Indian seafarer

The implications of India’s recent ban of its seafarers off Nigeria’s waters

India’s Director-General of Shipping, Capt Anish Joseph, has banned seafarers of Indian origin from working in various coastal states jurisdiction in the Gulf of Guinea.
London Stock Exchange- Ecobank Transnatonal

Ecobank celebrates successful issuance of $500 million Eurobond on the LSE

The London Stock Exchange (@LSEGplc) played host to @GroupEcobank today, June 7, 2019, after a successful listing of the Eurobond on the LSE's main market.
David Malpass, World Bank

Meet Trump’s possible nominee for World Bank President

President Donald Trump of the United States of America (USA), will this week, nominate Senior Treasury Official, David Malpass, to lead the World Bank....
Oil Prices may rebound as China and U.S. agree to restart trade talks

Oil Prices may rebound as China and U.S. agree to restart trade talks

Oil prices may rebound next week following the decision by the United States of America and China to restart trade talks.
UN back AfDB's $10 billion desert to power initiative, African Development Bank, United Nations, António Guterres and Akinwumi Adesina

UN supports AfDB’s $10bn ‘Desert to Power’ initiative for Africa

The initiative by the African Development Bank (@AfDB_Group) to power millions of households in Africa has been backed by the United Nations (@UN). This is in a bid to ensure the success of the electricity project.
Eden Hazard

Real Madrid set to make a fortune from Harzard’s signing

Eden Hazard finally signed with Real Madrid after spending close to 7 years at Chelsea where he won two Premiership titles, two Europa cups, one FA Cup title and a host of awards
Toyota Electric car market, Electric car companies, Toyota solar electric cars

Toyota begins solar testing for electric cars as market competition heats up

The electric car market is still in its growth phase but already saturated with various companies looking to edge out the other, however, to establish their footprints more innovations are being incorporated, and @ToyotaMotorCorp is reportedly working on one.
Tanzanian-based Zola Electric expands into Nigeria

Tanzanian-based Zola Electric expands into Nigeria

Tanzanian-based renewable energy company, Zola Electric has announced the company is planning on entering the Nigerian market, after its successful growth and expansion in Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana.
Unilever, Graze

Unilever acquires British snack company, Graze

Unilever has acquired snacks company, Graze, from Carlyle’s European technology fund, seeing off interest from competing bidders including Kellogg and Pepsico, the owner of Walker’s Crisps, to clinch the deal.
Stanbic IBTC addresses China's role in bank's ecosystem

Stanbic IBTC addresses China’s role in bank’s ecosystem

Nigerian lender, Stanbic IBTC have joined fellow Chinese nationals in Nigeria to celebrate the Asian country's new year, while underlying the important role the Chinese community in Nigeria have played in the bank's business ecosystem.
Slack to go public

Tech company, Slack is set to go public

American tech company, Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge, popularly known as Slack, has confidentially filed to go public. This is according to a...
Watch as Bill Gates and Warren Buffet light up customers' faces at a restaurant

Watch as Bill Gates and Warren Buffet light up customers’ faces at a restaurant

Melinda Gates, the Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and wife of the second richest man in the world, recently shared a heart-warming video of Bill and Warren Buffet selling burgers and blizzards at a restaurant.
Nigeria U.S. Donald Trump-oil prices

Oil Prices jump after Trump provides updates on trade-war

Oil prices spiked on Tuesday, erasing earlier losses after the U.S President Donald Trump disclosed that he would meet with the Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month.
Maureen Mba, Afreximbank, Egypt, Orascom Investment, Compliance department, Investment

Maureen Uba appointed director of compliance at AFREXIM

A Nigerian will head the compliance department of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) after the Pan-African Multilateral Financial institution decided to upgrade its compliance function to a full department.
Nigeria Crude Oil Prices, Nigeria wants international oil companies to pay up now , Trade conflict between United States, China continues to affect oil prices 

Trade conflict between United States, China continues to affect oil prices 

There was a decline in U.S Oil prices today, pressured by the trade conflict between the United States and China.
Andre Iguodala joins Jumia board of directors

