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19 Feb 2018
An international media personality and Senior News Caster at Murhi International Television, Wofai Samuel, known for expertise on Global Trade Review (GTR)has said that the West Africa Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018 will boost business opportunities in West Africa. According to her, the conference that held recently in Lagos broke all previous records and…
4 Feb 2018
A tanker with 22 Indian crew members on board has gone missing off West Africa, officials said Sunday, in waters plagued by piracy.
22 Jan 2018
To halt over exploitation of wildlife resource and its threat to biodiversity, stakeholders in conservation have called for collective action against...
17 Jan 2018
Axxela Limited, (Axxela), sub-Saharan Africa’s preferred and fast-growing gas and power portfolio company, is set to expand its gas supply footprint across the West African region following its recent qualification as a Shipper on the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP).    The appointment follows an extensive due diligence process conducted by the West African Gas…
2 Jan 2018
As part of efforts to bridge skills gap between employability and the unemployed Mactay Consulting is partnering SAP, a vendor of ent erprise resource planning to become SAP education partner in West Africa. According to the duo, the pact is poised to engage, mould professionals and business organisations regardless of their role equipping them to…
24 Dec 2017
The Director General of National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC), Mr. Philip O. Ojo has disclosed that Nigeria produces more than 75 percent of the seeds used in West Africa, just as Jigawa State produces more than 80 per cent of the total seeds produced in the country. Ojo who stated this during his courtesy visit to…
4 Dec 2017
President of ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA), Sen. Stella Oduah has said that the level of women participation in politics and appointment into positions in West Africa was still low. Speaking in an interview on the sidelines of the ongoing Second Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja on Monday, Oduah urged that more…
2 Dec 2017
With a mere 10 per cent appearance at the Olympic Games and other international competitions, Nigeria’s bid to increase performance in sports received a boost, yesterday, with the unveiling in Lagos State, of the West Africa’s first Trampoline Park- Upbeat Recreation Centre. The project, a brainchild of Uraga Real Estate, is an expression of its…
7 Aug 2017
Fine and Country, West Africa Business development and Sale consultant, Nonye Mike-Nnaji, who spoke to the media on the forthcoming Refined Investor Series to be hosted in London, traced the successes recorded to the efforts of...
28 Aug 2016
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has disclosed that about 70 per cent of the seeds used in West Africa are provided by Nigeria.
6 Jul 2016
MasterCard really believes in Africa. We believe in the fact that there is tremendous progress that is ongoing in Africa and also that there is tremendous progress that can still be achieved in Africa.
17 Jun 2016
I work on slavery in West Africa mainly. The former slavery we were working on is called decent based slavery which is where people are literarily inherited by masters.


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According to Albert Schweitzer, "The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” The aforementioned is so apt for top multi-media broadcaster, on-air personality, voiceover artist and talent manager, Adedoyin Ayomide Samuel, who is popularly known as AyRubber and would be among those…