FirstBank names Shobo MD designate as Adeduntan completes tenure

The Board of First Ban, on Wednesday, approved the appointment of Mr Gbenga Shobo, currently Deputy Managing Director, as Managing Director designate of the bank. Shobo succeeds Sola Adeduntan, who will be leaving the bank in accordance with the bank’s term limit for its Chief Executives, after successfully leading the bank since January 2016. Also appointed is Abdullahi lbrahim as Deputy Managing Director, while Mr. Ini Ebong, Mr. Segun Alebiosu, Mr. Seyi Oyefeso and Mrs Bashirat Odunewu are also appointed as Executive Directors. According to the bank, the decision is…

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Child Defilement: ‘How Baba Ijesa did it in my house’ -Princess

Iconic comedienne Princess has taken to her verified Instagram page to recount how popular Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha defiled a teenager who she identified as her foster daughter. In an emotion-laden lengthy video, Princess revealed that the immoral act happened in her house when Baba Ijesha came to her for help. She said, “Some years ago, I had challenges with my marriage and I lost a baby. So some parents in my area out of compassion allow their children to stay with me so that I will not feel lonely.…

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Kidnapped Oyo family released, Police silent on ransom

Members of the Oyeniyi family of Ajaawa, a suburb of Ogbomoso and their Ibadan-based hotelier breadwinner, Mr. Oyedokun Oyeniyi and eight other members of their family who were recently abducted by unknown gunmen have been released. It was gathered that the nine captives were released on Tuesday, but the source was silent on amount paid as ransom. The victims were reportedly kidnapped at a hotel in Ajaawa, near Ogbomoso town in Oyo State as the family prepared for a burial ceremony last Saturday. Their abductors had demanded the sum of…

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Fidelity Bank announces N10.1bn PBT for Q1 2021

Top Nigerian lender, Fidelity Bank Plc recorded a strong financial performance in the first quarter of 2021, posting appreciable growth in profits for the period ended 31 March 2021. Details of the unaudited results, released at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) show that Profit before Tax (PBT) grew by 53.9% from N6.6bn in 2020 to N10.1bn for the corresponding period of March 31, 2021.  Similarly, Net revenue in the period increased by 13.4% from N30.3bn in Q1 2020 to N34.4bn in 2021, just as the bank recorded growth in other…

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‘We won’t spare any NGO funding terrorism’ -EFCC

Ahmed Ghali, head of Lagos office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has warned that Non-Governmental Organisations aiding terrorism financing and money laundering would face the full wrath of the law. In a statement by the anti-graft agency, Ghali restated that it was mandatory to report to the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering, any transaction through any formal financial channels in excess of $10,000 and any cash donations in excess of $1,000. Delivering a paper entitled, “The Role of Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations in Countering Terrorism…

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NAF promise to sustain critical airpower capabilities as Amao wings 4 new combatant pilots

No fewer than 233 Nigerian Air Force pilots are presently undergoing specialized training at different aviation colleges in the United States, United Kingdom, South Africa and the Czech Republic. Also, four new wings comprising two fighter pilots and two combat helicopter pilots have just completed their training in the US. Disclosing this at the winging of the four new pilots in Abuja on Tuesday, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, said this bears glowing testament to the NAF’s commitment towards enhancing and sustaining critical airpower capabilities…

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Benzama’s volley saves embarrassing day for lacklustre RMA

Karim Benzema came to Real Madrid’s rescue again on Tuesday, his acrobatic volley earning them a 1-1 draw against an impressive Chelsea side in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final.  Christian Pulisic grabbed Chelsea an away goal in a soaking wet contest at Valdebebas but Madrid will be satisfied too, after recovering from a chastening opening half an hour before Benzema’s brilliance left the tie in the balance. Eden Hazard was given 24 minutes off the bench against his former club but despite some twinkling touches, he was…

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El-rufai, Tambuwal seek cooperation to tackle banditry

