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Charles Igbinidu

Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

Aliko Dangote’s Wealth Drops $3.7 Billion on Plunging Naira

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote’s fortune has fallen by 35 percent this year — representing a loss of $5.4 billion — on the back of a commodities slump and a devaluation of the naira in June. The cement mogul’s net worth is $9.9 billion, a 62 percent drop since January 2014, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Africa’s second-wealthiest person, South …

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WorldRemit commends Restoration of Money Transfers to Nigeria

—–Nigerian diaspora to benefit from increased competition in remittance market WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com/en/Nigeria), the leading digital remittance service, commends the restoration of money transfers to Nigeria, following the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to approve WorldRemit and ten other international money transfer operators (IMTOs).

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Niger Delta Avengers disown Prof. Wole Soyinka

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has categorically stated that it did not nominate Prof. Wole Soyinka to advise or negotiate with the Federal government on its behalf stating that it has given its tacit support to the Chief (Dr.) Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Niger Delta Elders and Stakeholders conference committee to lead the Pan Niger Delta Negotiations/Dialogue Team.

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The Love Affair between Young Nigerians and Disruptive Mobile Technology

Young Nigerians are mobile-first people – technology is inspiring young entrepreneurs to create businesses that could not have existed in the past By Magnus Nmonwu We are all familiar with the stereotype of the young entrepreneur; technology whizz kids with all the latest mobile devices and the ability to multitask as they type hundreds of words a minute. Sage’s Walk …

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5 great things to do in Lagos on a Sunday

Sunday is the favourite day of the week for most people in Lagos. Not only does it fall in the weekend, it dawns with a sort of “chill” vibe that most of the locals in the city relish. A number of visitors to the city who experience the hustle and bustle around town on weekdays tend to find Sundays in …

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How kidnappers of Senator Anisulowo planned to kidnap Femi Otedola

• Our target was N500m • Our encounter with Senator Anisulowo • I coach Fulani herdsmen how to evade arrest through ICT By Ifeanyi Okolie A 28-year-old man, Ikechukwu Daniel, suspected to be a member of a notorious kidnapping gang terrorizing the South Western part of the country, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector- General of Police Special …

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Ubulu-Uku installs new king September 5

Seven months after the gruesome murder of the traditional ruler of Ubulu-Uku kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Highness, Obi Edward Akaeze Ofulue III by suspected herdsmen, his son, Noah Chukwuka Akaeze I, will be crowned on September 5, 2016 to ascend the throne of his fathers.

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SMEs: Avoid banks, Seek Angel investors for funding – Expert warns

Budding entrepreneurs who attended the first edition of the Nigerian Small Business Summit on the 24th August at the Landmark event centre were warned to stay away from bank loans at the start of their businesses. Mr. Kushal Dutta, Managing Director of Africa’s number one hotel booking portal Jumia Travel Nigeria, gave the warning during a panel discussion on the …

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