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Businessday Nigeria Archive for November 2017Rss

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Check Point Software Technologies finds enterprise mobility at risk of attack

Right of Way bureaucracies impede broadband penetration

Making The Other Room Safer

FG, States, LGs share N4.55 trillion in 9 months -NEITI

Uber accused of running secret competitive intelligence unit

None of Nigeria’s airports is qualified for second runway – Experts

Baru bags Forbes oil & gas Man of the Year Award

2 federal lawmakers set to quit politics by 2019

Collocation crisis: Reps halt commissioning of telecoms facility

Adeosun suspends director-general of SEC, 2 others

Senate seeks urgent end to alleged slave trade in Libya

Akwa Ibom government denies owing workers’ salary

OPEC, Russia set for oil cut extension but wary of overheating market

NNPC targets up to $5 billion oil prepayment

NNPC said to seek up to $5 bln oil prepayment

Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of 10 CCB nominees

FIRS shuts firms in Onne, P/Harcourt, Lagos

Nestle, Dangote flour Mill, others hit new 52 week highs

Reps summon deposit banks, others over breach of shareholders’ rights

Yuletide: Motorists advised to inspect vehicles before embarking on trips

Principals enlists support of Minister in stopping EFCC harassment

Flour Mills of Nigeria embarks on wheat seed multiplication scheme

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

BusinessDay 29 Nov 2017

Nigeria regains top investment destination

Africa seeks investment to stem migration as EU summit begins

Japaul oil is technically insolvent

Insurance Industry huge management expenses erode profitability

The Many roadblocks to financial inclusion (3)

Smuggling slows Nigeria’s aquaculture growth

OPEC facing shale paradox as extension expected at Vienna

OPEC production output cut deal – one year after

KPMG offers internship, employment to 10 Nigerians

‘Nigeria can attain chicken sufficiency through the NatnuPreneur scheme’

Curtailing growth of non-performing loans in banks

TICT unveils first set of female crane operators in Africa

Oil rises as Russia and OPEC said to reach outline deal on cuts

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Fashola charges 304 new Estate surveyor inductees to embrace professionalism

Saraki blames anti-graft agencies over Nigeria’s difficulty in recovering looted funds

CBN boosts Forex market with $210m

Diezani’s 264.9m Bribe: My Statement was taken under duress- INEC official

Pakistan has commenced buying Liquefied Natural Gas

2018 budget unrealistic, say lawmakers

OPEC heading for oil cut extension with a caveat

Kwara cassava farmers to receive FG’s N1bn agric loan soon

Reps to investigate rail accident across Nigeria

We will not follow Atiku out of APC- Bindow

Ekweremadu tasks FG on implementation of confab report

BusinessDay’s EDUSUM seen pointing way for education reforms

FG renews HIV response commitment as over 5m cases averted

PDP will regain power in 2019 – Dokpesi

Huawei sees potential in broadband expansion in Africa

2018 budget: Reps lament poor implementation of capital expenditure

Nigeria plans N117bn Treasury bill auction on Nov 29

South Africa’s Eskom links new coal-fired unit to national grid

South Africa’s Q4 business confidence slips slightly

Maina begs Buhari for chance to prove innocence

Amnesty wants Shell investigation over human right abuses in Ogoniland

AS Monaco appoints Emenalo new Sporting Director

Amnesty wants Shell probed for Nigerian abuses in the 1990s

South African rand holds near 5-wk high; stocks set to open lower

Nigeria records largest investment inflows in over two years

Monday, November 27, 2017

BusinessDay 28 Nov 2017

FCMB Q3 profits beat estimates as NPLs remains below threshold

NIPPs sale in fresh hitch as bidders seek to escrow payments

How robots will change dynamics of shared services, centralised processing

BusinessDay’s EDUSUM comes to town, set to stimulate education reform

Collapse of Nigeria industrial clusters leave Lagos-Ogun axis as only game in town

Diversified Nigerian economy still about oil

Securing Nigeria’s territorial waters requires action, not endless planning

‘Tech start-ups shouldn’t be restricted to Nigeria’ – Obaro

Dangote’s $300m cement plant commissioned

NDDC in needless politics

Delivery on N100bn Sukuk bond road projects in jeopardy

Standard Insurance Consultants Limited win Worldcob award in Dubai

Capital importation rises 147.5% in Q3 says NBS

Senate stops planned commissioning of 215 MW Kaduna power plant

FG commends World Bank’s injection of N171.5m into NSHIP

NSE All-Share Index will grow by 40% in 2017: Operators

Fitch rates Nigeria’s USD notes ‘B+’

Governors pledge to pay salary arrears as Buhari approves fresh 50% Paris refunds for states

Lufthansa thinks big with seven-foot beds for business fliers

FGC Ogbomosho Alumni celebrate ‘legacy of friendship, nation-building’ at 40

41 items: Nigeria attracts $10bn investment – CBN

Anuba Couture presents latest 2017/18 Collection – The Anuba Man

Ghana cuts key rate to three-year low as inflation slows

Bills to compel revenue remittances into Federation Account underway

Naphthalene displaces cocoa as Nigeria’s biggest non-oil product

Zimbabwe declares Mugabe’s birthday public holiday

Buhari inaugurates minimum wage committee

Edo 2018 budget estimates ready on Wednesday

‘Wrong priority, low investment accounts for grumbling education system’

Zimbabwe cabinet pick to show if Mnangagwa is breaking with the past

Nigerian Mutual Fund Managers Transparency Report 2017

It will cost us N1.9bn to pay redundancy fee – Aero Contractors

‘Wrong priorities, low investment account for crumbling education system’

South Africa’s Tiger Brands FY profit ticks up

Pristine Clarens: melting pot for cool, extreme leisure

10m telecom subscribers activate do-not-disturb code

Ondo acting chief judge faces N300m damages, litigation

Fueling Ambition

Labour pushes for ‘living wage’ as Buhari inaugurates committee

Lagos to shut Oba Akran Avenue for street carnival

NMRC tackles local manpower challenge in building industry

Is Atiku ready to face the APC firing squad?

Campagne Jollof Rice

Sunday, November 26, 2017

BusinessDay 27 Nov 2017

How Saraki saved Buhari from no confidence vote

Beer makers’ return on capital leaves room for improved efficiency

Nigeria IPO drought leave banks as only major capital source

Law Union & Rock Insurance looks to 35% GPR growth in 2018

Enibukun Adebayo: Entrepreneur changing Nigeria’s laundry narrative

Stanbic, GT Bank, Zenith have highest ROE among peers

Offshore scandals: Nigeria is paying lip service to tackling dirty money

Salami Fumilayo: The determined fashion designer

Businesses should not be killed for political expediency

Breaking the barrier of poverty for financial freedom

Analysts explain why Total Nigeria’s earnings were beaten down in Q3

Accion MfB berths in Aba to support MSMEs

Trump, fox news and friends of XKPMG (2)

FG reviews Tax profiles of its contractors in last 5 years

National Bureau of Statistics in partnership with UNICEF presents MICS 2016-17 key results

Stray bullet kills 5-yr old boy in Boko Haram attack

Buhari approves N164.7m school fees for Chibok Girls

Global chocolate binge has Olam predicting smaller Cocoa surplus

MAN wants Long-term loan for members

Aramco sees oil market balanced as U.A.E. dismisses shale threat

Israel, Egypt said to discuss gas exports

Not even Egypt’s deadliest terror attack can faze stock traders

Bitcoin just broke another ceiling at over $9,000

Nigerian army repels Boko Haram attack on town – spokesman

N18bn fraud: ex-Reps’ member, 2 others convicted

NDIC sees high loan provisioning by banks next year

42 teams set to compete at GTBank – Masters Cup Season 7

NNPC awards ABU best graduating student scholarship 

Sinai attack: Egypt, Nigeria will stand together against terrorism- Envoy

Suspected Boko Haram militants take over northeast Nigeria town – residents

Watermelon Orange Ginger Juice

Saturday, November 25, 2017

The make or mar PDP national convention

Ekwueme: Aso Rock in crocodile tears?

