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Dokun-Babalola: Government should encourage research into novel pharmaceutical products

Dokun-Babalola: Government should encourage research into novel pharmaceutical products

The health sector is also not spared from the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic, as the prices of essential and prescription drugs have gone high and are beyond the reach of the common man. The President, Guild of Medical Directors, Prof Femi Dokun-Babalola told NKECHI ONYEDIKA-UGOEZE that the solution to the problem should be long-term, and lies in government encouraging research and ensuring th... »

Debt service plunges to bankruptcy

Debt service plunges to bankruptcy

With the fall in oil revenues and the huge infrastructural deficit needed to propel economic growth, Nigeria’s capacity to service its huge loans amid low productivity and earnings is unsettling stakeholders. The recent Senate’s approval of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 billion loan request bumped the country’s external debt profile to $33.18 billion, representing 91.4 per cent of the countr... »

Lucrative business you can start in Nigeria

Lucrative business you can start in Nigeria

Lucrative business you can start in Nigeria poultry farming This is one among the simplest business that’s yielding great in Nigeria, tons of individuals who have a venture of this business early is basically making it huge today. Poultry farming is extremely lucrative, even some foreigners are coming to Nigeria to take a position in poultry farming. Poultry farm of two ,000 chickens can yield you... »

Business that can give you Extra income

Business that can give you Extra income

Business that can give you Extra income Laundry Service f you have passion for washing and ironing of clothes, this business will be good for you, all you need to do is acquire little skills on how to handle clothes in a professional manner. Production and Sale of Liquid Soap and Bar Soap Liquid Soap Production and Bar Soap is a very lucrative business and can be done as a business that can give y... »

Federal Government moves to curtail rejection of agro exports

Federal Government moves to curtail rejection of agro exports

Piqued by the rising poor food safety practices and standards that led to huge economic losses evident in the myriad of rejects of some food exports at the international markets, the Nigerian National Accreditation Systems (NiNAS), said it is driving performance in the food supply chain to reduce the incidence. They also declared a readiness to support Nigeria to achieve food safety amid the COVID... »

Manufacturing sector’s performance remains weak despite ‘interventions

Manufacturing sector’s performance remains weak despite ‘interventions

Despite interventions by the government, especially in the areas of ease of doing business in the country, local manufacturing remains challenged and overwhelmed by weak and frail performance outlook. In their assessment of activities in the real sector, both the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) called for urgent government intervent... »

Nigerian seafarers bemoan disdain for local certificates

Nigerian seafarers bemoan disdain for local certificates

Notwithstanding the massive investment in seafarers’ development by the Federal Government, the Nigerian crew is still facing severe discrimination due to preference for foreign certificates. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), had invested heavily in its National Seafarers Development Programme, (NSDP) scheme, but has been experiencing a delay in taking the cadets for... »

Future of iPhone 8

Future of iPhone 8

4.7-inch IPS Touch Display, 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi) Apple A10 Fusion Chipset with 2GB RAM iOS 10 Water Resistant & Dustproof 32GB, 128GB, or 256GB Built-in Storage 12MP Rear Camera and 7MP Front Camera 4G LTE (up to 450 Mbps download) Fingerprint Sensor (Front) 1960 mAh Li-ion Battery Design iPhone 7 comes with a similar design as the iPhone 6S. The size is about the same. However, like we... »

Bonny Light price hovers at $38.70 as OPEC puts compliance at 87%

Bonny Light price hovers at $38.70 as OPEC puts compliance at 87%

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, which had risen to $40 per barrel last week, dropped to $38.70 following the prevalence of excess crude in the international market.   This was even as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, emerged with a report, stating that it achieved 87 per cent compliance with its oil cut directive in May 2020.   In a statemen... »

Chad Growth and structure of it’s economy

Chad Growth and structure of it’s economy

Chad’s remoteness, its inadequate infrastructure, its recent history of war, drought, and famine, and its dependency on a single cash crop–cotton–for export earnings made it one of the poorest nations of the world. In the mid-1980s, Chad’s gross national product per capita was only US$160, which clearly reflected the extent of the nation’s impoverishment. In the mid-1... »

