World Happiness Report 2017: Nigeria Ranked 6th In Africa

Nigeria has been ranked 6th in Africa in the latest World Happiness Report of 2017 and 95th in the World. The Report, ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels. Despite the economic recession, Nigerians are Africa’s sixth happiest people, according to the new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust…

British banks to overhaul back office operations to cope with ring-fencing

Barclays bank in London is about to overhaul its back office operations under a restructuring programme. The restructuring is to help it comply with new post-crisis rules forcing British banks to ring-fence their retail operations from their riskier business. It has formed a new company that will operate as a standalone unit providing support services……

News Summary 4 November 2016; President Buhari Receives Benin Envoy, Budget Delay

All the News Summary of NTA Network Thursday, 3/11/16 President Buhari hosts NIPSS Participants The federal government has formally declared its commitment to applying decisive measures towards ending extreme poverty in the country as a deliberate attempt to keep faith with the nation’s poor. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this at a parley with participants of…

In praise of Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar mni, at 60,By Issa Aremu

Paris Hilton enjoins us to ” live everyday like it’s a birthday”. A visitor to the palace of his eminence, Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, would bear witness to his daily value adding activities sustaining the great legacies of over 200 years old Sokoto Caliphate founded in 1804 by a great Islamic scholar, Usman […]

Theresa May: UK Will Be ‘Global Leader In Free Trade’

The UK will be a “global leader” in free trade following the Brexit vote, Theresa May has said, as she heads to China for the G20 summit. Speaking at Heathrow ahead of her first international conference since becoming prime minister, she insisted it was a “golden era” for UK-China relations. The assurance comes as she…

Theresa May: UK Will Be ‘Global Leader In Free Trade’

The UK will be a “global leader” in free trade following the Brexit vote, Theresa May has said, as she heads to China for the G20 summit. Speaking at Heathrow ahead of her first international conference since becoming prime minister, she insisted it was a “golden era” for UK-China relations. The assurance comes as she…

#KenyaVsNigeria: Social Media World War III

Nigerians and Kenyans are having a showdown on social media network, Twitter, following Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to both countries. The fight started when a Kenyan TV Presenter took to his social media page to shade Nigeria and Nigerians over the tech billionaire’s visit to the country. However, Nigerians who felt offended moved to defend…

UN official commends U.S., China on Paris Climate Agreement

Erik Solheim, Head UN Environment Programme. UN Environment Programme Head Erik Solheim says the agreement of China and the United States (U.S.) to ratify Paris Climate Agreement is crucial to moving the agreement forward. Reacting to the announcement in a statement on Saturday, Solheim said: “This announcement is hugely important. The leadership of China and…

Plateau poultry farmers decry low patronage

Poultry farmers in Plateau say they record low patronage and experience hike in the price of feeds in recent times. Mr John Dasar, the Chairman, Poultry Association of Nigeria in the state, spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Jos. “This period is, indeed, tough for us; the sale is low,…

Zuckerberg Tips Nigeria To Create Internet Billionaires

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive officer of Facebook has said that Nigerian software developers have the opportunity of emerging the next phase of internet billionaires, based on the software entrepreneurship model being developed in the country even as he praised Nigeria for leading Africa’s Facebook users with 18 million people. At his first developer…

Buhari hails Zuckerberg for inspiring Nigerian youths

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, yesterday found an admirer in President Muhammadu Buhari on account of his simplicity. Zuckerberg yesterday hurried back to Nigeria from Kenya after an earlier visit to keep an appointment with Buhari. The president told Zuckerberg, who visited him at the Presidential Villa,…