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Ambode Inaugurates Projects In LASU

Ambode Inaugurates Projects In LASU

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday inaugurated several projects at the State University (LASU) to commemorate the 20th convocation and installation of the Chancellor, Justice Adeshola Oguntade. The inaugurated projects are the new Faculty of Science Complex and the Faculty of Law Twin Lecture Theatre and the LASU Radio donated by a philanthropist, Chief Adebutu […]

Avenger Bombings: Chevron Suspends Onshore Operations

Avenger Bombings: Chevron Suspends Onshore Operations

Militants, Thursday, blew up Chevron Nigeria Limited’s onshore oil facilities in the Niger Delta, forcing the company to shut down its operations.This was even as the price of crude oil rose above $50 a barrel, for the first time in nearly seven months as a global supply glut that plagued the market for nearly two […]

Benue killings: No Sufficient Evidence To Prosecute Herdsmen – IGP

Benue killings: No Sufficient Evidence To Prosecute Herdsmen – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase, yesterday said there was no sufficient evidence to prosecute the herdsmen alleged to have perpetrated the killings in Benue State. The IGP also said that 18 suspects were already in police net in connection with the killings, even as the Tiv people in Bebue State, under the […]

US Carrier, United Airlines, Stops Flights To Nigeria

US Carrier, United Airlines, Stops Flights To Nigeria

United States carrier, United Airlines, will stop flying to Nigeria next month, ending operations on its only African route because of weakness in the energy sector and difficulties in repatriating money from tickets sold in the country. This came barely six weeks after Spain’s national carrier, Iberia Plc, stopped flights to Nigeria, citing dwindling passenger […]

25 Bad Words That Make Other People Feel Inferior

25 Bad Words That Make Other People Feel Inferior

Did you know that in every language, there are more negative words than positive ones? It seems we need lots of words to describe our negative feelings, but we’re content with a handful of positive ones. For instance, researchers have found that most cultures have words for seven basic emotions: joy, fear, anger, sadness, disgust, shame […]

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It’s been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success. Thoughts become words, words become actions, actions become habits, habits become character, character becomes destiny, and all that jazz. Not to be annoyingly […]

Obasanjo Condemns Female Genital Mutilation

Obasanjo Condemns Female Genital Mutilation

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned female genital mutilation, saying that its consequences far outweighed the cultural value attached to it. Speaking at a one-day international summit on female genital mutilation held at the ancient Mapo Hall, Ibadan on Monday, he advised all members of Circumcision Descendants Association of Nigeria who are responsible for the […]

Tunisia Tourism: Ambassador Urges FCO To Relax Travel Warning

Tunisia Tourism: Ambassador Urges FCO To Relax Travel Warning

Tunisian officials have urged the UK government to relax its advice warning against all but essential travel to the country, after a 90% drop in British visitors in the first part of 2016. The guidance has been in place since 31 British holidaymakers were killed in two terror attacks in Tunisia in 2015. The Tunisian […]

IATA Confirms $575m Foreign Airline Revenue Trapped In CBN

IATA Confirms $575m Foreign Airline Revenue Trapped In CBN

The International Air Travel Association (IATA) has confirmed that $575 million in revenue generated by foreign airlines in the country was trapped in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as at March this year. This was disclosed by IATA’s Area Manager, South West Africa, Dr Samson Fatokun, at the Aviation Day in Abuja. The foreign […]

Chinese Investors Eye Energy, Rail, Communication Sectors

Chinese Investors Eye Energy, Rail, Communication Sectors

A group of investors from China on Monday in Abuja, expressed investment interest in energy, railway and communication sectors of Nigeria’s economy. The leader of the delegation, Mr Alan Rainbird, President, Intrazones Energy Services Limited, stated this when the team paid a visit to the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mrs Khadija Abba-Ibrahim. Rainbird, […]