The Pope emeritus, Pope Benedict XVI has passed away at his Vatican residence, aged 95. His death comes almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. He led the Catholic Church for less than eight years until, in 2013, he became the first Pope to resign since …Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2022
CBN Increases Weekly Cash Withdrawal Limit
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has increased the maximum weekly limit for cash withdrawals across all channels by individuals and corporate organisations to N500,000 and N5 million, respectively. The directive is contained in a circular issued by the bank on Wednesday and signed by Haruna Mustafa, director of banking …Read More »
9PSB: Expanding Access to Financial Inclusion for Every Nigerian
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), earlier in its quest to reduce the number of Nigerians excluded from financial services from 46.3% to 20.0% by the year 2020 based on its earlier commitment to the Maya Declaration, had in October 2012 set up the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS). A …Read More »
Big Brother Titans Season 1 Begins Jan 15,2023.
MultiChoice Nigeria has announced that the maiden season of the Big Brother Titans (BBTitans) reality TV show will begin on January 15, 2023. In a press briefing on Thursday, the organizers also announced a grand prize of $100,000 for the winner. Busola Tejumola, head of content and West Africa channels …Read More »
Nobody can threaten me over my preferred candidate – Obasanjo.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said nobody can threaten him over his choice of a presidential candidate. Obasanjo, who has been publicly showing his support for the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, said he has shed his blood and gone to prison, therefore nobody can threaten him about his …Read More »
EFCC arraigns businessman, Bernard O. Nzenwa for alleged issuance of false documents.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), arraigned a businessman, Bernard Okechukwu Nzenwa, alongside his company, Omega Maritime and Energy Limited, on the 30th of November, 2022 before Justice Rahmon Oshodi of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos on a one count charge bordering on the issuance of false documents. …Read More »
Samuel Eto’o apologises for assaulting Algerian YouTuber
Samuel Eto’o has issued an apology after getting into a physical altercation with an Algerian YouTuber whilst in Dubai for the World Cup. The ex-Barcelona and Chelsea striker was caught on camera kneeing a man as he filmed him while he left Stadium 974 in Doha where Brazil had just …Read More »
ICPC arrests, detains D’banj over alleged fraud, diversion of N-Power funds.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested and detained 42-year-old pop star D’banj, whose real name is Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo. He was arrested and detained on Tuesday (December 6) after it was exposed that he colluded with some government officials and diverted N-Power funds, which …Read More »