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‘I Have Actually Been Scolded That I Can Never Be A Successful Accountant’- Governor Ambode Of Lagos News 

‘I Have Actually Been Scolded That I Can Never Be A Successful Accountant’- Governor Ambode Of Lagos

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, who was a former Accountant General and Auditor General of Lagos State before he became the state governor, revealed that he was once scolded that he could never be a successful Accountant. In a recent interview with City People, he detailed his educational struggles, saying: I have a philosophical outlook to what I am today I am the son of a teacher, a disciplinarian. And my mum, a complete housewife, and seamstress. But she was also an Entrepreneur. So obviously for me, I have…

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Update!! See Why CBN Ordered Banks To Keep Data Base Of Fraudulent Customers News 

Update!! See Why CBN Ordered Banks To Keep Data Base Of Fraudulent Customers

The Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN ) on Thursday directed banks to establish a database of their customers identified through their Bank Verification Numbers (BVNs) to be involved in confirmed fraudulent activities. The directive is contained in the Regulatory Framework for Bank Verification Number (BVN) Operation and Watch-list for Nigerian Financial System released by the CBN. The implementation of the framework is with immediate effect. CBN Director Banking & Payments System Dipo Fatokun, who signed the framework, said bank customers are to abide by the regulatory framework for BVN…

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IPOB Declares Curfew In Anambra, Orders Members To Boycott Election In November News 

IPOB Declares Curfew In Anambra, Orders Members To Boycott Election In November

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has directed its members particularly those living in Anambra State and its environs not to go out between 6pm November 17 to 6pm November 18 in a bid to boycott the gubernatorial election in the state. He alleged in the statement that the hired miscreants have been promised a hefty sum of money each and that all the logistics had been put in place to enable them storm Anambra state during the forthcoming election, during which they would engage security personnel…

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“Peter Obi Demanded N7.5bn For Sponsoring My Election” – Gov. Obiano Insists News Politics 

“Peter Obi Demanded N7.5bn For Sponsoring My Election” – Gov. Obiano Insists

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano has re-echoed his allegation that his predecessor, Mr Peter Obi demanded the sum of N7.5 billion from him for sponsoring his election in 2013. Obiano and Obi have had a frosty relationship shortly after his swearing in. But Obi has denied that he demanded for the sum of N7.5bn from Obiano, saying that his problem with him was his (Obiano’s) underperformance. Obi said if he needed the said sum, he would have simply taken it from the N75b he left for the Obiano administration at the…

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President Buhari’s Budget Proposal For 2018 Increases By 15% To N8.59 Trillion (Read Details) News Politics 

President Buhari’s Budget Proposal For 2018 Increases By 15% To N8.59 Trillion (Read Details)

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed the sum of N8.595 trillion for the 2018 budget. According to the details of the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) presented to the National Assembly on Tuesday. Daily Trust reports that the proposed amount represents about 15 per cent increase from this year’s N7.44trn budget. The documents for the MTEF and FSP were presented to the House of Representatives and read at plenary on Tuesday while the proposal is, however, subject to review by either the president or…

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BREAKING!! Banks To Keep Database Of Fraudulent Customers (Read) News 

BREAKING!! Banks To Keep Database Of Fraudulent Customers (Read)

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday directed banks to establish a database of their customers identified through their Bank Verification Numbers (BVNs) to be involved in a confirmed fraudulent activity in the banking industry. The directive was contained in the Regulatory Framework for Bank Verification Number (BVN) Operation and Watch-list for Nigerian Financial System released by the CBN. The implementation of the framework is with immediate effect. CBN Director, Banking & Payments System,’Dipo Fatokun, who signed the framework, said bank customers are to by this framework, abide by…

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Monkeypox Chaos In Maidugur, As Students Flee School Over Vaccination (Read Details + Photos) News 

Monkeypox Chaos In Maidugur, As Students Flee School Over Vaccination (Read Details + Photos)

It appears like the reports of vaccination of school children against monkeypox virus in the eastern part of the country – have done more harm than good in the nation following pandemonium in Maiduguri, Borno state capital. According to sources, school activities were cut short earlier today after reports filtered into town that students were being injected with vaccines by a non-governmental organisation (NGO). Parents immediately stormed the schools and withdrew their children as panic spread from one school to the other. According to reports, the parents are refusing their…

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Very Funny!! Farmer Who Ran Away After His Wife Gave Birth To Triplets In Benue, Finally Returns Home News 

Very Funny!! Farmer Who Ran Away After His Wife Gave Birth To Triplets In Benue, Finally Returns Home

A man known as Mr. Vitalis Kember has reunited with his family after leaving home after his wife gave birth to a set of triplets in Benue state. The woman who has been squatting in a kitchen after giving birth to the babies last Sunday – has been receiving help from well meaning Nigerians after support was solicited on her behalf on social media. According to reports, the father who is a farmer and commercial cyclist departed for unknown reasons and never showed up after the birth of the triplets….

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203 Get First Class At Federal Agric University (Details) News 

203 Get First Class At Federal Agric University (Details)

  The Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB) in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, has produced 203 First Class graduates. It also produced 2,878 Second-Class Upper Division graduates among its 2013 and 2016 students. The university produced 1,442 PhD, Masters and Post-graduate Diploma students within the period. FUNAAB’s Acting Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ololade Enikuomehin addressed reporters yesterday ahead of the 23rd, 24th and 25th combined convocation ceremonies. Ololade, who said FUNAAB remained committed to its mandate of teaching, research and extension in producing competent graduates, regretted that students’ population is overwhelming available hands…

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Kaduna State Teachers Begin 3 Day Fasting And Prayers Over State’s Plan To Sack 20,000 News 

Kaduna State Teachers Begin 3 Day Fasting And Prayers Over State’s Plan To Sack 20,000

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Zaria Local Government Area Branch, will on Tuesday begin three days of fasting and prayers to seek God’s intervention on the planned sack of 20,000 primary school teachers. Kaduna State Government had conducted an examination for primary school teachers in the state and said 68 per cent of the teachers did not pass the primary four pupils’ exam at excellent level. The NUT Chairman in Zaria Local Government Area, Malam Yahaya Abbas, said on Monday that the teachers were compelled to seek God’s intervention over…

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