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Friday, June 30, 2017

Investigators Trace N603M To Bank Account Of Esther Habu, Wife Of Civil Servant Josiah Habu Of Bioresources Development Centre

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has traced N603m to Mrs Esther Habu, the wife of Mr Josiah Habu, who is the Director of the Bioresources Development Centre in Bayelsa State.
Established in

Thursday, June 29, 2017

EFCC Agent Probing Allegedly Corrupt Judicial Officials, Austin Okwor Shot In Port Harcourt

An official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Austin Okwor, has been hospitalised after sustaining gunshot wounds, the EFCC has said.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

UBA Launches Read Africa In Liberia

In pursuance of its mission to uplift the lives of the communities in which the United bank for Africa (Plc) operates, UBA Foundation’s initiative, Read Africa is visiting schools in African countries to encourage young children embrace the culture of reading.
Read Africa is an

On The Run Oil Man, Kola Aluko’s Newyork Apartment Valued At N16billion To Be Auctioned In July Over Bad Debt

Nigerian energy businessman Kola Aluko, declared wanted by the EFCC, has been identified as the owner of Apartment 79, a penthouse apartment in One57, one of New York City’s most expensive residential buildings.

However, the apartment would be sold to

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

‘’National Assembly Lacks Proper Knowledge Of Things Work’’ Works Minister Babatunde Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed deep concern over the recourse of the National Assembly’s spokespersons to name calling over his observations on the 2017 Budget.

In a Press Release signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Hakeem Bello, the minister said

‘’Sack Itse Sagay As PACAC Chairman For Failure To Declare Assets’’ Group Tells Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

A pro-democracy group, National Committee of Yoruba Youths (NCYY) has called on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to sack the chairman of PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay for failure to declare his assets at the CCB in accordance with the law.

 In a

Sunday, June 25, 2017

‘’I Still Iron My Wife’s Clothes’’ Pastor Enoch Adeboye Declares

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said he still irons his wife’s clothes.
Adeboye said this

Friday, June 23, 2017

‘’I Am Not Worried, I Will Win Again’’ Senate President Bukola Saraki Reacts To F.G’s Decision To Appeal His Acquittal CCT In False Asset Declaration Case

The tribunal, headed by Justice Danladi Umar, has last week said based on the unreliability of the witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the case, it was discharging and acquitting Saraki of the allegations of false declaration of assets while in office as the Governor of Kwara State


The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said he is

Thursday, June 22, 2017

UBA Wins Again! Emerges Financial Brand Of The Decade

Pan African banking and financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has added yet another laurel to its cap as it emerged the Financial Brand of the Decade at the Marketing Edge Awards which was held over the weekend.

The award in recognition of

Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Aide, Bankole Omisore Accuses Itse Sagay of Attempt To Influnce CCT Judgement

The Special Assistant on New Media to the Senate President, Mr. Bamikole Omishore, has accused the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, of attempting to influence the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), to ensure the conviction of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

Omishore released an audio recording where Sagay allegedly admitted to “tackling” the judge over the delay in the prosecution of the case.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Why Consortium Of Banks Can’t Take Over Etisalat Over Mega Debt!

Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the consortium of banks being owed N541 billion by Etisalat Nigeria has no intention of taking over ownership the telecoms network.

Some media reports had indicated that the consortium

Unlike Their Husbands, Wale Tinubu & Mofe Boyo’s Wives Are Not All That Into Each Other

The people we get along with, trust and feel simpatico with are the strongest links in our networks. 

Ask Wale and Mofe, they would confirm this.

For as long as we can remember, Wale Tinubu and Omamofe Boyo have been friends and business
partners; they have cherished

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Chieftain Of Ruling Party APC, Olumide Odimayo Found Dead After Kidnap

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr Olumide Odimayo, who was abducted last Thursday, was found dead yesterday in Ese-Odo Local Government Area.

The late Odimayo was abducted by gunmen while returning from a trip.

It was learnt that

Monday, June 19, 2017

‘’I Constantly Use My Gtbank Account’’ Notorious Billionaire Kidnapper, Evan Declares As He Leads Police To Detention Camps

Though he claims to have several bank accounts, billionaire kidnapper popular known as Evans insists he uses his Guaranty Trust Bank Account more than others.

‘’I constantly use my Gtbank’’ he told detectives as he led them to detention camps where he kept victims until ransoms are paid.

The notorious kidnapper whose real names are Chukwudi whose real names are Chukwudi

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Anti Corruption Must Start From The Church, Expose The Thieves In Your Midst Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Urges Church Leaders

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said for corruption to be completely eradicated in the country, the fight against the menace must start from churches.

