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ENDSARS: A look back

Last Saturday, young Nigerian demonstrators mobilised to occupy Lekki Tollgate to preclude its reopening. In the…

‘Arrest us!’ Defiant young Nigerians insist on right to protest

A notable speculative fiction writer from the 1980s once noted in her ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ work: “The dead cannot…

EndSARS protest: My life comes first, says roadside trader

Precious Effiong, 25, is a roadside trader who sells alcohol in sachets beside the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos where…

#EndSARS: Three hours later, Lagos State Police Commissioner yet to address…

It’s been over three hours since the state commissioner of police, Akeem Odumosun promised to address the press…

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Six feared dead as Nigerian Air force aircraft crashes in Abuja

A Nigerian Air Force NAF20, B350 aircraft which departed Abuja at 10:33UTC with 6 persons on board including 2 crew…

Tips for setting financial goals in 2021

Our financial experiences can change if only we are willing to change our approach. Here are a few tips to help you…

What to know before you delete your #WhatsApp

Here are some things you should consider that WhatsApp is not doing with your data

What did Nigeria gain from Border Closure?

After 16 months of shutting the country's land borders, they are now being reopened but the reasons for which they…

AFRICA

AFREXIM, AfCFTA bosses to headline Africa infrastructure summit

Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank, Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General of the African…

Ebola resurgence: Nigeria, Ghana beef up border surveillance as WHO sounds…

Nigeria and its West African neighbour, Ghana, have heightened surveillance across all borders for Ebola virus…

Ebola outbreak in Guinea adds to West Africa’s health woes

At least three people have died in Guinea and several others have tested positive for the deadly Ebola adding to…

Fractured world trade awaits Okonjo-Iweala as WTO DG

A fractured world trade, dangling at historical lows on account of the coronavirus pandemic, awaits Ngozi…

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Start-Up Journal

Meet Debo, an entrepreneur giving glamour to farming

Many young Nigerians are abandoning farming and rural communities, choosing to migrate to urban centers in search…

How Ogunwale helps SMEs find business clarity

Bukola Ogunwale, chief executive officer of Business Coach Zone is helping hundreds of individuals and Small and…

Seedbuilders Innovation champions MSMEs growth to tackle unemployment,…

As the nation's economy continues to depress, Olaoluwa Olorunnisomo, the co-Founder, Seedbuilders Innovation and…

Yemisi Ojeyomi: Interior designer, brand creator with dexterity

In recent times there has been a growing interest in African designs, textiles, and products, and Yemisi Ojeyomi,…

Sponsored

Kimpton Kawana Bay offers African investors the key to global domination

At a time when African investors are pursuing global opportunities to improve their bottom lines and deliver…

2020: A year of disruptive growth and innovation at Farmforte

2020 was a year no one could have adequately planned for. There was no guidebook on how to navigate a pandemic in…

9mobile Begins Free NIN Enrollment at Experience Centres

To enable its customers to physically register for their National Identification Number (NIN) and link it to their…

Universal One launches 576 apartments in Alaro City

Prospective homeowners in Lagos have received a boost in their options for modern, family-friendly homes with the…

Women in Business

ROSA WHITAKER, former US government policy leader, driving investments into…

Rosa Whitaker, CEO/President of The Whitaker Group (TWG), is a visionary, entrepreneur, former US government policy…

Ogechi Adeola (PhD), Associate Professor, Marketing and Academic Director,…

Ogechi Adeola is an Associate Professor of Marketing and the Academic Director of the Sales & Marketing Academy…

Bashirat Odunewu, Group Executive, Energy & Infrastructure Group,…

Bashirat Odunewu was appointed Group Executive, Energy & Infrastructure, Corporate Banking in 2019. Until this…

IFEYINWA MAUREEN OKAFOR, strategically treading the path to global…

Ifeyinwa Maureen Okafor is the CEO, International Packaging Industry, a former Adviser, Imo State Government and an…

Interview

We are changing perceptions of Nigerians on being forgotten by government –…

Ajisegiri Benson is a water engineer who has, since 2015, been the Director of Water Supply, Federal Ministry of…

Diversification key to survival in catering industry amid COVID – CEO…

Mark Henrietta Ogochukwu is the creative director of Henriemaccakes and a cake blogger, popularly known as…

‘Brands need to invest in data to target the right consumers and develop…

Isime Esene is the Chief Intelligence Officer, RED | For Africa. Culture Intelligence from RED is Africa’s leading…

‘The more multifaceted women are, the easier they can overcome adversities’

Funmi Akinsanya-Alake is a Transition & Accountability Coach, helping women who have had setbacks in their…

Companies

How a gas company raised $650m facility during COVID-19

The feat would have been remarkable on any given day. But amidst the threat of a raging virus that has shuttered…

China Africa Business Council opens first African office in Nigeria

The China Africa Business Council (CABC) has opened its first African office in Lagos, Nigeria to grew membership…

Samsung builds innovation hub to enhance capacity development among youths

Determined to enhance capacity development among young Nigerians, Samsung Electronics has built and donated an…

CMC Connect BCW launches crisis management service for businesses

The unprecedented global health crisis has thrown up the need for businesses to have a crisis management plan as…

Economy

Business owners recount tales one year after COVID-19

Chisom Marvelous Elekwa is a young graduate of Public Health from one of the private universities in Nigeria. After…

After rough 2020, optimism rises for investment in Nigeria

Seyi Fadipe, a chief executive officer in one of Nigeria's leading investment financial advisory firms, was…

SMEs report rise in demand as Nigeria PMI swings back to positive

Nigeria’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), a gauge for manufacturing sentiments, moved back into…

Concern grows over stoppage of food supply to southern Nigeria

Condemnation has continued to trail the decision of some cattle dealers from the North to cut food supply in the…

Energy

Why India’s is rekindling appetite for Nigeria’s crude

With domestic demand for oil products starting to rise back to pre-COVID-19 levels, India, one of Nigeria’s largest…

Will electric cars displace oil?

