Edo: Okada Leaders Battle Chief Igbinedion Over Land

By Walid Ogunseri- Benin City The end to the age long land dispute between Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin Kingdom and his community Okada appears not in sight if recent development is anything to go by. Some elders of the community has recently demanded stringent conditions to end the dispute, but close watchers of events in the state say this will further polarize the feuding parties. According to a document issued by the community outlining 14 conditions to end the protracted dispute, which was signed by the Odionwere…

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Ondo: Owo Mourn As Oba Olateru Olagbegi Passes On

By Ayodele Oni, Akure The death of Olowo of Owo in ondo state, Oba Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi, cfr has shocked many Nigerians, particularly in the south west who knew the monarch to be well respected and peace loving traditional ruler. The senior Advocate passed on this morning in the ancient town of Owo. When the magazine visited this morning, the gate to the palace was locked, while commercial activities have been suspended at the community’s major market adjacent to the palace. Oba Olagbegi was 77 when he joined his ancestors.…

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FCMB Organises Free Training, Urges SMEs To Drive Economic Growth

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) hosted the fifth in its series of free capacity building programmes, tagged ‘’Business Enterprises and Sustainability Training (BEST)’’ organised for existing and start-up SMEs in Lagos. This followed the success of the previous editions of the training last year across the country. The initiative covered various topical areas such as identifying business opportunities, surviving in a harsh business environment, improving productivity, raising capital, optimizing sales, cost and revenue management, among others. The Bank urged small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs)…

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Fuel Subsidy Removal: Buhari Bows To World Bank, IMF

President Muhammadu Buhari

By Bayo Bernard No fewer than 80 vessels carrying over 350, 000 tons of petrol   arrived Lagos ports yesterday amidst speculations that the federal government may eventually bow to pressure from the international Monetary Fund, IMF and other international development partners to increase petrol pump price. Their arrival, government sources say, is to re-assure Nigerians that the product is abundantly available, therefore, no need for panic buying. But the comment of the minister of state for Petroleum Resource, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu that the FG has not taken any definitive position…

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