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Oracle introduces next generation cloud applications to support Nigeria's digital economy
10-26-2017 | 09:08:59
Oracle has hosted its Modern Business Forum in Nigeria to help the country's fast-growing and large enterprises accelerate digital transformation and drive business growth with its next generation cloud applications.


CIBN grants Skye Bank’s Business School full accreditation status
10-24-2017 | 13:13:20
Skye Business School has been awarded full accreditation status as a full-fledged banking/finance, business and continuous human capital training academy by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.


Dangote Cement strengthens pan African market volume, appoints acting CEO for Congo operation
10-24-2017 | 10:44:00
Pan African cement manufacturer, the Dangote Cement has maintained its strong hold in the Nigeria domestic cement market accounting for 65 percent of the Nigerian market volume, while other African plants’ volumes went up by 7.5 percent to 7.0 mta.


Nigeria enters league of steel exporters
10-24-2017 | 10:42:31
There is strong indication that after cement, Nigeria's steel industry is the next sector to watch as African Industries Group, the largest steel manufacturer in the country, has started exporting the product to Morocco, Egypt and Ghana.


Coronation Merchant Bank appoints Onome Komolafe as Executive Director
10-24-2017 | 10:12:25
Coronation Merchant Bank has appointed Onome Komolafe as Executive Director following the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).


GTBank releases 2017 Q3 unaudited results, reports Profit Before Tax of N150.03Bb
10-23-2017 | 14:32:38
Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its unaudited financial results for the 3rd quarter ended September 30, 2017, to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.


CBN unveils framework for BVN, watch-list operations
10-23-2017 | 12:22:00
Central Bank of Nigeria has released a regulatory framework for Bank Verification Number (BVN) operations and watch-lists for Nigerian financial system, in the quest to develop and enhance security of electronic payment systems in the country.


Africa Finance Corporation signs master cooperation agreement with International Finance Corporation
10-23-2017 | 10:53:44
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has this month become the 30th member of the Master Cooperation Agreement (MCA) at the World Bank's Annual Meetings in Washington DC.


Seamfix launches Bioregistra to transform data management
10-23-2017 | 10:46:47
SEAMFIX, Nigeria's provider of identity management solutions, has launched BioRegistra, an innovative data capture and data management platform.


NNPC stocks two billion litres of petrol for hitch-free year-end supply
10-23-2017 | 09:46:08
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has a stock of over two billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, to ensure a hitch-free end-of-year movement of motorists.


Tony Elumelu Foundation and UNDP sign agreement to support African entrepreneurs
10-17-2017 | 10:33:34
“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges are to be addressed.”


Shell Nigeria Gas donates labs, ICT centre to community school
10-17-2017 | 09:53:00
The Shell Nigeria Gas has donated an ultramodern ICT Centre and well-equipped science laboratories to African Church Community Secondary School in Ewupe, a community hosting the company’s facilities in Ota area of Ogun State.


World Bank Statement on Support to Nigeria
10-16-2017 | 10:25:25
In 2015, the Government of Nigeria requested World Bank support to respond to the humanitarian and development crisis in the North East of Nigeria.


NNPC to reinvigorate exploratory activities in Seven Inland Basins
10-16-2017 | 10:06:09
As part of strategies to shore up the nation’s reserve base, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will reinvigorate exploratory activities in the seven hydrocarbon basins in the country.


Nigeria works with UNIDO to establish entrepreneurship curricula in secondary schools
10-16-2017 | 09:23:28
A new curricula focusing on entrepreneurship will now have a place in secondary schools in Nigeria. It was designed with the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and funded by the Government of Japan.e


Dangote Rice launches youth graduates rice farming project in Kogi
10-16-2017 | 09:14:18
A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited in Kogi State.


Northern States Governors Forum picks GE to boost healthcare development in Nigeria
10-16-2017 | 09:11:06
The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has selected GE Healthcare, a global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, as a long-term partner to revitalize healthcare infrastructure in the Northern States.


NNPC Group MD encourages investors to establish oil refinery in Akwa Ibom State
10-12-2017 | 10:38:50
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said that he had engaged investors to establish a refinery in Akwa Ibom State.


Maturation of Sub-Saharan Africa Hotel sector presents new opportunities
10-12-2017 | 10:29:06
The hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa has evolved during the past decade due to high demand growth, entrance of new global brands and increasing supply in major markets.


BBM Messenger partners with NGO Springster in South Africa & Nigeria
10-12-2017 | 10:21:43
Creative Media Works, operating as BBM Messenger, has partnered with Springster, Girl Effect’s global mobile-first platform for vulnerable young women, to launch Girl Talk.