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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APFTiA blame lack of adequate education, exposure on nation’s insecurity

Share this on WhatsAppLack of adequate education and exposure which culminated in the stunted development of some parts of the country has largely been blamed for the debilitating insecurity plaguing the country. This has also promoted conflict and a lack of understanding amongst the various segments of Nigerian society. However, our contributions as an association passionate about people development would help bridge this gap and ultimately create a better understanding amongst Nigerians from the different regions of the country. This assertion was made by Harrison Sam-Amoye, an executive council member…

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Abba Kyari denies having any secret deal with Hushpuppi

Share this on WhatsAppNigeria police’s top crime burster DCP Abba Kyari has denied conniving with known fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi. United States authorities said on Wednesday that Hushpuppi reached out o Kyari to arrest one Kelly Chibuzo Vincent, who participated in a fraud scheme with Hushpuppi and Abdulrahman Imraan Juma, a Kenyan national. Hushpuppi, Vincent and Juma were alleged to have defrauded a Qatari of $1.1 million. A dispute arose in the gang, which prompted Vincent to contact the victim and claim that Abbas and Juma…

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US accuse Abba Kyari of complicity in Hushpuppi’s case

Share this on WhatsAppUnited 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppBashorun 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…

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Tokyo 2020: Organisers handout 160,000 condoms

Share this on WhatsAppDespite 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppWork 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…

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Court frees El-Zakzaky, upholds no case submission

Share this on WhatsAppA 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 Share this on WhatsApp

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Air Peace Accident: How official cover-up failed

Share this on WhatsAppFacts 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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.…

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Heritage Bank hailed for supporting Ibadan Golf Club

Share this on WhatsApp 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppGuaranty 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…

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

Share this on WhatsApp…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…

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Market formation framework, driver to optimally develop solid mineral sector -Sekibo

Share this on WhatsAppMD/CEO of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo has said that market formation framework is the key to optimally exploit Nigeria’s precious metal and solid minerals endowments.  He disclosed this during a webinar organised by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development with the theme, “Financing the Solid Minerals Sector through the Capital Market and the Critical Role of Commodity Exchanges.”   Sekibo explained that a fully established market formation process that would lead to having a Corporation…

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

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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…

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Sunday Igboho: Yoruba elders, leaders move to stop extradition to Nigeria

Share this on WhatsAppYoruba leaders, including monarchs, have rallied support for Yoruba rights activists, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, who has been arrested in Benin Republic. Some of the leaders, who spoke to The Punch correspondent on the telephone on Tuesday morning, said meetings are holding on the matter. The source also told our correspondent that lawyers have been mobilised to stop Igboho’s extradition to Nigeria. According to him, leaders of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Ilana Oodua, and other groups who petitioned the International Criminal Court are involved.…

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RC Akowonjo to build Nmulti projects in Alimosho

Share this on WhatsAppAs 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…

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Gallant pilot escapes as bandits down NAF fighter jet

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppSunday 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppRichard 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…

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Under Buhari’s Watch: Petroleum ministry prints handbills, letterhead for N202m

Share this on WhatsAppThe Senate on Wednesday queried the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources over alleged multi-million naira financial irregularities. President Muhammadu Buhari is the minister in charge of the ministry while Timipre Sylva is the minister of state. This came to the fore when the upper chamber considered and adopted the report by it’s Committee on Public Accounts. In the report which was laid by the Chairman of the committee, Senator Matthew Urhoghide (PDP, Edo), during plenary noted that the sums of N46,645,000.00 and N56,418,135.00 were spent on the…

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South Africa may legalise women marrying multiple husbands

Share this on WhatsAppProposals to allow women to marry more than one husband have sparked widespread debate in South Africa. The legalisation of polyandry was put forward in a green paper published by the Department of Home Affairs. The plans, part of wider moves by the government to reform the Marriage Act, have upset conservatives and some religious groups. Polygamy – a man having more than one wife – is already permitted in South Africa. But Kenneth Meshoe, who is the leader of the opposition African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), claimed it would “destroy society” if the…

