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Covid-19: Not yet celebration time

Many Nigerians are currently in high spirits over the seemingly decreasing number of infected persons as released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), but experts warn that it is not yet celebration time. For a people who had…

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Covid-19 adds to misery of homeless Nigerians in Lagos

IBRAHIM ADEYEMI spent three nights with some homeless Nigerians in Lagos, to have a front-row…

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Here’s why NNPC intervened in disputes over Oil Mining Lease 130

Last Thursday Nigeria’s national oil company, the Nigerian National…

15 key reforms from Nigeria’s first revision of corporate law in 30yrs

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assented to the Companies and…

Five things to start your day

The domestic equities market yesterday sustained its bullish streak for the…

Kashamu, ex-Ogun senator, dies of COVID-19 complications

A former lawmaker, Buruji Kashamu, is dead. Kashamu, who represented Ogun East Senatorial District between 2015…

Updated: COVID-19: FG extends protocols for another four weeks

Federal government said it will maintain the COVID-19 protocols which are currently in operation for managing…

Only 1.2% Nigerians enjoyed government’s COVID-19 palliatives – SBM…

The Federal Government’s effort to cushion the impact of economic and health crisis brought about by the COVID-19…

Covid-19: Governor Diri lifts ban on midweek church services in Bayelsa

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has lifted the ban on midweek church services, which he imposed as part of…

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‘Savvy fellowship’ launched to groom fresh entrepreneurs, calls…

A global fellowship program has been launched to impact 10,000 professionals through an initiative called “Savvy…

Benedicta Enodiana: Building successful fashion business

Benedicta Enodiana, founder, Dreamy Fabrics &More, is among the few female entrepreneurs that are building…

How Dunnice became successful brand in event industry

Dunnice is one of the successful brands in Nigeria’s event industry. But its success did not come overnight. It…

GEEP: Timely intervention for Nigeria’s bottom of the pyramid

It is indisputable that the Government Enterprise & Empowerment Program (GEEP) came at the appropriate time.…

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Tech and the Cloud will drive the post-pandemic revival

The COVID-19 pandemic has had such a fundamentally destabilising impact on the planet that it transcends public…

FCMB Group Records Impressive Half Year Results as Profit Before Tax Rose…

FCMB Group Plc has again proved its resilience and capability to deliver outstanding performance and returns to…

CLOUD set to drive Africa’s inclusive AI future

JOHANNESBURG, July 2020 – Cloud computing offers unique opportunities to drive inclusive growth and economic…

Optimising the Cloud journey

Cloud services are critical for SMEs in the current environment, but they require experienced advisory…

Third Mainland Bridge Closure

Only 25% of vehicles on 3rd Mainland Bridge being diverted – FRSC

Only 25 percent of total daily vehicular traffic on the partially closed Third Mainland Bridge are being diverted.…

Why motorists spend longer hours on Eko Bridge

The Federal Government has explained why motorists on Eko Bridge in Lagos have had to endure pains and stress of…

Third Mainland Bridge closure: Here are alternative routes for you

Don't get trapped in the heavy traffic build-ups that have become the order of the day on Third Mainland Bridge…

Fashola assures motorists of improved traffic situation on Third Mainland…

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has assured the motoring public that the traffic…

Women in Business

‘We aim to enhance knowledge on child labour and transform social attitudes…

Elizabeth Ajetunmobi is the chief executive officer of Aymie Staffing Solutions and the president of the…

Women in Business: Constance Iloh

Described as a “higher education powerhouse” by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, Professor Iloh is an…

Women in Business: Affiong Williams

Affiong Williams is the CEO/ Founder of Reelfruit, a topmost fruit processing, packaging and marketing company in…

H.E Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi, the social entrepreneur and gender development…

Her Excellency, Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi is the First Lady of Ekiti state. She is a feminist activist,…

Interview

‘Businesses need to develop risk strategies that promote payment security’

Online transactions have increased in recent months as both consumers and businesses shift online in conforming to…

Persistent flood may trigger severe food crisis across Nigeria –…

Most parts of the country are currently being ravaged by flood due to heavy rainfalls. In this interview with JOHN…

‘The Nigerian market is ripe for animation movies, and our LBMM is the…

In a few months' time, the Nigerian movie industry will be witnessing the release of the country’s first feature…

Companies

Access Bank’s deal in Zambia consolidates its foothold in 13 African…

Access Bank’s pan African dream is coming to fruition following another successful deal in Zambia. Just last week,…

GLEIF reaffirms CSCS as the sole Local Operating Unit for Nigeria

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), the independent global body responsible for coordinating the…

Courteville declares N339.4m profit

Courteville Business Solutions Plc, Nigeria’s foremost e-business solutions and advisory company has announced a…

Financial Times

The next virus pandemic is not far away

In a broken world struggling to recover from coronavirus, a new pandemic threatens to destroy the remnants of…

Trump gives US groups 45 days to stop dealing with TikTok and WeChat

Donald Trump has given US companies 45 days to stop dealing with ByteDance, the Chinese owner of TikTok, and…

