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BUpdate : Benin court adjourns Igboho’s hearing till Monday, Says Banji Akintoye

The Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic, has adjourned the hearing of the case of Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, till Monday, the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, has said. The group led by ex-Senator Banji Akintoye, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. The statement signed by the group’s Communications Manager, Maxwell ... Read More »

Group writes Buhari, asks FG to re-prosecute Okonkwo, others with corruption cases

…..EFCC to re-open ex-Fidelity bank MD, Nnamdi Okonkwo ’s $115million Money laundering case. Abdulrasheed Bawa, the new head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – EFCC, is purportedly making preparations to re-open the money laundering case involving former Fidelity Bank MD/CEO, Nnamdi Okonkwo. The incident is reported to be in response to a recent revelation that the EFCC’s case ... Read More »

Fidelity GAIM 4 Season Savings Promo

Just this evening Fidelity Bank Plc conducted the 6th/Final draw of the Get Alert in Millions (GAIM 4) Season 4 Savings promo where a total cash wins of N39m was given to 15 customers including 18 consolation prizes of TV sets, fridges, and generators. The cash prizes were in the categories of N10m grand Prize, N3m, N2m and N1m. The highlight ... Read More »

FirstBank Celebrates 2021 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Week, Calls for All to  Adopt Kindness as a Way of Life

The best definition of kindness is not one provided by any of the world’s best dictionaries but one demonstrated by how we treat others on a daily basis. Kindness is a universal language that does not require any special knowledge, exposure, skills, training or background to understand and appreciate it as a beneficiary or observer of a kind act. Neither ... Read More »

Toast to Women In Leadership: Linda Ikeji Pays Courtesy Visit to Fidelity MD

​Two beautiful amazons and consummate professionals in their respective fields of endeavor (banking and media) met in what many have described as a toast to women in leadership to not only explore business opportunities, but also to lend their voice to the ongoing conversation about women empowerment. Fidelity Bank CEO, Mrs Onyeali-Ikpe accompanied by top female management staff on Tuesday ... Read More »

update : Benin Republic may reject Igboho’s extradition, Says Professor Akintoye

Benin Republic may reject the extradition of arrested Yoruba Nation Agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. Newsthumb has reported Igboho was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night while attempting to flee to Germany. Leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua (IOO), Professor Emeritus Banji Akintoye, confirmed to The Nation Yoruba Patriots are ... Read More »

Update : Supreme Court Fixes July 28, For The Hearing Date For Akeredolu and Jegede

The Supreme Court has fixed July 28, 2021 for the commencement of hearing into the case filed to challenge the victory of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the October 10, 2020 governorship election. The candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede had appealed the decision of the Court of Appeal that validated the election ... Read More »

BREAKING: Federal High Court Declines to suspend Saturday, July 24 Lagos Council Poll

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today declined to make an order of status quo ante that would have suspended the local government elections in Lagos scheduled for Saturday, July 24, 2021. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, rather, adjourned till November 29, proceedings in the suit filed by an All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship aspirant Raheem Rasaki Alani. The judge gave ... Read More »

Update : Gallant pilot Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, returns to base after bandits shot down military jet in Zamfara

A pilot with the Nigerian Airforce, Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, has been rescued after intense gunfire by armed bandits grounded a Nigerian Airforce Alpha Jet aircraft in Zamfara State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, who confirmed the crash in a statement on Monday, said Dairo was returning from a successful air ... Read More »

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