Osun State – Broke and broken

Data from BudgIT has shown that for every ₦100 shared to the Osun State government as revenue allocation from the federation account, ₦91 is...

Here is how to use Instagram Reels

It’s been about a week since you could have noticed a new feature on Instagram called Reels. Those short videos feature a little video...

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 every Nigerian area to make...

Gains in Industrial goods sector failed to sustain previous positive sentiment, as NSE-ASI shed 0.15%

The Nigerian equity market today (Friday) ended the trading week on a negative note, shedding 0.15% to reverse the previous day positive momentum. The...

Telecom & IT

Lenovo and HP Control 50% of the Notebook Market Combined as Shipments Soar in Q2 2020

Consumer and commercial segments responded strongly to government assistance, pushing 27% year-on-year growth for the industry As families around the...
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COVID-19 Impact on Enterprise and the IoT

Pandemic opportunities and challenges for Governments, Enterprises, Software and Hardware vendors and Communication Service Providers (CSPs) A new report from Strategy Analytics, “The Impact of...

SMS Traffic Fraud to Drop By 75%, as SMS Business Revenue Reaches $50 Billion by 2025

Hampshire, UK: 10th August 2020: A new study from Juniper Research found that operator revenue from SMS business traffic will reach $50 billion in 2025; increasing from $39.6...

MTN Group plans to sell off $243m stakes in Jumia

MTN Group is planning to sell part or all of its $243 million interest in Jumia Technologies AG. This is part of the telco’s...

MTN Group revenue rises 9.4% in H1, announces plans to exit Middle East

MTN Group will exit its operations in the Middle East to become an Africa-only-focused telecommunications operator, with its first move to sell off its...

Business & Economy

How to Earn $1000 a Month by Trading Bitcoin Futures Contracts on BTCC

The novel COVID19 pandemic has done a number on the income of several businesses, governments, and individuals alike. Due to prolonged weeks of lockdown,...

Akwa Ibom Government To Align With Local Content In Development Of Ibom Deep SeaPort Project

The Akwa Ibom State Government has emphasized that local content will be strictly adhered to in the construction process of the Ibom Deep Seaport. The...

Nigeria: Banks’ Assets Rise to N47.82 Trillion

The total assets of the Nigeria banking sector rose to N47.82tn in the first six months of the year ended June 30, 2020. This was...

SSA Foreign Exchange in H2-2020: To recover to pre-COVID-19 level?

Analysis of SSA foreign exchange condition in H1-2020 showed a broad-based weakness against the US dollar, as the outbreak of COVID-19 triggered sharp capital...

Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate Climbs to 27.1% in Q2 2020 – NBS

According to a Labour Force Statistics report published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday, the unemployment rate in Nigeria increased from...

SME Corner

‪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...

Ekiti Partners Ecobank To Drive Women Empowerment, Micro-credit Loans And Agency Banking

…holds public engagement with Informal Sector on govt policies Ekiti State Government has partnered with Ecobank to ensure financial inclusion,...

VIDEO: Coca-Cola’s Impact In Nigeria Might Be More Far-Reaching Than You Know

For a company as long-standing as Coca-Cola, it is quite remarkable that it has managed to stay well within...

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...

Beverages

Guinness Nigeria Plc Notifies Of Fire Incident At Its warehouse; Restates Commitment To Prompt Services

On the 13th of August, 2020, there was a fire outbreak at one of Guinness Nigeria Plc's external warehouses on Wempco Road, in the...

Nigerian Breweries Plc – Resilience Amid Global Pandemic

As expected, the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic reflected heavily on the operating performances of Nigerian Breweries Plc. Revenue plummeted by 21% YoY...

Brewery Sector Update: Brewing in Tough Times

The brewery sector performance has remained pressured despite a robust population advantage estimated at over 200 million people. Our analysis of the Brewery sector reveals...
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Osun State – Broke and broken

Data from BudgIT has shown that for every ₦100 shared to the Osun State government as revenue allocation from the federation account, ₦91 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...

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...

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...

Updated Cost Of Clearing Cars In Nigeria

The automotive industry in Nigeria is still in its early development stages and there are very few cars produced and assembled in the country....

Akwa Ibom Government To Align With Local Content In Development Of Ibom Deep SeaPort Project

The Akwa Ibom State Government has emphasized that local content will be strictly adhered to in the construction process of the Ibom Deep Seaport. The...

Agro News

LASG to Revive Badagry Food Production Centre, Restates Commitment to Food Sufficiency

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the State Government will revive the 279-hectare erstwhile Songhai Food Production Centre, now the Lagos Food Production Centre in Avia, Badagry. Sanwo-Olu, who made this known over the weekend in...

10 things you should know about industrial farming

There was a time when industrial agriculture seemed to be a panacea for a fast-growing world.  Synthetic fertilizers, chemical pesticides and high-yield cereal hybrids...

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...

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...

27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises – FAO

A new analysis out today by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) identifies 27 countries that are on...

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Energy & Power

Nigeria’s Failing Refineries

In the recently published Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) 2019 Annual Statistical Bulletin report, data on the performance of the Nigeria Oil & Gas...

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....

Real Estate

Shoprite controls 22% of Nigeria’s formal retail, their future in Nigeria will be driven by indigenous retailers

The Nigeria Shoprite knew when they made entry through the launch of The Palms in December 2005 is a sharp contrast to its current...

Lagos State reduces land use charge

The Lagos Government has reviewed the Land Use Charge (LUC) Law by reversing the rates to pre-2018, thereby undertaking reforms to reduce financial pressure on citizens...

Lagos State Reviews Land Use Charge to pre-2018 Rates

...Waves Penalties for Y2017 - 2019, Sets Up Multiple Payment Channels The Lagos Government has reviewed the Land Use Charge (LUC) Law by reversing the...
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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...

Radisson Hotel Group announces new hotels in Nigeria and 5 other Africa Countries

Scheduled to open within the next six months following a re-branding, the hotel introduces Radisson Hotel Group’s premium lifestyle brand to Africa Radisson Hotel Group is...

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...

Retail - Brick & Click

UNILAG postgraduate student charged for allegedly defrauding Konga

A postgraduate student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Aniekan Charles Ekong has been charged to court by the Police for defrauding Konga to...

Shoprite closes second Kenya store in 4 months

Africa’s largest supermarket chain, Shoprite is closing a second branch in Kenya, laying off 115 workers. The first branch closed in April; there are...

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...

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...