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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Restructuring club ownership in the NPFL: Time to act

Ekiti resuscitates export promotion committee, set to promote exports

NAFDAC registers 5, 891 Indian products in 5 years

NB Plc creates bold consumer initiative, unveils Star music fusion  

Arik Air extends N16, 000 promo fare for Easter, improves schedule performance

Cancer not necessarily a killer, advocacy group

Nigeria Stock Exchange gets green light for public listing

IITA urges more investment in research to boost agricultural production

3,442 inmates in Delta prisons – Okowa

Arrest warrant issued for South Korea’s Ex-President, Park Geun-hye

German military to unveil new cyber command as threats grow

Refugee sets himself ablaze on Greek island of Chios

Society urges FG to give special incentives to banks for small scale mining

15 million Nigerians in Diaspora – Dabiri-Erewa

Presidency says Buhari still plans to return to his doctors in London

NUPENG commends NNPC over resumption of loading at Mosinmi, Ejigbo Depots

Abuja runway repairs 57% completed, April 19 reopening date sacrosanct – FG

IMF urges CBN to lift FX restrictions, multiple exchange rates

Copy our power sector model, Ecuador envoy tells Nigeria

Roadmap to end militancy in Niger Delta to be released in 3 weeks

Find solution to Almajiris, herdsmen threat, Gov. Bagudu urges FG

Diseases: Expert advises FG on water treatment plant

Niger Govt. to train 5,000 youths to acquire skills

NSCDC to clamp down on illegal mining operators in Edo

S. Africa’s Zuma could step down says report

UN ask world for help as Syrian refugees exceed 5m

Borno govt. lauds FG on Damaturu- Maiduguri road

Buhari receives outgoing ambassador, hails Nigeria/Saudi relationship

NSE members approve demutualisation process

Inadequate vaccines hinders immunisation in Kuje Area Council-Coordinator

Meningitis: Death rate rises to 5 in FCT

UNICEF trains 24 health workers in Borno IDPs camp to fight malnutrition

Nigeria can exceed 3m bpd in crude oil production, says Kachikwu

FIFA grants 2018 World Cup broadcasting rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

Senate’s suspension of Ndume illegal, says former NBA chairman

$2bn valuation makes Lagos startup ecosystem first in Africa

Trump’s plan to slash foreign aid will fuel famine and extremism, experts warn

Top ANC leaders said to oppose Zuma’s plan to fire Gordhan

Medication errors kill millions annually – WHO

FG summons Indian High Commissioner over attack on students

More countries may join laptop ban for Middle Eastern flights

Messi suspended for four games after ranting at official

Bayelsa to generate N100m from Education Tax Fund

BDC operators to get $25.09m from IMTOs today

Environmental groups challeng Trump’s climate rollback in court

63% of loan to Automotive Design and Development Council are non-performing-BoI

Reps to meet Buhari over N200bn pension liabilities

FG wants Japanese businesses in special economic zones

Nigeria pays least DStv subscription of Multichoice countries

WEF in search for Africa’s next female entrepreneurs

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Can we hold our leaders to account? (1)

FG successfully issues fresh $500m Eurobond at lower yield

FAO targets more IDPs in its farming support scheme

Continuous Voters’ Registration: Reps tackle INEC over unregistered 14.43million eligible Nigerians

Embedded power projects stall over turf wars

SON seizes N40m substandard electric cables

Magu, the senate and the Ichabod presidency

Amadeus unveils content pact with Dana Air

Nigeria’s Garden city set to host annual African Bar Association Conference

Rullion Capacity Builders gets vocational trade test centre accreditation

Nigeria, quasi-security transactions: sidestepping the adverse effects of insolvency proceedings by taking back what’s yours

Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 with new voice assistant

Don’t settle political patronage with university’s board appointment, expert warns

INEC chairman emerges President ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions

AU to help African states to reduce food losses

Lack of clean water poses extra threat to Nigeria, others facing famine – UN

Tax Reform: FG issues new directive

UPDC, Nigerian Breweries quote N10bn worth of CP on FMDQ platform

DASUKIGATE: Bank official confirms receipt of N2.1bn by Dokpesi

Syrian, Nigerian accomplice arrested for illegal mining in Ogun

Nigeria prices $500m 15-year Eurobond with 5% yield

CBN approves licence for development bank

Brexit: ‘UK not leaving its EU heritage’ – envoy

Sokoto Govt. treats 10, 000 meningitis, malaria patients in 9 days

N110bn debt: Power crisis looms as Egbin threatens shutdown

Nnanna named AFC chairman as Sarah Alade bows out of CBN

Bears run wild as equity shed N40bn in Market Capitalisation

Gov. Ahmed assures contractors prompt payment

Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer Souq.com

OPEC output likely to fall for third straight month in March

BusinessDay Agri-Business Summit 2017 Panel Discussion 1

BusinessDay Agri-Business Summit 2017 Panel Discussion 2

Nigeria has potential to meet water supply for all by 2030 – WaterAid

BusinessDay Agri-Business Summit 2017 Panel Discussion 3

BusinessDay Agri-Business Summit 2017 Panel Discussion 4

Senate suspends Ali Ndume for six months

Rice farmers commend FG for Anchor Borrowers Programme

Nigerian mortgage lenders strain as loans sour on job losses

Chemical and Allied Products reports pre-tax profit N2.30bn

NPS establishes second female prison in Nigeria

NCC institutes SERVICOM networking standing committee

Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria kills 269 people

China still committed to Paris climate change deal: foreign ministry

Malaysia inspects North Korean coal ship for possible UN sanctions breach

Brazil first team to qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Nigeria’s crude oil exports to rise in May – loading plans

Pound lower as UK starts down Brexit road

Driving the economy

FG set to pay debts owed states on federal road projects

Guterres confirms remains of UN experts

Ikpeazu condemns multiple taxations

Libya’s oil output down by 252,000 bpd due to armed protests

Kaduna completes 100 houses for low income earners

Arik Air extends N16,000 fare till Easter

Reps warn against plot to stall probe on ownership of oil blocs, revenue leakages

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

NDDC to release list of more projects in Niger Delta

Senate seeks payment of N174bn pension arrears

We flushed out 23,000 ghost enrollees – NHIS boss

Akwa Ibom signs 2017 appropriation bill into law

NEPZA sees $1.4bn Lekki deep seaport promoting trade in W/Africa

Keystone Bank constitute transition board

Critical sectors should benefit from single-digit interest rate – experts

Stallion targets 1.5m metric tons of rice production yearly

Is OPEC going into extinction?

Why Monetary Policy Committee kept rates unchanged

Travellers, businesses gain as East-West journey time drops 28%

Medical profession and suicide: An untold story

NSC targets 100% automation of port operations for ease of business

Dominating a US$1 trillion market through collective innovation

Does more discounts give you better cover on your asset?

Stakeholders suggest ways to improve operations in seaports

Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers increases interface with contributors, retirees

PTAD completes North East verification exercise for pensioners

Suswam’s detention at DSS stalls N3.1bn trial

ProbityBooks develops software to boost MSME growth

Attah denounces lack of continuity in project execution by successive governors

40,000 unemployed youths so far registered for Edo employment scheme

Cybersecurity: Email spams hit 7 year record high – Cisco

Africa’s future depends on its young people – Mo Ibrahim

Nigerian companies play key roles in Bonga turnaround maintenance

Documenting and executing your strategy

7 novels that are the talk of “Literary Africa” town

NSE nosedives as All Share Index drops by 0.31%

CBN tries to align naira rates for consumers with new BDC price

On Tinapa

Utomi challenges youths to take up mantle of leadership to make difference

Germany to provide $70m for humanitarian activities in Lake Chad region in 2017

S. Korea’s ex-president Park to appear in court on Thursday to avoid arrest

Edo Assembly prescribes 10-year jail term for land grabbers

2017 Budget: Saraki gives Senate sub-committees Thursday deadline to submit reports

SA Rand plumets, debt cost rising on likely sack of Finance Minister Gordhan

“Let’s wait and see,” South Africa’s Gordhan says on sacking reports

EFCC arraigns land racketeer over N7m fraud

South Africa’s ANC leaders approve finance minister’s removal

2017 Budget: Dogara gives committees Thursday deadline to submit reports

WSJ Exclusive: Ex-CIA Head Woolsey on Flynn, Covert Plan

Borno Govt. reconstructs 60 % of houses destroyed in Bama–Commissioner

How the GOP Health-Care Bill Failed

MD lauds FG for banning tomato paste importation

EU could curb visas for African officials over migrants-Germany

Healthy lifestyles cause of rising cost of dietary foods – expert, traders

Suddenly everyone’s an exporter as Nigerian firms chase dollars

Court directs seizure of Omoni Oboli’s “Okafor’s Law”

Monday, March 27, 2017

NNPC crude swap: AITEO settles $202m outstanding obligations

Bank MD urges Nigerians to focus on positive aspects of recession

No life, sensitive materials lost to fire outbreak at INEC headquarters –Director

Man City fined N17.5m over players’ protests against penalty kick

MRS refutes NNPC’s 30m litres petroleum products diversion claim

National Assembly may pass 2017 budget before May 2017

Service Delivery: SERVICOM has failed with indiscipline still on the rise – Pepple

Economic sabotage: Reps to probe 5-year subsidy regime

CBN interventions bridge exchange rate spread by 37.81%

Nigeria, oil firms risk another oil price crisis for not hedging

UBA profit upturns 21.13 percent on Currency gains, electronic banking   

Adapting to change: People, processes, technology & promotion

Risk management can help bolster firms’ profit amid economic downturn

Investment opportunities beckon in mechanisation, irrigation to grow Nigeria’s agribusiness

Presidential Flight

Anchor University matriculates 102 pioneer students

Public servants have ‘beck and call’ status

Solar Nigeria Programme to provide 13m pounds in support of solar power generation  

Eko Atlantic City in new milestone with ‘Great Wall of Lagos’

UNILORIN partners US coy to build $1.5bn solar energy plant – VC

Legal regime for Community Development Agreement under the Minerals and Mining Act 2007 (Part 111)

