Thursday, July 30, 2015
When it comes to fame, fortune and class, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade had it all. He was a man with impeccable taste for everything that glitz and glamour. The Ife monarch was known as one of the wealthiest kings in Nigeria history.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Monday, July 27, 2015
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Monday, July 20, 2015
at the MTV Africa Music Awards held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Durban,
The two have been rumoured lovers for a while, but they confirmed their
relationship at the awards when just as D'banj was announced winner of the
Evolution category, Bonang planted a kiss on his lips to the admiration of
Friday, July 17, 2015
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Sokoto State Governor Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has said that the
Fidelity Bank Helping Hands Programme (FHHP), an arm of the Bank's
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice is a viable tool in
mitigating the social inequalities in the country. Governor Tambuwal made
the commendation in Sokoto at the weekend while commissioning the Sokoto
State Orphanage Home renovated by staff of Fidelity Bank Plc. in Sokoto.
Speaking at the occasion, Governor Tambuwal said that such gestures are
rare especially among organizations whose operations are commercially
driven. "I must say that I am elated by the wonderful gesture from the
Bank". Though part of the Bank's corporate social responsibility (CSR)
practice, Governor Tambuwal insisted that Fidelity Bank's action is a
testament to the enthusiasm and concern for the welfare of the people of
Sokoto State, especially, the less privileged in the society. "The
project of this magnitude and its choice is an indication that Fidelity
Bank is truly acting according to script of empowering the good people of
Sokoto State and by extension, Nigeria". He praised the Management of the
Bank for their vision and for coming to the aid of the state government.
Rt. Hon. Tambuwal also promised to take proper care of the Home and charged
other corporate organisations in the state to emulate the good work
Fidelity Bank is doing. Earlier in his welcome address, Managing
Director/Chief Executive Office, Fidelity Bank Plc. Nnamdi Okonkwo stated
that Corporate Social Responsibility was a way of life in Fidelity Bank.
Okonkwo who spoke through the Executive Director, North, Mohammed Balarabe
attributed the growing culture of giving back to the society on the focus
of the management and founding fathers of the Bank. He expressed
Monday, July 13, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday relieved the nation's service chiefs of their appointments.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said this while speaking to State House correspondents on Monday.
Adesina, who did not give more details, added that the Presidency was preparing a statement on the sacking, which would be made available to newsmen.
Their replacements had neither been named as of the time of writing this report.
There has been an escalation in terror attacks by Boko Haram militants in the country in recent times, leading to the killing of more than 500 people in less than four weeks.