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Ekiti 2018 : Fear grips leading governorship Aspirants, begs Uche secondus to caution Fayose from imposing candidate

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Fear has gripped Four leading governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State  over the actions of Governor Fayose to impose a candidate on the people towards July 2018 elections in the state. They have relayed their fear to the National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus  and other National Working Committee members to stop Governor Fayose from going on with his plans
The governor has endorsed his deputy , Prof . Kolapo Olusola , as the “ most preferred candidate ” for the party in the election.

The aggrieved aspirants are a former Publicity Secretary of the PDP National Caretaker Committee , Prince Dayo Adeyeye , Senator representing Ekiti South , Mrs Biodun Olujimi ; a former Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada , Dare Bejide and the immediate past commissioner for Justice , Mr Owoseeni Ajayi.

At a joint press conference in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, they argued that the party stood the risk of losing Ekiti if Fayose was allowed to subvert the party ’ s constitution and impose his anointed candidate .

They called for the setting up of a caretaker committee to conduct the primary.

Specifically , the aspirants want the national leadership of the party to stop the governor and the Gboyega Oguntuase – led State Executive Committee from playing any role in the process leading to the PDP primary.

They argued that the duo had already compromised , having taken positions and cannot be fair to all the aspirants.

Adeyeye , who read the text of the press conference , said , “ We reject without reservation the adoption of Prof Olusola as the sole candidate for the July 14 governorship election.

“ The State Working Committee having betrayed its expected neutrality role , should be disqualified in the process leading to the gubernatorial primary in April . We demand a caretaker committee to replace them for the state .

“ Governor Fayose has pitched his tent with Prof Olusola and he should be disqualified from playing any role . The relevant provisions of the electoral Act and the PDP constitution should be followed strictly and arbitrary and illegal use of state apparatus like radio and television stations to subvert the truth must stop. ”

Adeyeye advised Secondus to act fast and caution Fayose to prevent the calamity that befell the PDP in Ondo from playing out in Ekiti .

In her contribution , Olujimi warned that no politician that wanted to win election in the state could wish any of them away .

“ Whoever says we are politicians that can be wished away will have himself to blame , the result will be grievous .

“ We don ’ t want to lose Ekiti but Governor Fayose is messing up the whole process. It was because people like us worked hard in 2014 that made the 16- 0 possible for PDP .

“ Prof Olusola was only a beneficiary of our sweat , he didn ’ t contribute anything and now he wants to be adopted against the party ’ s constitution , this we will not accept , ” she vowed .

 

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

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

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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