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Access Bank moves to block probe of IB acquisition

In a bid to forestall the the probe of how Access bank Plc acquired Intercontinental bank Plc by Financial Reporting Council of Nigerian FRCN, the outgoing managing Director of Access bank plc, Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and a Director of the bank Herbert Wigwe have dragged the organization before a Federal Hi...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Stranded tourists rescued after landslides block access to Obudu

By Citizens Platform A number of tourists were left stranded during the week, after two landslides occurred at the popular Obudu Cattle Ranch in Obudu, Cross River State. The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, deployed a helicopter from the Disaster Reduction Unit in Enugu to rescue those trapped, bu...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2013

World Bank to sponsor rural access project in 4 states

By Citizens platform The World Bank in partnership with French Development Agency under the Second Rural Access and Mobility Project will support development of rural communities in four Nigerian states. According to a statement by the World Bank, the project with the sum of US$ 230 million will develop rural...

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Posted on Oct 3, 2013

Fashola Says Denying Amaechi Access Is A Breach Of Right To Movement

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola on Saturday described the denial of Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi entrance to his Government House in Port Harcourt, as a breach of his fundamental human rights, stating however that no right is absolute. Fashola who was speaking at an occasion to mark h...

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Posted on Sep 14, 2013

Police Did not Deny Amaechi Access to his House — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has explained the circumstances surrounding the allegation by Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi that the Police denied him access to his residence at the Rivers State Government House. In a release signed by National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, the ...

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Posted on Sep 13, 2013

Tanker drivers heed FG’s directive to relocate from Lagos airport access road

By Citizens Platform In line with a directive by the Federal Government, petroleum tankers operating at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport have responded to the deadline to relocate from the airport access road to the new space provided for them by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. Reports re...

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Posted on Aug 20, 2013

Jonathan Refutes Denial of Access to Babangida

President Goodluck Jonathan has denied being turned down after requesting to visit former president, Ibrahim Babanginda to breakfast with him in Minna, as published as published by a newspaper, Peoples Daily. The president described the publication as an attempt to sow the seeds of discord in the country, and...

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Posted on Aug 6, 2013

Microsoft Helped NSA, FBI Access User Info

Microsoft Corp worked closely with U.S. intelligence services to help them intercept users’ communications, including letting the National Security Agency circumvent email encryption, the Guardian reported on Thursday. Citing top-secret documents provided by former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden, th...

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Posted on Jul 12, 2013

Over 32 Million Nigerians Use GSM To Access Web

The number of people accessing the Internet over GSM mobile networks in Nigeria has now reached 32.3 million, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Since the end of 2012, the number of people logging on to the worldwide web via their mobile device has increased from 30.9 million to 32.3 m...

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Posted on May 13, 2013

[PRESS RELEASE] BAGA: 642 in NEMA Camp, debunks allegation of being denied access to the Displaced Persons

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA has about 642 persons that are now in camp following their return from the bush after being displaced by the recent crisis in Baga, Kukawa local Government Area of Borno State. Coordinator of the Agency in charge of its North East zone, Mohammed Kanar disclosed t...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Apr 30, 2013

World Bank Advocates for a Greater Access to Finance for Women Farmers in Nigeria

By Citizensplatform The World Bank, in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria, is organizing a Technical Dialogue on Gender and Agriculture on May 2nd, 2013 in Abuja following innovative data and research on women’s participation in the agriculture sector in Nigeria that has been developed in th...

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Posted on Apr 30, 2013

Nigerian soldiers restrict access to genocide town of Baga

Rescue workers on Tuesday struggled to reach a remote Nigerian town where the military was restricting access after fierce clashes that killed 187 people, as a regional governor ordered a massive relief effort following the “barbaric” violence. The bloodshed in Baga on Lake Chad in northeast Niger...

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Posted on Apr 23, 2013

Access Bank releases first quarter of negatives

Nigeria’s Access Bank plc has published its unaudited first quarter result for this year, with nothing salutary, compared with last year’s performance. The bank that reported a gross earning N208 billion in 2012 and a PAT of N38.5 billion, has seen its first quarter earning slipping to N52.7 billi...

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Posted on Apr 8, 2013

Access Bank declares 60k dividend

Nigeria’s Access Bank has proposed a final dividend of 60k per share to all its shareholders for the financial year ended Dec.31, 2012 to bring its total dividend to 85k against the 50k paid in 2011. According to the bank’s 2012 audited result released by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the pro...

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Posted on Apr 4, 2013

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