Tuesday 30 June 2015

Nigeria Banks makes Global List of Top Banks

Some of our new generational bank including Access Bank, First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Zenith Bank are among the nine Nigeria banks that made this year’s list of top 1,000 global banks released yesterday by the Banker magazine in London.

Others are Ecobank, Diamond Bank, UBA, Fidelity and FCMB. All of them are among the top 25 banks in Africa.

According to the Banker, Zenith Bank placed first among Nigerian top banks in terms of tier 1 capital but 6th in Africa with a capital of $3.162 billion. It was followed by Eco Transnational which is second in Nigeria and 7th in Africa with a capital base of $3.030 billion.

Petr Cech receives death threats after his £10m move to rivals Arsenal aggravate fans

After Arsenal announce the signing of former Chelsea FC skipper Petr Cech, this move seem not to please Stamford Bridge fans as some of them took to their social media page to send several death threats.

Chelsea supporters appear to be unhappy with Cech's decision to move across London despite the fact the Czech Republic international represented his former side with distinction during his 11-year spell at Stamford Bridge.

Several Twitter users purporting to be Chelsea fans labelled Cech a 'traitor' and a 'snake', while another said 'Cech is dead to me, the helmet wearing snake'.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians Star moves into her luxury $2.7mil Calabasas home

Kylie is counting down to her 18 year birthday as she prepare live independently. KUWTK Star shared a snap from inside the teen's new $2.7 million home in Calabasas, California on Monday. After months of preparation.

The 17-year-old star - who had been waiting patiently for renovations to be completed - shared a photo on her Instagram showing the very stylish interior of one of the rooms in the 4,900 square foot home.

Guess who is on our Throwback Picture today?

Where you able to guess who this is? Well, let me help out ... This is Governor of  Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai and his wife many years ago.

World's Highest Paid Superstars of 2015 as release by Forbes

Forbes released its top 100 list of the highest paid celebrities in the world and it has got people talking ... Notable of personalities where missing. They say Kanye West is missing but his wife Kim K made the list.

See the list yourself and comment on who miss the list

Stonebwoy triumph over Wizkid on BET Awards ... See Full List of Winners

Ghana’s Dancehall star Stonebwoy has triumphed at the 2015 BET Awards, winning the award for Best International Act: Africa at last night’s star-studded ceremony in LA

Stonebwoy saw off stiff competition from Aka (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (Dr Congo), Sarkodie (Ghana), Sauti Sol (Kenya), The Soil (South Africa), Wizkid (Nigeria) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria) to take home the prestigious prize.

The BET Awards 2015 premiered last on BET and BET2 (DStv channel 135) at 8:10PM.

See full list of winners below:

APC reiterates “Ekweremadu must be removed”

All Progressives Congress has insisted that the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not merit his election, and as such must be removed.

On Monday, June 29, it was reported that the APC hadn’t yet come to accept the emergence of Ekweremadu as deputy senate president.

A leader of the APC, who spoke anonymously to Punch, revealed that Ekweremadu serving as deputy senate president would impede the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The APC leader was quoted to have said:

FG, Okonjo-Iweala spent $2.1bn without approval - NEC

The National Economic Council, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday accused former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of spending $2.1bn from the Excess Crude Account without authorisation.

“We looked at the numbers for the Excess Crude Account. The last time the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, reported to the council, and it is in the minutes, she reported by November 2014 that we had $4.1 bn.
Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole told State House correspondents after the NEC’s 58th meeting in Abuja.

Caitlyn Jenner step out looking beautiful as she parties on the New York City night scene

Of course there is nothing one can do to stop Caitlyn from growing into a beautiful woman by the day even if some persons are not in support of her gender transition. Kudos to her Doc for creating a beautiful figure out of the former Olympian, Bruce Jenner. Caitlyn Jenner made her debut on the New York City night scene in a skintight LBD as she stepped out for dinner at the Tribeca Italian restaurant, making sure all eyes were on her as she walked on black high heels.

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