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"Discover Delta" Set To Position Delta State As Global Tourism Hub

"Discover Delta", an initiative by Leisure Park and Film Village Asaba is set to position Delta State as a global tourism destination. Powered by Nigeria's leading amusement park and resort, Omu Resort, "Discover Delta", is a multifaceted initiative that promises to redefine the tourism landscape in Delta State. Set to be launched in September 2023, "Discover Delta" encompasses a series of enchanting tourism-focused events, projects, and agendas to be unveiled in due course. Speaking on the concept, Joseph Umukoro, a representative of Leisure Park and Film Village Asaba said "The concept, "Discover Delta" is a platform that will propel Delta State into the global spotlight, presenting the world with a captivating blend of the state's culture, heritage, and diverse attractions." Further, he noted that at the heart of "Discover Delta" lies a palpable passion to nurture a deep appreciation for Delta State's cultural h

Femi Adebayo Takes Movie Business to another level

 Femi Adebayo is the current champion in the business of movie making in Nigeria. Jagun Jagun, his latest effort released on movie app, Netflix is the talk of the town. Talk of about a movie that is a complete work of art from cinematography, dialogue, casting and effect, Jagun Jagun is a whole new level just like Adebayo did when he produced 'Ageshinkole'.  Most financial institutions don't consider movie makers for loans , except a few ones like Bank of Industry but they support them, especially the movie premiere or making them brand ambassadors. Producers find of way of funding their movies and getting a return of investment if their work is remarkable, accepted and patronized. Piracy, which was a major problem has been reduced or stamped out because producers now prefer to release  their movies through cinema of high rewarding movie apps like Netflix. - By Niyi Tabiti

Okumagba apologizes after comments on Uduaghan, Warri land

 A member of the Okumagba Royal Family in Delta State, Prince Louis Okumagba, on Monday apologized to the Alema of Warri Kingdom, Chief Emmanuel Oritsejolomi Uduaghan, for his comments on Warri land. " I sincerely apologise for dragging the name of the Alema of Warri Kingdom, Chief Emmanuel Oritsejolomi Uduaghan, in the mud’’ Louis Okumagba said in a statement entitled ‘’Okumagba: Warri Land Scandal.”   Louis Okumagba said he was sorry for his comments.   “Everything I earlier mentioned is false and untrue. I regret any embarrassment I might have caused him. I hereby undertake never to bring his name to disrepute’’ the statement said.   Last year, key families in Okere-Urhobo took steps to foil the divisive and land grabbing plan of Louis Okumagba.   They also urged the good people of Delta State and the public to completely discountenance the false publication by Louis Okumagba.   Heads and members of the Olodi, Oki and Ighogbadu families of Okere-Urhobo of Warri South spoke on


 Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi, on his 65 years birthday.   Governor Sanwo-Olu, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, on Monday described Pastor Ojelabi, a former federal lawmaker and ex-member of the Lagos State Executive Council, as a religious leader, seasoned politician and administrator, who used his positions for the development of Lagos State and Nigeria at large.   The Governor said Pastor Ojelabi contributed immensely to the growth and development of Lagos State as a council chairman, commissioner, member of the House of Representatives, and now as State Chairman of the ruling party.   He said: “On behalf of my adorable wife, Ibijoke, the government and good people of Lagos State, I join family, friends, political and religious associates, leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, to congratulate our


 Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has assured customers of a memorable summer treat with the recent launch of exclusive benefits and discounts tied to its cards during this period. Tagged, the #FunSummer campaign, customers are set to enjoy a wide range of privileges and savings between now and  the end of August 2023, and this service is open to all customers and non-customers of UBA. Unveiling the campaign in Lagos, UBA’s Group Head,  Retail Products and Sales, Prince Ayewoh, said the bank, understands the relevance of the summer season to Nigerians who use their cards both home and abroad, online or in-store and has  worked towards creating a value-driven campaign on how UBA Card holders can best achieve their desires this season and beyond. He said, "We are thrilled to introduce our Summer Campaign, providing our esteemed customers with remarkable benefits through the UBA card. With our exclusive discounts on staycations and lifestyle services as well as

Top 5 Richest Bankers in Nigeria according to Billionaires Africa List

 A fast growing online business magazine, Billionaires Africa recently profile 5 top richest bankers in Nigeria. is not surprised by the names mentioned just that we don't know if the list is correct according to the numerical order. Jim Ovia Market value of stake in Zenith Bank: $224.3 million Jim Ovia is the visionary founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s largest commercial bank by market capitalization. With a 16.17 percent stake in Zenith Bank, equivalent to 5,077,104,311 ordinary shares, he is one of the wealthiest investors on the local bourse. His stake in the bank is currently worth N169.8 billion ($224.3 million), thanks to his latest acquisition and the notable surge in Zenith Bank’s share price. At the helm of Zenith Bank, Ovia’s contributions to the Nigerian banking sector have been highly influential, earning him recognition as a highly successful banker and entrepreneur. Under his vision and leadership, Zenith Bank has become a top-tier fin

Helicopter crash in Lagos

Confirmed report shows Helicopter crashed and bursted into flames today around Oba Akran Road, Ikeja-Lagos. Name of the helicopter pilot is unknown as at the time of report. More details is being awaited as it is not sure the pilot survived.