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Abiru doles out N62.5m grant to 1,250 market women

The joy that attended the occasion was palpable, and was evident in the determination by one and all to defy the…

Lagos speaker, INEC lament uncollected PVCs, voter apathy

Ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa,…

INEC finally extends voters registration indefinitely

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has formally extended the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR)…

2023: Presidency must return to south, Fayose insists

Ayodele Fayose, a former governor of Ekiti State and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted…

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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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…

TechBridge new episodes

Akua Aboabea Aboah, CEO of Sambus speaks on the $18bn geospatial market in Africa

LBS at 30: Interview with Prof. Chris Ogbechie, Dean, Lagos Business School

A few months ago, the Lagos Business School (LBS) clocked 30 years, a milestone for an institution that has been redefining business…

BD Weekender

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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

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…

Experts urge entrepreneurs to leverage innovation, tech to tackle waste

Experts have urged Nigerian entrepreneurs to leverage technology in creating innovative solutions to tackle waste…

Meet Oluwatoyin Ogunkanmi, entrepreneur providing strategy on parenting

A great society no doubt begins with a functional family system. Making the family system works, begins with the…

Sponsored

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…

Over 250,000,000 global users have chosen the Redmi Note Series

Xiaomi’s mid-range offering is fast gaining global attention and taking consumers by storm. The brand announced…

Call for Participation: 2022 Taiwan online trade mission

Participation Is free of charge! Online B2B Meeting Date: Tues., 28th June, to Fri. 1st July 2022 Time:…

Technology

Here’s why your bank transactions fail on weekends

Weekends, which are off days for bank employees, frequently have the greatest rates of unsuccessful financial…

Meet Eduofon Japhet, Squad’s managing director

Eduofon Japhet, is the managing director of Squad, a product of HabariPay Limited – a subsidiary of Guaranty Trust…

PSBs: Experts highlight opportunities for banks in Nigeria

Experts in the financial sector have identified increased revenue and growth, leveraging Telecommunication…

Binance partners Khaby Lame to drive Web 3.0 adoption

Web 3.0, also known as the third generation of the internet and driven by blockchain, is poised to revolutionize…

Economy

Fitch lashes at CBN’s methods, says causing damage to Nigeria’s economy

Fitch, the global ratings company has lashed out at Nigeria’s Central Bank and its complex policies some of which…

CBN directs OFIs to comply with cyber security rules by January 2023

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given January 1, 2022, as the deadline for Other Financial Institutions…

‘Ethics, Integrity the missing pieces in Nigeria’s SME growth puzzle’

To crack the next growth phase for small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs must be driven by a salad of…

Naira falls to all time low at official market

Naira, Nigeria's legal tender, has depreciated to an all time low of N424 per dollar at the Investors and Exporters…

Energy

Oil prices are rising, Nigeria can’t get it together

Nigeria’s oil output has fallen the lowest in over a decade at a time some analysts are forecasting a $200 per…

Explainer: How Nigeria sourced $1bn worth of gas sold to Portugal

During the Nigeria-Portugal Business and Trade Forum, which held on the sidelines of the state visit to Portugal by…

Nigeria’s energy transition in focus at NOG 2022

One of the largest energy conferences and exhibitions in the country, the NOG 2022, will open its doors and welcome…

Global recession fears dragging oil prices down as Nigeria remains…

Oil prices eased on Friday as lingering fears of a recession demand weighed on sentiment, putting the benchmarks on…

Markets

NCP names Zainab Ahmed as chairman of NELMCO board

The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) has appointed Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national…

NGX suspends trading in shares of Ardova, C&I Ieasing, Mutual Benefit,…

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) has effective Friday July 1, suspended trading in shares of nine (9) companies…

Stock market kicks off July with slight gain

Nigeria's stock market started the new month of July on a slightly positive note (+0.02 percent), thanks to stocks…

NGX, GRI, PRI collaborate to boost awareness on ESG Data Metrics for…

Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Africa and Principles for Responsible Investment…

Interview

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…

Fintechs democratise access to banking services, support financial…

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Financial Institutions Training Centre, CHIZOR MALIZE, in this…

Nigeria’s democracy has been raped by desperate politicians –…

In this interview, Bolaji Akinyemi, president/convener, Apostolic Roundtable (ART), also a political analyst,…

Winning Visa’s innovation contest reinforces quality of Nigerian…

AYO ARIKAWE, co-founder of ThriveAgric, recently emerged winner of the Visa CEMEA Everywhere Initiative. In this…

Companies

Hacklab Foundation partners Blueafric Media on Hacklab Hackathon Nigeria…

As the tech community in Nigeria continues to grow large, different initiatives have been taken to ensure further…

FMDQ Exchange lists N50bn Bond by Presco

FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited has approved the listing of the Presco Plc N34.50 billion Series 1 Fixed Rate Bond…

SAHCO records N8.7bn revenue in 2021, invests N2bn in equipment

The revenue of Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc rose by 24.72 per cent to N8.7 billion in the year…

Hallmark HMO, LUTH partner to improve blood donation

Hallmark Health Service Limited has collaborated with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) to boost…

CLIMATE/ ENVIRONMENT

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…

World Environment Day: Group advocates cleaner environment, waste…

The Ladies Environment Club (LEC) on Tuesday called for responsible waste management that would engender a cleaner…

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

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.…

Tems: Nigeria’s alternate music artiste making waves globally

If you are a lover of the alternative music genre, then you will cherish Nigeria’s Temilade Openiyi for her mastery…

Radisson Hotel Group expands portfolio in South Africa with 14th hotel

Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce its entry into its fourth South African city, Durban, with the opening of…

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

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…

Pope appoints senior bankers to Vatican investment committee

Pope Francis has appointed four high-profile investment bankers to a new investment committee set up to ensure the…

Palestinian PM calls for sanction on Israel

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye has called on the international community to move from condemnation to…

Indian airline fined after pilot lands plane without training

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) imposed a fine of one million Indian rupees (12,892 U.S.…

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Abiru doles out N62.5m grant to 1,250 market women

The joy that attended the occasion was palpable, and was evident in the determination by one and all to defy the…

Lagos speaker, INEC lament uncollected PVCs, voter apathy

Ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa,…

INEC finally extends voters registration indefinitely

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has formally extended the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR)…

2023: Presidency must return to south, Fayose insists

Ayodele Fayose, a former governor of Ekiti State and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted…

Recipe: How to make crust

INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST 1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour 1/4 c. granulated sugar 1/2 tsp. kosher salt…

BRT fare goes up by N100 on diesel prices

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has approved a flat rate increase by ₦100 in bus fares for all Bus Rapid…

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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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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Two members of Ogbomoso Recreation Club get international recognition

Two leading members of Ogbomoso Recreation Club (ORC) recently got International jobs. In a release, Akin…

1.9m voters will participate in Osun governorship election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that registered voters for the Osun State…

Stakeholders set to empower women with digital skills

The Nigerian Women In Information Technology (NIWIIT) has held its10th anniversary celebration, 7th National…

Nigerian senator jailed seven years for money laundering

Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, has been sentenced…

Edo Reps member, Ise-Idehen dies

Jude Ise-Idehen, member representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency of Edo State in the House of…

Explainer: How Nigeria sourced $1bn worth of gas sold to Portugal

During the Nigeria-Portugal Business and Trade Forum, which held on the sidelines of the state visit to Portugal by…