Thursday, April 27, 2017

The U.S., Canada and Mexico have announced they will make a joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup finals. The 2026 finals will be the first tournament after the expansion from 32 teams to 48 and, if successful, would be the first time a World Cup has been shared by three hosts. The proposal would be for the U.S. to host 60 matches, with 10 games each in Canada and Mexico. The decision on who will host the event will be made in 2020. That is three years later than originally scheduled because of corruption allegations surrounding the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar. The U.S. staged the 1994 World Cup, which had the highest average attendance in the tournament’s history. Mexico was the first nation to host the event twice, ...

RCCG April 2017 Special Holy Ghost Service for children #AfricanWeddingHub ~Weddings, families, beautiful photographs and videos. We provide you with the latest photographs, relationships tips, family portrait, wedding news and videos, etc. Stay with us as we take ride through the world of Photographs and videos. Follow @afriweddinghub on twitter @africanweddinghub on instragram Website: https://www.africanweddinghub.com  THEME: # ABBA FATHER 3 DATE: Friday, 7th April 2017 MINISTERING: Pastor E.A. Adeboye VENUE: Redemption Camp, KM 46 Lagos Ibadan Expressway, Mowe, Ogun State Nigeria TIME: 7PM Nigerian time ...

…….. Reports Profit before Tax of ?50.39Billion Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the results shows positive performance across all financial indices. Gross earnings for the period grew by 39% to ?104.66billion from ?75.39billion reported in March 2016; driven primarily by growth in interest income. Profit before tax stood at ?50.39billion, representing a growth of 64% over ?30.68billion recorded in the corresponding period of March 2016. The Bank’s loan to customers dipped marginally by 2% from ?1.591trillion recorded in December 2016 to ?1.563trillion as at March 2017. Deposit from customers grew marginally by 1% from ?1.986trillion in December 2016 to ?2.012trillion in March 2017.   The Bank’s balance sheet remained strong with a 1.6% growth in Total ...

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has appointed Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on entertainment, arts and culture . Johnson’s appointment was announced, along with 62 others, in a statement issued in Lokoja on Tuesday by the Secretary to the State Government ( SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade. The appointments take effect from April 1, the statement said. According to Ayoade, the rationale for the appointments is to “fill key positions with the right people and to broaden inclusiveness in governance by bringing people from more communities on board”. Fifty four of the appointees  will serve as Senior Special Assistants while nine will work as Special Assistants to the Governor as Federal Constituency Supervisors for the Governor Yahaya Bello (GYB) Connect Programme . The SSG further stated that the appointments were made to recognise and ...

Sokoto State Government has commenced the vaccination of two million people against the type “C” strain of meningitis, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Balarabe Kakale, has said. He told journalists in Sokoto on Wednesday during an update on the meningitis epidemic that the government has received the first installment of 20,000, doses of the vaccines from the Federal Government. “The target population across the state are those aged between one and 30 years, the exercise was kick-started in Gada Local Government. “This was done because the local government has the highest population of 300,000 in the state. “The first case of meningitis was also recorded in the area about three months ago while it is also a front line local government, bordering Niger republic. “Twelve teams are conducting the first phase of the exercise in the area with ...

..Visit the city’s latest theme park attractions Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, is offering Nigerian customers return airfares of up to 50 percent off to Dubai, one of the world’s most iconic cities. This special offer, which is available for both Economy Class and Business Class travel, must be purchased from now to 30th November 2016 for travels until 31st May 2017. Known as a city of contrasts, from futuristic architecture to vibrant traditional culture and diversity, Dubai is a place that caters to all types of travellers. The city offers everything a visitor could want, from shopping at some of the largest malls in the region to dining options which will spoil anyone for choice, a trip to Dubai is a must for families, friends and individuals. The city also offers ...

Communication Managers across the world have been urged to take Social Media seriously as this will help monitor their reputation. This was stated at the 2017 World Communications Forum (WCF), by an International Communicator, Speaker and Development Expert, Mr Micheal Bociurkiw. According to him, reputation is key. His words; “CEOs of companies, who refuse to spend on social media/social media strategy/crisis communications, do so at their own peril. Monitoring is required 24/7. You or your company’s reputation is everything because it takes years to build a trusted brand but minutes/seconds to bring it down. Don’t allow a gap in communications to allow others to do the speaking for you”.   The challenge of fake news was also put on the communications front burner. He reiterated that in the current communications environment clients expect their consultants to be decision-makers. However, ...

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the director-general of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador  Ayo Oke and the Secretary to the Federal Government, Engineer Babachir David Lawal. Both men have been mired in some controversies. The President has ordered full scale investigations into their cases. Ayo Oke was linked recently with the shocking discovery of $43.45million in a private apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He claimed the money belonged to his agency and was approved by the former president Goodluck Jonathan for some covert operation. President Buhari was said to be furious with the claim as he had never been briefed about the fund by the DG who was appointed by Jonathan and was kept on the job by Buhari. Babachir Lawal was indicted by a Senate Committee probing the disbursement of funds meant for ...

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the director-general of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador  Ayo Oke and the Secretary to the Federal Government, Engineer Babachir David Lawal. Both men have been mired in some controversies. The President has ordered full scale investigations into their cases. Ayo Oke was linked recently with the shocking discovery of $43.45million in a private apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He claimed the money belonged to his agency and was approved by the former president Goodluck Jonathan for some covert operation. President Buhari was said to be furious with the claim as he had never been briefed about the fund by the DG who was appointed by Jonathan and was kept on the job by Buhari. Babachir Lawal was indicted by a Senate Committee probing the disbursement of funds meant for ...

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the director-general of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador  Ayo Oke and the Secretary to the Federal Government, Engineer Babachir David Lawal. Both men have been mired in some controversies. The President has ordered full scale investigations into their cases. Ayo Oke was linked recently with the shocking discovery of $43.45million in a private apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He claimed the money belonged to his agency and was approved by the former president Goodluck Jonathan for some covert operation. President Buhari was said to be furious with the claim as he had never been briefed about the fund by the DG who was appointed by Jonathan and was kept on the job by Buhari. Babachir Lawal was indicted by a Senate Committee probing the disbursement of funds meant for ...

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