UNION BANK LISTS SERIES 8,9, COMMERCIAL PAPERS ON FMDQ

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has listed ₦2.58 billion Series 8 and ₦32.38 billion Series 9 Commercial Papers under its ₦100.00 billion Commercial Paper Issuance Programme on the FMDQ Exchange platform. In a statement, the exchange said showing its commitment to delivering exceptional value to the Nigerian financial market and its stakeholders, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited once again demonstrated operational excellence in the processing and approval of the quotation. It said these admissions on FMDQ Exchange yet again reflective of the potential of the Nigerian debt capital market and the…

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IN EVERY YOUTH THERE IS AN INDUSTRY

By Victor Alewo Adoji The Hip-Hop/Rap music artist,  The Brain Cell, in 2019 released an album titled, “some people are so poor all they have is money”. This is obviously against the run-of-play considering there is another age long averment that “money answers all things”. The confusion therein is largely explained in the following narrative: “They (people who are so poor all they have is money) focus all their energy and time on making money. Their self-esteem depends on how much they make, not even on how much they posses.…

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LAGOS APC RELEASES MAY 29TH LG PRIMARIES WINNERS LIST

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has released the full list of winners of the Local Government primary elections held on Saturday, May, 29, 2021. Insiders said the result was delayed following allegations of violence and sundry irregularities. Top players in the party, say the issues have been harmonised and the party has subsequently approved the list of candidates who will fly the party’s flag at the July local government election. According to the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), election will hold in the 20…

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OKAGBARE SETS NEW MEET RECORD IN SLOVAKIA

Nigeria’s queen of the tracks, Blessing Okagbare, continued her splendid build-up to the Tokyo Olympics as she ran an impressive 10.98 secs to win the 100m women’s event at the P-T-S Meeting in Samorin, in the Slovak Republic. Okagbare’s winning time was a Meet Record as no other woman has ever run under 11 seconds in the Meet held in the Eastern European country. A delighted Okagbare after her historic feat said she was not only excited to win but also honoured to be the first woman ever to run…

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OBASANJO: NIGERIA NOW FLOWING WITH BITTERNESS AND SADNESS

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says Nigeria has become a country that is flowing with bitterness and sadness. The former president spoke on Thursday at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, when he was presented with a book titled “The Man, The General, and The President”,  written by Femmy Carrena. Obasanjo said the challenges bedeviling Nigeria are contrary to what God has destined the country to be. “My prayer is that all of us will have something to contribute to making this country what God has created…

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