Predictions about peak oil, aggressive energy transition programmes among countries and international oil companies…

Nigeria must develop own energy transition process – operators

Oil and gas industry operators say Nigeria should not be stampeded into adopting Western countries’ energy…

METKA delivers off-grid hybrid power project to second Nigerian university

As part of the Federal Government’s energising education programme, METKA Power West Africa, a firm that…

Politics

ElectHER launches Agender35 campaign to back 35 women for political office…

ElectHER- a non-partisan organization focused on getting women into elective office, has unveiled its Agender35…

PDP Reps condemn arrest of Yakassi

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Representatives has expressed dismay over the report of…

How National Assembly’s weak oversight role encouraging poor governance in…

In recent times, security in Nigeria has so degenerated to a worrisome point that it has affected all strata of the…

Markets

Nigeria equities market fails to sustain gain

Nigeria’s stock market on Tuesday March 2 reversed previous day’s gains as sell-side pressure on consumer goods…

Investing in Nigeria equities: These views can guide you

Over N1.4trillion was lost in February as bearish sentiments dominated the Nigerian Bourse. The loss was largely…

Covid-19 headwinds heighten integrity challenges for emerging markets- EY

As organisations transition from managing the COVID- 19 crisis toward building economic resilience, many are…

Naira gains 0.26% after CBN admits currency devaluation

Nigeria's currency on Monday strengthened against dollar by 0.26 percent at the Investors and Exporters (I&E)…

Technology

How Crypto exchanges in Nigeria regulate users

The decentralised nature of the cryptocurrency market has different interpretations for different actors. For…

Nigerians now use 80,000 terabytes of internet monthly, above SSA average

Nigerians now consume 80,000 terabytes of internet data every month says Umar Garba Danbatta, executive…

Nigerians work hardest to buy internet data

The average Nigerian will need to work 27 minutes 55 seconds for 1 gigabit (GB) internet data, says a new report…

Eloho Omame steps down as Endeavor CEO after 3 years

Eloho Omame, the founding managing director of Endeavor Nigeria a platform that selects, mentors, and…

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Life and Culture

Of violation, tears and bleak hope: A review of Kehinde Badiru’s I know Why…

Foremost postcolonial Nigerian poet, Niyi Osundare, opines that “in the intricate dialectics of human living,…

Meet Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the new WTO boss

It took 73 years to happen but Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has made history as the first woman and the first African to be…

Iroko TV to raise fund at London exchange

Considering the need to maintain its high-quality movie contents and world-class production, Iroko TV, West African…

Dove award-winner, Sinach sets date for new song, album

Multiple award-winning worship leader, Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu popularly known as Sinach, has set 13 February for…

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Coronavirus

Here’s how Nigeria plans to roll out vaccines in coming days

A total of 3,924,000 doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines arrived in Nigeria on Tuesday from the global initiative…

COVID-19 vaccination to begin after NAFDAC’s validation, says FG

The Nigerian government says the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines which were received on Tuesday will be…

Nigerians seek equitable distribution, efficient handling of COVID-19…

After Nigeria on Tuesday received the much-awaited COVID-19 vaccines, citizens are urging the government to keep to…

Nigeria receives 3.92m doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

Nigeria on Tuesday received about 3.94 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. The vaccines arrived at the…

Recession

Nigeria limps out of recession in Q4 with 0.11% growth

After contracting for two consecutive quarters, the Nigerian economy managed to limp out of recession in the fourth…

Nigeria may not wriggle out of recession in first quarter of this year –…

Johnson Chukwu, an economic/ financial expert, has said that Nigeria cannot wriggle out of the present recession in…

The perils of being an economist

The year 2020 was a rather tumultuous one for the world economy. The spread of the novel coronavirus from the…

Leadership: Addressing the challenges of a Recession

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a virulent recession in many countries globally, Nigeria's case is a bit…

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Six feared dead as Nigerian Air force aircraft crashes in Abuja

A Nigerian Air Force NAF20, B350 aircraft which departed Abuja at 10:33UTC with 6 persons on board including 2 crew…

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Ticketing corruption by railway staff, soldiers, policemen derailing Abuja-Kaduna rail project (2)

‘Army general buys 30 tickets’ I step out of the train knowing, without being told, that…

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AfCFTA: Handling the challenge of capacity

This edition of my series of Articles on AfCFTA implementation strategies will focus on capacity building. The…

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COVID-19 vaccination to begin after NAFDAC’s validation, says FG

The Nigerian government says the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines which were received on Tuesday will be…

Business owners recount tales one year after COVID-19

Chisom Marvelous Elekwa is a young graduate of Public Health from one of the private universities in Nigeria. After…

Nigerians seek equitable distribution, efficient handling of COVID-19 vaccines

After Nigeria on Tuesday received the much-awaited COVID-19 vaccines, citizens are urging the government to keep to…

How a gas company raised $650m facility during COVID-19

The feat would have been remarkable on any given day. But amidst the threat of a raging virus that has shuttered…

Investing in Nigeria equities: These views can guide you

Over N1.4trillion was lost in February as bearish sentiments dominated the Nigerian Bourse. The loss was largely…

ElectHER launches Agender35 campaign to back 35 women for political office in 2023

ElectHER- a non-partisan organization focused on getting women into elective office, has unveiled its Agender35…