Chevron’s $6m Divides Itsekiri Leaders

By Walid Ogunseri, Benin City Over two billion naira provided by an international oil company for the construction of Ugborodo New Town in Warri Kingdom, Delta State is causing problems among top Itsekiri leaders. The magazine learned from competent sources that a foreign oil company, Chevron and Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) paid the cash at different times into the account of Itsekiri Regional Development Council. The fund is now missing various sources told the magazine. As a result of this situation, Ugborodo community, the magazine gathered,…

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Customs: Seme Controller and Troublemakers

By Bayo Bernard For seven months, Comptroller Mohammed Uba Garba, controller in charge of Seme command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS has worked hard, executing the mandate of the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali(rtd.)to anchor peace among all stakeholders in importation business and see to it that a roburst revenue is generated into the federation account. Ultimately, “our job is to facilitate trade and generate revenue for the federal government” Uba said on assumption of office last August. To a large extent, the Seme Customs boss has…

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Fidelity Bank Makes Giant Strides, Posts N23 billion Profit After Tax

Fidelity Bank

By Uche Mbah Fidelity Bank, one of the upwardly mobile middle level Banks in the Country, has consolidated on the gains of the previous Financial year by posting a profit after tax of N22.926 billion as against N17.768 billion in the previous Financial year amounting to an increase in N5.158 billion increase within the year under review. The Bank, which got listed on the floor of the Stock Exchange in May 2005, has declared a dividend of 11 kobo per ordinary share of 50k amounting to N3.186 billion. This was…

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Lagos: Ambode May Make Ministerial List Or Get Second Term By Default

By Uche Mbah Indications are that the governor of Lagos state, Akinwumi Ambode, may earn a ministerial slot in the new dispensation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidency. In the alternative, if some clandestine moves by some alleged groups to drag the Lagos governor elect, Jide Sanwolu, to court seeking to halt his swearing in based on alleged health grounds is successful, he may end up a default governor-again. He could not win the nomination for re election because the the Godfather, Bola Tinubu, refused to endorse him Recently, the governor…

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