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Atiku/Okowa PCC inaugurates 7-member ad hoc media committee in Lagos

Atiku/Okowa Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) in Lagos, on Monday, inaugurated a seven-man ad hoc media and…

Between 2019 and 2023: Reflections on APC’s Abeokuta rallies

On Wednesday, January 25, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign train stopped at Abeokuta, the…

Akwa Ibom APC’s worsening crisis and Ita Enang’s expulsion

The expulsion of Ita Enang, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former member of the National…

2023: Igbo group endorses Abe for governor Rivers State

Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that…

Cost of Living Crisis

Remote work request surges over rising cost of living

Employees' request for remote work in Nigeria has been on the rise over lingering fuel scarcity that has doubled…

Businesses adapt to survive as cost surges

More businesses in Nigeria, especially in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry, are embracing…

RUSSIA - UKRAINE CONFLICT

Zelensky insists talk with Putin possible only after Russian troops…

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has reiterated his rejection of negotiations with Russia before a withdrawal…

Russian warship with hypersonic missiles to join drills with China, South…

A Russian warship armed with new-generation hypersonic cruise weapons will participate in joint exercises with the…

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Yellow Card signs Psycho YP as brand ambassador

As crypto enthusiasts usher in 2023 and the promises it holds for the crypto world, Yellow Card is going a step…

Succession Series: Understanding the importance of estate planning

Estate planning can be a daunting task yet doing so is essential for protecting your loved ones and managing your…

TECNO partners with MTN as it launched the 5g Phantom X2

TECNO, a leading mobile phone brand in Africa, announced its partnership with MTN at the launch of its latest…

Self-Awareness is critical to success in turbulent times – Former…

In this interview, winner of the equivalent of two Oscars and Oxford alumnus Ambassador Charles Crawford explains…

Technology

Nigeria lost $82.7m to internet shutdown in 2022 – Report

The economic cost of Nigeria’s internet shutdown was $82.7 million in 2022. The new figure indicates a 94 percent…

Airtel’s IT Director becomes president of CIO Club Africa

Oluwaseun Solanke, Director, Information Technology at Airtel Nigeria has emerged the president of the executive…

Mafab Communications targets infrastructure sharing to push 5G service

Mafab Communications, the newest member of the telecom industry and one of the owners of the three 5G licence…

Eze’s new B2B platform features multi-currency for mobile device…

Eze, a wholesale marketplace for electronics dealers worldwide has launched a new platform that enables consumers…

Economy

Moody’s downgrades Nigerian banks on ‘weakening operating…

Four days after cutting Nigeria's credit ratings deeper into junk territory, Moody's Investors Service has…

IMF raises Nigeria’s economic growth forecast to 3.2% in 2023

Due to improved securities combating crude oil heists, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised Nigeria’s…

PFAs third pay rise puts insurers on edge

Retirees under programmed withdrawal (PW) managed by Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) will be getting a third pay…

Worst-ever Moody’s rating sends Nigerian Eurobonds tumbling

Nigeria’s government bonds fell sharply on Monday after ratings agency, Moody’s slashed the country’s credit rating…

Energy

As investment dries up in Nigeria, Southern Africa entices investors

When it comes to investment in the oil and gas sector, Africa’s biggest oil-producing country is losing a decisive…

Rising cooking gas prices threaten efforts to cut dirty fuels

The average retail price paid by Nigerians to refill a 12.5kg cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known…

Global clean energy investment hits $1trn, equals fossil fuel for the first…

For the first time in history, global investment in low-carbon energy technologies totalled $1.1 trillion, to draw…

In race for clean energy, Danske Bank quits new fossil fuel financing

Denmark’s biggest bank (Danske Bank) has declared an end to fossil fuel financing, after concluding that 99.9…

Markets

Nigeria’s stocks gain N1.08trn in January

The value of Nigeria’s listed equities increased by 3.88percent or N1.082trillion in the month ended Tuesday,…

Geregu, Nahco, May & Baker top advancers as market opens week in green

Geregu Power Plc led the league of gainers on Monday January 30 after its share price rose from N160 to N176, up…

NGX Growth stocks index rises by 41.63%, emerges 2022 best

Growth stocks listed on Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) rose 41.63percent in 2022 to emerge as the best-performing…

FMDQ Exchange records N21.04trn secondary market turnover in December

Secondary market turnover on FMDQ Exchange in December 2022 was N21.04trillion, representing a month-on-month (MoM)…

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Knowledge gap hindering MSMEs access to funds –Head, Union Bank’s SMEs

Ayokunnumi Abraham, head of the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) products & segment team at Union…

Meet Olubukola Ahmadu, entrepreneur creating professional make-up…

Owing to the growing middle-class population and increasing urbanisation, Nigerians have continued to desire better…

Nigeria’s SMEs growth hinges on tech, research

As entrepreneurs struggle to navigate through a tough economy and build a thriving business, business leaders…

