Daily Archives: November 28, 2012

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Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) said the number of fraud and forgeries cases in the Nigerian banking system increased by 53 per cent, as the country lost N4.07 billion to fraud cases in 2011. The NDIC, in its 2011 annual report, released yesterday,


The clash took place just as Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State tasked the Nigeria Police and the State Security Service to conduct detailed checks on the over 97 aspirants seeking to clinch the ticket of the PDP for the forthcoming council election in the state

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The House of Representatives, on Tuesday in Abuja, charged the Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah, to sustain the current tempo aimed at modernizing airports in the country. The lower chamber also commended the ministry’s capital

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No fewer than 10 persons, including three soldiers were shot dead in Auchi on Monday evening in a coordinated robbery attack on four banks which threw the polytechnic town into pandemonium with residents taking the incident as an

Politics akpabio

In the country, when a deputy governor loses his job especially through impeachment or voluntarily the governor is always fingered, and Akwa Ibom is no different. Since the state was created 25 years ago, only one deputy governor has

COVER Bolanle Onagoruwa

The Federal Government yesterday sacked the Director-General, Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE), Ms. Bolanle Onagoruwa. The Presidency may be implementing a recommendation of the Senate ad hoc committee, which allegedly found her

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has raised alarm over Federal Government’s huge recurrent expenditure, which he said takes over 70 per cent of government revenue in salaries to workers in the domestic

Sports eko 2012

The 18th edition of the National Sports Festival tagged Eko 2012 kicked off yesterday with fanfare at the main bowl of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Vice president, Namadi Sambo, who declared the prestigious event open,

Business uduaghan-use

As part of efforts to diversify its economy beyond oil and gas sector and create jobs for teeming unemployed youths, Delta State government has commenced strategic scheme to revive moribund industries in the state. In a media chat with journalists

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