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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Introducing Kuda Bank With Free Charges On Transfer

Introducing Kuda Bank With Free Charges On Transfer

Kuda, is an online banking industry which is approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria. It operation has been successfully commenced in Nigeria, as at now it's 3 months in existence.

The digital-only bank though still in beta is already making available full banking services via its softwares on Android phones and iPhones.

Kuda: New Bank Charges Zero Fees for All Transfers for Life .

Kuda allows all Nigerians to automatically save money and earn up to 15% annual interest without being charged for transfer activities.
Introducing Kuda Bank With Free Charges On Transfer
Musty Mustapha, co-founder & CTO of Kuda speaking at the event.
By using "current account" type, one can run multiple business models without worrying about card maintenance fees, account maintenance fees and excessive transfer fees, this makes Kuda Banking system a unique financial industry when compared with other existing industries.

Also, there is a provision of free debit cards which are delivered without any no cost across the federal republic of Nigeria.

During the bank’s first town hall meeting on the 1st of November 2019 at Radisson Blu Hotel, one of the CEO, Babs Ogundeyi revealed the fact that their bank have been preserved from heavy cost of running a network of branches, the savings are now the ones actually transferred to customers in the form of free banking services. A lot of finance experts, investors and Kuda customers were seen present at this event which in Ikeja.

Cross-section of the audience

Mr. Ogundeyi furthermore used the opportunity to announce Kuda’s lifetime offer of 25 free interbank transfers every month for all its existing customers and everyone who opens a Kuda account before January 1, 2020.

Read statement: “We discovered that most people make less than 20 transfers every month for personal use, so we decided to give everyone who opens a Kuda account this year 25 free transfers every month forever,” he said.

Samuel Goriola Oluyemi, who is the Head of Emerging Markets/IFR/Agency Management at the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Scheme (NIBSS) honoured Kuda’s efforts to make banking affordable for all Nigerians, other stakeholders and tech sectors are also in support of this.

Mr. Oluyemi statement reads:

“[Kuda has] revolutionised banking in Nigeria. Things we never thought could be done are things you’re doing,” 
Introducing Kuda Bank With Free Charges On Transfer
Babs Ogundeyi, co-founder and CEO of Kuda speaking at the event.

Other great men present at the town hall meeting includes the Deputy Managing Director of eTranzact, Hakeem Adeniji Adele; Chidinma Iwueke, a partner at Nigerian venture capital firm Microtraction and Wale Olokodana, Business Group Director, Cloud & Enterprise at Microsoft Nigeria.

FreshReporters News gathered that he town hall meeting was supported by Microsoft Nigeria through the 4Afrika Initiative, an important partner in the bank’s mission to democratise financial services for Africans through digital technology.

EduAbasi Essien from Microsoft 4Afrika’s statement reads:
“Our mission at Microsoft is to empower every person on the planet to achieve more and our partnership with Kuda is a local case in point.

"We first joined forces with Kuda about two years ago, when they first emerged on the fintech scene. Known as Kudimoney at the time, Microsoft4Afrika identified this aspiring startup, selecting it for our BizSpark programme – a global platform that provides startups with access to Microsoft Azure cloud services, software and support free of charge over a one-year period.”
Introducing Kuda Bank With Free Charges On Transfer

Essien added that: “4Afrika’s volunteering program, MySkills4Afrika also provided further technical training to suit Kuda’s development at every stage of their startup journey – providing hands-on practical solutions and best practices on how to structure their technical infrastructure for improved outputs,”
Introducing Kuda Bank With Free Charges On Transfer

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Carlo Ancelotti: Napoli Sack Manager Despite Champions League Progression

Carlo Ancelotti: Napoli Sack Manager Despite Champions League Progression

Napoli has sacked its manager Carlo Ancelotti just hours after he helped the Serie A side seal qualification for the Champions League knockout phase.

Carlo Ancelotti: Napoli Sack Manager Despite Champions League Progression


Part of the club statement read;

Napoli has decided to revoke the role of first-team manager Carlo Ancelotti.

The friendship, esteem and mutual respect between the club, its president Aurelio De Laurentiis and Carlo Ancelotti remain intact.

