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Ajayi: I Won’t Resign, I’ll Complete My Four-year Mandate With Akeredolu

Despite being pressured to resign his position, Mr Agboola Ajayi, deputy governor of Ondo State, has said that he would see out his four-year tenure together with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, which elapses next February. Ajayi, who was candidate of Zenith Labour Party in the October 10, 2020 governorship election in[…]

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Stanbic IBTC Retains Fitch’s AAA Rating

Globally renowned credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings, has reaffirmed that Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC and its subsidiary, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, have retained their National Long-Term’ AAA (nga)’ and National Short-Term’ F1+(nga)’ ratings. Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research for global markets. The National[…]

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WTO: Okonjo-Iweala On The Cusps Of History

By Labaran Saleh Who becomes the next Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in a matter of weeks? It will surely be either Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee. Members of WTO have since picked the two celebrated women as the final candidates. Hence, Okonjo-Iweala and[…]

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My Advice To Protesters, By Doyin Okupe

Our dear gallant youths, you have done well and virtually the whole nation is proud of you.  You have accomplished much and you must gain maximally from this unprecedented national achievements. You really have *#sorosoke* with no disguise.  I want to particularly ask you to note that in all dealings[…]

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EndSARS: Protesters, Crowdfunding And National Security

By Yushau A. Shuaib The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is struggling to contain the protests of the EndSARS movement that has gripped the country like a wildfire, in a similar way that the previous administration of President Goodluck faced the challenge of tackling the Occupy Nigeria campaign in 2012.[…]

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    Freedom At Last! Sanwo-Olu Pardons Funke Akindele, Husband, 56 Others

    Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has pardoned Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and husband, Abdulrasheed Bello. The Governor also granted pardon and approved the release of 56 inmates from various correctional Centres in Lagos. Akindele-Bello and her husband were on April 6 convicted by a Lagos Magistrate Court for violating COVID-19 lockdown[…]

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