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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

EFCC To Arraign Ex-PDP Chair Haliru Bello, Others For Theft Of N300m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Dr. Haliru Bello and his son, Abba, got N300million about 11 days to the presidential election.

Forte Oil Filling Station Fined N4.2 million For Hoarding Petrol

A committee set up by Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to prevent hoarding of petrol and selling above official rate, has fined a Forte Oil filling station in the state the sum of N4.2million.

NCC Challenges Court's Jurisdiction In MTN Suit Over Fine, Wants Case Moved To Abuja

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has challenged the suit filed by MTN Nigeria and asked that the suit be dismissed.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Skye Bank Trains 20 Female Entrepreneurs On Business Management

A total of 20 female entrepreneurs were recently trained by Skye Bank Plc under the aegis of the Skye Pearl programme to assist them run their businesses efficiently, profitably and professionally.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Unbelievable Drama As Aero Airlines Take Off Passengers From Chartered Flight With Ladder!

Amild drama unfolded yesterday at the Bauchi Airport when passengers used ladder to disembark from a chartered aircraft belonging to Nigeria’s oldest carrier: Aero Airlines.

Friday, December 18, 2015

‘’We Are The Most Formidable Force’’ Gov Abiola Ajimobi On Alao Akala’s Decamping TO APC

For the first time since his reported membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, has remarked that he was set to finalise the processes of joining the APC.

Picture Of Billionaire Femi Otedola’ss Brother, Ayokunle & Mother Lady Doja Sparks Of Talks Of Neglect

 A recent picture of the older brother of billionaire Femi Otedola and his mother have started interesting reactions.

The picture which has Lady Doja and Ayokunle Otedola side by side has sparked off talks of neglect.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Dokpesi secures N400m bail

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has granted the former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, ‎High Chief Raymond Dokpesi‎, bail to the tune of N400milion.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Ex Gov Uduaghan’s Wife Roli’s Church Losses Members In Droves

Their cunningness and abject desperation to be “blessed” evoked memories of conniving, luckless muskrats, caught in a labyrinth of covetousness and political machinations. Sneaky penitents that they were, gleefully deserted their parents at home to adopt Roli Uduaghan, former First Lady of Delta State, as their spiritual guardian and mother

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Ooni Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11 Finally Gets Staff Of Office In The Midst Of Bubbling Excitement & Drama

At a colourful ceremony attended by an army of dignitaries, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II,

Sports Minister Solomon Dalung Angry At Decay Of New N280M Equipment

Sports Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission(NSC), Solomon Dalung, has condemned the decay and wastage of high performance sports equipment worth N280 million procured by

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Sellers, Users Of Fireworks To Be Arrested

As the Yuletide activities kicks off nationwide, Lagos State Government, through the state Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has urged parents and guardians to warn their children and wards to desist from the use of fireworks, popularly called “banger,”

Oando Refutes Sack Of 50% Workers, Reduced Salary Plus Allowances Story

Oando, pls has refuted claims it sacked 50% percent of workers and reduced salary and allowances.

Prophet T.B Joshua Accused Of Fomenting Trouble In Hometown

Popular preacher, T.B Joshua is accused of fomenting trouble in his home town

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Unity Bank Set To Sack Staffers As Hard Times Bite Harder!

 Whoever believes that the bank is mightier than the storm should ask the management and customers of Unity Bank. They probably know better. As you read

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Thursday, November 26, 2015

’’No Bank In Distress…Figment Of Writers Imagination’’ - CBN

The attention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been drawn to a fictitious online publication purporting that some deposit money banks in Nigeria are “experiencing stress”.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Bode George’s Wife, Roli Takes Over At NDLEA

The wife of PDP Chieftain,Chief Bode George- Roli will be running the affairs of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) following the

UBA Treats 20 Customers To An Unforgettable Holiday Experience In Dubai

It was a Friday evening at the international wing of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) and 20 lucky customers of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc were eagerly waiting for their flight. These were the people who received their Western Union and MoneyGram transfer at UBA during the UBA Remittance Awoof Promo.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Monday, November 23, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Aliko Dangote loses N1trn net worth in one year

Nigeria’s Alhaji Aliko Dangote lost N1 trillion ($5 billion) in one year  as a result of drop in prices of shares at the stock market in Dangote cement

Heritage Begins 2015 Consumer Fair In Idumota/ Balogun Markets

As a way of further delighting her teeming customers in different locations across the country, Heritage Bank Limited on Tuesday flagged off the 2015 edition of its Consumer Fair at the famous Idumota/Balogun Market in the heart of Lagos Island.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Embattled Oil Barons Jide Omokore, Kola Aluko’s Plot Return To Winning Ways With Atlantic Energy’s Submission Of Plans To Offset Outstanding Debts To ''Authorities''

Embattled Oil men Jide Omokore and Kola Aluko have officially taken a major step towards a return to winning ways.

