018. Dambazau said the objective is to foster intra …

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Fani-Kayode, Abaribe Face Trial Over Kanu

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, cleared for commencement a suit seeking an order of mandamus to compel the police and the Department of State Security Service to prosecute certain individuals for allegedly aiding the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from Nigeria. Justice John Tsoho, in a ruling on an ex …

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Opposition Parties Deny Accord With Sanwo-Olu

Several opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied endorsement of the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu, for 2019. A total of 45 opposition parties under the Coalition of the Progressive Peoples Party were reported to have endorsed Sanwo-Olu at a meeting on November 2. According to the media reports, some of the listed parties in the …

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Oshiomhole Comes Under DSS Investigation

Department of State Services, DSS, has been dragged into the All Progressives Congress crisis, leading to a stand-off between chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, and the security agency. The development has also worsened the crisis of confidence among APC governors, who swere miffed with the action of two southern governors who lost out in the recent primaries. Some governors, …

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Akeredolu Faces Survival Battle In Court

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and his party, All Progressives Congress, on Friday, failed in their bid to have the Federal High Court in Abuja dismiss a pre-election suit seeking the governor’s removal from office. The plaintiff in the suit, which Akeredolu and the APC wanted the court to dismiss, was instituted by Mr. Olusegun Abraham, the first runner-up …

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Ondo Assembly Elects New Speaker

Ondo State House of Assembly on Monday elected Honourable Bamidele David Oloyelogun, the lawmaker representing Ifedore Constituency, as its new Speaker. This comes after the former speaker, Bamidele Oloyelogun; and his Deputy, Iroju Ogundeji, have been impeached. Ogundeji was impeached earlier this year and, though he was later reinstated, both leaders were impeached on Friday on allegations of “gross misconduct.”

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Ecobank Academy works to enhance Africa’s health systems through financial and leadership trainings

The programme was co-designed by Ecobank Academy and The Global Fund with support from leading organisations in financial management, leadership and execution Ecobank Academy, a corporate university of the leading independent pan-African banking group in collaboration with Ecobank Foundation (EcobankFoundation.org), has launched an innovative development programme aimed at improving Africa’s health systems through rigorous financial management, effective leadership development and …

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2019: 25m Disabled Nigerians Back Atiku for President

Abuja, Nigeria, Nov. 5, 2018: The National Disability Empowerment Forum (NADEF), an umbrella organization for 25 million physically challenged Nigerians, has backed the candidature of PDP Presidential flag bearer in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar. The endorsement was contained in NADEF’s letter of appreciation sent to Atiku Abubakar today in Abuja to thank him for donating N10 million to the …

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PDP, CUPP Condemn Failed Assassination Attempt On Ekweremadu

.Demand Comprehensive Investigation  ..Want IGP Sacked The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday condemned in strong terms, the alleged attempt on the life of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who was Tuesday morning attacked alongside members of his family by assailants, at his official residence in Apo, Abuja. The PDP in a …

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