Wednesday, 21st February 2024

World Economic Forum

19 Jan
A ghost of elections past in the form of ex-president Donald Trump haunted the annual schmoozefest of the world's political and business elites in Davos.
16 Jan
As global elites, political leaders and influential personalities converge on Davos, Switzerland for the yearly World Economic Forum (WEF), a report by Oxfam has revealed that Africa’s seven richest men own more wealth than the 700 million people, who make up the poorest half of the continent’s population. 
22 Dec
OPay, recently lauded by the World Economic Forum for its role in financial inclusion, has been crowned the winner of the Consumer Choice Award for Best Fintech in 2023 by the prestigious Advertisers' Association of Nigeria (ADVAN). This recognition reinforces OPay's unwavering focus on customer satisfaction, industry-leading innovation, and its vital contribution to shaping the…
3 Oct
With the unveiling of the National Talent Export Programme (NATEP) to shore up Nigeria’s foreign exchange earnings and position the country as a hub for talent sourcing, stakeholders have said until the Federal Government invests more in education, objectives of the scheme would continue to be a mirage...
9 Jun 2023
Due to longer lifespans, governments and employers must reshape approaches to retirement to ensure ageing populations can live fulfilling, healthy lives, according to a new World Economic Forum report.
3 Mar 2023
The regular spate of automobile accidents on Nigerian roads and resultant avoidable loss of precious lives should be a matter of great concern to all well-meaning Nigerians.


1 hour ago
Galeno curled in a sublime stoppage-time strike as FC Porto defeated Arsenal 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in Portugal on Wednesday.
1 hour ago
Victor Osimhen made a special return to action for Napoli on Wednesday after his goal gave the Italian champions a 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League.
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An injury-ravaged Liverpool fought back from a goal down to beat Luton 4-1 and open up a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Wednesday.
2 hours ago
The anti-violence crime unit of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested Kasarachi Aniagolu, a journalist with the Abuja-based Whistler Newspaper. In a statement on Wednesday, the management of the newspaper said Miss Aniagolu was arrested while covering a police raid on bureau de change operators in the Wuse Zone 4 area of Abuja. The newspaper's…
3 hours ago
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr Ibrahim Gaga as Executive Director, Corporate Services, at the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM).
3 hours ago
Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has said that President Bola Tinubu’s administration, in collaboration with the 36 states’ governors, is working out measures and initiatives to address the current hardship in the country.
3 hours ago
The Senate on Wednesday approved a resolution, presented by Senator Aminu Iya Abbas, urging the Nigerian government to maintain electricity subsidies in the country.
4 hours ago
Two former nuns have revealed disturbing details of alleged sexual and psychological abuse by respected Slovenian mosaic artist and priest, Marko Rupnik, age 69. The accusations span nearly three decades within a religious community in Slovenia. "He took me to pornographic theatres to help me ‘grow spiritually’,” Gloria Branciani, who was a member of the…
4 hours ago
The Nigeria Police Force has said the National Chairman of the Labour Party, Julius Abure, was arrested for attempted murder, illegal possession of firearms, and related offences.
5 hours ago
The Nigerian government has announced that it has concluded plans to restart the direct cash transfer to the poorest and most vulnerable citizens, saying it is targeting an additional 12 million households.