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Olukorede Adenowo, Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria,…

Olukorede Adenowo, Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, speaks on his career, Nigeria, inspiration…

51million Nigerians now have NIN

On today's #TheShift​ with Frank Eleanya 51 Million Nigerians now have NIN

Inside Nigeria’s first one-stop centre for cancer treatment

On World Health Day, BusinessDay takes you inside Nigeria's first one-stop centre for cancer screening and…

AFRICA

Buhari promises to work with Niger, stabilise ECOWAS region

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured the newly inaugurated president of Republic of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum,…

W/African countries lose $3bn to piracy, kidnapping at sea in 3 years…

Countries in the Gulf of Guinea home to West African waters including Nigeria and trading partners have lost close…

Covid pushing 30 million Africans into poverty – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that more than 30 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are being…

Sub‑Saharan Africa needs $425bn additional funding next 5 years – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said sub‑Saharan Africa will need additional external funding of…

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Kenya’s 83% financial inclusion growth mirrors Nigeria’s PSB potential

Eight in ten adults in Kenya have access to formal financial services as the financial inclusion rate in the East…

Lagos, FCT, Osun employees better protected in retirement

Civil servants working for Lagos, FCT and Osun states have better protection in retirement, given their state government’s current investment on social welfare. These three states’ government have not just enacted…

Start-Up Journal

PiggyVest, uduX partner to develop PopRev for fans’ artists…

In a bid to allow fans to become investors in the music catalogue of artists and share in their earnings, Nigeria’s…

Spangler Market upgrades e-commerce app, website to support MSMEs

Spangler Market, a foremost online retail market service in Nigeria has upgraded its e-commerce website and app to…

Considering a financial education business? Here are 3 tips to note

Starting any type of business and seeing it grow and survive is hard. Entrepreneurs go into their ventures…

Mayowa Oladipo: Entrepreneur redefining street food for Lagosian

Many entrepreneurs are driven by a passion to solve societal problems. For Mayowa Oladipo, co-founder of NibblesNG…
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Planning for 400 million: Nigeria’s opportunities and challenges…

Nigeria - regarded as the largest economy in Africa and bustling with the promise of a young and…

Diversifying Payments for Businesses and their Consumers in 2021

According to data from Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), Mobile payments grew astronomically in the…

Which are you? – Speculator, gambler, or investor?

How you handle your money in the financial market, and what you put it into, are personal choices based on a number…

Veritasi Homes Recognises 12 Outstanding Realtors for first quarter 2021

Despite it been a tough first quarter for businesses as the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed millions of businesses to…

Women in Business

Women in Business: Diane G. Okoko

Diane has over 19 years in legal and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisition, and corporate & commercial…

Women in Business: Funmi Oyetunji

Funmi is an independent Non-Executive Director at Ecobank & Prestige Assurance Plc. She is also the…

Women in Business: Aramide Abe

Aramide Abe is a British/Nigerian woman on a mission to influence private sector policies in Africa and to build…

Women in Business: Ayodele Atsenuwa

Ayodele Atsenuwa, a Professor of Public Law, is the immediate past Dean of the Faculty of Law and is currently the…

Interview

I have done it in the past and can do it again – Zammarieh

Antoine Zammarieh is the managing director of Allied Food and Confectionary Services Limited with 38 years of…

More stolen vehicles can be recovered in Nigeria if states collaborate –…

LAPE KILANKO, general manager, Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA), Lagos State, has been in the state’s…

”Our software help banks achieve full automation of their trade…

Chuks Onyebuchi, CEO - Union Systems Ltd, in this BusinessDay interview, speaks about the company’s recent…

Affordable Spectrum is a key driver for rapid growth of broadband…

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic which is ravaging the world, there have been changes particularly in customer usage of…

Companies

Mahfmead, AG Mortgage seal pact with Enugu to provide 1,000 homes

Mahfmead, a joint venture between Alpha Mead Development Company (AMDC) and Mahfas Investment Limited, together…

Carna drives investment in Nigeria’s healthcare system

To improve the Nigerian Healthcare System, Carna Health investments Limited (Carna), a Nigerian healthcare…

Truecaller launches anti-fraud enterprise solutions for African businesses

Truecaller, one of the world’s most trusted telephone search engine and caller ID service has introduced a new…

South African company Metallon’s bid to take over Lekoil suffers hitch

The attempt to take over the control of Lekoil Limited by South African mining company, Metallon Corporation, is…

Economy

Consumers embrace cheaper options as food prices rise

That the cost of food is increasingly out of the reach of most consumers is perhaps no longer news. To adapt,…

ANALYSIS: Why Nigeria’s Sugar Master Plan must not be scrapped

The Nigerian Sugar Master Plan (NSMP) appears to have run into some form of controversy recently over the feud…

How Nigeria is feeling pain of pandemic-induced slowdown in US auto market

Nigeria is the third highest destination of used cars from the United States and Africa’s largest economy also…

Finance Minister insists Nigeria will Shun Central-Bank Lending Amid Budget…

The Nigerian federal and state governments need to cut back spending to deal with a drop in revenues instead of…

Energy

Global oil trader Vitol sees demand roaring back in boon for Nigeria

The head of Vitol Group, the world’s biggest independent oil trader, expects crude demand to come roaring back this…

International Renewable Energy Agency, China agree on energy transition…

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), have signed a…

When clean energy dominate tomorrow, how will Nigeria fare?

