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IMG_1302TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION 2017 ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME SELECTION ANNOUNCED

· 93,000 APPLICANTS – 55 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES · 1,000 ENTREPRENEURS SELECTED FOR AFRICA’S LARGEST ENTREPRENEUSHIP PROGRAMME ‎ The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is proud to announce the selection of 1,000 African entrepreneurs, creating the 3rd cohort of the 10-year, $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. Over 93,000 entrepreneurs, from 55 countries and territories in Africa, applied – more than twice 2016 applications and nearly four times 2015. Over the next… Continue Reading

IMG_1300Elumelu Speaks on Africapitalism to youths at Ghana’s leading institution

Tony Elumelu visited Ghana as the first stop of his UBA tour of Africa, propagating the ideal of Africapitalism. In continuation of his strategic vision of engineering a robust economic and business relationship across the continent through Africapitalism as a necessary tool for the socio economic development of Africa, the Group Chairman UBA Plc, and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, spoke at the prestigious University… Continue Reading

IMG_1294FASHOLA TURNS 3rd MAINLAND BRIDGE INTO A DEATH TRAP …AS CONTRACTOR ABANDONS REPAIRS

The Minister of Works and Housing Raji Fashola is currently having it rough with Lagosians especially those who ply third Mainland Bridge because of the current poor state of the bridge which is posing a big threat to the lives of road users. As motorists and other road users groan due to the poor state of the third Mainland bridge which is the fourth longest bridge in the world, the… Continue Reading

IMG_1293YOU ARE A BASTARD! MICHAEL IBRU’S CHILDREN ACCUSE ONE ANOTHER ….FIGHT DIRTY OVER THE ESTATE OF THEIR FATHER

In what looks like a well-scripted Nollywood epic and typical of interesting stories that usually trail the death of any Nigerian nouveau riche, just a few months after the death of frontline businessman Chief Olorogun Michael Ibru, his children are in a legal tussle over their paternity and the large estate of the multi-billionaire. Global News can now authoritatively report that the children of the late business mogul are now… Continue Reading

IMG_1292LOQUACIOUS MINISTER LAI MOHAMMED iN TROUBLE…FAILS TO DELIVER

He has so many precedents in the area of smooth propaganda and he could well be referred to as this administration’s spin doctor and the Goebels of the modern day Nigerian politics going by what he has achieved in the area mesmerizing the populace and his opponents with his smooth-talking by constantly calling black another colour for the Nigerian public. Buhari’s Minister of Information Lai Mohammed is indeed a household… Continue Reading

IMG_1291HOW BANKS MAY SABOTAGE CBN FOREX POLICY

As many people are now saying “happy days” are here with the recent policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria to ease the hardship occasioned by the high exchange rate of the dollar to the naira as the Apex bank is planning to sell 1million dollars weekly to each of the country’s 21 commercial banks at a rate of N375 to a dollar to clear the backlog. However many analysts… Continue Reading

IMG_1289Sex Scandal: Apostle Suleman wanted threesome, loves sex, Stephanie Otobo says

The Canada-based lady involved in an alleged marriage scandal with the overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Johnson Suleman, has said that her affair with the cleric involved a lot of sex. Stephanie Otobo, speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Friday, said she spent time with Mr. Suleman in Naples, New York, and Lagos. “Most of the times we spent together, we had sex,” Ms. Otobo told journalists…. Continue Reading

GTBank Wins Multiple Awards at the 2017 CBN EPIS Efficiency Awards …………Wins 6 awards for 2nd year running

In what can be categorized as a really great moment, foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has reaffirmed its position as Nigeria’s leading financial institution on e-payments with its emergence as a multiple award winner during the 2017 Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) awards organised by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Inter-bank Settlement System (NIBSS). With six awards, GTBank took home half of the dozen… Continue Reading

Winner of GTBank Porsche 911 Giveaway Draw Opts For Cash Equivalent Lagos Nigeria

The winner of the Porsche 911 Giveaway Draw organised by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has opted for the cash equivalent of his Porsche 911 Carrera reward. Abdulkareem Buhari, a 30-year old trader in Kaduna, was announced as winner of the GTBank Porsche 911 Giveaway Draw after a raffle draw held on Wednesday, December 15, 2016 at the Corporate Head Office of the Bank. Following his preference… Continue Reading

IMG_1280FAKE APOSTLE SULEIMAN’S MANY GAFFES

It’s now a known fact that Nigeria is now a breeding ground for pastors,prophets and clerics of many kinds.Across the length and breadth of the country,these so-called men of God have now become so important because they have constituted a very powerful bloc; but the sad thing is that a handful of them are now desperately seeking relevance where there is none – notable among these last set is the… Continue Reading

