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Kirusa Launches Instavoice® Channels With Tigo In Rwanda

Kirusa, a global leader in providing telecom and social media solutions, today announced the launch of Celeb and Sports content services on InstaVoice® Channels platform, with Tigo Rwanda, a leading mobile network in the country. The Celeb content service, which is offered as a part of InstaVoice Channels, brings celebrities and their fans together. Using

Nigeria condemns mutiny in Cote D’Ivoire

The Federal Government of Nigeria has condemned the recent developments in Cote d’Ivoire in which a small fraction of the country’s Armed Forces mutinied against the Government. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, said that Nigeria expressed strong and unflinching support for the Government of President Alhassan Ouattara

LBS Maintains Financial Times Ranking of Top Business Schools

Lagos Business School has once again been ranked as a top global school by the Financial Times (FT).  This is LBS’ eleventh consecutive appearance in the annual ranking of top business and management education providers in the world done by FT. According to the FT’s Executive Education 2017 ranking published in London, LBS is ranked

Two Nigerians killed in South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Wednesday that two Nigerians  were  shot dead in Western Cape Province of that country. Mr Mike Ibitoye, the Chairman of the Union`s chapter in the province, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Cape Town, South Africa,  that the Nigerians were  shot by unidentified

500 Nigerians to be deported from Libya – NAPTIP

At least 500 Nigerians would be deported from Libya on Thursday and next Tuesday, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic In Person (NAPTIP) has said. NAPTIP’s Director-General, Julie Okah-Donli, stated this during her maiden visit to Lagos Zonal Command in Ikeja. She said 250 would arrive the country on Thursday and the other

Nigerian shot dead in South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa has confirmed the killing of its member, Chinedu Eze, allegedly by a Somalian in the Western Cape Province of that country. The Chairman of the union in the province, Mike Ibitoye, told the News Agency of Nigeria on telephone from Cape Town, South Africa, that Mr. Eze, 35, was

WAEC introduces additional diet of examination for private candidates in 2018

Foremost examination body, the West African Examination Council today said it has concluded plans to commence the conduct of an additional diet of West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates come January, 2018. The council said the decision was reached based on growing concerns among stakeholders over what they perceived as discrimination.

Protests mar Jacob Zuma’s 75th birthday

Tens of thousands of South Africans have marked the 75th birthday of President Jacob Zuma by holding a mass protest against him in Pretoria while he partied in Johannesburg. The march, to government headquarters at Union Buildings, was organised by rival opposition parties ahead of a no confidence vote on Mr Zuma in the country’s