Pandemic gives businesses lessons in survival, innovation

Pandemic gives businesses lessons in survival, innovation

When the coronavirus outbreak forced Sean Giovanni to shut down his recording studio in for two months, he dropped off mobile equipment at staffers’ and artists’ homes. He hoped remote recording would bring in some revenue. It did. Along with the income, Giovanni got an important lesson that will help his business long after the pandemic has subsided: The Record Shop doesn’t have to be limited to ... »

Management Tools and Techniques

Management Tools and Techniques

Logo Project Management Tools and Techniques That Really Work Project-Management-Tools-and-Techniques-1 Project management tools and techniques that really work; that’s the problem statement. We live in a world where we are bombarded with different scenarios and projects in our daily work life. Eventually, these variables affect us to the extent where productivity suffers at multiple levels. We si... »

Businesses must thrive to fulfil state obligations, LCCI tells LASG

Businesses must thrive to fulfil state obligations, LCCI tells LASG

With the coronavirus causing losses and dislocations, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has told the Lagos State Government to support business recovery to enable operators to equally fulfil their civic responsibilities. The Chamber noted that it will take a while for many businesses to recover from the consequential shocks from coronavirus, thus necessitating intervention and con... »

FG okays N27b bailout for local airlines, sector

FG okays N27b bailout for local airlines, sector

The Federal Government has pledged to bail out the local aviation sector with a sum of N27 billion as part of measures to restart air travel and keep the airports safer.The sum, already proposed to some of the operators, will besides supporting the airlines, also fast-track the establishment of a private sector-driven national carrier. The Federal Government in March restricted local and Internati... »

Oil settles lower on fuel demand worries due to COVID19 uptick

Oil settles lower on fuel demand worries due to COVID19 uptick

New corona virus hotspots are emerging in China and the US as US crude inventory rises again threatening another crash. A private ranch where an active pump jack stands in Midland, Texas, United States, where crude production fell by 600,000 bpd last week, much of which is expected to be restored by the end of June [File: Matthew Busch/Bloomberg] Oil prices settled lower on Wednesday on fuel deman... »

TikTok embraces political content for Black Lives Matter

TikTok embraces political content for Black Lives Matter

Long considered a fun and playful corner of the internet, TikTok has erupted with images of US protests against racism. When the nationwide protests originally broke out across the US last month after George Floyd’s death, some TikTok users accused the app of suppressing videos related to the Black Lives Matter movement [File: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg] In a massively popular clip on the vi... »

Pandemic’s promise: COVID-19 presents moment to build back better

Pandemic’s promise: COVID-19 presents moment to build back better

A global economy in trouble can be fertile ground for economic, environmental and social justice, UN panel stresses. A demonstrator lies on the ground to block a road after overnight protests against fall in Lebanese pound and mounting economic hardship, in Sidon, Lebanon [File: Ali Hashisho/Reuters] While the corona virus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world economy, exposing its many persiste... »

Complete pessimism’: Asian companies brace as virus resurfaces

Complete pessimism’: Asian companies brace as virus resurfaces

Business sentiment among Asian companies sank to 11-year low in second quarter over fears of second wave, survey shows. About 16 percent of the 93 companies surveyed in a new poll said a deepening recession was a key risk for the next six months [Paul Yeung/Bloomberg] Business sentiment among Asian companies sank to an 11-year low in the second quarter, according to the findings of a new survey, w... »

How some electrical components look

How some electrical components look

Flexible electronics, also known as flex circuits, is a technology for assembling electronic circuits by mounting electronic devices on flexible plastic substrates, such as polyimide, PEEK or transparent conductive polyester film. Additionally, flex circuits can be screen printed silver circuits on polyester. Flexible electronics Flexible electronic assemblies may be manufactured using identical c... »

Futures of iPhone 8

Futures of iPhone 8

4.7-inch IPS Touch Display, 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi) Apple A10 Fusion Chipset with 2GB RAM iOS 10 Water Resistant & Dustproof 32GB, 128GB, or 256GB Built-in Storage 12MP Rear Camera and 7MP Front Camera 4G LTE (up to 450 Mbps download) Fingerprint Sensor (Front) 1960 mAh Li-ion Battery Design iPhone 7 comes with a similar design as the iPhone 6S. The size is about the same. However, like we... »

