Category Archives: Opinion and Comments

Tony Elumelu to Receive National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award from the Federal Government of Nigeria

Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman of the United Bank for Africa Group (UBA) and Heirs Holdings, will be conferred with the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR in recognition of his continuous hard work and total commitment to the empowerment of youths in Nigeria and Africa.

Nigerian border closures cut smuggling but drive up prices

The closure of the Nigerian borders may have achieved its set goals, but some things not bargained for have also surfaced, the combination, pushing up prices of goods and affecting some other businesses as well.

REDTV set to Host the Biggest Party of 2019 … Grammy award nominee, Burna Boy, Olamide ‘Baddo’ Jidenna to perform

REDTV, the fast-paced lifestyle channel that puts Africa on the global stage is about to host the 4th edition of its annual party , ‘The Redtv Rave’ on November 30, 2019. Powered by the United Bank for Africa (UBA), this year’s rave which is themed ‘The shutdown’, is where everyone wants to be.

No Plan To Increase Pump Price Of Petrol – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has no plan to execute an increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol.

Gov Amaechi and His Politics of Spurious Figures

By Baridon G. Leton
The amount of falsehood based on either ignorance or outright mischief that is peddled in the Nigerian public space by highly placed persons is alarming and sickening. It is even worse when a top government functionary who is expected to know the facts goes public with information that is half-truth.