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2023: Nigerians demand restructuring as major campaign issue

Few weeks to the commencement of the campaigns ahead of the 2023 general election, Nigerians have demanded that…

How long hold on power fails to check poverty in the North

Sometime in 2020, the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), through its data, disclosed that 40 percent or…

2023: How hangers-on may ruin principals’ chances

Character defamation and the expression of unpleasant opinions between staunch supporters of different nominees…

Between Nigeria and Niger Republic: Where does Buhari’s interest lie?

President Muhammadu Buhari’s excessive romance with Niger Republic under the guise of promoting the policy of…

Cost of Living Crisis

Food inflation in some selected African countries

Food inflation in some selected African countries The graph above shows the food inflation of some selected…

Start-ups worse hit by surging inputs costs

The recent spike in prices of critical inputs is making it increasingly difficult for start-ups and early-stage…

RUSSIA - UKRAINE CONFLICT

UN report shows magnitude of war’s toll on Ukrainian civilians

The UN Human Rights Office has outlined a litany of abuses and possible war crimes carried out by Russian forces in…

How Russia-Ukraine war may stress Nigerians, others beyond 2022

There are fears that the Russia-Ukraine war will likely drive economic instability in Nigeria and other countries…

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The ‘bad’, bad & ugly: Four charts showing Nigeria’s…

The "bad", bad & Ugly: Four charts showing Nigeria's fiscal performance between January & April 2022

Cocoa’s rise and fall as Nigeria’s top export

Cocoa was one of the main sources of income in Nigeria prior to Independence, but that changed following the exportation of crude oil in…

Jailbreaks in Nigeria since 2016: Timelines and numbers

Jailbreaks in Nigeria since 2016: Timelines and numbers

Olawale Fasanya, SMEDAN’s DG/CEO, is committed to helping SMEs grow

OLAWALE FASANYA, SMEDAN’s DG/CEO, is committed to helping SMEs grow

How to make money from stocks amid rising interest rates

How to make money from stocks amid rising interest rates

Watch how to calculate your personal inflation rate

How to Calculate Your Personal Inflation Rate

Animation: Comparing Nigeria’s economy in 2015 and 2022

The comparison of total debt, the cost of a plane ticket, the cost of household items (palm oil, gas, four, pasta, bread, fish, rice),…

Nigeria Eurobonds near junk, shut out of debt market

Nigeria Eurobonds near junk, shut out of debt market

Buhari rebuked for saying Nigerians better off today than in 2015

Buhari gets the rebuke for saying Nigerians better off today than in 2015

The numbers that show outsized role of oil in Nigeria’s economy

In the first quarter of 2022, Nigeria’s oil and gas sector led in volume and value of imports and exports, accounting for nearly 88 percent…

Watch ‘Father’s Land’, the story of Indians in Nigeria

Devesh Uba, an Indian - who lived in Lagos, Nigeria - tells a story Indian families who've been settled in the economic capital of Nigeria…

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Ways to Make it Impossible to Get Fired from Your Job -A Review of Nnamdi…

Title: Unsackable Author: Nnamdi Ibe Publisher: WORITAL Year of Publication: 2021 Number of Pages: 112…

Fast and luxurious: Three of the world’s best jets in 2022

Possibly even more enjoyable than the destination is the journey when flying in one of these luxurious private…

A saint and a sinner

DANIELLA'S POV. This would be the worst Christmas holiday ever because I would be spending it away from my…

The Benefits of Aligning Your Personal and Business Branding

Having a great personal presence online is just as important as having a high-quality brand for your business, and…

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Are you a woman of glitz and glam looking to transform your wardrobe and your everyday looks by adding a collection…

OctaFX Celebrates its 11th Anniversary and Reveals its Brand Philosophy

OctaFX is celebrating its 11th anniversary! Here’s what the broker achieved over the years and the core elements of…

Building resilient organisations for sustainable success

The London Business School trained Professor Paul Griffith, the world's first Professor of Management to…

Group Life Insurance- Cover for One, Cover for All

Benjamin Franklin once said, “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” For…

Technology

CCTV cameras seen as critical to curb Nigeria’s insecurity

The rising insecurity in Nigeria and weaknesses in the country’s security architecture have put a spotlight on the…