Higher institutions researches should focus on what will benefit host community – Akanazu

‘We are not genetically inferior to the white man, our problem is poor organisation’

2018 Budget: Reps meet Buhari’s economic team Monday

What’s a Nigerian life worth?

South Africa to outline “decisive” policy in 2018 after debt rating cut

Big gas export countries blast unilateral sanctions in dig at U.S.

Experts divided on impact of social media on education

CBN boosts production, trade with $288m retail SMIS

VAIDS: Data, information-sharing agreements to expose tax dodgers

Strawberry Banana Bread

Friday, November 24, 2017

Homemade Peach Sorbet

Inside Nigeria’s teaching hospitals

Customs cancels promotional examination for senior officers over irregularities

Oil on two-year high as OPEC, Russia deal looms

Synlab buys majority stake in Nigerian lab operator

Fitch keeps South Africa’s credit ratings unchanged at BB+

Kano attracts big exhibitors to annual international trade fair

S1 E9 Things to do in Lagos

‘Developing brands that deliver is our greatest accomplishment so far’

PDP to Atiku: Don’t expect automatic presidential ticket

Atiku officially resigns from APC

SPAR’s drink festival brings together industry giants

Bitcoin at $8,000: A gold-like asset or currency?

MEST berths two incubator spaces in Lagos, Cape Town

Thursday, November 23, 2017

BusinessDay 24 Nov 2017

Cornerstone Insurance underwriting performance deteriorates, Posts N2.11bn loss in Q3

UPDATED: 9mobile sale: Intrigues behind the biggest acquisition deal of 2017

Four months after suspension, NHIS executive secretary still enjoys public office comforts

‘If a woman is empowered, a nation is empowered’

Nigeria crude death rate declines, ranks 16th in the world

Global stock rally starts to fade in European trade

NERC’s regulations seen deepening offgrid investment opportunities

Slowdown in Swedish house prices is ‘positive’ for stability – Riksbank

Trading off Nigerians as slaves must be strongly denounced

India Mining companies’ eye Nigeria, others for strategic mineral assets

NACCIMA commends NB Plc’s South East expansion

It’s the “System” Governor!

Buhari to inaugurate 30 member National Minimum Wage Committee next Monday

Mubi Mosque attack: ECOWAS reaffirms support to FG on counter- terrorism

Reps ask FG to immediately halt Nigeria’s visa policy in US, probe Visa contract

Works Ministry yet to receive N100bn Sukuk Bond proceeds – Fashola

If Nigeria’s educational system is not strengthened, we cannot breed good lawyers

2019: PDP aspirant vows to defeat Buhari in Katsina

Discos clarify position on intended force majeure

Maina was part of pension syndicate before crackdown – AGF affirms

9mobile sale: Intrigues and games of the biggest acquisition deal of 2017

PwC power roundtable to chart path for sector recovery

FG spends N20.9 billion on aircraft in 4 years

‘Alzheimer’s may threaten low, middle income countries’

Mnangagwa’s task: Rebuild Zimbabwe’s economy from ground up

Mugabe granted immunity, assured of safety in Zimbabwe

Shoprite Nigeria offers unbelievable discount in Black Friday Sales

Stakeholders want state of emergency on Nigeria’s ICT sector

Agriculture, ICT to drive Nigeria’s new economy – OBG

Singapore points way for Nigeria to follow in Fintech

Expert harps on value addition, improved electricity, good roads

I remain South-West PDP chairman, says Olafeso

Experts canvass for gender diversity in finance investment

And she did it!

Billionaire Peter Thiel, sells left over shares in Facebook

S. Africa’s VP leads in nominations for ANC leadership: poll

Nigeria govt. plans increased rice production for 2018

“The people have spoken,” says Zimbabwe’s new leader

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

BusinessDay 23 Nov 2017

Interswitch appoints Kenneth Olisa as new chairman

Analysts see higher oil output, GDP, external reserves in 2018

Seven Up’s margin shrinks on intense competition and rising costs

Caterer says feeding children is her greatest worry

As oil prices near 2 – year high WTI enters backwardation

‘Looking at real estate industry from Africa perspective shows Nigeria still in infancy’

‘Our fleet expansion will be gradual but sustainable’

Swedish krona sinks to crisis-era milestone

Nigeria’s lead export up by 79% in 2015 showing sector potential

The roads are worn-out, rail is imperative now

Corporate strategy – the role of the board

Paxful joins drive for financial inclusion, educates Nigerians on Bitcoin

Judge withdraws from justice Nganjiwa’s N81m bribery case

FG takes proactive measure to check mining sector bleeding 

PSG owner Al-Khelaifi alleged buying sports company linked to bribes

AFCAC Scribe advocates clear aviation action plan in Africa

Why 2018 budget can’t be passed by December 31st- Senate

FG, Germany to set up center for jobs, migration, reintegration

FG to earn $38 Bn through JV alternative fundings

Chamber says FG’s $5.5bn external borrowing plan won’t stiffen economy

FG generates N250.56bn in Q3 2017 VAT

Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive

Huawei plans $1bn investment to drive digitisation

GoldTracks signs MoU with Rome Business School on SME entrepreneurship

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa arrives home, to be sworn in as president Friday

Lagos to host maiden edition of Le Dîner en Blanc

Reps probe alleged missing $60bn petroleum profit tax

Umeh calls for earlier Anambra Central District re-run

Meet possible new arrivals on Nigeria’s MPC

Buhari inaugurates Audit Committee on assets recovery

Industrial data show Lagos losing real sector investments to Ogun

EFCC vs DSS: I can’t be deterred -Magu

Nestle Nigeria hits all time high of N1300 per share

Uber sued for hack that exposed 57 million people

Creamy Spaghetti with Uziza Leaves

Enelemah explains how FG is improving Nigeria’s access to export markets

MacArthur Foundation Director urges Nigerians leaders to shun self-seeking

NEPC, ITC connect Nigerian businesswomen to global trade

Anambra govt. commences free glaucoma eye screening

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to return home after Mugabe resignation

Headline News Roundup: predictions and analysis

Oil heads for two-year high as U.S. stocks shrink ahead of OPEC

S. Africa’s Ramaphosa leads in race to succeed Zuma

Osinbajo inaugurates cashew factory

Apple sells MekaMons, robots built by Adekunle Nigerian-British

Natgas exporting countries convene as global buyers’ market rises  

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

BusinessDay 22 Nov 2017

UPDATED: Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe, ending 37-year rule

Nigeria MPC decides against premature rate cut at November meeting

BPE to conclude sale of Afam, Yola power plants next year

Microfinance credit risk management in low trust environment (1)

