Allegations of money laundering, tax evasion trail Rev. Mother Ajayi’s suspected ban from UK

Share this on WhatsAppWho is after Reverend Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi, the General Overseer of Love of Christ (LOC) Generation Church, United Kingdom? This is the mind-boggling question that has been troubling many of her admirers and followers. The highly revered evangelist, preacher, motivational speaker and philanthropist has become a subject of derision among some Nigerians living abroad, especially in the United Kingdom, where her church is based. The church, which sources said is small, is reportedly located in Clapham, London. Sources disclosed that Iya Adura, as Rev’d Mother Ajayi…

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Breaking: Abuja, Lagos airports to open July 8

Share this on WhatsAppThe Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, are to resume domestic operations on Wednesday, July 8. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced this on his twitter handle on Wednesday night. He said a date for commencement of international flights would be announced in due course. The minister disclosed that Lagos and Abuja airports would resume operations on July 8, while Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri airports are to resume operations on July 11 and other airports would start operations on…

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COVID-19: No plan to increase fares -NURTW

Share this on WhatsAppThe National Union of Road Transport Workers, on Wednesday, says it is not the intention of the union or its place to increase the cost of transportation in the country. Mr Kabiru Yau, Acting General Secretary of the union, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria said the vehicle owners rather than the workers union were responsible for any increase. Yau was reacting to an earlier publication in the media where the union requested for government ‘s support in the form of Transport Subsidy or it will…

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Breaking: FG jerks up petrol pump price

Share this on WhatsAppThe Federal Government has revised the price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol. This was disclosed by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) today Tuesday, July 1. Consequently, the agency has announced a new price band of N140.80 to N143.80 per litre. National Infinity reports that the PPPRA had revised the price of petrol to between N121.50 to N123.50 per litre on May 30. Specifically, the PPPRA communicated the new petrol price to marketers in a circular released on Wednesday. The decision was based on rising…

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National Assembly suspends recruitment for 774,000 jobs

Share this on WhatsAppThe National Assembly on Wednesday announced the suspension of the Special Public Works programme under the National Directorate of Employment to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic. The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, had approved the engagement of 774, 000 Nigerians under the scheme. By the arrangement, 1, 000 Nigerians who would earn N20,000 each on a monthly basis for three months are expected to be recruited in each of the 774 local government areas, of the country. The programme was expected to take off in October…

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Access Bank celebrates as Tracy Batta is listed in Forbes Africa 30 under 30

Share this on WhatsAppHelping female businesses grow through discounted access to finance is one of the many unique value propositions under the Access Bank’s W Initiative. Tracy Batta, co-founder, SmoothieExpress and a W Power Loan beneficiary recently emerged on Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30 list. Tracy Batta co-owns Smoothie Express, a healthy focused brand known for providing consumers with healthy fast foods. Prior to her recognition under the 2020 class of Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30, Tracy was recognized under Business Day’s Top100 Fastest Growing SMEs. She has since grown…

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Castrate rapists -Afe Babalola urges FG

Share this on WhatsAppAare Afe Babalola, respected legal luminary and founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, has sought an amendment to laws relating to rape to prescribe outright castration of offenders. Babalola, observed that the present stipulation of imprisonment for culprits was not severe enough, also called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on rape matters. In a statement by the Head, Corporate Affairs of the institution, Tunde Olofintila, Babalola said, “The prevalence of rape cases is not only alarming but worrisome. It is worrisome in…

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Oke to battle Akeredolu for Ondo APC ticket

Share this on WhatsAppA governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in the Ondo State governorship election, Barr. Olusola Oke, has submitted his nomination and expression of interest forms. He was accompanied to the national headquarters of the party by his supporters from the state. Oke said, “during the last (general) election, our party lost two senators and the presidential election due to bad leadership and anti-party activities. “I am here to present my nomination and expression of interest forms for the Ondo Governorship election. “Why indirect…

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UBA’s Business Series host Aitel boss

Share this on WhatsAppIn its continuous attempt to support the growth and sustainability of small and medium scale businesses in Nigeria and Africa, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc will be hosting the UBA Business Series on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The UBA Business Series, which is held quarterly, is a capacity building initiative where leading business leaders share insights on best business practices on how entrepreneurs can build a sustainable business empire especially in the challenging business environment in Africa. In this edition, which will be held via Microsoft…

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Kogi Gov, Bello at war with NCDC over CJ’s death

Share this on WhatsAppThe Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has disagreed with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on the cause of the death of  the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajana. Justice Ajana died on Sunday in the Gwagwalada COVID-19 isolation centre. But the governor, who was speaking at the third day prayers for the deceased on Tuesday, said the late Chief Judge died a natural death, urged the people not to attribute his death to anything else. He said, “Don’t  give in to fear and evil of the…

