Friday, 31 March 2017
Iyanya was at his waist-twisting and torso-baring best on Wednesday night when he unveiled his new EP, Signature. He rolled back the years by performing live songs from the highly anticipated 7-track album on stage at Hard Rock Café, Oniru, Lagos in an Industry Night Special.
At the 11th Annual General Meeting of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc(“Transcorp”), the Board ofDirectors confirmed their confidence in Transcorp’s growth trajectory and affirmed the Company’s commitment to increasing yield and returns to shareholders, while continuing its significant capital investment strategy. Despite the difficult economic climate, revenue grew by 46% in 2017(N59.42bn).
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments into the executive management of some government agencies and parastatals. The new chairman of the board of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) is former newspaper editor and ex-presidential spokesman, Chief Duro Onabule.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has issued a document, obtained by SaharaReporters declaring that Senator Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba, better known as Andy Uba, forged both a secondary school certificate and “Confirmation of Result” which he presented to British authorities.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested four suspects who specialize in tricking sellers of expensive mobile phones pretending to be online buyers and thereafter rob the sellers at the point delivery.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, March 30th 2017, arraigned a businessman, Jonah Chimaobi Friday on a one -count charge bothering on issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N4,452,300.00 (Four Million, Four Hundred and Fifty-two Thousand, Three Hundred Naira). He was arraigned before Justice K.K. Ojiako of the State High Court, Owerri, Imo State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Kaduna Zonal office, has arrested one Hussaini Mohammed of Tanko Road Barakallahu Kaduna State following a petition received from the Kaduna State Vigilance Service for alleged case of extortion, currency counterfeiting and impersonation of the Nigerian Police Force.
The government of the United Kingdom has deported twenty-three Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos at about 6.a.m on Friday, March 31.
The Nigerian Army has dismissed Sunday Umaru, for killing Charity Thomas, his lover, over a phone call. Umaru, a married man, was on posting at the special task force (STF), sector 7, Barkin Ladi, Plateau, at the time of the incident, on January 23, 2016.
Ali Baba, Onyeka Onwenu, Gbenga Adeyinka, Teju Babyface, Tee A, DJ Saint Obi, others attend grand unveiling of ‘The CEO’S Bible
The CEO’s Bible, the over 800-page 2-volume compendium written by AzuhArinze, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine,was presented to the public days back at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos in grand style. Chaired by former APCON Chairman and GMD of SO&U Advertising, Mr. UdemeUfot, the book reviewer was Dr. Tunji Olugbodi of Verdant Zeal while the Special Guest of Honour was the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, ably represented by NIMASA DG, Dr. Dakuku Peterside.
A Florida man, Manasseh Walker was sentenced to a year in jail for intentionally setting his girlfriend's pet rabbit on fire. He was convicted of aggravated animal cruelty this month over the incident that took place last year, according to the Herald Tribune.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denounced the scandals over Donald Trump’s ties to Moscow, adding that he would be happy to meet with his US counterpart this year.
Rapper, 50 Cent has dumped Chris Brown’s tour, weeks into its promotion over a huge money gap between 50's camp and the promoter behind Chris' tour.
A 22- year- old man, simply identified as Yakubu on Thursday evening escaped being lynched by a mob for allegedly snatching a motorcycle on Agyana road in Abaji Area Council of Abuja.
An eyewitness, Usman Baba said the suspect and two others, now at large, allegedly laid ambush for a cyclist on Agyana road.
Nollywood film producer, Omoni Oboli has won a court injunction that gave her the right to screen her new film, ‘Okafor’s Law’ nationwide. The award winning actress was last week stopped from screening the movie in cinemas nationwide, over alleged copyright infringement.
Reno Omokri has drawn attention to the comment of Information Minister, Lai Mohammed a month ago, when President Muhammadu Buhari was in London for medical treatment.
A Florida woman, O’Neal Morris was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after allegedly injecting a woman’s buttocks with cement, Super Glue and other deadly toxins, resulting in her death.
She begged the court for mercy just before the judge handed down the sentence, which includes five years of probation, in the death of 31-year-old Shatarka Nuby, WSVN reports.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC arraigned the duo of Alhaji Isa Ahmed and Yahaya Manga of the Ministry of Information, Gombe State before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court on three count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence.
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Nollywood actor, member of Lagos House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot on Thursday joined Oba Elegushi, the Emir of Borgu and others at the event marking the 65th birthday of Ashiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu in Lagos State. See more photos…
On Wednesday 29th March 2017, troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, 22 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE, carried out a fighting patrol towards Boskoro, Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State where it was believed, a sleeper cell of Boko Haram terrorists was hibernating.
Top comedian, Julius Agwu has celebrated his wife, Ibiere Agwu as she grows older with one year today. He took to Instagram to drop few words for her.
Three passengers on Thursday morning sustained severe injuries as two Danfo buses collided at Funsho Williams Avenue, Surulere, Lagos State. Continue to see more photos…
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested two directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN for alleged forex manipulation and economic sabotage.
Reality TV star, Kim Kardashian West has shared behind the scene photos from her rapper husband, Kanye West’s Saint Pablo Tour. See more after the cut…
A female corp member, Angela Eluna, posted to Ekiti State has revealed that she was brutalized by NYSC officials, because she did not wear her complete NYSC kit. She said her jacket was not her size so she could not wear it and as punishment, one of the Man-O-War commandants assaulted her, causing her to sustain an injury.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
The 2017 Zenith Bank Basketball League has been scheduled to start on April 10 in Abuja with the financial institution committing N35m to the sponsorship of the competition.
The Deputy Managing Director of the bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, on Tuesday at the Zenith Corporate headquarters in Lagos told newsmen that contributing to the development of the basketball game over the years was a delight to the organization.
The Ibadan Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday, 20th March, 2017 took over five suspected internet fraudsters arrested by men of the Oyo State Joint Security Task Force, 'Operation Burst' for further investigation.
A prosecution witness in the trial of the Raymond Dokpesi, former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 told Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja how over N2.1billion was credited into the account of DAAR Communications and Holdings Plc by the Office of National Security Adviser, ONSA, under Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).
Heritage Bank disclaims former ED, Robert Mbonu on diversion of funds from London & Paris Club refund
Our attention has been brought to reports published by some online news blogs in which mention was made of Mr Robert Mbonu – in connection with EFCC investigations into the alleged diversion of funds from the London and Paris Club refund – as being a former Managing Director of Heritage Bank. This is false information, and should be disregarded.
Goldberg Excellency Tour: DJ Kingsley & Nathaniel Emerge Winner of DJ & Free Styling Competition in Edo
Disc Jockey (DJ) Kingsley Amhas and Nathaniel Iyayi, a Rapper have emerged winners of the grand prize of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N250,000) in the Goldberg Excellency Tour competition for DJs and free style artistes in Benin City, Edo State.