Category: National/Politics

Africa Needs Massive Capital Investment in Power, Human Resources to Drive Economic Growth – Elumelu at the UK Africa Investment Summit

The Chairman, United Bank for Africa(UBA), and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu has advocated massive private capital investment as well as increased support to youth development as catalysts for driving the much needed economic growth on the continent. Elumelu said this while speaking on a panel at the  UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020, in London.…

Ex-Delta Commissioner Raises Alarm Over Planned Conversion of Mariam Babangida Women Development Centre to Appeal Court

A former commissioner for women affairs in Delta State, Queen Betty Efekodha has raised an alarm over the plan to convert the Mariam Babaginda Women Development Center that was built during the tenure of former governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of the state to Appeal Court premises. According to Efekodha, the building has been roofed and painted,…

Mouka Re-strategizes in War Against Malaria

Rewards Customers with Insecticide-treated Net on Purchase of Comfy Mattress In a renewed effort to fight malaria, Mouka, the leading mattress manufacturing company in Nigeria is set to give insecticide-treated nets to customers on every single purchase of selected sizes of its Comfy mattresses. This was disclosed at the weekend by the company’s Head of…

Nigerian Entrepreneur, Chidi Nwaogu To Speak At Michigan State University

Nigerian tech entrepreneur, Chidi Nwaogu, has been invited to speak at the Leadership Academy for African Development (LAAD) Sessions at the Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, MI, on Friday, April 10, 2020. Chidi Nwaogu, who is the co-founder and CEO of Publiseer, a digital content distribution company, headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, has accepted…

Tony Elumelu Donates Technology Centre to AAU

Chairman of UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu, has made the donation of a multipurpose information technology centre to his alma mater, Ambrose Ali University. Through the UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), Elumelu has championed the construction of a state-of-the-art multipurpose information technology building, which will…