Businessday Nigeria Archive for August 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

Health minister calls on Universities to introduce BSc Programme in herbal medicine

Owuru, HDP ask Supreme Court to set aside tribunal’s judgment in Buhari’s Favour

UBA grows half year pretax profit to N70.27billion  

Lagos taskforce intercepts truck with 123 men, 48 motorcycles

Nigeria’s shea butter production: Hard work for smooth skin

Explosion rocks NPDC pipelines facility in Delta

Stock investors lost N116bn in August

PENGASSAN backs NLNG model to revive ailing refineries

Reciprocity visa fees imposed on Nigerians remain in place- US

FMCG stocks shed 70% in 5 years

Ibironke, showcasing local content with new cinema hall

How I Spend It: Lekki Princess Starts Dating Again

Affiong Osuchukwu, the strategy, tech expert promoting wellness through food

Your credit score in a digital age can be asset or liability

Doing Business Internationally Part 2

PSC stops police recruitment, candidates to await further directives

Waje to host sensual musical concert

How to Submit: How I Spend It Diaries

CDD report indicts INEC, security agents over shortcomings in the 2019 general elections

We would go partisan if restructuring is not implemented – Gani Adams

WARIF partners US Consulate Lagos on documentary film festival

Unity Bank leads Banking industry in Asset Quality

We would go partisan if restructuring is not implemented – Adams

AFRIMA final list throws up new stars

Women in business – Ayisha Osori

PZ Cussons proposes N595.5m dividend payout despite disappointing full year scorecards

Court docks Pastor for alleged Fraud against late gov. Suntai’s family in Taraba

Neconde Energy appoints Emenike as gas business head

Brazil avoids recession as 0.4% growth beats expectations

Where are Africa’s Angel Investors?

Italy’s Giuseppe Conte given shot at forming new coalition

Nigeria takes delivery of $8.5m calibration aircraft

Thursday, August 29, 2019

FG assures on completion of abandoned projects

Inability of farmers to differentiate seeds from grains keeps farm productivity low

Buhari’s border closure adds to Nigeria’s economic woes

The Black Holocaust remembered

IGP commiserates with Catholic Church over killing of priest,orders CP to fish-out killers

More anguish for Nigerians as empty containers lay siege to roads in port cities  

Kogi governor: Bello surmounts opposition, wins APC return ticket

With new MoMo agent network, MTN targets over 36m unbanked Nigerians

CBN’s N400bn mop-up via OMO auction records low sales

Buhari woos investors, lists power, railway, health, agriculture as priorities

How Nigerian female entrepreneurs are bridging healthcare gaps through innovation

Executive Travel Health: Tips for pregnant travellers

Sterling bank targets $1trn food market with agric summit

CEOs, don’t encourage role superiority in your organisation

Increasing the potential for safer roads in Nigeria

Oyo State, Farmcrowdy launch Agribusiness partnership

James Bond – A counter-cultural hero for our time

IGP orders Taraba CP to fish out killers of Catholic Priest

FG moves to implement safety, health regulations in workplaces

Developing safe, effective herbal medicine still poses great challenge – NAFDAC

FG seeks inter-agency collaboration to combat cybercrimes

FG, States, LGs shared N3.9trn, half year 2019

Ogun grants 200 FADAMA graduates land, loans under Anchor borrowers scheme

UCL Draw: Barcelona get Dortmund, Real Madrid up against PSG, Liverpool face Napoli

Updated: Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk wins UEFA Men’s Player of the year award

Why many celebrity marriages crash

Catholic priest killed, roasted in Taraba

Sky Sat Technologies, Konica Minolta unveil new bizhub I-series smart printers

Guber primary: Coalition roots for Abdullahi as voting begins

Nigeria’s banking sector in shake up as MTN launches money transfer service

Stock market down by 0.66% as investors resort to profit taking

NAICOM urges insurance directors to give prompt claims payment priority

Buhari seeks Japanese support to combat piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Corruption allegation haunts Buhari’s new defence minister

Enugu airport closure: Ethiopian Airlines to commence operations from Port Harcourt airport

MTN goes beyond voice, trains PH media experts against fake news

NASD OTC market: Increased awareness yields results

How Nigeria can attract investments in oil, gas and power sectors

Rising number of companies with locked-in shares calls for worries

Infrastructure company Licensing for Abuja, others coming soon – NCC 

NSE renews move to delist Anino, Evans Medical, Niggerman, Roads

Ethiopian Airlines launches cargo flights to Bangkok, Hanoi

NIS issues 2,194 Visas on Arrival in July at Lagos airport

Primeport boss reels out modalities to encourage cargo activities in airports

TICAD7: Buhari woos investors, lists power, railways, health, agriculture as priorities

So Nigerian businesses, what Is your value proposition?

Woman charged with swindling fiance of N3m

Achieving economic prosperity through manufacturing value chain

NSCDC rescues 7 kidnap victims in Nasarawa

The Luxury Network Nigeria announces event partnership with The Financial Times

If there is a bank on ground to help the country address geographical gaps in terms of financial inclusion, it is FirstBank’  

FCMB Engages Entrepreneurs in Oyo State, Extends Free Business Finance Training

Kogi guber primaries: APC bows to pressure, clears Irukera

5 ways you didn’t know Google search could be used  

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Inside opaque oil contracts keeping Nigerians hooked on cheap petrol

Adeduntan: FirstBank is reducing poverty, deepening financial inclusion through its 31,000 agent network

Private Equity firms bet big on Nigeria’s health sector

Traversing the many colleges of Oxford

In swift reaction to US visa reciprocity fee, Nigeria reduces visa fee for US citizens

Champagne no longer pops as Nigeria’s cash-strapped middle class opts for red wine

Ruga: An unadulterated monkey business

Oil prices will rise to $72 by year-end -S&P Global Platt’s

Turning your lemon into lemonade

Nestle Nigeria generates higher sales from assets than peers

Gender gap and financial access in Female agents may hold the key

How can we expect change if we don’t change?

IGR: Apprentice allegedly killed as Ebonyi Traders, Tax Collectors Clash

Injured Tiger Woods targets October return

12th African Games: Team Nigeria medalists get N46m reward

River blindness transmission interrupted in plateau, Nasarawa, Kaduna, says FG

Omo-Agege calls for early prevention measures for flood- prone communities

Experts decry poor food safety practices, standards in Nigeria

Mega PMB on the way as shareholders approve Trustbond, First Mortgages merger

Ramaphosa regrets killing of Nigerians in South Africa

In swift reaction to US visa reciprocity fee, FG reduces visa fee for US citizens

Arise B.V. acquires IFC’s 14.1% equity stake in ETI

Customs intercepts drugs, smuggled rice worth N85m in Lagos, Ogun

Bolt becomes most expansive taxi hailing service in Nigeria

Prime Atlantic trains commercial bus drivers, conductors on First Aid, CPR

Why we closed Nigeria- Benin border- Buhari

Nigeria Investment Gateway targets $50bn investment inflow via matchmaking

Financial Action Task Force set to visit Nigeria in September

Osinbajo, Economic Management Team brainstorm on 2020 budget

Abia Police Arrest Man for forging government revenue documents

Mexico reaches deal to settle gas dispute

Save the Children appoints Habila Malgwi as advisory board member

Dangote gives four new cars to cement customers

Sluggish sales see food makers grow mid-year profit by weakest since recession

Stanbic IBTC proposes 100kobo interim dividend despite weakened H1 profit

Japanification: investors fear malaise is spreading globally

Bolsonaro may accept Amazon aid if Macron retracts ‘insults’

Readycash urges CBN to include roadside agents to grow network, spur inclusion

Police dismiss 3 officers over theft of AK 47 rifles in Edo

Kwara APC chairman urged to resign over political crisis

Trudeau muddles his message in Huawei spat with China

VAT rises 7.92% to N312bn in Q2

Iran’s president Rouhani rules out talks with Donald Trump

EX-NY Fed president urges central bank to buck Trump

Digify Africa, Facebook begin 4th digital cohorts for unemployed graduates in Abuja

Philip Morris in talks with Altria to create $210bn tobacco group

Labour minister, others strategise on e-Governance to enhance productivity

Lagos moves to prevent constant crisis in land matters

Tech start-ups drive change for Nigerian truckers

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

FG begins probe of $9bn P&ID judgment, says Nigerian assets safe

$3bn ginger market creates opportunity for Nigerian growers, processors

Apple sheds $44billion in value as US-China trade spat heats up

Devaluation worries return as foreign investors press pause on Nigeria

Updated: Nigerian applicants to pay more as US imposes visa reciprocity fee

Construction firms see tough mid-year as margin weakens, cost bites

With pension funds we can stimulate productive investment in the economy – Dapo

How FG’s FX ban on food imports will squeeze Nigerian consumers

NNPC, Total commit to grow production reserves to 40bn barrels

AFC approves $230m lifeblood for 9mobile

Shareholders excited as Cornerstone returns to path of growth

Port Harcourt-Makurdi passenger train in 4 years limbo

IGP orders new Enugu state CP to restore sanity in the state

Total plans investment to grow gas output by 300mscf

Domestic transaction sees biggest fall in 5 years

NECO releases 2019 SSCE results

Regulating the Nigerian broadcast industry now more difficult – NBC DG

Tension builds up as 2019 Remita Corporate Champions Cup reaches final

Visions Opticals celebrates 30th Anniversary

Labour minister, others strategize on e-Governance to enhance productivity

More troubles for Ambode as LAHA probes ex-governor

Cloudenly, Nigeria’s unified commerce platform, set to launch

Buhari congratulates Afe Babalola, on AU awards

We have not suspended flight operations, Medview tells shareholders

Seplat, Total, Dangote Cement, 20 others drag NSE further south

Raw materials drive manufacturing PMI expansion in August

TraderMoni: FG empowers over 28,000 beneficiaries so far- Osinbajo

CBN warns public of fraudulent loan offers

Gerard Piqué sets new goals with revamped Davis Cup

One dead, scores injured in Ikorodu accident

Lagos House of Assembly to review survey law

Investor apathy persists as total transaction on NSE in July dropped 61%

Shared-office group IWG explores spin-off of US business

Foreign Ministry debunks reports on execution of 23 Nigerians in Saudi Arabia

How Amazon abused its precious store of staff loyalty

Joko Widodo names Borneo site for new Indonesian capital

Nigeria, 54 others fail to make progress in fiscal transparency in 2019

IIF Impact Investing convention set to hold in October

 Eni makes a significant gas and condensates discovery onshore Niger Delta 

Minister promises facelift for sporting facilities, inspects Kaduna stadium

FRSC, Akin Fadeyi Foundation to launch Report Corruption App

Central bankers rethink everything at Jackson Hole

Breaking: US imposes visa reciprocity fee on Nigerian citizens worldwide

German banks wade into negative rate debate

Eni makes big natural gas find onshore Niger Delta

Seplat wins outstanding indigenous contributor to gas development award

Church help for migrants sparks backlash in Arizona

Amgen to buy Celgene’s Otezla in $13.4bn deal

Awele Vivien Elumelu: Investing strategically to redefine healthcare delivery in Nigeria

