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Following their 1-0 loss to Valencia, Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham has turned his attention to the Premier League clash against Liverpool.

Willian backs Tammy Abraham to help fill void left by Eden Hazard exit

Willian feels Tammy Abraham's early-season form is helping to ease the pain of losing superstar Eden Hazard to Real Madrid.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN faults eviction order on 100-year-old Kaduna church

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has raised the alarm over a purported eviction order handed down to one of its churches in Zaria, Kaduna State.

US Consulate in Lagos launches academy for women entrepreneurs

United States Consulate General in Lagos on Monday launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a State Department-led initiative that supports women entrepreneurs around the world.
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Why many Nigerians won’t leave South Africa despite xenophobia

Two months after taking up the teaching job, what would seem like the first sign of xenophobia reared its head. The South African authorities came up with a law barring all foreigners from their education sector. “I had no option but to resort to buying and selling.”
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank and Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia

Xenophobia: Jim Ovia withdraws from World Economic Forum

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the ongoing World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to disprove Vice President Yemi Osibanjo’s clarification of the country’s past and present debt profile.

Kebbi to mobilize over 200 entrepreneurs for VP Osinbajo MSME launch

More than 200 entrepreneurs and other artisans across the 21 local government areas of Kebbi State would be mobilised for the one-day working visit of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo next week, the Kebbi State Government has said.

Tony Elumelu challenges Japan on empowering African entrepreneurs

African investor and philanthropist, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has challenged the Government of Japan to invest 5 per cent of its $50 billion commitment to Africa towards empowering African entrepreneurs.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 1

Japan premier warns Africa about debt as China grows presence

Japan's prime minister on Thursday warned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects that some blame for damaging the finances of developing nations.

PTAD unveils new executive secretary

The Pension Transitional Arrangements Directorate (PTAD) has unveiled its new Executive Secretary Dr. Chioma Ejikeme recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to take over the affairs of the agency.
Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, says access to electricity is critical to growing Nigeria’s economy.

Tony Elumelu to deliver keynote address at TICAD conference in Japan

Elumelu will speak alongside global and African political and business leaders, including Prime Minister Shinze Abe of Japan; H.E. Mr. Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria; H.E. Mr. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, President of Egypt and Chair of the African Union (AU); H.E. Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa; and H.E. Mr. Paul Kigame, President of Rwanda.
One of the indicted Nigerians arrested for online scam in the US

FBI nabs more Nigerians in US for internet fraud

Scores of Nigerians have been arrested in U.S. by the Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI) in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network.

Experts: Corruption, conflicts responsible for slow investments in Niger Delta

The poor and slow pace of oil and gas investments in the Niger Delta has been traced to corruption and conflicts in the region.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo government disburses N166 million loans to traders, artisans, others

At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
Former Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has called for global collaboration in peace-building, stressing that world leaders need to work together to be able to surmount the huge security and economic challenges faced by various nations.

Ex-President Jonathan calls for global collaboration in peace-building at Korean summit

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has called for global collaboration in peace-building, stressing that world leaders need to work together to be able to surmount the huge security and economic challenges faced by various nations.
Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

325 NYSC members benefit from BoI’s N540 million loan

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, on Friday said the Bank of Industry (BoI) has given loan of N540 million to 325 corps members who are entrepreneurs under the scheme’s Graduate Empowerment Fund.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ojude Oba a unifying force worthy of emulation – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday described the Ojude Oba Cultural Festival as a unifying traditional festival among the Ijebu and the entire people of Ogun State.

Lagos, NCC, EU, others support innovation

The Lagos State government, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), European Union (EU) as well as Sterling Bank have pledged support for innovation to grow the economy.

Osun Osogbo festival begins with traditional town cleansing

The people of Osogbo, the Osun State capital, will tomorrow (Monday) witness the traditional cleansing (known as Iwopopo) of Osogbo town, as part of pre-festival events that will herald the 2019 Osun Osogbo festival.

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Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Ogun governor suspends N3,700 PTA fee

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, at his swearing-in ceremony, promised to improve the standard of education in the state and on Friday, the governor has suspended with immediate effect payment of N3 700 as PTA fee inherited by the past administration.
A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.

Joe Biden wants ‘immediately release’ of transcript in whistleblower saga

Joe Biden, the Democratic heavyweight hoping to wrest the U.S. presidency from Donald Trump, has called on his opponent to make public the transcript of a phone call during which he reportedly made an inappropriate “promise” to a foreign leader.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

We must differentiate ourselves from PDP – APC governors

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressives Governors Forum has promised to aggressively settle all public debate around the distinction between APC and Prople’s Democratic Party (PDP) governors.

Digital banking startup raises $10 million for mobile banking in Nigeria

FairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a $10 million-euro Series A round of investment led by Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, the partners of DST Global, and existing seed investors Newfund, Speedinvest, and Le Studio VC to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria and other countries.
Jurgen Klopp has denied his Liverpool future will be determined by the English weather, saying his agent was just making a joke.

Jurgen Klopp braces for test from ‘exciting’ Chelsea young guns

Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool on Friday to brace for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm.