Remittance inflows to Nigeria declines by 28% in 2020 – World Bank
The World Bank says remittance inflows to Nigeria declined by 28 per cent in 2020 because of COVID-19 pandemic.
Shareholders commend Sterling Bank's improved performance
Shareholders of Sterling Bank Plc have commended the board and management for its resilience, improved financial performance and returns on investment in 2020 despite the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global and local economy.
Lake Rice will soon return in grand scale — Olusanya
The Lagos State Government has attributed the sudden disappearance of the Lake rice to the disruption of COVID-19 pandemic and last year’s devastating flooding, which wreaked havoc on rice plantations in Kebbi and other northern states.
Mkabile: I ventured into farming to inspire young women in my community
I grew up in the rural areas in the Eastern Cape Cofimvaba with both parents and five siblings. I grew up exposed to farming, but my family was not into farming.
Welfare row hobbles e-hailing transport, prospects
Uber and Bolt drivers, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Partners Association (PEDPA), recently embarked on a one-week industrial action to demand higher share of commissions due to spike in fuel cost and sundry effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Nigerian varsities survive economic downturn, meltdown
While it is a generally held view that education is grossly underfunded in Nigeria, the coronavirus pandemic appears to have taken a huge toll on the sector, with public federal and state universities currently struggling to survive.
Growing the economy amid revenue crash
There is little doubt, even among unrepentant optimists, that the Nigerian economy is in dire strait in the past few months, particularly after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. While this has elicited great concern among the average citizens who are bearing the brunt of hyperinflation .
Expert laments lack of adequate response to COVID-19 pandemic, climate change
Vice CHANCELLOR, Igbinedion University Okada (IUO) in Edo State, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, has lamented that the COVID-19 pandemic left developing countries with limited resources to effectively respond to the global crisis.
Copyright protection in the digital age
Year 2020 forced changes in the way we do things in the world, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which is still on rampage.
MTN collects 35m NINs as service revenue rises by N385.2b in Q1
Telecommunications firm, MTN, said as at April 30, over 35 million of its subscribers had submitted their National Identity Number (NIN), which had subsequently been passed to the National Identity Management Commission for verification.