Just In : Nasarawa APC chairman found dead

Philip Shekwo, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, has been  Armed men abducted Shekwo from his residence in Lafia, the state capital, on Saturday night. They were said to have exchanged gunfire with the security detail attached to the APC chairman before whisking him away. Bola Longe, police commissioner in the state who confirmed the incident, had said his men were combing forests and flashpoints to… Continue Reading

Transcorp Hilton Abuja Wins Four Awards at 2020 World Travel Awards

  Named Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the Sixth Consecutive Year   Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been honoured with four (4) awards including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the sixth consecutive year at the 27th annual World Travel Awards.  The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, also won the awards for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel and Nigeria’s… Continue Reading

Biden will receive @POTUS Twitter account on Jan. 20 even if Trump doesn’t concede, company says

President-elect Joe Biden will receive the @POTUS Twitter handle as soon as he is inaugurated to the White House in January regardless of whether President Trump concedes before then, Twitter announced Friday. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to The Hill that the tech giant is “actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021,” which also includes @whitehouse, @VP, @FLOTUS, and a number of other official accounts. The process… Continue Reading

GTBank Releases Q3 2020 Unaudited Results

…….. Reports Profit before Tax of ₦167.4 Billion Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its unaudited financial results for the period ended September 30, 2020 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. The 3rd Quarter result shows improved performance across key financial metrics, reaffirming the Bank’s capability to navigate the current economic challenges occasioned by impact of COVID 19 on World economies. The performance reflects its position as one of… Continue Reading

REVEALED! TRAVAILS THAT LED TO ALBERT OKUMAGBA’S SUDDEN DEATH

                                                       That Delta State Big Boy and Group Managing Director, BGL Securities, Albert Okumagba who died a couple of hours back as a result of complications arising from heart attack had encountered some trouble times which ostensibly culminated into his untimely death is no… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK PROMOTES FINANCIAL INCLUSION AMONGST CHILDREN WITH KIDSFIRST AND MEFIRST ACCOUNTS

                                First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider has announced its variant account products – KidsFirst and MeFirst – created to encourage the right savings culture among children from 0 – 17 years. The offerings have relevant enhancements including appropriate parental guidance and financial discipline for children as they grow… Continue Reading

New Pfizer Results: Coronavirus Vaccine Is Safe and 95% Effective

                          The drug maker Pfizer said on Wednesday that its coronavirus vaccine was 95 percent effective and had no serious side effects — the first set of complete results from a late-stage vaccine trial as Covid-19 cases skyrocket around the globe. The data showed that the vaccine prevented mild and severe forms of Covid-19, the company said. And it… Continue Reading

COVID-19 vaccine discovery responsible for petrol pump price hike – Minister

                           The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, said the hike in petrol pump price is due to discovery of coronavirus vaccine. Days back the price of crude oil in international market tilted up and arising from the increase, petrol pump price followed same pattern jumping from N158 to N168. Sylva attributed the upward trend to… Continue Reading

PEACE GLOBAL DEBT: HOW WEMA BANK DECEIVED AMCON

            Just when an Abuja Federal High Court is set to deliver Ruling on 24 November, 2020, the motion brought before it by Peace Global Satellite Communication over an ex-parte order secured by AMCON, the AMCON Receiver is threatening the obligor to move out of the property. This according to the Chief Executive of Peace Global Satellite Communication is even happening when the matter which… Continue Reading

UNILAG: Buhari orders reinstatement of Ogundipe as Vice Chancellor

                            *Also orders dissolution of university’s governing council Says school’s governing council failed to give Ogundipe fair hearing before removal *As he approvals report of visitation panel. President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered immediate reinstatement of Professor Oluwatoyin Ogindipe as Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos. On the other hand,the president ordered immediate dissolution of the Governing… Continue Reading