FG begins process to set up proposed modular refineries 

FG to borrow $6.1bn to complete all rail projects by December 2019

FG, AfDB train 200,000 youths on seeds production, processing technology

Edo Dynamos win female title of National Handball Championships

Buhari approves establishment of operational base for Navy in Lake Chad area

AMCON N1.7trillion assets under litigation

Obasanjo’s wife files suit in Lagos court to stop son’s wedding

Petrodata to expand data services with new certification

CBN introduces financial education curriculum for primary, secondary schools

Qatar announces £5bn UK investment

2,000 LG workers protest sack by Imo Govt. at NLC secretariat

FG to spend $100m to boost irrigation farming in Kano

RIFAN urges FG to sustain ban on rice importation to boost local production

ABU VC confirms Dino graduated from university

You can temporarily share locations with friends on Google Maps

Osun inaugurates commission of enquiry into Hausa/Yoruba clash in Ile Ife

Gulf of Guinea records reduction in piracy attacks – Ibas

I will resign if the repair of Abuja airport runway exceeds six weeks – Minister

CBN sets naira rate for foreign school and medical fees

Pace of reform slows as ailing Buhari slims his schedule

Katsina communities upbeat as FG rehabilitates 4 major roads

Analysts urge Senate to pass 2017 budget, address plight of Nigerians

FG promises no flight disruption during 2nd phase of Abuja runway repairs

Central Bank to sell dollars to consumers at N360

Xenophobia: Nigerian Mission on top of situation, says High Commissioner

Polio: Daura LG targets 82,000 children

EFCC traces Paris fund to Saraki’s aides

Councillor donates drugs worth N2m to constituents

Sokoto hospital conducts 3 firest ever knee replacement surgeries

Trump attacks Republicans for wrecking Obamacare reform bill

South Korean court to decide whether to arrest ousted president Park leftright 2/2leftright

Ahmad starts work as CAF President

FG may transform illegal refiners to shareholders of proposed modular refineries

Ricciardo crushed after home race ruined

Budget 2016 records N1trn Capital Releases to MDAs

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Five fascinating business facts – Part 10

NBET, Discos’ N26.4bn debt hampers power generation from Olorunsogo, Genco cries out

GTB, Stanbic IBTC standout as valuations soar

Would oil price spoil Nigeria’s naira party?

FG cash release on capital expenditure hits N1 trillion

Nigeria needs a bonfire of the quangos to tackle red tape

Crude swap, under-deliveries: NNPC pledges regular update

Investment in LFTZ hits N100bn

Macroeconomic restructuring: Clapping with one hand

Nigeria, Morocco fertilizer deal creates 50, 000 jobs

Wacot establishes N10bn rice processing mill to boost food security

Agro-allied industries hurt by poor farm practices

The rise of Oluchi’s Havilah Academy   

Bull & Bear case for Dangote Cement

What does El-Rufai want?

FG considering sale of crude directly to illegal refineries

We won’t tolerate anti-social behaviours, Anchor University warns freshmen

Abuja-Kaduna rail commences Sunday operations with 512 passengers

Kaduna airport records 43,000 passengers in 11 days – Presidency

South Africa’s Eskom acting CEO to face investigation over tenders

Senate begins investigation into alleged N4trn revenue leakage in Customs

Egypt attracts $3.1 bln foreign investment in domestic debt since flotation – Minister

Keystone Bank repositions, assures stakeholders of better performance

2016 Budget: Capital releases to MDAs hit N1tr

Niger Govt. earmarks N43m for potable water supply to New-Bussa

Katsina wheat farmers cultivate 7,500 hectares – WFAN

Curb illegal transactions at borders to sustain Naira appreciation – BDC operators

Nigeria/U.S. ties stronger under the Buhari-led administration – Ag. Ambassador

NCAA DG seeks regular interaction with airline operators

Provide better service to Nigerians, Kwara Dep. Gov. urges NRC

C’River pays N56m for Fadama 111 project counterpart funding – Coordinator

Solar Nigeria Programme to provide £13m in support of solar power generation

Super Eagles vs. Burkina Faso friendly called off 

Nigeria’s re-engineered economy and the economic recovery & growth plan

‘Why Imo people are happy with the state police commissioner’

Senator faults payment of tuition fees in foreign currency in Nigerian schools

FG commited to infrastuctural renewal, completion of road projects- Fashola

Fashola visits Ambode, pledges FG support on captive power

Attainment of gender parity remains crucial for Nigeria’s growth – JCI

Akwa Ibom confronting youth unemployment through sports development

WHO targets polio eradication across West, Central Africa

Local government autonomy will stop pilfering of funds by state government – NULGE President                   

Itse Sagay’s N560m allegation against NDDC

Olugbodi, BCI boss, bags IIM Africa fellowship

Rumble in the Senate

Ikpeazu’s exploits in agriculture

Nigeria still an investor’s delight in Africa

‘Why NCC declared 2017 year of the Nigerian Telecom Consumer’

NCC pushes partnerships with law enforcement agencies on telecom infrastructure protection

FUNAAB pioneers e-health record ‎system to deepen healthcare delivery

Lack of power supply stalls dialysis centre take off in Edo

Ekweremadu’s treatise on anti-corruption, other issues

Niger Delta Development Bank on the way – Nsima Ekere

Staff welfare: FCTA acquires multi-million naira high capacity buses

Taxpayers’ billions lie waste in abandoned national monuments

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Abia lawmaker advises FG on way to curb herdsmen-farmers clashes

Why it is a loss to give up

Can Tiger Woods return to golf peak?

State of Health Insurance shows Nigeria sorely lags behind

A new approach of doing business in Nigeria

Fans seek more friendly games for Super Eagles

Ile-Ife mayhem and the need for caution

Lessons from an age of progress

The Nigerian Custom’s automobile policy: From the eyes of the real stakeholders

2018 CAA Championship: Delta ready to host Africa

Meadow Hall wins international school swimming competition

The APC Dream

Fashola commends Ogun govt. on road rehabilitation

Experts advise diligence as 57m Nigerians lack access to clean drinking water

Nigerian Army holds championship in Sambisa forest, says Buratai

Fatai Ibuowo elected Lagos NCP chairman

Super Eagles’ second friendly called off as Burkina Faso players fail to secure visas

Addax confirms criminal investigation of CEO 

How to take agriculture to the next level in Nigeria

Private sector players should collaborate to booste agric production-Adefeko

Gov. Obaseki seeks to strengthen state’s judicial system

Senate summons AGF, minister, others over e-passport deals

Plateau takes polio immunisation exercise to military checkpoints

Jonathan: PDP will bounce back

Chief security officers of banks seek CBN framework against cyber-crimes

Kano to hold 2nd Economic & Investment Summit next month

IFAD brings N21bn support to help NDDC fight unemployment

Black market exchange rate of N385/$ threatens BDCs’ operation

Rising cost of building inputs threatens FG drive to bridge 17m housing deficit

NGO wants Niger Delta governors to show transparency over Paris Club funds disbursement

Bayelsa partners ITF to train 492 youth on skills acquisition

Oke-Kura Prison: Reps seek urgent response to the prison decongestion

Friday, March 24, 2017

Crude Swap: NNPC confirms settlement with Taleveras and others

NAFDAC raises hammer as table-water makers in Port Harcourt evade inspection

Labour minister commends development strive of Governor Ganduje

Abia working hard to recover Aba from decay

FG to benefit from $200m World Bank credit support for agric productivity

Management stakeholders outline elements critical in effective decision-making

TEF shortlist 1000 African entrepreneurs for third year running

NDDC assures Niger Delta youths of economic empowerment

Suicide Prevention

Shell to start cleaning up 2008 Nigeria oil spills in April

World Bank approves $200m loan for local farmers

UPDATED: SGF makes U-turn, pleads to appear before Senate over scandal

BusinessDay AgriBusiness Summit Powerpoint Presentation by Ruerd Ruben

FBN Holdings announces delay in release of audited financial statements

IMF holds talks with Zambia over aid programme

NSE: Bears dominate market on final day of trading week

Great Green Wall Programme: Borno Govt. raises 300,000 seedlings – Official

Calabar can transform your weekend

Fashola inaugurates 100 housing units in Ogbomosho

Gambia to set up truth and reconciliation commission

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel to use as mothership – police

Doctor warns against consumption of fishes with high mercury content

Fashola seeks support for Works, Housing Controllers in states

Naira appreciation: Uzodinma applauds CBN’s bullish intervention

Tomato farmers contain pest, flood Mile 12 market with supplies

Merkel concerned Israeli settlements undermine 2-state solution

NOA urges Nigerians to embrace anti-corruption fight, patronise local goods

Checkpoint

Bitcoin’s latest threat is not China, Trump or ether, but its namesake

Ex-Egyptian president, Mubarak released for first time in 6 years

Chukwu, Okala, hail Super Eagles, say it’s good assessment match for Rohr

Arik resolves industrial disputes, resumes flight operations

Guterres warns Security Council against allowing S/Sudan’s conflict to degenerate

Bill to introduce legislative studies in schools passes 2nd reading

WHO targets 115m children for polio immunisation in Nigeria, across Africa – WHO

Gov. Ganduje urges consistent agric policies to boost food production

Federal Roads: FG will reimburse states if due process is followed – Fashola

WHO targets 115m children for polio immunisation in Nigeria, across Africa

Iheanacho’s late goal earns Nigeria draw against Senegal

Passengers to enjoy free wifi on board BRT buses 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Stanbic IBTC Holdings’ earnings spike 50.97 percent on interest on loans

