Experts Says a Major Socio-Economic issue is an Inability to Retain Skilled Workers!

African financial technology (fintech) experts and entrepreneurs have identified Nigeria’s inability to retain her best talents as major contributor to socio-economic challenges facing the country. Speaking at the 2019 IE Africa Centre Forum yesterday in Lagos, they noted the need to re-invent the country’s education and make it a place for business opportunities. The experts[...]

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The Federal Government will have as much as 10% Equity in Nigerian Air!

The Federal Government (FG), may have as much as 10 per cent stake in the new national carrier christened, Nigeria Air.The equity, already backed with at least N47 billion take-off fund in the 2019 budget, is to boost the morale of intending investors in the project. The Guardian learnt that the proposed airline, now in[...]

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June 12 to be Celebrated like No Other, on it’s 26th Anniversary!

TODAY’S celebration of the 26th anniversary of the June 12, 1993 presidential election is historic. It is the biggest, widest and most national since 1994, when the first anniversary was marked by pro-democracy activists in Lagos. The annulment of the election won by late business tycoon, Chief MKO Abiola, by the General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida[...]

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Arab Prince Probes Water Contamination Incident

A committee has been formed under the directives of Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and chairman of Ajman Executive Council, to investigate a water contamination incident in the emirate over the weekend. The committee has been tasked to come up with answers as to how and why residents were exposed[...]

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Etisalat in the UAE pioneer’s 5G Coverage in the Abu Dhabi Airport

Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat has become the first mobile operator in the Middle East and North Africa to provide 5G coverage inside an international airport. The Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), Abu Dhabi’s new international airport, will become the first airport terminal in the region to benefit from ultra-high speed connectivity. The deployment is based on C-Band,[...]

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Survey Shows Biden can lead Trump in 2020 elections

It may be time for Wall Street to recalibrate expectations about the 2020 election. In a survey of institutional investors this spring, more than 70% told RBC Capital Markets they expect President Donald Trump to win a second term in 2020. But a new national poll of voters Tuesday points toward a different outcome. The[...]

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Huawei Scraps Laptop Launch due to US Blacklisting

Chinese tech giant Huawei has scrapped the launch of new laptop as a result of being effectively barred from doing business with American suppliers. It’s the first product launch the company has cancelled as a result of being put on a blacklist restricting its access to U.S. technology. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer division,[...]

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The Ikeja Electrical Distribution Centre has decided to Finally Service IKD residents with some Prepaid Meter

In a statement on Monday, Felix Ofulue, the company’s head of corporate communications, said the deployment will commence on June 17 following the successful registration and subscription for meters customers across the area. According to the electricity distribution company (DisCo), the deployment and installation of prepaid meters to customers in the area will be carried[...]

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Gbajabiamila wins House of Reps’ Speaker

Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader in the 8th house of representatives, has been elected speaker. The choice candidate of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 281 votes to defeat Mohammed Bago, still of the APC, who had 76 votes. Like Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Gbajabiamila was the preferred candidate of the APC in[...]

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