UN ranks Nigeria amongst the poorest Shipping Systems

DESPITE Federal Government’s efforts in the fight against maritime environmental degradation and hazards, Nigeria is ranked among countries with the lowest scores on ships that have poor environmental indicators. According to a recent report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTD, 2019, Nigeria scored 0.38 per cent on vessels fitted with[...]

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Founder of the World wide web decides it needs Immediate Fixing, Here’s Why

Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, is officially launching his plan to “fix” the internet. The World Wide Web Foundation, a non-profit campaign group set up by Berners-Lee, has secured the backing of tech giants Facebook, Google and Microsoft for the scheme, dubbed the “contract for the web.” The British computer scientist[...]

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Interesting new thing you can do with the Latest WhatsApp Update

WhatsApp is bringing shopping catalogues to its WhatsApp Business app. The software, which is an off-shoot of the original chat app designed to help customers communicate with businesses or customer service representatives using the same tools as the normal chat app, is available worldwide. Dubbed Catalogs (yes, they’re using the American spelling), merchants on WhatsApp[...]

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Nigeria is the largest market for Brands involving Celebration- Expert

Pierre-Louis Araud is the Global Brand Ambassador for Moët & Chandon, and a connoisseur of luxury and celebration. In his second official trip to Nigeria last week, he talks about the brand’s efforts at deepening its presence in the Nigerian market through new product offerings and what makes Nigeria a destination for such a luxury[...]

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Lenovo amongst the Companies benefiting from the rise in Demand for Personal Computers

Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group reported a 20% year-on-year jump in second-quarter profit on Thursday, slightly beating analysts’ estimates, on the back of strengthening demand for its products. Lenovo’s net profit in the quarter ended September rose to $202 million, compared with an average estimate of $199.59 million by eight analysts, according to Refinitiv[...]

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Reforms needs to be intensified for Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria

By the latest World Bank ranking, Nigeria is currently among the top ten most improved places to do business in the world, jumping 15 spots from 146 to 131 out of the 190 countries surveyed. The Doing Business Index is an annual ranking which objectively assesses prevailing business conditions across 190 countries based on 10[...]

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CBN: Survey shows rise in Customer Confidence

Consumers’ overall confidence outlook rose in the third quarter of 2019, as more consumers were optimistic in their outlook. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), stated this in its “Consumer Expectations Survey Report for Third Quarter 2019,” a copy of which was posted on its website. According to the report, the index at 3.8 points[...]

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Six Year Old Professional Photographer tells his Story!

Why photography and when did you start? My love for photography started when I was about a year old. I was told I used to have a toy camera, which I got so used to and I take it everywhere I go. When I was about three years old, my grandmother, who is also a[...]

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Africa’s Richest Man talks Plans to Create Jobs and alleviate Poverty

Africa’s richest man and Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has promised to continue to do all within his power to help in alleviating poverty and spread wealth even as he charged Nigerians not to lose hope in the country. Speaking against the backdrop of commendations by winners in the ongoing extended Dangote[...]

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CBN gains more success in Cashless endeavors as MTN launches MoMo Agent

Y’ello Digital Financial Services (YDFS) Limited, a subsidiary of MTN Nigeria, has launched its mobile money transfer services for the South- west region. The regional launch and sensitisation, which introduced the super-agent network service, MoMo Agent, to the region, took place recently at Bodija Market in Ibadan, Oyo State. Officials of the company were also[...]

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CBN emplores Nigerian Businesses to Utilise Technology to Succeed

Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in charge of Operations, Mr Ade Shonubi, has advised business owners to prepare for the present and future of digital business environment using big data and tech. He said this at a maiden thought leadership colloquium organised by Greenwich Registrars & Data Solutions Limited, with the[...]

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CBN and other banks initiate N22billion Creative Scheme, Here’s Why

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has said the N22 billion creative industry intervention is aimed at consolidating positive results already recorded in the struggle to reposition the economy, following the 2014 oil price volatility and 2016 recession. The Creative Industries and Financing Initiative (CIFI), was scripted by CBN and the Bankers Committee, following their[...]

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Business survey reveals trends going into business for the Final Quarter

The August 2019 Business Expectations Survey (BES) has identified insufficient power supply (65.9 points), high interest rate (56.5 points), financial problems (53.7 points) and unfavourable economic climate (53.5 points), as major factors constrained businesses in the month under review. It also identified unclear economic laws (50.8 points), unfavourable political climate (47 points), insufficient demand (46[...]

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Minecraft by Microsoft has been given a graphic facelift, here’s why

Microsoft and Nvidia announced a tie-up Monday that will give the former’s popular world-building game “Minecraft” more realistic graphics. The partnership means “Minecraft” players using personal computers powered by Nvidia’s RTX chips will start seeing the effects of a technology called real-time ray tracing, both companies said in a statement. Nvidia’s graphics cards will essentially[...]

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How to Build a High Value Start Up- Expert.

Building a high-value business takes patience and entrepreneurs shouldn’t believe that start-ups reach multi-million-dollar valuations overnight, a successful Danish businesswoman has warned. When it comes to growing a start-up, Mette Lykke, CEO of food waste organization Too Good To Go, speaks from experience. She co-founded fitness app Endomondo in 2007, developing the company for almost[...]

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