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal have stressed the need for states to cooperate in tackling the menace of banditry and kidnapping. The two governors took the stand in Sokoto when El-Rufai visited to condole with Tambuwal over the death of Hajiya Aishatu, the daughter of late Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello. This is contained in a statement signed by Tambuwal’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Malam Muhammad Bello and issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Sokoto. El-Rufai commended Tambuwal’s unflinching…

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More pains coming as FG plans tariff increase for July

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Monday announced that another tariff review for Nigeria’s 11 power distribution companies would hold in July. The move is coming as electricity consumers, who are mostly on estimated bills, groan under massive rip-off by DISCOs who have largely refuse to make pre-paid meters available to customers. NERC disclosed this in its notice of Minor and Extraordinary Review of Tariffs for Electricity Transmission and Distribution Companies, a development that might lead to a rise in the tariffs payable by electricity users. The commission explained that…

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Panic in Lekki over reported Police, Okada riders clash

Gunshots were heard in Lekki Phase 1 Gate, Lagos State as motorcycle (Okada) riders resisted the police from impounding their motorcycles. In a viral video, people were seen running helter-skelter as sounds of gunshots were heard and weapons were thrown. It was learnt that the incident created panic in the area. Some of the eyewitnesses had alleged that there was a clash between the police and the Okada riders when the video surfaced online on Monday. However, in a statement on Tuesday, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu,…

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See Chelsea’s team list for UCL semi against RMA

Chelsea Boss, Thomas Tuchel has named his 24 man squad that will be travelling to Spain to face real Madrid in their first leg of the UEFA champions league semi final. Chelsea who qualified after beating Porto 2:1 on aggregate will be up against a strong Real Madrid side who defeated Liverpool 3:1 on aggregate. Chelsea fans will be glad to see their in-from team show same character and team effort when they face real Madrid away in Spain. Mateo kovacic is the only player out of the Squad as…

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#RMACHE: Real Madrid name ‘killer squad’ for Chelsea

ZInedine Zidane, Real Madrid’s coach has released his teams’s ‘killer squad’ list for Tuesday’s clash against EPL table toppers, Chelsea FC of England in the first leg of the Champions League Semifinals. REAL MADRID SQUAD: Goalkeepers: Courtois, Lunin and Altube. Defenders: Carvajal, E. Militão, R. Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Odriozola and Miguel. Midfielders: Kroos, Modrić, Casemiro, Isco, Arribas and Blanco. Forwards: Hazard, Benzema, Asensio, Vini Jr., Mariano and Rodrygo. As expected, Toni Kroos is back with the team. The German midfielder rejoined the squad in training on Sunday and is 100% ready to play against Chelsea, so…

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Again, bandits kill 2 more abducted Kaduna varsity students

Bandits have killed two more students of the Greenfield University, Kaduna State. The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, made this known on Monday. The bandits had on Friday killed three of the abducted students of the varsity, saying it was a warning for not paying the N800 million ransom demanded by them. The Commissioner in a statement, on Tuesday, said the state under Governor Nasir El-Rufai was saddened by the development. He said, “On a sad note, security agencies have just reported to the…

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NBC hammers Channels TV’s ‘Politics Today’ over IPOB interview

Nigeria’s broadcast regulatory agency, National Broadcasting Commission on Monday wielded its big stick on Channels Television by ordering an immediate stoppage of one of its programmes, ‘Politics Today’ with a fine N5 million for breaching the broadcast code. The commission said it took the decision following the a live interview the station had with the spokesperson for the Indigenous People of Biafra, Emma Powerful. In a letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television signed by the Acting Director-General of the Commission, NBC, Armstrong Idachaba, the Commission referred to Channels…

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Confusion as gunmen kidnap 10 people in Oyo

A family of 10 has been kidnapped at Agbo Hotel in Ajaawa community, Ogo Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo State. Radio Nigeria gathered that the victims included the owner of the hotel, Hon. Olukunle Oyedokun, his younger wife, his baby, two daughters, granddaughter, sister-in-law with her son and a guest at the hotel. The abductors were said to have invaded the hotel behind CAC Primary School, Lagbedu Road at about 10pm on Saturday. The perpetrators reportedly fired shots into the air sporadically, after which they seized the 10 victims…

