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IMF ready to help Ghana deal with its economic issues

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will assist Ghana deal with its present economic issues, after having a formal request with the West African nation to start talks for the assistance program, the fund director said on Friday. Ghanaian President John [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy

Startimes wants to improve Cultural Exchanges between Nigeria and China

The Beijing Ministry of News & Publishing together with StarTimes has released the Beijing TV broadcasting season throughout Nigeria and several African countries to enhance cultural exchanges among China as well as the continent. Speaking in Abuja at the launch [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class is at its Peak in Nigeria

The Mercedes-Benz authorised general distributor in Nigeria, Weststar Associates Ltd as well as dealerships have got delivered the brand new 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the latest addition of the fashionable as well as luxurious selection of Mercedes-Benz cars to Nigeria. A [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy, Technology

Hyundai Nigeria Offers Reasonable Price for Genesis

Hyundai Genesis, as stated in a report by Hyundai Motors Nigeria is about to change the exclusive trend loved by those some other carmakers with the Korean Hyundai car maker repositioning as being the brand new kid-on-the-block. According to Hyundai [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy, Transportation

Calabar Convention Centre establishes a remarkable guide for Nigeria’s major building projects

An important milestone was attained within the construction of the Calabar International Convention Centre (CICC) on July 24, this current year that establishes an outstanding guide for main building projects throughout Nigeria. The heavy propping system used to support this [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy

2 Die, 20 Hospitalised Over Too much Salt Consumption to prevent Ebola virus

Around 2 persons are feared dead and 20 other people hospitalised in different hospitals in Plateau State after taking too much amount of salt and bitter kola in order to avoid the attack of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The two, [...]

August 9, 2014 Health issues

WHO declares Ebola as a global emergency

Ebola outbreak has been declared as a state of international emergency that killed roughly 1000 individuals in west Africa as disease control measures cannot control the virus. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that the outbreak is an “extraordinary event” [...]

August 9, 2014 Health issues

Delta designates Seven hospitals as isolation centres for Ebola

Delta Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan has declared the designation of 7 hospitals as isolation centres for recognised cases of Ebola illness within the state. Speaking at a meeting of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders in the Delta North and Delta [...]

August 8, 2014 Health issues

IDL Extend Distributors Business With N200 Million

Intercontinental Distilleries Limited (IDL) expands its distributors' businesses with more than N200 million. The company said the amount it gave as reward to the distributors in the 2013/14 trade partners award ceremony is the only way to help expand the [...]

August 8, 2014 Business, Economy

Unilever fights teeth problems using new Pepsodent gel toothpaste

As components of efforts to lessen the occurrence of dental health problems within Nigeria, Unilever Nigeria plc has revealed the new Pepsodent gel toothpaste. Speaking at the event in Lagos, David Okeme, brand building director, Unilever Nigeria, said the product [...]

August 8, 2014 Health issues

American beer brand goes in Nigerian market, creates N150m factory

American leading beer brand, Bacardi Breezer has joined some other international brands which are profiting Nigeria’s huge market to be a hub to grow their footprint within Africa. Convinced of the strong Nigerian growing beer market, owner of the Bacardi [...]

August 8, 2014 Economy

AfDB suggests involvement in global value chain to Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has advised Nigeria and other African countries to engage in global value chain system as a viable opportunity and strategy that could help them achieve strong, sustained and inclusive growth as well as structural transformation. [...]

August 8, 2014 Economy

World Bank to enhance electricity generation within 6 African countries along with Ghana

The World Bank Group set aside $ 5 billion to enhance Electricity Generation in 6 African Countries. Beneficiary countries are Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania.Making the announcement on the second day of the 1st US-Africa Summit, World Bank Group [...]

August 8, 2014 Economy

Stanbic IBTC to boost capital of 30 bln naira

The Nigerian arm of South Africa's Standard Bank, Stanbic IBTC is planning to increase up to 30 billion naira (184.79 million US dollar) in Tier II capital, said on Thursday by the presentation on its website. CEO Sola David-Borha confirmed [...]

August 8, 2014 Business, Economy

Godswill Osim Edward tells why he married President Goodluck’s daughter

The good-looking husband of President Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter, Godswill Osim Edward has explained why he married his lover, Faith Sakwe. The young man, who the new wife described as a purpose driven and energetic man, disclosed that no term can [...]

August 8, 2014 General

Pastor Adeboye offerred prayers for Ebola, Chibok girls

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, on Tuesday led church members to give prayers for the release of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect in April. Daddy [...]

