Another shot in the arm for Adeduntan as FirstBank wins Global Banking and Finance’s Retail Banking CEO Award

While the age-old saying and philosophy of virtue being its own reward (or seeing doing good as its own reward) remains a strong motivating factor in doing good persistently, it helps when virtue gets recognition from time to time. Even though anyone or organisation committed to doing good will keep doing so with or without recognition, recognitions for virtue tend to act like a shot in the arm for such people or organisations, spurring them to commit even more to doing good. That is what the recent award of “Retail…

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Vehicles, office in flames after vigilante officers kills trader over revenue in Abia

The Umuahia Timber market along Ahiaeke road in Abia State, is in chaos, after a trader was allegedly shot dead by a member of the state vigilante. Trouble started after traders refused to pay an annual levy of N18,000 imposed by the Abia State Internal Revenue Board. A source said the state revenue board ordered the traders who refused to pay the levy to close down their shops. However, the traders put up resistance when vigilantes came to the market to effect the order given by the revenue board. The…

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Monarch wants T.B Joshua buried in his hometown

His Royal Highness, Oba Yisa Olanipekun, the Zaki of Arigidi Akoko in Akoko North-East council area of Ondo State, hometown of the late Prophet T.B Joshua said the community would want him buried in the community. He pointed out that notable clergymen in the country, most especially Moses Orimolade was buried in his hometown, Ikare. ”You will recall that Prophet Moses Orimolade was buried in his hometown, Ikare. So burying him too in the hometown will ensure his legacy remains permanently in Arigidi Akoko. He said the late clergyman would…

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