Popular NBA star Andre Iguodala joins Jumia’s board of directors

American basketball star, Andre Iguodala, has been announced as the newest members of Jumia's Board of Directors.
Elon Musk, Tesla, SEC, Stock, Twitter

Elon Musk fires back at SEC on twitter

Elon Musk and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission have continued their verbal attack.
Boeing CEO addresses new issues on Boeing 737 MaxFAA pilots discovers flaw on Boeing 737 Max plane, Pilots Sue Boeing, 400 Pilot X sue Boeing for 737 Max crash, MCAS, American Airlines, Air Peace, Boeing's MCAS system, Boeing suspends forecast, Boeing miss earnings projection, Boeing first quarter revenue earnings, Ethiopian Airlines B737-Max8 aircraft crash, Air Peace, Allen Onyema, Federal Government, FAA investigation into Boeing, More worries for Boeing as US lawmakers question workers over fatal crashes 

America’s grounded Boeing 737 Max may return to the sky by December

Boeing Co, the American manufacturer of the ill-fated Boeing 737 Max plane that recently killed 149 passengers and 8 crew members in Ethiopia, has announced that its controversial plane model may resume flights before the end of 2019.

$1 million up for grabs for anyone who can hack an iPhone

Apple has a reward of $1 million for anyone who can successfully hack an iPhone or a Mac device.
Jony Ive leaves Apple, Jony Ive's replacement

The designer who created iMac, iPad, and iPhone has left Apple

Jony Ive began his career as a designer of toilets and toothbrushes before taking up a job at @Apple in 1992. However, he was just a mere designer until Steve Jobs invested in his innovative ideas.
Airbus unveils world's longest single-aisle airliner; the Airbus321XLR

Airbus unveils world’s longest single-aisle airliner; the Airbus321XLR

Aircraft manufacturer, Airbus, has unveiled the design for the Airbus321XLR, the world’s longest-range single-aisle airliner. 
Norwegian Air, Boeing 737 Max 8

More troubles for Boeing as Norwegian Air demands compensation for grounded flights

Norwegian Air is demanding compensation for the grounding its 737 Max 8 jets.
Oil revenue, Trouble as crude oil price drops

Oil Prices hit 6-months high, as Trump moves to completely stop Iran’s oil export

Oil prices continued its bullish run as Brent crude futures spiked to a six-month high of $74.36 per barrel in the early hours of today
Porsche Africa, Manfred Bräunl, CEO, Ferdinard Porsche

Porsche Africa gets new CEO

German automobile manufacturer, Porsche has made changes to the company's leadership in the Middle East and Africa, providing professionals who support the carmaker's operations across 20 countries. The change will take effect before the end of the first quarter of this year.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc

Shell hits $6bn profit for Q1 2019, distributes $3.9bn dividends

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has released its Q1 2019 result. The official earning declaration shows the company made $6 billion profit.
Avengers: Endgame

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame beats Titanic’s $2.12bn box office record

In just a few weeks following its release, Marvel's highly-acclaimed  film, Avengers: Endgame, is said to have surpassed the 21-year-old record set by Titanic which...
Masai Ujiri

Nigerian basketball executive Masai Ujiri brings victory to Toronto Raptors

From being an unpaid NBA scout to leading the Toronto Raptors to their historic NBA championship win in 17 years, Masai Ujiri (who is of Nigerian descent), has helped make history in far away North America. 
Google made a whooping $4.7b from news content in 2018

Google made a whooping $4.7 billion from news content in 2018

Google reportedly earned as much as  $4.7 billion in 2018 from news contents comprising of the works of news publishers accessed by readers via search and Google News.

Multinational company, Naspers, appoints first black female CEO

One of Africa's biggest and most valuable companies, Naspers, recently appointed a female Chief Executive Officer, the first in the history of the company.
AXA Mansard, Liverpool, English Premier League, EPL, Insurance, Sponsorship, Corporate deals, Consolidation

AXA Mansard announces AXA, Liverpool global partnership

French multinational insurance firm, AXA, the parent company of Nigerian insurance firm, AXA Mansard, has signed a global partnership with English Premier League (EPL) club, Liverpool.