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CAD4Africa launches Nigeria and Kenya eCommerce sites
03-26-2018 | 13:07:33
CAD4Africa is South Africa's largest CAD (Computer Aided Design) software eCommerce site that is disrupting traditonal reseller model in CAD industry.


Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation partners with Enugu Govt to restore Enugu Depot
03-26-2018 | 09:13:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Enugu State Government have pledged to work together to revamp the strategic Enugu Depot towards meeting the petroleum products demand of the entire South-East region and beyond.


Intertek renews contract with Nigeria for its Standards Organisation of Nigeria Conformity Assessment Program
03-26-2018 | 06:34:00
Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has extended its contract with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria to continue to manage its Conformity Assessment Program for exports to the country.


Bill Gates visits Nigeria on healthcare progress inspection
03-22-2018 | 12:12:34
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is visiting Nigeria to see first-hand the progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision, polio eradication, nutrition and financial inclusion.


NNPC, Mining Society partner to grow Nigeria’s crude oil reserves
03-22-2018 | 12:08:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Nigerian Mining & Geosciences Society towards growing the nation’s abundant hydrocarbon reserves.


Isivuvu Technical Solutions to seek market in Ghana and Nigeria
03-20-2018 | 15:53:29
Gauteng-based civil engineering and multi-disciplinary service company in the built environment, Isivuvu Technical Solutions is eager to seek market and expand its footprint to Ghana and Nigeria.


Mastercard partners with Vconnect to empower MSMEs across Nigeria
03-20-2018 | 15:48:47
Mastercard has partnered with Vconnect, Africa’s leading online business listing service, to empower Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as part of a shared commitment to drive financial inclusion and literacy in Africa.


Flywire and Flutterwave partner on cross border payments and receivables in Nigeria
03-20-2018 | 15:42:59
Flywire, a provider of global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and business has partnered with Flutterwave, a payments API that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments across Africa.


NNPC primed to go paperless soon
03-20-2018 | 10:53:27
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is poised to go paperless in its operations within the shortest possible time.


Zenith Bank founder, Jim Ovia, pledges ₦250m to the Lagos State Security Trust Fund
03-20-2018 | 10:03:00
The Founder/Chairman, Zenith Bank, Mr. Jim Ovia, has re-affirmed his support to the Lagos State Security Trust Fund by pledging an additional 150 percent of previous donations to the Trust Fund.


Resort Savings & Loans secures $250m investment from Milost Global
03-19-2018 | 14:27:39
US-based private equity investor Milost Global has signed a deal to invest $250 million in Resort Savings & Loans, a financial services company.


AfDB undertakes High Power Sector mission in Nigeria
03-19-2018 | 07:28:00
The African Development Bank has undertaken a mission to hold further discussions on Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Program (PSRP) with several stakeholders in Abuja, the country’s capital, from March 14-16, 2018.


Nigerians prefer mobiles phones to computers in online shopping, Jumia report
03-18-2018 | 19:21:22
A recent report on the Nigerian Mobile Sector by Africa’s leading e-commerce company Jumia, has revealed an 11% increase in the number of Nigerians who visited the Jumia Website via their mobile phones, 79% in 2017 versus 71% in 2016.


GTBank announces Year 2017 PBT of N200.24b
03-15-2018 | 09:39:29
Guaranty Trust Bank released its audited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2017 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.


FBNHoldings appoints Ariyibi to FBNQuest Capital, Borodo to FBNQuest Trustees Board
03-15-2018 | 09:22:00
FBN Holdings has announced the appointment of Mr Olawale Ariyibi as Chairman of the Board, FBNQuest Capital, and Mr Tijanni Borodo as Chairman of the Board, FBNQuest Trustees.


Arik Air moves Port Harcourt flights to MMA2
03-14-2018 | 13:53:25
Arik Air will from March 17, 2018 move all its Port Harcourt flights to Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2) Lagos.


Zenith Bank partners Facebook and Mastercard to pioneer QR payments on Facebook Messenger
03-14-2018 | 13:50:46
Zenith Bank has confirmed that it is in a strategic partnership with Facebook and Twitter to launch a Masterpass QR bot for Facebook messenger, that will enable Nigerian businesses set up digital accounts and accept QR payments.


NNPC drives down cost of producing crude oil per barrel to $20
03-14-2018 | 13:46:36
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has brought down the cost of producing a barrel of crude oil to $20, even as it now targets producing the black gold at $15 per barrel.


Consumer Confidence surges ahead for West Africa - Nielsen research
03-12-2018 | 14:56:42
The latest West Africa Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) figures released by Nielsen for Quarter 4, 2017 show a marked increase and continued positive performance for both Nigeria and Ghana.


Indonesia eyes more Nigerian crude oil
03-12-2018 | 13:48:31
Indonesia has expressed the desire to buy more crude oil from Nigeria, a request having been made by the Head of Economic Affairs of the Indonesian Embassy.