How IBB fought back tears during ARISE TV interview

Ibrahim Babangida, Nigeria’s former military President’s soft side came to the fore on Friday as he fought back tears while speaking about his late wife, Mrs. Maryam Babangida who died in December 2009. The General is human and he betrayed emotions as the discussion touched on Maryam Babangida, his late wife and Nigeria’s most ever flamboyant First Lady. Gen. Babangida spoke in his hilltop residence in Minna during an interview with Ngozi Alaegbu, a correspondent of Arise TV and was broadcast Friday morning. A teary-eyed Babangida narrated how he came…

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Tribute: Yeye Agbaje joins the saints at 61, by Maryam Adegunwa

The world mourns while heaven rejoices when an earthly angel joined the heavenly hosts in the early hours of Monday, June 21st 2021. Yes, Queen Esther Oluwemimo Agbaje (nee Imoojie) MSc., wife of Dr David Olusegun Agbaje, retired Assistant Comptroller – General Nigeria Customs Services, breathed her last, to exit this sinful world. Born on a Tuesday, April 26th 1960, a day before Togo declared independence from French administration, Esther was a blessing to the Imoojie’s family in Edo State Nigeria. Paragon of beauty, vitues, honesty and charisma, among others,…

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Onalaja will surpass expectations -Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has described the newly installed President of Rotary Club of Maryland, Rtn. Bamidele Onalaja, as an energetic and hardworking man who will surpass the mandate and expectations of the 20-year-old club. The monarch spoke in Lagos on Saturday, during Onalaja’s installation as the 20th Hope President of Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos. Oba Adeyeye, himself a Paul Harris fellow of Rotary, congratulated the club for having Rotarian Onalaja as its President and urge the entire membership to rally around…

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Lagos State, industry stakeholders, mourn BJAN chairman Ekwujuru, to be buried September 2nd

As the entire Brand and Marketing landscape in Nigeria continued to mourn the unexpected demise of the late Princewill Ekwujuru, who until his death, was the Chairman of the Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN), the association has continued to receive letter of condolences from state government and other sectorial bodies. For instance, in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor of Lagos State, Gboyega Akosile, and made available to the association in Lagos recently, Akosile said; “I received with shock the news of the unexpected…

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FBI Indictment: IGP orders Abba Kyari’s suspension

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the “immediate suspension” of the Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, from the Force. The recommendation states that DCP Kyari’s suspension will be on pending the outcome of an ongoing internal investigation into his indictment for alleged involvement in a $1.1m internet fraud by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The IGP, in a letter to the Police Service Commission dated July 31, 2021, noted that the recommendation for the suspension of the officer was in line with the…

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US accuse Abba Kyari of complicity in Hushpuppi’s case

United States authorities Wednesday said one of Nigeria’s top policemen, Abba Kyari, allegedly worked with Ramon Abass, also known as Hushpuppi, to punish the latter’s partner with whom he defrauded a Qatari of $1.1 million. Kyari is a decorated deputy commissioner in the Nigeria Police Force. The accusation came after Hushpuppi reportedly pleaded guilty to charges of fraud in an American court on Tuesday. But Kyari denied any wrongdoing, saying that Hushpuppi’s partner was arrested after his office was called about a potential case of threat to life. “Nobody demanded…

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Bashorun Dele Momodu to Speak at Onalaja’s installation as Rotary Club President

Bashorun Dele Momodu, respected Publisher of Ovation International magazine and popular guest columnist at Thisday newspapers is slated as the guest speaker at the installation of respected property magnate and top player in corporate Nigeria, Rtn. Bamidele Onalaja takes mantle of leadership as President Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos. The Ooni of Ile Ife, His Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, along side other eminently qualified Nigerians are also slated for honours at the ceremony slated for high octane event venue; the Glitz Event Centre, Lekki, Lagos and it promises…

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Tokyo 2020: Organisers handout 160,000 condoms

Despite warnings to participants to “avoid unnecessary forms of physical contact” at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, organisers are expected to hand out 160,000 branded condoms. Thousands of athletes will stay at the Olympic Village during the pandemic-delayed 2020 Tokyo Games, which start on Friday, July 23rd and ends August 9th; and the Paralympics from August 25 to September 6. According to Statista, a German company specializing in market and consumer data, “approximately 11,100 athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and about 4.4 thousand for the Paralympics were expected to compete…

