• MTN in crucial meetings with SEC, plans to list its shares on Nigeria Stock Exchange

    MTN in crucial meetings with SEC, plans to list its shares on Nigeria Stock Exchange

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has disclosed that it held crucial meetings with South Africa’s telecoms group, MTN to discuss its possible initial public offering of shares to Nigeria investors.

    Director General of SEC, Mounir Gwarzo,  stating this on Monday said MTN had discussed the possibility of issuing various classes of shares to targeted investor groups and that the telecoms firm was looking at three different classes, which would be new in Nigeria.

    Gwarzo said the Commission was willing to support […]

  • Army releases fresh list of wanted Boko Haram suspects

    Army releases fresh list of wanted Boko Haram suspects

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday in Maiduguri unveiled the poster carrying photographs of 55 most wanted Boko Haram members, including their supposed leader, Abubakar Shekau.

    The poster, with the inscription, written in English, Hausa and Kanuri languages, is the third edition of such posters, it has telephone numbers which the public could easily call or send text messages to, to indicate which of the characters they know or have information on.

    Displaying the posters at the […]

  • Senate to get reworked ambassadorial list soon, says Presidency

    Senate to get reworked ambassadorial list soon, says Presidency

    President Muhammadu Buhari will soon send a “reworked” list of non-career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for confirmation.

    The Senate had last week rejected the 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees earlier sent to it by Buhari for approval.

    The lawmakers, who said the list would be returned to the President “for re-submission and re-jigging,” added that they rejected the nominees because of over 250 petitions against them.

    Our correspondent learnt on Sunday that a fresh list would be prepared and sent to the Senate.

    The […]

  • SEE list of 8 bills signed into law by President Buhari

    SEE list of 8 bills signed into law by President Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari recently signed 8 bills into law.

    The 8 bills signed into law include:

    Telecommunication and Postal Offences Act (Amendment) Bill,

    National Crop Varieties, Livestock Breeds (Registration) Act (Amendment) Bill,

    Produce (Enforcement of Export Standards) Act (Amendment) Bill,

    Prevention of Crimes Act (Amendment) Bill,

    Water Resources Act (Amendment) Bill,

    National Agricultural Land Development Authority Act (Amendment) Bill,

    Bee (Import Control and Management) Act (Amendment) Bill

    Agricultural and Rural Management Training Act (Amendment)

  • See the Igbo Traditional Marriage Items List Causing Controversy on Social Media

    See the Igbo Traditional Marriage Items List Causing Controversy on Social Media

    A social media user whose elder brother is set to marry a lady from the South-eastern part of Nigeria has raised an alarm about the money-gulping marital rite practice exhibited by her family.

    The issue of exotic bride-prices charged by Nigerian families on their daughters whose hands are being sought by men in marriage has been a topic of debate as the economic recession shrinks the pocket of men.

    According to the news poster who shared hard copies of […]

  • See the List of the Conditions for Intending Wedding Couples in RCCG (Photos)

    See the List of the Conditions for Intending Wedding Couples in RCCG (Photos)

    An official document which is a mandatory guideline for couples who want to get married in Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) House of David, has been obtained.

    A list which is reportedly a mandatory guideline for couples who want to get married in Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) House of David, has emerged online and has already gone viral.

    Some of the guidelines include;

    1. At least 4 weeks to the wedding date, the Bride’s wedding dress, the chief Bridesmaid Dress […]

  • JAMB set to release LASU admission merit list

    JAMB set to release LASU admission merit list

    It was gathered that the ‎Lagos State University, LASU, says its admissions merit list for the 2016/2017 academic session will be released in the next few days by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB).

    Acting Head, LASU’s Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Adekoya Martins, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos.

    Mr. Martins said the number of students to be offered admission on the merit list could not be ascertained by the university because […]

  • Michael Jackson Tops Forbes’ 2016 Top-Earning Dead Celebrities List

    Michael Jackson Tops Forbes’ 2016 Top-Earning Dead Celebrities List

    Late King of Pop, Michael Jackson passed away seven years ago but still earned a staggering $825 million in 2016, making him the biggest dead celebrity earner of the year.

    According to Forbes, the reason he made that much revenue was because of his estate’s decision to sell his half-share of the Beatles catalogue to Sony for $750 million.

    The Thriller star had purchased the rights to the Fab Four’s music back in 1984 for $47.5 million and then sold 50 percent […]

  • 5 Nigerian Billionaires and Only Two Women Make the List of Africa’s 24 Richest People in 2016

    5 Nigerian Billionaires and Only Two Women Make the List of Africa’s 24 Richest People in 2016

    Just one female from Nigerian and another from Angola made the list of Africa’s 24 Richest People as Mike Adenuga shines.

    Nigerians are really making waves in Africa and the world. In the list of Africa’s richest billionaires released by Forbes, Mike Adenuga, founder of Globacom, a telecom company is now worth $10 billion, up from $4 billion a year ago as Aliko Dangote maintains a hold at the top with $14.4 billion this year.

    Angolan investor Isabel dos Santos and oil […]

  • AGF asks anti-graft agencies to compile list of pending cases

    AGF asks anti-graft agencies to compile list of pending cases

    Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, has directed various agencies with prosecuting powers to compile list of pending cases they are currently handling at the various courts.

     

    He said that the list would enable the Ministry determine which of the cases falls within the category of high profile cases to be taken over by the National Prosecution Coordination Committee (NPCC).

    Mr Malami met with the various agencies at his office on Monday to brief them on the exigency […]

  • Siasia includes Owolabi to the Olympics list

    Siasia includes Owolabi to the Olympics list

    Samson Siasia, Head coach of Nigerias U-23 team has included Olajide Samuel Owolabi, to the list of foreign-based players, expected to compete for places in the Olympics squad.

    Siasia has already submitted a provisional list of 60 players to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), but is still able to add new names, as he continues to look out for players that will improve the Dream Team VI.

    Owolabi currently plays for Nyokobing of Denmark and previously trained with the 2015 All Africa […]