DONALD DUKE STILL IN THE RACE

Best Ofori. A former governor of Cross-River state, Donald Duke has reiterated that he is still in the presidential race and on the ballot as the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in the 2019 elections. The National Executive of the SDP had earlier met in Abuja and endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Party, APC as its party candidate. Speaking on ‘Daily Report’, a radio programme on Star Fm in Lagos, Duke blamed the crisis in the party on an aspirant, who lost at the…

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NIGERIA MUST BE CAUTIOUS IN JOINING AFCFA – Yemi Olamofe

Best Ofori Nigeria has been advised to thread softy in joining the African Continental free Trade Agent (AfCFA). The note of warning was given by a Panelist, YemiOlamofe on Nigeria Info early morning programme, The money Business and Economy Show. According to Olamofe, Nigeria must address key factors of development such as unemployment and the need for improvement on infrastructure “ integrated development can not take place in the face of negative infrastructure. There is need for a significant improvement in infrastructure to save Nigeria from becoming a dumping ground…

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WE NEED STATE POLICE – OSINBAJO

Best Ofori The vice presiden,t professor Yemi Osinbanjo has reiterated the Government’s commitment for the establishment of State police in Nigeria. Prof. Osinbanjo, who spoke on a National radio programme, stated that the inauguration of State police will make for effective community policing, taking into cognizance the diverse nature and heterogeneity of the country. According to Osinbanjo, “there is need for a state police. The local police will understand the language of the people.They must live with the people. They must understand the terrain, the culture and ways of life…

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ADIEU TAIWO OGUNJOBI

Former secretary – General of the then Nigeria football Associated,Taiwo Ogunjobi died inthe early hours of Monday 11th of February,2019. NAN reports that the 65- year–old former player of the defunct IICC Shooting stars died in the early hours of Monday 11th of February, 2019 at the University College Hospital in Ibadan. The deceased was said to have been admitted into the Hospital on Saturday evening, but died in the early hours of Monday. Several ex- footballers and football administrators described the death of the ex- international as a rude…

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UBA ELECTRONIC PLATFORM TO DRIVE FINANCIAL INCLUSION

United Bank for Africa (UBA) has said its electronic banking platform, Leo, is capable of driving the financial inclusion growth desired in the country. Head, Online Banking, Austin Abolusoro, disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the 2019 social media week in Lagos. Abolusoro said the banking chat bot helps customers carry out key banking transaction anywhere, using mobile device and personal computer. While celebrating one year of its existence, he said the platform has clinched one million conversations. Leo is set to become a financial control center for its…

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