Price of cooking gas drops in Lagos
Some Lagos residents on Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the decrease in the price and availability of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly known as cooking gas, especially during the Yuletide. According to Vanguard, the residents said that the drop in the price of the commodity was a relief to consumers,... Read more
Adenuga closes gap with Dangote in Forbes latest billionaires ranking
Globacom Chairman Mike Adenuga Jnr, with interests in oil exploration and real estate has moved up, ranking next to Aliko Dangote as Africa’s second richest man. See top 21 Here are the richest Africa’s Billionaires 1. Aliko Dangote – $12.2 billion net worth 2. Nicky Oppenheimer – $7.7 billion... Read more
FG approves four new private universities
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday in Abuja approved the establishment of four new private universities in Kaduna, Oyo, Ogun and Osun States. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, confirmed this when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the first meeting of the council in 2019.... Read more
Japanese passport remains the strongest in the world: Henley Index
Once again, Japan made it to the top position of the World’s Most Powerful Passport! This is according to the rankings by Henley Passport Index – an organization that periodically measures the access each country’s travel document affords. This will be the second time in succession that Japan has... Read more
Kim resigns as World Bank President
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has resigned. He announced that he would step down next month, more than three years before his current term was due to expire. The decision ends Kim’s six-year tenure and may give US President Donald Trump decisive influence over the future leadership of... Read more
Hyundai unveils walking car
Hyundai has unveiled a car that can walk, a development that it hopes will save lives in disaster zones. The van-like vehicle has been developed to help emergency workers travel across terrain so tough that it would defeat most other vehicles. The South Korean carmaker revealed the new concept,... Read more
Amazon emerges world’s most valuable company
Amazon has become the world’s most valuable company as investors swooped to snap up shares before a predicted surge in price later this year. The Seattle-based retail giant capped the market at $793billion on Monday after an analyst predicted that the price could rise as much as 20 percent this year... Read more
CAF Awards: Aiteo extends sponsorship deal as Salah, Mane, Aubameyang aim for grand prize
Aiteo has signed a new four-year deal to sponsor the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Awards holding in Dakar, Senegal, on Tuesday. Aiteo beat CAF Champions League title sponsor, Orange (which wanted to take over the event) to the deal as promoter of the CAF Player of the Year... Read more
Oil price drops to $57 as Saudi cuts production
The price of crude oil, yesterday, hovered around $57.00, after hitting $58.00 on Saturday in the international market, as Saudi Arabia cuts output by 500,000 barrel per day, bpd. Oil money Specifically, the price of many light crude, including Nigeria’s Bonny Light stood, at $53.06, while the price of... Read more
Taxify expands to Benin City
As part of its expansion drive, ride-hailing service, Taxify is extending its Nigerian operations to its fifth city, Benin in Edo State. The announcement continues Taxify’s recent expansion across Nigeria, following launches in Lagos, Abuja, Owerri and Ibadan. The ride hailing service in statement, said in June that it... Read more