Corruption Allegation: Becoming a Governor Made Me Even Poorer – Okorocha

Okorocha

Corruption Allegation: Becoming a Governor Made Me Even Poorer – Okorocha           Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has claimed that he became poorer after ruling the state for eight years. The Senator representing Imo West District at the ninth Senate said this while denying allegations that he acquired properties with government funds when he appeared as a  guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. He said, “I challenge anybody to prove that I acquired any property with any government fund. “I think people have forgotten that I…

Read More

Rafael Nadal Beats Djokovic to Win 10th Italian Open Title

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal Beats Djokovic to Win 10th Italian Open Title           Rafael Nadal beat world number one Novak Djokovic to win a 10th Italian Open title on Sunday and set down a key marker two weeks out from the defence of his Roland Garros crown. Second seed Nadal won through 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in 2hr 49min against the defending champion in the 57th career showdown between the pair. “It’s amazing I have this trophy in my hands for a 10th time, something impossible to imagine,” said…

Read More

Tyson Fury Confirms Venue, Date for Anthony Joshua Fight

Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury Confirms Venue, Date for Anthony Joshua Fight           Tyson Fury said Sunday his long-awaited world heavyweight title unification bout against Anthony Joshua would take place in Saudi Arabia on August 14. “Massive announcement FURY VS JOSHUA IS ON AUGUST 14 in The kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The worlds (sic) biggest sporting event all eyes on us,” Fury tweeted. Between them, the two British boxers hold all four major versions of the heavyweight title.   AFP  

Read More

Israel Strikes Kill 42 in Gaza as UN Security Council Meets

Israel Strikes

Israel Strikes Kill 42 in Gaza as UN Security Council Meets           Israeli strikes killed 42 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the worst daily toll yet in almost a week of deadly clashes, as the UN Security Council met amid global alarm at the escalating conflict. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pleaded for an immediate end to the “utterly appalling” violence and warned of an “uncontainable security and humanitarian crisis”. But the council meeting, already delayed by Israel’s ally the United States, resulted in little…

Read More

State of the Nation: Address Nigerians Now – Catholic Bishop Tells Buhari

Catholic Bishop

State of the Nation: Address Nigerians Now – Catholic Bishop Tells Buhari           The Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Most Rev. Felix Femi Ajakaye, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to address Nigerians on the insecurity challenges confronting the nation. According to Bishop Ajakaye, what is happening in Nigeria now calls for concerns, especially the issues of kidnapping, killings, banditry. He advises Buhari to address the issues by the President himself and not his aides. The Bishop called on the president to command the nation very…

Read More

Primate Ayodele Sponsors 41 Church Members on Pilgrimage to Jordan

Primate Ayodele Sponsors 41 Church Members on Pilgrimage to Jordan       The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has sponsored no fewer than 41 members of church to Jordan on pilgrimage. It was gathered that the members departed this morning to Jordan on account of the popular prophet who has been in the business of empowering and giving massively to the society. The man of God has also over the years sponsored nothing less than 500 church members, Christians to Jerusalem on pilgrimage and about…

Read More

Polaris Bank Set to Boost Nigerian’s Digital Banking Ecosystem, Unveils New Digital Bank. 

Polaris Bank

Polaris Bank Set to Boost Nigerian’s Digital Banking Ecosystem, Unveils New Digital Bank.       With the rising opportunities in the e-payment systems accelerated by the COVID-19 era sweeping across the world, there are indications that one of Nigeria’s leading retail franchise, Polaris Bank, has thrown its hat into the ring as it unveils a new digital Bank. Feelers indicate that the Bank’s new Digital Bank which has for some time been in test mode amongst its staff and customers is set to grow its market share, targeting a…

Read More

Fearless Energy Drink Powers Max Live Concert May 16

Max Live Concert

Fearless Energy Drink Powers Max Live Concert May 16         Fearless energy drink, a premium brand of Rite Foods Limited, and proudly Nigerian Food and Beverage Company have shown its commitment to the growth of the music and entertainment industry through the sponsorship of the upcoming Max Live Concert in Lagos. The concert with the theme “Music Experience” and the slogan “Party of all Parties,” which is scheduled for Sunday, May 16, 2021, is being organized by Max FM 102.3. The show will be featuring favourite artiste…

Read More

Iniobong Umoren: Murdered Akwa Ibom Job Seeker Buried

Iniobong Umoren

Iniobong Umoren: Murdered Akwa Ibom Job Seeker Buried         The remains of Iniobong Umoren were on Friday buried in her hometown, Nung Ita in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Ms Umoren, an orphan and 26-year-old graduate of Philosophy from the University of Uyo, was murdered while seeking employment in Uyo. Ini’s elder brother Ukeme Umoren said the family needs closure. He made this known when a delegation from Governor Udom Emmanuel paid a condolence visit to Ndot village in Oruk Anam Local Government…

Read More

S&P: FBNH, FirstBank Boards’ Changes Ensured Stability

Adeduntan

S&P: FBNH, FirstBank Boards’ Changes Ensured Stability           S&P Global Ratings said changes to the boards of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and FBN Holdings (FBNH) Plc, recently directed by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), addressed the banking group’s corporate governance challenges and ensures the Nigerian banking sector’s financial stability. In a statement, it stated that its ratings on FBN and other Nigerian banks remain constrained by shortcomings in corporate governance and transparency, among other factors. The CBN recently replaced the entire boards of FBN and…

Read More