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Nigeria Equities Market:   Top gainers: RTBRISCOE (+9.7%) , MAYBAKER (+9.6%) and GUINNESS (+9.3%) ,   Top losers: IKEJAHOTEL (-9.7%), SOVRENINS (-6.9%) and NAHCO (-3.5%).

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Nigeria: Still a toddler at 62

Nigerians across the world remembered yesterday as the 62 years of independence of their country from Britain. For many, there is nothing to cheer as Nigeria has remained a toddler, unable to meet her basic needs at her age. Within this period of…

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Many Nigerians are losing faith in the septuagenarian titans and established parties that have long dominated…

Nigeria: Still a toddler at 62

Nigerians across the world remembered yesterday as the 62 years of independence of their country from Britain. For…

Edo on standstill as Nigerians rally support for Obi’s candidacy on…

Nigerians, irrespective of age groups, ethnic divide, religious affiliations and occupation, trooped out, and…

2023: Massive crowd as Obi’s supporters rally in Lagos

The ongoing rally of the Labour Party (LP) in Lagos is experiencing massive crowd as supporters of the presidential…

Cost of Living Crisis

How SMEs are coping with cost of doing business crisis

As Nigeria faces a fresh cost-of-doing-business crisis, a large chunk of the country’s 41.5 million small and…

Consumers seek cheaper variants of drugs as prices surge

The high cost of medicines is forcing Nigerians to seek cheaper variants of drugs as prices surge, a development…

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…

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Video: Weekly market update

The Nigerian equity market closed last week's trading session with a contraction, declining by 33bps as the NGX-ASI closed at 49,026.62…

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In last week's trading session, the Nigerian equity market experienced a largely bearish performance as all indices under our coverage…

Weekly market update

Top gainers on the last trading session of the week were led by NEM (+7.6%), CHAMS (+6.9%) and FCMB (+6.1%), while HONYFLOUR (-10.00%),…

Obituary: Times Queen Elizabeth II was also Queen of Nigeria

Video- In Memoriam: Times Queen Elizabeth II was also Queen of Nigeria

The missing barrels

Watch a short summary of the oil theft phenomenon that Nigeria is yet to unravel despite being largely an oil dependent economy.

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Weekly market update 22nd-26th August 2022

The Nigerian equities market declined 4bps or 0.04% as the NGX-ASI closed at 49,682.15 points. Accordingly, the Year-To-Date (YTD) return of…

Video: Half year financial result of Lafarge cement on the Nigerian…

Half year financial result of Lafarge cement on the Nigerian Exchange Group

The ‘bad’, bad & ugly: Four charts showing Nigeria’s…

The "bad", bad & Ugly: Four charts showing Nigeria's fiscal performance between January & April 2022

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So, you want to go into the ushering business? -A Review of Clementina…

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Branding for Artists

What is a brand or better still what is branding? Nike, Adidas, and Skechers are best known to be the most…

Human synergy: becoming one with your business brand

The hallmark of a successful business can be a successful entrepreneur. While the personal success you have is down…

About guarding your space

Ummita, who was allegedly murdered in cold blood in Kano by a Chinese ex-boyfriend turned monster has gone but the…

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Seven quick wins for national prosperity post 62nd Independence Anniversary…

Nigeria is the 6th most populous country in the world. It is richly endowed with several mineral resources,…

Bitcoin and Inflation: Everything you need to know

The idea behind the frequent promotion of Bitcoin (BTC) as an inflation hedge is the belief that fiat money would…

A Q&A with BusinessDay about Studying in Ireland

Why is Ireland an ideal study destination for Nigerian students? Ireland is an English-speaking country with a…

Most sought-after programmes for Nigerian students in Ireland

Ireland has progressively emerged as a desirable study destination for Nigerian students. The country offers an…

Technology

Bitget offers exclusive bonuses to support Zero Fee Trading

Bitget, a global crypto exchange platform has announced exclusive bonuses, including a prize pool of $300,000 and a…

9Mobile grows voice as data subscribers drop below 5m

9Mobile, the fourth largest mobile network operator has seen a significant jump in the number of voice subscribers…

NCC-CSIRT urges update after Lenovo found vulnerabilities in own products

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT has informed the…

Building a network for everyone

The impact connectivity has had on the Nigerian economy and the everyday lives of Nigerians cannot be…

Economy

Norsworthy partners Delta to tackle food insecurity in Nigeria

Norsworthy Agro-Allied Company Limited is working with the Delta State government to build a multibillion-naira…

CBN’s bumper rate hike worries manufacturers, others

The organised private sector (OPS) has described the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria to raise its benchmark…

How employers can curb entitlement syndrome in workplace

Human resource professionals have said that reorientating employees on the values, goals, and culture of an…

DBN disburses N512bn loans in 5 years to MSMEs

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has successfully disbursed over N512 billion in loans to no less than 225,000…

Energy

NNPC acquires OVH Energy, takes over 385 retail stations

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd has acquired the downstream assets of OVH Energy, the second…

Renewable energy jobs in Nigeria seen exceeding 76,000

The Nigerian renewable energy sector will create jobs that will exceed 76,000 next year, up from 32,000 in 2019,…

Oil theft bites deeper as NLNG gas supply drops 38%

The rising crude oil theft overwhelming Nigeria’s energy business is biting deeper as the volume of gas the Nigeria…

Some local producers exporting LPG amidst scarcity – NLNG

While the Nigerian LNG Limited has kept faith with its commitment last year to supply all the Liquefied…

Markets

Nigeria stocks lose N430bn in September

In the trading month ended Friday, September 30, the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) All-Share Index (ASI)…

Stock market fails to sustain gain

Nigeria's equities market on Thursday failed to sustain previous day's gain as it dropped by 0.42percent or…

Nigeria’s SEC exposes new rule on Shariah Advisory Services

Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has exposed new rules on Shariah Advisory Services for…

Stocks gain N14bn as investors hunt for bargain

The stock market of Africa’s largest economy routed slightly northward on Wednesday as investors bought shares of…

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NIGERIA at 62, so far so good?

