Illegal Arms: Witness Narrates How Customs Discovered Smuggled 1570 Pumps Action Riffles 

Deputy Superintendent of Customs, Nwaiwu Chibuzor Ginikanwa, today, told  Federal High Court, Lagos how some business men who imported arms into the country through the Tincan Island Port, Lagos were arrested. Ginikanwu of Intelligence Unit, Tincan Island Command, Lagos, is the first prosecution witness in the trial of Ayogu Great James, Ifeuwa Moses Christ and […]

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12 Finalists Selected in UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2018 Amidst Increase in Entries

  UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the twelve finalists for the 2018 edition of its annual National Essay Competition. The 12 finalists will sit for the second round of the competition, where three winners will emerge after undergoing supervised essay writing on a […]

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WePay e-commerce Platform Debuts in Nigeria, Offers Unmatched Prices

Wepay the newest e-commerce platform in Nigeria has promised to offer great customer services to Nigeria’s online shoppers on its platform. BODC Trading and Investment Company Limited made this promise at the launch of the Wepay platform at their office in Osborne Foreshore Estate, Ikoyi on Monday, 19 November, 2018. Akin Kehinde, the Managing Consultant, in his welcome […]

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Illegal Arms: Shipping Firm Tells Court How 661 Pump Action Rifles Smuggled To Nigeria

A prosecution witness in the trial of two former customs officers and four others businessmen, today, narrated to the Federal High Court, Lagos how the defendants smuggled 661 pump action rifles  into the country. The witness, Mrs. Blessing Ebri, a staff of Merks Line Nigeria Limited, who is the eighth prosecution witness, while being led […]

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Court Jails 2 NAHCO Staff For Aiding Hard Drug Shipment

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced two cargo handlers with the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO), Omoyemi Opeyemi Emmanuel and Akinyemi Sadudeen Idowu, for unlawful dealing in 25.220 kilograms of Ephedrine, a banned substance, to two year imprisonment each. Emmanuel and Idowu, were given the jail term, by Justice Ayo Emmanuel, […]

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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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Court Fixes Dec. 3 For Hearing Of MTN’s Suit Against FG

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, fixed December 3, to hear a suit by  MTN Nigeria Communication Ltd, against the Attorney General of the Federation, over alleged N242 billion and 1.3 billion dollars import duties and withholding tax assessment. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke fixed the date for hearing of all pending applications, after counsel representing parties […]

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SEC invalidates NEM Insurance’s 48th AGM

Nigeria’s Security Exchange Commission Tuesday invalidated the 48th annual general meeting of NEM Insurance held in June and all the resolutions reached at the meeting. The insurance was also mandated to reconvene the AGM, with proper notice given to shareholders and in line with extant laws. Nigerian Stock Exchange had fined the insurance company the […]

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N2.2bn Fraud: Court Fixes Nov. 12 for Hearing of Final Forfeiture Suit Again Amosu

A Federal High Court, Lagos, Tuesday, fixed November 12, to hear a motion, seeking final forfeiture to the Federal Government, of the sum of N2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had issued an interim order of forfeiture of the sum, on June 14, following […]

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Make Payments on UBA PoS and Win Big

  In a bid to further encourage payments on its Point of Sale Terminal (PoS) terminals , Pan African Financial services group, United Bank for Africa(UBA)  has announced that it will be rewarding 25 lucky customers with N100,000 each, when they make payments with their UBA cards on UBA POS terminals at any merchant location. […]

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