A Decade in Peerless Excellence – GTBank is Nigeria’s Best Bank for a record extending 10 Times

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) has long been regarded by industry watchers as one of the best run financial institutions in Africa, a reputation...

Diageo profits plunge 47% as pandemic hits global demand

Diageo today admitted profits for the past year plunged 47% hit by the closure of the on-trade activities and the cancellation of sports events...

Diageo Plc announces change to its Board of Directors

Diageo announces that Ho KwonPing will retire as a Non-Executive Director, effective 28 September 2020. Ho KwonPing has served on Diageo plc’s Board of Directors...

H1 2020: Sterling Bank reports a 4.4% decline in profit after tax to N5.4bn

Sterling Bank Plc, a full service national commercial bank releases its unaudited results for the half-year ended June 30, 2020. The Bank’s results released on...

Telecom & IT

Nokia’s continued improved execution drives strong margin and cash performance for Q2 and H1 2020

Nokia Strong margin expansion, primarily driven by Mobile Access Clear roadmap progress, particularly related to our 5G mid-band...
- Advertisement -BrandSpur Nigeria - Nigeria's No.1 online brand insight magazine - Brand SpurBrandSpur Nigeria - Nigeria's No.1 online brand insight magazine - Brand Spur

89% Of Nigerian Parents Use Their Gadgets To Entertain Their Child When They Travel – Kaspersky

While many countries slowly ease the lockdown measures that were implemented because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the interest to domestic and international travel starts...

Orange and Google Cloud to form strategic partnership in data, AI and edge computing services

Orange and Google Cloud today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the transformation of Orange’s IT infrastructure and the development of future cloud services,...

Lagos to Setup E-Commerce Hub for Agric Producers to create Export Opportunities (Photos)

The Lagos State Government says it is planning to set up an e-commerce hub or platform for agriculture producers to sell farm produce for...

How To Verify Your Social Media Accounts (Twitter, Instagram, TikTok And Facebook)

If you’re an avid social media user or use social media sites for business purposes, a “Verified” badge near your username can make your...

Business & Economy

Insider Dealing: Zenith Bank Sells 578,574 Shares

The Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, on Monday, disclosed insider dealings of 578,574 shares acquired by one of its Non-Executive Directors, Professor...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Induced Foreign Trade Decline

Nigeria’s total merchandise trade stood at N8.30 trillion in Q1’20 (equivalent to c.23% of nominal GDP during the same period) with total import printing...

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc Finishes Strong With A Record 184% Growth In After-Tax Profit

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (referred to as “Flour Mills “or “FMN”), Nigeria's leading integrated food business and agro-allied Group, today announced its audited...

BUA Cement Plc Posts Impressive H1 2020 Results, Revenue Increases by 12.7%

One of Africa's largest cement producers, BUA Cement, has announced an impressive 2020 half-year results declaring revenues of N101.3billion and a Profit After Tax...

Seplat Announces the Retirement of its Chief Executive Officer, Austin Avuru

Further to the announcement made on November 18, 2019, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc confirms that Mr. Austin Avuru has retired as the CEO...

SME Corner

UBA Reiterates Importance of Small Businesses, Hosts MSME Workshop

In its continuous bid to support the growth of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and equip them with...

Lagos Trains 450 Entrepreneurs in Coconut ‘Waste to Wealth’ Initiative (Photos)

Lagos State Government, on Monday, began the training of no fewer than 450 young entrepreneurs in a five-week intensive...

Four strategies for helping women in fragile settings succeed in the digital economy

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is disproportionately impacting women’s livelihoods. Young women are more prone to unemployment and under-employment than men, and many...

How To Apply For NPower 2020 Recruitment

The NPower program was launched a few years ago and became one of the top opportunities for young individuals...

CAC Certificate to Contain Tax Identification Number

Business owners who register their businesses with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) will no longer need to approach the...

Beverages

COVID 19: Coca-Cola Empowers 5000 Women for Economic Recovery

In a bid to upskill and empower women through recovery from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, The Coca-Cola Company through its...

Life Lager Beer Lightens Niger Bridge (Photos)

Following the launch of a new bottle and the ‘Nduka’ campaign, Life Lager Beer has continued to spread its strong message of hope and...

AB InBev takes $2.5bn write-down in South Africa, as Covid-19 impacts Q2 2020

AB InBev's performance in the second quarter was materially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, as expected. As the quarter progressed, however, the brewer saw...
- Advertisement -BrandSpur Nigeria - Nigeria's No.1 online brand insight magazine - Brand SpurBrandSpur Nigeria - Nigeria's No.1 online brand insight magazine - Brand Spur

Must Read

Africa’s biggest grocery retailer, Shoprite exits Nigeria

Shoprite is exiting the continent's most populated country, Nigeria, after 15 years of operation. The retail giant initiated a formal process to consider the...