Visa to expand Africa Women’s businesses through grant

Visa has announced a grant towards the African Women Impact Fund (AWIF), a collaboration between Standard Bank and…

Why Pocket by PiggyVest is bankrolling BBNaija

Pocket (formally Abeg) has emerged as the headline sponsor in the season 7 “level up” edition for the second time…

Fundall relaunches to drive diverse possibilities in Nigerian fintech space

Fundall, an end-to-end full-stack digital bank committed to promoting financial inclusion and literacy, and a…

Economy

Naira overvalued by 200%, may be devalued – Rewane

The Nigerian currency is over-valued by 200 percent and the Investors and Exporters (I&E) foreign exchange…

NESG urges reforms as Buhari’s legacy at stake

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), a private sector think-tank, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use…

Squeezed consumers switch to small stores on rising prices

Large superstores and shopping arcades are seeing smaller foot traffic as rising prices force many consumers to…

Food inflation in some selected African countries

Food inflation in some selected African countries The graph above shows the food inflation of some selected…

Energy

Hours after Buhari’s approval, upstream petroleum regulator blocks…

In a curious twist Monday night, the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) said that status quo…

Mini-grids will help solve Nigeria’s power crisis – Experts

Mini-grids, small-scale electricity generator interconnected to a distribution network to power to a small group of…

Caroline Eboumbou, clean energy crusader is All On’s new CEO

In a mini outlet in Lagos, Tunde Adeniyi taps contentedly on his laptop. The 31-year-old says the lobby, has…

Russia’s market growth in India spells more worries for Nigeria

The growing pace of Russia’s oil in the Indian market is posing a further threat to Nigeria’s oil revenue,…

Markets

Nigeria stocks value sees N3trn rise in H1

Nigeria’s capital market activities remain positive in the first half (H1) of 2022 as both local and foreign…

IMG, Skyway top laggards as market starts week on negative note

Nigeria’s equities market opened the new week in red (-0.46percent) as counters like Industrial & Medical Gases…

Domestic investors beat foreigners in Nigeria’s N1.66trn H1 equities deal

Nigeria’s equities transactions rose to N1.662trillion in half-year (H1) to June 30, 2022 compared with N…

Equities gain N196bn in week ended August 5

Nigeria's equities market closed the week ended Friday August 5 in green, rising by 0.70 percent despite three (3)…

Interview

Why cartoons are more popular than painting in Nigeria – Ganiyu Jimoh

Ganiyu Jimoh is a cartoonist, scholar, activist, and digital artist. He holds a PhD in Visual Arts from the…

Technology has reduced cost of making movies, turnaround time – Niyi…

Niyi Akinmolayan, founder/creative director, Anthill Studios, a Nigerian Filmmaker, director, and media consultant,…

Meet Onanuga, entrepreneur maximising e-commerce gains

Every entrepreneur in Nigeria has a unique story to tell and usually an inspirational story of how their…

Amanda Etuk makes top 50 Africa’s Business Heroes 2022 finalists

The Africa’s Business Heroes flagship philanthropic programme for the Jack Ma Foundation in Africa, has announced…

Companies

NIRSAL MFB unveils new products for MSMEs, salary earners

Nirsal Microfinance Bank Limited (NIRSAL MFB) has launched two new products named salary advance and SME loan, to…

Cydene Energy launches mobile app to help Nigerians track utilities use

With the rising cost of living and the soaring cost of cooking gas, Cydene Energy has launched a tech app that will…

Power business favours Transcorp as profit hits 9-year high

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, in its recently released half-year (H1) financial statement on the…

Courteville considers NGX exit over low share value

The group managing director of Courteville Business Solutions Plc. Adebola Akindele has announced the company is…

CLIMATE/ ENVIRONMENT

Nigeria commits to UN water treaty

Africa’s most populous country has taken a significant step towards ensuring the sustainable management of its…

How to curb the flood menace in Lagos

As the rainy season emerged during the first week of March, residents of Satellite Town, Lagos have been troubled…

Reps ask NNPC to put out ‘unending’ fire at Caritas University

The House of Representatives has called on the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd (NNPC) and its subsidiaries,…

Buhari to attend Commonwealth conference on governance, climate change in…

President Muhammadu Buhari will lead a Nigerian delegation to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government…

