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Just Arrived! All-new 2020 Kia Optima, a true reflection of Luxury and Sportiness

The all-new 2020 Optima is the best-selling midsize sedan that is both high-quality and aesthetically pleasing. Its stand-out design sets it apart from other...

WHO recommends Dolutegravir as preferred HIV treatment option in all populations

Based on new evidence assessing benefits and risks, the WHO recommends the use of the HIV drug dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and...

Boska organizes Pain-Free Day Campaign in Kwara State to Promote Good Health

Dexa Medica, the manufacturer of Boska pain reliever, Nigeria’s leading antidote to pains, recently organized a five day Boska Pain-Free Day Program in five...

TMDK Group to Invest $25M In Agro-allied Industrial Park

An indigenous Nigerian Company, Tamaidukka Group, known as TMDK, with interest in Real Estate development, oil and gas subsequently agro-allied has indicated interest to...

Malta Guinness Shares Love with Zaria Emirate

Nigeria’s premium non-alcoholic Malt Drink and Official Malt Drink of the Zaria and Bauchi Durbar Festivals celebrated with the Muslim faithful in the northern...

Photo News: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Praiz, Dj Spinall, Teea, Others celebrate X3M ideas CEO, Steve Babaeko

It was an evening of tributes, laughter, cocktail drinks, canapés, and music as friends, family, and associates gathered to celebrate Steve Babaeko.The event which...

Brand News

Don Jazzy, Miyonse, Uriel unveiled as Indomie BBN Ambassadors

Fresh off his record label single release, Mavin Records boss Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has been unveiled as one of...

Toyota Robots Assist People Experience Their Dreams Of Attending The Olympic And Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), as a worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, aims to provide mobility solutions that go beyond providing official...

What to expect at the UBA Marketplace in Abuja

Are you ready for Africa’s Largest Entrepreneurial Fair!, UBA Market place 2019. It’s about to go down at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja!UBA Marketplace, Africa’s biggest...

Cliptize Is Changing The Classroom Narrative In Africa

Cliptize is an awesome assignment tool that gives educators the superpower, to convert any online video or webpage to a class assignment by attaching...

Coca-Cola Foundation & Water Aid In Conjunction To Present N300 Million Water Project In Enugu

The Coca-Cola Foundation, in cooperation with Water Aid Nigeria, had begun an N300 million water project in three Local Government Areas (LGA) of Enugu...

RETAIL - BRICK & CLICK

FMCG distribution: Past, present and future trends

Key distribution of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) is an age-long sub-sector. Indeed, this area of commerce is as old as the initial operations...

Konga Eyes Profitability, Grows Over 800%, Cuts Losses

Konga, Nigeria’s number one composite E-Commerce giant, has revealed it has set its sights on the path of profitability after achieving an increase in...

Ondo State Govt. Partners With MAX OKADA, Launches ”Sunshine Safe Bikes” (Photos)

Highly noted for embracing New Innovative business and initiatives with perchance for making lives easier for its populace, the Ondo State Government has recorded...

u-Snapp Launches Online marketplace mobile App in Nigeria

u-Snapp Launches Online marketplace mobile App in Nigeria: Aims to ease buying and selling of used, new or unwanted items locally.With the growth of...

Jumia Nigeria Recalls Notable Achievements On 7th Anniversary

In the last 12 calendar months, Jumia Nigeria has reported notable victories in three major areas of its operations in the country. customer delivery...

TELECOM & IT

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...

Google removes seven major stalkerware apps from the Play Store

Google has removed seven apps from the Google Play Store after research from antivirus maker Avastfound them to be stalkerware. The apps allow snoopers...

NCC Commends Airtel Nigeria for Prioritizing Customer Experience

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, had lauded leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, for operating on...

Is FaceApp Safe to Use? It’s Privacy Policy is a ‘Convoluted Mess’

FaceApp, a Russia-based app that applies filters to photos, is having another moment in the spotlight this week. The app first went viral in...

Oppo Strengthen Brand Affinity With Extended Barcelona Global Partner Deal

Chinese smartphone brand Oppo has recommenced its cooperation with LaLiga club Barcelona. The organisation will remain to be one of the football club’s Global...

