Stanbic IBTC Appoints Sola David- Borha As New Director

The Board of Directors of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC on Thursday announced the appointment of Sola David- Borha as their Non-Executive Director of the bank. The disclosure notice ehich is effective from 24 September 2020 had been received by the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE). The bank board of Stanbic IBTC added that the appointment followed the receipt of all required regulatory approvals. The disclosure, signed by Chidi Okezie, the company secretary, added that Mrs David-Borha is currently the Chief Executive, Standard Bank (Africa Regions). The new appointee had served as…

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Ooni Calls Jimoh Aliu Hero Of Yoruba Culture, Says His Death Is A Blow To Nigerian Theatre Industry

-Olafare Moses ‘Yera The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has described the death of the veteran nollywood giant, Pa Jimoh Aliu as a passage of one of Yoruba’s greatest heroes of culture and traditions, saying his death has dealt a blow to the theatre and film industry in Nigeria. Ooni Ogunwusi, the Spiritual leader of the Oodua race worldwide in a statement by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, described the late actor, producer and entertainer as a unique…

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You’re only wasting your time trying to impeach me, Oluwo taunts kingmakers

-Adewale Adetoyese The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi has taunted some kingmakers in the town over a letter of removal, noting that those involved are wasting their time. In a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Alli Ibraheem, TellAfrica gathered that Oba Akanbi revealed that most of the kingmakers behind the letter calling for his removal as the Oluwo ‘were under duress stage managed by an over 40years serial contestant to the revered stool of Oluwo’. “We want to state it categorically that detractors who contested the stool…

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu, Jegede, others to debate as Ondo Diaspora Organisation Unveil Platform

-Adewale Adetoyese The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who is equally the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and his counterpart from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Eyitayo Jegede are set to partake in a governorship debate organized by the Ondo State Diaspora Organisation in Europe. According to a statement signed by Gbemisola Bisi-Taiwo Esq. Chairman, Ondo State Diaspora Organisation Europe, on Wednesday, the motive of the debate is to equip the people of Ondo State with respect to having full knowledge of candidates seek who…

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No Going Back On Water Resources Bill

No going back on Water Resources Bill” – FGN Despite the public outcry against it, the Federal Government has declared it will go ahead with the Water Resources Bill. TellAfrica gathered that the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed told reporters that the bill was not designed to cause water wars in the country. He explained that the bill is a panacea to likely water conflicts in the country, noting that critics of the bill have either not read it or might be mischievous. He said there is…

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US Visa Ban Has Been Placed On Nigerians Allegedly Undermining Electoral Processes

The United States of America has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerians who are believed to have undermined electoral processes in the run up to the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. The move also target individuals accused of to have undermined the November 2019 governorship polls in Kogi and Bayelsa. Morgan Ortagus, spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. MsOrtagus said those affected were working to “undermine the Nigerian democratic process or for organising election-related violence”. “The Department of State emphasises…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Govt Inaugurates Committee For Herbal Cure

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, inaugurated the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 herbal remedies and natural compounds, in order to find a solution to COVID-19 on Monday 14, September. Mr Onu explained that COVID-19 remains a threat to the health and well-being of Nigerians and the national economy and reiterated an urgent need to develop a home-grown remedy and vaccine to tackle it. This was revealed in a statement on Monday by the Director, Press and PR, FMST, Abdulganiyu Aminu. Inaugurating…

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