//
archives

Business

This category contains 41 posts

Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana Lead Africa Movie Academy Awards Nominations!

Motion picture practitioners from Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana are leading the pack in the race to win the coveted prizes at the 2014 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards 2014 scheduled to take place at the oil-rich state of Bayelsa in Nigeria in the next couple of weeks. The nominations into the 27 … Continue reading

Airtel Leapfrogs Glo To Become Nigeria’s Second Largest Mobile Operator

According to fresh data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Airtel experienced a rise from 24,847,567 subscribers, last December, to 26,194,336 in February. That is 21% of the Nigerian Mobile Operator market share, making Airtel the second largest network ahead of Globacom, which experienced a 6% drop from 25,933,867 to 24,490,650 subscribers since December. … Continue reading

BON Bans 2Face,D’Banj(@iamdbanj),Banky(@bankyw),Olamide(@olamide_ybnl) Music

The Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON, and the Independent Broadcasting Association of Nigeria, IBAN, have stopped airing  musical productions belonging to Chief Ebenezer Obey, 2Face Idibia, Onyeka Onwenu, Banky W and thousands of other members of the Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON. In a statement jointly signed by Sonny Adun and Guy Murray Bruce, IBAN … Continue reading

HOW TONY ELUMELEU,EX UBA CEO MADE $123 MILLION IN 3 WEEKS

According to Forbes Africa, former United Bank for Africa (UBA) Managing director, and chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu made $123million in just three weeks. Wow! Read below… From Forbes. It’s just paper gains, but it counts. Nigerian banker Tony O. Elumelu has become at least $123 million richer between November 1 and November 21 … Continue reading

HISTORY AS NIGERIAN,ALIU EMERGES FIRST AFRICAN PRESIDENT OF ICAO

History was made Yesterday (Tuesday, November 19th, 2013) in Montreal, Canada as President Goodluck Jonathan’s transformation of  the aviation sector received the endorsement of the international community as the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) unanimously elected a Nigerian and the first African, Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu as the President of the ICAO. The election, of … Continue reading

BREAKING: NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEUR, JIMOH IBRAHIM ARRESTED OVER N6.5 BILLION TAX FRAUD

Saharareporters just learned that the Special Enforcement  Unit of Federal Inland Revenue Service has arrested shady businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim, over a tax fraud that runs into N6.8 billion. Sources within the unit told Saharareporters that Mr. Ibrahim was picked up today and is currently under detention at the offices of the agency. According to one … Continue reading

Plane crash in Russia, 50 people reported dead

A passenger plane crashed at an airport in the Russian city of Kazan today, killing all 50 people on board, reports say. The Boeing 737 had taken off from Moscow and was trying to land but exploded on impact at about 19:20 local time (15:20 GMT), officials said. The Emergencies Ministry said there were 44 … Continue reading

TOP NIGERIAN BISHOP IN $10 MILLION OIL BLOCK FRAUD

Bishop Joseph Olarenwaju Obembe, is a former head of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) and the Presiding Bishop of Elshaddai Bible Church in Dolphin Estate, Lagos State but his profile as a man of God may have been compromised with allegations by his business partners of being duped in a crude oil deal. The … Continue reading

HELICOPTER CRASHES INTO SEOUL HIGH-RISE BUILDING,2 CONFIRMED DEAD

A helicopter plunged to the ground in Seoul, killing the two pilots after its propeller clipped the side of a 38-story luxury apartment building. Fire official Cha Yang-oh said that the helicopter crashed in the upmarket Gangnam district in southeastern Seoul. The helicopter belonging to the LG Group was on its way to a nearby … Continue reading

NIGERIA’S FOOD IMPORTS DROPS ANNUALLY-FG

The quantity of food imported into Nigeria has continued to drop on a yearly basis, the Federal Government has said. It said efforts by indigenous farmers were yielding meaningful results as most foods consumed in the country were produced locally. The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, gave the report on Tuesday and stressed that … Continue reading

AkaraBox’s Latest Tweets

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.