Category Archives: Around The World

Going Places! Visionary Investor, Tony Elumelu Addresses UN General Assembly

Mr. Tony O. Elumelu C.O.N., Former Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation keeps putting Nigeria and Africa on the global financial map, as he on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, addressed the United Nations’ General Assembly and Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), on…

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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. To week started on a positive note, as it was announced that Nigeria has emerged the largest economy in Africa. Nigeria’s Yakubu Adesokan beat off a sustained challenge from Vietnam’s Van Cong Le to…

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Nigerian-British Hollywood Star, Hakeem Kae-Kazeem Appointed Global Ambassador For Africa 2.0

Nigerian-born British Hollywood actor, Hakeem Kae Kazim who has starred in blockbusters, Pirates Of The Caribbean, 24, Hotel Rwanda and Half Of A Yellow Sun amongst others has been named the new Global Ambassador for Africa 2.0, a D-ink Tank (a Think Tank that Does Things) composed of 450+ young African leaders from more than…

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“On A Mission To Heel Africa” – Fred Deegbe, Ghanaian Luxury Shoe-Maker On CNN African Start-Up

Fred Deegbe was standing outside a shop window five years ago, marveling at the shiny pair of wing-tip Oxfords he&#39d just bought, when he started wondering whether such beautiful designer shoes could ever be produced in his country, Ghana. “Impossible,” a nearby shoeshine boy purposefully declared after being asked by Deegbe; later, at home, his…

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Federal Government Imposes 6 Month Jail Term, N50,000 Fine On Public Smokers, Bans Tobacco Adverts

According to The Punch, the Federal Government of Nigeria has sent a bill containing strict measures regarding tobacco smoking and promotion to the National Assembly for onward passing into law. The Federal Executive Council today, Wednesday, 9th April 2014, approved the draft National Tobacco Control Bill 2004 that will be sent to the National Assembly…

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The Wedding Of The Year! Exclusive Details To Tiwa Savage & Teebillz Dubai Wedding

  &#39Eminado&#39 Singer Tiwa Savage and husband Tunji Balogun (Teebillz) are all loved up and counting the days to their big white wedding billed to hold in Dubai on Saturday April 26th 2014. We spotted the gorgeous couple at the Star Trek Music concert in Makurdi over the weekend. Awwww…they look too cute! The celebrity couple…

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