‘Rebuild Imo Agenda’ to stabilise, strengthen governance structures

Egypt’s world largest 1.6 gigawatt solar park holds much lesson for Nigeria

Five things we learnt from NEITI’s new report

Big Tech may be losing its allure for talented staff

How Uber is finding love in South Africa despite bleeding shareholders’ purse

Seven Energy gets Govt consent to transfer asset to Savannah Petroleum

Nigeria, Egypt, Mozambique jostle for a share of $103bn gas investment

Lekoil’s purchase of 45% stake in OPL276 waits on regulatory approval

Donald Trump says China is seeking talks to end trade conflict

I will reposition public service for effectiveness- Abiodun 

Monday, August 26, 2019

FG/Siemens power deal: Parties expect financial close by November

CBN, Bankers’ Committee introduce measures to help banks meet 60% LDR

Human capital and the future of work in Africa (2)

Kalambaina plant spurs CCNN to growth as profit surge

Enugu airport repairs fail to kick off 4 days after shutdown

Pipeline vandalism adds to Nigeria’s economic woes

Retail market records zero space supply in H1Y as landlords foresee no rental growth

Fashola’s second coming: Expectations centre on infrastructure, housing policies

Good news for home seekers as Lagos assures on speedy completion of ongoing schemes

Prosper Africa – America’s renewed outreach

Xpress Payment Solutions repositions in Nigeria’s fintech space

Minister, IGP call for more collaboration to tackle trans-border crime  

Transport service VAT rises by 205 % in Q2 2019

Falconets eye gold as Flying Eagles aim for final ticket at All African Games

EFL gives Bolton Wanderers Tuesday deadline or face imminent liquidation

Lagos targets 1m mothers, children as 110-bed MCC opens in Eti-Osa

FG promises revamp of research institutes to deepen food security

Bello reads riot act to agencies, councils in FCT

Kogi guber primaries: APC clears Bello, three others

LG funds: Controversy lingers as governors set for legal ‘war’ against NFIU

FG lights up Upake community with clean, sustainable off-grid energy

IPOB has nothing to do with President Buhari in Japan- Presidency

Fashion Focus Africa Officially Opens Applications

AfICTF foresees improved ICT local content patronage with new communication minister

Sugar imports down 35% on national master plan, health-consciousness

UK will refuse to pay £39bn divorce bill in no-deal Brexit

CBN sets up Mortgage Guarantee Company 

Software sector braces for a split among leading companies

Ilorin agog as GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 5 nears

CBN gives banks 24 months to wind down exposures to corporate, individuals without TIN, BVN

Stronger dollar weakens investor appetite for Nigerian Stocks

Local bond market to remain bearish as trade tension fire up

WABOTE: Three years of transformational leadership at NCDMB

$9bn court ruling: P& ID may seize Nigeria’s UK assets, oil cargoes, others

Nigerian banks: opportunity or value trap

What does it mean to be wealthy?

Aviation firms’ revenue, bottom-line hit 5-year low on economic headwinds

Nigerian stocks edge higher over African peers on Buhari’s cabinet inauguration

Dangote Flour Mills worth N159.24bn based on enterprise value

Agusto expects downstream operators to grow revenue by 8% in 2020

FG earns just N38m as VAT on Brokers’ N759mn Commission in one month

Apapa gridlock: Reactivate Sapele, other ports, Afe tells FG

Sustainable Cycling Foundation unveils ‘Kit and Kin’ Initiative in Lagos

Zimbabwe faces its worst economic crisis in a decade

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Nigeria faces dilemma of lowering rates or getting dollars 

Four takeaways from Zenith Bank’s H1 financial result

Nigeria’s largest firms shed N2.36 trillion in stock market rout

These private sector firms take long-term view on economy

For new ministers there is no honeymoon

Naira faces pressure as offshore players book profit on local debt notes

Is Nigeria heading for a debt overhang?

Vietnam’s industrial success shows what Nigeria is doing wrong

Economics of protests: Why Nigeria should be having more demonstrations

At the mercy of thieves, bandits and incompetents (2)

The Nigerian Code Of Corporate Governance, 2018: Principle 16 – Remuneration Governance

It takes me 2 minutes to steal vehicle brain box – Suspect confesses

Business leaders, investors welcome rate cut in Egypt

FG to prosecute those abusing SIP- Uwais

Africa Finance Corporation approves $230m loan for 9mobile growth plan

Ministry of Aviation queries NAHCON’s decision to prevent Skypower from carrying out hajj operations

Kwara boxing boss lauds GOtv Boxing NextGen

FG promises 1 million annual housing delivery to crackdown deficit

Abba Kyari: Prime minister in a presidential system

FAAN shuts down Enugu airport 

Ravaged by sickle cell anaemia

Multiple Subscription: Investors Consolidate 3.4bn Shares, Reduce Unclaimed Dividends – SEC

INEC’s de-registration axe dangles over failing political parties

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Journeys on Nigerian highways now ‘rocket science’

‘African science reporting must cover all aspects to drive development’

Why many celebrity marriages fail

Attack on Ekweremadu, politics of Biafra and 2023 presidency

Setting agenda for the Ministry of Agriculture

Agbedi and his ‘Onward Restoration & Transformation’ agenda for Bayelsa

We are unlocking the key to Nigeria’s economy – Nwankwo

‘Sincerity of purpose, fear of God needed to turn Nigeria’s situation around’

69 directors join boards of listed companies in 8 months

Stanbic IBTC at the centre of youth development with HiFL

What you need to know when buying a health insurance plan

NB, NOC reaffirm partnership ahead of Tokyo 2020

Advisory council urges Gov. Ikpeazu, Assembly to pass Abia Charter of Equity into law

Kwara governor sends anti-poverty bill to Assembly

PHCCIMA helps supply to meet demand: As experts reveal how to win big in PH business world

Akwa Ibom seeks FG intervention in road projects

Kwara to partner PSN, warns youths against drug abuse

Equities gain N400bn in five days on federal cabinet’s inauguration

Lekki, Badagry, Daluwon Assembly Halls to host  global convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Improving transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of IGR systems

FG to sign IPC to hasten Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Chad seeks Nigeria’s support in the conduct of elections

Kaduna CentralSenatorial District: Tribunal Dismisses PDP’s Petition

APC NWC, Governors meet to avert impending crisis

First Bank offers business continuity guideline to strategic partners, vendors

FG to establish rail facilities at Kajola, Ogun state

Foreign Ministry dismisses alleged video of Onyeama being chased out in Austria

Burnout in Nigeria – “Everyone wants you to do it, and no one wants to pay you enough.”

State income per person at $51 too low to drive needed investments

Delta tertiary institutions to enjoy 24-hour power supply through solar energy

28 Delta communities provide 33,000ha of land for CBN oil palm initiative

Kano manufacturers decry new electricity tariff

Favourable harvest pushes food price to 30-month low in July

After 100 years, CSDP provides water to jubilant Boboto village in Taraba

Buhari swears in Ministers, cassigned portfolios to them:

AbdulRazaq sends anti-poverty bill to Kwara Assembly

Oil slides as China hits US with new tariffs

Kellogg treats families to big breakfast table in Lagos

Friday, August 23, 2019

Premier League: Liverpool vs. Arsenal cracker takes centre stage this weekend 

Flying Eagles qualify for semi finals of 12th All African Games

Medview ‘suspends’ operations as all planes go on maintenance

OkadaBooks for the Weekend Featuring Be my Valentine

Time for new growth strategy, as Nigeria’s leverage model fails

Africa Digital Sports Conference gets new date and venue

Stock investors gain N400bn in one week following increased bargains

Canadian firm, Dynamics intelligence to exit Nigeria over employee’s fraudulent practice

FG to license Online Radio, TV Stations

Zenith Bank appoints Henry Oroh executive director

Buhari to attend TICAD7 in Japan

Italian debt rallies as coalition government falls

US senses breakthrough in Venezuela crisis Contact with Maduro’s de facto deputy may unlock solution to political stalemate

659,644 children get vitamin A supplement in Edo

Fears grow that softer Volcker rule will stoke Wall Street risk

Attacks: Zulum meets Buhari, seeks urgent FG action on porous border

Investors trade N1.2trn worth of Nigerian stocks in 7 months

Emulate Adewunmi Ogunsanya’s support for Boxing, says DG, Lagos sports commission

Mo Ibrahim Foundation lauds Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council

‘Lack of technical, managerial skills responsible for ailing businesses’

Financial Reporting Council unveils new portal for individual registration

Edo tasks stakeholders on shared commitment to sustainable palm oil production

How global impact investing assets grew by over 300% in five years

British High Commission expresses support for Kano free education policy

Tribunal sacks Dino Malaye as Kogi senator

Synlab, partners take free medical outreach to Ilupeju 

World Bank debars seven Chinese construction firms in Nigeria

NIMASA facilities signing of Collective Bargaining Agreement for seafarers

Police ban volunteer security outfits in Kaduna

Flood: SEMA sets up resettling camps in Kaduna

Metering solution firm begins roll out of electricity meters in Akwa Ibom

Okowa hails Keyamo’s appointment as minister

APC chieftain charges new ministers on service delivery

Beyond the IMOB show in Nuremberg

Lagos holds 4-day retreat for cabinet members, perm secs

First Invictus, now Jumia and 80 Nigerians

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Banks race to boost lending as CBN’s Sep. 30 deadline nears

Investors demand higher yields for FG debt

Feeding Nigeria’s 200m people impossible without security, electricity, roads

Food security and all that

Executive Travel Health: Tips for women traveller

JNC International commits to reduce Nigeria’s medical tourism

The Treasured Writers turns 13

US justice department indicts over 66 Nigerians for cybercrime, money laundering

How poor medical research funding undermines Nigeria’s healthcare systems

The 9Ps you need to discover to excel

Harold Smith, the big lie, and Nigeria 2019

Edo state ready to invite investors in agriculture – Obaseki

Hotel occupancy rises to 60% in H1 despite poor Q1 outing

70% drugs in Nigeria are imported- PSN

Future of intra-African trade to be charted at Single Window Conference in Cameroon

Job creation, anti-corruption top agenda as Ngige resumes

Concerns as Excess Crude Account depletes to $274m

Zinox, EdVigor partner, re-train over 1000 teachers

Mixed reactions trail Buhari’s directive to Ministers

NIRSAL in talks with GAA for agro industrial projects in Nigeria

Access Bank intensifies financial inclusion drive with agency banking

Lagos records over 1.4m unregistered births

CBN’s findings on why women are most financially excluded

IMF seeks to remove age limit on managing director position

Jumia’s 2019 Q2 gross profit rises 94%

Alpha Morgan strengthens customers confidence through partnership with InfoWARE limited

Buhari assures of more investment in education

NBA-AGC opens in Lagos tomorrow with 12,000 lawyers in attendance

Lagos begins capacity building for cabinet members

Dress down Monday!

