Month: July 2021

Exposed! Ex-Bank Executive On EFCC, ICPC Radar Allegedly Plans To Flee Nigeria

A former Executive Director of one of Nigerian leading financial institution and Zamfara State born billionaire, Malam Dauda Lawal Dare is allegedly planning to escape from Nigeria through Niger Republic. An insider from the camp of the Zamfara politician said; “Dauda Lawal Dare has already prepared his travel documents from Niger Republic as he is …

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Unity Bank Grows 34% Pre-tax Profit, Records N23B Gross Earnings in H1 2021.

Unity Bank Grows 34% Pre-tax Profit, Records N23B Gross Earnings in H1 2021.Nigeria’s retail lender, Unity Bank Plc has declared half-year result posting gross earnings of 23.6 billion Naira, which is a 3% increase compared with the corresponding period of 2020. A review of the unaudited half year result (H1’2021) released to the Nigerian Stock …

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NEMA SEEKS NITDA’S COLLABORATION ON DISASTER RISK MITIGATION

In its commitment toward mitigating disaster risk in Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA is seeking for support and stronger collaboration with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on the use of ICT Infrastructure and Digital platform with a view to ensuring timely and lifesaving search and rescue operations. This was discussed yesterday, when …

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TWON BRASS KINGDOM CELEBRATES HER KING THE PATHFINDER, HIS EMINENCE KING (DR.) ALFRED PAPAPREYE DIETE-SPIFF CON. (SERIYAI II) AMANYANABO OF TWON BRASS KINGDOM, AS HE TURNS 79.

We the Amanyabo-In-Council of Twon Brass Kingdom joins the Chiefs, Elders, Women, Youth and every member of our various towns to celebrate you our king, on this very auscpicious day, as our Pathfinder and ruler of all the waves, waters, lands and people of Twon Brass turns 79. His Eminence Sir, on this day we …

TWON BRASS KINGDOM CELEBRATES HER KING THE PATHFINDER, HIS EMINENCE KING (DR.) ALFRED PAPAPREYE DIETE-SPIFF CON. (SERIYAI II) AMANYANABO OF TWON BRASS KINGDOM, AS HE TURNS 79. Read More »

“You Think You Will Still Remain The Deputy Governor After Betraying Your Boss?”- Igbokwe Asks Aliyu

Although many politicians are known for cross-carpeting to winning political parties whenever their political positions are threatened, the action of the deputy governor of Zamfara State, Barrister Mahdi Aliyu Mohammed seems to be different from the norm. This young, vibrant politician has refused to cross carpet from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressive …

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” INVITATION HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH YOUR IMPEACHMENT, BUT PURELY AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE TO DEFEND YOUR INHUMANE BEHAVIOR.- ZAMFARA STATE SPEAKER TO MAHADI ALIYU GUSAU.

Prior to an invitation extended to His Excellency the Deputy Governor of Zamfara state Mahdi Aliyu Gusau by the state House of Assembly last week, to appear before it, to explain for his non sympathetic attitudes of organizing a political rally in the state last Month at the time the whole state was thrown into …

” INVITATION HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH YOUR IMPEACHMENT, BUT PURELY AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE TO DEFEND YOUR INHUMANE BEHAVIOR.- ZAMFARA STATE SPEAKER TO MAHADI ALIYU GUSAU. Read More »

CELEBRATING AN ICON PER EXCELLENCE @79; HIS EXCELLENCY, HIS EMINENCE & ROYAL MAJESTY, KING ALFRED DIETE-SPIFF OFR, DF, JP. THE FIRST GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE FROM MAY 1967-JULY 1975.

King Alfred Papapereye Diete- Spiff, a Navy commander, was the first Military Governor of Rivers State. At age 24, he became the first naval officer to be appointed a Governor and served for nine (9) years, from May 27, 1967, to July 1975. As the pioneer Governor, King Diete-Spiff was saddled with laying the foundation …

CELEBRATING AN ICON PER EXCELLENCE @79; HIS EXCELLENCY, HIS EMINENCE & ROYAL MAJESTY, KING ALFRED DIETE-SPIFF OFR, DF, JP. THE FIRST GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE FROM MAY 1967-JULY 1975. Read More »

FORMER ZAMFARA GOV ABDULAZIZ YARI’S $1M US MANSION ABOUT TO BE CONFISCATED BY A US COURT OVER CORRUPTION.

