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Businessday Nigeria Archive for July 2018Rss

Monday, July 30, 2018

ICTEL Expo beams light on investment opportunities in ICT

ICT can alleviate poverty, create wealth for Nigerians – Expert

Experiential marketers’ body enhances disciplinary code, reviews constitution

GTBank, educationists, experts proffer solutions for autistic children

Consumer spending drops despite growth in real income

FIFA to analyse technical outcome of Russia 2018 World Cup with member associations 

Imo State deputy governor Eze Madumere impeached

Unpaid YouWin graduates lay siege on APC Secretariat

Man United players should consider curtailing holidays, says Mourinho

Abdullahi Adamu is a mischievous liar, says Saraki

FG tackles negative trade agreements

PTDF ends requests for extension of its scholarship programmes

US, NAPTIP call for concerted efforts against human trafficking

Atiku, Saraki, Dogara in ringing condemnation of plot to oust Ortom

Ortom’s impeachment notice, a nullity – Mark

PenCom to enrol, verify FG employees in South West

Nigerian Breweries berths with disappointing H1’18 scorecards

Stemming growing cases of CKD in Nigeria

Nigeria lags on deployment of LTE to full capacity

Simply Green Launches a new menu+Juice

It is fire for fire – PDP reps tell Buhari, Police

Investors cheer CCNN, Dangote sugar, FCMB results

Nigeria not in the future plans of oil majors

‘Poverty, a major cause of vote buying syndrome’

Naira depreciates as CBN official rate increases in July 2018

I am still Governor of Benue State – Ortom

FG committed to diversification of economy – minister

Mission shocked by alleged killing of Nigerian by fellow Nigerian in SA

How SMEs can navigate the difficult business environment in Nigeria

Faangs take diverging paths as investors rethink prospects

US bank M&A under a cloud after share price falls

3 simple ways to get leads on LinkedIn

Workplace communities matter — now more than ever

Financial world doomed to repeat bad behaviour

Don laments poor funding of education

For Buhari, army habits die hard as he defies court orders

Sunday, July 29, 2018

How defections exposed the rot in APC

BusinessDay 30 Jul 2018

Tier-based capitalisation, best for insurance industry at this time – FBNInsurance

Earnings season lifts stocks as investors cheer results

NEM Insurance outperforms peers on NSE Insurance goods Index

Cyclical stocks take the shine at Nigeria bourse, as economy moves out of recession

INEC in a fix over funding of 2019 elections

Dangote’s FT interview: The indefensibility of crony capitalism

How iCreate Africa celebrated World Youth Skills Day

How Vilsquare Makers’ Hub grooms techpreneurs to address social problems

AACN London conference showcases Nigeria’s potential for local, regional investments

World’s 4.5m electric car surge should worry Nigeria

Fidson Healthcare and Astymin Brilliance Reward 2018

Minister promises better welfare package for national women football teams

Pension fund assets hit N8.14tr- PenCom

FG committed to diversification of economy – Minister

Stakeholders seek dissolution of Kwara APC Executive

Dasuki petitions NBA over AGF’s utterances justifying his continued detention

Whyte beats Parker in heavyweight boxing clash

Labour calls for quick passage of wage bill after negotiation

Farmers to get 9m yam seedlings under CBN programme

Nigeria recalls 2.4 million bottles of codeine cough syrup

NFF to absorb Carle Ikeme into Super Eagles’ coaching crew

Falconets ready for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

Presidential campaign issues: Economy, security, job creation to dominate

Wealth building products still in short supply despite growth

Ortom bombs Oshiomhole

The desperation over Saraki: The name of the game is power

Thrills, frills and razzmatazz at BusinessDay States Good Governance Awards 2018

What makes Nollywood bubbly and exciting for foreign and local audiences – Aghahowa

Oando, CCNN’s impressive half year results lift market capitalisation by N9bn

Why I want to replace Gbenga Ashafa in the Senate – Lanre Razak

Saturday, July 28, 2018

‘Small businesses need structured finance system to access credit facility’

World Cup: Russia economy soars high, over $13.5bn in GDP as fans splash out $1.5bn

BusinessDay 29 Jul 2018

Gov. Ikpeazu happy with construction work at Enyimba stadium

The intrigues about Land titles (2)

How close-knit is Tinubu to Buhari?

Why I resigned from PDP – Kammonke Abam

Many ways to die in Nigeria

Defection, in whose interest?

A season of political carpetbaggers

Aspiring entrepreneurs latch unto collaborative platforms of co-working space

Ambode’s success model for security

Viral hepatitis: why you should take precautions

Muhammad Ali Pate international school of public health starts in 2019

Why is my kid’s poop green?

INEC in a dilemma over funding ahead of 2019 elections

Trump, son at legal risk if found lying about Russia meeting

Anambra to partner investors on export of spices

Buhari to supporters: We have not started campaigns

Every minute, 23 girls get married worldwide – UNAIDS

Friday, July 27, 2018

Current gas being flare can generate 3,000MW – DPR

Financial Autonomy Act: NASS tasks state assemblies on accountability

CBN injects $340m, CNY 69m into retail SMIS

New code of corporate governance splits CEO, Chairman’s roles

FG cautioned on route choices, transparency with new Nigeria Air

Nigerian airlines lack appropriate feedback mechanisms – CPC

Apapa: Time to reflect on infrastructure maintenance

Orange holding off Nigeria investment in wait for mobile money regulatory tweak

How free expression is suppressed in Saudi Arabia

Survey: 68% of CEOs admit they weren’t prepared

All under heaven

Most of AI’s business uses will be in two areas

To see the future of competition, look at Netflix

Sealed with a kiss

How to get someone to put away their phone and actually listen

Edo Innovation Hub maps sustainability path, completes training for 724 entrepreneurs

VFD Group plans expanding into untapped sectors of Nigeria economy

MTN, Microsoft partner to create scalable opportunities for SMEs

SON raises alarm over influx of substandard lubricants in Nigerian market

Ikeja gets Dreamworks new tech store

Safetrust posts over N2bn in earnings

PDP publicity secretary laments unfair treatment of Journalists

German FA boss admits mistakes in Ozil affair

Clean up your own doping house – IOC tells U.S

Senator Dino Melaye resurfaces

Orange holding off Nigeria investment for mobile money regulatory tweak

Ghana’s change of tack holds lessons for boosting financial inclusion in Nigeria

Passengers stranded at Lagos airport as scanning machines pack up

Stakeholders score Nollywood, Censors Board high at Durban Film Festival

BusinessDay 27 Jul 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Naira depreciates as financial market awaits Chinese Yuan auction result Friday

Security chiefs, governors siphon N250bn annually -Transparency Int’l

Nigeria passports now to have 10 years validity

The ladies behind the scenes of LASGIDI COPS

Infrastructure gap fuels expansion in cement industry

Intrigues as Police interrogate Saraki at N/Assembly, Melaye Kidnapped by gunmen

Royal Exchange returns to profit on increased premium income

Gridlock: Osinbajo promises approval to repair Mile 2 – Apapa road in 2 weeks

NYSC certificate scandal: Nigerians poke as Adeosun maintains silence

Know your worth

Lifts are not for children

Konga to re-launch payment on delivery option for e-commerce

Nigeria’s former finance minister, Okonjo-Iweala joins Twitter’s board

Insurance industry recapitalisation opens door for new investors

Expert challenges Nigerians to promote country’s investment opportunities to grow FDIs

What commercial paper notes issuance means for stakeholders

Buhari charges military officers on professionalism, patriotism

Adeleke raises alarm over traitors in Osun PDP

APC defections: Oshiomhole, Reps object automatic tickets

Why Nigeria lags behind SSA peers in financial inclusion

International arrivals, domestic tourism to soar on improved services, infrastructure

APC Reps, Oshiomhole strategize to curb defections

External debt stock rises by 65.82% in one year

GTBank partners New Works, NIS on e-payment solutions

It’s tropical leisure at Ife Grand Resort & Leisure

2019: Defected lawmakers will support Buhari, says Presidency

FG unveils lobby group to boost sectors market potential

Isaac Damian Ezirim receives the Queen’s Young Leaders award

Nigerian regulator assessing Teleology takeover of 9mobile – sources

Dogara, Pro-Buhari lawmakers roll out plans for Buhari’s re-election

Could Neimeth’s stellar performance underpin stock price?

Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed on Mars

Face-off between Oshiohmole, Ngige to be resolved amicably – minister

‘Nigeria’s N208bn Green Bond issuance a step in right direction’

Google announces plan to provide free internet service to Nigerians

NSE reiterates ‘zero tolerance’ policy on market infractions

PDP has raised alarm on attempts to impeach Fayose

Reps issue 48 hours to NERC to reinstate suspended Ibadan DISCO board

Reps begin probe of $21bn debts owed indigenous companies, revenue leakages

Breaking News: Senator Dino Melaye kidnapped by gunmen

APC describes Gov. Ortom’s defection to PDP as surprising

Bribery Allegations: Nigeria Football Coaches Association backs Yusuf

75 stranded Nigerian fans abscond in Russia, says official

AYG football: Nigeria to face Morocco in final

Scientists say no HIV spread with kissing, spitting, biting

Facebook shares crash as privacy rules bite

Saraki absent as 39 APC Senators met Buhari

FCTA bans scavengers in Abuja City

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

BusinessDay 26 Jul 2018

Finance cost rises to N51bn as firms grapple with MPR at 14%

Beta Glass outperforms peers in Industrial goods index

NAICOM releases new capital requirements for insurers

48 political parties set to contest Osun guber poll

Atiku pays tribute to fallen soldiers in the war on terror

Oando, Seplat to see revenue growth as oil rally continues

NCC holds back approval for 9mobile takeover

Nigeria’s cocoa industry: Death of a golden goose

The academia: A season for the examination of conscience

Promoting girls’ education: Need to drop tax on sanitary pads in Nigeria

As Shari’ah council decries killings, marginalization

PDP welcomes Ortom, urges others to return

Again, Saraki writes police

2019: Voters’ registration skewed in favour of North – Southern, Middle Belt Elders raise alarm

Buhari to meet APC Senators tonight

Nigeria, Benin sets up joint committee against smuggling

Siege: Nigeria’s democracy under threat – Ekweremadu

Buhari, common enemy of Nigerians – SDP

TSA Probe: Reps uncover N1.5bn, $4.9m lodged in commercial bank

Two things Osinbajo must address before Silicon Valley arrives

Transsion aims for Africa’s payment space with PalmPay

Use of cryptocurrencies as security blurs equity distinction

Nigerian universities need strategic investment in ICT to compete globally

Make other seaports functional, Ambode urges FG

NAF reactivates C-130H aircraft to enhance operational effectiveness

Market women, NURTW march to Edo House in solidarity

2019: APC South Africa Chapter inaugurates Cape Town branch

FOU Customs impounds contraband items with over N1.1bn Duty Paid Value

Defection: Fear grips Buhari ministers as FEC approves N1.320bn contracts

2019: Shagari declares interest in Sokoto governorship seat

NCAA declares zero tolerance on flight cancellations, delays

Gridlock: FG orders opening of Trailer Park as Apapa gets messier

2019: APC women urged to resist monetary inducement in Ebonyi

Eyeing Trump, China, South Africa call for trade cooperation at BRICS summit

Demonstration farms now compulsory for schools in Enugu state – Commissioner

NECA decries policy flip flop in downstream oil sector

Doctors in Enugu decry high personal income tax deductions

Defections: APC, PDP one and the same- Moghalu

Gridlock: Truck, trailer drivers siege continues on Apapa

2 Face, Simi collaborate on ‘Simisola’ deluxe album

Edo urges residents to sustain prevention as lassa fever threat looms

Poor weather forces Delta Airlines to cancel Nigeria-US flight twice

Lagos hosts Fintech week to acknowledge economic growth through innovation

Presidency meets Security Chiefs

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

BusinessDay 25 Jul 2018

PZ Cussons sees challenging year as profit drops on weak Nigeria sales

Divided private sector puts FG in dilemma over AfCFTA

Risk to economy soars as 2019 politics takes stage

How climate change affects Nigeria’s food security

How insurgency causes setback to Nigeria’s food security

CBN embraces QE, may buy CPs from corporates to push down rates

NPA reviews suspension order on Maerskline, Cosco Shipping, APS and Lansal

Trusts, wills, and a world of untapped opportunities

ANALYSIS: Three years on, Apapa is rocket science for an APC government

FBN to exercise call rights on $300m Eurobond

How to establish an integrated rice processing plant

Eddie Efekoha rises to the pinnacle of his career with another decoration as CIIN president

Amidst the Middle Belt crisis, is it advisable to wait our turn?

Buhari expresses willingness to work with defecting lawmakers

APC retains majority in Senate – Lawan

Neymar out as Ronaldo, Messi, Salah, Modric make FIFA list for Best Player award

Three years on Apapa is rocket science for an APC government

FG orders audit of railway properties as Lagos-Ibadan rail project gains traction

MAN suffers setback as NACCIMA joins support for AfCFTA

Benue assembly has new speaker

CBN to encourage corporates to issue commercial papers as it retains rates

Reps endorse State Police bill as Buhari declines assent to NSCDC bill, 4 others

Electricity distributors not against government policies – ANED

How Saraki dribbled security operatives to preside over Senate

I am still in APC – Sen Akanbi

2019: Bindow pledges to deliver Adamawa to Buhari

Third Mainland Bridge closure now August 24

Investors book N93bn loss as stock market fails to sustain gains

Emir of Kano, partners Girls Connect in tackling girl–child related challenges

R-APC commends APC lawmakers for defecting to PDP

Oil companies under labour strike siege, count losses

VFD Group restates commitment to talent development

X-raying Cristiano Ronaldo’s €117m Juventus move

Nigeria slowing global fight to eradicate AIDS

MPC retains interest rate at 14% for 11th time

Capital market operators blame MTN IPO delay on cloudy economic environment

BusinessDay CEO Apprentice starts August 20th

BREAKING: 36 APC members defect to PDP, ADC

Egypt hikes gas prices by up to 75 pct in IMF-backed austerity plan

15 Senators dump APC for PDP

China to invest $14.7 billion in South Africa

PDP caucus in solidarity protest with defecting APC Senators

Tokyo 2020 Games venues hit by construction delays – organisers

Nigeria, Niger to sign pipeline agreement

Chinese scientists set to unveil helmet to enhance brain functions

Senate adjourns till September 25

Keeping faith with the pension industry

UPDATED: Police Siege: Saraki’s whereabout unknown as senators arrive Senate

National security, businesses at risk over cyberspace vulnerability — Experts

Redefining insurance for generation next, what the industry must do now

NPA advised against waiver to illegal STS operators

NEM Insurance consistent earnings growth driving share appreciation

Video: Coach Salisu Yusuf caught in camera taking ‘bribe’

Monday, July 23, 2018

Digify trains 20 unemployed graduates on Digital Marketing

BusinessDay 24 Jul 2018

Nigerian banks twitter war: What the numbers say

The math on NNPC’s FAAC remittances doesn’t add up

Lagos HQ for 52% of Chinese owned firms in Nigeria

FG may force Discos owners to divest stake

Kemi Adeosun and Buhari’s fight against corruption

NIGCOMSAT, SAWTEL, PSIN sign tripartite agreement to boost public sector with ICT

