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Drums Festival In Ogun State Generated Large Income For The Government – Amosun

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinOgun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun has revealed that the just concluded Africa Drums Festival hosted by the state, generated a lot of income for

Nigerians In Diaspora Send $22 billion Home In 2017

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Diaspora Nigerians wired $22 billion home in 2017, an African record and the fifth largest remittance by immigrants, according to the World Bank. Egypt received $20 billion from its citizens abroad, according to figures published by the bank today. The World Bank said payments from immigrants back to their home countries rebounded to reach …

Vietnam Suffers $660m Cryptocurrency Scam

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinVietnam has vowed to tighten regulations on cryptocurrencies as authorities investigate an alleged multi-million-dollar fraud

“Nigeria Telecom Operators To Pay N500,000 For Unsolicited Messages” – NCC

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinIn the first week of May 2016, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced that Nigerian telecom operators had one month to start implementing the ‘Do-not-Disturb’ (DND) code.

Crude Oil Hits $72, Highest In Three Years Over Middle East Tensions

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinThe price of crude oil Wednesday rose to $72 per barrel, its highest in more than three years, after Saudi Arabia said it intercepted missiles over Riyadh, worsening tensions in the Middle East.

Telecoms operators give reason for poor network services in Nigeria

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinThe Telecoms operators in Nigeria have given reason for the poor delivery of network services experienced across the country.

Ukrainian Businessmen And Investors To Visit Nigeria

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinUkraine’s delegation of businessmen and investors will visit Nigeria soon to explore more areas of economic cooperation.

Bitcoin and Litecoin, What’s the difference?(read)

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinBernard Marr is a best-selling author & keynote speaker on business, technology and big data. Recently he spoke extensively on litecoin and it’s worth reading . Most people have heard of Bitcoin by now – the digital currency which has made headlines in recent years thanks to its phenomenal rise (and occasional crash) in value. But …

CBN Injects $210m Into Foreign Exchange Market

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday injected 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market, in its bid to sustain liquidity in the foreign exchange market. The Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Mr Isaac Okoroafor in a statement said that the move would ensure the continuous availability of foreign exchange to …

“You have to fail to be Successful” -Tony Robbins

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinTony Robbins has become a go-to life coach for CEOs, celebrities, and politicians But his life hasn’t always been inspiring. Robbins, the author of Unshakeable and Money: Master the Game, spoke at Fortune magazine’s Brainstorm Health conference here about how he’s overcome his own life challenges and how he uses those lessons to help leaders …

Launchpad: Google to invest $3million equity free funding in African Startups

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinWhen Google CEO Sundar Pichai visited Lagos—Africa’s most valuable ecosystem—for the first time last year, he announced an array of plans, including Google’s Launchpad accelerator for African startups. Google has announced the first set of 12 startups participating in its Launchpad Accelerator Africa class, modeled after the global program in Silicon Valley. Among the startups …

Nigerian Banks Lose 2m Customers In Two Years – Statistics

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinDespite Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) effort to promote financial inclusion,Nigerian banks lost over 2 million customers between 2016 and 2017. According to statistics from the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), the number of active bank accounts also reduced by 1.5 million, dropping from 65 million to 63.5 million. The statistics obtained by the News …

IBM creates a Computer Smaller than a grain of Salt (peep)

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinIf there’s one downside to powerful computers, it’s that they’re too damn big. Luckily, that’s about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say about it. March 19 is the first day of IBM Think 2018, the company’s flagship conference, where the company will unveil what it claims is the world’s smallest computer. …

Arik Air Ends 10 years Dispute With MMA2

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinThe News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that MMA2 terminal is operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL). An Arik Air flight to Port Harcourt on Saturday took off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, (MMA2) Lagos, signalling the end of a 10-year rift between the airline and operators of the MMA 2 terminal. The …

Tomtom becomes official sponsor of Super Eagles Ahead of Russia 2018

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinTom Tom is now the official candy of the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have signed another multi-million Naira deal this time with confectionery giants Cadbury to make Tom Tom the official candy of the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Details. shortly

Experts Decry Lack Of Monetary Policy Direction

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinSome financial experts have decried lack of monetary policy direction and delay in the passage of the 2018 appropriation Bill in the country. Some of them who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos said the situation was presently affecting foreign investors confidence in the Nigerian stock market. They said …

Senate Begins Confirmation Of CBN’s MPC Presidential Nominees

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Banking and Finance to begin the process of confirming four presidential nominees as members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This followed the adoption of the communication from President Muhammadu Buhari, requesting the Senate to confirm the nomination of the …

Court Orders Globacom To Pay Ex-worker $80, 212

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinThe National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Kaduna has ordered Globacom Limited to pay $69, 212.38 to its former Installation Technician, Souleymane Thera over unlawful termination of his appointment. Justice Lawal Mani in his judgment also ordered the telecom company to pay Thera, the sum of $11,000 being his 11 years’ vacation allowances. The court …

Finland Is The Happiest Country In The World (See Reasons )

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinFinland has a lot to smile about. The Scandinavian country landed the top spot on the United Nations’ World Happiness Report, released Wednesday. The list, which ranks countries based on account income, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity, according to the website, found the same countries as last year to be the …

