Rerun: Tight race in Kano, Sokoto as Lalong wins in Plateau

The race for the Kano Government House remained too close to call last night as the collation of results of the makeup election in 28 local government areas of the state got underway in Kano. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was ahead of Abba Kabir Yusuf of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the results already declared before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) took a break at about one o’clock this morning. The exercise is scheduled to resume at 8am today. The contest in Sokoto State…

Read More

GTBank breaks new ground, builds Nigeria’s first digital play centre for children

Banks only build branches, or so the story goes. Except for Guaranty Trust Bank Plc; the foremost African financial institution, which has been at the forefront of several innovative products and services recently completed and opened the first digital playground for children in Nigeria. Located in Lekki, Lagos State, the GTBank Play Centre is equipped with a wide range of interactive games that will give kids a fun and immersive digital experience whilst aiding their mental and intellectual development. Open from 10am to 3pm on Weekdays, and 10am to 1pm…

Read More

Kogi Govt,. Isanlu community plan to immortalise Adesanmi

The Kogi government says the state will ensure that Prof. Pius Adesanmi is immortalised by ensuring that all his books are made available in its school libraries. Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, the Kogi Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology disclosed this during a tribute organised in honour of the deceased in Abuja. She said his death came at a time when the state ministry was reaching out to Kogi scholars like Adesanmi, who could help put the educational standard of the state on a high pedestal. The commissioner said that Adesanmi…

Read More

Osun 2018: Tribunal dismisses Oyetola, INEC’s objections to Adeleke’s petition

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Friday dismissed the separate objections filed by the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission against the petition challenging their victory at the September 2018 election. The Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in the election filed the petition urging the tribunal to declare that he polled the highest lawful votes and should be declared the winner. But Oyetola, APC and INEC filed their notices of preliminary objection contending the…

Read More

GTBank Alerts of ‘The Biggest Food Festival in Africa’

After three stellar exposés of the biggest culinary experience in Africa, the GTBank Food and Drink Festival is getting bigger for the 4th edition, which will hold for 4 days from Sunday, 28th April, to Wednesday 1st May 2019 at the GTCentre, Plot 1, Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, Lagos. Created in 2016 by leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, the GTBank Food and Drink Festival has become the premier culinary event in Africa, bringing together tens of thousands of people from across the continent and beyond to support…

Read More

INEC Freezes Okorocha out of senators-elects list

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made good it vows not to recognise any result announced under duress as the electoral body freeze Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, out of the International Conference Centre, venue of the Certificate of Returns presentation to Senators-elect of the just concluded 2019 general elections. The Imo state governor, according to the returning officer of the senatorial election in Imo state, Okorocha forced her to announce a wrong result of the election under duress at the instance of Okorocha. Okorocha’s name was conspicuously missing…

Read More

GTBANK Masters Cup Season 8 enters quarter-finals

Sixteen teams across the Male and female categories are set to compete in the quarter-finals stage of the GTBank Masters Cup. The tournament, which is now in its8th season, will take place on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th March 2019. Kicking off the matches at the Campos Mini Stadium on Tuesday will be the female team of Greensprings Schools Lekki, which will square off with Lead-Forte Gate College, Lekki. Later in the day, CMS Grammar School Bariga will face Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba to contend for a spot…

Read More

We use panties to produce love medicine not money, says herbalist arrested for ritual killings

An Ajuwon based 37-year-old herbalist, Libaq Alabede, has been arrested for allegedly using human parts for money rituals in Ajuwon community in Ifo Local Government of Ogun State. Police swooped on the herbalist following a tip-off on February 15, 2019 and some of the human parts recovered from the suspect include a severed leg of a female and male. Further findings revealed that Alabede owns many houses in the community, some of which are littered with shallow graves, from where he allegedly exhumes corpses to extract preferred human parts for…

Read More

‘It was done based on agreement’ -Access Bank reacts to alleged N2.5bn customer’s goods illegal sales

Access Bank Nigeria Plc has made available its own side of the story in an alleged contrived sale of a customer’s goods worth N2.5billion by foremost financial services provider, Access Bank Plc, the bank has come out in defence of the purported sale by vehemently denying any wrongdoing whatsoever in the alleged sale of the said customer’s goods. The denial was bluntly made when the Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos charged Access Bank Plc, its managing director and chief executive officer, Herbert Wigwe, and others with 21 counts of…

