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Politics

Nigeria and africa politics stories.

Group urges opposition parties to be constructive in criticism

A group under the auspices of Coalition for the Protection of Democracy (COPDEM) has urged opposition parties in the country to be constructive in criticising governments at the state and...

AAC criticises IPAC, Makinde over Oyo LG elections

The African Action Congress (AAC), Oyo State chapter, has strongly criticised the Inter-party Advisory Committee (IPAC) and Governor Seyi Makinde for their assertion that the recent Local Government elections in the state...

Makinde expresses confidence over LG polls

Oyo State governor, 'Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, expressed the confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will retain all positions in the April 27, 2024 Local Government Elections due to...

Gov Ododo’s rescheduled Ondo APC gov primary in Okitipupa a nullity – Olusola Oke

The Olusola Oke Campaign Organisation in Ondo State has dismissed a purported rescheduled governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Okitipuoa Local Government as a nullity. The...

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Finance

US Govt transfers seized Silk Road Bitcoins worth $2 billion to Coinbase

The United States government has recently executed a significant transaction involving 30,175 Bitcoins originally seized from the notorious darknet marketplace, Silk Road…...

Tinubu commits to global reporting standards implementation in Nigeria

President Bola Tinubu has reaffirmed Nigeria’s commitment to adopting globally recognized sustainability reporting standards to attract capital investments, reshape business...

Femi Otedola is now First Bank Holdings’ board chairman

Nigerian billionaire, businessman and investor, Femi Otedola has finally been appointed the new chairman of First Bank Holdings board of directors....

Dangote Cement leads as Nigerian companies issue N90.01bn in commercial papers

As of January 10, 2024, Nigerian companies have collectively issued commercial papers totalling about N90.01 billion, marking a significant trend...

Decline in ATM use, surge in fintech adoption among Nigerians – KPMG

A recent report by KPMG, titled “In Pursuit Value,” has shed light on the changing banking trends in Nigeria, revealing...

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Education

FG constituted Governing Councils of Federal tertiary institutions

The Governing Councils of Federal tertiary institutions nationwide have been constituted by President Bola Tinubu. In all, the governing councils of 111 federal tertiary institutions in the country were constituted....

China-Africa Discourse Studies Centre collaborates with ABUAD to deepen Africa, China inter-university scientific cooperation

By Ranti Thomas The 1st Africa-Asia Intercontinental Universities Conference, superintended by the Center for China-Africa Discourse Studies (CECADS) in collaboration Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), has highlighted the importance...

Education Minister vows to cut fund from non-performing TETFund centres

Tahir Mamman, the Minister of Education, has declared that the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) will withdraw funding from any Centre of Excellence it established eight years ago that fails...

MAPOLY Union Gives Institution Management 7-Day Ultimatum Over 35, 25 Percent Salary Increments, Others

The Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics (ASUP), Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Chapter, has issued a 7-day ultimatum to the institution's management to fully implement the 35 and 25 percent salary increments...

Entertainment

Nigeria, Africa related entertainment stories

Sony Music warns Google, Microsoft, OpenAI, other AI developers on using stars’ songs for training

Sony Music Group, which owns popular record labels like Epic, RCA, and Columbia, has begun sending formal letters to over...

Hollywood races to curb AI exploitation, signs agreement with top record labels

Workers in the entertainment sector have reached a tentative agreement with major labels such as Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment to obtain...

Portable: I received Mercedes Benz gift on Eniola Ajao’s movie controversy

The controversy surrounding Eniola Ajao's film, Ajakaju' premiere has led to singer Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, receiving a multimillion...

Universal Music Group expands strategic relationship with streaming music service, Spotify

Universal Music Group, UMG, has announced its strategic alliance with the global streaming music provider, Spotify. The company disclosed the alliance in...

How Davido, Pinnick agreed to settle out of court N2.3bn lawsuit

Popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, aka Davido, and former President of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, have agreed...

Sports

In the world of football, tennis... Africa, Europe and the world sport stories

Golden Eaglets eye next round of WAFU B Tournament after 1-0 win against Niger Republic

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria are gunning to qualify for the next round of the WAFU B Tournament in Ghana after securing...

Roberto de Zerbi set to leave Brighton & Hove Albion at the end of the season

Respected Italian coach Roberto de Zerbi is set to leave English Premier League (EPL) side Brighton & Hove Albion F.C at the end of the season for an unnamed club....

Update: Crown sure fits Usyk, new world boxing champion, after defeat of Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury lost his fight to Ukraian boxer, Oleksandr Usyk, who emerged winner of the World Heavyweight championship fight Saturday...

Stanley Nwabali insists football leagues in Africa must improve

Chippa United and Super Eagles of Nigeria goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali have stressed the need for the improvement of various football leagues on...

Mauricio Pochettino talks about his future plans as Chelsea coach

The coach of English Premier League (EPL) side Chelsea FC, Mauricio Pochettino, has opened up about his plans for the club...

Business

Market dynamics, not VC dumping, behind Binance token slumps — expert

Haseeb Qureshi, managing partner at Dragonfly Capital, has raised questions about the prevailing theories surrounding recent token listings on Binance. According to Qureshi, the drop in prices for these tokens over...

Phishing scam costs crypto investors more than $100,000

In a recent phishing attack, an investor has suffered losses exceeding $101,000 in multiple cryptocurrencies across various blockchains. Blockchain security firm PeckShield reported that the compromised address lost a significant amount of assets,...

FG to disburse 50 laptops monthly to 3MTT fellows

The Federal Government announced that as part of its 3 Million Technical Training (3MTT) initiative, it will be awarding 50 computers every month to fellows. Dr. Bosun Tijani, the Minister...

Microsoft Game up business plan, set to release next ‘Call of Duty’ game on subscription service, Game Pass

Tech giant, Microsoft, has announced plans to make available on its subscription service the upcoming “Call of Duty” videogame. According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft plans to reveal the arrival of...

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