PROF. VICTOR EFOSA UWAIFO—TRIBUTE AT 80 YEARS

By Tony Agenmonmen Growing up as a young man in Edo State, the name Sir Victor Uwaifo rang a very loud bell. Talk of a music superstar and you have one. His name and music ruled the airwaves. Who does not remember his unique and magical guitar? Yes, guitar boy he is fondly called after the hit tune by same title. But by far the most famous of all his music that became somewhat of a nation anthem is Joromi. The song was not only popular, but there was also…

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PRESIDENT BUHARI, VEEPEE OSINBAJO RECEIVE COVID-19, VACCINE

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have received a shot of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the presidential villa, Abuja. The vaccine was administered by the president’s personal physician, while the vice-president’s vaccine was also administered by his personal physician. On Friday, Nigeria commenced its COVID-19 vaccination with frontline health workers in Abuja. The first shot of the vaccine was given to Cyprian Ngong, a medical doctor at the National Hospital, Abuja. Faisal Shuaib, chief executive officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), administered the dosage

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OSINBAJO IS SPECIAL GUEST AS FIDELITY BANK DIASPORA WEBINAR HOLDS TODAY

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), are among dignitaries expected to speak at the inaugural edition of a diaspora webinar series hosted by Fidelity Bank. The virtual event, titled: “The New CBN FX Policy and Positive Impact to Diaspora Investments in Nigeria”, is slated to hold by 2pm on Saturday March 6, 2021. Fidelity Bank says the session seeks to enlighten Nigerians resident abroad on recent policy measures by CBN and its attendant implications for diaspora investments. It said the session also…

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ANAMBRA MOURNS ACE JOURNALIST UCHE EZECHUKWU, LEGENDARY MUSICIAN DAN IAN MBAEZUE

The Anambra State government has expressed grief on the passing away of the respected journalist Uche Ezechukwu and the iconic musician Daniel Ian Mbaezue, popularly known as Dan Ian. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information & Public Enlightenment, Anambra State, C. Don Adinuba said Uche Ezechukwu was a much travelled journalist and linguist who had the interest of his beloved Anambra State dear to his heart. A foundation staff member of the defunct Satellite newspapers in Enugu, and Daily Triumph in Kano, he later became the founding editor of Ikemba Odumegwu-Ojukwu’s magazine New…

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HERITAGE BANK’S 8 YEARS JOURNEY OF ENTRENCHING BUSINESS OF BANKING IN NIGERIA

Fastest-growing financial service providers, Heritage Bank Plc. is celebrating eight (8) years of entrenching seamless service delivery in the business of banking in Nigeria. This is a journey that began eight (8) years ago, premised on passion, commitment, doggedness, culture, and hard work amongst others stands today as a reputable financial organization in the Nigeria banking space. The story began in 2012; a story of hard work and determination when Heritage Bank Plc emerged from a business combination of Heritage Banking Company Limited (HBCL) and Enterprise Bank Limited (EBL) after…

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