Read More

“We don’t trust Igbos anymore” – Sen. Remi Tinubu

Wife of the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Mrs. Remi Tinubu, has already cast her votes in the governorship and state Assembly elections at Polling Unit 034, Falomo Police Barracks IV, Ikoyi, Lagos. Shortly after casting her votes at the polling unit located directly in front of her Bourdillon residence, Mrs. Tinubu was besieged by a crowd of people waiting on her. Addressing the crowd of people who were making monetary requests from her, she said, “Show me your hand, get the money.” Mrs. Tinubu, who was addressing the crowd…

Read More

Breaking: GNI Steps down for Dapo Abiodun, says Ogun State interest is paramount

Governorship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka has thrown his weight behind the Prince Dapo Abiodun, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the March 9 Governorship election in Ogun State, calling on all his supporters and well-wishers to vote for the APC Governorship candidate. In a release by him on Friday night, Prince Isiaka said in the spirit of the ongoing alliances across party lines he has come to the conclusion that the interest of Ogun State is paramount and goes beyond…

Read More

Access, Diamond Banks In Joint Commemoration of International Women’s Day  

Africa’s leading financial institution, Access Bank Plc, continues to demonstrate unwavering commitment to women as it is set to mark the International Women’s Day, 2019 with Diamond Bank Plc, as both banks look forward to the completion of the merger process which will make the new entity the largest retail bank in Africa.   The event will be celebrated with a 2-day event themed ‘Balance for Better’. The celebrations will kick off with a cocktail event on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Access Bank Head Office Lagos, with top…

Read More

GTBank Sponsors 2019 Lagos International Polo Tournament

Some of the most renowned indigenous and international polo teams are set to convene in Lagos, Nigeria to compete for highly coveted trophies in the 2019 Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament. Sponsored by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. This year’s competition will begin on March 13, 2019, and will see both Nigerian and foreign teams compete in five main cups, namely; the Silver Cup, Open Cup, Oba of Lagos Cup, Low Cup and Majekodunmi Cup. Over the years, GTBank has been at the forefront of supporting Polo; widely…

Read More

GT Bank posts ₦215b as profit before Tax in 2018

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its audited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2018, to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the results shows positive performance across all financial metrics and improved strategic positioning of the brand. Gross earnings for the year grew by 3.7% to ₦434.7billion from ₦419.2billion reported in December 2017. Profit before tax stood at ₦215.6billion, representing a growth of 9.1% over ₦197.7billion* recorded in the corresponding year ended December 2017. The Bank’s customer deposits increased by 10.3% to ₦2.274trillion from…

Read More

Insiders reveal how Pastor Iginla married 2nd wife in 2014 as 1st wife’s sister threatens to expose his dirty secrets

Abuja based flamboyant man of God, Pastor Joshua Iginla who on Sunday during the service shocked his congregation when he announced the breakup of his marriage to wife Yemisi as a result of infidelity has been accused of not telling the truth and the whole story of the adultery that rocked the marriage. Insiders alleged that Pastor Iginla did not open up that he married his baby mama as far back as October 2014 in a Civil Marriage and that the wealthy South African woman named Stella Zimasa Ndamase Iginla…

Read More

Jumped Or Dumped In Lagoon? Controversy Over Death Of Lagos Uber Driver

The family of Adekunle Tade has called on the Lagos State Police Command to conduct an in-depth investigation into the events that led to his death and apprehend those responsible. The family, while demanding justice for the deceased, accused one Audery Nwokeji of alleged involvement in the death of Tade, who was a driver operating a cab hailing service, Uber. PUNCH Metro gathered that Tade had taken the car he was using for Uber service on hire purchase from Nwokeji, but few days after he began using it, while on…

Read More

Shameless Couple: How infidelity ruined Apostle Iginla’s marriage

The revelation shocked even his most ardent followers, it is the messy love life of Abuja-based flamboyant pastor, Joshua Iginla and how infidelity ruined his marriage to his erstwhile America based wife, Yemisi. Iginla made a confession to his congregation that his wife, Yemisi was enmeshed in an act of infidelity which culminated to her having an “unholy” child. The clergyman stated in a video that has gone viral that he covered up the unpardonable act and also cheated on his wife and had a child out of wedlock. Iginla…

Read More

‘I’m sorry, it didn’t happen’ -Pastor who ‘raised a dead man’ begs public

Pastor Alph Lukau of Alleluia Ministries bringing a "dead" man back to life!!! #truelies pic.twitter.com/SgiY3u3KKX — Kithinji King (@andydeejayz) February 26, 2019 Pastor Alph Lukau of Alleluia Ministries who was reported to have resurrected a man who was in a coffin last weekend, has said he regrets the incident as the man was already alive when he arrived at the church. Speaking to Gauteng broadcaster Power FM’s Power Drive host Thabiso Tema on Wednesday evening, Lukau said he was busy with a sermon on Sunday when he was interrupted and…