Ecobank charges 1 percent on rapid transfer payments as earnings spike

Bio-fortification seen as solution to Nigeria’s malnutrition challenge

Disco inefficiency may stall Nigeria’s 9,000 MW grid power plan

The end of an era for Robert Mugabe

‘Appropriate fiscal framework must be in place to attract significant investment to finance various strategic infrastructure projects across Nigeria’s gas value chain’

Harnessing off-grid renewable policies as option to improve power generation

Consolidating exit from recession cannot be left to happenstance

Stakeholders accuse OGFZA of killing Free Zone operations in Nigeria

Deutsche Börse eyes City of London’s euro clearing crown

Buhari declines assents to 2 bills, sends 3 new bills for consideration

More than 160,000 migrants cross Mediterranean into Europe in 2017 – IOM

Forex outflow through CBN rises by 18.77%

Education minister receives report of audit panel on new varsities

JAMB postpones sale of 2018 application documents

National Assembly transmits constitution amendment copies to state assemblies

British PM May says Mugabe’s resignation gives Zimbabwe a chance to be free

Buhari withholds assent to 2 bills, presents 3 others to Senate

Guinness lead rivals BSGs in fight against drunk driving

AU to investigate sale of African migrants as slaves in Libya

Nigeria can still produce over 60bln of crude oil onshore Niger Delta —experts

NERC renews generation licence for Afam VI power plant for another 10 years

South Africa eyes BRICS partners to build new $10 billion refinery

Update 1: MPC holds rates at 14% for sixth successive time

Suicide bomber kills 50 in Nigeria in deadliest attack

Nigeria, US sign MoU to deepen economic cooperation

Senate to pass MTEF, FSP this week

Aviation Watch: Who’s to blame for cancellation of flights during harmattan season?

BusinessDay Media set to launch the first edition of the “Lagos Good Schools Guide”

Tencent breaks into $500bn club ahead of Alibaba, Samsung

ScholarX partners with Npower

Mugabe’s woes wipe out $5bn from Zimbabwe’s skewed stocks

Buhari Opens ICAO conference in Abuja, today

Monday, November 20, 2017

BusinessDay 21 Nov 2017

AXA Mansard Insurance posts N2.14bn underwriting profit as claims expenses mount

Barclays bank pulls out as financial adviser for 9mobile sale

Nigeria raises largest Eurobond yet with $3bn issuance

Corporate real estate, retail investment, REITs in focus as WAPI summit berths in Nigeria

Mugabe and political succession in Africa

‘CBN’s forex restriction made us establish our own rice mill’

PoS Innovation Summit to tackle terminal deficit, reinforce necessity

Experts bare thoughts on Nigeria’s education crisis

Nigeria’s satellite must start delivering economic value

Value of Nigeria’s logistics market estimated at $80bn

Marketing: UCH moves to reverse huge capital flight through medical tourism

US to assist FG with $1.3m gas project, repatriate stolen assets

North Korea to be declared terrorists nation

Dangote opens new cement plant in Congo on Thursday

EFCC re-arraigns two for N7.3bn oil fraud

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe calls for cabinet meeting on Tuesday

Fresh probe on Maina begin Thursday

FG to conclude sale of Afam, Yola power plants next year

Interswitch hit by major resignation as Verve CEO quits

9 sub-sectors lag behind as GDP grows 1.4%

NILS to train journalists ahead of 2019 polls

Anambra elections: Someday the politicians will become the meal

Nigeria’s poultry industry and the high rate of smuggling

CBN reiterates commitment to real sector intervention

Board to verify 90,000 military retirees

These consumer firms see finance costs drop the most three years

UBEC to conduct assessment of learning nationwide

SA Specialist: teaching experiential South African tourism

Dogara extols late Ekwueme’s role in ending military dictatorship

Saraki mourns Ekwueme, commiserates with family

Africa Franchise Centre holds unveiling ceremony

Badagry infrastructure: Lagos offers incentives to would-be investors

Germany’s KFW pledges long-term commitment to Nigeria’s DBN

Governor Obiano mourns Ekwueme

WATCH: Beer wars heat up as AB InBev seeks to list consolidated assets on NSE

SPAR knocks off 80% on Black Friday sales drive

Coffee waste to power London buses

Mugabe defies demands to quit after party fires him

Mugabe defies demands to quit as Zimbabwe’s leader after party fires him

UPDATED: Nigeria’s economy expands by 1.4%

Former Vice President Alex Ekwueme is dead

Germans’ KFW pledges long-term commitment to Nigeria’s Development Bank

Nigeria ranked 35th in governance

Sunday, November 19, 2017

More knocks for Okorocha over Zuma, Johnson-Sirleaf statues

BusinessDay 20 Nov 2017

Expectations as Monetary Policy Committee meet to review interest rate

Beer wars heat up as AB InBev seeks to list consolidated assets on NSE

UBA affirmed at ‘B/B’ and ‘matching S and P

Nigeria could turn from oil to gas giant with these projects

Nigeria in the eyes of S/African Kaya FM broadcasters

NSE 15 insurance firms’ market cap is lower than Stanbic IBTC Holdings’

Implement Nigeria’s broadband plan now

Tranter IT launches affordable, cost effective management software for businesses

Trump, fox news and friends of XKPMG

MPC seen holding rates for sixth successive time at November meeting

CBN – the step to normalisation

Anambra Guber: Ekweremadu congratulates Obiano, Anambra people on peaceful poll

2018 budget: SSANU flays FG over 7.04% budgetary allocation to education sector

Kwara LG Poll: APC clears 16 chairmanship seats

Oxfam commends FG for adopting open contracting data standard

2018 FIFA World Cup tickets in high demand

ECOWAS Parliament seeks $3.6m to bridge financial deficit

NNPC, Chevron  seal $1.7billion deal to increase crude oil, gas production

Obiano wins Anambra governorship election

Anambra governorship poll: UPP’s Chidoka concedes victory to Obiano

Anambra Guber Poll: APGA consolidates lead in 17 LGAs

In search of lead and fortune

Mark showers encomium on Jonathan @ 60

Buhari congratulates Jonathan at 60

Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe

Anambra guber Poll: Results released by INEC

‘How Retreat Healthcare is tackling the scourge of mental disorders’

Enslaved! Some prostitutes in Lagos slums want to go home but cannot

End of the Road for Mugabe, Grace today

Anambra poll: INEC says it remains vigilant until final result is announced

Saturday, November 18, 2017

522-bed hostel, East West Road: Two key NDDC intervention projects that redefine Rivers, Niger Delta

BusinessDay 19 Nov 2017

‘I’ve not seen any significant sign showing that recession has subsided’

‘Port Harcourt Electricity Company is reaping from energy efficiency scheme’

Mr. President, welcome back to your office

Abe-Amaechi discord: Magnus Abe explains visit of APC lawmakers to PDP’s Wike

I am the most qualified candidate for PDP national chairman – Daniel

Umahi, the Ibiam statue and allied matters

Bonnke’s handover to Kolenda: A lesson for Nigerian ministers in succession planning

GTBank fashion weekend 2017 showcases top fashion designers, retailers

Social workers seek Buhari’s assent on Council of Social Work Bill

2019: Aspirants jittery as Ashiru joins Ogun governorship race

Adegoke Adelabu… political petrel, originator of ‘Penkelemesi’

Tesslo interprets global fashion style with Afrocentric menswear collection

Akwa Ibom: Consolidating development through industrialisation

Buhari working hard to make things better, says Oyegun

Anambra Poll: Counting ongoing in most polling units

Anambra poll: Observer Groups express mixed feelings over exercise

El-Rufai’s ploy to sack 22,000 Kaduna teachers is conditional on World Bank’s loan – NULGE

