- Ogun 2019: Akinlade’s supporters defect to APC
- Fayose has honoured himself with Adebayo celebration – Oni
- VCs tackle FG over suspension FUTA, FUNAAB vice chancellors
- Re-visit 2014 national conference report, Bishop Ajakaye tells FG
- Flood damages property in Ilorin
- Lagos@50: Ambode lauds harmonious relationship among religious, ethnic groups
- Democracy Day: No celebration without restructuring, true fiscal federalism – Group
- NANS urges reform of public schools, distributes materials to Gombe pupils
- Lagos holds the seed of Nigeria of our dreams ―Osinbajo
- Democracy Day: No alternative to democracy – Dogara
- 2017 budget: Trigger for Economic Recovery and Growth Plan
- Nigeria: Escaping from economic anxiety
- Nigerian development and effective tax administration
- FG policies stifling Nigerian airlines —Med-View boss
- Issuing project-related bonds will help fund 2017 budget deficit —Ogungbesan
- BDCs, regulators confront compliance issues to save naira
- Electricity supply will be stable overtime, not overnight —IBEDC boss
- Interesting dimensions of Nigeria’s currency war
- Value re-orientation critical to economic growth —ICAN President
- Evolving a National Payment System legislation for Nigeria
- Olumide Bakare goes home in N2 million casket
- ‘No regrets dumping engineering for entertainment’
- Frank Edwards,Tim Godfrey, others for The Invasion
- Celebrities storm Shina Peller’s birthday bash in style
- Wizkid wins big at BBMA, to release “Sound from the other side” in July
- Baby Alert: Dbanj keeps mum
- Efe, winner BBNaija show shoots music video “Based on logistics’’
- Ariana Grande ‘broken’ in tweet after Manchester attack
- Moji Olaiya: Family insists actress ‘ll be buried in Canada
- Double celebration for Fuji act, Idris Adisa
- Nursing council expresses concern over nursing education
- Family planning to cost Oyo N2 bn yearly
- Adewole calls for increased investment on cervical cancer
- Lagos residents say wearing singlet for days unhealthy
- Malaria: Medical practitioner urges Port Harcourt residents to ensure clean environment
- Dealers assault NAFDAC officials, policeman in Aba
- LUTH workers demand improved condition of service, tools
- Safe Motherhood Day: KDSG all out to ensure safety in the state
- WHO to focus on adolescent health in Africa
- Community lauds UNICEF’s rural water supply scheme in Kaduna
- Is Islamic Extremism On the Rise in Africa? [Deutsche Welle] Extremists are increasingly shaping the image of Islam in Africa. But despite warnings that Islam is becoming increasingly conservative in Africa, experts say the religion is also becoming more diverse as a whole.
- Evacuation of Nigerians From Libya Suspended 'Temporarily' [Daily Trust] Lagos -At least 1,433 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya have been evacuated between Dec. 15, 2016 and May 25, 2017, figures from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have shown.
- 57% of Nigerians Approve Buhari's Performance - Report [Premium Times] A report released in the early hours of Monday reveals that 57 per cent of Nigerians say President Muhammadu Buhari has done well in office.
- Don't Provoke Nigerian Soldiers, Rights Lawyer Warns Politicians [Premium Times] A rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Sunday warned members of the political class not to provoke Nigerian soldiers.
- Despite Court Order, Biafra Leader Addresses Pro-Biafra Crowd [Premium Times] The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, addressed a crowd of supporters, numbering more than 10, in his father's compound in Abia State.
- Igbos Urged Not to Take Up Arms [Daily Trust] The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has urged Ndigbo not to allow themselves to be provoked into any armed struggle, but to continue to sustain peaceful agitation for equity and justice within the Nigerian commonwealth.
- Two Years in Power - We Have Reasons to Celebrate - Ruling Party [Daily Trust] The National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, says the government and the party have reasons to celebrate if the situation of Nigeria is looked at "closely".
- Biafran Secessionist Movement Grows Stronger [VOA] On May 30, many people in southeastern Nigeria will remember those who lost their lives in one of Africa's most brutal wars. More than 1 million people died during Nigeria's 1967 to 1970 civil war known as the Biafra War The conflict erupted after leaders from southeastern Nigeria declared that the region would secede from Nigeria.
- Democracy Day - Osinbajo Highlights Successes, Challenges of Buhari Administration [Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday highlighted the various achievements of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since it came into office exactly two years ago on May 29, 2015.
- Data Centres Experience Growth Spurt [Balancing Act] London -One sign that Africa's data markets are maturing is the rapid increase in the number of Level 3 certified data centres. A quarter of these data centres are carrier neutral, offering customers the ability to do a range of things that are vital as Africa's corporates go digital.