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Lagos/Ibadan Expressway: Work commences on installation of Makun Bridge

Work commenced on Wednesday at Makun section of the Lagos/Ibadan expressway as traffic was diverted on the ever-busy highway around Makun and is expected to last for 72 hours to enable the contractor to install a bridge beam. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola, had hinted on Tuesday during an inspection of ongoing reconstruction/rehabilitation of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project that there will be a diversion on the expressway for the purpose. He appealed for understanding and urged the public to disregard rumours that the road will…

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Court frees El-Zakzaky, upholds no case submission

A Kaduna State High Court has ordered the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Channels Television reported. El-Zakzaky was facing charges bordering on culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of public peace. His no-case submission was upheld by Justice Gideon who stated that the prosecution failed to establish a prima facie case against the defendants. Details later

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Air Peace Accident: How official cover-up failed

Facts are beginning to emerge on how efforts were made to cover up an accident by an aircraft in the fleet Air Peace, following which the runway of the Ilorin International Airport was closed to traffic. The accident happened at about 9.30 am on Friday, July 24, 2021, during a flight from Abuja to Ilorin and many passengers, including some highly-placed Nigerians, were reported to have narrowly escaped death and all flights to Ilorin were cancelled until the evacuation of the plane. An official of the Federal Aviation Authority of…

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Ooni, other prominent Nigerians to be honoured at Onalaja’s installation as Rotary Club President

The Ooni of Ile Ife, His Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, along side other eminently qualified Nigerians are slated for honours as respected property magnate and top player in corporate Nigeria, Rtn. Bamidele Onalaja takes mantle of leadership as President Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos. The event, slated for high octane event centre; the Glitz Event Centre, Lekki, Lagos will be a convergence of top class dignitaries from all walks of life including the business class and society big wigs who are coming to do honour to one of…

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Breaking: Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial till October 21

The trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, resumed at the Federal High Court Abuja on Monday without Kanu’s presence in court. When the matter was called up, the prosecution counsel, M. B. Abubakar, informed the court that the matter was slated for hearing and that they were ready to continue. Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, informed the court that there was a pending application before the court to transfer Kanu from the custody of the DSS to the correctional centre. Justice Binta Nyako…

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Heritage Bank hailed for supporting Ibadan Golf Club

Heritage Bank Plc has been commended for its continued supports to Nigeria’s sports’ sector, especially backing the Ibadan Golf Club’s 30th anniversary event.  The event that attracted dignitaries and stakeholders from various parastatals also had the presence of the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Oluseyi Makinde and over 150 golfers who participated in the tournament during the weeklong celebration.  In a speech during the grand finale of the 30th anniversary of the club, the Captain of the Ibadan Golf Club, Oladiran Ibironke commended one of Nigeria’s most vibrant financial institutions, Heritage…

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Guaranty Trust Annual Autism Conference Holds August 3-4 at Muson Centre, Lagos

Guaranty Trust Annual Autism Conference Holds August 3-4 at Muson Centre, Lagos The eleventh edition of the Guaranty Trust Annual Conference will hold on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 3 and 4, at the Muson Center, Lagos. Themed, “Life Beyond the Diagnosis,” the conference will feature in-depth conversations on supporting people living with autism facilitated by medical experts and specialists from around the world. Guaranty Trust has been at the forefront of the advocacy for children and adults living with autism. Its Annual Autism Conference is the major rallying point for…

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HOW N10M WINNER WILL EMERGE FROM FIRST BANK SPONSORED THE VOICE NIGERIA 3

…As The Voice Nigeria Season 3 Enters Final Stage. By Bolaji Israel UN1TY Limited and Livespot360, producers of the global talents reality series, have emphasised that public voting has become very crucial at this stage to keep vocalists fighting for the grand prize on the voice Nigeria 3 series, sponsored by FirstBank, Baba Ijebu and Airtel. To keep their favourite vocalists on the show, viewers have to dial 8947*talent’s code#. The voting code of your preferred contestant to win the competition is in the embedded Instagram post below: The International talents reality…

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Fidelity Bank MD’s Visit to Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Church

