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How cashbox helps people cultivate healthy savings habit

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Dangote Cement’s profit hits record-high on increased sales

Dangote Cement, Nigeria’s largest company, posted record profit in the first half of the year as demand for the…

Seplat declares interim dividend of 2.5 cents, half year PBT up 142.7%

Seplat Energy Plc has pronounced an interim dividend at a rate of US2.5 cents (United States Two and Half Cents)…

Fidelity Bank doles out N39mn to 15 lucky customers

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Sabiman Initiative: A big move to cut unemployment

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Sickle cell, gender selection can be addressed with technology –…

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‘Legislation can make healthcare affordable for everyone’

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Youth Day of Service 2021: ‘We are targeting 1,000 projects, 100,000…

Initiated by one of Nigeria’s foremost non-profit organisations, LEAP Africa, the Youth Day of Service (YDoS) is an…

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Low base effect seen lifting Nigeria to 7.9% growth in Q2

The second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) figures for Nigeria are expected to show as much as a 7.9 percent…

Nigeria’s economic growth still far from reducing poverty

Nigeria's GDP per capita income or what economists interpret as economic growth per head is projected to rise in…

Soaring price of cooking gas drains consumers’ pockets

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Nigeria’s recovery from pandemic is on but there’s one problem

Nigeria's near-term economic growth is made more uncertain by high inflation which is affecting business sentiments…

Women in Business

Suzanne Iroche, Independent Non-Executive Director at Coronation Merchant…

Recently in Nigeria, we have been celebrating women being elevated to top positions. By top positions, I mean…

Abimbola Onakomaiya, MD/CEO of PeakThrust Insurance Brokers Limited

Abimbola Onakomaiya is the MD/CEO of PeakThrust Insurance Brokers Limited, an insurance broking company…

Ukinebo Dare, MD of the Edo State Skills Development Agency

Ukinebo oversees the Edojobs initiative and the Edo State Skills Development Agency. Coordinating efforts and…

Chioma Afe, Group Head, Retail Marketing & Analytics at Access Bank…

Chioma is a motivated, proactive, strategic thinker, leader and digitally driven brand advocate. A successful…

Energy

Nigeria’s biggest indigenous oil firm to pay shareholders $14.7m dividend…

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Nigeria’s largest listed Oil & Gas firm by market value, will pay a…

Shareholders mount pressure on Big Oil firms to cut upstream emission

There is growing pressure from shareholders in some of the world’s biggest oil-producing companies to reduce…

PowerGen secures financing from CrossBoundary Energy Access, others, to…

PowerGen, a developer in Africa of on-grid and off-grid distributed energy, has secured long term project financing…

How Solar Power is Reducing Maternal Mortality Rates in Zimbabwe

A renewable energy innovation has improved obstetric care to last-mile communities across Zimbabwe, successfully…

Politics

How Nigeria’s shambolic LG poll raises urgent need for restructuring

Since Nigeria returned to civil rule in 1999, local government elections across the country have always been…

2021 Budget performance at 60% as at June, says Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said that the performance of the 2021 budget as of June this year was…

Bumpy Ride to 2021 Guber Polls in Anambra

Barring unforseen circumstances, on November 6, 2021, Anambra State citizens will go to the polls to elect a new…

No going back our Saturday Congresses -APC

Amidst speculations that the Supreme Court judgement which upheld the election of the Ondo State Governor,…

Markets

Naira strengthens further to N517 as dollar demand slows

Nigeria’s currency on Friday strengthened further by 0.57 percent to N517 per dollar compared with N520/$ it closed…

UACN grows half-year pre-tax profit by 25.3%

UAC of Nigeria Plc has announced its unaudited results for the half year (H1) ended 30 June 2021. The…

Seplat kicks off Capital Markets Day with NGX Closing Gong ceremony

Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited hosted Seplat Energy Plc to a digital Closing Gong Ceremony to commemorate the…

Naira pares losses in parallel market as bank CEOs expect more gains

The naira appreciated to N520 to a dollar on the parallel market on Thursday after hitting a four-year low of N525…

Technology

How to make money with your smartphone

Smartphones are getting more sophisticated with in-built cameras that could rival most traditional cameras. Storage…

Here’s why Bitcoin is above $40,000, first time since June

The price of bitcoin went above $40,000 for the first time since June when a China-led bearish sentiment pushed…

Inside MTN’s current remote work strategy for 80% employees

The COVID-19 pandemic took many industries in Africa by surprise, but for players like MTN, it was like walking…

Sophos to expand cyber threat detection with acquisition of Braintrace

Sophos, backed by private equity firm Thoma Bravo said it has acquired Braintrace, a cybersecurity startup to…

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Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), the popular and biggest reality TV show in Africa is officially in its sixth season…

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The business hurdles women encounter

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