IMG_1279I’M IN PAINS – AISHA BUHARI CRIES OUT

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown ; this age-long saying aptly captures the mood and the household of the nation’s First Lady and wife of the President,Aisha Buhari as she has finally cried out over the state of the nation and the hues and cries generated by the official leave of President Muhammad Buhari which has thrown the country and indeed the media into an overdrive. Global News… Continue Reading

IMG_1271N4.2bn Transaction: Keystone Bank denies owing ITF N23.5 million

Keystone Bank Limited has refuted allegation by Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that it is owing the agency N23.5 got million being an accrued interest sum from a N4.2 billion transaction. The Deputy Chairman of the Public Accounts committee, Rep Ibrahim Baba (APC, Bauchi) and ITF’s Director-General, Joseph Ari had accused Keystone Bank of moving money thrice from ITF’s account domiciled in… Continue Reading

IMG_1268Mistress drugs lover,carts away car,phone and laptop

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a lady in Agbor, Delta State, for drugging her man friend in a hotel in Ojodu area of Lagos and carting away his car, laptop and mobile phone. The lady, Mitchel Harrold, 37, from Warri, Delta State was on Tuesday arrested after the operatives traced him through a car dealer in Lagos, whom she had… Continue Reading

IMG_1267EXCLUSIVE: I won’t return until doctors are satisfied — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would only return to Nigeria when his London doctors certify him well enough to do so. “… I am extending my leave until the doctors are satisfied that certain factors are ruled out,” Mr. Buhari said in a February 5 letter to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, informing the National Assembly of the extension of his vacation. The letter was exclusively obtained… Continue Reading

IMG_1252PASTOR ‘SCANDAL’ MATTHEW ASHIMOLOWO AND HIS MANY BAGGAGES

The founder and senior pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre worldwide, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo who has over time courted controversy with his actions,inactions and utterances in and around the United Kingdom where the headquarters of his church situates is in the news again for the wrong reasons as always. Ashimolowo and his KICC church who have made the news headlines many times in the past have once again been fingered… Continue Reading

IMG_1250SARAKI THE SERIAL BETRAYAL IS AT AGAIN…CALLOUSLY REMOVES NDUME COS OF HIS AMBITIONS

The unceremonious removal of the erstwhile leader of the Senate Ali Ndume by the upper house this week has thrown the house of Senate into turmoil and the action has again brought the unwholesome and dirty politicking of the President of the Senate Bukola Saraki to the fore. Ali Ndume who is still very bitter about his acrimonious removal as the Senate leader by the house has pointed accusing fingers… Continue Reading

IMG_1249TAMBUMWAL AT 51: THE EMERGENCE OF NEW NORTHERN POWER-BROKER

Aminu Tambuwal’s simple mien and gentle disposition utterly belies the political astuteness and greatness of this amiable and jolly good fellow who has risen to the very top of his game.And in a political career spanning two decades, Tambuwal’s continual rise and exploits in the nation’s political arena is gradually positioning him beside the giants from all the six geo-political zones in the country.His meteoric rise to the top flight… Continue Reading

IMG_1243Olamide, Timaya, Juliet Ibrahim, Dumas now Glo brand ambassadors

Four entertainment stars have been named as brand ambassadors of next generation network, Globacom. The new ambassadors are celebrated rapper, Olamide Adedeji, dancehall musician, Inetimi Alfred Odon, popularly known as Timaya, and two Ghanaian actresses, Juliet Ibrahim and Joselyn Dumas. The data grandmasters disclosed in a press statement in Lagos that the four were made its ambassadors because of their inspirational role in growing the entertainment industry in Nigeria and… Continue Reading

IMG_1228TONY O. ELUMELU LEADS HIGH-LEVEL TEAM TO WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM IN DAVOS Team Includes Consortium of Heirs Holdings Group Executives

Philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu, CON leads a delegation of senior executives from his proprietary investment firm, Heirs Holdings, to the World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins in Davos, Switzerland today. Elumelu will join global business and political leaders during the event, bringing a message of Africa’s continued economic renaissance and of the critical role that Africa’s private sector is playing in the continent’s transformation. Heirs Holdings executives… Continue Reading

