Nestlé Nigeria Empowers More Rural Women Across Nigeria

Posted by - June 24, 2022

In a bid to help more rural women in Nigeria build financial security and improve their standard of living, Nestlé Nigeria has held the fourth phase of the Nestlé Empowering Rural Women in Nigeria Project in Port Harcourt. An additional 50 beneficiaries from the South-south region of the country, selected from the company’s value chain,

South Korea to Support Nigeria with $13m on E-government Plan

Posted by - June 3, 2022

The Republic of South Korea is to support Nigeria with $13 million on the implementation of the second phase of the Nigerian e-government national master plan 2021-2026, through the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). The Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Kim Young-Chea, announced the support while speaking at the the commencement of the Project for Building

MTN to sell 575 million shares in Nigeria via public offer

Posted by - November 8, 2021

MTN Group Ltd will begin book-building this month for a public offer to sell up to 575 million shares in its Nigeria business, South Africa’s biggest telecoms operator said, as it reported higher third-quarter revenue and core profit. The company, which has been exiting or reducing its stakes in some areas including its Ugandan and

Microsoft names Ola Williams as new Manager for Nigeria

Posted by - August 30, 2021

Ola Williams has been announced as the new Country Manager for Microsoft Nigeria as she takes over from Akin Banuso. Ola joins Microsoft’s Middle East and Africa – Multi market region’s Leadership team. She will report directly to General Manager, Ibrahim Youssry and will lead Microsoft efforts to accelerate Nigeria’s Digital transformation and cloud adoption

Twitter ban in Nigeria provokes outcry

Posted by - June 9, 2021

Nigeria’s media and activists fear their country is slipping into repression after the government suspended Twitter in Africa’s most populous nation, where hyper-connected youth embraced the platform as a means of protest. The decision on Friday, days after Twitter deleted a remark from President Muhammadu Buhari, has already provoked international outcry over freedom of expression

Adefeko Named Honorary Consul of Botswana in Lagos

Posted by - January 22, 2021

Mr. Ade Adefeko has been appointed as Honorary Consul of Botswana in Nigeria in Lagos. According to a statement, Adefeko was recently presented with the letter of commission by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geofrey Onyeama. Adefeko, who’s mantra is, ‘’For God and Country,’’ is a commercial diplomat, a global executive who currently serves as

Bolt expansion move hits 21 cities across Nigeria

Posted by - December 16, 2020

Bolt, a major ride-hailing platform has registered it presence in 21 cities across Nigeria. The expansion move follows its diversification into 10 new cities along with the already existing 11. The move which is in line with Bolt’s vision of providing efficient and affordable rides to millions of Nigerians will now have riders in Akure,

Polaris Bank begins dollar payout to money transfer recipients

Posted by - December 15, 2020

Polaris Bank has commenced payment of US dollars to all beneficiaries of money transfer across all its branches in Nigeria. According to a notice from the bank to its customers, beneficiaries of money transfer can now receive their remittance in US dollars in cash or directly into a domiciliary account in the bank. The service