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Friday, January 29, 2021

Zenith Bank’s Board Approves 2020 Financial Results And Final Dividend


The Board of Directors of Zenith Bank Plc has approved the Group Audited Consolidated & Separate Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2020 and the payment of a final dividend, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).


Thursday, January 28, 2021

Dangote ‘insultingly’ offered me $15,000 ‘hush money’ — Ex-girlfriend

Ms. Spikes says she was "pressured and influenced" to sign Mr Dangote’s first Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

Autumn Spikes, an ex-girlfriend of billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, said she was “insultingly” offered $15,000 and another $2,500 monthly by the African richest man to keep quiet over their affair.

Ms Spikes, who disclosed this in a post via her Instagram handle, @allounda1, on Monday, is instead, demanding $5 million in exchange for the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) requested by Mr Dangote.

Inside Details As Dangote Reveals How His Estranged Girlfriend Plans To Embarrass Him In Court Case To Stop Demand For $5million


Africa’s richest man, Alike Dangote, has told a U.S. court how his former American girlfriend, who exposed a part of his body via a social media post, is trying to extort $5 million from

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Naira Marley’s fraud trial takes new turn as court admits more evidence

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday admitted an optical disc in evidence in the ongoing trial of popular Nigerian singer Azeez Fashola alias ”Naira Marley”.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on May 14, 2019, charged the singer, with 11 counts, bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards and fraud.

I Met Tinubu Only Once In Lagos - Sunday Igboho

Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho has disclosed that he only met Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), once in Lagos.


Igboho was reacting to a claim by Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, that he met with Tinubu in Akure, Ondo state capital, in 2009, over the Ekiti gubernatorial election rerun.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Sunday Igboho’s house gutted by fire

One of the houses of Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, has been gutted by fire.

Sources say the activist's Ibadan home, located in Soka area of Oyo State started burning around 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday. 

An eye witness says touts stormed the Soka residence of the activist and burnt down cars and the building.

Mr. Adeyemo no longer lives in the house affected by the fire.

The fire incident occurs days after Mr. Igboho led his followers and aggrieved residents to Igangan in Ibarapa area of Oyo State to eject the Fulani leader of Igangan, Salihu Abdukadir.

He accused the Fulani leader of harboring criminal herders who were kidnapping and killing residents of the community.

Monday, January 25, 2021

Favourite Wife, Jennifer Moves Out Of Matrimonial Home As Atiku Marries Moroccan Lady


Atiku Abubakar’s hankering for a large and boisterous household had been taken in good faith by his wives of many years. But his seemingly audacious entanglement with a new wife of Morrocan origin appears to have

Tinubu returns to Nigeria after one-month abroad

National leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, has arrived in Nigeria after a month absence. Tinubu returned to the country on Sunday, about a month after he left.

He was sighted at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, in company of some of his aides.

There are reports that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would contest the 2023 presidential election.

Although Tinubu has not publicly declared his interest in the highest office in the land, his allies and associates have started campaigning.

Chelsea sack manager Lampard with club ninth in standings

 Chelsea have sacked manager Frank Lampard after a run of five defeats in eight league games left the London side ninth in the Premier League standings, the club said on Monday (January 25).

Lampard, who led Chelsea to a top-four finish and the FA Cup final in his debut 2019-20 campaign in charge, did not get the best out of his squad this season despite the club spending more than 220 million pounds ($301.11 million) on new recruits.

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Larry King Dies Of COVID-19 At 87


Television US talk show host Larry King has died of COVID-19 at the age of 87.

The TV star was taken to hospital in Los Angeles in late December after testing positive for coronavirus.

King, whose career spanned more than six decades, had Type 2 diabetes and had suffered from lung cancer, angina and heart attacks in recent years.

IGP orders arrest of Sunday Igboho


Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police (IGP), has ordered the arrest of Sunday Adeyemo, youth leader better known as Sunday Igboho, over the quit notice he issued to herdsmen.

BBC Hausa quoted Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, as confirming the arrest order during its programme on Friday.

Igboho had asked herdsmen in Igangan in Ibarapa north local government area of Oyo to leave within seven days following reports of the killing of some Oyo citizens.

He had blamed herders and Fulanis, including Saliu Kadri, the Seriki Fulani, of being behind the rising insecurity in the area.

Friday, January 22, 2021

Why BUA Group's Abdulsamad Rabiu Towers Above The Rest In Forbes New List Of Africa Richest People


One of the strong barometers of wealth in the world, Forbes has released the latest list of the richest people in Africa.

