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9 Authors Make Etisalat Prize for Literature 2016 Longlist

Helon Habila, chair of the judging panel of the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature, has announced the 2016 longlist of nine books. The longlist is made up of entries from first-time authors whose books were published in the past 24 ...

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Hameed Ali shakes up Custom to meet the challenges of 2017

In a bid to strengthen operations and reposition the Service to meet the challenges of the new year 2017, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the redeployment of 8 Assistant Comptrollers-General and 238 Deputy Comptrollers ...

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Gen Buratai’s Yuletide message to gallant troops

It is with utmost humility and gratitude to the Almighty that I send this goodwill message to officers, soldiers and indeed the Nigerian Army family on the Christmas and New Year Celebrations. Let me use this opportunity to commend the ...

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Verification of 200,000 graduates for N-Power completed in 13 states

As the Federal Government prepares to commence the payment of monthly stipends to the 200,000 graduates engaged under the N-Power job creation programme of the Buhari administration, 13 states of the federation have now submitted verified lists of the graduates ...

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Access Bank wins Bank of the Year in Nigeria – The Banker Magazine

Access Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s largest financial services institutions, has been recognised as ‘Bank of The Year – Nigeria 2016’ by The Banker Magazine, a publication of the Financial Times Group. The announcement was made at the seventeenth annual ...

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Nigerian Navy promotes 73 senior officers

The Nigerian Navy has approved the promotion of 73 senior officers to various higher ranks. The exercise saw the promotion of 15 new Rear Admirals, 39 Commodores and 19 Captains. The 15 Commodores promoted to rank of Rear Admiral are ...

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GTBank, British Council unveil first outdoor sculpture by Yinka Shonibare

Africa’s foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, has partnered the British Council, the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, to sponsor the installation of the Wind Sculpture VI by renowned British-Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare MBE in ...

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces 3rd Round of TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, See Application Details

On January 1, 2017, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) will begin accepting applications for the third round of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Programme is the Foundation’s 10-year, US$100 million commitment to training, mentoring and funding 10,000 African entrepreneurs. The application portal will be open until ...

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Elumelu Shares Africapitalism Philosophy in Tunisia, North Africa

…CALLS ON AFRICAN LEADERS TO CREATE YOUTH BUSINESS CHAMPIONS, NOT MARTYRS This week, fifteen delegations representing the United Nations and several countries, including Germany, Canada, France, Qatar and Algeria took part in the Tunisian government’s International Investment Conference dubbed “Tunisia ...

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Okonjo-Iweala receives Global Fairness Award in US

Nigeria’s former minister of finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was on Thursday honored with the Global Fairness Award in Washington DC, United States. The award was presented to her by the Global Fairness Initiative in recognition of her contribution to sustainable ...

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