By Idike Mabel.
This year has been by far one of the most intriguing and eventful year so far. Trending News In Nigeria. Starting from January to this December which marks the end of 2018, a lot has taken place in Nigeria. Cases like the invention of sex dolls. Which spread like wild fire across social media. During January to other humorous event such as the monkey and snaking swallowing millions of Naira.
Nigeria throughout the months have experienced lose and tragedies. Such as the fuel tank explosion which claim the life of many innocent people, persistent boko haram attacks. Especially killing of catholic priests in Benue state and so much more. December has been the most eventful of all the month with all their wahala already experienced.
It started with the wide spread rumor of gee boys (yahoo boys). Using girls pants for ritual for the popular car known as Benz. The rumor turns out to be true as many unfortunate cases where reported. Ladies who fall victims either run mad or died instead. They went far as posting horrible videos of them beheading girls and stabbing them to death. WHAT A WICKED WORLD!!.
Recently the news reports that the police men have started arresting these yahoo boys. Wish ladies will learn to be self independence and reduce their lust for flashy things.
LINDA IKEJI’S CHILD DEDICATION
Linda ikeji, Nigeria popular blogger has been the name on the lips of every social media users. Following the birth and dedication of her son Jayce. The blogger has received a lot of congratulation and condemnation from a lot of people. According to premium times, the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 presidential election, Peter Obi.
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Also in attendance was the chairman of Zinox Group, Stan Leo Ekeh, alongside other dignitaries. Linda, who has been on a photo sharing spree since she revealed her lover’s identity on Friday.
“Jayce surrounded by greatness in Church. With billionaire businessman Leo Stan Eke and Vice Presidential aspirant Peter Obi. And of course his billionaire mum,” the blogger posted on Instagram on Sunday. It should be noted that Linda ikeji was criticized because of her habit of speaking against who are baby mamas. That is single mothers who do not have a particular man to call husband.
She told out to be in the position of those same women she spoke vehemently against. Linda ikeji in order to make amends apologies to the fan for giving birth out of wedlock.
DEATH OF VETERAN ACTOR IFEANYI GBULIE
This month also records the death of a well known Nollywood veteran. According to premium time, Veteran Nollywood actor, Ifeanyi Gbulie, who was bedridden for several months, died in Enugu on Thursday. Following stroke complications.
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According to Nigeria monitor, the actor passed away after a prolonged battle with stroke. The actor who has been bedridden for several months, as a result of stroke. Passed away in the early hours of December, 13, 2018, in Enugu.
Confirming the development, ace movie director and a member of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN). Chima Okoroji, who confirmed the actor’s death, said he would be greatly missed in the industry. The deceased was well known for his fatherly roles in films. Such movies as ‘End of Dreams’, ‘Under Fire’ and much more.
ACCESS BANK TAKES OVER DIAMOND BANK
Being a diamond bank customer I was curious about this and what the future will hold for all diamond bank customers. According to vanguard news, Access Bank Plc has finally acquired Diamond Bank Plc.
According to insiders, the official announcement of the transaction will be made in the course of the week by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, according to The Cable. Another source said confirmed that the deal has been sealed, awaiting final ratification from the regulatory body.
The acquisition was mid-wifed by the CBN in a bid to further consolidate the banking industry, sources informed. Last week, Diamond Bank announced its decision to drop its international operating license to focus on national operations following capitalization issues.
Uzoma Dozie, the bank’s Chief Executive Officer, confirmed the development in a statement released on Friday. Dozie had said: “With this approval, the bank will cease to operate as an international bank. “The re-licensing as a national bank supports Diamond Bank’s objective of streamlining its operations to focus resources on the significant opportunities in the Nigerian retail banking market, and the economy as a whole.
The move follows Diamond Bank’s decision to sell its international operations, which included the disposal of its West African Subsidiary in 2017 and Diamond Bank UK, the sale of which is currently in its final stages.” “The change to national bank status also enables the bank to maintain a lower minimum capital requirement of 10 per cent, as against 15 per cent required for international banks.”
PRESIDENT BUHARI TURNS 76
The birthday of Mohammadu buhari, the president of the federal republic of Nigeria has been the talked of the day. Mr. Buhari, on Monday was surprised by his aides who organized a birthday party for him at the state house, Abuja.
President Buhari received birthday wishes from all and sundry Including from Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate for the 2019 presidential election. President Buhari asked Nigerians to pray for him and also thanked them for their support and encouragement.