Read More

1.8m candidates register for JAMB UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ) says it has registered over 1.8 million candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos. NAN reports that registration of candidates for the all Computer Based Test (CBT) commenced on Feb. 10 and terminated on Feb. 21. Benjamin said that the registration was a huge success, adding that there were no hitches at…

Read More

Cross River vs FG: Onnoghen knows’s fate May 17

The Supreme Court has fixed judgment for May 17 this year in a suit by Cross River State Government seeking to set aside the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. A seven-man panel of the court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour fixed the date on Thursday after taking arguments from lawyer to parties. Lucius Nwosu (SAN) argued on behalf of the plaintiff (Cross River State), while Dayo Apata, Solicitor General of the Federation (argued for the defendants – the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the…

Read More

Buhari warns APC leaders: Don’t gloat over electoral victory or humiliate opponents

President Muhammadu Buhari was at the Situation Room of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Headquarters in Abuja early yesterday. It was his first port of call after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared him the winner of the Saturday 23 Presidential Election at 4.38am. His mission was to show appreciation to leaders of the APC and to caution them against gloating over electoral victory and humiliating opponents. He reminded that the victory of the party at the presidential election should be enough compensation for their efforts. The…

Read More

Governorship candidate eject IDPs for voting Buhari

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, on Wednesday confirmed that he has ejected all displaced persons taking shelter in his houses in Shinkafi for voting for the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Shinkafi confirmed in Gusau at a news conference organized by a coalition of some political parties in the state protesting against the elections. “I have asked all the IDPs residing in my Shinkafi houses to immediately pack out because they are not serious in…

Read More

Buhari wins 2019 Presidential Election

President Muhammadu Buhari has won the 2019 presidential election, polling 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, who scored 11,262,978 votes. He defeated 73 other candidates to emerge winner. Buhari defeated his closest challenger, Atiku, by a wide margin of votes. Buhari was declared winner and returned as President-elect at about 4.30am on Wednesday by the National Chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who is also the national returning officer for the election. To emerge winner, Buhari…

Read More

Photos: Buhari visits APC campaign headquaters

President Muhammadu Buhari visits Campaign Headquarters in Abuja where he received updates on the performance of APC in the Presidential Elections on 25th Feb 2019 Campaign Office: President Buhari with Director of Election Planning and Monitoring Babatunde Fashola, Director Contacts and Mobilization Hadiza Bala Usman, DG Campaign Council Rotimi Amaechi and APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomole as he visits Campaign Headquarters in Abuja where he received updates on the performance of APC in the Presidential Elections on 25th Feb 2019

Read More

IGP decries attack on police officers on election duty

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, has decried the attack on a Deputy Commissioner of Police in Brass, Bayelsa State, yesterday, Sunday, 24th February, 2019 and has ordered for the immediate arrest, comprehensive investigation and diligent prosecution of persons involved, no matter their positions in society. Acoording to a release by the Zonal Public Relations Officer of Zone 2 of the Nigerian Police, Dolapo Badmus, the IGP, who described the incident as unwarranted and unprovoked, warns that under his watch, such brazen acts of impunity will not…

Read More

Gunmen kill policeman attached to Gov. Bello’s aide

Unidentified gunmen suspected to be political thugs have shot dead a police officer attached to the Personal Assistant to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Kabir Aliu. Aliu sustained gunshot wounds when the suspected thugs opened fire on their vehicle while on their way to the governor’s residence in Okene. Governor Bello disclosed this on Saturday shortly after casting his vote at his Agassa Uvete ward 011 polling unit in Okene Local Government Area. He expressed sadness over the killing, saying that the police were already investigating the matter.

Read More

Thugs set Osun INEC office on fire

A section of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Office in Ijebu-Ijesha Oriade Local Government, in Osun has been gutted by fire. The incident occurred around 3 am on Sunday. It gathered that some hoodlums suspected to be political thugs allegedly set a section of the building ablaze along with some election materials. An electric generator owned by the commission was also burnt. Some of the staff at the building, however, fled the scene. Confirming the incident to NAN, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, the Osun Resident Electoral Commissioner, said it was…

Read More

Ogun PDP suspends Abati, faction kicks

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party has dismissed as “laughable” the purported suspension of the deputy governorship candidate of the party in the state, Reuben Abati, and 38 others. The faction loyal to a member of the House of Representatives from Remo North, Oladipupo Adebutu, had in a statement announced the suspension of Abati, spokesman for the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi, and others for anti-party activities. But in a statement by the state Publicity Secretary, Malik Ibitoye, the Adebayo Dayo’s faction dismissed the suspension.

