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Nairaland / General / Former PCO Alausa Passport Office, DCI Gbadamosi Retires by PedestrianNewsN: 9:49am On Apr 03, 2021
Officers and friends celebrate Mr. Tajudeen Gbadamosi as he bows out of active service.


T.A Gbadamosi as he was popularly known was former Deputy Comptroller of Immigration and Passport Control Officer (P.C.O), Alausa passport office before his retirement from service.


An embodiment of hardwork and team-spirit, Mr. Gbadamosi was an amazing officer whose impact would remain among colleagues for a very long time. He was one of the finest officers who worked tirelessly to ensure that the positive reforms led by the Comptroller General of immigration, Muhammad Babandede was not in anyway undermined. No doubt, his absence would be felt.



The incoming Passport Control Officer (PCO), DCI John Dashe described their relationship as very cordial and promised to



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Education / Literary, Essay And Debate Competition For Secondary Students by PedestrianNewsN: 10:56am On Nov 04, 2019
Call for entry: Literary Essay and Debate Competition, LEAD 2019


Degrees & Careers launch Literary Essay and Debate competition, LEAD 2019 for senior secondary students aged 15 -18.


The competition is an MOD group initiative in partnership with IELTS Test Centre aimed at promoting proper usage of the English Language among Nigerian Secondary School students.

Applicants are to write an essay on the topic: “Holistic Education: The Solution to Nigeria’s Socio-economic Challenges” (number of words: 500 - 1,000).


Application portal opens for entry from 18th November, 2019 to December 20, 2019. After which second round of the competition would be announced.


Speaking about the competition, the Director of Operations at MOD Group, Mr. Faruk Oyebanjo said, that "this is one of the many projects the organisation is using to support the industry and help students find their career path".


At a press briefing in Lagos, Ademola Ademiluyi, Counselor at Degrees&Careers and Team Lead, for the essay competition said that the competition would help improve research, writing, critical thinking amongst other skills in applicants. Also, at the event Claudia Nwankwo, Consultant Project Manager for LEAD 2019, commended MOD group for its visionary approach to in promoting writing culture while imploring parents and schools to encourage students to participate.


All second round qualifiers get gifts while one outstanding entry from each of the six geopolitical zones across the country would advance to the final round where cash prizes of 2m naira,1m naira and 500 thousand naira would be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions at the

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Business / Fidelity Bank Donates Laboratory To Correctional Home by PedestrianNewsN: 6:27am On Sep 16, 2019
Lagos State Government Commends Lender For CSR projects

Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender has handed over a well-equipped, state-of-the-art Kitchen/Catering Laboratory for the use of students at the Girls Correctional Home, Idi-Araba, Lagos. The project, according to the bank, is a clear demonstration of its unwavering support towards enhancing the lives and wellbeing of less privileged members of the society.


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Nairaland / General / Winners Emerged At The Branch Video Competition. by PedestrianNewsN: 6:44pm On Jul 16, 2019
Three finalists grab cash prizes as winners emerged at the Branch Video competition.


July 16-Lagos, Nigeria: Winners emerge at MyBranchXP video challenge.


The winners were announced on Monday July 15th, 2019 on the company's instagram page. After a stiff first round, three videos were selected for the second round where winners emerged.


The Branch video challenge has come to an end as three finalists grab cash prizes
70,000 naira for 1st prize
50,000 naira 2nd prize
30,000 3rd prize.

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Business / International Finance Corporation To Sell Holding At Ecobank (ETI) by PedestrianNewsN: 9:10am On Jun 18, 2019
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the IFC Asset Management Company (AMC) move to sell equity holding at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Ecobank publish information relating to its ownership structure at The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).



News have it that "The IFC (a subsidiary of the World bank) and it's Asset Management Company has entered into a share purchase agreement with a leading Dutch investment firm Arise B. V for the sale of their circa 14.1% stake in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated" (Parent company of Ecobank).

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Business / Proshare Raise Red Flag On Heritage Bank In Latest Report by PedestrianNewsN: 8:42am On Jun 18, 2019
Three months ago Proshare had cause to commit resources to investigate and produce an hitherto unpublished Confidential Report on Heritage Banking Company Limited, in direct response to the promptings of the advisory board members who wanted to know the true state of the bank which had another financial institution handling clearing operations for it at some time.