- How African Countries Can Harness the Huge Potential of Their Oceans [The Conversation Africa] Over the past decade there's been a steady rise across Africa in the attention given to the responsible use of the oceans to contribute to economic growth - or what's known as the Blue Economy. The opportunities around Africa's blue economies are enormous with significant potential to create jobs and improve livelihoods.
- Computer Glitch Forces British Airways to Cancel Lagos-London Flight, Others [This Day] UK mega carrier, British Airways has cancelled its Lagos-London and other flights around the world due to computer glitch. Thousands of passengers were stranded at Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London and other airports around the world.
- Land Use Act Frustrating Housing, Mortgage Financing [Leadership] Abuja -The contentious Land Use Act may be thwarting mortgage financing and provision of affordable housing by the government, community and estate developers in the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), LEADERSHIP Sunday findings have revealed.
- Nigeria, Other Nations Lose 50% of Jobs to Automation [Leadership] World Bank President, Jim Yong's recent assertion that automation will wipe out two-thirds of jobs in the developing countries is already manifesting, with about 50 per cent of jobs across various industries now taken over by robots.
- Law Union Targets Middle-Income Earners to Drive Growth, Revenue [Vanguard] Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc has said that it will focus on distribution of its products to the burgeoning middle class during the course of 2017 financial year to drive growth and profitability.
- Retirees' Agitation for Full Payment of CPs Is Misguided - Etaduovie [Vanguard] THE agitation of labor unions for full payment of workers' accumulated funds in their pension accounts under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) represents misguided perception of the scheme.
- Raid On Ekweremadu's House - Stop Persecution of Ndigbo, Ohanaeze Warns APC Govt [Vanguard] The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the All Progressives Congress, APC-led government to stop the alleged persecution and harassment of people of Igbo extraction, describing some actions of the government as a serious threat to democracy. This came as the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, described the raid by the police as barbaric and shameful.
- Bad Start, Slow Recovery, Rays of Hope - LCCI Boss, Muda Yusuf [Vanguard] THE regime came on board with an exceptionally high goodwill and with very high expectations from the citizens. But the regime was up to a slow start, from the perspective of the economy. The key reforms, especially in respect of the petroleum industry and the infrastructure sectors were also slow in coming. The collapse of oil price and activities of the militants in the Niger Delta regrettably compounded the economic challenges of the country, culminating in a recession. The good news is that the outlook
- Youths' Anger May Consume Us, Obasanjo Warns [Vanguard] Abeokuta -Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned that the country might be consumed by anger of the youth as a result of their neglect, adding that the country will not be transformed if it continued to neglect its youths in the scheme of things.
- Your Change, My Change, Our Change [Vanguard] Long Suffering! That is what you become after just two years, when you have been made to understand, rightly or wrongly, that you had been dealt a raw deal for over 16 years by another political party. Indeed, that is what appears to be keeping the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the good books of many a Nigerian.
- NLC Urges FG to Announce Composition of Minimum Wage Committee [Vanguard] The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has urged the Federal Government to use the occasion of the Democracy Day celebration to announce the composition of a tripartite negotiation committee on the National Minimum Wage.
- Mercy Aigbe - Lagos Writes Police, Demands Transfer of Case Files [Vanguard] The Lagos State Government has written to Nigerian Police, demanding that it forward the duplicate of the case file on alleged assault on the Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe by her husband, Lanre Gentry.
- 2019 - a Replay of the War Between "David and Goliath" [Vanguard] 1Sam. 17:8-10, 11, 26, 37, 45-47. "Goliath stood and shouted at the Israeli Army 'What are you doing there, lined up for battle? I am a Philistine, choose one of your men to fight me'
- Go After Boko Haram, Herdsmen, Not Biafra Agitators - Massob Tells IGP [Vanguard] As the planned sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, to mark the Biafra Day celebration draws closer, MASSOB has said that no threat order by the Inspector General of Police will stop them from carrying out the celebration.
- Atiku to Nigerians - Be Patient but Improve Choice of Leaders in Next Election [Vanguard] Abuja -Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to exercise patience with those in government until they complete their tenures.
- I Had Not Met Tinubu When He Made Me Commissioner - Osinbajo [Vanguard] Lagos -Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said, weekend, he did not meet former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, when he was appointed a commissioner.
- Govt Has Released N54 Billion for Pension - Presidency [Vanguard] Kaduna -The Federal Government has released N54 billion for the settlement of inherited and current liabilities to retirees on the platform of the Contributory Pension Scheme.
- Banking Under Buhari - Growth Mired By Deteriorating Asset Quality [Vanguard] THE banking industry recorded sluggish growth within the first two years of the President Buhari administration. Even that marginal growth was mired by phenomenal increase in non-performing loans, NPLs, occasioned by combination of naira depreciation, high inflation and downturn in economic activities.
