Chat commerce key to growing Nigerian businesses –Van Rensburg

Nigerian businesses can be successful and better managed, if there is a cost-effective way of handling transactions, reducing purchasing risk by increasing social interaction and personalisation of shopping experience through chat commerce. This was the view of the chief commercial officer, Clickatell, Hannes Van Rensburg, who spoke to newsmen in Lagos, recently. Describing Nigeria as a […]

Mr Nurudeen Apena, was one of the recently disengaged core staff of Ecobank Nigeria. He spoke to Uche Nnamani on some of the issues that led to the mass sack and efforts to get the bank to pay balance of affected ex-employees severance package. Excerpts: What brought obout the mass sack at Ecobank  First, let me […]

T.Y Danjuma, Governors, others perpetrate evil under farmers-herders’ crisis to undermine Buhari presidency, Ebute alleges

Third Republic Senate President, Chief Ameh Ebute, has accused some respected politicians, serving governors and elder statesmen of leveraging on the Famers-herders’ clashes to discredit President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The highly-revered ex-lawmaker made this known in a paper presented at a One Day International Conference on Good Governance and Accountability in Government organised by the […]

Ogun, manufacturers in talks to improve infrastructure

The Ogun State Government is discussing with some notable manufacturing firms on how to improve infrastructural facilities in the state including road network to speed up its industrial revolution.  The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, who disclosed this on Tuesday, also said his administration’s policies would improve the prosperity of hardworking individuals and companies. […]

Insurgency: Troops distorts terrorists plans to plant explosives at Bitta, kills two

By Victor Akaa, Abuja Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade under the auspices of Operation Halaka Dodo Theatre Command Operation Lafia Dole successfully thwarted Terrorists efforts to plant Improvised Explosive Device (IED) for commuters and troops’ Main Supply Route. The troops laid an effective night ambush for terrorists in the midst of heavy downpour, encountered […]

Don’t demystify the sacrifices of the military, Borno indigenes query traditional leader over open letter on fight against insurgency

Borno Stakeholders Forum (BSF) has sent a stern warning to one of its traditional rulers to desist from undermining the sacrifices of the gallant Nigerian military in the state. In an open letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, Zanna Boguma of Borno, Zanna Hassan Boguma, had attempted to rubbish the massive gains of […]

Udom’s appointee indicted for N10bn fraud

…IGP orders probe By Raphael Jov A Member of the Akwa-Ibom State Board of Internal Revenue Service, Mr Ekere Afia has been indicted for allegedly forging documents that terminate Federal Project cited in 10.60 hectares of land allocated by the State Government for the establishment of Agro based export development projectat Ibiaku Issiet Communities in […]