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    Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway

    Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel...

    By Ranald Boydell 3 Dec 2019

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by 2 Oct 2019

    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

    Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

    Issued by 23 Jul 2019

    Visa and Vivo Energy partner to enhance digital payments

    Visa and Vivo Energy have announced a pan-African agreement to provide digital payment services to consumers across 15 African countries, where both companies operate...

    28 Nov 2018

    Railway to distribute 1.8-million litres of petrol products nationwide

    The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has indicated readiness to deploy its 40 tank wagons for distribution of 1.8-million litres of petrol nationwide if contacted by marketers...

    By Kingsley Jeremiah 27 Sep 2017

    Nigeria signs oil financing deals with Shell, Chevron

    Nigeria has signed financing deals with oil majors Shell and Chevron to develop projects that would boost reserves and revenue, the state-run oil firm said this week...

    4 Aug 2017

    Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products

    Nigeria will cease to import petroleum products and totally depend on its own refined products from 2019, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this week...

    By Omololu Ogunmade 21 Jul 2017

    Watchdogs allege Shell knew about Nigeria oil kickbacks

    LAGOS, Nigeria: Corruption watchdogs alleged on Monday that Shell executives knew that money earmarked for a controversial oil deal was being used to bribe senior Nigerian officials, a claim rebuffed by the petroleum giant...

    12 Apr 2017

    Automotive lubricants market in Nigeria and South Africa expected to grow in the long term

    Nigeria and South Africa rely heavily on imported raw materials for automotive lubricants. However, the volatility of oil prices and the devaluating currencies...

    31 Oct 2016

    Total goes ahead with new Nigerian well

    PARIS, FRANCE: French oil giant Total says it will start work on an oil field off the coast of Nigeria, in a rare expansion by a multinational company. Other companies are increasingly parting with assets in Africa's biggest crude producer.

    24 Jun 2013

    Huge growth forecast for Africa's oil sector

    Africa's oil and gas industry is poised for momentous growth despite regulatory and political challenges‚ according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report released on Wednesday (19 June)

    20 Jun 2013

    Africa must make better use of resources

    Africa's agricultural‚ mining and energy resources could be better used to boost the continent's pace of economic growth and pave the way for a breakthrough in human development‚ according to a report released on Monday (27 May).

    By Mariam Isa 28 May 2013

    Pirates seize French tanker off Abidjan

    ABIDJAN COTE D'IVOIRE: A French tanker has been hijacked by pirates off Ivory Coast, port authority officials in the economic capital Abidjan confirmed on Monday (4 February).

    5 Feb 2013

    Allegations that Nigeria lost billions in oil cash stirs anger

    LAGOS, NIGERIA: A probe alleging Nigeria has lost out on tens of billions of dollars in recent years through questionable practices in Africa's biggest oil-and-gas industry has stirred controversy and calls for action.

    26 Nov 2012

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