NIGERIA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION ROCHDALE, UK CELEBRATE NIGERIA @ 59

…Innovates With Flag Raising and Black – History Month Gala Dinner Ahead of the forthcoming 59th Independence celebration of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Nigeria Community Association (NCA) Rochdale, United Kingdom, have reeled out top notch arrangements aimed at making the day worthy of its cause. NCA Rochdale, UK as gathered, is one of the leading socio-cultural organisations in the United Kingdom dedicated to the celebration and expansion of… Continue Reading

GTBank Fashion Weekend 2019: Get Ready For Africa’s Biggest Fashion Experience

This November, industry leaders, style connoisseurs and fashion enthusiasts from across the globe will converge in Lagos, Nigeria for the 4th edition of the GTBank Fashion Weekend. Holding Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of November 2019 at the GTCentre, Plot 1, Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, the 2-day event will put a spotlight on Africa’s emerging fashion industry whilst showcasing the talent and creativity of indigenous small businesses in the… Continue Reading

AFFC lauds Heritage Bank on youth, entertainment devt  

African Freestyle Football (AFFC) Championship 2019 in collaboration with World Freestyle Football Association (WFFA) have commended Heritage Bank Plc for its pivotal role in enhancing youth development and engendering the Nigeria’s entertainment space on the world’s stage. The 2019 African Freestyle Football Championship ended on a high note, with defending champion Abdul Titi Kone of Cote d’Ivoire emerging as the African Champion once again. This event marked the 2nd edition… Continue Reading

More trouble for VP Osinbajo: There is corruption in N-SIP programme –Magu  

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  Ibrahim Magu, has  claimed  there is corruption in  the National Social Investment Programme and Anchor Borrower’s Programme. The  Office of the Vice-President superintends   the  N-SIP while the Central Bank of Nigeria funds the Anchor Borrower’s Programme. Magu  called on civil society organisations to investigate the N-SIP. The EFCC chief  raised the alarm at the 15th Anti-Corruption Situation Room organised by… Continue Reading

CAMA 2019 Chats Way Forward For Nigeria’s Security, Economic and Political Stability

…Sanwo-olu, Ganduje, Nwoko, Kanu, Akiolu, Sunday Dare, Obasa, Akande, Rashida Yahaya Bello, others gears up for honour The much-awaited and much publicized glamorous event of class and panache, Classic Africa Merit Award (CAMA season 9), is on daily basis gaining momentum as D-day draws near as the evening of candor and splendor is all set to hold on Sunday 29th September, 2019. The event, which has been on the mouth… Continue Reading

We Partnered with Tony Elumelu Foundation to Create Economic Opportunities in Conflict Prone Regions – ICRC President Says

Tony Elumelu, Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation and ICRC President, Peter Maurer Calls for a new Private Sector Led approach to humanitarian development in Africa Collaboration between humanitarian and the private sector is critical for impact-driven intervention At the just concluded Forum organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), key speakers Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee… Continue Reading

Awwal Garba AD: A Major Player in the Global Business Sector with Investments across Vast Terrains

 “It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.” Denis Waitley Taking a cue from Waitley, it is safe to say since the soul is the power and core of who one is, fulfillment is therefore the feeling of being happy and satisfied with one’s life because of interesting, useful, or important things embarked upon. Alhaji Awwal Garba is a… Continue Reading

Sowore Reportedly Sick, Denied Treatment —- Deji Adeyanju

Activist and Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju has revealed that Sahara Reporters Publisher and former AAC Presidential Candidate, Omoyele Sowore is sick and reportedly being denied treatment. Sowore has been in detention ever since his arrest by the Department of State Security Service, DSS on August 3rd, 2019. Adeyanju, in a statement via his Facebook page, revealed that Sowore was not in good health. He wrote; “Just got news… Continue Reading

ROBBERY: 5 SUSPECTS LAND IN POLICE NET

Two suspected robbers, who hijacked a Taxify Toyota Corolla Sports in Lekki and three others that participated in the selling of the car to a dealer in Republic of Benin for the sum of N250,000:00 have been arrested by the Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS). The suspects: Michael Sosa (27), Nelson Benson (24), Idowu Dauda (30, Owolabi Shobayo, a.k.a Daju pa (29) and Biliaminu Abu, a.k.a Gengen (43)… Continue Reading

Tony Elumelu to Deliver Keynote Address at TICAD Africa Development Conference in Japan

Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and the Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), will speak at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), taking place in Yokohama, Japan from August 28 – 30, 2019. As the leading champion of entrepreneurship in Africa, Mr. Elumelu will ensure that the voice of a new generation of African entrepreneurs, capable of transforming the continent, is heard at the highest level…. Continue Reading

Obono-Obla Accuses VP Osinbajo of Supporting Fraudsters

Barrister Okoi Obono-Obla, the Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property, has accused Vice President Yemi Osinbajo supporting fraudsters to get off the hook of investigation. Obono-Obla, whose Abuja office was sealed off over the weekend on the orders of the Vice President, rapped that the number two citizen and pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God had been using his influence to shield fraudsters… Continue Reading

NO N9.9BN TRACED TO MY ACCOUNT – AMBODE

… Greets Buhari, APC, Lagosians For Sallah The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him. The former governor said no account of his contained N9.9bn let alone being frozen by the EFCC. He said in the spirit of Sallah and having… Continue Reading

Gbenga Daniel honoured, coaches youth on leadership, self independence

The celebrated former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has continued to be an inspiration to the younger generation through his intentional dedication of his time and resources with a true belief that they are indeed tomorrow’s future. A typical example of this came to the fore when OGD, as popularly called, took a break and graced an event organised by the vibrant youths of University of Lagos to… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Court grants El-Zakzaky permission to travel

Kaduna High Court on Monday granted the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky leave to go to India for medical treatment. Police had early tightened security in the Kaduna metropolis ahead of the hearing of the bail application of the IMN leader and his wife, Zeenat. The court held that the IMN leader and his wife would be accompanied by the officials of the Kaduna State government… Continue Reading

Nigeria Back to Repressive Days of Abacha Regime, Says Soyinka

• Groups urge unconditional release of activist • ‘His plot is to topple democratic government’ • Buhari warns planners of revolution   The condemnation of the arrest of Omoyele Sowore continued yesterday with the Noble laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, lamenting that the country had been thrown into a cycle of suppression of citizens’ rights. The police, at the weekend accused Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow protests and the Global Coalition… Continue Reading

Glo outperforms others in internet subscriber acquisition in June

Digital Transformation Leader, Globacom, has topped gainers’ chart in the latest statistics of Internet subscribers released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the month of June. Indeed, June was a difficult month for the industry generally, as the total number of internet subscribers dropped by a whopping 332,338 from 122,624,417 in May to 122,292,079 in June.  The bulwark against complete free fall came from Globacom and Airtel who recorded… Continue Reading

POLICE ARREST COMPUTER VILLAGE ‘BIG BOY’ WHO BUYS STOLEN PHONES FROM ARMED ROBBERS

A notorious phone dealer, Da-Silva, who specialized in buying mobile phones from armed robbers, cultists and pickpockets operating in Ogun and Lagos State has disclosed that he buys over 30 phones a week and made between N25,000 and N30,000 daily from buying and selling robbed phones. After almost three months of relentless hunt, the suspect was last week Wednesday arrested by the Decoy Team of the Lagos State Rapid Response… Continue Reading

Chiemela Iroha, Gringory’s Son: Our Kidnappers Were Fulani Herdsmen

The son of the late comedian, James Iroha, alias Giringori, one of five persons kidnapped along Sagamu-Benin-Ore Expressway last Thursday has narrated their experience in the hands of their abductors. Iroha, abducted alongside four others narrated their ordeal at the police officers mess in Abeokuta following their rescue by the Ogun State Police Command on Saturday. According to him, they were made to treck some 30 kilometers into the forest… Continue Reading

Press Release: Free Sowore Now

The attention of the Centre for Change has been drawn to the arrest of Mr Omoyele Sowore by men of DSS. The arrest coming ahead of the Monday protest he and others are spearheading suggests a fleding culture of intolerance that may be gripping the country. Except he has committed any other offence that we are not aware of ,calling a protest cannot be a crime under any law to… Continue Reading

Police Rescue Remaining Four Kidnap Victims In Ogun

The Police in Ogun State on Saturday rescued the remaining four victims of kidnapping at J3 Area in Ogbere axis of Ogun State It will be recalled that the only female among them, Deaconess Chidinma Ibelegbo, was rescued in the early hours of the day with an assurance that the remaining four would be rescued unhurt

