Banks gain N470bn liquidity from CRR harmonisation

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There are indications that banks gained additional liquidity of N470 billion from the harmonisation of Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The CRR is the amount of customers deposits that banks are mandated to keep as cash. Prior to last week, the CRR for public

Edo workers suspend planned strike

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The organised labour has called off its proposed three-day warning strike in Edo State, following an agreement reached after a closed-door meeting with the state government. The post Edo workers suspend planned strike appeared first on Vanguard News.

Sona introduces new pack sizes of biscuits

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Sona Biscuits, the food subsidiary of Sona Group of Companies has introduced four new pack sizes of its top-selling Digestives and Ginger biscuits,along with Aktive and Malty into the market. The packs are perfect for consumers who want a little extra to see them through the week and for weekend

Nexus targets sales increase, discounts products

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Nexus Brand Shop says it is giving 15 percent discount on all products in its shop. Brand Shop Manager, Nexus Brand Shop, Oladosu Olalekan, said the shop’s intention by giving 15 discount is to drive traffic to the shop. An exercise he said has increased traffic to the shop.

Bayelsa PDP disciplinary committee summons Jonathan’s aide, loyalists

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Disciplinary Committee in Bayelsa State, weekend, issued fresh summons to seven key political associates of President Goodluck Jonathan in the state including the Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the President on Domestic Matters, Dr. Waripamowei Dudafa, and six others to appear before it over alleged

Heritage Bank empowers women with ‘Becoming Financially Fearless’

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Heritage Bank has moved boost the capacity of women entrepreneurs through a women empowerment programme titled ‘Becoming Financially Fearless’. Organised by the Genevieve Gathering, ‘Becoming Financially Fearless’ is a one day programme, sponsored by Heritage Bank as part of its commitment to women empowerment in Africa with special focus on

Life Beer boosts SMEs with N12.5m

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Life Continental Lager Beer, a brand of beverage from the stable of Nigerian Breweries, has initiated a programme aimed at breathing life into Small and Medium-scale Enterprises, SMEs in the South Eastern part of Nigeria. The package, worth N12.5 million and dubbed Progress Booster, is an innovative talent hunt and

Inauguration: Police deploy 7,000 in Niger

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The Niger Police Command on Sunday said that it deployed 7,000 personnel in Minna to ensure a hitch-free inauguration of the state Governor elect, Alhaji Sani Bello, on May 29. The post Inauguration: Police deploy 7,000 in Niger appeared first on Vanguard News.

Ebonyi APGA chair alleges threat to life

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Ebonyi State Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Mr. Jerry Obasi, has raised alarm over the activities of hoodlums, who besieged his residence to either murder or kidnap him in Abakaliki.

Unending fuel scarcity bites harder in Enugu

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Residents in Enugu metropolis and rural areas have lamented the hardship occasioned by acute scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit,PMS, otherwise known as petrol. The post Unending fuel scarcity bites harder in Enugu appeared first on Vanguard News.

Why I stepped on many toes – Chime

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Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime, has admitted stepping on many toes in the course of his eight year stay in office but said he did so to bring his vision of transformation for the state to fruition. The post Why I stepped on many toes – Chime appeared first on

Sterling Bank celebrates Children Day

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Sterling Bank Plc have rolled out plans to celebrate the 2015 Children Day in Nigeria Top on the agenda is the presentation of gifts to eligible customers and the promotion of a social media campaign encouraging parents to post “selfies” taken with their children; following which followers/ fans are encouraged

Shell Cup: Okorocha College wins!

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Rochas Okorocha Foundation College, Ogboko Imo State, yesterday won the 2015 edition of the annual NNPC/Shell Cup. The post Shell Cup: Okorocha College wins!

Drogba leaves Chelsea for second time

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Didier Drogba's final Chelsea game ended in curious fashion as he was carried off by his team-mates during their 3-1 Premier League home victory over Sunderland on Sunday. The post Drogba leaves Chelsea for second time appeared first on Vanguard News.

My Party, Your Party, Our ‘Paddy Paddy’ Government

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In a few days from now, Nigerians will usher in a new set of leaders to administer the government for the next four years. May 29, 2015 – Nigeria's Democracy Day is a day many Nigerians and the world at large are looking forward to. On this day, the baton

Drogba, Mikel help Chelsea clinch title

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Ivorian legend Didier Drogba and Nigerian John Obi Mikel helped Chelsea defeat Crystal Palace 1-0 at the weekend and clinch the English Premier League title. The post Drogba, Mikel help Chelsea clinch title appeared first on Vanguard News.

Niger Delta stands behind Jonathan even in defeat — Evah

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Comrade Joseph Evah is National Coordinator, Ijaw Monitoring Group and former National Secretary, Ijaw Monitoring Group. In this interview, he says the people of Niger Delta are proud of President Goodluck Jonathan inspite of his defeat at the March 28 presidential election.

Mouka re-introduces ‘Mattress Swap’ campaign

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Mouka Limited has re-introduced the ‘Mattress Swap’ campaign to enable its existing customers and prospectives alike to exchange their old mattress for a new Mouka mattress at a discount. The 2015 Mouka ‘Mattress Swap’ offer which is expected to run for a period of one month between May 4th and

Only 6 of 275 rescued females are pregnant – NEMA

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The Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Muhammed Sidi, has said that only six of the 275 females rescued from the Sambisa Forest in Borno are pregnant. The post Only 6 of 275 rescued females are pregnant – NEMA appeared first on Vanguard News.