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Credit Suisse scandals prompt Switzerland to think unthinkable: punish bankers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Goldblum, REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann. Exasperation with Credit Suisse following a string of scandals is prompting Switzerland to rethink a system in which top bankers have been largely untouchable. Credit Suisse’s heavy losses from the collapse of family office Archegos and the decimation of billions of client investments backed by insolvent British financier Greensill have Read More…

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Commission engages supermarket operators on fake, substandard products

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: BBC. The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has engaged supermarket operators in the six geo-political zones with a view to ensuring effective consumer protection. The Commission also decried the influx of fake and substandard consumables products at supermarkets especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Executive Vice Chairman of Read More…

Nigeria Top Story

Buhari appoints Farouk Yahaya new army chief

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Nigerian Army. Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed a new army chief, the ministry of defence said in a statement on Thursday, following the death of the military head’s predecessor in a plane crash last week. President Buhari appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya who previously commanded troops operating in the northeast where security Read More…

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Lagos Govt. seeks safe, secure society for youth, residents

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government says the totality of its efforts in all areas of the state’s economy was geared toward ensuring a safe and secure society. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said this on Thursday in Ikeja, while presenting his administration’s achievements in the past two years. The occasion was tagged: ”Sanwo-Olu: 731 Days Read More…

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Lagos wins National Scientists Award

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. In picture above: Master Abah (middle) displays his Certificate. CREDITS: LASG Emerges 1st in Biology, 10th Overall Master Okocha Emmanuel Abah, a student of Sasa Community Senior High School, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos, has won the 1st position in Biology and 10th overall at the National Final Science Competitive Examination Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu commissions new bus terminal at Mafoluku to improve intra-city transport

Reading Time: 4 minutes Station to Serve Airport Passengers, Commuters in Surrounding Cities Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, declared open the Mafoluku Bus Terminal fully built by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) in collaboration with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The terminal is a gateway station that will serve Mafoluku, Oshodi, and Read More…