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Demands of Nigerian youths from Buhari administration

ENDSARS SACK SECURITY CHIEFS IMPROVE SECURITY REDUCE PETROL PUMP PRICE REDUCE PHCN BILL CREATE JOBS STOP BANDITRY AND HERDSMEN INCLUSIVE GOVERNMENT...

PEEF shares insights into nation-building as Utomi, Ali-Pate, Simmonds, attend webinar

By Aderogba George Abuja, Oct. 25, 2020 Rt. Hon. Mark Simmonds, former UK Minister for Africa and...

Nigeria’s #Endsars protest triggers global movement against police brutality

Johannesburg — Demonstrators stayed off the streets of Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday morning after a...

Hundreds of Nigerian diaspora protest in London against Nigeria’s police brutality

Around 500 demonstrators took to the streets of London on Saturday in support of youth...

#ENDSARS: NASFAT sets up N10 million relief fund for victims

By Henry Oladele Lagos, Oct. 24, 2020 The Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) says it has set...

THIS IS MONEY

Financial planner: Here’s when you should temporarily stop saving for retirement during the pandemic

As the coronavirus spreads across Global economy and the United States, American life has come...

Personal Finance tips to help you survive coronavirus spiked global recession

If you’ve been following the latest financial news, it might look like the U.S.’s longest...

Teaching your kids about personal finance

life can and should be inculcated from a young age. Mandy Porter Talking about money...

8 Easy Ways To Teach Your Kids About Money

It is not easy to teach children and teens about life, let alone money. Most...

The No. 1 job billionaires and multimillionaires held before they got stickinly rich

By Catey Hill And why it’s important for all of us to do that job,...

The Big Read

The biggest bilateral lender to Africa this century is hesitant on debt relief as crisis reveals fragmented nature of loans

Access Bank Begins Disbursement of N50bn Interest-free Loan Today

Access Bank Plc will today commence the disbursement of the N50 billion interest-free loan and grant set aside for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises...

Lafarge Africa records 37% rise in Q3 profit

Lafarge Africa, a cement maker, recorded a strong net income growth in the first nine months of 2020. The company posted a 37 percent...

MTN Nigeria Appoints Karl Toriola as New CEO

MTN Group has appointed Karl Toriola, current VP for MTN Group’s West and Central Africa (WECA) region, as the new CEO of MTN Nigeria...

Coca-Cola European Partners makes $6.6 billion takeover offer for Coca-Cola Amatil

Reuters) - Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd CCL.AX said on Monday that Coca-Cola European Partners CCEPC.L offered to buy the Australian bottler for A$9.23 billion ($6.58...

COMMODITY

Gold edges high on easing dollar, U.S. stimulus bets

Gold edged higher on Tuesday as the dollar weakened and hopes for a U.S. coronavirus...

Institute to develop flood resistant maize,

By Mustapha Yauri Zaria (Kaduna state) Oct. 20, 2020  The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu...

Gold gains on weaker dollar, U.S. stimulus bets

Gold climbed on Monday as a softer dollar and optimism over a new U.S. stimulus...

Gold slips from 3-wk high on prospect of limited U.S. stimulus

Gold prices fell from a three-week peak on Monday as expectations of an inadequate U.S....

Global prices of food commodities up to multi-month highs

The benchmark price index for food commodities rose in September, led by vegetable oils and...

NAIJA TECH START-UPs

Maiduguri-based female entrepreneur brings affordable hygiene to women in need

When Zainab Lawan Dalorima asked displaced people in Dalori camp what help they need, they...

Why I relocated to northern Nigeria to start tomato jos, Mira Mehta

When Mira Mehta made the decision to relocate to Nigeria in 2014, her father questioned...

Tomato Jos secures Series A round funding of €3.9m

Tomato Jos, an agro-processing company focused on the local production of high-quality tomato paste for...

Covid-19 reporting: Nigerian Analytics Start-up launch free Analytics App to help journalists with data and insight.

Journalists in Nigeria have a reason to smile, as a major weight of in-availability...

Nigerian based electronic health startup closes $10 million funding round from Japanese investors

LAGOS, May 7 - Helium Health, West Africa’s largest electronic medical records provider, on...

BUSINESS NEWS

EEDC migrates customers to improve electricity service from Nov. 1

By Maureen Ojinaka Enugu, Oct. 25, 2020 The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it...

Guinness introduces ‘Guinness 0.0’, the Guinness with everything except alcohol

Guinness 0.0 boasts the same beautifully smooth taste, perfectly balanced flavour and unique dark colour...

Coca-Cola to suspend 200 brands in COVID-19 strategy shift

Coca-Cola says it will discontinue about 200 brands -- half of its overall portfolio --...

COVID-19: AfDB’s AgriPitch competition awarding $120, 000 to hold online

By Temitope Ponle Abuja, Oct. 22, 2020 The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) AgriPitch Competition for...

Oriental Hotel condemns attack on its facilities

Western Metal Products Company (WEMPCO) Group, owners of Lagos Oriental Hotel, formally acknowledge that there...

The Economist Magazine

CURRENCIES

FGN Bond Stop Rates Slide on Sustained Buy Pressure…

In line with our expectations, DMO sold FGN bonds worth N45.00 billion at the primary...

NIBOR Moderates for all Maturities amid Financial System Liquidity Ease…

In the just concluded week, CBN refinanced N100 billion worth of OMO bills from matured...

Depreciates against USD at the I&E FXW, Parallel Markets…

In line with our expectations, Naira depreciated against the USD at the Investors and Exporters...

FGN Bonds Yields Fall on Hint of Fewer Bonds Auction in the Coming Week…

In the just concluded week, the values of FGN bonds traded at the over-the-counter (OTC) segment...

Stop Rates Moderate Further to 1% for 91-day, 182-day Bills…

In line with our expectations, CBN allotted N124.87 billion worth of T-bills via the primary market...

China reports 20 new confirmed, 161 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

SHANGHAI (Reuters/Naija247news) - China reported 20 new confirmed and 161 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases on...

Israel to start COVID-19 vaccine human trials on Nov. 1

JERUSALEM (Reuters/Naija247news) - Israel will begin human trials for a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by...

New York reports half a million COVID-19 cases as infections surge in U.S

By Shaina Ahluwalia, Anurag Maan (Reuters/Naija247news) - New York, the former epicenter of the U.S. COVID-19...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.7m – Centre

Addis Ababa, Oct. 25, 2020 (Xinhua/Naija247news) The number of confirmed cases in the African continent...

Low figures of confirmed cases not absence of COVID-19 -Expert

By Peter Amine Jos, Oct. 25, 2020 Mr Nanbol Daniel, a Medical Laboratory Scientist and...

WORLD

The Nigeria Police Force: A Reputation Assessment

by Obodo Ejiro Events and initiatives dating back to 1820 led to the formation of the Nigerian Police Force. By the late 1950 - early...

The North-South Political Alliance and The Unending Intrigues of Power

by WOLE ARISEKOLA Frantically, I have never been desperate for anything all my life. Never! And how I wish everyone can honestly say so about...

African governments are outsourcing their natural areas

ZAKOUMA “All of these bulls will have ak-47 bullets in them,” says Leon Lamprecht. From his porch the manager of Zakouma National Park, in southern...

GLOBAL ENTREPRENUERS

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Transcorp Plc Chair is one of three Nigerians on the list, alongside Tomi Adeyemi and Tunji Funsho (Lagos, Nigeria, 23/9/2020) -- TIME has named Tony O. Elumelu, one of Africa’s leading investors and philanthropists, in the 2020 TIME100, the annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list,...

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