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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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. […]Read More
Davido is the richest Nigerian musician on Instagram, charges over 26million on a single post. Music superstar, David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido, has emerged the richest Nigerian on Instagram, with his single post valued at over N26 million. . According to Instagram Rich List 2019 by Hopper HQ 2019, Davido stands at second position in Africa […]Read More
The House of Representatives Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that there is a need to come up with a legislation on cryptocurrency, which is gradually becoming acceptable all over the world. The Speaker said the legislation became necessary to regulate transactions involving cryptocurrency for Nigeria not to be left behind. Gbajabiamila stated this while […]Read More
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned Africa’s largest wind power plant in Turkana Northern Kenya, his office said in a statement on Saturday. The wind power farm is located next to Lake Turkana, the world’s largest permanent desert lake surrounded by three national parks and an active volcano. Speaking during the inauguration of the power […]Read More
Pepsi has acquired Pioneer Foods Group Limited, the company that owns Nigerian bread brand, Butterfield. The deal is the first major international purchase under Pepsi’s new Chief Executive Officer, Ramon Laguarta. Pepsi coughed out $1.8 billion to seal the acquisition of Pioneer Foods, almost a year after it acquired Israel’s SodaStream International Ltd in a $3.2 billion buyout deal in […]Read More
Britain’s privacy watchdog on Monday announced its intention to fine British Airways, the country’s second-largest airline, nearly £183.4 million ($229.5 million) citing a security weakness in the airline’s website that enabled hackers to harvest the personal information of customers. The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a notice concerning the proposed fine citing infringements of […]Read More
BMW CEO Harald Krueger is stepping down in the wake of the luxury automaker’s weakest earnings performance in a decade. The German company said Friday that Krueger, 53, would not seek an extension of his contract, which expires at the end of April 2020. The board of directors will meet to discuss the issue of a […]Read More
In February Kardashian West, 38, slammed online fashion retailers for copying her designs and selling cheap versions within hours of her being pictured wearing them. Kim Kardashian West tweeted: “It’s devastating to see these fashion companies rip off designs that have taken the blood, sweat and tears of true designers who have put their all […]Read More
The 7th digital edition of digital africa conference and exhibition 2019 has just ended with a sprung of success. The three days conference was held at Baze University, Abuja from 25th – 27th June, with the theme “Africa’s Tech Renaissance: Positioning Africa For The Age of Abundance”. Day 1 Topic: The Emerging Era of Abundance […]Read More
Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, ordered the arrest the chairman of Innoson Motors, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, and two others for their persistent refusal to appear before him to face charges slammed against them by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP). Others affected by the order are Charles Chukwu and Anajekwu Sunny. The court gave […]Read More
Just like the previous version, participants are to register, invest a particular amount in the form of “providing help” and “get help” with their investment and interest back after 30 days. Notorious Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox (MMM), the Ponzi scheme which dashed the hope of over three million Nigerians in 2017, is back. The new version […]Read More
Eat’N’Go Limited , the franchisee operating Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery, and Pinkberry Gourmet Frozen Yogurt in Nigeria has invested over N10 billion to grow its businesses. This disclosure was made by the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Patrick McMichale who also confirmed that they are getting closer to their target of opening over 300 outlets in Nigeria. So far, a […]Read More
Nigerian Press Organisation, NPO, says, it has resolved the face-off between the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, and DAAR Communications Plc., owners of Africa Independent Television, AIT and Ray Power FM. NPO comprises the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria, NPAN, Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, BON, the Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE and the Nigerian Union of […]Read More
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended the licence of Daar Communications, owners of Africa Independent Television and Ray Power radio, for failure to abide by Nigerian Broadcasting Code. The Director-General of NBC, Malam Is’haq Modibbo-Kawu made this known on Thursday in Abuja. Kawu said over the last two years, NBC summoned the management of […]Read More
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the registered trustee of Micheno Multi-purpose Cooperative Society, Mr. Uno Michael Eke before Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court, sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, on a separate 74-count charge, for allegedly obtaining over N320 million (Three Hundred and Twenty Million) by false pretence […]Read More
INNOSON Nigeria Limited has filed a contempt action at the Federal High Court (FHC), Awka, Anambra State, against the managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), Segun Agbaje, and two others, asking them to show why they should not be committed to prison.
The other two are chairman of the bank, Mrs. Osaretin Demuren, and the secretary, Erhi Obededuo.
THE Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has said the refinery being built by Dangote Group is expected to reduce the need for fuel imports in West Africa.
OPEC, in the current edition of its World Oil Outlook, noted that the refinery would refine as much as 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day.