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Our Debt Profile is N30.2bn, Not N50.2bn—Kwara Govt Clarifies

By Dipo Olowookere The Kwara State government on Tuesday refuted reports on social media that its debt profile had increased…

Banking/Brands

Zenith Bank to Maintain Higher Dividend Payment

By Dipo Olowookere Shareholders of tier-one Nigerian lender, Zenith Bank Plc, have been assured of regular and superior dividend payment.…

Why Nigerian Banks Now Prefer Local Bond Issuance to Eurobonds—Fitch

By Dipo Olowookere Global rating company, Fitch, has shed light on why banks in Nigeria are now embracing Naira-denominated bonds…

At Last, Court Upholds Access Bank, Diamond Bank Merger

By Dipo Olowookere A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has approved the proposed merger between Access Bank and Diamond…

Technology

Airtel Nigeria Introduces New Number Range 0901

By Modupe Gbadeyanka One of the leading telecommunications services providers, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the introduction of a new number…

Why MTN Nigeria Listing on NSE is Delayed—CEO

By Dipo Olowookere A senior official of MTN on Wednesday explained why the South Africa-based telecom giant was yet to…

Jumia Submits Application for NYSE Listing

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Africa's e-commerce giant, Jumia, has filed an application for its proposed Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the…

Auto

Taxify Rebrands to Bolt for Better Services

By Dipo Olowookere The management of popular ride-hailing company, Taxify, has announced a change to the name of the firm…

Volkswagen Partners Trustonic to Protect Virtual Key Sharing App

By Dipo Olowookere In order to enable its customers use smartphones to access their vehicles, and to securely share their…

Showbiz

2019 GTBank Food and Drink Festival Begins April 28

By Modupe Gbadeyanka For four days, different…

Interswitch Sponsors ‘One Africa Music Fest’

By Dipo Olowookere The popular music festival…

Ecobank Foundation Promotes African Film Industry

By Dipo Olowookere One organisation making frantic…

Health

Pistis Foundation to Offer Medical Assistance to 4,000 Nigerians

By Modupe Gbadeyanka No fewer than 4,000 Nigerians will benefit from the medical and surgical assistance to be offered by…

More Women in Workplace Boosts Performance—Nestle

By Dipo Olowookere World’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé, has launched an ambitious Gender Balance Acceleration Plan called From…

GE Healthcare Partners NSIA for Early Cancer Detection in Nigeria

By Dipo Olowookere GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply latest technology in computed…

Travel/Tourism

Sheraton Marks Transformation Milestone With New Logo

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Marriott International’s most global brand, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, has continued its transformation journey with a nod…

Ambode Transformed Creative Economy in Lagos—Ayorinde

By Dipo Olowookere Commissioner for Tourism, Arts, and Culture in Lagos State, Mr Steve Ayorinde, said the tourism growth plan…

UN Mourns Victims of Ethiopian Airlines Crash

The United Nations (UN) family has expressed shock and sadness over the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed at 8:44am on…

Feature

Expanding Threshold of e-Commerce in Nigeria Via Digital Equity

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke The Nigeria Population Commission estimates that Nigeria’s population is over 198 million as of 2018 with more…

Sports

GTBank Masters Cup Season 8 Enters Quarter Finals Stage

Sixteen teams across the male and female categories are set to compete in the quarter-finals stage of the GTBank Masters…

World

AfDB Doubles Climate Finance Commitments With $25bn

By Dipo Olowookere The African Development Bank (AfDB) has promised to double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025…

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