Datasonic Group Endorse JV Agreement To Explore Business Opportunities In Nigeria

Datasonic Group Bhd has teamed up with a Nigerian firm to study business opportunities in the West African nation with a population of 202...

Enhancing The Contribution Of Innovation, Youth And Leadership In Africa And The African Diaspora

“Young people – with their dynamism, their energy and their inherent understanding of our interconnected world – have much to teach us... I am...

New Insights From Nestlé Research On The Body’s Natural Ability To Resist Weight Gain

The worldwide overweight and obesity epidemic, and weight-related health complications such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, have become critical healthcare issues in both developed...

16 Coaches From Africa Shortlisted As “Future Stars” By Arsenal And WorldRemit

Today, WorldRemit announces that 16 applicants from Africa have been shortlisted for its Future Stars programme. Of these 16 coaches, eight are women.WorldRemit and...

Telecom & IT

Technology Enhance Spirit Of Sportsmanship At Rugby World Cup 2019 As Mastercard Unveils Live ‘Player Of The Match’ Trophy

As Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off, worldwide partner Mastercard is celebrating the inclusive spirit and innovation that makes...

Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 4 Tackles Access to Financial Services, Education, Agriculture

Class 4 of Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa kicked off in Lagos today. Comprising startups from six countries and spanning six sectors, this class is...

9Mobile Affirms Support for Youth Entrepreneurs, Tech-Start-Ups

Innovative and youth-focused telecommunications company, 9mobile, has again affirmed its support for young entrepreneurs and technology start-ups, promising to assist them in achieving their...

Chat Commerce, Key To Growing Nigerian Businesses – Van Rensburg

Nigerian businesses can be successful and better managed if there is a cost-effective way of handling transactions, reducing purchasing risk through increasing social interaction...

5 TIPS FOR IDENTIFYING ONLINE SCAMS

The internet has made life very easy for everyone. You can Google anything to get quick information and much more other awesome benefits. However,...

Business & Economy

TASK SYSTEMS BAGS HP NOD

Foremost ICT solution company, Task Systems, has maintained its status as a certified supplier of genuine products and solutions from global Original Equipment Manufacturer,...

NSE Lifts Suspension Placed On Trading In The Shares Of R.T. Briscoe (Nigeria) Plc

We refer to our Market Bulletin dated 2 July 2019, with Reference Number: NSE/RD/LRD/MB34/19/07/02 wherein we notified Dealing Members of the suspension of eleven (11)...

MTN Nigeria Clarifies Media Report On Plans To Raise Funds Via Commercial Papers

MTN Nigeria Communications PLC (MTN Nigeria) is aware of media reports that the Company is planning to raise N100billion commercial papers. We wish to note that...

Lafarge Africa Plc Announces Resignation of Mr. Bruno Bayet as Chief Finance Officer

Lafarge Africa Plc (the Company) announces that Mr. Bruno Bayet has resigned from his position as the Chief Finance Officer of the Company.Mr....

Buhari’s Star-Studded Economic Advisory Council: Anything to Cheer?

Earlier, the FGN announced a new 8-man Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to replace the Economic Management Team (EMT). Notably, the EAC consists of a...

SME Corner

Sterling Bank launches N50 Billion Business Support Facility for MSMEs

Sterling Bank Plc has launched a Business Support Facility for operators of micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSME)...

HOW TO GET FUNDS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

No doubt, startups can be very exciting, but the challenge of raising capital for it to get some footing...

Union Bank Unveils 40 Women-In-Business ‘Enterprise And Leadership Programme

Union Bank, in conjunction with Leading Ladies Africa, has unveiled 40 female entrepreneurs who would be participating in the...

Nigerian Breweries launches new empowerment scheme for youths in host communities

Leading brewer, Nigerian Breweries Plc (NBPLC) has unveiled a new empowerment scheme called “Partnership for Growth”. According to the...

Oko’wo Dapo: 2000 Women have benefited In The First Stage

2,000 Women have profited in the first stage of the women empowerment initiative tagged Oko’wo Dapo which is a...

Beverages

La Casera sponsors 2019 Udiroko Festival (Photos)

La Casera, a soft drink in PET bottle, has partnered the people of Ado Ekiti, to host the 2019 Udiroko Festival.The Udiroko Festival, an...

International Breweries Plc Appoints Tolulope Adedeji As A Director

The Board of International Breweries Plc has appointed Tolulope Adedeji as a Director on the board of the Company effective 18 September 2019.  Tolulope Adedeji has...

Coca‑Cola HBC named global beverage industry leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Coca‑Cola HBC is leading the way in sustainability for the beverage industry, after achieving the highest sustainability ranking in the world and in Europe...

Must Read

HOW TO GET FUNDS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

No doubt, startups can be very exciting, but the challenge of raising capital for it to get some footing can be discouraging as building...

Excitement as Ekiti Returns Christ’s School to Anglican Church

Ekiti State Government on Monday returned Christ School, Ado- Ekiti to its original owner- the Anglican Communion, in fulfilment of the government’s pledge to...

Ekiti To Get $500 Million World Bank Project As Fayemi Allocates N18 Million To 19 Communities

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday declared that the World Bank would shortly begin on some legacy projects across the state worth about...

