Month: June 2021

Sensation Artiste, Holmes Is Set To Drop His First Body of Work

Break out artiste, Umughare Aghogho Prosper popularly known as Holmes is fast establishing himself as one of the talents on the  continent with his Afro-fusion genre of pleasant sound that has continued to puah the envelop in the entertainment industry, despite the challenges that hit the year 2020. Holmes is set to drop his first…

NDLEA Uncovers Heroin in Pakistan-Returnee’s Anus at Lagos Airport

A Nigerian returning from Pakistan, Ezenyeche Kingsley Ebuka has been arrested by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) operatives at the Murtala Muhammed International Airpirt, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos with five pellets of heroin weighing 250grams discovered in his anus. The suspect arrived at the D arrival hall of the airport on 14th June on Turkish…

Twitter Ban: SERAP sues FG, Lai Muhammed over Directive to Broadcasters

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja “to stop the Federal Government and the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Muhammed over unlawful directive to all TV and radio stations in the country to suspend the use of Twitter. The suit followed the…

Riches of the Land: A Solo Art Exhibition by Judah Jibrin holds in Iwalewa Gallery

Ogirikan Art gallery, a boutique of arts for medium and miniature paintings and drawings by emerging artists hold a solo art exhibition to showcase Judah Jibrin’s visual notation on culture, unity, and identity themed “Riches of the Land” in collaboration with Iwalewa Gallery of Arts in Lekki, Lagos between June 12th -26th, 2021. Judah Jibrin,…

Ogun Disburses Over N241m Loan To Agricultural, Non-Agricultural Enterprises

The Ogun State Government has disbursed over N241m loan to 500 beneficiaries under the State Agricultural and Multipurpose Credit Agency (OSAMCA) Scheme. Speaking while presenting the cheques to beneficiaries at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun said the commencement of the credit facility to citizens was in fulfilment of his electoral promises to…

VBank Dazzles Lagos Corp Members With Gifts And Cash Prizes

It was a beautiful climax last Sunday when fifteen corp members at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Lagos, won N150,000 in cash prizes, while others received loads of consolation gifts. Dayo Osborne, Gbenga Benedict, Olamide Ojedele, and Joseph Eweje were some of the winners of the N20,000 cash prize category and…

2023: Justice Ofesi Emerges Chairman Of Delta Icon

Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Delta State, a pan-Delta socio-political group, Delta Icons (DI), has been inaugurated to foster unity, equity and accommodation of the interests of all Deltans in the choice of who succeeds Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. The group, whose primary interest is to promote inclusive governance and development of the state,…

Give No Breathing Space To Terrorists, Criminals, President Buhari Tells Military, Security Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the military and security agencies not to give breathing space to terrorists and criminals in various parts of the country, saying the war must be concluded with restoration of peace and reconstruction of all the affected areas. He said the nation owes a debt of gratitude to military men and…

Ex-Bank PHB MD, Atuche Jailed Six Years For N25.7bn Fraud

After 12 years of trial that witnessed many twists and turns, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, June 16, 2020, finally secured the conviction and sentencing of Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc (now Keystone Bank), to six years imprisonment for N25.7bn fraud before Justice Lateefat…

Tony Elumelu Foundation Trains Over 200,000 African Entrepreneurs Across 54 African Countries

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy empowering young African entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries, has successfully trained over 200,000 entrepreneurs in core business management skills as part of its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Business Management training was conducted exclusively on TEFConnect, the Foundation’s proprietary digital platform that provides capacity-building support, advisory…