Unilever sets out plans to help build a more equitable, inclusive society

Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of beauty and personal care, home care, and foods and refreshment products, has announced a wide-ranging set of commitments and actions to help build a more equitable and inclusive society by raising living standards across its value chain, creating opportunities through inclusivity, and preparing people for the future……

SEC backs committee to police crypto scams in Nigeria

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it is supporting a new committee to police the proliferation of scam activities in the blockchain industry. The Anti-Scam Task Force inaugurated by the Blockchain Industry Consortium at stakeholders meeting with the commission on 17 January, is made up of nine members drawn from the Cryptographic Development Initiative……

How business leaders can build resilient organizations – Niyi Yusuf

In this interview, Niyi Yusuf, Managing Partner, at Verraki, a business and technology solutions firm, speaks to BusinessDay’s Frank Eleanya on how business leaders can build and nurture resilient organizations, especially in the face of VUCA situations. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the resilience of organizations in every corner of the global economy, especially Nigeria….

Ekiti attracts $100m agric investments 2 years – Fayemi

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State says administration’s ease of doing business policy and other forms of vital support for businesses have attracted over $100 million agribusiness investments into the state in the last two years. Fayemi announced at the commissioning of a multi-million naira integrated snail farm in Okemesi-Ekiti. The Egbeja Snail Farm which…

Local tech drives Egypt’s manufacturing, holds lesson for Nigeria

Last weekend, Isa Ali Pantami, Nigeria’s minister of communications and digital economy, flew to Cairo, the Egyptian capital, to meet with his counterpart Amr Talaat, Egyptian minister of communications and information technology. The objective of the visit was to cement collaboration that will strengthen the African Union. But it could have been more. If Pantami……

Investor​s’ Protection Fund: Nigeria Bourse says 49 claimants received N17.02m compensation in 2020

No fewer than 49 investors/claimants in Nigeria who suffered pecuniary losses in 2020 got total compensation of N17.02 million from Investors’ Protection Fund (IPF), said Oscar Onyema, CEO, Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The purpose of the Investors’ Protection Fund is to compensate investors with genuine claims of pecuniary loss against dealing member firms resulting from:…

Equities fail to sustain gain as profit takers reappear on Custom Street

Activities of profit takers in Nigeria’s equities market caused an unexpected negative close recorded Thursday January 21 on the Bourse. Except for industrial goods (+0.27percent), all other NSE sectoral indices closed in the red zone. Despite negative close on Thursday, market watchers on Custom Street, Lagos expect Friday’s trading session to be mixed due to……