…Lauds Okocha, Puyol’s Contributions To Football Development Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday received the UEFA Champions League Trophy alongside its Ambassador and former captain of Barcelona FC of Spain, Carles Puyol in Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja. Puyol, a three-time Champions League winner is in Nigeria on a three-day visit to lead the UEFA Champions League Tour connecting with consumers and football lovers. Governor Ambode, who was represented by the Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr Kweku Tandoh, also received Nigerian football legend, Austin JayJay Okocha, who was part of the delegation. Speaking while receiving the trophy, Governor Ambode expressed excitement ...

Facebook Inc and the United States Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a hefty settlement over the company’s privacy lapses that could require the online social network to pay a multibillion-dollar fine. The Washington Post reported that the FTC and Facebook had not agreed on an amount, citing two persons it said were familiar with the matter. Facebook reported fourth-quarter revenue of $16.9 billion and profit of $6.9 billion. The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million of its users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. The probe has focused on whether the sharing of ...

Alternative superstar, Simi released on Friday the much anticipated album ‘Omo Charlie Champagne’, saying it was dedicated to her late father. The ‘Amasiko’ singer took to her Instagram page @simplysimi to announce the 13-track album produced by Vtek, Oscar, Legendury Beat and Season with all the songs written by her. She wrote, “When I was compiling this album, I knew I wanted to dedicate it to my daddy, Engr. Charles Oladele Ogunleye – who passed in 2014. I’m blessed to have come this far. “I’m blessed that it was possible for me. I do not take this for granted. I couldn’t possibly be more ...

Emirates has launched a pan-African brand advertising campaign that celebrates the talent and achievements of young Africans, taking the message of ‘New Africa’ to the world. The campaign also features an original music video produced by Kenyan musician and DJ Blinky Bill, inspired by contemporary African electronic club music. Paying tribute to a new generation of African disrupters who are making their mark globally across music, fashion, literature and the arts, the campaign celebrates the cultural renaissance taking over Africa. The short films produced by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) for Emirates, tells the stories of unique individuals from different parts of the continent. ...

As parts of efforts to promote preventive healthcare, the Lagos State Ministry of Health, in conjunction with Tolaram Africa Enterprises Limited, makers of Hypo Bleach, held a sensitisation walk and symposium to commemorate the Year 2019 World Health Day. The walk and symposium attended by hundreds of women and youths from different walks of life served as a platform to educate the participants on how to keep the environment clean to prevent common diseases. Representing the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, a Director in the Directorate of Disease Control, Dr. Olurotimi Agbolagoriite, explained that it had become imperative to sustain an intensive public awareness ...

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ( NNPC) says it has opened its portal for recruitment of fresh graduates and experienced professionals into the system. Mr Ndu Ughamadu, its Group General Manager, (Public Affairs Division), confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. He said that the portal for the recruitment was opened on Wednesday. The recruitment portal address is https:/careers.nnpcgroup.com. “The portal was opened today and I have received hundreds of inquiries weather it is correct or not. ” We are going to recruit people from different engineering fields , especially fresh graduates and equally in the administrative areas,” ...
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