The US $1million mansion squared by a former Zamfara Gov Abdulaziz Yari, is about to be confiscated by a US court. News Express 24 was reliably told that the 2.1-acre property which is located at 14800 Bowie Farm Court, Bowie Maryland (Zip code: MD 20721) with six full and two half bathrooms with a jacuzzi …

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*CRISIS LOOMS BETWEEN DIEZANI ALISON MADUEKE AND THE FORMER NIGERIAN BANKER OVER SCANDAL ON HER PROPERTIES IN ABUJA AND LAGOS*

Crisis is currently brewing between the former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum and Natural resources under the former Nigerian President Good Luck Ebele Jonathan Administration, Mrs Diezani Alison Madueke and her Business Associate, the Former Executive Director of First Bank Nigeria PLC, Malam Dauda Lawal Dare over an attempt by the businessassociate to fraudulently acquire some …

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Ostende Joins ADC, Throws Weight Behind Akachukwu Nwankpo

Change is a good thing yet it’s oftentimes hard to embrace.This is because circumstances would always offer us the impression that the ‘status quo’ can be so much more comfortable hence; we relax and feel that there is no need to embrace change. Meanwhile, to succeed in life, we must not run away from fact …

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V.P. OSINBAJO: 20M YOUNG NIGERIANS TO BENEFIT IN FG, UNICEF EXPANDED EDUCATION SCHEME.

*STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE* *20M YOUNG NIGERIANS TO BENEFIT IN FG, UNICEF EXPANDED EDUCATION SCHEME* *VP says, initiative will impact future job growth* An initiative between the Buhari administration and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), offering expanded education, training and employment, targeting 20 million Nigerians from ages of 10-24 years, between now …

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Wema Bank Appoints Two Non-Executive Directors

  Wema Bank Plc has announced the appointment of two Non-Executive Directors to its Board of Directors following the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The two new directors are Prince Olusegun Adesegun and Mr Adeyemi Adefarakan, both of whom are bringing a wealth of corporate administrative experience to the bank. Prince Olusegun Adesegun …

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SANWO-OLU SWEARS IN 57 COUNCIL CHAIRMEN, SAYS ‘IT’S TIME FOR WORK, NOT FOR POLITICAL VENDETTA’

  •‘Justify Your Autonomy, People’s Confidence’ – Governor Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the administrative and financial autonomy being enjoyed by Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State for almost two decades is not granted for nothing, but given to achieve a bottom-up growth model for the …

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*OPINION: 3 Signs That Gershom Bassey Would Likely Win The Governorship Seat In C’River By 2023*

  As tension continues to heat up for the upcoming governorship election in Cross River State by 2023. Leaders and Stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Cross River State have resolved to meet at the appropriate time to discuss and determine who is the likely successor of Governor Ben Ayade. Governor Ayade had …

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*EdoJobs to partner e𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗱 f𝗮𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗼𝗻 d𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗿s to boost skills devt*

  The Edo State Government through the Edo State Skills Development Agency (EdoJobs) has said it will partner with experienced fashion designers in the state to boost skills development in the fashion industry. Managing Director of EdoJobs, Ukinebo Dare, in a chat with journalists in Benin City, said the partnership is aimed at boosting job …

*EdoJobs to partner e𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗱 f𝗮𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗼𝗻 d𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗿s to boost skills devt* Read More »

*Publisher Of Popular Northern Tabloid, Desert Herald In Trouble!*

  *… Company’s shareholders demand for profits and assets declaration* *… Paper now engages in blackmailing state governments, government officials to stay afloat* In Nigeria, some journalists have taken the opportunity of practicing journalism as a means by which they must make money at all costs through blackmailing. They have gone far away from the …

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How Actor Yomi Black’s Marriage Crashes

    Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Yomi Black’smarriage seems to have crashed finally. The actor’s wife, Elizabeth John made the shocking revelation on Sunday, July 18th, 2021 via her Instagram page. She wrote; “Finally I’m a free woman. God, I’m grateful for the good times and bad times.” “Thank you for teaching me many lessons and thank you …

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PDP National Publicity Secretary In Serious Trouble For Treasonable Offense

  National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Kola Ologbodiyan, may have beaten more than what he can chew by calling on the forceful removal of a sitting Governor. Ologbondiyan during a press conference on Tuesday 13th of June 2021, called on the Deputy Governor of Zamfara State to take over the …

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Ini Edo endorses Ned Nwoko malaria eradication project.

