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Friday, November 29, 2019

Untold Story Why Oshimhole Disgraced Akpabio Out Of APC’s NEC Meeting

There is a fresh revelation on the reason Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress disgraced Minister Godswill Akpabio out of

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Security Situation Worsens As Campaigns End Ahead Of Saturday’s Kogi Guber Election


Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kabba, Kogi West Senatorial District, were on Wednesday attacked by armed political thugs, worsening the security situation two days to the governorship election in Kogi State.

Prominent among those

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Top Global Designers Storm Lagos For Style By Zenith 2.0 Lifestyle Fair

Top global designers and brands will storm Lagos for the “Style by Zenith 2.0” Fair, the second edition of Zenith Bank’s highly anticipated

Pictures & Details As Just U Magazine’s Ademokoya Honours Rev Esther Ajayi With Special Recognition Award At The Youth Empowerment Seminar 2019

Wale Ademokoya, publisher of Just U Magazine has honoured popular prophetess Rev. Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi with a special recognition award at the Youth Empowerment

Lagos Gov Sanwo-Olu's Chief Of Staff And New Wife Doyin Welcome New Baby In U.K

The chief of state to governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Tayo Ayinde is a father again.
His new wife

Makinde, Ajimobi Set For Major Showdown Over ‘’Shoddy’’ Jobs Done By Contractors Under During Ex Gov’s Tenure

As predicted, the Oyo State government is making good the threat to scrutinize the activities  of ex governor Governor Abiola Ajimobi as the government vows to

Sunday, November 3, 2019

All The Details As Zenith Bank Ignites Lagos With ‘’Style By Zenith 2.0’’

Following the success of the maiden edition, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc is set to ignite Lagos with the second edition of its highly anticipated Lifestyle Fair, “Style by Zenith 2.0”, which holds from Friday, November 29 to

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

BUA Massively Boosts Nation’s Economy With Consolidation Of Cement Biznesses, Increases Capacity To 11million mtpa As New Plant Gets Date Of Completion


In its bid to deepen the Nigerian capital market and enhance the growth of the cement industry, BUA Group, one of Africa’s largest conglomerates, today, announced the consolidation of its cement business comprising the publicly listed 2million Mtpa Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc (CCNN) and 6million mtpa Obu Cement Company Plc.
This disclosure was

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

All The Details As Ambode Evades Summon By Lagos Assembly With Court Case Against Speaker Obasa


A Lagos High Court in Ikeja on Tuesday ordered the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa to appear before it in connection with the ongoing probe of procurement of 820 buses by the administration of former Governor of the State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.  

The former Governor had instituted a

Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles put Hungary To The Sword At The 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup In Brazil

Almost all the impact players for the Golden Eaglets in Saturday night’s 4-2 defeat of Hungary in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament in Brazil are products of the annual Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles Championships, including the goal scorers.

The competition, sponsored by NFF’s partner, Zenith Bank Plc, was

Details Of Role Played By First Bank Top Staff In How Stella Oduah Diverted Big Money Airports Security Equipment Fund Revealed!

Senator Stella Oduah diverted part of N9.5 billion fund for security equipment at airports during her tenure as Minister of Aviation, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said.
Senator Oduah, who was Minister of Aviation between 2012 and 2014, allegedly connived with banks officials to

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

All The Details As ZENITH BANK Reaffirms Market Dominance And Leadership With Q3 2019 Results

Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the period ended 30 September, 2019, with numbers that clearly demonstrates its market dominance and leadership.
From the unaudited account which was

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Details As Emergency Money Man Mompha Is Arrested, Slammed Into Detention On Request Of Interpol!


Ismaila Mustapha, (aka Mompha), a self-acclaimed bureau de change operator whose posh lifestyle has made him a darling of Instagram users, has been arrested by anti-graft operatives.

Multiple sources at the anti-graft EFCC revealed that Mustapha was arrested in connection to

Monday, October 21, 2019

Bad Business As Capt Hosa Okunbo Loses Multi-Billion Naira Maritime Contract


The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has notified the Nigerian Navy of its decision to dismantle the Secure Anchorage Area (SAA), operated on
behalf of the Navy by a private company, Ocean Marine Solution Limited (OMSL)
owned by billionaire oil mogul, Capt. (Dr) Idahosa Wells Okunbo.