IMG_1227AISHA BUHARI : QUEEN OF WASTE IN FRESH SCANDAL

The dust being raised by the media expose on the Nigeria High Commission in London and its alleged funding of the lifestyle of some top government functionaries in President Muhammad Buhari’s Cabinet just landed the delectable wife of the President, Aisha Buhari in fresh trouble. It must be said that the First Lady who was into a low profile lifestyle in Daura prior to her husband’s emergence as Nigeria’s President,… Continue Reading

IMG_1225HOW AMOSUN IS FIGHTING EVERYBODY BECAUSE OF HIS INORDINATE AMBITIONS

The crude and authoritarian manner the Governor of Ogun State Ibikunle Amosun is discharging his duties as the Chief Executive of the Gateway State because of his inordinate ambitions to perpetuate his stay in governance even after his tenure is now a source of worry to many people in the State. Amosun’s lack of democratic finesse and decorum of an egalitarian society has already pitched him against so many sections… Continue Reading

IMG_1222THE GENESIS OF OBASANJO AND AWUJALE ‘S OLD BITTER WAR

The bitter war between ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Awujale of Ijebuland Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona which started a long time ago and which the two important figures in Ogun State, nay Nigeria has waged religiously has now reached an important crescendo with Obasanjo sending some powerful expletives to the monarch. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo earlier this week re-launched his attacks on the Awujale by saying the many lies of… Continue Reading

IMG_1224REUBEN ABATI ROMANCES APC GOVERNOR FOR SOFT LANDING

The fear of President Muhammad Buhari is now the beginning of wisdom for the once vocal and active Reuben Abati. The former spokesman of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is currently not lying low as it appears to most people but the revered wordsmith is seriously working underground and using every means necessary to plot his way out of the prison’s door this administration has already opened for him. Global News can… Continue Reading

IMG_1219UBA Sends Strong Delegation To World Economic Forum In Davos

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) will be strongly represented at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins in Davos, Switzerland today. UBA CEO Kennedy Uzoka leads a senior executive team, at one of the most important events on the global economic calendar. The UBA delegation will interact with global business and political leaders during the event. The delegation will also include Group Head of Correspondent… Continue Reading

img_1206CUSTOMERS MAY DUMP GLO OVER NETWORK ISSUES

The easy ride GLO network has been having over the past few years in the nation’s telecommunications industry – as the telecoms company to beat – may soon be over if what we are hearing from many reliable sources and industry experts about what Glo’s subscribers are currently going through is anything to go by. The problem bedevilling the telecoms giant, according to inside sources and subscribers across the country… Continue Reading

img_1204WHY TINUBU QUIETLY RETURNS TO NIGERIA…THE FEAR FACTOR.

That the embattled Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress(APC) party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has returned to Nigeria from his long stay in the United States for his medicals amongst other reasons is no longer news, but the way and manner he entered the country without any fanfare or media frenzy and without many people’s knowledge is now raising so many questions in the political circles and among his teeming… Continue Reading

img_1202How ‘Saint’ El-Rufai told his architect girlfriend to design his Abuja mansion

Not many Nigerians know the reckless lifestyles of most politicians in this part of the world but whether they like it or not, the secret deeds of some of them will always filter out to the public domain just like this gist of how the diminutive and tough-talking Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai is enjoying a paradise on earth called a super mansion. A very close source to the… Continue Reading

img_1203JAMES IBORI’S SECOND COMING…HIS NEXT MOVES

He is back in town. He’s regained his freedom and the political landscape of oil-rich Delta State will never be the same again. Even as he was in custody in the UK,former Governor James Onanafe Ibori was still calling the shots in the State of Delta because of his powerful influence and how he had solidly planted his political machinery across the State and beyond. And now that the Lord… Continue Reading

img_1130HOW ALEX BADEH(JR.) IS LIVING LARGE IN EXILE WITH TAXPAYERS MONEY

One of the ‘baddest’ and biggest boys in Nigeria’s aviation industry is currently having the time of his life in God’s own country with Nigerian stolen wealth passed to him by his father.Global News can now reveal how Alex Badeh Jr. who fled the country when the hands of the law caught up with his old boy who was ex- President Jonathan’s Chief of Defense Staff who was said to… Continue Reading

img_1129I’M THE HEAD OF THE YORUBA TRIBE – OONI TO OLUGBO…AS FEUD GETS MESSIER

The Oonirisa of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwunsi,Ojaja II has told whoever cares to listen and indeed the Olugbo of Ugbo,Oba Fredrick Akinruntan that according to the powers vested in him and by divine choice, he remains the undisputable supreme head of the Yorubas in Nigeria and in the Diaspora even as the on-going feud between the two Monarchs is gets messier by the day.You would recall that the Ooni… Continue Reading

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