Venezuelan crude heads to Asia despite US sanctions, data shows

Venezuelan crude heads to Asia despite US sanctions, data shows

More than 3 million barrels of oil are waiting off China’s coast with another 5 million en route, according to new data. Some traders appear to be willing to run the risk of contravening US sanctions as Venezuelan oil has become so cheap [File: Stringer/third party via Reuters] Venezuela’s oil exports have collapsed since the U.S. placed sanctions on its state producer, but some crude ... »

Data fog: Why some countries’ coronavirus numbers do not add up

Data fog: Why some countries’ coronavirus numbers do not add up

Reported numbers of confirmed cases have become fodder for the political gristmill. Here is what non-politicians think. Students at a university in Germany evaluate data from COVID19 patients [Reuters] Have you heard the axiom “In war, truth is the first casualty?” As healthcare providers around the world wage war against the COVID19 pandemic, national governments have taken to brawlin... »

Suspense as airlines resume operations without bailout

Suspense as airlines resume operations without bailout

Birds’ will fly again but it will never be business as usual in Nigeria’s airspace. • We’re checking compliance with safety guidelines, says regulator • ‘Airlines will collapse without govt’s palliative, new business model’ Regulators and operators may not be ready for local commercial flight services on June 21 when the airspace finally reopens for passenger flight operations. Although 11 carrier... »

Global FDI projected to plunge 40% below $1 trillion in 2020

Global FDI projected to plunge 40% below $1 trillion in 2020

Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows are projected to decrease by up to 40 per cent in 2020, from their 2019 value of $1.54 trillion, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD’s) World Investment Report 2020. The projected decrease is expected to bring FDI below $1 trillion for the first time since 2005 (figure 1). In addition, FDI is projected to decrease b... »

Customs, agents disagree on physical examination of cargoes

Customs, agents disagree on physical examination of cargoes

The acclaimed reduction of physical examination of cargoes at the seaports recently has pitched the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against the clearing agents, as the quest for the digital process of clearance intensifies at the nation’s gateway. The Customs, had, during a webinar organized by Ships&Ports claimed that it has introduced several electronic processes that had reduced human contac... »

U.S. targets Iran-Venezuela trade, tanker market suffers a blow

U.S. targets Iran-Venezuela trade, tanker market suffers a blow

THE Trump administration is considering new sanctions on reportedly 50 oil tankers for working with Venezuela, in order to prevent the trade between Iran and the Latin American country.   Earlier this week, a U.S. official told Bloomberg that the sanctions were intended to avoid a U.S. military confrontation with other countries (indicating Iran and Venezuela).   Despite their anti-confl... »

NIMASA, IMO regulations and its council seats

NIMASA, IMO regulations and its council seats

ONE of the major issues that are likely to occupy the mind of the newly inaugurated Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, is how to return Nigeria to Category C of the International Maritime Organisation, IMO, council seat. Nigeria’s four consecutive attempts to get re-elected into the council ended in failures, the last being the Nov... »

Remittances, a vital financial lifeline, are being squeezed

Remittances, a vital financial lifeline, are being squeezed

Each year, migrant workers send money to 800 million family members. But the pandemic is severely disrupting flows. Domestic helpers line up for remittance services inside World Wide Plaza at the financial Central district in Hong Kong [File: Bobby Yip/Reuters] Remittance flows – the funds migrant workers send to their families back home – are projected to make their sharpest decline i... »

Explainer: The piracy case against Saudi’s beoutQ channel

Explainer: The piracy case against Saudi’s beoutQ channel

WTO rules against Saudi Arabia following Qatar complaint about illegal streaming of sports events from beIN channel. Qatar-based sport network beIN Media Group has long claimed beoutQ was stealing its signal and broadcasting it as its own [File: Mohamed Abd el-Ghany/Reuters] Saudi Arabia has come under heavy criticism over its involvement in extensive piracy carried out through an illegal streamin... »

US Supreme Court LGBT worker ruling has a giant loophole

US Supreme Court LGBT worker ruling has a giant loophole

Exemption for small businesses with fewer than 15 employees leaves out one in six US workers. A 1960s-era ban on sex discrimination in the workplace was extended to millions of LGBT workers with the US Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision on Monday – the most significant LGBT ruling since same-sex marriage was legalised in 2015 [File: Bloomberg] The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision... »

Could Saudi Arabia’s mass scale IP theft sink Newcastle bid?

