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Nigeria-based fintech solution, NowNow, has said that it will continue to upgrade its services to attune to current realities, such that will drive economic and social growth.
Facebook has announced the start of its #FBSuccessStory campaign, aimed at spotlighting Nigerian entrepreneurs using Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to grow their business. The campaign, running for six weeks, is designed to celebrate, whilst inspiring future entrepreneurs, and highlight the tools available to scale their businesses.
A two-day conference aimed at repositioning Nigeria for increased global and regional trade engagements under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) opens on Friday.
A Benin-based human rights activist, Patriot Patrick Eholor, has threatened to sue the Management of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) over the alleged extortion and corrupt practices in regards to COVID-19 testing procedure .
Romania’s old-growth forests are vast ancient woodlands that straddle the Carpathian Mountains in Eastern Europe. They have survived unchanged since the end of the ice age. But now these extraordinary forests are disappearing at an alarming rate and once gone, they can never be fully restored.
In fostering the participation of women in politics in Nigerian, two non-governmental organisations, Diatom Impact and ElectHer, have revealed plans to support 1000 women for the 2023 general elections.
Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Monday, expressed dismay over alleged poor management of economy following the recession that struck the economy at the weekend as reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS.
A pro-Buhari group, called The Zikist-Buharist-Movement (ZBM), has lauded Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi for dumping PDP and strengthening the South-East-cum-North political alliance.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has said that learning and character are tools needed for success in life, as he reminisce about his days in the secondary school.
Speaking on entrepreneurship and the role of governance, Abdullahi said entrepreneurship is an “escapist method” disseminated by an “irresponsible” government to delegate its responsibilities.
The co-founder of Releaf, Ikenna Nzewi; the Chief Executive Officer of Food locker, Femi Aiki; and, founder, Mhogo Foods, Elizabeth Gikebe, have won the top cash prizes in the African Development Bank’s(AfDB’s) $120,000 AgriPitch competition, which held Tuesday.
An All Progressives Congress Chieftain, Osita Okechukwu, has hailed the defection of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi from the Peoples Democratic Party to the party, describing it as a welcome development.
Autochek, the automotive technology company that aims to build solutions for the African market, has raised $3.4 million in a pre-seed funding round, co-led by TLcom Capital and 4DX with inclusion from Golden Palm Investments, Lateral Capital, Kepple Africa Ventures, MSA Capital, and a number of local angel/seed investors. The start-up will use the investment to grow its Nigeria and Ghana markets and will see further investment in technology and growing its teams.
Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation and Africa’s biggest philanthropist, Aliko Dangote, has urged all operators in the private sector to commit one per cent of their profits to fund the health sector challenges in Nigeria, to enable the country tackle crisis like the coronavirus pandemic successfully.
Ethiopia’s prime minister warned on Tuesday that a deadline for rebel northern forces to lay down arms had expired, paving the way for a final push on the Tigray region’s capital in a two-week conflict destabilising the Horn of Africa.
Reeling from the wanton loss of property, the Market Traders Association of Nigeria (MATAN) has appealed to Federal and State Governments to compensate their members whose businesses were either fractured or totally destroyed as a result of the recent EndSARS protest that erupted across the country.
A Civil Society Organisation, Citizen Action for Good Governance (CAGG), has raised the alarm over planned resuscitation of the #EndSARS protest, warning that the country may not survive the civil unrest, following the loss of lives, destruction of public and private property that greeted the previous exercise.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for his Political will and commitment he has so far exhibited on the actualization of the Kolmani Oil Well Project in the Benue trough of the Gongola basin.
The new deal came a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Nadhim Zahawi, a junior business minister, to be minister responsible for the deployment of COVID-19 vaccines.
The House of Representatives Committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), is seeking to have the Interim Management Committee (IMC), of the Commission and a number of contractors investigated and prosecuted by anti graft agencies should they fail to account for N81.5bn suspicious spending from January to May, 2020.
The Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has called for synergy among stakeholders in order to curb issue of open defecation and improper way of waste disposal in the country.
Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Wednesday named his newborn prince after the 49th monarch of the ancient town, Oba Adesoji Aderemi.
Former aide to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Umar Ardo, from Adamawa state, has called on Senate President Ahmad Lawan to immediately declare the seat of Senator Elisha Abbo, who Wednesday defected to All Progressives Congress (APC), vacant.
The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, Monday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to invite church leaders on how to lift the country out of recession immediately, even as they called for constitutional reform.
A shack covered by plastic in Sudan's Hamdayit refugee centre has become a source of smiles, sighs and tears for Ethiopian refugees, thanks to a hotline set up to trace relatives.