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KOLA ADESHINA: 53 Hearty Cheers to An Energy Mogul

KOLA ADESHINA: 53 Hearty Cheers to An Energy Mogul

By Emmanuel Ajibulu  Chairman of Nigeria’s largest Power Generation firm, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Kola Adeshina, was on Saturday August 12, 2017 a year older, it was a moment that graciously surprised him in many aspects. Born on August 12, 1964, Kola Adeshina’s disposition on his 53rd birthday anniversary testified clearly to a year of

Pension Fund Hits N6.5trn

The nation’s pension funds, under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), grew to about N6.5 trillion as at the end of July 2017, even as the number of pension contributors rose significantly to 7. 6 million. As at the end of July 2017, the fund increased to about N6.5 trillion from N6.4 trillion it stood at

British American Tobacco Nigeria Responds to Allegations on Senate Committee Order to Arrest CEO

British American Tobacco Nigeria has officially reacted to the Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport’s order to arrest its CEO over the progressing probe of national income loss portrayed against companies who were allegedly involved in the N30 trillion-revenue loss in the maritime sector. The joint committee had earlier summoned

Acceptance speech by Mrs Funmi Babington-Ashaye at her investiture as President of Chartered Insurance Institute

ACCEPTANCE SPEECH by Mrs. Funmi Babington-Ashaye on her INVESTITURE as the 48th President & Chairman of Council of The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria at the Intercontinental Hotel, Plot 52, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. PREAMBLE 1. It is with a great sense of humility and responsibility that I stand before this distinguished audience this evening to share the joy of my election and investiture as the 48th President, and 6th Female President, of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN)with you

Nokia manufacturer approves Nigerian firm to distribute phones

TD Mobile has signed a major partnership agreement with HMD Global for the distribution of Nokia devices in Nigeria. A subsidiary of Technology Distributions Limited, TD Mobile, said that the agreement included the reborn version of the Nokia 3310 mobile phone, which was unveiled to the world at the Mobile World Summit 2017 in Barcelona,

PANDEF Has Called Off 90-Day Ultimatum Issued To FG, Says Edwin Clark

Leaders of the Niger Delta region under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum, PANDEF, Thursday night withdrew the ultimatum issued to the Federal Government on some of the contentious issues.   Briefing journalists after the meeting minister of State for Petroleum Ibe Kachikwu said all the contentious issues were resolved.   According to

NaijaBet opens betting on Buhari’s return

Nigeria’s ailing President Muhammadu Buhari who has been away in London for almost three months has become the subject of a sports betting game in his homeland. A popular sports gaming site,, is asking those interested to stake their money on when Buhari who left Nigeria on May 7 on his latest medical trip