GTBank Redeems $500,000,000 Eurobond

Guaranty Trust Bank plc (“GTBank” or the “Bank”) last week Thursday announced the redemption of the outstanding portion of the $500,000,000.00 Eurobond Notes due May 19, 2016. In February 2016, the bank More »

How Pastor Joshua Iginla saved veteran Nollywood actor, Martins Njubuigbo’s life

Succor has finally come the way of veteran Nollywood actor, Martins Njubuigbo, popularly known as Elder Maya as his medical bills have been sorted out by popular Abuja pastor, Joshua Iginla. Reports More »

Petrol to sell for N130 per litre

The Federal Government is set to commence partial deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector, allowing major and independent marketers to sell Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, at prices convenient More »

N4bn cash: Fani-Kayode must refund N840m, EFCC insists

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, yesterday, questioned the spokesman of Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation for hours, asking him to return the N840 million he allegedly received for the prosecution of the More »

Agbaje, GTBank Lead African Banker Nominations

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, GTBank, Segun Agbaje, has been nominated for the biggest individual accolade in the forthcoming African Banker Awards. He is nominated for the More »


Kate Henshaw Warns Akpororo To Stop Using Her Name For Publicity

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Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw is not happy with the way comedian Akpororo has been using her name to promote his upcoming comedy show ‘Akpororo vs Akpororo’.
Kate via her management sent a letter to the comedian to stop using her name. The actress also took to Instagram to call out Akpororo.
She wrote, “There is a thing called RESPECT in this industry. The sooner people recognise this..the better it will be for all. Do not take my smile and simplicity for stupidity! Notice of 48hrs is hereby given to the organisers to remove my name and image from all publicity associated with this event. Thank you”
Akpororo has no chill!

Stanbic IBTC Emerges Best Sub-custodian in Nigeria


Stanbic IBTC has been named the “Best Sub-custodian” in Nigeria for 2016 by Global Finance magazine.
The London-based Global Finance magazine, organisers of the awards, announced that for the 2016 awards, it expanded the scope of the survey to include sectors such as Depositary Receipt Banks, Securities Lenders, Prime Brokers, Collateral Managers and Trust Services Providers.
The latest win makes it the sixth time in a row Stanbic IBTC Bank will be adjudged the best in the country, in recognition of its leadership in the sector.

Tompolo seeks meeting with Buhari


Says military option can’t work
Former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Chief Government Ekpemupolo (AKA Tompolo) has expressed a wish to meet President Muhammadu Buhari on the Niger Delta crisis.
Tompolo, in a letter to the President, a copy of which was obtained by our reporter, said the meeting would present him with an opportunity to tell President Buhari “my side of the numerous stories you have been inundated about me.”
The former warlord hinted that it was in the interest of the nation for President Buhari to employ dialogue, stressing that he should learn from the 2009 invasion of Gbaramatu kingdom and the resultant offer of amnesty when military option failed.

I’m ready to go to jail – Saraki

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Following his cases in several courts, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has insisted that he would rather go to jail than yield to some nefarious agenda of a few individuals who are out to destroy democracy.
Saraki said this in a statement he issued shortly after he appeared at a Federal High Court in Abuja alongside three others for alleged forgery of senate rules.