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2023: Dogara leads northern group to adopt Atiku as consensus candidate

One week after the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation ( SGF) Babachir Lawal announced support for…

APC supporters defy rain as Tinubu campaigns in Bayelsa

Thousands of supporters of the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu,…

Why Presidential candidates’ manifestos do not excite us, by OAL

Since Wednesday, November 28, 2022, when the presidential electioneering campaign kicked off in line with the…

No one can stop 2023 general elections from holding – NSA

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the National Security Adviser (NSA) Babagana Monguno on Thursday, assured that…

Cost of Living Crisis

People with disability hit as benevolent support shrinks

The cost of living crisis in Africa’s biggest economy is hitting hard on people living with disabilities as…

Nigerians spend most on food, transportation

Nigerians spend heavily on food, transport, and accommodation, according to responses from a recent tweet by…

RUSSIA - UKRAINE CONFLICT

Missile explodes in Poland-Ukraine border

Poland said what was likely a “Russian-made missile” crashed on a town in the country's east on Tuesday, killing…

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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Video: Weekly market update

On Friday, the domestic equity market printed green gaining 690bps or 6.9% week-to-date (WTD). Sectors under our purview were largely…

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Weekly Market Update

For last week's trading session, the domestic equity market closed in red declining by 109bps week-to-date (WTD). Sectors under our purview…

Weekly market update

For last week’s trading session, the domestic equity market closed in red declining by 667bps or 6.7% week-to-date (WTD). Sectors under…

Video: Weekly market update

First off, Otedola’s new company, Geregu Power Plc, led top gainers back-to-back on two consecutive trading days. The company was listed on…

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When desperation turns into self-discovery-A Review of Lizzie Damilola…

Title: Yinka, Where Is Your Huzband? Author: Lizzie Damilola Blackburn Publisher: Narrative Landscape Press…

The Power of Creating a Compelling Brand Vibe

We humans are very proud of our ability to think rationally. This cognitive power not only lets us understand and…

The future of work: Borderlessness, Human Cloud, Gig Economy.

I studied Geography in my first degree so I understand the role of Geography not just in terms of space, climate,…

Lagos welcomes Mazimi – Asian-Fusion restaurant

The City of Lagos is ever-evolving and always adding new locations to its ever-bubbly hospitality scene. There’s…

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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”

Mrs Tolulope Onalaja, Executive Director, RevolutionPlus Properties Group Mrs Tolulope Onalaja, successful…

Nigeria’s booming short-term insurance market

Insurance has taken root in Nigeria. With awareness and trust in the concept of cover driven by a combination of…

Impact of Coronavirus on global markets, what to expect

Economists are providing more and more information about the impact of the coronavirus on the Chinese and global…

Technology

Bitget splashes $20m on Messi, rewards to boost confidence in crypto

Bitget said it has secured the services of Lionel Messi, the Argentine football legend and seven-time Ballon d’Or…

Explainer: What to know about Paystack Terminal

On November 30, 2022, Paystack parent company Stripe officially announced its Paystack Terminal, a Point-of-Sale…

Amazon SageMaker gets eight new capabilities

Eight new capabilities have been unveiled for Amazon SageMaker, AWS’s end-to-end machine learning (ML) service.…

Here are five new database and analytics capabilities on AWS

Five new capabilities across the AWS database and analytics portfolios, which make it faster and easier for…

Economy

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 –…

Economy stakeholders and experts say Nigeria's free zones can become more attractive to investors if the government…

Energy

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…

Black-market petrol at N350/litre mocks subsidy

Many Nigerians living in Lagos have had to resort to the black market for petrol on the back of the scarcity of the…

Explainer: Here’s how Nigeria can earn more dollars from its crude

The revelation by Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, that the official foreign exchange…

Markets

Stock market rises by 1.26% in week ended December 2

In the trading week ended Friday December 2, Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) All-Share Index (ASI) and its Market…

Stock market opens December on a negative note

After a record positive close in November, Nigeria's equities market open the month of December on a negative note,…

Stock market increased by N2.08trn in November

Nigeria's stock market on Wednesday, November 30 rose by N184 billion or 0.71 percent, halting the record two-day…

Stock market moves further south by 0.24%

Nigeria’s equities market continued its losing streak on Tuesday, dipping by 0.24 percent or N62 billion. Neimeth…

Interview

Monisola Adanijo – MD/Co-Founder, Naveen Healthcare & Naveen…

Monisola is a medical doctor with over 13 years post fellowship experience as a cardiologist. Her broad experience…

Meet the speakers at Inspiring Woman Series 11

It is the 11th edition of Inspiring Woman Series and we present to you our distinguished speakers and moderators…