He said it was only when church leaders resolve to ostracise and expose

Widows Of Galant Policemen Commend Zenith Bank For Rescuing Them From Hopelessness

The widows of the two policemen shot dead by armed robbers at the Owerri branch of Zenith Bank Plc on Thursday have lauded the bank for rescuing them from hopelessness.

The robbers had

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Controversies Over Death Of Siblings In Swimming Pool Of Ex Minister Keneth Gbagi’s Hotel

The Omagabemi family in Warri and that of Taire are crying out for justice saying Samson and Darlington, two teenagers who reportedly were found dead in the pool of a hotel belonging to former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi were not drowned.

Friday, June 16, 2017

‘’EFCC Was Not Prosecuting The Senate President’’ Anti Corruption Agency Clarifies Alleged Role In Senator Bukola Saraki’s False Declaration Of Assets Saga

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that it was not prosecuting the President of the Senate Bukola Saraki in the recently concluded false declaration of assets case.

Premium Hospitality place, Westwood Hotel Appreciates Clients, Welcomes New Patrons With 30% Off All Rooms On Weekends

Premium hospitality place, Westwood Hotel situated in Ikoyi is giving out a wondrous offer.

The place of delightful leisure situated on Awolowo road, beside the military Hospital in Ikoyi Lagos has slashed off 30% off  all room rates on weekends.

Nigeria Lost $65billion Funding Subsidies For Petrol And Kerosen Between 2011 & 2015'' Petroleum Minister Ibe Kachikwu Reveals

Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, has said subsidies for petrol and kerosene cost Nigeria $65bn between 2011 and 2015.

According to Kachikwu

Thursday, June 15, 2017

GTBank Ordered To Refund N29bn, FCMB N14bn, Stanbic IBTC N13bn As Zenith Bank Gets Senate Commendation For Full Remittance Of Customs Collections

The Senate Committee probing the Customs N30 trillion banks remittance infractions has given the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) seven days to recover all monies collected by banks on behalf of the agency.

Among banks directed to make refund are

20 Families Serenaded With Special Surprises In Access Bank’s Family Fortune Promo

As part of its commitment to reward participants with exciting prizes in its ongoing ‘Family Fortune Promo’, Access Bank Plc has delighted 20 of its customers who were the first set to take part in the Promo. These gifts include

MTN, Airtel, Glo & Etisalat Under Intense Investigation Of Mass Sack Of Nigerian Employees

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday grilled telecommunications service providers over the recent mass sacking of Nigerian employees in the industry.
Major operators, including MTN, GLO, Airtel and Etisalat, appeared before the House Committee on Telecommunications to

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

FirstBank Soars On Driving Inclusion and Convenience with USSD*894# Quick Banking

As the banking business evolves, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has remained committed to empowering the Nigerian populace with the *894# Quick Banking service as part of its financial inclusion drive. 
The service is set to deliver the power to

Senate President Bukola Saraki Finally Free Off False Asset Declaration Charges As CCT Clears Him

The Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja has dismissed the 18 charges of false asset declaration filed against the Senate President, Dr. Bulola Saraki.

The two-man panel of

Demola Adeleke Moves To PDP From APC In Desperate Bid To Take Over Late Brother Isiaka Adeleke’s Senatorial Seat

An All Progressives Congress aspirant in the Osun-West senatorial district, Chief Ademola Adeleke, may have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party to contest the July 8 senatorial by-election.
A chieftain of the PDP, who pleaded anonymity, said this while speaking with our correspondent on the telephone, on Tuesday.
The PDP chieftain said

Monday, June 12, 2017

Inside Story Of Trending Video Of Owerri Bank Robbery, How Bank & Police Handled Galant Officers

Investigation has revealed that the police and the bank were solely responsible for the treatment and funeral ceremonies of the fallen men.

 Emerging details have it that the galant policemen who confronted armed robbers during an attempted bank robbery in Owerri were not abandoned by both the police and the bank.

And this is outside of on going arrangements for more ‘’support’’ for the dependants of the law enforcers.

Checks revealed

Saturday, June 10, 2017

3Weeks Old Baby In Urgent Need Of N5m To Treat Heart Disorder Within Four Weeks

A 3weeks old baby, Eden Oluwafikayomi is in urgent need of help.

He needs five million naira to treat a congenital Heart Disorder.

And his father Moses Olajumoke is passionately appealing for public support to treat the baby in India.

Little Eden was diagonised of the ailment at Federal Medial Center, Abeokuta Ogun state and earmarked for treatment at Apollo Hospital Chennai, India within a period of four weeks.