In the race to a net-zero carbon future, clean electricity is emerging as the ultimate fuel of the future, with…

Nigeria targets setting up 100 oil, gas projects by 2025 – report

As many as 100 oil and gas projects are set to start in Nigeria by 2025, accounting for 23 percent of all projects…

Politics

Political succession and nation building in Nigeria: Problems and…

Being the text of a lecture delivered by Anyim Pius Anyim, a former Senate president, at University of Nigeria,…

Why Ondo Tribunal struck out Jegede’s petition against Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Akure on Tuesday struck out the petition of the…

APC governors tackle Obaseki over FG’s printing of N60bn

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have debunked claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo…

How high cost of party nomination forms encourages corruption in govt

In recent years, political parties in Nigeria have formed the habit of charging very high amount of money for their…

Markets

CBN says pan-African payment system to improve naira convertibility

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday announced that it is working with key stakeholders in the African…

CBN to sanction banks for rejecting old, lower dollar denomination

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday threatened to sanction banks and other foreign exchange dealers that…

5 learning points from the M36 webinar on investing in today’s world

With the unprecedented times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, more individuals are asking: What next? What are…

Naira opens week with 0.16% gain

Nigeria’s currency on Monday appreciated by 0.16 percent against the dollar to N410.33k compared to N411.00k it…

Technology

21st Century bets $75m to build internet infrastructure in Ogun

Ogun State could achieve its goal of access to the Internet for every resident with the $75 million investment…

Facebook, Terragon offer alternatives to cookies ahead of phase-out

Facebook and Terragon have jointly released two solutions they hope will ease brands into the post-cookie era.…

Okra secures $3.5m Seed Round to expand data infrastructure

Fintech infrastructure company, Okra has secured a $3.5 million seed round to expand its services across Nigeria.…

Nigeria lags behind Cameroon, Senegal, Ghana on internet speed

Nigeria is now ranked 103rd for mobile and 146th for fixed broadband on the monthly Speedtest Global Index, behind…

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Life and Culture

Ifie Sekibo: Celebrating grit, vigor at 56

Heritage Bank’s success story will not be a surprise to those who have followed Ifie Sekibo’s life story, as times…

Spotify’s podcast spotlights fast-growing African music scene

The next episode of 'Spotify: For the Record', a podcast sharing fresh, illuminating insights from the music…

Glazia Magazine features Alex Unusual on latest cover

For Glazia magazine’s latest issue which arrives on digital platforms from the 31st of March, filmmaker and media…

Book title: ‘Leaving the Tarmac: Buying A Bank In Africa’

Leaving the tarmac; buying a bank in Africa by Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede is a story in risk taking, enterprenuership,…

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Coronavirus

COVID-19: Global Citizen urges $22bn donation to boost vaccination

International advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, known for its advocacy work and campaigns in support of…

COVID-19: Less than 1% vaccinated Nigerians report mild effects – NPHCDA

Less than one percent, or 8,439 persons, of 1,051,092 Nigerians who have received the Covid-19 vaccine suffered…

As covid recedes, BA aims to lure Nigerian summer travelers

British Airways hopes to be the first of the large carriers to pull Nigerian summer travelers with promotional…

See Nigeria’s number of recovery from COVID-19

Although over two million deaths have been recorded globally from COVID-19 since its outbreak in the WAHUN province…

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Recession

Stakeholders set to discuss brand management in post-recession economy

In response to the economic melt-down occasioned by the global outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic, and the urgent…

Recession exit: expecting CBN’s further interventions to sustain growth

It has been widely agreed that the Federal Government, through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s interventions…

Expert highlights how Nigeria can remain out of recession

David Ogogo (Dr), the Group Chief Executive Officer, Dynamic Governance & IT Solution Limited says that for…

Role of sectoral credit allocation in Nigeria’s exit from recession

Many people are happy that Nigeria has exited the last recession, especially as the country’s economic data shows…

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Ticketing corruption by railway staff, soldiers, policemen derailing Abuja-Kaduna rail project (2)

‘Army general buys 30 tickets’ I step out of the train knowing, without being told, that…

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Women In Business

Women in Business: Diane G. Okoko

Diane has over 19 years in legal and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisition, and corporate & commercial…

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Industrialists to lose C of O in Asaba Industrial Estate for not developing land

Industrialists who acquired land at the Asaba Industrial Estate,l but have not used them for the right purpose risk…

Leading and driving innovation for success during tough times

From Volkswagon to Dunlop, Nigerian Airways to NITEL, Peugeot to NEPA, one could contend that what they all have in…

Facebook, Terragon offer alternatives to cookies ahead of phase-out

Facebook and Terragon have jointly released two solutions they hope will ease brands into the post-cookie era.…

Okra secures $3.5m Seed Round to expand data infrastructure

Fintech infrastructure company, Okra has secured a $3.5 million seed round to expand its services across Nigeria.…

I have done it in the past and can do it again – Zammarieh

Antoine Zammarieh is the managing director of Allied Food and Confectionary Services Limited with 38 years of…

Global oil trader Vitol sees demand roaring back in boon for Nigeria

The head of Vitol Group, the world’s biggest independent oil trader, expects crude demand to come roaring back this…