Month: November 2020

Bank Manager Bags Five Years for N27m Theft

Justice Adie A. Onyebueke of the Cross River State High Court, Akamkpa, has sentenced one Augustine Effiong Bassey  to five years imprisonment for stealing N27 million, belonging to a microfinance bank, where he was a branch manager. He was prosecuted by the Enugu Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on a…

Nollywood Celebrity, Tayo Sobola, Unveils Hicolumn Groundbreaking E-commerce Tech in Grand Style

Top Nollywood celebrity, Tayo Sobola, popularly called Sotayo Gaga, has unveiled the biggest e-commerce platform in the country – Hicolumn, with matchless qualities that connects consumers to choice stores, anytime, anywhere, thus bringing their usual places of shopping close to their neighbourhood. The unveiling of the groundbreaking e-commerce platform took place at the Radisson Blu…

Osinbajo To Huawei & Co: Training Is Good, But I Want Tech Jobs For Young Nigerians

The idea of a partnership between the Federal Government and technology companies to develop an eco-system of competent Nigerians working in the service sector and even outsourcing their expertise abroad is a welcome development and a step in the right direction in job creation. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, stated this during a virtual courtesy…

Ned Nwoko Becomes NAOSRE Grand Patron

Prince Chinedu Munir Nwoko, mostly known in the business, entertainment and political circles as Ned Nwoko, has become Grand Patron to the National Association of Online Security Reporters, NAOSRE, , an association made up of the finest hands in Nigeria’s security reportage. Ned Nwoko is one of Nigeria’s outstanding investors in hospitality, a business that…

Bincom Dev Center Launches Global Tech Initiative ‘eMigr8’

In its strong effort to bridge the talents lacuna in the tech ecosystem, provide hands-on experience in software development and other technology skills to produce globally attractive technology experts, Bincom Dev Center, – a tech training and development hub has launched ‘emigr8’, a tech enabled pathway to relocation abroad. The Center’s Proservices Lead, Olayinka Isimoya…

No Pardon For Rapists, Gender Violence Offenders – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has vowed that no offender indicted in reported cases of rape and gender-based violence will go scot free under his watch. The Governor gave the assurance on Thursday when he received a 54-page compendium on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence compiled by the Stakeholders’ Committee set up by the First Lady…

Atalanta Secure Surprise Champions League Win At Anfield

Atalanta scored twice in four minutes to deliver a surprise victory over Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday night. The visitors defeated Liverpool 0 – 2, thereby throwing qualifications from Champions’ League Group D wide open. Klopp made five changes to the side that beat Leicester City on Sunday, including Salah, who returned after his positive…

EFCC Insists Saraki’s Ikoyi Property Funded from Kwara Coffers

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Olamide Sadiq, has told Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, that properties located at 17 and 17A McDonald Road, Ikoyi, Eti-Osa Local Government Area, owned by a former Senate President and ex-governor of Kwara State, Bukola Saraki, are believed to have…