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Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Four other women make Kwara’s first cabinet list

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of four women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu local government area of the state.
The Head coach of Mountain of Fire Women Basketball team, Adewunmi Aderemi, is targeting the final phase of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League which entered second phase this weekend in four centres nationwide.

MFM coach targets final phase as Zenith Bank basketball League resumes

The Head coach of Mountain of Fire Women Basketball team, Adewunmi Aderemi, is targeting the final phase of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League which entered second phase this weekend in four centres nationwide.

CACS: First Bank disburses over N100 billion to support agricultural value chain – Adesola...

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has disbursed over N100 billion under the Central Bank of Nigeria Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme initiative introduced to strengthen agricultural value chain.

Senator Kalu: I never stole Abia State’s N7.2 billion

A former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Tuesday said he never stole N7.2 billion while at the helm between 1999 and 2007.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun government to demolish houses harbouring kidnappers, sets up trust fund

Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governor, has said that the government will pull down houses where kidnappers are found and their certificates of occupancy revoked.

Medview, NAHCON bicker over pilgrims airlift contracted to Saudi Arabia

Nigerian carrier Medview Airlines and the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) are at loggerheads over alleged breach of the terms of the contract for the airlift of pilgrims for the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, has held an event to launch the Verve Global Card.

Verve Global Card launches first international transaction in New York

Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, has held an event to launch the Verve Global Card.

Outrage as First Bank security men assault customer

Nigerians have condemned video footage showing policemen and private guards attached to First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) violently assaulting a man alleged to have threatened to close his account.
All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

Customs arrest Plateau Rocks as First Bank pip Dolphin

The unbeaten run of Plateau Rocks in the ongoing Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League ended on Tuesday as they were beaten 63-44 by the Nigerian Customs ladies.

Federal government files motion seeking forfeiture of N2 billion, properties linked to PEF official

The federal government has filed an application before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking for interim forfeiture of monies and properties allegedly traced to an official of Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF).

Man jailed for diverting N13 million pension fund in Enugu

Justice K. I. Okpe of the Enugu State High Court has sentenced one Akpudili Anayo to six years in prison for the diversion of N13m meant for the payment of pension and salaries in the state.

Appeal court upholds two-year jail sentence against Abia monarch

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, Imo State capital, has upheld the fine of three million naira (N3,000, 000.00) or two years’ imprisonment, in case of default in payment slammed on Eze Chima Bob Ubiaru of Ipupe Autonomous Community in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State by an Umuahia High Court about three years ago.

Woman charged with hacking bank account, stealing N16 million

An Odogbolu, Ogun State-based businesswoman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, accused of hacking a First Bank Plc account and stealing a customer’s N16.2million, was on Tuesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

How Emir Sanusi squandered N3.4 billion – agency

The Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission has described the claim by the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, that he was not the accounting officer of the Kano Emirate Council as a misrepresentation of facts.

Priest arrested for faking own ‘kidnap’

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested a priest in the Methodist Church, Rev. Peter Adegoke Adewuyi, for allegedly faking his own kidnap to collect ransom from church members and other individuals.

Yoruba groups to rally against killings, kidnapping in Southwest

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Koya Movement, has declared tomorrow as a national day of protest against the ongoing killings and kidnapping across Yoruba-speaking states, including Kogi and Kwara.
Nigerian forward Junior Lokosa won the Tunisian League title with Esperance on Monday following the club’s comprehensive 4-0 home win against JS Kairounaise.

Junior Lokosa wins Tunisian League title with Esperance

Nigerian forward Junior Lokosa won the Tunisian League title with Esperance on Monday following the club’s comprehensive 4-0 home win against JS Kairounaise.

Bank customers decry poor ATM services during Sallah

Bank customers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday decried poor network and insufficient funds in most Automated Teller Machines (ATMs).

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Bank customers begin payment of charges for cash deposits, withdrawal

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said customers making cash deposits or withdrawals will pay charges beginning from today in line with its new policy.

Eight Lille fans in custody after Amsterdam unrest

Amsterdam police were holding eight Lille fans on Wednesday, a day after arresting more than 300 supporters of the French club ahead of its Champions League game against Ajax.
Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31. - AFP PHOTO - FAYEZ NURELDINE

Saudi Arabia unveils evidence of Iran’s link to attacks

Saudi Arabia said it would show evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington believes originated from Iran in a dangerous escalation of Middle East frictions.

Police lay siege to venue of pro-Sowore protest

About 50 policemen in 10 trucks have surrounded the premises of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) in Adeniyi Jones area of Ikeja in Lagos.

Governor Lalong: We’ll recover lost economy fortunes of Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has said that his administration is determined to recover the economic fortunes of the middlebelt state and create employment opportunities for young people and women as a way to strengthen the existing peace.g