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Saturday, September 30, 2017


Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has once again added to its growing list of laurels by emerging best institution in two esteemed categories at the prestigious Interswitch Awards and Gala.

Abdulmajid Danbilki Commander: Tinubu Cannot Rule Us By Dictatorship

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state, Abdulmajid Danbilki Commander, has blamed the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahamed Tinubu of using excessive fiat in determining the

Thursday, September 28, 2017

‘’A Time To Ponder On Ways To Move The Nation Forward’’ Senate President Bukola Saraki Speaks On Nigeria At 57

The President of the Senate,  Dr.  Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has joined in celebrating the nation at 57, saying

2017 National Essay Competition: UBA Foundation Announces Call For Entries

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the call for entries for the 2017 edition of its annual UBA Foundation National Essay Competition in Nigeria.


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Inside The Famous Olojo Festival As Ooni Goes Into 7Days Seclusion

In the midst of the pomp and pageantry leading to the Olojo Festival 2017 we may not only consider the fascinating ceremonial splendour.

 It is imperative for us as a people of culture and scholars in the field of culture & heritage to dig deeper into the intricacies of the celebration.  Who bears the brunt; who imperative for us as a people of culture and scholars in the field of culture & heritage to dig deeper into the intricacies of the celebration.  Who bears the brunt; who savours the moment? For our culture to transcend beyond the present, questions such as “what, who, when and how” must be answered, in order to preserve the ways by which we live as a people.  As the Yorubas would rightly say, “ti omode o ba itan, a ba aroba; aroba re e, baba itan ni.”
According to

After He Secured Hefty Govt Contract, Lekan Osifeso & Tola Solomon No More Together

Otunba Lekan Osifeso is enjoying new life.

The ijebu socialite is reported to be swimming in

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

‘’Senate Must Find A Prompt & Permanent Solution’’ Saraki Declares On Apapa Gridlock After Inspection

Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured that the Senate is committed to helping find a lasting solution to the notorious Apapa Gridlock.

The anomaly costs

Why Oil Seplat Boss, Orjiako Bought 1st Building In Eko Atlantic In Wife’s Name

The first building to be completed in Nigeria’s cutting-edge city of the future, Eko Atlantic, has been acquired by oil magnate and Chairman of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Dr. ABC Orjiako.

The 15-storey building,

33 Ex Oyo Council Bosses Underprobe For Corrupt Practices

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has started a probe into the activities of 33 former local government caretaker chairmen in Oyo State while in office.
The anti-graft agency

UBA Changes The Game, Moves Beyond Others With New Technology, Callback

It would appear that the United Bank for Africa Plc has carved a niche for itself and gone way above its peers with its deployment of Al-powered Callback Technology.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Jim Ovia Recognised As Africa’s Business Leader!

Endorsement and recognition has again come the way of Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc. as he was on Tuesday night recognized as a leading entrepreneur in Africa by the African-American Institute (AAI).

Ovia, in what is a reward for his business leadership and philanthropy, received the AAI 2017 Business Leader Award at a ceremony held on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, the United States. He was recognized for

Monday, September 18, 2017

‘’ This Crisis Will Not Benefit Anybody’’ Bukola Saraki Speaks On ‘’IPOB Trouble’’

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the categorisation of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation by the defence headquarters and proscription of the group by

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

How Police Nabbed Ogho – Oghene Husband Who Stabbed Onyinye, Wife & Globacom Staff To Death

A 40-year-old man identified as Stephen Ogho-Oghene Akpata has been arrested by the Police in Bayelsa for allegedly stabbing his wife to death over alleged infidelity.
The 33-year-old deceased, identified as

‘’14 Chemo And One Major Surgery In Two Years’’ Justice Akanbi Reveals Battle With Cancer

The pioneer chairman, Independent Corrupt Practice and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Mustapha Akanbi, has spoken of his battle with cancer.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Things Turn Worse For Wale Tinubu As Protesters Storm OANDO AGM To Demand His Resignation!

 Protesters on Monday stormed the venue of the Annual General Meeting of Oando Plc, demanding the resignation of the Chairman of the Board, Wale Tinubu.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Inside Details Of Money ‘’Palava’’ Forcing Emeka Offor To Shut Down Businesses

The fall of the Peoples Democratic Party at the centre appears to have devastated the fortunes of several politically-connected businessmen who, as once suggested by former President Olusegun
Obasanjo, mostly relied on the then-ruling party for government contracts.
One of such billionaire businessmen, Emeka Offor, has indicated that he is broke, just over

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Enjoy Seamless Payments With FirstBank’s Mvisa QR Code

First Bank of Nigeria Limited in partnership with Visa has introduced the Mobile Payments Solution – mVisa. This mobile solution allows

Going, Going, Going..Creditor Takes Huge Steps To Take Over OANDO From Oil Bosses Wale Tinubu & Mofe Boyo Over $80m Debt!

Emerging details have it that Wale Tinubu’s exalted position at Oando is under hugedebt threat. Same for that of his Deputy Omamafe Boyo
According to

All The Details As Lagos Tax Chief Nike Disu Succumbed To Cancer Weeks After husband’s Death

Despite her gallant fight, Olanike Disu died. But hardly anyone knows what the Tax Amazon had to endure before her death. Findings revealed that

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Inside Details Of The Troubled Life Of OANDO Chief Executive Officer, Wale Tinubu

Wale Tinubu, the Chief Executive Officer of Ocean and Oil plc is experiencing very difficult times.

and he is finding it hard to profer solution to his current ordeal

According to

Monday, September 4, 2017

Govt Moves To Seize Assets Of Diezani , Cecilia Ibru, Bala Mohammed & Son In Dubai

Barely two weeks after the signing of six agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Federal Government has initiated moves to seize assets of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and four others in Dubai.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Hundreds Of Osun Passengers Seeking To Enjoy Gov Aregbesola’s Sallah Free Train Ride Offer Stranded In Lagos

Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had massed at the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Iddo Terminal in Lagos for the free train ride provided by Osun Government for Eid-el-Kabir, were on Thursday stranded.

The huge number of

Women Basketball League Sponsor, Zenith Bank Receives Afrobasket Champion D’Tigress At Company’s HQ, Vow Continue Support For Game

Sponsor of the National Women Basketball League, Zenith Bank, on Thursday received the victorious AfroBasket champions, D’Tigress at the company’s headquarters in Lagos.

The Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo,