Category: Society

Keystone Bank Partners NGOs on Sickle Cell Awareness

In demonstration of its commitment to promote and support healthy living amongst Nigerians, Keystone Bank Limited has partnered with “The TunMicro Sickle Cell Foundation”, a UK-based humanitarian organization and ‘Slum2School Africa’ to create awareness about Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) in Lagos. According to the lender, the initiative is part of its efforts to commemorate the…

Heritage Bank Gives ‘HB Lab’ Tech Start-ups’ Winners $40,000

As part of its efforts to support Nigeria’s aspiration and roadmap to become a leading Information Communication Technology (ICT) Hub in Africa, Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider has doled out $40, 000 grants to winners of the maiden edition of HB Innovative Lab. The maiden edition of Heritage Bank Innovation Lab…

Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System Needs Judicial Surgery—Prince Abimbola

A call has been made for the criminal justice system of Nigeria to undergo judicial surgery. This call was made by Prince A.S Abimbola, Chairman Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Epe Branch during the opening ceremony of the 2019 NBA Epe Law Week themed “Administration Of Criminal Justice: “The Journey So Far”. While delivering his speech…

FBRA Encourages Waste Recycling, Launches Buy-back Initiative at Orile Community

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has called on citizens of Lagos State to imbibe the culture of recycling. This is as it reinstated its unwavering commitment to a cleaner environment through its buy-back campaign on recyclable waste launched at Orile community, Lagoson Saturday, May 25, 2019. On that day, FBRA, the Producer Responsibility…

How Jide Omokore’s Atlantic Energy Duped FG $1.6bn

Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept Nigeria Limited, an oil firm owned by Olajide Omokore, that allegedly swindled billions of dollars from the flagship subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, is to refund $1.6bn to the oil firm following recent judgments obtained by the NNPC. NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said…