By this time, and curiously; it wasn’t such a big news that some of the bank depositors had experienced recurring challenges with withdrawals and staff exits did little to help matters. Yet, the restraint was important in order to ensure and support financial system stability as well as give the institution an opportunity to execute its resolution strategies without hindrance. After all, the institutional frameworks were in place to protect depositors and the system in general.


The task involved a lot of stakeholder engagements including sources we understood to be in a position to recognize, appreciate and make informed decisions. The revelations offered little comfort from history to, interventions up to the current state. We limited ourselves however to facts, data and evidence and submitted the report.


Further to the completion of this initial review, and in the interest of giving the financial system an opportunity to resolve the bank’s challenges


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Nairaland / General / Kenya Set To Legalise Same-sex Relationship by PedestrianNewsN: 9:52am On May 24, 2019
The issue of legalising same-sex marriage has experienced setback in Africa largely due to cultural and religious beliefs. Same-sex relationships are illegal in mostly African countries.

Recall that in 2014, Nigeria's National Assembly passed a law (prohibiting a marriage contract or civil union entered into between persons of same sex, solemnization of same; and for related matters) which carries 14year prison penalty against same-sex

February 2019, Kenyan judges had deferred on the matter and Kenya’s High Court had postponed until May 24 a ruling on....read more here�


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Nairaland / General / Again, Innoson Floors Gtbank In Court by PedestrianNewsN: 9:28pm On May 22, 2019
NigeriaRecall Innoson and GTBank have been in a legal tussle over who owes who and GTBank has continued to challenge multiple court judgement awarding billions of naira to Innoson.

Innoson Vehicles media handler and Head of Corporate Communications, Mr. Cornel Osigwe ...read more on www.pedestriannewsng..com

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Business / Gtbank Kicks As Innoson Set To Take Over by PedestrianNewsN: 10:32am On Mar 30, 2019
Mr. Cornel Osigwe, the Head of Corporate Communication of Innoson, has announced that The Chairman of Innoson Group, Chief Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, OFR on behalf of Innoson Nigeria Ltd has taken over Guaranty Trust Bank PLC (gtbank) through a Writ of FiFa.


This announcement is coming after the Supreme Court's decision on February 27th 2019, dismissing GTB’s appeal — SC. 694/2014 — against the judgment of Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division.”


In his statement, Mr. Osigwe said "We have taken over GTBank in Awka and Nnewi...

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Nairaland / General / Militaty Takes Over Gabon National Radio In A Coup Attempt by PedestrianNewsN: 9:30am On Jan 07, 2019
Gabon millitary 'seizes power' in an attempted coup d'etat. General Jean Phillipe dismisses President Ali Bongo in a millitary take over.

See video of Gabon military officers at the State-owned National radio station announcing the coup to depose President Ali Bongo whose family has ruled Gabon for 50 years; announce formation of...


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Nairaland / General / Segun Awosanya Rejects Ynaija "Person Of The Year" Award by PedestrianNewsN: 8:21am On Jan 02, 2019
YNaija's "Person of the Year Award" Rejected.

Segun Awosanya

Ynaija on 1st of January 2018 through their twitter handle had named Segun Awosanya (@segalink), the #EndSars hero as their 2018 "Person of the year".


@Segalink has rejected the award on the grounds that the media platform @Ynaija owes him an apology for misrepresenting his position on LGBQ a while ago.

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Crime / Lady Calls Out Yahoo Boy On Twitter Over $3500 Fraud by PedestrianNewsN: 7:58am On Jan 02, 2019
A Canadian based Nigerian lady @lollyvuiton has exposed a young "yahoo boy" @lllost_ on twitter for using her account to transfer $3,500 fraud money which almost sent her to jail.


In series of tweet she explained how the transaction took place. See details here

https://pedestriannewsng..com/2019/01/lady-clls-out-yahoo-boy-bolu-fisher-on.html?m=1

Nairaland / General / Access Bank Moves To Acquire Diamond Bank by PedestrianNewsN: 9:37am On Nov 12, 2018
News on the street is that Access bank and Diamond bank are in acquidition talks which is expected to materialise in a few months from now.


