Tour Nigeria and national economic recovery

By Folorunsho Coker A WORLD in stride towards recovery: The past couple of months of this certainly momentous year, 2020, have demonstrated the time-honed notion that nothing defines the human spirit as significantly as its capacity for resilience; that sturdy will to endure and overcome adversity, to seek out the faint but growing light at…

Poverty is fuelling antibiotic resistance in Nigeria — Stakeholders

As COVID-19 threatens to accelerate spread of microbial resistance By Gabriel Olawale An alarm has been raised over increasing cases of antibiotic resistance in Nigeria as a result of lack of financial power by patients to access quality healthcare.   The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, St. Racheal’s Pharmaceutical Nigeria Limited, Akinjide Adeosun, who raises the…

Facebook buys online customer service startup Kustomer

Facebook on Monday announced it is buying a startup specializing in helping businesses interact with customers online. The acquisition of five-year-old Kustomer comes as the leading social network continues to weave e-commerce into offerings, particularly its WhatsApp and Messenger messaging services. More than 175 million people contact businesses via WhatsApp daily, and the number is…

UI Senate nominates Deputy VC as Acting VC

Front Gate of University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan. ….As Makinde flays critics over LAUTECH ownership By Ola Ajayi, Adeola Badru & Shina Abubakar SEQUEL to the directive by the Ministry of Education, through the National Universities Commission, NUC, that the Senate of the University of Ibadan should select someone for the position of Acting Vice-Chancellor,…

Fidelity, UBA win big at BAFI awards

Fidelity Bank Plc and the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) have clinched double awards at the 2020 edition of BusinessDay Banks and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards held in Lagos. While Fidelity Bank was named Commercial Bank of the Year the bank’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo was honored as the banking…