Their money maker Atlantic Drilling Energy Concepts has

Skye Bank, travel agencies partner on travel finance

In its determination to make vacation and other forms of travel pleasant, affordable and easy, Skye Bank Plc has gone into partnership with some leading travel agencies by providing travel financing.

Pictures & Story That Tell How Money Man Femi Otedola’s Older Brother Ayokunle Makes A Living

Michael Ayokunle Otedola, the older brother of bounced back man of wealth, Femi Otedola is a

Uzoma Dozie’s Diamond Bank Gets Mandate To Sell Off Sunny Odogwu’s Mega Investment ‘’Luxury Collection Hotels & Apartments’’ In Lieu Of Debt

A Federal High Court in Lagos last week entered judgment in favour of Diamond Bank

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Ranking Member, Funmi Tejuosho Sparks Conflict In Lagos Assembly With Rejection Of Committee Chair

A ranking member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and former Deputy Speaker of the House, Hon. Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, rejected the chairmanship of a committee given her by House as read out by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa.

Entries for UBA Foundation National Essay Competition closes November 13, 2015

Senior secondary school students in Nigeria have a few more days more to enter the UBA Foundation national essay competition, which closes November 13, 2015

$4.5b Tax Holidays, N1.9billion Ebola Fund, $2billion arms deal, N29billion Fake Contracts & Others, Sacked Federal Perm Secs May Face Trial

Barely 24 hours after they were retired, five of the affected 17 federal permanent secretaries may face trial for alleged corruption.

One of those slated for trial has been interrogated by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission(ICPC)

Thursday, November 5, 2015

‘’A Blatant Lie From A Man Known For His Penchant For Falsehood’’ Emeka Ihedioha Slams Rochas Okorocha Over Senate Presidency Claims

Following a recent media reports credited to Governor Rochas Okorocha, that he could have been the current Senate President if he had heeded to his (Okorocha’s) advice to join the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Emeka Ihedioha,

Tony Elumelu Receives International Recognition For Entrepreneurship & Support For The Arts And Creative Industry

Chairman, UBA Plc, Tony O. Elumelu’s passion for promoting entrepreneurship

Abuja Bound Passengers Filled Medview Plane Makes Emergency Air Return To Lagos

An Abuja- bound Medview Airlines Boeing aircraft with several passengers

UBA Foundation Opens Entries For National Essay Competition

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced

Pastor Arraigned For Collecting N1.4m For ''Spiritual Cleansing''

A Pastor, Emmanuel Okwedimbu, was on Thursday

Traders Run Here & There Over Gov Ayo Fayose’s Plan To Demolish Popular Ekiti Market

No fewer than 2,000 traders at Erekesan market in Ado-Ekiti yesterday rushed to

Lawyer Who Accused Ex Gov Godswill Akpabio Of Corruption Charged With Defamation

A lawyer who accused former Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom of corruption, has been arraigned in court for defamation.

Bayero Family, Emir Muhammadu Sanusi Settle Out of Court Over Demolition Of Palace Structure

In a dramatic turn of events, a Kano Prince, Salim Bayero, who dragged the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, to court last week over plot by the emir to tamper with

Adams Oshiomhole Orders Probe Of Lucky Igbinedion Over Alleged $31m Fraud

Respite appears to be far from the former governor of Edo State, Chief Lucky Igbinedion over alleged corruption charge

Afriland Properties clarifies Falomo Shopping Centre Concession Says N50M Was For Expression Of Interest

 Afriland Properties Plc, the concessionaire

Saraki’s Lawyers Walk Out On Tribunal For Refusing To Stay Proceedings

 The team of lawyers representing Senate President, Bukola Saraki, walked out on the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Thursday

Again, ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki Clamped Under House Arrest

The Department of State Security Services, SSS, has placed former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, under house arrest.

UBA's Oduoza wins CEO of the Year award at Investment Summit in New York

Group Managing Director and CEO, UBA Plc, Mr. Phillips Oduoza has emerged

FCMB Organises Customer Forum for Export Trade Stakeholders

The interactive forum is in continuation of the Bank’s

Monday, October 19, 2015

Police Discover 10 Metre Underground Tunnel Dug To Rob Bank

The police have discovered a 10-metre underground tunnel which was intended to reach the banking hall of


In furtherance of the determination of the Buhari administration to bring relief, restoration and rehabilitation back to Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East, a 2-Day Engagement Forum with local and international stakeholders will be holding next week in Maiduguri, Borno State.