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By Prince Osuagwu
Financial solution platform, Eyowo Integrated Payment Limited has launched the Boost Your Business with Eyowo retail and business workshop series in Lagos. Themed “Driving Business growth with data,” the workshop is aimed at creating an avenue where retailers and business owners can learn how to improve business performance using modern tools and strategies.
Kickstarting the workshop, weekend, CEO, Eyowo, Tomi Amao, said Eyowo intends to solve the financial inclusion problems and making daily transactions seamless for businesses in Nigeria.

He said: “The boost your business retail seminar is one of many steps we are taking to achieve our … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: Chika Onyesi

The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has dismissed another 19 staff of the institution over certificate forgery.
A staff Certificate Verification Committee constituted by NECO management found the staff guilty of gaining employment using fake certificates.

According to a statement signed by the Head, Information and Public Relations NECO, Azeez Sani, the committee had been mandated to verify the certificate presented by a variety of staff at the time of employment.
While performing its assignment, the committee had invited staff with questionable credentials to appear before it.

The statement said following investigations, the affected staff confessed to working with forged certificates.
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FCMB: plays exemplary whistleblower role

By Akin Kuponiyi
First City Monument Bank has done a patriotic duty flagging a suspected account after an inflow of $54,000 and then doubling down by reporting the account to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for investigation.
The bank’s exemplary role came to light in a court filing by the EFCC asking a Federal High Court in Lagos to order the permanent forfeiture of the money to the Federal Government.
Ruling has been fixed for 27 March 2020.
The $54,000 was found in the domiciliary account of a firm, Asej Global Services, operated by one Ojo Temitope Francis.
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By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor & Juliet Umeh
A Cyber Security Company, Kaspersky, has revealed that there were more than 7,700 attacks carried out under fake dating apps just before the last Valentine celebration.
These attacks were mainly in Africa with countries like Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya, prominent on the list.

Kaspersky said countries attacked most often were South Africa, accounting for 58 per cent of all attacks in the region, Kenya 10percent and Nigeria four percent.
However, while Nigeria’s four percent share of the attack appears very minute, the devastating effect may be larger than imagined, considering that four … >>> Read Full Story



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Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has admitted that most of his players don’t have experience of playing in the Champions League, following their 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

Serge Gnabry scored twice, while Robert Lewandowski also got on the scoresheet, as the Bundesliga champions put up a show at Stamford Bridge.
The victory sealed Bayern’s place in the last-8 of the Champions League.

Lampard told BT Sport: “They need to understand the levels that the Champions League is when they get to the knockout stage.
“A lot of the players there today either haven’t played it, played maybe the Europa League, which is a … >>> Read Full Story



Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing

By Jethro lbileke
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said that the gap of infrastructural needs on major highways in the country is steadily being bridged by a gradual process of repairs, renewal and construction.
He stated this on Tuesday while commissioning a 0.69 kilometer road rehabilitated, and a 0.4 kilometer concrete-lined drain constructed by the ministry inside University of Benin, Edo state.
Fashola who was represented at the event by the Federal Controller of Work in Edo State, Engr. Oke Owhe, disclosed that the federal government has completed 18 out of the 43 … >>> Read Full Story



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WITH a firm will, the Boko Haram scourge can be ended within a short time. But do we have the will? Are those in authority willing to stop this war? Are we all not being sentimental about this Boko Haram thing?
We have to give it to them: our combined armed forces have been at it since the era of Yar’Adua-Jonathan and now Buhari, over 10 years and still counting. They have tried their best, especially having to confront the novel asymmetric style of warfare, where you cannot see the enemy and he keeps coming; he could be your … >>> Read Full Story