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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome sues Zenith Bank for N3.889billion

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome sues Zenith Bank for N3.889billion

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy Church is locked in a N3.889billion battle with Zenith Bank over four accounts operated by his Christ Loveworld Christian Network Television. The television network was established by the church to propagate the gospel worldwide. The preacher instituted the N3.8billion suit against Zenith Bank Plc and Mr John Osajele, one of its managers for unauthorised ... Read More »

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humans in Customer experience (CX) – not an either/or situation, By Merijn te Booij

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humans in Customer experience (CX) – not an either/or situation, By Merijn te Booij

  “In the customer journey, artificial intelligence is not set to replace human engagement, but rather to enhance and underpin it.” AI is by far the biggest hype I have seen in my career, and for good reason. It could revolutionise customer experience at a time when experience and service are the final frontier in differentiation. In the entire digital ... Read More »

TAJ: CBN grants licence to another Islamic Bank

TAJ: CBN grants licence to another Islamic Bank

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted approval for the operations of another bank. Named TAJ Bank, the approval was granted in a CBN letter dated July 17, 2019 with reference number FPR/CON/TAJ/02/018. The letter titled FINAL APPROVAL TO OPERATE A NON INTEREST (ISLAMIC) BANK WITH REGIONAL AUTHORIZATION was addressed to The Managing Director, Taj Bank Limited, 50 ... Read More »

Court affirms Ampris Global Resources owner of Papalanto land

Court affirms Ampris Global Resources owner of Papalanto land

An Ogun State High Court sitting in Abeokuta has dismissed a suit filed by Chrisland Schools Limited against a limited liability company, Ampris Global Resources Ltd., in respect of a parcel of land along Papalanto/Sagamu road within Obafemi Owode Local Government. Joined as co-defendants in the land dispute suit were Ayoade Precious Abidemi, Jamiyu Shittu, Lekan Adewale and O. Oloyede. ... Read More »

Architect drags businessman to court over copyright infringement

By Our Reporter A Lagos based Architect, Olagoke Kehinde, and his company Decision Nigeria limited, have instituted a N762 million copyright infringement suit against a Lagos businessman Kayode Ogunlesi. Others joined as co-defendants are Atlantis Construction Company, Deji Akinwande, Pierro Mjally, Chief Tunde Afolabi and One Fadi Abdel Nour. In a statement of claim filed before a Federal High Court, ... Read More »

GTBank Named Best Bank in Africa at Euromoney Awards

GTBank Named Best Bank in Africa at Euromoney Awards

…Also emerges Best Bank in Nigeria for a record 9th time Foremost African financial institution Guaranty Trust Bank plc (https://www.GTBank.com/) has been named the Best Bank in Africa 2019 by Euromoney at its annual Awards for Excellence, which held in London on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane. GTBank was also named the Best Bank ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun restates commitment to making Ogun investment destination of choice

Gov Abiodun restates commitment to making Ogun investment destination of choice

  The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has disclosed that the state is irrevocably committed to ensuring that it becomes the investment choice of the country and the world. Gov. Abiodun reiterated this oft stated position in Lagos Thursday at a programme organized by the London Stock Exchange in conjunction with PwC Nigeria to launch a report ” Companies ... Read More »

Ogun government to establish world class ranch –Gov Abiodun

Ogun government to establish world class ranch –Gov Abiodun

Plans are underway by the Governor Dapo Abiodun’s administration to establish a world class ranch in Ogun State through the Public Private Partnership. This was disclosed by the Governor on Wednesday when the Management of the Global Diary producers paid him an investment visit at his office in Abeokuta. * Chief Executive Officer, Irish Diary Milk, Global, Samir Boudjada addressing ... Read More »

Sterling Bank Commences Bankruptcy Proceeding Against Lagos businessman, Jaiyesimi

Sterling Bank Commences Bankruptcy Proceeding Against Lagos businessman, Jaiyesimi

By Our Reporter A Federal High Court, Lagos, has restrained a Lagos businessman, Adeniyi Adebulugbe Jaiyesimi, who resides at 16 Wesley Close, Friends Colony Estate, Lekki and carries on business at Donex Technical Services Ltd. as the Managing Director of the company, from operating, withdrawing from or dealing with his funds in any bank or financial institution within Nigeria pending ... Read More »

Women in Agric Offer  Prayers, Fasting For Nigeria

Women in Agric Offer Prayers, Fasting For Nigeria

…Seek Peaceful Co-existence Adewumi Ademiju, Ado -Ekiti Women Farmers in Ekiti State yesterday offered fasting and prayers for peace and harmony in the country . Women in Agriculture is a Non governmental Organization (NGO)  that supports and develop women in the area of Agric. The NGO had earlier declared One day fasting, and enjoined all Nigerians to observe  the prayer ... Read More »

