Pelé and Africa — Nduka Otiono

In the last months before the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown I chanced upon the autobiography of Edison Arantes do Nascimento in a local thrift store in Ottawa. Titled Pelé: The Autobiography (2006), it was one of the books I read during…

Rising COVID-19 infections paralysing cities in China

A record wave of COVID-19 infections has sparked further restrictions for the population in China, with the health commission in Beijing reporting more than 31,000 new cases nationwide on Thursday. While the number is not exceptionally high in comparison to…

Veronique Tadjo is Ake headliner

Ivorian writer, Veronique Tadjo, will be attending this year’s Ake Arts and Book Festival in Lagos as the headliner. Held virtually the last two editions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the festival will be making a physical return in Ikoyi,…

EU energy ministers meet again over high energy prices

European Union energy ministers meet in Prague on Wednesday to find common ground in tackling high energy prices. Calls for an EU-wide solution intensified after Germany was criticised for announcing a gas subsidy package worth up to 200 billion euros…

Citizenship Bay opens in Nigeria

Citizenship Bay, a leading citizenship consultancy firm specialising in investment-based citizenship and residency for clients all over the world, opens in Nigeria on 15th September, 2022.  According to a statement, the Firm will provide unbounded opportunities and solutions for second…

Jazz blows into town as Lagos International Jazz Festival returns

Lagos International Jazz Festival (LIJF) is back! Inspiro Productions, the organisers of the annual event have announced April 29 and 30th 2022 for this year’s edition after a brief hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Held live last in 2019…

CSR-in-Action advocates social justice with upcoming CAHR Awards, documentary premiere

Africa’s foremost sustainability consulting and advocacy outfit, CSR-in-Action, has again, set the stage for the advocacy of social justice with its upcoming Community and Human Rights (CAHR) Awards and premiere of its new docudrama on the plight of women in…

Full Year 2021: Transcorp delivers outstanding performance as PBT hits N27.9b

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) Plc, Nigeria’s largest, leading listed conglomerate with investments in hospitality, power, and oil and gas sectors, has reported significant performance, across all its major investment lines, for the financial year ended December 31, 2021. According…

US Secretary of State Blinken to visit Nigeria, Kenya, Senegal next week

The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken will visit Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal from November 15-20, underscoring the depth and breadth of the US relationships with her African partners. During the visit, the Secretary will advance US-Africa collaboration on…

Zenith Bank grows Profit Before Tax to N180b in Q3 2021

As a testament to its resilience and market leadership, Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the nine months period ended 30 September 2021 with a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of NGN180 billion, reflecting a 1% growth over…

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