Friday, 29th September 2023

Segun Ogunsanya

6 May
That Nigerians are making giant strides in literally every field of human endeavor across the globe is no longer a subject for debate. What is perhaps uncertain is how they are bringing their individual professional exploits to bear on the development of the country.
4 Feb
African development is in the midst of a digital revolution, which is exciting, different and disruptive, including in the critical area of education. March will see a much-anticipated event, hosted at the University of Rwanda.
12 May 2022
Growth in data, voice and mobile money subscriptions have pushed Airtel’s revenue in Nigeria by 27.7 per cent with the group subsequently declaring $4.7 billion revenue.
9 Feb 2022
Operations of the Nigerian arm of Airtel Africa aided the telecommunications firm’s revenue by over 29 per cent in the nine-month period ended December 31, 2021.
22 Dec 2021
Despite not emerging as one of the winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum for the deployment of Fifth-Generation (5G) network in Nigeria, Airtel has reiterated its commitment towards the enthronement of a robust broadband regime in the country.
29 Oct 2021
Airtel's Nigerian operations added 32.4 per cent revenue growth to the cumulative earnings of the telecommunications firm in the first half of the year ended September 2021.
21 Jul 2021
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has reaffirmed its commitment to empowering and uplifting vulnerable people, building communities and creating value for all its stakeholders as it announces the commencement....
16 Feb 2021
The Advertisers Association (ADVAN) is set to host business leaders to debate on requisite leadership capabilities in disruptive times.
23 Dec 2020
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the commencement of its annual ‘Five Days of Love’ Yuletide initiative, which provides palliative packs to 5,000 persons across five Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in five cities in the country over a period of five days.   Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr.…
6 Aug 2020
A telecommunications firm, Airtel Nigeria, will be spending N300 million to support the fight against COVID-19, being the final part of the N1.9 billion it pledged in April.
19 Dec 2019
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has kicked off its annual Christmas feeding programme dubbed ‘Airtel Five Days of Love’ as it rolled out the drums...
6 Jul 2019
Ahead of its secondary listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Airtel Africa Plc. has unveiled plans to distribute 80 percent of its free cash flow as dividend to shareholders....


French billionaire Bernard Arnault and Russian oligarch Nikolai Sarkisov are under investigation for alleged money laundering at a luxury Alpine resort, according to Paris prosecutors. The probe concerns their activities in Courchevel, a ski resort in the French Alps known for being a playground for the ultra-rich, they said late Thursday. The French economy ministry's…
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Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, a former Minister of Interior and also former Governor of Osun State, says there is need for academics to have greater interest in improving the literary industry. Aregbesola spoke during a book presentation on Odia Ofeimun, titled: “In Search of Common Morality” in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Bauchi State Chapter, says it is gearing up and mobilising members for a nationwide strike called by labour unions from Tuesday. Mr Dauda Shu’aibu, the State NLC Chairman, stated this at a news conference on Thursday in Bauchi, saying the decision was in compliance with the directives of the national…
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The Minister of Works, Sen. Dave Umahi, said the Federal Government would begin immediate reconstruction of the collapsed Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway. Umahi said this when he and Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State visited the scene of the collapsed bridge for an on-the-spot assessment as part of his working visit to the state. He said…
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A small group of Tunisians arrived by boat on the Italian island of Lampedusa Friday, the first landing in over a week after a surge fuelled tensions in Europe over migration. Seventeen Tunisians were admitted to the island's migrant reception centre, which earlier this month was overrun after 8,500 arrived in just three days, Italy's…