Why Nigerians must take charge of their future

Cyberspace, IBM collaborate to promote big data and cybersecurity

Lagos ports gridlock: The folly of a nation

Crude refiners see growth in petrochemicals on electric car threat

Apapa ports are most expensive globally

18 banks at risk of losing commercial banking licence in Ghana

Governor Wike’s Third Year Anniversary: Golden Era For Rivers State

CEO should not go on to become chairman of the same company—FRC

Osun guber primary: Ogunbiyi petitions PDP

New Media Bill meant to gag press freedom – Stakeholders

Workers can’t query President Buhari on public service appointment – Ngige

Ecobank, Wema post N53 bn profit at half year 2018

‘My vision of NLNG in another 30 years is actually 15 trains’

ARM Life repositions for growth, records 295% PBT

NFF praises President Buhari for resolution of crisis

Experts seek sustainable funding of sovereign wealth fund

FG may force Discos owners to divest stake on poor performance

Courts shut in Imo as lawyers protest police brutality on members

$322m Abacha loot: Senator advises on measures to avoid re-looting

China’s President Xi pledges win-win cooperation with Africa

Why sovereign default rate spiked in 2017 after 2 decades of low frequency

DPR sanctions 50m barrels of crude oil in first quarter 2018

2019: 13 PDP governorship aspirants oppose Ortom’s return

Unsafe water, dirty environment fuel cholera outbreak

Amaju Pinnick led board takes over NFF office- Sanusi

Edo tasks religious leaders to groom credible leaders, pray for nation’s unity

2018 Abuja Summer Festival to promote family bond, says organisers

FG distributes improved tomato seeds to vegetable farmers in Oyo

Nigeria too poor to meet development expectations – Don

Osun SSG resigns, defects to ADP

Nigeria Air is a failure of communication and strategy for now…

MPC: Economists foresee rates retention due to global, domestic uncertainties

Varied policy frameworks seen constraining Africa’s energy development potential

Young Nigerians should replicate America back home – US official

Building a Million Dollar Side Hustle: The “Girl Boss” Book Brunch

Ex-envoy urges FG to focus on diplomatic search for peace

FG to prosecute airline agents for swindling stranded fans in Russia

2019:Clerics urge improvement on PVC distribution, voter education

2019: Story of juicy offers not true, says Saraki

How weak bank loan slows real estate performance

Comfort for investors as CBN deepens efforts at growing mortgage market

Mortgage finance, Land Use Act resonate as experts chart course for housing sector growth

National carrier: NCAC chief warns against free tickets to politicians

Nigeria’s inflation drops marginally to 11.23% in June 2018

APC blasts PDP, says the opposition looking for life after death

Ngige to Oshiomhole: I have presidential backing not to inaugurate NSITF board

Apapa gridlock: Ambode meets with stakeholders today

Sunday, July 22, 2018

2019: Otti returns for Abia governorship race

BusinessDay 23 Jul 2018

Beware! Politicians are ganging up again. Just for power

Firms bypass banks, raise N226bn CPs at lower rates

These firms are most effective in utilising assets to generate sales

Revenue of US firms in Nigeria hits N2.6trn as FDI reaches $1.3bn

Return of the metals  

Unilever PAT up 60% on higher finance income

Great Nigeria Insurance sets October timeline to delist from NSE

GDL offers N1billion money market fund to investors

GE Power releases whitepaper on digitization of energy transmission, distribution in Africa

“A director shall not fetter his discretion to vote in a particular way” – section 279(6) of CAMA

90 [ninety] candles for Dr. J.K. Randle

EY seeks to harmonise Country by Country Reporting to multinational enterprises

Shipping losses continue to fall but new cyber, climate risks still major concern, says Allianz

Shell’s onshore divestments gather pace with planned $2bn asset sale

Truck drivers defy Osinbajo, continue siege on Apapa

Reps threaten indictment if MDAs fail to appear over recovered funds

Dangling juicy carrots won’t help you, R-APC mocks Buhari, APC

APC and the control of National Assembly

Obasanjo still looking to actualize third term agenda – Oshiomhole

Informal sector and mortgage market growth

Africa Oil & Power signs strategic partnership with AEC

Mega Coalition: Oshiomhole, Buhari are Jittery – PDP

Saraki urges Youths to turn cellphones into business tools

Questions raised over Nigeria’s new national carrier

‘Buhari has performed up to expectation with available resources’

Munachi, 10-year-old author launches two books

X-raying NEPC, Afrexim strategic push for $1bn Nigeria-Africa trade

DStv Eutelsat Star Awards opens 8th edition

Annuity will pay your wage in old age

Osinbajo calls for support to boost girl-child education

Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Yobe

Senator Ademola Adeleke wins Osun PDP Gov. Primary

Saturday, July 21, 2018

21st African Senior Athletics Championship: Delta ready to host Africa

BusinessDay 22 Jul 2018

Nigeria to probe case of 155 stranded Nigerians in Russia

7 aspirants withdraw from PDP governorship primary in Osun

Nigeria banks engage in Twitter war

Police to support Eko Disco on debt recovery

Osinbajo woos Dubai investors, list juicy benefits investing in Nigeria

Flying Eagles thrash Mauritania 5-0 to qualify for Niger 2019

Insurance industry urged to prepare for next generation of consumers, talents

World Cup finalists set to ignite new LaLiga Season

Joint taskforce clears access roads to Apapa

2019 Presidency: Atiku declares for PDP, blames APC for poor economy, insecurity

Russia to summit bid for Summer Olympic Games, says Putin

France 2018: Falconets arrive Tirol for final camping

NIMC refutes reports on suspension of issuing cards

PDP publicity secretary lifts community with water project

Ekiti: NDI, IRI urge FG to prosecute vote buyers

Nigeria Air: You can’t deceive Nigerians, PDP tells Buhari

ICAF set to hold 2018 annual art show

Abia establishes farmers’ Business School to boost production

Ikpeazu inaugurates road built by ASOPADEC

Over 200m births not registered globally – UNICEF, NOA

Habits that could be stopping you from selling effectively

Friday, July 20, 2018

Huawei announces call for entry for “Seeds for The Future” program for Nigerian university ttudents.

2019: All eyes on Atiku for Yola declaration on Saturday

Obasanjo still looking to actualize third term agenda, says Oshiomhole

World Cup: Fan ID holders to get visa-free entry to Russia till year end

Dangote urges FG’s action to check smuggling through Benin borders

Apapa gridlock: Task force lamentation blame game to no avail

Nigeria sells Yuan for first time as it deepens China ties

After consultations, Atiku declares for president on Saturday

Hakika Islamic: Military closing in on sect – Investigation

Buhari lampoons Northern Elders Forum

Blossom academy bridges gap between universities and data science careers

FG increases maternity leave for working mothers

Europe deports 29 Nigerians for various offences

‘Nigeria can earn N18trn from industrial starch annually’

European air traffic control delays loom over summer air travel

Duke University confers honorary degree on Chimamanda Adichie

152 stranded Nigerians in Russia to arrive Abuja 6pm today

How national carrier can boost domestic tourism, tourist arrivals

Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup in numbers as records tumble

Malabo oil deal: Shell & Eni face corruption trial in Italy today

Looming mass defection: Buhari meets Saraki, other lawmakers

National Carrier project a waste— Ezekwesili

ABB raises prospect of more deals as it continues to reshape

Petrol subsidy is no longer justifiable: End it

2019: Obasanjo is mastermind of CUPP – NUP chair

Safety and the Nigerian

The Benue declaration and the future of Nigeria

Responsibility in public office: A role for the middle-class

Professionals against corruption?

Berthing reforms at Nigeria’s ports: Hadiza Bala-Usman and the journey so far

Organizational culture: to codify or not?