According to our source, "It was gathered that both financial institutions have reached an agreement in broad terms on the acquisition. What is left is the valuation of assets, with a view to determining the level of compensation and systems’ integration, the sources said, pleading not to be named because they are not allowed to talk to the media on the matter"...

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Crime / Man Beaten To Death By His Family In Imo State by PedestrianNewsN: 3:41pm On Nov 06, 2018
Crime, bloodshed, jungle justice a problem in our society.

After the incident of Aluu 4 we thought that people will learn to do the right thing by handing "criminals" to the police and let the law take its course but there are fresh reports of yet another community jungle justice.

A young man from ibinta village ,okigwe local government of imo state is reported to have been alledgedlly beaten to death... visit pedestriannewsng..com

Read more...https:///2PcEQkT
Nairaland / General / Drama On Linkedin As Former Mobil Staff Calls Out Former Boss For Scheming Her O by PedestrianNewsN: 6:56pm On Nov 03, 2018
People get frustrated out of work and it affects them for the rest of their lives
Whether we call it office politics orwork place victimisation the truth is that it is unhealthy and must be discouraged from top - down.

Company owners, managers and recruiters who should not encourage such within their organisation are (unfortunately) the spearheads.

Most of us have experienced this but Mfon Abia seems to have bottled this up long enough and decides to share her story.

The lady took to her linkedin page to encourage others by narrating her own experiences. Her post escalated into calling out her former superior who alledgely schemed her out of work at Mobil . See her post below... read more here...https:///2RB6ggZ

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Nairaland / General / Bad Network Cripple Activitiesat Polaris Bank by PedestrianNewsN: 10:47am On Nov 02, 2018
A customer of Polaris bank took to social media to share his experience at one of the bank's branches as it is over crowded due to poor network.



Customers are seen hanging all around the banking hall including staircase and pillars with children sitting on bare floor read more https:///2OmlrZp...


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Technology Market / Shoopas Brings Computer Village To Your Mobile Phones. by PedestrianNewsN: 7:17pm On Sep 05, 2018
Everybody wants to do things without hassles, and this has been the core premise of technology.

With the advent of internet of things, it would be much easier and convenient to do alot more from our mobile devices. The need for convenience, accessibility and choices gave rise to the development of E-commerce which has become big deal in recent years driving physical stores to extinction.

As customers shopping preferences and behavior changes, technology continues to improve usability and experience of both buyers and sellers. Credibility is yet a big challenge for online transactions with several issues ranging from payments, deliveries, product quality etc. Hence, alot of people still prefer physical transactions buying from open markets like computer village.

Computer village is a popular cluster market located in the heart of Ikeja, Lagos state known as an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) accessories centre of Nigeria. It is a one-stop centre for buying and selling of ICT products and mobile devices sales/ servicing. Though there are several authentic businesses in the market, people who are looking to transact at the market are usually advised to be careful and mindful who/how they deal because it is also notorious for fraudulent activities such as dealing on stolen devices, fake products etc.

Considering all the issues and bad experiences alot of people have had doing business inside computer village, Shoopas App was developed to enhance customer/merchant experience by giving them best options in terms of quality, availability and pricing. The App beams the spotlight on credible retail merchants within the market to enable customers compare prices and shop safely from the convenience of their mobile devices.

Shoopas App shows you all the shops around you with regards to your product search. Providing you an opportunity to book the product on hold and pick in-store or order directly from the store to be delivered at your doorstep. All customers/merchants need to do is download the App, enlist products or enter product search details and start buying/selling.

Shoppers also get discounts and coupons downloading and using the App. It also lets you discover daily in-store and online offers and gives you the vest user experience.

You can download the Shoopas App by clicking https://www.shoopas.com/ or from Google Play Store.

Read more here https:///2PDEfEA
Jobs/Vacancies / Total, Sahara Group, Sterling Bank And Others Are Recruiting by PedestrianNewsN: 3:10pm On Aug 29, 2018
25 New Job Opportunities Have Been Published on FindaJobinNigeria Today. Tell a Friend!

