FIDELITY BANK DONATES LABORATORY TO CORRECTIONAL HOME

Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender has handed over a well-equipped, state-of-the-art Kitchen/Catering Laboratory for the use of students at the Girls Correctional Home, Idi-Araba, Lagos. The project, according to the bank, is a clear demonstration of its unwavering support towards enhancing the lives and wellbeing of less privileged members of the society. Speaking at […]

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UNILORIN GRABS N120M SEEDING LABS EQUIPMENT GRANT

The University of Ilorin says its Department of Chemistry has secured a Seeding Labs Equipment grant worth over N120 million. According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the department submitted two research proposals on Cancer and Cosmeceuticals that eventually won the grant for the institution. According to the publication, the principal investigator, […]

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N400M STOLEN CASH: REAL REASONS GEN OTIKI IS OPPOSED TO GEN. ADEOSUN AS HEAD OF COURT MARTIAL

That the General Court Marshal convened last week by the Nigerian Army to try the former General Officer Commanding 8 Division of the Nigerian Army in Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, is no longer news. What is news now, is that General Otiki is appealing that the President of the Court Marshal, Lt. Gen. Lamidi […]

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ADEWALE SEEKS SUPPORT FOR ROTARY’S QUEST FOR BETTER LIVING

The newly installed President of the Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Rotn. Adewale Sanni, has sought all stakeholders support towards complete eradication of polio in Nigeria and delivering on Rotary International’s mandate to ensure safe delivery and maternal health. Adewale who spoke during his investiture as the 18th Hope President of the club said there […]

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FMR FINANCE MINISTER, NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA’S FATHER CHUKUKA OKONJO DIES AT 91

*BROTHER, IFECHUKWUDE, REPLACES HIM AS OGWASHI-UKU KING Prof. Chukuka Okonjo, the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government of Delta State and father of former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has joined his ancestors. The former king, who ascended the throne in 2007, died in Lagos at age 91. A statement by the […]

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BUHARI, AFRICAN LEADERS MOURN AS ROBERT MUGABE, ZIMBABWE’S EX-PRESIDENT DIES AT 95

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader, has died aged 95. He died after battling ill health, his family confirmed to the BBC. Mr Mugabe had been in hospital in Singapore since April. He was ousted in a military coup in November 2017, ending three decades in power. He won Zimbabwe’s first election after independence, becoming […]

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WHY NIGERIANS ARE JOINING DETTOL’S #NATIONALHANDWASHCHALLENGE

According to UNICEF, the prevalence rate of diarrhoea in Nigeria is 18.8%, accounting for an estimated 150,000 deaths yearly amongst children under five due to poor hygienic and sanitary practices. Since we cannot see, feel or smell bacteria, proper hand washing habits help protect you and your family and prevent bacteria from contaminating your food […]

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ONE SHOT DEAD AS PROTESTERS BURN POLICE VAN IN FRONT OF LEKKI SHOPRITE

A yet to be identified person was shot dead yesterday outside the Shoprite premises around Jakande, Lekki area of Lagos State. A witness whom described the victim as a protester said he was killed after an angry mob set a police van on fire during a protest on Tuesday. Aggrieved persons had stormed the complex […]

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FATGBEMS PETROLEUM COMMISSIONS MEGA RETAIL OUTLET IN ABEOKUTA

One of Nigeria’s foremost independent petroleum product marketing company, Fatgbems Petroleum Company Limited has commissioned a mega retail station in the capital city of Ogun State, Abeokuta. The unique aesthetics of the new outlet restates the brand’s commitment to building a lasting identity and providing customers with real experience at every touch point. The retail […]

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SOLDIER WHO KILLED MOTORCYCLIST OVER N100 IN ABIA DISMISSED

Nigerian Army has dismissed Lance Corporal Ajayi Johnson, who was accused of killing an Okada rider, Chimaobi Nwaogu, at his community, Umuokereke Ngwa in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State. Johnson had, on August 7, allegedly killed Chimaobi for refusing to part with N100 at a military checkpoint located at Ohanze, along Aba-Ikot Ekpene […]

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AMCON GETS COURT ORDER TO TAKE OVER DONALD DUKE’S PROPERTY OVER DEBT

A federal high court sitting in Lagos has empowered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over property belonging to Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River State. Chuka Obiozor, the judge who presided over the case also authorised AMCON and the United Bank for Africa (UBA) to takeover Duke’s account in any […]

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SANWO-OLU INAUGURATES CABINET, TASKS THEM ON SERVICE TO LAGOSIANS

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday inaugurated his cabinet at the Lagos Secretariat, Alausa. The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall in the Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in the state. Also at […]

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ZENITH BANK RELEASES IMPROVED HALF YEAR 2019 RESULTS

Zenith Bank Plc has announced its audited results for the half year ended 30 June 2019, recording positive growth across key financial metrics, thus affirming the bank’s position as one of the leading financial institutions in Africa. As a testament to its commitment to its shareholders, the bank also announced a proposed interim dividend pay-out […]

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DIEZANI BATTLES EFCC OVER FINAL FORFEITURE OF N14B JEWELLERY

Former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to refuse an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the final forfeiture of her 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised golden iPhone. The court, on July 5, ordered the temporary forfeiture of the items valued […]

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EFCC RAIDS EX LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR, AKINWUNMI AMBODE’S HOUSE

Operatives of the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday morning raided the residence of former Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, as part of an ongoing corruption investigation. Already, EFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, has confirmed that Ambode is under a corruption probe, a few months after he left office. Ambode’s Epe residence, […]

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64-YEAR-OLD BRICKLAYER, 20-YEAR-OLD ARTISAN WIN SALOON CARS IN DANGOTE CEMENT PROMO

Two lucky Nigerians, 64-year-old bricklayer, Mr. Iyowun Ezekiel and 20-year-old artisan, Godwin Godday, have emerged the latest winners of Star prize GAC Saloon cars in the ongoing Dangote Cement ‘Bag of Goodies’ national consumer promo. Elated Ezekiel, who is based in Ijebu-ode, Ogun State and has been a bricklayer for over 40 years, found his […]

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