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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Facebook Pledges $100 Million to Aid Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

Facebook Inc. has disclosed plans to offer $100 million in grants and ad credits, as the novel Coronavirus ravages around the globe. In order to address the economic impacts of the pandemic, Facebook will make the grants and ad credits available for up to 30,000...

Dangote, Zenith Bank backs Lagos relief fund for Abule Ado victims

The Federal Government and two corporate organisations, including Dangote Cement Plc. and Zenith Bank Plc. on Wednesday visited the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to commiserate with him and the State on the recent explosions that rocked Abule Ado-Soba area of the...

Electric Commercial Vehicle Goes on Sale in Nigeria

A Nigerian automotive marketing company, JuSt Commercial Vehicles Ltd, has launched first Electricity-powered commercial vehicle into the Nigerian market. In a media statement released on Thursday after the launch, the company’s National Sales Manager, Gerald Oyakhire, said the launch of the Electric commercial vehicle was...

World Premiere for All-New 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Motor Corporation on Monday premiered new generation Hyundai Elantra made for year 2021. Launched and livestreamed around the world at The Lot Studios in West Hollywood, Calif, United States, the seventh-generation Elantra showcased an edgy and aggressive look based on parametric shapes and textures,...

Cosmas Maduka Bags Multiple Awards

Credible recognition came the way of the founder of Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka recently, when he was awarded on three different platforms in his capacity as an entrepreneur per excellence. The first award came from the globally respected consulting firm, Ernst & Young where...

Stallion Parades Made-in-Nigeria Auto Brands in Abuja

As FG Vows to Explore Automotive Industry for job Creation Hyundai, Nissan, Changan -popular automotive brands assembled in Nigeria by Stallion Motors, dominated Federal government organized, made-in-Nigeria Automobile parade held on Monday at Abuja International Trade and Convention Centre. Flagging off the event, the Minister of Trade, Industry...

Nigeria enforces presentation of yellow cards to checkmate travelers with coronavirus symptoms

The federal government has said travellers leaving or arriving the country will now mandatorily have to present their yellow card as proof of vaccination before entering or leaving the country. The implementation of the ‘revised’ policy became effective on Wednesday, March 11, and was also...

FirstBank: Empowering women through financial inclusion

First Bank of Nigeria Limited is taking steps to ensure that women and women-led businesses are empowered. The bank has, through its FirstGem; FirstMonie and First Women Network empowered and brought several unbanked women into the financial system. This it proved during this...

Access Bank unveils TraderLite to drive financial inclusion for micro SMEs

Access Bank Plc has launched TraderLite, an account specially designed to provide financial inclusion for micro-businesses in Nigeria, as well as equip them with the required skills to grow their businesses. Launched this week, the new product is a variant of the Diamond Business Advantage...

An hour with Dangote vs. $27,000: Nigerians debate the better ‘deal’ on twitter

What started out as a radio discussion found its way onto Twitter when a user posted the topic of choosing between an hour meeting Dangote or receiving 10 million naira (the equivalent of over ($27,000). The Twitter user @dillikonko explained why he thought the meeting...