EXCITEMENT AS IFEANYI UBAH GIFTS 50 JEEPS TO TRADITIONAL RULERS TO CELEBRATE HIS 50TH BIRTHDAY

It was excitement all over Anambra State on Friday, September 3, 2021, when the candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the November 6th Anambra State Governorship Election, Senator Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, clocked 50 years. The event which was attended by Senator Ubah’s running mate, Dr. Okey Ezeh, saw the Senator, gifting a brand new jeep to each of the twenty Traditional Rulers in his Anambra South senatorial district. Senator Ubah said the SUVs which were totally funded from his private purse are meant to assist the Royal…

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AMCON: LEGAL EXPERT CALLS FOR NATIONAL POLICY ON DEBT RECOVERY

The Federal Government has been challenged to expand the laws that granted the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) special debt recovery powers in the AMCON Act as amended into a national law that would insulate the banking sector against reckless borrowers and recalcitrant debtors that AMCON is currently chasing for the recovery of trillions of Naira. The Federal Government debt recovery agency, which has since inception in 2010 recovered over N1.4trillion had at different phases from the year of its establishment purchased 12,743 NPLs or Eligible Bank Assets (EBAs)…

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COUP IN GUINEA: SOLDIERS DETAIN PRESIDENT CONDE

Soldiers who staged an uprising in Guinea’s capital on Sunday said in a short broadcast on state television that they have dissolved the constitution and the government in the West African state. However, the defence ministry said an attack on the presidential palace by mutinous forces had been put down. Heavy gunfire had broken out near the presidential palace in Conakry on Sunday morning, with several sources saying an elite national army unit led by a former French legionnaire, Mamady Doumbouya, was behind the unrest. An unidentified soldier, draped in…

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GLO’S SUBSCRIBER BASE GREW BY 1MILLION IN JULY—NCC REPORT

Globacom’s subscriber base grew by a remarkable one million in just one month, rising from 50,130,540 in June to 51,137,259 in July. This was indicated in the latest telecom industry data released by the regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).  According to the NCC statistics, the other  major operators, MTN and Airtel, recorded losses during the period under review. While MTN’s subscriber base shrank from 73,571,192 in June to 73,123,732 in July which is a loss of 447,460 customers, Airtel lost a total of 364,486 subscribers as its figure fell from…

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BUHARI TO VISIT IMO STATE ON THURSDAY

Governor Hope Uzodimma,  of Imo State, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will visit the state on Thursday, September 9. The governor spoke of the visit while addressing journalists at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, on Saturday. Uzodimma said the president will commission some “significant projects” executed by his administration. The governor said that he visited Abuja to “address some political matters and some critical issues that are supposed to be handled in Abuja”. He listed the issues to include getting the federal government’s assistance on the World…

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