Monthly Archives: July 2018

JUST IN; FIRE OUTBREAK AT ECOBANK HEAD OFFICE

  A fire broke out at Ecobank Head Office in Kofo Abayomi Victoria Island at about 9am this morning. The fire according to sources, was caused by a diesel tanker which was discharging fuel at the bank premises. The fire which razed a huge part of the building fortunately did not spread to neighboring buildings. The staff of Ecobank succeeded

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Developing Countries Lost Over $ 1 Trillion To Illicit Financial Flows

WakeUpAfrica assessment of the 2017 Global Financial Integrity report, has revealed that illicit financial flows (IFFs) from developing and emerging economies kept pace at nearly US$1 Trillion in 2014. The report pegs illicit financial outflows at 4.2-6.6 percent of developing countries total trade in 2014, the last year for which comprehensive data are available. Titled “Illicit Financial Flows to and

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TIV PROFESSIONALS WARN ABOUT RECENT HAPPENINGS IN BENUE STATE

Benue State has been in the news since the Governor Samuel Ortom decamped from APC to PDP, his decampment finally put the stories to rest as the governor claimed that the youths of Benue State forced him to leave his party. However, in a twist of events, 12 APC lawmakers in the state has served Gov Ortom an impeachment notice.

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IMO STATE DEPUTY GOVERNOR MADUMERE FINALLY IMPEACHED

These are not good times for the Deputy Governor of Imo State Eze Madumere, because he was finally impeached by 19 out of the 27 Imo State House of Assembly members yesterday in Owerri amidst high security presence. The Deputy Governor had been facing allegations of gross misconduct by a 7 man panel, and was almost impeached early in July

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SEASON OF DEFECTIONS, A WAKE UP CALL FOR THE NIGERIAN YOUTH

There has never been a time when Nigerian youths need to wake up and get more involved in the political process than a time like this. In the past few days, Nigerians have witnessed many of their lawmakers, and politicians move from one party to the other, with the major exodus happening from APC to PDP. While many of them

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