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Women Get Economic Benefits from Greater Trade, World Bank Reports

Trade increases women’s wages and helps close the wage gap between men and women while creating better jobs for women, a new World Bank Group report has stated. It stated that countries t…

FG Pushes For Rapid Adoption of Gas For Transportation

The federal government has said it is pushing fast for Nigerians to adopt natural gas as an alternative to petrol and diesel for transportation vehicles. In this regard, it stated that it…

Rains Boosts Ivory Coast's Cocoa

Rains were mainly below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s main cocoa-growing regions, but plenty of small and average pods were developing well for a strong start to the October-…

Aganga Calls for Integrated Plan for Sustainable Economic Growth

Nigeria’s former Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, has called for an integrated national long and medium-term plan to stimulate economic activities. According to him,…

Elumelu Demands Apology over Alleged N41bn Fraud

Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has given a seven-day ultimatum to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public petition, Senator Ayo Akinyelu…

300 More Stranded Nigerians Return from the US

Three hundred more Nigerians who had been stranded in the United States have arrived in Abuja. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission said the returnees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Ai…

Microsoft Continues Talk to Buy TikTok’s US Operations

US tech giant Microsoft has confirmed that it is continuing talks to purchase the US operations of Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok. Already Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has had a conversation …

INEC Seeks More Powers on Election Processes

The Independent national Electoral Commission (INEC) has proposed a range of amendments to Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), to enable it have a firmer grip on the conduct of general elections and the…

Kanye West Expresses Worry about Non- challance to Abortion Cases

Billionaire rapper and fashion designer, Kanye West has reacted to the ridicule he received for crying out during a rally last month when he revealed that his wife, Kim Kardashian nearly aborted his …

Egypt Rages as Ethiopia Celebrates over Nile Dam Row

As Ethiopia celebrated rains which began filling a controversial dam on a tributary of the River Nile, Egypt is unhappy. The North African nation had long been opposed to any development on the Nile …

President Buhari Vows to Investigate all Past and Present Corruption Cases

President Muhmmadu Buhari has expressed shock at the level of corruption in Government agencies The President who spoke against the backdrop of the ongoing investigation of the affairs at the Niger D…

Family Plays a Huge Role in Language Appreciation - Olagunju Modupe

Olagunju Modupe believes that our Local language generally brings about cultural identity. As Founder of Yoruba Learning Initiative, Asalewa, the future of indigenous African language is safe. In th…

VISA Reveals Plans to Offer Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple Payments

Payments giant VISA made public its efforts to incorporate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) into its payments network. With access to over 61 million merchants globally, VISA is o…

Review: Being Black, Being African, Being Human

By Olakanmi Moyosore When you hear the word 'Africa' what comes to mind? when you hear the word 'Black', what judgment do you give? Truth or Dare? It would have been much easier to …

LIRS announces another relief for tax payers

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has commenced the implementation of additional reliefs and measures to further ease the impact of the pandemic on taxpayers in Lagos state.…
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