Daily Archives: February 17, 2021

Lagos pays N1.5bn pension benefits

The Lagos State Government said it has paid N1.51 billion in pension benefits to 292 retirees even as it reiterated commitment to the welfare of pensioners. A statement by the Public Affairs Officer, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) Mariam, Adetokunbo Eko, quoting the Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Babalola …

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AfCFTA needs Okonjo-Iweala’s support to succeed –MAN

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has posited that the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) would need the support and expertise of the new Director General,  World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for a smooth take-off and steady success as a huge component of the world economy.  …

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FCMB boosts support to SMEs with N5m interest-free loan facility

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has intensified its support to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) by providing interest free loans of up to N5million to entrepreneurs. The support, under its “SheVentures” initiative, is designed for female-owned businesses for a period of three months. Last year, several female entrepreneurs across …

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LG unveils eco-friendly products

To create a more eco-friendly environment, the LG Electronics has unveiled the PuriCare Wearable Mask, steam and ultraviolet C (UV-C) light robot designed to kill viruses on heavily touched surfaces. From the latest home appliances and electronics to earbuds and smart masks, the company has continued to demonstrate its commitment …

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Dangote debunks fraudulent scheme in Aliko Dangote Foundation’s name

The management of Aliko Dangote Foundation has disowned a fraudulent scheme circulating on WhatsApp and social media titled 2021 Dangote Empowerment purporting to be sanctioned by the Foundation. It has therefore warned the general public to note that the said initiative is a scam aimed at defrauding unsuspecting people, urging …

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