Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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Gov. Umahi’s greed, inordinate ambition will sink him – Anyim

Senator Pius Anyim, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has lambasted the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi saying that his...

Okonjo-Iweala is Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2020

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has emerged Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2020. She becomes the second Nigerian to win the award...

Nigerian equity market extends rally to six consecutive trading sessions

The Nigerian equity market continued its uptrend to the sixth consecutive trading days on Tuesday, gaining 0.30% on the back of 16 advancers. The banking...

CBN further devalues Naira, exchanges N392/$ in BDC

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has further devalued the naira for the third time this year at different segments of the county's foreign...

Nigeria is highest importer of used vehicles from US in Africa – UNEP

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), has ranked Nigeria as the highest importer of used vehicles from the United States in Africa, and the...

Petroleum products from our refinery to be on sale from October 2021

Dangote Group has revealed that refined petroleum products from its refinery, currently under construction, will be ready for sale by the last quarter of...

FG, Transcorp sign N105bn agreement on Afam Power Plant

The Federal Government has signed an agreement with Transcorp Consortium, the preferred bidder of Afam Power Plant, with a bid sum of N105 billion. The...
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Okonjo-Iweala is Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2020

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has emerged Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2020. She becomes the second Nigerian to win the award...

Nigeria is highest importer of used vehicles from US in Africa – UNEP

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), has ranked Nigeria as the highest importer of used vehicles from the United States in Africa, and the...

FG, Transcorp sign N105bn agreement on Afam Power Plant

The Federal Government has signed an agreement with Transcorp Consortium, the preferred bidder of Afam Power Plant, with a bid sum of N105 billion. The...

Companies /


Dangote Sugar Refinery records ₦27billion profit in 9 months

Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR) Plc has recorded a growth in its profit after tax for the nine months ended September 30, 2020, by 81...

Jaiz Bank to raise N13b via private placement

Nigeria’s premier non-interest bank, Jaiz Bank Plc, has unveiled plans to raise new equity funds of about N13 billion through a private placement to...

How lower tax provision lifts Zenith Bank performance in H1 2020

Zenith Bank was able to weather the storm brought about by the coronavirus pandemic to emerge one of the lenders that made highest profit...

Markets & Economy  /


Nigerian equity market extends rally to six consecutive trading sessions

The Nigerian equity market continued its uptrend to the sixth consecutive trading days on Tuesday, gaining 0.30% on the back of 16 advancers. The banking...

CBN further devalues Naira, exchanges N392/$ in BDC

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has further devalued the naira for the third time this year at different segments of the county's foreign...

Firms expect borrowing, inflation rates to rise – CBN survey

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said the firms that participated in its latest business expectations survey expect borrowing and inflation rates in...

Investing  /


Why CBD Farming is Booming in 2020

Cannabidiol or CBD production will remain dominant in the 2020 growing season; however, newer cannabinoids, along with those that are used for the crop,...

Akinwunmi Advocates Commercialisation Of Intellectual Property

Mr. Lekan Akinwunmi, Secretary, Business Assets and Intellectual Property Valuation Division of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), has called for...

Ogun NYSC SAED Farm Ready For Harvest

LAGOS  – The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Ogun Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) farm is ready to churn out and sell its...

Business Education /


3 ways to manage an unstable income

An unstable income might be hard to live with as this means that one cannot tell how much will be coming in every month....

Business graduates can do with less capital – Ecobank Nigeria MD

The Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan has advised young Nigerian graduates to be digitally savvy, imbibe uncommon integrity, deep insights, accountability,...

MTN Foundation donates e-library named after chairman to OAU

To further encourage youth development, education and empowerment in the digital space, MTN Foundation has handed over an e-library to the Obafemi Awolowo University,...

Opinion /


The raging debate over Chinese loan and Nigeria’s sovereignty By Moses AMADI

Borrowing has always been a window of financial opportunity and a veritable platform for critical infrastructure development for both developing and developed nations. A...

Ogun’s strategic efforts on road rehabilitation

One of the cardinal objectives of the present Ogun State government is the provision of infrastructure, under which the rehabilitation and construction of roads...

COVID-19 and 2020 WASSCE

At the last count, over 183 countries, according to John Hopkins University, have been affected in one way or the other by the coronavirus...

Technology /


NCC says misinformation may hinder implementation of 5g

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has revealed that the misinformation over fifth-generation network technology (5G) may obstruct its implementation in the country. Umar Danbatta, its...

Stripe acquires Paystack, expands operations into Africa

Stripe, a United States fintech company, has completed the acquisition of Paystack, Nigerian online payment startup. Reports indicate that the deal reportedly worth over $200...

NITDA to strengthen data protection through new bill

The National Info Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is to send a new Bill on Data Protection to the National Assembly to ensure stringent protection...

Jobs & Appointments /


JAIZ Bank Plc appoints Sirajo Salisu, 2 others as Directors

JAIZ Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Dr. Sirajo Salisu as an Executive Director with effect from 1st January 2021. It also appointed two...

Berger Paints appoints Pheobe Obias as CFO

Berger Paints Nigeria has appointed former KPMG Professional Services' big gun, Pheobe Onyinye Obias, as the company's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Obias' appointment was...

Platinum bank appoints Abubakar Dikko as board chairman

Platinum Mortgage Bank has appointed Mohammed Dikko Abubakar, a former inspector-general of police (IGP), as its new board chairman. In a statement by Festus Adebayo,...

Lifestyle /


I was depressed after BBNaija – Alex

Alex Asogwa, a BBNaija season 3 housemate has revealed that the pressure from her celebrity status pushed her into depression after her return from the...

Burna Boy is first Nigerian singer with UK silver album

Popular Nigerian musician, Damini Ogulu, aka, Burna Boy, has become the first Nigerian musician with a certified silver album, “African Giant” in the UK. Burna...

‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ ending after 14 years on air

The popular reality TV show 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' will be going off-air in 2021. In a statement released by Kim Kardashian's Instagram page...

Sports /


Eagles out to end Algeria’s 18-game unbeaten record – Rohr

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles head coach, says his team is set out to end Algeria’s 18-game unbeaten record in the international friendly showdown in...

Atletico Madrid confirm signing Luis Suarez from Barcelona

Atletico Madrid have confirmed the signing of Barcelona forward Luis Suarez late on Wednesday. The announcement confirms that the Uruguayan striker will to continue playing...

Messi scores twice as Barcelona defeat Girona

Lionel Messi scored twice on Wednesday as Barcelona beat second-division Girona 3-1 in a preseason friendly. Messi also helped set up Philippe Coutinho, back from...