Thursday, July 19, 2018

BusinessDay 20 Jul 2018

Abimbola Ipaye, Soaring in the business of modernised Aso-Oke for the contemporary bride

Glamour as Ooni, others grace 2018 Governors Awards

Apapa: Economy bleeds as trailers’ siege on Lagos persists

Nigerian stocks hit 8-month low as sell-off accelerates

Mobile ecosystem to add $150bn to Africa by 2022

How to enjoy your marriage

Female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria, still a reason to worry

Ronke escaped this one; there must never be another

FMDQ admits Dangote Cement’s N50bn Commercial Paper on its platform

Uncertainty over $1 billion Excess Crude deduction

Nigeria’s U15 Eagles start AYG campaign against Morocco

Flying Eagles get Aremu boost, round off training

2019: Obasanjo is mastermind of CUPP, he will lead coalition to victory- NUP chair

Reps condemn pilots flying under the influence of alcohol

Hoteliers mull secondary markets, mid-level brands

Custom Street records further decline amid impressive H1 earnings

Football actions return as International Champions Cup kicks off

Reps probe $50bn revenue loss on unprocessed gold

SO Nigeria to participate in maiden edition of unified Football Cup

2019: PDP threatens to boycott election

Lagos Govt seeks FG intervention on Apapa gridlock

Ecobank Nigeria appoints Patrick Akinwuntan managing director designate

How Quickraiz is pushing fintech into donations, emergency relief

I will probe Fayose’s administration – Fayemi

In new bill, NEXIM bank pushes for enhanced credit access to SMEs

China to buy more of Nigeria, ME countries’ oil

Boundary dispute: Edo, Delta urge border communities on peaceful coexistence

‘PSRP viable to manage power sector liquidity issues’

Nigeria-Malaysia Business Council partners NEPC to boost trade

Breaking: Ortom makes U-turn, meets APC leadership

Governors pledge commitment to Health Insurance Scheme

Fidelity Bank describes protests at offices in Lagos as misdirected

Computers Society urges FG to formulate digital inclusion policy

Nestlé appoints first African female market head

New Innovative Marketing Trends to Watch in 2018

Dangote Sugar refinery outperform peers in consumer goods index

Ekiti Election: Politicians took vote-buying to higher dimension — Lawyer

Enugu gov. embarks on court constructions in 3 senatorial zones

EFG Hermes enters Nigeria, adds Africa’s largest consumer market to footprint

Increased housing affordability coming on CBN’s mortgage guarantee initiative

Flawed: Nigeria’s mobile money policy is failing and how it can be fixed

Egyptian investment bank acquires 100% of Nigeria’s Primera Africa

​​The risk of having a Minister of Finance that can be blackmailed

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Real Madrid, Barcelona top largest TV audience in LaLiga

BusinessDay 19 Jul 2018

Road to ‘Nigeria Air’ littered with skeletons of failed past efforts

Naira undervalued, expect soft year-end rally – RenCap

Dangote Cement to sidestep threat of rising carbon prices for now

Sovereign wealth funds show way to go for investors

Senate approves N348bn for outstanding subsidy claims

2019: Obasanjo, Na’Abba, others vow to redeem Nigeria from bad governance

Governors, ministers, royal fathers converge for 2018 Governors’ Awards

Reps seek end to indiscriminate killings of Police operatives

Reps confirm recovery of over $500m

APC postpones Osun primary

Tankers takeover as Lagos roads turn Highway to Hell

VAR a new discovery in football – says Infantino

Airtel offers 100% bonus on data in new SmartConnect package

Aiteo Group speaks on leadership crisis in NFF and other matters arising

NFF Crisis: Stakeholders seek President Buhari intervention

Atiku mourns Katsina-Alu, jurist, soldier

We were not served any summon – Akogun Oyedepo

‘Osun APC primary already skewed towards Aregbesola’s man’

Ekiti governorship election was massively rigged – Afenifere

Sell pressure continues on Lagos Bourse

Osinbajo urges traditional rulers to encourage dialogue

Why Fayose and PDP lost the Ekiti election

For every Corolla, first impressions are compelling

Mahindra, Springfield collaborate to scale up farm tech in Nigeria

Stakeolders urge organic farming promotion to protect Nigeria’s ecosystem

AFF Hackathon to tackle challenges in FMCG, financial services

Court affirms Igwe Boniface as Eze Ndi-Igbo of Kano

Nigeria to lose $10bn in oil and gas lease renewal – Senate

United Kingdom to fund EFCC’s Forensic Lab with £500,000

EU slams $5bn fine on Google over dominance of Android system

BREAKING: FG unveils Nigeria Air as new national carrier

Why I am passionate about PDP, by Wike

Bill for establishment of Federal Roads Authority scales third reading

Crypto market gains 18% on CFA’s plan to introduce blockchain into syllabus

Nigeria’s industrialisation unattainable without steel sector – Dogara

Africa, Middle East Advertising body appoints Nigerian as Jury

Commonwealth Games: Obaseki announces N7.5m cash reward for Edo team

Six more states join FG’s Conditional Cash Transfer scheme

2019: Dogara tasks Judiciary on credible, free, fair elections

Delinquency, bad loans and a stitch in time

FIBusinessDay 18 Jul 2018

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

BusinessDay 18 Jul 2018

DisCos are technically insolvent, says BPE

How the AfCFTA can impact local businesses in Nigeria

Banks are biggest NSE index movers in past year

Most DisCos are technically insolvent – BPE

Economists, IMF inflation predictions at odds with history

BusinessDay to launch State of States 2018, Thursday July 19

CSJ wants presidential override on bill seeking early budget passage

WalterSmith, AFC, sign $35m modular refinery deal

NNPC 7 gas projects’ dream bumps reality of power sector illiquidity

Ethiopian, Qatar Air in talks with FG on national carrier project

TSA: Why FG should take Remita solution to the World

Juventus rakes in $60m from sales of Cristiano Ronaldo jerseys

How Soccer clubs generate revenue to pay players salaries

Taiwo Awoniyi signs new Liverpool deal

GOtv Boxing Night 15: Iberu vows to end Fijabi unbeaten run

You lack decorum, Kwara APC blasts Nabena

Sweet Revenge makes Kevin Hart’s film competition shortlist

Youths better positioned to take over mantle of leadership – Onyeizu

Reps condemn reprisal attacks on Adamawa communities

Reps vow to unravel state of $2trn recovered funds, assets

Buhari seeks ICC action on corruption cases, illicit financial flow

National carrier gets push as Sirika meets airplane manufacturers, investors

UPDATED: Buhari requests N242bn to fund 2019 budget

​PTAD pays N1.7bn outstanding pension arrears

Nigeria, Japan, UNIDO to partner on economic growth

Inside Oluwatomisin’s Regalo Kitchen

Revenue from energy underpins Transcorp’s profit margins

The sad narrative of poverty in Nigeria

Reporter’s notebook: At the Afreximbank annual meetings (#AfreximAM18)

PDP to Buhari, APC: Don’t be deceived by Ekiti rigging

​​Why competitive tender for generation licenses is way to go

On the intellectual ‘clarity’ of the Nigerian masses

OPS warns Nigeria’s rising debts unsustainable

Dedicated to Digital back with Beauty Edition

AXA Mansard Insurance named Insurance Company of the Year

NCRIB calls for adequate insurance by people, government

Expert advises state governments to set aside sinking funds

Firms back SEED on increased access to funding for private schools

Insurance industry fundamentals today are sound, favourable – Babington-Ashaye

Fashola canvasses industrializing development to make housing affordable

Lotus Capital ETF beat peers, returns up 211.76 percent ytd

Education – Key to Fostering Long Term Relations Between Nigeria and France

‘We see ourselves increasing gas production because of huge opportunities’

