Month: March 2019

Merger: Access Bank unveils new logo

In conclusion of its merger with Diamond Bank, Access Bank Plc, has unveiled its new logo, signalling the commencement of a new enlarged banking entity. At an elaborate ceremony at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, dignitaries gathered to witness the birth of the new banking entity. The GMD of the new entity, Herbert Wigwe, thanked all present, especially Pascal Dozie, founder of the now rested Diamond Bank. In a remark, a former governor of CBN, Lamido Sanusi Lamido, praised the merger, saying it’s a good omen for the...

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Residents on rampage as police kill another youth in Lagos

Some residents of Mangoro/Onipetesi community in Lagos on Sunday went on a rampage blocking the Oshodi/Abeokuta expressway in protest against the killing of a youth in the area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the angry residents blocked the major roads with tyres and woods after a youth was allegedly shot dead by policemen from Anti Cultism Unit of Lagos State Command. NAN learnt that an unmarked commercial bus occupied by the policemen had visited the community on Sunday afternoon in search of youths dressed wildly and wore dreadlocks. NAN gathered that one of the police operatives...

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WrestleMania: Seth Rollins injured ahead of Brock Lesnar clash at WWE megashow

Rollins won the Men’s Royal Rumble Match last January but didn’t wrestle for almost a month following that triumph because he hurt his back. The Kingslayer didn’t take part at Elimination Chamber as WWE wanted to make sure the No1 Contender would be fighting fit for WrestleMania. The two-time world champion, though, overcame that issue and is now cleared to take on Lesnar at Mania on April 7 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The Architect’s training sessions have intensified and he is even confident he will be able to slam his 6ft 3in, 265lb opponent. “At the end of the...

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WrestleMania 35: Rousey sends warning shots

Ronda Rousey insists she deserves more recognition for a women’s match headlining WrestleMania 35. Rousey will defend her RAW Women’s Championship title in a Triple Threat match against Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair. The match will go on last at Metlife Stadium next month in a momentous moment for the WWE. But Rousey feels that without her, the showdown would not be drawing anywhere near as much interest. “On one hand, I’m like so happy for all the progress we made and like, this is like some real lifetime legacy s***, you know. This is like real effect that...

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The Undertaker set for WrestleMania 35?

WrestleMania 35 is fast approaching but it’s increasingly looking unlikely that The Undertaker will feature at MetLife Stadium. The WWE legend’s involvement in New Jersey has been unclear for a number of months. The Phenom hasn’t appeared on WWE TV since November and has been making appearances outside the WWE for $25,000 per hour since. He has also reportedly drawn the fury of WWE owner Vince McMahon after agreeing to appear at Starrcade II in Las Vegas – a convention associated with upcoming company All Elite Wrestling. And despite fans still being keen for Undertaker to appear at the...

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