Zenith Bank Reaffirm N0.00 Account Opening Balance For Current, Savings And Other Accounts

Zenith Bank Plc, the largest bank in Nigeria by tier-1 capital and the foremost provider of financial services to multinationals, corporates and SMES in the country, has affirmed its commitment to accord More »

Jite Okoloko’s Many Companies Enmeshed In Multi Breach Of Contract Suits

The business empire of Jite Okoloko, one of the alleged strong allies of former Delta State governor, James Ibori, and a big beneficiary of the nation’s economic patrimony during the sixteen years More »

4 Months After Wedding, Ibadan Socialite Tunde Oginni Loses Wife

Stylish Chairman of Flogin Investments, Tunde Oginni is in severe pains. The businessman who doubles as the Aro Odogbo Eti-Oni of Ijesaland lost his wife exactly four months after getting married to More »

Ajimobi Constructs Multimillion Retirement Home In Ibadan (Arisekola’s Family Kicks ‘that land belongs to our father’)

The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi is really living up to his appellation, the ‘Constituted Authority’ as the Oyo Governor is widely known is building a house, situated on a hilltop More »


In the first quarter ended 31 March 2019, Zenith Bank Group recorded improved numbers across key metrics, driven by a solid performance in all business segments an unedited Q1 results released by More »


Again, Seyi Makinde Cautions Ajimobi Against Hasty Contracts Award

The Governor-elect of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde has warned “those who think they can fleece the state government” to have a second thought.

In a statement signed on his behalf by Prince Dotun Oyelade, the Governor-elect said that “the plan of the outgoing administration to concession the Agodi Gardens and some landed property at Trans Amusement Park to a Government insider will not materialise as it does not follow due process”.

Engr Makinde said that he is well aware of the outgoing government’s plan to mismanage the $ 610 million special intervention fund of which Oyo State is a beneficiary.

According to the statement, “the hasty contracts being awarded at SUBEB has also caught the eyes of the public, likewise the many other last-minute hanky panky going on”.
While Engr. Makinde warned contractors not to risk their licenses, he assured members of the pubic that due diligence will be upheld and relevant anti-corruption agencies have been duly informed.

Zenith Bank MD Designate, Ebenezer Onyeagwu Visits Sanwo-olu

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer designate of Zenith Bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu paid a courtesy visit.

His host was the Governor-Elect of Lagos state Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

The Governor-Elect and CEO designate -who is scheduled to take over the reins at Zenith Bank on June 1 – had a very engaging meeting.

David Beckham Launches First Global Voice Petition To End Malaria

David Beckham, Malaria No More launches first global voice petition to end malaria

David Beckham, former captain of the English national football team, today joined Malaria No More, a United Kingdom-based organisation to launch the world’s first voice petition to end malaria with the campaign Malaria Must Die, So Millions Can Live.

In a short film using emerging AI video synthesis technology, the petition reveals David Beckham speaking nine languages – calling on people to join the campaign and demand action by visiting malariamustdie.com. The petition aims to get the attention of world leaders ahead of critical funding decisions for the Global Fund, to tackle malaria in six months’ time.

Details As Zenith Bank Appoints Ebenezer Onyeagwu GMD/CEO Effective June 1,2019

Zenith Bank Plc. has announced the appointment of Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu as the Group Managing Director/CEO of the bank effective June 1, 2019, subject to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) approval.

The appointment is consistent with the bank’s tradition and succession strategy of grooming leaders from within.

Onyeagwu replaces Mr. Peter Amangbo, whose tenure expires on May 31, 2019.MrAmangbo leaves the bank at the end of a very successful career spanning over 27 years, with the last five years as GMD/CEO.

Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu is a vastly experienced banker and financial expert, trained in reputable institutions of learning in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and United States of America.

Mr. Onyeagwu is a graduate of Accounting from Auchi Polytechnic where he obtained the Ordinary National diploma in 1984 and Higher National Diploma in 1987. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989 while he was still undergoing the compulsory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) post graduation and was named a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) in 2003.

He is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Oxford, England, from where he obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy, and certificate in Macroeconomics. He also undertook extensive executive level business education in Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia Business School of Columbia University, the Harvard Business School of Harvard University (all in the United States) and Lagos Business School of the Pan African University, Nigeria.

He has nearly 30 years’ experience in the banking industry in Nigeria. He joined Zenith Bank Plc in 2002 as a Senior Manager, in the Internal Control and Audit Group of the bank. His professionalism, competence, integrity and commitment to the set objectives of the bank saw him rise swiftly between 2003 and 2005, first, as Assistant General Manager, then Deputy General Manager, and eventually as General Manager of the bank. In these capacities, he handled strategies for new business and branch development, management of risk assets portfolios, treasury functions, strategic top level corporate, multinationals and public institutional relationships, among others.

As Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Onyeagwu has oversight over the bank’s Financial Control and Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Retail Banking, Institutional and Corporate banking business portfolios, IT Group, Credit Administration, Treasury and Foreign Exchange Trading, as well as general administration of the bank, among others.

He was named Executive Director of the bank in 2013, and put in charge of Lagos and South-South Zones as well as strategic groups/business units of the bank including Financial Control & Strategic Planning, Treasury and Correspondent Groups, Human Resources Group, Oil and Gas Group, and Credit Risk Management Group, etc. He was named Deputy Managing Director of the bank in 2016.

Mr. Onyeagwu has been on the board of Zenith Bank Ghana, Zenith Pensions Custodian Limited, Zenith Nominees Limited and African Finance Corporation (AFC) within the last six years. In AFC, he serves on the Board Risk & Investment Committee (BRIC) and Board Audit & Compliance Committee (BAAC). At Zenith Bank Ghana, he chairs the Board Credit and Governance Committees.

He brings to his job strategic thinking, inspirational leadership, energetic and entrepreneurial skills. He is married with children.

Ephebophilia! Senator-elect, Ned Nwoko In Secret Romance With Teen Actress, Regina Daniels

The lid has blown off the secret dalliance between Delta State politician, Ned Nwoko and 18 year old actress, Regina Daniels.

Those in the know revealed the former House of Representatives member, now a Senator-elect is the financial pillar behind the Daniel’s sudden flamboyant lifestyle.

The teen actor all of a sudden became a social media sensation, acquired two expensive cars, bought a rolex watch and exhibited a luxurious living which people traced to the kindness of her 59- year-old lover.

Regina was said to have been introduced to Ned by an older colleague who knows Ned’s preference for teenagers.

The politician was said to have fallen for the actress beauty and smooth skin, kicking off an almost immediate amorous affair.

An unconfirmed report also claimed the politician had visited Regina’s Asaba home to seek her hand in marriage, a plan that would seal the union as the Senator’s 6th marriage.

Regina’s parents were said to have welcomed the idea, as long as the politician is ready to fulfil his obligations and meet their needs.

11 Years After; Adedibu’s Widow, Bose Finds Love

For the widow of the late strongman of Ibadan politics, Alhaji Lamidi Adedibu, Bose, it’s an exciting moment! 11 years after losing her politician husband, the beautiful woman has found love again.

Those in the know claimed ‘Alhaja Bose’, who is a top member of the PDP in Oyo State is so smitten, that she hardly goes anywhere without her lover who is also a prominent politician in Ibadan.

‘They do things together, even their love affair is no longer news. We all know they are dating’. A source hinted papermacheonline.

Alhaja Adedibu had revealed some years ago in an interview that she would consider giving marriage a second chance, if she has the right man. Is marriage in the offing?

Its rather unlikely, as the man in question is a married man, blessed with kids. It is revealed he is just a figure in Bose’s life that cannot fade away.

There were rumours that the two were childhood lovers, the man went abroad for greener pasture and luck smiled on Alhaja Bose, she met Adedibu and married him. After a long while, the lover relocated back to Nigeria, he was said to have won a ticket and became a House of Reps member through the help of his old flame who used all her influence for him.

They were said to have been seriously in love, they enjoyed an unusual friendship even when Adedibu was alive, and when the politician died, their love rose to a higher ground.

The man is said to be a frequent visitor at late Adedibu’s Molete residence where Bose is now the main occupant, he comes and leaves at will and on many occasion they both travel abroad on holidays.

The loverboy is Remi Gbede, a handsome socialite and politician who was a former House of Representatives member when Adedibu was alive.

Gbede who is also a member of the PDP in Ibadan is said to be enjoying whatever comes to him as he gets things done with his relationship with Alhaja Bose who is one of the few prominent women that has the ears of Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde in Ibadan.

Ex-AGF, Otunla seriously ill, loses brother (how he was secretly flown abroad)

This is not the best of moment for ex Accountant General of the Federation under President Goodluck Jonathan, Jonah Otunla.

The man who is being investigated for his role in the N2B arms fraud is said to be seriously sick.

An insider within the family hinted that the socialite who owns the Ventura Mall in Ibadan is battling an undisclosed, life threatening ailment.

Not only that, Otunla lost his younger brother, John some days ago.

John was said to have died mysteriously and his death triggered his elder brother’s sickness upon receiving the news.

As we speak, the ex AGF has been secretly flown abroad for proper medical care by family members.

Some days ago when his case was brought up at the Federal High Court, Abuja, the presiding judge, Nnamdi Dimgba has threatened to arrest him for failing to appear in court for trial before his counsel informed the judge of his ailment.

Otunla is said to be allegedly feigning illness to escape the hand of the law, a lead lawyer of the EFCC pointed to the tricks as he informed that Otunla’s accomplice, one Mr Adelakun was said to have suddenly dropped dead, a matter that is now being investigated.