Category Archives: Breaking

Hijab Clash: Muslim School Girls Can Wear Hijab in Public Schools- State Govt.

The Kwara State government has said that Muslim schoolgirls can wear hijab in public schools in the state. This was disclosed in a statement titled ‘Correcting misconceptions about ‘missionary schools’ and Hijaab in Kwara State,’ signed by the Secretary to the Kwara State Government, Prof. Mamman Saba Jibril. The statement was issued following a clash…

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Final Call: Applications to The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Closes March 31

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to empowering African entrepreneurs, will close applications for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme on its TEFConnect digital platform (www.tefconnect.com) on March 31. This year’s intervention prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and young African entrepreneurs, following the Covid-19 disruption to economic…

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FG Cannot Secure Every School in the Country- Min. of State for Education, Nwajiuba

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has urged Nigerians to be vigilant to end attacks on schools and the abduction of students, that the government could not secure every school in the country. The Minister said the Federal Government has directed schools to report any security threat to the nearest security agency. In an…

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Information Technologist Alleges GTBank Stole the Concept of Their “HabariPay” from a Proposal He Sent to a Govt. Agency

        GTBank’s CEO- Segun Agbaje                         IT/ Software Engineer Davod Atowoju An Information Technologist, Software Engineer, Robotics and Machine Expert who goes by the name Davod Atowoju is alleging that one of Nigeria’s most profitable banks- GTBank stole his idea for it’s Fintech Company “HabariPay”…

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UBA Reimagines Digital Banking, Gives Customers More Control, Convenience with new Mobile App

    Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Plc is set to change the face of digital banking services with its new mobile banking app aimed at delivering first-rate services to customers. The new UBA mobile banking app, has been armed with benefits and features designed to give its customers increased control and accessibility to carry out transactions…

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NDLEA Arrests Notorious Drug Trafficker with Three Parcels of Cocaine at MMA International Airport Lagos

A notorious trafficker Hassan Bishi Taiwo has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) operatives at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos with three parcels of Cocaine carefully concealed in his suitcase. Also, in a related operatives of the NDLEA in Anambra state have recovered 58.5 grams of Cocaine…

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Aisha Buhari Calls on Stakeholders to Do More to Bring Abductions of Women & Girls to an End in IWD Message

The wife of the President of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs Aisha Buhari yesterday in her International Women’s Day message called on all stakeholders to do more to end the abduction of women and girls by insurgents and bandits in the country. The very outspoken Mrs. Buhari who has been away from the media for a while now and…

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UBA Delivers Double-Digit Growth in Gross Earnings, as Profit Hits N132bn

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has announced its audited results for the full-year ended December 31, 2020, recording impressive growth across its top and bottom lines. The 2020 audited financials filed at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday, showed that bank’s gross earnings grew by 10.8 percent to N620.4 billion,…

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101 Boko Haram Suspects Sue FG for N303m for 12 Years of Unlawful Arrest & Detention

Some suspected Boko Haram insurgents have urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to declare their detention for 12 years without trial as illegal and unconstitutional. Through their lawyer Mr Ahmed Adetola-Kazeem of the Prisoners’ Rights Advocacy Initiative (PRAI), they are praying for an order directing their unconditional release forthwith. They also seek an order…

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