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Year: 2020

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Nigeria Telecoms in 2020: How NCC’s Regulatory Activities fared—(1)

No doubt, the Nigerian telecommunications sector in the year 2020 has been an eventful year with a lot of landmark regulatory initiatives by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Otherwise, fact-checks by Business Hilights show amongst others that tilights he policies,…

Chevron Staff’s Road Project Excites Enugu Community

The Enugu Akwu-Achi communities in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State, have applauded the kind gesture of their illustrious son and a staff of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Victor Chimaobi  Anyaegbudike, who recently embarked on the rehabilitation of…


MTN Nigeria grosses rural connectivity, reaches more communities nationwide

MTN Nigeria is extending telecommunications coverage to millions of Nigerians living in underserved and unserved communities nationwide through its rural telephony program. Today, over 20 million Nigerians live in areas with limited or no coverage, MTN aims to change this….

Naira exchange rate depreciation, others frustrated MSMEs in 2020—LCCI

Director-General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Dr Muda Yusuf, has opened up on issues that negatively shaped business activities in the Nigerian informal sector of the economy across the ending year 2020. Unveiling the Chamber’s Economic…

Heritage Bank aids Palm oil entrepreneur with N10m in The Next Titan Season-7

Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service provider, Heritage Bank Plc, in its continued bid to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), has again empowered the winner of The Next Titan Season-7 with whooping sum of N10million. An entrepreneur, Joshua Joseph…

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Apple MacBook to hit 15.5M Shipments in 2020, a 23% Jump YoY

The global demand for PCs and laptops increased significantly in 2020, with millions of people working from home and practicing distance learning amid the COVID-19 lockdown. As one of the leading brands on the market, Apple MacBook has witnessed a…

Analysts hail FG over special travel conditions on UK, US flights

On December 27, 2020, the Federal Government vide the Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 issued strategic travel terms and conditions specifically to flights originating from the United Kingdom and South Africa where new strains of the pandemic have been discovered….

UNIPORT inducts Jamoh, NIMASA DG as CELTRAS Chairman

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has been inaugurated as Chairman, Governing Board of the Centre for Logistics and Transport Studies (CELTRAS), University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT). The inauguration, which took place at…

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(Analysis) How Nigeria’s digital Agric opportunities’ll be harnessed via NAVSA

By Yusuf A. Yusuf The world today is fast becoming a digital space where virtually every activity of mankind is leveraging on the availability of digital technology. This innovation has heightened the level of productivity around the globe, thereby making…

BUA jumps capacity, plans $1.05bn cement plants in Sokoto, Edo, Adamawa

Consolidating indigenous cement producer and merchant, BUA Cement, has sealed fresh construction deal with Sinoma CBMI of China for the construction of three new cement plants of three million tonnes each per annum in Edo, Sokoto and Adamawa states of…