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COP26

Days after COP26 deal, oil producers angle to pump more

While the ink on which the climate change agreement was written has barely dried, oil producers gathered at a…

After #COP26 Glasgow, what next?

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP) in Glasgow Scotland which had stakeholders from all over the world in…

Climate crisis: Nigeria vows to reach net zero by 2060, but how?

President Muhammadu Buhari made a significant statement at the just-concluded United Nations climate change summit,…

COP26 keeps 1.5C hanging by a thread – experts

The United Nations Climate Change Conference ended on Saturday night in Glasgow with nearly 200 countries agreeing…

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What’s News Today

Watch the review, in reference to reports from the Lagos Judicial Panel, on how the Nigerian army covered up the Lekki toll gate massacre…

Des Amey is guest on The Exclusive with Kemi Ajumobi

DES AMEY, Founder/CEO, Amey Finance Academy was recently in Nigeria to connect project owners with potential investors. In this exclusive…

Airtel Africa could double mobile money revenues with Nigeria operations

Airtel, Nigeria’s second-largest telco by number of subscribers, could make an additional $405 million a year from mobile money operations…

What’s News Today

Watch this week's summary report on trending stories on our BusinessDay website.

Dr. Ogho Okiti – Managing Director, BusinessDay Media talks about…

"Don't think too much about economics as the Macro, just think of your personal situation"

Think Business with Dr. Ogho Okiti

Dr. Ogho Okiti - Managing Director, BusinessDay Media talks about Nigeria's economic recovery. "Don't think too much about economics as…

What’s News Today

BusinessDay introduces you to 'What's News Today'- a summary report on trending stories on our BusinessDay website. Watch today's recap in…

The Shift: Why WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram shutdown for 6hrs Monday

Private and personal information of over 1.5 billion Facebook users is being sold on a popular hacking-related forum, potentially enabling…

BusinessDay Diary (EP 11: Inside a Lagos factory changing the game in ice…

In today's episode of BusinessDay Diary, Kikelomo Adeniji, CEO, Iceplace Millennial, explains how she meets the demand for edible ice in the…

Businessday Diary Ep 10: Beyond the lens: The life, art of a Nigerian…

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…

On today’s episode of BusinessDay Media, Tolu Williams, founder of Savenhart Technology Limited talks about his contribution in renewable…

BD Weekender

Under my roof

I worked in a bank for several years. Everything was good until the bank started downsizing. I lost my job and it…

WARIF Raises Awareness to Rape and Sexual Violence with 3rd Annual No…

The Women at Risk International Foundation, WARIF launched the No Tolerance Campaign in March 2019 to address the…

The art of collecting

Have you ever wondered how art collecting came to be a cultural treasure? Collecting as an act, can be traced back…

Vanilla Milkshake at Home

A world’s favorite milkshake is a smooth and creamy concoction of vanilla ice cream, milk, vanilla extract topped…

Entrepreneur

Community Engagement: Oyo Government mulls empowerment SMEs

The Oyo State Government has announced its readiness to partner with relevant Trade Unions in the State, to come up…

Delta to provide financial support to 2,500 artisans in 2022

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Thursday said that the state would provide funding support to 2,500…

CBN launches new intervention scheme to tackle youth unemployment

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has formally launched the Tertiary Institutions…

Meet Barbara Ndugbu, entrepreneur with passion for creating beautiful cakes

Special occasions and events deserve special treats, especially with personalised cakes. This is where Barbara…

Sponsored

Turning organisational challenges into Strategic opportunities in Nigeria

Professor Paul Griffith shares insights into why Strategic Leadership is needed to succeed in turbulent times. He…

Tecno wins innovative smartphone brand of the year award at the Nigeria…

Africa’s preferred Mobile brand, TECNO, added another feather to its cap, receiving the “Innovative Smartphone…

Black Friday: Verve Is Offering 10% Off Everything You Buy On Konga

Black Friday has never been better. All year long, you’ve been filling your online cart with all the best, most…

Parimatch Debuts a “Radical” Black Friday in Nigeria

Nigerians have come to expect something from local businesses in November in recognition of the heavily assimilated…

Technology

NCC identifies SIM swaps, USSD e-payment as threats to telecom industry

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has identified Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) swaps and Unstructured…

Zinox gets Tech Company of the year 2021 from NCS

Zinox Technologies, a Lagos based Information and communication Technology (ICT) founded in 2001 has been awarded…

Why SMEs’ cloud adoption in West Africa is rising – SAP

Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director Central Africa at SAP in this interview with BusinessDay’s Frank Eleanya speaks…

