Daily Archives: January 17, 2013

Entertainment Dayo Adeneye D1

Popular entertainment icon and co-partner of Primetime Entertainment, Dayo Adeneye (a.k.a D1), is not in a happy mood because of an investment he participated in some years ago. D1, as he is fondly called, had invested for the future of his family with one of the reputable investment companies in Nigeria.

Trending ofala

The 49th edition of the Ofala Nnewi festival was characterised with cultural displays, dancing competitions and parade of the best of masquerades, as the people showed a sense of pride in their heritage. The people of Nnewi woke up on Friday, December 28, to the various sounds of canon shots, which heralded the opening of the Ofala festival

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The new Igbo leader and leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike has warned the Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Martin Elechi, to desist from distracting Ndigbo trying to conduct another election in Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Uwazuruike said Ndigbo would no longer allow the governors whom he described as garrulous to

Editorial OBJ

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has again faulted President Goodluck Jonathan’s approach in handling the Boko Haram insurgency in the country. Obasanjo had in a recent interview with the Cable News Network (CNN) carpeted Jonathan for using the stick strategy alone instead of applying what he described as “carrot and stick” praxis. Obasanjo believes that deploying force alone has not worked well in containing the Islamic sect’s militancy in the restive North.

Business savannah bank

Still smarting from capitalization issues, Societe Generale Bank of Nigeria (SGBN) and Savannah Bank of Nigeria are yet to open shops because of their inability to meet the credit terms of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), in collaboration with the CBN, in 2011, set up a Joint Committee to work with the SGBN

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A High Court in Ekiti State has condemned a 27-year-old man to death by hanging for raping and killing a 63-year-old woman. The accused person, Mr. Emmanuel Tometin, who hails from Ekore Village in Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State,

National stethoscope

No fewer than three persons including a medical doctor have been confirmed dead between 24 and 48 hours interval in Benue State from an ailment suspected to be Lassa fever. Daily Sun gathered that the deceased were among four who were referred to the Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH)

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Operating licences of 236 out of about 730 bureaux de change operating in Nigeria have been withdrawn by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This is even as operators of MFBs have remained jittery over rumours that most of them may soon lose their licences too, as a result of another impending clean-up exercise by the CBN. In a circular obtained from the bank’s website and signed by the Director,

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