Press Release: Indecent Advertising Truck at Lekki Toll gate

The attention of the Lagos State Signage & Advertisement Agency(LASAA), has been drawn to a viral video on social media of a ​ queer display of semi-nude women in an outdoor Mobile advertising truck around the Lekki/Ikoyi toll gate . While the agency is working on ascertaining the status of the truck with Lagos State plate number.APP713XL, we wish to state, without equivocation that, no outdoor mobile advert truck within… Continue Reading

Police Rescue One Of The 5 Abducted Redeemed Pastors

The Ogun Police Command said it has rescued one of the five pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God who were abducted on Thursday around J3 forest on Ogbere road, in Ijebu-East local government area of the state. The Police said the only woman among the five victims, identified as Mrs. Ibelegbo Chidimma, was rescued early Saturday morning and would soon be taken to the convention ground. The Police… Continue Reading

SaharaReporters publisher Omoyele Sowore arrested

The publisher of SaharaReporters and the presidential candidate if the African Action Congress in the last presidential election in Nigerian has been arrested by men suspected to operatives of the Department of State Services. Omoyele Sowore was arrested in his residence in the early hours of Saturday, his associate said in a statement. “Operatives of the Department of State Services have arrested pro-democracy activist and the convener of #RevolutionNow Protests,… Continue Reading

Five RCCG pastors abducted on the way to Convention

The General Superintendent of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday announced the abduction of five pastors of the church on their way to the Annual Holy Ghost Convention. The five pastors, whose identity has yet to be revealed, were reportedly abducted at Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. “They were coming from the Southwest state of Ondo, or so,” said a senior pastor in the Church who did… Continue Reading

DECLARATION OF ACTION FOR AUGUST 5 2019: DAYS OF RAGE PROTESTS

The Coalition for Revolution, CORE, a political movement of the Nigerian masses and youth raising up from its meeting held on 24 July 2019 at the National Secretariat (Right House) of the Committee For the Defense of Human Rights, CDHR, declared total support for protest movement of the Nigerian masses and youth to commence from August 5 2019. CORE a growing coalition made up of pro-masses political parties, labour and… Continue Reading

Corrupt billionaire Jeddy Agba may become minister of state for petroleum

Goddy Jeddy Agba should be cooling himself in Kirikiri prison on life sentence if Nigeria was China. But this is Nigeria where the rich like him walk the streets freely after helping themselves to the wealth of the nation. Jeddy who was the former Group General Manager of the NNPC, specifically in charge of the Crude Oil Marketing Division that brings the billions of dollars to the nation we can… Continue Reading

HOW HOUSEMAID AGENT PLANT MAIDS TO STEAL EMPLOYER’S N450,000 SET OF JEWELRY

• Plans to Hypnotize victim from suspecting theft The operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad a unit of the Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a house maid agent who specializes in assisting people to get maids with the motive of using them to them to abscond with money, jewelry and other belongings of their employers. Francis Okputu, 37 years old a former drycleaner who turned house help… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK PARTNERS EVENTFUL TO SUPPORT SMEs IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY

    L – R: Mrs. Yewande Zaccheaus, Chief Executive Officer, Eventful Nigeria Limited and convener of the Fashion Souk; Her Excellency Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, Wife of the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited at the Fashion Souk, recently held in Lagos. As part of efforts to provide access to market and provide opportunities for entrepreneurs in the Small Medium… Continue Reading

JIM OVIA URGES EMEFIELE TO CREATE THE ENABLING ENVIRONMENT THAT WILL EMPOWER THE NIGERIAN YOUTHS

        L – R: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN (GCON); CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele (CON); Wife of the CBN Governor, Mrs Margaret Emefiele; and Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia (CON) at a reception organised by the private sector in honour of the CBN Governor at the Civic Centre, following a family thanksgiving service at the Catholic Church of Assumption, Falomo, Lagos, on Sunday. The… Continue Reading

At The Unveiling Of The Book, The Hidden Substance By Alonge Michae

Penultimate Thursday, precisely 27th of June, 2019, The Hidden Substance, a motivational Book by journalist and online news media publisher, Alonge Michael ‘Dele was unveiled at the prestigious Imperial Hall, Alausa area of Lagos. In the author’s speech, Alonge said, “Speechless is the way i feel looking at all the adorable faces within the four walls of this hall that graced my first-ever intellectual compilation, The Hidden Substance. Sincerely I don’t… Continue Reading

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