Why I am convinced Tinubu is committed to fulfilling his campaign promises,…

Oluwaseun Faleye, a Lagos-based commercial lawyer, Public Policy Analyst and member of the All Progressives…

Companies

Flour Mills hits N1.1trn turnover in Q3

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) has released its unaudited nine months (9M) financial results which shows…

UACN berths with N3.44bn full year loss before tax

UAC of Nigeria Plc has announced its unaudited results for the year ending December 31, 2022. The company reported…

MTN Group CEO lauds NGX for democratising access to financial securities

Ralph Mupita, Chief Executive Officer, MTN Group has lauded Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) for democratising…

Liberty Pay gets CBN’s nod to provide payment solution

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted Liberty Pay approval In principle (AIP) to operate as a payment…

CLIMATE/ ENVIRONMENT

LBS executive programme members turn thrashed tyres to income source

In the last decade, Africa’s biggest economy has experienced a surge in population growth and urbanization, which…

The danger of choosing to ignore impact of climate change in Nigeria

Nigeria, like other nations to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and other…

Osinbajo leads FG’s team to launch energy transition plan in August

The Federal Government of Nigeria will on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, launch its Energy Transition Plan, tailored…

Nigeria commits to UN water treaty

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

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Life + Art

Malta to host second edition of Nigerian Contemporary Art Exhibition

In a bid to promote African arts all around the world, Malta is set to host the second edition of the Nigerian…

ARTSPLIT introduces MusicSplit

ARTSPLIT, the pioneering alternative investment platform has launched MusicSplit, its latest offering that allows…

Tems becomes first Nigerian artist nominated at the Oscars

Tems has made history again as she becomes the first Nigerian artist to be nominated at the Academy of Motion…

Boost for creative industry as Lagos opens world-class culture centre today

The Nigerian creative industry has received a huge boost with the opening of John Rendle Centre for Yoruba Culture…

Africa

Attack on Burkina Faso military leaves at least 28 soldiers dead

Rebel fighters on Sunday and Monday launched series of attacks against military officers in Burkina Faso which led…

African leaders, the reason why democracy is underdeveloped — Afrobarometer

The African continent's leaders have been blamed for the underdevelopment of democracy in Africa. This…

Badara Joof, Gambia’s vice president is dead

Badara Alieu Joof, vice president of Gambia has died following a short illness. He passed away in India where he…

AfDB names 25 finalists for its $140,000 AgriPitch Competition  

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has named 25 youth-led agriculture sector companies from 14 African countries…

World

CPI 2022: Nigeria improves slightly in corruption-driven violence index

The corruption perception index (CPI) of Nigeria has marginally improved by four points, according to the latest…

Transparency Index associates corruption with increased violence globally

Transparency International's 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), has alluded to the link between corruption…

Israel refills the Sea of Galilee, supplying Jordan on the way

When the floodgates are open, a torrent of water gushes into a dry river bed and races to the shore of the Sea of…

Bomb Blast in Pakistan mosque leaves at least 27 dead and over 145 injured

No less than 27 worshippers have been confirmed dead and over 145 severely injured from a bomb explosion in a…

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Pressured naira records marginal gain

Naira on Tuesday gained marginally against the dollar as demand eased slowly at the parallel market, also known as…

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Nigeria’s oil bid process leaves investors in doubt

Sixteen years after the last bid for big oilfields, Nigeria is offering seven deepwater offshore blocks to…

NigeriaDecides2023

Atiku/Okowa PCC inaugurates 7-member ad hoc media committee in Lagos

Atiku/Okowa Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) in Lagos, on Monday, inaugurated a seven-man ad hoc media and…

Between 2019 and 2023: Reflections on APC’s Abeokuta rallies

On Wednesday, January 25, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign train stopped at Abeokuta, the…

Akwa Ibom APC’s worsening crisis and Ita Enang’s expulsion

The expulsion of Ita Enang, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former member of the National…

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Cost of Living crisis

Remote work request surges over rising cost of living

Employees' request for remote work in Nigeria has been on the rise over lingering fuel scarcity that has doubled…

Coronavirus

NSSF to support more states to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination

The intervention by the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF), a private sector-led not-for-profit organisation is…

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Our terrible choices may come back to haunt us – A Review of Adebayo Abidemi…

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2023 election: Bello leads APC campaign in Kogi East

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has urged residents to vote for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in…

Tinubu dubs Atiku liar, Obi, betrayer

Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, threw jabs at his fellow…

Cattle farmers demand justice after Nasarawa airstrike

Nigeria’s cattle farmers under their umbrella body -- Coalition of Pastoralists Association (CPAN) -- are demanding…

CBN clarifies position on old naira note deadline

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has clarified its position on the February 10, 2023, deadline for phasing out of…

Moody’s downgrades Nigerian banks on ‘weakening operating environment’

Four days after cutting Nigeria's credit ratings deeper into junk territory, Moody's Investors Service has…

IMF raises Nigeria’s economic growth forecast to 3.2% in 2023

Due to improved securities combating crude oil heists, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised Nigeria’s…