Merrybet To Reward Football Fans And Give Millions To Charities at CELEBRITY FANS CHALLENGE

Merrybet, sponsors of the innovative celebrity football showdown, Celebrity Fans Challenge are fast proving to be Nigeria’s most fan-friendly sports betting brand, as they are once again set to reward passionate football fans with mouth-watering giveaways at the upcoming Celebrity football showdown, Celebrity Fans Challenge, hosted by Kiibati Bankole. 20 among the fans who purchase their tickets on www.celebrityfc.ng…

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PenOp partners with Orange Health, Legus Foundation on free healthcare for elderly

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Nigeria has received a boost in the ongoing World Elderly Day celebration with the treatment of 1000 elderly people currently receiving free treatment for various levels of ailments in Lagos. Code named Project Gray 2.0, the week-long exercise which is slated to last between Monday, October 5 and Friday, October…

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Operators Plan Pension Account for Artisans

Operators in the Contributory Pension Scheme are putting in place measures that will help Nigerians in the informal sector to cultivate a savings habit and have retirement accounts. This was contained in a report on informal sector participation in the CPS, which was obtained from the National Pension Commission. “In the effort to encourage a…

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HID Awolowo: An Inimitable Superwoman

Mama Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo has been described as an inimitable personality who could only be described in superlatives. In his condolence message on the passing of the matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Otunba Gbenga Daniel said she was a woman of charm, humility, generosity, courage, resilience, industry and vision.

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“BLAZN SHAWARMA & FOODS” Launches In Surulere

I first visited Blazn Shawarma in December 2014 on one of those crazy weekends when the gang went paint-balling, go-carting, sightseeing, and ended up at the premier outlet of “Blazn Shawarma” in Yaba. My very favourite items on the menu have been the Shawarma, Chicken & Chips, and Noodles. Please note that Blazn Shawarma is NOT…

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Voluntary pension contributions still very low – Susan Oranye

Susan Oranye is the Executive Secretary of Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria. She speaks about the challenges, achievements and future of Nigeria’s pension industry in this interview withSIMON EJEMBI How would you rate the Nigerian pension industry in comparison to other developing nations? Unfortunately, when it comes to the pensions Nigeria does not rate…

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Tony Okoroji Extols Appeal Court For Recent CMO Judgment

Okoroji, Chairman, Copyright Society of Nigeria(COSON), the nation’s sole approved copyright collective management organization for musical works and sound recordings has commended the Court of Appeal for its recent judgment in MCSN v. Details (Nig.) Ltd (CA/L/506/1999). In the words of the former president of PMAN and author of the ground breaking book, Copyright & the…

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Lagos International Poetry Festival: Borderless Words

Great news! West Africa’s first international poetry festival will be making its debut in Lagos from the October 28th – November 1st 2015 with the Lagos International Poetry Festival. Headlining this year’s festival are some of the biggest names in the global literary space, poetry and spoken word, including Warsan Shire, London’s first young poet laureate, winner of…

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Tea Musings| Makeup Dependency

While sipping Twining black tea, flavored with mango and strawberry this morning, I reflected on the growing dependence, of today’s woman on makeup. From contouring, to plastic surgery, fanatic exercise and eating regime et al. All this, to attain the perfect peak of “beauty” for varied reasons, which may or may not stem from, self-esteem…

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Movie Premiere: FALLING directed by Niyi Akinmolayan

CLOSER PICTURES, a film production company dedicated to producing film and TV content that is locally set – and globally appealing, is committed to telling stories as Africans, for Africans both in the continent and in the diaspora while promoting African culture and values to a global audience. The newest production from Closer Pictures, “FALLING“, was produced…

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