Ancelotti joined Napoli in the summer of 2018 and led the club to second-place finish in his debut season.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Actress Daniella Okeke Claims Anthony Joshua Is Her Spiritual Husband

Actress Daniella Okeke Claims Anthony Joshua Is Her Spiritual Husband

Nollywood actress, Daniella Okeke who is one of the admirers of the Nigerian-British fighter, Anthony Joshua has taken to her Instagram page to woo the boxer.

Actress Daniella Okeke Claims Anthony Joshua Is Her Spiritual Husband

It can be recalled that the Nigerian-British fighter defeated Ruiz to reclaim WBO, IBF and WBA heavyweight titles. This brought joy to his fans especially, fans from his root country, Nigeria.

Daniella who was among those that cheered Joshua to victory, shared a picture of the boxer, calling him her spiritual husband.

In the post the actress wrote;

See as person Spiritually husband Fine. Baby wat soup should I make for u 2day?

See post below;

Actress Daniella Okeke Claims Anthony Joshua Is Her Spiritual Husband



Forgive Me, Fayose Begs For Forgiveness From PDP Members

Forgive Me, Fayose Begs For Forgiveness From PDP Members

Pleading for his immoral behavior, the  Immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose pleaded to the aggrieved members of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to forgive him of all his iniquities while he was in office.

Fayose urged the aggrieved members to sheathe swords against him, embrace his peace initiative and work together with unity of purpose and togetherness to relaunch the party to prominence in the state.

While addressing party members across the 16 local government areas and the 177 wards in the state. The former governor on Tuesday in his Afao-Ekiti country home expressed confidence that the party will soon regain its lost glory ahead of future elections in the state, noting the strength of the party would be restored after members would have settled their differences.

Forgive Me, Fayose Begs For Forgiveness From PDP Members

While explaining that creating different groups within the party would not be the best option, however assured that all issues and tendencies would be resolved for the party to reclaim the state from the All Progressive Congress.

Fayose, however, congratulated Senator Biodun Olujimi on her victory at the appellate court as the lawmaker representing Ekiti South senatorial district, saying she remains one of the leaders of the party in the state.

While reacting to the Saturday local government polls, Fayose regretted the violence and alleged electoral malpractices that marred the elections where a member of the party, Forum Kosedake was allegedly killed by political thugs.

He noted that the leadership of PDP was warned not to not participate in the poll knowing fully well the ‘antics’ of the APC-led government in the state.

Fayose said;

Everybody should come back to the party. I am open to reconciliation. If Senator Biodun Olujimi call you for meeting tomorrow, go there and listen to her. All of us are leaders , don’t let us factionalize this party
Why We Burnt PDP Women Leader To Death - Suspect Confesses

Why We Burnt PDP Women Leader To Death - Suspect Confesses

Ocholli Edicha, suspected to be the gang leader of those who led some political thugs to burn Mrs Salome Achejuigu, the PDP women leader to death has confessed that they carried out the dastardly act because he had been nursing a grudge against the woman before the Nov 16th governorship election.

Why We Burnt PDP Women Leader To Death - Suspect Confesses

Ocholli who spoke with newsmen shortly after been paraded on Wednesday confessed that he was an All progressive Congress thug who mobilized some other thugs from Ejule in ofu local government area to set the house on fire and reigned mayhem shortly after the election.

It will be recalled that the victim, Mrs Salome Abuh, the Women Leader of Wada Aro Campaign Council, Ochadamu Ward, was said to have been burnt alive in her personal residence when she was resting after treatment from an injury on election day

While reacting to the banal act, the spokesman, Wada/Aro Campaign Council, Faruk Adejoh-Audu had claimed the thugs, shooting sporadically, arrived Hon (Mrs) Abuh’s house at about 2pm on the fateful day and surrounded the house, bolting every exit and escape from outside.

According to him, They then poured petrol on the building and set it ablaze as other terrorized villagers watched from hiding.

She reportedly attempted to escape through a window but was prevented by the metal burglary proof and gun shots with bullets raining in her direction.

The blood thirsty thugs waited, shooting and watching with relish while Mrs Abuh cried from inside the inferno until her voice died out.

they reportedly left only when the entire house and Mrs Abuh had been burnt to ashes” he was quoted to have said

But the police commissioner, Hakeem Busari while parading the suspect with five others said the whole crisis erupted when there was a misunderstanding between one Gowon Simon and one Awolu Zekeri which led to the death of the later.

