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Lagos : Sanwo-Olu's vision from waste to Wealth
The Nigerian Customs Service, Seme Area Command, Lagos said it has seized 13 assorted vehicles, 8,304 bags of foreign rice and generated N2.6 billion in three months. The Customs Area Controller (CAC) of the command, Comptroller Mohammed Garba, disclosed this at a press briefing in Seme, Lagos, on Tuesday. According
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2 electricians sentenced to 2 months in prison for theft of transformer cables – Daily Trust
An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced two electricians, Ige Idowu, 27 and Abiodun Abayomi,30, to two months in prison for stealing transformer cables and accessories, worth N5.7 million. The Magistrate, Mrs Temitope Obasanjo, sentenced the convicts on all the three -count charge of conspiracy, malicious damage and stealing. Obasanjo
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About a month ago, Nigerian singer, Omawumi’s debut album, ‘Wonder Woman’ clocked 10. Since that album dropped, she has released two albums, ‘Lasso of Truth’ and ‘Timeless.’ ALSO READ: Pulse discusses Omawumi’s debut album, ‘Wonder Woman’ at 10. While Wonder Woman was not as critically acclaimed as its two younger
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Rise in food prices pushes inflation to 11.40%
By Elizabeth Adegbesan The seasonal rise in prices of food items has further pressured the nation’s inflation rate in May 2019 to 11.4 percent, about 0.03 basis points above the previous month’s record. This would be the second consecutive uptick in the inflation rate this year, haven risen 0.12 basis
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The benefit is under the NASIRA financial programme of the EU which uses guarantees to allow local banks to on-lend to underserved entrepreneurs within the European neighbourhood and Sub-Saharan Africa. It targets portfolios consisting of loans to youth, females and migrant entrepreneurs (including refugees, returnees and internally displaced people) and
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The veteran Nollywood star took to his Instagram page on Saturday, June 15, 2019, where he shared a video from the convocation ceremony. He went on to caption the video with an appreciation message to some of his course mates. “Happening Now. My convocation at the University of Abuja. LLB
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Super Falcons lose 1-0 to France despite brave performance in 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup group game
Nigeria battled hard for most parts of the game but France managed to get a goal late on from a VAR-assisted penalty which was controversially retaken after the Nigerian goalkeeper had been adjudged to have stepped off her line before the spot kick was played.  Nigeria needed at least a
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Yari and lessons from Zamfara
Following the awful turn of events in the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State leading to the Supreme Court’s declaration of all the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidates as winners in the last governorship, National and State Assembly elections, and a ruling that the APC did not hold valid party
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The music star made this known via his Instagram page on Monday, June 17, 2019. According to him, these guys have been in jail for years without even getting to the trial stage of their cases. He then went to say that even though he can’t change Nigeria alone, with
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Barcelona Speculation over Brazilian’s future Josep Vives Francesc Adelantado Barcelona‘s spokesman for the board of directors, Josep Vives, says the club will not fall into the trap of discussing the possible return of Neymar to the Catalan club. Paris Saint-Germain owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi recently stated that he is no longer going
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IFC, AMC to sell 14.1% stake in Ecobank Transnational
Lagos – The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and its Asset Management Company have reached advanced discussions to sell equity holding in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI). Ecobank The company said that IFC and the Asset Management Company (AMC) had entered into a share purchase agreement with Dutch investment firm, Arise BV
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Nairobi attracted Sh165.523 billion worth of foreign direct investment last year
The country’s foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 27.53 percent last year to hit a new high of Sh164.84 billion ($1.648 billion) up from Sh129.26 billion ($1.292 billion) in 2017. The inflows were mainly driven by increased flows into manufacturing, chemicals, hospitality, and oil and gas, according to the World Investment
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On Sunday, June 16, 2018, Nigerian singer, Ric Hassani headlined the main stage at the International Festival “Shrimp” in Roatan Honduras and he performed before a sold out crowd.  The singer has since taken to Twitter to share his and the community got together to celebrate this incredible milestone.  Even
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Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has threatened to prosecute the former chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Professor Yahaya Ibrahim Yero over alleged last minute award of contracts. The Governor disclosed this when he received members of Bauchi State Youth Advocacy Conference at the Banquet
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Aisha Buhari
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, said the excellent display by female military and Police officers during the June 12 democracy day parade would attract many young ladies to join the military. Buhari said this on Sunday when she hosted the female participants during the maiden edition of June 12
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The movie star took to her Instagram page on Sunday, June 16, 2019, where she shared a post celebrating father’s day and ended it with a message for deadbeat dads. “Happy Fathers day to all the amazing fathers out there and RIP to all the dead beats!! Stay dead!” she
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Standard Chartered strengthens global trade links
•Analysts project higher inflation rate for May By Babajide Komolafe THE downward trend of cost of funds  in the interbank money market is expected to persist this week following anticipated inflow of N123 billion from maturing treasury bills and statutory allocation funds disbursement by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC.
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Super Eagles of Nigeria drop 3 places in latest FIFA Ranking
In the new ranking released on Thursday, June 14, Nigeria are 45th, three positions down from where they were at the last ranking in April 2019.  Despite the drop in position on the world stage, the Super Eagles of Nigeria are still third in Africa only behind Senegal who made
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The singer in a video published by Instablog9ja on Sunday, June 16 2019, demanded some sort of compensations from yahoo boys saying he went to jail because of them. He said, “Those of you that are yahoo boys are owing me money because Am I a Yahoo Boy? No. I
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Rural and community banks in Ghana lost GH¢1 million to panic withdrawals within 7 days
The incident was inspired by social media rumours concerning the viability of the community-based lenders. The Managing Director of the ARB Apex Bank, Mr Kojo Matta, made the revelation in an interview. According to him, the rumours were to the effect that the 144 RCBs that are currently in operation
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Rise in food prices pushes inflation to 11.40%

By Elizabeth Adegbesan The seasonal rise in prices of food items has further pressured the nation’s inflation rate in May 2019 to 11.4 percent, about...