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All set for the Brazil 2014 world cup draw today

FIFA President, Sepp Blatter

All players, experts and lovers of football will be hooked to the upmarket coastal resort town of Costa de Sauipe in the Province of Bahia where the much-awaited Brazil 2014 World Cup Draw is scheduled to be held. The draw which will see 32 countries do battle for the 20th edition of the football fiesta is expected to reveal very ... Read More »

Trouble brews in keystone bank

Phillip Ikeazor, MD, Keystone Bank

Following the unceremonious sack of Fifty-two senior staffers by new Managing Director of Keystone Bank, Philip Ikeazor, trouble seems to be looming at the shaky financial institution. We gathered that the affected workers have not only threatened to go to court due to unpaid entitlements but have alleged a number of atrocities against the MD in a statement released in ... Read More »

Fendi furnishing arrives Nigeria

Fendi furnishing arrives Nigeria

It seems Nigeria is now gradually becoming the hob for world-class brands across the continent with news that the furnishing arm of Fendi, the Luxury brand founded in 1925 in Rome, Italy will berth in Lagos this December. Fendi, which is known for its clothes, shoes, bags, perfumes and other products will be officially available from December 15 courtesy of ... Read More »

Richard Branson writes on how to find a fulfilling career

Richard Branson writes on how to find a fulfilling career

WATCH THE FILM HERE One of the things I’m most thankful for as I wake each morning is having a job that I love. Not only that, it’s incredibly rewarding to be surrounded by people who also love what they do. Virgin is a company that prides itself on a happy, motivated workforce. Sadly there are a lot of people ... Read More »

Is president Jonathan sick?

President Goodluck Jonathan

How healthy is Nigeria’s President, H.E. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan? This is the big question on the lips of many people as it was announced on Monday that Mr. President and his wife, Dame Patience Jonathan would be paying a private visit to Germany on his way to Paris where he is scheduled to attend the in the Summit on Peace ... Read More »

Nigerian traders lose case against Ghana at ECOWAS court

Some Nigerian traders led by the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) and the Nigerian Union of Traders Association, Ghana (NUTAG who felt they were going to be the hardest hit by a new law in Ghana and took the matter to the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice have lost the case. The Court rejected the arguments of the traders ... Read More »

Brazil 2014 world cup winner to pocket N6.8Billion

SPAIN, WINNER OF 2010 WORLD CUP

The prize money at next year’s World Cup finals will be increased by at least a third from that on offer in South Africa in 2010, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke said on Tuesday. The overall prize money for the tournament will rise to approximately $560.0 million, around $140m more than the $420m available in 2010, when $30m was on ... Read More »

British high commission introduces new VISA application policy

ANDREW POCOCK, BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER TO NIGERIA

The British High Commission in Nigeria has announced a new visa application process which would see applicants for United Kingdom visas not only filling out their forms online but would be paying online in U.S. dollars. In a statement issued on its website, the High Commission stated “From 16th December 2013 all applications for a UK visa must be completed ... Read More »

MRS oil appoints new director

MRS

MRS Oil Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Ms Amina Maina as a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Amina Maina had her early education at Command Children’s School, Dantuku, Kaduna State between 1981 and 1986. From 1986 to 1992, she obtained her SSCE Certificate from the Command Secondary School, Ipaja, Lagos. From 1992 – 1998 she obtained BSc ... Read More »

TAMBUWAL TOPS LIST OF APC’s 2015 PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL

Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal & Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd.) at the meeting

Insiders have revealed to The Light News that plans have reached an advanced stage for the All Progressives Party to openly declare its own candidate for the 2015 Presidential Candidate-and one of the names which is being bandied around is present PDP Chieftain and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Waziri Aminu Tambuwal. We gathered that the discussion ... Read More »