BVN enrolment hits 15million mark


The nationwide enrolment of banks’ Biometric Verification Numbers, BVN, has reached a landmark of 15 million customers, just as United Bank for Africa, UBA introduced a simplified process for registration. The post BVN enrolment hits 15million mark appeared first on Vanguard News.

Clients the big winners in Africa’s digital banking boom


Five years ago, Adu Adonyi would have had to spend an hour standing in the queue of a busy banking hall in Lagos to pay his utilities bills. Fast forward to present day, he now takes out his mobile phone and pays his bills at the touch of a button

Why Calabar port must work


There is no gainsaying the fact that Calabar Port is very strategic to the economic development of Nigeria, particularly the North-Central, South-South and South-East regions of the country. Besides, when functional, it will increase the volume of vessel traffic and cargo throughput in the port, decongest Lagos ports and reduce

New Movie ‘ONE FINE DAY’ is set for Release; Starring Joke Silva, Funke Akindele, Olu Jacobs, Frederick Leonard, and Bimbo Peters

A new movie that is up on our radar, and set to hit the screens is ‘One Fine Day’. The movie was directed by Desmond Elliot and stars Funke Akindele, Joke Silva, Olu Jacobs, Frederick Leonard, Benjamin Touitou, Memry Savanhu and introducing Bimbo Peters.

UN commences screening of Boko Haram victims for skills acquisition


The United Nations, UN, has commenced the screening of 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, for the first phase of providing means of livelihood and early recovery support scheme to victims of Boko Haram insurgency. The post UN commences screening of Boko Haram victims for skills acquisition appeared first on Vanguard

Construction industry marks time, waiting for Buhari


The triple combination of the inability of the Federal Government to roll out its economic policies, huge debt owed contractors and the advent of the rainy season, have brought activities in the nation’s construction industry to a near standstill. The post Construction industry marks time, waiting for Buhari appeared first

Maritime workers threaten ports mgt over unpaid wages


MARITIME Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, yesterday in Lagos, issued a 14-day ultimatum to Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, over eight months unpaid salaries to over 2, 500 dockworkers who are working as tally clerks and onboard security men at all ports formations nationwide. The post Maritime workers threaten ports mgt

APC Crisis: Oyegun’s exit isn’t a solution — Sen Alimikhena


Senator Francis Alimikhena, APC, Edo North is the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate and a retired military officer. In this interview with Vanguard, Senator Alimikhena, who is in his first term in the Senate and the only APC senator from the South-South, speaks on topical issues affecting the Senate

Acting INEC boss reconstitutes 14 c’ttees


ABUJA — The Acting Chairperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs Amina Zakari, yesterday, reconstituted 14 standing committees of the commission. The post Acting INEC boss reconstitutes 14 c’ttees appeared first on Vanguard News.

Behold The Man Of God Who Observe Sabbath On Monday


The Senior Pastor of Bible Believing Church Incorporated, Aba, Abia State, Kingsley Innocent has divulged what he does – favourites – aside church activities. According to The Sun publication, the Man of God, who is fondly called God of ”Talk-na-do”, revealed that Monday is his day of rest, a day

Again, PDP vows to reclaim power from APC in 2019


ABUJA — AGAIN, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has vowed to reclaim power from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019. The post Again, PDP vows to reclaim power from APC in 2019 appeared first on Vanguard News.

South Africa: CEO of MTN resigns as strike drags on

Ahmad Farroukh resigns at troubled MTN The chief executive of MTN’s South African unit has resigned, an internal statement by Africa’s largest mobile operator said on Monday, as a strike by 2,000 workers approaches its second month.

1st 100 days in office


Americans have a variety of political traditions. Each presidential election cycle, as is happening now, some of these traditions are replayed as the system makes its way towards meeting a crucial part of its democratic destiny and objective.