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Nigerian mobility startup MAX.ng banks $1m in oversubscribed bond

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian mobility startup MAX.ng has secured NGN400 million (US$1 million) in capital under a first-of-its-kind securitisation of vehicle lease receivables under a Private Company Bond programme it hopes will eventually bank it NGN10 billion (US$22 million). Founded…

Kenneth Gyang: Nigeria’s First Male Director Of A Netflix Original

BY TOBI AWODIPE At the announcement of Òlòturé, the news was received with much enthusiasm, especially on social media. This is because, for the first time since Netflix’s entry to the Nigerian market, we are witnessing a Nigerian director produce…

How To Style Leather Clothes

BY ONWUADIAMU AWELE From ancient times, leather has been one essential fashion material that features in almost every era of design. Leather is known for versatility, comfort and durability. Leather is one classic and versatile clothing that would never go…

Mfonobong Inyang: Handle Your Customer Relation Services Like a Pro

By Mfonobong Inyang One of the most important clichés in business is that “the customer is always right” or “the customer is king.” Both phrases converge as the consensus that business people and businesses should be more customer-centric in their…

Burna Boy Takes over Spotify’s Black History Is Now Hub in Celebration of Nigerian Independence Day

Ayana Rashed Nigerian singer and songwriter, Burna Boy is kicking off the week of Nigerian Independence Day with an official takeover of Spotify’s Black History is Now (BHIN) Hub. The takeover falls on the heels of Burna Boy’s recently released album, Twice As Tall. The…

Eggs for dinner is a concept we love

By Lifestyle Reporter Hands up if you have ever looked inside the fridge to find there’s nothing you really feel like having. Except, perhaps, eggs. And no, before you judge yourself, it’s not just students who have eggs for dinner.…

SA stars cast in Netflix original Christmas mini-series ‘How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding’

By Entertainment Reporter Netflix announced that the Ramaphakela siblings will return this festive season with their trademark humour on a new 3-part mini-series, “How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding”. Starring some of South Africa’s well known faces like Thando Thabethe,…

Dallas Black Dance Theatre Celebrates 15th DanceAfrica With STEP AFRIKA!

by BWW News Desk Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) celebrates the 15th Anniversary of DanceAfrica with a virtual cultural tradition to touch your soul. Washington, D.C. based Step Afrika! will make you move with the African American art of Stepping…

Grammy-nominated musician Amythyst Kiah to perform virtually Friday

Johnson City Press Grammy Award-nominated musician Amythyst Kiah will give a free virtual performance Friday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. from the Tipton Gallery in downtown Johnson City, according to a release from East Tennessee State University. Kiah’s performance is…

Omolola Olorunnisola: Things Your Teen Should Know about Personal Finance

Omolola Olorunnisola Thinking back to when I was a teen, late 90s/early 2000s, I just wanted to be free. I wanted to do what I liked without queries. I felt I knew it all and didn’t want to be bothered.…