  In a bit to put an end to Malaria, one of biggest scourge in Africa, the Billionaire Philanthropist and Antarctica explorer, Prince Ned Nwoko has been hosting some of the key stakeholders in Nigeria and Africa to support his malaria eradication project. Over the weekend, he received a courtesy visit from Multiple Award winning …

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LAGOS EMPOWERS 190 YOUTHS, WOMEN IN FISH CAGE CULTURE

      The Lagos State Government has empowered 190 youths and women in Afowo Community, Badagry, in the fish cage culture system to further drive youth and women empowerment in a bid to help them to make positive changes. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who made this known at the symbolic …

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*LAGOS: 194 men assaulted by wives in 6 months – Report*

  The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) Wednesday said 194 men were reportedly assaulted by their partners in the past six months.DSVRT provided the figure in its bi-annual report. The report made available to journalists in Lagos is from January 2021 to June 2021.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that …

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First batch of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft depart US for Nigeria

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that the first batch of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft has departed the United States of America en route to Nigeria.  NAF Director of Public Relations and Information Edward Gabkwet, in a statement on Thursday, said the fighter jets departed from the US on Wednesday and …

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EFCC launches app for online reporting of economic crimes

  The Economic and Financial Crimese commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, launched an App, Eagle Eye, designed to ease the process of reporting economic and financial crimes in Nigeria. Speaking during the launch, the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, described the App, being the first of its kind by any law enforcement agency in …

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All You Need To Know About Miriam Olusanya, First Female Managing Director Of GTBank

    Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) has announced the appointment of Miriam Olusanya as Managing Director. This was disclosed in a notice signed by the company’s secretary, Erhi Obebeduo, to the Nigerian Exchange Group Limited (NGX). Olusanya, the first female Managing Director in the bank history, succeeds Segun Agbaje. During the bank’s investor earnings in …

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*EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION WILL HELP ADDRESS SUB-REGIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES – OSINBAJO

𝙎𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙨𝙚 𝙋𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙍𝙚𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚   _*Nigeria, ECOWAS sign MoU on implementing Early Warning mechanism, centre_  Since security threats confronting Nigeria and the rest of West Africa are becoming more violent, asymmetric, cross-border by nature, and spreading faster than before, the need for an effective sub-regional collaboration on early warning systems has become a necessity, according to …

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Ayade meets IGP Baba, seeks to make Cross River zero crime zone

  Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State Tuesday met with the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba at Loius Edet House, Police headquarters Abuja. Ayade said the visit was necessary to further explore modalities towards ensuring a safer Cross River. The governor who congratulated the IGP over his recent appointment by President Buhari …

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I ‘LL Not Condone Assault, Threats On My Medical Team- Acting MD, FMC Blows Hot

  The Acting Medical Director, Dr. Fidelis Ojeblenu has said that his administration would not condone threats and breaches of the safety and security of lives and properties of of the health care team in the institution.  Ojeblenu disclosed this  during a press conference held at the centre on Tuesday. He condemned the ugly acts …

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I ‘LL Not Condone Assault, Threats On My Medical Team- Acting MD, FMC Blows Hot

  The Acting Medical Director, Dr. Fidelis Ojeblenu has said that his administration would not condone threats and breaches of the safety and security of lives and properties of of the health care team in the institution.  Ojeblenu disclosed this  during a press conference held at the centre on Tuesday. He condemned the ugly acts …

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*LAGOS RRS NABS TWO ROBBERY SUSPECTS AT OSHODI

  *…recovers locally made pistol with charms* In line with the Lagos State Commissioner of Police CP Hakeem Odumosu’s riot act that Lagos will be hot for all shades of criminals, the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), yesterday at about 2200hrs, arrested two (2) robbery suspects in possession of a locally made pistol and …

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APC engages Ozekhome, Raji, Maikyau, others to defend Gov. Matawalle

  The All Progressives Congress, APC, has engaged fiery lawyer Mike Ozekhome, SAN, Ahmed Raji, SAN, Y.C. Maikyau to defend Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State.   Renowned Constitutional lawyer and counsel to Senator Kabiru Marafa of APC who won the case at the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court for Marafa’s faction of the …

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