Buhari not hundred percent sure of 2020 Budget

The Presidency said on Sunday that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was backed by law to return any portion of the 2020 budget that required reworking to the National Assembly. It noted that the budget was “good enough”, having come from a collaborative effort by the Executive and the National Assembly, but added[...]

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Popular Bond Girl dies tragically this week

Popular French actress, Claudine Auger, best known for her role as a Bond Girl “Domino” in 007 film ‘Thunderball’ is dead. She died at the age of 78, Metro Uk reports. Auger who featured in the 1965 James Bond movie, ‘Thunderball’ alongside Sean Connery, died at her home in Paris. The first French star began[...]

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Man United fans demand new manager after Shameful Defeat

Manchester United fans have demanded that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is sacked and replaced with former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, after the Red Devils’ dire performance against Watford yesterday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side went 2-0 down against the bottom of the league Watford at Vicarage Road, courtesy of a David De Gea blunder, and a penalty[...]

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CBN reduces Different Bank Charges

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has slashed withdrawal fees usually charged after the third withdrawal from Automated Teller Machines within the same month. In a new directive contained in the new Guide to Bank Charges released on Sunday, the CBN stated that the withdrawal fee charged for the use of other banks’ Automated Teller[...]

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Democrat U.S. Representative becomes Republican after Trump Impeachment

U.S. Representative Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey is leaving the Democratic Party to become a Republican, President Donald Trump announced Thursday, confirming during a White House meeting with his new GOP ally a party switch that had been expected since last weekend. Trump introduced Van Drew in an Oval Office meeting that also included[...]

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Buhari addresses African Leaders at 56th Ecowas Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja held bilateral talks with some leaders of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meetings were held on the sideline of the ongoing 56th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government. NAN reports that[...]

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How China plans to Become the Number One World Power

China is on the cusp of keeping a big promise — a vow to double its GDP and income in a decade and take the country to the forefront of the global economic power structure. The nation now faces the challenge of keeping the momentum going in the face of mounting challenges. The ascension began[...]

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Motorola is back from the Desert

Motorola is the company responsible for the first transmission from the moon. It’s most known for communication technology, especially early cell phones, which wowed business people in the 80′s. Later, in the 2000′s, the Razr defined the high social status of its owners. Since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, Motorola Mobility, the company[...]

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ASAP Rocky features in Leaked Sex Tape

American rapper ASAP Rocky has responded to the leaked sex tape allegedly featuring him. The sex tape began making the rounds on the internet yesterday and it led to prompt criticisms of the man in the video whom many immediately labeled as Rocky. The video, which was reportedly posted on Pornhub on Wednesday night, does[...]

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Sean Diddy Combs to be honored at 2020 Grammys in a Grand Way

American rapper and hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will be honoured with the 2020 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons award during the annual pre-Grammys party next month. Recording Academy announced today that the three-time Grammy winner will be honoured for his “continuous influence on the music industry and beyond”. President/CEO of the Recording Academy Deborah[...]

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The U.S. and China finally Reach Agreement forgoing Christmas Drama

THE United States and China have sealed the agreement on what has been dubbed as the ‘first phase’ of the long-debated trade deal, putting a brake on the ongoing trade tensions between the two superpowers. Speaking on December 13, Donald Trump said that the agreement will stave off further tariffs, keeping them at 25 percent[...]

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Ecobank achieves Major Feat in Banking Industry, Here are the Details

The 2019 Nigeria banking industry customer experience survey report recently published by KPMG Nigeria showed that Ecobank Nigeria recorded significant improvement in the SME segment of the survey. According to the report, analysis of performance in the SME segment reveals dynamism in the 2019 ranking. Despite lower levels of overall satisfaction for SMEs, Fidelity Bank[...]

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Federal Government solicits partners for Data Collection

The federal government has stressed the need for stakeholders’ collaboration to improve data collection in the country. Addressing a two-day 2019 ICT Data stakeholders’ workshop with the theme: “Building the Digital Economy through ICT Data Resources,” the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Mr. Musa Istifanus said Nigeria needs to embrace and harness[...]

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Pricewaterhouse Cooper(PwC) grants funds to 5 NGOs, Here’s Why

Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC) as part of its corporate social responsibility, has donated N5 million to five non-profit, non-governmental organisation. The donation has been ongoing since the last three years, according to the Country Senior Partner, PwC West Africa, Uyi Akpata. Akpata, disclosed this at the PwC 5-for-5 Charity Walk which simultaneously took place in Lagos[...]

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The Nigerian Maritime Industry takes on Gender Equality

THE Director-General, DG, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, says active women participation is fundamental to the growth of the maritime industry. Peterside, who stated this at a Business Luncheon and 25th Anniversary of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, WISTA, with the theme, “Balancing the Gender Gap in Maritime[...]

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A Seven Day Notice as been Issued to all Tax Defaulters by FIRS!

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has served a seven-day notice to tax defaulters across the country. The Head, Communications and Servicom Department, Mr Wahab Gbadamosi, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Gbadamosi said the Acting Executive Chairman of FIRS, Mr Abiodun Aina, announced this in a notification letter to taxpayers[...]

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