CEOS of big lenders shed N34.96 billion in stock market rout

Industry expects agric minister to make agriculture competitive

Luno partners ULES career expo to grow talents in tech space

Nigerian Fintech and Vanity Metrics: Devil is in the details, veracity of claims

When Narrative Trumps Results: The Nigerian government’s dangerous obsession with storytelling

Nigeria’s ministers face task of reviving ailing economy

Finance minister needs to have Egypt, Indonesia counterparts on speed dial

Major hurdles awaiting petroleum minister

Kumuyi, others to address youths at Deeper Life success camp 2019

Revisiting the calls for FX unification

Power; What to expect, as new minister takes over

Africa: Almost polio-free as Nigeria celebrates three years without the disease

What to expect from Malami 2.0

Mixed reactions trail re-appointment of Adamu Adamu

Performance analysis of players in the Nigerian brewery industry

Vetiva Research: Forte Oil: Subsidy income buoys earnings growth

Bargain hunting sees MTN market share position short-lived

Donald Trump scraps Denmark visit after interest in buying Greenland is rebuffed

First Bank agric expo set to promote new agribusiness opportunities

Importers, exporters stranded as NCS shuts Seme, Idiroko borders

APC vs PDP: Delta governorship tribunal reserves judgement

LAPO optimistic of meeting N152bn loan target

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Four ministers to watch as Buhari assigns cabinet portfolios

Infrastructure upgrade, airport concession, key issues facing Sirika

NERC steers power sector to market contracts with tariff review

Why government is recapitalising Discos

Investors shun FG’s bonds as auction records first undersubscription in 2 years

Why Ehanire must arrest Nigeria’s declining healthcare system

GTBank mulls more East Africa acquisition, bullish on LDR target

Shoprite capitulates to currency devaluation, foreign exchange shortage as margin slumps

Awolowo, Azikiwe and the Igbo-Yoruba ‘Lagos Press War’

NDIC signs Mou with Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation

Uganda looks to technology in fight against crime

New commissioner assures of speedy completion of ongoing housing schemes in Lagos

Judiciary impartiality key to greater Lagos- Sanwo-Olu

Aggressive reforms in power, oil sector to spur stock market performance

President Buhari hinted me about return to cabinet— Amaechi

Meet Ehinare, Mamora, Nigeria’s new health ministers

APC urges Ministers to Consolidate on the progress Made in Various Sectors

NIMASA facilitates signing of Collective Bargaining Agreement for seafarers

GT Bank looks at acquisition to grow Africa footprint

5 facts about Nigeria’s new sports minister, Sunday Dare

Oil and gas, tech, financial services top prime office demand drivers in H1Y

Lai Mohammed resumes office as Information, Culture Minister

Alpha Morgan Capital strengthens customers confidence through partnership with InfoWARE 

Ugboaja is new General Secretary of NLC

Buhari targets September for submission of 2020 budget to NASS

Insecurity, malnutrition, others still hampers Nigeria’s fight against wild polio virus- NPHCDA

Sanwo-Olu confirms Akosile as CPS

In chase of governance, Buhari unbundles power, Interior ministries

Atiku to Buhari: You lied on oath to contest presidential election

NERC approves cost-reflective tariff for electricity sector

Insecurity: Buhari must urgently rejig security strategy – Group

Makinde tasks LG administrators on openness, accountability

House Committee on Aviation say reappointment of Sirika is good for continuity

GTBank targets more acquisitions outside of Nigeria

Buhari creates five new Ministries, assigns portfolios

CIS attracts university dons to capital market

Nigeria can earn N120bn revenue from export of sesame seed annually – Agusto report

Nigeria must address port infrastructural deficit to attain ERGP goals – NPA

Lessons Nigeria’s next ICT chief can learn from Rwanda’s Akamanzi

NIMASA commissions security centre to enhance safe shipping

Nigeria Customs partners NIS, others to deepen border security

Total E&P invests to boost next generation of agribusinesses

DEVELOPING: Buhari assigns portfolio to ministers

CSDP disburses N500m for community projects in Taraba LGAs

Facebook launches Developer Circle in Benin

Sanwo-olu breaks 20 years’ record, names female works commissioner

FG demands probe of killing of Nigerian doctor in Ukraine

Police re-arrest notorious kidnap kingpin ‘Wadume’

Will Nigeria go back to the past to confront a building headwind against the Naira

Nigeria is last African nation declared polio-free

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

‘We have a holistic plan in place on how to make Apapa work again’

Aircraft towing persists at Lagos airport over infrastructure decay

Nigeria’s risk premium surges to highest in 2019

How to make money from cashew processing

Who raided Ambode’s Lagos homes?

New NAICOM brewing as market confirms speedy approvals

Toyota’s Q1 global sales up 4 percent to 2.3m units

Diaspora remittances could hit $34.8bn in 3 years – PwC

Linkage Assurance positive about growth year round

$81 billion debt: Inching close to a fiscal crisis

MAN flays Chinese used cars influx into Nigeria

Collateral Registry as support infrastructure for microfinancing

FIRS names Obasanjo Farms, Coldstone Yaba, Davido Music, others as tax defaulters

My house not raided by EFCC, says Ambode’s Chief Of Staff

Buhari replaces heads of Agencies

US allocates additional $75m to fight HIV/ AIDS in Nigeria

MTN, other stocks lead NSE into the red zone

Nigerian women lack financial empowerment, access to education — NOIPolls

NAHCON accused of breaching agreements with Med-View on airlift of pilgrims for hajj

Dubai records 28% increase in number of Nigerian visitors in H1

Buhari bares ministers from direct contact with him

Supreme Court ruling, Atiku says no cause for alarm

Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu inaugurates cabinet

NIMC extends NIN enrolment to Austria, Germany

Bridge Teacher in first-ever Nigerian teachers TV show

‘School enrolment, teacher quality challanges await new education minister’

Buhari alerts on rising e-fraud activities, cyber crimes

Omo-Agege hails Belema oil for relocating to host community

Abiodun courts private investors in job creation for Ogun youths

African fintech leader enters UAE market

Governor Sanwo-Olu commences swearing in of cabinet members

One Planet, One Health is our commitment to consumers, environment – Barrere

Southeast governors write Buhari over proposed closure of Enugu airport

Conoil’s revenue jumps 33% in H1, delivers N1.4bn pay-out

What your credit score says about your financial health

Zenith Bank’s non-interest income surges 24% in H1 on deepened retail banking

Battle over Unizo points to surge in activist investing in Japan

Pan African Towers raises debt funding from Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund

Rise Labs kick starts 2019 Artificial Intelligence Ideathon across Nigeria

Inflation nears 4-year low of 11.08% in July on favourable harvest

Why FG’s programme to light up universities, general hospitals matter

Will NNPC gas pipeline deal with Morocco avoid challenges of WAGP?

World’s biggest chip created to meet demands of AI

Mixed fortunes for Nigeria as shale producers run out of ‘sweet spots’

Netherland firm to supply two gas lift jumpers in Okwori field

Supreme Court dismisses Atiku, PDP’s appeal against ruling of election tribunal

World Humanitarian Day: Edo lauds roles of women aid workers

OPEC forecasts bleak prospects for oil market till end of 2019

Diaspora remittances could hit $34.8bn in three years – PwC

OPay expands to bus-hailing, launches “OBus”

Dasukigate: EFCC arraigns Isabella Oshodin for N22.9bn fraud

IPOB Attack: Ekweremadu arrives Nigeria, receives heroic welcome

Ndi-Igbo Germany apologises to Ekweremadu, calls for Igbo unity

Monday, August 19, 2019

How Nigeria got into $9bn mess – PDP

FG asks for the impossible in tax revenue targets

Only Leadway Assurance meets minimum capital requirement among composite insurers

Standardisation, low entry barrier issues remain in FM industry amid growth prospects

FACT CHECK: Contrary to Buhari’s claim, Nigeria is food insecure!  

Pushing the boundaries of Fintech in Nigeria

Human capital and the future of work in Africa (1)

‘With our LTE infrastructure, VDT is at a vantage position for the introduction of 5G in Nigeria’

Nigerian Banks – Emefiele 2.0

Tenants Guide: Reasons renters need to research properties, agents

Cargo congestion worsens at Apapa on stranded empty containers

Government accountability and its impact on voluntary tax compliance (2)

Hong Kong protesters rally in defiance of Beijing

Ekweremadu attack: Danger signals as leaders cancel foreign trips

Soldiers’ invasion: Court orders CBN to pay Benue communities N8bn

Lagos Assembly rejects 3 of Sanwo-Olu’s nominees

Lagos set to host Turkish Airlines’ amateur golf tournament

Police, DSS, reopen venue of RevolutionNow symposium

2019 Remita Corporate Champions Cup begins with goal fest

Court sets aside nomination of Uche Nwosu as governorship candidate

Breaking: Fowler replies Kyari, blames recession, oil price for lower tax revenue

FIRS: PDP accuses APC, Buhari Presidency of complicity

FIFA ban: NFF hires lawyers to defend Samson Siasia

Nuremberg Attack: Ndi-Igbo Germany Apologises to Ekweremadu

Nigeria faces low-energy future amid abundance of natural gas

Bond funds outperform other asset classes, AUM up 68% year-to-date

Global recession signal fuels Gold Rush as investors seek safe havens

‘In 2019 Nigeria has no plan for energy independence’

Heightened US recession fears could lead to crude oil price decline

Fowler not under investigation – Presidency 

Buhari to Ministers: Let’s work to lift Nigeria out of poverty

Nigeria needs 303,000 doctors to meet WHO standard

NEITI, Auditor General to forge partnership on data sharing

Pressure builds on sugar sweeteners’ cost, revenue as raw prices rise, smuggling lingers

Kellogg’s treats over 500 families to breakfast in Lagos

Don’t listen to bad advice against other Egba Obas, Obasanjo tells Alake

FG commissions 80kw solar hybrid mini grid in Kogi

Sahara Group’s Babatomiwa Adesida named among Most Influential People of African Descent

Path Solutions elevates Jaiz Bank’s core banking platform in expansion push

Identifying profitable niche markets in expatriate, elite changing taste

$9bn judgement debt: Nigeria will apply for stay of execution – Emefiele

MTN displaces Dangote Cement to be Nigeria’s most capitalised company

Sahel holds scholars’ conferences in four universities

Fayemi urges investors to see Ekiti State as destination of choice

Nigerian Brewers suffer protracted selloff as industry fundamentals weaken significantly

Invictus Obi: Would tech or regulation save Nigeria’s ecosystem from fraud smudge?

