Reporter’s Diary: Eyo Festival in Honour of Sir Olu Holloway,Olori Oluwo of ROF

By Niyi Tabiti: Three guys wearing the full ‘Eyo’ ragalia accosted me that day as I walked briskly to the tent provided for important dignitaries at Idumota,Lagos Island. It was in the morning of May 19,2001. The Governor of Lagos,Mr Bola Ahmed Tinubu was not on seat yet, while the then Oba of Lagos, Oba […]

Heirs Holdings expands portfolio in Oil and Gas, acquires OML 17 from SHELL Petroleum,TOTAL and ENI

Tony Elumelu’s Heirs Holdings (“HH”), the leading African strategic investor, in partnership with affiliated company Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (“Transcorp”), Nigeria’s largest publicly listed conglomerate, announced today the unconditional acquisition of a 45% participating interest in Nigerian oil licence OML 17 and related assets, through TNOG Oil and Gas Limited (a related company of […]

“Captain Hosa Okunbo is a fraud”-Tunde Ayeni alleges

Mr Tunde Ayeni has alleged that his business partner of 17 years,Captain Hosa Okunbo is a fraud. This allegation is coming months after Okunbo lost billions of naira in the Edo state election, where the candidate he sponsored lost the gubernatorial election to Governor Obaseki. Ayeni says Okunbo cheated him out of a business they […]

Justice Okunnu jailed former Finbank MD,Okey Nwosu

Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Tuesday, convicted and sentenced Mr. Okey Nwosu, former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment for over N10.9 billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Nwosu alongside Dayo Famuroti, Agnes Ebubedike and Danjuma Ocholi on a […]

Justice Okunnu jailed former Finbank MD,Okey Nwosu

Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Tuesday, convicted and sentenced Mr. Okey Nwosu, former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment for over N10.9 billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Nwosu alongside Dayo Famuroti, Agnes Ebubedike and Danjuma Ocholi on a […]

FCMB MD Adamu NNuru sex scandal Latest:400 signs petition to CBN

Over 400 sign petition asking CBN to sack FCMB’s MD for sleeping with another mans wife More than 400 people have signed a petition asking the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to sack Adam Nuru, managing director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), over “unethical grounds.” The petition, initiated on Wednesday, alleged that Nuru was […]

ALPHA DIRECT, OTHERS WIN AFRICA REINSURANCE AWARDS 2020

The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) expresses its sincere gratitude to all the participants and the judges of the just concluded 6th African Insurance Awards. Over 1,250 professionals took part in the 2020 edition which was held virtually this Friday, 18 December 2020. The winners of the four categories of awards were revealed as follows: […]

NIN approved registration centres In Nigeria

Nigerian government has issued two weeks ultimatium for those without national identity card number to do so or have their mobile phone numbers blocked. Here is a list of the 173 centres and companies that has been approved to fast track registration of NIN. If you have registered and you want to get your National […]

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