Monthly Archives: October 2018

Violence: I’m watching you closely, Buhari warns police


President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is closely monitoring the Nigeria Police Force as violence rises in the country. He also asked the force to remain vigilant in securing communities and diligent in prosecuting criminal offences. “The Nigerian Police are

MTN hires 15 lawyers to challenge $8.1bn demand by CBN


The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 4, 2018, for hearing in the suit filed by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited to challenge the  $8,134,312,397.63 being demanded by the Central Bank of Nigeria over the alleged forex remittances. At

Uber partners LSETF, provides support for entrepreneurs


Uber has announced a strategic partnership with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund to create business and economic opportunities for riders on Uber platform. According to the partners, the initiative tagged ‘UBERPITCH’ creates opportunities for entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas,

Coscharis unveils new Ford EcoSport


The 2018 Abuja motor show may have been concluded a few days ago but some of its landmark activities including outstanding vehicles that were unveiled at the fair still dominate discussions among auto enthusiasts, especially those at the fair. One

Dana Air bags customer service award


Dana Air says it has won the best customer service airline award at MamaJ’s Aviation Careers Conference in Lagos. According to the airline, MamaJ Aviation Careers conference is an annual seminar to create a platform to introduce and mentor aspiring

Toyota lights up Abuja fair with all-new Camry


About two months after creating so much excitement in Lagos with the launch of the eighth generation Camry, Toyota Nigeria Limited last week took the new vehicle to the just concluded Abuja motor show and it expectedly was the cynosure

FG beefs up security around Aso Villa, others as Shiites, security agents’ clashes continue

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The clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria ( Shiites ) and security personnel took a turn for the worse on Tuesday as sect members clashed with police. The clashes which took place on Sunday and Monday on

Controversy as UNILAG graduating student dies after final exams


The death of a 400-level student of the Department of Microbiology, University of Lagos ( UNILAG ), Adeniyi Ogundijo, has continued to generate controversy. While some claimed that the 22-year-old committed suicide over poor performance in his final exams, his

Ambode gives N10m seed fund to best 3 RSW initiative


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday, awarded N10 million seed fund to the best three graduating students of the Ready.Set.Work (RSW) Initiative, saying that he was fulfilled that his administration was nurturing graduates that would contribute immensely to

Xmas: NNPC denies alleged plans to hike prices of petroleum products


Amid growing rumours of a foretold bleak Christmas due to an imminent hike in the pump price of petrol, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Tuesday, pacified agitated Nigerians with the assurance that such a move was not on