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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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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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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9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Has Built Over 30 Mobile Games

At just 9-years-old, Basil Okpara is making a name for himself in the area of coding and gaming. Like many others his age, Basil loves to play games but his fascination with gaming does not end at playing, his curious mind has led him into coding, leading him to come with dozens of game ideas. […]

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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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Late Rapper Nipsey Hussle’s Team Unveils Puma Collaboration Release Date

Weeks before his untimely death on March 31, Nipsey Hussle shared with fans that he inked an endorsement deal with PUMA and a collaboration was on the way. The Victory Lap artist’s social media account shared a post stating that the first collection would release Fall 2019. Nipsey Hussle After what looked to be an inactive Instagram […]

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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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Six-year-old YouTube star Dies of Malaria

A six-year-old YouTube star known in Burundi for his popular comedy sketches has died of malaria, his manager says. Darcy Irakoze, known as Kacaman, was a primary school pupil who performed online and in theatres. He was diagnosed with malaria on Wednesday and died the next day. Malaria has killed over 1,800 people in Burundi […]

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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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Davido Charges Over 26 Million Per Post on Instagram

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 […]

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Pepsi acquires a Nigerian Bread Company

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 […]

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British Airways Faces $299 Million Penalty Over Stolen Customer Data

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 […]

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BMW CEO is stepping down due to Disappointing Earnings

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 […]

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