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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Why Another Mega Lawsuit Looms Against Greenville LNG


Greenville LNG, the Liquefied Natural Gas company a Nigerian subsidiary of International Engineering & Construction (IEC), a Luxembourg-based construction company is facing a N50 billion court case.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Google to pay record $391.5 million privacy settlement

 


Google has agreed to pay $391.5 million in a privacy settlement with 40 state attorneys general over its location tracking practices, according to Oregon's Department of Justice on Monday.

The agreement is the largest consumer privacy settlement by states in US history. States argued that the search giant misled people into thinking they had turned off proximity-based data collection when the company continued to allocate that information. Google agreed to improve its location tracking disclosures starting in 2023.

Family mourns victims of Cameroon landslide


Charlotte Nzoupong's husband was among those killed in Cameroon's landslide over the weekend.

"How will I take care of my children," she asks.

She and others are still picking up the pieces – as the death toll climbed to 15 on Monday, with a handful injured.

Authorities say the tragedy started as a celebration of life.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

New Winners Emerge In Glo Festival Of Joy Promo

 


Globacom on Monday hosted a draw ceremony to pick a new set of winners in the ongoing Festival of Joy promotion in the Lagos area.


The draw event, held at

Monday, November 28, 2022

Stakeholders Extol Jim Ovia, As Zenith Bank Names Iconic Unilag Alumni Building In Honour Of Late Prof. Ibidapo-Obe

The memory of Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, came alive as Zenith Bank Plc named the iconic building housing its Unilag Branch and the University of Lagos (Unilag) Alumni in his honour on Friday, November 25, 2022.

 

In his opening remarks at the commissioning ceremony, the Group Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank Plc and Chairman of the Body of Banks' CEOs in Nigeria, Mr Ebenezer Onyeagwu, lauded the Founder and Chairman of the bank, Jim Ovia, CFR, for being physically present at the commissioning of the building to honour the memory of his late friend, Prof. Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, who served on the board of Zenith Bank as a Non-Executive Director, and for his passion for youth education and digital learning.

Friday, November 25, 2022

Zenith Tech Fair 2.0 Ends On A High As Hackathon Finalists Are Rewarded With N53m


A total sum of N53 million in prize money was won at the end of a keenly contested hackathon session at the Second Edition of the Zenith Tech Fair, themed "Future Forward 2.0", which was held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The prize money was shared among eleven finalists who emerged from the over 500 contestants that took part in the hackathon, with Ecotutu, a cleantech company making cooling affordable and accessible for businesses, especially in the agricultural sector, emerging as the overall winner and taking home the grand prize of N20 million. This is in addition to a mentorship programme with Seedstars, a company dedicated to implementing high-quality capacity-building programmes for entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

"We Must Follow Tinubu, He Loves & Trusts Igbo" - Gov Umahi Declares, Uzodinma Backs Him


Governor of Ebony State, Dave Umahi has urged the people of the South East to ensure that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is elected the next President of Nigeria.

Tinubu is the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 general election.

“Asíwájú knows the road, we must