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COVID-19: Ondo Gov, Akeredolu test positive

Share this on WhatsAppGovernor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tested positive for coronavirus. Akeredolu confirmed his status via his Twitter handle on Tuesday. He tweeted, “Today, I tested positive for #COVID19. All is well. I’m asymptomatic and have been self-isolating. Work continues. Your continued prayers over my well being are most appreciated.” In a video attached to the tweet, Akeredolu said he took the COVID-19 test after being treated for malaria. The governor explained that he was advised to take the COVID-19 test by a governor at the All Progressives Congress…

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More details emerge on how Ibidun Ighodalo really died

Share this on WhatsAppMore details have emerged on how Ibidun Ighodalo, a former beauty queen and wife of Ituah Ighodalo, Senior Pastor of Trinity House Church, Lagos, died. It will be recalled that the former Miss Lux died in the early hours of Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.The woman, who would have clocked 40 years of age on July 19, reportedly died of a heart attack in her sleep. A seasoned event planner, Ibidun was said to have been in Bayelsa and Rivers states to help…

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Maize scarcity, high cost may kill poultry business -Poultry Farmers cry out

Share this on WhatsAppPoultry farmers in Nigeria have decried the scarcity and continuous rise in the price of maize, stressing that it posed a major threat to their businesses and food security in the country. Maize, which constitutes over 50 per cent of poultry feed, is currently very scarce; and where available, the prices have skyrocketed and cannot be afforded by the majority of the poultry farmers.    Mrs. Blessing Dominic, a Plateau State-based poultry farmer who rears both broiler and layer birds, said her birds no longer feed properly due…

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Photos: Tears, tight security as ex-Gov, Ajimobi is buried in Ibadan

Share this on WhatsAppThe remains of the late acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress and immediate past governor of Oyo State, Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi was this morning laid to rest amid tears and tight security at his residence in Ibadan. Ajimobi was buried according to Islamic rites at his 6th Avenue, Yemoja Street, Oluyole Estate residence in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital at 10.05 am. The Agodi GRA, which was the preferred choice by the Ajimobi family, was reportedly not approved by the Oyo State Government on the ground that…

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FirstBank empowers women through FIRSTGEM online community

Share this on WhatsAppFirst Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that its all-female online community www.firstgem.com.ng , offers mentoring, support and capacity building opportunities for all to create a new generation of financially literate women. With the aim to increase its engagement and reach a wider audience, an online repository for its FirstGem product was created and designed to provide a virtual online community where like-minded women irrespective of where they are in Nigeria and abroad, gather to connect, grow and share…

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Liverpool crowned EPL Champ

Share this on WhatsAppLiverpool were crowned Premier League champions without kicking a ball on Thursday as Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Manchester City ended the Reds’ 30-year wait to win the English title. Jurgen Klopp’s men sealed a 19th league title for the club with a record seven games left to play after second placed City’s defeat left them 23 points adrift. Liverpool had moved within two points of the title with a 4-0 demolition of Crystal Palace at Anfield on Wednesday. Their 28th win in 31 league games this season…

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Dubai Police exposes Hushpuppi’s N168bn fraud empire

Share this on WhatsAppThe Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi. In a video released on its official Twitter handle on Thursday, the Middle-East police said a special team had been tracking the suspect and his gang’s activities on social media for about four months. The police revealed that upon the arrest of Hushpuppi and 12 other members of his crew, it discovered that fraud amounting to 1.6 billion Dirham (N168 billion) had been committed by the gang. No fewer than 1,926,400 people…

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Ex-Gov, Ajimobi is dead

Share this on WhatsAppSen. Abiola Ajimobi, the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, is dead. Aged 70, the former Oyo State governor passed on after battling coronavirus-related symptoms for about a month. Ajimobi, was a senator from 1999 to 2003 and was governor from 2011 to 2019. He was named the Acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress last week but never resumed. Details later… Share this on WhatsApp

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Woman Strips hubby’s ex-lover inserts Alomo bottle into her private parts

Share this on WhatsAppThe Police in Ogun State has arrested a couple, Osas and Tomisin Onyeokweni  for stripping naked and molesting the husband’s ex-girlfriend in Agbara area of Ogun State.  According to Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun State’s Police Public Relations Officer, the wife also allegedly inserted an empty bottle into the victim’s private parts with the help of her husband. The couple reportedly lured the 20-year-old victim into an uncompleted building before the wife who was armed with scissors tore the victim’s dress and left her naked. Oyeyemi said the victim incurred the…

