How To Build A Strong-Lasting Brand

By Praise Kalu Are you looking towards building a personal brand that will stand the test of time? Then, You need to read this to the end… First things first, I want you to know that the journey won’t be as easy as you want it to be. You will have to make a whole lot of sacrifices. You will have to learn from a whole lot of mistakes and wrong decisions. You will have to do a whole lot of things to ensure you get to where you intend…

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#Recession: Every Crisis Is An Opportunity In Disguise

Over the years I have come to understand that certain events happens just for the upliftment of some people. The Coronavirus outbreak created variant upturn on the IOT (Internet of Things) whereby attention of the world had been shifted from the analog patterns of performing certain job functions, apparently, this shift has generated turns of opportunity’s for Fintech most especially E-Commerce and Tech companies. Read Also: https://theemage.com/elon-musk-becomes-world-number-second-richest-man/ Zoom’s CEO Eric Yuan made $12 Billion over this period, the company didn’t get a global recognition in the past but achieved that…

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Featured: Big Tobacco Companies Wants African Nations To Do Its Bidding

By Leonce Dieudonné Sessou, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) There was a time when tobacco companies could market their deadly and addictive products with cartoon characters, svelte women and handsome Cowboys. Decades later, with growing evidence and public awareness of the harms of tobacco use, such unscrupulous advertising has been outlawed in many countries. Now, there is increasing evidence that the purveyors of cigarettes and other tobacco and nicotine products look hungrily at Africa, a region ripe for expanding demand for their products. The continent has low tobacco…

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Elon Musk Becomes World Number Second Richest Man

This is legendary: Tesla’s founder, Elon Musk, is now the world’s second richest person, behind Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. What happened is uncommon: Tesla’s stock has moved from $65 to $526 within a year, and the electric vehicle mass-scale pioneer is now worth close to $500 billion. Bloomberg reports;

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#Recession: What Brought Us Here

Economic Development in Nigeria since independence was an economy the country didn’t have control over, the British policies was made in Nigeria to ease their administration. The country only got a flat independence that has been the argument by different scholars. Apparently, the inability to produce a genuine model of production and the issues of Agricultural decentralisation has hampered the chances of stimulating growth and development in the country and in general across Africa. Decisions and Policy Makings is not peculiar to Nigeria and generally an African problem due to…

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The 1Billion Naira Lagos State Intervention Funds

The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has designed a palliative eligibility form to enable it evaluate applications of qualified practitioners for its N1 billion seed capital investment in the Hospitality, Tourism and Entertainment sectors. A statement issued at the weekend by the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, said To be considered eligible for the seed capital, here as the requirements: Must be a resident of Lagos State (LASSRA).Business must be within the creative Arts, Tourism and Hospitality sector.Business must be registered with the…

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COVID19 Amidst International Cyber Security Challenges

Now that we are truly into the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe and Africa many of us are in various forms of increased restrictions and lockdowns or just coming out of them. The US elections have again provided a fascinating insight into the workings of democracy and how it connects to national security, particularly in regards to the pandemic. Border security and bio security are two important issues for the International Security Programme at the moment and work on cyber security is becoming increasingly significant at the…

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Notes From My MTN Case Study

MTN Nigeria has a catalyst for Nigeria’s economic growth and development, helping to alternate Nigeria’s strong developmental potentials not only through the provision of world class communications but also through innovative and sustainable corporate social responsibility initiatives. Since its launch, MTN has steadily deployed its services in 232 cities and towns, more than 10,000 villages and communities and a growing number of super highways across the country, out of about 200 million people of the Nigeria’s estimated population, MTN Nigeria currently has about 14.6% subscribers base. The exploitative tendencies of…

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The Lies of Sponsored Thugs to Discredit #EndSARS Protest

There have been reports of unrest in some major cities across Nigeria from whereby criminal elements and thugs have been used to discredit the ongoing protest staged by the Youths to air their grievances on government policies and espionage campaign about police brutality and bad governance in the country. Crimes have been seen happening in Ikorodu, Benin and Abuja , it should be noted that most this of so called mishaps are instigated by the agents of bad governance who don’t want the statuquo of ending the menace in Nigerian…

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Nigerian Youths Urges Google To Change Doddle

Going by the current protests across Nigeria due to the operations of personnels of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARZ) a tactical agency under the Nigeria Police based on their mal-handling of security brigade on Nigerians resulting in shootings which have led to deaths and periodic beating of people have sparked protests ongoing for over a week now. Apparently, Nigerians are demanding Google and other international news agencies to change it’s doddle in appraisal of the protest to EndSarz menace across the country to curb the outcry in the society…

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The Fight Between Nigerian Youths And The Big Players

Nigerian Youths are one the most amazing and struggle- Headed beings on planet earth, with the prevailing situations of dreams been scattered by government policies, they still maintain a peaceful atmosphere with the ruling class. Let’s take a picture of this kind of situation ongoing in the country when compared to other nations who demands every form of accountability and stewardship from their government through the act of violence and vandalisation of properties belonging to the state. Our leaders have failed us in many regards and there isn’t a problem…

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Rights and Privileges of Being A Nigerian is Been Shortchanged

Nigerian citizens living in parts of Jakarta the capital of Indonesia have come out to show their grievances to the illicit oppression been melted on them while domiciling in the country. I have come to wonder why we face much heated challenges in trying to secure visa schedule to most countries in the world, just recently the Dubai authorities have tightened their procedures to granting credentials to most Nigerians all in the name of fighting against fraud, which if you come to think of it most Nigerian milk [Budget Allocations]…

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[New Post] The Rising Hope For Nigeria’s Telecommunication Sector

Telecommunication development to the growth ratio in Nigeria can be felt in the socio-economic and political sectors which manifest in the positive and negative spheres. Telecoms have heightened the level of interconnectedness among and between peoples of the country and outside communities, through a systematic integration of autonomous economies into a global system of production and distribution. Apparently, Telecoms in Nigeria seeks to eliminate trade barriers through integrations and interactions which can be passive or active move or counter move, actions or reactions of capital and labor thereby leading to…

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NURTW Considers Increase In Price For Interstate Travels

The National Union of Road Transport Workers has commended the Federal Government for lifting the ban on interstate travel in the country. Acting General Secretary of the union, Kabiru Yau, called on the government to subsidise operation cost for motorists. He said the guidelines outlined by the government for the resumption of operations amid the coronavirus pandemic require operators to carry fewer passengers on each trip, thereby reducing their income. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/drama-as-festus-keyamo-trades-words-with-nass-members/ Yau said, “We thank the Federal Government for lifting the ban; it is a welcome development because…

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NCC Bans 33.75 Inactive Phone Numbers In Nigeria

the agency has laid down regulations on GSM lines. the commission frowns at illegal registration of SIM card by illicit agent services. Consequently, the Nigerian Communications Commission has withdrawn 33.75 million telephone numbers from telecoms companies who are former licensees of the regulator. The commission also returned 7.49 million telephone lines to Nigerian Telecommunications Limited and three other telecom operators, a document on the national numbering plan of NCC released on Thursday stated. Some of the defunct mobile operators whose phone lines were withdrawn include Cyancom Ltd former MTS 1st…

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Buhari: Ecowas Monetary Policy Should Be In Unison

the Ecowas community had suggested a unitary monetary policy for the region. President Buhari who isn’t key on forcing any member nation in adopting the term but urge them to do so in Consonance to their country’s constitutional provisions. President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned that the ambition for the Eco currency could be in ‘serious jeopardy,’ unless member-states complied with agreed processes of reaching the collective goal. He was also concerned about the decision of francophone countries that form the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) to replace the…

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COVID19: Airport Cannot Be Operational June 21- Hadi Sirika

Coronavirus Pandemic has crippled the aviation industry. PTF lament the spread of Coronavirus across and steady increase Can’t allow the industry to go ahead with planned reopening. PTF gives guidelines for operating church activities, Others. The Federal Government says the June 21 date for the restart of domestic flights in the country is not feasible, Emage News has learnt. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known at a Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja. Emage News had earlier reported that the PTF said aviation authorities will…

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COVID19: 667 New Cases Recorded, Total Now 19,147

Minister of Information Lai Mohammed says Coronavirus pandemic not a death sentence. PTF Opening of Schools and Worship Center’s not visible now. NCDC moves to community contact tracing to ascertain the level of spread of Coronavirus The Coronavirus pandemic has steadily risen in the country with almost all the states in the federation been affected, most businesses and agencies have been on lockdown since February, 2020. Lagos State Nigeria the highest infected region have been facing stiff issues on the spread of Coronavirus amidst current flood issues. The Nigerian Centre…

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Nigerian Government Too Ambiguous, Need For National Debate- Prof Osinbajo

Nigerian system of administration is too violatile and expensive to run. There is Need for a review on the government nature and pattern of enforcement of policies through a national confab. The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria needs a national debate to examine the issues around the size and cost of governance, which has often been described as expensive and unsustainable. He explained that it could be difficult for the government to do something about its cost by itself but that it is something that must be done.…

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Features: MTN And Other Competitors

Article written by; Paul Ugbede Godwin. The influx of Telecoms into the Nigerian market has led to stiff competitions in the Communication sector. MTN-Nigeria has been maintaining a competitive relationship with other Telecoms firms in the country (9-Mobile, Globalcom, Airtel). In terms of network coverage and customer-base which could be seen in the trend at which its rolls out different ICT Products and Services. MTN-Nigeria maintains Resource and Information sharing policy with other Telecoms firms in compliance with the NCC regulation of best practice and Information findings among Telecoms providers…

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