Monthly Archives: December 2018

Taking January Serious

I am a month of the year. I have 31 days on the calendar, but when I start, I feel longer. What am I? Well, this is quite easy to solve. The answer is January (hehehe).
For most salary earners, business persons and students, the 31 days in January are an illusion.

For Beer And Cigarette Giants, Grass Is Greener At Christmas

With billions already spent, this could be the dawning of the Age of Big Pot
Proponents of legal marijuana spent decades fighting a slow battle for mainstream acceptance

NOVA Merchant Bank Confirms Anya MD/CEO

The Board of NOVA Merchant Bank has confirmed the appointment of Anya Duroha as the substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Tony Elumelu Foundation Appoints Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer … Elevates The Retiring CEO Parminder Vir To The Advisory Board Of The Foundation

The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropic organisation empowering African entrepreneurs, announced the appointment of Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer at the end of its Board Meeting on December 12. This appointment takes effect from April 1, 2019.

Desarrollar Partners With Top Firms To Improve Real Estate Solutions

Desarrollar Limited a lifestyle and leading real estate solutions company in Lagos, Nigeria has partnered with Union Trustees Limited, First Bank Trustees Limited and Banwo & Ighodalo and The Lodt Legal Partners to improve real estate services and solutions.

NNPC Advises Petrol Consumers Against Panic Buying …Assures Holding 2.6 Billion Litres Of PMS Stock To Last 50 days

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured petroleum products consumers across the country not to engage in panic buying as it holds 2.6 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit otherwise called petrol and 90,000 metric tonnes of Dual Purpose Kerosene (Kerosene), saying the holding is expected to last 52 days, assuming no single drop of products is imported from now.

REDTV rave is The Official Headliner GIG Of 2018

The much anticipated and talked about REDTVrave3 finally rocked Lagos on Saturday, the first day of December. The online lifestyle network owned by the United Bank for Africa Group is one that is fast becoming a leader when you refer to lifestyle brands.

EU Trust Fund For Africa: Flexible Emergency Tool, But Lacking Focus, Say Auditors

The EU Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) for Africa is a flexible tool for providing assistance in areas such as food, education, health, security and sustainable development, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors.

Africa Economic Conference 2018 Focusses On Africa Visa Openness And Integration

For millions of ordinary travellers, inter-African travel is still too often a nightmare. Be it border hassles, lack of road or air routes linking key cities, or the frustrations of being refused entry to a country because of visas, the end result is to curtail the free movement of people, viewed by the African Development Bank as one of the pillars of regional integration.

Millennium Challenge Corporation Improves Electricity Access In Malawi With GE Power’s EMS

GE’s EMS will provide real-time and remotely managed information on Malawi’s electrical grid and power outages; Project will pave the way for development of Africa’s regional interconnections.