With ownership of the third-largest telecommunications business in Nigeria boasting about 55million subscribers (according to Forbes), Mike Adenuga sealed his place in the sands of time and forever revolutionised operations in the Nigerian telecommunications space. Globacom received its first license in 1999. Later revoked, the company was reissued another license in 2003 after a government…
Ibadan Grammar School founded in 1913 was one of the secondary schools founded by the former British Colonial Masters to give a public school education in the then Nigerian Colony. It has gone on to produce astounding Nigerians in all walks of life.
Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa, leading the latest Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List with a net worth of $12.1 billion. The 63-year-old, who is the president and CEO of Dangote group is maintaining the richest man in Africa title for the tenth year in a row, according to the report…
14 Nov 2020
Nollywood Actress’ Excitement Over Award ONCE upon a time rave of Nollywood, Eucharia Anunobi could not hide her excitement over one small ‘award’ she got last week. She was busy announcing the award on her Facebook Timeline, even though the posts were not reaping more than two or at best, three comments. But then, you…
26 Aug 2020
The telecommunications firm, owned by business mogul, Chief Mike Adenuga Jr, has remained consistent. Today, Nigeria can boast of 286.4 million connected lines, out of which 196.4 million are active.
1 May 2020
It is the worst of times. But it could be the best of times too. I am pleased to see that fellow Nigerians are finding the soul of goodness in this unmitigated evil called COVID-19 pandemic.
30 Mar 2020
Mike Adenuga Foundation (MAF), established by a billionaire, Dr Mike Adenuga Jr., on Monday donated N1.5 billion to Federal Government and Lagos State government to support Nigeria
14 Aug 2019
Is the Lagos art scene thriving or dying? It may be doing both, depending on where you look. Blue-chip culture centres and galleries are expanding, and a surprising number of international facilities are opening here, too.
22 Jun 2019
Unknown to many, Founder of Pegasus Capital Investments Limited, Paddy Adenuga, son of telecoms tycoon, Mike Adenuga, clocked 35 yesterday, June 21. Many had expected that he would hold a big house party to celebrate the day, but Paddy disappointed his close pals, friends and family, as there was no merriment to mark the day.…
16 Jun 2019
The Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, CFR, and members of Columbia Business School’s Alumni Club have commended New York-based, Nigerian born fine art photographer, Iké Udé, for bringing his internationally acclaimed photography show titled, Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty, to Nigeria. The Obi also urged him to hold more shows in…
30 Apr 2019
His blossoming career, one recalls, started in 1990, when he received a drilling license from the regime of then military President Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.
29 Apr 2019
It was Plato who, during the Golden Age, when history was rising as a major sign of the growing sophistication of the Athenian society, declared that a life not examined is a life not worth living. As myth gave way to more accurate chronicling, and prose replaced verse as the medium for preserving facts, the…