Alex Ekemenah Khalid al-Barnawi, the alleged leader of a break-away faction of Boko Haram, Ansaru, has been charged to court to answer for the death of many foreigners when Ansaru went on rampage in 2012. He is standing trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja, alongside six other accused of jointly...
Alex Ekemenah On Monday, March 13, 2017, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria held a world press conference at Bankers House, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Conference was addressed by the Chairman of Organising Committee for the World Conference, Dr. Segun Aina and the President and Chairman of the...
Dangote Salt Plc and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have agreed to collaborate in the ongoing efforts to rid the food market of unwholesome practices by unscrupulous traders. The two managements resolved to work together closely to monitor the quality of products that are...
Alex Ekemenah World Speech Day will hold March 15, 2017, at The Manifold Place, 85 Ikorodu Road, Opposite Fidelity Bank, by Fadeyi Bus Stop, Lagos, from 10.00 am to 1.00pm. The World Speech Day celebrates speeches and speech making across the world with live events that bring to life the...
Alex Ekemenah Stephen Oluwole Awokoya Foundation for Science Education (SOAFSE) will hold its 22nd Annual Lecture, Award of Honours and Postgraduate Scholarships on Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 at 2.00pm. The topic is “Chemicals in Daily Life: A Sweet and Sour Story”. The Guest Lecturer is Professor Oladele Osibanjo, Chairman/CEO, Jawura...
Alex Ekemenah Centre for Financial Journalism, a research and training centre based in Lagos, will hold its 2017 Bullion Lecture on April 11, 2017 at Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Guest Lecturer is Professor David Olusanya Ajakaiye, a world renowned economist. The time is 11.00am. The...
Nigeria's total debt rose to N17.36 trillion ($56 billion) as of December 2016 from N12.60 trillion, a year earlier, the Debt Management Office said, as the country grappled with its first recession in a quarter of century caused by low oil prices. Africa's biggest economy expects a budget deficit...
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has condemned the recent siege on the office of Premium Times, an on-line publication based in Abuja and the arrest and detention of its publisher, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi, and his colleague, Ms Evelyn Okakwu, describing it as unwarranted assault on the freedom of...
CBN Interventions Boost Economy, Create Jobs The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is boosting the national economy with its development finance initiatives. The apex bank is also creating millions of jobs with these initiatives which span the major sectors of the Nigerian economy, including agriculture, manufacturing, micro, small and...
Nigeria shoots down new Codes of Corporate Governance The Federal Government through the Minister for Trade, Investment and Industry, has shot down by suspending the Code of Corporate Governance issued by Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria last month. The Federal Government took this action because some queries raised on the Codes...