1. Position: Service Marketer
Location: Lagos
Requirements

Should possess OND/HND qualification
Lady between the age of 23 & 28 and residence in Lagos
Must have at least 3 years experience in marketing and human relations,
Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

2. Position: Customer Service Officer
Location: Abuja
Person Specification

Recent graduate or a young enthusiastic individual.
Distinctive sense of service and customer relations
Excellent communication skills. Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

3. Position: Nurse
Location: Borno
Requirements:

Good health and fitness
Caring and compassionate nature
Excellent teamwork and people skills
Observational skills to effectively care for patients Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

4. Position: Teacher
Location: Borno
Requirements

BA/BSc/HND
Proven experience as a teacher
Thorough knowledge of teaching best practices and legal educational guidelines partnered with a willingness to follow the school’s policies and procedures
Excellent communicability and interpersonal skills
Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

5. Position: Head of Accounts
Location: Lagos
Requirements:

At least 3 years managerial experience in Accounts and Financial management
ICAN/ ACCA or other affiliated professional membership
Experience within a shipping and logistics business environment is desirable.
Strong knowledge of IFRS, internal controls and financial reporting Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

6. Position: Head /Senior Manager of Executive Education
Location: Lagos
Requirements

At least 3-5 years of management experience in a Head-level position required, ideally within an international educational environment; Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

7. Position: Content Creator
Location: Lagos
Requirements

Are you a male youth corp member? Do you love writing content and interacting on the different social media platforms?
Do you stay around Ikeja/Agege/Berger /Ogba axis and will love to serve in a Digital Agency? Then this is for you! Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

8. Position: Graduate Analyst (Interns & NYSC)
Location: Lagos
Slot: 4
Requirements

Applicants must be no older than age 30.
All applicant must be proficient in spoken and written English. Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

9. Position: Sales Consultant
Location: Lagos
Requirements

Highly-driven, results-focused graduates in Engineering, Business Administration or related fields.
Sales Consultants will be focused on client acquisition, deals structuring, project management and project closure. Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

10. Position: Creative Analyst
Location: Lagos
Requirements

This position is for creative writing professionals with strong analytical capabilities.
Must be able to work independently and produce excellent work output smartly and rapidly.
Must have an innovative mindset, always conjuring new ideas, growth opportunities and viral tactics.
Applicants must be no older than age 30. Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

11. Position: Corporate Driver
Location: Lagos
Requirements
Must have a driver’s license with eligibility and expertise to drive both cars and motorcycles.
Should have a minimum of SSCE qualification. Graduate degrees preferred.
Must be polite, likable, energetic and honest.
Applicants must be no older than age 30. Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

12. Position: Sales Outlet Surveyor
Location: Lagos
Requirements

A graduate with a flair for sales/marketing,
1-3 years’ experience in BTL activities or retail audit activities.
Good commercial understanding and can proficiently ride motorbike Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

13. Position: Club Manager/Event Centre Coordinator
Location: Lagos Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

14. Position: Executive Assistant to the MD
Location: Lagos
Job Description

She must be able to work under pressure, manage people and very importantly be a discreet person.
Solid dress sense, good diction & presentable looks are essential. Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ

15. Position: 3D Animator/3D Graphic Artist
Location: Lagos
Requirements

A degree in any related discipline and/or advanced skill in graphic and multimedia design with more than three year’s experience.
Experienced in working with a number of applications including but not limited to Maya, Adobe Flash, Adobe Creative
Suite, Cinema 4D, and other applications used in graphic designing and animation. Click here to apply https:///2LACzsQ
Crime / MD Of Gtbank Arrested For Assaulting Staff by PedestrianNewsN: 10:16am On Aug 29, 2018
Read story here https:///2BZpiuy
Nairaland / General / Fidelity Bank, BOI, Ford Foundation Unveils Lending Scheme For Aba Leather Manuf by PedestrianNewsN: 5:58am On Aug 13, 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Lender Donates Fully Equipped Secretariat To LEPMAAS

Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender in strategic partnership with the Bank of Industry (BoI) has launched the Aba Finished Leather Goods Cluster Financing Programme, as part of continuous efforts to promote Made-in-Nigeria goods capable of meeting global standards for export and local consumption. N400 million in financing provided by BoI will be made available on a quarterly basis to over 300 members of the Leather Products Manufacturers Association of Abia State (LEPMAAS). The funds will be disbursed through the Fidelity Bank while the Ford Foundation would provide...
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Nairaland / General / Was There A Bomb Scare At Atlanta Airport Today? by PedestrianNewsN: 8:30pm On Jul 17, 2018
Lady shares concerns on Twitter as she witnessed the presence of U.S bomb squad at Atlanta Airport
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Nairaland / General / Ecobank In Troubled Waters by PedestrianNewsN: 10:27am On Jul 16, 2018
Ecobank's MD, Charles Kie resigned last week for undisclosed reasons which may not be unconnected with incessant attempts by the police to arrest. News have it that a recent attempt at the bank headquarters may have triggered his move to quit.