Read More

‘Amosun is arrogant, has a lot to hide’ -Ex deputy alleges

A former Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Prince Segun Adesegun, has said Governor Ibikunle Amosun is desperate to install his loyalist as his successor because he has a lot of things to hide. Adesegun, who served as Amosun’s deputy from 2011 to 2015, spoke in an exclusive interview with one of our correspondents on Thursday. Amosun is supporting the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement, Mr Adekunle Akinlade, against the candidate of his party, the All Progressives Congress, Mr Dapo Abiodun. Adesegun said, “What I believe is that a…

Read More

Agbaje, Sanwo-Olu lose polling units

The Peoples Democratic Party defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress at the Femi Okunnu polling unit, Lateef Jakande, Ikoyi where the APC governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, voted in the presidential poll. The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, polled 52 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, who got 48 votes. So also, the Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate Jimi Agbaje lost his unit to the All Progressives Congress in today’s election. Unit 004, Ward A, Hindra Road, Apapa GRA President…

Read More

Election violence: 2 killed in Kogi East

There were conflicting reports over the number of persons that died Saturday in Anyigba, Dekina local government, Kogi State, as suspected thugs made to disrupt voting in the area. Two persons reportedly lost their lives at the Ajetachi polling unit, opposite OLS, Anyigba, in the Kogi East Senatorial district, when political thugs stormed the area. They shot sporadically in all directions, leading to the death of a nineteen-year-old boy, simply identified as Usman, while a woman who was on the queue to cast her ballot was seriously injured. At Agbeji,…

Read More

Former Ekiti commissioner escapes assassination, husband brutally matcheted

Former Commissioner during the first term of Governor Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State, Mrs Funke Owoseeni, on Thursday, escaped being murdered by suspected assassins who lay siege on her house located at Ijesa Isu in Ikole Local Government area of the state. The suspected miscreants attacked her husband, Mr Paul Owoseni with dangerous weapons and his five fingers diced into pieces. Mrs Owoseeni also served as the Caretaker Chairman of Ikole Council area and she was at a time the Women leader of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ekiti State.…

Read More

Prez. Buhari wins in OBJ’s polling unit

President Muhammadu Buhari defeated Atiku Abaubakar, his main challenger, at the polling unit of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, on Saturday. While the All Progressives Congress (APC) secured 87 votes in the presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got just 18 votes. Obasanjo had picked Atiku over Buhari, advising the president to quit politics.

Read More

‘How and why we killed Badeh,’ suspected killers of ex-CDS confess

Detectives from the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have revealed that the killers of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Vice-Marshal Alex Badeh, used a Dane gun. Air Vice-Marshal Badeh was killed on December 18 last year by hoodlums who attacked his convoy on the Keffi- Kaduna Expressway while he was returning from his farm on the border between Nasarawa State and the Federal Capital Territory. The revelation is coming on the heels of the arrest of four additional suspects believed to have taken active roles…

Read More

Army explain Maiduguri controlled-gun fire

The Army explained that the multiple sounds of controlled-gun fire on Saturday morning heard in the outskirts of Maiduguri, was for “security calculations”. The Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa said in a statement that the gunfire was not targeted at the public. Musa denied reports that Boko Haram attacked Maiduguri or neighbouring communities. “As of now Borno, especially Maiduguri township is calm and peaceful. People have already started voting in many locations across the state,” he said. He urged the people to turn out en mass…

Read More

Election eve mayhem in Zamfara, gunmen kidnap 20, APC chairman killed

Suspected bandits on Friday’s night killed the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dodon Daji ward chairman in Tsafe local government Alhaji Yusuf A.D. Locals said the town was cordoned by the bandits at about 8pm but started shooting until later when they had confirmed security operatives were not on sight. They also stated that over 20 locals were kidnapped. Police Public Relations Officer in Zamfara state SP M Muhammad Shehu confirmed the incident to our correspondent in a telephone chat in Gusau. The PPRO disclosed that investigations were ongoing, assuring Police…

Read More

Ganduje urges losers to accept people’s will

Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Ganduje has appealed to whoever loses at the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly Elections to accept defeat in good faith. He spoke shortly after casting his vote along with his wife Hajiya Hafsat at the Ganduje Cikin Gari unit PO 008 of Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano. The governor, who arrived at the polling station at about 10 am joined the queue, was verified and voted at about 10:30 am. Addressing newsmen, the governor expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the election that…

