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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: MSMEs sure way to economic growth

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) were the fastest ways of growing the economies of states and the nation.

Dangote, MTN, Glo lead in the 2019 most valuable brands in Nigeria

For the umpteenth time, Dangote Group, a Nigerian owned and most diversified conglomerate has emerged the most valuable brand in Nigeria after the 2019 Top 50 Brand survey, while MTN closely followed as the most valuable multinational and telecommunication brands with Glo coming third in the chart.
Yemi Alade, one of Africa’s most creatively and commercially successful artists, has signed a global licensing agreement with Universal Music Africa (UMA) – Universal Music Group’s west African affiliate – in partnership with Universal Music France (UMF).

Yemi Alade signs licensing deal with Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group also known in the United States as UMG Recordings is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate, Vivendi.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 2

President Buhari welcomes investments from Japan bank, Toyota

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday held investment talks with top officials of Japan Bank for International Cooperation, and Toyota Group, at the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), holding in Yokohama, Japan.
Thomas Cook

Chinese group mulls Thomas Cook takeover

China’s Fosun Group is considering nearly a billion dollar rescue of embattled British tour operator Thomas Cook, the Hong Kong-listed conglomerate confirmed Friday.
IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY

Igbinedion university commences ICT programme

Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, the Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), has urged students to be involved in Information Communication Technology (ICT) programmes of the university.
Power

Century PowerWhy Nigeria is still in darkness

Nigeria is still in darkness because of infrastructural deficit and the huge debt owed power generation companies (GenCos) by power distribution companies (DisCos), Century Power Generation Company Limited Chief Executive Officer, Dr Chukwueloka Umeh, said at the weekend.
Issad Rebrab

Algeria’s richest man held in jail in graft probe

Algeria's richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor's orders, state media reported Tuesday, a day after his arrest as part of a corruption probe.

Pat Utomi tasks leaders on level playing ground for investments

Utomi made these remarks at the commissioning of the new gigantic Corporate Headquarters edifice of the Vista International Conglomerate in Lagos State.
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes, Prayah hint collaboration on Davido’s ‘Fall’ remix

American rappers, Trevor Smith Jr. aka Busta Rhymes and Prayah have given a hint of a possible remix of Davido’s hit single ‘Fall’.
Brigadier General Kinfe Dagnew

Ethiopia jails ex-head of military company over corruption

Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm.
Former South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak appears for his first trial at the Seoul Central District Court on May 23, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun-Pool via Reuters

South Korea jails another former president for corruption

A Seoul court on Friday jailed former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak for 15 years, making him the latest in a string of high-profile political and business leaders ensnared by corruption charges.

India Supreme Court overturns ban on women at Sabarimala temple

India's Supreme Court has overturned a decades-old ban by religious authorities that forbid women from entering one of the holiest Hindu temples in the country.

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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
Ibrahim Magu

PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.