Category Archives: Breaking

Senator Elisha Abbo Fined N50m For Violent Assualt On Sex Toy Shop Attendant

Adamawa-North lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo has reportedly been ordered to pay millions of Naira for attacking an Abuja sex-toy attendant back in 2019. Recall that an Abuja magistrate court had dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the senator for lack of diligent prosecution. This is despite a viral CCTV footage showing Mr Abbo savagely…

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Update: Nigeria Labour Congress Suspends Planned Nationwide Strike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its planned nationwide strike after a meeting between labour leaders and the Federal Government. This was contained in a communique read by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, after a technical session that started late on Sunday and lasted till the early hours of Monday morning,…

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Nigeria Records 126 New COVID-19 Cases As Recoveries Near 50,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest data on COVID-19 confirmed 126 new cases as the recovery toll inched towards the 50,000 mark. Revealing in a tweet on Sunday evening that the new cases were confirmed from eleven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the new figures takes the country’s infections to…

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UBA’s New Online Entertainment Platform ‘RED Radio’ Is Officially Here!

Pan- African financial institution, United Bank for Africa, (UBA Plc), continues to lead in innovation with the launch of its dynamic and creative Online Radio channel – RED Radio. RED Radio, powered by UBA is a lifestyle web platform that has been set up to inform, educate, entertain and to bring to the fore, the…

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UBA’s CEO Kennedy Uzoka Bags Coveted 2019 Zik Award For Professional Leadership

The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Kennedy Uzoka, has been announced as a winner of the 2019 Zik Award for Professional Leadership. Uzoka clinched the much-coveted award alongside the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer at the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Danbatta. The Zik Leadership awards is organised by…

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Dangote Pays Riveting Tribute To Elumelu In 2020 TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List

Last week, Chairman of United Bank of Africa, Tony O. Elumelu hit major milestone by appearing on TIME 100 list – a compilation of the 100 most influential people in the world – an honour worth celebrating, as the widely-read and iconic American magazine makes it clear that entrants are recognized for changing the world. For Elumelu,…

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Nigerian Civil Servants Reportedly Warned Not To Join Nationwide Strike

Federal civil servants on Salary Grade Level 12 and above, as well as those on essential services, have been asked not to join the planned industrial action declared and scheduled to begin Monday September 28 by labour unions . Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some civil servants were earlier advised to work from home. Labour unions have expressed their…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records Two New Deaths As Infection Toll Hits 58,000

On Friday September 25, Nigeria hit 58,000 COVID-19 cases after recording 213 new infections, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed. The health agency also recorded two new deaths as a result of the virus, while the total infection toll reached 58,062. So far, 49,606 cases have been discharged and 1,103 deaths reported across the 36 states and…

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