Nigerian Government doing a poor job on water/sanitation and health care, citizens say.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of citizens say they went without needed medical care and clean water at least once during the...

Polaris Bank Appoints Segun Opeke as Executive Director

Polaris Bank Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Segun Opeke as an Executive Director of the Bank by the Board of Directors and...

Nosir Releases the New Music Project, ‘My Episode’

The new record features 10 hip-hop tracks that admit his rap prowess. 20 September 2020 - Nosir, rap artist and founder of Spade Gospel...

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...

Telecom & IT

Nokia ranked No. 1 again in telecom software, services

17 September 2020 - Finland - Nokia has been ranked again as the top telecom software and services provider by...
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Annual eSIM Sales in the IoT Will More Than Double by 2025 – Report

Strategy Analytics forecasts that sales of eSIMs for IoT applications will grow to 326 million by 2025, according to a new Strategy Analytics IoT Strategies report...

Nokia to provide Tizeti with LTE Fixed Wireless Access solution for high-speed internet services in Nigeria

Nokia, today, announced that it will supply Nigerian mobile operator, Tizeti with its Fastmile and Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology enabling them to provide...

Mobile Business Messaging to Reach 2.7 Trillion Globally in 2020; Driven by Surge in Online Retail

15th September 2020: A new study from Juniper Research has found that global mobile business messaging traffic will increase by 10% this year to 2.7...

TYLgames collaborates with 9mobile, MTN to offer unique gaming experience

A new gaming platform named TYLgames has partnered with two telecommunication giants, MTN and 9mobile to offer unique gaming proposition in Nigeria’s lottery industry....

Business & Economy

Naira Further Depreciates against the USD at the BDC, Parallel Markets

In the just concluded week, Naira weakened further against the USD at the Bureau De Change and the parallel (“black”) market by 2.70% and...

Pre-MPC Analysis: What choice is best for the CBN at this moment?

Next week, precisely Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd September 2020, all the eleven members of the CBN Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) are expected to...

NSE ASI Falls by 0.08% amid Marked-Down Shares of Tier 1 Banks

At the end of the trading week, the NSE ASI moderated by 0.08% week-on-week as profit-taking dominated the trading sentiment which resulted in three days...

Price of 1kg of Rice Increased By 40.69% YoY in August 2020 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average price of some selected food items in the country increased in August. NBS said this in...

Investors on the local bourse gained ₦10.4 billion w/w

Despite closing three of the five trading sessions southward, investors wealth on the local bourse appreciated by ₦10.4 billion following bargain hunting on large-cap...

SME Corner

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...

How To Start A POS Machine Business In Nigeria

The whole world, including Nigeria, is trying to go cashless. As a result, POS machines are now appearing in...

‪S’e ti gbo: Ekiti State Engages Informal Sector on Policies and Achievements‬ (Photos)

...partners with Ecobank to drive Financial Inclusion through women empowerment, microcredit loans and agency banking in Ekiti State‬ The community...

Beverages

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...

Coca-Cola empowers 1,000 women, 4,000 more to go (Photos)

Over 1,000 women of the Magboro Makogi community, through a Coca-Cola Foundation-sponsored program; Catalyst For Change, were trained for over four weeks on relevant...
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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...

Audi electrifies FC Bayern Munich (Photos)

Enabled by the partnership with Audi: FC Bayern Munich is the first international football club to drive using electric power. The stars of the...

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...

Naira Further Depreciates against the USD at the BDC, Parallel Markets

In the just concluded week, Naira weakened further against the USD at the Bureau De Change and the parallel (“black”) market by 2.70% and...

List of Mobile Banking USSD Codes For All Banks in Nigeria and how to use them

The introduction of USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) has changed the Nigerian banking system completely. Today, mobile banking services have been deployed by almost...

Flooding: Sokoto Govt To Construct 3 Dams in the State

As a result of the perennial flood that has ravaged parts of Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Monday, disclosed that his administration is...

Agro News

The mobile cassava processing plant: A solution to cassava business challenges

On 25 August, the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Cassava compact team of IITA hosted the Ogun State farmers’ group from the Abeokuta Chamber of Commerce Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (ABEOCCIMA) at the Institute’s headquarters. The group came on a tour of IITA’s facilities and the mobile cassava...

IITA and regional grains body to work towards producing aflatoxin-free grain for health and trade

CGIAR-IITA and the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to tackle aflatoxin contamination of grain...

Strong Palm Oil Prices Likely to Decline on Output Pick-Up

Crude palm oil (CPO) prices are likely to decline in the next few months as yields and output increase, due to gradual realisation from...

FX restriction to Food and Fertilizer: Yea or Nay?

Recently, President Buhari directed the CBN to restrict FX sales for food items and fertilizer importation citing that the Federal Government, through its proactive...

New insights to help advance cassava breeding worldwide

Researchers at IITA, along with partners from the NextGen Cassava Breeding Project, have uncovered new details about the genetic architecture of cassava, which is one of...

Video and Magazine News

Energy & Power

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...

Volkswagen-backed QuantumScape to go public via a merger with Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp.

QuantumScape Corporation has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: KCAC); upon closing, the combined company will remain...

San Leon Energy Invests US$7.5mln into Oza Oil Field in Nigeria

San Leon Energy PLC’s (LON: SLE) Oisin Fanning spoke to Proactive London’s Katie Pilbeam about its new US$7.5mln investment into the Oza oil field...

Real Estate

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...

Ekiti State signs MoU with NMRC increase access to finance for homeowners (Photos)

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has on Wednesday, met with the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC)...

Lagos Embarks on Removal of Illegal Structures At Idera Private Estate Developers Scheme (Photos)

Lagos State Government has embarked on the removal of all illegal encroachment within the Idera Private Estate Developer's Scheme in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area...

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

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...

COVID-19 Barometer shows consumers are in for the long haul

How are people feeling as the pandemic wages on? Do they feel safe? Will they travel? How do they feel about the future? As the...