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Telecoms Giant Etisalat Launches First Pan African Prize For Celebrating First Time Writers

The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first ever pan-African prize to applaud first time writers of published fiction novels. The prize will bring together high profile writers, book critics and academics from across the continent and beyond to identify new writers of African descent. From keeping you talking on your mobile phones, Etisalat Nigeria…

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OTC Market: UBA, Other Settlement Banks Sign Agreement With CSCS

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc in conjunction with other settlement banks appointed by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) on Monday, June 10, 2013 signed an agreement with Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) preparatory to the commencement of operations in July.Directors of CSCS, The NASD and four settlement banks including UBA Plc, Guaranty…

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Shareholders Commend UBA Management For 2012 Financial Performance

Shareholders of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc have commended the board and management for the Bank’s sterling performance and dividend payment to investors during the financial year ended December 31, 2012. Chairman of UBA Chief Israel Ogbue The shareholders, who approved the payment of N0.50 per share at the Bank’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)…

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Jonathan Approves Order Proscribing Boko Haram And Ansaru, Supporters To Face Prosecution Under Terror Act

President Goodluck Jonathan reinforced his pledge to end terrorism in Nigeria on Tuesday with his formal approval of the proscription of Boko Haram and authorized the gazetting of an order declaring the group’s activities illegal and acts of terrorism.  A statement by Reuben Abati, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said, the order…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this column. Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, was on Wednesday awarded the accolade of Central Bank Governor of the Year, by the African Banker Awards. An oil tanker was on Tuesday attacked…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. Chinua Achebe Laid To Rest. His burial was attended by president Goodluck Jonathan (who literally held up Achebe’s book), Ghana’s President John Mahama, most of the Eastern states governor and members of the international…

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Watch Video: Soldier Hacked To Death In London Terrorist Attack With Nigerian link

A British soldier was hacked to death by two men shouting Islamic slogans in a south London street, in what Prime Minister David Cameron said appeared to be a terrorist attack. Britain is currently investigating a possible Nigerian link to attackers suspected of hacking the soldier, two sources with knowledge of the investigation told Reuters…

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