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    NDIC Faults Okereke-Onyuike’s Call To Merge NDIC With AMCON

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    The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has faulted the call of the former director-general, Nigerian Stock Exchange(NSE) Dr. Ndidi Okereke-Onyuike, to merge the corporation with Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), noting that the remarks is a glaring indication that the Ex-DG of NSE clearly lacked adequate understanding of the roles of NDIC in the…

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    Why Most Insurance Firms Are Not Paying Dividends

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    Shareholders of listed insurance companies in the country may have to wait longer to get dividends, as insurers battle negative reserves, LEADERSHIP learnt. Following the capital market crash that occurred in the country in 2008, most underwriters who had invested heavily in equities have their accounts in negative, while the share value of insurance stocks,…

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  • FOMWAN Charges FG On Rehabilitation of 21 Released Chibok Girls

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    The Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has charged the Federal Government to expedite action on the full rehabilitation of the recently released 21 Chibok girls and reinstate them back into the society. Their education, safety and wellbeing, according to the organisation, should be top priority, stating this would give the abducted girls…

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  • FG Urged To Adopt Kenya Option On Prisons Decongestion

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    The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged the federal government to adopt Kenya option to decongest prisons in the country. Yesterday, Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, freed 7000 prisoners in the country to decongest the prisons and also to make room for incoming corruption offenders. While applauding this intervention, MURIC applauds President Kenyatta’s visionary and humanitarian…

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    Med-view NUJ Media Games To Begin Oct 24

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    All is set for the 2016 edition of the Med-view National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Games expected to kick-off on Monday, October 24, at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The games, co-sponsored by soft drink-making company, Big Cola, would see 16 media chapels compete for glory in football, scrabble, table tennis, basketball, among others. Speaking…

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    Obasanjo Leads LAPO Deliberation On Food Security

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    Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo is expected to lead discussions on ‘Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria’ at this year’s 23rd Annual LAPO Development Forum scheduled to hold in Abuja this week. The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, is expected to be Special Guest of Honour at the event scheduled…

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  • Premium Pension Wins Double Awards

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    An Abuja-based Pension Fund Administrator (PFA), Premium Pension Limited won double awards at the recently concluded Africa Pension Awards, organised by the National Pension Commission (PenCom) in conjunction with Pension and Investments/World Pension Summit, Amsterdam, held in Abuja. The PFA was awarded for ‘Driving Inclusive Coverage of Pension’ and ‘Excellence in Corporate Governance’. Reacting to…

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    African Countries Must Incorporate Informal Sector in Pension Schemes – Obasanjo

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    Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has called for inclusion of the informal sector into the pension schemes across African countries. The ex-president, while speaking at the ongoing World Pension Summit (WPS) Africa Special in Abuja, yesterday, said poor coverage and non-inclusion of the private sector, the self-employed and informal segment which is increasingly becoming…

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