Creditswitch wins Unified VAS Solutions Provider of the Year award

Creditswitch, a value added service (VAS) provider company in the Telecom and information technology (IT) industry…

Economy

Foreign exchange turnover at I&E window rises by 19.2% in July

Foreign exchange (FX) turnover at the Investors’ and Exporters’ (I&E) window rose by 19.2 percent to $161.16…

MTN’s share sale oversubscribed as investors eye value

MTN’s sale of shares in its Nigerian unit to institutional investors has closed Friday with the telecommunication…

High inflation, forex crisis to deter investments into Nigeria

If Nigeria’s high inflation and lingering foreign exchange crisis are not contained, investors’ appetite for the…

All you need to know about inflation

Idowu, a housekeeper now eats twice a day with her four children owing to escalating food prices. She can no…

Energy

Global stocks and oil tumble on new coronavirus fears after new variant…

Stocks, Treasury yields and oil sank in early trading Friday while the yen jumped as a new Covid-19 strain…

Oil spill: FG mulls review of NOSDRA Act, stiffer penalties for…

Disturbed by the devastating effects of the oil spills in the Niger Delta, the Federal government on Thursday said…

Nembe oil leak: Local incapacity worsens spills

The oil spill at the Santa Barbara oil field, OML 29, located in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has…

Oil firms ignore Nigeria, pump fresh dollars into Libya

Nigeria is struggling to attract investment into its energy sector, while Libya, a country that recently emerged…

Markets

Nigeria stocks gain N44bn in one week

In the mixed trading week ended Friday, November 26, investors in Nigeria’s listed stocks booked about N44billion…

Nigeria’s stock market decreases further by 0.32%

Stock market of Africa’s largest economy continues its southward movement on Thursday as bearish sentiment persists…

NGX hosts 9th Nigerian capital market information security forum

Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) on Tuesday, November 23 organised the 9th edition of the Nigerian Capital Market…

Nigeria stock market sheds N11bn as sell-side activities increase

Though on a slight rate, Nigeria’s equities market saw further decline (-0.02percent) on Wednesday as investors…

Interview

We must leverage digital technology to make our lives and jobs much easier…

Nicolas Blixell is the head of Global Customer Unit MTN and Customer Unit MTN Africa at Ericsson Middle East &…

‘Manpower deficit, lack of raw materials, infrastructure major challenges…

Yewande Adijat Hakeem-Habeeb is the creative director at Qubraz designs as well as an instructor at Qubraz fashion…

‘Young Nigerians should take advantage of LNI scholarship scheme for career…

The Lebanese Nigeria Initiatives (LNI) was set up by some Lebanese business men doing business in Nigeria as a…

Our mission is to keep the local flavour to our channel in Africa –…

Ariane Suveg is the head of Kids Channels for WarnerMedia in France, Africa and Israel. She currently manages…

Compaines

Fak’ugesi exhibition gallery honours digital artists from Africa, diaspora

Tshimologong Innovation Precinct and BetterShared will end the year on a high note with the launch of an all-new…

Bolt partners Max Africa to enable vehicle ownership

Leading ride-hailing platform Bolt has partnered with Metro Africa Express (MAX) to expand the Bolt vehicle…

LASAA launches 2022 mobile advert stickers for branded vehicles

Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA), the agency responsible for the control and regulation of…

Cititrust wins African Financial Brand of the year at the BAFI awards

Pan-African financial and investment institution, Cititrust Holdings Plc, won a highly coveted African Financial…

Politics

APC may throw 2023 presidential ticket open as Youth leader dismisses…

There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress (APC) may throw its 2023 Presidential ticket open…

APC to hold National Convention February 5, Presidential primaries third…

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said its National Convention will now hold on February 5, 2022.…

2023 elections: Nigeria back to pre-1999 era

This year marks 22 years since Nigeria returned to civil rule after years of military dictatorship that drained the…

Gov Wike has turned Rivers into a development model – Information boss

Gov Nyesom Wike has turned Rivers State into a development model, so declared the state’s commissioner of…

Women in Business

Adetayo Okusanya, Co-Founder/ COO of H.C. Bonum LTD

Adetayo Okusanya is Co-founder and COO of H.C. Bonum LTD. H.C. Bonum Ltd is a performance-oriented management…

Eneni Oduwole, Managing Consultant, Alter-Ed Limited

Eneni is a seasoned risk, operations management, environmental, social and governance risk strategist and…

JeNika Mukoro, Vice President, Marketing & Communications at VerifyMe…

JeNika Mukoro is a dynamic and versatile leader with over 20 years’ progressive experience, spread across several…

