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Hon. Chima C OnyeagbauOur Editor in chief had the pleasure of interviewing Hon. Chima C Onyeagbau a Pace-setting member of the Nigerian community in South Africa. Hon. Onyeagbau is a quintessential Nigerian. Very well educated, extremely skilled and enterprising at his endeavour.

Oba Okunade Sijuwade A revered monarch in south-west Nigeria, the Ooni of Ife, has been buried after thousands attended his funeral. Traditional rites to honour Oba Okunade Sijuwade - a king of the Yoruba ethnic group in Nigeria was committed to mother earth on Friday the 14th of August at the city of Ife.

Chen Wang EmmanuelA Chinese Nigerian, Chen Emmanuel has swelled the rank and file of gospel singers in the country by dropping a new album entitled YAHWEH.

Chen who is based in Abuja has been receiving rave reviews from renowned singers including Minister Micah Stampley and Nikki Laoye.

Jordon IbeSuper Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has revealed that Liverpool winger, Jordon Ibe, will decided whether to commit his international future to Nigeria next year December.

Nigerian Shortlisted For Space Trip

Sunday, 16 August 2015 07:48

Space ShuttleA Nigerian, Freeman Osonuga, has been shortlisted to travel to space. Osonuga, a Medicine and Surgery graduate from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, was selected through the Rising Star programme, which was launched at the One Young World Summit 2014 in Dublin.

President Muhammadu BuhariA group known as South-east South-south Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to be fair to all Nigerians irrespective of the geopolitical zone they come from.

SESSPN is a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) which primary aim is to promote good governance and rapid, sustainable and inclusive development in the 11 states of South-east and South-south geopolitical zones.

A Nigerian train coach named after former president, Goodluck JonathanPresident Muhammed Buhari yesterday demanded an explanation from the ministry of finance on the over $1billion foreign loans obtained by the immediate past administration for rail projects but diverted to other purposes.

Specifically, he frowned at the diversion of a substantial part of the loan of $1.005 billion from the Chinese Exim Bank, which was obtained for the construction of a standard gauge rail line linking Lagos to Kano.

In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, U.S. congresswomen, Frederica Wilson , left, Sheila Jackson Lee, right, speak during a press conference at the U.S embassy in Abuja Nigeria. Wilson and Jackson Lee said Nigeria’s #BringBackOurGirls campaign must hold every single newly elected official responsible for the freedom of scores of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists more than 15 months ago. (AP Photo/Olamikan Gbemiga)Minneapolis, United States — A MEMBER of the United States House of Representatives, Hon. Frederica Wilson (D, Florida) has said that Nigerians and indeed the mass media, should henceforth, put more pressure on their overpaid elected representatives at the national and state assemblies to find the missing 219 Chibok girls and end the Boko Haram insurgency.

Ford to build Rangers in Nigeria as it eyes West Africa

Published in Business
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 07:50

Ford South Africa CEO Jeff Nemeth (left) with Coscharis Motors Ltd. President Cosmas Maduka. Ford plans to assemble about 5,000 Rangers a year in Nigeria.Ford Motor Company (F.N) will start assembling its best-selling Ford Ranger pickup truck in Nigeria by the fourth quarter, as it expands in Africa and the Middle East, the U.S. automaker said on Tuesday.

The Nigerian assembly plant, in partnership with Ford dealer Coscharis Motors Limited, is the first outside South Africa, where Ford produces the Ranger for 148 markets.

Thabo DlotiLiberty Holdings plans to invest up to $80 million on two deals in Nigeria by year-end, as part of a five-year strategy by South Africa’s No.4 insurer to expand further into sub-Saharan Africa, its chief financial officer said.

Like rivals, Liberty is expanding elsewhere in Africa as growth prospects attract the attention of corporate executives and promise to increase the number of people who can invest in insurance to protect their wealth.