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Today’s episode of BusinessDay Diary captures the life and art of Ayokunle, the CEO of Klala Photography. “The first person that booked us…

Businessday Diary Ep 9: How Olufon is helping businesses step up…

On today's episode of BusinessDay Dairy, Toyin Olufon, Principal Consultant, Lefort Consulting, speaks on managing finance, data analytics…

BusinessDay Diary Ep 8: Savenhart Technology Limited’s contribution…

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Announcing The Invincible Hands Exhibition

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BusinessDay Diary (Ep 7): Farinu calls for more investment in digitisation,…

Today on BusinessDay Diary, the CEO of Swifta Systems and Services Limited Ayotunde Farinu speaks on digitization and automation. He also…

BusinessDay Diary (Ep 6): E’sorae Luxury on turning problems into profit

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BusinessDay Diary (Ep 5): Surviving as an online meat vendor, Fola Balogun

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BusinessDay Diary (Ep 4): With the CEO of Reals Pharmaceutical, Mr. Ade…

Mr. Ade Popoola, CEO, Reals Pharmaceutical, talks about the pharmaceutical sector and Nigeria’s chances of producing Covid-19 vaccines.

BusinessDay Weekender Turns One: The Editor Speaks

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BellAfricana stirs interest with its 3rd edition of African creative…

Award shows are a very integral practice in a nation. Besides how they foster togetherness and plaster unity on the…

Street food like no other: The best Suya spots in Lagos

Every culture has it. Their own special way of grilling meat. In East Africa, they call it nyamachoma, in…

25 Nigerian-Based Women Business Owners Share Their Stories – A…

Title: The “Girl” Entrepreneurs (An Expanded Version) Authors: Ibukun Awosika Publisher: Grace Springs Africa…

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Wema Bank introduces Quick Loan for 41.5m SMEs

To assist Nigerian entrepreneurs, startups and corporate customers scale their businesses, Nigeria’s leading…

Delta to partner MAN on entrepreneurship development

The Delta State Government yesterday expressed readiness to partner Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in…

Allen Foundation trains students on entrepreneurship development

Allen Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has empowered three outstanding students from over 120 students…

How QuickQart is supporting businesses transit digital

Newceanik Limited, a Dubai based tech company re-unveils digital platform QuickQart is supporting businesses easily…
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TECNO launches Its New #Stopatnothing campaign

TECNO is focused on becoming the most admired stylish smartphone brand among passionate young-at-heart consumers in…

Binance Educates Over 350,000 Crypto Beginners In 2021

As Binance continues in its mission to increase the freedom of money for users, drive blockchain adoption and…

Unicaf, LSETF and NBCC invites you to the Entrepreneurship Summit 2021

Unicaf in partnership with LSETF and NBCC organise the Entrepreneurship Summit 2021 “Building a Sustainable…

Six documentaries on Showmax that are in the news

We love a good make-believe tale, but there’s nothing more thrilling than getting a glimpse into someone else's…

Technology

54gene raises $25m Series B to push drug discovery research in Africa

Africa lags behind the rest of the world in drug discovery research despite being the region that is most affected…

2023: What Nigeria needs to conduct successful election via e-voting

In less than two years, over 84 million Nigerians who are registered to vote would head out again to elect new…

Tech4Dev launches IAmAWomanTechster campaign with art exhibition

Technology for social change and development initiative (Tech4Dev), a non-profit social enterprise working to…

Nigeria’s 5G rollout to put policy, infrastructure deficit on spotlight

The Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) last Wednesday gave its approval for National Policy on Fifth…

Economy

Nigeria to meet investors over $3bn Eurobond issuance September 17, 20

Nigerian authorities will on September 17 and 20, 2021 hold virtual meetings with potential investors for the…

Nollywood produces most movies in 5yrs but piracy limits profit

The Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, produced its highest movies in five years in the second quarter (Q2) of…

Rising GDP growth, slowing inflation unlikely to pave way for rate cut

Nigeria’s higher growth rate in the second quarter of 2021 as well as slowing inflation are not likely to pave the…

Multiple Customs checks, agencies’ interference stifle businesses at ports

The different units of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) still query the same cargo clearing document repeatedly to…

Energy

Akinyanmi, ex-Lekoil CEO sues company, claims hostile takeover

Lekan Akinyanmi, the erstwhile CEO of Aim-listed Lekoil Plc, removed over accusation of governance breach has sued…

Dangote in talks with oil traders for refinery loan says Reuters

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote is in talks with some of the world's biggest oil traders to help finance his…

Shell’s asset sale in Nigeria challenged by dollar-crunch

Nigeria’s banks likely don’t have enough dollars to fund clients seeking to acquire oil assets put on sale by the…

Dangote Refinery in talks with traders for loan – Reuters

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote is in talks with some of the world's biggest oil traders to help finance his…

Markets

NG Clearing Limited joins Global Association of Central Counterparties as…

At the monthly CCP12 - Global Association of Central Counterparties - Executive Committee Meeting on September 15,…

Stock market re-routes south by 0.15%

Nigeria's equities market failed to sustain previous day's gains on Thursday following a record decline by…

