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Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, commended the generousity of the billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, who donated N5 billion at the launch of the Cuppy Foundation which held at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja last night.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
Former Super Eagles’ handler and player Samson Siasia has pleaded with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) to extend the deadline over his ban by the World football governing body, FIFA.
Five days before the end of a grace period to appeal against his worldwide life ban from football activities by FIFA over alleged complicity in match-fixing, Samson Siasia has made an emotional appeal to billionaire businessmen, Femi Otedola and Aliko Dangote, for financial support to enable him pay the mandatory 100,000 Swiss Francs (N36.4m) appeal fee at Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).
Florence Otedola, popularly called DJ Cuppy, the daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, rung the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday.
International Breweries (IB), Linkage Assurance and Forte Oil emerged worst performing stocks in percentage terms on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in July.
It was a gathering of who-is-who in the round leather game as former Green Eagles Captain and Coach Christian Chukwu went for a thanksgiving service to show appreciation for God’s mercies on his safe return from a hospital in London where he went to treat a health challenge.
Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has redeemed his $50,000 pledge to the Super Eagles for the only goal scored against Algeria during the semi final match at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Kenneth Omeruo has on behalf of his Super Eagles teammates thanked popular business mogul, Chief Femi Otedola, for redeeming his AFCON 2019 semifinal match pledge to the team.
Business mogul Femi Otedola on Tuesday fulfilled his pledge of 25,000 dollars to the senior national team, the Super Eagles.
Billionaire oil and gas magnate Femi Otedola has thrown light on why he stepped in to help former Captain and Coach of the Super Eagles Christian Chukwu get quality medical treatment abroad.
Nigeria’s billionaire businessmen Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr Femi Otedola have promised the Super Eagles $75,000 for every goal scored in their remaining two matches at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their remaining two matches at the championship, Otedola pledged the sum of $25,000 for every goal.
Some shareholders of Forte Oil (FO) Plc on Tuesday tasked the new management of the company on continuous payment of dividend and adherence to good corporate governance.
A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.
The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, paid a courtesy visit to Christain Chukwu who is recuperating at the Wellington Hospital, Circus London.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday in Abuja said Christian Chukwu, a former captain of the old Green Eagles, has arrived in the UK for medical treatment.
Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.
Also, core inflation, which excludes the prices of volatile agricultural produce, however, slowed to 8.88 per cent (year-on-year) in October, compared to 8.94 per cent recorded in the preceding year
Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in parts of the state where the exercise was characterised by brigandage, hijacking of electoral materials and personnel.
There is tight security at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa as the state governorship election commences.
Access Bank Executive Director Victor Etuokwu says various monetary policies by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has created a virile banking sector, capable of safeguarding depositors’ funds.
Nigerian Military under the Nigerian Navy have allegedly laid siege at Escravos, anchoring their gun boats at the front of Oporoza creek, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State.