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Diplomatic Slap: Ghanaians demolish Nigeria High Commission building

Share this on WhatsAppIn what appears to be a diplomatic slap, some unidentified armed men demolished a building owned by the Nigerian High Commission to Ghana, in Accra, on Friday. The Ghanaian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has condemned the demolition of the building being constructed to house staff and visiting diplomats to the High Commission. Reacting in a statement, the ministry promised to bring the perpetrators to book, noting that the act was in breach of the Vienna Convention of Diplomatic Relations. The statement read in part, “It…

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Fierce political battle in Ondo as Dep. Gov. defect to PDP, refuses to resign

Share this on WhatsAppOndo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, who recently decamped to opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party says he is still the deputy governor of the state, insisting that he will not resign his position. National Infinity reports that Ajayi decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday and tendered his resignation letter at the APC Secretariat in Apoi Ward 2, Ese Odo Local Government, Ajayi said everybody knew why he left the APC. He said, “I am here to officially announce to you that as from today, I ceased to…

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FBNHoldings wins World Finance’ Best Corporate Governance in Nigeria Award

Share this on WhatsAppNigeria’s leading financial services group and holding company, FBN Holdings Plc, has won the 2020 Best Corporate Governance in Nigeria Award by the World Finance. World Finance is renowned for its comprehensive coverage and analysis of the global financial services industry, international business, and the global economy. FBN Holdings Plc is winning this award for the second consecutive year on the back of its strong corporate governance practices and outstanding leadership in the Nigerian financial services industry Commenting on the award on behalf of FBNHoldings, UK Eke, MFR,…

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Ogun suspends Churches, Mosques reopening

Share this on WhatsAppOgun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Friday suspended the planned reopening of religious centres in the state due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. The governor had earlier fixed June 19 for the reopening of worship centres in the state and had set up a tripartite committee to work out the modalities for the reopening. But he rescinded his decision on Friday, citing increasing COVID-19 cases. Abiodun said as of June 15, the state had recorded a total of 586 cases as against 316 recorded by…

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Tears, Tributes as Ibidun Ighodalo is laid to rest

Share this on WhatsAppTears and emotions flowed as the remains of Ibidunni, the late wife of preacher and founder of Trinity House, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, was buried on Saturday afternoon in Lagos. It has been widely reported that the late ex-beauty queen will be laid to rest today in Lagos. At the Funeral Service aired live via the church’s social media platforms and monitored Arise TV was Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, who represented Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. Also present was Pastor Idowu Oluyomade, Personal Assistant to the…

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Refugee Commission, Borno Govt Collaborate to bring back indigenes from neighbouring countries

Share this on WhatsAppThe National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) have commenced talks with the Borno State Government to bring back indigenes of the state from neighbouring countries.The Honourable Federal Commissioner of NCFRMI, Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed stated this in an exclusive interview with select journalists shortly after a meeting with a delegation of Borno State Govt led by His Excellency, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum at the Commission’s office in Abuja, Thursday.  According to him, the commission in collaboration with its development partners like United Nations…

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How my husband died -Dan Foster’s wife

Share this on WhatsAppPopular Nigerian-based American radio personality, Dan Foster, who died on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, died from coronavirus as confirmed by his wife, Lovina that the veteran broadcaster tested positive for COVID-19-the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Lovina told Channels Television that test for COVID-19 came back positive on Tuesday before he died on Wednesday afternoon. Popularly called ‘The Big Dawg,’ Foster was a Nigerian broadcaster and On-Air personality with many years of experience.Prior to his relocation back to Nigeria, Foster worked with numerous radio stations in the United…

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Buhari fires at Service Chiefs

Share this on WhatsAppNigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, fired a salvo at his service chiefs saying their best is not good enough even though they are trying to tackle the security challenges being experienced across the country. The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.), who briefed State House correspondents at the end of a meeting President Buhari had with the security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday said the President “has, therefore, told them that he will no longer accept what he described as excuses.” Monguno quoted…

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Ibidunni Ighodalo to be buried on Saturday

Share this on WhatsAppThe remains of Ibidunni, the deceased wife of Lagos-based pastor and founder of Trinity House, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, will be laid to rest on Saturday, June 20, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the funeral would be attended by a few family members and friends. However, the service would be streamed live on various social media platforms. On Wednesday, the church streamed live service of songs and candlelight in honour of Ibidunni. Ibidunni died on Sunday of suspected cardiac arrest while in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, where she…

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Celebrity OAP, Dan Foster is dead

