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Content piracy: DailyPost takes Naij to court

Top Nigerian online newspaper, DailyPost has commenced immediate legal action against naij.com over piracy of its several news reports. DailyPost had in a statement released on Sunday night lamented over naij.com’s incessant use of its hard earned materials without permission, stating that it is unfortunately criminal and an unforgiven act for naij.com to tiptoe into its website and obtain information it knows little or nothing about, claiming ... Read More »

He’s Africa’s youngest billionaire – & much more: 32-year-old Ashish J. Thakkar is on the new cover of Y! Africa

He’s Africa’s youngest billionaire – & much more: 32-year-old Ashish J. Thakkar is on the new cover of Y! Africa

After the March announcement of its bold new direction, covering West, East, Southern & Central Africa, the magazine Y! Africa has announced its latest issue, covered by Ashish J. Thakkar, who has been called Africa’s youngest billionaire, and who is founder of Mara Group and the Mara Foundation. From escaping genocide and Hotel Rwanda, to conducting transatlantic business at the ... Read More »

The African Food Challenge And The Way Forward – @Lanre_Olagunju

The African Food Challenge And The Way Forward – @Lanre_Olagunju

Bill Gates in his annual letter for 2014 argued against the general myth that foreign aid is a total waste. He said the argument that aid breeds dependency is most times blind to the realities of countries like Botswana, Mexico, Morocco, Thailand, Singapore and a few others who have apparently graduated from being aid dependent. He was quick to point ... Read More »

African Economic Renaissance: Two Nobel Laureates in economics to give deeper insight – Professor John O. Ifediora

African Economic Renaissance: Two Nobel Laureates in economics to give deeper insight – Professor John O. Ifediora

The months of March and May, 2014 have been and would be particularly exciting for economists, policy makers and development experts in Nigeria. For in these months, three impactful international conferences, one featuring two Nobel Laureates in Economics would be held at Covenant University, while The World Economic Forum on Africa will take place in Abuja; the third, The Economist’s ... Read More »

Letter Of Protest From Civil Society Delegation At National Conference 2014 [READ]

LETTER OF PROTEST FROM THE CIVIL SOCIETY DELEGATION SUBJECT: THE CONSTITUTION AND COMPOSITION OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE COMMITTEES WHEREAS we have carefully reviewed the membership of the Committee as released by the Conference Secretariat and wish to register our strong objection to the way and manner the secretariat composed the said committees. Whereas before the composition of the Committees, the ... Read More »

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