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Linda Ikeji visits Fidelity MD

Share this on WhatsAppTwo beautiful amazons and consummate professionals in their respective fields of endeavor (banking and media) met in what many have described as a toast to women in leadership to not only explore business opportunities, but also to lend their voice to the ongoing conversation about women empowerment. Fidelity Bank CEO, Mrs Onyeali-Ikpe accompanied by top female management staff on Tuesday in Lagos received the Chief Executive Officer, LIB TV, Linda Ikeji, who paid a courtesy visit to the bank. This purpose of the visit was also to…

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Relief as Chinese company emitting deadly smoke relocates from Orimerunmu

Share this on WhatsAppHaving 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…

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Why Obi Cubana is my friend –Abba Kyari

Share this on WhatsAppDCP 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…

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Another plane crashes in Kaduna

Share this on WhatsAppA 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…

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FCC chairman battles alleged fraud, certificate forgery

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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…

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Army General killed by bandits buried in Abuja

Share this on WhatsAppThe remains of a former Provost Marshall of the Nigerian Army, Maj Gen Hussein Ahmed, who was killed on Thursday by bandits have been laid to rest. Ahmed, who was a director at the Army Headquarters, was shot dead by bandits while travelling along the Lokoja-Abuja road. He was later buried on Friday afternoon at the Lungi Barracks Cemetery in accordance with Islamic rites. In his citation at the funeral, the Chief of Policy and Plans (Army) Maj Gen Anthony Omozoje said, “The Late General Husseini Ahmed…

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GTB names Miriam Olusanya As 1st female MD

Share this on WhatsAppThe newly established Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc has appointed Mrs Miriam Olusanya as the managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank Limited.It also announced its new board of directors as well as changes to the board of its banking subsidiary, Guaranty Trust Bank Limited on Wednesday.The statement said the banking subsidiary, Guaranty Trust Bank Limited will be governed by a board of directors comprising, Mr Ibrahim Hassan as chairman of the board, Mrs Miriam Olusanya as managing director, Mr Jide Okuntola as deputy managing director, Mr Haruna…

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

Share this on WhatsAppSociety 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.…

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Between ‘over the bar’ prophesies and unclear visions

Share this on WhatsAppBy 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…

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Ataga’s Murder: ‘We have more suspects in custody’ -Lagos CP

Share this on WhatsAppThe Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, on Wednesday, said more suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of the chief executive officer of Super TV Usifo Ataga. Odumosu, during a parade of suspects at the police command in Ikeja, said the police have established a case of conspiracy and murder and more suspects have been arrested. The commissioner did not disclose who the suspects are or how many of them have been arrested. He said the investigation is ongoing in the matter. 21-year-…

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Twist in Ataga’s murder tales as Chidinma recants

Share this on WhatsAppBarely 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…

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Photos: Lagos Gov., Sanwo-Olu arrests traffic robbers in action

Share this on WhatsAppLagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s convoy, on Monday, silently ran into a gang of traffic robbers operating on the highway at Ojota, in the state. According to an eyewitness account, the 3 man gang brandishing sharp cutlasses, were caught in action while robbing motorists. “They had cornered their victims and were about to strike. The location was Ojota, Lagos and the three Cutlass wielding tough guys were attacking hapless motorists and dispossessing them of their valuables in rush hour traffic on Monday July 12.” Just then the…

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‘They raped me every day, made me see blood’ -Lady narrates her near-death experience in the hands of kidnappers

Share this on WhatsAppA kidnap victim has taken to social media to narrate how she was allegedly abducted and sexually abused by some gunmen during her travel to Rivers State. The woman, with the Twitter handle @Blessedcindy0, claimed that she was kidnapped along with five others on June 23, 2021. She posted the thread with a picture of her battered face, saying she was admitted to a hospital after the ordeal. According to her, she boarded a vehicle at a park in Enugu without any premonition of evil. She said the…

