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How to make money with your smartphone

Smartphones are getting more sophisticated with in-built cameras that could rival most traditional cameras. Storage has also been getting a lot of attention. In the 2019-2020 period, nearly half of Huawei’s and Apple’s smartphone shipments came…

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BusinessDay Diary (Ep 3): A dive into the world of baking with Nike…

In this episode of BusinessDay Diary, Nike Majekodunmi, the CEO, 'Nuts About Cakes', talks about the baking…

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In this episode of BusinessDay Dairy, the CEO of Pundit Bookkeeping Services, spoke about the imprortance of…

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With 31 years in dry-cleaning, half of which he has spent running his own company, Eni-Ibukun Adebayo, founder of…

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The Fidelity Bank Virtual Card Will Transform Your Online Shopping…

Fidelity Bank Plc is continuously proving to be a force to be reckoned with in the digital banking space and this…

Making new Kings of mastery

Let’s be honest, we do not adore those African traditional movies anymore. The ones where coronation ceremonies are…

Descasio Leads the Digital Transformation Journey for SMEs and Startups…

As part of Descasio’s strategic plan to close the gaping distance between the current position of many African…

Your opportunity to earn up to a 75% Scholarship for a UK Master’s degree 

Unicaf, the leading online higher education provider, hosts a virtual open day where you can discover multiple UK…

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How Babalola built DJBTV into a global brand

Babalola Idowu Olumide has disclosed how he developed DJBTV, an indigenous media into a global one, renowned for…

Majekodunmi’s recipe for a successful baking business

Like many things, the baking industry has changed significantly over a number of years. For instance, when Nike…

How cashbox helps people cultivate healthy savings habit

Sydney Imuetinyan Aigbogun is the CEO of CashBox, an online saving platform helping thousands of users cultivate a…

Olumide Soyombo: from selling mail accounts to funding startups

It started in 1996, Yahoo was just incorporated and went on to become the most popular starting point for web users…

Companies

Dangote Cement’s profit hits record-high on increased sales

Dangote Cement, Nigeria’s largest company, posted record profit in the first half of the year as demand for the…

Seplat declares interim dividend of 2.5 cents, half year PBT up 142.7%

Seplat Energy Plc has pronounced an interim dividend at a rate of US2.5 cents (United States Two and Half Cents)…

Fidelity Bank doles out N39mn to 15 lucky customers

In yet another show of its commitment to reward loyal customers for maintaining a savings habit, leading financial…

Sabiman Initiative: A big move to cut unemployment

Nigeria’s population growth without corresponding economic growth is a concern. At 33.3 %, unemployment is equally…

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VOME AGHOGHOVBIA-GAFAAR, keen on shaping Africa’s future through energy…

Vome Aghoghovbia-Gafaar is an award-winning chemical engineer, energy consultant and the founder of Ignite Energy…

Sickle cell, gender selection can be addressed with technology –…

The prevalence of sickle cell anaemia is high in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa, but access to necessary genetic…

‘Legislation can make healthcare affordable for everyone’

OBINNA UKACHUKWU, divisional head, Health and Education sectors with Sterling Bank Plc, in this interview with HOPE…

Youth Day of Service 2021: ‘We are targeting 1,000 projects, 100,000…

Initiated by one of Nigeria’s foremost non-profit organisations, LEAP Africa, the Youth Day of Service (YDoS) is an…

Economy

Low base effect seen lifting Nigeria to 7.9% growth in Q2

The second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) figures for Nigeria are expected to show as much as a 7.9 percent…

Nigeria’s economic growth far from reducing poverty

Nigeria's GDP per capita income or what economists interpret as economic growth per head is projected to rise in…

Soaring price of cooking gas drains consumers’ pockets

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), otherwise called cooking gas, is a necessity for every Nigerian due to its…

Nigeria’s recovery from pandemic is on but there’s one problem

Nigeria's near-term economic growth is made more uncertain by high inflation which is affecting business sentiments…

Women in Business

Suzanne Iroche, Independent Non-Executive Director at Coronation Merchant…

Recently in Nigeria, we have been celebrating women being elevated to top positions. By top positions, I mean…

Abimbola Onakomaiya, MD/CEO of PeakThrust Insurance Brokers Limited

Abimbola Onakomaiya is the MD/CEO of PeakThrust Insurance Brokers Limited, an insurance broking company…

