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Philanthropists, Tony O. Elumelu, Bill Gates discuss the role of global philanthropy on business, politics and culture at Le Club de l’Economie hosted by Le Monde in Paris

Founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, co-panelists at the Le Monde Philanthropy Forum held at the Le Monde headquarters in Paris on Monday. Speaking at the Le Club de l’Economie in Paris France on Monday, Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of UBA Plc and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation,…

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There Was No Way Dasuki Could Have Stolen $2.2 Billion– Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan recently spoke at a lecture on Youth Entrepreneurship at the renowned Oxford Union in the United Kingdom. While speaking at the lecture, Jonathan responded to those criticizing his administration and also spoke on the on-going war against corruption by the present Muhammadu Buhari administration. He particularly sighted the corruption crusade…

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UBA Wins Big at Finacle Client Innovation Awards

Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, the Group Managing Director/CEO, UBA Plc United Bank for Africa has continued to receive accolades and global recognition for its commitment to the use of cutting-edge technology to provide simple and convenient banking solutions and services to its customers. The pan African banking Group was adjudged winner in two categories at the recently concluded…

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Tertiary Institutions Should Decide their Cut-off Marks- JAMB Registrar

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar Is-haq Oloyede has pointed out that it is important to allow tertiary institutions to decide their cut-off marks. He explained that universities, polytechnics and colleges of education are subjected to the same cut-off marks is no longer reachable because it prevents the institutions from admitting candidates of their choice.…

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Judges Must Step Aside Ahead of Their Trial- Presidency

Chief Justice Mahmud Mohammed The Presidency has faulted Chief Justice Mahmud Mohammed’s claim that the Judiciary had issues with the Department of State Services (DSS), not the Federal Government. The Presidency also insisted that two Supreme Court Justices and four others must step aside ahead of their trial for alleged corruption, it was learnt last…

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All Hail the King! Oba Ewuare II Crowned as 40th Benin Monarch

Former Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, received his staff of office as Oba Ewuare II yesterday. Dignitaries converged in Benin City, the Edo State capital, to witness the coronation of the 40th Oba of Benin. Present at the event was Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the rich ceremony witnessed by the leading…

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UBA and MEC Inc., Launch Revolutionary Omni-Channel Payment System, EmailMoni

CEO UBA Africa and Deputy Managing Director MEC Inc. announced today it has entered into agreements with pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc to provide a revolutionary email-based billing, payment and banking software system called “EmailMoni”. EmailMoni represents the world’s latest fin-tech for cloud banking and social payments, and is expected to…

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President Buhari Receives 21 Chibok Girls & their Parents in State House, Read His Address

President Muhammadu Buhari & Vice President Yemi Osibanjo with the girls President Muhammadu Buhari today in State House Abuja received the 21 Chibok Girls released by Boko Haram. The girls were accompanied by their Parents. Also present at the meeting was Vice President Yemi Osibanjo.     During their visit, Buhari addressed them saying: “My dear…

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Photos of Aisha Buhari at the African Women’s Forum in Crans Montana

Mrs. Aisha Buhari is currently at the African Women’s Forum in Crans Montana, Switzerland where she is giving an opening remark on “Women’s Role in Global Security”. This is after she was pictured boarding a train in Brussels, Belgium wearing a $4, 090 Salvatore Ferragamo multicolored zig zag Cape, click here for photos.    …

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Akinkunmi Sacks Lagos State Commissioners Coker, Mobereola & Akinkunmi

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode today on implemented a reshuffle of his cabinet, with the dropping of the Commissioners for Tourism- Mr. Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transportation, Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola. According to a report by The Nation, this development comes exactly one year after the Governor constituted his Executive Council, precisely…

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