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Kia to Manufacture Cars in Nigeria by Sept

Kia Motors has got declared that it's going to begin manufacture of selected models throughout Nigeria from September this current year. The Korean auto manufacturers with this move, joins companies like Nissan as well as others who got advantage of [...]

July 22, 2014 Economy, Transportation

4-yr-old boy dies in South Africa carjacking

SOUTH AFRICAN authorities the other day looked for attackers who pressured a family off their vehicle as well as drove off together with a 4-year-old boy hanging outside of the car. The child was afterwards discovered dead in the abandoned [...]

July 22, 2014 General

Transcorp’s revenue hits N9.75b

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) continued on the solid growth trajectory within 2014 as it introduced Group Profit Before Tax (PBT) involving N8.02bn for 6 months ended June 30, that repesent a 122 % increase from the similar period [...]

July 22, 2014 Economy

Innoson to Unveil N1.5 Million Vehicles

Low as well as middle class Nigerians wishing to own new vehicles will quickly understand their dreams as local car manufacturing company, Innoson Group of Companies, is scheduled to kick off its brand new products. The firm, which manufactures cars, [...]

July 22, 2014 Economy, Transportation

Nigeria to investigate Indian electricity market

In efforts to provide electrical power to the consumers as promised, the government is considering having a crucial evaluation of the Indian industry. Already, the government has proposed to summon a stakeholders’ forum that will bring together all the distribution [...]

July 22, 2014 Economy, Power

2 dead, 1 rescued alive in Nigeria Air Force helicopter accident

2 of the 3 members of the crew aboard the Nigerian Air Force helicopter which crashed in Bama upon Monday were confirmed dead, said the Defence Headquarters. In a statement Monday night, the spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, Chris Olukolade, [...]

July 22, 2014 Environmental issues, Transportation

OPEC sympathise with Nigeria on Rilwanu Lukman’s loss

OPEC pronounces Mr. Lukman had been a man widely known as well as respected within the world petroleum industry and also that had the best interests of Nigeria as well as OPEC at heart. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, [...]

July 22, 2014 General

Nigeria to gain from N79 billion World Bank credit for farming and irrigation

The Board of Executive Directors of World Bank on Friday approved the amount of $495.3 million (about N79.3 billion) International Development Association, IDA loan. The facility is to help improve farmers’ access to irrigation and drainage services, strengthen institutional arrangements [...]

July 22, 2014 Agriculture, Economy

Cannibal British nurse found guilty of attempting to meet up with girl

The British nurse having a cannibalism fetish named Dale Bolinger, 58, that fantasised about killing as well as eating the 14-year-old female, is found guilty on Monday of sexual grooming. Bolinger was found guilty at Canterbury Crown Court of attempting [...]

July 22, 2014 International

NNPC join forces with foreigners to steal crude oil?

The procedure where the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, chooses trading companies that sells Nigerian crude oil can be classified by enormous corruption as well as extreme doubt that the report has compared it to the “beauty pageant.” In some [...]

July 22, 2014 Economy, Oil & Gas

Why Nigerians in America afraid to go back home?

Why are several Nigerians abroad afraid of going back home? Some Nigerians say its because of insecurity and adjustment issues. Others say, afraid of possible armed robbery attack on the way from the airport, which is still a rather frequent [...]

July 21, 2014 General

Stakeholders join forces against building collapse

In attempts to control the incidence of building collapse in the nation, especially in Lagos State, specialists in the constructed surroundings as well as others have taken towards the streets to sensitise individuals to the necessity of secure housing structure. [...]

July 21, 2014 Business, Real Estate

Guinness Nigeria Plc lauds Lagos on tree planting campaign

Guinness Nigeria Managing Director, Mr. Seni Adetu, stated in the statement celebrating the 2014 Industrial Tree Planting Day, the company had been honoured to team up the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency within environmental preservation as well as restoration through [...]

July 21, 2014 Environmental issues, General

FG to increase housing investment by 5,000 units

The Federal Government with the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development as well as its parastatal, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, will bring 5,000 units towards the current housing stock in the nation within the next 27 months. [...]

July 21, 2014 Economy, Real Estate

OPIC expands Agbara Industrial Estate route to 50km

The State Property and Investment Corporation of Ogun State has expanded the reconstruction of the Agbara Industrial Estate road, that began about 6 months ago, from 10.8 kilometres up to 50 kilometres awaiting future needs. A statement by OPIC on [...]

