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Nigeria Equities Market:   Top gainers: UNITYBNK (+9.1%) , LINKASSURE (+7.7%) and ROYALEX (+7.3%) ,   Top losers: HONYFLOUR (-9.1%), PRESTIGE (-8.7%) and PRESCO (-6.2%).

Nollywood grabs global attention as film school investments surge

Nollywood, Nigeria’s film industry and one of the fastest growing in the world, is getting the help it needs to ramp up the quality of output, including talents, through film schools. In the last two years, investors have flocked to be part of film school projects as a way of positioning themselves for the promising future of Nollywood. The…

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Russia resumes Ukraine grain shipments despite Black Sea attack

Russia and Turkey on Wednesday announced that shipments of grains from Ukraine through the Black Sea corridor will…

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Unicaf & the University of Suffolk announce 3 new British bachelor’s…

The University of Suffolk (UK), is offering three new Bachelor’s degrees in partnership with Unicaf. The…

Infinix Nigeria Opens Exclusive Stores Nationwide For Its Premium Customers

Constantly thinking of innovative ways to make the lives of their users stress free, Infinix Nigeria has opened…

“The watchword is passion and hard work”

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NCC clamps down on counterfeit mobile device sellers

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has clamped down on sellers of counterfeit as well as non-type-approved…

Experts highlight seven factors that beat digital adoption

Organisations that plan to win in today’s market have to go beyond merely implementing digital initiatives and…

How Intelics Solutions delivers sustainable digital transformation through…

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FACT CHECK: Did Kogi State acquire 5G licence from NCC?

The Kogi State government on Wednesday claimed that it acquired a 5G licence from the Nigerian Communications…

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Manufacturers defy economic woes as investments up 24% in H1

Despite the economic headwinds in Africa’s biggest economy, investments in the manufacturing sector rose by 23.7…

Current series of N200, N500, N1,000 remain legal tender until January 31,…

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released a statement stating that the current series of N200, N500, and…

Nigeria, others to unlock $26bn on lower trade finance cost

Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Senegal could earn up to $26 billion from lowering costs and increasing the…

How Nigeria’s free trade zones can attract more investments –…

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Energy

Obi lists three priority areas in Nigeria’s energy sector

From establishing a green army to tap into $3 trillion international climate finance to incentivising the private…

Geregu Power in talks with AFREXIM unit for equity stake

Geregu Power Plc, a Nigerian electricity generation company, is in talks with the Fund for Export Development in…

NNPC: Voyage to oil quest in Northern Nigeria

Eventually, the search for hydrocarbon in the North yielded results with the inauguration of oil drilling in the…

Sole supplier, bad roads worsen petrol scarcity

Petrol scarcity has worsened in Lagos and some other parts of the country owing to bad roads hampering…

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Naira recovers to N735 per dollar amid declining external reserves

Naira on Monday recovered to N735 per dollar, gaining 21.08 percent over N890 per dollar quoted early November 2022…

Presco, Guinness, Eterna, others cause market’s positive start to new week

Nigeria’s equities market opened the new week on a positive note, thanks to counters like Presco, Guinness and…

NGX to recognise exceptional performance, compliance in capital market

Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) will on Tuesday, December 6 recognise the outstanding performance of capital market…

SEC says liquid government bond market good for economy

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said from the perspective of capital market development, the…

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Five things to note about DangCem Q3 performance

Dangote Cement (DangCem) reported its highest revenue in eleven (11) years driven mainly by price increases which…

Ardova’s Apapa terminal project to be ready by 2023

Ardova plc, one of Nigeria’s major integrated energy companies, has announced that the Apapa Terminal redevelopment…

Coscharis Motors’s customers to enjoy insurance coverage from AIICO

Coscharis Motors Limited, a major brand in the Nigerian automobile industry has partnered with AIICO Insurance Plc…

High OPEX, lower revenue drag Ikeja Hotel to third consecutive losses

New data has shown the loss reported by Ikeja Hotels in the nine-month (9M) period that ended September 2022 dipped…

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LBS executive programme members turn thrashed tyres to income source

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

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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

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Zimbabwean President, Mnangagwa, points the way to Africa’s economic…

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Africa to receive shipment of Russian fertiliser

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Spanish police to return three Nigerian Stowaways

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Pakistan Taliban ends ceasefire, orders fresh attacks

The Taliban in Pakistan said on Monday that they had broken a truce reached with the government in June and had…

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