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Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

Asalu: Learning from a man of stocks

Asiwaju Akintunde Asalu; pronouncing the name elicited different feelings depending on who was doing the listening. To some, the elderly man was a socialite extra ordinary, to others on the boards and management of many of Nigeria’s quoted companies, a trouble-shooting shareholder, yet to others, he was a crusader of sort. To many, however, he was readily recognised as the ... Read More »

40 Low Start-up Businesses That Can Make You Rich

Title: 40 Low Start-up Businesses That Can Make You Rich Author: Dare Dickson-Afeni & Andy Evbuomwan Publisher: Not Indicated Date of Publication: 2006 Pages: 141 Reviewer: Lanre Oyetade (0803 942 8648)   The authors believe that entrepreneurship is the ideal harbinger of real wealth and to this end, they have written a start-up series on small businesses as an encouragement ... Read More »

‘I fear Mikel wants to go the way of Victor Moses’

Former Super Eagles left back Ifeanyi Udeze has expressed fears about the absence of Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi from Nigeria’s squad to face Libya in the Group E, 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers later this month. Mikel was missing in Nigeria’s 3-0 win over Seychelles on September 8 in their match day 2 game away in Victoria. ... Read More »

Missing General: Army pulls out another vehicle from Jos pond

The Nigeria Army has pulled out another vehicle from the mining pond in Dura Du, Jos, Plateau State, where the missing Gen. Idris Alkali’s (rtd) car was found on Saturday. The search operation, jointly carried out by Operation Safe Haven and 3 Division Nigeria Army, Rukuba, made the second discovery on Tuesday. It will be recalled that Alkali, the immediate ... Read More »

Ben Bruce’s withdrawal from senatorial race based on long-term arrangement – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accepted the withdrawal of Senator Ben Bruce from the Bayelsa East Senatorial District race. Chairman of the PDP in Bayelsa, Chief Moses Cleopas, while accepting the senator’s letter of withdrawal from the race, said his action was in adherence to a 20-year subsisting unwritten power rotation arrangement in the district. He described the action as ... Read More »

APC suspends Imo governorship primaries indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress has suspended the governorship primaries in Imo State indefinitely. Party spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, did not give any reasons for the suspension in a statement Tuesday afternoon. The spokesperson also said the senatorial primaries in all the 36 states of the country have been postponed until October 3. The battle for APC governorship ticket in Imo remained ... Read More »

Lagos APC primaries: Party NWC dissociates itself from ongoing election

The National Working Committee (NWC) panel in charge of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Lagos state, has dissociated itself from the ongoing exercise. The committee has kicked against the option A4 mode used in the election, expressing preference for secret ballot system, The Cable reports. Chairman of the Lagos Governorship Electoral panel, Chief Clement Ebri, has ... Read More »

Recapitalization: Extend deadline till after 2019 elections, investors urge NAICOM

Industry investors have called on the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) for extension of the Oct. 1 deadline for insurance companies to switch to Tier-Based Minimum Solvency Capital (TBMSC) based regime. The shareholders made the call in separate interviews on Saturday in Lagos. They posited that NAICOM should be seen to be supportive of the growth of the industry as a ... Read More »

Party primaries: Presidency cancels FEC meeting

The Presidency today announced the postponement of tomorrow’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina in Abuja explained that the postponement was to allow some members of the cabinet involved in the ongoing party primaries to participate. The two paragraph statement read, “The Federal Executive Council ... Read More »