- Current Economic Challenge, Greatest Threat to Nation's Democracy - Saraki [Vanguard] Abuja -AS Nigeria marks 2017 Democracy Day today, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, identified current economic challenge as the greatest threat to the nation's democracy and called for concerted and united efforts of all Nigerians to move it out of the woods.
- Why Boko Haram Succeeded in Recent Attack On NAF Base - CAS [Vanguard] Abuja -THE Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has blamed recent successful attack on a defence base of the Nigerian Air Force by the Boko Haram terrorists, on some base commanders, who he said were yet to imbibe and adopt the tenets of new base defence concept.
- SA Telecoms Companies Allowed to Keep Broadband Spectrum According to reports from Reuters, Minister Siyabonga Cwele, the minister of communications announced on Wednesday that six South African telecoms companies, including MTN Group and Vodacom, would be allowed to keep their broadband radio spectrum licences until they expire in 2028. The consent came after the companies agreed to buy a minimum 30 percent of...
- Vodacom offers YouTube Smart Offline Vodacom is working with YouTube to launch YouTube Smart Offline. This service allows Vodacom Android customers to schedule video downloads overnight (between 00:00 and 05:00). According to Vodacom, customers can save on data by purchasing the lower priced...
- Samsung introduces latest QLED TV’s Samsung’s latest premium line-up of QLED TVs will be available in South Africa from May 2017. The new flagship line includes three series: the Q7, Q8 and Q9, which will be available in a combination of flat and curved models. “These latest QLED TVs...
- Whats so special about the Windows 10 Creators Update? Microsoft gave members of the media an up close and personal look at the all new Windows 10 Creators Update at an event in Johannesburg on Wednesday. In what is the third major release for Windows 10, the update unveiled the next wave of innovation. The...
- Citrix to expand African operations Citrix, an IT solutions company, announced yesterday that they are increasing their footprint in Africa through an expansion in distribution operations, and that its channel in East and West Africa will now be managed and supported by Citrix South Africa. A...
- New NCC inks partnership to protect Nigerian Telecoms The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) announced on Tuesday that it would enter into a partnership with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and other security agencies in an attempt to curtail the vandalisation of telecom...
- FNB launches innovative ATM FNB has become the first bank in South Africa to introduce a non-cash dispensing ATM with deposit capability. These ATMs are a smaller version of the standard ATM which FNB introduced in 2013 as a way of bringing banking services directly into small...
- Price Fixing Scandal Sees DSTV Fined R180 million MultiChoice’s advertising sales business, DStv Media Sales, has been fined of R180m ($14 Million) by the Competition Tribunal for price fixing and manipulating trading conditions in contravention of the Competition Act. Multichoice and the Competition...
- Delivering cashless e-commerce in Africa Jumia has joined forces with Mastercard to drive cash out of the online retail sector and provide a more secure and convenient way for consumers to shop online. Many online purchases are still being paid for with cash at point of delivery. Africa’s online...
- Africa Day Celebrated on Twitter Thursday the 25th of May marks the continent wide day of celebration known as Africa Day. Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now known as the African Union, which happened on May 25,...
- Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Appoints CEO Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking, Cloud and Data Centre, has announced that it has appointed Rakesh Parbhoo as CEO of WestconGroup SA, effective 1st...
- JUMO Selected for Google Launchpad Accelerator JUMO announced today that they were accepted into Class 4 of the Google Launchpad Accelerator. The Launchpad Accelerator targets growth-stage companies and invites them to their headquarters in Mountain View for work-shops and networking with the Silicon...
- Snapchat introduces Group Story in latest update Snapchat, the photo and video sharing social media platform, announced yesterday on their website that their latest update will allow users to create group stories. The update comes as the Los Angeles based company looks to stay ahead of other social media...
- Poor Security Controls of IoT devices sees Increase of DDOS attacks According to Dimension Data’s Executive’s Guide to the NTT Security 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report, the number of denial-of-service (DoS) or distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber attacks doubled from 3% to 6% in 2016, due to a lack of...
- NEC Africa secures Africa’s top cyber security expert Former Vodacom cyber security specialist, Vernon Fryer, has joined NEC Africa to head up the African cyber business and Cyber Defence Operation Centre. Fryer, who was formerly Group Chief Technology Security Officer at Vodacom where he strategically aligned...
- Globetom’s Electronic Distribution Platform reaches Nigeria Globetom’s has announced that their cloud service for electronic distribution and payment solution management is making a market entry into Nigeria. The announcement comes after Globetom’s GP3 platform received certification from the Nigeria Inter-bank...