Kwara LG election records cases of ballot snatching, absence electoral materials 

Only global action against money laundering can check Terrorism- Osinbajo

University lecturer kills self over demotion in Kwara 

Zimbabwe protesters begin marching towards Mugabe residence

Mugabe era winds down as ruling party backs his ouster

Central banks in Nigeria and Kenya to hold rates next week

Global banks flag concerns over U.S. Senate tax proposal

Anambra voters defy IPOB’s boycott order as poll witnesses large turnout

Anambra guber poll: Hospitality business proprietors, others count blessing

Election: Anambra witnesses water-tight security

UPDATE 2: Anambra Poll: Voting starts in Aguleri, other polling units

Anambra Poll: Voting starts in Aguleri, other polling units

EFCC arrests Pius Anyim

Friday, November 17, 2017

NMA decries poor state of facilities in public health institutions

Anambra Poll: observer groups raise issues

Cashew body expects 10% increase in production in 2018

ILO appoints Nigerian, Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, Regional Director for Africa

Top artists to perform at Lagos Jazz Series ‘17

FG plans focused labs to boost economic growth

Confidence returns as court reverses BVN order

Mugabe could be impeached if he doesn’t resign

Buhari receives NIPSS report on agric

Cinnamon Ice Cream

Things to do in Lagos S1E6

Italy buries 26 Nigerian victims of Mediterranean sea crossing

Saudi energy minister: market to remain oversupplied by March 2018

NIPSS urged to develop policies to stabilise Agriculture sector

Saraki urges Auditors-General to block revenue leakages

NDDC, SMEDAN to establish enterprise innovation hub in Niger Delta

Osinbajo leads delegation to African Culture and Design Festival

How Coca-Cola, Netflix, and Amazon learn from failure

BusinessDay 17 Nov 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Rohr under pressure over Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper

Value of Nigeria M&A deals to hit $4 billion in 2018

Banks asset growth slows on lower deposit mobilisation

Southern Sun Ikoyi Golf tournament ends in grand style

Nigeria-centric restaurant, Labule, expands business

The battle for Anambra’s hot seat … a 3-horse race

Nigerian retail sector hits $125bn, driven by middle-class

Free, fair, credible elections in Anambra will test INEC’s competence for 2019

Nigeria’s offgrid market in focus as French Week opens today

Abia secures AFREXIM Bank promise to fund Geometric to provide power in Aba

FG’s debt management strategy and pessimists’ viewpoint

First Cardiology Consultants set up high tech cardiac hospital in Lagos

Number of Nigerian students in US hits 11,710

25 Finnish coys seek business, investment opportunities in Nigeria

US awards $404,553 in grants to Nigerian civic groups

IMF says Nigeria, Angola debt service costs to absorb over 60% of govt revenues in 2017

Okebukola to chart path for reconstructing Nigeria’s shattered education sector

Ecobank Group identifies three key emerging trends for Africa

We are working to ease economic hardship – Buhari

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe meets South African envoys at state house – state newspaper

World Cup: Permutations as focus turns to draw

Experts foresee telcos merging in Nigeria for market share

NEPC seeks states collaboration towards non-oil exports

Gas pricing :concerns mount over non-implementation of Executive Order

Concerns mount over non-implementation of Executive Order on gas

Stakeholder says facilities management on downward trend

UNHCR trains 11,000 displaced persons in Borno

Reps query crude oil payments into government’s coffer

Chickpea Salad

International breweries profit falls on rising cost as margins shrink

Ecologist warns Nigerians against bush burning, illegal hunting

Senate to partner NBA to ease passage of bills

PPA pleads for votes ahead of Anambra election

UCLA Players Apologize for Shoplifting in China

Academy tasks FG, others on investment in science, research

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit, sources say

Oyegun’s Ebonyi visit to strengthen APC ahead of 2019 elections

GEF/SGP spends $50,000 on ecological projects in FCT schools

Anambra: REC assures on credible polls

Board urges filmmakers to produce more movies for children

Senate debates 2018 budget next week

IFAD-VCDP to establish animal feed processing plant worth N2m in Niger

Local Bitcoin trade drops almost 16% as investors switch allegiance

2018 budget non-oil projection may not be attainable – PwC

BusinessDay 16 Nov 2017

CeBIH retreat to focus on financial inclusion

Aviation Watch: On new runways and it’s necessity

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

FG plans sale of three power plants to fund 2018 budget

Aiico Insurance hit by rising combined ratios as profit slumps

Nigeria begins roadshow to raise $2.5bn Eurobond

CBN to cut interest rate by March 2018, analysts say

Delta leverages strong partnerships to enhance services, grow connectivity

Counterfeit products creating problems for Nigeria seized by law enforcement agencies

Digital rights and freedom bill 2016: Hope for better protection of online rights?

Crucial need for a viable economic environment for Nigerian youths

2018 budget proposals: facts behind the figures

Nigeria’s new vehicle sales drop to 10,000 units in 2017

Lagos development and the imperative for taxation

TSA probe: Reps move to recover over $401m unpaid revenues from banks, others

UPDATED: Global silence as military coup shoves 93-year old Mugabe aside

How Mugabe lost his grip on power

FEC approves construction of N27.23bn Gombe- Biu contract

Buhari directs reinstatement of Obiano’s aides

Fayemi affirms FG’s ownership of Ajaokuta Steel

Tribunal in Katsina nullifies lawmaker’s election

Eurobonds account for a fifth of Nigeria’s $15.35bn in foreign debt

WAEC Nigeria unveils additional diet of examination for 2018

NNPC records trading deficit of ₦5.74 bn in August

ICAO designates Air Peace official airline of world aviation forum

IPMAN lauds FG ‘s commencement of oil exploration in 5 states

Nigerians pay more for diesel, petrol

Pasta & Broccoli

Terrorism deaths decline 80% as Nigeria retains global index position

NCS Zone `C’ Compliance Team impounds contraband worth N95m

JAMB commences plans for 2018 UTME

Kaduna govt. signs MoU to integrate its contracting platforms

Niger Govt. spends N4.3bn on schools’ renovation, furniture

Residents of Abakaliki laud President Buhari’s agricultural initiative

Kaduna reviews agric investment plan

Buhari calls for calm, respect for constitution in Zimbabwe

Education graduates to undergo one year internship soon

Zimbabwe army cordons off Presidential seat of power

My appointments based on merit, track record – Buhari

Update 1: Nigeria’s inflation drops by 15.91% in October

China restocks oil as prices slump a third day

Zimbabwe’s military seizes power, end seen to Mugabe’s ignoble rule

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Army tanks seen near capital as political tensions rise

Nigeria’s new vehicle sales drops to abysmal 10,000 units

BusinessDay 15 Nov 2017

D-8: Osinbajo calls for less dependence on oil

FG budgets N10b for Enyimba and Nnewi Industrial Parks

Litigations may derail power sector eligible customers’ regime

Naira yields seen falling as Senate approves $5.5bn external loan

MSCI removes Forte Oil, FBN, PZ and Guinness from frontier market index

Niger Insurance turns a profit from recession lows

Focus shift to building global response to tax crime

Customer-centricity in Microfinance: How to make it work

‘We see benefits of retaining legacies of Oando and also bringing forward strong positions of Helios’

OVH Energy: Tackling capacity deficiency in Nigerian oil, gas industry through investments

