Hope, joy, excitement as My Own Don Beta trains lands in Ketu

The bubbly Mile 12 Market in Ketu, Lagos wore a new look last Monday when the train of Globacom’s My ...
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Trends that will redefine e-commerce in 2020

THE future of e-commerce is both exhilarating and daunting for players in the sector, depending on how receptive they are ...
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2019: Year of wobbly policies, weak regulators

Nigeria’s economy went into recession in 2016 and came out of it after five quarters. However, growth since then has ...
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Agriculture: NGROPPMAN meets Netherlands Consulate-General, as Nigeria’s groundnut hits global market

In a bid to advance the nation's agricultural sector, the National Groundnut Producers Processors and Marketers Association of Nigerian (NGROPPMAN) ...
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Cashew: Nigeria may have lost out at international market due to middlemen’s activities

There are strong indications that Nigerian cashew nuts may have been shunned by international buyers due to sharp practices by ...
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FAO tackles food insecurity in northeast Nigeria

In light of recent food security analysis that indicates a growing number of people at risk of food insecurity in ...
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Leadership foibles that destroy organisations

According to John C. Maxwell, one of the world’s leading leadership experts, everything rises and falls on leadership. The import ...
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Power of leading intentionally

The rationale behind intentional leadership is that good results are not achieved by mere wishing or leaving things to chances ...
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How leaders build winning teams

According to leadership expert, John C. Maxwell, one is too small a number to achieve greatness. The import of this ...
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How I started my award-winning cake business with pocket money —Oloyede

From History and International Relations to baking, how did that happen? I am the only female child among my parents ...
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How I pioneered soilless farming in Nigeria —Onafowora

What is your business all about? My business is about agriculture or agribusiness. In the real sense of it, I’m ...
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Iniobong Udoh: Arming Nigerians with digital skills to combat unemployment

What’s your start-up, Tech Skills Hack all about? Tech Skills Hack is a social enterprise dedicated to training Nigerians with ...
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Using renewable energy to meet Nigeria’s future power demand

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) was established as a special purpose vehicle to intervene in the power sector ...
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Oil theft

Global economy can’t absorb oil price at $100 per barrel —IEA

The Energy International Agency (IEA) has warned that the world economy cannot afford an oil barrel price of $100. The ...
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NIPS 2020: Sylva declares readiness to host global oil stakeholders

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has declared his readiness to host the global oil community in ...
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Once upon a time in Zimbabwe

Harare. August 1999. Night. I am inside The Queens Dale Sports Club, a smoky writers’ and journalists’ hang-out located on ...
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Nigeria @ 59: Enugu residents call govt to develop tourist sites for job creation

Some Enugu residents on Friday called on Enugu State Government to develop tourist sites in the state for the creation ...
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World Tourism Day: ‘Tourism is asset to nation’s economic growth’, says NTDC boss

Mr Folorunsho Coker, the Director-General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has emphasized the role of the tourism industry as major ...
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MTN Nigeria unveils ‘Turn-It-Up’, new 2020 campaign

MTN Nigeria has launched an exciting thematic campaign for 2020; tagged, Turn-It-Up. This the company said  was inspired by the ...
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5G development

China’s ZTE, telecoms firm start 5G technology trial in Uganda

China’s ZTE and MTN Uganda have started 5G technology trial to bring the Standalone 5G network into reality in east ...
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Stakeholders seek more female scientists to promote STEM

Stakeholders at the second edition of Tech Girls Club in Ibadan, Oyo State, last week emphasised the need for more ...
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Insecurity: Declare state of emergency now —PENGASSAN

THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has called on the Federal Government to declare a ...
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NSITF rehabilitated injured workers with N825m in 2019

THE Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) spent about N825 million to rehabilitate injured workers in 2019; the Managing Director ...
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MHWUN laments shortage of personnel in health sector

The National President, Medical and Health Workers Union (MHWUN), Comrade Josiah Biobelemoye, has decried the acute shortage of medical personnel ...
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IATA commends Air Peace for upholding safety standards

The leadership of the global airlines clearing house, International Air Transport Association, (IATA), in West and Central Africa, Dr Samson ...
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FAAN, NCC to checkmate copyright piracy at airports