BREAKING: CBN gets court order to freeze accounts of #EndSARS promoters

The federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted the Central Bank of Nigeria’s request to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company linked to the #EndSARS protests, TheCable can report.  A document seen by TheCable showed that the CBN filed the request on October 20, 2020, and the court granted the request on November 5. Here is the full list of the affected Nigerians :… Continue Reading

It’s A Thing of Pride to Graduate from Ojodu Grammar School’

                                  Mrs Bolaji Oke Fajaso is no doubt one of the Old Students making Ojodu Grammar School proud. Since graduating from the school 25 years ago, she has successfully proceeded to conquer other grounds professionally. This beautiful woman of substance is the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Elite Magazine. She is also an event planner and a… Continue Reading

Senate queries Lai on N19m travel expenses during lockdown

                                  The Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation, on Tuesday, queried the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, over how the ministry expended N19m on international travel during the COVID-19 lockdown period. Mohammed appeared before the Senate Committee on Tuesday to defend the 2021 budget estimates of his ministry. Trouble started when… Continue Reading

FG’s ATTEMPT TO REGULATE SOCIAL MEDIA WILL FAIL AND IS LAUGHABLE- PASTOR ADEBOYE

                           The proposed plans by the federal government to regulate the use of social media is laughable and will fail in Nigeria’, this is according to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye. The highly revered man of God made this known on Sunday, November 2, through the Assistant General Overseer… Continue Reading

EFCC grills Fowler over fraud allegations against Alpha Beta

                         The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is presently interrogating a former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler, over the N100 billion tax evasion allegations levelled against a tax firm, Alpha Beta Consulting. Fowler, who was also a former Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, responded to an invitation from the EFCC on Monday…. Continue Reading

When a Bank Puts SMEs First

                                Last week will go down as one of the most challenging weeks, if not the most challenging, Nigeria has faced in 2020. What started out weeks before as very well-organised peaceful protests by young Nigerians campaigning to #EndSARS, was supplanted by hoodlums engaging in wanton looting, arson and destruction of public and private properties… Continue Reading

Oyewale Femi emerges NAOSRE President, vows to set the pace for security reportage

The National Association of Online Security Reporters, NAOSRE, on Thursday in Lagos, elected Mr. Oyewale Femi as its new President.     Femi, an experienced journalist who is the publisher–Editor-in-Chief of Sahara Weekly and Sahara TV,  is to preside over the association’s affairs in the next two years. In his acceptance speech, the new President thanked the electoral body, NAOSREC, for conducting a hitch free election. He also thanked the… Continue Reading

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s ex-finance minister and nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, WTO,  has emerged winner of the highly competitive race. The former minister According to TheCable, polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister  opponent, at the final stage of the race She has broken many records, including becoming the first African to occupy win that office… Continue Reading

CAMA 2020 SET TO CHAT ROADMAP FOR ECONOMIC RECOVERY POST COVID-19

Come Sunday, November 8, 2020, all roads would lead to the prestigious Sheraton Hotel, Lagos for the 10th edition of Classic Africa Merit Award tagged CAMA 2020 to celebrate the 11th anniversary of Classic International Magazine. The publisher of Classic International Magazine, Dave Agwazim inundated the media that the theme of this year’s event is is “Post COVID-19: Roadmap to Economic and Political Stability in Nigeria”, the event under the… Continue Reading

EndSars Akotogbo Royal Council Pays Solidarity visit to Jegun Of Idepe Okitipupa

On Monday, 26 October, 2020 the Akotogbo Traditional Royal Council led the Regent Of Akotogbo Kingdom, High Chief Iwalewa Emoruwa, paid a solidarity visit to the Jegun Of Idepe Okitipupa, HRM, Oba Michael Adetoye Obatuga over the mayhem that was unleashed on the town on Thursday 22 October, 2020. The royal team condemned the wanton destructions of government and private properties amidst the ENDSARS protests. The high powered Larogbo Royal… Continue Reading