NABG engages stakeholders on tomato price stabilisation, post harvest losses

How to make your strategy work: Why 90% of strategies fail and what you can do about it

TBWA, MADE, Abia start branding campaign to grow Aba-made shoes, other products

Non-oil contribution to 2018 government revenue requires more than rhetoric

Insurer bolsters Govt. push for financial inclusion with launch of mobile solution

FG to deploy key reforms to improve revenues

Reps, AGF, others set up committee to harmonize positions on NFIU autonomy

PDP Chair: We won’t leave party if we lose – Aspirants

Nigeria continues World Cup campaign on a brighter note

Money and Success- Life With Kayode- E5

Sugar High Sugar Low : The Short Film

CodeLagos: SystemSpecs, LASG invest in capacity development

Moscow wants to sell MiG-35s to more than 30 countries

Experts foresee telcos merging in Nigeria for market share acquisition

Uniben signs MoU for production of tablets to boost e-learning

Finance minister, foreign investor hold talks on cotton textile industry

UNICAF offers scholarships to all NYSC corps member in Lagos

Reps probe multi-million contract scam in Defence Ministry

UPDATED: Senate probes N20trn unremitted stamp duties

​‘Bedsheets market in Nigeria could grow by 220% in 2018’

WATCH: Front page stories

What separates ten bank CEOs from the rest?

Nigeria’s public debt stock rises to N20.37trn says DMO

FG to allow private sector explore for Nigeria’s oil- Kachikwu

Nigerian movie to watch out for

FIFA says World Cup ticket sales resumes on Thursday

Senate probes N20trn unremitted stamp duties

Breaking News: Senate gives green light for $5.5bn borrowing

US oil output to rocket says IEA

Ocheni tasks CITN on transparency, accountability in public service

WATCH: Ten bank CEOs make N12.1 billion from stock market rally in 2017

Dogara tasks military to protect democracy

Ocheni tasks CITN on transparency, accountability in public service

Monday, November 13, 2017

BusinessDay 14 Nov 2017

Nestle Nigeria Plc: Focus and market peneration strategy underpins profit

Student housing: Emerging investment frontier with high yield, stable cash-flow

Ten bank CEOs make N12.1 billion from stock market rally in 2017

‘Cloud is the most powerful force in information technology’ – Oracle

Banks’ personal cost soars to N345.36bn in nine months

Nigerian passengers face discriminatory baggage charges from Emirates airline

Diaspora Nigerian home buyers gain as AMDC, Meristem partner on new housing initiative

Over 200,000 tons of used batteries leave Nigeria annually, killing local recycling businesses – Ugbor

A morally bankrupt police leadership creates serious concerns

SEC innovation has led to effective operation of Nigerian capital market – Gwarzo

FITC CEO Newman honored, harps on financial inclusion

Powergas advocate use of compressed natural gas as driver of economic growth

Sona Group boosts ethanol production with 43.8m litres plant in Ogun

NASS management cautions staff on financial abuses

FG has recovered $64.6m from int’l electricity customers – Fashola

Buhari’s visit to S/East ‘No big deal’- Presidency

SGF visits former Vice President Ekwueme in London- Presidency

Nigerian legal profession under threats- Osinbajo

Harmattan exposes poor instrumentation of Nigerian airports

Strike: ASUP to meet with FG on Wednesday for dialogue

West Africa’s off-grid solar market boom drives Lumos expansion

Airline revenue of $1.2 bn blocked across Africa -IATA

Masari presents N211.4bn appropriation for 2018

Phillips Consulting names Robert Taiwo new MD

Movie Review: Idahosa Trails

Nigeria recovers N19.7bn electricity debts from Benin, Niger

USAID to distribute N2.9m treated nets in Sokoto

Katsina Govt. spends N1.7bn on renovation of General Hospitals in 2017

FG to invest more in entertainment infrastructure

Terminal operators kick against new tank farm in Apapa

The Genocide Memorial: From gory sights to tourist boom

ASUP strike paralyses academic activities at Auchi Poly

DBN canvasses increased funding for MSMEs

US supporting development in Nigeria’s agric sector – USAID Director

Institute wants FG to support made-in-Nigeria goods

US oil producers adding more rigs on price surge

Osinbajo calls for consensus on Legal practice in Nigeria

Buhari’s visit to Turkey attracts 23 companies

Maiden NAAA confab to focus on investors’ confidence

Lagos assures private sector of support, partnership

JETRO, LCCI partner to boost trade relations

WATCH: Major institutional funds own 7.4% of Nigeria banks valued at N334 bn

Apple Bars

BusinessDay 13 Nov 2017

Harmonised public-private partnerships could fix school management gap

Nigeria’s airports do not need a second runway 

Nigeria’s expanding budget size does not give much to cheer about

Sunday, November 12, 2017

How collapse of key industries affects Nigerian economy

Major institutional funds own 7.4% of Nigeria banks valued at N334 bn

Proposed 2018 budget silent on subsidy

Consumer firms gross margins rebound from recession lows

Nigeria mustn’t gloat over modest progress on ease of doing business

Analysts predict Seplat will pay dividend next year

Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers pays over N279billion to retirees

LSETF disburses N4.1bn to 4,762 MSMEs

Diversion of food and aid in the Northeast must stop

FG to launch Kaduna Dry Port of over 29,000 TEUs in December

Simple steps to stop overspending today

Ease of Doing Business: SON begins 60 days MANCAP certification for SMEs

Arms trading imminent within security agencies – DSS, Customs tell Reps

Anambra polls: IGP deploys additional 26,000 personnel

Airtel bags three awards at NTITA 2017

N700m invested on IT Infrastructure, Human Capital, Civil Works says Mines Ministry

NIRSAL, Union Bank sign pact to unlock N10bn Agriculture finance

FG places security on red alert as Buhari visits South East 

External reserves to hit $40bn end of 2018, says Emefiele

25 Cities commit to become emissions neutral by 2050

N30trn revenue loss: Senate vows to publish names of culpable companies

World Cup: Morocco, Tunisia qualify as Ivory Coast miss out

Gov. Wike and Amaechi in Port Harcourt fracas

Stagnancy: 400 deprived deputy directors petition Presidency

Emefiele outlines projections for 2018

Reps mull bill to strengthen Value Added Services in Telecom industry

Anambra: We risk state of emergency if we don’t vote – Oduah

Wike in London: The long trip, the exploits, benefits, and the many controversies

‘The church must balance biblical teachings for growth and development’

‘Why I adopt voluntary donation in our association’

How superstition holds back Ebonyi huge salt industry

Roasted Berries & Banana Puree

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Lobbying lawmakers to pass 2018 budget by December 31

How Nigeria Defence Corp is fighting to protect oil facilities in Niger Delta

Ahead 2019: Abe gets nod from home to seek APC guber ticket

Investors group hails first-ever N120bn Bodo-Bonny Road project attempt

End in sight over Ibadan chieftaincy row as Oluwo wades in

Philip Morris Limited recognised as ‘Top Employer in Nigeria’

‘We are committed to sustainably improving literacy rate in Nigeria’

In England, fans don’t watch many matches as MultiChoice is providing- Okocha

Akwa Ibom: New possibilities, greater strides

Abia PDP SWC says all offices in 2019 are open …

Omoigui-Okauru, Akpata, Ihonvbere, others tackle institutional barriers to investments at Alaghodaro summit

Clerics call for more transparency in governance as Bethel Victory Convention holds Nov 21

