Operators should pay attention to retail insurance – Opadokun

The Managing Director of FBN General Insurance Limited, Mr Olabode Opadokun says he will leverage the enormous economic opportunities to widen insurance. WHAT are doing to boost the brand of FBN General Insurance in the present business environment? Olabode Opadokun When you look …

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How FG is tackling power sector liquidity — Dipeolu

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA— The Federal Government has made budgetary provisions to provide a more aggressive funding of the power sector. Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, Office of the Vice President, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu, revealed this at …

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Give 80 % of crude oil swap contracts to N-Deltans —PANDEF

By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—A member of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Mr. Famous Daunemgha, has lamented that the people of the Niger Delta have been sidelined under the Federal Government’s new crude oil swap deal otherwise known as Direct Sale and Direct Purchase, …

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Economy: Exiting recession without oil money

A thing or two to cheer about the present crop of economy management team sprouted from the comments of the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, in Washinton DC, United States of America, USA, on the sidelines of the World Bank -IMF meetings. …

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78 bank directors get N10.34bn dividend in 2016

*Zenith, Access, UBA account for 64% of dividend *Ovia, Wigwe, Elumelu get 89.5% By Nkiruka Nnorom AT the backdrop of the recession the nation’s economy slipped into last year alongside inflationary pressures, corporate results from the banking sector so far released indicate significant …

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How attitude of bank staff affect my banking experience -Customers speak

By Adaeze Okechukwu Charles Oligbo Without reservations, I will leave a bank if it is not meeting my needs in terms of customer care expectations. The attitude of bank staff is a core determinant of my banking experience. From left: Charles Oligho, Tonia …

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‘I can solve Super Eagles goalkeeping problem’

By Jude Opara As Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr continues to mull over the goalkeeping problem facing the team, an American based goalkeeper, Joel Isyag says he has what it takes to fill that gap. super eagles Isyag who stands at over …

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Skye Bank: Customers express dissatisfaction with mobile app, response to complaints

Olawale Oyewole I have downloaded the mobile app but it is not opening. This will be the third time which I will complain and nothing was done to help out. Skye Bank Response Dear Olawale, please visit the nearest branch, or send us …

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STANBIC IBTC: Customers complain over ATM card issuance, excessive loan deductions

By Elizabeth Adegbesan Reuben Michael When will I get my ATM card? I applied for it and was asked to come back in five working days. It is two weeks now. I keep going to your bank and they keep telling me to …

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Dangote Flour Mills: Operators weigh impact of divestment on shareholders

By Nkiruka Nnorom THE divestment of Dangote FlourMill Plc from its noodles business will result in more value accretion to its shareholders, operators in the Nigerian capital market have said. According to them, selling the noodles business will allow the company to concentrate …

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Kpodoh lauds Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade

By Onozure Dania Chief Prekeme Kpodoh, former Security Adviser to Bayelsa State Government, has commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for its ongoing anti-corruption campaign and the recent cases of recovered funds by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, describing the  …

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Ortom calls for ranching as panacea for herdsmen clashes

…Humanitarian crisis likely due to FG ‘s inaction — Tiv in Diaspora forum By Kinsley Omonobi & Peter Duru MAKURDI—BOTHERED by the spate of bloody clashes between Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country and Benue State in particular, Governor Samuel Ortom weekend …

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Why Buhari should go for second term — Oyegun, APC chairman

By Dapo Akinrefon Chief Odigie-Oyegun was one of Nigeria’s most accomplished civil servants having retired as a permanent secretary in the eighties. His first political advent was in the early nineties when he beat the odds to emerge governor of the newly created …

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Wakaa, the musical, a soothing balm for a depressed nation

By Japhet Alakam The evening was a ‘fantastic’ one, said the co-chairman of the Planning Committee of Lagos at 50, Habeeb Fasinro, after watching Wakaa, the musical, the drama piece that flagged off the Lagos at 50 celebrations. The show, which was a …

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2017 NSF elections to hold May 30

Elections into the boards of the National Sports Federations will tentatively hold on May 30, 2017. Top row: Dalung, Umar, Bach and GumelBottom row: Ogba, Ndanusa, Okagbare and Popoola The amended guidelines released at the weekend and co- signed by the acting Permanent …

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Iheanacho makes history, says I won’t give up

ALEXIS SANCHEZ was the man of the hour as Arsenal secured an extra-time 2-1 win over Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final. Kelechi Iheanacho The Chilean took advantage of some lax defending to send Gunners fans wild and set up an all-London …

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Equity losses deepen on NSE amidst mixed sentiment

By Peter Egwuatu EQUITY losses dominated the Nigerian stock market last week, amidst mixed sentiment by investors which led to a bearish run. Specifically, thirty-one (31) equities depreciated in price, lower than thirty-seven (37) equities of the penultimate week, while one hundred and …

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Replace Babachir with Onu, ex-Gov Attah urges Buhari

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF. President Buhari had last week …

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Will Babachir, Oke get unbiased probe?

By Ochereome Nnanna ON Tuesday, 19 April 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced that the President had suspended the embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr. David Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of …

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CCTV exposes pickpocket in Lagos

By Olasunkanmi Akoni LAGOS—USING the newly-deployed closed-circuit television, CCTV, camera, operatives of Lagos State Rapid Response Squad, RRS, have arrested a suspected pickpocket, one 18-year old Emmanuel, at Oshodi area. Emmanuel The suspect, who said he is from Ondo State, told the police …

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