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Life + Art

Fozter wins Boomplay ‘Pass the Mic Rap’ competition

After several intense battle rounds and an eclectic display of creativity, Fozter Nnamdi Chima, a talented…

Technology has reduced cost of making movies, turnaround time – Niyi…

Niyi Akinmolayan, founder/creative director, Anthill Studios, a Nigerian Filmmaker, director, and media consultant,…

ARTSPLIT online auction attracts $57,000, as value of artworks grow by 14%

ARTSPLIT, the pioneer art trading platform for African art, recently closed the Modern and Contemporary African…

Asher Yelo set to release new EP – ‘Mr. Misunderstood’

Asher Yelo, a British - Nigerian artist, has proven his passion for music and art, in his highly anticipated second…

Africa

AfDB to help Ivory Coast achieve all-inclusive economic growth

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has promised to continue its partnership with the government of Ivory Coast and…

Why Kenya’s hospitality sector attracts global capital amid pandemic effect

For reasons ranging from recoveries to increased domestic tourism, and friendly environment for foreign investors,…

Buhari urges ECOWAS leaders to imbibe democratic culture

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Monrovia, Liberia called on leaders in West Africa to do all within their…

Reps ask FG to adopt African Union’s ‘silencing the gun’…

The House of Representatives has urged the federal ministry of foreign affairs to fully embrace and adopt the…

World

Blinken visits South Africa, two others in new Africa tour

Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, has arrived in Africa for his three-nation tour of the continent. He arrived…

Earth spinning faster than ever

Scientists are saying that the earth is spinning faster than 24 hours. The UK’s National Physical Laboratory has…

America stands with Taiwan – Nancy Pelosi

US lawmaker Nancy Pelosi has ended her Taiwan visit. She had arrived on Tuesday evening in Taipei alongside some…

Al Qaeda: US kills Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s replacement

The United States has killed one of the most wanted leaders of al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, in a drone strike,…

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Russia’s market growth in India spells more worries for Nigeria

The growing pace of Russia’s oil in the Indian market is posing a further threat to Nigeria’s oil revenue,…

Big Story

Oil theft spooks operators, deepens underinvestment

The number of idle big-ticket oil and gas projects in Nigeria looks set to rise as massive crude theft that is…

Politics

2023: Nigerians demand restructuring as major campaign issue

Few weeks to the commencement of the campaigns ahead of the 2023 general election, Nigerians have demanded that…

How long hold on power fails to check poverty in the North

Sometime in 2020, the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), through its data, disclosed that 40 percent or…

2023: How hangers-on may ruin principals’ chances

Character defamation and the expression of unpleasant opinions between staunch supporters of different nominees…

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LIRS launches whistleblower tip-off channel

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has announced the launch of its whistle-blower initiative for…

Cost of Living crisis

Food inflation in some selected African countries

Food inflation in some selected African countries The graph above shows the food inflation of some selected…

Coronavirus

COVID-19 vaccine supply now sufficient but demand lacking – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said supply for COVID-19 vaccine is now sufficient but demand is…

COVID-19 cases rise in Africa driven by South Africa – WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said Africa COVID-19 cases had risen largely by the doubling of cases…

Kamala Haris, US VP, tests positive for COVID-19

Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, underscoring the…

Local vaccine production now matter of national security – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said building capacity for in-country production of vaccines and medical supplies…

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Squeezed consumers switch to small stores on rising prices

Large superstores and shopping arcades are seeing smaller foot traffic as rising prices force many consumers to…

2023: Nigerians demand restructuring as major campaign issue

Few weeks to the commencement of the campaigns ahead of the 2023 general election, Nigerians have demanded that…

CCTV cameras seen as critical to curb Nigeria’s insecurity

The rising insecurity in Nigeria and weaknesses in the country’s security architecture have put a spotlight on the…

Mini-grids will help solve Nigeria’s power crisis – Experts

Mini-grids, small-scale electricity generator interconnected to a distribution network to power to a small group of…

Caroline Eboumbou, clean energy crusader is All On’s new CEO

In a mini outlet in Lagos, Tunde Adeniyi taps contentedly on his laptop. The 31-year-old says the lobby, has…

Russia’s market growth in India spells more worries for Nigeria

The growing pace of Russia’s oil in the Indian market is posing a further threat to Nigeria’s oil revenue,…