Businessday Nigeria Archive for April 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

TUC mobilises to picket debtor clubs in NPFL

Barbers expect windfall as palace announces passage of Benin monarch

Oil on track for biggest monthly gain in 7 years

PDP clears coast for Sheriff to emerge as National Chairman

N3.4bn spectrum deal: Former NBC board gives conditions for interrogation

Zuma humbled as court opens door to re-launch corruption charges

Oil ends week on new high

Electoral Bribe: EFCC goes after Alison-Madueke’s son

Reps move to avert nationwide strike by resident doctors

Experts set national logistics plan in motion as industry report projects growth by over 5%

Open railway subsector to encourage private investors participation, stakeholders task FG

Ki-Moon to address Africa’s first ICCA congress on international commercial arbitration

Nigeria, others account for 78% global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions

$2bn arms deal: Absence of prosecutor stalls Dokpesi’s trial

Governors meet over Nigeria’s state of economy

Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire have world’s most dangerous waters – IMB

Stakeholders to meet at Food Nigeria platform

Thursday, April 28, 2016

African Basketball League: A catalyst to sports development

Paramilitary threatens Nigeria’s pension system

The dangers of pornography

Again, state governors stretch begging bowl to FG on bailout loan

States’ insolvency threatens GES agric scheme

Finally, N/Assembly set to remove N40bn padded fund for principal officers

Nigeria beyond oil (Part 2)

Integrated Oil & Gas says modular refinery project on course

FG seeks to improve tourist arrivals, revenue with relaxed visa rules

Wake-up call to Nigerian medical personnel

Medicine for Nigeria; Do or die

NIPCO converts 4000 vehicles from fuel to gas

Nigeria’s healthcare challenges present investment opportunities – Ajayi

How Nigeria’s hard economic times could awaken a sleeping giant

ACCION Microfinance extends the bounds of financial inclusion to Ogun State

A Nation doomed to fail

Saraki insists CCT is unfit to try him

2015 budget: Fashola commends capital allocation

FG gets set to complete 47 new transmission projects

Palmchat launches free Wi-Fi on board

Stakeholders task FG to open railway subsector to encourage private investors participation 

S&P raises concerns about South African banks’ profitability

LIRS engages 1200 tax audit professionals

National stadium swimming pool ready for use, says contractor  

Nigeria’s Economy: Buhari, Govs in closed door meeting

Access Bank gets approval for N100bn debt issue

Nigeria and EU to start migrant return talks

NCFRMI distributes food, drugs worth N30m to 3000 IDPs in Jigawa

Ikpeazu advocates for inclusion of civic, cultural studies in school curriculum

Abia has no plans of relocating Ariaria Intl. Market – Ikpeazu

Okorocha asks Buhari to intervene in herdsmen killings in South East

Reps halt proposed N309bn bond for electricity charges’ shortfall

First Bank to Cut Jobs in Bid to Restore Profit

Bill on National Assembly budget research office passes second reading

Diamond Bank declares N217bn gross earnings in 2015, profit dips

Trump breaks taboos, attacks Clinton on gender issue

Coventry University launches £1m scholarship offer to Africa

Elumelu tasks government on easy land allocations to entrepreneurs for agribusiness 

Arik Explorer launches ground transfer service for London passengers

Group interest, government frustrate private sector efforts at infrastructure development – Experts

Guber poll: Commissioners, APC exco boycott Edo deputy governor’s declaration

World Bank pledges to support Nigeria’s economic policies

Transfast tops list of lowest-cost remittances to Nigeria

Nigeria loses $2.9bn annually to unnecessary tax waivers     

Immigration scam: Judge hands off case on personal ground

Nigerian petitions PayPal to allow users receive money in domestic accounts

Mobile App

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Nigeria still unsure as Saudi, others plan for life after oil

The politics and cost of regulation in Nigeria 2

Buhari directs CDS, IG to secure communities under herdsmen attack

Lagos restructures N167.5bn bond series

Presidency, National Assembly set up 15-member budget reconciliation committee

The dalliance of economics with culture

Success in private sector development and job creation

Budgeting – five things you need to know

The budget imbroglio

Huawei shifts focus to cloud technology at congress

ASUS launches 1st brand exclusive store in Nigeria

Nigeria beyond oil (Part 1)

