2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

Congo Télécom sets 15 000 internet subscribers target by 2022

October 19, 2021 David Agba 0

Congo Télécom (CT), a state-controlled telecommunications company in the Republic of Congo, says it is targeting to have 15 000 internet subscribers by the end of 2021 and 300 000 within five years. The announcement was made last week Friday 15 October 2021 by its General Manager Yves Castanou. The Brazzaville-based company has currently 13 000 internet subscribers, which represents Read More

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Fraser suites bags 2021 world winner luxury hotel award

October 19, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The Nigeria’s leading luxury service apartments, Fraser Suites Abuja, has been announced as the 2021 World Luxury Hotel Awards winner of the Luxury City Hotel for the African continent. According to a press statement signed by the Director Corporate Communications Fraser Suites, Mr. Haroun Harry Audu, Monday, said that the honour by the World Luxury Hotel Awards is in recognition Read More

Dangote emerges Most Valuable brand in Nigeria for the fourth time

October 18, 2021 David Agba 0

For the fourth time in a row, Dangote Group, a fully integrated conglomerate and proudly Nigeria brand has again emerged as the most valuable brand in Nigeria, while the MTN Nigeria trailed as the most popular brand in the new Top of the Mind (TOM) survey conducted among corporate executives in the country. In rating the brands, seven metrics were Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More

FirstMobile: A symbol of banking convenience with global attraction

October 18, 2021 Amaka Ifekandu 0

The launch of FirstMobile App by First Bank of Nigeria Limited provides an opportunity for its customers to conveniently access both financial and non financial transactions. AMAKA IFEAKANDU writes on the recognition this initiative and many others have attracted to the FBN globally. Over the years, the development in digital financial technologies across the world, like e-money, digital banking and Read More

Revoke TELA maize commercial permit, group tells NBMA

October 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Coalition of Civil society groups, researchers and analysts has called on the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) to revoke permits recently granted for the commercial release of the TELA Maize. According to the group, the maize variety which has been genetically modified for drought tolerance and insect resistance is a failed and an unwanted venture and it is only being Read More

6th National Youth Games declared open in Unilorin

October 16, 2021 Editor 0

The newly appointed Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mallam Ismalia Abubakar, has declared the sixth edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) open at the University of Ilorin. Following the declaration was a match pass parade by different states, that caught the admiration of the spectators. The opening ceremony was colourful and exciting with great Read More

Patriotism key to progress – Akobundu

October 14, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

National Coordinator/ CEO, African Union Development Agency-New Partnership for Africa’s Development/African Peer Review Mechanism (AUDA-NEPAD/APRM) Nigeria, Princess Gloria Akobundu, has called on Nigerians to embrace peace and always put national interest first in all they do, stressing that this is the sure way for prosperity of  Nigeria In a signed statement by her Media Assistant Abolade Ogundimu, Akobundu made the Read More

2023: Osinbajo best qualified to succeed Buhari, APC group declares

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the 2023 general elections, a support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Consolidation Group (PCP) has rated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the best qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC members said Osinbajo’s presidency will increase party’s chances for massive success in the coming general elections and also accelerate growth Read More

These music groups gave us hit songs one-time, do you still remember?

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

It is said that two heads are always better than one and it’s no surprise that boy-bands and girl-bands are highly successful with massive impact. Nigerian listeners were entertained by music groups who kept the airwaves and dance floors busy. In this article, we will be looking at the Top Nigerian Music Groups and their hit songs  1- Psquare P-Square consisted of Read More

Global voices and the criminalisation of Chinese entrepreneurs

October 11, 2021 Dr. Austin Maho 0

In the August 31, 2021, article in the “Global Voices” an online publication. there was a piece by one Nwachukwu Egbunike title: “Chinese firms in Nigeria face widespread labour abuse allegations, tainting bilateral relationship” This piece is a response to the article, because it falls within the growing spat of misinformation about China and the Chinese which is fuelled mostly Read More

These music groups gave us hit songs one-time, do you still remember?

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

It is said that two heads are always better than one and it’s no surprise that boy-bands and girl-bands are highly successful with massive impact. Nigerian listeners were entertained by music groups who kept the airwaves and dance floors busy.In this article, we will be looking at the Top Nigerian Music https://trendybeatz.com/musics/naija Groups and their hit songs  1- PsquareP-Square Consisted of Read More

FIFA World Cup qualifier: Beaten Super Eagles storm Douala, face CAR in return leg clash

October 9, 2021 Editor 0

The delegation of Nigeria’s Super Eagles to Sunday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifying encounter against the Les Fauves of Central African Republic landed at the Aeroport Internationale Douala at 11.28am on Saturday. Led by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) 2nd Vice President/Chairman LMC, Mallam Shehu Dikko, the delegation comprised of 23 players, technical officials and backroom staff, some NFF Read More

Breaking: Francis Uzoho, Ejuke, 9 others on starting lineup as Rohr unveils Super Eagles list vs CAR in FIFA World Cup qualifier

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will mount the goal post for Nigeria’s Super Eagles as they face Central African Republic (CAR) on the matchday three of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Here is the starting lineup for Super Eagles… Nigeria XI vs Central African Republic: Uzoho – Aina, Ekong (c), Balogun, Collins – Onyeka, Aribo, Iheanacho – Simon, Ejuke, Osimhen.

Breaking: New Nobel Literature Prize winner emerges

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has said he was “surprised and humbled” to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism”. The prize is awarded by the Swedish Academy and is worth 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.14m / £840,000). Gurnah, 73, is the author Read More

Buhari preaches peace in Ethiopia as Ahmed begins second term

October 4, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Addis Ababa, called for peace and stability in Ethiopia, amid the many challenges facing the East African country. In his goodwill message at the inauguration ceremony of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for a second-five year term in office, the president pledged that Nigeria would continue to support the unity and territorial integrity of Ethiopia. ”We Read More

How Dangote is driving African economy – DG ACCI

October 4, 2021 David Agba 0

The Director-General of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) Ms Victoria Akai has described the Dangote Group as the flagship and the epicenter for Africa’s industrialization. Speaking on the sideline of the Abuja International Trade Fair that was declared open Monday, the DG said the conglomerate has placed Nigeria on the continental and global map. “As a reputable Read More

Nigeria falls behind Egypt in Africa’s top three FDI

September 27, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Nigeria has fallen behind Egypt in Foreign Direct Investment, according to a report by the African Development Bank. The new report states that four African countries accounted for 80 per cent of investments coming into the continent. Nigeria was placed among the top three, with South Africa coming third, the new report titled, ‘Entrepreneurship and Free Trade Volume II – Read More

Ex-CBN governor reveals what will happen to Nigerian economy

September 25, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Khalifa Muhammad Sanusi has sounded the death knell for Nigerian economy, noting that crude oil on which the economy is anchored has no future and is no longer sought after globally.  Addressing the sixth Kaduna Investment Summit, after inaugurating the state development plan 2021 to 2023, to transform the state into a knowledge-based economy, the Read More

Youth empowerment: FG signs MOU with Konga

September 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

In its avowed determination to continue to harness youth potentials for improved socio-economic growth and development in the country, the federal government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KONGA to empower the Nigerian youth through the exploration of Information Communication Technology (ICT) with a view to building their capacity towards self-reliance and employability. The Minister of Youth Read More

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AfCFTA: Don’t make Nigeria a dumping ground, CICAN tasks FG

September 13, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CICAN) has called on the federal government against making Nigeria a dumping ground as a result of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). CICAN also called for the support of all stakeholders towards repositioning the nation’s economy. CICAN which gave the charge through it General Secretary, Mathew Ayoola in a press Read More