Monday, July 16, 2018

BusinessDay 17 Jul 2018

Auditor-General’s report reveals rot in MDAs, FG

Weak bank credit worries construction, real estate sector

Oando’s shares down 9.37% to October lows on London court ruling

Importers to pay more demurrage as gridlock returns to Apapa

Getting the Nigeria electricity industry right

ICAN urges Reps to discard bill seeking parallel bodies

Implementation of local content to boost Nigeria’s economy

Executive Order 6 to affect 155 corruption cases – FG

Why IMF sees Nigeria’s inflation rising in H2 2018

Oshiomhole denies Ortom red Card

IMF review upward sub-Saharan Africa growth outlook

Buhari orders repatriation of Nigerians stranded in Russia

Lessons from Ekiti governorship election

Buhari calls for cordial Executive-Legislature relationship

Dogara, Saraki call for adherence to democratic principles

BoI to distribute N250bn Afrexim loan at single digit rate

NNPC engages Cross River community on 14mw biodiesel

Nigerian coy to boost business with picnic, empower creative minds

Technology transforming modern transportation system in Lagos

BREAKING: APC loses Benue as Ortom dumps party

Ogawork will find customers for any quality and legal service you render

Transcorp half year results show pre-tax profit up 164%

Leveraging ​pension funds for ​​impact investing in Nigeria

SystemSpecs sees technology adoption help insurance companies understand needs of clients

AOS Orwell completes actuator valve assembly

Mismatch between power and identities weakens Nigeria

EFG Hermes concludes advisory on ASA International’s IPO

I have the brightest chances of bringing PDP back to power – Baba-Ahmed

DMO to List N10.69bn FGN Sovereign Green Bond on NSE

SEC restates commitment to strengthen Nigeria’s capital market

PCNI inaugurates IDPs resettlement committee in northeast

Mining intervention fund: Miners urge BoI to relax conditions

C3 Africa networking symposium : content is Queen

Halogen, Babcock boost capacity on security, risk management

How PDP lost the Ekiti election

FG N1.02trn bailout galore fails to impact power sector

Who speaks for the Fulani boy with the cattle?

Sunday, July 15, 2018

BusinessDay 16 Jul 2018

SON canvas use of quality pesticides farms

NURHI counsels women on family planning

Expert shares guide to support asthma management in schools

Mandzukic sets new World Cup record

2018 World Cup: Modric, Mbappe, Kane, Courtois win FIFA Golden Ball Awards

Ekiti: Atiku urges PDP supporters to remain peaceful, orderly

Updated: France outclassed Croatia to win 2018 FIFA World Cup final

Only twenty nine licensed auto Assembly plants operational- FG

Aisha Buhari to host African women on leadership, business initiatives

China offshore oil company set to invest $3bn in Nigeria

PDP rejects Ekiti election result, says poll was rigged

As Nigeria misses the target for 80 percent financial inclusion

Another perspective on the subject of independent directors

Diaspora cities: For what?

Buhari congratulates governor elect of Ekiti Kayode Fayemi  

How financial inclusion can ultimately reduce national poverty levels

Buhari’s achievement unknown for lack of information – Oki

Ekiti: APC congratulates Fayemi

Nnamdi Agbakoba: On a mission to reignite reading culture

Breaking: INEC declares APC candidate Kayode Fayemi winner of Ekiti gov. election

Uyo: The making of a modern city

To serve with heart and mind: Leveraging football for economic development

Takeaways from Thailand cave rescue episode

How Nigeria plays big in $370bn global plastics market; and the huge risks in beat plastics pollution

Saturday, July 14, 2018

2019 and the theatre of war

World Cup: Belgium whip England to claim third place finish

‘Serving in God’s vineyard produces greater reward’

BusinessDay 15 Jul 2018

France vs. Croatia: Fortune-telling tapir predicts victor for Croatia

For 2019, Wike has no contender – Emeh

ASI closes on a positive note halting a 3-day bearish trend

Pharmamax applauds NAFDAC for sustained war on counterfeit medicine

Apprehension in Ekiti as voters await result

‘Nigeria has witnessed insecurity, worst economic decline under Buhari’

Afrexim achievements proof of Africa’s capabilities – Buhari

2019: Opposition mistakes may hand APC victory

World Cup: More than 15,000 Croatian fans to attend final game

World Cup : Over 10 presidents to attend final match in Moscow

Russia 2018: Dwight Yorke tips France for World Cup glory

Teargas in Ekiti, fireworks in Port Harcourt

C & I Leasing completes Petrotech JV takeover

NACC working with stakeholders to promote AGOA—DG

Friday, July 13, 2018

NEPC strengthens capacity of 100 exporters

Huge prospects for Nigeria’s yam exports despite challenges

What Nigeria must do before signing AfCFTA

Edo farmers mull establishment of N450m ethanol plants

Why homeownership level in Nigeria remains low at less than 5%

National Assembly seeks realistic strategies to develop MSMEs

How Ogun can regain lost industrial glory

Okadabooks for the weekend feauturing ‘The dark rivers of yesterday’

Why do toxic people get promoted?

Ononobi ​ redifines​ consumer rewards for African businesses

Operators see technology wooing commuters to BRT system

There is time to be part of Africa’s biggest clean-up – Shoprite

Ekiti election: Ooni, British envoy warn against violence

Consistency in quality of leather is a major challenge for shoe makers

Aviation experts seek investment in safety infrastructure to grow GDP

Euphoria around China tech clashes with reality

Edo, NEMA partner on Emergency Ambulance Bay

How business is capitalising on the millennial Instagram obsession ​

Oil slump cause decline in helicopter logistics in Nigeria

Peace accord brings hope to the Horn of Africa

Human trafficking: Obaseki at EU Parliament makes case for improved partnership

China denies US claims of sabotaging North Korea nuclear talks

Trump says Brexit blueprint likely to ‘kill’ any UK-US trade deal

rAPC, PDP, parties alliance: What implication for 2019?

Edo PDP demands peaceful, fair, free, transparent election in Ekiti

Sports journalist Bolarinwa Olajide emerges winner of the #FlyLufthansaToRussia contest

France out to rectify Euro 2016 mistakes – Pogba

Brands can penetrate new market, build loyalty with sports sponsorship

Female presidential aspirants urged to put in more hard work

Madiba’s House targets 1m tweets to honour Mandela on birthday

How Nigeria can tackle scourge of depression

How multiple taxations are stifling domestic airlines’ operations in Nigeria

Nigerian Bobsled pilot Seun Adigun recognized as first African Winter and Summer Olympian

“Becoming Falz The Bahd Guy” happens tonight

Ekiti 2018: I nominate Fayemi

Trust as the currency for ecommerce platforms

Fuelling poverty through import ban

Thursday, July 12, 2018

NFF Crisis: Rep cautions worrying factions

BusinessDay 13 Jul 2018

Youth and national development

NERC unveils plan to tackle liquidity gaps in power sector

Nigeria Treasury yield among highest in the world

Investors reward firms with strong profit margins

Banks’ rising request from CBN lending window raises concern

Sixteen teams jostle for honor in Premier Cool 5-aside football competition

Grounded aircraft cause glut of passengers at airports

UBA emerges best institution in digital banking across Africa

You need more than talented players to win the World Cup

FIFA names Nestor Pitana as officiating referee for 2018 World Cup final

World Cup: Playing France in the final will be difficult – Ivan Perisic

Gana joins presidential race

The national healthcare excellence awards 2018: Matters arising

FERMA: Presidential panel beams searchlight on process of awarding contracts

10-yr old Nigerian wins Ericsson’s ‘Girls Who Innovate Competition’

Jobberman, LASG, American Towers partner for youths employment

Ekiti: PDP storms National Assembly

Gbubemi Aibangbee: Providing affordable food for Nigerians through technology

Ekiti shoot-out: Police must apologise to Nigerians – Reps tell Buhari

Ekiti shoot-out, demonstration of executive recklessness – Reps

DFID UKAid addresses challenges confronting education in Nigeria

Ekiti Election: Fayose faints, hospitalised after alleged physical assault from security men