Adefolashade Fadeyi, Founder, Brighter Girls Life Initiative

Adefolashade Fadeyi is a personal development expert for teens, a US certified Girl Empowerment Coach and a member…

Toon of the Day

Podcast

Life + Art

Chef Vee is at your service

Chef Vee is Vanessa Cole. She is an entrepreneur and foodie turned professional chef. From a young age, she has…

Wishes from Gbajimba IDP Camp

Mdodo Nyitor’s village in Gusau local government area, Taraba state, was attacked by herders. Her attackers killed…

X3M Ideas wins creative agency of the year at 2021 LAIF Awards

Nigerian international creative agency, X3M Ideas, was awarded Creative Agency of the Year at the Lagos Advertising…

Psquare: The identical musical duo gets squared one more time

On Wednesday 17 October 2020, a video of the music stars surfaced on Peter Okoye ( Mr P.) Instagram feed. The…

Africa

Somalia set to announce deadline for maiden licensing round

Somalia will announce the deadline to bid for its first crude oil offshore licensing round "soon" after receiving…

COVID cases increase in South Africa as fourth wave predicted

Coronavirus cases are escalating in South Africa as the positivity rate of tests increases, according to an…

Boosting intra-African trade crucial for Africa’s inclusive…

Wilfred Machage, high commissioner of Kenya to Nigeria has said that African countries need to boost trade…

Ethiopia declares state of emergency, urges citizens to defend Addis Ababa

Ethiopia has declared a national state of emergency and told residents to prepare to defend the capital as rival…

World

Austria to commence full lockdown as Covid cases increase

Austria, a Western European country, will enter a fourth national lockdown on Monday as Covid-19 cases continue to…

Otoniel, Columbian drug lord is trending, this is why

Dairo Antonio Úsuga, Colombia’s most wanted drug lord, also known as Otoniel, has been caught and will be…

Trump set to launch own social media platform

Donald Trump, former president of the United States of America is set to announce the launch of his own social…

MP David Amess dies after being stabbed

David Amess, a British conservative member of the parliament has died after being stabbed at a constituency…

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NDIC says Bridge Bank option secured N1.02trn deposits, saved 12,667 jobs

The Bridge Bank option applied by Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) did not only prevent a systemic…

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COP26

Days after COP26 deal, oil producers angle to pump more

While the ink on which the climate change agreement was written has barely dried, oil producers gathered at a…

After #COP26 Glasgow, what next?

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP) in Glasgow Scotland which had stakeholders from all over the world in…

Climate crisis: Nigeria vows to reach net zero by 2060, but how?

President Muhammadu Buhari made a significant statement at the just-concluded United Nations climate change summit,…

COP26 keeps 1.5C hanging by a thread – experts

The United Nations Climate Change Conference ended on Saturday night in Glasgow with nearly 200 countries agreeing…

Coronavirus

Should you be worried about Omicron, new covid variant?

The new Omicron coronavirus variant - identified first in South Africa, but also detected in Europe and Asia - is…

Dreadful covid variant Omicron detected in U.K.

The U.K has confirmed two cases of the new Covid-19 strain omicron, Health Minister Sajid Javid said. “The two…

After Beta, S. Africa’s latest gift to the world is another frightening…

South Africa shocked an already traumatized world in October last year when its scientists announced the discovery…

COVID-19: Omnicron strain spells trouble on Nigeria’s slow vaccine rollout

The rise of Omnicron, a heavily mutated variant of the Covid-19 virus discovered in South Africa on Thursday has…

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BD Weekender

Under my roof

I worked in a bank for several years. Everything was good until the bank started downsizing. I lost my job and it…

Videos

What’s News Today

Watch the review, in reference to reports from the Lagos Judicial Panel, on how the Nigerian army covered up the…

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Poor hearts in barrels of harmful oils

As unbridled access to unhealthy fats consumption increasingly hurts the human heart, thousands of Nigerians die…

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APC to hold National Convention February 5, Presidential primaries third quarter of 2022

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said its National Convention will now hold on February 5, 2022.…

Omicron variant: UK asks for negative PCR test result from travellers

Anyone entering the United K will be required to take the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, Boris Johnson, the…

NDIC says Bridge Bank option secured N1.02trn deposits, saved 12,667 jobs

The Bridge Bank option applied by Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) did not only prevent a systemic…

2023 elections: Nigeria back to pre-1999 era

This year marks 22 years since Nigeria returned to civil rule after years of military dictatorship that drained the…

Africa Fashion Week Nigeria returns for a spectacular show this December

As the world continues to unlock its social doors after a year’s hiatus owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, organisers…

Tony Elumelu Foundation to give $5000 each to 3369 female entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs across all 54 African…