Access Bank’s Triple Honour At Emerging Markets Awards Shows Resilience, Says Analyst

[This Day] Foremost African financial institution and one of Nigeria’s Tier 1 banks, Access Bank Plc has emerged as Nigeria’s biggest winner at the 2016 EMEA Finance Banking Awards held by leading financial publication, EMEA Finance magazine, which a m…

[This Day] Foremost African financial institution and one of Nigeria's Tier 1 banks, Access Bank Plc has emerged as Nigeria's biggest winner at the 2016 EMEA Finance Banking Awards held by leading financial publication, EMEA Finance magazine, which a market analyst described last night as the resilience of the bank despite the challenging macroeconomic environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army, Civil Defence Chiefs Back Recognition for Vigilante Group

[This Day] Abuja -The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, the Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu and other stakeholders have expressed support for the recognition of the Vig…

[This Day] Abuja -The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, the Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu and other stakeholders have expressed support for the recognition of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) as a security arm of the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Falcons Yet to Receive Unpaid Allowances

[Daily Trust] In spite of Wednesday’s presidential directive that members of the Super Falcons be immediately paid their outstanding allowances, the eight-time Africa Women Cup of Nations winners are yet to be paid.

[Daily Trust] In spite of Wednesday's presidential directive that members of the Super Falcons be immediately paid their outstanding allowances, the eight-time Africa Women Cup of Nations winners are yet to be paid.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Releases Payments for Super Eagles, Falcons

[Premium Times] The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation has released the mandate to Central Bank of Nigeria for payment of naira equivalent of US$1,173,820.00 at N305/$ to Nigeria Football Federation to pay outstanding winning bonuses fo…

[Premium Times] The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation has released the mandate to Central Bank of Nigeria for payment of naira equivalent of US$1,173,820.00 at N305/$ to Nigeria Football Federation to pay outstanding winning bonuses for Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup Qualifying Matches and for the Super Falcons' participation in the 10th Women's Africa nations Cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Unhurt After Tent Collapse As Day of Reconciliation Event Cancelled

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma was left unhurt after a tent in which he was delivering a Day of Reconciliation address at Gopane, North West, collapsed during a storm, the Presidency said.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma was left unhurt after a tent in which he was delivering a Day of Reconciliation address at Gopane, North West, collapsed during a storm, the Presidency said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SABC Inquiry Nothing but a ‘Soap Opera’ – Ethekwini ANCYL

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) in eThekwini has reaffirmed its support for the SABC’s Hlaudi Motsoeneng and described the parliamentary inquiry into the fitness of the board of the public broadcaster to hold office as a “soap opera”.

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) in eThekwini has reaffirmed its support for the SABC's Hlaudi Motsoeneng and described the parliamentary inquiry into the fitness of the board of the public broadcaster to hold office as a "soap opera".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Sudan Rebel Leader Machar ‘Moving Freely Without Restriction in SA’

[News24Wire] South Sudan’s rebel group, the SPLM-IO has denied reports that its leader, former vice president Riek Machar was under house arrest in South Africa.

[News24Wire] South Sudan's rebel group, the SPLM-IO has denied reports that its leader, former vice president Riek Machar was under house arrest in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan