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COP26

Days after COP26 deal, oil producers angle to pump more

While the ink on which the climate change agreement was written has barely dried, oil producers gathered at a…

After #COP26 Glasgow, what next?

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP) in Glasgow Scotland which had stakeholders from all over the world in…

Climate crisis: Nigeria vows to reach net zero by 2060, but how?

President Muhammadu Buhari made a significant statement at the just-concluded United Nations climate change summit,…

COP26 keeps 1.5C hanging by a thread – experts

The United Nations Climate Change Conference ended on Saturday night in Glasgow with nearly 200 countries agreeing…

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What’s News Today

Watch the review, in reference to reports from the Lagos Judicial Panel, on how the Nigerian army covered up the Lekki toll gate massacre…

Des Amey is guest on The Exclusive with Kemi Ajumobi

DES AMEY, Founder/CEO, Amey Finance Academy was recently in Nigeria to connect project owners with potential investors. In this exclusive…

Airtel Africa could double mobile money revenues with Nigeria operations

Airtel, Nigeria’s second-largest telco by number of subscribers, could make an additional $405 million a year from mobile money operations…

What’s News Today

Watch this week's summary report on trending stories on our BusinessDay website.

Dr. Ogho Okiti – Managing Director, BusinessDay Media talks about…

"Don't think too much about economics as the Macro, just think of your personal situation"

Think Business with Dr. Ogho Okiti

Dr. Ogho Okiti - Managing Director, BusinessDay Media talks about Nigeria's economic recovery. "Don't think too much about economics as…

What’s News Today

BusinessDay introduces you to 'What's News Today'- a summary report on trending stories on our BusinessDay website. Watch today's recap in…

The Shift: Why WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram shutdown for 6hrs Monday

Private and personal information of over 1.5 billion Facebook users is being sold on a popular hacking-related forum, potentially enabling…

BusinessDay Diary (EP 11: Inside a Lagos factory changing the game in ice…

In today's episode of BusinessDay Diary, Kikelomo Adeniji, CEO, Iceplace Millennial, explains how she meets the demand for edible ice in the…

Businessday Diary Ep 10: Beyond the lens: The life, art of a Nigerian…

Today’s episode of BusinessDay Diary captures the life and art of Ayokunle, the CEO of Klala Photography. “The first person that booked us…

Businessday Diary Ep 9: How Olufon is helping businesses step up…

On today's episode of BusinessDay Dairy, Toyin Olufon, Principal Consultant, Lefort Consulting, speaks on managing finance, data analytics…

BD Weekender

Cloudflex Computing builds third cloud platform

CloudFlex Computing Services, one of the leading and valuable cloud information technology in Nigeria and Africa at…

Under my roof

I worked in a bank for several years. Everything was good until the bank started downsizing. I lost my job and it…

WARIF Raises Awareness to Rape and Sexual Violence with 3rd Annual No…

The Women at Risk International Foundation, WARIF launched the No Tolerance Campaign in March 2019 to address the…

The art of collecting

Have you ever wondered how art collecting came to be a cultural treasure? Collecting as an act, can be traced back…

Entrepreneur

Ayodeji Razaq wins Young Person of the Year at 2021 Yea Summit

Ayodeji Razaq, a serial entrepreneur and marketing expert has won the Young Person of the Year at the 2021 edition…

Nigerian entrepreneur clinches Jack Ma’s Africa business hero prize

Chidi Nwaogu, a Nigerian tech entrepreneur and software developer has emerged as one of 10 finalists of Africa's…

Three Nigerian entrepreneurs win N185.2m grant from Jack Ma Foundation

The Jack Ma Foundation through Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) competition has awarded N186.2million ($450,000) in…

How Adeniji built his business from roadside apprenticeship

Adeniji Olumide is the founder of AOJ Electricals, a startup that provides engineering services in Lagos –…

Sponsored

The New Meaning of Money

Despite being widely accepted and commonly spoken about, it remains shrouded in mystery. Humans interact with money…

Knorr rewards 24 winners in 12 weeks with 500k each

The Knorr Nigeria unwrap and win consumer promo has ended on the 26th of October 2021, rewarding 24 consumers with…

Use your income to make an income: Nigeria’s capital markets offer every…

Nigeria’s increasingly sophisticated and well-endowed capital markets have seen a 63% growth in mutual funds over…

