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TEF Entrepreneurship Programme: Application closes March 1

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an African-funded and founded philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced its last call for applications into its prestigious 2019 Entrepreneurship Programme. The application portal launched on the 1st of January 2019 will close on the 1st of March, 2019.   Selected beneficiaries will join 4,470 current alumni and will receive $5,000 seed capital, access ... Read More »

Why Seek Wealth?

Why Seek Wealth? We all have different reasons for seeking wealth. Substantial wealth acquisition will, for instance, afford us financial freedom and I guess, in this part of the world, where poverty is so prevalent, most of us seek wealth simply to be able to afford the good things of life. After all, it is not money itself that is ... Read More »

Creating Wealth and Happiness

Title: Creating Wealth and Happiness Author: Jos Olu Kesinro Publisher: Praise Gates Limited Date of Publication: 2008 Pages: 188 Reviewer: Lanre Inspirati Oyetade (08039428648) Rating: B+   Jos Olu Kesinro is an erudite author who knows his onions, successfully obtaining two degrees, a National Merit Award for academic excellence and the Kano State Merit Award for distinguished hard work and ... Read More »

Sexually-Abused Catholics On Global Fight For Justice

After years of struggling alone or finding support in national groups, survivors of sex abuse by priests have formed a new international alliance to pressure the Catholic Church to face up to its crimes. The group, called Ending Clerical Abuse (ECA), brings together activists from dozens of countries on several continents, and will be mobilised in Rome this week when ... Read More »

Driver Arrested For Stealing Evans’ N10.5m Trailers

A 27-year-old commercial bus driver, Mashudu Rabiu, has been arraigned before an Ogba Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing three trailers recovered by the police from a suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans. The defendant, whose residential address was not provided, is facing two counts of conspiracy and stealing. According to the police prosecutor, Inspector Raphael Donny, the defendant allegedly conspired ... Read More »

U20 AFCON: Flying Eagles Lose Third Place On Penalties

Once more, penalty shoot–out proved the undoing of Paul Aigbogun’s Nigeria U20 squad as South Africa’s Amajita picked up the bronze medals of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niamey on Saturday. Failure to put away a number of opportunities that came their way proved fatal for the seven –time champions, who endured the humiliation of finishing outside ... Read More »

Don Jazzy Blasts Customs

Response to viral video of man’s killing. Music producer, Don Jazzy has condemned the statement by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, over a trending video which captured one of its personnel shooting a man to death on Sunday. DAILY POST reports that DC Joseph Attah, NCS Public Relations Officer, in a statement on Sunday reacting to the video, stated that ... Read More »

2018: ‘Hot Money’ Dominates Nigeria’s $17bn Inflow

The record of foreign inflow into the country in 2018 at $16.81 billion, has shown that investors targeted portfolio investments, also known as “hot money”, rather than establishment of institutions and taking equity stake in already existing ones. Hot money, as it is called, is frequently transferred among financial institutions in an attempt to maximise interest or capital gain and ... Read More »

NASS Shifts Resumption Date Over Postponement Of Elections

The Plenary of the National Assembly was initially slated to resume on February 19, 2019, but both chambers of the National Assembly will now resume on February 26, 2019. The National Assembly has postponed resumption of plenary for seven days due to the rescheduling of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to a statement released by Mohammed Sani-Omolori, ... Read More »