DBN Advocates Capacity Building as a Tool for Increased Lending to SME’s

GoBusiness and financial experts at the recent Development Bank of Nigeria(DBN) Capacity Building Webinar have tasked financial institutions on the need to engage more...

HealthPlus: Attempted Hostile Takeover By Foreign Private Equity Firm

On Friday 25th September 2020, a Press Release was purportedly released by Health Plus Limited (‘the Company’ or ‘HealthPlus’) announcing the alleged appointment of...

Investor To Buy 45-Yr Old Peugeot Plant For N21bn

A new core investor is set to take over the management of PAN Nigeria Limited (formerly Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited) in Kaduna by October...

Nigerian Clean Energy Bill 2020

As we stand, the whole world is moving away from fossil fuels. By 2050, our crude oil will be useless as no one will...

Telecom & IT

Tech Experience Centre will save huge costs, boost tech adoption in Nigeria – Travers, Dell Technologies boss

Nicholas Travers, Director, Central and West Africa, Dell Technologies, has expressed delight over the expected launch of the Tech...
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South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria saw Millions of Cyber Attacks in 2020 and the Year is not over yet

In South Africa, there were almost 10 million malware attacks and a staggering 43 million Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUA) detections Kaspersky security solutions have reported...

HP Hails TD Africa On Anticipated Launch Of Africa’s First Tech Experience Centre

As Nigeria looks forward to the official launch of the Tech Experience Centre, globally renowned tech giant, Hewlett Packard Inc. (HP) has heaped praises...

Mobile Ticketing Transaction Volume to Grow 150% by 2022, as Market Slowly Recovers from Pandemic

Mobile transaction volume to recover from a COVID-driven decline of 8.7 billion in 2020 A new study from Juniper Research has found that mobile ticketing transaction volume,...

BMW 4 Series Coupé unveiled the debut of “Who Am I? A human-robot performance (Photos)

The show-installation “Who Am I? A human-robot performance”, developed by the team of the art and technology studio H3, debuted in the selection of...

Business & Economy

Local bourse sees biggest week-on-week gain in 4 months, as Market Cap up by ₦390.32 billion

The domestic equity market recorded its biggest gains since May this week, as it closed positive in all the five trading sessions. The impressive performance...

Post-MPC analysis: Likely implication of new CBN policy variables tweak

Last week, we projected in our Pre-MPC analysis report that the CBN Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will leave all its monetary policy variables unchanged...

AfCFTA: Nigeria is More Ready than most African Economies – Yewande Sadiku

Yewande Sadiku, CEO of Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) said that Nigeria is more ready for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) due...

Bear paints global stocks market red amid slow global recovery prospect

Major stock markets across the world this week witnessed significant profit-taking, as investors thronged towards safe-haven assets. This came as the fair of a possible...

September PMI shows global recovery remains fragile

The average performance of manufacturing activities in leading economies across the globe in September 2020 shows that global recovery from the disruptive impact of...

SME Corner

Why Buhari Administration Is Supporting Small Businesses With A Survival Fund – Osinbajo

The Federal Government remains deeply committed to creating a more business-friendly environment for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)...

How to Apply for Government N75Bn MSME Survival Fund

The Federal Government of Nigeria is set to commence nationwide implementation of two MSMEs initiatives namely, the MSME Survival...

DBN Advocates Sustainable Banking for Nigerian MFBs

The social, environmental, and economic consequences of rapid population growth, consumption of natural resources and resultant climate depletion have...

Paxful sees more Young Women in Africa turn to Bitcoin amidst Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained the global economy and put millions of people under financial stress. Understandably, people from...

DBN set to hold 2020 Edition of Entrepreneurship Training Programme

In a demonstration of its commitment to provide capacity building for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Nigeria, Development...

Beverages

We’ve reduced production capacity of alcohol in sachets by 50%, NAFDAC says

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says the production capacity of alcohol product in sachets has been reduced by...

Every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022

Nespresso today commits that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition...

Diageo launches website for Johnnie Walker experience

New website for global flagship visitor attraction launched and the public offered the first opportunity to sign up Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker, has...
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Must Read

Ogun State Resumes Monthly Environmental Sanitation this Saturday

After a long break due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Ogun state government says the monthly Environmental sanitation exercise will resume this month and it...

HealthPlus Appoints Chidi Okoro as Interim CEO

The Board of HealthPlus issued an instruction terminating the appointment of the CEO Mrs. Bukky George and asked Mr. Chidi Okoro to provide interim...

