Osinbajo Is A Corrupt Pastor- Obasanjo

Since he became Vice President in 2015, Yemi Osinbajo, a professor of law and a pastor in one of the biggest Pentecostal churches in Nigeria, has never been so decimated. The former commissioner for Justice in Lagos state has recently come under severe knocks from Nigerians over the controversial Trader Moni scheme, where the federal government distributes certain amount of money to market traders as soft loans to help them in their business. But in a recent letter the former president wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, Obasanjo took a swipe…

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Seme: Controller Tightens Noose On Smuggllers

By Bayo Bernard The haul of seizure by the Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service in the last two months is an indication that men and officers of the command under the leadership of Comptroller Mohammed Uba Garba are moving fast with the ongoing plan to seal up all illegal routes along the Nigeria-Benin borders. Comptroller Muhammed had on Tuesday told journalists that his men, within this period seized 11 trucks load of rice containing 6,753 bags with 45 kegs of foreign groundnut oil smuggled into the country…

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2019: Fear Over Buhari’s Health Intensifies

By Deji Shodeinde President Buhari has failed to prove critics wrong over claims that his health is failing and therefore may not be able to perform effectively if he’s reelected in this year’s presidential election. Buhari May Lose 2019 Election It’s still widely suggested among Nigerians that the president lacks the stamina to run the most populous nation in the continent for the next four years. The president has recently directed Bola Tinubu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC and former governor of Lagos state to fully take…

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Banks: Anxiety Looms Over More Acquisition

By Bayo Bernard Apprehension is on the rise that more of the 23 commercial banks in Nigeria face uncertainty in 2019 as stakeholders expect the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to release a damning report on the health status of some banks, through the Financial Stability Report, FSR. The FSR is used by the CBN to measure the resilience of the financial sector to the economy. According to checks, some banks may get the CBN harmer for poor governance issues before half year 2019 after serious indictment in the FSR.…

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Diamond Bank: More Than 2,000 Staff To Go

By Bayo Bernard The die is now cast. It’s now clear that Diamond Bank Plc, with its over 28-years operation as a commercial bank in Nigeria, will in the new year join the league of other banks in the country taken over either by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN or a bigger bank. But it’s more than that.  The implication of a takeover will even be more for the teeming staff of the bank who have been living in apprehension of losing their jobs since the problem started in…

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Access Bank Sets Davido Against Tiwa Savage At BAFEST

By Bayo Bernard Eko Atlantic, Nigeria’s sprawling city on the ocean will next Monday witness the biggest entertainment event ever in the country with A-list sensational artist DAVIDO performing live alongside Tiwa Savage in the 2018 edition of Born in Africa Festival, BAFEST. The one day event is sponsored by the Herbert Wigwe-led Access Bank Plc, Nigeria’s top entertainment promoter. Other stage wizards like Awilo Longomba, Sho Madjozi, Olamide, Timaya, Kizz Daniel, Yemi Alade, Falz, Dbanj, Burna Boy, Flavour have been confirmed to perform. According to the organizer, the festival…

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Fidelity Bank Leads In Good Business

By Bayo   Bernard Leading Tier Two lender, Fidelity Bank  Plc. appears to have delivered more in putting smiles on the faces of those on the low end of the society than any bank in its category in the last one year. It remains unclear whether this has impacted on the huge profit made by the bank within this period despite serious economic challenges facing the country. The shareholders are, therefore happy and customers are smiling because the Nnamdi Okonkwo led bank has kept its unwavering word of delivering innovative services,…

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Customs: World Bank Trains Officers On Regional Integration

By Bayo Bernard As men and officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS begins to interact constantly with their counterparts from other West African nations, it’s expected that they will begin to shed behaviors that brings odium to the service according to close watchers of the over 100 year NCS . But for Comptroller Muhammed Uba Graba, the Area Controller of Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, it’s not yet late to redeem the service, regarded as one of the best in the continent, what men and officers…

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FCMB Rewards 2,576 Customers with Millions, Gifts in Millionaire Promo Season 5

A total of 2,576 customers of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) have won millions and various gifts at the end of the Bank’s reward scheme tagged ‘’FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 5’’. The promo, designed to reward and empower customers, ran from March to October this year with four regional and zonal draws, including the grand finale, on November 28, 2018. Of the 2,576 winners, 16 lucky customers won cash ranging from N1million to N2million, while the remaining 2,560 were rewarded with LED televisions, generating sets, decoders, tablets and smart phones.…

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Customs: Seme Controller Gets A Respite

By Bayo Bernard Comptroller Muhammed Uba Garba of the Seme Command of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS has unknowingly saved himself from the wrath of decision makers at customs headquarters in Abuja and what would have turned out his redeployment from the command, few months after he took charge. Last week, the command announced the seizures worth millions of naira have and arrest of some notorious smugglers . The comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali had in August this year effected a minor shake up leading to the…

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