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FCMB Posts Reduced Profit

FCMB Group Plc on Wednesday declared a profit after tax of N8.3bn for the half-year ended June 30, 2015, 13 per cent lower than the N9.576bn it made in the same period last year. Although the group grew its gross earnings by 11 per cent from N69.620bn to N77.353bn in the review period, higher expenses led its profit before tax to dip by 14 per cent from N11.140bn to N9.565bn. FCMB’s financial statements, which it filed with the Nigerian Stock

The man who will be next Ooni of Ife By Niyi Tabiti

   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.

Unity Bank GMD: Sacked or Resigned

The controversy over the exit of Unity Bank GMD,Mr Henry Semenitari has continued to be a debate among business executives.Sources however claimed in latest news findings that Semenitari was not sacked,rather he resigned to pursue person interests Click here to read more 

Top 3 Start-ups revolutionizing Job search in Nigeria

Thousands of Nigerians flock the internet on a daily basis in search of jobs as gaining employment has been quite chore. Despite the explosion of apps, websites and other tools for job applicants seeking to optimize their hunt for employment in Nigeria, many are still unable to

Fidelity Bank declares increase in gross earnings

Nnamdi Okonkwo, the MD/Ceo of Fidelity Bank has declared that his bank is positive about gaining more grounds in it business operations. Okonkwo said despite some economic and political issues in the country, the bank was able to record increase in it gross earnings and profits. Read the full details of the financial records of the bank here


Marek Zmyslowski, the co-founder and managing director of, Africa's largest hotel booking portal has provided seed capital as initial investments in Nigeria's first  online retailer of audio books. Marek who is also bringing his extensive experience of over 8 years in the cyber market place will


D'banj and his South African girlfriend, Bonang Matheba got up to some PDA at the MTV Africa Music Awards held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Durban, South Africa. 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 all present.

Faith Irabor Weds Benoit Lefebvre

Hardworking news editor of Enquirer magazine, Faith Irabor got married Frenchman, Benoit Lefebvre on July 15. The couple legalized their union at the marriage registry.Top Nigerian actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry graced

Monalisa Chinda Reality Show Kicks off

Nollywood’s favourite big screen actress and entrepreneur, Monalisa Chinda has taken a bold step in the right direction as she successfully completes production of her innovative talk-show. Produced to world-class standard and targeted at millions of viewers across leading television and online media platforms

Where To buy in Nigeria components for various equipment?

  If you need to comfortably profitable and complement your laptop, phone or PC, the best assistant in this – it's . In pages a plurality of offers to purchase all kinds of accessories, both new and used. A distinctive feature of shopping on the bulletin board is that the product


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 magnitud

Buhari sacks Service Chiefs

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. -Punch

Ben Bruce Owe workers 4 months salaries-Staff

Weeks after mocking Governor Engr Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state for owing workers salaries,Ben Bruce has also come under the hammer by his own staff at Silverbird TV and Rhythm FM for owing four months salaries. Ben Bruce announced some weeks ago that he would donate his wardrobe

Gistmaster News Camp: Happy Birthday to Rita Dominic+Have you been to KFC?

Happy Birthday to Nollywood star Rita Dominic.Fans of the actress are still bombarding her with birthday messages as we speak.Rita just turned 40!She still look way below


Benin Republic Prime Minister,  Mr. Lionel Zinsou, Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation Mr. Tony Elumelu and Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai at the $100 Million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) boot camp for 1000 entrepreneurs from 51 countries across Africa, Ota, Ogun State, on Saturday July 11, 2015. As part of Tony Elumelu’s $100 million commitment to empowering African entrepreneurs, 1,000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs, representing 51 African countries from the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) Class of 2015, converged near Lagos, Nigeria for an intensive

Banire,Adegbomire, others confered with SAN title

Former Lagos state commissioner of transport, Dr. Muiz Banire has been elevated to the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) by he Legal Practitioners Privileged Committee. Others who has also been approved for the title of SAN this year include Adeniyi Adegbomire,Akinpelu Onigbide

Alibaba now major investor in

One of the world's biggest e-commerce companies,Alibaba just announced that it would be a major investor in Forbes reported that the company would be investing more than one hundred million dollars into, a website that