FIRS 4-year unmet revenue target hits N3.9trn

First Bank of Nigeria launches Verve Global Card

Where to find the best online education on the web

Inter-bank rates rise after CBN mopped up N150bn

Threat to Growth in Nigeria, rest of Africa rising daily, says AfDB

Lessons for Nigeria as Kenya insurers redouble interest on insuretech to deepen penetration

Insurers approach shareholders, open discussion with new investor’s on capital requirement

Investors send consumer goods stocks tumbling to 10-yr low

Leadway meets new minimum capital requirement-Chapel Hill Denham

GTB stocks still a good buy, analysts say

Makinde appoints Owoseni, former Lagos, Benue Commissioner of Police, Special Adviser

Presidency queries FIRS boss Babatunde Fowler over tax revenues

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Nigeria’s food insecurity to worsen on Buhari’s actions

Consumer goods stocks slump to lowest since 2009  

Why Buhari’s FX order is bad news for manufacturers

Insurers seek capital restructuring to meet new NAICOM requirements

Is Buhari a socialist or just a ‘pro-poor’ demagogue?

Learning from Bangladesh’s fabrics industry

Are we a post-oil state?

At the mercy of thieves, bandits and incompetents (1)

Corporate Governance Evaluation – Principle 15 of the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance

NNPC announces winners of its 2019/2020 DSDP arrangement

Attack on Ekweremadu draws more condemnations from Nigerian leaders

Presidency queries FIRS boss over tax revenues

IMN debunks FG claims, says Zak Zaky didn’t seek asylum in India

We have not placed restrictions on importation of food items – Presidency

AIB extends accident investigations to rail, road, maritime

FG, DisCos focused on solving power supply challenges – ANED

Sanwo-Olu swears in cabinet members Tuesday

LG funds: NFIU threatens to sanction govs who breach guidelines

Join APC before you die, Osibanjo tells PDP

Jukun/Tiv crisis: Seven killed, 12 villages burnt in Gov. Ishaku’s LG

The thriving falsehood market in Nigeria

Attack on Ekweremadu sacrilegious, very reprehensible -Abaribe

Living on the throes of squalor

LaLiga summer transfer signings hit €1.3bn

NNPC releases list of companies swapping Nigeria’s crude for refined products

John Ugbe, Adebise, Ndidi, others to headline WIMCA 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Peter Obi flaunts his US visa issued May 2019

GTB’s corporate action lifts half-year interim dividend to N71bn

Addressing the exponential rates of suicide in Nigeria

‘Ability to merge western, African designs makes our bags appeal to customers across the world’

Nigerians to Buhari: Allow your ministers to perform

Not in our DNA, but environment

How FMBN is championing ‘next level’ affordable housing delivery

‘Takwimu was created to offer solution to Africa’s data challenges’

That presidential directive on food import ban!

‘While we try to lift people from poverty, corrupt elements are making our work difficult’

Experts worry over climate change impact in addressing infectious diseases

Experts call for urgent action against non-communicable diseases

Animals in human skin?

NLNG boosts healthcare in Bonny with health insurance scheme

AS Roma head of strategy to speak at Africa Digital Sports Conference

Nigerian youths are languishing, says Badejo

Interswitch, Paga collaborate on open banking advocacy in Nigeria

Why Nigeria is falling to bickering, bigotry?

Equities shed N400bn in August 2019 as Index continues downward movement

Peter Okoye, VJ Adams ‘Unboxes’ new LaLiga ball

‎PPPRA to audit infrastructure in downstream sector to guarantee proficiency

Buhari goes tough on bandits, orders soldiers not to spare them

 Electrical spark  causes  fire outbreak at Owerri airport  

FAAN closes Enugu airport runway August 24th for reconstruction

Okowa congratulates IBB at 78

Friday, August 16, 2019

Gas dispute: Creditors may go after Nigeria’s Eurobond custodian

Court grants ICPC’s request to freeze Ex-Zamfara Governor, Yari’s $669, 248.89; N24.3m

INEC begins distribution of PVCs in Kogi, Bayelsa soon

Innovation seen to boost 41.5m MSMEs as demography offers opportunity

Nigeria grows oil reserves by 300,000 barrels in 10 years

Yakubu declares Kogi poverty, violence capital of Nigeria

Buhari, Governors, others attend Oyegun 80th birthday party Saturday

Alibaba revenues rise 42% on China online shopping surge

Bribe Scandal: FIFA bans Samson Siasia from football activities

Local QSR brands create new menus, better ambience to win market share

How hedge funds are thriving in a world of negative-yielding debt

‘Lack of transparency in assets declaration, bad governance responsible for corruption in Nigeria’

Sheikh El-ZakZaky didn’t refuse treatment in India – IMN

SEC holds Q2 CMC meeting

SMEDAN partners Facebook, Google to provide digital skills for MSMES

DSS takes El-Zak Zaky, wife into custody after arrival

Firm set to seize $9bn in Nigerian assets after UK judge ruling

PGFA set to release Volume 2 of 40 First Jobs

JUST IN: El-Zakzaky, wife return to Nigeria

PGFA, Oxfam partner to boost youth employability

El-zakzaky departs India, returns to Nigeria

Migrants at sea caught up in Italy’s political turmoil

Labour sets out plan for temporary government to avoid no-deal Brexit

Women In Business – Nneka Osoka

GTBank proposes 30kobo interim dividend as H1 PBT rises to N115.7bn

OkadaBooks for the weekend featuring Healing his Medic

Congo’s oil discovery opens new horizon for indigenous players

Women in Business- Opeyemi Oduwole

NGO set to unveil old people’s home, fashion line for aged

Like Nigeria, 5 countries with VAT on online transactions and lessons

Experts see investment opportunities in AFCFTA for real estate investors

UBA partners LCCI for 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair

VerifyMe Introduces First Integrated ID Verification, KYC Platform

July inflation slows to a 42-month low of 11.08% on favourable harvest

Thursday, August 15, 2019

How executive interference erodes CBN’s independence

Updated: MTN closes in on Dangote Cement for most capitalised stock

What Nigeria can learn from Kenya, India in boosting milk production

3 implications of an FX ban on food imports

Let freedom ring!

The Nigerian army at the Edinburgh tattoo

CBN resumes OMO auction with N150bn offer to investors

Wellness in the office

Fake seeds, ‘ban’ on fertiliser: Inputs present plethora of challenges for farmers (2)

Lack of discernment as a national malaise

Building an exceptional customer experience

Banks may reject customer deposits in response to CBN’s 60% LDR – Agusto & Co

Politicians and independence of the Central Bank of Nigeria

Nigeria loses about 1.3% of GDP annually due to poor sanitation

NNPC targets China to boost crude oil reserves

Insecurity: Ondo Govt. bans motorcycle operators on Ore-Benin expressway

CNN’s African Voices Changemakers explores aid through the arts

Masari’s development strides exits Buhari

Buhari promises better health care delivery

Maritime sector remains great untapped economic reserve of Nigeria -Reps

Sheikh El-Zakzaky On His Way Back To Nigeria

LaLiga: Barcelona begin title defence against Athletic Bilbao

MTN closes in on Dangote Cement for most capitalised stock

Forex for food: NECA suggests 5-year buffer period

Capacity building, ICT solutions top requirements for effective educational assessment in Africa

Greta Thunberg’s influence grows as young activist heads for US

Goldman Sachs rivals circle after top banker jumps to Elliott

Rohr names 23-man squad others for Ukraine friendly  

NDDC steps in to save Etche Road, Eleme collapsing bridge

AIICO appoints Tunde Fajemirokun as MD, CEO

Creatives, tech ecosystem potentially most powerful pressure group in Africa – Ezekwesili

Cadbury Nigeria Plc: diversified product base bolsters earnings

Benin Auto Spare Parts Market inferno: Obaseki assures of support to affected traders

OML 25: Gov Wike maintains stand, says it belongs to Shell

Global construction industry to grow 6.5% in 7 years, says Frost & Sullivan

AXA Mansard reports N22.5bn shareholders’ funds for H1 2019

SystemSpecs offers free tech training to young Nigerians at Remita Summer Coding Camp

How Nigeria distributed 6.77 billion litres of petroleum products

Work resumes in Edo after peaceful Sallah celebrations

Maximising data insights tops expected discourse at Hitachi Vantara’s Data Insight forum

Nigeria’s impending debt default: A looming African disaster

Polaris launches collateral-free salary advance solution to customers

Dipo Faulkner elected president, American Business Council

A day with Ore-Oluwa Solana, the ‘fix it’ Amazon

USA, Lagos to strengthen partnership on health, education

Get Insurance, A Platform Educating Nigerians on Insurance Launches

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Stocks see red as GTB, Oando, Total, UACN hit new 52-week lows

Insurers receive N353.7bn premium from CPS annuity

Why Dangote refinery is not a threat to smaller refineries

Learning from India’s industrial journey

Emefiele launches charm offensive to woo foreign investors

Olam International’s net income slides 8.5% in H1 on higher costs, SFRS adoption

Uber’s $5.2bn quarterly loss shows deviation from profitability path

PFA assets surge 165% to N9.33trn in 6 years on higher compliance

Quick Service Restaurants scramble for space at combo party to maintain market share

Tech-enabled solutions required for $10,000 land restoration prize

The offside rule for young leaders

Ninth NASS; Sinators, horribles and an old peoples’ home! (2)

Congo could rival Nigeria for Africa’s top oil producer spot with new discovery

Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of a Nigerian pastor in China

Breaking News: Liverpool beat Chelsea to win UEFA Super Cup

Why President Buhari approved suspension of Obono-Obla

We’ll return 3SC to Nigerian Premier League next season-Gov Makinde

Buhari sparks dismay over policy shift on food imports

Mopheth clears air on expired product video

Okomu finalising plans to partner Edo State on Job creation, output expansion

Buhari changes Nigeria Prison Service to Correctional Service

US, LASG to strengthen partnership on health, education

Impact investment favours expats over African entrepreneurs. Here’s how to fix that

Buhari promises more investment in infrastructure

Nigeria committed to agreed OPEC+ production adjustments

IDP: Buhari hails Dangote, First Lady, StanbicIBTC , Others for intervening

Waste: LAWMA gains access to Apapa

Eight teams battle for honour as Remita Corporate Champions Cup kicks off in Lagos