July 21, 2014 Business, Economy

Ford emphasises significance of water conservation

During the Sustainability Blues event of the company, that formed part of the year’s ‘Go Further with Ford’ trend conference in Dearborn, Michigan, United States lately, centered on water conservation, that this referred to as the main pillar in the [...]

July 21, 2014 Economy

Dolphin Estate store owners lament demolition

Store owners down Alimosho Street, Dolphin Estate, Lagos, have reported their store demolition, explaining the expansion as unfair. Some of the affected people said the demolition by a task force made up of officials of the Ikoyi-Obalende Local Council Development [...]

July 21, 2014 Business, Economy

Philips, Mitsumi bring in new lighting products

Royal Philips, the world leader in lighting, has introduced a partnership along with one of Africa’s biggest distributors, Mitsumi, in the bid to storm the Nigerian industry using its brand new lighting items. Philips announced the partnership at an unveiling [...]

July 21, 2014 Economy, Power

African Alliance dedicated to customer service delivery

African Alliance Insurance Plc has stated its dedication to customer satisfaction delivery and also immediate claims settlement. A statement from the firm on Friday said this was a way to build insurance confidence in the public. The Managing Director, African [...]

July 21, 2014 Economy

Brokers seek out more cooperation with CIIN

Mr. Ayodapo Shoderu, President of Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, has told the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria to provide additional assistance to the development of the broking business. He said this when he led a delegation of the [...]

July 21, 2014 Economy, Real Estate

NNPC seeks conversation with Senate on $262m unremitted earnings

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation stated it will continue to discuss with the National Assembly on its directive that the company must refund $262 million into the Federation Account. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Naira equivalent of the [...]

July 21, 2014 Economy

Nigeria’s Amphibian Jet Car

THE Amphibian Jet Car is a transport vihicle, workable on land and also on or under the water and also on air. The vehicle is a penciled shape which is designed to tolerate rigidity on land as well as endure [...]

July 19, 2014 General

Winners List – Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria 2014 Pageant

Miss. Iheoma Nnadi, 19 -Year-Old representative of Akwa Ibom, has appeared winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2014 on Friday, 18th July 2014, in the spectacular finale that happened in Bayelsa State. The judges of the night included [...]

July 19, 2014 General

Another Number Plate Plant Started in Abuja

At Gwagawalada, Abuja, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has got requested a brand new number plate production plant. Discussing at the event, Corps Marshal and also FRSC Chief Executive, Osita Chidoka, mentioned there was adequate investment within technology that [...]

July 19, 2014 Economy


Not long ago, the State of Lagos governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola presented “The Spirit of Lagos”. Many people began to ponder if certainly the mega city has a spirit. Whether it had or has, what type of spirit drives this [...]

July 19, 2014 General

NAICOM highlights need for appropriate rating of insurance companies

The Commissioner for Insurance, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) Fola Daniel, on Friday stressed the necessity for operators to guarantee proper rating of insurance businesses. Daniel said that pricing competition was gradually killing insurance companies. According to him, some insurance companies [...]

July 19, 2014 Business, Economy

Nigeria Cocoa Transport Continues

Exporters have started again loading of cocoa cargo shipments throughout Nigeria's 2nd-largest producing region, Cross Rivers state, following the local government stopped on Friday a tax levy on bean exports, a trade body stated. Cocoa shipments from Cross Rivers, which [...]

July 19, 2014 Business, Economy

INNOSON’s Pioneering Role through Automotive Sector in Nigeria

The growth as well as continuing development of any modern economy relies on the industrial market, but in particular the automotive industry. From the US to Japan, Germany, and China, host of some other developed countries, the outcome of the [...]

July 19, 2014 Business, Economy

Want a surrogate mom for your baby?

Using a surrogate mom is still controversial. However, it is another option everyone has to have a baby by means of new reproductive technologies. Gestational surrogates is the latest technique that can be done by collecting the eggs from the [...]

July 18, 2014 General

Nigerian Health employees get striking physicians to the court

Nigerian physicians that have disabled activities right after their 2 weeks strike are dragged to the court by some other health employees, that have explained the move illegal. The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) and 4 other [...]

July 18, 2014 Environmental issues, General