I Am Igbo By Ancestry, DNA Proves It- Bishop TD Jakes.

Popular American preacher, Bishop T.D Jakes of the Potter’s House, has revealed how he discovered that his ancestors are from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria. Jakes, who is a renowned author, in an interview with BBC Igbo said his Igbo ancestry was discovered after DNA test. It all started when Henry Lewis Gates, who was atContinue reading “I Am Igbo By Ancestry, DNA Proves It- Bishop TD Jakes.”

Akinwumi Adesina Returned As AfDB President

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has been reaffirmed as President of the bank. Adesina’s reaffirmation was announced in a tweet by Presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie. Adesina was re-affirmed in a virtual annual General meeting on Thursday morning. In a speech at the AfDB’s annual meetings, Adesina requested a second term asContinue reading “Akinwumi Adesina Returned As AfDB President”

Why I Fainted – Ag. NDDC MD

Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Expanded Interim Management Committee (EIMC), Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, Tuesday, opened his heart on the ill-starred incident at the House of Representatives, where he unexpectedly fainted while being questioned by lawmakers, a month ago. Pondei, undoubtedly stressed but back to his feet, in an exclusiveContinue reading “Why I Fainted – Ag. NDDC MD”

GTBank Named in Euromoney Excellence in Leadership Awards for Covid-19 Response

GTBank Named in Euromoney Excellence in Leadership Awards for Covid-19 Response Wins Award for Nigeria’s Best Bank for a record 10th time. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has been awarded the Euromoney Excellence in Leadership Africa Award, a premier award category set up to recognize banks around the world who are playing a pivotal role during the Covid-19 pandemic. The foremostContinue reading “GTBank Named in Euromoney Excellence in Leadership Awards for Covid-19 Response”

AfDB: I’m Innocent Of All Charges – Adesina

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB), has maintained innocence with regards to allegations that seek to impugn his honour and the reputation of the bank.Adesina said this in a statement he personally signed and issued on Wednesday. The United States (U.S.) Department of Treasury had called for an independent probe of allegationsContinue reading “AfDB: I’m Innocent Of All Charges – Adesina”

COVID-19: Churches Should Remain Shut – Sam Adeyemi

Sam Adeyemi, the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, has said churches must remain shut to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Speaking on an Instagram live BBC Yoruba News interview, he said it is important for people to understand the shutting of worship places across the country. He cited the example of a church inContinue reading “COVID-19: Churches Should Remain Shut – Sam Adeyemi”

EXTENSION LOOMS!!! Presidency To Review Lockdown As Nigeria Records Almost 5000 Cases

The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed that the relaxation of the lockdown will be reviewed this week. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, disclosed it during the daily briefing on Tuesday. Aliyu said the task force would not hesitate to change strategy if the current directive isContinue reading “EXTENSION LOOMS!!! Presidency To Review Lockdown As Nigeria Records Almost 5000 Cases”

COVID-19 CASES MAY RISE TO 120,000 BY JULY – LASG

The Lagos state government has predicted that COVID-19 cases in the state may rise to 120, 000 by July 2020, Thecitypulsenews release. The state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, disclosed this when he spoke at a press conference earlier today May 8. According to the Commissioner, the increase in the number of cases being recordedContinue reading “COVID-19 CASES MAY RISE TO 120,000 BY JULY – LASG”

I Used To Know 3 Allens – A Tribute to Tony Allen

I grew up in the best city in the world, (argue that if you like with geography). Growing up in Ibadan, I remember about three Allens. There was J.Allen- a popular Bus Stop near Dugbe. There was a Baba Allen – a Mafiosi-looking Ibadan legend at Oke Ado who smoked fat cigars till the dayContinue reading “I Used To Know 3 Allens – A Tribute to Tony Allen”

COVID-19: Traditional Cure To Be Ready Soon – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday said that a traditional cure for the COVID-19 had reached an advanced stage and would be made public soon.Ogunwusi disclosed this while speaking with journalists in Abeokuta shortly after he presented two motorised modular fumigators to the Ogun State Government. He said that the donation ofContinue reading “COVID-19: Traditional Cure To Be Ready Soon – Ooni”