NPA insisted that

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Sacked SGF Babachir Lawal Throws Weight Behind Asiwaju Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation who was sacked from office, Babachir Lawal, has said Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress is in good standing to become the next president of Nigeria.
He said

Senate Investigates NDDC Boss Over N65bn Contract

The Senate on Thursday directed the Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr Enyia Akwagaga, to appear before it next Tuesday.
Senate Committee on

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Exposed! How Hacker Stole N752milion From Flour Mill’s Account In UBA

An auditor with United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Ojo Oladimeji, has told a Federal High Court, Lagos, how suspected fraudsters hacked into the bank’s server and fraudulently withdrew N752 million from the accounts of the Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, domiciled with his bank.
Oladimaji made

Inside Details As James Hope College Acquires American International School Lagos Property, Offers Ful Scholarship To 40% Of Students

The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos. This was

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Details As Nigeria’s Bua Group Announced As Main Sponsor Of 2020 Africa CEO Forum!

BUA Group, one of Africa’s leading foods, mining and infrastructure conglomerates has been announced as the main sponsor of the 2020 edition of Africa’s largest private sector Forum, the Africa CEO Forum holding in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire in March 2020. This was

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Over 200 Kings To Attend 2019 Heritage Forum’s Convention For Traditional Rulers


Over 200 kings – in Yoruba land – confirmed attendance at the 2019 edition of the convention for traditional rulers put together by Heritage Forum.

The event is scheduled for

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Kaduna Govt Shuts Down Access Bank Over Multi-Million Tax Debt


The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KDIRS) has sealed off three branches of Access Bank in Kaduna metropolis over non-remittance of over N175 million Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE).

The News

Decision To Be Made Whether FIRS Boss, Tunde Fowler Is Kicked Out Of Office Or Not On Friday!


The Federal High Court sitting in Kano has today – October 8 - heard the Originating Summons of a Lawyer, Stanley Okwara seeking to sack Dr. Babatunde Fowler as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
After

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

ZENITH BANK Drives Convenient Banking And Financial Inclusion With Z-Money

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced Z-Money, which brings banking services closer to its customers and enhance financial inclusion among the under-banked and unbanked populace of the country.
Z-Money is an agency

Fierce Looking Security Men In Charge As Linda Ikeji’s Baby Daddy Jeremi Sholaye Stages Flamboyant 7oth Birtthday For Mother

The celebration remains the talk of the town according to the information at hand.
The occasion was the 70th birthday celebration of

Thursday, October 3, 2019

All The Major Economic & Enviromental Gains At Risk As NPA Boss Hadiza Bala Usman Insists On Decommissioning BUA Terminal In Controversial Circumstances

In the face of major threats to Nigeria’s economic advancement the Managing Director of Nigerian Port Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman is insisting on decommissioning the BUA Terminal In Port Harcourt, Rivers State – without following

Friday, September 27, 2019

Inside The Multi-Billion Graft Allegations - Court Cases - Hanging On Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe’s Neck


Surely, these are not the best of times for Mr Herbert Wigwe, the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s most visible financial institutions.

Wigwe is indeed in the eye of the storm and is facing

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Top Nigerian Artistes Thrill Fans At The ZENITH BANK Aspire Music Festival


It was a night filled with magnificence and splendor as music lovers and fun seekers were treated to topnotch entertainment at the Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival which held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The musical festival lived up to

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Details As Central Bank Sanctions GTB, Acess Bank, UBA, Fidelity Bank!

The Central Bank of Nigeria and Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria fined  four commercial banks between January and June for various infractions.

According to The

Monday, September 23, 2019

Inside Details As FG Court Takes Over N2.5billion Fraud Case Against Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe


The Federal Government has taken over the N2.5billion fraud case filed against the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Mr Herbert Wigwe by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force.