He said the death of Zekeri led to the mobilization of some angry youths in the town who moved to the house of one Simon Abu who is an uncle to the suspect where the 60 years woman was burnt to death.

The CP who said other suspects are on the run however said as soon as investigation is completed, the suspects will be arraigned in court.

He gave the names of other suspects who claimed they were only arrested differently as armed robbers and not killers of Mrs Abuh as Adamu Haruna, Onu Egbunu, Musa Alido, Attai Haruna and Attah Eje.

Mrs Abuh was buried last Saturday amidst tears.
Sowore Injected With A Substance, He Must Not Die - Family Cries Out

Sowore Injected With A Substance, He Must Not Die - Family Cries Out

It has become a trying time for the family of the convener of the RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore. The family has expressed deep concern over state of health of their son.

Sowore Injected With A Substance, He Must Not Die - Family Cries Out


According to a statement jointly signed by Deacon S.M Omoyeni, Olusegun Sowore and Robert Sowore, the Publisher of Sahara reporters was allegedly ‘ injected’ with an unknown substance and beaten by one of the prosecuting counsel.

This development, they said happened in the presence of the Department of State Security Service(DSS) inside the Federal High Courtroom, where he had been summoned for hearing of a suit.

The family said;

We are seriously worried when this assault happened openly inside the courtroom, a court which is the last hope of the masses.

Who knows what they might have done to him now that has been in their custody for months. Everybody can see now that President Muhammadu Buhari and the DSS wanted to kill our son.

The aggrieved Sowore’s family appealed to all well-meaning Nigerians, Nigeria Bar Association(NBA),National Assembly and International Communities to rescue safeguard their son.

Man Banished From Anambra Community For Impregnating Daughter,Twice

Man Banished From Anambra Community For Impregnating Daughter,Twice

Chinonso Okoro a facebook user took to facebook group to share a news of an unidentified man said to be in his late 60s, who is banished from Okofia, Otolo Nnewi for impregnating his own daughter twice.

Man Banished From Anambra Community For Impregnating Daughter Twice

According to Chinonso, the community decided to send the man away after he got his daughter pregnant a second time.

Man Banished From Anambra Community For Impregnating Daughter Twice

A picture shared by Chinonso showed members of the community handing the man and his daughter fresh palm fronds, while some more palm fronds were tied round the man’s neck and his daughter’s legs as signs that they were engaged in abominable acts.

Man Banished From Anambra Community For Impregnating Daughter Twice

Another picture showed a bus in which their property was loaded, ready to be sent out of the community.

Man Banished From Anambra Community For Impregnating Daughter Twice

The unidentified man is said to hail from Okija, in Ihiala Local Government Area and while another picture showed his daughter still had a less than a year’s baby, the man has again impregnated her.
Sowore: House Of Reps Order Immediate Investigation Of DSS' Court Invasion

Sowore: House Of Reps Order Immediate Investigation Of DSS' Court Invasion

Following the invasion of an Abuja Federal High Court by the operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS), the House of Representative on Tuesday called for an investigation into the incident.

Sowore: House Of Reps Order Immediate Investigation Of DSS' Court Invasion

The lower legislative chamber directed its relevant committees to probe the alleged DSS invasion of the court.

The Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu raised the matter on the floor of the House during plenary.

Elumelu stated that the occurrence was an abuse of the sanctity of the court.

The lawmaker described DSS action as “one arm of government attempting to overpower another, which will spell doom for the country’s democracy.”

The spokesperson of DSS, Peter Afunanya, had insisted that the activist’s supporters had acted an “orchestrated drama” inside the court.

Afunanya had claimed that none of its officers was involved in the incidents recorded in the courtroom.
BUSTED!!! Man Nabbed After Kidnapping Sister To Raise Money For Lover

BUSTED!!! Man Nabbed After Kidnapping Sister To Raise Money For Lover

Man Nabbed After Kidnapping Sister To Raise Money For Lover

22-year-old man kidnaps 6year-old sister to raise money for his girlfriend 

Ibrahim Kazeem, a 22-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping his 6-year-old stepsister in order to raise money for his girlfriend.

FreshReporters News learnt that Kazeem planned the abduction of the kid sister alongside with her girlfriend as to kidnap his stepsister Asiya Kazeem, while she was returning from an Islamic school on April 16, 2019.