Ahmad: On a mission to transform African football

And the man died and so did the woman

Stakeholders seek action to drive agribusiness, achieve food security

I pursued my acting career while maintaining a day job – Somkele Iyama-Idhalama

Hotels hurting from Abuja airport closure as occupancy rates drop to 30%  

Unilever explores new ways to encourage better oral health on pepsodent brand

BCI launches ‘Educheck’ to drive efficiency in educational verification

Healthy living for rural dwellers dominates NOA, UNICEF programme

Hygeia Group’s acquisition of GCH raises prospect of higher Medicare

Reps summon Emefiele, Kachikwu over diversion of forex, petroleum products

155 Nigerians deported from Libya

Reps tackle FG over N286 billion share of pension fund

N270m grass clearing scandal: SGF makes U-turn, pleads to appear before Senate

MTEF: Reps blame Presidency over non-presentation of details of borrowing plan

Recession: Osinbajo, House of Reps Committee meet

LUTH launches campaign against suicide

Two story building belonging to Enugu state speaker collapses

2019: Buhari forwards names of 27 RECs to Senate for confirmation

Khalid Masood named as responsible for London terror attack

Cancer kills 8.8m people annually-WHO

Beware of fraudulent recruitment – NNPC

Cynthia Osokogu’s Murder: Court sentences 2 of the accused to death

Nigeria records 11, 363 road accidents in 2016—NBS

FAO, AfricaRice Centre begin training of 300 farmers in rice production

LADOL boss calls for more private sector involvement in achieving SDGs

International Breweries appoints Omole as Board chairman

Orlam Rice offers N1.5m scholarship to 30 students in Nasarawa

ASI looses marginally as index drops

Buhari appoints Interim MDs, EDs for BOA

Potato farmers partner NAIC on crops, life insurance

FG commence irrigation facilities, feeder roads construction in May

DASUKIGATE : Prosecutor’s counter stalls Metuh’s application for ‘stay’

East lags West as Nigeria’s biggest bank eclipses Kenya peer

Senate confirms 45 non-career ambassadorial nominees, rejects two

Zenith Bank shelves plans to raise N100bn due to weak economy

FG Staff Housing Loan applicants want scheme probed

WHO releases new TB ethics guidelines  

People living close to oil exploration sites prone to kidney disorders – Expert

Picketing: Arik threatens legal action against unions 

Police treat car attack near U.K. Parliament as terrorism

Free trade not to blame for global problems-Chinese premier

Growing reserves positive outlook for Nigeria-Expert

Med-View set for flight operations to Dakar, Conakry, Abidjan

British parliament reopens after attack, honours slain policeman

NCAC trains 60 women in beauty artistry, making of body scrub

FG to set up Niger Development Bank to aid start-ups

Close unregistered IDP camps, Police boss appeals to Borno Govt

Nigeria spent $2.6bn on Boko Haram humanitarian crisis in 2016 – Olonisakin

2019 General Elections: INEC to partner indigenous printers

4 killed, 40 wounded in London terror attack

FG approves N80bn for reconstruction of 12 roads

‘Periodic water treatment prevents waterborne diseases’

Nigeria needs functional, productive, development-driven varsities – Kumuyi

FG reaffirms commitment to renewable energy

Kwara flags off N450m business school

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Reps to probe N24bn abandoned dredging of land ports in Kogi

Chinese envoy assures on approval of $5bn facility for infrastructural projects

FG to establish Niger Development Bank to fast-track business start-ups

Rising costs compound Cadbury Nigeria  woes

Naira nears N350 “fair value” as it hits N400 in black market

Who finance don epp?

18 firms apply for domestic airline licenses

Online retailers record more sales as consumers flood platforms

FY’16: Analysts say Total Nigeria dividend disappoints

Guinness gets  20,000 hectares of land for  cassava farm  

Niger govt to resuscitate cottage industries

Harnessing Nigeria’s untapped enormous energy from waste potential

Sterling Bank partners NEPC to drive agricultural exports

Why we voluntarily suspended our operations – First Nation Airways

Buhari condemns London’s terror attacks

U.S. Scribe Tillerson condemns London attack

FG approves power sector recovery programme

ICT expert urges young entrepreneurs to improve on innovations

Mobile phones key to financial inclusion – Mastercard

Knifeman rams car into crowd at Parliament in London terror attack

Fitch says Nigerian banks will continue to face challenges in 2017

663m people live without safe water supply globally-Unicef

Uganda seeks $500m loan from China to link oil site

Alleged N400m Fraud: Metuh asks court to suspend trial

Lagos to eliminate 3 more roundabouts in Lekki

Sanusi commends Med-view airline for extending flight operations to Kano

FG Targets 40 Dams to address access to Potable water

In South Africa, immigration feeds corrupt officials and race hate

Is the drop in value of dollar in the parallel market affecting product prices?

Women’s achievements, scandal top Google searches

Naira at six-month high in black market

Senate approves additional $500m Eurobond

Senate declares Customs boss unfit to hold office, calls for his resignation

Movies can ease stress from recession-Producer

60% of workers onboard Cabotage vessels are Nigerians – NIMASA

20m people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, northeast Nigeria face famine

Iheanacho happy with Super Eagles’ fitness ahead Senegal, Burkina Faso friendlies

AEDC installs 76,000 meters for customers

Peterside steps down from Stanbic IBTC Holding Plc board

World Water Day: Experts advocate regular water intake

Smooth FM to stage award winning Broadway Musical in concert stage

Ugbade confident Eagles will impress in London

Man caught with 1,000 diamonds in shoes

Rice Farming: Lalong flags-off cultivation of 100,000 hectares

IGP deploys special force to end attacks in Zaki Biam

663m people globally do not have access to clean water-WaterAid

Roadmap for Africa

N/Assembly set to domesticate Kampala Convention on IDPs

Stop paying fractional salaries to universities staff, ASUU warns FG

S. Africa hit by new crisis after match-fixing revelations

Nigeria loses 2,300 under five, 145 women of childbearing age daily

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Dollar may crash to N400 at black market today

National housing programme on in 33 states

Senate invites CBN Governor over intervention programmes

FG lauds Aregbesola’s impact on education

NIMASA moves to create more businesses, jobs for local ship owners

Anchor University holds maiden matriculation ceremony today

Upswing in investment income lifts FBN Insurance profit

EPPAN wants Nigerians embrace electronic payment

ExxonMobil invests over $100 million on women empowerment

SMEs must wake up to loss prevention

Uncertainty still pervades Nigeria’s oil, gas industry

Oil market indicate bleak prospects for fresh OPEC supply cap deal

Kwara provides 20,000 tons of fertiliser for farmers

How to get a genuine insurance cover for your vehicle

TAGEXPO set to launch UK/US property fair in Nigeria

The strange force behind growth and profitability

Rethinking consumerism in insurance business

Chimamanda’s Americanah toast of New Yorkers

FG announces plans to commence 2nd Abuja runway

Andrew Miskin, Foluso Phillips headline Nigeria’s inaugural CGMA Speaks discourse

Reps task FG on sustainable plans to eradication of Lassa Fever

Emefiele hopeful of FX rate convergence as CBN retains key rates

A/Ibom Assembly announces change in leadership

CCB Investigator visited Saraki’s assets after giving evidence

Buhari orders investigation into Zaki Biam killing

I won’t honour Senate’s invitation on Wednesday — Customs boss

Cameroon forcing thousands of refugees to return to Boko Haram-hit Nigeria – UN

Onitsha residents decry high cost of building materials, houses

CBN Anchor Borrower Programme: committee targets 2,000 rice farmers in Abia

Nigerian economy climbing out of recession- World Economics

Nigeria’s central bank leaves key rates unchanged for third time

Eko Atlantic’s “Great Wall of Lagos” exceeds 6km length

Benin monarch boosts Guiness $20m cassava farm with 20,000 hectares of land

Assembly commends Dangote group for N217bn sugar factory in Nasarawa

Buhari condemns Benue killings, directs security agencies to check violence

TECNO launches premium PhonePad 3 Phablet

Biogaran’s CEO see strong potential in generic drugs market in Nigeria

Ex NNPC GMD gets N300m bail

Parents, students appeal to Okowa to end teachers’ strike

Syrian opposition groups agree to take part in Geneva peace talks: UN envoy

Uber Nigeria takes on competition, ends UberSELECT service in Lagos

US to ban airline passengers from carrying large electronics

Singapore ranked world’s most expensive city

​NSE, Access Bank to celebrate Global Money week​​

5 top African beach holiday destinations

Three things to watch in the Gorsuch hearing

Nigerian women, girls have paid heavy price for myriad of conflicts – Alhassan

We want to be the largest fashion retailer from Africa to the world – Olatorera Oniru

NNPC targets 4,000MW in 10 years

Frankfurt takes early lead in Brexit race to poach City jobs

Senator begins construction of N80m skills acquisition center

Climate change threatens to cut harvests in Uganda’s region

U.S. bans laptops, tablets on flights from Muslim nations

Monday, March 20, 2017

AMCON sells Keystone Bank to local investors

Falling tree kills at least 18 at Ghana waterfall

Helios sells stake in Interswitch

Ensure Insurance returns to profit on increased investment margins

Nigeria’s seven shameful practices that need change

Nigeria’s quest for food sufficiency  opens N525 billion opportunity in seeds industry

Somali pirates: Any lessons for Nigeria?

Updated: Adeosun signals Paris Club refunds not possible until cash flows improve

Promoting start-ups, growing businesses with destination workplace

Growth prospects seen as NMRC, REDAN agree on housing finance, research

Consumers safety in focus as scientists begin analysis of GMO products

Access Bank celebrates Women’s Day with 50 corporate organisations

Advertising stakeholders attempt to re-shape industry, discuss challenges, seek solutions

27 speakers deliver on ‘thoughts for a better Lagos: Action points’

Reps roll out bill of quantity for N100bn constituency projects

Nigeria launches new immigration policy targeting terrorists, foreign herdsmen

AdVoice introduces ringer-tone ad into Nigerian market

Tie N500bn Paris Club refund to developmental projects, TUC tells Buhari

CBN’s $100m sales shore-up naira value to N442

Redahlia debuts co-working space for start-ups

Adeosun signals Paris Club Refunds not possible until cash flows improve

Dariye formally becomes his own counsel as lawyer withdraws

FG makes move to exploit locally endowed minerals for road construction

Bill Gates tops Forbes’ rich list as Trump’s wealth slips

Naira devaluation boosts loan growth for tier one lenders

Saraki tasks National Assembly management on accountability, transparency

7.8m PVCs uncollected since 2015, says INEC

Just received a lump sum, what do I do?

