George Soros says Top Tech Firms “Monopoly”have Become Global Problems

  Business magnate George Soros in London, Britain, June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros slammed Facebook (FB) and Google (GOOGL), two companies he’s invested in recently, noting that “the rise and monopolistic behavior” of tech platform companies has become a “global problem.” Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, […]

CRAAAI Chairman Petition Ikeja Electric Plc Over Crazy Bills, Harassment

 The Chairman of Consumer Rights Awareness Advancement Advocacy Initiative, CRAAAI, Mr Moses Igbrude has petitioned the Managing Director of Ikeja Electric Plc over harassment and crazy bills arising from estimated bills. The helmsman of the consumer non-governmental organization posited in the petition dated January18,2018 he signed alongside the Secretary  that the crazy bill of N88,290.60 […]

Ronaldo-brand Hotel Chain to Open in Morocco

  Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo and the country’s top hotel chain, Pestana, will open a new hotel under the Pestana CR7 venture in Marrakesh next year and hope to double the brand in three to five years. Ronaldo is following other sports stars who have invested in hotels, including tennis player Andy Murray and soccer’s […]

Elumelu Reveals Red Cross $1M(N360M) Support for TEF.

The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that Red Cross has extended a $1million support for the Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF).  Elumelu, who was speaking  on the side-lines of the 2018 World […]

33 Companies, 435 Directors pass CGRS,As Onyema Praise Development

  The Steering Board of the Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) is pleased to announce that 25 companies have successfully passed its rating test, having scored the required pass mark of 70% whilst 87 others are at various stages of completion of the process. The Nigerian Stock Exchange Chief Executive Officer(CEO)Mr. Oscar N. Onyema,  noted […]

Former USCFTC Chairman Criticize Profiteering By Banks

  The former Chairman of the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC), Mr. James Stone, has criticized the lopsided nature of world economy in which the financial sector controls huge part of the profits in the system to the detriment of the solid sector.He posited that for the banking sector which should be the […]

NSE CEO Says Nigerian Economy Has Better Prospects in 2018

  The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange(NSE),Oscar Onyema has said that the nations economy has better  prospects for 2018.The NSE topman aired this during his “2017 Market Recap and 2018 Outlook” Tuesday. Speaking at the  annual  forum for the  NSE CEO  to brief the stockbroking community, analysts, media and other stakeholders, on the performance […]

NSE Promotes Ms. Tinuade Executive Director, Regulation

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced  the promotion of Ms Tinuade Awe to Executive Director, Regulation of the exchange with effect from 1 January, 2018. Her appointment has received regulatory approval. According to the statement as Executive Director, Regulation in the NSE’s revised organizational structure, Ms Awe has oversight functions for the following teams: […]

Unity Bank Plc Gets New Chairman

Chairman of Board of Directors of Unity Bank Plc, Mr. Thomas A. Etuh has retired from the bank’s board  and  Alhaji Aminu Babangida (the erstwhile Vice Chairman of the Board) has been appointed  the new chairman in line with the bank’s succession plan. A statement from the bank said the appointment of  Babangida has been approved by the Central Bank […]

Unity Bank Plc Awaits New Chairman ,Investors

  The recent bow out of the Chairman of Unity Bank Plc, Mr Thomas Etuh was to make way for new investors in the bank.This information came to light at the last annual general meeting(AGM)of the bank which held in Lagos. According to Etuh,he and other members of board and management of Unity Bank Plc […]

UBA Plc Big Wins at Interswitch Awards

     United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, recently added to its growing list of laurels by emerging best institution in two esteemed categories at the prestigious Interswitch Awards and Gala.   UBA , beat other nominees in its category, taking away the prize for the Fastest Growing Bank Partner given to the bank with […]


Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu Uko is an Igbo leader. He is the Founder of the Igbo Youth Movement; the Secretary, Eastern Consultative Assembly and the Deputy Secretary, Igbo Leaders of Thought. In this interview which he granted on September 20th, 2017, the outspoken Uko opens up on the momentous occurrences in south-eastern Nigeria in recent times, […]

ECA To Honour Nnamdi Kanu

     The Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) will honour the leader of the IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in October, 2017 at the presentation of a book titled “HOW NNAMDI KANU RESTRUCTURED NIGERIA”. According to a statement by Chief Mrs. Maria Okwor,deputy leader, Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA),the book produced by the ECA, documents the travails, the […]