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Positioned for Growth: Guaranty Trust Bank completes corporate reorganization

Share this on WhatsAppAiming 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…

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NGX Welcomes Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc with closing gong ceremony

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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…

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

Share this on WhatsAppBY 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…

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How 6 finalists will emerge from FirstBank’s sponsored The Voice Nigeria Season 3 2nd live show

Share this on WhatsAppBy Israel Bolaji Six finalists are expected to emerge through the viewers votes following the second live show of the FirstBank Sponsored The Voice Nigeria Season 3. UN1TY Limited and Livespot360, producers of the global talents reality series, explained how to vote on the voice Nigeria season 3, sponsored by FirstBank, Baba Ijebu and Airtel. To keep their favourite vocalists on the show, viewers have to dial *894*7*talent’s code#. To know the voting code of your preferred contestant to save, visit the Bank’s official Instagram handle and get voting: The…

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Onalaja assures of timely completion of 2021/22 Star Project

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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,…

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

Share this on WhatsAppBillionaire 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…

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Bandits kidnap Emir in Kaduna, abduct Zamfara school provost

Share this on WhatsAppKaduna Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the Emir of Kajuru, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu at his residence in Kajuru Local Government Area. According to Kaduna State command, Police spokesman Muhammed Jalige, the second class Emir’s abduction took place on Sunday morning. The Emir was reportedly abducted alongside 10 other persons suspected to include his 3 wives. 2 grandchildren and 5 domestic staff. Meanwhile, the Police Command in Zamfara has also confirmed the abduction of Provost, College of Agriculture and Animal Science Bakura. It also confirmed the…

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Baron flees as NDLEA intercepts N6.5bn heroin

Share this on WhatsAppThe 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…

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Sound Sultan dies of throat cancer

Share this on WhatsAppNigerian singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has died at the age of 44. The singer died after battling Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Dr. Kayode Fasasi on behalf of the Fasasi family. The statement read, “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our multitalented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan. “He passed away at the age of 44 following a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma. “He is survived by his…

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

Share this on WhatsAppJohn 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…

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FG freezes Multichoice bank accounts over N1.8tr tax fraud

Share this on WhatsAppThe Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has directed Nigerian banks to freeze all accounts of Messrs MultiChoice Nigeria Limited (MCN) And MultiChoice Africa (MCA) in Nigeria and to help it recover the sum of N1.8 trillion suspected to tax the company is owing to the Nigerian Government. The action by the FIRS is an attempt to block revenue leakage in the country and also stem the tide of illegal financial flows from the country put at about N6.87 trillion annually by multinationals operating in Nigeria in the…

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8 contestants seek viewer’s votes as FirstBank sponsored The Voice Nigeria Season 3 enters live shows

Share this on WhatsAppBy Bolaji Israel With an electrifying mix of pulsating musical performances, music training, glamorous fashion and life-enriching entertainment, the The Voice Nigeria 3 continues to dazzle to the very grand finale. The fate of eight amazing music talents now lies with the viewers’ votes for a chance to fight for the grand prize as the world acclaimed music talents reality series, the Voice Nigeria 3 sponsored by FirstBank, Baba Ijebu and Airtel entered the much-awaited Live Shows stage in Nigeria. The music show is produced by UN1TY…

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Ex-JAMB boss, Ojerinde remanded over N900m fraud

Share this on WhatsAppA Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, refused to grant Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, former Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, bail on alleged fraud preferred against him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission. Justice Obiora Egwuatu declined the oral application for bail by counsel to the defendant, P.O Olorunishola, SAN, after the ICPC lawyer, Ebenezer Shogunle, opposed the submission. The former chief executive officer of JAMB is the sole defendant in the suit marked: CR/97/21 bordering on alleged misappropriation of about N900 million.…

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TB Joshua’s body arrives church for viewing

Share this on WhatsAppLate 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,…

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