L-R: Principal Consultant, Ibukun Efuntayo &Co, Emmanuel Efuntayo, Development Manager, RMB Westport, Roy Hamlyn,MD/CEO,Estatelinks, Gbenga Olaniyan,Leasing Manager, Broll Nigeria, Obiajulu Uzoigwe,Lead Architect, Stauch Vorster Architects International, Paul Symondson at the Circle Mall and Circle Business Centre Tenant Forum, held at Circle Mall, Lekki,Lagos. Circle Mall, a multipurpose shopping mall and business office space currently being constructed in the Jakande axis on the Lekki Express way will be set for business by December 2015. This was disclosed by the Development Manager of Westport RMB, Mr. Roy Hamlyn. Westport RMB is the major developer and investor in the

UBA Introduces Simplified Process for BVN Registration

Group Managing Director/CEO, UBA Plc, Mr. Phillips Oduoza and Director, Information Technology, UBA Plc, Mr Rasheed Adegoke during the press launch of the Bank’s simplified solution for  Biometric Verification Numbers (BVN) registration, in Lagos on Monday Lagos, Nigeria.    July 6, 2015 . United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has introduced a simple, convenient and hassle free process for customers of the bank to submit their Biometric Verification Numbers (BVN). Leveraging on its robust information technology infrastructure, on Monday July 6,

Red Dish Chronicles Now Open in Abuja

Early this year, Chef Stone came to Abuja to run a sold out Culinary Crash Course and residents of our beautiful Federal Capital Territory have been demanding a permanent school ever since. Well, the wait is over. Red Dish Chronicles is now OPEN in Abuja.

Trendelo Bargain Hunter Holds in Abuja

  Passionate about getting the right deals? Then,come out for a day of fun & bargains at City Park, Wuse 2, Abuja (near Diamond Bank)  Items are sold at low prices. Discounts & Bargains on everything. Time: 10am - 7pm BBM PIN:55E05260 Whatsapp: 07043337333

Kourtney Kardashian split from Scott Disick goes viral

  Kourtney Kardashian has called her relationship quit with Scott Disick. Their break up has gone viral on the internet.The two American reality show stars have children together but they are not officially married.Kourtney appears to be sick and tired of Scott lifestyle. The reason why Scott and Kourtney broke up had to do with

Zumax Nigeria drags FCMB to Court over N1 Bbillion Monumental Fraud

Zumax Nigeria has dragged FCMB to court over improper management of it account and the diversion of N1 Billion,resulting in what it called monumental fraud. There have been amazing revelations in the Lagos State High Court, where FCMB is currently defending allegations that it is responsible for the massive defrauding of a corporate customer.  (The suit no. in the

Manchester United defender Bacary enjoys the Miami beach with his Model wife, Ludivine

 Manchester United Player, Bacary Sagna enjoys the Miami beach with his model wife, Ludivine.The couple enjoy their holiday with paparazzi trying to get the best of them.The fabulous player is famous and earns good

Pregnant Nollywood actress poses completely nude in new photo shoot

Nollywood actress and video vixen, Dior Chidera-Adiele is confident of her sexy looks even in pregnancy. She recently posed nude in new photo shoot.The pictures of the actress is already going viral online. Lailasblog has a funny line added to the pix, she said what Hollywood can do, Nollywood can do better.

Karen Igho Racos delivers baby

Former BBA Africa winner, Karen Igho Racos has delivered her first baby.She was delivered of the baby in a hospital in the United States.Congrats to the new mama.

Obama's grandmother vow to cook for him when he comes to Kenya

President Barack Obama's Kenyan grandmother, known as Mama Sarah, vowed Friday to cook a traditional meal for her grandson when he visits the East African nation, the birthplace of his father, later this month. "With regards to what food I will prepare for Barack on his visit, I will prepare all the traditional food available," she said, speaking her Luo language through a

I love sex and i do it well-Nollywood actress Tamilore Ojo Martins

Actress cum movie producer, Tamilore Ojo Martins, is not one to shy away from sex. She’s brutally frank and unpre­tentious when the issue revolves around sex. To her, sex is spiritual and she enjoys having it regularly. In this interview, Martins talks sex and movies. Enjoy it. What’s Tamilore been up to lately? Wow! Tamilore is doing pretty fine. God has been so good to me. He added to my shelf another award last month. And for me, this is a mighty leap because I know that I’m progressing. Right now I’m planning a trip to the UK, Turkey and USA during which I will be shooting my new movie and that’s happening pretty soon. It is evident that God has been so good to me. Could you shed light on your trip? Actually, I’m heading to America to relax and just cool off, but I have decided to use the opportunity to shoot my new movie. As for Turkey, I’m going