Niran Adedokun profiles Lola Fani-Kayode, Amaka Igwe, 15 others in new book

BusinessDay 12 Nov 2017

Kogi shifts LG election to 2018

GE to invest $2.7bn in infrastructure—Amaechi

Abuja-Kaduna rail: FG to inaugurate 10 new coaches

GE to invest $2.7bn in infrastructure – Amaechi

Bitcoin speculation likely to reduce on SegWit2X cancellation

Nigerian Police shoots down ranking as world’s worst

W/Cup qualifiers: Football enthusiasts hail Eagles’ unbeaten run

ToLet.com.ng ups online property listing stake with acquisition of Jumia House

Emefiele assures of monetary easing, FX appreciation in 2018

Nigeria draw 1-1 in final World Cup qualifier in Algeria

Quinoa with Spiced Apples Carrots & Onions

Tech Talk: S1 E3 Current happenings in the tech industry

Friday, November 10, 2017

Nigeria Police ranked Africa’s worst in global report

Movie Review: Unlocked

ACCI advocates timely release of funds on budget implementation

The Maina gate

Okadabooks for the week

ACCI calls on timely release of funds on budget implementation

CBN extends settlement banking arrangement January 2018

FG to tackle rising poverty through developmental financing

Listen to Isaac Anyaogu break down of the front page story

Nigeria’s unfavourable tax laws, 14% import duty threaten planned national shipping line

Things to do in Lagos S1 E5

Oil rises above $64 as market seeks new floor

BoI raises concern over rising spate of poverty in Africa

What to know about investing in FG’s savings bond

Mambilla Power Project back on track after 40 years

Flour millers invest N470m on locally grown wheat

KiaKia launches alternative credit scoring, virtual lending platform

Navy to inaugurate 20 patrol boats to boost maritime operations in Delta

UBEC trains 1m teachers in 7 years

Expert urges FG to merge Arik, Aero to form national carrier

UNESCO supports FG to save Lake Chad from extinction

Fashola refutes allegations of fraud, diversion of $350m against power ministry

African Culture and Design Festival returns after 40 years

Thursday, November 09, 2017

BusinessDay 10 Nov 2017

CBL Internship provides multiple opportunities for basketball players– Ugo Udezue

‘CBL Internship provides multiple opportunities for basketball players’ – Ugo Udezue

Listing IJVs could boost stock market cap by $10bn

NPF Microfinance Bank reports strong earnings growth amid monumental challenges

Law Union and Rock’s grip on customers drives premium

Hotel margins hit by multiple taxes amid rising costs

Taking medication and breast feeding, what mothers need to know

YABATECH hosts $1mn Hult prize competition in Nigeria

2018 budget passage must transcend selfish politics

Kaduna Electric signs $45m vendor-financing contract for 200,000 meters

Is it a good time for investors to put their money in Nigeria?

Kola Aluko’s penthouse sold in New York’s biggest foreclosure auction

Some Nigerian companies are building tomorrow’s transport

BoI raises concern over rising spate of poverty in Africa

Shell, Total, others give conditions to achieve oil/gas transformation agenda

Petrobras, BTG Pactual to sell their Nigerian oil venture

Profit taking: NSE All-Share Index loses 0.24%

CBN creates over 7.1m direct jobs in intervention schemes

NDIC warns depositors against investing in digital currencies, wonder banks

Reps to probe commercial banks over duties payment to CBN

FG set to approve 3 modular refineries in Edo, processing 4 more – Kachikwu

Nigeria plans $2.3 bln in oil asset equity restructuring- DMO

Court orders temporary forfeiture of Osborne Towers flat

Giving doctors what they need to avoid burnout

Buhari to provide bailout funds for States to meet doctors’ demands – says Dogara

PDP Convention: Let will of the people prevail – Mark

NIRSAL to commit 75% balance sheet to mechanised agriculture

FG develops incentives for economy growth

Edo to cultivate 100,000 hectares oil palm in 3 years – Obaseki

ICRC calls for national emergency on Nigeria’s infrastructure

Over 3,000 federal pensioners begin verification in Kwara

LCCI lauds 30.8% capital allocation

WATCH: How FG plans to restructure oil JVs

UNIDO/HP trains 200 people in entrepreneurship, ICT

Senate approves $350m World Bank loan for Ogun State DPO

Charcoal dealers cry over low patronage in Enugu

Ado Odo/Ota LGA generates N78m in 8 months

NYSC begins process for biometric clearance of corps members in South-South

Experts decry dearth of aviation infrastructure in Nigeria

Militants accuse politicians of hijacking Amnesty programme in Ondo

11,000 pupils benefit from FG’s cash transfer in Niger

Agge Deep SeaPort to commence activities before end of Dickson’s tenure in 2020

Dana Air flies 2.7m passengers in 9 years, says Official

AADFI urge innovative financing to boost intra-African trade

BusinessDay 09 Nov 2017

Watermelon Picnic Punch

Yobe Govt. approves N1.4bn for irrigation, health, electricity projects

EFCC recovered N738.9bn in 2 years – Magu

Osinbajo predicts better economy if Nigerians work together

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Ease of Doing Business: World Bank pledges Support for Nigeria

How FG plans to restructure oil JVs

IGP rejects Senate’s probe on Misau’s allegation

Africa Prudential’s consistent earnings growths lift stock

Reinsurance gap opens door for new operator

Jumia tightens e-commerce competition for Black Friday sales

Budget 2018 faces execution risk over bullish revenue forecast

Nestle Nigeria introduces new seasoning cube as Q3 margins upsurge

U.K. retail sales weaken as Cash-strapped consumers hold back

Cement firms see steady sales growth despite economic slowdown

Fulani herdsmen must be reined in as a matter of national urgency

How Nigeria can develop key tourism market segments to grow the economy

Global Retail Update

Manchester City post record revenues of £473.4m

Nigeria gets global acclaim for assets recovery

Maina: Danbazzau’s absence stalls Senate probe

Ex-Yahoo CEO apologises for data breach, blames Russians

2019: PDP renews call for Atiku’s return

Ambode orders speedy remodelling of Agege Stadium

Reps begin probe of unpaid VAT by telecoms, vendors

Unknown Disease: Buhari direct health minister to investigate

Nigeria loses $5b annually to rice smugglers

Does Nigeria have sub-Saharan Africa’s highest diabetic cases?