We Will Involve Financial Institutions In Cooperative Development- Gov Abiodun

We Will Involve Financial Institutions In Cooperative Development- Gov Abiodun

  The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has pledged that his administration would collaborate with relevant financial institutions in the country that are capable of providing credit support to cooperative societies and other micro small and medium scale enterprises in the state. Prince Abiodun who made this known at the celebration of the 2019 International Day of Cooperatives Celebration, ... Read More »

TINUBU and OANDO SAGA: COURT ADJOURNS TILL 22 JULY FOR HEARING

TINUBU and OANDO SAGA: COURT ADJOURNS TILL 22 JULY FOR HEARING

By Our Reporter A Lagos Federal high court judge, Ayokunle Faji, has adjourned all the cases involving Oando Plc, Securities Exchange commission and other interested parties till 22nd of July 2019 for the hearing of the pending applications and the substantive suit. Justice Faji adjourned the cases yesterday till the aforementioned date to be heard by the vacation judge since ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun applauds Access Bank for partnering with Ogun Govt.

Gov Abiodun applauds Access Bank for partnering with Ogun Govt.

Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has applauded Access Bank for partnering with the State Government in its development strategies. He gave the commendation on Wednesday when the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Mr. Herbert Wigwe paid him a courtesy visit. Gov. Abiodun (middle), Mr Wigwe (right) and Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu, Chief of Staff ... Read More »

Access Bank To Set Up Creative Arts, ICT Village in Abeokuta

Access Bank To Set Up Creative Arts, ICT Village in Abeokuta

The Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank PLC, Herbert Wigwe Wednesday disclosed plans by the financial institution to erect a 15 storey building and a creative arts and entertainment village in Abeokuta. The bank also plans a hub for information and communications technology (ICT) software and content development in the state. Herbert Wigwe who made this ... Read More »

EFCC Asks Court to Dismiss Adoke, Dan-Etete’s Application to Set Aside Arrest Warrant

EFCC Asks Court to Dismiss Adoke, Dan-Etete’s Application to Set Aside Arrest Warrant

By Bola Owolola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has asked Justice Danlami Senchi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Jabi, Abuja, to dismiss an application brought by the former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, seeking an order to vacate a warrant of arrest order issued against him and five others in ... Read More »

Many LPG outlets in FCT have no operating approvals- Fact Finding Committee

Many LPG outlets in FCT have no operating approvals- Fact Finding Committee

By Baba Mohammed Concerned about the incident of gas explosion which claimed several lives in Lafia, Nasarawa state last year, the FCT Administration has set up a Ministerial committee comprising of officers from relevant departments and agencies within the FCTA to examine the causes of the disaster, appraise the situation in the FCT and make appropriate recommendations. The Committee chaired ... Read More »

Our motivation for National Discourse on Food Security- The Companion

Our motivation for National Discourse on Food Security- The Companion

As the countdown for the all-important discourse on food security organized by a Muslim professional group The Companion ticks, the hosts have explained that its motivation was to get the nation thinking about the potentials of agriculture as a revenue earner for the country. The immediate past Lagos District Amir (Chairman) of the organization, Imam Nojeem Jimoh explained to stakeholders ... Read More »

MacPeple: Former Fortune International Bank Chairman Loses Bid To Stop Police Investigation

MacPeple: Former Fortune International Bank Chairman Loses Bid To Stop Police Investigation

By Our Reporter The Nigerian Police can now resume investigation of petition written against Henry Adawari Macpeple, former chairman of Fortune International Bank, by the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC , following the dismissal of the suit he filed against the Inspector General of Police and three others by a Federal High Court, Lagos. Macpeple and his company, Suffolk Petroleum ... Read More »

The age of ‘retailtainment’: how digital disruption is driving trends in physical retail décor

The age of ‘retailtainment’: how digital disruption is driving trends in physical retail décor

The growth of e-commerce has already transformed the retail landscape and with double digit annual growth predicted into the next decade PRESS RELEASE DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 29, 2019/ — Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com), world-leader in imaging solutions, deciphers the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for ... Read More »

NDIC SOLICITS SPEEDY AMMENDMENT OF ENABLING ACT

NDIC SOLICITS SPEEDY AMMENDMENT OF ENABLING ACT

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has appealed to the 9thSenate of the Federal Republic for the speedy passage of the NDIC Act, 2006 (as amended) currently before the National Assembly. The NDIC boss made the plea when the management of the Corporation paid a courtesy ... Read More »