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BUSINESS DAY

How foreign players are changing the insurance industry

The growing influx of foreign investor into the Nigerian insurance industry is fast changing the landscape, strengthening competition and stifling weak and poorly capitalized firms.

 

The NATION

Senate in trouble over N4b contracts, 20 bank accounts

  • EFCC probes lawmaker’s assets missing on Code of Conduct Bureau form.
  • A senator is the subject of a massive probe for not executing N4 billion contracts awarded by the government of Delta State, The Nation learnt yesterday.

 

THE PUNCH

EFCC invites more senior CBN officials

Commission to send report to Presidency

The economic and Financial Crimes Commission has invited more senior officials of the Central bank of Nigeria a part of investigation into the alleged foreign exchange scam and other sharp practices with the apex bank. Reliable sources within the anti-graft agency said the investigation probing the scam believed strongly that the activities of some officials of the bank impacted negatively on the fortune of the naira and contributed to its drastic slump in recent months.

 

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

Senate amends Electoral Act, Okays card reader, addresses Kogi debacle

  • Says collated results to be electronically transmitted

The Senate, on Thursday, empowered the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) to conduct future elections using the electronic voting method and card reader.

 

NEW TELEGRAPH

 

Meningitis outbreak kills 282 in five states

  • Teacher : My daughter died due to lack of vaccine
  • Disease spreads to FCT, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kebbi, Kastina, Niger, Yobe

Despite allocating the sum of N32.57 billion for the maintenance of foreign mission in 2016 fiscal year; the Nigerian consulate in Hong Kong in facing law suit for more than N11.76 million (HK$290,000) in unpaid rent management fees for a flat owned by a company connected to once Asia’s richest woman, the late Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum.

 

VANGUARD

2019: Senate Okays card reader, electronic voting

  • Passes amendments to Electoral Act 2010
  • Empowers part to conduct fresh primaries in ‘Audu’s scenario’

Abuja- AHEAD of 2019 general elections, the senate, yesterday, passed amendment to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to use electronic voting conduct and transmission of results in the future elections.

 

DAILY SUN

2019: Nigerians to vote electronically

  • As Senate amends Electoral Act

The Senate, yesterday, passed an amendment to the 2010 Electoral act. In the new amendment, it approved the use of electronic voting in subsequent election, especially during the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

 

THE GUARDIAN

Senate Okays electronic voting, card reader for INEC

In the fresh amendment to the Electronic Act, the Senate has introduced the use of electronic voting in elections.

 

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