MTN Mobile Money

Prime Telecoms Operator MTN gets CBN Mobile Banking License

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted the country’s prime telecoms operator MTN Nigeria a “super-agent” license to allow it set up an agent network to provide financial services to its more...
Dubai solar powered panels

Dubai Airports Trial Solar Energy System

Dubai Airports and Etihad Energy Services Company have announced the successful installation of a solar energy system comprising 15,000 photovoltaic panels at Dubai International’s Terminal 2 – the largest at any airport in the region.
ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy in first historic vist to Nigeria

Nissan-Driven ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Wrap-up Nigeria Tour

The Nissan-driven ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy last week concluded a two-day tour of Abuja and Lagos between 11 and 13, February 2019. The expedition, according to the Nigeria Cricket Federation was in continuation of...
Dangote refinery

Nigeria’s $15 billion Oil Refinery to be completed on Schedule, Dangote Assures

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote said he’s on schedule to finish by next year his $15 billion oil refinery, which will be one of the world’s biggest, despite analysts saying the timeline is ambitious. “There are...
Reverend Michael Bruce Curry

The Powerful Royal Wedding Sermon that got everyone talking

Most Rev. Michael Curry, a Chicago native and the first black presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, gave a powerful sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The 65-year-old preacher quoted Martin Luther...

Nigeria Targets $560bn Annually from Planned Lekki Deep Seaport

Nigeria’s economy could earn as much as $560 billion from the Lekki Deep Seaport project when it eventually takes off in 2020, with an estimated $361 billion from the port’s concession in addition to $200billion...

The other Conflict Costing Nigeria Billions, Mercy Corps Advocacy

When people think of violence in Nigeria, they usually think of Boko Haram, the militant group that terrorizes parts of the country’s northeast. But there’s another long-running conflict in Africa’s largest country: the one...
Ooni of Ile-Ife

Ooni Canvasses Support for Ile-Ife as Global Tourist Hub

Plans are currently underway to transform Ile-Ife, the ancestral home of over 100 million Yoruba descendants all over the world to a global tourist hub. The initiative being spearheaded by the Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba...

Facebook Plans Tech Hub in Nigeria Main Cites

Facebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training program in fast-growing Africa. The U.S. social...
Fish art

Lagos Extols Epe Ideals, Unveils Giant Fish Statue  

Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode has described the significance of the symbolic works of arts being erected in strategic locations in the state as an illustration of the statuses of Lagos. He made this remark...

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