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Monthly Archives: February 2020

FIRSTBANK WINS 2019 OIL AND GAS BANKER AWARD

  First Bank of Nigeria Limited was recently presented with the Oil and Gas Banker of Year 2019 award at the Patrons’ Dinner and Industry Awards of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit held recently at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The four-day event, comprising conference and award dinner, is acclaimed to be Nigeria’s Government official platform for the petroleum industry gathering which has evolved ... Read More »

Alleged car theft: Iyanya gets N20m bail

The Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday granted bail in the sum of N20 million bail to a musician, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, with the stage name Iyanya. Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile granted him bail with one surety in like sum. The judge said the surety must own a landed property in Lagos, adding that Iyanya must perfect the bail ... Read More »

Iran’s vice president infected with Coronavirus

The coronavirus epidemic in Iran has cost 26 lives, the health ministry announced Thursday, with a vice president becoming the latest top official to be infected as the spread appeared to accelerate. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a news conference that the tally of infections had risen to 245 with 106 more cases confirmed, the highest number for a ... Read More »

Ambode loses bid to stop probe into purchase of 820 vehicles

Justice Yetunde Adesanya of an Ikeja High Court, on Thursday, struck out a suit filed by former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos, seeking to stop his probe by the state Assembly over the purchase of 820 buses for Bus Reform Project. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Adesanya ruled that the ad-hoc committee set up to investigate Ambode was ... Read More »

LEAP Africa, Union Bank empower social innovators

  LEAP Africa, a non-profit institution, has partnered with Union Bank to organise the 2020 Social Enterprise Sustainability Programme, designed to inspire, empower and equip a new cadre of African leaders by providing the skills and tools for personal, organisational and community transformation. Over the last seven years, LEAP Africa has been responsible for empowering and equipping young social change ... Read More »

Kogi 2019: PDP had no candidate, court declares

The Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja, on Thursday, ruled that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had no candidate in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. Justice John Olorunfemi of the High Court 4, in a ruling declared that the party primary conducted on the 3rd September 2019, which produced Engr. Musa Wada as the PDP ... Read More »

2nd​ bi-monthly/4th monthly prize presentation of the Get Alert in Millions (GAIM) promo Season 4

Lucky customers of Fidelity Bank Plc across the country Monday​ received cash and consolation prizes at the 2nd​ bi-monthly/4th monthly prize presentation of the Get Alert in Millions (GAIM) promo Season 4. Managing Director/CEO, Fidelity Bank PLC, Nnamdi Okonkwo, said the bank has consistently kept its words by rewarding customers for their loyalty and patronage. According to the Bank Chief, a ... Read More »

Disquiet in Bayelsa as Supreme Court reviews judgement

The residence of Bayelsa State are anxiously waiting for the outcome of the review of the Supreme Court’s judgement that sacked Chief David Lyon and Senator Degi Erimienyo as Governor-Elect and Deputy Governor-Elect, investigations have revealed. The review, which is scheduled to begin on Wednesday at the apex court, was the single most important discussion among residents including non-politicians such ... Read More »

BREAKING: Olisa Metuh pronounced guilty in N400m fraud trial

The federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, convicted a former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisah Metuh of count one among seven others instituted against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Also convicted alongside Metuh is his firm, Destra Investments Limited. Justice Okon Abang in his judgment ruled that a former ... Read More »

EFCC quiz Kano minority leader over N1.5B scam

The Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday, quizzed the current Minority Leader and former speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Isiyaku Ali Danja for alleged abuse of office and misappropriation of funds meant for constituency projects.   The  Lawmaker’s ordeal started after the Commission received a petition that monies meant for payment of ... Read More »

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