Recall that Mr. Kie through his lawyer, Chief Anthony Idigbe (SAN) had filed a lawsuit last year at a Federal High Court seeking to restrain officials of the Nigerian Police Force from arresting him based on claims that the police had been attempting to force Ecobank to “illegally” transfer $10.5m from a customers to a third party.

N5.5bn Debt: Ecobank Looses Case Against Honeywell at Supreme Court
read more here...https:///2Jr5SNi
Nairaland / General / Aggrieved Rider Calls Out Uber, Driver For Infringements by PedestrianNewsN: 10:21pm On Jul 08, 2018
Uber driver lands in trouble for trying to set-p with female rider.

A twitter user @ogua911 has called out Uber Nigeria for merely refunding her money rather than resolve her complaint about the misconduct of one of it's drivers simply named Godwin.
Read more https:///2J4MLZn


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Nairaland / General / How Abuja "Bigboy" Adeyemi Used Daughter Of Former Ondo Deputy Gov For Rituals by PedestrianNewsN: 10:10pm On Jul 08, 2018
Miss Adenike, daughter of the immediate past Deputy Gov of Ondo State, Alhaji Oluboyo has been found dead under the bed of her boyfriend in Akure.
Read full story https:///2J5eIQR
Nairaland / General / How Abuja "Bigboy" Adeyemi Used Daughter Of Former Ondo Deputy Gov For Rituals by PedestrianNewsN: 1:04pm On Jul 08, 2018
Miss Adenike, daughter of the immediate past Deputy Gov of Ondo State, Alhaji Oluboyo has been found dead under the bed of her boyfriend in Akure.
Read full story https:///2J5eIQR
Nairaland / General / Husband Of Popular Twitter Feminist (lekan Akinjide) Accused Of Rape by PedestrianNewsN: 10:54am On Jul 05, 2018
A lady has called out popular Twitter Feminist Ozzy Etomi @ ozzyetomi for alledgedly being a hypocrite and rape enabler.

The lady simply known as Uju @ujunwa77 in several tweets told her story. She claimed that she once worked for the couple during which @ozzyetomi's husband, Mr.Lekan Akinjide raped
Read more here https:///2MSqkJs
Nairaland / General / Okenalogho Technical Secondary School: State Of Decay by PedestrianNewsN: 9:05am On Jul 04, 2018
In the last couple of years, Umulogho has been experiencing developmental setbacks and infrastructural deficiency across-board.

A visit to Okenalogho Secondary Technical School has exposed the level of infrastructural decay within Okenalogho community (Umuokeh/Umulogho). The school that was once the envy of many communities within and outside its borders is now a haven for criminals and criminal activities. Okenalogho Secondary Technical School is now a shadow of itself and on the verge of total collapse.

The technical college is situated by the.....

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Sports / Football Legends Move On: Iniesta Retires As Rooney Heads To D.C by PedestrianNewsN: 5:21pm On Jul 02, 2018
As nations battle in #Russia for 2018 #WorldCup, football news take centre stage.

Andre Iniesta of Spain announced his retirement from football after his country got knocked out of the tournament.

Record: Andrés Iniesta who could easily pass for top 5 greatest midfielders of all time, was named Man of the Match in the 2010 World Cup final and the 2012 European Championship final. He scored the goal that won Spain their first ever World Cup.
Andrés Iniesta retire from international football.

�� 131 games
⚽️ 13 goals
� EURO 2008
� 2010 World Cup
� EURO 2012



England and Manchester United’s all-time leading scorer, Wayne Rooney has move to MLS as a D.C United Player.

Though MLS is seen as a retirement league for football stars, Rooney has trained for the first.... read more https:///2z9XYsa

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