Author: Whazupnaija

Our legislators’ jumbo pay: Fact or Fiction?

The salaries of Nigerian legislators at federal and state levels have been a source of controversy largely based on the ambiguity with which the issue has been handled. Whereas the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, has made provision for the salaries and allowances of political office holders in executive and legislative offices, there is a supposition in many minds th...

Managing business in a recessed economy (2)

By Obadiah Mailafia WE have maintained that organisational agility is the essential quality needed by firms and businesses to survive in a recessed economy. There are three  forms of agility: operational, portfolio and strategic. Operational agility refers to ability to rapidly seize new opportunities within a focused business model while continually improving business process...

Spate of Building collapses and the Insurance Industry

…Compliance with Safety Standards Continued from last Tuesday By Funmi Babington Ashaye CONTRACTORS and all persons engaged in building activities must comply with safety standards required in construction sites set by regulators of the industry. A “Person” according to the LSURPDA Act 2010 means “an applicant for or holder of development permits under this Law and includes fo...

Universal Music Sued Over ‘Baby Come Back’ Royalties

The 1977 song is still actively licensed, according to the complaint, and has recently appeared in everything from ‘The Simpsons’ to Toyota commercials. Universal Music Group and Vivendi are being sued for allegedly underpaying royalties on Player‘s 1977 hit “Baby Come Back.” Overrated Productions this year acquired rights to the work from producer Dennis Lambert and ...

Change makers

Image caption Penina used to have a salon in South Sudan Uganda is often called one of the best places in the world to be a refugee because of its welcoming policies. But how do you rebuild your life – and start making money – having left everything you knew and held dear? The BBC’s John Murphy has been finding out. “Starting any business is not easy because it’s diff...

Real estate firm takes promo launch to Lekki

…Harps on opportunity in investing in real estate in Ibeju/Lekki By Kingsley Adegboye IN its effort to make housesavailable and at affordable cost, to all strata of the society, Pertinence Limited, a Lagos-based real estate development company and owners of ABC Gardens and VIP Gardens, weekend, held its 13th edition of promo launch in Lekki to give opportunity to prospective h...

Socio-economic growth: Edo charts new course on investment in infrastructure

By Kingsley Adegboye AGAINST the backdrop of the need for sustainable infrastructure to drive development, and the fact that infrastructure such as roads, bridges, railways, etc., are necessary for socio-economic growth of any nation or state, Edo State Government is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure development of sustainable infrastructure in the state. One of the ong...

Nick Young Says He’s Gotten Reality TV Offers, Holding Out for Kardashian Money

Nick Young Reality TV Wants Swaggy P! … I Want Kardashian $$$ 11/6/2017 4:15 PM PST Breaking News Move over, Lonzo Ball — Nick Young’s not only down to star in his own reality show — he says he’s already gotten a bunch of offers to put the life of Swaggy P on TV!! Swaggy dropped the news at Warriors practice today — looking happy as hell telling reporters about...

Stefano Lilipaly takes Bali United top in Indonesia

8:30 PM ET John Duerden A 95th-minute strike from Stefano Lilipaly gave Bali United a 1-0 win at PSM Makassar to put the islanders on top of the Indonesia Liga 1 table in the penultimate round of the season on Monday evening. With the game heading for a 0-0 draw that would have suited previous leaders Bhayangkara, the Dutch-born midfielder scored the only goal of the game. The win puts United two ...

Transfer Talk: Chelsea like look of Lyon’s Mouctar Diakhaby

Antonio Conte has his eye on Lyon’s Mouctar Diakhaby and Juventus’ Alex Sandro to bolster his back line. Chelsea could make a move for Lyon defender Mouctar Diakhaby, says the Mail — but they will have to stave off competition from Manchester City and Juventus in order to succeed. For more on Diakhaby and the Blues, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking he...

Taraba to implement anti-open grazing law January 2018

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—GOVERNOR Darius Isiaku of Taraba State, yesterday, said the implementation of grazing law in the state will take effect from January 2018. The anti-open grazing law was passed in the state in July, but the governor had said it will come into effect by February next year after sensitising all stakeholders, including cattle breeders operating in the ...

I am glad the Lux advert made such an impact

By Onome Amawhe PATTI Boulaye evokes nostalgia! She is best remembered for starring in television commercials as the highly visible face of Lux Beauty Soap in Nigeria – for a record twenty-nine years. Prior to Lux commercials, Patti had dazzled generations of movie goers with her exotic beauty in the 1977 Nigerian film, “Bisi, Daughter of The River.” The film, produced by Jab ...