DETERMINED to discourage the use of airports in the country as avenues for the sale of pirated books, films, music ...
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Red Star, FMDQ, Airtel Africa, profit

Delta Airlines records highest profit in 2019

AMERICA’S Delta Air Lines has declared 2019 the best in the airline’s history after a pre-tax income of $6.2 billion ...
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We’ve succeeded in docking many people selling unwholesome products —Irukera

Year 2019 in the agency I think this was the biggest year in the life of this organisation yet. On ...
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BaxiBox deepens financial services with ‘Baxi Hero’ campaign

One of the nation’s agent banking platforms, ‘The BaxiBox’, has kicked off a rave of campaign with the aim of ...
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Stanbic IBTC Bank

BBDO wins Stanbic IBTC’s creative account

Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, a member of Standard Bank Group, has announced the selection of BBDO West Africa as the ...
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The four questions every transformative leader needs to answer

Today’s environment of disruption and digitization is pressuring businesses of all types to transform. Get it right, and there are ...
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Leadership flaws that kill employees’ productivity

Some management styles prove unpopular to employees, yet as long as profits are positive, managers have little motivation to change ...
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Three skills visionary leaders need for the future

As business leaders seek ways to innovate, inspire and adapt, many companies are increasing their investments in leadership development initiatives, ...
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NSE: Sell-offs reduce gains at 0.03%

Equities trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange last week ended with marginal increase in the indicators as the All ...
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Domestic investors outperformed foreign investors by 2% in December 2019

As of December 31, 2019, total transactions at the nation’s bourse decreased by 25.84 per cent from N172.52 billion (about ...
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Water supply

AfDB to attract $5trn into African Exchanges

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr Akinwumi Adesina, has said the bank will work closely with the Africa ...
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Tobacco control violations ongoing in UNILAG, YABATECH, LASU —Survey

Researchers from the Nigerian Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) have discovered that although some institutions of higher learning have “high ...
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Climate change is top risk for world in 2020 —Davos report

For the rich and powerful descending on the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins today, January ...
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ERA/FoEN loses environment activist

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described the death of its staff and activist, Sunny Olukoya, ...
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Why private maritime institutions are de-marketing MAN —Rector

The investigation has revealed that some private maritime institutions in Nigeria are desperately working against the progress of the Maritime ...
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customs laws, Apapa

NPA, Ogun to collaborate over Olokola deep seaport

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Ogun State Government has agreed to collaborate to ensure the ...
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Congestion: NSC ready to partner Customs on overtime cargoes —Bello

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello has expressed the agency’s ...
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Inflation targeting: Investment banker commends CBN, gives fresh advice

A trained financial economist and investment banker, Mr. Sonnie Babatunde Ayere has called on Nigerians to support the Godwin Emefiele-led ...
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CRR increase to lock up over N855.3bn bank deposits

Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria may in for another challenge as they cannot lend the money but must keep over ...
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Airtel listing

Interbank rates to increase on CRR increase to 27.50%

There are expectations that the Nigeria Interbank Offered Rate ( NIBOR) will increase in the new week in reaction to ...
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Lagosians, Lagos, state world's worst cities

UNILAG seeks to improve artisans’ competitiveness

C ONCERNED over heavy reliance on foreign artisans in the sector of the Nigeria’s economy, owing to the  dearth of ...
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Legislator tasks corporate bodies on rejuvenation of Lagos’ Ajegunle slum

APPARENTLY dissatisfied with the quantum of infrastructure deficits, including the absence of basic amenities that has been the portion of ...
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Safety Standards

Experts laud impact of technology in reshaping estate agency practice

AS a way of doing things faster, better and quicker, technology  is making today’s reality of global economy/village  possible and ...
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Preparations for Argungu fishing festival hot up

Ten years after the Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival was rested for the inability of successive governments to sustain ...
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I’ll leverage on my experience to advance Lagos tourism sector —Commissioner

The newly redeployed Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lagos State, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, on Monday said that she would ...
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My focus is to identify, market Enugu tourism potential globally —Commissioner

The Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Enugu State, Hon Ugonna Ibe, has described the state’s participation at the 2019 National ...
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