Music star Davido’s resumption at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Iyana Ipaja, Lagos yesterday caused uproar. Fellow corps members fell over one another to catch a glimpse of the star, whose real name is David Adeleke. He is part of the 2,152 corps members mobilised for the 2018 Batch ‘B’ Stream […]
a href=”http://www.diranjoe.com/2018/08/mtn-to-refund-8b-as-cbn-fines-four-banks-n5-87b/tmp_8160-cbn-building-11344952501″ rel=”attachment wp-att-3717″> Standard Chartered to pay N2.4b Stanbic IBTC N1.8b Citibank N1.2b Diamond Bank N0.25b MOBILE giant MTN Nigeria is to refund $8,134,312, 397.63 it illegally repatriated to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the apex bank said yesterday. The CBN said it had imposed N5.87 billion sanctions on four banks, which are […]
For Ridwan Oyekola, winner of the 15th edition of GOtv Boxing Night Award, life on top is sweet having experienced an extremely rough ride. Clutching his one million naira bromide cheque, the cash prize that goes with the award, Oyekola, aka Scorpion, says it is the best thing to happen to his career since he […]
Nigeria’s senior soccer side’s manager Gernot Rohr has invited 28 players to prosecute the country’s September 7 Africa Cup of Nations’ qualifier against Seychelles in Victoria. A breakdown of the 28-man squad released on Friday showed that 24 players were listed as regulars, while four players were listed as stand-by, comprising Uche Agbo who plays […]
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday spoke on his decision to walk some distance after observing Eid prayers at Kofar Arewa Eid Ground in his Daura hometown and the humbling hero’s welcome from the well-wishers that lined the street. In a meeting with representatives of the five local governments in Daura Emirate, the President explained that the […]
Seal, the British singer with Nigerian roots, visited Femi Kuti at the new Afrika Shrine in Lagos on Thursday. He came with his son Henry and met with Kuti’s son, Made, and sister Yeni. Yeni, the AfrikaShrine, all shared on Instagram pictures of the truly August visitor, whose real name is Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel.
Committee hasn’t agreed on figure, says Ngige The new wage structure is still a long way to go, going by indications from Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige. According to him, governors, the most critical group in the process, are yet to submit their proposal on a new wage system. The minister told reporters […]
The Branch Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Mr Biodun Olaniran has said the institution will collapse if the owner states refuses to fund it. Olaniran who stated this while speaking with our correspondent said the major problem LAUTECH is facing is lack of proper […]
For a serving minister with pregnancy to ride on a bicycle to give birth is risky but exemplary and commendable A heavily pregnant New Zealand minister cycled to hospital to give birth on Sunday, saying there wasn’t enough room in the car for her. Julie Genter of New Zealand’s Green Party was 42 weeks pregnant […]
I am a beauty queen; the Ms United Nation Nigeria. I am also a make-up artist and event manager. I hail from Rivers State, Bonny to be precise. My mum is Kalabari. I am an Ijaw woman. I grew up in Port Harcourt and studied Mass Communication at the University of Science and Technology, Port […]
At a Forum of Northern and Southern Leaders which held recently, I was invited by the organising committee to make a presentation on the causes and solutions to the spate of killings in Nigeria. My presentation was to last between 10 to 15 minutes. Unfortunately, when I was called up to speak, I was informed […]
The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has launched an initiative under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP), called the TraderMoni. It is to boost its financial inclusion agenda for Nigerians, regardless of social class and economic status.
The Emir of Daura, Kastina State, Alhaji Umar Faruk, has expressed appreciation to Acting President, Prof.Yemi Osinbajo, saying “We are happy with you and particularly proud of the way you have supported our son, Buhari, in leading our country Nigeria to prosperity. A statement by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media […]
Technology is making pleasure affordable these day check this tab There’s hardly any competition in the high-end Android tablet market. These days, if someone wants a tablet, the first word that comes to mind is iPad. Apple’s devices deliver great displays and plenty of performance for as low as $330, but the key to the […]
Britain’s new nuclear submarines face glitches as the US boats fitted with same missile tubes have been found to have cracks. Faulty welding found in the missile tubes of the new US Columbia Class nuclear-armed submarines could delay the future deliver of British Dreadnought boats. Seven of 12 tubes on the $122.3 billion programme were […]