Internet Society Foundation Announces $300,000 in Grants for Projects that Promote the Benefits of the Internet

The new Internet Society Foundation has issued its first set of medium and large grants (ranging from $12,000 to USD $30,000 each) to 13 ground-breaking projects that seek to spread the benefits of the Internet around the world. The Internet Society established the  to fund projects that will improve the quality of people’s lives everywhere. […]

2019:Here is what Facebook did in Africa

Facebook today released its ‘2019 Year in Review’ infographic, showcasing just some of its investments across Sub-Saharan in 2019.  Committed to giving people the power to build community and bring the world closer together, throughout the year this translated into significant support and investments into growing the ecosystem of developers, entrepreneurs, creatives, and many other […]

WINNERS OF 2019 FIRSTBANK SPONSORED NATIONAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION CONTEST IN THE AFRICA COMPANY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that Taidob College Abeokuta, the 2019 winners of the National Company of the Year competition organized by Junior Achievement Nigeria would compete against student teams from 10 other Junior Achievement member countries across Africa. The student team contestants comprise representative from the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland), Ghana, Zambia, Gabon, Uganda, […]

Nigerian Bankers Games: Okonkwo Boys Vs Elumelu United

How best can one describe the NBG Finals between Fidelity and UBA yesterday? Nerve wracking, enthralling, grueling, entertaining, mesmerizing, ecstatic? You just can’t be wrong on any of these fronts! Simply put: The match lived up to its billing as it had everybody sitting on the edge of their seats. The Okonkwo tutored boys drew […]

Air Peace Chairman,Allen Onyema indicted in $20 Million fraud

Air Peace Chairman,Allen Onyema has been indicted in the United States over his involvement in $20 million bank fraud and money laundering activities. Gistmaster gathered that the airline’s director of finance and administration, Ejiroghene Eghagha was also indicated in the fraud. Onyema allegedly leveraged his status as a prominent business leader and airline executive while […]

Centurion Senior Associate Zion Adeoye Wins ESQ 40 Under 40 Award

Zion oversees a growing team of African lawyers working on the most complex energy transactions shaping Africa’s modern energy industry LAGOS, Nigeria, November 20, 2019/ — Centurion’s Senior Associate Zion Adeoye has been recognized as an ESQ 40 under 40 Lawyer at the Nigerian Rising Stars Award last week. The ESQ 40 under 40 award […]

HERITAGE BANK CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY IN STYLE

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service Provider celebrated International Men’s Day 2019 themed: “Making a difference for Men and Boys”, with event held at every Experience Centres- ECs (branches) of the bank across the country. The financial institution leveraged on this theme and coined a personal theme, which is “Break the Ice; Inspire another […]

How Yahoo boy bought 2 Lekki homes worth N70 Million from Prison

A convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke who is serving a 24-year jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos is again, the subject of investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for being the alleged mastermind of a mega scam to the tune of over $ 100,000, 000. The yahoo boy is […]

Seplat Petroluem names replacement for MD,Austin Avuru

Seplat Petroluem has announced that her pioneer Managing Director and later CEO, Mr. Austin Avuru will be retiring in July 2020 after 10 years of leading the company. In these 10 years, Mr. Avuru led the development of a strong organization, the deployment of agile systems, processes and stakeholder relationships that allowed the organization to grow […]