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#EndSARS protesters as new confab delegates

Fred Itua,  Sunday Ani and Chukwudi Nweje For about two weeks now, Nigeria has been undergoing  what many regard as a national rebirth or renaissance. It is tagged #EndSARS. The youths are demanding the disbandment of the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit notorious for human rights abuses. Uneasy …

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NNPC, GACN set framework to expand gas utilisation

Uche Usim, Abuja AS part of efforts to boost  the economic strength of the SouthEast, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria (GACN) said they have worked out modalities to promote gas usage as a preferred fuel for Nigeria’s industrialisation. To this end, plans …

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Voluntary delisting: 20 coys exit NSE in 18 years

Chinwendu Obienyi The rising incidence of listed companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) opting for  voluntarily delisting from the bourse is now becoming a source of concern to stakeholders, particularly now that new listings are urgently needed. There are indications that the  numbers might still increase after the NSE …

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External reserves drop to $35.67bn

Nigeria’s external reserves, last week, fell for the fourth consecutive week to $35.67 billion even as the naira depreciated to N462 per dollar in the parallel market. Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) show that the reserves fell to $$35.672 billion on Thursday last week from $35.725 billion …

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How we mitigated COVID-19 impact –NDIC

Uche Usim The Managing Director of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, (NDIC), Mr Umaru Ibrahim, on Monday revealed the strategic steps taken to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19-induced lockdown on the Nigerian financial sector. Addressing journalists in Lagos at the 2020 Workshop for Business Editors and Finance Correspondents Association …

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Furera Jumare resigns from Union Bank Board

Following her appointment as Director General of the Jigawa State Investment Promotion Agency, Mrs. Furera Isma Jumare, has resigned her role as Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. This in line with regulatory guidelines for certain categories of public servants from serving on boards …

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Sex education in Nigeria 

By Patrick Dele Cole THERE is very little sex education in Nigeria, at least when I was growing up. Most Nigerians learn about sex from peer groups or lecherous adults who exploit the ignorance of the young. The main teacher of sex education in Nigeria are the prostitutes so strategically …

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