Stock market loses N109bn as Total, MTNN, Flour Mills, others top laggards list

SEC restates commitment to protect investors 

How Buhari’s interference has eroded CBN’s independence in the last 4yrs

Tumblr’s tumble from $1b to $3m valuation holds lessons for Nigerian startups

Barr cites ‘serious irregularities’ at jail where Epstein died

Junior RBC analyst charged with insider trading

Cadbury Nigeria Plc: Diversified product base bolster earnings

Verod hits $150m Fund III’S final target by interim close

Mojec, Ikeja Electric partner on customer sensitisation 

Donald Trump must win over suburban women to clinch swing state 

Baywood Foundation, AU to push for increased youth’s participation in politics, governance

NISE calls for intervention funds to boost development

NNPC, NOSDRA Pledge Collaboration to Stem Oil Spill

Dangote Cement splashes N50m worth of gifts on customers in Edo

Young Nigerians leverage tech to improve schooling experience

Kwara won’t be mortuary for abandoned projects – governor

NGF chairman to speak at maiden governor’s lecture, book presentation

Cathay Pacific hit as protesters flood back into Hong Kong airport

Ebonyi warns residents against participating in IPOB activities

Group urges Buhari, NASS, others to change style of governance

Northern youth council wants Niger Delta youths to leave violence, embrace peace

NDDC to endow chair in Oncology at UNIPORT

OPPO’s new budget smartphones are all shades of smartness

All you need to know about US-China trade war and how it affects you

Central Bank should not take orders from politicians, says Moghalu

Low interest rate regime, opportunity for long-term borrowing  

How CRC FICO is deepening financial access in Nigeria

Nigerians expose intimidation, extortion by immigration officials at Indonesian airport

Nigeria tourism industry’s growth hinges on security of lives, property – Adenuga

Buhari asks CBN to halt forex for food importation

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Failures of past trade agreements hold lessons for AfCFTA

Nigeria needs 3.3m fresh jobs yearly to maintain record-high 23% unemployment rate

Sesame shows high export potential as demand rises

Nigeria missing as SA, Kenya take spots on most innovative African countries

A nation in moral turpitude

Why Nigeria leads in Port State Control implementation in W/Central African region

Successful savings products promote lending in microfinance

Nigerian elite, where art thou?

ACFTA: Nigeria needs manufacturing, competitive market to benefit from $2.3bn economy

Recapitalisation seeks to close widening gap on premium flight

Nigeria’s low health insurance penetration threatens universal coverage, economy, experts warn

Investing in cucumber, watermelon production

Nigeria gets a lift as Oil rises above $60

Food imports: Buhari orders CBN to halt forex access

FIFA fines Manchester City £315,000 for breaching transfer rules

Liverpool or Chelsea, who wins the 2019 UEFA Super Cup?

MultiChoice welcomes fans to new football season

Golden Eaglets begin camping ahead of Brazil FIFA U17 World Cup

Sahara Foundation restates commitment to driving inclusive education

Ebola “no longer incurable” as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival

Obaseki is my brother, ‘rift’ created by people for their interest – Oshiomhole

How Tokunbo Abiru is gradually steadying the ship at Polaris Bank

Guinness Nigeria’s owners pledge $219m for clean power in Nigeria, here is why

Ebola resurgence: NCAA advises airlines to exercise high-level vigilance

Sanwo-Olu nominates Joe Igbokwe, 12 others in second batch of commissioners, advisers

SAHCO’s H1 profit hits N171mn, boosts operations with new equipment fleet

Uber records $5.2bn Q2 loss on stock-based compensation

Coca-Cola’s H1 profit slowed 10percent amid unseasonably wet and cold weather conditions

Shell, Seplat on course for gas expansion

Will Mele Kyari keep his word?

Shale producers are after Nigeria’s Europe, Asian markets

Nigeria’s indigenous oil, gas producers face dearth of debt finance

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: GWC tasks youths on productivity

Monday, August 12, 2019

How FG’s inaction deepens Nigeria’s declining economic fortunes

Bank stocks at 52-week lows signal opportunities for growth investors

Local production of passports fails to take off 5 weeks after FG’s directive

Fidelity Bank gives MSMEs hope, connects them to funders

Mobile phones, internet and jobs in Africa (4)

Trump’s two miscalculations penalise global prospects

Africa’s real estate market upbeat in H1’19 with over $500m transactions

MTN Nigeria, South Africa drive Group’s revenue to 2-year high in H1

What investors need to know for profitable investment in commercial real estate business

‘Information from multiple regulators should be consolidated for the telecom industry to grow’

‘Collaboration is pivotal to re-focus Nigerian universities for creativity, nation-building’

Gains of restructuring Nigeria’s road transport system

Updated: Crude oil theft remains bottleneck for Nigeria’s oil, gas companies

Local dairy production: Is the nation ready?

The many troubles with the fall in oil prices

Why Nigeria has one of Africa’s most rigid rent payment systems

Buhari replaces Ita Enang as SSA National Assembly Liaison

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun names squad for 12th All-Africa Games

NYSC approves posting of corps members to financial institutions as 80% inclusion deadline nears 

Alleged sack, sealing of SPIP: Obla blames corrupt people for smear campaign

LAPO Microfinance Bank raises share capital by 75%

2023 Presidency: North Must Concede Power To The South, Says Shehu Sani

Banking sector attracts N1.12 trillion FDI in 3 years

Without ownership of MDRI, its chances of succeeding are slim – Oluyemi

Nestle, Cadbury are good investment as ROE surges amid headwinds

El- Zakzaky, wife depart for India to seek medication

Crude oil theft remains narrow bottleneck for Nigeria’s oil, gas companies

Police retirees lament hardship over delayed pension accrued right

Minimum wage stalemate: FG, labour return to negotiation next week

2nd Annual Igbo Cultural Festival in Germany holds August 17

World Journalism Education Council: Buhari hails Akinfeleye’s election

El-Zakzaky spotted at Abuja airport en route India for medical treatment

NAMA tasks ICAO on licensing for air traffic safety personnel

Gbajabiamila seeks transformation of educational system

BSO tasks FG to work closely with traditional rulers

Akwa Ibom disowns claim that cows roaming streets are owned by indigenes

South Africa firm to generate 1000-megawatts electricity using coal in Nasarawa

Amidst rising killings, Buhari to meet SA counterpart in October

How much it costs to throw a wedding in Lagos?

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Buhari reforms take new urgency as oil prices, demand slide

Paint makers shed N94m in revenue as adulteration, high cost, bite harder

Nigerian crude sees low demand in Europe as US exports seek to displace

Amid global headwinds, does the current Naira policy serve Nigeria well?

What to produce?

Apapa: Haulage cost from Lagos ports drops as traffic situation improves

MAN raises red flag on auto, chemical, cable industries as AfCFTA knocks

Government accountability and its impact on voluntary tax compliance (1)

Meet Oladoyin Olayiwola, first-class shoemaker

Declining pharma export shows industry needs quick fix

Cement, glass makers challenged by low quality of solid minerals

Listed insurers strengthen cost management strategies to bolster margins

How the finance sector can help stop illegal wildlife trade

Ghana’s “pleasant” energy challenge

We will not raise taxes for SMEs to increase IGR – Oyo Govt

External reserves decline by $170m on lower FPI inflows

Nine facts to remember about United Chelsea match

Alleged N150bn debt: My administration has best debt profile says Ajimobi

Gunmen again attack University of Ibadan hostel, injured students

Lampard’s Premier League coaching debut ends in disaster as Man United beat Chelsea 4-0

Insecurity: Taraba BSO head advises FG to work with traditional rulers.

Buhari tasks NYSC members on National unity

SEC urges Nigerians to avoid Ponzi Schemes

LAWMA officials at work on Apapa Bridge as trucks celebrate with Muslim faithful 

Set up IDP camps in flood-prone areas, Activist tells Okowa

X-raying Premier League’s summer transfer spending

Ecobank moves to recover over N25bn debt from indigenous oil firm, MD

Yellow fever: NCDC confirms 20 deaths in Ebonyi, 78 cases

Strange times in Nigeria

How loopholes in online property marts helped fraudsters rob renters of over N20m

Gov. Wike cries out over non-refund on federal projects, oil wells to other states

Saturday, August 10, 2019

#RevolutionNow: Anxiety grips Nigerians over creeping tyranny

Making laws with unclean hands

Harnessing mortgage industry potential to grow economy

Insurance firms gain from engineering, oil & gas as gross written premiums hit N53bn

Unlucky Nigerian babies can’t find breast milk banks in key formative months

High blood pressure: food to avoid

Crash of RSU and urgent need for another rescue mission

JuiceTech Solutions and fruit processing techniques

EFCC worries over moves by politicians to ignore asset declaration

CNN’s African Voices enters new era, introduces new host, format

Premier Cool, Manchester City partner HiFL to organise coaching clinic for Nigerian coaches

Kidnappers, killers overrun Nigeria amid uncountable security meetings

Oyo/Osun customs made 7,951 seizures, generates N23.87bn, arrest 35 smugglers

Gender Inequality in Politics in Nigeria Persists

Causes of Asthma and common triggers

Oando appoints Irune as executive director as Osunsanya resigns

Seplat says adequate technology adoption will check poor forecast, risks in oil industry

Children as endangered species

Human rights lawyer demands handover note from Udom, accuses him of shielding Akpabio

DG APC Governors’ Forum to Oshiomhole: Don’t destroy Edo, Kogi like Zamfara, Rivers

Buhari to Muslims: Stop your violent disposition against innocent people

Love is War movie set to premiere in cinemas 

#BBNaija Housemates, Joseph Yobo, Alex Iwobi kick off New Football Season

Water scarcity to hit parts of Abuja as Water Board disrupts supply

Wase tasks Muslims on teachings of  Prophet Mohammed

Water scarcity hits parts of Abuja as Water Board disrupts supply

Police deploy 12,000 operatives to safeguard Lagos during Eid-el-Kabir

Eid-el-kabir: Police deploy 12,000 operatives to safeguard Lagos

Nobody denied Peter Obi USA visa – Aide

Human rights lawyer demands handover note from Udom

Nigeria Fintech firm takes inclusive banking strategy to Dubai

‘Army to complement Police efforts in fighting insecurity in South West’

Ex-INEC chair, Maurice Iwu gets N1bn bail

Ohaa urges FCT residents to pray for peace, unity of Nigeria

Vacate detention order against me, Sowore tells court

Coming of Geometric will spur industrial growth in Nigeria – Obasi

Nigeria cannot continue to run like unitary government – Agbedi

Durable products may suffer as consumers look to absorb higher milk price

#Revolutionnow: Face your woes, leave Atiku alone, PDP tells Buhari, APC

Groups petition VC, NUC over planned reopening of Fed Varsity Wukari

Friday, August 09, 2019

Fidelity rewards customers with N3bn cash in Promo

Federal government earn mark N10 billion to stop open defecation

FG appoints Sunday Thomas acting commissioner for Insurance/CEO NAICOM

Military constitutes probe panel over killed policemen

INEC fires REC who joins Bayelsa guber race

‘Nigeria is the fastest growing market for Hennessy’

Eid- El-Kabir: IGP felicitates with Nigerians, orders tight security nationwide

Sallah: Buhari to spend holidays in Daura

VAT charges: Negligible impact seen on NSE daily market turnover

‘Silverbird Cinemas is doing well in Ghana with good box office grossing’

Annual Networking event ‘The Lady Weekend’ set to hold this Saturday

Groups petitions VC, NUC over planned reopening of Fed Varsity Wukari

Russians feel the pain of Vladimir Putin’s regime

Adequate technology adoption will check poor forecast, risks in oil industry – Seplat

Ambode denies link with N9.9bn alleged fraud

Ife Grand Resort, a pristine offering within

APC Governors blame Oshiomhole for APC misfortunes

Could An Obscure Legal Process Transform Retail Lending In Nigeria?

