Experts unveil, a global recession might be closer than we think!

On Tuesday, equity markets across the globe jumped at the news that the Trump administration would delay some of the new tariffs on China it had announced earlier this month. But just one day later, global stock markets sold off hard due to ever-weakening economic data in Europe and Asia and further yield curve inversions.[...]

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Why people love scary things like Roller Coasters!

Roller coaster fans savor every second of the ride, but there's something really special about that big drop. Advances in technology, design and engineering over the decades have allowed amusement parks to offer ever taller, faster and steeper coasters (with loops and other kinds of inversions as well). These big hills are getting ever more[...]

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African Games begin with Nigerian spice as Flying Eagles handle the Kick off

Current champions Flying Eagles will today kick off their attempts to regain the trophy at the 2019 African Games. The Paul Aigbogun-coached team will take on Burkina Faso U-20 team by 5:30pm. Morocco will also battle South Africa U20 at the same time. The African Games is a multi-sport contest geared towards advancing top-class African[...]

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Interview with the Human Resource Director of the British American Tobacco Nigeria (Batn) reveals a lot about the Nigerian Corporate Setting!

The Human Resources Director, British American Tobacco Nigeria (West Africa) Area, Temitope Akinsanya, in this interview, speaks on the role of human resources practitioners in developing talents for businesses and the strategic importance of human resources to Nigeria’s socio-economic development as well the company’s reputation in prioritising talent development. Eromosele Abiodunbrings the excerpts: Can you[...]

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Changes are coming to the Nigerian Aviation Industry and the Upgrades are starting from Aero Contractors

The dream for Nigeria to conduct major aircraft maintenance locally and save a substantial part of the over $2 billion spent annually on overseas checks may have materialised with Aero Contractors’ approval to conduct D-check on Boeing B737 classic. Two years ago Aero received certification for Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation[...]

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Lagosians react as FG puts 5% tax on all online purchases!

Lagos – Mixed reactions have trailed the proposed plan by the Federal Government to slam a five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods bought online. Prof Sheriffdeen Tella, a Senior Economist at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun, said that the online space was still growing and taxing it now would discourage transactions.[...]

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Facebook Reaffirms it’s interest in Youth Innovation and Development!

Facebook has restated its commitment to help young people of Africa in harnessing their digital and creative skills for the future of the continent through its support and investment in various communities, including startups, developers, agencies, among others. Facebook’s Vice President, Product Partnerships, Ime Archibong, made the pledge during this year’s International Youth Day celebration.[...]

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The UAE launches massive initiative to bridge Educational gap to fit it’s evolving labour market!

The UAE has unveiled the Emirates Youth Professional School, a Federal Youth Authority initiative which aims to bridge gaps between academic learning and the country's rapidly changing labour market. The initiative has been launched following directives issued by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, state news agency[...]

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Ecobank begins part 2 of it’s Graduate Trainee Program this August

In keeping with its talent development strategy, a new set of Graduate Trainees commence their entry-level development programme today Wednesday, August 14 at the state of the art Ecobank Nigeria Academy in Lagos. The training programme which was launched in July this year is an intensive 8-week medley of learning interventions for fresh graduates. The[...]

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Buhari justifies forex and Food Importation Restrictions

President Muhammadu Buhari says the directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation was to improve agricultural production and attain full food security. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesman in a statement, said Buhari stated this when he hosted All Progressives Congress (APC) governors to Eid-el-Kabir lunch at[...]

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