Top Entertainment Brands and Companies in Nigeria 2014

The entertainment industry in Nigeria has surely grown over the past few years. From the music to the movie and comedy industry much more noticeable improvement has been made though it is nowhere near the possibilities that can be attained. In this report we look at the biggest and most attractive entertainment brands across all… Read More »

Resume and CV: Where does the difference lie?

So you are reading all the advice on the web about how to write a perfect resume and you come to a post where the writer is using the words resume and CV interchangeably, without ever giving explanation. You are left confused rather than enlightened and the next thing you want to know about is… Read More »

NCC Blocks APC and Buhari’s Fundraising Platforms (SMS Short codes and Scratch Cards)

A couple of initiatives put up by the Buhari Campaign Organisation and his party the All Progressive Congress (APC) in order to raise funds for his electioneering campaign has been blocked by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC). Some hours after the APC announced its online and mobile based fundraising platforms the NCC made moves to… Read More »

SimplePay Team Up with NairaBet to Ensure You Can Fund Your Account & Withdraw Your Wins Easily

SimplePay, which is one of the Nigerian online payment solutions currently trying to crack the payment code in Nigeria’s online business industry, has announced a deal with Nairabet, one of the Nation’s biggest sports betting platform. This deal enables users of Nairabet to easily make all financial transactions they need to make on NairaBet (funding… Read More »

World’s Richest 1% Will Soon Own More Than the Rest of the World in 2016

According to a study carried out by Oxfam America Inc., a non profit development organisation, the 15 of the world’s richest people will by 2016 own more than the rest of the world. The report says the global share of the world wealth by the richest set of people climbed to 48% in 2014, up… Read More »

Federal Government Reduces Petrol Pump Price from N97 to N87 Naira

Prices of crude oil has been falling rapidly all over the world with no commensurate reduction in petrol price in Nigeria. However this morning the Federal Government through its Ministry of Petroluem resources announced that it would be reducing cost of petrol at pump price by N10. This means instead of N97 people can buy… Read More »

Wakanow Buys, Positions to Enter Bus Ticketing Business

Wakanow which has carved a niche for itself as the premier online air travel agency in Nigeria has acquired for an undisclosed amount. is one of the major bus ticketing platforms fighting to control the online interstate bus ticketing sector. Obinna Ekezie the founder of Wakanow says,”The online ticketing and e-commerce economy has… Read More »

7 Smart Ways to Make Reasonable Income for Youth Corpers and Fresh Graduates

For youth corpers it is clear that the little monthly allowance paid to them by the government during their one year of service to the fatherland is hardly enough to sustain with. Graduates on the other hand who are yet to secure a job find it tougher making ends meet. So what can you as… Read More »

The World’s Most Powerful Computer by IBM

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), has announced its new product; z13, which the company says is one of the most sophisticated computers ever built. The computer has been built to deliver scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed and safety for trillions of… Read More »

Transcorp Plc Becomes First Company to Get Listed on Nigeria Stock Exchange in 2015

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday successfully recorded its first listing on the bourse in 2015 by listing the shares of Transcorp Hotels Plc according to a report by the Businessday. As a result, the shares of Transcorp Hotel Plc have been admitted on the daily official list of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).… Read More »

Not Every Time Vote GEJ or Buhari: Know All Your 2015 Presidential Candidates

The fact that the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress are the two most funded and battle ready parties has meant that most people only know and think that the presidential candidates they can choose from in the forthcoming General elections are restricted to President Goodluck Jonathan and Retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari. The… Read More »

New Securities Exchange Commission Boss Starts Massive Redeployment of Staff

Thisday reports that the new Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Alhaji Mournir Gwarzo has, as one of his first major actions, started redeploying top management in a big restructuring exercise. This is coming less than 48 hours after Alhaji Gwarzo took over from Ms Arunma Oteh as DG albeit in acting… Read More »

Bill Gates Drinks Clean Water Processed from Faeces; Facility Produces Water from Human Waste

Bill Gates has published a post on his personal website of a scientific process that produces clean drinking water from a pile of faeces. Bill Gates took a tour of the facility that burns human waste and produces water and electricity with a bit of ash as well. According to Mr Gates’ post he took… Read More »

Nigeria Search Trends: What Nigerians Searched Most in 2014

2014 has come and gone; with lots of events that caught our interest. Almost at every point in the year people searched for all sorts of information online. Google, the clear leader in web search released data on the 2014 search trends in Nigeria. For easier assimilation it was divided into categories. So see below… Read More »

Banks Start to Charge Customers N100 Annual Card Maintenance Fee; Were You Caught Unawares?

I had read something a while ago that hinted of an impending N100 charge for ATMs issued by Nigerian banks. I didn’t attach much importance to it; maybe saw it as another worthless rumour of changes introuced by the CBN in the banking sector. However I woke sometime earlier this December to see a debit… Read More »

Toure, Enyeama Named in CAF Final 3 Man Shortlist for Player of the Year

IVORY Coast midfielder Yaya Toure is joined by Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama on the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Player of the Year shortlist. Manchester City’s Toure has collected the award for the last three years, matching the feat achieved by Cameroun’s Samuel Eto’o and Ghana’s Abedi Pele. Victory again… Read More »

Etisalat Nigeria Domain Name Expired?

The person in charge of renewing Etisalat Nigeria’s domain name must have gone on holidays and forgot to renew the domain name with their registrar. The domain name returns a custom expired domain page when I tried opening it this afternoon. Below is the page screenshot: Update: When you load without the prefix… Read More »