Checkout The Most Expensive Place To Live In The World – New Study

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinSingapore is the most expensive city to live in the world for the fifth year in a row, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living index, released in London today (March 15). Twice a year, the EIU surveys 400 individual prices across over 150 products and services in 133 cities in 93 …

U.S. SEC Sanctions KPMG, Deloitte Over Poor Audit

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin The top U.S. securities regulator on Tuesday charged foreign affiliates of three major accounting firms – KPMG, Deloitte & Touche and BDO – for conducting audits without proper oversight from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. READ ALSO: Trump Blocks Broadcom Takeover Of Qualcom Over Fears Of Chinese Dominance The Securities and Exchange Commission said …

Trump Blocks Broadcom Takeover Of Qualcom Over Fears Of Chinese Dominance

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blocked microchip maker Broadcom Ltd’s proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc over fears of Chinese dominance of 5G mobile communications. The presidential order reflected a calculation that the United States’ lead in creating technology and setting standards for the next generation of mobile cell phone communications would be lost …

Why you should not Laminate Your Certificates and Vital Documents

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinShared post : Lamination is a process whereby thin layers of transparent polythene nylon is joined together to protect paper documents such as certificates, results, testimonials etc. Why Do People Laminate Certificates? Here are some important reasons why people seem to laminate their certificates/documents below… 1. Lamination protects paper materials from getting damaged by fluid, …

Alcohol, Tobacco To Cost More As President Buhari Approves Increase In Excise Duty Rates

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin The prices of alcohol and cigarette would hit the roofs soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approved increase in excise duty rates on the products with effect from June 4, 2018. He also granted a grace period of 90 days to all manufacturers before the commencement of the new excise duty regime. The Minister of …

Modular Refinery Package Arrives Nigeria, to Be Installed In Delta State

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin The Federal Government is making progress on the establishment of modular refineries with the arrival of one set of package shipment already in the country and undergoing Customs clearance. The Niger Delta Inter-Ministerial Committee, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, informed members at its presentation meeting in Abuja that the refinery would be installed …

Nigeria’s External Reserves Hit $46bn

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinNigeria’s External Reserves now stand at $46 billion as at the close of business on March 9, 2018. Figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, weekend, indicate that the reserves grew by about $3.2 billion between February and March 2018. The reserves at the beginning of 2018 stood at $39.3 billion, then rose …

Mike Adenuga Sacks Over 90 Married Women in Gloworld ( see reasons)

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinAccording to multiple online reports Married female staff of Globacom are currently in pains after the Chairman, Mike Adenuga laid off over 90 of them, a reliable source said ,the management laid them off because they were married and Mike Adenuga does not want married women in his company again. She wrote : I received …

Canada To Feature First Woman On Its Currency

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinSeventy-two years after Viola Desmond went to jail for sitting in the wrong section of a movie theater, her efforts fighting for civil rights are being recognized. Desmond will soon be the first Canadian woman to appear on her country’s currency. This week, Canada unveiled its first $10 Canadian dollar featuring a portrait of Desmond. …

Black Panther Box Office Crosses 1billion Worldwide

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinBlack Panther has officially hit $1 billion worldwide after just four weeks in theaters. According to a release from Disney, Black Panther is the third-biggest superhero movie domestically, behind The Dark Knight ($534.9 million, and Panther is already at $530.9 as of March 10) and The Avengers ($623.4 million). With those numbers, Black Panther will …

Japan, China Protest Trump’s Tariffs On Steel And Aluminium

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Japan and China reacted Thursday to US President Donald Trump steep trade tariffs on foreign steel and aluminium, warning about their dangers to international trade. Japan said the moves “could have a grave impact on the economic relationship of Japan and the US”, the world’s third and top economies respectively. The world’s second-biggest economy, …

Twitter Is Working To Expand Its Verification To Everyone

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinNow you can feel special too: Twitter is looking to open up its verification process to regular folk.CEO Jack Dorsey revealed in a Periscope stream on Thursday that the company is working to expand its blue verification checkmark to all users. “The intention is to open verification to everyone,” Dorsey said. “And to do it …

Dangote Loses N2b Monthly To Apapa Traffic Jam

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin The Management of Dangote Group says its sugar and salt companies lose about N2 billion monthly to the perennial traffic gridlocks on Apapa Port roads every month. The company’s traffic Manager, Mr Mohammadu Rabiu, revealed this at a stakeholders meeting called at the instance of the Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy in …

Top Mistakes To Avoid During A Visa Interview

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinAs shared on Opinionng Getting a visa is not difficult. You simply need two things- complete documents and confidence. You will definitely get your visa. However, this is not always the case. Read Also: Amazing!!!Teenager who had flat stomach and regular periods gives birth There are avoidable mistakes that may happen during the visa interview that …

11 Ships With Petrol, Other Products Arrive Lagos Port

ShareFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Eleven ships laden with various products, including petrol, are at the Lagos ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday. The NPA, in its daily bulletin — Shipping Position — said nine of the vessels, carrying petroleum products, were already waiting to berth. READ ALSO: Lagos Is A Convenient And Peaceful …