As we celebrate the 62nd independence of Nigeria, Associate Editor, KEMI AJUMOBI spoke with women in various fields…

Omokehinde Ojomuyide Adebanjo – Senior Vice President and Merchants…

Omokehinde Ojomuyide Adebanjo is a seasoned business executive with international corporate strategy, innovation,…

Afie Braimoh – Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Industry, Trade &…

Afie is an accomplished program manager with over 20 years’ experience and a proven track record in project…

New NHIA Act will increase investments in the health sector – AVON…

The recently passed National Health Insurance Act (NHIA) has new provisions that will help transform Nigeria’s…

Companies

CWG new firm, FifthLab bolsters digital transformation

CWG Plc’s new subsidiary, FifthLab, a financial technology company is set to bolster digital transformation for the…

CIBN asks banks to support Ehingbeti summit

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has called on all members of the banking community to support…

Ardova Group declares 10.71% revenue growth for 2021 fiscal year

Ardova Plc, one of the leading Nigerian integrated energy companies, has declared a 10.71 percent revenue growth…

Mojec unveils 24/7 vending power solutions for estates

As part of efforts to mitigate challenges and offer a stress-free solution to energy customers, MOJEC International…

CLIMATE/ ENVIRONMENT

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…

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…

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Why Lagos remains the 21st-century real estate hub

Shelter is one of man's basic needs, therefore it goes without saying that a city with the fifth-largest economy in…

NIGERIA@62 – By now, free access to mental health services should be…

Any country's most valuable resource is its human resource. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that any…

Married but living on purpose, here is how to live positively independent

The title "Mrs" always brings a lot of various seasons for women. For some, it is the fact that they now have their…

Seriously speaking, you need good people in your corner

Tope visited a new church that was quite a distance from where she lived. The spiritual atmosphere was charged. The…

Africa

Coup d’état in Burkina Faso as army officers take over

More than a dozen soldiers appeared on state television late Friday declaring that they have taken control over…

AfDB, Cameroon govt partner to boost agricultural value chains with €115.05…

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday entered into a strategically viable partnership with Cameroon that…

William Ruto sworn in as Kenya’s President

William Ruto has been officially sworn in as the fifth president of Kenya. Thousands gathered in the Kasarani…

Buhari meets former president Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, received former President Goodluck Jonathan, at the Presidential Villa,…

World

129 die in Indonesia’s stadium stampede

It was a black Saturday in Indonesia as 129 people lost their lives during a football match between Arema FC and…

Russia’s brand value down $144bn on invasion of Ukraine – Report

Following its invasion of Ukraine, Russia has recorded the largest fall in brand value among all the world’s nation…

Britain unveils first coin with image of King Charles

The first British coins to feature the image of King Charles have been unveiled by the Royal Mint on Friday,…

Light out in Cuba, Florida as Hurricane Ian rages

About 2.5 million people have been ordered to evacuate their homes to be sheltered in safer locations as a result…

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As crucial elections approach, are Nigerians tired of their political leaders?

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129 die in Indonesia’s stadium stampede

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The guidelines released by the National Pension Commission (PenCom) that allows pension contributors access to…

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As crucial elections approach, are Nigerians tired of their political…

Many Nigerians are losing faith in the septuagenarian titans and established parties that have long dominated…

Nigeria: Still a toddler at 62

Nigerians across the world remembered yesterday as the 62 years of independence of their country from Britain. For…

Edo on standstill as Nigerians rally support for Obi’s candidacy on…

Nigerians, irrespective of age groups, ethnic divide, religious affiliations and occupation, trooped out, and…

Coup d’état in Burkina Faso as army officers take over

More than a dozen soldiers appeared on state television late Friday declaring that they have taken control over…

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Cost of Living crisis

How SMEs are coping with cost of doing business crisis

As Nigeria faces a fresh cost-of-doing-business crisis, a large chunk of the country’s 41.5 million small and…

Coronavirus

Private Health Alliance, Sanofi team up to assess Covid-19 vaccine…

Concerned about the low uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria despite the availability of supply, the Private…

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So, you want to go into the ushering business? -A Review of Clementina Busayo’s…

Title: Profitable Usherpreneur: How to Start and Grow a Successful Ushering Business Author: Clementina Busayo…

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Video: Weekly market update

The Nigerian equity market closed last week's trading session with a contraction, declining by 33bps as the NGX-ASI…

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NIGERIA at 62, so far so good?

As we celebrate the 62nd independence of Nigeria, Associate Editor, KEMI AJUMOBI spoke with women in various fields…

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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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Nigeria: Still a toddler at 62

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Allen Foundation makes case for people living with sickle cell

Allen Foundation, a non-governmental Organisation (NGO), has shown care and support for people living with Sickle…

Do not lose hope in Nigeria – Reps member, Akande Sadipe

Tolu Akande-Sadipe, lawmaker representing Oluyole Federal Constituency, has called on Nigerians not to lose hope in…

NNPC acquires OVH Energy, takes over 385 retail stations

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd has acquired the downstream assets of OVH Energy, the second…

Continental Re bids farewell to Ogunshola, others

Continental Reinsurance Plc, one of Africa’s leading reinsurance firms, has bided farewell to Ajibola Ogunshola,…