Pendulum: Let Someone Remind President Buhari of Lagos State…..By Dele Momodu

                          Fellow Nigerians, it is difficult to imagine the amount of mayhem that visited Lagos this week. Let me just put it bluntly, our worst nightmares became reality, in a jiffy. The peace and tranquillity that Lagos had enjoyed for decades as the heartbeat of Nigeria was shattered into smithereens within a twinkle of an eye. On Tuesday,… Continue Reading

Sanwo-Olu eases Lagos curfew from 8am to 6pmq

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced ease in curfew to allow movement from 8am to 6pm from Saturday. Sanwo-Olu declared a curfew on Tuesday when hoodlums and arsonist hijacked the #EndSARS protests. The curfew was imposed on Tuesday by the state government to douse the tension generated by the end sars protest in the state

#EndSARS: Lagos declares 24-hour curfew

                              Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state effective 4pm Tuesday (today). The governor made this known in a statement while lamenting that the protests against police brutality and extrajudicial killings had morphed into violence. He said, “I have watched with shock how what began as a peaceful #EndSARS protest… Continue Reading

Exposed!! Justice Oguntade’s former wife, Modupe insatiable appetite for money + how she cost her husband UK ambassadorial job

                            In 2015 after the present administration came into office, they sacked almost all the serving career and non career ambassadors and set out to instal their own persons. One of the juiciest ambassadorial post in Nigeria if not the juiciest is the Nigeria High commissioner to the United Kingdom. Due to the volume of human resources… Continue Reading

Another tanker explosion on the notorious Otedola bridge

                           For the umpteenth time, there has been yet another tanker explosion on the notorious Otedola Bridge, Lagos.According to reports, two tankers laden with fuel exploded early hours of Saturday (2 am).The number of casualties as at press time uncertain. Details later 

Rotary Club of Ikeja Inducts Dotun Lampejo as New President

                             Rotary Club Of Ikeja has inducted  Rotarian ‘Dotun Lampejo as the new President to run the club for the new  Rotary year, 2020 /2021. The Investiture ceremony which took place in Sheraton Hotel Ikeja also afforded families and friends to join the ceremony virtually and also witnessed induction of the Board of Directors for the new… Continue Reading

No State Fights Corruption In Nigeria More Than Kano – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has said no state is fighting corruption in Nigeria more than his state, being the only one in the entire federation with a ‘vibrant’ anti-corruption agency to mitigate the problem. He stated this on Thursday during the International Ombudsman Day celebration held at the Kano Anti-Corruption Institute (KANCI) in Kano. Represented by the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Lawan Musa Abdullahi,… Continue Reading

IBEDC CELEBRATES CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK, SAYS IT IS COMMITTED TO EXCELLENT SERVICE DELIVERY.

The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) has joined the world to kick off the 2020 Customer Service Week, with the international theme for this year as “Dream team”. At IBEDC our 2020 Customer Service goal is geared towards taking service delivery to higher heights through customer centric initiatives that will enable us attend and resolve our customer enquiries, complaints, fault clearing etc. speedily and efficiently across the… Continue Reading

Every sponsor of terrorism in Nigeria will not see new year ― Pastor Adeboye

                     The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, in Lagos on Sunday prayed that all terrorists and their sponsors will not see the new year.Adeboye made the declaration during the Thanksgiving Sunday Service held at the Throne of Grace Church in Lagos.Adeboye also assured Nigerians that the Almighty God will arise against those pretending to… Continue Reading

ERIC OSAGIE DEBUTS WITH THISNIGERIA NEWSPAPER

                            The vibrant Nigerian media has witnessed a new entrant into its fold. Former Managing Director/Editor-in-chief of The Sun newspaper, Mr Eric Osagie, is out with THISNIGERIA, a quality newspaper, which debuted on Monday September 28, 2020. The newspaper in its premier edition features exclusive interview with former Kaduna State governor, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar, who spoke… Continue Reading

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