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CBN approves incentive scheme for electronic payments stakeholders

CBN approves incentive scheme for electronic payments stakeholders

By Sola Alabadan Senior Correspondent In furtherance of the drive for the pervasive usage of electronic payments in Nigeria, the management of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved…

Building collapse: Experts advocate stiff sanctions for culprits

Building collapse:  Experts advocate stiff sanctions for culprits

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Worried by the incessant building collapse in the country and the need to urgently curb the menace, professionals and stakeholders in the built environment have…

Towards sustainable housing and urban development

Being a paper presented by the Minister of Lands,Housing and Urban Development,Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi at the First Preparatory Conference for United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat111),…

Cashless policy adds 67,000 jobs – CBN

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The nation’s apex bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria, has stated that the cashless policy, being driven by electronic payment system in the country has created…

Lagos says no road project would be abandoned

The Lagos State Government has said that none of the on-going road projects in the state would be ababndoned even as the Governor Babatunde Fashola’s administration begins to wind down.…

Roberts Lime Fresh disinfectant debuts

With Ebola Virus on the loose and demand for sanitisers on the rise, the introduction of Robert Lime Fresh into the market may have come at the right time, writes…

Sterling Bank bags Innovative ICT Product award

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The introduction of Social Lender, a banking solution that grants users access to quick cash via Twitter and Facebook, and its wide acceptance by the target…

Brands compete at Marketing World Award Night

All is now set for the forthcoming marketing World awards 2014 as the organiser, Instinct Wave announced the date and venue for this year edition. Making the announcement at a…

Dangote embarks on TV sponsorship campaign of CNN programme

By Olamide Bakare Correspondent, Lagos Dangote Industries Limited, one of the leading business conglomerates in Africa, is sponsoring the  ‘Facetime’ segment on CNN Marketplace Africa, CNN International’s show that offers a…

LASBCA boss bemoans uncooperative attitude of defective buildings owners

Despite efforts of the Lagos state government and stakeholders alike, to mitigate incidents of building collapse in the state, occupants of public buildings in Lagos especially barracks with structural defects…

Transcorp Hotels to raise N8b via IPO

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The Board of directors of Transcorp Hotels Plc (“THP”), formerly Transnational Hotels and Tourism Services Limited,   has given approval to the company’s plans to conduct…

ADVAN Award to hold on October 11

The Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) has concluded plan to stage its award come October 11, 2014. This is contained in a press statement issued by the secretariat of the…

Grenadines Homes to boost housing stock with Katampe scheme

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Grenadines Homes Limited, a leading real estate company in Nigeria, has taken another bold move towards boosting home ownership in Nigeria with the formal commencement…

For Nigerian airlines, merge or be submerged

For Nigerian airlines, merge or be submerged

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos Airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate and collaborate on defined areas, which will be of benefit to the airlines involved.…

Nigeria’s e-wallet system gets additional $150m W’Bank support

Nigeria’s e-wallet system gets additional $150m W’Bank support

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja The World Bank says it has scaled up the funding support to Nigeria’s electronic wallet system to $150 million for the implementation of the second phase…

Figure of world’s hungry people declines by 100m

The number of hungry people across the globe declined by more than 100 million over the last decade and by more than 200 million since 1990-92. However, about 805 million…

Moringa is FAO’s traditional crop of the month

Description Moringa is a genus of shrubs and trees with multi-purpose uses: its leaves, roots and immature pods are consumed as a vegetable. There are 13 species of Moringa, of…

Sandtex deepens market penetration with new colour variants

In line with its desire to refresh consumers with new innovation that would give both interior and exterior surfaces with lasting beauty, Sandtex, a flagship brand of Portland paints and…

Happy Hour refreshes with three new products

Happy Hour refreshes with three new products

In order to satisfy consumers’ demand beyond the existing offerings, Chi Limited has introduced three new variants of Chi Happy Hour into the marketplace. The new variants are Apple Peach…

NSE Index drops 0.11 per cent

NSE Index drops 0.11 per cent

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  / Correspondent, Lagos   Market fluctuation that has pervaded the equities market yesterday continued as the bears struggled to deplete market activities after a day’s gain in the…

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