Speaker: Tambuwal, Others Move Against Gbajabiamila

The re-election of Aminu Bello Tambuwal is causing disquiet in in the camp of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu over who becomes the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th Nigeria National Assembly. Tambuwal, a former Speaker of the House is still believed to be very influential among many lawmakers, particularly, returnee members of the 365 members of the Assembly. Therefore, his election for a fresh four-year -term in office also came amidst struggle among lawmakers for the successor of current Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. No fewer than 17 lawmakers,…

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CAN of the Winners

By Oji Odu The solidarity visit and congratulatory message by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the polls on February 23, 2019, has elicited mixed reactions among Nigerians, some of who believe that the actions of the body in recent times show that they cannot be the mouthpiece of Christians. Is CAN really the mouthpiece of Christians? Did it have any other option other than congratulate President Buhari after an election that was alleged to have been widely rigged, and electorate intimidated…

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After Sealing Off Seven GTBank Branches, Innoson Eyes Their Headquarters, GTbank Calls For Negotiations

By Uche Mbah The messy face-off between Innoson Motors and GTBank has taken a bizarre turn with Innoson legal  team threatening to seal of GTBank office in Lagos to recover their N8.8 billion. Last week, the, spokesperson of the group, Connell Osigwe, said as many as seven branches of the Bank have been sealed off. He named the Branches as one in Nnewi, two in Onitsha, two in Awka and two in Enugu. “We will have to move to the head office by next week”, he was quoted as having…

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Fidelity Bank: N3b Dividends Pay Out Excites Shareholders

Fidelity Bank

By Bayo Bernard Fidelity Bank Plc has proposed N3.2 billion dividend payout to shareholders ahead the Annual General Meeting, AGM coming up later this year. The development, the tier two lender said came following strong financial results it recorded for the year-ended December 31, 2018. Some shareholders of the bank who spoke with the magazine over the issue said they were happy that the bank has sustained the tradition of paying dividends despite the harsh business environment. Some banks have not paid dividends for years. While speaking on the issue…

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INEC Presents Certificate of Returns to Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu receiving certificate of returns from Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola

Lagos state Governor-elect Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, deputy governor-elect Dr. Obafemi Hamzat on Friday 29th of March, 2019 received their Certificate of Returns from Independent National Electoral Commission. The presentation was done by the INEC commissioner in charge of Lagos, Ogun and Ondo state, Chief Adekunle Ladipo Ogunmola at the commission office in Yaba, Lagos. following; some faces present at the event by Uche Nwosisi.  

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