African Business: Businessman loses $86,000, gets six months jail

A Federal High Court in Enugu yesterday sentenced a businessman, Samuel Duru to six months imprisonment for failing to declare $96,000 at the airport. The court also ordered the forfeiture of the undeclared amount to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Counsel to the anti-graft agency, Mr. Michael Oni, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), told the […]

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Ethiopian Airlines storms the markets in Eastern Nigeria

PHOTO CAPTION: L-R: Ethiopian Airlines Sales Manager Elias Omerenna, Vice Chairman Agbete, Main Market Traders Association OMMTA Anthony Nwido, Sales and Traffic manager ET Theodros M/selassie and Solomon Begashaw GM ET Nigeria. Africa’s Leading Airline Ethiopian airline, the first International Airline to fly into South Eastern Nigeria stormed the Cities of Enugu, Aba, Onitsha and Owerri to thank the market leaders and others […]

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Dubic celebrates Brand Ambassador, Pete Edochie

  Lager Beer brand, Dubic ‘Nke Anyi’ has celebrated its brand ambassador Pete Edochie, on the anniversary of his 60 year birthday. To celebrate him, the veteran in the Nigerian movie industry was said to have been presented with special birthday gifts at a colorful celebration at his home in Enugu. Share our story:

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Nigerian online star Yagazie stirs America

If you don’t know who Yagazie Emezi is, it’s time to catch up — she’s on the verge of blowing up. The social media star is making it her personal mission to change the way people think about modern Africa. But perhaps what’s so interesting about Emezi is that her ability to tell compelling, engaging stories is just the tip […]

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The Paradox of Aba

It is not uncommon to hear people say made-in-Aba goods are inferior. But is this true? There are no simple answers, writes Charles Ajunwa and Solomon Elusoji. We entered the Ariaria International Market in a cloud of dust, via Faulks Road. Above, the sun was a rain of steam that hammered our heads without mercy. The traffic was clogged and […]

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