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I should be president to fix the economy – Peter Obi

Peter Obi, Labour Party's presidential candidate has argued that his vast knowledge of the economy backed by his…

Nigeria’s political system riddled with corruption, fraud- Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa, a former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, says Nigeria's political system is…

Osun guber poll: What will be different this time?

Next week, voters in Osun State will go to the polling booths to elect a governor that will take charge of the…

PDP embarks on voters mobilization, to hold rally

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday called on Nigerians not to be deterred by the current challenges in…

RUSSIA - UKRAINE CONFLICT

UN report shows magnitude of war’s toll on Ukrainian civilians

The UN Human Rights Office has outlined a litany of abuses and possible war crimes carried out by Russian forces in…

How Russia-Ukraine war may stress Nigerians, others beyond 2022

There are fears that the Russia-Ukraine war will likely drive economic instability in Nigeria and other countries…

U.S. ‘adding fuel to fire’ by supplying Ukraine with rockets –…

Russia accused the United States on Wednesday of ‘adding fuel to fire’ by supplying advanced rockets to Ukraine and…

2 Russian lawmakers sacked for criticising Ukraine war

The Russian Communist Party in far-eastern Primorsky Krai on Wednesday expelled two regional lawmakers for calling…

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Nigeria Eurobonds near junk, shut out of debt market

Video: Buhari gets the rebuke for saying Nigerians better off today than in…

Buhari gets the rebuke for saying Nigerians better off today than in 2015

The numbers that show outsized role of oil in Nigeria’s economy

In the first quarter of 2022, Nigeria’s oil and gas sector led in volume and value of imports and exports, accounting for nearly 88 percent…

Watch ‘Father’s Land’, the story of Indians in Nigeria

Devesh Uba, an Indian - who lived in Lagos, Nigeria - tells a story Indian families who've been settled in the economic capital of Nigeria…

Developer sponsored/promoted buyer-friendly pathways to property ownership:…

Moderator: Nancy Ogbue, Founder - Street Aid Africa Foundation Speakers: M. Kolawole Diya, Country Director, RE/MAX; Bamidele Onalaja,…

PRINVEST 2022: Interview with COO, Arkland Properties & Investment…

BusinessDay's Dipo speaks with Evelyn Edumoh, Chief Operating Officer at Arkland Properties & Investment Company.

Less cars are produced in Nigeria because demand isn’t encouraging – Nord…

Oluwatobi Ajayi, is the founder and CEO of Nord automobile limited, also known as Nord Motion, a Nigerian automotive firm that assembles…

In memoriam: Dick Kramer, tireless builder, inspired BusinessDay

The life of Richard ‘Dick’ Kramer was remarkable enough that he was once described as a ‘modern-day pioneer and management missionary.’ That…

Remembering the Chibok girls 8 years after

Joy Bishara, Lydia Pogu and Mercy Paul were among 276 teenage girls who Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped from their school in April 2014 to…

Patrice Evra graces the exclusive with Kemi Ajumobi

Patrice Evra is not just a football legend and one of the best left-backs in the world, the ex-Manchester United player is an author and…

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Blossom, A short story

Whenever something falls ...it breaks. I fell in love and I got broken. I'm never going to fall in love again. I…

News Roundup: Nigeria ready to fill natural gas gap in Europe, Four reasons…

Nigeria ready to fill natural gas gap in Europe - Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria is ready to…

Integrated Marketing as Key to Brand Excellence

Today, many companies find themselves in an incredibly complex environment. Traditional marketing models have…

Entrepreneur

How Akudihor equips early-stage businesses with support services

Deborah Akudihor is a lawyer and founder of Business Genesis – a business that supports start-ups and early-stage…

GIZ, LSETF launch business entry guide for MSMEs

The Pro-Poor Growth and Promotion of Employment (SEDIN) - program of the German Development Agency (GIZ) and the…

Bunmi Sadare: Entrepreneur transforming spaces with aesthetics

It has been proven that a well-organised space improves people’s state of mind and well-being. Cleaning and…

ThriveAgric wins 2022 Visa Everywhere Initiative for start-ups

ThriveAgric, an agri-tech start-up, has emerged as the winner of the Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa…

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Ojude Oba Festival 2022: FCMB Promotes Tourism, Congratulates Awujale, Sons…

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has congratulated and commended the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba…

Five reasons why you need to invest in Real Estate.

