ACCESS BANK TRANSITS TO HOLDCO STRUCTURE, PROMOTES 800 EMPLOYEES

Access Bank PLC has announced the promotion of 800 employees following a transparent and robust performance management review in line with global best practices. This announcement comes as the financial giant shores up its transition to a Holding Company (Holdco) starting May 1st, 2022. The Bank’s consistent growth over the years has been due to the immeasurable effort and sacrifice of its employees. The beneficiaries of this wholescale performance review exercise spanned the Bank’s senior, middle, and junior management levels even as the management strives to continuously put employees in…

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EFCC SETS SIGHT ON WIKE, DECLARES RIVERS ACCOUNTANT-GENERAL WANTED

he Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared the Accountant-General of Rivers State, Fubara Siminayi, wanted over suspected N117 billion fraud, alleged criminal conspiracy, money laundering, and misappropriation of public funds and abuse of office. Fubara Siminayi, is among  59 suspects wanted for various fraudulent activities amounting to about N435bn and $397,758,000. The Commission, in a wanted list posted on its website, said the offences range from money laundering to obtaining money by false pretence, fraud, internet-related offences and issuance of dud cheque. EFCC head of media and publicity,…

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JUST IN! NIGERIA TO PLAY ONE INTERNATIONAL MATCH WITHOUT FANS, PAY CHF 150,000 OVER INVASION OF ABUJA STADIUM

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will play one international match behind close doors. Nigeria will also pay a fine of CHF 150,000 fine to the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA). This is the sanction preferred againstthe Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over the stampede that occurred at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja after the country failed to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. According to the latest FIFA Disciplinary Report published on its website on Monday, Nigeria was found guilty of not “implementing existing safety rules and failure to ensure…

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INDIVIDUAL DANCERS, GROUPS RECEIVE MEGA MILLIONS AS GLO BATTLE OF THE YEAR ENDS

Individual breakdancers and dance crews who won in the different categories of the biggest dance reality competition, Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria, on Saturday received their prizes as the show ended in Lagos. The show reached its peak with the final Bboy, Bgirls, and Breakdance crews battling for the mega millions at stake for the winners. During the  pre-live show, the Breakdance Crew showed off their dance skills  on the dance floor to impress the judging panel. In the end, Lagos duo of 619 crew and Space Unlimited alongside…

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ANAMBRA SOUTH SENATE SEAT: PDP SCREENING PANEL DISQUALIFIES VAL OZIGBO, CLEARS CHRIS UBA

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Anambra State, in the last governorship election, Valentine Ozigbo, has been disqualified from contesting the Senate seat in the 2023 National Assembly election on the platform of the party. Also disqualified from contesting the election are Chuma Nzeribe and Dr. Obinna Uzor. Some of those cleared are Chris Uba, Senator Stella Oduah and Senator Uche Ekwunife. In the report of the screening committee of the party for the 2023 National Assembly election in the state, dated April 27, 2022, obtained by journalists in…

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