Some bush meat sellers in some major markets have said the business is booming again barely two years after the country was declared Ebola Virus Disease free.
Some of the bush meat sellers in Lagos on Saturday said that they were fully back to their business.
According to them, their customers, who deserted them because of fear of contracting Ebola, are back and they are experiencing more patronage.
A bush meat vendor at Ajegunle-Ikorodu Road, a popular road side market along Ikorodu axis […]
Billionaire business tycoon, Folorunsho Alakija, has revealed why she did go to university.
According to her, it was not her destiny as she was able to achieve her dreams without a degree.
Alakija, one of the richest black women in the world, said this on Thursday at the Excellence in Leadership program, an annual event organised by Daystar Christian Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.
The founder of Rose of Sharon motivated the audience by saying that she never allowed a lack of university education to […]
A notorious kidnap kingpin, Odinaka Uja, who was arrested in Enugu State, has revealed that a police officer and an ex-government official in the state were the brain behind his successful kidnap business, as they sponsored him.
His arrest came after the abduction of a 75-year-old man, Pa Fidelis Ojobo, at Umuogbo Ulo in Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state.
Uja, who confessed to abducting Ojobo, said he and his accomplices had demanded N50 million as ransom and were on […]
According to reports, the National Association of Nigerian Students on Tuesday disrupted business transactions at the First Bank of Nigeria, Zaria main branch, Kaduna State, over alleged missing registration fees paid by some students.
Over 1,000 students of Federal College of Education, Zaria stormed the premises and claimed that they paid their registration fees at the bank in Sabongari area of the town.
Addressing newsmen shortly after a meeting with the bank’s branch management and the police, the National President of the […]
For Nigeria to be turned into the food basket of Africa, there must be a fundamental shift from present disposition, to what is obtainable, sustainable and best international practices, by seeing agriculture as a business and not as a development programme.
This must form the basis for total reformation in the country’s agricultural system, which must be structured, financed and developed as a business, to fully unlock the potentials of making Nigeria the food basket of the world.
Prof. Wilfred Ifeanyi Okonkwo, […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria that his administration will remove bottlenecks and create a more business friendly environment to boost manufacturing activities in the country.
The President gave the assurance at the 44th Annual General Meeting of MAN held in Abuja on Thursday.
Buhari said that the step had become imperative in view of the fact that the manufacturing sector was well positioned to be a major driver of Nigeria’s economic growth.
He said government was focused on […]
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State says the era of engaging portfolio contractors who do shoddy jobs for the state government is over.
Ugwuanyi, presenting school furniture to the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board on Tuesday, said only seasoned contractors would henceforth be engaged to work in the state.
The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Cecelia Ezeilo, reiterated his appeal to contractors to deliver quality assured jobs in line with agreed specifications.
He said that the state government would no […]
According to reports, the Federal Government is set to establish a council to address issues associated with the ease of doing business in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
Disclosing this yesterday at the 11th Abuja International Trade Fair holding in Abuja, Buhari said the proposed Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), would help to review and remove all encumbrances to trade.
PEBEC would also enforce simplification as well as streamlining the export, import documentation and procedures leveraging on technology with […]
Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has ordered the state to stop transacting business with Zenith Bank.
The action is not unconnected with the face-off between him and Zenith on the freezing of his personal accounts domicilled in thebank by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
According to a circular from the Office of the Accountant General on Tuesday, all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) must comply with the order within 48 hours.
The circular was addressed to the head of Service, permanent […]
It was gathered that the United States Chamber of Commerce, in a show of further commitment to collaboration by the business communities in the United States and across Africa, on Tuesday named Aliko Dangote, Africa’s most successful businessman, as the co-chair of its US-Africa Business Centre.
Dangote will serve alongside Jay Ireland, the President and CEO of GE Africa, as a leader for the US-Africa Business Centre Board of Directors.
“We are honored to have Aliko Dangote on board to help guide […]