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AGS August Family Meeting
Join us on Thursday for our AGS Family Meeting, an excellent avenue to network with other members of the tribe and share your business and career concerns.
Prepare your questions, observations, concerns and even legal issues and get advice from the amazing and diverse members of the tribe and our experienced business owners on how they solve their issues.
Can’t wait to see you.
Time: 8:00 PM
Date: Thursday 26th August
Mandela Washington Application Bonus Session
Next Monday we will be hosting a Bonus Lightbox Session with our founder, Ife Durosinmi-Etti, who will be breaking down the nitty-gritty of the application process and how she went about getting her application approved.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Aug 30, 2021 08:00 PM Africa/Lagos
Click here to register in advance for this meeting.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
You can check out the Mandela Wahington Fellowship on the opportunity board of the AGS Tribe App and apply.
Covid-19: AstraZeneca second phase vaccination begins August 25, ends September 5
The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHCDA, has announced the dates for the second phase of AstraZeneca vaccinations in Nigeria as thousands wait for the second jab of the vaccine. Read more…
Incessant killings: Plateau, Benue gunmen kill 44, youths deposit corpses at Government House
Protests on Wednesday rocked Jos, the Plateau State capital, following the killing of 36 persons in an attack on the Yelwa Zangam community in the Jos North Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday. Read more…
National Assembly may bar Dangote Refinery, others from importing crude
The National Assembly may make new laws or amend the existing ones to prevent private refineries from importing crude oil into Nigeria. Read more…
Lagos State government approves 183 centres for COVID-19 vaccination
A total of 183 centres across Lagos State have been approved by the Lagos State Government to provide vaccination for the second phase of the national vaccination campaign. Read more…
Serena & Venus Williams withdraw from US Open with injuries
Venus Williams joined sister Serena in withdrawing from the US Open as the final Grand Slam of the year lost more high-profile players. Read more…
Japan stops use of 1.63m Moderna vaccine doses over contamination
Japan will halt the use of 1.63 million doses of Moderna’s Covid vaccine after reports of contamination in several vials, drugmaker Takeda and the health ministry said Thursday. Read more…
US probing Autopilot problems on 765,000 Tesla vehicles
The U.S. government has opened a formal investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot partially automated driving system after a series of collisions with parked emergency vehicles. Read more…
Leopard attacks model in German photoshoot
A 36-year-old model has been mauled by a leopard during a photoshoot that went wrong at a retirement home for show animals in eastern Germany. Read more…
Coronavirus origins: US intelligence report 'inconclusive'
A US intelligence report requested by President Biden into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic is inconclusive, US media reports say. Read more…
Nigerian fintech apps users confident despite regulatory crackdown
On August 17, a court in Abuja granted an order to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to freeze bank accounts belonging to four startups, which allow Nigerians to invest in foreign securities, for 180 days. Read more…
Digital SafeTea is helping young African women stay safe online
Digital security trainings are often invite-only sessions geared towards career women like journalists and human rights defenders. Pollicy and Paradigm Initiative are looking to change this with their new interactive fiction game, Digital SafeTea. Read more…
Tizeti’s superfast Internet, MultiChoice ordered to pay ₦900b, MaxAB’s acquisition/funding
Tizeti, a Nigerian company that provides high-speed broadband Internet to homes and businesses, is working on technology that could be as fast or even faster than 5G. Read more…
The federal government, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has put in place procedures to prevent Nigeria...READ MORE
Nigeria’s Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has been accused by the House of Reps Committee on Finance, of doctoring... READ MORE
South Korea becomes first major Asian economy to raise interest rates
South Korea has become the first major Asian economy to raise interest rates since the coronavirus pandemic began. Read more…
Two Nigerians plead guilty to defrauding US postal customers of $.5m
Two Nigerians have pleaded guilty to defrauding postal customers of $565,000 in Maryland, United States. Read more…
Former England captain Ted Dexter dies
Former England captain Ted Dexter, “one of England’s greatest ever cricketers”, has died aged 86, the Marylebone Cricket Club announced on Thursday. Read more…
Letitia Wright treated for injuries after Black Panther 2 accident
Actress Letitia Wright was treated in hospital after an accident on the set of the upcoming Black Panther sequel. Read more…
Jason Momoa talks taking a break from being a superhero in Netflix's 'Sweet Girl'
In this exclusive interview with Pulse, Hollywood star Jason Momoa opens up on his first time playing the role of a contemporary dad. Read more…
Kannywood actress Sadiya Haruna sentenced to Islamic school for 6 months by Sharia court
Haruna is accused of uploading sexual content on her social media pages. Read more…
Retired matron jailed for buying boy N50,000, selling him N200,000
The Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo has sentenced a 47-year-old woman, Gertrude Akpan, to 10 years’ imprisonment for trafficking in children. Read more…
AGS Quote of the Day
Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful.
Hazrat Inayat Khan