DSS commences investigation into alleged threat to life of Anambra PDP chairman

Happiness day: Nigerians advised to be cheerful for healthy living

Absence of judge stalls Metuh, Badeh’s case

Nigeria, Brazil, Russia among economies set for growth spurts in 2017

Get energized by lively Lagos

Nigeria should control 95 % of cargo in W/Central Africa – Expert

Big names dominate as Nigeria’s insurance sector seeks next growth phase

China Europe International Business School(CEIBS) Alumni Hold Event In Lagos, Nigeria

FG may adopt Lafarge’s biomass technology to generate power for industries

FG partners Niger-Delta states to provide farmland for ex-agitators

Borno IDPs appeal to government on poor feeding

World Bank to invest $57bn in Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

GreenWish to invest $280 million in Nigeria solar plants

YouTube is replacing Annotations Editor with Cards, End Screens

Normal commercial activities return to Ile-Ife in aftermath of crisis

Kebbi Govt adopts proactive measures against communicable diseases

US rate hike unlikely to influence Nigeria’s monetary policy

Delta: Teachers defy directive on 12-day-old strike

NNPC stocks 1.2bn litres of fuel to ensure adequate supply

There will be questions asked

Akwa Ibom to develop database for Kerosene dealers

Uber president Jeff Jones quits as turmoil continues

Decline inflation: Take right fiscal, monetary measures, Economist tells FG

Varsity spends N7m to renovate facilities for 2017 NUGA games- Official

Republicans revamp health bill, boost benefits to older Americans

African parliaments are trimmed back to size

Nigerians are poor because of imbalance in revenue sharing, says Aregbesola

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Ife crisis: Culprits must be brought to book – Minister

Ahead of MPC meeting, S&P holds Nigeria rating at ‘B’

FG to unveil roadmap for Niger Delta development

MTN Ghana readies for IPO this year

Association condemns killing of members, cattle rustling

Akeredolu solicits AfDB’s support on commercial agriculture

Imo distributes inputs to 1, 000 rice farmers to boost production

Ekiti: Fayose raises panel to probe police attack on woman

President Buhari’s workload not reduced: Garba Shehu

Aguero salvage point for Man City against Liverpool

Sheriff to Adeyeye: You are not PDP’s spokesman

Agriculture Pulling Nigeria out of recession- Presidency

Multinationals pump billions into backward integration projects to beat FX crunch

Total beats estimate as profit soars on product price

Nigerian tech start-ups inspire revolution, innovation in business

LNG positions to tap into Nigeria’s multi-million dollar shipping business

World Bank Group lines up $57 Billion for Sub-Saharan Africa

Stranded in Port Harcourt; Waiting for Air Peace

Landlords hit by pressure on prime office rents as occupiers cut back on size

Obsolete machines hurt efficiency of manufacturers – MAN

Major threat to the economic recovery and growth plan

Future looks good for Aboyeji after founding Flutterwave 

NIMASA, UK school target sea time for 400 Nigerians

Expert urges manufacturers to tap into $35bn Diaspora remittances

CEOs advocate collaboration to drive SDGs

ICT can sustain Nigeria’s economy, says minister

All eyes on FBI chief as Russia, wiretap claims swirl

Missing N11bn: Capital Oil wants product allocation account reconciled

PDP Crisis: Gov. Dickson urges Makarfi to step down

Analysts expect MPC to maintain rates, consolidates gains in forex, inflation

CBN, Fiscal authorities meet to save economy

Delta grooms 1,700 caterers to feed 433,000 school children

World Bank extends project duration in Delta to create more jobs

Federal Housing Scheme is for all Nigerians — Fashola

Shehu Sani: El-Rufai’s memo to Buhari a cruise missile

Xenophobia: Mbeki meets Nigerian lawmakers

A must-have in the market place

Enyimba Stadium to be ready soon

Niger Delta spiritual fathers rise in defence of Johnson Suleiman

Buhari’s first week at work and all the dramas

Made-in-Aba campaign to remain in front burner of our activities – Ikpeazu

Ahmad Ahmad vows to audit CAF

Magu: A curious case of rejection

AUN to host 10th career & graduate fair in Lagos

Nsulu Games to re-open for 1,200 Abia ‘Ninjas’

Saturday, March 18, 2017

FG will assist Ashaka Cement to actualise its coal power project – Fashola

No life lost in Lagos NAFDAC inferno, says Fire Director

Russian Spies Charged in Yahoo Hack That Targeted U.S. and Russian Officials

Snow traps plane at New York’s airport

Ghana’s Akufo-Addo sets record with 110 ministers

OPL 245 : Malabu drags FG others to court over reallocation

Okowa says ‘Ogbemudia lives in our memories’

Obsolete laws clog ease of doing business in Nigeria

The mispriced risk of infectious diseases

Health ministry rests controversy over Fanta, Sprite

FG, Lagos and the national stadium

‘Footprint to Africa is on the right path, making solid impact in the right places’

Twice rejected: The travail of an anti-corruption czar

Why Nigerians need to patronise locally-made medicines

Hope rises for Nigerians with eye-related ailments

Wenger says he will soon announce future plans

Visit dentist every 6 months, NMA advises Nigerians

Earnings Alert: Okomu, Unilever to pay shareholders dividend

FCT farmers decry hike in price of poultry droppings

Leaked memo: Sen. Sani urges APC to penalise Gov. El-Rufai

West Brom humiliate Arsenal

Wenger considers future with Arsenal

NNPC sets up panel to recover missing 130m litres of Premium Motor Spirit

Sullivan Chime denies joining APC

Ajimobi to replicate Songhai Integrated farms model in Oyo state

Dangote group spends N1bn on Apapa road – Manager

Niger Chamber of Commerce seeks partnership with RMRDC on shea nut devt

Positive lifestyle can improve overall health, says nutritionist

Buhari pledges support to varsities

Union berates decision of government to relocate machines from GTC to IVTC

Emerging risks throw up prospects for new insurance products

Stakeholders proffer solutions to power sector challenges

Lives at risk as potable water remains scarce in Lagos

Shasore, Lijadu, Ukiri form own law firm

Mohammed, UN deputy scribe, tasks Africa on Boko Haram, conflicts

Soludo commends Gov. Obiano over Anambra economy

Nigerian women honour Amina Mohammed in New York

BCG’s Wiebe named CEO of Shell off-grid unit

Oil marketers: Reps, CBN uncover $120.5m diverted as special intervention forex

Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Lagos receive lion share of FAAC state allocation – NBS

World Down Syndrome Day: Medical practitioners call for education against use of indiscriminate drugs

Friday, March 17, 2017

Abia E4E programme to address dearth of skilled manpower

Expert cautions on using mobile phones, computers at night

Four key points on Trump’s budget proposal

CAC moves closing hours to 7pm, enables document upload to meet 60 days National Plan

FG urged to monitor NCS border activities on vehicle smuggling policy reversal

S&P affirms Nigeria ratings at ‘B’ on benign oil outlook

“No Fly Zone’’ order still in force, says Presidency

Delta Govt. paid N15m into Ofili-Ajumogobia’s account, witness tells court

Missing Petrol: NNPC announces measures to recover product

FG, International community to collaborate on Niger Delta

Niger Delta people deserve a better deal-Osinbajo

Buhari charges traditional rulers to be vanguards of anti-corruption war

Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria safe – FG

Recession: expert calls for effective implementation of ERGP

Dangote Group to invest N217bln in sugar plantation in Nasarawa

Man claiming to be Boko Haram leader denies 5,000 hostages freed

OPEC cuts make global crude supply lighter and sweeter

Nigeria militant amnesty programme faces cash crunch, says official

400 Nigerians serving jail terms in South Africa

Former Enugu governor, Chime confirms dumping PDP

Reps: 30th March deadline for passage of 2017 budget not sacrosanct

Reforming the Customs Service

FG moves to halt export of unprocessed solid minerals

No more five star ratings, Netflix is going for the thumbs

Trump, Merkel meet at White House

NCC develops national numbering plan for telephone networks

Magu to Speak at Transparency International Conference March 21

Ogbemudia laid to rest

Untreated pelvic disease leads to infertility in women-Expert

Women are catalysts for long lasting and impactful change – Lola Cardoso

Man. Utd not ready to dominate again – Mourinho

The legal battles over President Trump’s revised travel ban

EU authorities demand changes from Facebook, Google, Twitter

Earnings Alert: Total Nigeria proposes N7.00 dividend

UNICEF opens up 250 hard-to-reach settlements in Zamfara

Delta Govt and Union Bank partner to ease procurement of medical equipment

Nigerians urge Ali to wear Customs uniform

Niger Delta University wins inter-university political debate

Enugu govt. to give farm inputs to farmers – AFAN

APGA appoints 5 new national officers, endorses Obiano for second term

NEITI to sanction defaulters of company registration

The Wedding Party, producer’s cut with Zulumoke Oyibo

Union threatens to disrupt Aero Contractors’ operations over sacked workers

Alhassan showcases Buhari govt’s empowerment progs. at UN event

Japan launches spy satellite amid North Korea provocations

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Budget Deficit: Presidency seeks Nat. Assembly approval for $500m loan

Inflation-adjusted yields lure investors to long ​ maturity T-bills

Chika Okpala’s day of glory

X-raying FA Cup Semifinals draw

How new technologies reduce health risks associated with oily diet

Valuation tops analysts’ concerns as football clubs plan listing on Exchange

Microsoft Teams now available for all 85 million active users

The Baton we are passing

The 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair set to hold during Workers’ Day holiday  

Stakeholders to discuss new opportunities at Sub-Sahara Africa Oil and Gas Conference  

Electronic Payplus bags ISO certificate for quality management

Free diabetes testing camps debut in Lagos

LAPO blames government, institutions, others, for poor access to health service by rural dwellers

We’ll not surrender PDP to anybody in undemocratic manner – Makarfi

Lagos court orders interim forfeiture of ex-Naval Chief, Ezeoba’s N1.8bn

Reps probe over N1trn goods seized by Customs

Reps probe $9.1m alleged diverted forex

‘Why INEC fixed 2019 elections dates early’

Reps approve 30% mobilisation fees for contracts in new procurement law

Gunmen kill ex-council chairman in Edo

Federal judges block Trump’s travel ban

Nigerian visual art set to make history at Venice Biennale

FIRS to raise Tax to GDP ratio to 18% by 2020

Virgin Atlantic appoints Samuel Lindfield as country manager for Nigeria

Niger to vaccinate 2m children against malaria, pneumonia

FG appoints Company Secretary, Legal adviser for FAAN

Naira consolidates gain against dollar

FG to embark on mass housing project across states

NIMASA DG says NSDP is an interventionist programme for manpower devt

CBN sells more T-bills than planned

Edo Guber: Appeal Court reserves judgment on PDP, APC appeals indefinitely

CBN approves dollar sales to more exchange bureaux

Falana blasts DSS, Senate over Magu

Cooking Gas: Osun, Oyo, Ondo pay lowest price to refill in February-NBS

Banks oppose converting Etisalat Nigeria loan into Naira

CPC gives NBC 7 days to give details of composition of Sprite, Fanta

Why mobile shoppers fail to follow through on purchases

Government revenues down by 40% from N6trn to N5.1trn

Buhari visits NEC members

Trump Tax-Return Details Leaked

Senators deny Customs boss audience, tell him to reappear in uniform

CBN clears $150m forex forwards

Meet the Nigerians that appeared on Forbes 2017 list of most promising entrepreneurs in Africa

The Coca Cola story, what it is not.

