Stanbic IBTC Empowers Youth on Financial Literacy

 In recognition of the importance of financial literacy in making informed financial decisions, Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, a member of Standard Bank Group, deployed its senior personnel to 31 schools across six selected states in the country in line with CBN’s financial literacy drive to educate students on the benefits of financial planning and a […]

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Pension Fraud: EFCC Secures Interim Forfeiture of N397m

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the interim forfeiture to the Federal Government the sum of N357,206,311.15, $91,955.38 (N33, 411, 987.32) and £15,050 (N7, 040 , 841.5) stashed in two commercial banks, and which are believed to be proceeds of pension fraud. The judge had on October 26, 2018 issued […]

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Amosu, Two Others Re-arraigned Today

Economic and financial crime commission EFCC today re-arrainged the three former Air force chiefs Air Marshal Adesola Amosu Nunayon, Air Vice Marshal Jacob Bola Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Owodunni Olugbenga on 13 counts amended Criminal charge. Before the arraignment, the presiding judge,Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke in a ruling  dismiss an application filed before the court […]

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Nollywood Fast Rising Comical Actress, Funmi Awelewa Inks Another Mega Endorsement Deal

Pretty, talented and stylish Nollywood fast rising comical actress and producer, Funmi Awelewa has just been announced as the new face of international top range and luxury hair brand, FiFi Bourbon Hair based in France. She recorded this enviable feat based on her growing fame and popularity, as well as her widely-reached fan base. With this brand ambassadorship, the […]

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ADVAN Celebrates 25th Anniversary with “The Power of Story Telling” 

The Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) has announced a series of weeklong activities to mark its 25thanniversary, culminating in the ADVAN marketing excellence awards slated for the 18th of November. The ADVAN anniversary week with the theme “The Power of Story Telling” gives the leading marketing association in Nigeria and its members the opportunity to emphasize on […]

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N3.2bnFraud: Court Revokes Kalu’s Bail For Traveling Without Permission

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, revoked the bail of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu for travelling to Germany without the permission of the court. Justice Mohammed Idris, who presided over the court also ordered the former governor to submit himself and his passport to the Economy and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) […]

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N650m Fraud: Akinjide, Others’ Lose Bid To Have Case Transfer To Ibadan

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed an application filed by Senator Ayo Ademola Adeseun and Chief Olanrewaju Otiti, seeking transfer of criminal charge against them to Ibadan, Oyo State capital. Adeseun and Olanrewaju are standing trial on alleged N650 million fraud, alongside a former Minister Federal Capital Authority, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, by the Economic […]

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N754.8m NIMASA Fraud: We Did Not Plea Bargain With EFCC – Ex-Defendants 

A new twist has ensured in the trial former Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Patrick Ziadeke Akpobolokeme and five others currently facing trial for allegedly stealing the sum of N754.8 million, as the prosecuting agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has decided to withdraw charges against three of […]

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Develop Policies to Attract Private Sector Investments – Elumelu Says to African Presidents

 Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation; Tony O. Elumelu, CON has called on African Heads of State to develop policies to attract Private Sector Investment. He made this call while speaking to private sector captains, global investment leaders and key players in Africa’s development sector at a plenary discussion at the Africa Investment […]

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