And Abdu Samad Rabiu, the chairman of BUA Group has been adjudged the biggest

Thursday, January 21, 2021

All The Details As Things Fall About At Lagos Boat Club With Eyimofe Atake, Yinka Akinkugbe,Jide Coker, Ladi Ajose-Adeogun, Demola Akerele & Other Big Names Mentioned


Things are no longer at ease at the Lagos Motor Boat Club, Ikoyi, where high profile members have been polarised and are currently throwing pot-shots at one another over issues that arose from its

760 up, Cristiano Ronaldo hailed as most prolific goalscorer

Cristiano Ronaldo was hailed as the most prolific professional goalscorer in the history of the game on Wednesday (January 20) after notching his 760th senior goal to help Juventus beat Napoli 2-0 in the Italian Supercup.

The title of greatest goalscorer is much contested, and global governing body FIFA does not keep an official record, but several media outlets reported that Ronaldo's strike had taken him past Austro-Czech Josef Bican to the top of the list.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Nigeria's exhausted medics keep waiting for COVID-19 vaccines

Medics in Nigeria have been exhausted waiting for COVID-19 vaccines as the country requested 10 million doses from African Union on Monday.

One of the doctors on the frontline, Oluwajoba Oroge was bracing himself for the week ahead on Saturday (January 16) - another long line of coronavirus patients at Abuja's private EHA Hospital, and another long wait for news on a vaccine.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

FCMB Managing Director’s Wife Moves Out Of Their Home And May Seek Divorce

The wife of Adam Nuru, the Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) alleged to have had an affair with one of his staff, has reportedly left their home.

Adam Nuru's wife,

Monday, January 11, 2021

How Kano Kids Were Kidnapped, Sold In Anambra, Enugu – Kano Government

The Kano State Government has reunited seven kids who were allegedly kidnapped and sold in Anambra and Enugu states, with their parents. 

The children were said to have been kidnapped from various locations within its state capital.

Saturday, January 9, 2021

N10.9bn Fraud: Court Jails Ex-Finbank MD, Okey Nwosu Three Years Imprisonment

Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, convicted and sentenced Okey Nwosu, a former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment for over 10b fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Nwosu alongside Dayo Famuroti, Agnes Ebubedike and Danjuma Ocholi on a 26-count amended charge bordering on stealing and illegal conversion to the tune of N10,934,704,402.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Mark Zuckerberg Explains Why Facebook, Instagram Suspended Trump’s Account Indefinitely

The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden.

His decision to use his platform to condone rather than condemn the actions of his supporters at the Capitol building has rightly disturbed people in the US and around the world. We removed these statements yesterday because we judged that their effect -- and likely their intent -- would be to provoke further violence.

Atiku Abubakar Receives Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine In Dubai

Nigeria’s former vice president, Atiku Abubakar reportedly took the Pfizer’s vaccine in the United Arab Emirates.

The people’s Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections took the dose in Dubai to prevent symptomatic cases of Covid-19.

United States Congress affirms President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory

The United States Congress has just affirmed President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump.⁣

The counting of Vermont's three electoral votes put Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris over the 270-threshold needed to win the presidency.⁣

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Actress, Orisabunmi, Dies At 60

The Nigerian film industry has lost another veteran Yoruba actor, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi. 

The Kwara born actress died four months after the death of her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu, who was popularly known as Aworo.

President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Bolaji Amusan, popularly known as Mr. Latin confirmed that she died on Tuesday night.

She is loved by many and would always be remembered for her roles in the Nollywood industry.

Monday, January 4, 2021

Details As BUA Cement Sets Massive Record On Nigerian Capital Markets With Bond Oversubscribed To The Tune Of N137.82billion


BUA Cement PLC, one of Africa’s largestcement companies, has announced that it has successfully concluded its N115billion Series 1 Fixed Rate Senior Unsecured Bond Issue (the “Bond or Issue”)under its maiden

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Ogun Commissioner Suspended Over Allegation Of Sexual Assault On Secondary School Student

Ogun State Government has suspended the Honourable Commissioner for Environment, Hon. Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, from office pending the conclusion of an independent investigation into an allegation of sexual harassment of a 16-year old Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun.

Saturday, January 2, 2021

FCMB MD, Adam Nuru In Messy Adultery Scandal Involving Former Employee Moyo Thomas

We're Reviewing Allegations Against Our MD - FCMB

The Board of Directors of the First City Monument Bank has said it is currently reviewing allegations of unethical conduct against its Managing Director, Adam Nuru.

Nuru has been at the centre of a marriage scandal involving Moyo Thomas, a former employee of the bank, and his late husband, Tunde Thomas.

Friday, January 1, 2021

Dangote’s Supposed Ex-Girlfriend Accuses Him Of Breaking Her Heart


It is a new year, however, for Dangote, it is likely to be a busy one as a certain Bea Lewis has allegedly come out to say Dangote broke her heart.

In my 33rd Year: I dated the richest black man in the world. He broke my heart in 1000 pieces.

In an Instagram post made on Thursday, 31st of December and which is currently trending on social media, she states dating Dangote has made her life more organised and made her wiser in relation to her business. She wrote: