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Minimum wage: no worker should be cheated, says Wabba

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba has assured workers, especially those in the states and local government, the group...

Masters Energy Group repositions for excellence

The board of Masters Energy Group has constituted a new management following the resignation of Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah from...

15 ships at Lagos ports with petroleum products

FIFTEEEN ships conveying petroleum products and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority...

‘Forex ban on food import’ll lead to 3.5m job loss’

Mixed reactions from stakeholders continued to trail President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to stop providing fund...

Lending: Banks race to beat CBN’s deadline

Banks are in a race to beat the September 30 deadline given by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to implement the 60...

Traders urge National Assembly to ratify AfCFTA agreement

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has advised the National Assembly to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement...

‘Agribusiness key to unlocking economy’

Agribusiness, not agriculture, remains the key to unlocking the economy, the Programme Director, Lagos Business School (LBS), Mr. Kelikume Ikechukwu, has said.

Industrialists, Centre partner to boost MSMEs

Industrialists, under the aegis of Nigerian Association of Small Scale Industrialists (NASSI), are partnering the Centre for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), United...

ILO youth forum calls for better jobs

More than 200 young change-makers from 65 countries have called for systematic changes in youth employment policies, noting that business as usual...

‘Buhari must fix economy this time’

President Muhammadu Buhari must make a difference on the economy, which, according to the National Union of Shops and Distributive Employees (NUSDE),...

Supporting vegetable, fruit production

Fruits and vegetables are important components of healthy diets. Their consumption reduces the risk of contracting chronic, non-communicable diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases...

The waning brand loyalty

Brand loyalty is a factor in products’ existence, especially those that have survived for several decades. But going by a survey conducted...

Firm celebrates ladies

MOLPED Sanitary Pads from the stable of Hayat Kimya Nigeria Limitied has celebrated the world friendship day  with the launch of ‘Mo...

Taking food exports to Dubai

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country will soon export food to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), following an agreement with...

Expo 2020 Dubai opens fresh vista for Nigeria

For six months, October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021, more than 190 countries and 25 million visitors will participate at Expo...

Hollandia Yoghurt Mixology thrills consumers

A visit to several lounges and bars across the country has shown an increasing use of yoghurt, either enjoyed directly or as...

How to resolve workplace conflicts, NUCFRLANMPE

The President, National Union of Chemical, Footwear, Rubber, Leather and Non-Metallic Employees (NUCFRLANMPE), Comrade Babatunde Olatunji, has urged governments at all levels,...

Private sector, states not remiting pension, says Trust Fund Pensions

A Pension Fund Administrator (PFA), TrustFund Pensions Plc has accused the private sector and the state governments of non-remittance of pension under...

Association seeks 30 per cent mushroom content

The President, National Mushroom Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (NAM-GP-MAN) Chief Michael Awunor, said a mandatory 30 per cent per...

Ikeja Electric, Mojec roll out meters, sensitise customers on registration

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has begun the roll out of meters to customer across its network, under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP)...

NNPC chief, DPR director, others to speak at 2019 NAEC confab

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Mallam Mele Kyari, will lead other speakers to the 2019 edition of the...

Youths review e-governance, accountability at Digitest 2019

Digitest, an annual Information Communication Technology (ICT) Creative Camp and Competition for young techs between ages  eight and 18, has held its...

‘ExxonMobil, NNPC pact ‘ll be profitable under Kyari ‘

Exxonmobil Chairman and Managing Director in Nigeria Mr. Paul McGrath is optimistic that its pact with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...

Enyo, Bosch strengthen pact for automotive parts, services

Enyo Retail and Supply and Bosch, a global supplier of technology and services, have deepened their relationship through the signing of a...

Shell, Chevron, others bag 2019 SPE awards

Through an evaluation by PricewaterhouseCoppers (PwC), CypherCrescent, Shell and Chevron emerged 2019 winners at the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Nigeria Council award...

Mastercard, Indonesia’s Artajasa to collaborate on payment gateway

Mastercard Inc (MA.N) said on Thursday it signed an agreement with Indonesian payment switching firm Artajasa Pembayaran Elektronis to make a foray...

China will not ‘sit on its hands’ if Hong Kong protests intensify, says UK...

China will use its power to quell Hong Kong protests if the situation deteriorates further after some protesters have shown signs of...

U.S. bid to seize Iranian tanker halts its release from Gibraltar

The United States applied on Thursday to seize an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar, halting its expected release at the last minute and...

Markets register a shock, but is Trump right to blame the Fed?

It takes a lot to kill an economic expansion, typically requiring a major shock to bring growth to a halt and trigger...

Edo modular refinery operational soon

The Edo Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, a project partly sponsored by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in Edo State and being developed...

Oil rebounds on U.S-Chinese trade dispute

Oil prices rallied on Tuesday following reports that the U.S has decided to delay the next round of tariffs that were to...

Fluuterwave, Alipay partner

Africa’s leading payments technology platform, Flutterwave, has announced its partnership with Alipay of China, thereby opening up Africa’s market to Chinese buyers.

Shelter Afrique okays $180m for housing

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Shelter Afrique, said it will invest $180 million over the next five years toward addressing Nigeria’s housing deficit.

Senate seeks divestment of 40% govt’s stake in DisCos

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to divest its 40 per cent stake in electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to foreign investors.

EcobankPay hits N1b transactions

EcobankPay, the lifestyle digital payments and collections service of Ecobank Nigeria, has recorded transactions worth over N1 billion. EcobankPay...

Pension complaints and solutions

JOEL: I am a former employee of a Federal Government agency. I want to know if it is possible to change my...

How to boost earnings from hibiscus flower

AgroEknor International (AEI), an agricultural and commodity export trading business, is reducing poverty in rural areas, creating  jobs and boosting women’s income through...

SMEs engine room of economic development, says CWG chief

The role of small, medium enterprises (SMEs) cannot be over-emphaised in economic development, an indigenous technology firm, CWG Plc has said.

Sterling Bank holds agric summit Sept. 5

Sterling Bank is to hold the Agriculture Summit Africa in Abuja on September 5 and 6. The international event...

Linkage Assurance half-year profit up by 16%

Linkage Assurance Plc has recorded a 16 per cent growth in Profit After Tax (PAT) for the half-year unaudited financial statement ended...

Pension funds to hit N10tr by Dec

Going by the steady growth projection of pension funds assets, the funds may hit N10 trillion by December. The...

Stocks open at new low amid continuing decline

Equities are dropping to their lowest share prices in recent history, but attractive valuation and strong fundamentals raise hope of a rebound,...

CBN targets 95% financial inclusion rate by 2024

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor and Chairman of the National Financial Inclusion Steering Committee, Godwin Emefiele has set a target...

Lagos pays 311 retirees N1.13b

LAGOS State Government  has presented Retirement Benefit Bond Certificates worth N1.13 billion to 311 public service retirees, the state’s pension commission (LASPEC)...

British firms, pension funds to report climate risks

British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a...

CBN issues banks new consumer protection rules

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued new Consumer Protection Guidelines to improve the quality of banking. The...

AfDB lauds Chinese commitment to Africa

The African Development Bank in Nigeria met a private sector consortium from China to help attract investment through partnerships in the development...

‘Technology crucial to cost minimisation’

An indigenous information communications technology (ICT) firm, Pearly Bleuwaters International, has stressed the need for big and small, medium enterprises (SMEs) to...

Turkish Airlines to unveil cabin crew uniforms

Turkish Airlines will be unveiling new uniforms by its cabin crew as it celebrates  85th anniversay. The uniforms, the...

Poor rail affecting port operations, says Bala-Usman

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Managing Director,  Hadiza Bala-Usman, has warned that no country should contemplate establishing seaports without an adequate rail transportation...