Business

Nigeria plans clampdown on shell companies

The Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, has announced an upcoming crackdown on ghost businesses across the country, amidst concerns about lax regulation of companies’ financial dealings. The head of the agency, Moddibo Tukur, said during a visit to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday that the businesses that were registered without physical addresses constitute […]

Interviews

2018 Africa SME Roundtable: We’re fully ready to host Africa — DG, Bayelsa MEDA

Bayelsa State is set to host global leaders storming Yenagoa, the state capital, within the week for the 2018 Africa SME Roundtable. Mr Ebiekure Jasper Eradiri, Director-General of Bayelsa State Microfinance and Enterprise Development Agency (BYMEDA), briefed newsmen on the three-day event. For the benefit of those who have never heard of or had contacts with […]

General

Kidnappers of Siasia’s mother demand N70m ransom

The abductors of Mrs. Beauty Siasia, mother of ex-Super Eagles coach and striker, Samson Siasia, has reportedly demanded N70 million for her release. It was gathered that Samson Siasia, has spoken to his mother and two others abducted from their homes in Odoni community in Sagbama Local Government Area Bayelsa State by unknown gunmen. One […]