NDEP Extends Rally at NASD Exchange by 0.10%

NASD Exchange bullish

By Adedapo Adesanya The NASD Over-the-Counter (OTC) Securities Exchange posted a consecutive appreciation on Friday, May 29, as major market…

Banking

CBN Slashes MPR to 12.5% to Support Economy

CBN MPR 12.5%

By Adedapo Adesanya The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday, May 28 reduced its Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to…

IMF Urges Banks to Suspend Dividend Payment to Shareholders

dividend tax

By Adedapo Adesanya The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised top commercial banks in the world to suspend dividend payment…

Ecobank Emerges Most Innovative Bank in Africa

Ecobank Nigeria

Ecobank has been announced as the most innovative bank in Africa by Global Finance at its 8th annual awards, the…

DBN Disburses N52bn Loan to Youths in 2019

DBN New TV Commercials

By Adedapo Adesanya The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) Plc has stated that it disbursed 52 percent of its total…

Technology

Mobile Malware Attacks

16% Nigerians Under Mobile Malware Attacks in Q1 2020

By Adedapo Adesanya Sixteen percent of mobile users in Nigeria experienced mobile malware attacks within the first quarter of the…

COVID-19: MTN Nigeria Subscribers Send Over 2 billion Free SMS

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Leading telecommunications company in the country, MTN Nigeria, has said over 2 billion SMS were sent by…

ATCON Praises Governors for New RoW Charges

By Adedapo Adesanya The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has commended two state governors in the country for…

Auto

AXA Mansard Offers Free Motor Insurance to Customers

AXA Mansard Insurance

By Adedapo Adesanya AXA Mansard Insurance Plc has announced a two-week free insurance cover on all renewals of its comprehensive…

Wapic Insurance Refunds Customers’ Insurance Premiums

wapic insurance

By Dipo Olowookere The management of Wapic Insurance Plc has announced offering to refund the insurance premiums paid for by…

Showbiz

Mercy Lambo Unique Motors

Auto Firm Gives Endorsement Deal to BBNaija’s Mercy Eke

By Dipo Olowookere An automobile company, Unique…

Joyce Carol Oates

US Writer, Joyce Carol Oates Wins France’s Richest Book Prize

By Adedapo Adesanya American author, Ms Joyce…

Joshua Iginla remarries

Nigerian Billionaire Prophet Joshua Iginla Remarries

By Dipo Olowookere A Nigerian billionaire clergyman,…

Health

mPharma Gets Fresh $17m to Conquer Africa

mPharma

By Adedapo Adesanya Leading Ghanaian healthtech startup, mPharma, has announced the closure of a $17 million funding round that will…

Cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria Jump to 8,068

By Dipo Olowookere The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Monday night that 229 new cases of coronavirus…

Stakeholders Await Use of Interswitch’s Software on COVID-19

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Some stakeholders in the healthcare sector have expressed eagerness to see the deployment of a software developed…

Travel/Tourism

Average Bus Fare Rises 8.2% in April 2020

Bus Fare

By Adedapo Adesanya The average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city increased by 8.2 percent month-on-month…

Nigeria Fines Flairjet N1m for Flight Ban Violation

By Adedapo Adesanya The Federal Government of Nigeria has imposed a N1 million fine on Flairjet, a UK based charter…

Transcorp Hotels Declares N686.5m Loss in Q1 2020

By Dipo Olowookere One of the leading hospitality organisations in the country, Transcorp Hotels Plc, started the year on a…

Feature

Christianity, Mental Health & Depression: What Dies Before Suicide?

mental health

By Nneka Okumazie There are some people alive now that their happiness is dead. That happiness maybe tied to some…

Sports

CAF to Disburse $200,000 Each to 54 Member Associations

caf confederation africaine football

By Adedapo Adesanya The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said it will disburse $200,000 in financial aid to each…

World

AfDB Probe: Nigeria, Ex-African Leaders Back Adesina

AfDB World Bank

By Adedapo Adesanya The Nigerian government has rallied support for the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr Akinwumi…