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Verve, a leading payments technology company and card scheme in Africa, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 announced a partnership with dLocal, the leading cross-border payment platform connecting global merchants to emerging markets, enabling the company add Verve’s 47 million cards and tokens on its payment platform. With the partnership in place, dLocal’s 450+ global online…

The Federal Government has been called upon to urgently develop and implement a national protein-led nutrition policy to address and curtail the rising incidence of protein deficiency in Nigeria. Dr. Adepeju Adeniran, a professional physician and an experienced public health expert, who made this call recently, noted that efforts to effectively tackle protein deficiency must…

In a bid to increase financial literacy amongst the younger generation, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, recently held virtual sessions to educate preteens and teenagers on how to develop a savings and investment culture. Through its New School Money Initiative, the organisation aims to improve and deepen the financial knowledge of Nigerian children. This year’s event…

Nigeria’s leading end-to-end Financial Services Institution, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of the Standard Bank Group, has extended the deadline for its 2020 University Scholarship Programme application to 31 December 2020.  Dr Demola Sogunle, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, said: “The extension of the application closing date was necessary because most universities are…

Since October 25, 1995, when the international community officially celebrated the inaugural World Pasta Day, pasta has consistently maintained its ranking as one of the world’s most versatile food staples. Based on data supplied by Nielsen. Co, a global marketing research firm, pasta is regarded as one of the most consumed food products in the…

The World Food Day (WFD) is an international day celebrated every year around the world on October 16, in honour of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in 1945. FAO is a specialized agency of the UN that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and…

Crown Pasta, one of the most preferred Pasta brands especially in the northern market has signed two popular Kannywood celebrities as brand ambassadors. They are popular musician, Ali Jita and actress, Halima Atete (a.k.a ‘Queen of Kannywood’) Ali Jita, whose hit song, ‘Love’, was selected by BBC as the second-best Hausa song for 2018, described…

Over the past decade, Sub-Saharan Africa’s 4.1% average growth has outpaced the global average of 3.7%. The continent’s development has been fueled by the growth of sectors such as agriculture, infrastructure, oil & gas, mining and telecommunications. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted world economies and will disrupt Africa’s trajectory. How will the…

A seamless solution available to 250 million active Truecaller users to set a reason for their calls

Users can now also schedule important SMS to never miss an opportunity & translate messages in the app

As a developing and competitive sector, the Trustee industry in Nigeria has clearly reflected room for growth as more clients become aware of the need to have Corporate Trustees appointed for their transactions. Individuals are also increasingly taking up the options of setting up Trusts and writing Wills to protect their wishes and secure their…

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