OLX Leaves Nigeria

OLX: Close shop

There are indications that OLX, an online marketplace owned by Naspers, has shut down its offices in Nigeria, a move that will affect over 100 of its employees. It was gathered that the workers were formally informed of the decision on Tuesday through a notice of termination, which will commence in March, and will be followed by the management team in April. In an emailed response by the Public Relations and Communications Lead, OLX Nigeria, Uche Nwagboso, the company confirmed that it made a decision to consolidate its business operations…

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Obasnjo’s Third (term) force

Obasanjo: third force third term?

By Uche Mbah Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, made good his threat to form a new coalition against the present government in his much advertised third force, which critics are beginning to equate with the desire to bring back third term through the back door. He recently launched The Third Force at the Shehu Yar’Adua Center in Abuja, barely one week after he threatened to do so n the controversial press release he issued asking President Buhari not to seek a second term. “We need a Coalition For Nigeria, CN,(a)…

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Ali Moves For Full Automation Of Customs Operations

Hameed Ali: Gives out award On WCO Day

By Stephen Ubana Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, and the United States based Information Communication Company, Oracle Corporation have begun talks over the use of its Information Communication technology, ICT, to entrench its fully e- Customs operation. Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General, NCS, broke the cheery news to officers and men of the Service at the just concluded World Customs Organisation, WCO Day, Celebration held at  the Customs Training College Gwagwalada, Abuja. Ali  disclosed that the technology if put into use  by the Service” will…

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Rohr Wants Musa To Return To Russia

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr on Tuesday said  Ahmed Musa could be used as a bait to get home support for his team at the World Cup. The German  made the revelation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. Rohr said  Musa would remain an integral part of his plans for the World Cup if his transfer back to Russia would materialise. He said,  “We are in the transfer window now and I believe he will change team. Musa is going back to Russia and it…

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How Okoroji Survived ‘Palace coup’

Tony Okoroji

By Osamudiamen Ogbonmwan The drama that ensued in the Copyrights Society of Nigeria otherwise known as COSON a few weeks ago, that later culminated in the emergence of NOW Music boss, Efe Omorogbe as it’s new Chairman is yet to abate. The sudden change of guard left stakeholders and industry watchers in shock. Few days ago, what appeared like a failed palace coup ensured the return to office of Pioneer COSON Chairman, Tony Okoroji. The statement announcing his reinstatement was greeted with relief by stakeholders in the Music industry. On…

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