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Northern Governor splashes N300m on dogs to fight bandits

Banditry, insurgency and other forms of criminal activities may have overwhelmed the governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari.This is particularly so as some of his recent decisions taken by the governor are getting stakeholders worried.One such decision was the purchase of dogs to combat Boko Haram that has been terrorizing the State at a whooping sum of N300 million.An insider who confided in OpenLife disclosed that an American lady who is known to have been a close friend of governor Masari initiated the dog option.She was said to have convinced…

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India’s COVID-19 variant giving Nigeria sleepless nights

The Nigerian government has resolved to introduce additional control measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 strain in India to Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, who disclosed this on Sunday said the issue would be a subject of discussion at the ministerial experts’ committee meeting on Monday (today). India is currently witnessing what has been described as a devastating second wave of COVID-19 with confirmed cases and deaths increasing in the past weeks. The country is said to recording more than a quarter million cases per day.…

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Police arrest Kwara notorious ritualists who killed about to wed

The Kwara State Police Command said it has arrested four suspects who allegedly murdered Olokose Oluwasola for money ritual six days to his wedding in Patigi, Patigi Local Government Area the state. Oluwasola was murdered by his next-door neighbour, Kazeem Mohammed, and his gang for ritual purpose on March 6, 2021, which was six days to his wedding. The police in a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, said that they had arrested four suspects, including the leader of the gang Mohammed. The three other…

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Reps shoot DSTV, makes pay-per-view compulsory, break monopoly

Hon. Uyime Idem, Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Communication, has revealed that he and two other lawmakers had sponsored a bill that has passed second reading on the floor of the house to grant powers to the National Broadcasting Commission to regulate tariffs imposed on subscribers by service providers. Hon. Idem said on Thursday, in Abuja, while briefing newsmen that Nigerians will soon be enjoying pay-per-view bouquets. Idem, who is representing Ukanafun/Orukanam Federal Constituency in Akwa Ibom State, is chairman of the ad hoc committee set…

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Kidnappers halt commuter bus, march 18 passengers into the forest

Armed men in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State on Thursday hijacked an 18-seater bus along Igboora-Eruwa road and abducted all passengers in the commercial bus. According to an eye witness account as reported by Vanguard Newspapers, an 18-seater bus, coming from Abeokuta and transporting passengers along Igboora-Eruwa road, was ambushed by the gunmen. Vanguard further reported from a family source of one of the victims that the gunmen demanded the sum of N10 million as a ransom for each of the victims. The source said: “Yes, the 18 people…

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Sad: Bandits kill 3 from abducted Kaduna varsity students

Armed bandits who abducted unspecified number of students from Greenfield University, a private school in Kaduna, have reportedly murdered three of the abducted students. The Greenfield University is located in Kasarami, along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident, said the remains of the students were found close to the university on Friday. The bandits had kidnapped the students and staff on Tuesday and later made contact with the parents…

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‘Pantami and others linked to my son’s murder’ -Don

A former lecturer of Industrial Chemistry at the Kaduna State University, Professor Samuel Achi, has narrated how his son, Sunday Achi, was strangled at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University mosque in Bauchi State. The 67-year-old don also said he was aware that Nigeria’s current Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, was the Chief Imam of the university’s mosque when the incident happened on December 9, 2004. Speaking in an exclusive interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday, Samuel said his 24-year-old son and 400-level student of Architecture at the  ATBU at…

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Heritage Bank boosts creative industry with support for “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge”

Heritage Bank Plc has further reiterated its commitment to the growth and development of the creative and entertainment sector by supporting the “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge.” Heritage Bank in collaboration with a foremost Nigerian Actress and Co-Founder of the Audrey Silva Company, Rita Dominic launched an acting challenge for aspiring actors to recreate a scene in a new film “La Femme Anjola,” produced by the later. Respectively, the winners carted away cash prizes- ; the Prize winner, Jasmine Howson-Wright received N1million, Chioma Okafor, 1st runner-up got N300, 000, whilst the 2nd runner-up…

