PARADISE PAPERS: Zenith Bank Chairman, Jim Ovia, Implicated in Massive Tax Avoidance Scheme; Proposes £11million Refund

Jim Ovia, the Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, has proposed to refund £10,892,166 being the total value-added tax payment he supposedly avoided while importing two luxury jets into the European Union territory. However, Mr. Ovia and Godwin Emefiele, the CBN governor, were named among several personalities around the world believed to have used artificial leasing […]

5 Nigerians Jailed in London For £610,000 Fraud

A London Court has condemned five Nigerians to various jail terms over the theft of £610,000 from business bank accounts. According to reports, Victor Oke, 39, of Galleons Drive, Barking, used stolen data provided by Desmond Uyiosa Abifade, 25, of Henniker Road, Stratford, to falsely impersonate company directors via telephone banking. Once Oke gained access, he […]

President Buhari Holds Closed Door Meeting with CAN Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with members and leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the presidential villa, Abuja. Also in attendance were, the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, and Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita. However, the meeting was held januis clausis, at the council chamber of Aso […]

Akwa Ibom state Commissioner for Investment, Commerce and Industry, Prof. Eno is dead

The Commissioner for Investment, Commerce and Industry, in Akwa Ibom state, Professor Eno Blankson Ikpe, is dead. Professor Ikpe’s demise was announced in a statement signed on Thursday by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Charles Udoh. The statement Read: “It is with great sadness that the Government of Akwa Ibom State announces the […]