Tag Archives: Nigeria

OB Crush: Femi Aliu Of MyFarmBase Africa

Our OB Crush of this week is one man contributing his quota to the development of Agriculture in Nigeria and Africa. Femi ‘Royal’ Aliu is a tech farmer and the founder of MyFarmBase Africa, a social enterprise which uses technology to bridge the information gap in the Agricultural sector for Agribusiness owners and farmers. They provide mainly…

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South African Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane Set To Visit West Africa Particularly Ghana And Nigeria

Tourism Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, will in the coming week travel to West Africa for a working visit to our regional neighbours in Ghana and Nigeria. The Minister will spend two-days in Accra attending the First UNWTO Presidential Leadership Taskforce on Women Empowerment on Tourism Sector with Focus on Africa, where she will be part of…

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Nigeria Drops In New FIFA World Ranking

Nigeria have dropped a place in Fifa’s world rankings for October despite forcing Brazil to a 1-1 draw in Singapore. The 2013 African champions gathered 1481 points to rank no. 35 in the world and third in Africa behind Senegal [20th in the world], and Tunisia [29th]. African champions Algeria remain unmoved to stay fourth in Africa and 38th in the world with 1469…

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Nigerians Must Stop Over-depending On God – Fashola

Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has urged Nigerians to stop relying totally on God for success. In his explanation, Fashola said it is becoming too often to include God’s name in every conversation. He urged Nigerians to work harder and leave God out of everyday problems. Speaking on Hard Copy, a programme on Channels…

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Exclusive Lagos Premiere of British-Nigerian Actor Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje’s Feature Movie Directorial Debut #FARMING- Photos!

British-Nigerian actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was in Nigeria over the weekend for the exclusive screening of his feature directorial debut Farming, the event took place on Saturday, 19th of October at FilmHouse Cinema in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.   Farming is based on Agbaje’s unbelievable story as a troubled youth and tells a story of a young Nigerian boy, ‘farmed out’ by his parents to…

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World Bank Approves $3 Billion Loan for Nigeria To Expand Power Grid

The World Bank has approved a $3 billion loan for Nigeria to expand its electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure. According to TheCable, the loan will be released in four tranches of $750 million each and could be expanded to $4 billion, citing Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed. She made this known on Sunday while addressing journalists on the…

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Confidence Boost for Nigeria as Ahmed Musa Resumes Training With Club After Knee Injury

Nigeria received a massive boost ahead of November’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with Benin Republic and Lesotho with the return of star striker Ahmed Musa. Musa had been out of action following a knee injury picked up during Al-Nassr’s Saudi Professional League clash against Al Fateh. In the process, he missed out on the Super Eagles’ international friendlies with Ukraine and Brazil.…

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Patoranking Thrills At Youth Connekt Africa Summit With Outstanding Talk and Performance 

African Reggae/ Dancehall Superstar Patoranking, graced the Youth Connekt Africa Summit recently in Kigali, Rwanda, speaking briefly to over 7000 representatives from across Africa, on his take as an artist from Nigeria ; on the relationship between youths and the government . He highlighted a few issues we share as Africans relating with each other,…

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First Lady, Aisha Buhari Allegedly Locked Out Of Aso-Rock Amidst President Buhari’s Marriage Rumours

Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari has been reportedly locked out of Aso-Rock villa, Abuja on her arrival to the country ahead of the alleged second wedding between President Muhammadu Buhari and Haijia Sadia Umar Farooq. According to reports, the marriage is scheduled to hold today, however, a disturbing video of the First lady held against…

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