Leave Tinubu alone, answer for the N6billion you stole, Alpha Beta tells Apara

It has come down to accusations and counter between tax consultancy firm, Alpha Beta LLP, and its former Managing Director, Dapo Apara, as to who is the culprit in stealing from the company. Against the backdrop of the latter’s allegation against former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over financial impropriety,...... read more


How Kashamu, after begging, withdrew suit against 'Baba Ijebu'

Counsel for the late Senator Buruji Kashamu, Mr Ajibola Oluyede, said his client, before his death, withdrew the lawsuit filed against rival lotto operators in the country, including Sir Keshington Adebutu’s Premier Lotto, popularly known as Baba Ijebu. Oluyede told one of our correspondents on the telephone on Thursday that Kashamu,...... read more


Access Bank begins refund of stamp duty charges deducted from customers after outcry

Inundated by outcries from customers over sudden deductions of various amounts from their account as Stamp Duty Charges, Access Bank, began refunding of the deducted funds, even though it maintained that the action was in order. Instead, the bank said it had elected to pick the bills on behalf of the...... read more


BREAKING: Wike shuts down Hausa goat market in Port Harcourt

“The Chairmen of Emohua and Ahoada-East Local Government Areas are hereby directed to ensure the illegal Goat Market along Elele/Ahoada is shut down immediately.” These were the definite words with which Rivers State Government ordered the immediate shutdown of the nascent goat market along the Elele-Ahoada stretch of the East-West Road...... read more


You're wicked, inconsiderate, Fani-Kayode blasts Access Bank over sack of workers

Former Minister of Aviation, Fani-Kayode has joined in assailing Access Bank Plc, one of the Nigerian giants, after it emerged that it is on the way of weeding out many from its 75 per cent staff, as a result of the downturn of the Nigerian economy owing to the COVID-19 outbreak....... read more


Access Bank: We’re not targeting ex-Diamond Bank staff *Why we must sack

Access Bank, has again, put up a staunch defence over its decision to sack part of its 75 per cent workforce, insisting that was the only way the bank could remain standing in the face of the current economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 scourge. The bank has come under intense...... read more


COVID-19: FrieslandCampina WAMCO Donates N500million Intervention

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, makers of Peak and Three Crowns brands of milk, has donated the sum of N500million as a contribution towards Nigeria’s COVID-19 intervention fund organised by the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID). The donation, which is coming as part of FrieslandCampina WAMCO’s corporate social responsibility follows the...... read more


COVID-19: Sex workers demand to be included in Essential Duty list

Sex workers in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa have petitioned the government to list them as essential service providers amid the COVID19 lockdown. They argue that they have lost their source of income as a result of the global pandemic. The city, alongside Nairobi and Kilifi, were identified as COVID19 hotspots and placed on a...... read more


Miyetti Allah to herdsmen: Remain in the bush until coronavirus crisis ends

Miyetti Allah Kautal, has issued a strict directive to its members, including that all cattle markets should be shut down and herdsmen to remain in the bush until the present gale of coronavirus outbreak blows over. The directive came from its national president, Bello Bodejo, on Tuesday, as the group weighed...... read more


Bloodbath averted, as soldiers seal off Onitsha electronic market on Obiano's orders

  Tension as Obiano seals Nnewi Electronics Market Over Relocation Blood bath was averted at electrical/electronics market along old Nnewi-Onitsha road, Nnewi, Anambra State when soldiers, policemen, local vigilantes, other security agencies and some youths were drafted to stop the traders from opening their stalls for the day's business on Tuesday....... read more


Arsenal to join Dangote Group soon, as Africa's richest man makes fresh acquisition bid

Arsenal one of the A-list premiership side in England, is to join the family of Dangote Group, the Nigerian conglomerate owned by the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote by next year, all things being equal. The versatile billionaire with diverse interest, whose current business escapade is the building of the...... read more


You'll get N4.5million for your N250million demolished property, Kano govt, insists, writes Sanusi

Kano State government, which is insisting that Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II, would not get more than N4.5million for his property demolished about two weeks ago, even though it is valued at N250,000, has made good the decision by asking the monarch to send his account details for the approved...... read more


Court orders detention of Emirate Airlines plane over $22million debt

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the detention in Lagos of an Airbus aircraft belonging to Emirates Airline over N8.1 million($22,103) judgment debt. The order was sequel to a motion filed by Dr Charles Mekwunye seeking for the enforcement of a Supreme Court judgment in a suit between...... read more


Air Peace to Joe Igbokwe: Even our chairman misses his flights without raising hell

Air Peace, one of Nigeria’s A-list airlines, has accused former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Joe Igbokwe of harbouring a sinister motive over his recent attacks on the airline. In a statement by the company, the management, said that Igbokwe, who had earlier accused it...... read more


Asking us to charge customers for phone services surprising – bank chiefs

The leadership of the Nigerian banking industry have expressed delight at the intervention of the National Communications Commission (NCC) announcing the immediate suspension of end-user billing for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) services. We would like to thank the Federal Government of Nigeria for championing this action. In a statement on...... read more


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