Kuru Condoles With Afenifere Leader Over Daughter’s Killing

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru, has condoled with the National Leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio-political Group, Afenifere, Chief Rueben Fasoranti over the killing of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin (nee Fasoranti) by yet to be identified murderers. The 58 years old Olakunrin who was killed on Friday at Kajola along the Sagamu – Ore road served the AMCON boss as Company Secretary and Legal Adviser when he was Managing Director/CEO of the erstwhile Enterprise Bank Limited. Kuru who condemned…

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Nigeria Symposium For Young And Emerging Leaders Holds July 12

The organisers of the Future Project has announced its roll call of panelists for the 2019 edition of The Nigeria Symposium for Young and Emerging Leaders, which comes up on Friday, July 12, 2019. With ‘Turning the Curve, Aligning Government Policy to our Realities,’ as theme for this year’s edition, the symposium remains a platform for robust engagement between public office holders and young people with a focus on socio-political structures, policy making, effectiveness of institutions and the extent to which they have been strengthened to perform. According to a…

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ICPC, AMCON In Collaborative Effort To Recover N5trillion Obligation

Some Board Members, Management and staff of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) led by Dr. Muiz Banire SAN (standing 5th from right); Managing Director/CEO, AMCON, Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru (standing 4th from left) in a group photograph with Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye (standing 5th from left) and other senior officials of ICPC when AMCON visited ICPC in Abuja…. Wednesday ———————————————————————————————————————————————————– By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye on…

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Buhari’s Government Mismanaging Nigeria’s Diversity – Obasanjo

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Rtd. General Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president of Nigeria has sounded a warning that Nigeria is fast losing its identity over what he termed “poor management of the nation’s diversity.” The former President who spoke at the international conference organised at Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo in Ogun State on Monday, declared that many citizens were unhappy with Nigeria that they wish to walk away from the country. Thousands of Nigerians flood different embassies across the country seeking for visas to depart Nigeria on daily basis with a large…

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Recovery Of N5trillion AMCON Debt Must Be Backed By Judiciary Support – Justice Kafarati

Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) (standing 4th from left in front row); Hon. Justice J.T. Tsoho (standing 4th from right) and other participating judges and organisers in a group photograph at the end of the seminar ———————————————————————————————————————————————— By Editor The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Hon. Justice A.A. Kafarati has again reminded the nation that the success of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) in the discharge of its recovery mandates would only be enhanced if other safety net…

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Nigeria: FAAN Commences Intensive Re-Assessment Of Runways

A section of Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, Imo State ————————————————————————————– Following the gradual deterioration of airport runways in the country, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it has commenced an intensive re-assessment of runways at the nation’s airports. They said the move is aimed at improving on the efficiency of the facilities, thereby forestalling potential accidents on the runways. Lately, there have been reports of near incidents across the nation’s airports some of which include airplanes overshooting the runway among others. Spokeswoman for FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu said…

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Debt Recovery: AMCON Takes Over Victory Park Estate, Lekki

Pursuant to its mandate of recovering bad debt for the federal government of Nigeria, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Tuesday sealed Victory Park Estate at Lekki, Lagos, in the enforcement of a court judgment issued by a Federal High Court in Ikoyi. AMCON is taking possession of the luxurious estate having been used as collateral in multiple banks by its owners. AMCON had earlier notified residents of the estate of the court judgment and its plan to take possession. The statement sent to the residents, which our…

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AMCON Boss, Ahmed Kuru Congratulates Leadership Of Nigeria’s 9th Assembly

By Editor Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK), has congratulated the principal officers of the 9th national assembly in both the Senate and House of Representatives on their emergence just as he urged them to make far reaching legislative contributions towards the development of Nigeria. Kuru in a letter to the lawmakers, expressed confidence in the abilities of these newly elected officials to deliver given their pedigrees both as politicians and representatives of the people. He said that they had the…

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2019 General Glections In Nigeria Fell Below Expectations – Intl. Observers

By Editor The joint Nigeria International Election Observation Mission of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Republican Institute (IRI) yesterday in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria disclosed that the 2019 general elections, which returned President Muhammadu Buhari and other political officials to power fell below the expectations of many Nigerians. The indictment was made while the Observation Mission made public its final report on the 2019 general elections organized by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which many believed favoured candidates of the ruling party over and above…

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Air Peace Announces Death Of Christian Iwarah, Its Communications Manager

Air Peace Airline, the late Iwarah, inset ——————————————————————————————————— By Editor With a heavy heart, the management and staff of Air Peace Limited has finally announced the sudden death of its Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Christian Iwarah. The Air Piece spokesman died on Friday June 7, 2019. As soon as the incident occurred, the social media space was awash with the news with friends and well-wishers exchanged condolences. A release from the airline said Iwarah was knocked down by a ‘negligent’ bus driver along the Lagos/Abeokuta expressway. Mr Iwarah, a lawyer…

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