Business

Nigerian economy on course for 3.5% growth in 2018

The expectation of the Buhari administration that the Nigerian economy will grow this year up to 3.5 per cent is on course, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu said today. His optimism was anchored on the latest GDP figures announced by the National Bureau of Statistics today. The NBS figures […]

Business

ALA Entrepreneurial Mentorship Academy Berths in Lagos

The Entrepreneurial elite of Nigeria has come together under the umbrella of the Ausso Leadership Academy (ALA) to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem with personalized mentorship to maximize jobs created by entrepreneurs to ensure shared prosperity. This has been inspired by the unprecedented success in entrepreneurship at Silicon Valley, which has been underpinned by a strong […]

Security

JTF Troops Kill 35 Boko Haram Insurgents

The Nigerian and Cameroonian army have killed 35 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 603 civilians held hostage. The joint operation was carried out as part of clearance exercise of troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in troubled North East. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation of Lafiya Dole, said on Tuesday […]

Entertainment

Black Panther Smashes Box Office

Disney’s “Black Panther” dominated the top spot once again this weekend at the North American box office, taking an estimated $108 million, and a global total of $700 million, according to estimates. And the film has yet to open in China or Japan. Following a record-shattering opening weekend — raking in $242.2 million — the […]

Sports

D’Tigers Defeat Mali in FIBA World Cup

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have emerged undefeated in Group B, of the African Qualifiers for the FIBA World Cup in China next year. They capped it all by defeating the hosts, Mali  82-59 points in their last group match in Bamako on Sunday. Nigeria also defeated Uganda on Friday and Rwanda on Saturday to remain unbeaten in the […]

Politics

Nigerian Government to Review International Trade Treaties

The federal government of Nigeria is working towards reviewing treaties and conventions in force. This was disclosed by a Special Assistant to the President of the Senate, Omishore. With reference to illicit financial flows from Nigeria which is sometimes tied to vague clauses in some of the treaties, Omishore said that “the aim of the […]