Could Saudi Arabia’s mass scale IP theft sink Newcastle bid?

The final whistle may blow on Saudi-led bid for Newcastle United takeover after WTO rules against kingdom. On Tuesday, the World Trade Organization concluded that Saudi Arabia had engaged in Intellectual Property theft- a ruling that could sink a takeover bid for Newcastle United backed by the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund [File: Eddie Keogh/Reuters] Correction 16 June 2020: Some of the qu... »

Steroid drug: A ‘breakthrough’ in the fight against coronavirus?

Steroid drug: A ‘breakthrough’ in the fight against coronavirus?

UK has approved the drug use in the state-run health service and stockpiled 200,000 courses of the treatment. A pharmacist displays an ampoule of dexamethasone at the Erasme Hospital amid the corona virus disease (COVID19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium [File: Yves Herman/Reuters] A cheap and widely-used steroid called dexamethasone has become the first drug shown to be able to save lives among CO... »

Dangote and bua judicial matters

Dangote and bua judicial matters

BUA Group has described the publication of Dangote Group wherein it stated that BUA misinterpreted the fact about a pending court case as untrue and laden with misrepresentations. A statement by BUA Group explained that Dangote, in its hurry to twist facts, failed to justify the alleged misinterpretation in its publication but stylishly stated that it has appealed the judgement whilst accepting th... »

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Respect judicial process, BUA urges Dangote

Respect judicial process, BUA urges Dangote

BUA Group has described the publication of Dangote Group wherein it stated that BUA misinterpreted the fact about a pending court case as untrue and laden with misrepresentations. A statement by BUA Group explained that Dangote, in its hurry to twist facts, failed to justify the alleged misinterpretation in its publication but stylishly stated that it has appealed the judgement whilst accepting th... »

Nigeria’s oil export to fall by 50% this year — Fitch Ratings

Nigeria’s oil export to fall by 50% this year — Fitch Ratings

  Fitch Ratings, world’s leading risk analysts, has said that Nigeria’s oil export will record a 50 percent decline by end of this year due to the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the economy. Mahmoud Harb, Director, Fixed Sovereign Team, Fitch Ratings, stated this in a webinar on Sovereign Risk in Nigeria, saying that Nigeria’s oil revenue will, consequently, fall by the same... »

Covid-19 Loan: FGN sends Important Notice to all Nigerians

Covid-19 Loan: FGN sends Important Notice to all Nigerians

  Following the recent complaints from the general public that the FGN through some third parties banks is requesting fund from the successful applicants of the COVID-19 CBN loan. The FG through NIRSAL, Microfinance Bank (NMFB) has sent a general notice to warn applicants not to comply with those fees as it is not from them. Following the recent developments of funds to applicants of the CBN ... »

CBN moratorium on loans doesn’t apply to all banks’

CBN moratorium on loans doesn’t apply to all banks’

There have been spates of complaints by customers who claimed that microfinance banks are harassing them to pay their loans despite the moratorium by the CBN on loan repayment. What is your take? Well, I read some of those publications, in one of the national dailies where they wrote as if there is only one microfinance bank in this country. There was another one in an online news medium where the... »

Senate probes HoS, perm secs over MDAs’ job scandals

Senate probes HoS, perm secs over MDAs’ job scandals

The Senate has demanded detailed written submissions from the Head of Service of the Federation, permanent secretaries and heads of federal ministries and agencies on the levels of their involvement in the job racketeering scandal going on under their watch.   The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, wrote the strongly-worded query to the various heads of the MDAs, through the HoS, which was... »

Business continuity in times of disruption

Business continuity in times of disruption

Imagine there’s a lockdown for one year, what steps would you need to take to ensure your business runs successfully? The ideas you come up with, that’s what you must do.” Every challenge presents an opportunity to grow and evolve. COVID-19 has disrupted regular business operations in many industries from education to healthcare, hospitality, travel, and more; and lots of businesses are struggling... »