How to close the gender pay gap

Women around the world will have to wait another two centuries for the global gender gap to fully close. That’s…

Economy

Nigerian economy remains our priority – Reps

The House of Representatives said the Nigerian economy remains a priority for it and in the same manner, with which…

Osun flirts with insolvency, spends 91% of FAAC servicing debt in Q1

For every N100 shared to the Osun State government as revenue allocation from the federation account (FAAC), N91…

Economy will grow at 3% in 2021 on sustainability plans implementation-…

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that Nigeria economy will bounce back with growth moving up to 3%, at the…

Energy

National Gas Transportation Network Code goes live August 10

The National Gas Transportation Network Code launched in February, by Timipre Sylva, minister of state for…

Here’s why NNPC intervened in disputes over Oil Mining Lease 130

Last Thursday Nigeria’s national oil company, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)…

Transparency awareness group urges NERC to halt competition transmission…

Transparency Awareness Group on Thursday  urged  the federal government  to urgently direct the Nigerian…

Politics

Dogara’s defection to APC unsettles House leadership

While the pomp and ceremony that greeted the recent defection of the former Speaker of the House of…

Socio-economic life takes the hit as Kaduna burns

The wave of the mindless killings and ugly attacks in the southern part of Kaduna State has continued to create…

Attempted coup d’état: I didn’t endorse anybody – Edo CP, Kokumo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, has refuted claims that he endorsed members of the All…

Markets

Access Bank’s deal in Zambia consolidates its foothold in 13 African…

Access Bank’s pan African dream is coming to fruition following another successful deal in Zambia. Just last week,…

CBN officially adjusts exchange rate on website to N379/$

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday officially updated the exchange rate on its website from N360 to N379…

Nigeria stocks gained N180bn in one week

Nigeria stocks climbed by +1.41 percent in the trading week to Friday August 7 on renewed optimism that companies’…

Technology

Samsung unveils five new power devices to empower your work, play

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. hosted it’s first-ever Galaxy Unpacked virtual event live streamed from Korea to…

How NCC’s plan to open up financials of telcos is a win for subscribers

Before the end of 2020, the Nigerian Communications Commission is most likely to publish the financial statements…

Blockchain adoption can lower Nigeria’s economic uncertainties, tech…

Around the world, there is rapid adoption of blockchain technology in growing and transforming the way businesses…

NCC says Nigerian banks owe telcos N17billion for USSD transactions

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that commercial banks in Nigeria are currently in debt of…

Life and Culture

Envoy Hotel still offers premium services

In March 2018, a new entrant debuted in the Nigerian hospitality market with a promise to make a difference,…

Lilo, Ka3na speak on relationship with housemates 

Big Brother Naija Lockdown housemates witnessed their very first Eviction Night show on Sunday, August 2, 2020.…

Bayegun (Woli Arole) changing his narrative with film production

Oluwatoyin Bayegun, Known as Woli Arole, is a Nigerian comedian, actor and on-air personality. He was born on…

Online social platform ‘mentoring her’ set to empower women

‘Mentoring Her’, an online social platform that virtually connects female mentors and mentees where they can…

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Market Intelligence

The paradox of lower yield but higher risk

It is amazing how everyone looked forward to 2020 as the “magic year” only for the yearning aspirations to be…

Unilever see share price and gross profit drop by 60 percent in 3 years

Unilever Nigeria has seen their share price decline by around 63 percent as investors repriced the company…

Nigeria’s Stock Market adds 4,000 points since hitting multiyear lows in…

Since falling to multi-year lows in April, the Nigerian Stock Market All Share Index has now jumped around 4,000…

Aswath Damodaran: Valuations: Key lessons to take away

The Second edition of the Coronation Capital Masterclass which discussed "Corporate Finance and Business Valuation"…

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Nigeria’s free fall into China’s debt trap!

Quote: “A dog that refuses to heed the warning call from the hunter’s whistle will end up missing.”…

Assessing performance of Nigeria’s industrial plan

In early 2014, economic and development experts gathered in Abuja to launch the National Industrial Revolution Plan…

Adewunmi Ogunsanya – Visionary behind MultiChoice success story in…

MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, a leading entertainment company and operator of DStv and Gotv is a success story that…

Climate change: asset managers join forces with the eco-warriors

As 2020 kicked off, Dan Gocher at the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility, a shareholder advocacy…

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Covid-19: Not yet celebration time

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Access Bank’s deal in Zambia consolidates its foothold in 13 African countries

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Socio-economic life takes the hit as Kaduna burns

The wave of the mindless killings and ugly attacks in the southern part of Kaduna State has continued to create…

Attempted coup d’état: I didn’t endorse anybody – Edo CP, Kokumo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, has refuted claims that he endorsed members of the All…

More than gubernatorial election in Edo as state Assembly turned into battle ground

As preparations for the September 19 gubernatorial election in Edo State intensify, the political tension in the…

Anxiety, ecstasy as mosques, churches reopen doors in Lagos

After about five long months (March 2020) since churches and mosques in Lagos were forced to shut their doors to…