WIGWE, EMEFIELE HONOURED WITH JURIS LAW AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN FINANCE SECTOR

The Chairman, Body of Bank CEOs and Group Managing Director of Access Bank PLC, Herbert Wigwe, has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to Corporate Governance and Rule of Law in Nigeria’s Banking Industry. Wigwe was presented the Juris Law Award by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad at the 2021 Judges Workshop on Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) 2020 which held on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 in Abuja. Also honoured with an award was the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The Juris Law…

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NOBEL PRIZE AS MOTHER OF ALL CONTROVERSIES

The Nobel Prize in Literature is Alfred Nobel’s dynamite gift of controversy that can blow up the world. British playwright and the 1926 Nobel Prize winner, George Bernard Shaw, said: “I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.” It is a prize that has turned into a yearly ritual of polemics and brickbats once a novelist or playwright or poet or lyricist as in Bob Dylan is announced as the winner of the much coveted prize.…

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OZIGBO AS ANAMBRA’S BREATH OF FRESH AIR

By Peter Osakwe Val Ozigbo stands out in the galaxy of candidates for November 7, 2021, Anambra gubernatorial election not because he is flying the flag of a popular party but because he is the knight in the shining armour for Anambrarians. You need not be clairvoyant to tell that Anambra is in dire need of fresh breath after eight years of mindless suffocation. And who will bell the cat? Here is Ozigbo. Young, energetic, urbane, cerebral and unassuming yet well wired. His robust academic resume, uncanny strides and exploits…

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KYARI ENGAGES PTD, NARTO, FIRS, OTHERS

…AS NNPC PLANS TO REBUILD ROADS UNDER TAX CREDIT SCHEME As a follow-up to its efforts in sustaining the current smooth supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide within the festive period and beyond, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has engaged critical stakeholders so as to find lasting solutions to the road network challenges and other lingering issues. It would be recalled that following NNPC’s intervention over the weekend, the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD)Branch of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) called off a planned…

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OVIM PG MOURNS ADMIRAL NDUBUISI KANU

President-General Ovim of community in Isiukwuato Local Government Area, Abia State, Godswill Agu Egbe has lamented the demise of the late Military Governor of the old Imo State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu. Egbe described Admiral Kanu’s death as a collective loos to humanity. According him, the late Naval chief who also hailed from Ovim, was selfless, forthright, firm and contributed immensely to the enthronement of human rights and democracy in the country. Egbe recalled that the late Military Governor was a dedicated, fine and gallant military officer who gave account…

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