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APC LEADERS IN EJIGBO ENDORSE AMBODE FOR SECOND TERM

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…Conduct Referendum Not Election In Lagos In 2019, Commissioner Tells FG

Leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ejigbo constituency on Thursday endorsed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State for a second term in office.

The leaders cited the unprecedented infrastructural development, job creation policies and all-inclusive governance structure, among other laudable initiatives of the Governor as the reasons for the overwhelming decision to support him for re-election in 2019.

They spoke at the end of the year party of Itesiwaju Ipinle Eko Foundation, a political group within the APC, held at Ejigbo Playing Ground.

In his remarks, founder of the group and the State’s Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr Abdulateef Abdulhakeem said the movement was about celebrating the leadership qualities of National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the sterling performance of Governor Ambode.

He said: “We have repeatedly said it. Today, we are celebrating Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; today, we are celebrating the unprecedented infrastructural development by His Excellency Mr Akinwunmi Ambode.

“Today is meant for the endorsement of Governor Ambode for second term so that whoever is planning to come out to contest the gubernatorial election in 2019, Ejigbo constituents are saying it loud and clear that there is no vacancy in Alausa.”

While revealing that the group had the blessings of Tinubu, Abdulhakeem said it was obvious that the former Governor of the State was blessed by God with the qualities of identifying good leaders.

According to him, “Almighty God has chosen Asiwaju to identify leaders who can continue the legacies that he has left behind. He was able to identify Babatunde Raji Fashola and now to consolidate on the achievements in the State, God directed his mind towards a quintessential leader, Akinwunmi Ambode.”

He said with the commendable achievements of Governor Ambode, there was no need wasting resources to conduct election in the State in 2019, instead a referendum should be conducted for people to unanimously ask the Governor to continue in office.

He said: “We are all witnesses to what God has done through Akinwunmi Ambode and like I said yesterday in Isolo, instead of us wasting resources contesting elections, why don’t all political parties come together and agree that this particular Governor has not disappointed Lagosians; he has several projects that he intend to execute. Why don’t we save the nation the resources of conducting election in all the States by identifying some States where we have cutting-edge advantages.

“Any State where people can come together and say we all agree that this particular leader is a unique leader, the Federal Government should conduct a referendum as to whether at all it is necessary to conduct election.

“In Lagos State for instance, which political party has come out? Who has indicated any interest in contesting election with Ambode? So, why must we waste resources? Why must we allow violence, thuggery and all sort of things associated with election? Why can’t Lagosians speak with one voice and say let Ambode continue,” the Commissioner queried.

He said the advantage in doing such is that the Governor would know that the social contract with the people had been redoubled, and such would spur him to perform beyond ordinary level of excellence.

Also speaking, a member of the Lagos House of Assembly represented Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II, Hon Jude Idimogu said the achievements of the Governor in all sectors and sections of the State were evident for all to see.

He said the people of the area were united and committed to the second term of Governor Ambode to continue his good works in the State.

Notable members of the party at the event included Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Hon Shamshudeen Olaleye; Chairman of Onigbongbo LCDA, Hon Tunde Oke; Vice Chairman, Isolo LCDA, Mr Bayo Olasodu; Chairman, Itesiwaju Ipinle Eko Foundation, Ejigbo Chapter, Wasiu Akinsola; Alhaji Bolaji Are, among others.

There were also representatives from political wards in the area including Aigbaka, Ailegun, Ilamoshe, Fadu, Ifoshi and Oke Afa.

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GTCO Rated Nigeria’s Strongest Brand and Best Banking Brand in Nigeria

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Africa’s leading financial services institution, Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (“GTCO” or “the Group”), has added to its impressive haul of accolades as it was recently named Nigeria’s strongest brand and Best Banking Brand in Nigeria by Brand Finance and Global Brands Magazine, respectively. These awards not only reaffirm GTCO’s position as a leading financial services group but also spotlights the Group’s enduring reputation as a customer-focused brand.

Over the years, GTCO has demonstrated remarkable commitment to shaping the future of financial services in Africa and is renowned for its innovative approach to customer service and stakeholder engagement. The Group’s brand strength is underpinned by a strong commitment to delivering cutting-edge financial solutions, fostering meaningful customer relationships, and Promoting Enterprise using its proprietary free business platforms. Commenting on the two awards, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, Segun Agbaje, said: “These achievements are a reflection of our unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction, as well as to building a truly international brand from our proudly African roots. We are delighted to receive these recognitions and inspired to continue delivering our promise of enriching lives with every opportunity.”

GTCO is a leading financial services group with banking operations in Nigeria, West Africa, East Africa, and the United Kingdom alongside non-banking verticals in HabariPay, Guaranty Trust Fund Managers, and Guaranty Trust Pension Managers. Its leadership in the banking industry and efforts at empowering people and communities has earned it many prestigious awards over the years. The Group’s flagship banking franchise, Guaranty Trust Bank, was named Nigeria’s Best Bank and Best Bank in CSR at the 2023 Euromoney Awards for Excellence, Best Banking Group in Nigeria by World Finance, and Best Bank in Nigeria by Global Finance. Guaranty Trust Bank is featured in the Top 1000 Banks in the World and Top 100 Banks in Africa rankings by The Banker.

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Nigerian Barrister Orbby Vanessa Agwuncha aka BossLadyLaw Honored at Visionary African Women Summit in Kigali*

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**Nigerian Barrister Orbby Vanessa Agwuncha aka BossLadyLaw Honored at Visionary African Women Summit in Kigali*

 

 

KIGALI, RWANDA – Barrister Obiageli (Orbby) Vanessa Agwuncha, popularly known as BossladyLaw, a distinguished Nigerian lawyer, was recently recognized and awarded at the Visionary African Women Summit, held from June 12th to June 16th, 2024, in Kigali, Rwanda.

The summit gathered influential women from across Sub-Saharan Africa who have significantly impacted their communities through their careers, philanthropy, and community development efforts. The event focused on ensuring women are seen as positive contributors to society, moving beyond traditional objectification and specialization roles often depicted in the media.

This summit marked a departure from the typical portrayal of African women, emphasizing their positive and contributory roles in various sectors. Barr Orbby, in her address, highlighted women’s rights and the legal protections available to them, using Nigeria as a case study. She discussed the existing legal loopholes and suggested improvements to better protect women’s rights.

In her speech, BossladyLaw expressed her gratitude to the organizers for inviting her as a guest speaker and recognizing her achievements in Nigeria’s legal profession.

She also severed the rights to women empowerment. where women can have financial stability.

“It imperative that Every women should attain a source of income no matter how small”

During the summit, Prof Ogechi Adeola the Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Kigali Rwanda presented an award to Barr Orbby Vanessa Agwuncha, (BossladyLaw), she was elated.

The Visionary African Women Summit aims to create a thriving community of African women from various fields to inspire, empower, and equip them as nation builders. The event featured insightful keynote presentations, interactive panel discussions, networking sessions, award presentations, exhibitions, entertainment, and a tour of Kigali.

 

Nigerian Barrister Orbby Vanessa Agwuncha aka BossLadyLaw Honored at Visionary African Women Summit in Kigali*

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Detained Binance executive Gambaryan has access to quality medical care, Nigerian govt Reveals

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Detained Binance executive, Gambaryan has access to quality medical care, Nigerian govt Reveals

Detained Binance executive Gambaryan has access to quality medical care, Nigerian govt Reveals

 

 

The Nigerian Government has denied keeping Binance Executive, Tigran Gambaryan in unsavory prison conditions.

The government said Gambaryan is being lawfully detained and has access to quality healthcare facility.

Mohammed Idris, the Minister of Information and National Orientation, said Gambaryan also has access to consular services from his country.

 

Detained Binance executive, Gambaryan has access to quality medical care, Nigerian govt Reveals

 

A statement by Idris reads: “It has become necessary for the Federal Government of Nigeria to address claims that Binance Executive, Tigran Gambaryan is being held in unsavory prison conditions in Nigeria, or that his health is deteriorating.

 

 

“We would like to state that these allegations are false and should be ignored.

“Gambaryan is being held in lawful detention and has access to quality medical care whenever required.

“He also has full access to consular services from his home government.

 

 

“The Federal Government will not do anything to jeopardize his fundamental rights to lawful trial, and to quality care, including healthcare, even as he undergoes trial by the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

 

 

“It is worth reiterating that his detention is a court-ordered one, and only the court can alter the terms or direct his release.

 

 

“The Federal Government of Nigeria will continue to follow due process in its quest to bring Binance to justice — a legitimate sovereign quest that is similarly being pursued in several other countries around the world.

 

 

“This adherence to legal and diplomatic standards underscores Nigeria’s dedication to upholding justice and maintaining the integrity of its judicial processes.

 

 

“The executive is being treated with the utmost fairness, and his legal and human rights are being protected throughout the judicial proceedings.”

 

 

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