FORD JUST NAMED ITS NEW NORTH AMERICA BOSS AFTER THE FORMER EXECUTIVE RESIGNED OVER ‘INAPPROPRIATE’ BEHAVIOR (F)

One day after Raj Nair, Ford’s North America president, abruptly resigned from the company amid allegations of inappropriate behavior, the automaker has moved rapidly to stabilize the leadership of its most important market. Ford announced Thursday that Kumar Galhotra, who was promoted to be chief marketing officer last year, would take over More...

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By editor On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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YOU CAN BE SUCCESSFUL IN BUSINESS EVEN IF YOU DON’T ‘BUILD AN EMPIRE

When you’re an entrepreneur, you become part of a world that seemingly places great emphasis on getting big. Talk to any entrepreneur and they’ll share with you their grand plans for their businesses. They’ll More...

By editor On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Nigeria has launched its 2018 Humanitarian Response plan aimed reaching persons displaced by the insurgency in the country’s northeast region. The 2018 plan which is in collaboration with the United Nations World More...

By editor On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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KARI TASKS INSURERS ON BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION, CUSTOMER REALIGNMENT

The Commissioner for Insurance, Alhaji Mohammed Kari, has charged insurance operators to use opportunities and prevailing challenges thrown up by factors such as competitive environment, changes in the world economy More...

By editor On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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NIGERIA’S PRESIDENT SIGNS ORDER TO BOOST LOCAL PRODUCTION, EMPLOYMENT

YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed an executive order aimed at boosting the local production of goods and create jobs in the west African country. Buhari, More...

By editor On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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WHATSAPP IS FINALLY CATCHING UP TO AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS WITH A STANDALONE BUSINESS APP

Over the last two years, WhatsApp, has stood out as one of the fastest growing media platforms in Africa. For many people, WhatsApp is their primary social media platform, not Facebook, which owns the messaging More...

By editor On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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US DIPLOMAT IN NIGERIA SAYS COUNTRY IS RIPE FOR INVESTORS

LAGOS, Nigeria –  The head of the U.S. Consulate in Nigeria’s capital says U.S. support for Nigeria’s economy will continue given the African country’s demographics. United States Consul More...

By editor On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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AFRICA’S RICHEST MAN ALIKO DANGOTE BUILDS NEW BUSINESS SCHOOL IN NIGERIA

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest businessman, has invested over 1 billion naira towards the construction of a new business school that’s aimed at boost entrepreneurship in Nigeria The state-of-the-art More...

By editor On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Kano state Government has finally handed over 150 hectares of land promised to Dangote Group of companies for the development of $150m Dangote/Black Rhino Solar power plant in Zakirai, Gabasawa local government More...

By editor On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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NIGERIA: FIRSTBANK UPGRADES INTERNET BANKING SOLUTION

Nigeria: FirstBank upgrade internet banking solution. On Friday 19 January 2018, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) announced that it has upgraded its Internet Banking Solution, FirstOnline. According to More...