Atiku: Why Igbo should forgo the VP

Nigerian politicians are immeasurably predictable. And the possible choice for the vice presidential candidate for Atiku Abubakar, the flag bearer of the PDP, manifestly shows this proclivity, essentially because of lack of strategic thinking among the political class. Now what is evidently and strategically obvious and simple is being complicated with More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Primary rumbles in the house of APC

Adams Oshiomole, APC Chairman By OBINNA EZUGWU In many states of the federation, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections have had brutal outcomes. It’s been, in some ways, like a mafia More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Election fears dampen equity market

President Muhammadu Buhari FELIX OLOYEDE Fears of the adverse consequence of continued fiscal and monetary policy in the coming year if President Muhammed Buhari wins next year’s presidential election has unsettled More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Fee income pushes Fidelity Bank profit up 31% in H1 2018

Nnamdi Okonkwo, CEO, Fidelity Bank Plc FELIX OLOYEDE Double digit growth in earning assets, deposits and fee income spurred Fidelity Bank to improve its profit in the first six months of 2018. The Bank grew its More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Buhari releases N22bn to Nigerian Airways retirees

The Federal Government has released N22.68 billion to settle part of the retirement benefits of former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways. The government has also approved the release of N20 billion to revitalise More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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MPC set for another policy freeze

Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor By FELIX OLOYEDE Despite the outcry for lower domestic interest rates, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is expected to leave the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 14 per cent as it responds More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Gov poll: Stalemate in Osun as APC, PDP live to fight another day

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared the Osun State governorship election inconclusive. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, had polled 254,698 votes against More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Ambode fights for his political life

By OBINNA EZUGWU It is no longer news; the political love affair in Lagos state is in trouble. For the first time since 1999, a sitting governor is facing a real challenge from his own party for the ticket. The More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Customers fret over Skye Bank’s demise

By Okey Onyenweaku There was subdued anxiety within the finance circles throughout the weekend over the collapse of Skye Bank plc. The sudden demise of the stricken lender, caught many industry stakeholders napping. More...