HealthPlus: Attempted Hostile Takeover By Foreign Private Equity Firm

On Friday 25th September 2020, a Press Release was purportedly released by Health Plus Limited (‘the Company’ or ‘HealthPlus’) announcing the alleged appointment of...

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...

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...

#BBNaija: Betway Launches New Predict and Win Promo

Betway, premium gaming and online entertainment brand, and the headline sponsor of Big Brother Naija has launched a new Predict & Win promotion to...

Agro News

Ogun State Partners with Animal Care Konsult on Livestock Value Chain Opportunities

Today, 25th September 2020, we received in our office, the Executive Director of Animal Care Konsult (Nig) Ltd, Dr Agbato Opeyemi and his team, as the first high-level engagement on a partnership agenda that will supplement Ogun State Government...

Rotimi Akeredolu commissions Sunshine Chocolate Factory in Idanre (Photos)

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, has commissioned the Sunshine Chocolate Factory in Alade Idanre, Idanre LGA. The factory is a Public-Private Partnership between...

Olam Cocoa hits 100% traceability target across its direct global supply chain

Olam Cocoa, a leading supplier of cocoa beans and ingredients, today announces it has achieved 100% traceability of directly sourced cocoa across its global...

Danone partners Ogun State on dairy development through backward integration program

Fan Milk Plc, the Nigerian subsidiary of multinational food-products corporation Danone, has partnered with the government of Ogun state to undertake a backward integration...

IITA and CIMMYT collaborate to enhance adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) recently launched a project that aims to investigate the drivers...

Video and Magazine News

Energy & Power

PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally

PepsiCo Inc. announced a new target to source 100% renewable electricity across all of its company-owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 and across...

Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry: Transitioning into a service-reflective tariff market

On September 1st 2020, the Nigeria Electricity sector officially witnessed the implementation of a cost-reflective tariff for end-users, following presidential approval. Recall that the Multi-Year...

Waltersmith Refinery Ready for October Start

Waltersmith Petroman’s modular refinery has been completed and will begin operations on October 14, the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has said. Work...

Kainji Dam and the Hydro Power Plant is intact and in full operations (Photos)

The Management at Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited. operators at the Kainji and Jebba Hydro Power Plants wish to dispel the wicked rumour trending on...

Real Estate

Rights Of A Tenant And Landlord In Nigeria

The real estate industry in Nigeria involves millions of people but is hardly regulated by any official documents. Plus, many landlords and tenants prefer...

Lagos Eyes Private Real Estate Investment To Address Housing Deficit

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged real estate practitioners and investors to work with the Government to create a homeownership model that...

Lagos to Deliver Sangotedo, Lekki Housing Schemes Before End of Year (Photos)

In a bid to bridge the housing deficit in the State and increase the number of homeowners, the Lagos State Government has said that...

British Airways launches flight and holiday September sale

British Airways has today launched its annual September Sale with deals to over 150 destinations across its global network.   With travel dates in 2021 available,...

Africa’s Travel and Tourism Industry: Is recovery at sight?

The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has left a devastating impact on economies across the world. Notably, the Travel and Tourism industry which contributes over...

Photos from the Lagos Ileya Virtual Concert

The Lagos Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat AkinbiIe-Yusuf, and the Special Adviser on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, has...

British Airways August Schedule Sees Return To More Destinations

Throughout August, British Airways is resuming flying to more destinations, albeit with continued low frequencies while the impact of Covid-19 remains felt across the...

Retail - Brick & Click

Mega deals as Konga Freedom Sales goes live today

All is set for the 2020 edition of the Konga Freedom Sales, an annual promotion by the foremost composite e-Commerce giant targeted at celebrating...

As e-commerce booms, posts commit to further reduce their delivery footprint

With the COVID-19 crisis, e-commerce has known an unprecedented surge with 52% of consumers having bought more online from domestic e-retailers and 49% of consumers...

E-commerce to be worth R225bn in SA in 5 years as expectations change

The value of e-commerce transactions in South Africa is expected to surge 150% to R225bn by 2025 in response to a marked shift in...

Game-changer for manufacturers, business owners, as Konga Bulk launches Monday

Konga, Nigeria’s foremost ethical and innovative composite e-Commerce brand is set to unveil a revolutionary new solution – Konga Bulk – which the company...