The SFU had charged Wigwe, his

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Prince Femi Fadina Is Guest Speaker At 42nd World Tourism Day Celebration


The Ogun State Ministry of Culture and Tourism has invited Prince Femi Fadina, the Chairman of Tourism Committee of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government, as guest speaker of the 42nd edition of World Tourism day Celebration holding in

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

For Two Years, This Fidelity Bank Staff Has Been Stealing From A Customer, Now In EFCC Net For N137m Theft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, has arrested one Kehinde Olumide Agbabiaka, a sales agent of Fidelity Bank Plc.
His arrest was sequel to a petition jointly penned by the bank’s Regional Security Officer and the

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

All The Details As ZENITH BANK’S Aspire Music Festiva Debuts In Lagos, Features Nigeria’s Top Artistes


Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, is set to light up the social and entertainment scene this month with the announcement of the Bank’s “Aspire Music Festival”.
Dubbed as the most anticipated entertainment event of the year, the music festival holds on

Thursday, September 5, 2019

What Jim Ovia Said As He Pulled Out Of World Economic Forum Over Zenophobia Attacks


Following the hypersensitivity of the issues surrounding the lives and well-being of Nigerian citizens living in South Africa and to contribute his voice against the poor state of security regarding foreign nationals living in Africa, the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia has withdrawn from

Its High Economic Impact As BUA Cements Trains Over 500 Building Technicians, Block Makers Nationwide



BUA Cement has continued its technical capacity development Programmes for building technicians and block makers across Nigeria with its cement usage workshops held in collaboration with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON). So far, over 500 building technicians and block makers have been trained with the latest conducted in Ilorin and Lagos this week.
Some stakeholders who

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Major Job Losses At GT BANK As It Announces Closure Of Popular Branch


Job Losses As GT Bank Announces Closure Of Popular Branch
Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) has announced the closure of its Ngong Road Branch in a restructuring move.
The bank is targeting to shut down non-performing branches, which may see several staffers retrenched.
In a circular to customers, the Bank said

ZENITH BANK Offers ZECA Education Loan For Children


Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced the Zenith Children’s Account (ZECA) Education Loan to assist parents pay their children/ wards school fees as the new school session begins.
The loan offering, which is disbursed directly

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Details As NNPC Superman Roland Ewubare, Buries Mother With Great Affluence!

A Funeral To Remember…NNPC Superman, Roland Ewubare, Buries Mother In Grand Style   
 
Nobody ever makes a lovely corpse but when she was alive, Roland Onoriode Ewubare’s mother, Queen  Erukoghene Ewubare, characterized the essence of loveliness and more. Now that she has passed on, Roland, one of the shining stars in NNPC, would fight the battle of his life never to let go, the wonderful, sweet memories bequeathed to him by his mother.
There is no doubting the fact that if Madam Ewubare looks back and

Speaker Obasa, Obanikoro Begin Fight To Take Over Lagos West Senatorial Seat From Yayi In 2023!

Speaker Obasa, Obanikoro ”Kick Start” Fight To Take Over Lagos West Senatorial Seat From Yayi In 2023!
Societynow.ng confirmed that the game is on!
And this is regarding who occupies the Lagos West Senatorial seat in 2023.
Multiple term federal legislator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola popularly called

Zenith Bank Apoints Henry Oroh Exxecutive Director And Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar Independent Non- Executive Director




Zenith Bank Appoints Henry Oroh Executive Director And Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar Independent Non-Executive Director
The Board of Directors of Zenith Bank Plc has approved the appointment of Mr. Henry Oroh as Executive Director of the bank. The appointment is

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

More Details Emerge In Alleged Deal Between Access Bank CEO Wigwe & Troubled Ex Gov Ambode That Resulted In EFCC Investigation


Details continue to emerge following the raid by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on the Epe and Ikoyi, Lagos homes of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Tuesday morning. The anti-graft agency’s operatives had stormed the Epe country home of Ambode but were prevented from

ZENITH Bank Records Improved Half Year 2019 Results, With Interim Dividend Of 30 Kobo Per Share


Zenith Bank Records Improved Half Year 2019 Results, With Interim Dividend Of 30 Kobo Per Share

In a clear demonstration of its resilience and strong market share,Zenith Bank Plc has announced

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Why Appointment Of Salako Idris As New Lagos Commissioner For Physical Planning & Urban Development Is Branded ‘’A Perfect Fit’’


‘’It is a perfect fit’’ is the chorus trailing the appointment of the new Lagos state commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Salako Idris.

And a peep into the background of Idris who holds a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning reveals why.

Idris is