The Executive Management of Fidelity Bank Plc, led by Managing Director/CEO, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe recently paid a courtesy visit on the General Overseer, Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Church, Pastor Lazarus Muoka. Specifically, the visit was to foster good working relationship with the Church and find ways of serving the church and its members better. The MD who was accompanied by the Executive Director, Lagos and South West, Fidelity Bank Plc, Dr. Ken Opara were warmly received by Pastor Muoka and his wife, Pastor (Mrs.) Joy Muoka. Below is the event…

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FirstBank Celebrates 2021 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Week, Calls for All to Adopt Kindness as a Way of Life

The best definition of kindness is not one provided by any of the world’s best dictionaries but one demonstrated by how we treat others on a daily basis. Kindness is a universal language that does not require any special knowledge, exposure, skills, training or background to understand and appreciate it as a beneficiary or observer of a kind act. Neither is any special knowledge or training required to show and extend it to others. Just as anyone and everyone can be shown acts of kindness, all persons without exception can…

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RC Akowonjo to build Nmulti projects in Alimosho

As the new Rotary year begins, Rotary Club of Akowonjo has promised not to relent on its oars in community development by providing multi-million naira modern day borehole water facilities to communities within Akowonjo and the renovation of dilapidated classroom structures at the State Senior High School Alimosho, in the Alimosho Local Government area of Lagos State as its priority projects for the Rotary year 2021/2022. Speaking at the Presidential Handover Ceremony and Awards Night which took place recently at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja amidst pomp and pageantry, witnessed…

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Gallant pilot escapes as bandits down NAF fighter jet

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed that it lost a fighter jet Sunday afternoon but revealed how one of its pilots survived the air crash after an attack by bandits on the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna State. National Infinity had reported a missing military aircraft “somewhere in Kaduna” yesterday but military authorities did not confirm the mishap. In a statement signed on Monday by Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, the pilot identified as Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo survived after he successfully ejected from…

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Sunday Igboho arrested in Cotonou, to be repatriated to Abuja today

Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho, Yoruba Nation agitator has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic and will be repatriated to Nigeria today. He was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night, a top source familiar with the matter told our correspondent. The Punch reports. Igboho was arrested by the security forces in the Benin Republic about three weeks after the Department of State Services declared him wanted for allegedly stockpiling arms, an allegation he has since denied. “He was arrested in Cotonou while he tried to…

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As another construction worker dies on site, Lekki Gardens’ Richard Nyong changes company name to avert multiple litigations litigations

Richard Nyong, the embattled chief executive officer of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, is in the news again for the wrong reason. This much we gathered as leading commercial lawyer and chairperson of Osborne Foreshore Residents Association (OSFRA), Lagos, Mrs. Chinwe Ezenwa-Mbah has accused Nyong and his company, Lekki Gardens, a property company in Lagos, of negligence following the death of a worker at its construction site within the estate, saying it was not the first time such a tragedy would be occurring in their buildings. According to The Punch, a construction worker, Steven Magilo,reportedly…

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Relief as Chinese company emitting deadly smoke relocates from Orimerunmu

Having being denied the right to fresh, crisp air for three years, residents of Orimerunmu community in Ibafo, Ifo Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, no longer fear for their lives, as Yoyo Resources Recycling Limited Company owned by a Chinese, which polluted the environment with toxic carbon dust, has finally relocated. The development followed PUNCH Healthwise report that drew attention to the plight of the community, which had been under the strangulating grip of the company’s activities. In the story published on Sunday, April 18, 2021, with the headline, “We…

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Why Obi Cubana is my friend –Abba Kyari

DCP Abba Kyari, Commander of the Inspector-General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team, has given reasons why Obinna Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana is his friend. Kyari in a post on his Facebook page described Obi Cubana as one of the most hardworking entrepreneurs he knows. Kyari said this while giving reasons for attending Obi Cubana’s mother’s burial which was held at Oba in Idemili North Local Government of Anambra State. The event, which was attended by businessmen, politicians, musicians, and actors stirred reactions online after Abba Kyari was spotted…

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Another plane crashes in Kaduna

A Nigerian military aircraft has reportedly gone down. The location was given as “somewhere in Kaduna State”. A source told DAILY POST that the crashed plane is an Alpha jet. “The fighter jet left Yola, the Adamawa capital, this morning to go clear bandits”, the informant added. Nigerian Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabwet, could not be reached as at press time. Mohammad Abdulkadri, Special Assistant to the Defence Minister did not take calls. The military has recorded a number of crashes in 2021 alone. In May, an air…

