Business

Zenith Bank Promotes Women Empowerment With Z-Woman

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc has introduced a new product, Z-Woman, which is focused on empowering female business owners. Z-Woman account holders stand a chance to enjoy loans of up to N10 million at a single-digit interest rate, free digital skills training, and free exhibition stands at Zenith Bank events and many other benefits which will help them ...

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Smile Commends Mainone And Globacom

Against the background of the recent downtime and disruption of internet service occasioned by the cuts in submarine cable, West Africa pioneer 4G LTE broadband service provider, Smile Nigeria, has commended the Nigerian cable providers MainOne and Globacom for partnering with the company to overcome the challenge swiftly. In a statement released in Lagos, Smile commended both MainOne and Globacom ...

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MPOWER Women In STEM Scholarship Winners Soar Higher

MPOWER Financing says it is proud to continue Women in STEM Scholarship Program, which first launched last February. For the cycle ending on November 15th, 2019, it awarded three scholarships: one grand prize of $5,000, one of $3,000, and one for $2,000. In a statement on its website, the organisation said, “Each round, our team is immensely proud of the ...

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Huge Success In Business Is Largely Based On Luck – New Research

Shutterstock/FotograFFF Chengwei Liu, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Bestselling business books promise to teach you the winning formula and reveal the secrets of success. But the inconvenient truth is that exceptional successes in business are largely based on luck. No rule exists for achieving exceptional performance because it usually requires doing something different or novel and there can be ...

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Guinness Nigeria Records Increase In Revenue

• Revenue increased by 1% • Operating profit declined by N1.1bn • Cost of sales increased by 2% • Net finance charges at N1.6bn • Profit before tax decreased by N1.9bn Guinness Nigeria Plc, a leading beverage and alcohol Company in Nigeria and a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, today announced its unaudited results for its first half year period ended ...

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Jumia Recounts Major Milestones In 2019

As Nigeria continues to make significant progress in the e-commerce sector, a major player in the sector has reiterated its commitment to ensuring growth across its platform to satisfy its consumers. The Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Group, Jeremy Hodara stated this while reviewing the Company’s activities for the year 2019. According to Hodara, a major milestone recorded ...

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Fidelity Bank Lifts “World’s Greatest Maths” Teacher, Offers Him Employment

Fidelity Bank Plc has brought succor to physically challenged Chemical Engineering graduate, Mr. Micheal Sowunmi, who is fondly referred to as “the world’s greatest teacher” on account of his love for teaching. Mr. Sowunmi has been offered employment by top lender Fidelity Bank as a facilitator at the bank’s training academy known as CREST Academy. This much was revealed by ...

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Dangote Farms Commissions Tomatoes Nursery To Provide Seedlings For Farmers

In a bid to make Nigeria self-sufficient in tomato production, Dangote Tomatoes Processing Limited, owned by the younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Sani Dangote, has unveiled a N2.8 billion greenhouse nursery in Kano to supply the best quality tomato seedlings to Nigerian farmers. Speaking on the project, Sani Dangote said the nursery is designed to use the automated Pat Moose planting ...

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Nigeria Has Given A New GM Cowpea Variety The Go Ahead. Why It Matters

Cowpea, also known as Black Eyed Pea, is a staple crop in Nigeria. Photo by FlowerPhotos/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Jose Maria Barrero, CSIRO and TJ Higgins, CSIRO Late last year the world’s first genetically modified (GM) cowpea was registered and approved for release to smallholder farmers in Nigeria. The new variety carries a microbial insecticidal gene making it ...

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Zenith Bank Empowers Nigerian SMEs, Partners Facebook On SME Digital Workshop

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has reaffirmed its commitment to support local Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) with the introduction of the ‘Zenith Bank SME Digital Workshop’ to provide free digital training for business owners. The initiative, which is being organized in partnership with social media giant Facebook, will provide free training on how SMEs can use ...

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