Nigerian visual art set to make history at the Venice Biennale

Guinness Nigeria seeks approval for $130m share sale -CEO

Fed increases interest rates as inflation pressures loom

Energy price cap will cut consumer choice, warns Centrica

Nigeria pushes for women’s property rights at UN

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Reps query DPR over loss of $153m signature bonus on OPL 280

March could mark end to Nigeria’s economic slump

The Buhari-Osinbajo Presidency

FG set to support local miners from N30bn intervention fund  

Banks face higher cost of funds as savings bond lures retail customers

Reps move to regularise kerosene supply to avert explosions

Schneider Electric rolls out new line of retail products, set to reward partners

Lagos State gets three new judges

LSEG adds new International Securities Market

The young lawyer’s toolbox for effectiveness “in the oven”

FG arraigns Al – Barnawi and others for hostage taking, murder

OPL 245 : Shell/Eni’s bid to retrieve oil well stalled by Malabu

Customs’ proposed duty on old vehicles triggers protest in Onitsha

Nigerian telecom consumers spend $6.6 bn in 2016 – NCC

Fayose paid N75m into Ozekhome’s account from N1.2bn Dasuki’s funds — EFCC

Osinbajo writes Senate requesting $500m Euro bond approval

Trump turns attack to Snoop Dogg

NULGE protests, demands LGAs autonomy

Etisalat: NCC, CBN successfully address takeover, loan concerns

Helicopters can now fly to Abuja – Minister

Nigeria unveils new guidelines for disease surveillance

Trancorp Hotels reports N15bn revenue despite economic headwinds

FG approves advisory council on industrialization

Immigration declares Edo leading state in human trafficking, illegal migration

REDAN identifies land, finance as major housing challenges

Rwanda records GDP growth of 5.9% in 2016

Expert urges FG to improve capacity building in IT sector

UNICEF provides treatment for 12,000 malnourished children in North-East

IEI announces delay in filing audited accounts

Trading sustains growth on NSE, up by 0.07%

Shippers’ Council, NPA, collaborate on Traffic Management to decongest ports

FG’s social intervention programmes target 58m Nigerians — Official

Kwara assembly approves procurement of N2bn fertiliser

Agric ministry, CBN in discussion on forex proceeds

Rice: Bayelsa RIFAN acquires 60, 000 hectares

FG’s social intervention programmes target 58m Nigerians

Senate compels Customs CG Ali to appear unfailingly Thursday

Again Senate rejects Magu as EFCC Chairman

Corruption: Its difficult to say how much has been recovered-Magu

Expert advises CBN to be transparent in forex allocation

Vision 2020 unrealistic without technological advancement

Panel reviews 300 laws for amendment

Buhari’s return: APC Chieftain urges Nigerians to sustain prayers

Gov. Bagudu pledges more training funds to health college

Buhari presides over FEC after seven weeks

Army to destroy weapons seized from repentant cultists, militants in Rivers – Spokesman

EU could force May to wait until June to start Brexit talks

Economic Recovery Plan: Association says 40bn barrels of oil reserves achievable by 2020

MTN: What next for Africa’s $17bn telecoms group?

We know female CEO’s get paid more, but we don’t know why

Oil price steadies on back of positive US data

Shittu urges NCC to improve nation’s GDP

Pirates demand ransom for tanker seized off Somalia: EU Naval Force

General Electric , Airtel top list of Best 100 Companies to Work for by Jobberman

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Nearly 48 million Twitter accounts are bots, not real people

FG to pay MDAs bills to Discos to boost power supply

Change in policy stance as basis for banks’ fresh capital raising

Pilfering in SMEs: a long hard battle for operators

Inflation breaks 15-month upward trend

Court issues bench warrant against Turkish Airlines

Akwa Ibom budgets N59m to fight malnutrition

Maersk takes CSR to schools, donates books to students

INTELS, NPA tussle: Stakeholders call for account reconciliation committee

Transfer Pricing: Platform for Collaboration on Tax develops toolkit to help countries

Nigeria’s green bonds smell too white

Non take-off of bancassurance cost economy N100bn yearly premium

Plato, an all time great

N60bn required to revamping Lagos public schools

Fidelity Bank restates commitment to entertainment industry

Energy cost higher amid drop in inflation to 17.8%

Send and request money via email on Android with Google Wallet

Obaseki promises automatic employment for refugee female law graduate

Disappointed S. Africa denies skimping on Commonwealth Games budget

Chinese investments in Nigeria hit $13bn

NSE indices grow marginally by 0.59%

We can’t trace signature bonus paid to any bank – Reps allege

Naira sustains gain against dollar

Money laundering: EFCC tenders list of beneficiaries of Diezani’s funds

Small shoe/cloth makers speak on their ordeal in business

FG urged to consolidate on gains of Osinbajo’s Niger Delta tour

Nigeria will focus on car assembly plants, says NIPC boss

How Etisalat is taking African literature to the world

Tomato farmers in Kano state lost N2bn to pests in 2016 – Commissioner

Okowa signs N294.5bn budget into law

Senate insists CG Customs Hameed Ali appear before it unfailingly, in uniform

MAN set to enhance industrialisation — President

Kano Govt approves N37m for purchase of JAMB forms for 5,000 candidates

Senate screens Magu as EFCC chairman Wednesday

FG recorded N3.1bn revenue shortfall in 2015 – FRC report

Association provides free eye screening to FCT residents

Senate to pass 2017 Budget by end of March

Nigeria to export processed cashew nuts by 2019 – Ogbeh

FA Cup semi-final: Chelsea drawn against Tottenham, Arsenal vs. Man City

IBM takes big step in computing with data on a single atom

Top world destinations to explore this March

Taraba Govt awards N2.2bn radio digitisation contract

2019: Senate backs INEC on early release of elections timetable

Turkey rejects EU’s appeal for calm in campaign rally row

Fintech leaders across Africa gather at the CashlessAfrica Expo 2017

Continental Reinsurance group posts pre-tax profit of N4.65bn

Nigeria central bank to offer $150 mln in forwards

Nigeria inflation slows for first time in 15 months

Inflation at 17.78% in Feb – NBS

Australian astronomers discover star in closest orbit to black hole

New drug offers ray of hope for breast cancer patients

Outside OPEC cuts, Libya and Nigeria still on slow oil recovery path

Monday, March 13, 2017

Social Media Week Lagos was about life – Obi Asika

Bonny NLNG generates $90bn revenue, $30 bn dividends

  Banks clear forex demand backlog on CBN’s $2m weekly intervention

ONSA Restricts Helicopter Flights Over Abuja

No boundary for women in educational development – Wapic MD

Savings Bond offer opens next week on NSE

Shell blames security challenges on declining production

Memo to President Muhammadu Buhari (3)

Malabu oil deal : CACOL calls for thorough investigation into OPL 245

Itinerant Nigerians

Nigeria’s crude market to shrink as South Africa looks to Iran

Femi Awoyemi, Lolu Akinwunmi to lead discussions on future of banking

Professionals seek national platform to promote FM industry in Nigeria

Stakeholders proffer oil sector solutions to address economic challenges

ConMin West Africa Exhibition Summit now holds  in June

How to make your content strategy work for your business

FG, states to partner in strengthening mining potential – Fayemi

N6.8bn Fraud: Bank official reveals how ex-NAMA officials made withdrawals

Amosun approves upgrading of ‎state-owned Polytechnic to University 

Federal workers are siphoning funds through Microfinance banks, says Adeosun

Niger State targets 2,000 youths in skills acquisition scheme

CIBN , World Conference of Banking Institutes to deepen financial literacy

NBC Revokes Licenses of 54 Broadcast Stations, 120 More to go

Science ministry to hold Expo 2017 in April-Onu

Pension Fund: ICPC arraigns Ex-banker over N78.5m fraud

Agitation as Reps back Supreme Court ruling on revocation of oil blocs

Ife crisis not ethnic clash – Seriki Hausawa

TUC lauds FG on 10% housing equity waiver

Abuja mass rail 90% completed – Minister

PDP Crisis: Sheriff, Makarfi trade blame over N50m financial inducement

Dogara to read Buhari’s resumption letter to House tomorrow

Group wants FG to stop flow of crude oil from Edo oil wells to Delta

Dangote Tomato Company to resume production on March 19

Your DNA may determine how you handle the time change

dotAfrica now in the league of the internet community

Obaseki reads riot act to revenue board members on revenue generation

Experts call for relaxation of outdated provisions of CAMA

Aisha Buhari to flag off 2017 World Consumer Rights Day tomorrow

Ex-Egyptian president Mubarak to be released

Osinbajo emerges from meeting, as Buhari takes over as President

Nigeria lays Naira float to bed, attacks Currency `criminals’

Nigeria’s proposed sale of oft-bombed oil assets not Easy

Abu Dhabi’s Etisalat could pull out of Nigerian unit after debt deal

Adeosun wants CBN to extend BVN to micro finance banks

Buhari resumes as Presidency transmits letter to the NASS

Ramos scores again as Real beat Betis to reclaim top spot

Facebook Signs Deal to Show Soccer Games

Trump Meets with GOP Leaders to Rally Behind New Health Law

Assange Says WikiLeaks Will Share Info With Tech Firms

JAMB UTME 2017 forms sale begins on March 20

Abu Dhabi’s Etisalat could sell Nigerian unit stake after debt deal – sources

Managing cultural differences in negotiation

Tackling past looters: If I were the President of Nigeria

US producers push oil prices downwards

McVitie’s digestives to be taken global in ambitious expansion

JAMB begins sale of 2017 UTME forms March 20 — Spokesman

AGF pledges FG commitment to implement new Electoral Act

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Nigeria to lose crown as Africa’s largest economy

