Nigerian Lady Defrauds Victims Of N179m, Spends N139m On Sport Betting, N1m On Tithe

Nkechi Mercy

A lady, Nkechi Mercy Ikogwe alongside two companies, Elites Finance Investment Limited, and Efinc Global Investment Limited, were on recently arraigned before Justice E.A. Obile of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, over an alleged N179 million fraud. The EFCC arraigned them on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretense contrary to Section 1(1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act No. 14, 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act. The woman…

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FirstBank Offers Support To SMEs In Education Sector Through The Pandemic

Dr. Adesola Adeduntan CEO FirstBank

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has offered to give financial support to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Education Sector to cushion the effects of the COVID -19 pandemic. Mr. Bankole Adediran, Head, Transaction Banking Products, FirstBank, made this known at the Bank’s SMEConnect webinar with the theme: “Managing Your School through the Pandemic: Engagement and Retention Strategies”. Adediran said that the Bank was ready to partner with SMEs in the education sector through the period of the novel coronavirus pandemic to sustain their businesses. “FirstBank, as an institution,…

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FG Has Completed Inspection, Approved 14 Airports To Commence Normal Domestic Operations–Sirika

Aviation Minister, AIB-Nigeria Boss Advocate, Name Change, Unified Independent Accident Investigation Body

The Federal Government said it has completed inspection and approved   14 airports to commence normal domestic operations as of July 24, 2020. The Minister for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this  morning on his official twitter handle: @hadisirika “Glad to announce that the following airports are open for full domestic operations, hence ministerial approvals in and out of them are not required. This includes private and charter operations. We will keep you informed on the reminder (sic) airports in due course, please,” He tweeted. According to Sirika, it started with…

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