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Global M&A Activity Soars by 88% to $2.3 Trillion in H2 2020, Strongest Second Half in History

The global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal value amounted to $3.6 trillion in 2020. The figure set a three-year low, slightly higher than the previous low of $3.2 trillion set in 2017. According to the research data analyzed and published...

Covid-19: Edo Schools Remain Closed Till February 1

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared schools in the state will remain closed until February 1 as the state grapples with the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Obaseki spoke at a press conference in Benin, as most states...

Lagos reaffirms that schools should reopen on January 18

The Lagos State Government has affirmed its earlier pronouncement that all public and private schools in the state below tertiary level should resume on Monday, January 18, 2021, for the second term 2020/2021 academic session. This clarification by the state...

Flour Mills Nigeria gain N28 billion on NSE

Shares of Flour Mills Nigeria Plc, Nigeria’s leading food business company, have gained N28 billion on the Nigeria Stock Exchange, in just 10 trading days this year. After a preview of the performance of the shares of Flour Mills, it showed...

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army To Deploy New Recruits To Sambisa Forest

Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has told new recruits that all of them will go to Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko Haram terrorist sect in Borno State at the end of their training. He...

WhatsApp changes terms of service: Things to know and better alternatives

Popular messaging platform WhatsApp owned by Facebook with a userbase of more than 2 billion, in a surprise move, has updated its privacy policy. Users are receiving this notice via a pop-up alert in the app, narrowing down on...

COCA-COLA NIGERIA LIMITED APPOINTS ALFRED OLAJIDE AS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

The Coca-Cola Company has appointed Alfred Olajide as its new Vice President and Managing Director for its Nigeria Operations following a reorganization of The Coca-Cola Company’s global leadership structure. Alfred Olajide brings several years of experience to bear in his...

Twitter bans Donald Trump for inciting Capitol Hill violence

Twitter banned President Donald Trump’s account Friday, citing “the risk of further incitement of violence.”The social platform has been under growing pressure to take further action against Trump following Wednesday’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Twitter...

FCMB Names Yemisi Edun As Acting MD

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has appointed an acting Managing Director and she is Mrs Yemisi Edun, an executive director on the board of the bank. She is taking over from the Mr Adam Nuhu, who stepped aside from the exalted position...

MTN Expands Rural Telephony Programme to Over 3,000 Locations Across Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has identified over 3,000 locations for a phased rollout over three years to connect millions of Nigerians living in underserved and unserved communities nationwide through its rural telephony programme. Currently, over 20 million Nigerians live in areas with...
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Global M&A Activity Soars by 88% to $2.3 Trillion in H2 2020, Strongest Second Half in History

The global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal value amounted to $3.6 trillion in 2020. The figure set a three-year...
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Discussion: Why Do Women Lose Interest In Sex After Marriage?

Marriage they say is an a honourable thing and most people get into it for happiness. However, there have been cases that are not palatable...

Lionel Messi Sent-off For The First Time In His Barcelona Career

Barcelona suffered a shock 3-2 Supercopa de Espana final defeat to Athletic Bilbao in a match that saw Lionel Messi sent off late on. Lionel...

Cannes Lions to Return Physical Festival by June

Cannes Lions Festival organisers are considering having a physical gathering for 2021, despite the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic showing no signs of receding. Organisers...

MTN Rewards users with Data for Downloading Covid-19 Alert app

MTN recently announced that it is rewarding its users that download the Covid-19 Alert South Africa app with 1GB of data that is valid for...