Five fascinating business facts – Part 8

Terrorism: UN begins training of AVSEC personnel

Herdsmen attacks: FG must provide security for Benue indigenes

Kano to recruits more female teachers for primary schools

FG’s road map to economic recovery and the challenges ahead 

GTBank full year profit jumps 33.03 percent on currency gain

Proverbs 31 and the 21st Century Woman

Sterling Bank launches ‘One Woman’ to commemorate International Women’s Day

Fruit juice makers target expansion, canvass import ban retention

Diamond bank partners BoI, promises interest free micro credit loan  

TAGEXPO set to unlock foreign investment opportunities for local property developers  

Forex: Banks seek buyers as CBN continues to flood market

Abia shippers decry poor state of roads from Onne seaport

BoI, Kebbi set up N2bn loan scheme to support entrepreneurship development

Nutritionist lists health benefits of cinnamon

Buhari will travel for health review, Presidential spokesman confirms

Banks seek buyers as CBN continues to flood market

Kalu to Ambode: “You are transforming Lagos State”

N701bn Power Intervention Fund may worsen revenue shortfalls – ANED

CBN will sustain dollar intervention, Expert says

Buhari’s return has brought back stability to the country – Orji Uzor Kalu

Former Governor of Zamfara, Shinkafi defects to APC

Bello approves payment of N1.388 bn to Kogi pensioners

Abuja Airport closure: Organisers postpone Trade and Investment Conference

Group calls on FG, states to curb gender based violence

70 patients get free eye surgeries in Kogi

SMS: Lottery Commission sets March deadline for operators to comply

UN trains 34 aviation security personnel on counter terrorism

Gowon urges FG to foster unity through education

Crisis looms as 50,000 registered Nigerian doctors are unaccounted for

Lagos and pensioners’ welfare

‘Those in PDP against Sheriff’s chairmanship position are hypocrites’ – Agbonayinma

GCGT out with a sizzling season 7

Two suspected suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri

Kano steps -up ‘zero polio campaign’ in IDPs settlements

Rivers steps up efforts in health insurance with incoming RIVCHPP

An evening of commendation as Stanbic IBTC honours Sola David-Borha

Alex Okosi new executive vice president of Viacom Africa

Ikpeazu begins rehabilitation of Ngwa road, others

Buhari is back, so what?

Chinese firms take over Nigeria’s rail construction sector

FG scales up nutrition with use of mobile phones

Buhari resumes tomorrow after 53 days outside office  

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Monthly forex inflow into CBN drops by 414.3% in two years

He is Here

Sketches with Zebulon Agomuo

Market women excited over Okowa’s N50m offer to traders

NAFDAC’s laudable initiative on food fortification

Like ‘Vampire’ of Owerri, ‘lord Ben the great’ of Eleme met his waterloo

Team Surulere wins maiden edition of Beach Summer Games

LAPO celebrates 175 staff for outstanding performance, years of service

Special Olympics Nigeria set for 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games  

Ghana, Nigeria battle in Binatone Skate soccer tourney

NIPOST generates N8.8bn in 2016 – NBS

Good governance key to Nigeria’s socio-economic development – Obasanjo

Ife crisis: Ooni inaugurates truth and reconciliation committee

Recession: Buhari urges universities to be prudent

DFID pledges to support Jigawa on critical areas of development

Buhar’s return a great relief from anxiety – Egba

NCC, CBN halt Etisalat’s takeover

Stakeholders list dangers of crude oil lifting in barges

World faces largest humanitarian crisis since 1945 – UN

Akeredolu dissolves Boards and Parastatals in Ondo State

THLD unveils remordenised SUV of Ooni of Ife

Customs Check-up

Critics of South Korea’s ousted Park call for her arrest leftright 7/7leftright

Trump’s revised travel ban dealt first court setback

Friday, March 10, 2017

EFCC slams 6-count charge against former NNPC boss, Yakubu

Niger Assembly passes 2016 supplementary appropriation bill of N12bn

Reps set to remove university, polytechnic dichotomy in new law

Soludo, Rewane, Yusuf, others hinge ERGP success on economic restructuring, forex

NCAA’s autonomy is key to safety compliance, experts tell FG

Bello commends adoption of ACJA by states

Abuja hoteliers fear over airport closure

Gambia to launch probe into ex-president Jammeh’s personal finances

Akwa Ibom Assembly passes 2017 appropriation bill

Boko Haram: U.S. renews support for Nigeria

PDP welcomes Buhari

UN announces new approach to tackle sexual abuse

ISIS on trajectory to lasting defeat – U.S.

Super Eagles friendlies: NFF set deadline date for players to report to camp

President’s return has re-energised Nigeria – Tambuwal

Bauchi Govt to spend N23bn on health – Commissioner

N/East residents celebrate return of Buhari, tag him ‘hero’

EFCC charges Yakubu with asset concealment

Gov Obaseki declares 7 days of mourning to honour Ogbemudia

Overnight lending rate drops after cash injection

Apo Six: Igbo Youths protest court’s judgment

NCC to enact Internet Industry Code of Practice

Recession: Financial experts task FG on private sector involvement

Naira trades at N455 to a dollar at black market

Buhari, Okowa, Uduaghan mourn Ogbemudia

Nigeria stocks at 1-month high as Buhari returns

FG committed to mass housing, infrastructure devt in Lagos- Fashola

Foreign exchange reserves exceed $30bn as of March 8 – CBN

Fashola restates commitment to serve the people of Lagos

Zamfara govt. registers 1,290 farmers under Fadama III project

Nigeria lags as global LNG now power 500m homes yearly   

Telecoms: Responsive Legislation in Converge Environment

Jigawa embarks on construction of road projects to boost agricultural development

Energy theft: Eko Disco promises whistle blowers 20%

APC: Buhari back to fix Nigeria

Osinbajo to keep acting as President, says Buhari

Aisha Buhari receives her husband amid cheers, thanks Nigerians

Impeached Park must leave office, South Korean court rules

Zuckerberg’s wife expects second baby

Taiwan court detains Chinese spy

Minimum Wage: FG refutes NLC accusation on foot-dragging to constitute tripartite committee

Samuel Ogbemudia, ex-governor of Edo is dead

Buhari returns, says I did not believe I will ever be this sick

Ag. President, others receive Buhari in Presidential Villa

President Buhari returns to Nigeria, lands in Kaduna airport

Papa Oppong is the fashion illustrator to watch out for

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Senate probes alleged brutalization of NYSC member

Work commences on Abuja airport runway after 34 years

Ile-Ife crisis: Seven in Police net over killing, arson

Court votes to remove South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye from office

CBN meets forex demand with $170m

Nestles’ sales top analysts’ estimates on creative price increase

Rising reserves boost CBN firepower to pursue forex reforms

NCC appeals to CBN on forex needs for telecom operators

Banks say not interested in Etisalat takeover, want loan repaid

We are making FA Cup games accessible to our subscribers – Mabutho

We have plans to expand our MBA program to accommodate more people

NIREC and the trouble with Nigeria’s GMO Twins

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman accepts nomination of Russia ambassadorship

Lagos State moves to rid auctioneering sector of illegal practices

PDP will not hold any convention under Sheriff’s leadership- Adeyeye

Boko Haram: There’s hope behind the gloom – UN Security Council

Man Utd score away goal in Rostov draw

Nigerian doctors set to partner Dubai Health Authority for better healthcare services

Buhari returns to Nigeria tomorrow

Naira firms on IMTOs $24.9m sales to BDCs

Stakeholders commend FG’s plan to increase oil production to 2.5mbpd

Teleco regulators meet over Etisalat loan issue

Nigeria’s rice boom raises output but old problems persist

We’ll suspend strike, if FG meets our demands – Allied Health Workers

Lawmaker urges FG to find lasting solution to herdsmen, Agatu crisis

Nike to launch high-tech hijab for female Muslim athletes

Nasarawa State Chief Judge pardons 22 inmates

Bill to prohibit gas flaring passes second reading at Senate

Only 36% of Nigerian women have access to hospitals at birth

FG slams $250, 000 or 5 years imprisonment on illegal fish importers

Exxon to buy stake in gas block offshore Mozambique for $2.8bn

World Kidney Day: Experts caution against junk foods, sedentary lifestyle

FG launches harmonised departure/arrival cards to ease air travel

World Bank to raise $1.6bn to combat hunger in Nigeria, others

Non-passage of 2017 budget threatens Economic Recovery Plan

Ambode, Afikuyomi and others for first Badagry Economic Summit

Oshodi-Airport Road: I’m being frustrated—Ambode

APO 6 : Court sentences two to death, frees 3 others

Odoh, Willy return to South Africa for points

Insecurity: FG to resuscitate Immigration surveillance aircrafts

AFDB, to launch affirmative frinance action for African women

China urges U.S. to properly handle trade relations after ZTE settlement

EU leaders’ summit to focus on economy, security, migration

Nigeria’s debt rose 38% to N17.4trn in 2016 – debt office

What to do when you think your performance review is wrong

Find purpose in even your most mundane tasks at work

The Wedding Party, producer’s cut with Ijeoma Agukoronye

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Just In: ISIS’s chief Baghdadi on the run

Insurers embark on reconciliation of asset titles ahead of NAICOM verification

Nigeria to lose $25bn investment with proposed amendment of NLNG Act

Crude oil output recovery by Nigeria, Libya threatens OPEC deal

CBN urged to step up intervention as naira weakens to N465/1$

US Embassy Urges Nigerians with Valid Visas to Travel

Reps to probeimplementation of N500bn social intervention fund

CBN may increase weekly dollar allocation to BDCs to $15,000

How FG’s missteps led to grounding of Abuja Airport

Access Bank profit rises, beating estimates, buoyed by sale of investment

‘Indigenous inflight caterers require skills, facilities to attract foreign airlines’ patronage’

