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After bail, Portable distributed items to less-favored members.

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After bail, Portable distributed items to less-favored members.

Habeeb ‘Portable‘ Okikiola, a Nigerian singer, has been released on bail after appearing in court on Monday evening. He was remanded into custody following an alleged assault on police officers.

 

NaijaNews reports that according to a statement from the singer, he was released on Monday evening after appearing in court. On Tuesday, he distributed relief items to less-favoured members of society. A video circulating online shows a crowd surrounding him as he distributed the items.

 

In a statement, the singer said that he will be back in court on April 26 for a further hearing.

 

On Monday, the singer was arraigned in court by Chief Magistrate A.S. Shoneye on five counts of assault. The judge ruled that the charges were bailable. The singer was granted bail with a $300,000 bail and two $500,000 sureties, both of whom must reside in the state.

 

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Access Bank Rewards More NYSC Members To Promote Entrepreneurship Amongst Youths

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Access Bank Rewards More NYSC Members To Promote Entrepreneurship Amongst Youths

 

Delphina Eze, Assistant Director SAED NYSC; Adeeko MK, Assistant Camp Director; Regina Okorafor, Product and Prposition Manager, Access Bank; Chris-Moneke CT, Camp Director; Emma-Ezekiel Oluchi, 1st runner-up of Accessprenuer, Ikechukwu Oranekwu, Regional Sales Manager.

Delphina Eze, Assistant Director SAED NYSC; Adeeko MK, Assistant Camp Director; Regina Okorafor, Product and Prposition Manager, Access Bank; Chris-Moneke CT, Camp Director; Emma-Ezekiel Oluchi, 1st runner-up of Accessprenuer, Ikechukwu Oranekwu, Regional Sales Manager.
As part of its commitment to continually empower the youth through various entrepreneurial initiatives, Retail giant, Access Bank has rewarded 55 members of the batch A, stream two corps members across Nigeria with various cash grants.

A total of N15.5million was given out to corps members with winning entrepreneurial ideas in Abuja, Delta, Kaduna, Kwara and Rivers States with the star winners receiving N1 million each.

Regina Okoroafor, Product and Proposition Manager, Access Bank Plc; Adeeko MK, Assistant Camp Director; Delphina Eze, Assistant Director SAED NYSC; Adimula Emmanuel, 3rd runner-up of Accessprenuer; Ikechukwu Oranekwu, Regional Sales Manager.

Regina Okoroafor, Product and Proposition Manager, Access Bank Plc; Adeeko MK, Assistant Camp Director; Delphina Eze, Assistant Director SAED NYSC; Adimula Emmanuel, 3rd runner-up of Accessprenuer; Ikechukwu Oranekwu, Regional Sales Manager.

“We understand the role young people play in the community and the nation, and we are committed to supporting their aspirations. The youths represent the future and hope of Nigeria. We will do all we can to support their innovative ideas,” said Njideka Esomeju, Group Head of Consumer Banking.

 

“Access Bank has been in a strategic partnership with NYSC since 2016. The relationship further evolved into the launch of Accessprenuer: The NYSC edition in February 2021. We have completed 13 editions of Accessprenuer competition, impacting 490 corps members with N195million seed capital.

 

“We have a Facebook community where the winners of this editions will interact freely amongst themselves and inspire young entrepreneurs with similar aspirations. The facebook community has about 5,800 members,” Njide concluded.

 

The star prize winner in Rivers, Obot, who wants to go into palm oil business, thanked Access Bank for motivating him with a seed capital to realize his dream and have a brighter future.

Second runner up winner in Abuja, Nifemi Ademola, who pitched on tomatoes harvesting and reproduction and won N700,000 thanked the bank for the initiative.

 

“The seed capital money I won today will really assist to expand my business and also help me to acquire more tools that I need for efficient production in the future,” he added.

 

Ugah Ebuka, one of the N400,000 winner in Kwara said: “A very big thank you to Access Bank and I pray that utilizing this cash for what it is actually meant for, my business will not just grow but be heard across the globe.”

 

The Bank also rewarded other corps members across the country in the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th -10th positions with N400,000, N250,000, N150,000, and N100,000 respectively.

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BREAKING:  Nollywood Actor Prince Adewale Adeyemo is Dead 

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BREAKING:  Nollywood Actor Prince Adewale Adeyemo is Dead 

 

 

Veteran Yoruba actor, Prince Adewale Adeyemo, died on Monday morning after a brief illness.

 

 

NaijaNews reports that the news was announced by fellow actor Kunle Afod on his Instagram page. Sharing a picture of the deceased, Afod wrote, “Hmmmm, God, you know best. RIP, Prince Adewale Adeyemo.

 

“He passed away in the early hours of today after a brief illness. God will comfort all his family, friends, and colleagues.” This comes hours after the Yoruba movie industry held a night of tribute for the late Murphy Afolabi, who passed on May 14, 2023.

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Afolayan, Bakre, Broda Shagi win awards at AMVCA 2023

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Afolayan, Bakre, Broda Shagi win awards at AMVCA 2023

 

Nigeria’s film producer, Kunle Afolayan’s movie, “Anikulapo” on Saturday won the Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba) category in the 2023 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) held in Lagos.

 

Another Nigerian, Tobi Bakre won the Best Actor in a Drama Series while Osas Ighodaro went home with the Best Actress award in the same category.

 

Other award winners in the event held at the Eko Convention Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, are Bimbo Ademoye who got the Best Actress in a Comedy while Animashaun Samuel aka Broda Shaggi got the Best Actor in a Comedy Drama for Movie, or TV Series.

 

Shaggi got the award for his effort in a movie titled: “Inside Life.”

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