This is the

Ex First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s Hotel In Abuja Valued At N2billion Taken Over By EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized a hotel allegedly belonging to Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

The anti-graft agency also seized three other properties in Abuja allegedly belonging to Patience.
The five-storey hotel is located near Setraco Construction Company, beside Mabushi Kado Expressway.

Although the hotel

‘’We Are The Most Open And Transparent In History’’ Senate President Bukola Saraki Says About 8th Senate

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the 8th national assembly is the most open and transparent arm of government in the history of Nigeria.

Saraki said this on Friday at a special plenary session to mark the second anniversary of the 8th senate.
He said the 8th senate

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Bridge Concept Leverage UBA Digital Banking Platforms, Introduces Naija Green Card for Young Nigerians

In line with its business objective of enabling young Nigerians and students to derive maximum benefits from their limited finances, Bridge Concepts Limited has announced a partnership with the pan African Financial institution, United Bank for Africa (Plc) with the introduction of co-branded discount cards known as the Naija Green Card, the first of its kind discount payment solution

The Naija Green Card powered by UBA, is a chip and

‘’We Didn’t Do It’’ Headman Babatunde Fowler Denies Claims FIRS Awarded Illegal Contracts In Bid To Recover Tax

Babatunde Fowler, chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has dismissed the claim that the FIRS, awarded huge contracts to a young company: Active Solution Integrated Synergy without following procurement process.

Fowler told the

Rain Oil CEO, Gabriel Ogbechie Faces To Be Prosecuted Over Alleged Economic Sabotage

The Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will soon beam their searchlights on MD/CEO of Rain Oil Ltd, Mr. Gabriel Ogbechie, inside source said.
Mr Ogbechie is one of the

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

FirstBank Provides Secure And Convenient Money Transfer Services To Customers

As the most valuable banking brand in Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been on a journey of strength and dynamism committed to providing the best financial solutions to promote convenience and support the lifestyles of its customers.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Seyi Tinubu Splashes Over N110m On Arresting Automobiles S63 Mercedes Benz Coupe, Range Rover Autobiography For Self & Wife In Celebration Of New Baby

It has been elation galore since the birth of Seyi Tinubu's gorgeous little angel. Daddy and mommy have been besides themselves in unbridled joy, so also their own parents on both sides. Layal's mom a first time grandmother is radiating in bliss and joy at the birth of grandchild.

We hear that the great Jagaban, the politico of renowned repute, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his wife Senator Oluremi Tinubu, have been thoroughly estatic as they have welcomed their new granddaughter, who would be named in 8 days, meaning on Friday, June 10, 2017. Mother and daughter are in great health and bonding perfectly according to our findings.

The elated new father, who only just welcomed his baby daughter from what we hear has just taken delivery of 2 humongous state of the art machines to celebrate his wife and gorgeous daughter.

 For himself he got a brand spanking new, sexy black

Monday, June 5, 2017

Wealthy Nigerian, Olu Okeowo’s Extraordinary Lifestyle On Parade

Respected property czar, the Inimitable and indomitable colossus of a man, who is the Chairman of Gibraltar Construction, Sir Olu Okeowo, 52 has done it again!!! The

‘’Absolutely Untrue’!’’ Senate President Bukola Saraki Dispels Talks Of Looming Increase In Fuel Price

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described as both false and wicked the swirling reports about likely fuel hike, allegedly being orchestrated by the Senate, saying there is no such intention in the first place.
Saraki, who said he was going to order an official statement to that effect, however dismissed as a lazy type of journalism the habit of taking innocuous reports on the surface and misinterpreting them as if such writers have predetermined motives. 

Friday, June 2, 2017

TVC, TV Station Owned By Influntial Politician Bola Tinubu Sacks 145 Staffers Nationwide

TV Continental, a highly- rated 24-hour tv channel, has reportedly sacked 145 members of its staff and rested one of its major arms,this morning.

The management of the media outfit, believed to be owned by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Friday

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Shola Olumofe, Suspect In Lekki Gardens Collapsed Building Tragedy Declared Wanted

A Lagos High Court  sitting in Igbosere on Thursday issued a warrant of arrest on one of the 10 persons standing trial for their involvement in the March 8, 2016 collapse of a building in Lekki Gardens.
At least

Great Cheer As Senate President Bukola Saraki Led 8th Senate Assembly’s First Half Score Card Is Rated

When the assembly signed off two years ago, the Nigerian populace was full of hope and optimism that the 8th Senate, under the leadership of Senator Bukola Saraki, would not disappoint in ensuring that