Nigerian Consumers’ Spending Patterns Are Changing – Report

What does the Nigerian consumer spend his money on? And how have these spending patterns evolved in recent times? Thinking comprehensively about consumer spending...

Buhari’s Star-Studded Economic Advisory Council: Anything to Cheer?

Earlier, the FGN announced a new 8-man Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to replace the Economic Management Team (EMT). Notably, the EAC consists of a...

Lafarge Africa Plc Announces Resignation of Mr. Bruno Bayet as Chief Finance Officer

Lafarge Africa Plc (the Company) announces that Mr. Bruno Bayet has resigned from his position as the Chief Finance Officer of the Company.Mr....

Agro News

August 2019 Annual Inflation Rate Slips to 11.02% as Food Inflation Drops to Single Digit in Kogi, Katsina States…

The newly released August inflation report showed that headline inflation rate moderated further to 11.02% year-on-year (from 11.22% in July 2019), printing the third consecutive month of decline.The continuous downward movement in the annual inflation was driven by the...

Arla scales up its commitment to develop a sustainable dairy sector in Nigeria

In a new public-private partnership in Nigeria, farmer-owned Arla Foods is committing to further development of long-term sustainable dairy industry and local dairy sector...

Niger Republic Bans Export Of Rice To Nigeria

The Government of Niger Republic has banned the export of rice into Nigeria.The ban follows President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for the closure of Nigeria’s...

Green Revolution Forum 2019: African Development Bank, Partners Relaunch Agriculture Platform

The African Development Bank, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have relaunched a platform to assist African agriculture ministers and...

African Development Bank, African Fertilizer And Agribusiness Partnership Sign $5.4 Million Agreements To Foster Fertilizer Market In Nigeria And Tanzania

The African Development Bank and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) have signed two grant agreements to implement trade credit guarantees worth $5.4...

Video News

Design Fashion Africa Set To Prove That Nigerian Fashion Is Just As Viable As Her Music

2019 has been an amazing year for Nigerian artistes. It’s the year that afrobeat — a hugely popular African sound with its roots from Nigeria —...

Energy & Power

Saudi Attack And Oil Prices: How High Can Crude Oil Prices Climb?

Global risk heightened over the weekend as OPEC’s largest exporter of crude oil, Saudi Arabia, reported that two of its major oil facilities were...

The Biggest Day For Oil In 50 Years

There is only one real story this week: the Abqaiq attack was the largest supply disruption in more than 50 years and it led...

Experts to Discuss Renewable Energy Resources at 2019 Power Nigeria

… Exhibition & Conference set to hold 24th - 26th SeptemberLagos, September 2019: West Africa’s largest power and renewable energy event, is set to...

How do the Saudi attacks affect Nigeria?

A swarm of drones set off a chain of explosions the Saudi Aramco oil production facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais in eastern Saudi Arabia...

Real Estate

Mixed-Use Is The Key To Funding Hotel Development In Africa

A new report from JLL, the world’s largest professional services firm specialising in real estate, has revealed that people seeking to finance a new...

Agusto & Co. Assigns “Bbb-” Rating And A Negative Outlook To Mixta Real Estate Plc

Nigeria’s first credit Rating Agency and a pan African leader in credit reports, Agusto & Co. limited whose strong credibility presence and ratings are...

SON SEIZED N500 MILLION VALUED SUBSTANDARD ROOFING SHEETS IN IMO STATE

In furtherance of the invasion on the sale and manufacture of inferior roofing sheets in the country, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) had seized...

Transcorp Hilton Abuja receives the certificate of Excellence award for its restaurant

The Bukka restaurant at Transcorp Hilton Abuja has received the Trip Advisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence awards.Since 2011, the Certificate of Excellence honours hospitality...

British Airways’ A350 Gears up for its First Long Haul Flight to Dubai (Photos)

British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on...

Addis Ababa leads Africa in hotel room rates

Addis Ababa registered an absolute average daily rate (ADR) of US$163.79 when measured in constant currency, which removes the effects of inflation...Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,...

Improvement Of Idanre Hill As Tourist Centre Dear To Us – Akeredolu Speaks

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has restated his administration's desire for the growth of all sectors of the state's economy. He particularly singled...

Retail - Brick & Click

Mall Makeovers vs. Online Shopping: Will e-commerce support or replace Brick and Mortar?

More than half say it’s easier to buy goods and services online than a year ago.“Can you Amazon it?” asks my six-year-old son when...

KONGA TRAVEL UNVEILS UNBEATABLE FLIGHT DEALS

Konga Travel, Nigeria’s foremost omnichannel travel booking company, has rolled out a special promotion to usher in the commencement of the Ember months.Tagged Ember...

Jumia fraud revelation raises three questions

"There are three things in life that deserve no mercy – hypocrisy, tyranny, and fraud" – Frederick William Robertson (English Vicar)Jumia is Africa’s largest...

Sew Online With Oghas Fashion

Oghas Tech introduces Oghas Fashion – an online platform that lets you BUY. SELL. SEW.Technology is changing every industry in the world today, from...