List of Guaranty Trust Bank Sort Codes & Branches (with addresses) in Nigeria

The sort code is a number that usually identifies both the bank and the branch where an account is held. The sort code is...

List of Access Bank Sort Codes & Branches (with addresses) in Nigeria

The sort code is a number which usually identifies both the bank and the branch where an account is held. The sort code is...

How To Block Your Bank Account And SIM Card In Case Of Emergency

Losing your phone and wallet or having them stolen can be very frustrating. However, in case that happens to you, there is no time...

Life Lager Beer Lightens Niger Bridge (Photos)

Following the launch of a new bottle and the ‘Nduka’ campaign, Life Lager Beer has continued to spread its strong message of hope and...

Here is the list of Providus Bank Branches in Lagos

A little over two years after it was granted a commercial banking license with regional authorization by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the...

Agro News

Lagos to Empower 2,743 Farmers in Its Agriculture Program (Photos)

No fewer than 2,743 farmers in Lagos State would next week Tuesday receive inputs and productive assets under the State Government 2020 Agricultural Value Chains Empowerment Program. The State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who disclosed this today...

IITA releases 10-year strategy for managing invasive species in Africa

Prevention, early detection, and control make up the three-pronged approach that Africa is taking on to manage the menace of invasive species on the...

Nigeria: CBN bans Corn/Maize importation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all authorised dealers to immediately discontinue the processing of Forms M for maize/corn importation into the...

Project To Build Sustainable Cassava Seed System In Africa Gets New Phase

To improve their yields and incomes, African cassava farmers need regular and reliable access to high-quality planting materials of the newest and best varieties. ...

Rwanda: AfDB awards $1.1 million grant to expand meat production

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved a grant of $1.1 million to Rwanda for the implementation of the country’s...

Video and Magazine News

Energy & Power

Petrol Index: How many litres of petrol can you buy for the average salary in Nigeria and around the world?

Picodi team examined the change in petrol prices in several dozen countries and calculated how many litres of petrol an average Nigerian can afford...

Global Gas Flaring Jumps to Levels Last Seen in 2009 – World Bank

Estimates from satellite data show global gas flaring increased to levels not seen in more than a decade, to 150 billion cubic meters (bcm),...

Oil Prices Stuck At $40

Oil prices fell back to around $40 for WTI and $43 for Brent – familiar territory for the market over the past few weeks....

Equinor Reports Surprise Profit in its Second Quarter 2020 results

Equinor reports adjusted earnings of USD 0.35 billion and USD 0.65 billion after tax in the second quarter of 2020. IFRS net operating income...

Real Estate

Lagos Seals Banks, Hotels, Others on Airport Road for Physical Planning Infractions

The Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development has sealed 43 structures on Airport Road, including 13 banks and 13 hotels for...

LASG Urges Lekki Property Owners to Comply with Master Plan or Face Statutory Enforcement

The Lagos State Government has urged property owners and developers in Lekki, Ajah and Eti-Osa environs to comply with the Masterplan of the area...

71% of house owners lack proof of ownership in Nigeria – NBS

71% of households do not have evidence to prove the ownership of their homes, according to the Nigeria Living Standards Survey (NLSS) report by...

FG Hands Over National Theatre To Private Investors For Renovation (Photos)

Forty-four years after its establishment, the Federal Government, on Sunday, handed over the National Arts Theatre in Lagos State to the private sector for...

HAJJ 2020: Lagos Urges Intending Pilgrims to Defer till 2021

Consequent upon the banning of international pilgrims from performing the year 2020 pilgrimage by the Saudi Arabian authority, the Lagos State Government has urged...

Lagos is the Third Most Expensive City in Africa – Report

Each year, the Cost of the Living report finds that specific factors such as currency fluctuations, cost inflation for goods and services, and instability of accommodation...

COVID-19 threatens to ruin a record year for Africa’s hotel developers

African hotel development had returned to growth at the start of 2020, with more than 78,000 rooms in 408 hotels in the pipeline, according...

Retail - Brick & Click

Konga: Why we rejected a valuation of over $300m from global investors– Prince Ekeh

Foremost retail giant, Konga has invested well over $120m since it was acquired two years ago in Nigeria alone and now strategically structured to...

Ugandan e-commerce platforms power recovery from COVID-19 crisis

Partnerships with development agencies and government efforts to boost the digital economy are helping soften the economic blow of the pandemic. David Akanshumbusha sells groceries...

B2B Cross-Border Payments to Grow by 30% to $35tn by 2022, as Business Activity Slowly Rebounds

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total value of B2B cross-border payments will reach $35 trillion in 2022, from a COVID-related low...

Should digitally delivered products be exempted from customs duties?

As the digital revolution unfolds, more products are leaving their physical carriers and being traded online. For example, movies and music are being traded digitally...