Reports had it that his girlfriend, Murja looked after the little girl who was taken to Talata Mafara Local Government area of Zamfara state.

Though the ransom was pegged at ₦3million, Ibrahim pleaded with his gang members to accept the ₦200 thousand ransom which his father agreed to pay as he was destabilized due to the scene.

The guy who wen to drop the money was Ibrahim’s elder brother; was directed by the gang to different locations so as to make sure he wasn’t coming with any security personnel.

SP Gambo Isah, Katsina state police spokesperson, confirms that the arrest of the guy and other neccesary steps are in place as the State Criminal Interrogation and Intelligence Department, SCIID and SARS operatives took over.

SP Isah said: 
“At the end, he was asked to drop the money at a designated place where there were many people. From there, they asked him to go and pass the night at a school where the child would be brought to him. Later they changed their mind and asked him to sleep at the motor park.

Around 2am, they called him on the phone to go and pick the abducted girl at a designated place. They ordered him to go immediately and pick her before another group would kidnap her”. 

Meanwhile, read what Kazeem has to say during his interrogation:
“My girlfriend came visiting and I kept her in an apartment detached from our main building. Nobody knew she was in that house.

But during her stay, I could not give her money. She suggested that we should abduct my stepsister so as to raise the money to give her. She said my father would not hesitate to bring out money for ransom.

On the day she was returning from Islamic school, I took her to my girlfriend who was on a motorbike.

I had to appeal to them to release her because of the tension Asiya’s disappearance caused. Now I am ashamed of myself“. 
Sowore: Reasons I Shunned Soyinka’s Award On Justice Reform – Osinbajo

Sowore: Reasons I Shunned Soyinka’s Award On Justice Reform – Osinbajo

Vice president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo was absent at an event organised by the Wole Soyinka Centre for investigative journalism. An event which he was recognized and awarded the Integrity Specialty of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism’s Anti-corruption Defender.

Sowore: Reasons I Shunned Soyinka’s Award On Justice Reform – Osinbajo

However, the vice president has given two reasons why he was absent at the Prof. Wole Soyinka’s 2019 anti-corruption defender award.
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the Vice President cited the issues surrounding the invasion of the Federal High Court and the re-arrest of the convener of RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore as one of the reasons he shunned the event.

Giving his reasons, Osinbajo, said;

I am extremely grateful for the recognition and award of the “Integrity Specialty of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism’s Anti-corruption Defender Award of 2019” to me.

The award, I note, is for our Justice reform efforts in Lagos State. I had accepted the award with pride on behalf of the excellent Justice Sector team we had.

However, two reasons explain my absence. First is that I am currently in Abu Dhabi for an international meeting under the auspices of the government of the UAE where I am the keynote speaker.

Second, in view of the developments on Friday in the Sowore case, I think it would be insensitive and inappropriate to attend the ceremony.

Please accept my heartfelt apologies and extend the same to the other members of the organizing team. God bless you

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Benzema In Trouble As His Sex Tape Mess Gets Messier

Benzema In Trouble As His Sex Tape Mess Gets Messier

Karim Benzema, Real Madrid's striker is in trouble as he may be facing a criminal trial after France’s highest court of appeal on Monday dismissed his appeal challenging the legality of a blackmail investigation over a sex tape featuring fellow footballer Mathieu Valbuena.

Benzema In Trouble As His Sex Tape Mess Gets Messier

The court found that the investigative methods used in the case, in which Benzema is alleged to have colluded in blackmailing Valbuena, were within the law.

Benzema and Valbuena were both in the French national team at the time of the attempted blackmail.

In June 2015, Valbuena, who now plays for Greek club Olympiakos, filed a complaint, claiming he was the victim of an attempted blackmail after receiving a call informing him of the existence of a sex tape in which he appeared.

Investigators suspect 31-year-old Benzema of acting as an intermediary between the presumed blackmailers – including one of his childhood friends – and Valbuena.

Benzema, indicted for “complicity in attempted blackmail”, challenged the investigation methods of a police officer who intervened undercover.

His legal team claimed the police used dishonest methods by posing as a friend of Valbuena in a telephone conversation with one of the accused.

The court, however, ruled yesterday that there had been no “breach of fairness”, overruling an opinion  made in 2017.