Tag: Business

COVID-19 Disruptions and Survival of MSMEs

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

By Chijioke Okoronkwo One of the critical areas of global economy adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) ... Read More

Makinde, Obi, Dabiri, Others Urge Nigerians in Diaspora to Invest at Home

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2020

Nigerians in  the Diaspora (NiDO) have been advised to change their  negative perception about their country and return home to take  the huge responsibility of ... Read More

Google, Flutterwave to Train 5,000 SMEs in Nigeria

Henry Solomon- February 27, 2020

Google Nigeria, in partnership with digital payments company, Flutterwave, will commence a series of business clinics aimed at helping 5,000 merchants across Nigeria acquire the ... Read More

NBS to Conduct Census of Commercial, Industrial Businesses

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2020

Ahead of the national census of commercial and industrial businesses in the country, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Thursday conducted a workshop to ... Read More

CBi Unveils Web-based Solution to Help MSMEs

Henry Solomon- November 26, 2019

The Convention on Business Integrity (CBi), in collaboration with ActionAid and Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI),  have unveiled a web-based solution (ethicsqed.cbinigeria.com) to ... Read More

Nestle Sales Academy Graduates Pioneer Students

Henry Solomon- October 31, 2019

The graduates with the MD/CEO Nestle Nigeria Plc, Mauricio Alarcon, 6th from right; Mr Chandana Fernando, Commercial Manager, Nestlé Nigeria, 4th from right; Dr Ogechi ... Read More

FG Presents `Certificate of Discharge’ to Transcorp

Henry Solomon- October 14, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presented Certificate of Discharge to Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp). A certificate of discharge ... Read More

NIS Unveils 2019 Border Management Strategy

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2019

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Thursday, unveiled its National Border Strategy 2019 to enhance national security. Comptroller-General of the Service, Mr Muhammad Babandede presented ... Read More

Soft Drink Vendors Make Quick Money in Maiduguri

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2019

As the scorching sun bites harder in Maiduguri, soft drink vendors are recording high sales, as people buy more cold drinks to quench their thirst. ... Read More

Expert identifies snail farming as a money-spinning business

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 5, 2019

Snail rearing can be a money-spinning business for prospective farmers if properly developed, says Ossai Iyore, a snail farmer at Ekiosa market in Benin. Iyore ... Read More

FG Considers Fixed Price For Agric Produce – Audu Ogbeh

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2018

The Federal Government says it is considering fixing a guaranteed minimum price for agricultural produce to reduce the fluctuating and high cost of commodities. Chief ... Read More

CBN Fines 4 Banks Over Foreign Exchange illegality

Henry Solomon- August 30, 2018

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday imposed an N5.87 billion fine on Standard Chartered Bank, Stanbic-IBTC, Citibank, and Diamond Bank over alleged irregularities ... Read More

UK Raises Alarm on Human Traffickers Touting for Business on Facebook

Henry Solomon- August 10, 2018

Facebook is failing to prevent human traffickers from luring in victims through the social network, law enforcement officials in Britain said on Friday. Criminal gangs ... Read More

Butchers’ Union Boast of Potentials to Create 5 million Jobs

Henry Solomon- June 5, 2018

National Butchers’ Union of Nigeria (NBUN) has said that no fewer than five million jobs could be created by the union, with support from all ... Read More

Applications for 2018 Fintech Challenge Now Open – Ecobank

Henry Solomon- April 27, 2018

Ecobank says it has opened applications for start-ups and developers in the 54 countries in Africa to apply for its 2018 fintech challenge. The financial ... Read More

World Bank raises first bond worth $1.5bn

admin- April 18, 2018

World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) on Tuesday launched a 1.5 billion-dollar bond, the first in its nearly 60-year history. The World Bank Group President, ... Read More

Over 39,000 Shops in Ariaria, 3000 in Sabon Gari to Get Electrified – FG

Henry Solomon- March 18, 2018

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the Federal Government will provide electricity for over 39,000 shops in Ariaria International Markets ... Read More

FG Assures Manufacturers, Stakeholders to Protect Their Interest in AfCFTA Agreement

Henry Solomon- March 16, 2018

The Federal Government has assured  manufacturers and other businessmen that their interest would be  protected in the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. ... Read More

Dogara Laments Over Difficulties in Accessing Loans, Makes a Clarion Call

Henry Solomon- March 12, 2018

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has decried difficulties faced by Nigerians in accessing bank loans . Dogara, made this known ... Read More