Kelechi Okoro – Founder/Executive Director, Heal for Africa…

Kelechi Okoro is a multi-talented, multi-award winning and versatile medical doctor with an impeccable track record…

Indian companies are 2nd largest employer in Nigeria, can do more –…

India is a top destination for Nigerian exports, and its companies have also been established here for decades,…

Companies

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…

Grye, two others host symposium on InsurTech ecosystem

Grye Limited, the producers and organizers of the InsurTech Business Series (IBS) Podcast and Webinar has announced…

Domino’s Pizza increases menu to boost local poultry production

Domino’s Pizza Nigeria has added chicken & rice to its menu to directly impact poultry production in Africa’s…

Aero resumes operations with 6 aircraft December 5

Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s oldest aviation company is set to resume scheduled passenger flight operations with six…

CLIMATE/ ENVIRONMENT

LBS executive programme members turn thrashed tyres to income source

In the last decade, Africa’s biggest economy has experienced a surge in population growth and urbanization, which…

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

Nigeria, like other nations to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and other…

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

Africa’s most populous country has taken a significant step towards ensuring the sustainable management of its…

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Life + Art

Suraj Adekola: Diaspora artist on the rise

Those who say Nigeria is replete of talents are right. If you were at the new Adelphi Atrium Gallery, Peel campus,…

Baylis & Harding partners Celebrations to deliver memorable festive…

Baylis & Harding, a UK family-owned luxury brand, has partnered with Celebrations, a retail lifestyle and gift…

Crime and Justice Lagos: Showmax’s new procedural drama series debuts…

Showmax is set to premiere Crime and Justice Lagos, a new police procedural and crime drama series on December 8,…

PMAN breaks 40-year jinx, sets up structure for musicians

The Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has finally broken the over 40 years jinx of…

Africa

Plane crash in Tanzania leaves at least 19 dead

At least 19 people have been confirmed dead and 26 others rescued from a plane crash on Sunday in Tanzania. The…

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

The President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa has said that African countries must begin to make their people…

Mogadishu twin bomb blasts kill over 100, wounds 300

Two bombs went off in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia on Saturday morning and the al-Shabab militant group has…

Eleven crushed to death in Congo concert stampede

It was a black Sunday in Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo where eleven people were crushed to…

World

Africa to receive shipment of Russian fertiliser

Shipments of Russian fertiliser going to Africa have left the Netherlands after days of disagreement to guarantee…

Spanish police to return three Nigerian Stowaways

Three migrants who were found in Spain's Canary Islands after travelling from Nigeria presumably for 11 days while…

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…

Protest in China over new covid-19 measures

As resentment grows over a fatal fire in western Xinjiang that has been linked to the nation’s lockdown measures,…

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Immigration graduates special female squad to fight trans-border crimes, terrorism

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated the first all-female Armed Squad, as part of efforts to…

Big Story

Explainer: Here’s how Nigeria can earn more dollars from its crude

The revelation by Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, that the official foreign exchange…

NigeriaDecides2023

2023: Dogara leads northern group to adopt Atiku as consensus candidate

One week after the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation ( SGF) Babachir Lawal announced support for…

APC supporters defy rain as Tinubu campaigns in Bayelsa

Thousands of supporters of the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu,…

Why Presidential candidates’ manifestos do not excite us, by OAL

Since Wednesday, November 28, 2022, when the presidential electioneering campaign kicked off in line with the…

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Explainer: What to know about Paystack Terminal

On November 30, 2022, Paystack parent company Stripe officially announced its Paystack Terminal, a Point-of-Sale…

Cost of Living crisis

People with disability hit as benevolent support shrinks

The cost of living crisis in Africa’s biggest economy is hitting hard on people living with disabilities as…

Coronavirus

NSSF to support more states to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination

The intervention by the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF), a private sector-led not-for-profit organisation is…

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Monisola Adanijo – MD/Co-Founder, Naveen Healthcare & Naveen Technology…

Monisola is a medical doctor with over 13 years post fellowship experience as a cardiologist. Her broad experience…

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Poor hearts in barrels of harmful oils

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

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Explainer: Why these domestic airline routes are cheapest

As the festive season approaches, the aviation industry has seen more airlines increase aircraft and frequencies…

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…

2023: Dogara leads northern group to adopt Atiku as consensus candidate

One week after the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation ( SGF) Babachir Lawal announced support for…

INEC begins PVCs distribution December 12

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Monday 12 December 2022 to Sunday 22 January 2023 as…

NEPC explains steps that yielded highest half year export value of $2.593Bn

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has explained steps it took that yielded the highest ever half year…

Group urges media to be agent of change, fight sexual violence

An international women rights organisation under the aegis of Baobab for Women’s Human Rights, advocating for the…