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Zenith Bank Offers ZECA Education Loan For Children

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced the Zenith Children’s Account (ZECA) Education Loan to assist parents pay their children/wards school fees as the new school session begins. The loan offering, which is disbursed directly to the account of the beneficiary’s school, comes at a very competitive interest rate and flexible repayment tenors. To access the loan, parents ...

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Detention: Court Disappoints Sowore, Refuses To Grant His Application

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant the motion filed by Convener of #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security (DSS). Mr. Omoyele Sowore’s application, filed by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, failed to sail through today, Wednesday August 28, 2019. Ruling on the application, Justice Evelyn Maha said proceeding ...

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Scroll Report Holds Conference On Corruption And Insecurity

An online publication, Scroll Report, is organizing a one day conference on Thursday August 29, at Sheraton Hotel Ikeja, Lagos by 10 AM. The theme of the conference is “Fighting Corruption and Insecurity: The Way Forward”. A statement signed by Janet Mba Afolabi, CNN award winning journalist and Publisher of Scroll Report said the theme was chosen to assess the ...

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APC Clears Nine Aspirants For Kogi Gov Primary

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has deliberated on the reports of the screening and appeal committees for the Party’s Kogi Governorship aspirants. After a comprehensive review of the submissions by the two committees, relying on the party’s guidelines and the provisions of the Electoral Act, nine aspirants were finally cleared to contest the August ...

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APC NWC Upholds Screening, Appeal Panel Reports On Bayelsa Governorship Aspirants

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has upheld the reports of the screening and appeal committees for the Bayelsa Governorship aspirants. Of the total seven governorship aspirants that were screened, six were cleared to participate in the governorship primary in Bayelsa state. They are: Mr. Aganaba Preye Steven, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, Prince Ebitimi Christopher Amgbare, ...

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Lawmaker Offers Free Medicare To Anambra-East Communities

Raymond Ozoji, Awka As part of efforts to ensure as well as guarantee access to quality health care services to improve on the health indicators of the people of Anambra-east local government area, the nine communities of the council area have been offered another round of intensive free medical services aimed at identifying ailments and providing medications for the treatment ...

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Obi, Ezeemo Seek Better Future For Nigerian Students

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Mr. Peter Obi, has stressed the need for increased access to formal education for all Nigerians, irrespective of gender or economic status. He noted that high literacy level would create a knowledge economy that would drive positive change in national development. Obi, who was the former ...

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Shell, SAP Offer Free ICT Training To Graduates

Ten Nigerian graduates of business and information technology disciplines have completed a one-year specialised digital training and certification in financial accounting and project management while another set of 10 beneficiaries have commenced their training cycle in the programme sponsored by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in collaboration with SAP Nigeria. Speaking in Lagos last week at the closing ...

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EFCC Desperate To Cause Disaffection Between Me And Obasanjo, Atiku Alleges

Former Nigeria’s Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is feeding members of the media with deliberate falsehoods in an attempt to cause disaffection and bad blood between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and him on one hand, and between former President Obasanjo and Nigerians in general. In a statement ...

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Anambra: Police Attack 98-Year-Old Woman With AK-47

Policemen from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Anambra State Police Command have allegedly beaten up a 98-year-old woman, Cecilia Okpalaku of Achina in the Aguata Local Government Area of the state, over a family dispute. “The policemen said they were looking for a document in my house but they ended up taking my granddaughter from me and assaulted me ...

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