Victor Okeh

Victor Okeh

INTERNATIONAL

Former US President Barack Obama is addressing over 200 young African leaders from across 44 countries in South Africa’s largest city of Johannesburg. They are the first class of the Africa leadership programme run by The Obama Foundation. ...
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INTERNATIONAL Technology & Business

Google is to be fined a record 4.3 billion euros ($5bn; £3.8bn) over its Android operating system, the BBC has learned. The European Commission’s action followed a three year probe into claims the firm’s mobile device strategy had ...
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ENTERTAINMENT & THE ARTS INTERNATIONAL

Marvel Entertainment is working on a spin-off film following the success of Black Panther. . The film was listed as the 10th-highest box office earner of all time, making $1.2bn ( £916m), Forbes reported in April. The series will be ...
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INTERNATIONAL

Former FBI Director James Comey is urging “all who believe in this country’s values” to vote for Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections. In a tweet on Tuesday evening, Comey called the Republican-held Congress “incapable of fulfilling the ...
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Benue
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State day failed to honour the invitation by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for a meeting to reconcile him with his erstwhile godfather, Senator George Akume. Akume was, however, at ...
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Breaking News COVER LEGAL

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu is dead. Family sources said he died at about 2am on Wednesday at Chida Orthopaedic Hospital, Gudu, Abuja. He was aged 76, and would have been 77 next ...
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Atiku
2019 General Elections COVER

Former vice-president and leading presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will be commencing a consultation and familiarization tour across the country beginning from July 16, 2018 ahead of the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former ...
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BANKING & FINANCE INSURANCE & PENSIONS MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf has indicted banks, former Executive Secretaries of NHIS, select management staff and interest groups in a fresh misappropriation scandal, in which N720 billion NHIS funds ...
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Uzodinma
2019 General Elections COVER

South East group has begun aggressive campaign and mobilisation for President Muhmmadu Buhari’s re-election. The Coordinator, South-east caucus, National Committee of Buhari’s Support Group, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, said high powered meetings were being held to mobilise massive support ...
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FOOD & NUTRITION NEWS SOCIETY

The World Food Programme (WFP) has spent $126 million to provide food aid in various forms to 1.2 million people in 16 Northern Nigerian states since 2017. Ms. Ingermarie Vennize, the World Food Programme’s Head of Communication in ...
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ENTERTAINMENT & THE ARTS NEWSLETTER

Apparently bathing in a tub full of diamonds is not enough to snag one of the big MTV Video Music Awards nominations. Taylor Swift — arguably one of the stars most associated with the awards show thanks to ...
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Paul Walker
ENTERTAINMENT & THE ARTS INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER

The life of the late actor Paul Walker will be celebrated in a new documentary premiering next month. “I Am Paul Walker” will chronicle “the charismatic and massively popular movie star whose life was tragically cut short in ...
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Intracom
COVER IT/TELECOM NEWSLETTER

Nigeria’s hope of attaining 30 per cent broadband penetration by the end of this year is under threat. Based on the timeline of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2013-2018, 3G connectivity is supposed to have spread to not ...
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Senate seeks more support from IMF
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER NEWSLETTER

It is not yet over, according to the officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), who came to Nigeria on economic assessment, as the touted non-oil sector and consumer purchasing power were rated low, while risks against banks’ ...
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BANKING & FINANCE COVER NEWSLETTER

Nigerian banks may find it difficult to sustain their profitability this year given the reduction in treasury bill yields, which many of them depended heavily on last year to shore up their earnings, The recent revelation that the ...
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CHEMICAL & PETRO-CHEMICAL COVER NEWSLETTER

Gold prices on Wednesday held steady near a one-year low hit in the previous session, as the dollar firmed after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s US economic outlook reinforced views the central bank is on track to steadily ...
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COVER NEWSLETTER Technology & Business

Mastercard introduces a patent to manage “fractional reserves of blockchain currency.” While no products have been brought to market, the technology could speed up blockchain transactions. Bitcoin bull Tom Lee says this is good news as it validates ...
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Instagram
LIFESTYLE MEDIA NEWS NEWSLETTER

A new report by Terragon Group has shown that more Nigerians are using the internet, with about 63% of them using it for personal purposes. According to the report Digital Trends for Nigeria in 2018, the total number of internet ...
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Crude Oil
COVER NEWSLETTER OIL & GAS

Oil prices dropped on Wednesday after an industry group reported that U.S. crude inventories rose last week, defying analyst expectations for a significant reduction. Brent futures were down 40 cents, or 0.6 percent, at $71.76 a barrel by ...
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Investors
BUSINESS & ECONOMY COVER NEWSLETTER

Thirty three stocks recorded price losses, while 13 posted price appreciation on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)reports Negative sentiments persisted on the Exchange on Tuesday with the market capitalisation shedding further N109 billion, ...
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