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Proteins are macronutrients. They are an indispensable part in the hierarchy of foods. Macro-nutrient refers to foods that the body needs in large amounts. The other two macronutrients are carbohydrates and fat. Proteins are made up of millions of smaller units called amino acids, which are attached in long chains. Amino acids are the building…

…Say poultry sector in Nigeria on the brink of collapse Poultry farmers in Nigeria have decried the scarcity and continuous rise in the price of maize, stressing that it posed a major threat to their businesses and food security in the country. Maize, which constitutes over 50 per cent of poultry feed, is currently very…

With the impact of coronavirus pandemicwhich has left businesses across the globe counting losses, Mitchell Elegbe, Founder and Group ManagingDirectorat Interswitch has described it as a wake-up call for companies to take proactive measures, as well as have a crisis management plan in order to prepare for potential crisis and keep their businesses afloat. He…

Gradually, the COVID-inspired lockdown has begun easing up. As we return to normalcy, the question is this: When all this is over; when sickness and deaths subside, when ventilators and face masks are back in storerooms, when health workers no longer fear for their lives in the line of duty, and when families and friends…

“The best way to predict the future is to create it” – Abraham Lincoln and Peter Drucker The reality of the current Covid-19 pandemic is that until a cure is found, the Coronavirus will still be here, adversely impacting businesses and causing a downturn in the economy. Currently, many people are trying to return to…

Nigeria’s leading end-to-end financial services provider, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has announced the change of its tagline from “Moving Forward” to “It Can Be”. Unveiling the new slogan, Yinka Sanni, outgoing Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, said that these special times require a stronger connection with the organisation’s…

The Management of Olam’s Rice Farm in Rukubi, Nasarawa State, has enjoined Nigerians to rise up against all forms of child labour. The company flagged-off the awareness campaign across 17 public and private schools within its host communities in the state to commemorate the 2020 World Day Against Child Labour and the International Day of…

In line with current world trends, Standard Bank Group, the parent company of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has adopted a digital approach to enable African corporate clients and leading policymakers to connect virtually with some of the world’s leading institutional investors. In partnership with ICBC Standard Bank and Microsoft, Standard Bank is hosting its 10th…

In the furtherance of efforts to curb the menace of protein deficiency in Nigeria, experts from different fields have proffered practical solutions to help Nigerians, starting with creating widespread awareness of the benefits of protein. The professionals, from fields such as medicine to farming, nutrition and research, made these recommendations at the Protein Deficiency Awareness…

Sanofi on Thursday June 11, announced five winners in the finals of AfricaTech Healthcare Challenges 2020. Mobihealth International, a Nigerian startup and telehealth platform, emerged as winner in its category of challenge. 11 startups pitched their projects before an online jury and audience at the live virtual event. Early in the year, Sanofi called on…

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