• US Chamber names Dangote co-chair of US-Africa Business Centre

    US Chamber names Dangote co-chair of US-Africa Business Centre

    It was gathered that the United States Chamber of Commerce, in a show of further commitment to collaboration by the business communities in the United States and across Africa, on Tuesday named Aliko Dangote, Africa’s most successful businessman, as the co-chair of its US-Africa Business Centre.

    Dangote will serve alongside Jay Ireland, the President and CEO of GE Africa, as a leader for the US-Africa Business Centre Board of Directors.

    “We are honored to have Aliko Dangote on board to help guide […]

  • NCC spends N10bn on emergency communication centres

    NCC spends N10bn on emergency communication centres

    Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said on Wednesday that the commission had spent more than N10 billion on the establishment of emergency communication centres across the country.

    Danbatta made this disclosure in Abuja during the visit of the Foreign Defence Attaches to the commission, which was organised by the Nigerian Defence Intelligence Agency.

    According to him, many countries are not aware that Nigeria has emergency communication centres that provide an avenue for them to be given emergency […]

  • Fire destroys Ajimobi’s wife ICT centre

    Fire destroys Ajimobi’s wife ICT centre

    Valuables worth millions of naira were destroyed by fire at the Florence Ajimobi ICT Centre in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the centre is the brain child of the wife of the Oyo State governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, and was inaugurated in December, 2011.

    The smoke from the fire, according to sources, was first sighted by personnel of Murhi Television which has an office opposite Mrs Ajimobi’s office.

    NAN gathered that the fire, which started at about 11.30am from […]