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FCC chairman battles alleged fraud, certificate forgery

The Executive Chairman, Federal Character Commission, Dr. Muheeba Farida Dankaka is currently running from pillar to post to ensure she’s not relieved of her job. This is becuase investigations have commenced in earnest into the allegations of fraud levelled against her. It would be recalled that members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) levelled allegations of corrupt practices, abuse of office, subversion of the provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), FCC (Establishment Act), rules for plenary 2015, and illegal arrogation of powers against her. The members known as Concerned Commissioners forwarded…

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‘After 27yrs romance, see what Mike Adenuga is doing to me’ – ex-lover, Nora Johnson laments

Society lady and ex-confidential secretary also described as a mistress to Dr. Mike Adenuga, Nora Olumide Johnson, has raised the alarm over her current ordeals in the hands of her billionaire ex-lover and Globacom owner. Johnson, a Sierra Leone national is currently standing trial for fraudulent practice bordering on alleged diversion of a total sum of $350,000, property of Worldspan Holdings, a company belonging to Adenuga, which she was directed to transfer to Conoil Oil account but allegedly diverted it to different accounts in China for self-benefit. The lady is…

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Between ‘over the bar’ prophesies and unclear visions

By Femi Adesina There he goes again. Troublemaker. He wants to abuse our prophets, the vessels of God Almighty. Not so. Let me state from the beginning that I believe in prophecies and prophets. Good, sincere, genuine ones. “Believe in the Lord your God, so shall you be established. Believe His prophets, so shall you prosper,” says the Good Book in 2 Chronicles 20:20. But when prophets play to the gallery, claim God has said, when God has said nothing, then they expose themselves to ridicule. From such, run away.…

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Twist in Ataga’s murder tales as Chidinma recants

Barely three weeks after confessing to killing the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Michael Ataga, the suspect, 21-year-old Chidinma Ojukwu, a supposed 300-level Mass Communication student of the University of Lagos, has recanted her earlier statement.   To the bewilderment of all, Chidinma, who has been in the custody of the Lagos State Police Command, said she lied about stabbing Ataga because nobody would believe her since she was the only person who was with him. She also said what made her feel responsible for his death was because she…

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Positioned for Growth: Guaranty Trust Bank completes corporate reorganization

Aiming to strengthen its long-term competitiveness and growth prospects, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has completed its re-organisation to a Holding Company Structure. Under the terms of the re-organisation, a new operating company has been established and amendments made to the articles of incorporation for a corporate name change. The corporate name of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc and GTCO Plc will be used by the newly established operating company.   The newly established Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc is also pleased to announce its new Board of Directors as well…

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NGX Welcomes Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc with closing gong ceremony

The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited, on Tuesday, July 13, marked the listing of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc’s (“GTCO Plc”) shares with a Closing Gong Ceremony on the main floor of the exchange. This follows the completion of all regulatory requirements for the corporate reorganization of the leading financial institution into a holding company structure and the listing of GTCO Plc, on the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited and the London Stock Exchange, replacing Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. Guaranty Trust was first listed on the Nigerian Exchange in 1997, winning the…

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Eight contestants up for votes as FirstBank sponsored The Voice Nigeria Season 3 holds 2nd live show

BY ISRAEL BOLAJI Eight contestants survived the heat and are up for viewers’ votes as The Voice Nigeria, Season 3, held its second live show over the weekend. This followed energetic performances of various songs and display of raw talents by vocalists in a bid to outdo one other as the world class talents reality series glitters to the grand finale. To keep your favourite contestants on the show, viewers have to vote by dialing *894*7*talent’s code#.  Full details of the voting code of all contestants can be gotten in…

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Onalaja assures of timely completion of 2021/22 Star Project

The Change Maker President, Rotary Club of Maryland, Rotarian Bamidele Onalaja has given assurances that the Amuwo Odofin Child and Maternal Health Centre being built in Amuwo by Rotary Club of Maryland will be completed in a record time. Onalaja spoke in Amuwo on Friday, July 9 2021, at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Child and Maternal Health Centre which is the club’s star project for the 2021/22 Rotary Year. The Amuwo Odofin Child and Maternal Health Centre is estimated to gulp about N70m and when completed, the ultra-modern and…