Share this on WhatsAppDan Foster, a popular broadcaster, and host of The Morning Show on Classic FM, Lagos, is dead. His colleague confirmed the news of his death to PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday. Foster was said to have been ill. He worked with numerous radio stations including Cathy Hughes Radio One, Mix 106.5 both in America, and Virgin Island-based WTBN before moving to Nigeria in 2000 where he joined Cool FM, quickly becoming popular with Nigerian listeners. In September 2009, Foster left Cool FM for Inspiration FM but left in…

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APC crisis deepens as Giadom takes over as Nat’l Chair, cancels Edo primaries

Share this on WhatsAppThe crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress deepened earlier today as the Deputy National Secretary of the party, Victor Giadom, announced himself as the new Acting National Chairman of the party. He said this at a media briefing at the party’s National Secretariat. Giadom’s announcement is coming a few hours after the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, issued a statement announcing the Deputy National Chairman (South), Senator Abiola Ajimobi as Acting National Chairman. Giadom said his action was a sequel to a meeting…

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I have not joined any other party -Obaseki

Share this on WhatsAppGodwin Obaseki, the embattled Governor of Edo State, insisted on Wednesday that he was yet to moved to another party to pursue his second term ambition. The governor, who made this known via his Twitter handle, said his priority at the moment is to curb the spread of the life-threatening coronavirus disease. The announcement is coming on the heels of the Abuja Appeal Court that upheld the removal of his erstwhile godfather and political mentor, Adams Oshiomhole as APC national chairman on Tuesday. Obaseki wrote, “I have not moved…

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Why Gov. Sanwo-Olu called off planned reopening of churches, mosques

Share this on WhatsAppThe Lags State Government has cancelled the planned reopening of churches and mosques in the state because of the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the announcement on Tuesday at a televised press briefing. The governor had on Thursday, June 4 asked mosques to reopen from June 19, adding that churches can begin services from June 21. The governor explained that the reopening was cancelled because of the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the state. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease…

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Again, Abuja court sacks Oshiomhole as APC chairman

Share this on WhatsAppThe Federal Capital Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reinstated the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress. A three-man panel of the court led by Justice Eunice Onyemanam, in a unanimous judgment on Tuesday, affirmed the order of suspension of Oshiomhole as APC National Chairman earlier issued by the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja earlier in March this year. Following an application by Oshiomhole, an earlier three-man panel led by Justice Abubakar Yahaya had earlier…

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Oniru Stool: Abisogun Family rejects Gbolahan Lawal, says ‘he is not one us’

Share this on WhatsAppThe Abisogun Oniru ruling family, one of the contenders to the Oniru stool has rejected the installation of Oba Abdulwasiu Gbolahan Lawal, as the Oniru of Iruland saying the newly installed monarch is from a female lineage. The family insisted that “For the record, the imposed Wasiu Gbolahan Lawal was not even in contention as he is only connected to the Oniru Royal House through his mother side, by which he is forbidden by tradition to even seek election to the throne in the first place.” Consequently, they are…

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Death sentence, not too much for rapists -Adeboye

Share this on WhatsAppPastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), says he and his prayer warriors will not rest in prayers until the perpetrators of rape are given severe punishments. Adeboye said during a live programme on DOVE TV on Sunday, that the issue of rape had become rampant in the society. He described rape as bad and unbiblical that it could leave a permanent scare on the victim for the rest of her life. According to him, there is no pain that can be compared to…

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Dangote boost economic diversification with maiden clinker export

Share this on WhatsAppTo reaffirm its status as the biggest cement producer in Africa, Dangote Cement has set the pace with the exportation of 27,800 metric tonnes of clinker to a neighbouring African country. With this historic maiden voyage from its Export Terminal located in Apapa Port, Lagos weekend, Dangote has gradually made Nigeria, which until recently was one of the world’s largest bulk importers of cement, first self-sufficient in cement production, and now an exporter of cement clinker to other countries. The exportation of clinker from the Dangote Cement…

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Video: Ibidun Ighodalo accompanied by aged aunt visited late dad’s grave days before her sudden death,

Share this on WhatsAppPastor Ituah Ighodalo’s late wife, Ibidun, visited her late father’s grave some few days before her sudden death. The pretty mother of two shared the video on Instagram three days before her death. According to her, she decided to visit the cemetery in Sango, Ibadan, Oyo State because she missed her dad, Chief Olaleye Ajayi. Not only that Ibidun went with her aunt who also insisted on seeing her brother’s grave again. Ibidun described the visit to the cemetery as “quite an emotional moment” and revealed that…

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How Pastor Ighodalo’s wife, Ibidun died

