Don Bosco Science Academy clinches Seplat’s N7m star prize quiz competition award

Don Bosco Science Academy, Ekpoma, Edo State, clinched the N7 million star prize in this year’s Seplat Petroleum Development Company plc’s Pearls Quiz Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. The final stage of the quiz competition, which took place at Imaguero College, Benin City, saw Don Bosco Science Academy defeating Peniel…

Aisha Raheem: Transforming Nigeria’s food chain with technology

Many entrepreneurs are driven by a passion to solve societal issues. For Aisha Raheem, founder of Farmz2U, her driving force is to address issues of food waste and nutrition with technology solutions. Through her Farmz2U software, which employs artificial intelligence and machine learning, Aisha optimises the agricultural value chain. “Our…

CBN working with agencies on credit data collection

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is collaborating with some agencies such as the Nigeria Communication commission (NCC) on getting addition data of customers who are taking credit from the financial institutions. Aishah Ahmad, CBN’s deputy governor, financial system stability, disclosed this in Lagos at the Union Bank’s maiden Edu…

Waste control: Lagos seeks residents’ compliance as defaulters nabbed

Lagos State government has asked residents to support its waste control effort by complying with regulations on proper disposal, warning it will go tough on reckless disposal disposals in unauthorised places. The cautioning follows the arrest and preliminary prosecution of some residents of Aboru, Alimosho, whose wards were recently caught…

These charts show Nigeria is Airtel Africa’s cash cow

Nigeria remains the major driver of Airtel Africa Plc’s earnings, validating the proliferation of smartphones and favourable demographics that crave for consumption. Analysts say Airtel Nigeria’s consistent revenue and profit growth shows there remain immense potentials in the local market, but they add that the harsh operating environment is a…

Multinationals counterfeiting remains a challenge in Africa – Spoor & Fisher

Paul Ramara, a partner with Spoor & Fisher Law firm, says counterfeiting remains a significant challenge for multinational brands aiming to legitimately penetrate the African market, but expresses optimism that anti-counterfeit laws and measures are gaining traction in Africa. He says African countries are particularly vulnerable to the sale of…

DLM Advisory Partners wins Best Deal Advisor of the Year Award

DLM Advisory Partners, a subsidiary of DLM Capital Group, emerged winner of the award for the Best Deal Advisor of the Year 2019, at the seventh BusinessDay Banks and Other Financial Institutions Award (BAFI), held in Lagos. The BAFI Awards is organised by BusinessDay Media to celebrate excellence and innovation…

Ebonyi threatens to seal hotels for promoting crimes

Ebonyi State government has threatened to seal some hotels, restaurants and drinking joints in the state for allowing criminals to hide in them to perpetrate evil in the state. Stanley Okoro Emegha, the state commissioner for Border Peace and Conflict Resolution, in a statement in Abakaliki, the state capital, on…

NSIA flags off awareness campaign on value proposition

NSIA Insurance, one of the fastest growing composite underwriters in the country has flagged off an awareness campaign, telling the Nigerian public what it stands for, products and services, access channels and value propositions in partnering with the company. Ebelechukwu Nwachukwu, managing director/CEO, NSIA Insurance, explaining the awareness campaign which…