Gumi to Fani-Kayode: “You are a traitor, Judas of Oduduwa”

Kaduna-based controversial Islamic scholar, Ahmad Abubakar Gumi lambasted the former aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, as he described him as a traitor and Judas of Oduduwa. Though, Gumi did not mention the name of Fani-Kayode, but he shared a throwback story where the former aviation Minister, in 2018, said he would rather die than join the APC or bow to President Muhammadu Buhari. In his official Facebook page (same post), Gumi also shared the picture of the former Minister with President Buhari, two Governors of Zamfara and Yobe States; Bello Matawalle…

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FIRSTBANK LAUNCHES LIT APP, A REVOLUTIONARY MOBILE BANKING APPLICATION, REINFORCES ITS COMMITMENT TO PUT CUSTOMERS FIRST

In furtherance of its commitment to spearhead value-driven mobile and digital banking in Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the launch of the LIT Application, created to revolutionise the culture and experience of mobile banking in Nigeria. The state-of-the-art banking app is the first of its kind in the industry, exposing customers to a wealth of opportunities to promote their safety, convenience whilst ensuring they are at an edge in today’s digital banking world. It is a mobile banking app developed and owned by the Bank and configured…

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Stop granting preferential JAMB scores to northern children ―el-Rufai

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has advised authorities of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) to eradicate the policy on a preferential waiver given to Kaduna State and other low educational incline states across the federation. Governor el-Rufai made the observation during an interview session monitored on a television programme – Sunrise Daily affirmed that the policy has depleted the educational development of the state. He said: “Kaduna has not been education advantage State since Independence even though we have been given preferences in JAMB scores and all that…

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Rivers State to continue VAT collection as court dismisses FIRS application

The application filed by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to stop Rivers State Government from collecting Value Added Tax (VAT) in the state, has met a brickwall, as a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has dismissed the application. The Court held that the Rivers State government law on VAT remains valid until it has been set aside by a court of competent jurisdiction. The FIRS in suit no FHC/PH/CS/149/2020 had through a motion on notice applied for a Stay of Execution on the earlier judgement of the…

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BBN ex-housemate, Tega reunited with husband after eviction

Tega, one of the ex-housemates in Big Brother Naija ‘Shine Ya Eye’ has reunited with her husband after her eviction from the show on Sunday. On Tuesday, a video emerged on Instagram, showing the couple as they clinged to each other in a long hug as they met for the first time since his wife’s (Tega) eviction. Tega was seen hugging her husband for a long time with tears in her eyes, as they shared a passionate kiss while friends cheered them. Earlier before her reunion, she openly apologised to…

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Man, 64 arrested for allegedly defiling 2-year-old girl

A 64-year- old man, Taiwo Ayotunde, is being detained by police in Ogun State for allegedly defiling a two-year-old girl. Police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement that Ayorinde was arrested on Tuesday at Adiyan community in Agbado-Ifo Local Council Area. Oyeyemi explained that the arrest followed a complaint lodged by the victim’s mother. “The mother of the victim lodged a complaint at the Agbado Divisional Police Headquarters that her daughter could not walk properly, and that upon close scrutiny, she noticed blood gushing out of her private…

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Health sector in crisis as NMA threatens to join resident doctors’ strike

A nationwide industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), which commenced on August 2, 2021, over the demand implementation of agreements reached with the Federal Government on payment of owed salaries and arrears, hazard allowance, residency programme, payment of life insurance benefits to families of members that died of COVID-19 among others, may take a worse dimension if unabated. This may lead to the shut down of the health sector by next month, as the umbrella body of all medical doctors in the country, Nigerian Medical Association…

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Bandits kill Senator Na’allah’s pilot son In Kaduna

Bandits in Kaduna State have killed Abdulkarim Bala Na’allah, the son of the senator representing Kebbi South senatorial district. The deceased, who was a pilot and the eldest child of Senator Bala Na’allah, was killed at his Malali residence in the Kaduna metropolis. Although police authorities in the state confirmed the incident, they did not give any details. An aide of the Senator, Garba Mohammed, who spoke on television (Channels TV) said that the body of the late pilot was discovered in his room on Sunday afternoon. He said that…

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Ortom replies Presidency: “Stop blackmail, tackle insecurity and fix the economy”

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on ending the incessant killings of innocent Nigerians instead of “using his foot soldiers” to attack him for saying the truth. Ortom told journalists that the statement released by the Presidency in response to his (Ortom) recent interview on Channels Television lacked substance, as it failed to address the issues raised, because he spoke the minds of many Nigerians on areas where the president has failed. “The tone of the said statement shows the quality of Presidency Nigeria…

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Faces at Racheal Oniga’s symposium: Exit of an Icon

A symposium held in honour of the late actress, Racheal Oniga at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Alausa, Ikeja on August 23, 2021 had in attendance, people from different walks of life which include movie stars, musicians, politicians, business personalities amongst others. The event, which was organised by the coalition of NGOs and friends, had the children of the deceased; Tunji and Sola Oniga spoke about the glowing attributes of their late mother as an actress who never neglected her motherly role while alive. The theme of the…

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