Redeemer’s University students get business grants

Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State has given three of its students seed funds to implement their business proposals. The students were presented their cheques on Thursday during one of the events marking the Bursary Week of the institution. According to the bursar of the university, Mrs Olutayo David, the gesture is meant to encourage entrepreneurship […]

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Tailor Jailed For Buying Stolen Motorcycle In Benue

Bartholomew, on or about October 15, 2019 in Makurdi, the state capital, without lawful authority, engaged in acquisition of a motorcycle knowing that the said item was proceed of criminal activity and he thereby committed an offence. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Makurdi Zonal Office, on Monday secured the conviction of one Orhena Sesugh […]

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First Bank bags Nigeria’s Best Private Bank

In a press release sent to the Herald which was signed by Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, First Bank, while recognising the bank’s commitment and leading role at providing bespoke financial services to its customers and the public in general, through its numerous state of the art and innovative financial products and services, First […]

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Confusion Over Sale Of Nigerian Coal Corporation

No doubt coal was discovered in Nigeria about 1909 at Udi Ridge by a British citizen known as Albert Kiston, during which the coal made its way to United Kingdom via Port Harcourt port in large quantities.  It was established under the law in 1950 and same law now known as laws of the federation […]

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FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler asked to vacate office

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano State has ordered the appearance of the Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Babatunde Fowler before it on October 7, 2019 to show cause why he should not be sacked for overstaying his tenure which expired on August 18, 2019. The presiding judge of the High Court, […]

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Xenophobia: Two top MTN’s executives resign

Barely weeks after the latest wave of xenophobic attacks against African migrants rocked some parts of South Africa, two top executives of telecom giant, MTN, has resigned from their positions. A press statement issued, yesterday, by the telecoms company disclosed that Philip van Dalsen and Freddy Tchala (the current CEOs of MTN Zambia and MTN […]

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Over 2,400 Nigerian passengers face flight cancellations as BA pilots go on strike

Over 2,400 Nigerian passengers who booked British Airways may have had their flights cancelled since Monday when the airline’s pilots union went ahead with a strike. The strike had forced British Airways to cancel “nearly 100 percent” of flights for Monday and Tuesday. The strike was called for by the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA)… 

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Nigeria’s robotics engineer Adekunle shuts down business

Nigeria-born Silas Adekunle has shut down Reach Robotics, the Bristol, United Kingdom-based consumer robotics company, that he co-founded a few years ago. He said he’s going to focus on new things. Adekunle made the announcement on LinkedIn. One of the Co-founders John Rees confirmed that “the decision has been made to close the business and […]

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Nigerian Workers Will Suffer If South African Businesses Are Attacked – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described as deeply disturbing the reports that some Nigerians, angered […]

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List Of South African Companies In Nigeria

This will comprise the list of all companies owned by South Africans but are located in Nigeria. In the list of South African companies in Nigeria, some of the names you would see may likely surprise you. They have long been in Nigeria such that many consider them as Nigerian companies. However, that is not the case.  […]

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South African President, Ramaphosa Reacts To Xenophobic Attack

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Tuesday, condemned the recent attack on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country. Ramaphosa, in a tweet on his official Twitter page, said there is no justification for the attack on foreign nationals. He was reacting the looting and burning of businesses and property belonging to foreigners in […]

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Mouka Bags African Brand Leadership Merit Award

Mouka, Nigeria’s leading foam and bedding products manufacturer has emerged Africa’s Leading World Class Premium Bedding/ Mattress/ Pillows Product Company of the Year at the 2019 edition of the African Brand Leadership Merit Awards. Mouka was declared Africa’s Leading World Class Premium Bedding/Mattress/ Pillows Product Company of the Year after a technical committee research report […]

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China Invests $16 Billion in Nigeria’s Oil Sector

Chinese investment in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has reached $16 billion, according to Nigeria’s state-run oil company. While Nigeria’s oil industry welcomes China’s interest, analysts worry about a lack of transparency in the sector and slow development of the country’s renewable energy market. When a top official with China’s third-largest national oil company paid […]

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Ex-Google and Uber Engineer Anthony Levandowski Charged With Theft of Trade

Anthony Levandowski was charged with 33 counts of trade theft involving Alphabet’s self-driving car technology. He had left Alphabet’s Waymo unit in 2016 and eventually ran Uber’s self-driving car project, only to be fired. The 39-year-old, who now runs his own firm, denies the charges. If convicted, Anthony Levandowski faces 10 years in prison and […]

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Buhari condoles with Dangote over three deaths in the family

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commiserated with Aliko Dangote, Africa’s leading industrialist and businessman, following recent losses of some members of his family. The President’s condolence message was communicated via a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja. The Dangote extended family lost three persons — Aliko’s cousin, Madugu […]

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Spider-Man Is Leaving The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Sad news to report that spider–man is leaving the marvel cinematic universe. Sony and Disney have been unable to reach new terms in their partnership over Spider-Man, and as a result, Deadline reports, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will no longer serve as producer on future films about the webslinger. Disney reportedly refused to stick to the […]

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Met Police officer investigated after ‘having sex’ on Big Brother Naija

A Met Police officer is being investigated after appearing on Nigeria’s Big Brother despite being refused permission by bosses. Khafi Kareem, once a ‘poster girl’ for the promotion of female and black staff, is a contestant on the overseas version of the reality show. Ms Kareem, 29, was pictured alongside Commissioner Cressida Dick as the Met celebrated […]

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Nokia showcases 5G possibility in Nigeria

Nokia is committed to bringing 5G to Nigeria to unlock new opportunities and further the country’s socio-economic development. Nokia is hosting a series of Innovation Days in Lagos to showcase how 5G technology can transform the way people live and work as well as enhance the industrial productivity in Nigeria. Nokia will present how this […]

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MTN cancels ban on Glo Calls over debt

For several days, subscribers of both MTN Nigeria and Globacom looking to connect with each other tried in vain not knowing if it was their phone or just the usual patchy network challenges common with Nigeria’s GSM services. MTN Nigeria reportedly banned incoming calls from Glo users for at least five days over the latter’s failure to pay […]

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Kylie Jenner Remains The Highest Paid Star On Instagram

Kylie Jenner of the Kardashian clan remain the highest-paid star on Instagram A new report reveals that the mom to Stormi charges up to $1.2 million per post on her page. Kylie Jenner and her Baby Stormi The business mogul beat Ariana Grande, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kim Kardashian, and Selena Gomez and among others to top the list. […]

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