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GTBank makes ₦53.7bn PBT in 2021 first quarter

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its unaudited Financial Results for the period ended March 31, 2021 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the result shows a resilient performance across all key financial metrics in the face of the unprecedented macroeconomic challenges, reflecting the quality of past decisions and reaffirming its position as one of the best managed financial institutions in Africa. The Group reported Profit before tax of ₦53.7billion, representing a drop of 7.8% over ₦58.2billion recorded in the corresponding period of March 2020. Deposit…

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Bandits ambush Oyo Amotekun corps, kill member

A gang of bandits has attacked Amotekun corps at a farm in Fiditi, Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State. One of the corps, 25-year-old Suleiman Quadir was reportedly killed during the attack while another was Amo Yisau was injured. It was gathered that the operatives were escorting some workers of a farm outfit to the farm when the hoodlums who had laid ambush for them came out from the bush and shot Suleiman. The bandits were said to have been about 11. Amo is said to be receiving treatment…

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Sack Pantami now -Elumelu

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, urged the House to demand resignation or sack of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, over his controversial sermons and utterances backing the activities of Jihadist movements and deadly Islamic sects. Pantami has been under fire for once preaching the violent cause of extremist Islamist sects and Jihadist narratives of al-Qaeda and the Taliban before he became a member of the Federal Executive Council in the Buhari administration. At the plenary on Wednesday, Elumelu raised…

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Groom murdered, dismembered days to wedding

Olokose Ojo, a would be groom, has been murdered barely six days to his wedding by his neighbour who promised to assist him to get cows for the ceremony in Kwara State. Ojo, said to be in his early 30 and a staff member at the National Health Insurance Scheme unit of the University of Ilorin  Teaching Hospital was said to have been murdered by the neighbour, Kazeem Mohammed, and his gang for ritual purposes. It was alleged that Mohammed and his gang were ritualists and Mohammed had twice served…

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George Floyd: World superstars hail cop’s guilty verdict

American superstars like Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey and Viola Davis are among the stars hailing the guilty verdict in the case of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer convicted of murdering a black man George Floyd in the US. The stars are among thousands of people paying tribute to Mr Floyd, who was pinned to the ground by Chauvin in May 2020, after the verdict in the high-profile trial was announced on Tuesday, Skynews reports. Winfrey said she cried tears of joy, while Beyonce welcomed a “good day” and…

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But for insufficient ammunition, soldiers repel bandits attack

Bandits said to be numbering about 60 and heavily armed, in the early hours of Wednesday, invaded a military camp in Zazzaga community in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State and engaged the soldiers in a gun battle, leading to heavy casualties on the side of the bandits. This latest attack on a military base in the state is coming barely three weeks after bandits in their numbers attacked a Security Joint Task Force base in Allawa and Basa in Shiroro Local Government Area of the state, killing five…

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Petrol lands at N216/ltr as daily subsidy hits N4.6bn

With the continuous increase in global oil prices and further depreciation of the naira against the dollar, the landing cost of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) imported into Nigeria has jumped to N216.31 per litre. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency had in March released a pricing template that indicated the guiding prices for the month. The template, which showed that petrol pump price was expected to range from N209.61 to N212.61 per litre, was greeted with widespread public outcry and was later deleted by the agency from its website. The…

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Access Bank acquires Botswana’s 5th largest bank

Access Bank said on Monday it has agreed to buy a majority stake in African Banking Corporation of Botswana for cash, a month after it acquired a South African bank. Access Bank is expanding across Africa to counter stagflation at home and dollar shortages that have frustrated businesses. The lender will acquire just over 78 per cent of BancABC Botswana for cash of around 1.13 times book value and a two-year deferred payment, amounting to an undisclosed sum, Atlas Mara said in a statement. The latest acquisition from ABC Holdings,…

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Chad’s Idriss Derby dies at war front, to be replaced by son

