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The brief: Fresh headache for Tinubu? Data breach; banking jobs going…


Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said its 2023 presidential ticket will not be given to any aspirant on a silver platter.

Standard Chartered Plc is closing about half its Nigerian branches in a pivot to digital banking, according to sources. The finance industry is currently under pressure from mobile money providers.

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says the country’s identity database was not breached by hackers as opposed to what some social media users had reportedly said.

2023: Nobody’ll Get Our Ticket On A Silver Platter, APC Tells Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said its 2023 presidential ticket will not be given to any aspirant on a silver platter.

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, said this while reacting to the public declaration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the party’s National Leader, in the 2023 presidential race.

Zulum Signs N269.6bn Budget, Child Protection Act Into Law

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State has signed into law, the 2022 budget passed by the State Assembly with a figure of N269.6 billion. The governor also signed two laws: Borno State Child Protection Act and Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act.

The signing took place on Monday at the Council Chamber of the Government House in Maiduguri, and it was attended by the Speaker of the State’s House of Assembly, Abdulkarim Lawan, and principal officers of the Assembly.

Standard Chartered To Shut Half Of Nigeria Branches

Standard Chartered Plc is closing about half its Nigerian branches in a pivot to digital banking, according to people familiar with the matter, as the finance industry comes under pressure from mobile money providers.

The London-listed lender’s local unit has already started to shut some offices in December and will eventually operate only 13 branches in the West African nation, a document seen by Bloomberg News showed, down from about 25 previously.

PODCAST: How Kaduna State Government Intends To Take Education “Seriously

The Government of Kaduna state has directed all public schools to migrate to four day working a week, meaning schools will be open for four days in a week.

The reason for this recent development is to increase productivity and work life balance. How will this affect the students? Click this link to listen to the podcast.

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FG Debunks Breach Of Nigeria’s Identity Database

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said the country’s identity database was not breached by hackers. Some social media users had reportedly said Nigeria’s identity database had been hit by cyber-attack.

But NIMC in a statement on Tuesday said its servers were not breached but are fully optimised at the highest international security levels as the custodian of the most important national database for Nigeria.

FLASHBACK: Two Months Ago, Fashola Said Tinubu Would Declare His Ambition In January

Sometimes, politicians have it all planned. At times, things happen by chance or so they make it look. But one thing that they are very good at doing is to leave the public guessing about their next move, even if the signs are clear.

On Monday, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), told journalists that he had informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his presidential ambition.

Death Certificate Reveals American Actress Betty White Died Of Stroke

Legendary American actress Betty White died after suffering a stroke six days prior, according to her death certificate.

The official cause of death listed on the Los Angeles County document obtained by CNN is a cerebrovascular accident, the medical term for a stroke; when blood flow to the brain is blocked causing impairment due to lack of oxygen.

Super Eagles Begin 19th AFCON Campaign With Pharaohs Test

Coach Augustine Eguavoen and his Super Eagles’ wards face a stern examination of their credentials when Nigeria and seven-time champions Egypt go for each other’s jugular in the opening match of Group D of the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations finals today at the 30,000 –capacity Stade Roumdé Adjia Garoua by 5pm.

Egypt swept the stakes at the first two editions of Africa’s flagship football competition, in 1957 and 1959, and then won on home soil in 1986 and in Burkina Faso 12 years later, before a hat-trick of consecutive titles in 2006, 2008 and 2010.





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