CBN makes social media handle mandatory KYC requirements for bank customers

The Central Bank of Nigeria ,CBN has made it mandatory for financial institutions to collect and verify customers social media handles as part of their ‘know your customer ‘ KYC requirements to enhance accuracy and depth of customer identification. The Apex bank…

Kobe Bryant’s family settle for $28.5m photo lawsuit

The family of NBA star, Kobe Bryant, has agreed to a $28.5m settlement with the Los Angeles County, to resolve the remaining claims in a lawsuit over deputies and firefighters sharing graphic photos of the basketball star, his 13-year-old daughter and other victims killed in a…

Actress, comedienne, Favour Daniel, dies in boat accident

Fast rising Nollywood actress and a sensational skit marker, Favour Daniel dies after being involved in a boat accident that had occurred on Sunday, 5th February, 2023. According to reports, she had died shortly after the accident. This was made know by…

ICPC arrests Twitter user trading new naira notes

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, on Wednesday, 1st, February, 2023, has arrested an Abuja-based Twitter user, Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, with the handle @SimisolaGold and Twitter name Simisola of Lala, for trading new naira notes on social media. https://www.instagram.com/p/CoIjLcjtF5u/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link…

Social Media influencer, Aproko Doctor opens up on recent battle with brain tumor

Popular Nigerian social media influencer, Dr. Chinonso Egemba, better known as Aproko Doctor, has opened up about his health challenge with brain tumor throughout December 2022. According to Egemba, he was diagnosed on 5th December, 2022, saying it was so bad that…

Nigerian comedian, AY, advises social media users to be mindful of what they make out on social media

Nigerian film producer actor and comedian, Ayo Makun, known as AY, has shared advice via a tweet and post on his Instagram page, on how his colleagues can protect their mental health and save themselves from depression by being mindful of what…

‘Musician or as a Chef?’: Banky W. under fire for signing Whitemoney to EME

Nigerian singer and actor Bankole Wellington, better known as Banky W, has come under fire after a label he co-owns, Empire Mates Entertainment, EME, signed a management deal with Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, season 6 winner, Hezel Oyeyze, popularly known as Whitemoney.…

Nollywood actors’ kidnap: Hilda Dokubo reacts, says actors paint wrong impression of lifestyle on social media

Nollywood veteran actress, Hilda Dokubo has blamed some of her colleagues in the entertainment industry for giving the public a wrong impression about  their lifestyle. The Actress made this known via her Instagram page @hildadokubo on Sunday, 31st July, 2022, while reacting…