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Peugeot boss seeks support for MSMEs’ $9trn funding gap

The Managing Director/CEO, Peugeot Automobile Nigeria, Mr. Ibrahim Boyi, has called for stakeholders’ support for Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in order to achieve their $8.9 trillion potential. Boyi made this call yesterday while speaking as the Keynote Speaker at the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) MSME Summit held in Maiduguri, Borno State where […]

NDIC pledges more collaboration with CBN on banks’ supervision

As an important player in the nation’s  financial system, the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has pledged to work more closely with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to conduct effective supervision of banks with a view to ensuring safety of depositors’ money.  Its Managing Director/Chief Executive, Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, who stated this at the just-concluded […]

52-year-old teacher remanded ‘for defiling own daughter’

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has ordered that a 52-year-old teacher, Davies Noel,who allegedly defiled his 12-year-old daughter, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice. Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdullamid Lawal, who did not take the plea of Noel, ordered the police to duplicate the case file to the Ekiti Directorate of Public Prosecutions for legal advice. Lawal […]

GBV: Women in North East now have safe space – UNFPA

UN Population Fund (UNFPA) says it has restored safe space for women inthe North East through its programme tagged “Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Emergencies.’’ Its Media Associate, Kori Habib, said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja while explaining the North East Nigeria Road […]

Flood: Delta approves drainage for Warri, Effurun

Delta State Government on Friday approved the construction of drainage in Warri and Effurun to control flooding in the area. Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state’s Executive Council meeting in Asaba. Aniagwu, who was accompanied by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, […]

Flood sacks 40 villages in Adamawa

No fewer than 40 villages have been sacked by flood in Adamawa, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Dr Muhammad Sulaiman, the Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), confirmed this to NAN on Saturday in Yola. Sulaiman said the development followed heavy downpour recorded in the last three days in some parts of […]