Nigeria’s booming start-up scene draws foreign investment

Security, infrastructure vandalism to undermine 2018 budget

Delta Health Ministry proposes N6.7bn for 2018

Reps probe MDAs over alleged N115bn tax evasion

NNPC pledges more support for Nigerian indigenous coys in oil & gas

FG approves N5.5bn for Erosion Control in 6 states

FG urges British investors to help commercialise Nigerian research findings

Nigeria cannot afford a militancy problem now

Turmeric Pick-Me-Up

Still on Buhari’s list of of appointees

PTAD to verify sick pensioners at home, hospitals

Envoy says increasing Norwegian companies interested in Nigeria

Era of abandoned projects over – APC

FG’s non-oil revenue projection impresses expert

HoS, Chief of Staff reconcile

NAGAFF cautions freight forwarders on compliance with trade rules

Bayelsa Govt. withholds salaries of 4,204 workers

What China reveals about the future of innovation

Ambode orders dredging of 4 ferry routes

The oil price rally

Nigeria’s improvement on the ease of doing business ranking

One brave Soldier- Abu Ali

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

BusinessDay 08 Nov 2017

UPDATED: Senate rejects probe of Excess Crude Account

Moody’s downgrades Nigeria’s sovereign issuer rating to B2 with a stable outlook

Buhari seeks oil JV restructuring to fund 2018 budget

Linkage Assurance Q3 profit spikes on dividend income

Double edged oil rally revives petrol subsidy controversy

Apple taps debt markets to fund $300bn in returns

Nigeria loses N617bn export revenue to mycotoxins in food

Weak policy responses understate microfinance success

Federal Government: Get creative and forget about BVN funds

‘Zero-tolerance for corruption is reason for high level of accountability in Rwanda’

Expert advocates regulation for data protection, confidentiality as technology drives healthcare

‘Only two million Nigerians have insurance policies’

Highlighting the need to imbibe savings culture

Impending uptick in exploration activities with expected increase in 2018 CAPEX

OVH Energy launches Lagos Midstream Jetty, saves Nigeria N43bn annually

Budget: FG urged to allocate more funds to infrastructure

EFCC docks 6 foreigner, 23 Nigerians for illegal bunkering

Mixed reactions trail 2018 budget presentation

Business Trade responds to market demand with affordable luxury

Jersey Island gives conditions for return of $300 million Abacha loot

Buhari’s proposed budget heightens support for government’s ease of doing business‎ drive

2018 Budget: Buhari begs for peace amidst militants’ threats to oil facilities

Budget: Saraki tasks FG to harness N40trn tax revenue

CBN to empower 10,000 youths in Ondo through agriculture

Party supporters demand stomach infrastructure from Obaseki

FG plans six staple crop processing zones in 2018 budget

Telcos ready to break DSTV’s football content monopoly in 2019

No more protection in offshore tax havens – Adeosun

Fashion Business: Heineken’s Lagos Fashion and Design Week S1E2

Update 1: 2018 budget: Buhari projects N2.442tr oil revenue

Singapore ranked world’s priciest city for 4th consecutive year

Schoolstoreng partners Pi-Top on new laptop for school children

Enelamah unveils plan to install 18,000km of fibre optic

Contributors still asking about safety of their pensions…

Senate rejects probe of Excess Crude Account

Senate refers MTEF, FSP to committees

Banks, businesses shut down as Buhari presents N8.60trn budget

My BusinessDay internship experience

WATCH: Concerns mount over 2018 budget

Lagos infrastructural renewal threatened on back of tax default   

Quick Indonesian Fried Rice

Monday, November 06, 2017

BusinessDay 07 Nov 2017

Dogara, new SGF seek end to Executive-Legislature rift

Concerns mount over 2018 budget as Buhari presents appropriation bill today

Wapic Insurance is efficient as underwriting profit surge

China’s bottom-up approach to electrification holds lessons for Nigeria

C&I Leasing, Fidson, May & Baker lead NSE 37% gains

Ease of doing business: Need for sustained efforts

Presidency applauds UN verdict on 2019 elections

European energy groups push EU for tougher climate change goals

Stanbic IBTC provides 20 children with prosthetic limbs, education trust funds

Truecaller enters Nigerian market

The demystification of Buhari gradually reaches a crescendo

Okomu Oil’s winning streak continues on government policy

Data shortage stalling $3.2bn private education investment opportunity

Recession: Osinbajo blames Nigeria’s woes on corruption, over dependence on oil

We will continue to engage N/Delta groups- Usani

Nigeria’s pension fund asset surges to over N7trn

Emenalo quits Chelsea after ten years

Super Eagles in Rabat for World Cup qualifier- Olajire

INEC deploys 23,000 for Anambra polls – REC

The GATT is 70. But can the WTO survive the Trumpian attack?

Ekweremadu advocates visa free regime among commonwealth nations

Osun concludes biometric registration of 5,000 artisanal miners

Taraba grazing reserve law takes off January- lshaku

Mugabe sacks VP Mnangagwa

Texas gunman’s in-laws, frequented church where 26 people were killed

Osun LG poll threatened as lawyer demands sack of electoral body

British charity worker dies in Nigeria

Abia State Govt. seeks industrial development partnership with U.S.

Tin-Can Command of NCS generated N237.26bn revenue in 10 months

Lagos State Government moves against tax defaulters

Non-payment of electricity bills will worsen power supply – ANED

Bayelsa denies taking fresh N40bn loan

How APC discord compounds Apapa chaos

Sokoto spends N800m to build women development centres

Our media focused initiatives to address poor reporting in Nigeria – PwC

Nigeria’s power sector troubles seen constraining foreign direct investments

Diamond Bank profit beats estimates amid tough operating environment

All On makes first investments in Nigeria’s off-grid market

Zamfara govt. announces new measures on salary payment

Niger LG set aside N308m to construct 15km road project

IMF sees Uganda growth at 5 per cent

SON impounds 560bags of sugar in Kebbi

Buratai promises prompt payment of operational allowances

Collaboration key to successful digital innovation – KPMG

FG drops Obono-Obla, bars him from interviews

Nigeria’s solid minerals sector may not attract investors soon

Foreign holding of Nigerian debt doubles to 10% says Standard Chartered

Sunday, November 05, 2017

BusinessDay 06 Nov 2017

Lagos may present N1.1 trn budget for 2018

Bank’s interest expense hits N789.15 billion in Q3

Economic reforms to suffer as politics takes centre stage

Five fascinating business facts – Part 42

Why is NNPC digging into oil when even Saudi is getting out

Scramble for LNG spot market may catch Nigeria unawares

The legal pillars of civilisation Nigeria hasn’t fully embraced

Another irrational levy on oil operators

Blessing Sule: The innovative female furniture maker

XKPMG tipping point (the tide is rising/turning)

Ade Bajomo resigns as NSE executive director

Questions to ask before considering a financial advisor

Trump’s Asia trip

Emefiele sets direction of economy for 2018

BDSpark Empowers You With Computer Coding Scholarship Courtesy Univelcity

Buhari-Tinubu meeting: Fence-mending or political stunt?

Corporate social investment is key to the sustainability of our business – Stanbic IBTC boss

LG polls: Udom, Makarfi assure on PDP victory in A’Ibom

Swift introduces Remita for convenient payments

‘Want to send a memo to Gov Ifeanyi Okowa? Check your figures again’

Presidency release list of Buhari’s appointees

Why Anambra gubernatorial is most expensive election in Nigeria, by INEC

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Why National Assembly may not pass 2018 Budget by December 31

Borrowing plan ‎of Nigeria… time to plant

Onovo, Sonaiya task Presidency on authentic list of Buhari’s appointees

2018 Budget: How security lapses caused delayed presentation

Southern Sun names date for Golf Day tournament

Edo residents count gains of anti-crime strategy, commend govt, new CP

Nigerians need to believe in the country for any meaningful change to happen – Apostle Oluwafemi

Kwese free Sports hosts youth basketball clinic

Why must a borrower make equity contribution?