Obu-Okpella Mines: Court restrains Dangote, Police from interfering in BUA’s operations

Obu-Okpella Mines: Court restrains Dangote, Police from interfering in BUA’s operations

The Inspector General of Police, Edo State Commissioner of Police, at the behest of Dangote Industries and Dangote Cement Plc invaded and shut down the operations. We then approached the courts to enforce our fundamental rights to the property of the mines as well as our rights to continue operating from those mines. Whilst we were awaiting judgment, we continued to sustain our operations from our... »

Bumpy ride ahead for oil as China’s aviation sees patchy recovery

Bumpy ride ahead for oil as China’s aviation sees patchy recovery

With international borders still mostly closed, Chinese airlines face a long, slow recovery despite a domestic rebound. China’s aviation sector is a bellwether for other countries’ markets, say analysts. While its domestic flight capacity on main routes has already bounced back to within 7 percent of year-earlier levels, international capacity is still down by 95 percent, according to ... »

Toggle navigation      No ‘crystal ball’ for China’s robot startups amid virus fallout

Toggle navigation  No ‘crystal ball’ for China’s robot startups amid virus fallout

Chinese startups that make robots for hospitals or warehouses expected to fare better in current climate, say analysts. Effects from the coronavirus pandemic have hit demand for industrial robots and the Stieler Enterprise consultancy expects second-quarter sales to decline by 15 percent [File: Jason Lee/Reuters] With glowing blue eyes and trusting feline features, a new robot cat by Chinese start... »

The coronavirus is changing the way Londoners get to work

The coronavirus is changing the way Londoners get to work

With public transport capacity cut, bicycle sales have soared as London struggles to retain top financial centre crown. London authorities are adding new routes for cyclists and pedestrians, bicycle sales are soaring and boat operators are considering increasing their services on the River Thames [File: John Sibley/Reuters] The crowded daily commute in London has long been a source of misery for m... »

US stocks bounce higher, but still end the week with a loss

US stocks bounce higher, but still end the week with a loss

Wall Street managed to end a bumpy day broadly higher Friday but still finished with its worst week in nearly three months. The S&P 500 rose 1.3% a day after dropping nearly 6% in its biggest rout since mid March. It lost 4.8% for the week, snapping a three week winning streak for the benchmark index. Small company stocks and bond yields rose, meaning investors were a bit more willing to take ... »

Without safe migration, economic recovery will be limited

Without safe migration, economic recovery will be limited

We cannot recover from the corona virus economic crisis without relaunching migration safely and universally. Migrants who are stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the pandemic are seen as they board a bus going to a shelter, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on June 3, 2020 [Jorge Cabrera/Reuters] COVID19 has created an unprecedented global health crisis. But with more than 50,000 travel ... »

History of Networking

History of Networking

We look back on some of the most important events in networking over the years and find out from the experts what the future of this sector is set to look like           What started out as a collection of computers sending commands to one another, has evolved into a computing sector covering areas such as Network Attached Storage, Wi-Fi, the cloud and the burgeoning Inter... »

History of indian Economy

History of indian Economy

patch. Especially alarming are the rise in grassroots violence, heightened communalism, and the clampdown on press freedom. In addition, there was the disastrous policy mistake of demonetization in November 2016, which slowed growth, hurt the poor and the informal sector, and damaged jobs. But the reason for my optimism is that I expect all this to pass. I expect the recent regressive tendencies t... »

History of Africa Economy

History of Africa Economy

The supply of African slaves to American plantations reached an all-time high in the late 18th century (Klein 1999). After anti-slave trade legislation finally shut down the Atlantic slave exports, commodity exports filled the gap. This so-called ‘commercial transition’ was completed in West Africa before it hit East Africa (Austen 1987, Law 2002). It was a game-changer, since it put a halt to the... »

Coronavirus crisis puts Nigeria’s corrupt fuel subsidy system in spotlight

Coronavirus crisis puts Nigeria’s corrupt fuel subsidy system in spotlight

Plunging oil prices and collapsing state revenues have seen Nigerian authorities vow an end to a controversial fuel subsidy scheme long criticised as a graft-ridden drain on public finances.   But there are major doubts that Nigeria is finally ready to wean itself off a system that has helped some in high places syphon billions from government coffers.   The fuel subsidy scheme has been ... »