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Transportation

Photo News: Newly Dualised Iyere-Owo Road In Ondo State

This is the new Iyere - Owo Road dualized by the Ondo State Government.The dualized road was recently commissioned by the State Governor, Arakunrin...

Road transport fare increased in June – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in its Transport Fare Watch for June 2019 said the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey...

FAAN Deferred Aviation Security Unit Heads In Lagos

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended indefinitely, the Aviation Security Unit Heads who were on operation when an unknown man scaled...

Hyundai 2020 Model Year Changes

Below is a summary of changes to the Hyundai lineup for the 2020 model year. This document will be updated regularly, creating a one-stop-shop...

The new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 models

More agile and more distinctive: the new GLC 43 SUV and GLC 43 Coupe...Mercedes-AMG introduces a range of measures in a fundamental update of...

Pay Tv

CANAL+ Group Acquires ROK

IROKO Ltd-incubated ROK to Enhance Canal+ Group’s Local Original Content Development... 15 July 2019. Lagos, Nigeria. ROK, the leading African film studio and international...

Multichoice In Partnership Discovery To Introduce Real Time Channel On DStv And GOtv

Multichoice Africa in conjunction with Discovery, Inc. today declared the extension of its holdings in Africa with the presentation of Real Time on DStv...

Netflix working on its second original African series

Netflix Africa has started the production for its second original African series, Blood & Water, a coming of age, mystery drama based in Cape...

OVH Energy is Fueling Partner of Next Titan Reality Show Season Six

June 28, 2019- Lagos Nigeria: OVH Energy Marketing Ltd., an Oando Licensee, has announced that it is the official fueling partner of Nigeria’s foremost...

LaLiga breaks stadium attendance record for sixth straight season

Almost 15 million fans attended LaLiga Santander and LaLiga 1|2|3 stadiums in the 2018/19 season, an increase of 538,538 on the previous campaign. 25 June...

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

NBET Rescue Nigeria $2.4 Billion Tariff From Negotiation Of IPP Agreement

The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) had to bargain the commercial terms it accepted in 2016 with promoters of 14 utility-scale solar Independent...

U.S. UNIVERSITIES OFFER $7.5 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO NIGERIAN STUDENTS

More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received no less than $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships...

Mainland China and U.S. Continue To Enhance Global Travel

Mainland Chinese are travelling overseas for business and leisure in greater numbers than ever before, and Mastercard’s newest edition of its Global Destination Cities...

The Evolution of Oando: Survival and Growth Strategies by Wale Tinubu

“Our ability to handle life’s challenges is a measure of our strength of character.” - Les Brow.Oando GCE, Adewale Tinubu's thought leadership address...

NNPC Declares Trading Surplus Of N6.33 Billion In May

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had declared a trading residue of N6.33 billion for May 2019, a number which is 13 per cent...

REAL ESTATE

LandWey and PiggyVest announce Partnership

Real estate company LandWey Investment Limited on Friday announced a partnership with online savings and investments platform, PiggyVest. According to Olawale Ayilara, the CEO...

Lagos’ biggest Lawyers are becoming your landlords

This week marks the launch of Banwo and Ighodalo’s new Head Office in Ikoyi and we’ve decided to take a look at how different...

SON SEIZES N200 MILLION WORTH INFERIOR ROOFING SHEETS IN UYO

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has caught inferior aluminium roofing sheets meriting over N200 million from several aluminium organisations in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.Guidance...

Afriland Properties Plc CEO, Uzo Oshogwe, Gives Real Estate H2 Outlook on CNBC Africa

Nigeria’s Real Estate market grew by 0.93% in the first quarter of 2019 after 12 consecutive quarters in recession.Earlier in the week, Afriland Properties...

Lafarge Africa Plc: Equity Update

Lafarge Africa Plc is embarking on aggressive business and capital restructuring that should deliver great value to its shareholders in the short-to-medium term. The...

BEVERAGES

Cadbury Nigeria Net Profit Increases By 258% As Income Hit Higher In Half Year

Cadbury Nigeria PLC’s net profit increased by 258% to N68.2m in the first six months of 2019, expunging a net decline of N318 million...

