Author Archives: The Citizen

Industrialization: Why FG included Enugu in Niger Delta economic policies – Minister

Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru, has explained why the Federal Government included Enugu State, a non-oil producing state in the presidential initiative on ...

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FirstBank unveils new features on FirstMobile application

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has implemented new and exciting features on its mobile banking application – FirstMobile to enhance security and customers’ digital banking ...

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Diamond Bank strengthens board with world class technocrats

Diamond Bank Plc, Nigeria’s fastest growing retail bank, has appointed Dele Babade, an Advisor to Carlyle Group’s Sub-Saharan Africa Fund to its Board of Directors. ...

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NCC Tennis League play-offs kicks off Thursday

The 2017 Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Tennis League will kick-off Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the National Stadium Surulere, with a playoff involving three teams ...

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That needless curriculum controversy – Punch

The wrenching controversy over the new basic education curriculum is mercifully winding down, but the passions ignited are still reverberating. From the start to its ...

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Commendable effort – The Nation

JAMB makes history by returning N5b to government coffers The appointment of Professor Is-Haq Oloyede as registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), last ...

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Holding leaders to account – Thisday

There is need for discreet and painstaking investigations of public officials Recently, in Brazil, something happened that ought to invigorate our country’s half-hearted efforts to ...

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Buhari to serve as AU anti-corruption crusader

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted his nomination as leader of the “2018 AU Theme on the Fight against Corruption’’, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina ...

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CBN retains monetary policy rate at 14%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday left the Monetary Policy Rate unchanged at 14 per cent. The ...

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Buratai promotes 6, 199 soldiers fighting Boko Haram terrorists

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved special promotion of 6,199 soldiers serving in Operation Lafiya Dole who have been fighting the ...

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