Share this on WhatsAppCelebrity event planner and wife of the founder and pastor of Trinity House church Ibidun Itua-Ighodalo has passed on. The ex-beauty queen died in the early hours of Sunday, according to his aide. She would have been 40 on July 19, 2020. The cause of her death is yet to be known as at the time of filing this report. Ibidun was in Bayelsa and Rivers State to work on COVID-19 Isolation Centres. Her husband’s church, Trinity House, in apparent confirmation of Ibidun’s death, posted a picture…

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FirstBank donates devices to Lagos State towards driving 1m students to e-learning

Share this on WhatsAppFirst Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider on Thursday, 11 June 2020, presented 20,000 units of e-learning devices to the Lagos State government at the State House in Marina, Lagos. The devices are planned for distribution to school children. With the gesture, the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the State had found a “real development partner” in FirstBank, noting that the intervention came at a time the Government was massively deploying technology to transform the conventional mode of teaching and learning. The…

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116 Ex-workers drag UBA to Industrial Court over illegal dismissal, seek N2bn compensation

Share this on WhatsAppSacked 116 staff of United Bank For Africa (UBA) have instituted a case before an industrial court praying the court to declare their dismissal as illegal. The staff, in a joint suit, claimed that they were constructively dismissed by the bank. The workers, through their counsel, Elvis E. Asia Esq., filed a complaint on March 13, 2020, with suit No. NICN/LA/112/2020. They claimed that the “bank capriciously availed them loans as early as December 2019 to surreptitiously take back what will be due to them as terminal…

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COVID-19 hits WEMA Bank, Shuts 2 branches

Share this on WhatsAppWema Bank has shut down two branches where two cases of positive COVID-19 tests were recently confirmed. The bank’s management announced this in a notice to customers which went out on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. However, the bank was silent on the affected branches, a situation which will make contact tracing difficult and self-isolation for members of the public who have visited the said branches in recent time, but reassured both staff and customers that every measure necessary to ensure their safety is being taken by the…

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Breaking: Obaseki, 18 LG chair, 12 lawmakers move to PDP

Share this on WhatsAppEdo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has reportedly decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was said to have collected his membership card at Ward 4, Oredo Local Government wazobiareportersng writes. It was gathered that the governor is moving into the PDP with all the 18 Local Government Chairmen in Edo State together with 12 lawmakers in the State Assembly. Share this on WhatsApp

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No point appealing, I know I won’t get justice says Obaseki, begs Wike, Orbih for PDP ticket

Share this on WhatsAppEmbattled Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, reacted to his disqualification from contesting the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election saying he already knew he won’t get justice. Obaseki is accusing his erstwhile political godfather and party’s national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, of playing the alpha and omega in the party. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, the situation is a “mockery of a democratic process.” He accused Oshiomhole of reducing the APC to a brand of democracy where “illegality…

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Edo 2020: APC screening committee disqualifies Obaseki, Ogiemwonyi

Share this on WhatsAppThe Screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has disqualified Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and ex-minister, Chris Ogiemwonyi, from contesting in the party’s governorship primary election scheduled for June 22, 2020. The committee chairman, Prof. Jonathan Ayuba, made the disclosure in a press conference on Friday afternoon. Ogiemwonyi is the former husband of ex-aviation minister, Sen. Stella Odua. Prof. Ayuba said the governor did not present his Higher School Leaving Certificate. He noted that the committee could not ascertain the authenticity of Obaseki’s National Youth…

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Gov. Okowa repaints Delta Govt guest house with N43.5m

Share this on WhatsAppInformation available has revealed that the Delta State government under Senator Ifeanyi Okowa may have been entangled in horrid abuses of the state’s finances. A whooping sum of N43,457,922.83 million have been expended on the renovation and electrical maintenance of the VVIP guest house situated in the State Government House, Asaba, an investigation has unveiled. As contained in a document under file No. GHA.183/TI/150&151 of the state government, the renovation and electrical maintenance works of the VVIP Guest House, Asaba designed for contract through the selective tendering Process, was handled by one…

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Heritage Bank, Dukia Gold fast-track 10% mining contribution to GDP, boost Nigeria’s 200mn ounces gold reserves- FG

Share this on WhatsAppThe Federal Government of Nigeria has commended Heritage Bank for being part of a valuable private sector collaboration with Dukia Gold & Precious Metals Refining Co. Ltd, saying such partnership stands to create new opportunities for Nigeria to grow its potential reserves of 200 million ounces of gold. The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, disclosed this during a Zoom- meet & chat session, a virtual platform at the launch of nationwide Dukia-Heritage Bank Gold & Precious Metals Buying Centres held yesterday He affirmed that the launch of this…

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