Tags: COVID-19 Pandemic

Elumelu: Youth Restiveness Ticking Time Bomb for Africa, Others

– Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation speaks to 21,000 youth at the Joshua Generation International Youth Conference at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The Chairman of the United Bank of Africa (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need to unlock…

NDLEA Arrests Chadian Lady at Abuja Airport with 234 Grams of Heroin Concealed In Private Part

A Chadian lady named Vivien Tarmadji has been arrested by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. She was arrested while trying to board an Ethiopian airline flight 911 enroute Addis Ababa-Italy with 234.35 grams of heroin concealed in her private part. The trafficker who…

GTBank Releases 2020 Full Year Audited Results, Reports PBT of ₦238.1 Billion

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its Audited Financial Results for the year ended December 31, 2020 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the result shows improved performance across all key financial metrics in the face of the unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting the quality of past…

Finally, Aisha Buhari Breaks Silence After Months Of Silence

Nigeria’s First lady, Aisha Buhari has finally spoken on Monday after months of silence which had led to series of speculations about her sudden disappearance of her role as the mother of the nation. The President’s wife was reported to have relocated to Dubai in September 2020 after her daughter, Hanan got married without no…

Finishing 2020 Strong, United Capital Records Double Digit Growth with Profit Rising by 61%

Foremost Pan-African financial and investment services group, United Capital Plc has announced its audited results for the full year ended December 31, 2020, recording double-digit growth across all its major income lines. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant challenging operating environment, the investment institution leveraged on increased efficiency to deliver an impressive 61 per…

COVID-19: Comply With Mandatory Mask Wearing To Avert Lockdown – Presidency

The Presidency has expressed worry over reports of non-compliance with just signed Executive Order that makes mask wearing and observation of social distancing in the public mandatory, appealing to Nigerians to give their maximum cooperation for success of the policy. President Muhammadu Buhari introduced the order with the best of intentions and not with any…

FirstBank: Setting The Pace In World Class Banking Services, Citizen Empowerment And Social Intervention In Africa And Beyond

Foremost Financial Institution, First Bank of Nigeria Limited is unarguably the Leader in the Banking industry in Nigeria. Its Capital base, National spread; customer-friendly products and services are second to none. The Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts cut across the nook and cranny of the country. These activities which stands FirstBank include social and health…

Schools Not Responsible for Spread of COVID-19—UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund, which is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide, has stated that overwhelming evidence revealed that continuous closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted negatively on children development globally despite increasing evidence that schools are not drivers of the virus.…

Yuletide: CBA Foundation Donates Food Items, Cash Gifts To Widows In Anambra

As part of the New Year celebration, the Chinwe Bode-Akinwande (CBA) Foundation, a non-governmental organization in Nigeria, has put smiles on faces of some widows in Nnewi, Anambra State. The event, which was held on Friday, January 1, 2021 had excited widows numbering over 55 going home with food-items and financial empowerment. Speaking at the…

All Schools In Lagos To Remain Closed Indefinitely

The Lagos State Government has announced that all public and private schools below tertiary level in Lagos State remain closed indefinitely due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement issued by the Head of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mr. Kayode Abayomi noted that the recent directive makes it mandatory…