Turning organisational challenges into Strategic opportunities in Nigeria

Professor Paul Griffith shares insights into why Strategic Leadership is needed to succeed in turbulent times. He…

Technology

Experts Urge Security Compliance against Cyber threats

With organisations facing increasing cyber threats, experts have urged improvement in security tools which can be…

What to know about 5G spectrum licence

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it has qualified three bidders for the auction of a 3.5GHz…

NCC denies moving 5G deadline only after MTN submitted bid

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it was not forced to move the November 24 deadline for the…

Bitcoin is better inflation hedge than gold, says expert

The Bitcoin rally stalled on heightening global worries about inflation, but remains 'a better shield than gold'…

Economy

Africa needs fresh $7.1trn to recover from pandemic – ECA

With its current population of 1.37 billion Africa will need a socio-economic stimulus worth $7.1 trillion to…

High prices pinch Nigerians amid slowing inflation

Inflation rate has slowed for seven straight months but Nigerians still feel the pinch with ravaging hunger levels…

Infrastructure spend, climate to drive growth in construction market

The global construction market is set for a sustained period of strong growth post-Covid-19, driven by government…

Nigeria’s Lawmakers yet to pass World Bank’s $500m power grant

The National Assembly is yet to pass the World Bank’s $500 million financing support to improve electricity…

Energy

Omicron: Oil demand could fall by 2.9m bpd early 2022

The new COVID-19 variant Omicron could cost the global oil market as much as 2.9 million barrels per day (bpd) of…

Subsidy removal: Govt, citizens must agree – World Bank

The Nigerian government and the citizens must agree on the removal of petrol subsidy that will cost Nigeria over N3…

Oil industry going through critical phase – Kyari

The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, Mele Kyari has told a…

Transit Gas commissions another 12km Natural Gas Pipeline in Ogun State

Transit Gas Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Axxela Limited, and in partnership with Nigerian Gas Marketing Company…

Markets

Stock investors lose N113bn as sell pressure continues on Nigerian Exchange

Nigeria's equities investors booked additional loss of about N113billion on Thursday as activities of profit takers…

NGX says remains preferred listing destination

Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) said it has continued to be the preferred listing destination for companies seeking…

Stock market sheds N400bn, opens new month in red

Nigeria's stock market opened the month of December in red. The market which decreased by 1.81percent or about…

Osinbajo, others see higher prospects for capital market growth

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says an innovative capital market will help reverse trend of declining initial public…

Interview

African economic zones need to connect to global value chains –…

With 203 operational special economic zones, (SEZs) across the continent, and 73 completed projects, African…

There is strong correlation between economic growth and capital markets –…

Temi Popoola, CFA, is the chief executive officer of the Nigerian Exchange Limited. In this interview with Opeyemi…

We stimulate growth by showcasing companies revolutionising African…

Rob Bradley is the senior vice president, CNN International Commercial. In this interview with BusinessDay’s…

With efficient transport system, fuel subsidy becomes irrelevant-…

John Ejovwoke Onojeharho is the chairman, Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology,…

Compaines

BAT Nigeria establishes N200m farmers’ fund

BATN with a multi-billion Naira investment in Nigeria has launched a N200 million Farmers Fund. The fund is for the…

COVID 19 : Savory & Partners advise on investment migration

Savory & Partners, one of the largest Citizenship by Investments providers globally, has explained that being…

SBG Insurance Brokers institutes funds for UNILAG best graduating insurance…

SBG Insurance Brokers Limited (former subsidiary, Sterling Bank Plc) has instituted a N2.5 million ten-year tenured…

PennyTree enters Nigeria’s fintech market to boost financial discipline

Determined to make financial discipline seamless and fun for consumers, PennyTree Inc., a Nigerian fintech startup,…

Politics

Direct primaries: Reps summon INEC Chairman over N500bn cost

The House of Representatives has invited Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission…

Ondo ADP collapses structure into PDP, vows to unseat APC

Leadership and membership of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Ondo State have resolved to join the People's…

2023: Ohuabunwa returns from the UK after consultation on presidential…

Sam Ohuabunwa, 2023 presidential hopeful and the convener of the New Nigeria Group, is expected back in Nigeria on…

APC Chairmanship aspirant, Mustapha vows to end ‘cabal’,…

Ahead of the February 2022 National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a political ally of…