The Travails of Akinwumi Adesina

The Travails of Akinwumi Adesina

After rain comes sunshine; after darkness comes the glorious dawn. There is no sorrow without its alloy of joy; there is no joy without its admixture of sorrow. Behind the ugly terrible mask of misfortune lies the beautiful soothing countenance of prosperity. So, tear the mask’ was one of Obafemi Awolowo’s memorable, quotations.   Life is full of labyrinths, challenges and exciting moments bu... »

History of political Economy

History of political Economy

Francois Quesnay, who founded the physiocratic school in the mid-18th century, was the first to introduce a scientific system into political economy. Prior to this there had been many economic doctrines—by which I mean discussions of the economy of bourgeois society—but no doctrine had broken free of the realm directly pertaining to policy, and even when sharp theoretical analysis was attempted it... »

History of italy economy

History of italy economy

Italy in the Nineteenth Century It is ironic that Italy, which was economically at the forefront of the ancient and medieval world, was so far behind Britain, France and Germany in the era of the Industrial Revolution. Up until 1861 Italy was not united. It was divided into minor kingdoms many of which were controlled by the Habsburg Empire. It was the Kingdom of Sardinia which included Genoa and ... »

History of Switzerland Economy

History of Switzerland Economy

Despite a dearth of natural resources, the Swiss economy is among the world’s most advanced and prosperous. Per capita income is virtually the highest in the world, as are wages. Trade has been the key to prosperity in Switzerland. The country is dependent upon export markets to generate income while dependent upon imports for raw materials and to expand the range of goods and services avail... »

History of Nigeria Economy

History of Nigeria Economy

The oil boom of the 1970s led Nigeria to neglect its strong agricultural and light manufacturing bases in favor of an unhealthy dependence on crude oil. In 2002 oil and gas exports accounted for more than 98% of export earnings and about 83% of federal government revenue. New oil wealth, the concurrent decline of other economic sectors, and a lurch toward a statist economic model fueled massive mi... »

History of Germany economy

History of Germany economy

Medieval Germany, lying on the open Central European Plain, was divided into hundreds of contending kingdoms, principalities, dukedoms, bishoprics, and free cities. Economic survival in that environment, like political or even physical survival, did not mean expanding across unlimited terrain, as in the United States. It meant a constant struggle that required collaboration with some, competition ... »

History of America economy

History of America economy

FROM THE MAGAZINE A Brief History of American Prosperity An entrepreneurial culture and the rule of law have nourished the nation’s economic dynamism. Guy Sorman Autumn 2012 Worry over America’s recent economic stagnation, however justified, shouldn’t obscure the fact that the American economy remains Number One in the world. The United States holds 4.5 percent of the world’s population but produc... »

History of china economy

History of china economy

Prior to the initiation of economic reforms and trade liberalization nearly 40 years ago, China maintained policies that kept the economy very poor, stagnant, centrally controlled, vastly inefficient, and relatively isolated from the global economy. Since opening up to foreign trade and investment and implementing free-market reforms in 1979, China has been among the world’s fastest-growing econom... »

Different types of cryptocurrency used in the world

Different types of cryptocurrency used in the world

tcoin and other cryptocurrencies aren’t endorsed or guaranteed by any government, are volatile, and involve a high degree of risk. For more information, see FINRA , SEC , and CFPB public advisories concerning digital asset risk. Cryptocurrencies can act like real money—in a sense, they are real money —but they take the form of digital, or virtual form and are not managed or governed by any central... »

How To Earn At Least $257 Every 30 Days Using Your SmartPhone Even If You Are Not Techy

How To Earn At Least $257 Every 30 Days Using Your SmartPhone Even If You Are Not Techy

If you are ready to learn and put in the required work using your smartphone then keep reading to gain the value I am about to share with you in this article. Few years back, I didn’t know the usefulness of my smartphone beyond just chatting, posting pictures and liking the posts of others. Yes I saw people talking about how they made a lot of money from their smartphone but anytime I saw th... »