Buhari seeks proper maintenance of $830m Abuja light rail

Powdery items banned from hand luggage at UK airports

Africa Anti-Corruption Day: Edo urges multi-stakeholder buy-in

rAPC asks INEC to sack Oshiomhole, APC NEC

Basic Education Reform: More schools earmarked for Edo BEST

Nigeria has second largest number of HIV adolescents globally

Analysts see activities rise in property market on election spending

Atiku parleys Reps’ PDP, rAPC lawmakers ahead of primaries

Buhari commissions $830m Abuja light rail

Application for power generating licenses now by competitive tender

Scib marks 40 years in insurance broking

NERC to carry out forensic audit of troubled DisCos

Stolen cryptocurrencies triples in H1, 2018

Breakdown of law and order is a threat to human life in Nigeria

As trade wars broaden, Europe is the key to future

Funding to Nigerian tech startups in Q2 outpaces Q1 by 800%

Digital economy to generate $88bn in 3yrs

Ativo to disrupt fundraising in Nigeria with largest crowdfunding platform

Max Air, Medview, et al for 2018 Hajj operations

China lowers tariffs on imported vehicles to 15%

Auto purchase secrets to outwit dealerships

On government creation and funding of ranches

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

BusinessDay 12 Jul 2018

Lagos overtakes Ogun in new manufacturing investments

NB to issue N8bn commercial papers

Oando, NAOC, Shell, others partner NNPC to unlock 3bcf of gas by 2020

Croatia beats England to play France in World Cup final

Oil companies ramp up drilling in pre-existing fields

Lunch with the FT: Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, on his ‘crazy’ $12bn project

Tinubu gives nod for Ambode’s 2nd term bid

OPEC oil production up 173,000bpd in June as output jumps

Ekiti race heats up as Fayose faints, hospitalised after police assault

NLNG signs engineering design contract for Train 7 construction

Criminals killing Nigerians in South Africa – Ramaphosa

‘African leaders, public office holders must stamp out corruption’

​​Sterling bank provides financing for solar energy projects

Tin-Can Customs intercepts cache of ammunition

​​Highlights from Hogan Lovells renewable energy report lll

Trump accuses Germany of being ‘a captive of Russia’

2019: Ex-minister, Ogunlewe, endorses Atiku for President

South Africa President arrives Presidential Villa

You are at the heart of our existence, Lafarge tells customers

NLNG signs engineering contract for Train 7 construction

FEC approves N35.613bn for roads, bridge projects

Buhari to receive South African President, Ramaphosa

Corporate governance: The imperatives for board independence in Nigerian banks

Displacement of herdsmen from Sambisa heightens conflicts

One night with Macron to “Becoming Falzthebahdguy”

‘Nigeria must show commitment to AU’s 10-year plan to stem brain drain’

SON seals Kano, Onitsha shops over substandard textile, phones

Water injustice: do you save water or waste it?

CBN intervenes in currency market with $210m in June

INTELS graduates 77 women from empowerment scheme

Two-thirds tech CEOs worry about hiring key skills

We won’t waiver over your gang up

Reduce prices or expect demand to sink, India warns OPEC

Gov. Ugwuanyi redeems N5m pledge to Super Eagles

FIBusinessDay 11 Jul 2018

Is your organization immune from today’s turbulence?

CUPP won’t render smaller parties irrelevant – Abdulsalam

How technology is driving urban mobility: The Uber example

Bad Loans and their write off

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

BusinessDay 11 Jul 2018

Migrant workers key to Russia’s smooth World Cup run

Teleology awaits NCC’s approval for licence transfer

Views from Singapore -The airport is really a shopping mall

CBN throws in the towel, says 80% financial inclusion target not feasible

FBNQuest funds are top performers in H1

In Nigeria’s fragmented politics, rise of coalitions make parties increasingly irrelevant

Cristiano Ronaldo sends farewell message to Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus  for £99.2m

Nigeria’s CEOs expect revenue growth of less than 2%

Umtiti goal sends France to 2018 FIFA World Cup final

I won’t play politics with Ekiti resources – Buhari

JP Morgan issues bleak warning on Brexit damage

FG to close 3rd Mainland Bridge for repairs

Radisson Group appoints new regional director for North Africa

Factoring assignment bill to boost international trade, financial inclusion

Reps call for immediate suspension, prosecution of Omo-Agege, 6 others

Dakuku calls for collaboration to diversify economy

Ecobank partners Total Nigeria for agency banking services

CBN demands valid court order for release of BVN information

Reps: APC loses 2 federal lawmakers to CUPP

Petrobras reaches $1.3bn sale of African project stake

Third Mainland Bridge to be closed for repairs

Reps to probe non-remittance of over N100bn June allocation

Finally, National Assembly transmits PIGB to Buhari for assent

Farmers, herdsmen meet in Ibadan to discuss peaceful co-existence

Brazil’s Petrobras nears $1.3bn sales of African venture stake

Why 25% of internet users in Nigeria block ads

Ekiti Elections: NBC urge broadcast stations to abide by NBC’s code of conduct

Movie Review: Ocean’s 8

FG threatens to revoke licence of oil companies over unfair labour practices

APC begins sale of forms for Osun governorship election

FG, oil companies debts to NDDC hits N2.787trn, $458m

Coalition of opposition parties will end APC negative change – Atiku

Lagos Fashion week London Pop-ups with Lisa Folawiyo,others

Thai divers rescue 12 boys and coach from cave

Boosting France-Nigeria economic relations beyond Oil and Gas

Abuja Rail Mass Transit takes off Thursday after 11 years

Oil races towards $80 on supply worries

England fans using fake ID hack to gain access to stadium

FIFA sets to review fair play rule

On transforming agriculture in Nigeria

FG signs MoU to procure 10 large-scale rice processing plant

Ending frequent truck accidents in Lagos

Oil is crude: Let’s refine Nigeria out of the ‘resource curse’

Fashola’s riot act signals intention to confront DisCos inefficiency

Is APC reaping the whirlwind?

Reps mulls law to use $322m Abacha loot to resuscitate Ajaokuta Steel

Saraki commissions strategic road link to old, new Port Harcourt

Construction of N976bn fertilizer plant begins in Eleme, Port Harcourt

How to unlock billions of investment in Nigeria’s oil sector

Monday, July 09, 2018

BusinessDay 10 Jul 2018

Regulators stifle consumer firm’s growth as volumes slide

FBN Holdings to buy back $300m 8.25% debt notes

Views from Singapore: Somethings I learnt from running around Singapore

Airtel Touching Lives gets innovative CSR Leadership Award

Construction of N976bn fertilizer plant begins in Eleme, PH

Highlights of MoU signed by 39 political parties

2019 Presidency: Northern Christian Missionaries endorses Turaki

2019 Election: Full list of 39 political parties that signed MoU for joint presidential candidate

Battle for 2019 set as PDP merges with 39 parties

On Building Internet Platforms

Edo sickle cell centre records 3,573 new cases in three years

Farmers allege displacement by Lower Niger Basin Authority

NNPC kickoff gas projects to support 15GW power generation

HLA unveils programme to improve patient care outcomes in Nigeria

Wike lauds persons living with disabilities for commitment to re-election

Ekiti, EU collaborate to rehabilitate Egbe dam

132, 078 PVCs still unclaimed in Akwa Ibom

Nigeria may pay more for petrol importation

National airline to take off in December – Sirika

Over 132,000 PVCs yet to be collected in A​kwa ​Ibom

Fashola chides Discos on frustrating efforts to provide regular power

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army hands over 183 children to UNICEF

Entrepreneurship is not for the faint-hearted – Olori Supergal

Airpeace makes history with all ​indigenous female crew

Stakeholders back NASS on increased funding for RMRDC

Anglican £12bn investment funds in threat to fossil fuel companies

US bond market especially vulnerable to QE retreat

Business welcomes Brexit breakthrough but warns of need for speed

38, 051 IDPs taking refuge in 31 Camps in Plateau, says SEMA

Saraki’s legislative aides hail Supreme Court’s judgment

BMO replies r-APC, counts Buhari’s achievements

HBP, salt and sugar increases heart damage risk – Cardiologist

Creation of state police more than necessary, says Agbakoba

World Cup: Mandzukic confident Croatia will defeat England

England World Cup fever mounts

Buhari hails Thailand cave rescue efforts

The conversations that Elumelu’s young entrepreneurs had with Macron

JB forecasts 45% jump in profit amid sector-wide misery

Abuse of office: Ex-Education Sec bags five years jail term

APC inaugurates pro-Buhari campaign volunteers in North west

Sunday, July 08, 2018

BusinessDay 09 Jul 2018

Businesses delay decisions on uncertainty over 2019 elections

Dangote to make history with Nigeria oil refinery, fertilizer IPO

Nigeria’s cassava output to spike on increasing Chinese demand

Can Nigerian firms beat record dividend pay-out of 2016?

