EASTER CELEBRATION: PRIMATE AYODELE PRAYS FOR NIGERIA, PREACHES LOVE

The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele has prayed for peace in Nigeria and the world as a whole in celebrating the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ; Easter. The popular prophet explained that there is need for everyone in the world to show love to one another, just as Jesus gave up himself to show love to every living soul. He made it known that lack of love is one of the reasons the world is experiencing hardship, insecurity, violence, attacks on every…

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2020 FINANCIAL YEAR: ACCESS BANK POSTS N764.7 BILLION EARNINGS

Despite a challenging economic and regulatory landscape, Access Bank PLC has announced gross earnings of ₦764.7bn for the financial year ended December 31, 2020. The Bank’s audited gross earnings shows a 15% improvement from the ₦666.75bn posted for the comparative period of 2019. While the Bank’s Profit Before Tax stood at ₦125.9bn, it also posted a non-interest income of ₦275.5bn, a significant 112% y/y growth from 2019. This is despite the cost of operating its enlarged franchise. According to Herbert Wigwe, the Group Managing Director and CEO of Access Bank…

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K1 SALUTES AWUJALE ON HIS 61ST ANNIVERSARY ON HIS THE THRONE

Oluomo Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, Mayegun the first of Yorubaland, has joined millions of people around the world to rejoice with the paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona (Ogbagba II) CFR, on his 61tst coronation anniversary. The highly influential artiste who is popularly known as K1, in a statement released by his media aide, Mr. Kunle Rasheed, describes the highly revered ruler as one of the foremost traditional rulers in the country that commands enormous respect. K1 said that the Awujale who ascended the throne on April 2, 1960,…

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JAILED CCC PROPHET ISRAEL OGUNDIPE GETS BAIL

 The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has granted the post-conviction bail application filed by the Senior Shepherd-in-Charge of the Celestial Church of Christ, Genesis Global, Prophet Israel Ogundipe. In December 2020, the televangelist, had approached the court to admit him on bail citing several health issues, but Justice Olabisi Akinlade had dismissed the application. The Prophet, had then taken the bail application before the Court of Appeal. Justice Olabisi Akinlade of the Lagos State High Court had on November 18, 2020 sentenced the popular prophet to one-year imprisonment for…

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APPEAL COURT ACQUITS DOKPESI ON N2.1B CORRUPTION ALLEGATIONS

Former chairman of Daar Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, was on Thursday, discharged and acquitted by the court of appeal in Abuja on a N2.1 billion corruption allegations. Dokpesi and his company, DAAR Investment and Holdings Ltd, were arraigned on a seven-count charge bordering on alleged procurement fraud and breach of public trust. He is alleged to have received N2.1 billion from the office of the national security adviser (ONSA) between October 2014 and March 2015, during the tenure of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser, for services not rendered.…

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