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NED NWOKO’S 20YEAR-OLD SON, MALIK BAGS FIRST CLASS FROM SURREY UNIVERSITY, ENGLAND

Billionaire lawyer cum Antarctica explorer, Prince Ned Nwoko is a joyous man at the moment. It will not be out of place to say that Prince Ned who is fondly called The Prince of Hope by his admirers on account of his philanthropy is ecstatic and his joy is thickset like an almond tree, whose boughs are bent and twisted with luscious fruit. This is because his 20 years old son, Malik made a first class in Finance from top rated, University of Surrey, England. (A feat that’s uncommon in…

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Baron flees as NDLEA intercepts N6.5bn heroin

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a consignment of 26.15 kilogrammes of heroin with a street value of over N6.5billion at Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos. NDLEA Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Babafemi said that the seizure was made at the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO) shed of the Lagos airport. According to him, the illicit drug had arrived Lagos in 25 parcels from South Africa through an Air Peace Airline flight on…

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Onyeali-Ikpe’s Seven Point Agenda: Building a future-ready Fidelity Bank

John C. Maxwell, an American author and speaker, is a widely acknowledged thought leader. Maxwell asserts in one of his most famous quotes, which encapsulates the true essence of leadership, “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails”. Fidelity Bank CEO, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe is leading the financial institution through a significant evolution of business culture with the primary objective of improving operational efficiency and expanding market share. Mrs. Onyeali-Ikpe is adjusting “the sails” to ensure that her colleagues at Fidelity…

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TB Joshua’s body arrives church for viewing

Late Temitope Balogun Joshua, popularly known as T. B. Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations body has arrived the Ikotun headquarters of his church in Lagos for the lying-in-state service. The white casket bearing the remains of the man often referred to as the man in the Synagogue was conveyed in a black Mecedez Benz hearse owned by TOS undertakers. The celebrated cleric died on Saturday 5th of June 2021, in Lagos, shortly after concluding a programme at his church. Born on June 12, 1963, Prophet T.…

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How to vote on FirstBank-sponsored The Voice Nigeria Season 3

By Bolaji Israel UN1TY Limited and Livespot360, producers of The Voice Nigeria Season 3 have explained how to vote on the voice Nigeria season 3, sponsored by First Bank, Baba Ijebu and Airtel. The International talents reality series designed to discover and harness music talents in Nigeria is in its third season in Nigeria.  Only 12 made it to the live shows, having passed through Auditions, Blinds, Knockout and Battles stages out of the numerous talents who have featured on the world-class show.  The four celebrity coaches cum judges including Darey,…

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Fidelity Bank denies media report on ex-CEO

Our attention has been drawn to false information posted on some online platforms alleging that the Board of Directors of Fidelity Bank Plc has approved a probe of our former Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo. The story is entirely false, malicious and should be discountenanced Mr.  Okonkwo served the bank meritoriously as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer between 2014 and 2020 and led his team to achieve impressive results. For the avoidance of doubt, the Board of Directors continues to hold Mr. Okonkwo in high esteem and wish him…

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Joy To The World: RC Omole Golden donates neonatal facility to LASG

In an effort to reduce deaths of newborn babies, the Rotary Club of Omole Golden last week handed over a brand new Neonatal Building at the Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital to the Lagos State Government. The neonatal facility was built and would be equipped by Rotary Club with incubators and Phototherapy machines among other medical equipment strictly use in the care of preterm and full-term babies. Speaking during the commissioning, the Club President, Hassan Alih Ogwu said the building was aimed at reducing neonatal deaths in the hospital as well as…

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Just Now: Remi Bello installed D9110’s 41st District Governor

Rtn Aderemi Ismala Bello has just been installed as the 41st District Governor of of Rotary District 9110. At an impressive ceremony holding at D’ Podium event centre, Ikeja, doyen of Rotary, Prince Julius Adelusi Adeluyi led other distinguished Rotarians and Past District Governors including Oba Rtn. Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, Alake of Egbaland, 3 other District Governors present as well as well a past Vice President of RI rested the collarette on Rtn. Bello’s neck at 1.52pm. More follows…

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Soldiers arrest ISWAP operative in Ogun State

