Central Bank of Nigeria Introduces Bank Verification Number (BVN)

In its bid to curb increasing fraud in the financial sector of the economy, Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) recently introduced Bank Verification Number (BVN). BVN gives every individual a unique identity which can be verified across the Banking industry. This will help the banking industry in various ways like reducing identity theft, fishing out blacklisted… Read More »

Kenneth Okonkwo, Nollywood Actor, Joins Group of Actors Turned Politicians; to Run for House of Reps

According to a report by Daily post Nollywood star, Kenneth Okonkwo, best known for his role as “Andy” in Living in Bondage, is set to join the political fray thus adding to the number of entertainers who have joined politics. Okonkwo, who is a graduate of Business Administration and has a law degree, hopes to… Read More »

Breaking! Google Deletes Linda Ikeji Blog

The worst has happened! Linda Ikeji blog (formerly at lindaikeji.blogspot.com) has been deleted from blogger where it is hosted. Linda Ikeji has been very recently involved in very vicious online spats with some bloggers and content writers who accuse her of stealing and using other people’s content without permission and acknowledging the real copyright owners.… Read More »

7 Countries Bid to Host the 2017 Africa Nations Cup

According to the Confederation of African Football seven countries have submitted bids to host the 2017 AFCON. The finals were due to be held in Libya, but had to taken off due to political instability in the North African country. In the final seven country list released by CAF yesterday the countries bidding for the… Read More »

Jay Jay Okocha Doubtful of Nigeria’s Qualification for AFCON 2015

Ex Super Eagles maestro Austin Jay Jay Okocha is doubtful of whether the Super Eagles, who are currently the reigning African champions, can qualify to defend their Nation’s cup trophy at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco. The former Super Eagles captain in a message to Daily Trust yesterday said that he’s having… Read More »

7 Business Ideas You Can Start From Home Anywhere in Nigeria

1. Consulting (health, marketing, fashion etc) Consultants generally help businesses and individuals develop and implement new growth or improvement ideas. If you are the creative idea person that constantly thinks of how to improve businesses and persons this may be a good idea to start a consulting business around your passion area. There are consultants… Read More »

How Much Does the Current Super Eagles Players Earn in Their Clubs? Check the List

Vincent Enyeama (Lille, France) – $1.25 million John Mikel Obi (Chelsea fc, England) – $5.2 million Ahmed Musa – (CSKA Moscow, Russia) – Unknown Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce, Turkey) – $3.37 million Victor Moses (Chelsea FC, England) – $4.15 million Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio, Italy) – $500,000 – $800,000 Efe Ambrose (Celtic, Scotland) – unknown Michael Babatunde… Read More »

Access Bank Generation ‘123’ Internship Programme

Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa’s Bank of Best Practise, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism. Having the right people is one of the… Read More »

Workforce Academy Consulting Internship Programme

(WFMC) is Nigeria’s premier Talent Management, Strategy & Organisational Transformation and Business Process Outsourcing professional services firm. We leverage our deep domain expertise to design, deliver and deploy solutions that will significantly impact our clients’ businesses as well as create sustainable values for all their stakeholders. We seek young, intelligent, innovative and qualified graduates with… Read More »

Meet the First Student to Make First Class in Radiography at the University of Calabar (UNICAL)

Eteng Rajuno has made history by becoming the first student to bag a First Class in Radiography at the University of Calabar (UNICAL). She was honoured at the eighth Induction and Oath taking of the College of Medical Science. STANLEY UCHEGBU (Accounting) reports. The induction at the College of Medical Science of the University of… Read More »

Internship at Google Nigeria

At Google, one Googler can make a huge impact, and it’s no different with our interns–they are key players in our daily innovation. Our internships expose you to the technology industry, as well as provide opportunities for personal and professional development. As an intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects core to Google’s… Read More »

Big Brother Africa Season 9: 26 housemates, 63 days and $300,000 USD

The all-singing, all-dancing 9th edition of Big Brother Africa kicked off on DStv on Sunday, 5 October as the 26 housemates showed off their talents to the continent – giving millions of viewers a glimpse into what makes them Hotshots. Viewers met the housemates who will be competing for the USD300 000 prize over the… Read More »

How To Transfer Contacts From Blackberry Phone Easily to an Android Phone

Do you want to switch from Blackberry to Android phone and wondering how to transfer your contacts? This post will show you how to transfer your contacts from your Blackberry device to your Android device seamlessly and easily. You don’t have to dump your blackberry contacts or manually transfer it again. How To Transfer Blackberry… Read More »

[Exclusive] Nigeria’s Highest Paid Footballers in 2014

After several weeks of research we are happy to release the NairaBrains list of Nigeria’s highest paid footballers for 2014. There were several movements from the 2012 list as some footballers stepped up to bigger pay packets while some ended up earning less than the previous year. Notable absentees from the 2014 most paid footballer… Read More »

How a Mobile App Helped in Fighting Ebola in Africa

Technology has come a long way, sometimes I wonder what the world will be without it. An app called About Ebola, was built using a programming platform developed in Israel and abroad. This app is providing medical workers in the field with what is turning out to be one of their most effective tools available… Read More »

What We Learnt from Last Night’s (30th September, 2014) Champion League Group Matches

The second group stage matches in the 2014/2015 UEFA Champions league was played yesterday with some remaining group matches to be played today. Here’s what we learnt from some of the exciting matches played yesterday 1. Roma’s Francesco Totti shoved Manchester City’s words back their throat When the Manchester based club tweeted that Francesco Totti… Read More »

Microsoft Releases Glimpse of Windows 10 Software

Microsoft makers of the windows operating software has offered glimpses of its Windows 10 software that it hopes delivers a winning formula for powering tablets and smartphones, along with laptops and desktop computers. “Windows 10 represents the first step of a whole new generation of Windows, unlocking new experiences to give customers new ways to… Read More »

Pastors and Preachers Who Own Private Jets in Nigeria

Church business is certainly now big business with several pastors now boasting private jets, some own more than one jet even. Recall that we did a very popular post on the 10 richest Nigerian pastors in 2014. We have scoured all over for details on Nigeria’s ‘men of god’ who own private aircrafts and we… Read More »

Latest 419 (Fraud) Tricks in Nigeria Using Illuminati

I have noticed with keen interest the rate fraudsters are evolving daily. They bring out new tactics to defraud unsuspecting and uninformed persons. This post is to give you a tip on their current new format; they claim to be a member of Illuminati and go to various forums and blogs posting messages on how… Read More »

Airtel Unveil ‘Airtel Trace Music Star’ Nigeria’s Biggest Mobile Song Contest in Conjuction with Trace

Airtel Nigeria has announced the launch of a mobile song contest for its users to create and share songs via their mobile phones. The telecom giant says winner of the mobile song contest will get a record deal with popular singer Akon. See press release below Lagos, Nigeria; 24th September, 2014: Leading telecommunications operator, Airtel… Read More »