August 8, 2014 General

Fashola Reverted LASU Fees to N25,000

Babatunde Fashola, Lagos State Governor, yesterday reverted the school fees to be paid by the Lagos State University (LASU) students, to the previous rate of N25, 000. This came as armed security operatives shot teargas canisters at the members of [...]

August 8, 2014 Economy, Education, Societal issues

Emirates boosts its connectivity to help Morocco

Emirates, a world connector of people as well as places, will boost services to Morocco having a second daily flight, improving the service to 14 weekly flights starting 1st September, 2014. From 26 October, Emirates will upgrade this additional daily from [...]

August 7, 2014 Economy, Technology, Transportation

Etisalat Nigeria to market 2,136 towers to IHS Holding Limited

Etisalat Nigeria announced today the selling of 2,136 of its towers to IHS Holding Limited (“IHS”) as component of a wider strategy in order to drive advancements within the quality of its network performance and also to speed up roll [...]

August 7, 2014 Economy, Technology, Telecomms

Mugabe loyalists get into more farms

Zanu-PF loyalist group has occupied the farm of Zimbabwe African Peoples’ Union (Zapu) leader Dumiso Dabengwa two times within the last 2 weeks. The invaders threatened to kill him, Dabengwa told the Bulawayo newspaper Southern Eye. “I am prepared to [...]

August 7, 2014 Africa, Agriculture

Philippines on alert against entry of wild animals from Africa

Philippine wildlife authorities have got place on high alert from the illegal entry as well as smuggling of wild animals coming from Africa, in the midst of Ebola concern in West African nations, said Wednesday by a senior government official. [...]

August 7, 2014 Environmental issues, General

Why Africa gives a engaging trade, investment opportunity

In sub-Saharan Africa, the economic growth has surpassed 5% annually for over a decade right now providing the continent a 4.1% share of global gross domestic product (GDP), up from 3.4% in year 2000. By 2050 a quarter of of [...]

August 7, 2014 Africa, Economy

HP Warns Nigerians From Buying Fake Products

The producer of HP telecommunication equipment, Hewlett-Packard (HP) Nigeria Limited, on Wednesday cautioned Nigerians from buying counterfeit products. Mr Jean-Paul Pinto, the District Manager, English Africa, printing and Personal System of HP, said this in Abuja during the company's 2014 [...]

August 7, 2014 Economy, Technology

SNEPCO starts production of oil from Nigeria’s Bonga North West project

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO) has begun its oil production from the first well situated at the Bonga North West deepwater development. The Anglo-Dutch multinational exploration company said that oil from the Bonga North West subsea facilities [...]

August 7, 2014 Economy, Oil & Gas

Nigeria begin FIFA under 20 World Cup having a move towards Mexico

Nigeria's Falconets competed a 1-1 draw within their opening game versus Mexico at the continuing FIFA under 20 Women's Cup akes place in Canada. It was Nigeria's first group game of the competition,a game they wanted to win by all [...]

August 7, 2014 Sports

Boko Haram Butcher reveals it takes him only 2 Minutes to Slaughter a MAN

Mohammed Zakari, the Boko Haram's self- acclaimed chief butcher terrorist group has narrated on how he would once slaughter persons for the terrorist group. It was reported that, the chief butcher said he headed a five-man terror cell. His other accomplices [...]

August 7, 2014 Government and politics, Military era, Societal issues

Obama hails African relationship

The United States plays a vital role in strengthening an Africa which is progressively productive despite the continent's deep and chronic challenges, President Obama stated Wednesday being an unprecedented summit focused in part at encouraging Obama's own African legacy got [...]

August 7, 2014 Economy, International

Female Nigerian doctor dies in Lagos

It has just been informed the Nigerian female doctor who was struggling with the dreaded Ebola virus right after she had exposure to the late Liberian man, Patrick Sawyer, has passed away in Lagos. Nigerian Health Minister, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, [...]

August 6, 2014 Health issues

Female suicide bomber photo goes viral, heats up controversy on missing Chibok girls

An image comparison of the female suicide bomber juxtaposed with among the missing Chibok girls has provided credence to the reports making rounds that Boko Haram may possibly indeed use a few of the missing Chibok girls as suicide bombers. [...]

August 6, 2014 Government and politics, Military

Nigerian mom who paid for cosmetic surgery using stolen credit card released

Thelma Idahosa, a 29-year-old Nigerian mom of 2, who was identified to have used 6 cloned cards to cover cosmetic surgery was relatively lucky in the court. The graduate from Bromley, South East London, spent £8,500 on a number of [...]

August 6, 2014 General