Excitement As Entries Open For 10th NB Golden Pen Awards

Organisers of the prestigious Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards have called on journalists across the country to submit entries for this year’s event, which enters its 10th edition. At a news conference in Lagos yesterday, Kufre Ekanem, Nigerian Breweries’ Corporate Affairs Adviser, said entries for the award opened on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 and will…

20 Budding Nigerian Writers Qualify For Next Stage of GTBank Dusty Manuscript Contest

After spending several weeks poring over more than 1000 stories submitted for the Dusty Manuscript Contest, the judges of the competition have selected their top 20 entries. The selected entries are: Devil‘s Pawn by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson Home to the hill by Eunice Ekelaka Sambisa by Mohammed, Fatima Aliko The Smell of rain by Nneoma…

Transcorp Appoints Chris Ezeafulukwe As Executive Director

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), one of Nigeria’s leading conglomerate,has appointed Mr. Christopher Ezeafulukwe as an Executive Director with effect from July 1, 2018. Mr. Ezeafulukwe, currently the Group General Counsel and Head, Business Development, will in his new role, focus and drive the development of new commercial interests as well as the optimisation of Transcorp’s existing…

Innoson Fears Contempt of Court Charges, Deletes False Claim on Supreme Court from Social Media

After falsely claiming a victory at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Chairman of Innoson Motors, Dr Innocent Chukwuma has deleted his declaration on social media that the apex court has ordered GTBank to pay him N14bn within 14 days. The retraction, judicial analysts believe, was advised by Innoson’s lawyers who fear that contempt of court charges on defaming the Supreme Court may…