Military onslaught against bandits and insurgents in the country may have yielded breakthrough as troops of Operation AWATSE has arrested a suspected member of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) around Sango-Ota area of Ogun State. Briefing newsmen on Defence Military Operations (DMO) across the country, Acting Director of DMO, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, said that operational activities within the past weeks involved sustained routine patrols to forestall activities of vandals on Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipelines at Gaun, Akute, Wawa 1 and 2 and Mabgero areas. According to…

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Unity Bank empowers NYSC members with N30m

Nigerian lender, Unity Bank Plc has committed over N30 million to empower National Youth Service Corps  (NYSC) members through the Bank’s flagship Youth entrepreneurship development initiative known as Unity Bank Corpreneurship Challenge. The sum includes N4 million won by beneficiaries on four separate editions across four states and N10 million won by beneficiaries across the ten states in the latest edition. The Corpreneurship Challenge, specially designed to targets corps members has produced no fewer than 48 winners across 14 NYSC camps in 13 States and the Federal Capital Territory since…

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Fidelity Bank receives Allied Food & Confectionery Services executives

Fidelity Bank, as a purpose-driven financial institution, makes concerted efforts to forge alliances with forward-thinking companies, working together to grow the Nigerian economy. Just recently, EXCO members of the Bank led by Managing Director/CEO, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe received  Mr. Antoine Zammarieh, Managing Director, Allied Food & Confectionery Services Limited (Franchisee of Burger King in Nigeria), who paid a courtesy visit to the bank. The purpose of Allied Food & Confectionery Services visit was to strengthen client relationship management with a view to creating long-term value. Allied Food and Confectionary Services had recently announced plans to launch…

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Yes, we raided Sunday Igboho’s house -DSS confirms

Parade suspects, list arms and ammunition recovered The Department of State Services has confirmed the Thursday morning raid on the Ibadan residence of Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho. The secret police also confirmed that some of Igboho’s guards were arrested and two killed after a gun duel. DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, at a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday, said the secret police carried out the raid after intelligence reports revealed that Igboho stockpiled weapons in his house. The DSS, therefore, launched a manhunt for him.…

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Fresh controversy trails Adedoyin grandson’s suicide tales

There are fresh controvercies being unravelled about the circumstances surrounding the sudden death Subomi Olabayo, grandson of famous billionaire and chairman of Doyin Group of Companies, Prince Samuel Adedoyin. The 28-year-old Subomi is the son of Lola Olabayo, a daughter of Prince Adedoyin and Managing Director of Royals Fast Food, Ilorin reportedly committed suicide recently. The body of Subomi was reportedly discovered around 5 pm in the backyard of their Ilorin residence, while he was said to have left the house around 11 am of that faithful day. Sources close…

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FIRSTBANK’S SMECONNECT PLATFORM CONTINUES TO HELP BUSINESSES THRIVE.

Small Medium Enterprises are the ultimate drivers of the economy, and when they are under-utilized and not given the much-needed support to thrive, it has an overriding effect on the overall growth and development of a Nation. In a demonstration of its continuous commitment to National development, FirstBank’s ‘’SMEConnect’ continues to create an atmosphere for SMEs to build, grow and scale.  SMEConnect is FirstBank’s value proposition geared towards building the capacity of SMEs to deliver business goals and contribute even more significantly to national development. It is a digital platform through…

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Sanwo-Olu to Present Tourism Masterplan and Policy to Practitioners

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, will on Thursday, 1st of July, make a public presentation of a reviewed Tourism Master Plan and a Tourism Policy to guide the activities of the State Government and stakeholders in the sector on all tourism related activities in the State for the next couple of years. The public presentation of the reviewed Tourism Master Plan and a Tourism Policy event is supported by Sterling Bank Plc. and will hold at Adeyemi-Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos. In a Statement Released on Monday through…

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Video: Onalaja takes over at RC Maryland

At about 9.27pm on Tuesday June 29 2021, Chris Bamidele Onalaja, President-elect, Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos took over the leadership of the new generation club as its 20th President. At the well attended hand over fellowship, Onalaja, who is also the Group Chief Executive of RevolutionPlus Property Development Company, promised to continue the tradition of excellence that has earned the club a leadership position in the district. PAG Henry Akinyele, the club’s fifth president who was also the most senior past president present at the handing over fellowship…

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