Babatunde Oshikoya

Babatunde Oshikoya

ENTERTAINMENT & THE ARTS NEWSLETTER

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, the latest movie released by The Walt Disney Co. has set a new world record as the first movie in history to gross over $1 billion in worldwide sales within 12 days of ...
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FEATURES NEWSLETTER

They are the envy of every brand strategist: brands who have a community of die-hard cult followers — you know, the people who go out of their way to evangelize and share the brand with everyone they know. ...
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Lagos State Government Approves Construction of Flyover Bridges for Ajah, Abule Egba

The Lagos State Government has approved the construction of flyover bridges for the Ajah round about and Abule Egba junction, two of the state’s high-density traffic zones. The two major projects, which have been approved by the State’s ...
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Respite? NCC Reduces MTN Fine to $3.4 Billion

MTN Nigeria may be getting a bit of respite in its case with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) as the commission has reduced the fine it imposed on telecoms firm following its failure to disconnect unregistered subscribers. The ...
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Lagos State Government to Arraign TB Joshua, Others over Synagogue Building Collapse

The Lagos State Government has announced that it will arraign the trustees of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations and the two engineers who built the church’s collapsed six-storey guest house that killed 116 persons last year. This ...
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Think You’re a Workaholic? Here are 5 Ways to Know!

Being committed to and passionate about your job are good qualities, but there’s a distinction between having a strong work ethic and being a workaholic—the former is something to be proud of, the latter is a serious condition. ...
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NCC Fines Etisalat, Globacom N14 Million…See Why

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has fined Etisalat and Globacom a total of N14.4 Million for failing to comply with its instructions to deactivate all pre-registered SIM cards on their networks, for security reasons. NCC revealed that its ...
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NNPC Boss Calls for Review of PIB over Oil Price Slump

The decline in global crude oil prices necessitates a review of the Petroleum Industry Bill so as to iron out all the grey areas in the bill, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has ...
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Focus on your job and leave fuel subsidy alone – NLC Tells NNPC Boss

The Nigerian Labour Congress and the House of Representatives have rejected the call by the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, for the removal of fuel subsidy, saying that ...
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BUSINESS & ECONOMY

The National Bureau of Statistics has released its  Second Quarter of 2015 Gross Domestic Product Data saying it grew by 2.35% (year-on-year) in real terms. This was lower by 1.61% points from growth recorded in the preceding quarter ...
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POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

The Kano state commissioner for finance, Prof Kabiru Isah Dandago, has said that the state government will generate N10billion revenue monthly through blocking leakages and use of treasury single account (TSA). Speaking to newsmen shortly after the dinner organised by ...
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Oyo State mass transit scheme, Pacesetter Transport has disclosed a plan to create a dedicated lane for the state’s high capacity transport buses in an effort to end the constant collision of the buses with other vehicles on the road.
TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

It seems the Oyo State mass transit scheme, Pacesetter Transport, is taking a leaf from the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit scheme, as it has disclosed a plan to create a dedicated lane for the state’s high capacity transport ...
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Nigerian Stocks Fall to Six-Month Low on Oil Price Slump

Nigerian stocks fell to their lowest level in six months to trade near a bear market on concern that oil prices near a six-year low will deepen the country’s economic woes. The Nigerian Stock Exchange All Share Index slid 1.6 percent 28,738.12 ...
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FEATURES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Windows. 10. Is. Here. For a while there, it felt as though this day might never come. The world, trapped for an eternity in the nightmare that was Windows 8. But just as Microsoft was the cause of ...
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Abuja Disco Refunds Over N50 Million to Customers

The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission has ordered the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company to pay over N50m to its various consumers in the Federal Capital Territory as refund for overbilling them despite erratic power supply to their homes and ...
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Encourage Private Sector Investment in Embedded Power, LCCI Urges Government

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI has pointed out the need for the government to encourage investment in embedded power generation by establishing an enabling environment for the private sector. According to the Chamber of Commerce, ...
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BANKING & FINANCE POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

The Federal Government has dissolved the executive management team of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON and has terminated the appointment of Mr. Mustafa Chike-Obi as Managing Director of the firm. The dissolution of the AMCON’s management ...
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NEWS SHIPPING & PORT SERVICES

The Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday alleged that the Nigerian Ports Authority forwarded only N2bn out of a total sum of N162bn it generated as revenue in a year, and that those who presided over ...
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Impending Flood: NEMA Sensitizes Taraba Residents

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has began sensitizing Taraba residents on ways to mitigate flooding, following the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) severe flooding forecast. NIMET recently warned that release of water from the Lagdo Dam in Cameroon ...
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NAICOM Policy Prohibits Foreign Investment By Insurance Firms

A new policy by the National Insurance Commission has placed an embargo on all insurance companies from investing in any business outside the country. Insurance firms are also prohibited from investing their income in their parent’s companies. These ...
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