Women in Business

Hadiza Adukonu, Vice President, Corporate Development, West Titan Energy

Hadiza Adukonu is the Vice President, Corporate Development for West Titan Energy. She has the ultimate…

Bola Oduyale, Founder /Chief Executive Officer of CreditWise

Bola Oduyale is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CreditWise. She has operated in the financial services…

Adetayo Okusanya, Co-Founder/ COO of H.C. Bonum LTD

Adetayo Okusanya is Co-founder and COO of H.C. Bonum LTD. H.C. Bonum Ltd is a performance-oriented management…

Eneni Oduwole, Managing Consultant, Alter-Ed Limited

Eneni is a seasoned risk, operations management, environmental, social and governance risk strategist and…

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Life + Art

Nigeria art, fashion, music take stage at Dubai Expo 2020

From a celebrated sculptor to its award-winning singer, Wizkid, to some of its best fashion designers, Nigeria's…

House of Gucci premieres amidst glamour at Silverbird cinema

The American biographical crime drama film, House Of Gucci premiered at Silverbird cinema, victoria island Lagos on…

Watch Netflix, Kunle Afolayan’s ‘A Naija Christmas’…

Christmas time in Nigeria is a joy to experience, with not to be missed festive events dotting everyone’s calendar.…

Estilo Da Vida announces Afrobeats Hall Of Fame Award, Walkway Of Fame

Nigerian lifestyle, tourism and hospitality consultancy firm Estilo Da Vida, announces the Afrobeats Hall of Fame…

Africa

Botswana says travel bans over Omicron variant hurts its tourism sector

Botswana said on Monday that travel bans imposed against southern African countries over the presence of the new…

Somalia set to announce deadline for maiden licensing round

Somalia will announce the deadline to bid for its first crude oil offshore licensing round "soon" after receiving…

COVID cases increase in South Africa as fourth wave predicted

Coronavirus cases are escalating in South Africa as the positivity rate of tests increases, according to an…

Boosting intra-African trade crucial for Africa’s inclusive…

Wilfred Machage, high commissioner of Kenya to Nigeria has said that African countries need to boost trade…

World

Austria to commence full lockdown as Covid cases increase

Austria, a Western European country, will enter a fourth national lockdown on Monday as Covid-19 cases continue to…

Otoniel, Columbian drug lord is trending, this is why

Dairo Antonio Úsuga, Colombia’s most wanted drug lord, also known as Otoniel, has been caught and will be…

Trump set to launch own social media platform

Donald Trump, former president of the United States of America is set to announce the launch of his own social…

MP David Amess dies after being stabbed

David Amess, a British conservative member of the parliament has died after being stabbed at a constituency…

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COP26

Days after COP26 deal, oil producers angle to pump more

While the ink on which the climate change agreement was written has barely dried, oil producers gathered at a…

After #COP26 Glasgow, what next?

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP) in Glasgow Scotland which had stakeholders from all over the world in…

Climate crisis: Nigeria vows to reach net zero by 2060, but how?

President Muhammadu Buhari made a significant statement at the just-concluded United Nations climate change summit,…

COP26 keeps 1.5C hanging by a thread – experts

The United Nations Climate Change Conference ended on Saturday night in Glasgow with nearly 200 countries agreeing…

Coronavirus

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases ignore spike across Sub-Saharan Africa

The sharp spike seen in the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant in some sub-Saharan African countries is…

Ghana detects Omicron Covid-19 variant cases including one linked to…

Ghana's health ministry detected the country's first cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant on passengers who…

What to know as Nigeria detects COVID-19 Omicron variant

Nigeria has recorded its first cases of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, days after it was first discovered in…

Omicron Covid-19 variant found in Europe before discovery in South-Africa

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 was present in Europe at least 10 days before South African health experts alerted…

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Cloudflex Computing builds third cloud platform

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Poor hearts in barrels of harmful oils

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UNIBEN becomes reference point for awarding TETFUND research grants – VC

Lilian Salami, the vice-chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Wednesday said that the university is now…

Ibadan: Court jails 10 internet fraudsters, sentences 5 to community service

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Experts Urge Security Compliance against Cyber threats

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Emirates ban: Nigerians’ visa applications to Egypt rise by 900%

Egypt’s ambassador to Nigeria, Ihab Moustafa Awad has disclosed that in the past, Egypt’s embassy in Abuja used to…