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”

BOARDROOM CRISIS AS GTBANK SHOPS FOR SEGUN AGBAJE’S SUCCESSOR

A seeming board room crisis that may rock Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) to its foundation is currently brewing in the bank. According to a recent report by BusinessLive, the internal unrest borders on the succession of the current managing director and chief executive of the bank, Mr. Segun Agbaje, whose tenure ends in June 2021. According to insideContinue reading “BOARDROOM CRISIS AS GTBANK SHOPS FOR SEGUN AGBAJE’S SUCCESSOR”

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”

NEVER LOOK DOWN ON ANYONE: A True Story.

At a site somewhere around Lugbe, Abuja, was a beautifully built, light skinned girl whose simple heart made us all smiled.She saw beyond our work stained clothes and extended her soft hands of friendship to every worker, from the lowest labour to the highest, we appreciated her every effort. We were all bonding when aContinue reading “NEVER LOOK DOWN ON ANYONE: A True Story.”

Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has found a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, guilty on count one of the seven-count charge slammed against him by the federal government. The judge, in the judgment on Tuesday, agreed with prosecution counsel, Sylvanus Tahir that Metuh knewContinue reading “Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial”

CBN: Banks no longer allowed to sack more than 5 staff without approval

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given a stern warning to all banks that they must seek its approval if they must sack more than five staff. This was stated in the communique released by the Bankers Committee after its meeting on Friday. The committee, in a circular signed by Director, Financial Markets Department, CBN,Continue reading “CBN: Banks no longer allowed to sack more than 5 staff without approval”

TETFUND: Nigerian Lecturers Spend Research Grants On Cars, Houses – Bakari

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has accused lecturers across the country’s public tertiary institutions of diverting research grants to build homes, purchase cars, and engage in other frivolous activities. This is coming days after an allegation of personnel budget inflation levelled against some academic and healthcare institutions including the University of Ibadan, by theContinue reading “TETFUND: Nigerian Lecturers Spend Research Grants On Cars, Houses – Bakari”

Catholic Priests Support Victims of Onitsha fire With 125 Million Naira.

Catholic priests of Onitsha archdiocese led by Father Ebube Muonso stormed Ochanja today with N25m & another N100m from Anambra government to console the affected victims of Onitsha fire incident.

“FACE OFF” – BlackFace Sue’s 2Face

Pop musician, Augustine Ahmedu, popularly known as Blackface, has filed a legal suit against colleague, 2face Idibia, for alleged song theft. Blackface claims to have co-written ‘African Queen’ with 2face who featured it in his debut solo album Face 2 Face in 2004. The duo have been in a long battle over who should haveContinue reading ““FACE OFF” – BlackFace Sue’s 2Face”

ALAS: Anthony Joshua worth £45m more than Mike Tyson

British boxer Anthony Joshua may have lost his heavy weight titles to Mexican Andy Ruiz, but the Nigerian born Pugilist is still swimming in money it has been revealed. The 30 year old who is currently shaping up ahead of his December re-match in Saudi Arabia, is thought to be worth £48m about N22billion. InContinue reading “ALAS: Anthony Joshua worth £45m more than Mike Tyson”