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Unilag students invent flood level caution device.

Unilag students invent flood level caution device.

Three University of Lagos students have invented a vehicular road advance electronic flood level caution device for detection of water levels on major roads. The inventors are postgraduate students of the Physics More »

Chukwueze wins revelation of the season award.

Chukwueze wins revelation of the season award.

Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze, has won the player revelation award for the 2018/19 season at La Liga club. The award was announced on Villarreal’s Instagram page on Tuesday. Santi Cazorla won the best player award, More »

A Nigerian, Elizabeth Ehi-Ebewele, and 11 others honoured for combating wildlife crime.

A Nigerian, Elizabeth Ehi-Ebewele, and 11 others honoured for combating wildlife crime.

A Nigerian, Elizabeth Ehi-Ebewele, and 11others have been honoured for demonstrating excellence in combating wildlife crime. The award was presented by the Animal Welfare Institute in Geneva on Tuesday. Ms Ehi-Ebewele created More »

Celebrate Your Heroes, US Urges Nigerian Filmmakers.

Celebrate Your Heroes, US Urges Nigerian Filmmakers.

The United States Consulate in Nigeria has urged local filmmakers and documentary producers to use their skills in telling stories about the African experience especially victims and heroes in the society. Public More »

Team Nigeria Cruise Past Madagascar in Team Table Tennis Events

Team Nigeria Cruise Past Madagascar in Team Table Tennis Events

The two powerhouses in Africa, Nigeria and Egypt played with ease in their group matches of table tennis event of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco. As the top seeds More »

3 Nigerian students beat 94 countries in IBDP exam

3 Nigerian students beat 94 countries in IBDP exam

LAGOS—THREE students from Greensprings School, Lagos have surpassed the world average in 12 subjects in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, IBDP examination. These were the same students who won $1.3 million in More »

PHOTOS: Nigeria contingent that won 23 medals at World Police and Fire games arrives.

PHOTOS: Nigeria contingent that won 23 medals at World Police and Fire games arrives.

Nigeria Police Contingent that won 23 Medals from the World Police and Fire Games in Chengdu- Chana arrived Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan  More »

Nigerians win Netflix’s ‘Dear White People’ contest

Nigerians win Netflix’s ‘Dear White People’ contest

Contest across the United States, a film by  Olamide Oladimeji and Ejiroghene, was selected as one of the top two. The film received an honorable mention and an ovation at the Season 3 More »

 

Lagos to host U-20 Women’s World Cup

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured that the state is ready to host the 2020 U-20 Women’s World Cup. Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday received members of world football governing body FIFA in his office after Lagos was named as a potential

Int’l Airlines Create Greater Choice For Nigerian Travellers – Emirates

Emirates Airlines has said that foreign carriers operating flights into Nigeria are offering the nation’s travelling public greater choice, and also supporting the growth of tourism and trade in the country. The airline also debunked the claim that it was

Berger Paints Unveils New Colour World In Ikoyi

Berger Paints Nigeria Plc. has opened a new Colour World outlet at Awolowo way, Ikoyi, Lagos as part of its commitment to meet the growing demand by consumers for a wide range of colours at Point of Sales. Speaking during

Over 500 Bravery Stories Clocked In For 2019 Indomie Heroes Awards

The nationwide search and call for entry for the 2019 edition of the Indomie Independence Day Award (IIDA) of Dufil Prima Foods has finally come to an end. Over 500 inspiring and heroic stories have been gathered from different states

Unilorin PhD student develops new anti-TB drug

A PhD student in the Department of Chemistry, University of Ilorin, Misitura Arowona, has developed a drug that promises to be potent in the treatment of tuberculosis, an infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs. The University of Ilorin Bulletin, on

Four Nigerians make African teams to Junior NBA Global Championship

Four Nigerian youngsters have been named in the African team to the second edition of the NBA Global Championship tips off on August 6 in Orlando, Florida. Two of the players – Hassan Hesham Amer and Emmanuel Owonibi made the

Union Bank, TEDxLagos Inspire Entrepreneurs

In a bid to inspire entrepreneurs to achieve the utmost, Union Bank recently went into a partnership with the organisers of TEDxLagos to host entrepreneurs, social advocates, innovators and thought leaders at the 2019 TEDxLagos event tagged, “Spring.” TEDx is

Access Bank, GE Healthcare ease financial burden on healthcare providers

To remove challenges currently faced by private healthcare providers accessing financing for the purchase of healthcare equipment in Nigeria, GE Healthcare and a full-service commercial Bank, Access Bank Nigeria, weekend, entered into a partnership to provide innovative equipment financing models

Group Offers 500 Abia Students Scholarships

Abia State Indigenes in the Diaspora (United Kingdom) have concluded plans to offer scholarships to 500 secondary school students from the state between now and 2023. President of the association, Mr. Uche Kay stated this when he led a delegation

Coscharis Motors Activates The Rolls-royce Black Badge In Nigeria

Rolls-Royce Black Badge Ghost Series 2 Ride and Drive. With a bolder presence and a more potent performance, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Lagos (Coscharis Motors Limited) has introduced the Rolls-Royce Black Badge into the Nigerian autosphere. The Black Badge comes with

