BUSINESS NEWS POLITICS 

 Anambra Guber Race: Ekwueme’s daughter as running mate, our joker-PDP

…as the party courts Southern Anambra, others  EMEKA OKEKE, AWKA Barely two months to the November 18 Anambra State governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party, one of the key contenders in the race, has made strategic moves to win bloc votes from Anambra South senatorial zone and thus weaken its major contenders. To that extent, the party has announced the choice of Mrs. Chidi Onyemelukwe, the daughter of former Vice President Alex Ekwueme as running mate to its governorship candidate, Oseloka Obaze. Onyemelukwe, a lawyer, apart from being the daughter of…

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BUSINESS NEWS WORLD 

FG woos US investors, assures of safety, profits

The Federal Government has assured United States of America’s investors of the highest returns on investments in the world, if they come to Nigeria. Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah, and his Foreign Affairs counterpart Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this at the Nigeria-U.S. Business and Investment Forum in New York. Enelamah explained that the government was building the Nigeria of the future where things would be done differently from the way they were being done in the past. “Nigeria of the future will be dramatically different from…

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BUSINESS 

CR&S: First Bank celebrates customers

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has reassured both existing and potential customers of its commitment to satisfy them while it reinforces the bank’s role in driving sustainable development in communities across the country. To ensure the customers are satisfied, the nation’s oldest financial institution initiated a week of celebrating its Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability initiatives from September 25 – 29, 2017. The week, according to its Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Ms. Folake Ani-Mumuney, would witness the culmination and consolidation of the Bank’s interventions in social responsibility, promoting random acts…

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SPORTS WORLD 

Abraham dumps England for Nigeria

Kevin Oghenetega Tamaraebi Bakumo-Abraham known as Tammy Abraham, who plays as a striker for English Premier League club Swansea City, on loan from Chelsea, has pledged to don the colours of the Super Eagles of Nigeria rather than the country of his birth, England. The Point gathered that the England national under-21 team star who was born on October 2, 1997, in Camberwell, London has assured the Nigeria Football Federation boss, Amaju Pinnick, of his decision to represent Nigeria at the international level. It was under the stewardship of Pinnick…

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NEWS SPORTS 

Ambode okays reconstruction of Onikan Stadium

…says move shows state’s desire to host local, int’l tournaments Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday approved the rehabilitation and upgrade of the 5,000 capacity Onikan Stadium, near Tafawa Balewa Square Lagos Island, in order to make it meet the expectations of a 21st Century sporting facility. The stadium’s upgrade is also in line with the new Onikan-Marina Regeneration plan. In a statement issued by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the State Government said the upgrade demonstrates its commitment to use sports as…

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