The wheel of justice in Lagos

IATA forecasts Africa’s economy to grow by 4.7% in five years

Forte Oil to raise N100bn additional capital

Market may shrug off gains as investors reduce exposure to stocks

Buhari assures Nigerians of safety of their lives, properties 

Nigeria asks World Bank to help hasten return of Abacha loot

Civilian toll from explosives jumps more than half in five years

World Bank, President Buhari discuss Nigeria’s economic crisis

Nigeria’s import curbs drain life from bustling Lagos ports

Lagos completes restructuring of N167.5bn Bond series

Senate raises alarm over INEC’s inability to conclude senatorial elections in Rivers, Kogi others

Abba Moro: Judge hands off case on personal grounds

Ikpeazu condemns herdsmen attack on Enugu community

Ailing Metuh, gets adjournment

Nigerian break 187-year-old record at University of London

FG set to reposition MDAs for better productivity – Ngige

Aba depot receives 10m litres of PMS

Collapse of electricity, fuel supply worsen poverty in Kano

PHCCIMA pushes Rivers economy with business lunch

Again, PIB suffers setback, as Senate suspends debate

Assault on female lawmaker: Reps recommend dismissal of prisons officials

Delta, FRSC to set up vehicle number manufacturing plant

Kachikwu, Sirika to synergise on aviation fuel availability    

April SMI on lowest level as weaker market conditions weigh on sales

Nigeria’s biggest bank sees 82% drop in profit as economy slows

Pick n Pay plans Nigeria entry to extend Africa retail reach

Court jails 20 illegal oil dealers

Clashes between farmers, herdsmen could break Nigeria – Reps

Expatriate quota: Immigration lauds LADOL strategy for achieving economic growth 

N50bn worth of fuel smuggled from Nigeria to Benin Republic annually

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Herdsmen attacks, FX scarcity compound manufacturers’ woes

Fuel queues to ease next week as cargoes file in

Let me entertain you!

Banks threaten to stop using their platforms for TSA

FMCGs hit by weak innovation in packaging industry

Advances in solar technology promotes sustainable energy quest

A queue that refuses to go away

Small business must optimize to survive (1)

Is Nigeria’s economy really being choked by the pangs of politics?

Mr President, the Naira is already devalued!

Achieving local demand for gas prospects hinge on right pricing


Why discount houses transformed to merchant banks

FX shortage spikes local sourcing of agro inputs

Europe v Google: Android attack

GSM: Number of Subscribers rose from 136.6m to 148.6m in December 2015 year-on-year

DSS arrests Saraki’s aide 

Fuel Scarcity: Kaduna Refinery to Produce 2m liters of PMS daily

Senate to reintroduce Gender Equality Bill soon, says Saraki

Metuh falls, rushed to National Hospital

2016 budget: N2billion for nuclear power, dangerous, a waste, says Senator Sani

Lagos set to establish disability fund

China’s economy Romance of the three quarters

‎APC raises concern over renewed politically motivated killings in Rivers State 

2016 budget ready Friday

AG Leventis Nigeria enters Joint Venture Agreement with Pick n Pay retailers

2016 Budget: Dogara meets Buhari, meeting shelved

Dangote Cement to nearly double production capacity across Africa in next three years

Abia targets 7.5 million oil palm trees in 3yrs

BANKS – Kenya bank chief cautions industry on need for consolidation

StanChart warns of difficult times as first-quarter falls 58%

Africa’s life expectancy jumps dramatically

Nigerian cocoa farmers upbeat on crop outlook on weather

Telecommunications 8% GDP contribution reinforces calls for diversification of Nigeria’s economy