Gotv Boxing Nextgen 5 holds in Ilorin -Organisers

Gov. Sanwo-olu says Lagos committed to hosting FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

Facebook leaves flaw in Whatsapp unresolved for a year

8157 entries set new submission record in 6TH AFRIMA

Deutsche Bank benefit cuts anger overseas staff

OkadaBooks for the Weekend Featuring Kiru Taye’s Essien Series

For SAUDAT SALAMI, digital commerce is the new frontier

China’s new renminbi level set to pressure Asia currencies

Presidency honours Tara Fela-Durotoye with national recognition award

Kohinoor the diamond restaurant in Ikate Lekki

Automated selling has exacerbated US market swings, say analysts

E-tranzact’s plan for blockchain switching platform could upturn payment space

Women in Business: Abosede George Ogan

Women in Business: Bella Disu

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Nigeria courts hunger as insecurity makes food production life-threatening

Akintola Williams: Africa’s first chartered accountant at 100

Fake seeds, ‘ban’ on fertiliser: Inputs present plethora of challenges for farmers (1)

MTN Nigeria set for million dollar boost from MSCI frontier inclusion

Talking about revolution

How Nigeria can leverage diaspora input to transform healthcare

Buhari orders full investigation into killing of police officers by soldiers

Ninth NASS: Sinators, horribles and an old peoples’ home!

The man who made Donald Trump

How dangerous are GMO foods in Nigeria?

The Economic Impact of Agritourism in Nigeria (2)

Dangote Refinery gets new completion date on delayed logistics

Tuberculosis: Researcher develops anti- TB drugs, vows to tackle the menace

Ogun intensifies polio immunisation with supplemental exercise

On the proposed taxation of ecommerce transactions

FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup hosting seen stimulating Nigeria’s economic growth

Nexford stresses need to prepare graduates for workplace

NNPC, SNEPCo cancer machine reduces treatment waiting time by 80 percent

Oyo partners Rotary to combat Polio

Court reserves ruling on Kogi APC mode of primary till Friday

NNPC, Chemical Society to partner on condensate refineries

Adamawa Governor seeks Buhari’s help on human development

Atiku behind #Revolution now – APC

FG backs Nigeria’s bid to host FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

Taraba killings: Police condemn army statement, demand for notorious kidnapper

Cornerstone Insurance’s premium income hits 7-year high in H1

Afenifere condemns 45-day detention of Sowore

NNPC highlights benefits of Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline

LASG shuts 52 pharmacies, patent medicine stores

Killing of Nigerians in South Africa will no longer be tolerated – Dabiri-Erewa

Thomas Wyatt’s loss in Q1 worsens despite improved sales

Onuoha Ukeh now new SUN MD as Osagie bows out

Yam traders mourn over murder of chairman

CBN resume auction as pressure builds on Naira, N9.6 trillion bills set to mature in H2

Buhari orders full investigation into Killing of Police officers by Army

Ycreators offers life-changing tech experience to young Nigerians

Nigerian lecturer sacked in Ghana, employed in Ebonyi

FCT,15 states access N51bn Basic Health Provision Fund

Fireworks in England as Premier League kicks off on Friday

MTN Nigeria, South Africa drove Group’s revenue to 2-year high in H1

Samsung’s Q2 2019 profit plunged 56% on weakening memory demand

FG unbundles Ogun Customs’ operations for efficiency, improved revenue

Tolaram Group introduces ‘Goodlife Magik’ to Nigeria N60 billion juice market

Sam Amuka-Pemu, Akinkugbe, Mobolurin, others for honour

British Airways delays Lagos flight over system hitch at Heathrow Airport

Intelia partners Nasdaq on corporate governance solutions in West Africa

Oil price slump to see banks’ apply more caution against CBN’s bank credit creation

Silverbird Small Business Events Circuit: A game changer for small businesses

CRC Credit Bureau launches Credit Scores in Nigeria

Obaseki reiterates Edo’s readiness to host U-20 Women’s World Cup, National Sports Festival

CBN hinges sustainable microfinance on sound corporate governance, competent HR

500,000 homes, 1.5m jobs expected in 5yrs as Fund partners firms, DFIs

Soldiers accused of killing three policemen, one other, releasing kidnap kingpin in Taraba

Ebonyi FIRS scores taxpayers in the state high on compliance

Terminal operators in Port Harcourt port brace up for boom  

MTN earnings surge as Nigeria leads growth across Africa

Outlook for Nigeria darkens as oil prices sink to 7-month low

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Pressure builds as oil falls below budget benchmark

Nigeria’s fertiliser imports drop 31% as investments hit $7.5bn

NES#25 to emphasise shift in gears towards competitive private sector

Analysts predict gloom for consumer goods makers

Will Mele Kyari succeed where others failed?

Shakespeare as Nnanyelugo of Stratford-upon-Avon

Strikes, constitutions and ethnic unions: Nigerian history series 102

Examining CEOs view on Nigeria’s manufacturing sector

Autarky: Nigeria’s Latest Populist Purple Dragon

E-commerce players, others tackle FIRS on planned 5% tax on online transactions

IMF advises central banks on managing spillovers of high public debt

Ethiopian Airlines to expand services in India with Bengaluru

Campari set to acquire French liquor firm Rhumantilles amid plans to strengthen Rhum business

New NNPC boss tasks Energy Correspondents on constructive engagement with NNPC

MTN Nigeria celebrates 18th anniversary

ReadyCash inks deal with Adara to promote financial literacy, inclusion

Reps to appeal High Court judgement restraining it to take over Edo Assembly

ADFI to give grants to entities with digital financial inclusion facilities

Egypt 2019: Amapakabo names 35 for showdown with Sudan

Tokyo 2020: Super Falcons coach Dennerby invites 30 players to camp

ECONEC elects new 5-Member Steering Committee

Insecurity: IGP visits Akeredolu, says police will deploy special squad to Southwest states

Buhari wades into Bauchi and Edo Assembly crises

British Airways delays Lagos flights over system hitch at Heathrow airport

NLC demands immediate release of Sowore

I will appoint more party men to head MDAs- Buhari

Experts canvass support for National Public Health Institutes

FCT, 15 states access N51b Basic Health Provision Fund

Court restrains NASS from taking over Edo Assembly

Buhari signs AMCON Bill, others into law

Revolution: Sowore crossed the red lines- Oshiomhole

REA lights up Federal University in Ebonyi with off-grid solution

Nigerian stocks bleed further 

‘Book your seat to attent Lagos transport fest, at early bed rate’

‘Nigeria’s protectionism could threaten AFCFTA implementation’

Argentina seeks to replicate success of US shale boom

We Have Extreme Faith in NNPC-NEITI Boss

US Treasury officially labels China a currency manipulator

#Revolutionnow: DSS seeks court order to detain Sowore for 90 days

Carbon, former Paylater, turns profitable as revenue more than doubles to N3.73bn

Balarabe Musa backs calls for protest, seek release of Sowore

Can thinking big keep your tax controversy small?

Wrangling within Ruling Party:  Buhari meets APC’s NWC 

Abia to launch large-scale apprentice scheme to create jobs

Keystone Bank appoints 3 executive directors to drive growth

Rivers taxpayers are our development partners – RIRS boss

Industrialist tasks FG on improved power supply to accelerate development

Ebonyi FIRS decries absence of industries in Abakaliki

Ihedioha harps on good planning as SBS unveils reforms to drive data bank target

‘Senegal is winning the battle for its development through entrepreneurship’- President Macky Sall

‘Senegal is winning the battle for its development through entrepreneurship’-Sall

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Nigeria’s agrics. Sector to benefit from $25b Chinese investment

Cost vs access: SMEs worry over structure of bank funding

Cargo imports jump 21% in first half of 2019

Fidelity Bank 60:60 initiative to open-up Nigeria’s MSME space

Cost cuts, reduced debts, smaller packaging: How Nestle, PZ, Cadbury are braving the tough economy 

Plantain processing offers investment opportunities for entrepreneurs

Integrated transport policy, decentralise port administration to create an efficient port system – stakeholders

Curbing social injustice to stem mass poverty

Power companies offer select customers premium service at higher cost

NAICOM positive recapitalisation will enhance sector contribution to economy

Microfinance banks NPLs drop by 5.27% to N24.80bn in 2018

When the leaders follow

Nigeria contributes 32.8% of WAICA Re premium in 2018

Dietician highlights investment benefits in orange production, consumption

Gov. Sanwo-Olu says Lagos fully committed to hosting FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

Consumer good players see less cash amid sluggish sales

Olams makes N120 billion revised offer for Dangote Flour Mills

AIICO Insurance profit after tax grows 52 % in H1 2019

#RevolutionNow protests: DSS seeks court order to detain Sowore for 90 days

N9.9bn alleged fraud: EFCC secures freezing order on accounts linked to Ambode

FCMB unveils revamped Agro-Commodity Trade Finance facility to boost Agriculture

Kwara partners EFCC on recovery of allegedly diverted N2bn MSME’s fund by past govt

AfDB woos Chinese investors for billions of dollars investments in Nigeria’s agriculture sector

FGN Savings Bond: NSE says DMO raises over N13bn from retail investors

Governance: Calls for revolution condemnable – Bagudu

NNPC seeks military support to re-launch exploratory activities in Chad Basin, others

BIF offers solutions to smallholder farmers’ challenges in agribusiness

Madonna Varsity marks 16th Convocation as 38 students bag first class

Inflation rate sets for lowest level, FSDH predicts

Buhari to swear in Ministers on 21st August, 2019

8chan cast out by Cloudflare after El Paso shooting

Strike brings Hong Kong to a standstill as political crisis deepens

India scraps Kashmir’s special status and imposes lockdown

Doing More with Less: Nigerian banks where employees are most productive

Nigeria Army decries dearth of female snipers, marksmen

The Heritage Place takes further steps into Environmental Sustainability with GreenHubAfrica

‘Our locally developed IoT solution will curb financial losses due to fuel theft in organisations’

C&I Leasing eyes fresh capital to boost performance

Nigerian Breweries earns N170bn revenue in H1, records profit of N13bn

Sahara Group lauds Investment opportunities in Angola’s Downstream Sector

Gani Adams calls for immediate release of Sowore

Quickteller rewards customers with trips to New York, London, Dubai

FG to pay cheapest rates in 1 year on August Saving Bonds

Ellah lakes gets shareholders approval to increase share capital to N1.5bn

OAU fixes dates for students’ admission screenings

FG urged to ensure quality education in public schools

Go and be inaugurated like Bauchi lawmakers, Group urges angry Edo members-elect

Can a no-deal Brexit be prevented by the UK’s parliament?

