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‘Genevieve’s Lionheart movie was disqualified because it was not good enough’ – Nigerian Writer, Sugabelly

Earlier today, the news went viral that Nigeria’s entry for Academy/Oscar awards, the movie ‘Lionheart’ was disqualified from its category because there was too much dialogue in English. Actress, Genevieve Nnaji, who directed and starred in the movie, in her reaction, stressed that English is the official language of Nigeria, …

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US still to grant any Huawei trade licences

HUAWEI US officials have not granted any licences to trade with blacklisted Chinese firm Huawei, despite receiving more than 130 requests, Reuters says. The US restricted companies from selling to the electronics giant in May, citing national security concerns, which have been dismissed by Huawei. President Donald Trump said last …

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Facebook tightens rules amid 2020 US election fears

facebook_team Facebook has unveiled new political advertising rules ahead of next year’s US presidential election amid fears the platform will be exploited. Political advertisers will now have to verify their identity before being given a “confirmed organisation” label. It marks the latest in a series of attempts to address incidents …

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Keystone Bank empowers youths and business start-ups

KEYSTONE BANK Fastest growing financial services provider, Keystone Bank Limited, has again demonstrated its commitment towards the empowerment of MSMEs & youths in entrepreneurship by launching a capacity building Masterclass to empower entrepreneurs with the requisite skills for business growth. The maiden edition of the Masterclass tagged ‘Spark Up Your …

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Israeli technology chosen to ease Lake Chad water crisis

UN meeting results in deployment of Watergen’s water-from-air generator in Nigeria to provide desperately needed clean drinking water. Watergen provides drinking water in Sierra Leone. Photo: courtesy An Israeli invention that pulls water from air will be deployed in Nigeria following a meeting at United Nations headquarters in New York …

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Firms collaborate to expand toy production across Africa

Auldon Toys has signed a memorandum of understanding with Polesie, one of Europe’s biggest toy manufacturer, for a retail deal and local assembling of high-quality toys that meet international safety standard within Nigeria. The partnership, which was sealed with Nigerian-based Auldon Toys in Kobrin, Belarus, will see Polesie JV Limited …

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INVITATION TO REGISTER YOUR MADE IN NIGERIA PRODUCT ON THE NIGERIA REBIRTH LABOUR ROOM REALITY TV SHOW ONLINE MARKET

  LOCAL CONTENT ONLINE MARKET   Over 50 million transaction for 60 days INVITATION TO REGISTER YOUR MADE IN NIGERIA PRODUCT ON THE NIGERIA REBIRTH LABOUR ROOM REALITY TV SHOW ONLINE MARKET The labour room national reality TV show is the first of kind in Africa. For 60 days on …

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NIGERIANS, MEET HIS EXCELLENCY, ONYEKWERE GODWIN NWACHUKWUNEKE THE LABOUR ROOM GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE.

THE LABOUR ROOM The Nigerian Labour room TV reality show is the first of its kind in this country. It promises to be an exciting experience that brings together 37 contestants from all states of the federation to battle to win a grand price of 200 million naira to be …

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Facts You Need To Know About Ultimate Cycler And The founder, Peter Wolfing

While the popular Ponzi scheme, MMM gained momentum in Nigeria before its recent freeze, another scheme reared its head and many Nigerians once again rushed into it. It was called ‘Ultimate Cycler’. The scheme was short-lived however as it crashed on December 1, sending participants into a frenzy. It relaunched …

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Wema Bank, Etisalat launch Bespoke Account for Nigerian youth

Advertisement Wema Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s foremost financial institutions, and Etisalat Nigeria have partnered to introduce WemaEasySavers, a Tier-1 savings account aimed at ensuring financial inclusion for more Nigerians, especially the youth. The newly launched WemaEasySavers is an easy to open and use account designed to enable under-banked and …

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Closed banks: NDIC appoints 10 agent banks to collect depositors’ claims

Advertisement The Nigeria Deposit insurance Corporation has called on depositors who lost their money in any closed banks to file their claims through the appointed 10 agent banks nationwide. The Managing Director of the Corporation, Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, made the call on Wednesday in Kano at NDIC’s Special Day at …

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Nigeria’ll begin to export rice in 2017 – CBN

Advertisement Before the end of 2017, Nigeria will begin to export rice to other countries, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said. The Acting Director, Corporate Communication, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor, said this on Tuesday during a sensitisation/awareness programme for farmers in Bayelsa State on the apex bank’s Anchor Borrowers’ …

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Dangote pledges to support FG cushion economic recession

Advertisement Dangote Group has pledged to support the federal government and Kano State government in exploring key sectors of the economy towards cushioning effect of the recession. According to a statement signed by the Chief Corporate Communication Officer, Dangote Group, Anthony Chiejina, the Group will therefore explore opportunities opening up …

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MTN discusses share sale of Nigerian unit with local regulator – SEC

Advertisement South Africa’s telecom group, MTN, has met with Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discuss a possible initial public offering and share sale structure, Head, Nigeria’s SEC, told newsmen. SEC Director-General, Mounir Gwarzo, said MTN had discussed the possibility of issuing various classes of shares to targeted investor …

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