25 young African agripreneurs advance to ‘boot camp’ in the African Development Bank’s $120,000 AgriPitch Competition

Twenty-five young African agripreneurs have advanced to the “boot camp” final round of the African Development Bank’s AgriPitch competition, stepping closer to a share of $120,000 in seed funding prizes, training and other benefits. The final round offers young entrepreneurs in Africa’s agricultural sector the opportunity to pitch their agribusiness proposals online to a panel […]

FIRSTBANK HOSTS SME WEBINAR, ENLIGHTENS ENTREPRENEURS ON WAYS TO REBUILD THEIR BUSINESS

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, will host an SME webinar themed “Rebuilding your Business” by 10am on Tuesday, 10 November 2020 via Zoom meetings. The event is organised in collaboration with FBN Insurance Brokers and FBN Quest with its discussants including: Tunde Owolabi, Group Executive, Retail Banking […]

Joe Biden elected 46th President of America

Joe Biden has defeated incumbent President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Biden won the popular and electoral college votes. According to the president elect, he will be president of everyone in United States not just democrats all those that voted him. Gistmaster that at the age of 78, Biden will be the oldest […]

THE PEOPLE MUST PREVAIL: A PROTEST FOR PEACEFUL ELECTION IN EDO STATE.

As Governorship election draws near in Edo state, Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Good Governance and Electoral Matters staged protest for peaceful and transparent election process. The civil society group stated that “Nigerians are aware, it is now about 39 days to the governorship election scheduled for September 19, 2020 in Edo State. The […]

Sowore: They resume international flights because of their kids schooling abroad

Sahara Reporters Publisher, Mr Omoyele Sowore has declared that International flights is resuming in Nigeria because children of top government officials are due to resume school abroad this September. Sowore said “They are happy to announce commencement of international flights because it is time for their children/wards to return to schools abroad, September is the […]

Progressives Solidarity Front to Tinubu: Hands off Edo election now or…

The Progressives Solidarity Front (PSF), a socio-political group, has warned the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to stop playing politics of intrigues and treachery in the build-up to the Edo State governorship election. The election in the South-South state will hold on September 19. PSF, in a statement by […]

BEDC TO IMPROVE POWER SUPPLY IN IGARRA AND ITS ENVIRONS

In attempt to significantly improve power supply to Igarra town and other communities in Akoko Edo LGA of Edo State, BEDC has finalized the design, and at the stage of awarding contract for the construction of a 33KV line from Okpella to Igarra. The project once completed, it was gathered, will change the source of […]

Heirs Holdings appoints Okeke as Group Executive Director

Pan-African investment company, Heirs Holdings this week announced the appointment of Dan Okeke as Group Executive Director.  The appointment took effect from August 01, 2020. Mr Okeke joins following a distinguished three-decade career at the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), where he most recently served as an Executive Director, responsible for leading consumer, commercial and public-sector […]

Travel To Dubai,You Need A Polymerase Test

Travel to Dubai soon, then you are required to take a Polymerase Chain Reaction Test. This is to help prevent spread of Covid 19 in the UAE. According to information by Dubai Tourism, the test is expected to be taken 96 hours before travel date. This part of new normal or reality that tourists and […]

Femi Adesina protest to ChannelsTV for pairing him with #RevolutionNow lawyer

Oga Femi Adesina protested against Channels TV on Thursday, following exchange of words with a lawyer; Tope Akinyode over #RevolutionNow protests that took place in various parts of Nigeria. The latter is the National President of Revolutionary Lawyers Forum. A visibly angry Adesina said henceforth, the TV station should inform him ahead about person they […]

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