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Nigeria eyes $2.25bn World Bank loan at 1% interest rate

Nigeria, April 22 -- Nigeria's Finance Minister, Wale Edun, has disclosed that the nation has qualified to process and secure a $2.25 billion loan from the World Bank. Mr Edun disclosed this during a... Read More


Tunde Onakoya: Doing great things from a small place, By Simbo Olorunfemi

Nigeria, April 22 -- It's been only a few hours after Tunde Onakoya, sitting at the heart of Times Square, New York City, playing the game of Chess with his partner, Shawn Martinez, on a stretch of 60... Read More


Using CDCU's delivery tracker: A call on fellow Nigerians, By Isaiah Kumuyi

Nigeria, April 22 -- On Monday, 8 April, at a public demonstration in Abuja, the Central Delivery Coordination Unit (CDCU) unveiled the upgraded Citizens Delivery Tracker as a digital tool, placed in ... Read More


NPFL Roundup: Lobi Stars suffer setback in title race

Nigeria, April 22 -- The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) matchday 31 produced remarkable results across several country centres. With the season gradually winding down and only seven games lef... Read More


Once upon a planet, By Niyi Osundare

Nigeria, April 22 -- ONCE UPON A PLANET (For Earth Day 2024) The sky above our head is A ragged umbrella in need of a needle The rain which leaks through the rupture Is a cocktail of contending tox... Read More


UPDATED: First Bank appoints new MD/CEO

Nigeria, April 22 -- First Bank of Nigeria has appointed Olusegun Alebiosu as its acting managing director, two sources with knowledge of the development told PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday. Mr Alebiosu has... Read More


First Bank appoints Segun Alebiosu new MD/CEO

Nigeria, April 22 -- First Bank of Nigeria has appointed Olusegun Alebiosu as its acting managing director, two sources with knowledge of the development told PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday Mr Alebiosu has ... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Meet the man who will suceed Adeduntan as First Bank CEO

Nigeria, April 22 -- Barring any last-minute change of plans by the board of First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Olusegun Alebiosu, the current executive director/chief risk officer/executive compliance office... Read More


War on insurgency: Badaru-Abubakar's silent revolution, By Ahmad Sajoh

Nigeria, April 22 -- Nigeria seems suffused with so much activity that many have not noticed the recent gains made by the military against insurgents. Giving a breakdown recently, Major-General Edward... Read More


Court stops Kano govt from charging litigants exorbitant filing fees - Official

Nigeria, April 22 -- The Kano State High Court has stopped the state government from charging litigants fees higher than stipulated in the constitution. The court delivered the decision in a suit fil... Read More