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Jonathan attended OIC meeting, Osinbajo alleges

All Progressives Congress (APC) Vice Presidential candidate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has alleged that President Goodluck Jonathan is the first and only Nigerian leader to have attended a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (IOC). It would be recalled that Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s enlisted Nigeria into OIC through military fiat in

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NSE market cap up by N199b

Trading on floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed on a positive note on Wednesday when both indicators appreciated by 2.0 percent. This is attributed to the impressive performance of leading blue chip companies, Dangote Cement and Nigerian Breweries. Market Capitalisation closed at N10.198 trillion after it appreciated by N199.722

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FG offers N122m grants to young farmers

Federal Government on Thursday offered N122 million grants to 27 young farmers under its Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme (YEAP). Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, who presented the cheques to the beneficiaries drawn from the six geo-political zones in the country, said the present administration is raising

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Access Bank opens office in China

  As part of efforts  geared towards becoming the world’s most respected African bank, Access Bank  has  recorded another milestone with the opening of its representative office in China. This development affirms the bank’s commitment to socio-economic development of the continent through expansion across the world and its resolve to redefine the

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NDLEA seized N2.9b drugs in 2014

  Drugs  estimated at street value  of N2.9 billion were seized by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) attached to the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA), Lagos in 2014. This is just as the anti narcotic agency  also revealed that arrests and seizures made in the last two years increased by

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