How Do I Find a Business Idea and Become Successful?

• How do I come up with a business idea? • What steps should I take in validating my business idea? • What are the easy steps on how to start a business? Hello everyone, today we will be brainstorming on this simple yet difficult task of finding and deciding on a business idea. Every[...]

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The Igbo Business Model: A Catalyst for SMEs Development in Nigeria.

By Bright P. Eregha, PhD • Importance of SME Development to Nigeria • Challenges of SME Development in Nigeria • Concept of Capital? • The Igbo Business Model Explained • Benefits of the Igbo Business Model • A Case for Government Adoption of the Igbo Business Model The Nigerian economy has always been susceptible to global[...]

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Second-hand toys are dangerous for kids, study warns

Second hand toys are an attractive option to families because they can be inherited directly from friends or relatives or obtained cheaply and readily from charity stores, flea markets and the internet. Second-hand toys could pose a health risk to young children, a study has found. Old Lego blocks, dolls and toy cars were found[...]

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Nigeria-born Marianne Olaleye makes Portrait of Britain shortlist

A UK-based Nigerian, Marianne Olaleye, has been shortlisted among the top 100 photographers in the prestigious Portrait of Britain photography contest and will have her works featured in the first Portrait of Britain book, featuring 200 shortlisted images. Launched in 2016 by the British Journal of Photography (BJP), the Portrait of Britain is an annual[...]

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FEC okays N6.07tn five-year national health plan

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a new five-year National Health Strategic Plan 2, which is to gulp the sum of N6.07tn. The meeting was presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was attending a summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, which drew African leaders and[...]

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14 Confirmed Dead After Cholera Outbreak In Borno

The Borno State Government yesterday confirmed eight cases of cholera outbreaks, saying 14 others died of acute watery diarrhea. The Commissioner for Health, Haruna Mshelia, told journalists in Maiduguri that the cases were reported in 13 local government areas of the state. He stated: “Suspected cases have also been reported from some LGAs such as[...]

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IGP Bars FSARS From Searching Phones, Laptops Of Innocent Citizens

The Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force, Ibrahim Idris, has warned the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) against indiscriminate search of mobile phones and laptops of ordinary citizens. He also stated that FSARS personnel found culpable of illegal detention beyond 48 hours risk dismissal. Speaking through Amaechi Elumelu, the National Coordinator of X-Squad, at[...]

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Nike unveils new Chelsea jersey that can talk to your phone

Nike has revealed its first football shirt that also happens to be a tech product. The new Chelsea third kit is the first to make use of Nike's "Connect" technology, which allows phones to talk to the jerseys. The features allow people to scan their football shirts and then use them to get access to[...]

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Why Davido’s father sent 50 policemen to arrest him

Popular singer, Davido has revealed that his father sent 50 policemen to arrest him during his first show. Davido said his father arrested his promoters, crew members, girlfriend and manager because he left school for the show. According to him, after evading the arrest by scaling the fence, his father threatened to send all of[...]

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Buhari gets China support for Mambilla, signs $328m ICT agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Beijing won the crucial support of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, for the country’s aspiration to build the 3050 Megawatts Mambila hydroelectric power project. The two countries also signed the agreement of $328m for the Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure Backbone Phase II (NICTIB II) project. The concessional loan agreement[...]

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BREAKING: Group pays N45m for Buhari’s nomination form

A group known as the National Coordinator of Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN) has presented a cheque of N45 million to Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for the purchase of presidential nomination form for President Muhammadu Buhari. Presenting the cheque at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja on Wednesday,[...]

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5.8m Nigerian Motorists Carry Fake Insurance

Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA) has disclosed that 5.8 million out of the 11.7 million registered vehicles plying Nigerian roads have fake insurance. On the other hand, only 5.9 million Nigerian vehicles have genuine insurance certificates. These figures, captured by the Nigerian Insurance Industry Database (NIID) of the NIA, were made available to reporters. The NIA[...]

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Five PDP governors woo Buhari

Reports say that five governors – two from South South and three from South East- are seeking a secret pact with President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of February 2019 elections. The governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are seeking a deal for Buhari’s re-election in return for them to retain their seats. The Nation reported[...]

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Nigerian parents arrested after teen son dies during 40-days religious fast

A mother and father in Wisconsin were charged on Tuesday after their 15-year-old son reportedly died during a 40-day religious fast. Kehinde Omosebi, 49, and Titilayo Omosebi, 48, of Reedsburg, face charges of child neglect causing death and child neglect causing great bodily harm, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. On Sunday, Kehinde allegedly walked to[...]

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