Insecurity: Governor Sanwo-Olu Backs State Policing

State Policing

Insecurity: Governor Sanwo-Olu Backs State Policing           Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has backed calls for the creation of state police, noting that it is long overdue. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics at the Lagos House, Sanwo-Olu said Nigeria should make state police happen. “It is long overdue, we should make it happen,” the governor said in reaction to his stance on the creation of a state policing structure in the country. “In fact, that is one of the critical things that I believe…

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Unity Bank Posts Assets Growth of 67.90% To N492.02 Billion, as Gross Earnings Hit N42.71 Billion in FY 2020

Unity Bank

Unity Bank Posts Assets Growth of 67.90% To N492.02 Billion, as Gross Earnings Hit N42.71 Billion in FY 2020         Unity Bank Plc grew its assets base to N492.02billion representing a significant increase of 67.90% from the N293.05 billion of total assets value recorded in 2019. This is even as the agric-focused lender declared gross earnings of N42.71 billion within the period under review. A review of the Bank’s audited results for full year ended 31 December 2020, released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, showed that the…

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Mouka Flags off ‘Mums in Business Challenge’, Calls For Entry

Mums in Business Challenge

Mouka Flags off ‘Mums in Business Challenge’, Calls For Entry           To celebrate this year’s Mother’s Day in May, Mouka has rolled out the ‘Mums in Business Challenge’ to reward female entrepreneurs with cash grants for their ventures. The initiative is in line with the brand’s mission of adding comfort to life and falls under its CSR pillar of “skills for life”. In May of 2019, Mouka ran a similar online competition, organised in partnership with AGS Tribe, a firm that provides entrepreneurs opportunities across Africa. Maryam…

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FirstBank Launches New Corporate Website, Reiterates Its Commitment To Service Delivery Excellence

FirstBank

FirstBank Launches New Corporate Website, Reiterates Its Commitment To Service Delivery Excellence         FirstBank has launched a new corporate website for effective service delivery to its numerous customers. FirstBank, Nigeria and indeed West Africa’s premier financial inclusion services provider has announced the launch of its newly designed website at https://www.firstbanknigeria.com/. The new website is upgraded with features that are streamlined to reinforce its role in delivering seamless banking and technology solutions to its customers across the world. The website is configured with modern design and improved functionality that…

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Primate Ayodele Names Suleman, Iginla, Ositelu, Others As True Prophets

Prophets

Primate Ayodele Names Suleman, Iginla, Ositelu, Others As True Prophets           The leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has named some popular men of God as true prophets in the country. He also addressed people on the true meaning of prophecy and why they are important in our world today. He gave this sermon during a live service in his church on Sunday, while explaining how God speaks to people to prophesy about some things. According to him, Prophecies can be made on…

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Starting 2021 Strong, UBA Records 27% PAT Growth, 20.5% ROAE

UBA

Starting 2021 Strong, UBA Records 27% PAT Growth, 20.5% ROAE           Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has released its unaudited results for the first quarter ended March 31st, 2021, showing impressive double-digit growth across most of its major income lines. The bank leveraged on modest growth in both interest and non-interest income as well as increased efficiency to deliver an impressive 24% year-on-year growth in Profit Before Tax in the first three months of the 2021 financial year, to N40.6 billion…

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Tottenham Sacks Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

Tottenham Sacks Jose Mourinho         Jose Mourinho has been sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspurs on Monday morning less than a week to Manchester City clash in the Carabao final. Tottenham have been struggling this season to make an entry into the top four of the EPL log table, to stand a chance of playing European football next season, The Portuguese sacking was confirmed via a public statement on the club’s website “The Club can today announce that Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff Joao Sacramento, Nuno…

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Uber, Bolt Drivers Threaten Strike Monday

Uber

Uber, Bolt Drivers Threaten Strike Monday         Some Uber and Bolt e-cab drivers in Lagos on Saturday asked the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators, failing which they would go off the roads on Monday. The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association, threatened to embark on the strike if their demands were not met. National President of PEDPA, Idris Shonuga, at a news conference in Lagos, called for immediate upward review of e-cab fares to…

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Prince Philip Buried in Royal Vault at Windsor Castle

Prince Philip

Prince Philip Buried in Royal Vault at Windsor Castle         Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service. The Duke of Edinburgh, who died on April 9 at age 99, was interred in the Royal Vault at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle after a 50-minute service attended by just 30 guests. The Queen, 94, seen for the first time since…

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NOVA Merchant Bank’s Growth Trajectory Continues as it Declares N3.52bn Profit

NOVA Merchant Bank

NOVA Merchant Bank’s Growth Trajectory Continues as it Declares N3.52bn Profit         NOVA Merchant Bank Limited has released its audited results for the financial year ended December 31st 2020, recording impressive growth across its major financial lines. The Bank declared a profit after tax of N3.49bn in 2020 compared to N1.65bn in 2019 which represents a 112% increase. All the key financial parameters recorded major improvement over the prior year performance; Gross Earnings showed a quantum leap of 130% growth over 2019 and Profit Before Tax at N3.52bn…

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