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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 »

Ermenegildo Zegna COMES TO LAGOS …SUITS SELL FOR N300,000

Ermenegildo Zegna comes to Lagos

Italian Designer, Ermenegildo Zegna is sure to be smiling to the bank as it opens its first flagship store in Africa in Lagos, the bubbly commercial capital of Nigeria. And it is only a place fit for the kings as the average suit costs a whopping N300,000 ! Located on the busy, Akin Adesola Street, the outlet which was built ... Read More »

DRAMA AS SENATE INVESTIGATES N3.85B MANITOBA CONTRACT

Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo

It was a session of verbal fire and drama as the Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy continued its investigation into the N3.85 billion management contract awarded to Canadian firm, Manitoba Hydro International to run the Transmission Company of Nigeria by the federal government. TCN is one of the successor companies formed after the Power Holding Company of ... Read More »

UK falls below top-20 in global school league table

For the first time, the UK does not make the top 20 in any subject, in international tests taken by 15 year olds in maths, reading and science. Shanghai in China is the world’s top performing education system, in the Pisa tests run by the OECD think tank. Within the UK, Scotland outperformed England at maths and reading, but Wales ... Read More »