How I Became a Transgender-Dapo,former OAU Law Student

The last has not been heard of Dapo Adaralegbe; the first Nige­rian transgender who was born a boy, but has now transformed into a lady and now referred to as Stephanie Rose. Dapo, who made history as the first Ni­gerian to transform from male to female, recently released her latest photographs looking completely fair in complexion. He was a law student at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State until he was expelled in 2001 from the school due to identity crisis. After the sad experience, he relocated to Netherlands as Dapo and later underwent surgery to change his gender from male to female. Before he left the country, Dapo granted an interview in which he spoke extensively about his life as a trans-sexu­al, how he is a woman trapped in a man’s body and his ordeal as a student of O.A.U. He was quoted to have said the follow­ing: “I was studying Law at the Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU), Ife. I am of the 1995 set,

AFRIMA Night of Enjoyment at Industry Nite with Phno,Dede Mabiaku,2face Idibia,Sean Tizzle,Lil Kesh and others

It was an electrifying night at the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA special edition of Industry nite on Wednesday July 1, 2015 at Spice Route, Victoria Island, Lagos as stakeholders were thrilled with freestyle, back to back tracks, both old and new from stars paraded to celebrate the continental award and the music from Africa. At the well-attended special edition of Industry nite with AFRIMA which was in partnership with Beat 99.9FM was organized to create an avenue for interaction and bond among the Nigeria music industry stakeholders as well as elicit awareness for the ongoing AFRIMA entry submission which closes July 20, 2015 across the world

Yvonne Nwosu Covers Tribe and Elan magazine Latest Issue

In the summery/ rainy month of July , we are all about the fresh and fierce     popular fashion designer-   Yvonne Nwosu   behind the brand -   Vonne Couture . With a     design style can comfortably be termed as "different”,   Vonne     is one of many Nigerian fashion designers who has become increasingly popular on social media .Hence in this edition, we unveil the lady behind the “dare” by telling it all in   20 Things You don’t Know About Yvonne Nwosu   .  With the increasing rate of celebrity home troubles and recent scandals this season , our relationship expert gives us an insight on  why Married Couple Engage in Affairs  while new on the block, we have renowned dermatologist and wellness expert –  Dr Vivian Oputa  spilling on how to attain that


  The United Nations Fashion Week is scheduled to hold in October 2015. According to a statement on the website of the organizers , the event will hold amidst glitz and glamour in New York City.      According to Buchi George the convener of the fashion week and awards, the event will pull notable personalities in the lifestyle industry and business community

How to protect your digital camera from damage through weather conditions

Hello, here is how to Protect your digital camera from damage through weather conditions.   One of the best parts of visiting a new destination is capturing the beautiful scenery in pictures, and usually you do that with a camera. Although most phones and tech gadgets have this facility, they may not give the best quality of images and can easily run out of battery power; which is why many people carry a spare camera with them. However, the truth is that no matter what camera you use, there is a chance you may encounter a few traditional challenges, the

Late businesswoman Omolara Sonoiki Laid to Rest:How she died of Cancer in the US

  Omolara Edith Sonoiki is dead.The socialite and entrepreneur was the founder of Dresssense and Niki Energy company. The cause of her death was attributed to cancer.She passed away in the United States of America on June 16 2015. Gistmaster gathered from a profile published by The Elite that Omolara Olaide Sonoiki was born on November 8, 1974 into the family of Mr.& Mrs Johnson Oyewole. She attended Our Lady's of Apostles in Ijebu- Ode, and graduated from the Ogun State University Ago-Iwoye, in the Year 2001 with a Bachelors Degree (Bsc) in Town and Regional Planning. She worked briefly with the Lagos State Ministry of Environment & Physical Planning before she veered into business. Omolarami, shortly after leaving the ministry, founded Dressense Clothings in 2002. Dressense is today an household name in the world of corporate clothing. Over the years, the clothing outfit has evolved into a brand and a favourite of most fashion-discerning ladies. The outfit i