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    Sports Theo Walcott makes switch from Arsenal to Everton in £20m move | Football

    • ‘I want the club to push to the next level,’ Walcott says• Walcott has struggled for regular starting role at Emirates Theo Walcott said after signing for Everton from Arsenal: ‘The club has won trophies but I want them to win trophies now.’ Photograph: Tony McArdle – Everton FC/Everton …...
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    Business Edo Govt., Sahara Energy reach deal to power public utilities with flared gas .

    Plans by the Edo State Government to improve power supply in the state through partnership with oil and gas companies in the state, have received the buy-in of Sahara Energy. The innovative energy solution includes the conversion of gas, hitherto flared, to electricity that will be used to power...
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    Business Nigeria’s economy to grow at 2.1% – AfDB –

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has predicted a positive outlook for Nigeria’s economic in 2018. The bank in its 2018 African Economic Outlook projected that Nigeria’s economy would grow at 2.1 per cent in 2018 and 2.5 per cent in 2019. According to AfDB, this outlook is anchored on …...
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    Business Technology has made pension verification seamless – PTAD –

    Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) says the deployment of technology has made pension verification seamless. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2DiDezY Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Safaricom, Airtel, Telekom Fined Sh300m for Poor Services -Kenya

    By Hilary Kimuyu The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has fined the three leading mobile operators Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya Sh311 million for failing to meet the quality of standards (QoS) for the 2015/2016 financial year. According to the QoS report by the CA, neither Safaricom...
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    Business Kenya’s Financial Markets Ranked Fifth in Africa –

    By Ken Macharia The Kenya financial market has been ranked fifth in Africa with a score of 59 percent in the Africa Financial Markets Index. South Africa, with a score of 92 percent is first in the index followed by Mauritius, Botswana and Namibia. The index by Barclays Africa … via...
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    Business Goldman investors rattled by latest plunge in bond trading – Reuters

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Wednesday reported a sharp drop in trading revenue that renewed questions about its ability to revive a moribund profit driver or find business to replace it, sending shares down 3 percent. The Wall Street bank posted its first quarterly loss in six years due …...
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    Business Innoson: Lawyer accuses EFCC of serving court summons on social media –

    The planned arraignment of the chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, before a Lagos judge was stalled on Wednesday after the defence lawyer accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of wrongful service of court summons. U. Onwukwe, who represented Mr. Chukwuma, said only...
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    Business Cornell Professor Claims Ethereum is More Distributed and Decentralized Than Bitcoin –...

    According to a study led by Cornell professor Emin Gun Sirer, Cornell research professor Robbert van Renesse, and LinkedIn researcher Adem Efe Gencer, Ethereum’s nodes are better distributed than bitcoin, and thus the network is more decentralized than bitcoin. The paper entitled...
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    Business Kwesé to hold its $200,000 #GoGettaz entrepreneurship competition in Nairobi –

    Kwese is holding semi-finals of the #GoGettaz entrepreneurship competition in Nairobi, Kenya where 12 ventures will pitch to a panel of judges and a live audience for a chance to take home $100,000 investments and a 2-week mentorship with Econet Global founder, Strive Masiyiwa. Set to hold on...
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    Sports Real Madrid Without Ronaldo Unimaginable – Zidane

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Wednesday dismissed media speculation linking superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with a move away from the Bernabeu. “I can’t imagine a Madrid without Cristiano,” said the Frenchman, a World Cup winner as a player. “He’s in his club. Everyone, the club, … via...
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    Business Start Up Kaduna, gathers Kaduna’s brightest entrepreneurs –

    Kaduna hosted an end of year dinner on Friday, December 29, 2017 at Prestige Hotel, Barnawa, Kaduna for Kaduna’s brightest entrepreneurs. The theme was ‘2018 strategy and network building’. Speakers at the netorking dinner were Hauwa Liman, founder Afrikabaya and with Binta Bamalli, CEO Sure...
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    Business What the latest Niger Delta threat means for your investments

    Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of state for Petroleum Resources The relative peace enjoyed in Nigeria’s oil producing Niger Delta may be a thing of the past, if the latest threat by the Niger Delta Avengers is anything to go by. The militant group, in a release posted on its website, have …...
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    Business The GHAV Summit: Girl Hub Africa Volunteers Network to hold maiden edition in February –...

    The GHAV Summit: A panel mixer on "Humanitarianism in the 21st century" holds in February. Girl Hub Africa Volunteers Network, an all female network of professional volunteers, is proud to present the maiden edition of The Generation of Humanitarians and Volunteers Summit. The GHAV … via...
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    Business Bauchi Drugs Agency records N200m profit in 2017 –

    Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State The Bauchi State Drugs and Medical Consumable Management Agency (DMMA) recorded N200 million turnover on its 2017 Drugs Revolving Fund (DRF) scheme, as against the N100 million profit recorded in 2016. The Chairman of the agency, Mr Abdulkadir Ahmed...
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    Business Unemployment Responsible For The Rise In Killings In Nigeria – Dangote –

    The President and Chief Executive of the Dangote Group, Mr. Aliko Dangote, has attributed the deadly conflict between suspected herdsmen and farmers in parts of Nigeria to the country’s increasing unemployment rate. Dangote stated this on Tuesday in an interview with Channels Television. “If...
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    Business Ecobank Nigeria revises dollar limits for Naira –

    Ade Adeyemi, Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Trans International Tier two lender Ecobank Nigeria has increased the maximum daily limit of its Naira debit cards abroad, depending on the type of card held by its customers. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the bank on its website. What...
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    Business YouTube’s decision to make it harder to monetize videos is hurting the community –

    YouTube is increasing the requirements for channels on its platform that will make them eligible to earn money from ads run before and during their videos. In April 2017, it began requiring channels to have a minimum of 10,000 lifetime views to qualify for its monetization program; it’s now …...
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    Business Microsoft brings 15-inch Surface Book 2 to 17 more countries –

    Microsoft first launched its new 13- and 15-inch Surface Book 2 laptops back in November, but the larger model has only been available in the US so far. Starting today, the 15-inch Surface Book 2 will be available in 17 new countries, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark...
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    Sports Chelsea need Alexis Sanchez more than Manchester United claims Steve Nicol.

    Jose Mourinho ‘not unconfident’ over Alexis Sanchez chase Hayters Chelsea need Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez more than Manchester United right now according to ESPN pundit Steve Nicol. With just six months left on his current Gunners deal, Sanchez seemed destined to move to Manchester City in...
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