Godfrey AKON

Scammers steal profiles of JAMB’s ad hoc staff, divert over N10mn By Godfrey AKON

Over a dozen fraudsters have gained access into an intranet site of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, and altered profiles of the board’s ad hoc staff, diverting over N10 million meant for their allowances.


Regis [...]

Wed, 14 April 2021

Bogoro, others receive ISSS security personality awards

The Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, has received the security personality fellowship of the Institute of Security and Strategic Studies, ISSS, Abuja.






Mon, 12 April 2021

How powerful forces stall banks’ eviction from Maitama *7-day ultimatum falls flat *Banks are ‘untouchables’

Exactly one month after the FCT Administration threatened to seal up all banks and other businesses operating along the popular Gana streets in Maitama for violating the Land Use Act, investigations by The Abuja Inquirer reveals that the vacation order may have been stalled due to political exigencies [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021

NNPC, NEITI renew commitment to deepen transparency

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the Nigeria Extractive Industries and Transparency Initiative, NEITI, have renewed commitment to deepen transparency in their operations. 

Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, said the corpora [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021

Access Bank announces 15% growth at N764.7bn

Access Bank Plc says it hit 15 per cent growth in gross earnings of N764.7 billion for the financial year ended December 31, 2020, from the N666.75 billion posted in 2019.

The bank stated this in its audited gross earnings report, which showed that its profit before tax stood at N125.9 billion [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021

NDIC tasks ICAN-certified auditors on integrity

Professional auditors from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, have been charged to uphold the core values of accuracy and integrity in order to earn public confidence and respect within the financial services industry.

Managing Director of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Cor [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021

NUC licenses 20 new private varsities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has issued provisional licenses to 20 new private universities earlier approved by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, on February 3, 2021.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, who spoke at the presentation ceremony in Abuja, described it [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021

FG reconstitutes Governing Councils of UI, four other varsities

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution and reconstitution of the Governing Council of the University of Ibadan, UI.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, announced the reconstitution in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Ecbhono said Chief [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021


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