Fuel price hike: NLC mobilises for strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) last night declared yesterday’s hike in fuel price from about N86/litre to about N145/litre by the Muhammadu Buhari administration “unilateral”, saying that it “represents the height of insensitivity and impunity and shall be resisted by the Nigeria Labour Congress and its civil society allies.” A statement signed by NLC General […]


CEOs from the Coca Cola Company, Nestlé, Tesco, Alibaba and more to attend the 60th Global Summit of the Consumer Goods Forum in Cape Town

  The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has announced that in just over six weeks, Cape Town will play host to scores of CEOs from the world’s most influential consumer and retail brands. The CGF Global Summit, expected to draw more than 800 delegates from over 365 companies from 40 countries, will take place at the […]


Dangote to create 210,000 jobs in agriculture

  Dangote Group of Companies on Tuesday said the organisation would create 210,000 jobs for the unemployed Nigerians in agriculture between now and 2018 in agricultural sector. The Chairman of the Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said this in Katsina in a goodwill message at the opening of Katsina Economic and Investment Summit. “We will create […]

Business General

FCMB shuts down branches, sacks staff

First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB) has closed down some of its branches and sacked staff of those branches, a report this morning said. The report, by Nigerian Tribune, said it was gathered Monday night that the branches affected were those formerly owned by Finbank, which has been acquired by FCMB. “Although calls to officials […]

CSR Trends General

Etisalat, Abuja Global Shapers Partner to Boost School Enrolment in the North

  Efforts towards rebuilding the North-East states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa have received further boost, courtesy of a partnership between Etisalat Nigeria and Abuja Global Shapers Community, an offshoot of the World Economic Forum, which aims at bolstering pupil enrolments into primary schools in the three states affected by Boko Haram insurgency. The initiative […]


Buhari signs first budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari finally signed his first budget as a democratically elected president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Tagged: ‘Budget of Change’, the harmonised document which was signed into law on May 6, 2016 in Abuja, came after several months of accusations and counter accusations between the executive and the law makers over the […]