Creating Pinnacle Content to Measure, Evaluate, Empower

Creating Pinnacle Content to Measure, Evaluate, Empower

Content is all the rage these days, as marketing, public relations, social media and advertising continue to converge, cross-pollinate and ultimately collaborate to cut through the noise. As a result, the question isn’t: “Do we need to be thinking about a content strategy?” But, rather: “How do we strategically create content that we can then measure, evaluate and use to empower our brand?” Accord... »

3 Ways Publications Can Maximize Revenue While Staying Ad-Free

3 Ways Publications Can Maximize Revenue While Staying Ad-Free

Innovative content platforms are diversifying income streams to spark conversation and It’s fascinating to see how publications are evolving in ways to maximize their revenue while prioritizing a clear, dignified and captivating ad-free experience for their readers. No one wants to look like a sellout in 2020. The internet provides millions of opportunities that can help media companies to b... »

The Top 5 Perks of Marketing Automation

The Top 5 Perks of Marketing Automation

By now, most business leaders and marketers fully understand the importance of having a marketing-automation software. However, that doesn’t mean all of us are actually using one. Being an entrepreneur means you have your hand in basically everything happening within your company. This gives you little time to research enabling tools and products. But if you want your teams to save time, nurture l... »

Launching a New Site? Make Sure You Understand Digital ADA Compliance

Launching a New Site? Make Sure You Understand Digital ADA Compliance

As the old cliche goes, “Presentation is everything.” Having great content for your website is an important starting point, but ensuring that it is presented in an appealing way will make all the difference in whether visitors stick around. Unfortunately, far too many companies and brands ignore the needs of users with disabilities when implementing a design update or launching a brand new site. A... »

Edwards rejects 8 bills, including business lobby priority

Edwards rejects 8 bills, including business lobby priority

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday vetoed eight bills passed by Louisiana lawmakers in their recently ended regular session, including the business lobby’s top priority, a measure to scale back damage claims against insurance companies in car accident lawsuits. In rejecting the sweeping changes to Louisiana’s civil litigation system, the Democratic governor said the bill by Re... »

Tourism, a business opportunity

Tourism, a business opportunity

As technology continues to progress, travel is becoming more and more accessible to people from all over the world. The tourism industry has expanded, allowing individuals to capitalize on resources available creating streams of revenue where there were once none before. Here are ten profitable business opportunities in the tourism industry. Lodging With the rise of free market hospitality service... »

Treasury chief refusing to disclose recipients of virus aid

Treasury chief refusing to disclose recipients of virus aid

Building ramparts of secrecy around a $600 billion plus corona virus aid program for small businesses, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has moved from delay to denial in refusing outright to disclose the recipients of taxpayer funded loans. Mnuchin told Congress at a hearing this week that the names of loan recipients and the amounts are “proprietary information. While he claimed the information ... »

Web inventor: Closing digital divide must be top priority

Web inventor: Closing digital divide must be top priority

World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners Lee said Thursday the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates “the gross inequality” of a world where almost half the population is unable to connect to the internet. He told a high-level UN. meeting “our number one focus must be to close the digital divide. Some 3.5 billion people have missed out on the “lifeline” the internet has provided during the corona virus crisis... »

UK economy shrinks 20 percent in April, back to 2002 level

UK economy shrinks 20 percent in April, back to 2002 level

The monthly decline means the UK economy is about 25 percent smaller than it was in February. Lockdown restrictions are slowly being eased, which should see the economy to start to pick up [Hannah McKay/Reuters] The United Kingdom’s economy has seen nearly 20 years worth of growth wiped out as a result of the coronavirus lockdown measures. The Office for National Statistics said on Friday th... »

Trump and Powell have very different outlooks on the US ECONOMY

Trump and Powell have very different outlooks on the US ECONOMY

Two most powerful officials in the world’s most powerful economy are at odds over how soon growth and jobs will rebound. ‘The Federal Reserve is wrong so often. I see the numbers also, and do MUCH better than they do’ President Donald Trump tweeted this week after the US central bank issued a grim forecast for the US economy [File: Kevin Lamar /Reuters] The relationship between U... »