Aiteo peaks 90,000 bpd  output in one year

CCI France-Nigeria makes case for increased foreign direct investments

BoI trains 500 youths in tomato processing

Snap IPO available on EGM ‘CloudTrade’ platform

CSNAC petitions SGF, asks for reinstatement of suspended PSC whistleblower

SNEPCo undertakes turnaround maintenance at Bonga

Eastgate to partner US firm on Aba ICD project  

Edo First Lady empowers 100 widows in Edo with 4,000 birds

Seven feared dead, shops razed as Yoruba, Hausa men clash in Ile-Ife

Finally, Nigerian military resolves to probe rights abuse claims

GTB reports FY group pre-tax profit N165.14 bn

‘Day Without a Woman’ strike seeks to continue legacy of massive D.C. march

Nigerian Breweries commissions N11bn upgraded international- rated Ota plant

International Women’s Day; NSE hosts seminar on transcending gender limitations

Last-minute scramble as Nigeria closes capital’s airport for 6 weeks

Makarfi rejects Dickson’s committee report

Duke flags off 1st Ayade Under-15 tournament

Community Development Association resolves to hand land to septuagenarian

Xenophobia: Senate disagrees with Reps, withdraws from trip to South Africa

International Women’s Day: Senate calls for more quota for women in all elective offices

Nigeria will save $1.5bn yearly by investing in maternal health – UNFPA

WikiLeaks publishes CIA trove alleging wide scale hacking

Airport closure: Security beefed up on Abuja-Kaduna road

Militant group lauds Acting President’s peace efforts in N/Delta

Edo Assembly reaffirms commitment to promotion of gender equality

Custom offers 60% rebate to ‘uncustomed’ vehicles in dealers stock

Moroccan lawmaker shot dead in capital

AFAN wants governors invest more in rice production

World Bank earmarks $40m grant to boost PHC system in N/East

Bayern run riot again to crush dispirited Arsenal 10-2 on aggregate

Cashew nuts on high demand in FCT markets

International Women’s Day: Celebrating 10 Nigerian women who are #BoldForChange

LAPO institutions empower 2.9m SMEs with N140.4BN IN 2016

Taraba Govt. to recruit 3,000 professional teachers – Commissioner

As Trump makes threats, Iran makes friends in places Like Nigeria

Amo Farm alleviates poverty with Noiler bird initiative

Buhari challenges stakeholders on gender equality, empowerment of women

Saudi energy minister says oil market fundamentals improving

Reps, CBN, others seek sustainable funding of sovereign wealth fund

IOC’s Fredericks steps down as 2024 Games bid chief

PDP National Convention may hold June 30

Budget: NAPIMS spent $9m on staff transfer, $2m on vehicles maintenance

Port Harcourt business community endorses EU’s EPA

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

FG sets up modalities for agro certification

Unclear microfinance vision promotes poverty

‘Pension industry is moving towards consolidation’

Why OPL 245 controversy is not going away soon

Japanese firms urged to increase investments in Nigerian market

How to spot a good second hand car deal

Range Rover Velar revealed at London Design Museum

Leading from the front lines

FAAN inaugurates anti-corruption, transparency unit  

‘Insurance vital, but no magic bullet to fight drought in Africa’

Value addition to drive agric growth, says Lokpobiri

FG targets single digit inflation with new Economic Recovery Plan

Nokia 3310’s nostalgic return stirs excitement

Ganduje wants improved coordination of donor assistance

Etsako East APC members protest against political nominees list

Kano Electricity Distribution Company uncovers illicit power users

Bank drags 36 cooperative groups to court in Katsina over N106m SMEs loan

BOA gets $1.1m AfDB grant for staff capacity building

For the unsung leading women

Solar power may get boost from Africa’s biggest oil exporter

Innovation remains key as African countries are in constant change – GfK

Saudi oil minister says no “free rides” for non-OPEC producers

Economic Recovery Plan: FG targets 2.19% growth in 2017 

Capital Market posts biggest daily gain in 6 months

Reps to investigate FCT indigenes’ resettlement, compensation

Elections: CSOs task INEC on early voters’ education, registration

Siemens says compelling narrative critical for holistic digital transformation in Nigeria

Information Minister commends Lagos on upgrade of National Museum, Theatre

Nigeria’s membership in Commonwealth positive for education sector

Lagos-Ibadan new rail project, a promise fulfilled – Ashafa, Oyegun

FG donates 100,000 doses of CBPP vaccine to Jigawa

Give incentives to agriculture graduates, expert urges FG

FG pledges to work directly with oil producing communities

NSE hosts a symposium to celebrate International Women’s day 2017

SmartCab pushes the limit of ride-hailing in Nigeria with internet cabs

Nigeria records increase of 6.5 per cent external trade in 2016 – NBS

RMRDC to hold 3rd edition of raw materials exposition in Lagos

Nigeria records increase of 6.5% external trade in 2016 – NBS

4 villagers die of strange disease in Zamfara, many hospitalised

PDP leaders ready to pay sympathy visit to Buhari in London – BOT Chairman

Kano State Govt. to establish 8 earth dams to boost irrigation

South Africa violence underlines migrant tensions

When you have to fire good people

African freight demand increases by 24.3% in January – IATA

Trump’s new plan will worsen refugees’ woes-UN 

Stakeholders laud ECOWAS trade scheme

U.S. deploys anti-missile system to South Korea

Monday, March 06, 2017

UN Security Council says North East Crisis most  Neglected

Technical committee has concluded preliminary work on minimum wage – Ngige

Reps to propose stiffer punitive measures for breach of financial regulations

‘We constantly look for new ideas and methods to ensure the children are happy’

Oranto launches $500m oil exploration campaign in South Sudan

60% budgetary allocations to capital projects will favourably balance Nigerian economy ‎- Obasanjo

Badagry pushes investment drive through economic summit

US urges Nigerians to protect endangered wildlife

Stakeholders kick against re-introduction of EEG

A knowledge economy requires varying technologies to thrive- Experts

Transcorp records upsurge in profit amid monumental challenges

Fero launches iris scanner, voice recognition smartphones to deepen market competition   

Eni says further investigations confirm no illegal conduct in acquisition of Opl 245 licence

Halogen bridges gap on Abuja Airport closure with journey management solutions

Visual display industry set to undergo paradigm shift in 2017 

Indomie, Golden Penny noodles lock horns on prices

Conoil reinforces Kaduna Operations over closure of Abuja Run way

CBN to address forex concerns of telecoms operators

Egypt expresses readiness to multiply $100m trade volume with Nigeria

BT Sport extends Champions League TV rights in deal worth £1.2bn

Ethiopian wins African Cargo Airline of the Year Award

Troops destroy 80 illegal refineries in Bayelsa, Delta, Rivers

Trump signs new travel ban order, Iraq left off

Omatek founder’s death, huge loss for ICT industry-Stakeholders

Walk the talk on Made-in-Nigeria goods, Ikpeazu charges leaders 

SNEPCo begins turnaround maintenance at Bonga

FG to enact `Meat Hygienic Act’ to regulate abattoirs

China rejects U.S. criticism on human rights

Kwara approves release of N900m to contractors

Phone Booth

Saraki leads Senate team to German Parliament

Ex-Daily Times MD, Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo dies

What you missed out in the cinemas last month

Foreign firms devise ways to get profits out of Nigeria

Adele confirms marriage to Simon Konecki

Romanians march against corruption

Nigeria targets additional deep-water crude reserves of 1bn barrels

435 girls get N10.8m education-support grant in Bakori LGA

Ex-Governor sent to jail for corruption

Aviation union pickets Landover Helicopters over staff welfare

Remittances from Egyptians balloons to $5bn in 3 months on currency float

Minister wants business professionals to collaborate with FG on MSME clinic

State Government should prioritise training of commercial motorcyclist – Amaechi

MTN Foundation spends N16bn on corporate social investment

UK: Nigeria’s anti-corruption effort will instill trust in doing business in Nigeria

Stakeholders laud Bauchi State over 16% budget allocation to health sector

Stop squandering women’s potential

LCCI lauds FG on enabling business environment initiatives

Congress probes Obama over Trump’s phone tapping

Florence Seriki, Omatek Computers boss dies

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Five Fascinating Business Facts – Part 7

Mineral analysis: Agency sets to meet international standard

Banks, customers spot forex weekly transactions rise to $508.70m

Derivatives can enhance liquidity, funding solutions in capital markets – FBN Capital

CBN directs banks to process FX requests for BTA/PTA in 24hrs, medicals in 48hrs

Nigeria’s new debt chase

Listing of Eurobond on FMDQ paves way for Corporates’ Eurobonds

Making a choice for your tomorrow….

Who manages your family’s finances?  

Nigerite adopts new safety management culture

The degradation of our national parks: A national disaster

Red Star commences food delivery services

Buhari felicitates with Obasanjo at 80

Xenophobia: Ex-perm sec urges South African Govt. to punish perpetrators, compensate victims

BoI insists N10bn YES Programme is loan, not grant

Senate to probe alleged irregularities by NNPC, marketers

Sokoto State Govt earmarks N6m for construction of school structures

PDP denies plan to form another party

Huawei launches P10,Watch 2 at Mobile World Congress

FG creates asset register to curb illegal sales of its assets

President Buhari directs TETFund to inject N24bn into 12 new varsities

NCC to assist in rebuilding telecommunication facilities in North-East

PDP’s imposition of senators

‘Corruption has disastrous impact on the Nigeria’s economy and development’

Nigeria yet to adopt GMOs, genetic technology in agriculture – Ogbeh

Ban on importation of poultry products has increased productivity – farmers

There is no threat of famine in Nigeria, says Agric Minister

Fertiliser to cost less than N6,000 per bag, says Ogbeh

AGF annual audit: Onus on National Assembly to clear itself on N2bn scam

‎ASUU vows to resist FG’s salary deduction policy

A country of young hustlers

When economy struggles in hard times

Boko Haram: Troops capture 14 terrorists, recover arms

A bill and its controversial interpretation in Akwa Ibom

Recession: The way out

Laterna ventures hosts reading session to mark World Book Day

NGO empowers family planning providers with phones for information gathering

ICCN, NNEW collaborate to mark 2017 Women’s Day

Is Lagos driving youths into crime?

