2019: Coalition Pressurises Al-Mustapha Over Presidential Race

A coalition of socio-political pressure groups under the umbrella of the Fishermen Association of Nigeria (FAN), has concluded plans to drag the former Chief Security Officer (CSO), to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (Retd), into the next year’s presidential race. In a statement at the weekend signed by the…

Kemi Adeosun Resigns

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has reportedly resigned from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to sources, Adeosun resigned over allegations that she forged her National Youth Service Corps certificate. However, The PUNCH gathered that the minister resumed in her office this morning and it is unclear when the reported resignation will take effect. Adeosun had come…

Ronaldo Chases First Juve Goal Before Champions League Return To Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo faces Sassuolo on Sunday still chasing his maiden competitive goal for Italian champions Juventus before he returns to Spain for the first time in the Champions League. Bolstered by five-time winner Ronaldo, Juventus begin their quest for the Champions League title which has eluded them since 1996 in Valencia next Wednesday. Despite a…

Buhari Appoints Yusuf Bichi As New DSS Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday named Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Service. This was disclosed in a statement by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. Bichi replaces Matthew Seiyefa who was appointed by then Acting President, Vice-President Yemi Osinbanjo as Acting Director-General of…

Osun election: Court Orders WAEC To Produce Adeleke’s Results In Five Days

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Bwari, Abuja, has ordered the West African Examination Council to produce the results recorded by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the May/June 1981 examinations conducted by the council. The judge, Justice O. A Musa, ruling…

Man City Break £500m Income Barrier

English champions Manchester City posted record revenues of £500.5 million ($652 million) in a record-breaking 2017/18 campaign on the pitch as Pep Guardiola’s men romped to the Premier League title amassing 100 points. City reported profits of £10.4million, a fourth consecutive year of profitability, with wages to revenue ratio falling to 52 per cent. “Our…

OptraSCAN® Receives CE Mark Approval For In-Vitro Diagnostics Use

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– OptraSCAN®, the leading end-to-end digital pathology solution provider, today announced that their whole-slide scanners have received CE Mark approval for European Standards applicable to “In-Vitro Diagnostics Directive (IVDD)” 98/79/EC for in-vitro diagnostics use. The CE Mark will allow OptraSCAN’s scanners to be sold in countries belonging to or affiliated to European…

Busan Metropolitan City To Host 23rd Busan International Film Festival And G-STAR 2018

BUSAN, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Busan Metropolitan City has announced that it will host the 23rd Busan International Film Festival and G-STAR 2018. The 23rd Busan International Film Festival will feature 323 movies on 30 screens from October 4th to 13th, and the nation’s best gaming expo, G-Star 2018 will be held at BEXCO in Busan…

North American Tier-1 Operator Launches New Services On Mavenir’s NFV CloudRange™ Platform

Network Slicing Enables Operators to Launch New Business Models Quickly and Easily LOS ANGELES & RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced that a Tier-1 North American Operator has launched new services using CloudRangeTM, its industry leading NFV platform based on MANO/ONAP architecture, as part…

Luxembourg Launches Business-Focused National Space Agency

LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– The Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) officially launched operations today with the goal of promoting the further economic development of the Grand Duchy’s space industry by attracting businesses, developing human resources, providing innovative financial solutions and supporting educational and research infrastructure. Under the authority of the Ministry of the Economy, the agency is partnering…

GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4 An Investment In Youths

Caption L-R: Dr Rafiu Ladipo,  President, Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C); Mr Jenkins Alumona, Chief Executive Officer Flykite Productions and Mr Kayode Soyemi, GOtv Marketing Executive during the GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4 Press Conference held in Abeokuta yesterday. President of the Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C), Dr.  Rafiu Ladipo, has…