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Category Archives: Around The World

Aliko Dangote Talks On Corruption & Building A Petroleum Refinery, Watch Interview On BBC

Africa’s most successful entrepreneur and C.E.O of Dangote Group in interview with Lerato Mbele on BBC‘s Africa Business Report, speaks about how he began and built his business empire. He also speaks about his latest venture to build a $9 billion petroleum refinery and fighting corruption in Nigeria. Watch Video below. Share via LinkedIn, Twitter,…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: 2nd Week, Day 3- Lagos Auden Delaney Clinch Independence Cup

The tournament continued on Friday 28th of February 2014 with Lagos Goodfellows beat Petrosmith 5-3 and Kano Aitek also defeated Ibadan Oluyole 6-5 as both winnings teams booked their places in the semifinal of the Low Cup as the 2014 Lagos Polo International Tournament drifts to its climax this weekend. Another Kano team, Titans also…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: 2nd Week, Day 2- Petrosmith, HST, Kano Susplan Win

The tournament continued on Thursday 27th of February 2014and featured top-class players from Argentina, Spain, South Africa and England has MTN and GTB as major sponsors, while VeuveClicquot, Union Bank, Chapel Hill & Dunhill, UBS, Caverton Group, Dansa Foods Ltd/Dangote, Southern Sun Hotel, Smooth FM, Beat FM, Delaney and Avlon Group are co-sponsors. Lagos sides,…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: 2nd Week, Day 1- A Battle For The Prestigious Majek Cup

The final week of the 2014 Lagos International Polo Tournament began on Wednesday 26th of February 2014, with five more titles up for grabs. The standard displayed in the first week, where four titles were decided, suggests that polo faithful are guaranteed great value for their time and money as the Beginners Cup, Italian Ambassador’s…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this column. Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan in a Presidential Media Chat on Monday insisted that he has absolute power to suspend the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), amongst other issues that he addressed.…

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Akon To Provide Electricity For 1 Million Africans By End Of 2014

Senegalese-born international singer, songwriter, producer and entrepreneur, Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, simply known as Akon has announced ambitious plans to give back to his roots in a way never-before-seen by an entertainer on the continent. His new initiative “Akon Lighting Africa” hopes to bring electricity to…

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Cobhams Asuquo,TuFace, Wizkid & Omawumi For The Nigeria Centenary Celebration Grand Finale Holding Today!

On January 1st 1914, Nigeria’s journey to nationhood commenced when the Northern and Southern Protectorates were amalgamated into one country by the colonial authorities. As Nigeria celebrates 100 years – we are celebrating a journey underlined by a determination to excel and remain united as a strong indivisible entity. The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed…

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Zimbabwe’s NoViolet Bulawayo Wins Maiden ‘Etisalat Prize For Literature’, Nigeria’s Uche Okonkwo Shines Too

The Etisalat Prize For Literature which has been described as ‘the first ever pan-African prize celebrating first time writers of published fiction books with the aim to serve as a platform for the discovery of new creative talent out of the continent and invariably promote the burgeoning publishing industry in Africa was announced on Sunday…

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