Connect with us

News

Queen Elizabeth II awards Olufunke Abimbola-Akindolie MBE

Published

on

 Queen Elizabeth II awards Olufunke Abimbola-Akindolie MBE

Queen Elizabeth II awards Olufunke Abimbola-Akindolie MBE

 Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has awarded Nigerian female legal practitioner Olufunke Abimbola-Akindolie  the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her contribution to the diversification of the legal profession in the United Kingdom.

The Royal family took their official twitter account to share a pic of the award presentation to the Nigerian legal practitioner (See below).


Olufunke Abimbola-Akindolie is a senior lawyer and leader for the world’s largest biotech and she is currently the most senior black lawyer working within the UK pharmaceutical industry and one of the most senior globally.

Olufunke is a renowned multi-award winning solicitor and diversity campaigner, some of the national and European recognition she has received so far includes; the Gender Role Model award (National Diversity Awards), Career Woman of the Year award (Women4Africa), Outstanding Woman in Professional Services award (Precious Awards) and Inspiring Member of the Year award (Inclusive Networks Awards). More recently she was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Diva and International Diva of Colour awards held in London.

Olufunke was recently admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, recognizing the positive impact and outstanding contributions that she has made to British society as a whole.

Congrats to her!

About verGr24.com Latest Celebrity news, Entertainment News Today | Est. 2016 Catch all the Juicy News Headlines on www.verge24.com Follow us Twitter: @TheVerge24 Facebook: @Verge24 Instagram: @Verge24 Email Us: hello@verge24.com

Naija News

Ikoyi Whistle-blower Paid; Lawyer Confirms

Published

on

Judge Muslim Hassan Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Recovered Ikoyi funds

Ikoyi Whistle-blower Paid; Lawyer Confirms

Yakubu Galadinma, the lawyer to the Ikoyi whistle-blower who helped the Federal government of Nigeria recover over N13 billion stashed in an apartment in Ikoyi in April 2017 has confirmed that his client has been finally paid his commission.

According to Galadinma, his client was paid N421m and has traveled out Nigeria on Wednesday morning, December 13th, 2017. He said that his clinent is mentally sound contrary to the statement of Professor Itse Sagay that his client might go mad if paid the money in full.

Weeks ago, Professor Itse Sagay, the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption said that the Federal government is hesitating to pay the whistle-blower citing that he might go mad after receiving his N860 million entitlement.

Guess the Government does not have a clue that there’re a whole lot they do not know about it’s citizens.

Continue Reading

Naija News

Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

Published

on

Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

Paul Ujunwa Gloria, a Nigerian facebook user who is based in Ghana has alleged that she met IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu while he was buying pizza.

The Igbo who expressed her disappointment at the wanted IPOB Leader claimed that she saw him at Eddys Pizza in Ghana at about 8:45 pm, yesterday, 11 of December 2017.

According to Gloria, when she saw him and then spoke to him at first, Kanu refused to answer her, until she spoke in Igbo and he responded.

In Paul Ujunwa Gloria’s words;

“I met the Biafra leader Nnamdi kanu at Eddys pizza Gh at about 8:45pm date 11/12/2017. He was surprised i recognized him and didn’t want to speak to me at first until i spoke igbo and he responded.”

“After all the trouble he caused in Nigeria he has guts to eat pizza. How long will you keep hiding? He couldn’t even disguise well. Am sorry for those who trusted and believed in him. Rip to those who died for the cause of Biafra. Some persons might doubt me because i have no pictures to show for it.”

“Nnamdi kanu stop hiding and let your people stop blaming the Nigerian government. Am sorry to say but you are a Coward , a deciver and a betrayal ”

Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts has been unknown since a military operation was carried out at his home town in Umuahia, Abia state on September 14th.

See her post below:

Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

Continue Reading

Naija News

Bus Driver Shot Dead by Policeman at checkpoint in Ekiti

Published

on

Oyo Pastor Caught with Human Head & Charms paraded

Bus Driver Shot Dead by Policeman at checkpoint in Ekiti

A trigger happy Nigerian police officer has reportedly shot dead a commercial bus driver identified as Mr. Olabode Ojo Segun, at a check point in Oye community, headquarters of Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Tuesday evening.

According to an eyewitness, the driver had refused to drop the usual N50 for the officers on duty, an action got one of the officers infuriated and he then opened fire at the bus as the driver tried to speed away. The bus was said to be travelling from Ikare in Ondo State and the victim hailed from Ikare in Ondo State.

In the witness’ words;

“When the driver Mr Olabode was hit by the bullet, he lost control of the bus and it somersaulted, leaving the passengers therein.

“He was lying dead at the scene while in the confusion, every other person was crawling out of the crashed vehicle, seeking help.”

Confirming the incident, a Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), officer Mr. Mohammed Olowo, said that only the bus driver was shot at by a policeman.

Mr. Alberto Adeyemi, the Public Relations Officer of the Ekiti State, Police Command confirmed the incident and said the officer identified as Corporal Ayodele Famodimu, has been arrested and is already facing departmental orderly room trial.

In the words of Adeyemi;

“When the trial has been concluded, he would be dismissed after which he would be charged to court.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Most Popular