Women in police net for dumping baby in trash can

A 25-year-old woman, Qamariya Ismail, and her 45-year-old mother, Hassana Sabi’u, are currently being grilled by police detectives in Katsina, Katsina State in connection with the discovery of the corpse of a day-old baby in a dustbin in on Monday. The spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, DSP Gambo Isah, said Ismail, who resides at […]

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Dubious lottery operators invade the Kano metropolis

The National Union of Lottery Agents and Employees of Nigeria raised the alarm on Thursday that some dubious lottery operators had invaded the Kano metropolis, Kano State, duping innocent residents. The chairman of the Kano State council of the NULAEN, Chief Sydney Emeafu, said the operation of the unregistered lottery operators posed a danger to […]

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China closes down North Korean companies

Beijing has ordered North Korean-owned businesses in China to close by January, cutting foreign revenue for Pyongyang under United Nations sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile programmes. China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday that companies, including joint ventures with Chinese firms, have 120 days to close from the date the UN resolution was adopted on September 11. Read […]

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Greenspring Communications Announces One-Day Made-in- Nigeria Conference

Greenspring Communications Ltd, a media/public relations and marketing consulting firm based in Lagos, Nigeria is organizing a one-day Made-in- Nigeria Conference and Awards event to add to the present buzz created by the Federal Government’s mantra of promoting locally-made products and services. The conference has been fixed for Thursday November 23, 2017 at Protea Hotel, […]

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2 white UK oil moguls captured for fraud in Nigeria

Two United Kingdom oil executives – Osman Shahenshah and Shahid Ullah – have been arraigned over fraudulent activities in Nigeria. Shahenshah and Ullah, former chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Afren, a London-listed oil and gas exploration business were slammed with criminal offences of over payments they received through secret companies in the […]

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Expect a Yoruba man to rule Nigeria soon – Prophet

Prophet Onyekachukwu Okolie who predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2015 election has prophesied that a Yoruba man will win the 2019 elections. In an interview with The Sun, the founder and general overseer of Living Abundance (Mount Zion) Prophetic and Deliverance Ministry in Lagos said that he told Nigerians that God told […]

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Trump Facebook bias: Zuckerberg argues back

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg responded to President Donald Trump’s accusation of bias on Wednesday, saying both sides of the political spectrum criticized the social network in the same ways. “Trump says Facebook is against him. Liberals say we helped Trump,” Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post. “Both sides are upset about ideas and content […]

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Nigeria raised 243.7 billion naira at a bond auction on Wednesday

Nigeria raised 243.7 billion naira at a bond auction on Wednesday, almost double the amount it had initially sought, as local funds and foreign investors piled into longer-term debt to lock in higher returns, traders said. Nigeria’s borrowing costs have fallen from as high as 18 percent a few months ago as inflation has slowed, […]

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African markets factors to watch Sept 28

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – EVENTS: *KENYA – The central bank to auction 91-day, 182-day and 364-day Treasury bills worth a total 24 billion shillings. GLOBAL MARKETS The dollar and U.S. bond yields rose […]

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Redcloud partners KongaPay for new tech services

RedCloud Technologies, the world’s first open banking platform has partnered with Nigeria’s KongaPay; the payment system which aims to facilitate the initiation and completion of transactions in a seamless manner to accelerate distributed banking through a new payment ecosystem that allows unbanked customers to pay online. Through the Banking as a Platform model, a first […]

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Protea Hotel by Marriot starts a new hotel (Oweri Select) in Nigeria

Protea Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc. has opened Protea Hotel by Marriott, Owerri Select in South-Eastern Nigeria, a development, which further consolidates its presence in the country. The 90-room hotel, developed by African Capital Alliance, a leading investment firm, and Kunoch Limited, is located in Owerri city, the capital of Imo State. ‎ Imo State is […]

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Array of things that cause infertility in men

What Causes Male Infertility? Over their lifetimes, around one in each five couples in the United States looks for for children. Shockingly, just 50% of couples who are attempting to end up plainly pregnant accomplish pregnancy effectively and around one out of ten American couples of regenerative age are barren; male infertility represents half of […]

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African markets factors to watch Sept. 27

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *RWANDA – The central bank makes its latest decision on its benchmark repo rate. *GHANA – The statistics office to release data on second quarter 2017 gross domestic […]

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Journalist petitions ICC over Nigeria Army invasion of South-East

A Nigerian journalist has written a petition to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over human rights abuses, torture and extra-judicial killing perpetrated by members of the Nigeria Army during the recent invasion of a community in the South-East region. In a letter dated September 24, 2017 addressed to the Chief Prosecutor of the court in […]

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Things to Think About When Looking For a Brake Repair Company

In case your brakes need repair, then you should make sure that you search for a reputable brake repair organization. One of the most important factors that you should consider is the number of years that your potential brake repair companies have been in this line of business. That means that if you choose a […]

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State of Nigerian economy 2017 in review

Nigeria in February 2017 – Nigeria’s economy is projected to have contracted 1.54 percent in 2016, according to a budget ministry document, with Africa’s most populous country mired in its first recession in a quarter of a century. Nigeria is heavily dependent on crude oil exports to fuel its economy, but low global prices and […]

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Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita: Welcome the most expensive car in the world

Koenigsegg is the most costly road legitimate generation auto on the planet. Why does it cost so much coin? With no embellishment, the auto is actually covered in precious stones … and jewels aren’t modest. For the Trevita, the Swedish producer built up another outside complete called the Koenigsegg Proprietary Diamond Weave, which includes covering […]

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UBA Foundation to award 1m naira to essay competition winner

UBA Foundation, the corporate social duty arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, will grant the champ of 2017 version of its National Essay Competition with one million naira instructive concede to think about in any African college of his or her decision. At a press dispatch of the UBA Foundation National Essay Competition […]

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How FIRS is contributing immensely to Nigeria’s economy

Tunde Fowler is a public officer, tax administrator and reformer in Nigeria. He is presently the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and in this interview with Boldfaces International he explained how tax works and how Nigerians can benefit from it. Excerpts… Q: For the benefit of our viewers in Nigeria and […]

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