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Interswitch, Africa’s leading technology-driven company focused on the digitization of payments in Africa, has announced its partnership with Finastra, one of the world’s largest fintechs, to deliver innovative, world-class technology-based solutions for digital payments, corporate banking, treasury and trade finance, to financial institutions in Africa. Consistent with Interswitch’s market expansion strategy, the partnership will enable…

Interswitch, Finastra Consolidate Partnership For Improved Services Across Africa

Interswitch, Africa’s leading technology-driven company focused on the digitization of payments in Africa, has announced its partnership with Finastra, one of the world’s largest fintechs, to deliver innovative, world-class technology-based solutions for digital payments, corporate banking, treasury and trade finance, to financial institutions in Africa.

A Nigerian-born researcher and medical doctor, Onyema Ogbuagu, has declared that there is no conspiracy in the development of COVID-19 vaccine. Ogbuagu, an associate professor of medicine at Yale University, is one of those leading the research at Pfizer for a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. BizWatchNigeria recalls that Pfizer and BioNTech had announced…

There’s No Conspiracy Behind COVID-19 Vaccine: Nigerian Doctor Leading Pfizer Research Assures | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

A Nigerian-born researcher and medical doctor, Onyema Ogbuagu, has declared that there is no conspiracy in the development of COVID-19 vaccine.

In the light of the recent revelation by Cable News Network (CNN), on the Lekki Tollgate shooting which occurred on October 20, 2020, the Nigerian government has issued a statement discrediting the report as a poor piece of journalistic work. The report has reignited arguments over claims of killings by the military and counter-claims. The…

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CNN Disproves Nigerian Army’s Claims of Not Firing into The Crowd

In a bid to provide food security to Nigerians, the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has revealed that the federal government has

Nigeria Will Exit Recession Soon - Zainab Ahmed Assures

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said the current recession, which the Nigerian economy recently slid into, will be short-lived.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has claimed that he has three children in government-owned universities affected by the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU) strike. The strike which is in its eighth month has led to the suspension of academic activities in public universities with both parties yet to reach…

ASUU strike: I Have Three Children In Government Universities - Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has claimed that he has three children in government-owned universities affected by the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU) strike.

TRANSCORP Hilton Abuja won four awards including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the sixth consecutive year at the 27th annual World Travel Awards. The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, also won the awards for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel and Nigeria’s…

Transcorp Hilton Abuja Wins 4 Awards OR Transcorp Hilton Named Africa's Leading Business Hotel | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

TRANSCORP Hilton Abuja won four awards including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the sixth consecutive year at the 27th annual World Travel Awards. The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, also won the awards for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel and Nigeria’s...

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is rattled and disoriented by the recent courtesy visit by some of APC Governors to former President Goodluck Jonathan. APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena in a statement, while reacting to the opposition’s comment on the APC Governors’ visit to the…

APC Slams PDP Over Response On Visit To Goodluck Jonathan | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

The ruling APC on Sunday said the PDP is rattled and disoriented by the recent courtesy visit by some APC Governors to Goodluck Jonathan.

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) says it is working with relevant ministries departments and agencies for payment of N124 billion backlog of claims under the Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme. Mr Lawal Dalhat, the Deputy Director, Incentives, NEPC. EEG scheme was established through the Miscellaneous and Export Incentive Act of 1986 as one of…

NEPC To Clear ₦124b Backlog Of Export Claims - Deputy Director | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

NEPC says it is working with relevant ministries departments and agencies for payment of N124 billion backlog of claims under the EEG.

The Federal Government on Sunday relayed the commitment of the present administration towards the completion of the 2nd Niger Bridge in 2022. Mr Babatunde Fashiola, the Minister of Works gave the assurance at a town hall meeting with host communities of Anambra and Delta states. He said although some grounds had been lost in the…

FG Reiterates Commitment Towards Completion of Second Niger Bridge on 2022 | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

The Federal Government on Sunday relayed the commitment of the present administration towards the completion of the 2nd Niger Bridge in 2022.

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has directed its legal department to put on paper an agreement with the Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Ltd., to ensure 2022 as an operational year of the port. Amaechi gave the directive during a monitoring visit to the Lekki Deep Sea Port Project on Sunday in Lagos. The…

Minister of Transportation Moves for Lekki Deep Sea Port to be Operational by 2022 | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

Rotimi Amaechi, has directed an agreement with the Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Ltd., to ensure 2022 as an operational year of the port.

FBN Holdings Plc has reported a growth of 31.7 per cent in its profit after tax (PAT) for the its Q3 2000 results ended September 30, 2020, raising the hope of investors for a robust dividend at the end of the financial year. The financial group posted PAT of N68.256 billion, up from N51.747 billion…

FBN Holdings Records Profit Increase By 32% In Q3 2020 Results | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

FBN Holdings Plc has reported a growth of 31.7 per cent in its profit after tax (PAT) for the its Q3 2000 results ended September 30, 2020.

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the remand of Senator Ali Ndume over his inability to produce former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who has jumped bail in respect of his ongoing N2bn money laundering trial. Justice Okon Abang ordered that the Borno South Senator who stood surety…

BREAKING: Court Orders Remand Of Senator Ndume’s Over Maina | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the remand of Senator Ali Ndume over his inability to produce Abdulrasheed Maina.

President Muhammadu Buhari is to commission the first phase of the brand new petroleum refinery, which is located at Ibigwe, Imo State and owned by Waltersmith Limited, an oil and gas integrated firm, this week. The Federal Government holds a stake in the refinery, following an investment by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board…

Buhari to Commission First Phase of New Petroleum Refinery | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

President Muhammadu Buhari is to commission the first phase of the brand new petroleum refinery, which is located at Ibigwe, Imo State and owned by Waltersmith Limited, an oil and gas integrated firm, this week. The Federal Government holds a stake in the refinery, following an investment by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board...

Joe Biden the United States President-elect will on Tuesday name the first picks to be part of his administration, his Chief of Staff said, as Donald Trump refuses to concede his loss to the Democrat. Biden has been pushing ahead with preparations to take over as president in January despite Trump’s moves on multiple fronts…

Joe Biden to Name First Cabinet Appointment | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

Joe Biden the United States President-elect will on Tuesday name the first picks to be part of his administration.

The British Parliament will debate a petition on Monday seeking to sanction the Nigerian government and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over alleged human rights abuses during the #EndSARS protests. “Parliament will debate this petition on November 23, 2020,” the Parliament posted on its website, explaining that the debate would be led by Theresa Villiers…

#EndSARS: British Parliament to Discuss Petition Against Nigerian Government, Police Force | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

The British Parliament will debate a petition seeking to sanction Nigeria over alleged human rights abuses during the #EndSARS protests.

Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the House of Representatives, has visited the home of Ifeanyi Okereke, a newspaper vendor who was shot by his security aide last week Thursday. During his visit to the late vendor’s residence at Kwata area of Madalla-Suleja, Niger state, Gbajabiamila said Okereke’s family has become his responsibility and that he has…

Gbajabiamila Visits Family of Newspaper Vendor Shot by Security Aide | BizWatchNigeria.Ng

Femi Gbajabiamila has visited the home of Ifeanyi Okereke, a newspaper vendor who was shot by his security aide last week Thursday.