Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote builds business school in Bayero University

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote yesterday commissioned the N1.2 billion Business school he built inside the Bayero University campus, Kano state yesterday March 3rd. The Business school which will serve as an incubation centre for entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial development in the country, comprises of lecture theatres, libraries, offices and cafeterias among others and was unveiled… Read More Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote builds business school in Bayero University

Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel room

Italy international defender Davide Astori died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday to Sunday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday. “Fiorentina are profoundly shocked to have to announce the death of captain Davide Astori after a sudden illness,” the Serie A club said on Twitter. La Fiorentina profondamente sconvolta si trova costretta… Read More Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel room

Amazon set to launch grocery delivery service in France

U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon aims to launch its grocery delivery service in France as part of global ambitions to expand in food retail, though the move is not imminent, its general manager for France said in a newspaper interview. Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods in the United States last year has prompted speculation that it… Read More Amazon set to launch grocery delivery service in France

Federal Government files lawsuit against Chinese oil firm Addax Petroleum Ltd over unpaid taxes

​The federal government, through the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation, has commenced legal proceedings against Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, a Chinese-owned oil firm, over the company’s alleged under-remittance of $3 billion in taxes and royalties. Documents before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun showed that the funds are outstanding claims against the company under the… Read More Federal Government files lawsuit against Chinese oil firm Addax Petroleum Ltd over unpaid taxes

Federal High Court declares Post UTME illegal

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declared the Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post UTME) conducted by universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria as illegal. The court stated that there was no extant law authorising the exercise. It also maintained that only the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) could conduct matriculation… Read More Federal High Court declares Post UTME illegal

INEC wants report of no evidence in Kano underage voting saga disregarded

The National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its investigation into the alleged underage voting in the last Kano council poll is still ongoing, urging Nigerians to disregard earlier report ascribed to the fact-finding committee chairman that there are no evidence of underage voting in the last Kano council poll. It would be recalled that some… Read More INEC wants report of no evidence in Kano underage voting saga disregarded