Author Archives: The Citizen

Poor service: NCC to roll out stiffer sanctions against telecom operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has vowed to impose stiffer sanctions against telecoms operators who fail to improve the quality of their services. The Commission ...

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Standard & Poor’s: UBA receives ‘B/B’ stable outlook ratings

International Rating Agency, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has assigned  its ‘B’ long term and ‘B’ short term global scale counterparty credit ratings to the United ...

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FirstBank urges SMEs to patronise CBN forex window

Chairman, First Bank Nigeria Limited, Mrs Ibukun Awosika, has urged Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), to patronise the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) special ...

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Moody’s affirms Sterling Bank B2 stable rating

An international rating agency, Moody’s, has assigned a B2, stable rating to Sterling Bank Plc for its resilient deposit funding base and stable local currency ...

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Air Peace slashes fares for students

Air Peace Limited has announced a slash of airfares for Nigerian students in a bid to ease the financial burden of parents and ensure smooth journey ...

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Alleged murder: Bayelsa governor warns against harassment of Igbo traders

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has warned persons cashing in on the murder of a teenager, Faith Pius, to harass Igbo traders ...

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Real Madrid beat Barcelona to LaLiga title

Real Madrid have won Spain’s LaLiga, deposing rivals Barcelona by just 3 points. It was their first title in five years and their 33rd. Cristiano ...

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The non-payment of N-Power volunteers – Tribune

While the intention that gave rise to the institution of the N-Power scheme by the Federal Government is noble and laudable, same cannot be said ...

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Stiffer sanctions needed to cleanse banks – Punch

A recent report on how three major banks paid a combined N200m in penalties to regulators underscores the weaknesses in Nigeria’s regulatory framework. For committing ...

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No more business as usual – The Nation

Fed Govt must ensure that its agencies submit budget estimates to National Assembly As if to remind Nigerians of how far some agencies of the ...

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