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High cost has been identified as a major disincentive for the consumption of most protein food sources in Nigeria. This was revealed in a national survey report, the Nigeria Protein Deficiency Report, unveiled at the recent launch of the Nigeria Protein Awareness Campaign. The campaign is tagged ‘Protein Challenge Nigeria’.  The survey, which was designed to…

The first ever digital graduation ceremony of the Stanbic IBTC Group was recently held in honour of the 17th Stream of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC Graduate Trainees who were themselves trained digitally. In his welcome remarks at the ceremony, Yinka Sanni, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC said the decision to organise a ‘virtual’ graduation…

As businesses across the globe continue to adapt to the new normal as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has identified strategic decisions that companies need to make in order to keep their businesses afloat. The leading full-service financial services organization advised companies and business…

In continuation of its effort to support Government at both the national and state levels in the fight against the deadly COVID-19, Africa’s leading integrated digital payment and commerce company, Interswitch Group, has donated 1,500 units of rapid diagnostic test kits to the Enugu State Government. This was facilitated by employee-led voluntary contributions and a…

Mitchell Elegbe, the Founder/GMD of the Interswitch Group, has said that although money is necessary, it is not sufficient enough to make a business thrive. He explained that it was more important for entrepreneurs to identify the problems they are trying to solve before venturing into any business. Elegbe made this call while giving the…

The Covid-19 outbreak is set to significantly impact trade growth for the year as countries limit physical movement to curb the virus spread. While the health crisis undoubtedly has vast negative implications for global trade processes, it is one that could be turned into an opportunity as it provides the political and social impetus to…

Survey Report UnveiledWebsite Is ‘Go To’ Place For Protein Information The Nigeria Protein Deficiency Awareness Campaign, tagged the Protein Challenge, has officially kicked off in Nigeria. Protein Challenge, a protein-pull media campaign supported by the United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and other partners, seeks to create awareness about the prevalence, status and impact of…

In the 1990s, American writer, futurist, and businessman, Alvin Toffler wrote: “The illiterates of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Over two decades later, technology has become a key part of learning, with the swiftly digitalised world. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic…

The Catfish and Allied Fish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFFAN), has distributed smoked catfish as COVID-19 palliatives in support of the government’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Association made the donations to five states of the country. The beneficiary states are Lagos, Oyo and Rivers States as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja….

As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to ravage various economies across the globe, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has advised that Nigeria and her citizens must take proactive measures needed to avoid the looming recession that is expected to follow the pandemic. Speaking during the Stanbic IBTC ‘Blue…

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