Tony Elumelu: Human Trafficking Is Evil, It Strips Our Youth Of Dignity And Denies Them Opportunity

Tony Elumelu

Caption: Group CEO, United Capital Plc. Oluwatoyin Sanni (left); Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu; and Director General of NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donli during the visit of DG to the foundation in Lagos on Thursday. …Tony Elumelu Foundation commits to support National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) In recognition of the growing concerns around human trafficking in Africa, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), an African founded and funded 21st century philanthropic organization committed to youth empowerment and entrepreneurship development, hosted the Director General of Nigeria’s National Agency…

Read More

52 Nominees For First Grill And Read Annual Readers’ Awards

GaRARA 2017

The Speech House International have officially announced 52 nominees in 13 categories for the first Grill and Read Annual Readers’ Awards tagged GaRARA 2017. In a statement signed by Mr. Pelu Awofeso on behalf of the planning committee stated that the categories for GaRARA 2017 are: Book of the Year, Author of the Year; Discovery of the Year; Book Review Site of the Year; Reader’s Event of the Year; Book Club of the Year; Celebrity-Reader Motivator of the Year; Reader’s Show of the Year (Radio or TV); Book Cover of the Year;…

Read More

5 Lucrative Ways To Use WhatsApp For Business


The simplicity of Whatsapp shouldn’t fool you into thinking its use is limited to mere casual chatter. Whatsapp can be a powerful and highly cost-effective business tool to those who know how to properly employ its features for business. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 lucrative ways to use Whatsapp for business. For Customer Engagement and Support Whatsapp is a great tool for delivering customer service and a great platform for customer engagement and support. Whatsapp’s SMS features and its ability to send images, video clips, documents, media…

Read More

MallforAfrica Super Tips To Being Your Own Boss This Summer!!


So you have a bit of money (N20,000.00) perhaps? Want to turn it around and make good profit to cover personal expenses without resorting taxing family? As a way of encouraging your entrepreneurial spirit MallforAfrica is  creating an enabling environment to help you source great bargains at very low prices. With mouth-watering margins you can’t go wrong. First step, you need to download the mallforAfrica app from your favourite app store. Alternatively download and save the chrome extension from your browser. If this confuses you, just go to the site…

Read More

Promasidor Appoints New Managing Director


Promasidor Nigeria Limited has appointed Mr. Anders Einarsson as Managing Director. Einarsson, succeeds Mr. Olivier Thiry, who is now elevated to the Group as Chief Executive Officer.   Until his elevation, Einarsson served the organisation diligently as Chief Operating Officer. He joined PNG in 2013 as Strategy Director and was later promoted Finance Director.   As Finance Director, he inspired a first class department, leaving a strong legacy for his passionate and committed team.   Einarsson has extensive experience in Nigeria and other emerging markets, having worked across Africa and…

Read More

Fathers Should Stop Competing For Breast With Their Babies – Lagos Commissioner, Steve Ayorinde

Steve Ayorinde

Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde, ​has advised fathers ​to stop competing for breast with their babies to allow them ​enjoy their six months exclusive breastfeeding period. This was contained in a message about Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign delivered at an event organised by ​the Lagos State ​chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ)​ The able commissioner represented by Mrs Toro Oladapo, a past NAWOJ President and Director, Public Affairs, Lagos Ministry of Information, ​said fathers should stop competing for breasts with their babies. He ​stated that ​rather, men should…

Read More

Lagos To Host First Nigeria Beer Festival

Beer festival

In a bid to stimulate its economic and tourism potentials, Lagos State is set to host the maiden edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival between September 25 and October 1. Lagos State government is collaborating with beer brewers in the country and their counterparts across the globe to create maximum excitement during the week-long festival that will climax with the Independence Day Mega Concert to commemorate Nigeria’s independence. The festival, which will promote responsible drinking among drinking age (18 years and above) consumers at all its touch points, will be held…

Read More

2017 Cowbellpedia Mathematics TV Quiz Show: Edo, Ondo Produce Semi-Finalists

Mathematics TV Quiz Show

Anita Alabi of Gloryland Secondary School, Igarra, Edo State and Henry Famuyiwa of Model Secondary School, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State triumphed over their counterparts to proceed to the first set of semi-finals in the junior category of the 2017 Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics TV Quiz Show sponsored by the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, Cowbell Our Milk last weekend. While Oseghale Ailuelohia of Mind Builders High School, Satellite Town, Lagos; Abdusamad Ahmad of Flora College, Ilorin, Kwara State; Stanley Odebeatu of All Hallows Seminary, Onitsha, Anambra State and Olali Diepreye…

Read More

Update: Catholic Church Shooting Caused By Feud Between Brothers Living Outside Nigeria

Governor Obiano visited the St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra where unknown gunmen invaded the church this morning. Read the update on the tragic incident. Here is what his Senior Special Assistant on Social Media, Ifeanyi wrote: Church Shooting: Gov Obiano Storms Ozubulu, Visits Hospital … Shooting caused by Feud between Brothers living Outside Nigeria The Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State were this morning thrown into mourning as a gun man walked into St Philip’s Catholic Church and started shooting…

Read More

Black Sunday! Unknown Gunmen Invade Anambra Catholic Church

Catholic Church

Many Worshippers Killed Gunmen stormed the St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra. An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the gunmen went into the church during the 5:45 am mass and identified a particular man and shot him. He said that the gunmen later went on rampage and shot at the remaining worshippers numbering over 100. Score of people were killed in the church while other critically injured worshippers died on the way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital,…

Read More