If you're looking for a solid investment that will provide you with both income and growth potential, you should…

TEXEM, UK unveils opportunity for data-driven decision-making in Nigerian…

 UK firm TEXEM has urged Nigerian organisations to use available opportunities to embrace data-driven…

Fisayo Oludare and Ikenna Agugua; The founders passionate about improving…

Financial inclusion didn’t become a buzzword till late 2017 when Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access…

Technology

Citi, TechnoServe boost Nigerian small businesses’ resilience

As small businesses across Africa struggle to recover from COVID-related economic headwinds, 40 enterprises in…

Africa startups set record with $3.1bn raised in first half

African startups raised $3.1 billion in the first half (H1) of 2022, more than what they had raised in H1'2021 and…

Amazon’s hire-to-relocate plan unsettles Nigerian tech ecosystem

On Monday evening, Ngozi Dozie, the co-founder of Carbon, a digital bank, was urging founders in the Nigerian tech…

SeamlessHR to launch Codeable to attract youths to digital economy

Special Olympics Nigeria has partnered with SeamlessHR, Africa’s HR & Payroll technology company, to launch…

Economy

Nigerian insurers see rebound in investment income

Insurance companies in Nigeria are optimistic of closing the year with a better performance and good returns to…

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on verge of falling from power

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on the verge of falling from power after thirty six of his ministers and…

COVID-19 poses risk to smooth operation of AfCFTA – AU

The African Union (AU) says COVID-19 poses the most formidable risk to the smooth operation of the African…

Naira records all-time fall against dollar at official market

Naira, Nigeria’s legal tender on Tuesday recorded an all-time depreciation against dollar at the official market…

Energy

How DisCos incurred N485bn energy debt in 16 months

Following the recent takeover of Kano, Benin and Kaduna distribution companies (DisCos) by Fidelity Bank Plc, a…

No basis for takeover of BEDC, says management

The management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc (BEDC) has said there is no legal basis for the…

Security operatives move to secure assets of distressed DisCos

The Department of State Security has moved in to secure the assets of the five distribution companies (DisCos) that…

Banks take over shares of five indebted DisCos

Fidelity Bank and Afreximbank have activated the call on the collateralised shares of Kano, Benin and Kaduna…

Markets

Nigeria, Ghana securities regulators to cooperate on issues of common…

In recognition of the importance of enhanced coordination and cooperation concerning issues of common regulatory…

Market sheds N16bn as Union Bank, Champion Breweries, NEM lead laggards

Investors in Nigeria’s stock market booked an additional N16 billion loss on Wednesday as bearish sentiment…

NGX, GSE chart ways for capital market collaborations

Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) on Tuesday hosted the leadership of Ghana’s Securities and Exchange Commission,…

Caverton, Livestock Feeds, Mutual Benefits, others lead H1 underperformers

Caverton Offshore Support Group, Livestock Feeds Plc, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, and Guaranty Trust Holding…

Interview

Corruption remains built into psyche of the Nigerian state – Pierce

STEVEN PIERCE, who holds a Ph.D. in anthropology and history teaches in the history department at the University of…

Tech can reduce risk of substandard products in Nigeria’s lubricant…

Dapo Keshinro is the consultant for the International Lubricant Conference. In this interview with JOSEPHINE…

There is still huge gap in using technology to solve actual societal needs…

Sharon Grey studied Psychology at the University and worked at BlackHouseMedia (BHM) managing the portfolios of…

Like her mother, CHIDIOGO AKUNYILI-PARR is leading the narrative for change

Chidiogo Akunyili-Parr is a writer, speaker, storyteller, and movement builder who is impacting global narrative…

Companies

Neimeth holds completion board meeting on N3.67bn Rights Issue

Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc has held a Completion Board Meeting to float a Rights Issue of…

UBA delights more customers in savings promo

United Bank for Africa has rewarded more of its loyal customers in its monthly bumper savings promo in a bid to…

Flour Mills unveils 400g golden penny pasta

Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN), one of Nigeria’s biggest brands in the food and agro-allied sector, has announced the…

Digital deployment critical to MfBs sustainability – Accion MD

The managing director of Accion Microfinance Bank (Accion MfB), Taiwo Joda has urged stakeholders in the sector to…

CLIMATE/ ENVIRONMENT

How to curb the flood menace in Lagos

As the rainy season emerged during the first week of March, residents of Satellite Town, Lagos have been troubled…

Reps ask NNPC to put out ‘unending’ fire at Caritas University

The House of Representatives has called on the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd (NNPC) and its subsidiaries,…

Buhari to attend Commonwealth conference on governance, climate change in…

President Muhammadu Buhari will lead a Nigerian delegation to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government…

Pollution: FG plans health audit of Ogoni land residents

The Federal Government is planning to carry out a health audit of the Ogoni people in Rivers, to ascertain the…

Women in Business

Ujunwa Ojemeni, SA (Technical) to the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of…

