The Rumble in First Bank

It started as little snippets and messages like whispers, on social media platforms – something was brewing in First Bank. The Central Bank of Nigeria obviously got wind of what …

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BUHARI ‘MEETS’ US SECRETARY OF STATE

(Excerpt From The Transcript of the Virtual Meeting Between President Muhammadu Buhari and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday, April 27, 2021) Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and Foreign …

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Fok sa Chanje: Like Haiti, Like Nigeria – By Fr. Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

I have chosen to go to Haiti to find the caption for this week’s column.  Haiti, an island in the Caribbean, is the first black nation to attain independence from …

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THE BEAUTIFICATION OF JAGABAN – By Nosa Igiebor, Guest Writer

Nigeria is bleeding dangerously and inexorably falling apart. But the urgency of the moment, when the country is virtually leaderless as myriad groups of criminals overwhelm the state, hasn’t stopped …

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Ecobank Group Records 22% Rise In Profit For First Quarter 2021

Ecobank Group Records 22% Rise In Profit For First Quarter 2021                                       …

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CBN Updates List of Money Transfer Operators

More International Money Transfer Operators, IMTOs, have been listed by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. The updated list of International Money Transfer Operators, in Nigeria as at April 1, …

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Hypocorism: What’s In A Name & Nickname?

In the early 90s, I received a call from a friend, who is late now. She was frantic. She wanted me to approach the American Embassy on behalf of her …

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Darnella Frazier: The Heroine in the George Floyd Murder Trial

On Tuesday April 20, 2021, former Minneapolis Police Officer, Derek Chauvin, was convicted on all counts against him in the killing of George Floyd in May 2020. The jury verdict …

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World Earth Day/Climate Change – Whither Africa, Whither Nigeria?

The 22nd of April every year is set aside to mark World Earth Day, and yesterday was no different. The day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement …

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For Cubans, A New Era

For the first time in Cuba, in almost 70 years, Castro is not the name of the Head of State and Government. Majority of Cubans who are alive today have …

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