Read More

Saraki votes, commends peaceful atmosphere

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Saturday lauded the massive turnout of voters in Kwara state for the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. Saraki spoke with reporters shortly after he cast his vote at Ode Opobiyi Polling Unit (005/006), in Ajikobi ward of Ilorin West local government. He hailed the peaceful atmosphere witnessed in the exercise and urged residents to maintain such postures. Accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Toyin Saraki; mother, Mrs. Florence Saraki and eldest son, Seni, the Senate president cast his vote at 10.20am. Senator Saraki…

Read More

Debt scandal hits Amaju Pinnicks’ NFF, refuses to pay Super Eagles’ Russia 2018 designer

Gt Stitches, the designer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s world acclaimed best ceremonial attire to the Russia 2018 World Cup, on Thursday accused the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) of failing to pay for the outfit, nearly eight months after the Mundial ended. The clothing brand’s CEO, Esimaje Awani, made the allegation in a post on GT Stitches’ Instagram page. He said: “NFF refused to pay for ceremonial outfit almost one year after the World Cup! This can only happen in Nigeria!!” Awani, who did not say how much the…

Read More

Osinbajo speaks on resignation rumours, says I remain Vice President

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has clarified the air regarding alleged rumours about his resignation. Osinbajo’s position was made public via his verified Twitter handle. “Misleading/FAKE news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern them for the next four years. I have not resigned! “I remain committed to the service of the Nigerian people under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari,” he tweeted. Misleading/FAKE news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern…

Read More

Army Vows To Investigate And Punish Soldiers Making Political Signs

The attention of the Nigerian Army (NA) has been drawn to a picture of four armed men dressed in what looks like military camouflage in a 4 x 4 finger sign supposedly connoting a campaign symbol of a political party which is against the rules and regulations of the NA. The NA wishes to dissociate itself from the picture even as it has commenced an immediate investigation with the view to ascertain the source and authenticity of the pictures and the “soldiers’ involved. If the outcome of the investigation confirms…

Read More

Apostolic Church Pastor Remanded In Prison For Allegedly Raping 11 Year Old Girl In Lagos

A 60-year-old pastor of The Apostolic Church Worldwide, Benjamin Omole, was yesterday remanded in prison custody by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl. Omole, who is also a teacher at Atunda Olu Special School, Surulere, Lagos and a resident of 4, Oke Orio Close, Ifako-Ijaye, Lagos is facing a one-count charge of unlawful defilement before Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Hamzat. The charged was preferred against him by the police. Prosecuting Inspector Benson Emuerhi told the court that the defendant committed the offence on January 16…

Read More

Ogunjobi goes home March 15

The family of the late former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Taiwo Ogunjobi, on Tuesday, said the fallen football administrator would be buried on March 15. Ogunjobi died on February 11 at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, after a brief illness at the age of 65. A statement issued by the family also expressed gratitude to Nigerians for the love shown to them since Ogunjobi’s demise. The statement read, “Whilst the family considers it a heavy loss, we have since Monday, February 11, 2019, realised that our Taiwo…

Read More

How Amosun ordered thugs to disrupt Abeokuta TraderMoni

Pandemonium broke out on Tuesday in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when some men, suspected to be loyalists of Governor Ibikunle Amosun, invaded Lafenwa Market, venue of the disbursement of TraderMoni and disrupted the programme. The men, led by the Chairman, Abeokuta North-West Local Council Development Area, Monsuru Shorunke, also took away the Iyaloja of the market, Mrs Ramotalai Olatunji, but returned her few minutes later. TraderMoni is a Federal Government intervention programme for petty traders under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme. Our correspondent gathered that handlers of the TraderMoni had arrived at the market and…

Read More

Sen. Adeleke’s private guard arraigned for possession of dangerous weapons

One Olawale Fadipe was, on Tuesday, arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for possession of dangerous weapons. Fadipe was alleged to be a private security guard to the lawmaker representing Osun West Senatorial District, Senator Ademola Adeleke. He was arraigned on two counts of possession of dangerous weapons and theft by the police prosecutor, Inspector Joshua Oladoye, who told the court that the defendant committed the offences on Thursday, February 14, 2019, around 12.20am at the Lameco Filling Station, Osogbo. Oladoye explained that the defendant was caught by the…

Read More

Union Bank’s ‘Enabling Success’ commercial is Nigeria’s most watched advert on Youtube

Those who have seen the impressive Enabling Success short film by Union Bank might not be surprised to learn it emerged the “most viewed Nigerian Ad’ in a recent review by advert critic, LivewithLynda. The TV commercial hit 3 million views on YouTube a few days ago, less than 5 months after its 2018 Independence Day release. By crossing the 3 million viewership mark, the commercial now stands as the most-watched Nigerian advert on Youtube. It’s interesting to note that these figures do not include the millions of views it…

Read More