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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

How 30 Schools Will Benefit From Skye Bank’s Financial Literacy Campaign

Skye Bank CEO, Tokunbo Abiru, has unveiled the Bank’s plans to take financial literacy campaign to 30 schools in the country to mark this year’s World Savings Day.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Buhari's CSO Bashir Abubakar Demands To Search Saraki, Dogara & Others..Denies Them Access To President

Buhari's CSO Bashir Abubakar Demands To Search Saraki, Dogara & Others..Denies Them Access To President

The Chief Security Officer (CSO) to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Bashir Abubakar has denied Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and other principal officers of the National Assembly access to the presidential Villa where they were scheduled to meet with the president over the proposed 2018 appropriation bill.

Sources close to the villa said the lawmakers were slated to have dinner the president.

It was gathered that the CSO had insisted on having his officers frisk the National Assembly leaders, who arrived the Aso Villa gate in a white Toyota bus before they are allowed into the presidential compound but the lawmakers declined and said they would rather leave than be subjected to individual security screening.

As at the time the development leaker, they were holed up at the residence of Saraki, where they had earlier grouped for the botched visit to Buhari

Another Edition Of Zenith, Delta State Principals Cup Begins

All is set for the second edition of the Delta State Principals Cup football competition for all secondary schools sponsored by Zenith Bank.

At the

Funke Fowler, Aig Imohkuede In Altar Bound Romance

All things being equal this love match would most definitely end up as a match made in heaven. Many of those who know these 2 lovebirds have tagged it a perfect match!


Saraki Give Thumps Up To Buhari For Signing North Est Development Commission Bill Into Law

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the North East Development Commission (NEDC) Bill.
Saraki in a

Kabiru Rabiu, BUA’s Group Executive Director Makes Nigeria Proud With International Recognition!

Kabiru Rabiu, Group Executive Director of Nigeria’s leading conglomerate, BUA Group, has been ranked second, only after Egyptian, Basil El Baz, on the ‘Choiseul 100 Africa’ list of future African Business Leaders by Institut Choiseul – a renowned French economic and

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

OANDO Kicks Against Suspension Of Shares With Court Order

In a decisive response to the technical suspension of the trading of its shares and proposed forensic audit of the company’s affairs, Oando Plc has fought back, obtaining

Monday, October 23, 2017

UBA Introduces Video Live Chat With Co-browsing Technology

In recent times, customer behaviour and expectations are ever-evolving and with this challenge, comes the need to meet their needs as well as ensure, new offerings are at the forefront of technological evolution. On the back of this development, UBA a leading innovative player in Financial Services is

Saturday, October 21, 2017

With Over Half A Trillion Gross Earnings In 9months, Zenith Bank Confirms Status As Market Leader!

In a clear show of resilience and strong market share in the Nigerian banking industry, Zenith bank posted impressive gross earnings of N531bn for the 9 months to 30th September 2017. This represents an increase of 40% year-on-year and 5% year-to-date, and in fact the highest published by any bank in the Nigerian Banking industry in the current reporting period.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Out At Last… Seni Oladunjoye Releases Video For Popular Song, ‘’Olodumare’’

Finally, it’s out!..that’s the much-anticipated video for the musical effort, Olodumare.
 Olodumare, a gospel song is the production of evangelist Olaseni Oladunjoye.
 Oladunjoye, a

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Saraki Leads National Assembly Delegation To 137th IPU In Russia

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday led a National Assembly delegation to partake in the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia, with the theme: “Promoting Cultural Pluralism and Peace through Inter-faith and Inter-ethnic Dialogue.”

Saraki, who is

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Investigation Shed More Light On Sudden Deaths Of Davido’s Friends, Tagbo, Olu & Chime As Popular Singer Undergoes Further Interrogation By Police

The police say they have recovered the vehicle used in dumping Tagbo Umeike’s body.

The vehicle was recovered from singer Davido’s house and arrests have been made, the police said.

Tagbo died on Tuesday – the eve of his birthday at a bar in Lekki, Lagos.

The popular musician, David Adeleke, aka Davido, is currently under fire for

‘’How I Was Beaten Blue Black’’ Wale Odunsi, Journalist Invited By Gov Bello Recounts Ordeal In Kogi Govt House

Security personnel attached to Kogi state government house went on rampage on Wednesday afternoon and beat up Daily Post deputy editor, Wale Odunsi.

According to the journalist, a mobile police personnel, Iliya Ali, attached to the Kogi Government House in Kogi threatened to shoot him. Odunsi said it was divine intervention that saved him from being killed.
Narrating his ordeal, Odunsi

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

‘’Stop The Blackmail Against Kachikwu!’’ Group Backs Minister In Corrruption Allegations Against NNPC Boss, Baru

A advocacy group, Accountability Vanguard (AV), in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Comrade Ojelabi Victor, has roundly condemned the attempt by the NNPC and some politicians to blackmail and denigrate the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on the allegations he leveled against the NNPC.

Despite an attempt by

‘’Marginalisation Of Young Nigerians Must End To Reduce Unemployment’’ - Saraki

Senator President Bukola Saraki says to reduce the growing unemployment rate in Nigeria, the marginalisation of young Nigerians must be stopped by including their interest in national planning.
Speaking on

Why Zenith Bank Is Sponsoring Globally Recognised CFA Institute Research Challenge In Nigeria

In its quest to further boost the standard of financial education in Nigeria, Zenith Bank Plc. is to partner the CFA Society Nigeria to sponsor the CFA Institute Research Challenge in Nigeria.

The CFA Institute Research Challenge is the world’s most prestigious investment research competition among university students globally, aimed at

Thursday, October 5, 2017

“Our Objective Is To Fast-Track Penetration And Growth Of ICT In Nigeria’’ Zenith Bank Declares As It Restates Commitment To Promotion Of ICT Knowledge Among Youths

Zenith Bank says it would continue to promote efforts that improve ICT knowledge and penetration in Nigeria through its sponsorship of Nigerian students in the global Microsoft World Championship.

The bank’s Group Managing Director, Mr. Peter Amangbo, said

Arrest Magu!..Reps Issue Bench Warrant On EFCC Boss

The house of representatives committee on public petitions has issued an arrest warrant on Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The lawmakers

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Bukola Saraki Hailed For Dogged Leadership Making Senate Work

The Senate Press Corps has commended the President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, for his dogged leadership style that has brought stability to the workings of the National Assembly.


Ernest Akinola Becomes nTel Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

The board of ntel, Nigeria’s first 4G/LTE-Advanced network, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ernest Akinlola, as its substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.
Ernest is a senior executive with

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

EFCC Comes Hard After Ex PPMC Boss Haruna Momoh, Prepares To Seize N1.6billion Dubai Properties Traced To Him

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun fresh moves to seize nine Dubai properties worth about N1.6bn, traced to a former Managing Director of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, Mr. Haruna Momoh.

Already, the EFCC has obtained an