#NECLiveSeries: ‘We need to build an Industry of our dreams’ – Ayeni Adekunle


NET Publisher, Ayeni Adekunle says we can build an Industry of our dreams. Photo: NET Notable industry personalities are presently gathered to speak at the first ever NECLive Series on a number of topical issues including ‘Power of Photography – Pictures in A New Age’ and panel conversations titled ‘Protecting Intellectual Property’ and ‘Bridging Pathways

Migrant Crisis: EU Approves Turkey Action Plan

In a bid to combat high influx of migrants, European Union (EU) states have approved an action plan for Turkey, which hopefully will ease the flow of migrants to Europe.Nearly 600,000 migrants have reached the EU by sea so far in 2015, many of them traveling from Turkey to Greece

Migrant Crisis: EU Leaders Meet With Focus On Turkey

As thousands seeking greener pastures continue to flock to Europe, The European Union (EU) leaders will meet in Brussels to discuss measures to ease the region’s migration crisis, with Turkey being the focus of their efforts.Nearly 600,000 migrants have reached the EU by sea so far in 2015, and Turkey

Britain To Deploy Troops For Somalia Peacekeeping Mission

Britain has announced that it will deploy dozens of troops to Somalia to help peacekeeping efforts to counter Islamist militant.Prime Minister, David Cameron, said that up to 70 personnel would join a United Nations (UN) contingent supporting African Union troops fighting Al-Shabab.

Enyeama, Mikel, Moses Return To Super Eagles


Vincent Enyeama, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Odion Ighalo are among 24 Super Eagles players called up for next month’s international friendlies against Congo DR and Cameroon in Belgium.The quartet missed out of the 2017 AFCON qualifiers against Tanzania and the friendly with Niger Republic earlier in the month.

Saraki’s False Asset Declaration Suit Commences

The Senate President’s trial for alleged false declaration of his assets when he was Governor of Kwara State has begun at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja.The Deputy Director in the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation, M.

Nigeria To Experience Lunar Eclipse

A lunar eclipse is expected to be visible in Nigeria on Monday September 28, 2015 for five hours and eleven minutes.According to a statement signed by the Deputy Director in charge of Media and Communications at the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Dr.

Saraki Advocates For Global Efforts In Fight Against Terrorism

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has advocated for global effort against terrorism and insurgency in North East Nigeria. In an interview with Channels Television on the sidelines of the Inter-Parliamentary meeting in New York, Senator Saraki acknowledged the devastating effect of terrorism across the world including Nigeria which has led

Many Dead As Boats Sink Off Libya

Hundreds of people are said to have died from the two boats carrying about 500 migrants which sank off Libya.According to a Libyan official, about 200 people have so far been rescued.

82 bodies recovered as migrant boat sinks

Migrants wait in Catania harbour after being rescued by the Italian coast guard on August 26, 2015 while as 50 bodies were found in the hold of a boat heading for Italy (AFP Photo/Dario Azzaro) A Red Crescent official said on Friday that the organization has recovered 82 bodies washed

Teenage Palestinian Asylum Seeker, who Burst into Tears in front of Chancellor ‘Angela Merkel’ during a televised debate will be allowed to stay in Germany!

Angela Merkel’s encounter with the teenager named Reem, who speaks perfect German, has gone viral! The debate entitled ‘Good Life in Germany’ took place in the northern city of Rostock.

European Investment Bank opens office in Ethiopia


The European Investment Bank (EIB)  has opened an office in Ethiopia, a statement said on Thursday. Pim van Ballekom, Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa at the EU member state-owned EIB, said the office would also manage relations with the AU Commission and other international organisations based in Addis Ababa.

Weak euro boosts German economy, says IMF


The weaker euro and lower energy prices are supporting the German economy, giving Berlin room to bolster medium-term growth and reduce external imbalances, the IMF said on Wednesday. “The ongoing upturn is benefiting from the euro depreciation and lower energy prices and is underpinned by a healthy fiscal position and

Ireland is taking applications for its Competitive Start Fund from startups all over the world


Enterprise Ireland, an Irish government agency that supports Irish businesses, has announced that it will be accepting applications from foreign startups with focus on gaming, apps, mobile, software as a service (SaaS), cloud computing and fintech through its Competitive Start Fund initiative.

Greece Finance Minister resigns after `no’ vote


Greece Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis, on Monday announced his resignation after Greeks voted ‘no’ to eurozone debt management plans referendum. He said Athens through social media that Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, judged this decision “to be potentially helpful to him in reaching an agreement.

Greece closes banks, limits ATM withdrawals


Greece government on Monday in Athens announced shutdown of its financial institutions for six business days starting Monday and placing strict limits on cash machine withdrawals. The measures are aimed at averting financial panic and the collapse of the banking system.

Ik Ogbonna Welcomes Baby No2


Nollywood actor Ik Ogbonna on Saturday, 20 June, 2015, welcomes second baby from his Colombian girlfriend, Sonia Morales.