IPOB : Court dismisses Kanu’s application to stay proceedings

Ambode enjoins Nigerians to keep faith with Buhari


FG begins inspection of textile facilities to revive struggling industry

NDLEA arraigns five Nigerians, four Mexicans for operating illegal drug lab

SEC urges collaboration on zero tolerance on infractions in Capital Market

LagosHOMS: Why we introduced Rent-to-Own – commissioner

N2trn required to complete ongoing road projects in Nigeria – Fashola

Lagos commissioner endorses formal structure for youth skills acquisition

4th Mainland Bridge: 2,200 houses to be saved from demolition

Nigeria spends N132bn annually to combat malaria          

FG to repay N10.9bn loan deductions for states

First African nuclear energy management school set to open in South Africa

Pick n Pay plans Nigeria entry as profit rises amid sales growth

Nigeria to track trucks as fuel stolen during shortages

Industry salutes Togo’s best five star hotel

Monday, April 25, 2016

FG failure to issue infrabond holds back N500b pension fund

Uncertainty over gas policy threatens FGs 10,000mw target

A case for regional economic integration and development

Saraki should resign

A gaze into the future (2)

Beer market competition to stiffen on Golden Guinea re-entry

Recruit Top Talent to Your New Team

Dangote Cement sees 2016 earnings rising as sales increase

Forte Oil records strong profit growth amid forex restrictions

Rethinking West Africa’s war on drugs

Saudi Arabia seeks to quit oil dependence by 2020

Gain Control Over Anxiety-Inducing Thoughts

The Best Leaders Keep an Open Mind

New revolution in Nigeria’s telecom sector

Aba Mega Mall to host electronics, security and ICT devices dealers, others

Changing the strategy of fuel supply

Varsities abrupt closure threatens academic future, skills of students

APC reacts to Lamido’s 2019 Presidential ambition bid

Ex-Kogi Lawmaker bags 154 years imprisonment

Dasuki approaches appeal court to void his arrest and detention 

Appeal court dismisses Metuh’s application

The return of correct thinking

The potential and pitfalls of African tech innovation

Nigeria spends N132bn annually on war against malaria 

Buhari urges African leaders to use social justice to curb internal conflict 

Access Bank records N19.4 Q1 profit

2016: NASS has to introspect- Nnamani

Saraki formally appeals against jurisdiction of CCT

No Siemens Nigeria employees affected in Dresser-Rand’s right-sizing – Siemens

Saudi Arabia targets $2trn oil IPO

Vitol, says oil price has bottomed out

30% of Nigeria’s fuel supply diverted says Kachikwu

Nigeria oil output forecasts drop sharply

National Assembly to correct errors in 2016 budget within one week

AFRICA – Between hope and despair

Buhari orders release of 10,000 tons of grains

Menace of Fulani herdsmen: Zone 9 police to hold enlightenment workshop

NCAA, police to prosecute smoker on South African Airways flight

Ambode says fall in oil prices offers opportunity for growth

Oil price increase, naira-yuan deal to lower FX demand pressure

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Bailouts reveal precarious finances of Nigerian states

How to Give a Robot a Job Review

British lesson on how Nigeria can overcome its past

Th university and the Gold Standard

Oil depots dry up as marketers owe foreign suppliers $1.2bn

Odds against El-Rufai’s legislation of religion

Transcorp Hotel aggressive expansion pays off as earnings spike

Nigerian travellers squeezed as foreign airlines stop ticket sales in naira

Reconciling your expenditure against your income

The Toyota Production System Works for Relationships, Too

Ensure Insurance pays out N390 million on claims in Q1 2016

The Mega-city and the okada phenomenon

Nigerian banks suffer from exposure to oil groups

Let’s start judging government by the jobs created 1

Deloitte engages ISAN on corporate governance IFRS updates

Book review!

