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Access Bank Acquires Diamond Bank – What it Means

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Nigeria’s Access Bank has announced the merger and acquisition of its competitor Diamond Bank. From the outside looking in, it appeared the latter was healthy, but it was not and there were many telltale signs including a decision to abandon its international operating license, a Central Bank of Nigeria Fine of 250 Million Naira, non-performing loans and plunging share prices, …

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NotJustOk.com Founder Demola Ogundele Loses Mom, Mrs. Rosaline Olanrewaju Ogundele

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Our deepest condolences go to Demola Ogundele, NotJustOk.com founder and AML reader and subscriber, who has suffered the recent loss of his precious mother, Mrs. Rosaline Olanrewaju Ogundele. Mrs. Ogundele was born October 7, 1948 and died August 24, 2018. The Notjustok.com founder will join the rest of his family in a weeklong farewell event befitting of and in celebration …

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Linda Ikeji Announces Pregnancy, and Explains Why She Ditched her Own Message on Celibacy

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Linda Ikeji, a Nigerian gossip blogger turned media mogul, announced her pregnancy on social media yesterday, Sunday May 20, 2018. Her announcement was received with mixed reaction from the public. Many have congratulated her and just as many have criticized her for having a child out of wedlock when she has profited from and made it her business to cast Nigerian …

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Headies 2018: Complete List of Winners

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The 2018 Headies was held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Convention Centre of the Eko Hotel & Suites, in Lagos, and as usual, it was not without controversy. A controversy that is better discussed in a different post. In the meantime, below is a complete list of winners at the reputable, Nigeria focused, music industry event. -Ms. Uduak …

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Ike Onuorah Named 2nd Vice President of Artist Management Organization in Nigeria Led by Don Jazzy’s Father

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Ikechukwu (Ike) Onuorah, a British-Nigerian executive and music entrepreneur, has been named the 2nd Vice President of the ‘Artiste Managers in Nigeria Association’ (AMAN) in Nigeria, an organization headed by Collins Ifeanyi Onwuneme Ajereh Enebeli aka Mavin Grandpa, the father to popular music producer Don Jazzy. The newly appointed executive joins the non-profit that is now experiencing a reawakening and …