Pepsi acquires Pioneer Foods Group Ltd for US $1.8 billion

US beverage and food giant PepsiCo has agreed to buy South Africa's Pioneer Foods for about 24.4 billion rand ($1.8 billion), a company executive...

Jameson Unveils Super Premium Whiskey Like No Other, Jameson Black Barrel (Photos)

Jameson Black Barrel is here! The new super-premium whiskey from Jameson made its debut through highly disruptive activities and launch events that took place...

Hero Lager Presents Echefula, Never Forget Your Identity

Hero lager, a leading quality beer brand from the stable of International Breweries Plc, a proud part of the AB InBev family, has kicked...

Nestlé invents the first 70% dark chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit and nothing else

Nestlé has announced it has created a unique chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit, using the beans and pulp as the only ingredients...

SME CORNER

EKSG To Prioritize Women Development

The Fayemi-led administration is committed to using the State’s budgetary allocation for women development in order to transform the lives of women in every...

Abuja Aglow as World Presidents, Dignitaries, Celebrities set for Africa’s Biggest Event -#theUBAMarketplace2019

…120 SMEs to display goods and services during Event...Wizkid, Niniola, Dj Cuppy, Dj Neptune perform as Cynthia Nassardine, RMD, Tunde Kelani speak....Over 20,000 visitors...

Access Bank empowers female SMEs, partners with She Leads Africa

Access Bank Plc in partnership with She Leads Africa, recently concluded the first phase of #SheMeansBusiness, a Facebook programme aimed at empowering female SMEs...

Development Bank of Nigeria to drive call for MSMEs funding with Lecture Series

Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), the foremost wholesale Development Finance Institution (DFI) providing sustainable financing to Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) has further shown...

International Breweries Plc’s “Kickstart” initiative goes national

...Launches International Breweries FoundationThe 2019 edition of Kickstart, an innovative youth entrepreneurship programme that empowers young people with the financial muscle and training to...

Ondo Pupils Invent Machine, Wins Award In Turkey

The forces of the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu government to improve functional education are already generating results. Two students of St. Peter's Unity Secondary School, Akure,...

Infrastructure Upgrade: AfDB Team Meets Fayemi In Ekiti (Photos)

…as development bank considers the state’s request for supportThe African Development Bank (AfDB)’s team of technical experts on Thursday met with Ekiti State Governor,...

You can get prepaid meters and pay later – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says electricity customers will be allowed to get prepaid meters and pay later.Speaking at a press conference in...

BBC shuts office in Burundi after talks with Government fail

The BBC is closing its bureau and operations in Burundi until further notice after efforts to resolve issues with the authorities there failed.In March,...

Africa added 556 MW of on-grid solar in Q1 2019

According to new statistics released by African Energy Live Data, solar represents more than half of total new power generation capacity for the first...

XIREA Apparel Launches Ultramodern Garment Facility in Port-Harcourt

XIREA Apparel, will on July 23, 2019, open doors to various stakeholders to launch its state of the art manufacturing facility located at Trans-Amadi...

CBN In Conjunction With Churches, Mosques On Financial Literacy

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday declared it is in cooperation with churches and mosques in the development of financial literacy in the...

What worries you the most? Unemployment, but corruption, inequality closing the gap

Corruption, inequality overtook unemployment as the No.1 global worry in 2017: poll...More than a decade since the global financial crisis, unemployment is still one...

Watch Brotherhood Series EP 5:“Middle Finger To God, You Lied” Jimmy Odukoye And Others Speak On Dealing With Grief In Part 2 Of Faith...

This week, on the faith ring of fire; Fela Durotoye, Lanre Olusola, Jimmy Odukoya, Lynxx and Kola Oyeneyin assemble to share amazing insight on...

Embiid, Bosh, Brogdon, Deng And Dieng Headline Basketball Without Borders Africa 2019 In Senegal

17th Basketball Without Borders Africa Camp Will Bring Together Top 60 Boys and Girls Ages 17 and Under from 29 African Countries. The National Basketball...