Globacom Renews Sponsorship Deal with Manchester United FC

Globacom has renewed its sponsorhip deal with Manchester United with both pledging to continue supporting the development of football in Africa. According to Globacom’s Executive Director, Human Resources,Adewale: “Globacom will continue to support football development in Nigeria and Africa. We have made huge investments into the development of the national teams, the clubs and the… Read More »

Introducing CollegeAdverts a Free Classified Ads Site for Students

CollegeAdverts is a free campus classified advertising website that makes buying and selling easy among nigerian students in institutions of higher learning especially the universities,polytechnics and colleges. The website was launched few weeks ago in alpha. The way it works It allows student to post free adverts of their items (products and services) which they… Read More »

Nigeria Signs $10 Billion Power Deal with GE

The Federal Government target to generate 40,000MW of electricity by 2020 got a major boost last weekend with signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with General Electric, GE for $10 billion to be invested in various power plants with combined capacity of 10,000 Megawatts, MW. According to minister of power Prof. Nnaji GE only agreed… Read More »

MTN Nigeria introduces hourly internet Subscription plans Simple Surf

Before now all GSM companies in Nigeria offer various internet plans but with data cap but MTN has introduced new internet subscription plans – Simple Surf that enables users pay per time usage instead of fixed duration and bandwidth. MTN Simple Surf is a new range of hourly based internet bundle plans that give you… Read More »

You can Stop Google, Facebook, Twitter etc Tracking Your Activities online

Incase you don’t know in this age of numerous sharing, super cookies, social search results, and social graph, Various internet companies especially the big ones like Google, Facebook, Twitter, linkedin etc track your browsing activities even when you are logged off their websites. They use these information in serving you relevant ads, products and services.… Read More »

GT Bank in Search for Local Talents Launches Heritage Cup

As part of its efforts to promote youth development, Guaranty Trust Bank in collaboration with the Lagos State First Generation Colleges Association (LAFGECA) established the Heritage Cup to identify local football talents at secondary school level whilst also creating a veritable platform to engender cross pollination of ideas amongst these schools. The Heritage Cup which… Read More »

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank Presidency

Various developing countries especially in Africa are supporting and pushing for Nomination of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as World Bank President. President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Ivorien counterpart, Mr. Alassane Ouattara met President Goodluck Jonathan to pressure him to release the Minister to the bank in the interest of developing nations of the World… Read More »

1.5 Million Candidates sit for JAMB UTME This Year

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that 1.5 million candidates will sit for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday, March 24th, 2012, and six other countries. In a press briefing at Abuja on Tuesday Prof Dibu Ojerinde, JAMB Registrar revealed that a total of 1, 503,931 candidates are expected to sit… Read More »

Make Free Calls on Multi-Links

Multi-Links is offering students and lecturers in tertiary institutions across the nation free on net calls with the introduction of a new service tagged “Campus Calling Circle”. Currently Campus Calling Circle is only available for some universities and polytechnics, students and lecturers on this service irrespective of the campus, would be able to initiate and… Read More »

N147.9 Million Unclaimed Shares – Vitafoam (How to Claim Yours)

Do you have shares in Vitafoam Nigeria Plc? Have you claimed your dividend? Vitafoam Nigeria Plc has revealed it has unclaimed dividends valued at N147.9 million as at December 31, 2011. Mr. Samuel Bolarinde, Chairman of the company, who was speaking at its Annual General Meeting in Lagos, expressed concern over the increasing rate of… Read More »

What You Need to Know About E-Dividend Payment System

The e-Dividend payment system is the service where the dividends are credited to a bank account to facilitate the shareholders in receiving dividends from companies. Before the introduction of e-dividend, dividends are made to shareholders by cheques. Then there where always issues of loss of cheque and unclaimed dividends. With the e-Dividend service, this would… Read More »

Transcorp Launches N1 billion Teragro (Fruit Juice Concentrates Company)

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria PLC, Transcorp, last weekend gave meaning to the nation’s new agriculture value-chain policy with the commissioning of the N1 billion Teragro, an agricbuisness subsidiary, for the production of fruit juice concentrates. Located at the Makurdi Industrial Layout in the Benue State capital, Teragro, which was opened by President Goodluck Jonathan as… Read More »

[REPORT] Broadband Internet: Nigerians Value Reliability Over Other Factors

A new report shows that Nigerians favour reliability of Broadband internet service over speed, customer service, cost etc In a research carried out by Hypothesys Business Research (a division of Btxperts Integrated Services Limited). 343 representatives of Small and Mid-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Lagos were polled to learn their experiences in the use of internet… Read More »

Made in Nigeria Cars to Get More Patronage

There is a new policy going to the Federal Executive Council, the policy stipulates that priority will be given to the patronage of vehicles assembled in Nigeria. If the new policy is implemented, it means that cars not assembled or manufactured in Nigeria will have hard time selling in Nigeria. This is a welcome development… Read More »

[PRESS RELEASE]: Winners of Nairatweets Free Credit Promo

We recently publish a press release about NairaTweets giving away free credits to advertisers. Five winners have emerged from the free credits promo. According to press release from Nairatweets: NairaTweets offers FREE Advertising Credit to 5 Businesses As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility and our passion to support Nigerian Businesses through our existing web… Read More »

SEC Approves Waiver for Companies to List on Nigerian Stock Exchange

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, weekend, approved the Nigerian Stock Exchange’s, NSE, revised listing rules which seek to grant certain waivers for oil and gas firms, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs, and other multinational companies. In the new rules, mineral companies, comprising mining, oil and gas companies are exempted from fulfilling the requirements… Read More »