DBN deploys $1.3bn balance sheet for MSMEs

How buyers of Yola DisCo exploited loophole to declare ‘force Majeure’

Investors expect lower returns in H2 as trend set to continue

Nigeria economy threatened as Trump fires first shots of trade war

CNA calls for cordial relationship between Legislature, CSOs

‘CIFIA Bill will check financial fraud, looting of treasury’

Senate Committee visits new Abuja Airport Terminal

Buhari urges refrain from false stories on herdsmen clashes

Osinbajo to address global technology players at Silicon Valley

Onyeizu set to declare for Senate in Abia

Why ongoing reforms by Bayelsa government is in workers’ interest

Rat race as forty aspirants jostle to succeed Ajimobi in Oyo

StarTimes and new strategies to stay tops

Rice production: A sad tale of Plateau farmers

Articulated vehicles and road carnage

Reps, state governors under attack over plans to abolish Local Government tier

The disintegration of APC

Saturday, July 07, 2018

The women who want Buhari’s job

BusinessDay 08 Jul 2018

Alleged forgery: PDP demands Adeosun’s immediate sack, arraignment

World Cup: Croatia beat Russia on penalties, to play England in semis

World Cup: Croatia beat Russia on penalties, to play England in semifinals

Supreme Court Verdict: Buhari applauds Saraki’s persistence

Buhari gets overwhelming support to sign AfCFTA

Catholic Bishops urges president Buhari to save Nigeria from doom

Majority of our prayer centres are far from the true God

‘Financial independence at retirement is what every individual should aim for’

LCCI calls for review of CAMA bill to support SMEs, businesses

England beat Sweden 2-0 to reach World Cup semifinals

2,500 private schools undertake unified examination

NCC parleys stakeholders to boost quality service

BoICT explains why Glo won ‘Most Innovative Award’

Elliott set to take full control of AC Milan FC

Saraki encourages use of local fabrics for school uniforms

Russia 2018 World Cup records online viewing numbers

Sterling Bank declares Day-Off for voters’ car

WAICA Re woos Nigerian investors for future capital raise

The new APC executive will resolve all disagreements – Basorun

CBN directs banks, others to pay returns through NIBSS

FMBN list measures on making access to home ownership easier

Why mortgage business risks need to be insured

Lidya powers start-ups to deepen financial inclusion

Lagos eyes AfCFTA to drive exports

NBCC targets £8bn trade between Nigeria, UK by 2020

Port congestion looms as truck drivers strike over extortion

How SON combats substandard products

Touching widows’ lives, putting them first

No division in Lagos APC – Balogun

Edo PDP congratulates members of Reformed APC

Dollar in the mills

Nigeria urged to train more surgeons for sustainable surgical plan

NAF redeploys 16 AVMs, other senior officers

First Bank enhances customer experience with digital Lab

NLC rejects new excise duty on alcohol, tobacco

Friday, July 06, 2018

Belgium knock Brazil out of World Cup to play France Semifinals

Breaking News: Court directs immediate release of Benedict Peters’ properties in UK

Qatar gives fans in Russia a taste of things to expect in 2022 FIFA World Cup

Varane’s header sends France into World Cup Semifinals

How obsolete laws continue to short-change Nigeria’s oil revenue

Vote for Fayemi, cede your land to Fulani herdsmen – Secondus

Fireworks over Wike’s massive commissioning of projects

Surveyors impact on society, economy fascinating — British Envoy

Plumbing systems: Understanding the different types of valves

Nigeria’s poor health system goes beyond budget financing – Experts

Child marriage and the Vaginal Fistula disease

Rivers explains funding source for Wike’s school projects

Ambode gives N500m grants to CDAs

FBNQuest expands financial resource centre in Lagos Business School

NSE suspends trading in shares of R. T. Briscoe, 7 insurance companies

Why Unified Payment Hour Settlement Service will disrupt retail

Executive Order 6: Buhari acquires a big stick against corruption

CBN partners Centre to improve credit facilities for female entrepreneurs

Nollywood: The nurses are begging for rescue

Exports from LFTZ to hit $6bn by 2020

Reps to probe MDAs US$2bn ICT expenditure

Airport concession value to gain momentum over certification – Experts

CCT trials: Supreme Court acquits Saraki

Oil community wants Shell to expedite action on spill

Leasehouz debuts in Lagos with premium leasing services

R-APC: Galadima is a hired mercenary – Oshiomhole

Edo inaugurates 3rd Children’s Parliament

How prepared are we for 4th Industrial Revolution – A case study in Africa (III)

PDP lawmakers condemn takeover of communities by herdsmen

A time out with my Brazilian friends in Russia

Northern CAN to Buhari: We are no longer going to our farms

NNPC retail begins audit of delisted trucks nationwide

Dangote Cement targets London listing after polls

Thursday, July 05, 2018

BusinessDay 06 Jul 2018

Hotel sector expands on rising foreign, domestic travellers

Banking industry stakeholders mourn Adamu Ciroma’s death

Nigeria debt service burden jumps to N2trn in 2018

Orange holding off Nigeria investment until mobile money regulatory tweak

Rite Foods competes for market share after N30bn investment

Consumer firms’ right issues pay off as debt levels fall

Why only 20 percent of Nigerian startups survive

Large caps take a beating as NSE-30 down 2.11%

CAF names NFF President Amaju Pinnick 1st Vice President

World Cup: Lukaku confident Belgium can defeat Brazil

Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup attracts record 5 million tourists

Despite Eagles’ exit, fans still troop in at LSSC viewing centres

FAAC Crises: Buhari to meet NNPC officials

Hilton opens first hotel under $50m Africa Growth Initiative

No division in Lagos APC, says Balogun

Oil prices ride on Trump’s tweets, adds $10

Ericsson inspires over 500 girls in ME, Africa on ICT careers

Buhari signs Executive Order on suspicious assets

Grass production business could disrupt cattle rearing, address violence

Lillypond Customs Command generates N12.6bn in six months

European stocks in demand ahead of US tariff deadline

Trump renews Opec threat in July 4 tweet

Ambode urges FG to sign AfCFTA to boost export

Of grazing, ranches and routes

IMF partners Fintech Nigeria to spur financial inclusion

UPDATED: FG sets aside N500bn for FMBN recapitalisation

​​Electricity distributors group accuses NERC of partiality, incompetence

You can begin Buhari’s impeachment process, court tells NASS

Oshiomhole wades into NASS, Buhari feud

‘Fashion in Nigeria is a virgin industry’

The Cloud means business

How tokenization can power small businesses

Why we won’t react now to court-approved impeachment notice

Shippers Council seeks Nexim Bank’s support on dry ports, parks projects

Edo hosts global automotive industry players, assures on incentives

NERC reinforces strategy to improve utility market compliance

FEC approves contracts for 2nd Niger bridge, others worth N230.28b

Police question four for unsolicited job interview in Lagos

NASS inserted 6,529 projects into budget will derail growth – BudgIT

Censors Board premieres “Poverty Cure” film on creative capacity building

‘How Prepared Are We For The 4th Industrial Revolution – A Case Study In Africa Part II

