Watch the trailer for psychological thriller Old Stone

Coinciding with its US release, a trailer has arrived online for writer-director Johnny Ma’s psychological thriller Old Stone; take a look below after the official synopsis… In Johnny Ma’s thrilling debut feature, a Chinese taxi driver finds himself plunged into a Kafkaesque nightmare where no good deed goes unpunished. Beginning as a gritty social-realist drama […]

Senate seeks to ban importation of used cars

The Senate Committee on Privatization, has proposed a ban on the importation of used cars. Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, who is the chairman of the committee, made this know while on an oversight visit to the assembly plant of Volkswagen of Nigeria Automobile Limited in Lagos. He urged local manufacturers to make affordable and energy-efficient cars […]

Lagos plans N813bn budget for 2017

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has presented the 2017 budget proposal of N813bn to the state House of Assembly, saying his administration will continue with infrastructural renewal of the state. Ambode, who christened the budget as ‘The Golden Jubilee Budget,’ as it coincided with the state’s 50th Anniversary, explained […]

Bhart Airtel pays $127m to acquire Econet’s stake in Nigerian Unit

Chairman, Econet Wireless, Strive Masiyiwa. PHOTO: Youtube After paying $127 million, Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, has completed the acquisition of Econet Wireless Limited’s entire 4.2 per cent shareholding in Airtel Nigeria, according to a statement on its website. Recalled that Chairman of Econet Wireless, Strive Masiyiwa, had dragged […]