SPORTS: Israel Adesanya Retains UFC middleweight Belt

32 year old Nigeria-born Israel Mobolaji Adesanya aka “The Last Stylebender” has defeated Robert Whittaker via unanimous decision at #UFC271 to retain the middleweight crown. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a mixed-martial arts promotion in which a series of fights take place around the world, also known as fight nights.

DID YOU KNOW (11)? CBN Has Just Reduced Bank Charges

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced a reduction of fees for e-banking operations in its guidelines to banks and other financial institutions on 27 January 2022. This is according to a circular by Chibuzor Efobi, the CBN Director, Financial Policy and Regulation Department, titled “RE: GUIDE TO CHARGES BY BANKS, OTHER FINANCIAL AND NON-BANKContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (11)? CBN Has Just Reduced Bank Charges”

NAIJA STORIES 2: Man Restitutes N11m to the Government

The family of late Baba-Aji Mamman, a former staff of Yobe State rural electrification board, says it has refunded N11 million to the state over Mamman’s “absence from office”. The family made the announcement in a statement titled ‘An Appeal for Forgiveness from the General Public and Staff of Rural Electrification Board, Damaturu, Yobe State’,Continue reading “NAIJA STORIES 2: Man Restitutes N11m to the Government”

Nigerian Film-maker Erects Multi-million Naira Film Village in Oyo State

Barely 3 months after the launch of his entertainment hub in Ikeja, Lagos, filmmaker Kunle Afolayan is currently building a film village in Oyo, which he plans to complete this year. The 47-year-old actor and producer also revealed he is working on another movie, to be shot at his new film village this month, JanuaryContinue reading “Nigerian Film-maker Erects Multi-million Naira Film Village in Oyo State”

BREAKING! FG extends NIN-SIM verification to 31st March 2022

The Federal Government of Nigeria has further extended the deadline for the National Identification Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to 31 March 2022. This was announced by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami). As at 30 December 2021, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has issued overContinue reading “BREAKING! FG extends NIN-SIM verification to 31st March 2022”

DID YOU KNOW (6)? Transparent solar cells could soon replace windows

Engineering researchers at the University of Michigan, USA, have created transparent solar panels which could be used as power generating windows in apartments, factories, homes, skyscrapers and other buildings. The transparent solar panels would enable every building to generate its own electricity independent of municipal supply. In August 2021, Michigan State University announced a re-modellingContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (6)? Transparent solar cells could soon replace windows”

BREAKING! 2 Year Old Titan Trust Acquires 104 Year Old Union Bank

Titan Trust Bank ‬Limited (TTB) ‭which was incorporated in year 2019, has become majority shareholder of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. This followed an agreement by ‭Union Global Partners Limited, ‬Atlas Mara Limited ‭and other majority shareholders to‬ divest 88.39% shareholding in Union Bank ‭to‬ TTB. …..more details later.