NAF deploys 52 senior officers to various formations

49% candidates make credit as WAEC releases examination results

Senate seeks low interest loan for ranches

Buhari mulls restructuring of Judiciary to effectively battle corruption

Opeyemi Agbaje declares for Ogun guber race

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

BusinessDay 05 Jul 2018

MTN Nigeria IPO to begin August after SEC’s go ahead

Why P&G shut $300m plant one year after launch by VP

Beer wars: Golden Guinea files N10bn suit against Pabod

Nigeria has a subsisting Debt Management Strategy – DMO

‘How Prepared Are We For The 4th Industrial Revolution – A Case Study In Africa Part I

nPDP transforms to rPDP

nPDP finally Exits APC

NHIS council knocks Usman for N17m spent on foreign trip

CPRC Nigeria holds 2018 IT professionals’ assembly

State Police: Saraki seeks collaboration of State Assemblies

LafargeHolcim appoints new manager for Africa, Middle East

Maradona says Colombia suffered a ‘monumental robbery’ against England

How banks are spending on latest technology to save future costs

World Cup: Sweden confident of upsetting England in Samara

Kogi CP charges promoted officers on effective policing

Senate orders probe of Otedola bridge tanker fire

Amended company law positions businesses for global competitiveness

LASG partners organisations to strengthen preparedness, response system to emergencies

Danslei debuts to help SMEs gain market relevance

BoI, UNIDO partner to boost industrial development

Chinese firm mulls investment in Nigeria’s renewable energy

NERC lauds Mojec strategic drive to bridge 5m metering gap

Odu’a shuts Lafia Hotel in Ibadan

History curriculum ready for distribution to states—NERDC

ActionAid, ECOWAS, others want improved safety measures on food

Glencore’s shares fall 12% after US launch probe of Nigerian activities

We have no plans to rig Ekiti guber election -INEC

2 vandals in police net over N340,000 stolen cables

AIIM acquires 50% stake in SEGAP

Who do you trust in Nigeria and the world?

Macron in Lagos, urges youths to involve in politics

Investment in vocational education to spur next generation’s productivity

Femi Kuti, Yemi Alade, others thrill guests as French president visits Afrika Shrine

Fela Kuti’s memories flood Twitter following French president’s visit to New Afrika Shrine

Dogara tasks state assemblies on improved electoral process

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

FIBusinessDay 04 Jul 2018

BusinessDay 04 Jul 2018

Nigeria’s cocoa processors squeezed as debts hit N50bn

Dangote Cement issues N50bn in commercial papers

Moody’s sees Africa–China trade threatened by consumption growth shift

Julius Berger: Is construction giant’s cyclical rebound sustainable?

Aregbesola lays foundation of N2.7bn Osun Shopping Mall

Stock investors book additional N124bn loss

NDIC assists Uganda Deposit Protection Fund on implementation of DIS

CBN boosts SME, wholesale forex market with $210m

Senate commences moves to establish state police 

Nigeria gets $475m grants from France

Huawei identified as global market leader for third consecutive year

I was told of my father’s kidnap hours before Argentina match – Mikel

World Cup: Sweden defeat Switzerland to book quarterfinals place

FG targets 1 billion barrel annual oil production to shore up revenue

NCC says Internet users reaches 103m in May

NAGAFF, Customs to stop activities of fraudulent importers at ports

Rice imports technically banned as traded goods in Nigerian ports

Boko Haram now over – Shettima

Senate commences moves to establish state police

2019: IBB backs Atiku for President

TEXEM discusses building high performance organisations in Nigeria

​​Nigeria’s June oil exports fell most in a year on supply disruptions

State policing, effective border control, panacea for genocide killing

Presidential Villa agog for French President’s visit

Dogara asks Buhari to sign organic budget bill into law

International Fruit Day: La Casera shows milestones in Nigerian market

CBN’s license withdrawal from MMOs threatens Financial Inclusion target

Reviving Nigeria’s dead paper mills

NMRC plans to increase company size to N444bn

Tanker fire: Victims’ families submit reference samples at DNA centre

Infrastructural decay, insecurity remain biggest setback to 24-hour port operations

National carrier as 2019 strategy?

​​Oil companies with expired leases risk bank foreclosure on FG’s inaction

Accelerating access to finance and other essential services

Infrastructural decay, security concerns remain biggest setback to 24-hr port operation

Poverty in Nigeria and the Brookings Institution

Nigeria PMI expands 15 consecutive months to 57% in June 2018

Nigeria not taking advantage of crude oil outages to boost production

Recyclable waste prices up by double-digit

Belgium edge Japan to play Brazil in the quarterfinals

Police rescue Mikel Obi’s father as IGP briefs Osinbajo

Monday, July 02, 2018

BusinessDay 03 Jul 2018

Millions of smallholder palm oil farmers trapped

Offshore sell off, FG issuance seen taking yields to 15%

Nigeria June PMI below neutral at 49.8%

Brewers’ market share to change as Golden Guinea returns

GE to provide 200 wagons, 10 locos for narrow gauge lines

Court declares Dasuki detention illegal, orders FG to release ex-NSA

NMRC plans to increase debt programme to N444bn

Customs and implementation of Ease of Doing Business at seaports

Dangote Cement, Forte, NB, others lead stock market downtrend

Saraki’s Chief of Staff resigns from APC

Buhari reels out new vision for Niger Delta

Impact Investing and Financial Inclusion: The Imperative for Alliance

Neymar shines as Brazil beat Mexico to book quarterfinals ticket

Cross River set to become Nigeria’s cocoa hub

Bakery Initiatives Group embarks on training of bakers

IFAD-VCDP advises Benue farmers against sale of inputs

Dangote Cement’s African expansion drive strategic – Makoju

Dell in $22bn return to public market 5 years after going private

​ Nestlé: Betting on big brands

China backs $15bn tech fund to compete with Japan’s SoftBank

Court releases Dasuki from detention the fifth time

Inadequate funding, hindrance to success of PPP- expert

​ US and China must find ways to control their elites

FG sacks Pinnick’s led NFF executive committee, endorses Giwa

NAMA deploys stand-alone VHF radios at Lagos SUB-FIR

Anchor Borrowers: Farmers decry late distribution of inputs

Arrest fuel tankers seen after 6pm on Nigerian roads, NUPENG tells FG

Diarrhoea affects children in Plateau IDP camp – NGOs

ICPC’s witness confirms overpayment of N10.984m to ex-DG of SEC

Industrialising Nigeria? Ask the Brits: It’s about ideas, people and systems

Shoprite plans Africa’s biggest clean-up event

Tanker fire: Lagos restricts tankers to designated route

FIFA World Cup: Spanish media blames Julen Lopetegui for Spain early exit

Macron’s visit to Strengthening business ties

Buhari meets Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala, seeks reparation of stolen assets

Luka is a great player – Says Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic 

Why collaboration, policy harmonisation, skill acquisitions are crucial for a digital economy

Ramos refuses to retire despite Spain World Cup exit

World Cup: Croatia survives Denmark on late penalty to book quarterfinals ticket

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Old PSC law means billion dollar losses for Nigeria

BusinessDay 02 Jul 2018

Buhari’s infrastructure spend fails to lift construction stocks

Branding of bond index by FMDQ OTC Securities takes off

Companies to decide when their CEOs leave – FRC

Suspicious trades seen ahead of CCNN merger announcement

Stocks, Eurobonds slide in H1 2018 on EM selloff

Beyond the madness on the Plateau

Our climate is favourable for any farming enterprise – Cross River Commissioner

When value of cow outweighs human life (in herdsmen’s eyes), Plateau bleeds

Russia: FIFA Fan Fest reaches record 5 million visitors

End of a World Cup era for Messi, Ronaldo

Stormy weather disrupts FIFA World Cup Fan zone in Moscow

Super Eagles and the curse of Argentina

Ethiopia to beat Nigeria, others from gas revenues

Poor landing aids, low purchasing power squeezing domestic airlines

Why I want Owerri zone to produce next governor of Imo – Mbanaso

Only Atiku can salvage Nigeria, defeat Buhari – Col. Obi

Mahmoud, NBA chair, lauds Section on Business Law’s achievements

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Party funding: Odds still favour the big parties