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Yoghurt firm offers wholesome nourishment to consumers

By Moses Nosike Consumers are increasingly seeking for products that will meet their health and wellness needs, especially during this pandemic. Beyond being a refreshing dairy beverage, Hollandia Yoghurt has, since inception in 2005 been at the forefront of providing wholesome nutrition and nourishing goodness, and driving consumer awareness of the health benefits of yoghurt.…

The best tech for students – from laptops to note-taking tools

It’s that time of year again when students are gearing up to go to university. But this time, it’s under very different circumstances – which makes having the right equipment even more important. From laptops and phones to headphones and note-taking tools, here’s a guide to some of the tech that might help improve your…

Coca-Cola builds plastic recycling hubs to promote economic inclusion

Coca-Cola to use river water for production in India By Princewill Ekwujuru The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) said it is providing grant to the Initiative for the Advancement of Waste Management in Africa (W.A.S.T.E AFRICA), in order to promote waste as a valuable currency for social good and economic inclusion. To this end, the Initiative will…

BTec students may wait more than a week for delayed results

The body that awards BTecs has said students will now get their results as late as Friday next week, after pulling the original results that were due on Thursday amid doubts over the flawed algorithm used to decide grades. Around half a million students were informed less than 24 hours before their grades were due…

COVID-19: Grant businesses, individuals tax relief, get $2.5m, NGF, World Bank...

World Bank By Henry Umoru As part of efforts to mitigate the debilitating effects of COVID-19, states are being encouraged by the World Bank and Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, to grant tax reliefs to individuals and businesses in order to reflate their economies and ensure recovery. This was the fallout of the virtual meeting held…

Academic freedom is precious – so why have UK universities sold...

In February 1970, students occupying the registry at Warwick University discovered dozens of incriminating documents. The university, at the behest of the business interests that dominated its governing council, was apparently spying on its lecturers and students and keeping files on their political activities. Among the targets was Prof David Montgomery, one of America’s most…

Opera launches Opera For Business, announce new partnership with Google My...

New offering will help 40 million small and medium sized businesses in Nigeria improve their online presence. Lagos, August 10, 2020 – Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world’s major browser providers and leader in AI-driven content delivery, is extending its offering to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. In 2019 Opera launched…

UBA boosts Nigeria’s oil production with $200m facility 

…Leads $1.5bn export finance facility for NNPC  By Babajide Komolafe The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has announced a $200 million facility support to boost Nigeria’s crude oil production capacity. The facility is part of a $1.5 billion Pre-Export Finance Facility provided by consortium of Nigerian commercial and international banks, with UBA as the…

Manufacturing PMI indicates further economic contraction in July — CBN

CBN By Elizabeth Adegbesan The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said that the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) fell below the 50 index points for the third consecutive months   in July, indicating further contraction in economic activities   during the month. A composite PMI   above 50 index points indicates the economy is expanding, 50 points…

VAT revenue rises 8.45% to N651.77bn in H1’20

By Elizabeth Adegbesan THE Federal Government generated N651.77 billion as Value Added Tax (VAT) from 28 sectors in the economy in the first half of the year (H1’20). This represents 8.45 percent increase year-on-year (YoY) when compared to N600.94 billion generated in H1’19. According to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), professional…

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