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We’ll soon be destination beauty store for women worldwide –Ilegbusi

We’ll soon be destination beauty store for women worldwide –Ilegbusi

Oyinade Ilegbusi is the chief executive officer of Beautyxtraordinary Limited, a business concern that focuses on enhancing women’s beauty. In this interview with CORRESPONDENT, Olamide Bakare, she shares her experience…

Diamond Bank CEO stars in new commercial

Diamond Bank CEO stars in new commercial

Chief executive officer, Diamond Bank Plc, Uzoma Dozie, is leading the bank’s drive as an innovative and technologically driven financial institution as he features as the lead character in a…

All set for World Consumer Day celebrations

All set for World Consumer Day celebrations

As part of activities to commemorate the World Consumer Rights Day celebration, the Brand Journalists’ Association of Nigeria (BJAN) has concluded plans to join the rest of the world to…

FCMB Capital emerges best local investment bank

FCMB Capital  emerges best local investment bank

FCMB Capital Markets Limited , the investment banking arm of FCMB Group Plc, has been adjudged the ”Best Local Investment Bank in Nigeria” at the 2014 African Banking Awards, organised…

Seplat shut down cuts 528mw from national grid

Seplat shut down cuts 528mw from national grid

By Anayo Korie  /  Ag Energy Editor   The  Seplat Petroleum Company recent  shut down is costing the nation 528ww  of electricity daily. The company shut down the Oben gas…

NSE Index down 0.49 per cent

NSE Index down 0.49 per cent

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  / Correspondent, Lagos   After a bullish run spanning eight trading days, trading on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed downward on Thursday when two…

CBN directs banks to commence treasury single account scheme

CBN directs banks to commence treasury single account scheme

By Sola Alabadan  / News Editor, Sunday   The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to commence the Federal Government’s treasury single account scheme intended…

NDLEA arrests two ex convicts for drug smuggling

NDLEA arrests two ex convicts for drug smuggling

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kano State Command has apprehended two ex-convicts for allegedly smuggling dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis sativa.…

Is Nigeria’s territorial water safe?

Is Nigeria’s territorial water safe?

With massive investment in maritime security in the recent past, resulting in satellite capabilities and increased operational platforms, the removal of the country from war risk zone is not in…

Guinness announces 5% revenue rise

Guinness announces 5% revenue rise

Guinness Nigeria has announced its interim results for the six months which ended December 31, 2014. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the management of the company  where…

FAAN denies owing energy company

FAAN denies owing energy company

By Abel Orukpe  - Correspondent, Lagos   The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has denied being indebted to Ikeja Distribution Company (IKDC), but that instead it is airlines, concessionaires and…

42 ships with petroleum products, foods arrive Lagos ports

42 ships with petroleum products, foods arrive Lagos ports

Forty two ships are expected to arrive with containers, general cargo, foods, petroleum products and vehicles at the Lagos ports from Feb. 24 to March 25. The Nigerian Ports Authority…

Engaging foreign pilots to detriment of Nigerians

Engaging foreign pilots to  detriment of Nigerians

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos    The influx of foreign pilots into Nigeria is giving stakeholders in the aviation industry sleepless night. The situation is worrisome because, while the number…

SPN condemns life pensions for Presidents

SPN condemns life pensions for Presidents

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) has condemned the recent granting of life pensions for Presidents, Vice President, Senate Presidents and House of Representatives Speakers by the National Assembly (NASS) …

E-Phoenix Hotels adds luxury rooms to property

The desire to sustain the taste of customers depends greatly on the management’s strategic preference to boost its hospitality services through innovation. For E-Phoenix Hotels located at the Adeyemi Adeleye…

Nigerians in top 15% students in Philippines maritime varsities – Ambassador

By Andrew Airahuobhor / Correspondent   Many of the Nigerian youths studying in the Philippines under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) are among the top 15 percent in the three…

Airbus to increase production of A320 aircraft

A senior Airbus figure said that the aircraft manufacturing giant is talking to suppliers about the possibility of raising production of the A320 family to 50 a month in 2017.…

Ethiopia, Bole Airport expansion to gulp $300m

Ethiopia is to commence expansion work on the capital’s airport; Bole Airport at the cost of $300 million and the project is expected to be completed in 2018 to triple…

Freight forwarders want PDP, APC, others to unveil seaport, maritime devt

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF)  wants People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties to reach out to its headquarters to…

NCAA rates 40 ATCs to boost manpower development

No fewer than 40 Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) with the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) have been rated by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to further boost the critical…

Calabar ICC unveils at Africa’s industry forum

Recording the first in international convention centre in the region, the Calabar International Convention Centre (CICC) is not only blazing the trail for business tourism in Nigeria, but also for…

Ibadan’s first storey building beckons tourists

By Bamidele Ogunwusi - Correspondent, Lagos   Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, unarguably, from time immemorial has built significant standard in the celebration of historical firsts in natural and human…

UNMC pledges support on post MDGs

The new Director of the United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) Mr. Mr. Mitchell Toomey has vowed to forge new partnerships to support governments, civil society and other partners in the…

Rice generates N470b to Nigerian economy – Adesina

Rice generates N470b to Nigerian economy – Adesina

By Chibuzor Emejor / Correspondent , Abuja   Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development ,Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, said rice sub-sector has generated about N470 billion  to the Nigerian economy in  the…

NIWA to build more jetties, boost inland water transport

In a bid to boost inland water transport in the country, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said it will build more jetties especially in Lagos, on a Public Private Partnership…

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