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Day: January 7, 2020

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Just in: Sophos MSP Connect Program premiers new security offerings

Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cloud-enabled cybersecurity solutions, has introduced enhancements to MSP Connect, a program that makes it easier for MSPs to deploy, manage and sell Sophos’ entire product portfolio. Business Hilights gathered that the new…

Where is the over $35bn Obono-Obla recovered for FG at NEXIM Bank?

Though the Federal Government has rushed and sacked the former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla on grounds of corruption allegations, it is still important to review some of the revelation…

(Special Report) DPR’s reactionary control of LPG sector costing lives

For decades, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the agency of the government in charge of regulating activities in the Nigerian gas sector had been known for reaction rather than being proactive especially in the LPG gas plant segment. This…

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Endless wait for NASS on CNI Bill forcing FG to invoke Executive Order

…As Minister gives update on resolution of RoW issues with governors Strong indication has emerged revealing that the Federal Government may have shifted attention away from the National Assembly to invoking Presidential Executive Order for the protection Critical National Infrastructure…

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Free online marketplace, Njalo.ng begins operations in Nigeria

Njalo.ng, a free classified platform that built on safety and convenience to sellers and buyers, on Monday flagged off operations in Nigeria by going live with a promise to empower millions of individuals and businesses in Nigerians. The platform is…

Rising attack threats between US, Iran over Soleimani killing jump oil price to $70

Economies like Nigeria, whose mainstay remains oil earnings, are in for gains as global oil prices rose a further two per cent on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel. This stemmed from rising attack threats and build up for…

‘FG should tie April new electricity tariff regime to total metering of customers’

…As NECA says proposed hike necessary For the fact the ‘December 2019 Minor Review of Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and Minimum Remittance Order for the Year 2020,’ recently released by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) indicates that new tariff…

Ghana doctors call for total ban on use of Okada as accidents soar

The Head, Accident, Emergency and Orthopaedic Department, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Dr Frederick Kwarteng, has called for total ban on commercial motorcycle riders (Okada) to tame rising rate of accidents and casualties in the country and Accra in particular. In…

Africa: TEFConnect opens entries for 2020 TEFEP till March ending

Leading continental entrepreneurial training group, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has opened its application portal (www.tefconnect.com) for applications from African entrepreneurs across all African countries, for the 2020 cohort of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP). In 2019, 3,050 African…

Calm returns to Imo after sacked LG chairmen failed attempt to resume tenure

…As one dies during scuffles between party supporters in  Isu LGA Head of New Media Affairs at the Imo State Government House, has confirmed retrun of normalcy across all the council headquarters of Local Government Areas in the state after…