AWARDS: FG to Give Posthumous Award to Dr Ameyo Adadevoh

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced it will confer a posthumous award on Late Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, who died from the Ebola virus while quarantining a patient, Patrick Sawyer, at a medical facility in Lagos (see further details below). Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this while briefing journalists onContinue reading “AWARDS: FG to Give Posthumous Award to Dr Ameyo Adadevoh”

SPORTS: Floyd Mayweather Arrives Nigeria To Promote His Dubai Match

45-year old boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather has arrived Nigeria ahead of his return to the ring in Dubai on 14 May 2022. He landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja in his $60 million private Jet in the evening of Sunday 08May22. This is only his second visit to Africa, following his 2014 trip toContinue reading “SPORTS: Floyd Mayweather Arrives Nigeria To Promote His Dubai Match”

NAIJA POLITICS: Goodluck Jonathan Makes U-Turn On 2023 APC Ticket

Sequel 2 hours’ meeting with members and leaders of the Fulani community that procured the N100 million presidential nomination forms on his behalf, former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, is now considering running on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former president is reported to have met with the Fulani pastoralists at AbujaContinue reading “NAIJA POLITICS: Goodluck Jonathan Makes U-Turn On 2023 APC Ticket”

DID YOU KNOW (23)? Dangote Jumps 49 Places, Now 67th Richest Human

According to Bloomberg, Mr Aliko Dangote, as at Thursday 05 May 22 is now worth $20.7 billion, making him the 67th wealthiest man alive. This implies that the 64-year-old Nigerian businessman has now leaped 49 places within 4 months, on the Bloomberg billionaires list. Majority of Mr Dangote’s fortune is derived from his 86% stakeContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (23)? Dangote Jumps 49 Places, Now 67th Richest Human”

DID YOU KNOW (22)? 5G Telecom Services Will Kick-Off in Nigeria On Wed 24 Aug22

Rollout of Fifth Generation (5G) Spectrum telecommunication services will start effective from Wednesday 24 August 2022, by MTN and Mafab Communications. The two companies won the 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on 13 December 2021 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. The winning bid price for the auctionContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (22)? 5G Telecom Services Will Kick-Off in Nigeria On Wed 24 Aug22”

PHOTO NEWS: United Nations Sec-Gen Guterres On 1st Visit To Nigeria

Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization, Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, arrived Nigeria for a 2-day official visit on Tuesday 03 May 22. This is the third leg of his West African tour, following his earlier visits to neighbouring Niger Republic and Senegal. On Tuesday, His aircraft landed at the Maiduguri International Airport inContinue reading “PHOTO NEWS: United Nations Sec-Gen Guterres On 1st Visit To Nigeria”

INVESTMENT: Nigeria & Morocco To Build World’s Longest Offshore Pipeline

The Federal Government of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco are preparing to build the world’s longest offshore pipeline and overall second-longest pipeline in the world, to carry gas from Nigeria to Morocco. The Gas pipeline will be more than 7,000 Km long and will run across 11 West African countries. The Front-End Engineering &Continue reading “INVESTMENT: Nigeria & Morocco To Build World’s Longest Offshore Pipeline”

TELECOM NEWS: Google’s African Subsea Cable Lands in Lagos!

Google has announced the arrival of its subsea cable, Equiano, in Lagos, Nigeria, sequel the first successful landing in Togo during the month of March 2022. The submarine cable, which is landing in just the second city in Africa, is expected to improve broadband penetration / quality of service as well as advance the digitalContinue reading “TELECOM NEWS: Google’s African Subsea Cable Lands in Lagos!”

NAIJABIZ NEWS (2): Four European Biotech Companies to Establish Bio-Pharm Complex in Nigeria

Merck, Unizima, Rommelag and Fredlab, in partnership with a Nigeria’s PIA BioPharma have announced plans to build a Bio-Pharmaceutical Industrial Complex in the country. This was announced in a statement from the Office of the Presidency, after the Nigeria Integrated Biopharmaceuticals Industries Consortium (NIBI) met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday 20 April 2022. TheContinue reading “NAIJABIZ NEWS (2): Four European Biotech Companies to Establish Bio-Pharm Complex in Nigeria”