JUST IN: Plane Of Ethiopian Airlines Crashes With 157 On Board

An Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes on way to Nairobi An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 on a routine flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Kenya has crashed, with 149 passengers and eight crew members on board. It was not clear whether there were any survivors in the crash that occurred Sunday morning. A message of condolence by the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed suggested that there were some deaths. “The Office of the PM, on behalf of the Government and people of Ethiopia, would like to express its deepest condolences…

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AMCON Solicits For More Female Slots In Financial Services Industry In Nigeria

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Peak Performance Academy and Guest Speaker, Mrs. Modupe Wigwe (sitting middle) with the Group Head, Corporate Services, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mrs. Iyatum Adode-Kobiti (sitting 3rd from right) in a group photograph with AMCON female staff at the end of the 1-day event marking the 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD) at the weekend In commemoration of the International Women’s Day (IWD) the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru has called on parents to educate the girl…

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Diocese of Lagos (Anglican Communion) Centenary

 Events marking the Centenary of Diocese of Lagos (Anglican Communion) reached some appreciable height with a rally recently in the city as the clergy and some prominent members took to dancing on the streets and happily singing praises to God for His glorious works in the church.  L-R: Immediate past Bishop of Diocese of Lagos, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev. Adebola Ademowo, his wife, Mrs. Oluranti Ademowo, Diocesan Bishop of Lagos, Rt. Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye and his wife Prof. Motunrayo Olumakaiye at the Centenary rally organized by Diocese…

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Badeh’s killer: The Money On Him Was More Than I Had Ever Seen

Shuaibu Rabi One of the suspects arrested in connection with the killing of Air Marshal Alex Badeh, former Chief of Defence Staff has given a chilling account of the attack, in a leaked video. The suspect identified as Shuaibu Rabi said his gang wanted to rob the retired general, but they also killed him in the process. He spoke in Hausa in the video. The suspect in the video said he and his friends received information that Badeh was in possession of a huge sum of money which he wanted…

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From left, the Governor of Taraba State, Darius Dickson Ishaku, The Lord Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos, The Rt. Rev. (Dr.) Humphrey B. Olumakaiye, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), his wife, Senator Daisy Danjuma and the Archbishop of Enugu Province, The Most Rev (Dr.) Emmanuel Chukwuma during the thanksgiving service marking the 81st birthday celebration of General Danjuma at Cathedral Church of Christ, marina Lagos today, December 9, 2018

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$8.1Bn MTN-CBN Repatriation: Court hearing For December 4

A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned till Dec. 4, hearing in a dispute between MTN Nigeria and the Central Bank of Nigeria over alleged illegal repatriation of $8.1 billion by the telecoms company. Justice Saliu Saidu also adjourned till Nov. 8, hearing in a case of $2.0 billion tax non-payment made against MTN Nigeria by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF). MTN filed the suits. It is seeking an injunction to restrain the CBN and AGF from taking further actions to reclaim the alleged debts. The CBN alleged…

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Fmr. PDP BOT Chairman, Tony Anenih, dies @ 85

Chief Tony Anenih One time Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih has reportedly died at the age of 85. Reports say Anenih died at a private hospital in Abuja on Sunday. A source close to the family, who confirmed the development but chose to remain anonymous said the children of the elder statesman would issue an official statement in Abuja soon. The former minister of works, who lost his eldest son, Eugene, in May, 2017, after the death of his wife, Patricia, turned…

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Will Enhance AMCON Debt Recovery – CJN, President, Court of Appeal

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mr. Walter Onnoghen, GCON (sitting 5th left); President Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa CFR (sitting 4th left); Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru (sitting 4th right), others justices of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal at the conference, which held at National Judicial Institute (NJI), Abuja In a move that would enable Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) meet its recovery mandate before its sunset period, the duo of the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria,…

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Lagos Generates 15,000 New Jobs In Two Years – LSETF

=N=6Bn Disbursed To 8,000 Beneficiaries No fewer than 15,000 jobs have been created in Lagos by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) in the last two years, its Executive Secretary, Mr. Akintunde Oyebode, said on Tuesday. Speaking to journalists and some Masters Research Students in his office, he said at least 8000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and businesses have also accessed approximately N6billion since inception of the ETF, an initiative of the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode administration through which N25billion was earmarked to be disbursed over a period…

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AMVCAs 2018: Fun, Glamour, Glitz, Victories For African Screen Acts

For the 6th year, the annual Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards seems to be rapidly garnering more momentum. The 6th edition held at the Eko Hotel and Suites on Victoria Island, Lagos, on Saturday, September 1, 2018 proved to be a testament to this fact as it exhibited every glamour and glitz synonymous with an event of that magnitude for those in attendance as well as millions of viewers across the globe Here are some of the fun moments at the 6th edition of the annual Africa Magic Viewers Choice…

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