SystemSpecs Announces Summer Coding Camp for Students

SystemSpecs Limited has announced its forthcoming Remita Summer Coding Camp for secondary school students in Nigeria.  The fully-funded camp scheduled to hold from August 12 to 23, 2019 in Lagos and Abuja, was conceived to equip participants with digital skills

Nigerian sprinter, Jerry Jakpa, wins 200m in Europe

A week after failing to make Nigeria’s list of athletes to the Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco, Nigerian sprinter, Jerry Jakpa, won the men’s 200m at the Citius Meet in Berne, Switzerland. Jakpa came second at the just-concluded national trials

Fidelity Bank rewards 2,600 customers with N2.6bn

Fidelity Bank Plc said it had rewarded over 2,600 of its customers with over N2.6bn within the last four years. It said the amount was given to the customers under the bank’s loyalty reward scheme. Speaking at an event where

EcobankPay hits N1bn in transactions value

EcobankPay, the lifestyle digital payments and collections service of Ecobank Nigeria has recorded a cumulative transaction value of over N1 billion. EcobankPay offers customers a multi-channel payment experience including: Mobile QR Payment at merchant stores (mCash, Masterpass and mVisa), Merchant

Ndidi, Chukwueze, Iwobi ranked Nigeria’s best three in Europe

Three Super Eagles stars have been ranked the best three Nigerian players in Europe over the last six months by CIES Football Observatory. The Switzerland-based football research group rated players in Europe’s top five leagues on a match-by-match basis by

Zenith Bank upgrades its mobile banking application

Zenith Bank Plc. has upgraded its mobile banking application to ensure its services are more aptly suited for the lifestyle needs of its customers. The upgraded mobile app has an improved user interface and more offerings such as QR payments,

Nigerian students shine at CFO Global Competition 2019

4 Nigerian students of the University of Ibadan, Ibadan have emerged as one of the top six teams at the 2019 CFO Global Case Study Competition (fourth edition), organised by the Charterquest Institute, South Africa. The Nigerian students competed with

Ecobank removes 2 million plastic bottles from Lagos streets

ECOBANK Nigeria, yesterday, announced the successful removal of over two million plastic bottles in exchange for cash from the streets of Lagos. Plastic bottles. CBN to mop up mutilated Naira notes from circulation The campaign, which started in May this

Zenith Bank launches high interest-yielding target savings account.

One of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced a high interest-yielding target savings account named “SAVE4ME”, which enables customers plan and save towards their aspirations and needs conveniently. The new product is designed to support flexible savings

FCMB to support tourism development

First City Monument Bank has said it will continue to support the growth of tourism development in the country. The bank stated this in a congratulatory message to the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, on the 2019 Ojude Oba

Budweiser to launch campaign, partners two Leagues.

Budweiser, from the production line of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (AB InBev) said it will be launching a campaign as it enters multi-year partnerships with the Premier League and LaLiga. According to Chief Marketing Officer of AB InBev, Pedro Earp, “As the

Nigeria to attend snow Volleyball in Argentina.

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod said the country will take part at the Snow Volleyball World Tour in Bariloche, Rio Negro. The 2019 FIVB Snow Volleyball World Tour is scheduled to take place in Argentina from

British PM appoints Nigerian as children’s minister

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has appointed Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch, aged 39, as Children and Families Minister, as part of his government reshuffle. Badenoch is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden. She was born

Google for Nigeria: All the Key Announcements at the #GoogleForNigeria Event 2019

Google made a couple of exciting announcements for its customers and partners in Nigerian and Africa during the 3rd edition of the annual Google for Nigeria event that took place on Wednesday, July 24 2019 in Lagos. Google launched new

Sterling Bank’s The Pitch Offers Entrepreneurs N10m Seed Capital

The Pitch, a type of Shark Tank challenge for budding entrepreneurs powered by Sterling Bank, debuts today on YouTube with an offer of N10 million in seed capital. The 13-episode show provides aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs with the opportunity to

Chimamanda Adichie makes Meghan Markle’s ‘Forces For Change’ British Vogue cover list

Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has been featured in Meghan Markle’s ‘Forces of Change’ list for British Vogue cover. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Duchess of Sussex, Markle picked 15 women she considers strong proponents for change for the

Jumia concludes anniversary celebration with donations to Red Cross orphanage, LASTMA, others

Lagos, Nigeria; 29 July 2019: Leading ecommerce platform, Jumia Nigeria brought its anniversary celebration to a finale by donating home care products and reading materials to the Nigerian Red Cross Orphanage Home located at Makoko, Yaba. The company also donated

Burna Boy’s ‘African Giant’ Tops Chart On Apple Music In More Than 10 Countries

The African Giant is indeed standing tall amongst the rest. Burna Boy’s recently released album, ‘African Giant’ has bagged the number one spot on Apple Music in more than ten countries in the world. The album which is less than

Renowned Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu’s paint found in Texas, to be auctioned for $200K

A family in Texas has stumbled on another work of the renowned Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu. The portrait, Christine is a precursor to the artist’s best-known work, Tutu, that sold in 2018 for $1.6 million. However, this new portrait is

Team Nigeria leads in African Cycling Cup

After two days of action at the maiden edition of the All African Track Cycling Championship at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja yesterday, Team Nigeria has amassed a total of 14 gold, 24 silver and 4 bronze medals