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Dangote Cement wins 2015 African Business of the Year

Dangote Cement wins 2015 African Business of the Year

Dangote Cement and Guaranty Trust Bank were among Nigerian businesses recognised at the 2015 African Business Awards held Wednesday at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. The Awards, organised by African Business magazine, also honoured top business leaders, including Daphne Mashile Nkosi, Strive Masiyiwa, Helen Hai and Mohammed Dewji. Also commended ...

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Akwa Ibom Gov. Commissions newly constructed Gynaecology Ward

Gov. Udom Commissions newly constructed Gynaecology Ward

As part of activities marking the 28th celebration of the state’s creation, Akwa Ibom State governor Udom Emmanuel commissioned the newly constructed Gynaecology Ward of the Catholic Hospital at Anua built in memory of an Irish Reverend Sister Dr. Ann Ward. Governor Emmanuel extolled the labour of love she gave to the people stating that it has made the hospital ...

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Griswold Senior Center seeks architectural designs for new building

Griswold Senior Center seeks architectural designs for new building

The Griswold Senior Center has started the preliminary design phase for its new building.   Senior Center Director Tina Falck said a request for proposal for architecture designs has been sent. The deadline for architects to submit proposals is Oct. 1.   In April 2012, the State Bond Commission allocated $343,500 to provide a grant-in-aid to the town to pay ...

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Family of Real Estate Mogul Gives $15 Million to Singapore’s New National Gallery

Family of Real Estate Mogul Gives $15 Million to Singapore’s New National Gallery The National Gallery Singapore has received a fifteen-million-dollar gift from the family of Singaporean real-estate magnate Ng Teng Fong, according to the Straits Times’ Deepika Shetty. The donation will help in research, curation, and exhibition, with a focus on outdoor commissions. The Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden ...

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Kashamu seeks to restrain Federal Govt from seizing N20b property

Kashamu seeks to stop Fed Govt from seizing N20b property

Kashamu seeks to restrain Federal Govt from seizing N20b property Senator Buruji Kashamu has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to restrain the Federal Government from seizing his property worth N20 billion for alleged drug trafficking allegations. In a fresh application, he sought an order of perpetual injunction restraining the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Attorney-General ...

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5 Ridiculous Real Estate Adverts that will shock you

strange real estate signs

They say the best ideas come as jokes like “Get high on milk…our cows are on grass. You got milk?” Now that’s an ad intended to drive traffic to a product. Nonetheless, some statements intended to be jokes turn out to be foolish enough not to be recognised as jokes, meaning it turns out to be so foolish that the ...

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Saraki pleads not guilty to the 13-count charge of alleged false assets declaration

Saraki pleads not guilty to the 13-count charge of alleged false assets declaration

The Senate President, Olubukola Saraki, after an unsuccessful attempt to challenge the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to put him under criminal trial, began his defence against the 13-count false assets declaration charge. Prosecution counsel led by Mr Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) briefed the tribunal how the accused person, while in office as the executive governor of Kwara ...

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The 5 Marvels Of Islamic Architecture

Islamic architecture

Islamic architecture encompasses a wide range of both secular and religious styles from the foundation of Islam to the present day. What today is known as Islamic architecture owes its origin to similar structures already existing in Roman, Byzantine and Persian lands which the Muslims conquered in the 7th and 8th centuries. Further east, it was also influenced by Chinese ...

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Adekunle Gold becomes an ‘official landlord’ in Lekki

adekunle gold landlord

Popular ‘orente’ crooner, Adekunle Gold, is the latest landlord in town. The singer took to Instagram to announce the latest feat. You will remember that the artiste who is signed to Olamide-led YBNL records, beat artistes like Olamide, Patoranking and Kiss Daniel and was announced winner of the 2015 ‘Beat Of Lagos’ award. The reward for that feat was a Plot ...

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