WE NEVER APPOINTED HER AS OUR AMBASSADOR: NCPC DISOWNS TONTO DIKEH

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPC, has debunked the story making the rounds, that the Agency had appointed star actress, Tonto Dikeh as it’s peace ambassador. In a statement on Friday by its spokesman, Celestine Toruka, the agency said Tonto Dike visited the agency, seeking partnership for her NGO. Toruka said at no point during the visit, was the Nollywood actress, made the agency’s  peace ambassador. Read the full statement… PRESS STATEMENT I wish to state in categorical terms that King  TONTO W. C. DIKEH paid an official courtesy visit…

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ABDUCTED KAGARA STUDENTS REGAIN FREEDOM

The students abducted from Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, have been freed by their abductors. About 27 of the students and 12 other persons were kidnapped from the school when gunmen struck about 10 days ago. A source at the Niger State government house confirmed the development to our correspondent on Saturday. Abubakar Bello, the governor of Niger State, will receive the students at the government house later today, the source noted. Source: Thewitnessngr

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HOW SIFAX BOSS, TAIWO AFOLABI HAS SUPPORTED ME OVER THE YEARS–PRIMATE AYODELE OPENS UP

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has revealed one of the strong supporters of his ministry right from time. The man of God, who is known for saying the truth always without mincing words revealed that the popular CEO of Sifax group, Taiwo Afolabi has been the one. He made it known that the billionaire businessman has been a very great kingdom financier for many years, and he has been a very good listener. Primate Ayodele explained that he is always left in shock at the…

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ZENITH BANK EARNS 5% INCREASE IN GROSS REVENUE, DECLARES N94.18BN DIVIDEND

Zenith Bank has posted a 5 per cent increase in gross earnings in the financial year ended December 31, 2020, to end the period at N696.5 billion from N662.3 billion reported in the previous year. Figures from the bank’s 2020 result, show that profit before tax also increased by 5 per cent from N243.3 billion to N255.9 billion in the current year. The increase came from a combination of growth in the top-line and a significant reduction in interest expense. The bank declared a final dividend of N2.70 for every…

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COURT VINDICATES TECH BILLIONAIRE, LEO STAN EKEH’S COMPANIES IN N170M FIRS CONTRACT FRAUD

An Abuja High Court has vindicated the long-held position of Zinox Technologies Ltd., and TD Africa, two of Nigeria’s leading technology giants, that its Chairman, Leo Stan Ekeh and its staff, Company Secretary, Barr. Chris Eze Ozims and two others, Shade Oyebode and Charles Adigwe respectively, had no wrongdoing in a long-drawn court case involving a N170 million Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) contract. The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, Abuja, on Wednesday discharged and acquitted the duo of Princess Kama Onyeoma and Chief Onny Igbokwe, partners…

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