FirstBank sponsors Duke of Shomolu production; as “Awo” and “Aremu” hit the stage

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of ‘A Deep Dive Into History’, a theatre production from the Duke of Shomolu (DOS) Production House, spearheaded by Joseph Edgar.  A Deep Dive Into History, a statement said, comprises two…

Firstbank sponsors Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Golf Tournament

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of the 5th edition of the Chief Olusegun Obasanjo golf tournament, organised by the Abeokuta Golf Club.  The competition, which is scheduled to hold on Saturday, 14th August 2021, a statement…

Obi hails Obasanjo on 84th birthday, says he has contributed greatly to Nigeria and Africa’s development

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has rejoiced with Nigeria’s former president and an elder statesman, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as he marks his 84th birthday today, Friday, March 5, 2021.…

FirstBank’s CEO Adesola Adeduntan bags Forbes Best of Africa award

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, has been honoured with the Forbes Best of Africa Award. The award presentation was held on Friday, 11 September 2020 at a virtual event by…

*12 rescued, pastor arrested from Lagos ‘torture centre’ (Punch) * Civil society groups, labour urge Sanwo-Olu not to privatise Adiyan, Igbonla water works (Guardian)

12 rescued, pastor arrested from Lagos ‘torture centre’ (Punch) A pastor, Joesph Ojo, has been arrested for allegedly using his church as a rehabilitation centre for mentally ill people, including people suffering from various ailments and those involved in different…

Obasanjo’s ‘fulanisation’ echoes Nnamdi Kanu’s position, says IPOB (Punch)

The Indigenous People of Biafra said on Sunday former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment on “Fulanisation” and “Islamisation” of the country had come too late. Obasanjo had in a recent comment decried the high level of insecurity in the country, regretting…

APC kicks as Obasanjo says Buhari behaving like Abacha (Punch)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing him and “his hatchet men” of running an autocratic government similar to the administration of the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha. Obasanjo stated this in…

Obasanjo, Jonathan, Sambo, others, grace Atiku’s turbaning (Vanguard)

Former Presidents of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as well as erstwhile former Vice President, Namadi Sambo, are some of the eminent dignitaries gathered at the Lamido Fombina Palace, Yola, venue of the Turbaning ceremony of Alhaji…

How we caged Obasanjo as President – Segun Osoba (Punch)

A former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba in Abuja on Tuesday gave a vivid account of how he and his former colleagues put aside their party differences and caged ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo while in office. According to him,…

Why I forgave, endorsed Atiku for president – Obasanjo (Guardian) * Joke with Nigeria’s unity, have problem with me –Buhari (Punch)

Why I forgave, endorsed Atiku for president – Obasanjo (Guardian) Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said his faith as a Christian does not allow him to keep grudges against Atiku Abubakar, especially when he himself asks God for forgiveness daily.…

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