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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

‘’Saraki’s Supporters Didn’t Attack Anyone’’ Senate President’s Aide Refutes Sahara Reporter Sowore’s Claim

Bamikole Omishore, special assistant on new media to Senate President Bukola Saraki, says his principal did not sponsor thugs to beat up observers at a high court in Kwara state.

On Wednesday, there was pandemonium at

‘’Am Proud & It’s Really Good To Know This Was Done By A Nigerian’’ VP Osinbajo Enthuses As He Commissions Of BUA Group's $1billion Ultramodern Cement Factory In Okpella Edo State

BUA Group, one of Nigeria’s largest conglomerate, on Tuesday unveiled its 1billion dollars Obu Cement factory in Okpella, Edo state at a commissioning ceremony performed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. During the ceremony, the

‘’Pray Nigeria Overcome Her Challenges, Development Policies Yield Fruits’’ Saraki Urges Muslims Home & Abroad

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has called on the Nigerian pilgrims currently performing this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia to use the occasion of significance of the Arafat to pray for the quick recovery of the nation’s economy and good health for President Muhammadu Buhari.

He also

‘’I Am Guilty’’ Notorious Kidnapper Evan Confesses To Charges Of ‘’Conspiracy & Kidnapping’’

The suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and kidnapping before a

Monday, August 28, 2017

“It Was A Sweet Victory For Nigeria’’ Sponsor Of National League, Zenith Bank Congratulates D’Tigress For Winning 2017 FIBA Women AfroBasket

Zenith Bank Plc, sponsors of the annual National Women League, on Monday congratulated Nigeria’s female team, D’Tigress, winning the 2017 FIBA Women AfroBasket which ended in Bamako, Mali at the weekend.

D’Tigress achieved the remarkable feat in style by beating the

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Ex First Lady, Dame Patience’s Best Friend, Bola Shagaya’s 3 Accounts Containing N8.6Billion Frozen As EFCC Goes After Other Funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen over N8, 627,458,773.36 billion in three accounts of Hajiya Muinat Bola Shagaya, an associate and friend of a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
Shagaya’s relationship with about 10 firms/account names are also being investigated by

Saturday, August 26, 2017

All TheTroubles Giving FCMB Boss, Ladi Balogun Sleepless Nights

With the sharp scrutiny and spotlight into the books of many Nigerian banks,  Ladi Balogun, Group MD/CEO of First City Monument Bank, FCMB,  fights an exhaustive battle, to keep his head out of the rubble and afloat the looming fiscal tsunami’s dangerous currents.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aliko Dangote Sets Aside N200 Billion To Set Up Abuja University

The President and founder of Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, has set aside N200 billion to establish a world-class university in Abuja.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Elumelu Taks Leaders On Lasting Legacies For Coming Generation At Lecture For Miltary In Jaji

The Nigerian military has been applauded for their zeal and commitment towards ensuring the protection of Nigeria’s territorial integrity and the fight against insurgency in some parts of the country. The Chairman of

Sunday, August 20, 2017

More Trouble For Troubled Jide Omokore!

It's definitely not the very best of time for this rich colossus. We are too sure that if he had his way, he would have wished the avalanche of happenstances of recent would have befallen an enemy rather than himself.

All of the staggering revelations have been

All The Details As BUA Boss, Abdulsamad Rabiu Completes Wonder Home In Banana Island

The exclusive haven of the wealthy and powerful, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, is set to welcome its newest resident. Sources have confirmed authoritatively that Abdulsamad Rabiu, the billionaire owner of BUA Group, has just completed a jaw-dropping mansion in the private estate and is all set to move in.
Those who have been there say

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Why You Need To Enjoy YourSummer with FirstBank Dollar Denominated Cards

This summer promises to be an exciting one for holiday makers with FirstBank’s bouquet of Dollar denominated cards. 

The Role of Visionscape In Cleaner Lagos Initiative..... What You Need To Know

There has been a raging controversy over the involvement of Visionscape, Africa's leading environmental utility group, in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative. From the compelling reasons listed below, the Lagos State Government seemed to have

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

FBN Merchant Bank Signs MOU With Oxford Business Group To Publish N2017 Report On Nigeria

FBN Merchant Bank will team up with the global research and consultancy firm, Oxford Business Group (OBG) to produce the financial chapter of The Report: Nigeria 2017, highlighting the pivotal part Nigeria’s banks are playing in the country’s broader diversification efforts by boosting lending to the private sector

The Report will

More ICT Champions To Be Discovered As Zenith Bank, Readamana Go Into Partnership

Zenith Bank is set to partner with ReadAmana to encourage participation by more students in the annual Microsoft Office Specialist Championship, Group Managing Director, Peter Amangbo has said.


Monday, August 7, 2017

Tales Of Sorrow, Blood & Tears As Survivors Relive Ozobulu Sunday Service Massacre

A lone gunman entered the Saint Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu, Anambra State, emptied his cartridge, reloaded it and continued shooting before driving away in a waiting car, a witness has told

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Null & Void..Bukola Saraki Says No Plan To Make Son Kwara Gov

Bukola Saraki, senate president, has ruled out the possibility of his son participating in the governorship race in Kwara in 2019.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Nigerian School Girl, Katherine Eta Wins Bronze At Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship…With Support From Zenith Bank

Katherine Eta of Childville School, Ogudu, Lagos has emerged the third place winner in the keenly contested 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) held in Disneyland, California, USA.

Katherine, whose

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Tunde Ayeni’s Battles To Protect $200m Foreign Investment

The management of Skye Bank Plc has written to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo detailing how Tunde Ayeni, chairman of the bank between 2010 and 2016, allegedly used his position to take huge loans from the bank.


‘’It Was Very Transparently Done’’ Saraki Speaks On Rejection Of Magu As EFCC Chairman

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, said contrary to insinuations, the Senate had no pre-meditated plan to reject Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Mr. Saraki said,

FirstBank Launches Mvisa

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered with Visa to launch the Mobile Payments Solution – mVisa. This mobile solution allows customers pay for goods and services by scanning a QR code using a smart phone via the FirstMobile App. Payment goes straight from the consumer’s FirstBank account into the merchant’s account and provides real-time notification to both parties.

‘’More Tony Elumelus Is Needed To Help Nigeria Develop’’ Says Sultan Of Sokoto, Muhammadu Abubakar

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sultan Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar III, commended the Tony Elumelu Foundation and its Founder, Tony O. Elumelu for their contribution to entrepreneurship and creation of jobs for young people in the North.

The Sultan made this

Feet ‘n’ Tricks Redeems Pledges Worth Over N20m, Handover Saloon Car, Ticket, Prize Money

Feet 'n' Tricks International Limited, organizer of the just concluded Nigeria National Freestyle Championship, in conjunction with its major sponsor, GAC Motors, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) and VFD Group, have fulfilled their pledge as a brand new saloon car was handed to the