Saturday, April 4, 2020
Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has described as “exciting” the decision of the Dangote Group to site its petroleum, fertilizer and petrochemical company in Lagos. The governor said the decision is to the advantage of the state and will lead to real growth and development...
The Bank head pledged to continue the work of transforming Nigeria’s agriculture sector African Development Bank  President Akinwumi Adesina reminded students of the important role they have to play in the continent’s economic development, as he was conferred with an honorary doctorate in...
As part of efforts to draw attention to the economic opportunities in some of Nigeria’s industrial clusters and grow the Made in Nigeria mindset, Ford Foundation and a group of experts and industrialists have come together to organize and sponsors an investment summit for Nnewi the manufacturing...
The Board of the African Development Bank has approved a $22 million Senior Loan to help Egypt’s Corporate Leasing Company (Corplease) expand its operations in the North African country. The decision signaled confidence in a burgeoning local market and in the...
The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu has advocated massive private capital investment as well as increased support to youth development as catalysts for driving the much needed economic growth on the continent. Elumelu said this while...
Elouise Kelly It is one thing having the people and the resources to create culturally relevant work, but to be really effective, agencies must build the systems to support them. Looking back on South African advertising, one could argue that it’s been fairly elusive....
 The Group Managing Director/CEO of Dangote Cement Plc, Engr. Joseph Makoju mni will retire as GMD/CEO effective January 31, 2020, a position he has held since 2018; according to a report from the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Engr. Makoju, popularly called Mr. Cement, is bowing...
On December 3, 2019, the 10th edition of the BusinessDay CEO Forum Nigeria was held at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, with the theme ‘Nigeria at Crossroads: The Private Sector Opportunity’, and featured the who is who in the private and public sector.
Soft drink giant celebrates centennial of going public Coca-Cola, arguably the world’s most popular beverage company has celebrated its 100th anniversary of its initial public offering. An investment of $40 at that time would be worth more than $18 million today. James Quincey, who...
In what is an industry first, leading Nigerian online media group, News Express, has signed an agreement with US e-commerce giant Orinoco Global ahead of the company’s foray into the Nigerian market. Under the agreement signed recently at Parkview Astoria Hotel, Ikoyi Lagos, News...