Ujunwa Ojemeni is an impact investing, energy and development expert with experience in the areas of opportunity…

Eloho Omame, Partner at TLcom Capital | Co-Founder & General Partner…

Eloho Omame is an early-stage investor and a strong advocate for gender and inclusion in VC in Africa. She's a…

“From a very early age, I was made to believe that I can” – Owen Omogiafo

Episode 4 Host: Kemi Ajumobi Guest: Owen Omogiafo, President/Group CEO, Transcorp Plc My guest on the…

Mercy Bello Abu, President/Global Convener, Entrepreneurs Platform…

Mercy Bello Abu is a management consultant and a clarity mind-reset strategist. She is a trainer at IHP Consulting…

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Life + Art

Boost for hospitality, travel as Lagos welcomes The Art hotel

Nigeria's hospitality and travel sector are set to experience another milestone as a 5 Star boutique Art-Deco…

Inflation hits cinema as consumers weigh spending

Cinemas are among the most hit by the high inflation rate in Nigeria as movie ticket prices have increased.…

Entry submission portal for AFRIMA 2022 closes on August 5

The International Committee of the All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) is reminding all artistes, music professionals…

Why Nollywood needs more funding – Wale Osagie Muraina

Nollywood producer of note, Wale Osagie Muraina has made a case for more financing for Nollywood movies.…

Africa

UK appoints new trade commissioner to boost business with Africa

John Humphrey, former group chief executive at Kent HoldCo Limited has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Trade…

Tanzania lifts over 100,000 households from extreme poverty

Tanzania’s state-run poverty reduction programme said it has lifted more than 105,000 households from extreme…

Namibia-Nigeria volume of trade hits $10m, says envoy

The volume of trade between Namibia and Nigeria has hit 10 million dollars, says Humphrey Geiseb, High Commissioner…

UN meets traditional leaders, others on atrocity crimes prevention Thursday

The UN will on Thursday in Abuja spearhead a meeting with traditional leaders and actors from around the world on…

World

From Ghana to Sri Lanka, rising fuel prices trigger unrest

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has contributed to rising oil prices triggering social unrest in several countries…

Six dead, several others injured in July 4 parade shooting in Chicago

Pain, anguish, weeping, and despair gripped the scene of an Independence Day parade in an affluent suburb of…

G7 pledges US$4.5 billion to help WFP fight global hunger

The Group of Seven countries, popularly known as the G7, has pledged a donation of US $4.5 billion to the World…

After cracking COVID-19, BioNTech hunts for cancer vaccine

BioNTech made its debut breakthrough in mRNA-based vaccines after using the technology to solve COVID-19 in the…

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‘Nigeria loses $10m daily to crude oil theft’

Mike Sangster, the managing director, TotalEnergies EP Nigeria says crude oil theft has become an organised crime…

Politics

I should be president to fix the economy – Peter Obi

Peter Obi, Labour Party's presidential candidate has argued that his vast knowledge of the economy backed by his…

Nigeria’s political system riddled with corruption, fraud- Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa, a former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, says Nigeria's political system is…

Osun guber poll: What will be different this time?

Next week, voters in Osun State will go to the polling booths to elect a governor that will take charge of the…

PDP embarks on voters mobilization, to hold rally

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday called on Nigerians not to be deterred by the current challenges in…

UN report shows magnitude of war’s toll on Ukrainian civilians

The UN Human Rights Office has outlined a litany of abuses and possible war crimes carried out by Russian forces in…

Coronavirus

COVID-19 vaccine supply now sufficient but demand lacking – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said supply for COVID-19 vaccine is now sufficient but demand is…

COVID-19 cases rise in Africa driven by South Africa – WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said Africa COVID-19 cases had risen largely by the doubling of cases…

Kamala Haris, US VP, tests positive for COVID-19

Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, underscoring the…

Local vaccine production now matter of national security – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said building capacity for in-country production of vaccines and medical supplies…

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

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United Bank for Africa has rewarded more of its loyal customers in its monthly bumper savings promo in a bid to…

The link between informal economy and economic development in Nigeria

The term "informal economy" covers a vast array of circumstances and events throughout the country. In contrast,…

Dangote to construct sugar factory in Tunga, Nasarawa

A technical team from the Dangote Group is currently in Nasarawa State to commence civil works for the construction…

Tearing up the playbook of Nigerian politics?

Quietly and surprisingly, a movement is ongoing in Nigeria that is threatening the dominant political arrangement…

The other side of the “cabal”

Political parties in Nigeria are like the mysterious stranger that you know about, yet cannot fully understand. You…

Sponsorship and mentorship pathway to leadership

As a new wig and a State Counsel, I was forced to go to work very early in the morning because the same driver that…