NASD Exchange Extends Losses as NEDP Share Price Drops N25

Nigeria's Unlisted Securities Market Sheds 0.78%, NASD Shares up 8.31%

By Adedapo Adesanya The negative sentiment on the trading floor of the NASD Over-the-Counter (OTC) Securities Exchange was extended by…

Banking

Jaiz Bank Designs Banking Products to Suit MSMEs, Investors, Individuals

By Adedapo Adesanya Nigeria’s foremost interest-free bank, Jaiz Bank Plc, has expressed its commitment to lessening the burden on micro,…

Reps Urge CBN to Regulate Commercial Banks’ Interest Rates

By Dipo Olowookere The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been asked to look into the interest rates charged by…

Nigerian Banks’ Apeptite for Radio Adverts Wanes

nigerian banks advert spend

By Adedapo Adesanya Banks in Nigeria saw an increase of N20.97 million in the total amount expended on adverts in…

Jaiz Bank Eyes More Funding to SMEs, Real Sector

By Dipo Olowookere Managing Director of Jaiz Bank, Mr Hassan Usman, has promised that the Nigeria’s premier non-interest (Islamic) lender…

Technology

Verve

Verve Expands Operations to United Arab Emirates

Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, held a first transaction event this week in Dubai, United…

NCC Plans Cheaper Data Rates for Nigerians

By Adedapo Adesanya The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that it has begun plans to see how Nigerians can…

OPay Gets $120m From Chinese Investors to Conquer African Market

By Adedapo Adesanya Financial technology-oriented company owned by Opera, OPay, has raised an amount equating $120 million Series B funding…

Auto

FG Mulls Reduction of Levy on Vehicles to 5%

By Adedapo Adesanya The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is proposing a reduction in the levy paid on used or brand…

EFCC Re-Arraigns 606 Autos Boss Over N209m

Samusideen Babafemi Sarumi 606 Autos

Owner of 606 Autos Limited, 606 Music Limited and Splash Off Entertainment Limited, Mr Samusideen Babafemi Sarumi, has been re-arraigned…

Showbiz

Boomplay, Sony Music Expand Footprint in Africa

Boomplay's vision to build the largest and…

Nollywood Stars, Stakeholders to Gather in Kano for 2019 BON Awards

By Dipo Olowookere Organisers of the prestigious…

Health

Fidson Healthcare N2bn 5-Year Bond Matures

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The N2 billion five-year bond issued by Fidson Healthcare Plc in 2014 at a coupon rate of…

Stanbic IBTC Together4ALimb Initiative Waxes Stronger

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has continued its quest to provide succour for children living…

Interswitch Acquires eClat to Penetrate Health-Tech Market

One of the leading digital payments companies in Nigeria, Interswitch Limited, has acquired a 60 percent stake in eClat, a…

Travel/Tourism

AZMAN Air Begins Flight Operations in Imo

AZMAN Air

One of the airline operators in Nigeria, AZMAN Air, has commenced flight services in Imo State. Aircrafts of the company…

Sports Tournament Will Boost Hospitality Business in Nigeria—Habibah Oyarekhua

Habibah Oyarekhua, captain of the Benin Club's golf section, said the 25th edition of the women's national golf tournament would…

Sanwo-Olu Approves UNILAG Waterfront Jetty

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG)…

Feature

Why a Strong News Media is Vital for Africa’s Economic Growth

Justin Smith CEO Bloomberg Media Group

By Justin Smith Journalism and media play a central role in shaping our world, informing the public and influencing decision-makers…

Sports

Nigeria Miss Japan 2020 Olympics Rugby Ticket

Black Stallions nigeria

Nigeria’s national rugby team, Black Stallions, will not be at the Japan 2020 Olympic after failing to pick a ticket…

World

Ghanaian Architect Seeks Implementation of Green Building Code

Green Building Code

President of the Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA), Mr Richard Nii Dadey, has called for the passing of legislation in…