Ukinebo Dare, MD of the Edo State Skills Development Agency

Ukinebo oversees the Edojobs initiative and the Edo State Skills Development Agency. Coordinating efforts and…

Chioma Afe, Group Head, Retail Marketing & Analytics at Access Bank…

Chioma is a motivated, proactive, strategic thinker, leader and digitally driven brand advocate. A successful…

Energy

Nigeria’s biggest indigenous oil firm to pay shareholders $14.7m dividend…

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Nigeria’s largest listed Oil & Gas firm by market value, will pay a…

Shareholders mount pressure on Big Oil firms to cut upstream emission

There is growing pressure from shareholders in some of the world’s biggest oil-producing companies to reduce…

PowerGen secures financing from CrossBoundary Energy Access, others, to…

PowerGen, a developer in Africa of on-grid and off-grid distributed energy, has secured long term project financing…

How Solar Power is Reducing Maternal Mortality Rates in Zimbabwe

A renewable energy innovation has improved obstetric care to last-mile communities across Zimbabwe, successfully…

Politics

Lagos APC congress: Lagos4Lagos kicks against consensus arrangement

Lagos4lagos, a pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) group in Lagos State, has kicked against the consensus…

Appeal Court sacks Odey as Cross River North Senator

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar Friday nullified the election of senator Stephen Odey as senator…

APC dismisses impending danger of Ondo guber Supreme Court judgement on…

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed insinuations that the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the…

APC governors to roll out job creation, economic stimulation, poverty…

Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have reaffirmed their commitment…

Markets

Naira strengthens further to N517 as dollar demand slows

Nigeria’s currency on Friday strengthened further by 0.57 percent to N517 per dollar compared with N520/$ it closed…

UACN grows half-year pre-tax profit by 25.3%

UAC of Nigeria Plc has announced its unaudited results for the half year (H1) ended 30 June 2021. The…

Seplat kicks off Capital Markets Day with NGX Closing Gong ceremony

Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited hosted Seplat Energy Plc to a digital Closing Gong Ceremony to commemorate the…

Naira pares losses in parallel market as bank CEOs expect more gains

The naira appreciated to N520 to a dollar on the parallel market on Thursday after hitting a four-year low of N525…

Technology

How to make money with your smartphone

Smartphones are getting more sophisticated with in-built cameras that could rival most traditional cameras. Storage…

Here’s why Bitcoin is above $40,000, first time since June

The price of bitcoin went above $40,000 for the first time since June when a China-led bearish sentiment pushed…

Inside MTN’s current remote work strategy for 80% employees

The COVID-19 pandemic took many industries in Africa by surprise, but for players like MTN, it was like walking…

Sophos to expand cyber threat detection with acquisition of Braintrace

Sophos, backed by private equity firm Thoma Bravo said it has acquired Braintrace, a cybersecurity startup to…

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All you need to know about the BBNaija Shine Ya Eye House

Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), the popular and biggest reality TV show in Africa is officially in its sixth season…

Glo Expands its 22X Recharge value to All Prepaid Customers

Nigeria’s innovative telecommunications service provider, Globacom, has announced the extension of its…

The business hurdles women encounter

Saira Syed loves to write short reads on meaningful thoughts staggering through her legal journey. For her,…

What is Aura by Transcorp and how can money be made from it?

It is not unusual to get invited to a social function out of town, say a wedding ceremony, get there and have no…

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NCDC, global scientists develop strategies to strengthen COVID-19 response…

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) hosted  scientists  and experts who work at global, regional and…

COVID-19: Nigeria records 535 new cases, highest since detection of Delta…

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 535 new cases of COVID-19 across 18 states, the highest number of infections since…

Africa to receive first of 400m J&J vaccines next week

Africa, battling a severe third wave of Covid-19 infections, will receive the first batch of 400-million doses of…

COVID-19: Breach of measures fuels third wave amid poor communication

The breach of essential preventive measures for COVID-19 has contributed to the rise of a third wave in Nigeria,…

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Wife of the Delta State Governor and Founder, O5 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, on Friday through her initiative,…

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Dangote Cement’s profit hits record-high on increased sales

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Sanwo-Olu urges investors to tap agric opportunities

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NSIA to invest $200m in world-class hospital, 20 others, across Nigeria- Orji

The Nigerian Sovereign Investments Authority, NSIA, said it has concluded plans to build a world-class hospital in…