Chad’s President Idriss Deby Itno has died on the battlefield after three decades in power, the army announced on state television on Tuesday. The shock announcement came only the day after the 68-year-old was proclaimed the winner of a presidential election that had given him a sixth term in office. The army said Deby had been commanding his army at the weekend as it battled against rebels who had launched a major incursion into the north of the country on election day. Deby “has just breathed his last breath defending…

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FirstBank reiterates commitment to excellent service delivery with new corporate website

FirstBank, Nigeria and indeed West Africa’s premier financial inclusion services provider has announced the launch of its newly designed website at https://www.firstbanknigeria.com/.  The new website is upgraded with features that are streamlined to reinforce its role in delivering seamless banking and technology solutions to its customers across the world. The website is configured with modern design and improved functionality that eases customer experience whilst carrying out various activities on the site, including electronic banking. Non-customers are also able to open an account, putting them at an edge in the industry as…

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Why there is no Amotekun in Lagos -Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that operatives of Lagos Neighborhood Safety Corps are currently doing the work of Amotekun in the state. He spoke during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics at the Lagos House. According to him, apart from community policing, operatives of the LNSC also engage in border patrol. Sanwo-Olu said, “It’s just a name change in the case of Lagos. I appreciate what my colleague governors are doing, and they also appreciate the peculiar nature of Lagos. “I have got over 7,000 neighbourhood watch personnel in…

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Video: Gov. Sanwo-Olu meets, commends armed police officer assaulted on duty after arresting ‘one-way driver’

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, met with Erhator on Monday at the Lagos Governor Office in Alausa for a “Governorship Handshake”. The governor also applauded the police officer for his “show of patience, decorum and what is expected of a police officer” in the face of provocation and urged other officers to emulate him. The policeman was then presented with a state plaque as a mark of honour and prestige to appreciate his commitment to promoting core values of modern policing and protection of fundamental human rights.

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Spurs add to Mourinho’s dismissal profile at EPL

Cristian Ronaldo’s fellow Portuguese and manager, Jose Mourinho has been sacked as Tottenham coach after 17 months in charge of the London club. The dismissal by Spurs is the fourth for the self acclaimed ‘Special One’ in the Premiership haven been sacked twice by Chelsea, once by Manchester United and now by Tottenham. According to reports, Ryan Mason and Chris Powell will be in temporary charge until a new permanent manager is appointed. It was gathered that Tottenham have begun the process of appointing a new coach. Mourinho was sacked…

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Pantami once called for jihad in Nigeria, prayed for Taliban, Al-Qaeda victory

Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Nigeria’s Communication and Digital Economy Minister’s fanatical indoctrinated past is perching on him like a leech as some of his hardline  quotes have resurfaced. Pantami was quoted to have said “this jihad is an obligation for every single believer, especially in Nigeria,’’ in one of his vicious preaching in the 2000s. The embattled minister was also quoted to have prayed “Oh God, give victory to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda,” during the same period. Even though he has renounced terrorism pleading that his outburst, as at that time,…

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Uber, Bolt drivers go on strike tomorrow

Uber and Bolt drivers in Lagos have asked the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators, failing which they would go off the road from Monday. The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA), threatened to embark on the strike if their demands were not met. At a news conference in Lagos, the National President of PEDPA Idris Shonuga called for immediate upward review of e-cab fares to reflect the current economic reality in the country. According to Mr…

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Video Updated: Popular crossdresser, James Brown got a beating of his life

There is a video, currently trending on Twitter, of popular crossdresser, James Brown, who was recorded while receiving a serious beating from some boys on the street. The video did not contain details as to where and when the incident occurred, but from the voices and pidgin English uttered by the dude’s attackers, it obviously took place in a Southern Nigerian City. Some commentators on the thread condemned the attack on the crossdresser, while others supported the act as due punishment for an act alien to Nigerian culture.

