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Uncollected PVCs in S-East ploy to disenfranchise Ndigbo, Ohanaeze youths allege

The General Assembly of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, alleged that the huge number of uncollected Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, in the South-East and other parts of the country where Igbo people reside was deliberately orchestrated as part of plans and efforts of some mischief makers in collaboration with corrupt …

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Merger: CBN, SEC grant approval in principle to Access Bank and Diamond Bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have given Access Bank and Diamond Bank Plc approval in principle on their proposed merger plans. Mr. Victor Etuokwu, Access Bank Executive Director, Personal Banking, said in Lagos that CBN and SEC had granted both banks approval …

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Dockworkers new wage deal: Maritime Union hails terminal operators

The President-General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju, has described the newly signed Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between port terminal operators and the union as the best agreement made so far as it entails all benefits due to workers. Speaking while briefing dockworkers on the new agreement …

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Special Feature: Iddris Sandu, the 21 year old Ghanian Tech Genius behind Instagram, Snapchat & Uber

When Iddris Sandu was in high school, he developed a mobile software that would later gain the attention of former U.S. president Barack Obama and land him at the White House, where he received the honorary presidential scholar award. He was only 16 years old. Now 21, the Los Angeles-based …

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UK lauds Africa’s achievements in Fintech

Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has commended Africa’s increasingly impressive achievements in Fintech. She expressed this recently while delivering a keynote speech at the third annual Africa Fintech Festival held at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos. Beaufils added that United Kingdom’s plan to be one of the …

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CITN, others insist tax remains sustainable revenue for development of government projects

The President of CITN, Chief Cyril Ikemefuna Ede has stated that tax remains the most sustainable source of revenue for government to fund development projects. Backing its position, the institute said that experiences from other jurisdictions attest to this fact, as developed countries have been able to leverage on effective …

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