Explicit Communications announces new members of staff

SystemSpecs announces Remita summer coding camp for students

Media ineffectiveness in Nigerian democracy blamed on ‘media capture’

Dangote Cement promo produces two car winners in Kano, Abuja

NNPC harps on growing Nigeria’s oil reserve to 40bn barrels

EFCC investigates Festac Phase 11 over illegal land sale

Nigeria’s Distributed Renewable Energy may create more than 72, 000 new jobs by 2023

Owen Omogiafo: The wonder woman in Nigeria’s hospitality industry

Power sector: Why TCN suspension of Port Harcourt Disco’s worsen blame game

Omo-Agege replies NNPC on relocation of gas company 

Monday, August 05, 2019

Nestle is Nigeria’s most profitable consumer goods company

Nigeria records mixed success since FX restriction on 43 items

Nigerians dare security agencies to hold #RevolutionNow protests

Unilever Nigeria’s Q2 profit grows by 26%

Linkage Assurance’s profit rises 16% to N573m in H1

AMCON: The last big push before sunset

Fresh threat for Nigeria’s revenue as US-China trade war intensifies

Jaiz Bank records highest H1 profit in 4yrs as investment income soars

FG/Siemens power deal alone is no fix for Nigeria’s broken electricity market

Mr President, Please talk to us!

Success in the workplace is not for a limited few – Adebola Idowu

Mobile phones, internet and jobs in Africa (3)

The “technology train” is moving: Is Nigeria onboard?

Experts see sustained supply of prime office space amid softened demand

Bad structure, not capital base seen as mortgage industry’s major challenge

We’re constantly improving customer service quotient – Awasthi

Building ethical organisations involves sacrifice, painstaking but rewarding – Udeme

Revolution: Presidency applauds Nigerians for shunning protests

How Nigerians dared police to hold #RevolutionNow Protest in Abuja

Finally, DSS frees El-Zakzaky, but group yet to receive leader

Oil nears bear territory as Brent falls below $60

Ogun moves to sue landlords, demolish property housing criminals

Abiodun lied on borrowed N7bn to pay May workers’ salaries in Ogun – Amosun

NNPC harps on growing Nigeria’s oil reserve to 40billion barrels 

Premium Gelato Brand, Hans & Rene Debuts One-Of-A-Kind Lion King Flavour

SEC says management committed to staff welfare

NILDS seeks collaboration among African countries to develop legislature

Moody’s gives thumbs up to FBN on 14.5% NPL ratio

Nigeria’s investment-starved oil sector looks to big tech

Nigeria’s investment-starved oil sector looks too big tech

Dangote Flour, MTNN, CCNN, others lift NSE ASI into positive territory

‘FG budgets N2.2bn for Ruga implementation in 2019 budgets’

Kwara moves to fight poverty, understudies for replication

Nigeria needs flag carriers for role in AfCFTA – Aviation House Committee chairman

Youth empowerment key to ending insecurity, underdevelopment – CAN

MTN seeks tax tribunal ruling over disagreement with FIRS

Pastor petitions IGP, demands N3m damages over alleged fake miracle

Abuja records first kidney transplant

Emirates ties increase in frequency to temporary Hajj operations

RevolutionNow: Police, DSS storm Observer Newspaper, NUJ to stop protesters 

Ikpeazu to support Diaspora-Abians to invest in state

‘RevolutionNow’ protesters vow to continue on Tuesday

8 things you have to consider when buying a car

Tribunal reserves judgment on petition by HDP against Buhari, APC, INEC

Cheap borrowing, capital inflows are opportunities for Nigeria as Fed cuts rates

Extend your employment generation drive to Oyo, Alaafin begs Dangote

Akwa Ibom records N20.4bn IGR

FACT CHECK: The numbers don’t add up on Buhari’s claim of lifting 5m out of poverty in 3yrs

What you should consider before renting an apartment

How you can make more cash as the new football season kick starts  

Consumer Goods firms’ earnings slide amid weak economy

Investor appetite for EM asset to remain muted despite Fed’s rate cut

1 year NTBs stop rate ticks up from year’s low as CBN mops up N223.23bn

Market inefficiencies surface as NSE selloff persists

NNPC says no plan to relocate Nigerian Gas company from Niger- Delta

Elections more appropriate for change of Govt., not revolution- Presidency

Again, ICPC recovers N117m worth of constituency project items from another Senator

Sunday, August 04, 2019

Big banks join fintech loan party in boost for economy

14 business leaders, 20 firms bag 2019 BusinessDay leadership awards

FMDQ emerges Africa’s first vertically integrated financial market infrastructure group 

Palm oil makers’ net income plunges to 3yrs low on revenue slide

UACN sustains H1 profitability on deleveraged balance sheet

Where’s the Deal?

Chemical, pharma industries await Dangote plant for inputs

On the continuing security challenges

‘Restriction of milk from FX market will hurt dairy industry’

AIICO, Custodian, Zenith, FBN Insurance, Wapic set to meet new capital requirements

DBN has $1.3bn for MSMEs: Here is how you can access it

Where are Nigeria’s paper mills?

94% of CEOs tap ports as big impediments to industries

Access Bank’s N30bn Tier 2 Bond issuance gets CBN ‘No Objection’, SEC approval

ATI unveils trade app to bridge trust gaps

The Democratic party’s quiet abandonment of Barack Obama

11,000-bpd Ogbele modular refinery may come on stream in 3 weeks

Nigeria’s liquidity challenge in a world awash with capital

Gideon and Mmachukwu: Providing solutions to Nigeria’s malnutrition problem

Takwimu Africa launches open data platform for development champions

Arrest of Sowore’s is travesty, Soyinka tells, police, DSS

LASG adopts measures to curb pipeline vandalism

Manchester City beat Liverpool to win FA Community Shield

FG budgets N2.2b for RUGA implementation in 2019 budgets- Enang

Pascal Dozie, Ibikunle Awosika, Benedict Peters, others bag BusinessDay 2019 leadership awards

DSS confirms arrest of Sowore, says he threatened peace, security, harmony

FG tackling VAT exemption, others –Osinbanjo

Buhari declares open 6th ECONEC General Assembly & International Symposium Monday

Airline operators lament over recent double daily flights given to Emirates into Abuja 

Lagos State clamps down on alleged agency behind offensive Ad on Lekki Road

NCC committed to increasing internet access for positive engagement 

House Standing Committees: How Gbajabiamila heeded Oshiomhole’s command of APC ‘not sharing power with opposition’

We have resolved to make Ogun No.1 on the Ease of Doing Business index in Nigeria – Abiodun  

Maguire overtakes Van Dijk as world’s most valuable defender

Untold story of childhood cancer in Nigeria

10 years of bloody campaign: Nigeria bleeds under Boko Haram insurgency

My administration will correct all anomalies created by Bello – Melaye

Mortgage market still waiting for MBAN and the Sukuk model

Saturday, August 03, 2019

Being a woman never disqualifies me from rising to the top at Baker Hughes – Feyi Okungbowa

Oshiomhole is the cause of Edo Assembly crisis – Speaker

‘Windsor has redefined the business of real estate in Africa’

Is CBN’s 80% financial inclusion by 2020 still achievable?

Court orders forfeiture of N150m plaza belonging to Kwara civil servant to the FG

State of the nation: Businesses that have boomed in Nigeria since 2015

Solution to Edo’s State House of Assembly disagreement is in Edo not in National Assembly – Aguele

LaLiga signs partnership with Higher Institutions Football League

How my engineer uncle inspired me to study mechanical engineering, by CEO, Nenis Auto Care  

Advancing Sanwo-olu’s vision on education

Lagos and the greenery crusade

‘Nigeria’s government must listen to the cries of the people’

Our target is to cloth 2 million underprivileged Nigerians in the next five years – RCCG

Players on the move as new European football season kicks off

AbdulRazaq moves to fight poverty, understudies trader-moni for replication in Kwara 

How mother, baby can master strategies that work for them

Crenov8’s meet the farmers’ conference, 2019

NEMA cautions against building on water ways

Globacom moves to reward subscribers with 10 tricycles, electronics at Ojude-Oba festival in Ogun

Depression: Causes, effects, prevention, management

Augustsecrets new products receive wide range reception from parents

Lagos diocese holds memorial in centenary celebration

Okorocha decries Ihedioha’s action against Eastern Palm University, others

Stop campaign of calumny, you have ruined Nigeria, Atiku tells Buhari

We were kidnapped by Fulani herdsmen – Ogun kidnapped victim

APCON, OAAN, LASAA begin investigations on indecent truck mobile Advertisement  

Airtel deepens internet connectivity with exciting home broadband package

NIM, pro-democracy activists demand immediate release of Sowore

Planned ‘Revolution’’ march, treasonable felony – IGP warns

Wike sacks Rivers State University VC, deputy over shooting, killings and exam malpractices

Buhari condemns killing of Catholic Priest in Enugu

We have no planned mass action -NLC, TUC

DSS keeps mum over alleged Sowore arrest

Rivers Governor Nyesom  Wike Sacks VC, Deputy of State Varsity  

FG partners GIZ to deepen financial literacy in Nigeria

IGP orders manhunt for killers of Catholic priest, as Police rescue RCCG Deaconess

Meet Uwaleke, Imo new commissioner of finance

Media capture threat to foster best practices in Nigeria’s democracy

Anti-proliferation of small arms Bill seen as panacea to Nigeria’s insecurity

Delta announces installation of Instrument landing system at Asaba Airport

Unlocking capital market benefits, AIHN explains private sector, government roles

