10-Year-Old Boy Crowned King As Igwe Olanme 11 Of Iyiora In Anambra

10-year-old boy crowned King As Igwe Olanme ii of Iyiora In Anambra

His Royal Highness Oyeachonam Okonkwo, 10, has become the youngest king in Igboland after he was crowned following his father’s death. His father, Igwe Akuebisi, the Olame 1 Of Iyiora Anam. Anambra state was buried in December 2020 and the boy was crowned on Thursday, January 7, 2021 The 10-year-old boy has been crowned as king of Iyiora Anam kingdom in Anambra West Local Government Area of Nigeria’s Anambra State. According to Waka About Africa,  Akubuisi Okonkwo ascended the throne after the last Ofala of his late father, His Royal Highness, Igwe…

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Police Arrested Over 287 Suspected Rapists In Katsina In 2020 — Official

Former FCMB staff back 4yrs jail term for stealing customers’ funds

The Police Command in Katsina says it has arrested no fewer than 287 suspected rapists in 2020. Police Spokesman Gambo Isah announced this in Katsina at a Women Summit entitled: “Way Out to Rising Rape Cases in Katsina State”. The summit was organized by the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in collaboration with Al’ umma Support Initiative. Isah said that 236 rape cases were reported to the police across the state during the period under review. He said that most of the victims were between three years of…

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Fidelity Bank: Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe Assumes Office As MD/CEO

Fidelity Bank: Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe Assumes Office As MD/CEO

The new Managing Director/CEO of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, whose tenure formally commenced on January 1, 2021,  has assumed office, becoming the 4th Chief Executive and first female to occupy the position since the inception of the bank in 1988. She succeeds the erstwhile MD/CEO, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, who retired on December 31, 2020, after completing his contract tenure in line with the bank’s governance policy. Fidelity Bank in a statement, weekend, assured customers that the bank “under her leadership will consolidate on the already laid foundation and…

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Pro Trump: 4 dead, 52 Arrested, 14 Police Officers Injured After Rioters Breach US Capitol

Pro Trump: 4 dead, 52 Arrested, 14 Police Officers Injured After Rioters Breach US Capitol

The nation’s lawmakers took to their electoral duties late Wednesday amid broken glass and smashed doors in the U.S. Capitol following a historic day of the havoc wrought by pro-Trump rioters who breached the building in hopes of thwarting President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Vice President Mike Pence affirmed Biden’s win early Thursday. Thousands of rioters had gathered at the National Mall to protest the election results. At a campaign-style rally about an hour before the mob broke through police lines at the Capitol, Trump had urged them to go to the…

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Jaiz Bank Forecast For Q1 2021 Shows Bottom Line Profit Of N747m

Jaiz Bank forecast for Q1 2021 shows bottom line profit of N747m

Jaiz Bank Plc, Nigeria’s premier interest-free bank has recently released it’s earnings forecast for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 2021 The earning forecast which was published by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) shows a 3 months Profit After Tax (PAT) growth of 35% Year-on-Year (YonY) over the PAT for the same Q1 in 2020. The bank intends to achieve N747.4 million in profit in the first 3 months of 2021, compared to the N554 million achieved in the same period in 2020. Jaiz Bank forecast a Gross Earning of N6.152 billion for…

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Sacked Over 300 Access Bank Staff Protest In Onitsha

Sacked Over 300 Access Bank Staff Protest In Onitsha

Sacked Access Bank staff of November 2020 batch, in the southeast states, in Onitsha, Anambra State, protested alleged illegal dismissal without benefits even as one collapsed on the process of the protest. The protesters who marched through some major roads and final­ly landed at the gate of Basilica of Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha, said they were in the church premises for God to hear their prayers and not man. Some of them carried placards with the inscriptions, “CBN/NLC/ Bankers Committee come to our rescue; Access Bank at it again, sacking…

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AIB-N, LAAC Partner To Curb Human Errors In Air Accident

AIB-N, LAAC Partner To Curb Human Errors In Air Accident

To reduce the high rate of human errors in air accidents in the Nigerian aviation industry, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB-N) in partnership with the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) is organizing one day conference. The conference, which will be held physically and virtually, is scheduled to hold on January 15, 2021, at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers in Lagos at 9 a.m with the theme: ‘Preventing Human Factors In Accident Occurrences.’ No fewer than 300 industry stakeholders such as airline operators, airport operators, investigators, safety inspectors, pilots,…

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Donald Trump Twitter With Over 88 Million Followers Kicked Off

Donald Trump Twitter With Over 88 Million Followers Kicked Off

A few days ago, after Twitter temporarily suspended Donald Trump’s account, the company said that any further breaches of its terms could result in suspension. As detailed in a blog post, Twitter decided that some of the president’s tweets posted today violate its policies and as a result, his personal @realdonaldtrump account is no longer active. He’d tweeted more than 56,000 times since creating the account in 2009, and had over 88 million followers. The @potus account is still present on Twitter, however without the retweeted tweets from Trump’s preferred account, it’s looking very inactive. The…

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Donald Trump Will Not Attend Joe Biden’s Inauguration

Donald Trump Will Not Attend Joe Biden's Inauguration

President Donald Trump officially announced he will not be attending President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump tweeted the announcement Friday. To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th. The announcement was no surprise; Trump has railed against the results of the election for the last two months, pushing conspiracy theories and misinformation about voter fraud while insisting he’d defeated Biden. Biden won both the popular vote, with more than 81 million votes cast in his favor and the Electoral College vote.…

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Fed Govt Approves New SIM Card Replacement Policy

Fed Govt approves new SIM card replacement policy

The Federal Government has approved a replacement policy for subscribers whose Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) may have been lost, stolen, misplaced, or damaged. Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Mr. Kayode Adegoke of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), jointly made this known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. Adinde explained that the policy was part of the government’s efforts to reduce the burden on subscribers and simplify the exercise to enable telecommunications services to the public. He said that the Ministerial Task Force,…

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