Females taking the lead at 40,000ft above sea level

Ekiti 2018: Ojudu as the catalyst

Fall of Lawrence Anini, ‘the son of dog’

Ajogwu, Castellote present book on collecting art Nov 10

Stop killing yourselves, you’re our future, Ojudu pleads with Ekiti youths

CSO commends FMBN on debt recovery

Food value chain and economic development

Three Crown Milk, competition as a positioning tool

Partners commit to raise N3.6m to support cancer patients

Ugwuanyi moves College of Education (Technical), approves N250m to effect relocation

COWLSO’s milk of kindness to mothers and children

WATCH: The Roundup S1E7

WATCH: CEO Muster.NG speaks on NIgeria’s first rent-share platform

Osun will support abolition of HND/BSc dichotomy – Aregbesola

Dogara tasks security agencies on advanced tools against violence

Zenera Consulting emerges ‘Most Inspiring Agency’ for 2017

Buhari’s aide fingers Jonathan in renewed Niger Delta Avengers threat

Appointments: Buhari committed to serving all Nigerians- Presidency 

Friday, November 03, 2017

Bundesliga, Ligue 1 games live on StarTimes

Oyo Boxing Association boss lauds GOtv for taking NextGen Search 3 to Ibadan

Ogun: Leveraging on intensive tax-based revenue, World Bank credit to expand budget portfolio in 2018

Obafemi Martins Foundation donates hospital equipment to Lagos Govt

I will appear before the Senate if- IGP Idris

Nigeria dangles incentives to lure more investments into economy

TechnoServe offers business solutions to SMEs

Buhari approves Ekwueme’s treatments abroad

A survey reveals what makes leaders successful

Leaders aren’t great at judging how inclusive they are

In the NFL workplace, players hold the upper hand

FRSC, Guinness flag off ‘Ember’ month safety campaign

S1 E4: Things to do in Lagos

Ambode appoints new HoS, council secretaries

Huawei to unveil video platform at AfricaCom

Oil majors on road to recovery after years of pain

Apple on track for ‘biggest quarter ever’ after iPhone X launch

What to consider when buying a rights issue

Nigeria, others adopt ‘Abuja Statement’‎ on trade facilitation

UPDATE 1: Niger Delta Avengers suspend ceasefire

44,368 livestock farmers benefit from GEMS4 feed finishing project

NNPC, Agip JV commit to 480MW increase in power generation

Osun, others pay over 30% to FAAC for debt servicing in 9 months

Sports Business: Breaking down Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Prize Money

Did Atiku declare for presidency or didn’t he?

2019: Atiku Abubakar declares for Presidency

5 ways Canada’s new immigrant plan will impact Nigerians

Thursday, November 02, 2017

BusinessDay 03 Nov 2017

Shipping firms squeeze businesses with demurrage, container charges

Oil firms seek PE deals to fund marginal field bids

Dangote Sugar records strong profit margins in Q3

30% of all employees in Nigeria, Africa have high blood pressure

On a scale of 1-10, I would rate the Nigerian manufacturing sector 4/10– Adebola

Hilton’s expansion strategy opens opportunity for local real estate players

Madu, a budding artiste with eyes on stardom

HBC Resort entices with nature, healthy offerings

Bristow Helicopters fills gap of commercial flight operations

AVOLN says multiple taxation toughening business environment

Sham rerun election in Kenya

Northeast puts Nigeria in comity of hunger-inflicted nations

Letting the Cat out of the Trap

Group deepens entrepreneurship, academic learning

New Osun Airport to save Nigeria N22bn annually – Concessionaire

Curry Cashews

Copies of MTEF, FSP not yet circulated to members, 4 days to presentation of 2018 budget 

CBN warns public of scammers, fraudsters

2019: Buhari must go through primaries, Says Okorocha

FAAN warns public of fraudulent recruitment agents

BusinessDay’s Anudu wins Wits University investigation nomination

BT profits dented by sports rights investment

State House Clinic scam: We can’t risk Mr President’s life- Reps warn

China pledges more commitment to Nigeria’s industrial, power development

Tech Talk: Payant a Kaduna-based fintech is cooking something

Does Nigeria’s visa on arrival policy work?

Dogara calls for establishment of Chinese production plants in Nigeria

FirstMobile beats competitors as app with most star rating

At over $7,000, is bitcoin a bubble?

Kogi, labour dispute will soon be resolved – Okatahi

Osinbajo pushes for greater regional trade

Agege Stadium to be ready for CAF champions league- Ambode

Buhari confirms BusinessDay story, presents 2018 budget next Tuesday

E-conext Unveils e-Learning and Global Job Platform for Skilled Professionals

Episode 3 -Living The Dream – Life with Kayode Fahm

Corruption: Saraki urges police chief to appear before committee

Diaspora remittances to Nigeria seen staging gradual comeback

SFH unveils condom variants to expand brand visibility

Rapid urbanisation threatening Lagos rich ecosystem – Ambode

Shrimp with Citrus Avocado Mash

BusinessDay 02 Nov 2017

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Bitcoin surges past $6,500 on CME plan to introduce Futures

52 weeks of robust stock trading

Lagos, Delta rank top in states’ first sub-national index

Power and responsibility

Medview’s Q3 net income slumps on rising operating cost

We cannot make regulations for the market without engaging the market – CPC Boss

Ecobank reiterates more support for import, export trade

As ease of doing business improves

BVN: Time to wield the big stick

Firms tap capital markets for N371 bn as sentiment turns positive

Is Nigeria ready for cop 23?

A sustainable legal practice should bring value to the clients it serves- Anire Kanyi

FG moves to establish biofuel plant in Ondo State

Nigeria begins review of its Financial Inclusion Strategy

Forex daily turnover rises as CBN auctions N100.84bn in Treasury Bills

Dogara condoles with Tinubu over son’s death

ECOWAS, ICRC review implementation of Int’l Humanitarian Law treaties in W/Africa

APC leader Tinubu loses first son Jide

No enmity among PDP chairmanship aspirants- Dokpesi

FIFA World Cup trophy to arrive Nigeria March

Bitcoin surge as leading derivatives platform announce trade in cryptocurrency

Group seeks Presidency intervention in agencies’ attacks on Intels

Customs introduces AEO to streamline cargo clearance, curb arms import

FREIA to rally arts, real estate, interior design stakeholders in Africa

Innovators emerge from Dutch-Nigeria student exchange programme

With 2.98MB, Zenith Bank’s mobile app tops 16 competitors in size

TransferWise to make pound-naira transfer 20% cheaper

Nigeria’s improved doing business ranking

NEPC, ECD programme to stimulate SME export to EU

ACCI lauds FG’s improved ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking

Reps probe contracts, funds utilisation by 37 federal varsities

2018 Budget: Senate yet to receive Buhari’s letter

MTN IPO seen hitting market in 6 months

Private sector must drive Nigeria’s aspiration to improve economic wellbeing of citizens- Ezekwesili

Buhari to present 2018 budget, tomorrow

NNPC, Ondo state 65m Biofuel Plant to create 1m jobs

Maina, others must be prosecuted, Afenifere tells FG

Okadabooks for the week: ‘Crocodile girl’

Rising business expectation, consumer confidence boost October PMI to new high

Stranded dreams on lush green rivers

Relief for Nigeria, others as oil roars above $61

CBN reiterates commitment to achieving forex convergence

UCL: Roma’s El Shaarawy brace sinks Chelsea

Manufacturing PMI records slow growth in October

Conoil defies industry slide as Q3 turnover rises

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

BusinessDay 01 Nov 2017

FG hands over design of Apapa-Oworonshoki road to Dangote

Nigeria takes a big step forward in ease of doing business ranking

Nigerian poultry farmers say imports threaten N330bn market

Nigeria contributes 0.05% of UK’s £30bn food imports

NEM Insurance’s premium income spikes amid tough operating environment

Contractor financing seen attractive for marginal fields projects

Modular refineries as new investment frontier for oil producing states