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UK leads in Islamic fintech ahead of Malaysia, UAE

The United kingdom is now home to a growing 27 Islamic fintechs, ahead of Malaysia, Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As of July 2020, IFN FinTech – a global network representing fintech’s Islamic segment – said it has recorded 142 Islamic fintechs around the world. Malaysia has 19 …

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NASS Probe Of NDDC A Ruse, Says CSO

An accountability and advocacy group, the Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative has dismissed the National Assembly’s probe of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as a mere ruse that cannot midwife the desired transformation in the commission. It insisted that the outcome of the “much touted” probe …

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PDP asks Sanwo-Olu to provide dividends of democracy, not calm down

Chukwudi Nweje Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter, has said what Lagosians need is dividends of democracy and not to calm down. It said with the over N46 billion monthly revenue generated by the state, the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration should take care of the inadequacies rather than playing …

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Naming Railway Station After Jonathan Humiliating, Clark Tells Amaechi

Elder statesman and federal commissioner of Information in the First Republic, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday described the naming of the Agbor Railway Station after former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as humiliating. Clark who stated this in an open letter addressed to the minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, said that …

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Jaiz foundation mourns Yusuf Nwoha, ex-NSCIA official

Dr Abdullahi Shuaib, the Chief Executive Officer, Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation has paid glowing tributes to the late administrative secretary of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Malam Yusuf Nwoha, describing his demise as very painful. In a tribute, the Islamic scholar said late Malam Yusuf Nwoha …

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Ebonyi Bullion Van Robbery: Driver Narrates Ordeal

The driver of the bullion van driver conveying money from Enugu to a new generation bank in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital yesterday narrated his ordeal in the hands of the armed robbers who attacked the vehicle and killed four policemen. He described the incident as unfortunate and barbaric. Speaking …

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Mamman Daura And The Naysayers

Elder statesman, Mamman Daura’s recent assertion that competence and not zoning should determine who rules Nigeria in 2023 has thrown the political space into an overdrive. In an interview with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Hausa Service, the former Editor of New Nigerian Newspapers in apparent opposition to zoning said: ”This …

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