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Why FG bar Adeboye’s chopper from flying

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has grounded a private chopper belonging to Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at the Lagos Airport, investigations by Sunday  PUNCH, has revealed. It was learnt that the aircraft, AgustaWestland AW139 chopper, with registration number 5N-EAA, was suspended from flying over two weeks ago, following the expiration of some of its papers and spare parts. The suspension, officials said, would also allow the regulator to conduct vital safety checks on its safety-critical components, especially some spare parts that are…

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Why I picked Baba as IG -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said he chose Usman Baba over others including Moses Jitoboh, a senior Deputy Inspector General of Police as the acting inspector general of police because he has been a policeman for a long time and “has the necessary experience.” Baba’s appointment, which will be forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, will effectively deny Mr Jitoboh, the police chief from Bayelsa who should have been the inspector general in line with the law. Buhari, who announced the acting police chief’s appointment while in London, spoke to State House…

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Pantami feels the heat, says my driver, secretary, other aides are Christians

Mallam Isa Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy is continuing the battle to extricate himself from the reports linking him to terrorist groups insisting his past controversial comments on terrorist groups including Taliban and Al-Qaeda were misconstrued. The minister, in an interview published by Peoples Gazette on Friday, also said he has no issues with Christians, adding that his personal driver, secretary and technical assistant are all Christians He said, “My personal driver is Mai Keffi, a practising Christian. I also have a Christian, Ms Nwosu, as my secretary…

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Stop lying, you printed N60bn, Obaseki replies Finance Minister

Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State has called out the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, for denying that the Federal Government printed N60 billion in March to support allocation to states. The governor, who accused the Federal Government of “monetary rascality”, also tackled the finance minister for “playing the ostrich”. Obaseki said this while reacting to the denial by Ahmed that his claim on FG’s printing of N60bn was “untrue”. On Thursday, Obaseki tweeted, “While we do not want to join issues with the Federal…

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Buhari returns after London medical trip

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening returned to Nigeria from London after a prolonged medical check-up. The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, led other top government officials to receive Buhari at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. After the brief airport ceremony, Buhari and his entourage made their way to the Presidential Villa.

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We want to reduce child abuse cases -Eleto

The CEO of Inclusive Social Welfare Empowerment Foundation, Chief (Mrs.) Pat Eleto has urged the government to be proactive in handling the growing cases of child molestation In Nigeria. She said this, after one Nurudeen Nasiru, a 20year old sex offender was arraigned at the Ebute Meta Magistrate Court, Lagos for a case of sexual assault on a minor. The victim, aged 11, reported the case of repeated molestation by the defendant, and the Inclusive Social Welfare Foundation swung into action by following up, to ensure that the defendant is…

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FirstBank hosts protection webinar on business security in information age

 First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider has announced a webinar to sensitise individuals and businesses with useful information on being protected in today’s digital age.  The virtual event is scheduled to hold by noon on Friday, 16 April 2021 with “Staying Protected Amidst the Pandemic Chaos” being the topic to be discussed at the event. Registration is ongoing for the event via the link https://firstbanknigeria.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PUnqA7enTMG8o0OfOaWxlg  Today’s world, largely referred to as the digital age has been influenced by information technology which has optimised the way we carry out our individual and business…

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Ahmed Musa joins Kano Pillars, to be unveiled by Gov. Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje, is expected to unveil Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa as Kano Pillars latest signing. The club made this known in a series of tweets on Wednesday. Musa is expected to be unveiled before the second stanza of the league season, according to the club. “Kano State Governor, @GovUmarGanduje to unveils @Ahmedmusa718 before the commencement of the@LMCNPFL second stanza,” the tweet read. Musa joins Sai Masu Gida for the rest of the season, 11 years after he first featured for the club. The 28-year-old previously played for the…

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Medical doctor, Nurse, 13yr old boy released by kidnappers in Ogun

The doctor and the nurse abducted last week Wednesday by gunmen on the Abeokuta-Imeko road have been released on Monday night. Also, a 13-year-old boy who was kidnapped on Saturday in Obada-Oko has been released. However, another doctor was abducted the same Monday night that the two health workers were released. The former Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association in Ogun State, Dr. Adewunmi Alayaki, confirmed the release of the doctor and the nurse. Alayaki, who said he served as the Chief negotiator with the kidnappers, identified the captors as…

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