Lagos Free Zone Company debuts N10.5bn infrastructure bond

Lagos Free Zone Company (LFZC), the first free zone in Nigeria with a fully integrated deep seaport has…

FMDQ Exchange admits Eunisell Limited’s N3.50bn Series 1 Commercial Paper

FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited, through consistent collaboration with its stakeholders, continues to deepen and…

Interview

Government needs to encourage local manufacturers to boost capacity- Ajah

PATRICK AJAH, managing director and CEO of May & Baker Nigeria Plc, in this interview with GBEMI FAMINU, speaks…

Investors need certainty, respect for agreements before Nigeria is…

GEORGE NWANGWU, PhD, is an investor and technocrat with over 20 years experience in legal practice, financial…

We want to ensure women occupy better political positions in Nigeria…

Oloye Oluwatoyin Badmus is a business woman and a politician. Her business acumen earned her the position of…

Why I am into gospel music despite graduating as a Chemical/Polymer…

Ada Ogochukwu Ehi, simply known by her stage name, Ada Ehi, is a Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, recording and…

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C&I Leasing’s half-year profit hits lowest in 7years on income decline

One of Nigeria’s notable maritime companies, C&I Leasing Group, has reported its lowest half-year profit in…

AfCFTA offers tech players access to larger market to compete –…

The implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement will offer the tech industry players…

Chivita, Hollandia Yoghurt win big at 2021 Marketing Edge awards

It was an evening of recognition and celebration at the recently held 2021 edition of the Marketing Edge Awards…

Coronavirus: Primero boss distributes over 4,000 masks, calls for…

As Nigeria struggles to keep up with covid-19 vaccination and testing, Fola Tinubu, the managing director of…

Politics

Fani-Kayode dumps PDP for APC as defections to ruling party thicken

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former aviation minister, has formally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), after…

Defection: Nigeria can’t become one-party state – Gbajabiamila

Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker, Nigeria’s House of Representatives, has said the country cannot afford to have a…

Concede 2023 Presidency to the South-South -Group

The South-South Advocacy (SSP2023), a socio-economic, cultural and political group on Thursday called for a…

APC intimidates Nigerians to join party amidst worsen insecurity -Reps…

Ndudi Elumelu, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives on Thursday said it is very funny that the All…

Women in Business

Ada Osademey-Udechukwu, Gender & Economic Inclusion Specialist at IIFC

Ada Osademey-Udechukwu is a gender specialist and finance professional with a demonstrated history of working in…

Damilola Olokesusi, Co-Founder/CEO, Shuttlers

Damilola is a Co-Founder and CEO of a transport and tech company called Shuttlers, a start-up currently…

Femi Oyedipe, Co-Founder/CEO of Loshes Chocolate

Femi is the Co-Founder/CEO of Loshes Chocolate. Being self driven and passionate, it was time for Femi to add real…

Egonasom Olatunji, Founder/CEO at Times & Seasons Consulting

Egonasom Olatunji is the Founder/ CEO of Times & Seasons Consulting, a firm of business management consultants…

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AFRIMA holds patron’s dinner with the jury

After a week-long process of an exciting time of intense work, the members of the 13-person International Jury for…

Beauty starts from the inside and works its way out – Belisa

Stylish and beautiful model, Nashaira Belisa has evolved from being a beauty Queen to a top-notch philanthropist.…

Netflix’s Nigerian original film, ‘Blood Sisters’ from Mo…

Production has been wrapped up on Netflix’s latest Nigerian original film, titled Blood Sisters and produced by Mo…

Monument Group among top Nigerian companies at Dubai 2020 Expo

Nigerian conglomerate, Monument Group, has announced its interest in partaking part in the upcoming Dubai 2020…

Africa

54gene raises $25m Series B to push drug discovery research in Africa

Africa lags behind the rest of the world in drug discovery research despite being the region that is most affected…

AfCFTA offers tech players access to larger market to compete –…

The implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement will offer the tech industry players…

Three host cities make Africa’s Travel and Tourism Summit a continental…

Johannesburg, Durban and Lagos have been confirmed as host cities for the inaugural Africa’s Travel and Tourism…

WAICA Re reaffirms commitment to ending drought, flood across Africa

Reinsurer, WAICA Reinsurance Corporation (WAICA Re) has reaffirmed its commitment to ending drought, flood and…

World

Anne Hidalgo runs for France presidency

Anne Hidalgo, Europe’s most famous mayor is set to run for the French presidency. The Spanish-French politician…

Nigeria could be added to UK travel red list says Sky News

Nigeria, Jamaica and Grenada are among the countries that could be moved to the UK travel red list today, according…

President Macron says French troops killed ISWAP leader Al-Barnawi

President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed that French military forces killed Islamic militant and the leader of…

Okonjo-Iweala leads list of 100 world’s most influential people

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have lauded Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the first African and…

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Fani-Kayode dumps PDP for APC as defections to ruling party thicken

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Notwithstanding their recapitalisation and consolidation plus the intervention of the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance…

Africa’s future dependent on success of AfCFTA

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ILO unveils media toolkit to strengthen developmental communication

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Southern governors back state collection of VAT

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Nigeria Police to recruit 10,000 personnel – IGP

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