Ginigeme Mbanefoh and the ‘demons’ at UNN

SON and seized containers of imported substandard tyres

Ekweremadu suggests N50,000 minimum wage

In day of pro-Trump rallies, California march turns violent

Victory unites Tinubu, Akeredolu

Has FG’s special interventions uplifted the Niger Delta? 

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Infantino assures Africa of at least 7 spots in expanded World Cup

The Missing Headmaster

Ahmad visits Nigeria, promises development of African football

Lagos and the danfo quagmire

Billionaire Bet records first Millionaire

Lagos, public transportation and   social harmony

How poor countries foot the refugee bill

FIFA Council Election: Zambian Kalusha steps down for Ghana’s Nyantakyi

Rita Dominic clinches Best Actress in Africa award at AMVCA2017

China’s New Hope moves into soybean crushing with Cargill

Nigeria’s merchandise trade grows in Q4, records 1st positive trade balance

Senate to investigate downstream sector under Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, Buhari

OPS sees CBN sustaining naira gains on rising foreign reserve, over subscribed $1bn Eurobond

FG explains plans to upgrade seven cancer centres across Nigeria

Abia sets up one-stop shop, cost centres to improve IGR

‘The private sector has to be the engine of growth for the economy’-Dick Kramer

Private sector best suited to drive investment – Osibanjo

GTBank to outsource 90% of banking transaction to mobile phones

N560m Car Scam: Sagay exonerates Ekere, Semenitari

Question and Answer Session at the BusinessDay Economic Outlook 2017 Event

Obasanjo at 80, lashes PDP

Highlights of BusinessDay’s Economic Outlook 2017

Violence, enmity will never solve any problem-Osibanjo

Naira loses steam against dollar, sells at N465/$

Boko Haram: UN Security Council delegation arrives Chad, visits MNJTF

Trump hits back, orders probe of Democrats Schumer, Pelosi’s Russia ties

Chimamanda elected into US Academy of Arts and Letters

Friday, March 03, 2017

Jonathan commends PDP leaders on effort toward resolving party’s crisis

Dangote Cement resort to coal shores up capacity by 54%

FG launches guidelines for HIV prevention, treatment, care

Cornerstone Plc appoints new directors

Host communities demand inclusive participation in oil industry

Dangote Cement results validate recourse to coal fired plants

DMO lists FG $1bn Eurobond on FMDQ platform

CAF Elections: Amos Adamu declares support for Hayatou

GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup Season 5 kicks-off

NBCC, LADOL strategise to deepen local content

Osinbajo approves redeployment of 2 permanent secretaries

Bayelsa Govt. directs herdsmen to relocate to grazing site

Labour advises AMCON to pay Arik workers, if sacked

NIMASA, U.S. Coast Guard to enhance safety in Nigerian ports

NDLEA intercepts East Africa bound Ephedrine

Oyo inter-city light rail to be operational in 2 years

Akeredolu bans logging activities in Ondo

Court discharges 35 Biafra agitators

Medview airline to operate 5 daily flights to Kaduna airport

Nigerian Customs gives April 12 deadline for payment of vehicle duties

Germany offers 250m euros of development aid to Tunisia

What Africa needs to address inequality, unemployment, by ECA scribe

Kogi to transform agric through data management system

Bayelsa Govt. restates commitment to reducing housing deficit

Niger: S/Court affirms Sani as APC’s candidate for 2015 governorship election

Bomb threat in German town, cancels Turkish rally

World Bank lifts Ebonyi community with N10m electricity, borehole projects

16 less developed countries meet in Abuja

Suicide attacks in Maiduguri

How to revive your business

FIVE THINGS YOUR BUSINESS MUST NOT DO IN THIS RECESSION

Your business should be online

Heramba Africa Ltd – Company Profile.

S.Africa’s private sector activity keeps growing in February: PMI

Kenya private sector activity slows down due to drought

Sahel Capital and CCA  Investment in Crest Agro Products

eff Sessions controversy: Russia denies its U.S. ambassador is a spy

Experts say NCAA directors deserve sack over poor financial, safety audit on airlines, airports

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Alleged corrupt practices: NDDC ready for probe – spokesman

FG budgets N1bn for development of Ibaka seaport

Nigeria needs N790.5bn to meet Abuja declaration

BusinessDay launches second edition of TheCEOAfrica Magazine for millennials

MTN declares dividend despite loss

Dangote Cement profit beats analysts’ estimates as rising costs squeeze margins

Stakeholders welcome planned repair of Apapa-Marine Bridge

Linkage Assurance strengthens tie with brokers for bigger market share

‘Untreated cases of sexual violence often lead to Infertility in women’

Victor Moses: A great season with new bumper deal

FG files new charges against Shell, Eni, others over 2011 oilfield purchase – court documents

Financial Management fundamentals for CEOs and business owners

NiMET-BATNF: Public-private partnership exemplar in socio-economic development

Etihad Airways wins 2016 treasury of the year award

Do you share all your financial transactions with your partner?

Senator asks Nigerian assemblers to make cars affordable

Gates, Dangote float new funding window for healthcare delivery in Kano, Yobe States

Reps receive conflicting reports on $18.720bn Centenary City project

Retrenchment looms in Arik with drastic flight reduction

Trump’s stealthy deregulation delights business

Ambode, Ezeigbo, Williams make case for youth entrepreneurship development

FG’s N701bn power sector funds not to settle industry debts

NCC donates ICT equipment to Police in Borno

Current Naira appreciation, a result of painstaking market monitoring, says CBN

FG has no case against Saraki until AGF or EFCC files one – CCB

Zimbabwe to buy $140m of maize for strategic reserve, fights armyworm

Osinbajo has set Nigeria on the path of positive change, says Umar

Ghana aims to narrow budget deficit to 6.5%

Osinbajo seeks international collaboration for return of stolen assets

Why I defect to APC- PDP chieftain

Aiteo to invest $4bn for business diversification, cost reduction

Abuja Airport closure: Bristow to route Lagos-Abuja charter flights via Minna

Reps to probe BPP over alleged indiscriminate issuance of certificate

Senator calls for total deregulation of the petroleum downstream

Metuh: Again adjournment stalls trial

Bayelsa Govt. backs FG’s proposed liberalisation of modular refineries

Oil and gas stakeholders call for viable investment environment

South Africa’s MTN expects to add 8.3m new users in 2017

Fashola assures on houses for low-income earners

Trump’s Mexican wall hit by cash crisis

FG targets N1bn from surveying activities in 2017 -Surveyor-General

Sahara Group unveils #NigeriaStartsWithMe campaign to boost SDGs

Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016

The Wedding Party, Producer’s Cut with Don Omope

Mugabe flies to Singapore for medical care

Economy, equity contribution slowing up-take of Lagos homes

Naira reverses gains, trades at N454.60k despite CBN interventions

Facebook Chief Product Officer Visits the Shrine

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Belema Oil, Seplat, form asset management team on gas-rich OML 55

Nigeria records drop in digital technology, smartphone sales

Senate Assures EFCC of Adequate Funding in 2017

LSETF launches online application portal

Reps query non-compliance to presidential directive on BoA recapitalisation

Reps probe appointment of ‘briefcase’ consultants for pre-shipment of crude, gas exports

Women need more spaces in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem

Government releases N80bn for social intervention programmes

New environment law to improve waste management in Lagos

PDP leadership crisis: NWC commends Jonathan’s peace initiative

FG moves to boost power supply with N701 bn gas guarantee

FCMB deepens support to SMEs with over N3bn in 18 months

FMBN invests N3.7bn in Kwara to boost housing sector

Donald Trump and Africa

Supermarkets short-change consumers at the counter

Developers in dilemma as subscribers seek refund, alternatives over rising costs

Ten Lagos restaurants to check out this weekend

Standard Chartered group reports $1.1bn FY‘16 profit

Dana deepens competition in industry with launch of self-service kiosk

FCMB announces more rewards for customers with Millionaire Promo Season 4

Airtel tackles scourge of homeless children estimated at 250,000 in Lagos

Olam Nigeria wins 2016 merit award for rice production

Again, toxic waste dumped Delta community

MTN moves closer to Nigeria listing

Security chiefs brief Osinbajo, pledge loyalty to Buhari

U.S. govt. issues travel warning for 15 Nigerian states

China loads up on West African oil in March, hitting fresh record

NGO announces post secondary scholarship awards in A/Ibom

How technology and e-commerce has totally transformed travel, tourism in Nigeria

IOCs give government conditions for reducing oil production cost  

Child Health Week: Enugu targets 1.1m children, pregnant women for medical care

Osinbajo to visit Akwa Ibom Thursday

Turkish airlines airlifts 266 passengers from Lagos after AC malfunctioning

FG approves N701bn assurance guarantee for bulk electricity trading

AIB gets new directors

May faces defeat on Brexit bill amendment to protect EU citizens

Ray of hope as FG begins process of ceding Nat’l Stadium to LASG

Tin-Can Island Customs II generates N919.6m in February

Ayade wants FG to revisit 2014 confab report

Banky W lists out the requirements for his future wife

Senate confirms Onnoghen as CJN

Kwara assembly justifies delay in passage of 2017 budget

Checking road accidents via speed limiting device

Huawei outlines digital path to economic, social development

Nigeria posts first annual contraction in 25 years

Nigeria is under obligation to protect her citizens

The Gifts Room

Nigerians express support for legislation to end FGM

Buhari’s sick leave re-energizes Nigeria’s presidency

Dubai airport hosts record 8m passengers in January

Increase in BRT fares will impoverish us – Lagos residents

Physician advises against excessive intake of cold water

PDP opts for political solution to crisis

Helios acquires Oando Gas and Power for $115m

NEPAD commits 35m euros to skills development in Nigeria

Trump delivers unifying, bipartisan State of Union address

‘We are ready to deliver service on micro pensions’

Osinbajo meets with Akwa Ibom, Cross River Govs Over boundary disputes

‘Greenhouse technology will help control pest, diseases’

Easing foreign currency liquidity losses in banks

DBN will catalyse SMEs’ growth

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Nigeria cuts rig rates easing pressure in low oil price environment

LADOL, others want Africa to tap from $12trn global economic growth target

The Bravado of Microfinance without Microinsurance