Cold Chain industry critical to success of CBN’s policy on milk – experts

Probe panel calls for memoranda on Agric College, College of Education, others

Aba to get constant power as Geometric activates plant Q1, 2020

Abia procures improved rice seedlings from Cross River

Friday, August 02, 2019

FG seeks ILO’s assistance on labour inspectorate system

Presidency berates Atiku over ‘secret burial site’ comments

Osinbajo commissions first 2.8mw Solar Hybrid Power project in FUNAI

InfoWARE partners Pan-Atlantic University on Market Data Terminal training

Access Bank N30bn Tier 2 Bond issuance gets regulatory nod

NUPENG suspends planned strike over crisis with Chevron

Osinbajo inaugurates second radiotherapy machine for cancer patients

Ministers: Presidency fixes August 15 and 16 for induction retreat

FirstBank convenes digital lab open house, reinforces digital reinvention in banking

School Owner urges quality education in public schools through teachers’ training 

Market down 12.09% year-to-date as stock investors show less interest

ECOWAS, USAID hold regional confab on electoral security in West Africa

Buhari vows to tackle insecurity at all cost

Manchester United, Leicester agree £80m deal for Maguire

MARY NJOKU, projecting Nollywood further with outstanding collaborations and enriched content

Learners hail Nexford’s quality, payment plan

Women in business – Chika Madubuko

Women in business – Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch

WAEC Nigeria sees innovation adoption as strategic to improve educational assessment

Eunisell introduces Nigerian-developed cleaning solutions

Oil drops below $65 first time in six days

Edo mulls partnership with NOUN to boost vocational training, manpower development

Southern Sun Ikoyi commemorates Mandela’s Day, donates to orphanage

Governor Sule addressing issues of inadequate water supply in Nasarawa

Bench Events, APO Group partner to drive hotel investment in Africa

Okowa charges politicians to eschew corrupt practices

Reforms: Edo, Okomu, Terra Agric plan 5000ha oil palm project

Bolsonaro’s foe rises as unlikely ally in final pension reform push

Insecurity: Afenifere, YCM demand prosecution of culprits

Jay Powell’s press conference swerves muddy outlook on US rates

14 arrested over communal clash in Ondo

Senate will create enabling environment for Buhari to work – Omo-Agege

Enugu Primary Health care commends UNICEF on sensitisation of exclusive breastfeeding

NSE unveils 2019 Factbook

Sterling Bank grows income by 19.1%

Carbon to charge 1% transaction fee on wallet top ups

Honeywell Flour Mills grows Q1 earnings, profit

Chams assures shareholders of steady returns, pays N140mn dividend

‘All poverty-alleviation programmes by government require proper monitoring, evaluation to thrive’

African Capital Alliances Principals refute claims of indebtedness to AMCON

‘Our goal is to open 300 stores and employ 8,000 workers in the next 5 years’

A look at Daughters of Chibok

Managing high-stakes situations: 5 lessons from the Pentagon

The GIDN app disrupts how we search and find service providers and artisans

CHI Farms, AFOS Foundation commence third phase of agribusiness capacity training

Debt sustainability essential for meeting SDGs in Africa – ECA

How Eniola became a millionaire as secondary school science student

Is Interbrew’s quest to win the “beer war” a drag on profitability?

Axa Mansard’s gross premium rises 22% to N29.36bn in H1

First Bank shares gain most in two months as biggest bad loan gives way

SON seizes 40ft container laden with substandard LPG cylinders

Discover Vanilla Moon where flavor and sophistication are king

1000 workers trained on emerging infectious diseases in Lagos

Chamber sues for ‎ private sector-driven livestock Master plan

Prime Atlantic trains LASWA members on First Aid, CPR

Thursday, August 01, 2019

SARS’ roving patrols intensify kidnap-style arrests

Sale of 10 power plants awaits FG’s plan to reduce investor risk

Experts want new health minister to fix infrastructure, improve healthcare delivery 

To make agriculture profitable, ‘money is not the problem’

AITEO restates commitment to the development of Nigerian football

Atiku expresses outrage over alleged secret graveyards of killed soldiers in North-East

Principles of a growing business

A simple matter of birth and death

Obesity: The thief of success

GMOs approved in Nigeria are not harmful – NBMA

Displaced residents pay price of Ajegunle’s renewal

Budweiser seals global sponsorship deals with EPL and LaLiga

Undergraduate student wins N1m in Queen Varsity Afrika beauty pageant

Are federal funded social welfare programs the solution?

Regional discrepancies in education

Hajj August 2019: Travel tips for total health package (2)

Why unity is important for Nigeria now

Health sector in a parlous state in Oyo, says Makinde

Nigeria’s private healthcare providers can get $800,000 loan to boost equipment financing

Rising political tension and echoes of war in Nigeria

Insurgency: Army unveils Nigerian-made, Anti-Ambush Protected Vehicles

Constituency project tracking: ICPC recovers six tractors from senator

Jobs creation is my priority- Buhari

Lagos House of Assembly screens 8 of Sanwo-Olu’s 25 nominees

Lille winger Nicolas Pepe joins Arsenal for a record £72m fee

Apapa: Truckers clash with ‘Ajegunle area boys’ over road obstruction

NPLs of Primary Mortgage Banks rise by 12.14% says NDIC

Debt sustainability essential for meeting SDGs in Africa, says ECA

Super Falcons captain Oparanozie advocates for equal pay with Super Eagles

NFF charges Nigerian coaches to be diligent in discharge of their duties

EcobankPay hits N1bn in transactions value

NCC intervenes in interconnect debt wars between telecom operators

Lagos targets 100,000 children in free medical mission

Libya’s instability causing security challenges in Africa – Buhari

Again, NUPENG, NNPC, others meet to resolve crisis with Chevron

Emirates expands services for busy Hajj season

FG commences commercialisation of vaccine production facility

Military dismisses reports of secret graveyards in North East

MAN seeks inclusion of technical, vocational studies in educational curriculum to boost manufacturing

SIFAX controls a significant share of Nigeria’s logistics and transport sector- Afolabi

CBN ends month with N195.2bn Treasury Bills auction

Residents let down by Ishaku’s silence over Wukari Varsity staff, students’ killing

Illegal loggers kill nine Gashaka-Gumti National Park workers

Digital CEO Africa to hold Summit in Portharcourt

Kwara government vows to strengthen roads, enhance transport business 

Atiku outraged by alleged secret burial of 1,000 Nigerian soldiers killed by terrorists

MSMEs’ operators in Kano commend government’s financial inclusion town hall meetings

How to drive profits with Corporate Social Responsibility

Nigerian stocks drop to lowest in more than two years

Atiku expresses outrage over alleged secret burial of 1,000 Nigerian soldiers killed by Boko Haram/ISWAP

Reasons there’s no more equity demand on housing loans below N5m

No-deal Brexit: how prepared are the EU and UK?

The GTB annual autism programme

Okowa commiserates with Governor Fintiri over father’s death

Why more corporates must think community and sustainability

SANEF rolls out 156,000 money agents as CBN pledges support

Tenants, homebuyers advised to avoid pseudo practitioners in real estate sector

60-days-in-office: Sanwo-Olu’s expeditious moves to resolve historic challenges

ACCI says Apapa gridlock creating negative trends on businesses

Unity Bank shows improved profitability with 96% half-year profit growth to N967m

Depression among youth: Edo urges collaboration among stakeholders

‘Nigerian organisations require work-life synergy to boost productivity, talent retention’

Dozie launches Sparkle to provide financial & lifestyle services to retail sector

Sparkle Launches to Change the Face of Retail Services in Nigeria

NNPC providing support, not competing with Dangote Refinery – Kyari

Buhari closes defence at tribunal after only 7 witnesses

PDP Rejects Tribunal Sack of Ondo Federal  Lawmaker, Heads to Appeal Court 

FG, Arise Nigeria to woo over 100 Canadian investors to Nigeria

Africoat: A Bright Hope for American Investment in Nigeria under Threat in LADOL

NIPC records $15.15bn investment announcements in 43 projects across 12 states,FCT

Uniport alumni commend Buhari for appointing two credible alumni

85% of Bitcoin’s total supply now in circulation

NCAT introduces more courses to improve knowledge in aviation

Pirate attacks threaten smallholder fishing operators in A/Ibom

AFRAA’S Director of Government and Industry Affairs to speak at Akwaaba Aviation Day

Nigerians access visas through recently launched EB-5 Immigrant Investor programme

Sylva’s community butchers giant whale

Anambra traders deny attacking NAFDAC officials

Accident claims two lives in Yenagoa

ALCON unveils Nigeria’s largest low voltage panels manufacturing complex in Port Harcourt

EFCC foils suspect’s attempt to flush away phone, arrests 15 ‘yahoo boys’ in Ibadan

Why Carbon’s voluntary transparency should be golden standard for fintech

Oil market outlook for 2020

As MTN secures super-agent license, concerns remain on Nigeria’s payment infrastructure

Seplat: H1’19 results further emphasises strong cash generation potential

Union Bank: H1 results show PBT up 4% amid earnings decline

Group canvasses increase in community pharmacy services nationwide

MTNN: Good for investors seeking capital appreciation, dividend income

UBS plans negative interest rate for rich clients

Mixed sentiment trails stocks as H1 earnings season enters full gear

Google parent Alphabet overtakes Apple to become new king of cash

GE sees ‘early signs’ of progress in bid to turn round power unit

Donald Trump is not a shoo-in for 2020

What first quarter 2019 export figures mean for domestic firms, SMES

Wema Bank’s half-year net profit grows most in 5 years

The consolidated debts status of the 36 states

Bolo, an app to help children read features among Google’s new updates

Two-storey building partially collapses in Lagos

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Dangote refinery: 4 local E&P firms set to supply gas, crude

Liability & Risks During Emergency Care – Issues & Options

Nigerian seed companies close shop as FG largesse fades

The allegory of Rochas Okorocha 2

Nigeria misses out as retailers lure African shoppers from markets into malls

The imported potato chips and Nigeria’s local production complex

Can PMBs afford another recapitalization round?

The triple nexus: Why is Philippines targeted

Making energy available for increased productivity

NNPC clears air on alleged underpayment of lease renewal by ExxonMobil

Public service and the implementation of ‘next level’ agenda

Beer War: Premium lager segment nears rebound despite pressure on consumers-Analyst

Transparent disclosure will give listed companies access to long-term sustainable capital – Oscar Onyema

WAEC official says Cambridge assessment report to Buhari not equal to certificate

Strachan Partners, LASU, Emerge Winners of 2019 LCA-YAN Moot Competition

Consumer goods firms capitulate to slowing economy as revenue dwindles

Nigeria misses FPSO boom on lack of clarity in fiscal terms

Nigeria/Benin power deal on shaky grounds as French oil giant, Total signs LNG agreement with Benin

SPE to focus on artificial intelligence, data analysis, and mobile technology during NAICE 2019

National identity management in Matters arising

“Little doses of intention, focus and agility keep the professional “together”