NIMASA, MPA Singapore begin New Partnership

Solvency of Buhari’s foreign policy 

Money worries are bad for your health

Lekki unrest: Lagos asks IGP to take over investigation into Disu’s killing

Dangote pledges to assist FG to turnaround Nigeria’s economy

Nigeria revenue drops to 5-year low as Tax, Oil income fall

PDP sweeps Ondo  council polls

Profit taking: NSE All-Share Index down by 0.24%

FG to begin repairs of  Apapa/Oshodi expressway

FG’s failed promises driving Nigerians ‘mad’

Amokachi eyes coaching success in Europe

Poor planning ruining Nigerian football – Amiesimaka

‘Only Buhari can resolve the crisis in Rivers State’

Renault: 2017 regulations will hurt our improvements

Nigerians holding on to hope as change mirage fades

Arms proliferation in Niger Delta calls amnesty programme into question 

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Lagos lists reform efforts to enhance doing business ease, attract investors

Aggrieved electricity workers suspend strike

‘We’ll continue to meet our customers’ ever-evolving technology needs’  

Parenting; communication counts

Airbus helicopters begins operations of H175 aircraft in Nigeria

Our new Animal Farm

Tips on how to start small business in Nigeria

Harnessing indigenous cultures as a tool for evangelism

Armchair analysts and Lagos-Ibadan expressway

If I knew land to be this!

Visionary Vioces! Can we feed the world?

EU-Africa research cooperation to improve energy access in Africa

When premium product, Bournvita re-brands

Creating a child care section in corporate establishment for working mothers. A good idea?

5bn cubits domestic gas demand threatened as low incentives scare investors

Uphold sanctity of Local Content law, PETAN urges oil firms

AGROFOOD exhibition to play host to 20 French firms

Ikpeazunomics, the New Economic Theory

Friday, April 22, 2016

Saraki nullifies appointment of National Assembly clerk

I still need to be convinced that devaluing the Naira will benefit Nigerians-Buhari

Abuja host Belarus Alumni maiden reunion

Amnesty accuses Nigerian army of mass killings of Shi’ites in northern city

Oil maintains price rally

Buhari formally lists controversial areas in 2016 budget

AfDB to invest $300m in agribusiness-led employment initiative

Nigeria ranks 67/92 nations in Open Data Barometer

Senate in stormy close-door session over 2016 budget

Naira stable, treasury bills yield rise as CBN auctions N167.51bn debt

N12.5bn debt: Arik says it paid FAAN over N18bn since 2006

LGAs tenure crisis: Council chairmen defy Oshiomhole

Fashola charges consumers to follow trends in electricity value chain        

Ikeja Electric to negotiate with labour to end picketing of facilities

Agbowa-Ikosi sawmill ready July – LASG

Power Africa helps provide funds for energy projects

Analysts lament cost, time of moving goods in Nigeria

Nigerian banks hit by oil price crash

Elumelu challenges entrepreneurs on mentorship

OECD, EUIPO say global counterfeit goods worth $500bn annually

NCAA reads riot act to airlines over unremitted funds

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Nigeria’s economy choking under pangs of politics

Poor innovation in packaging industry hurting FMCGs

States get another bailout to pay workers salaries

NNPC’s contracting bottlenecks blow up cash call debt

Letter from a former president

States get reprieve on loan deduction from Federation Account

Nigeria’s rising illicit financial outflow at $26.7 billion raises concern

Nigeria-China currency swap: Not yet Uhuru!

Zenith Bank’s strong profit position validates risk strategy

The land of milk and honey

100 percent renewable energy is possible

The Nigeria-China deal: A double edged sword

FSDH Merchant Bank posts N4.09bn profit after tax amidst challenging economy

IGI names Yayale Ahmed new chairman

NFPWA highlights safety standards in reducing losses for Nigerian businesses

Lassa fever deaths: WHO Nigeria report on late diagnosis found inaccurate

AfDB to invest $300m in agric-business led employment initiative

Inflow of IDPs strain educational facilities in Bauchi

National Convention: PDP ministers warn against pre-selection of delegates

Fashola charges consumers to follow trends in the electricity value chain

Power transmission not affected by current labour issue- TCN              

Saraki never declared his foreign accounts – Witness insists

China sentences computer technician to death for espionage

NBS report shines light on key development indicators

Heineken’s sales bubble up

Orange completes acquisition of Congo mobile operator Tigo DRC

Yields on Nigeria’s T-Bills rise across board at auction

Nigerian staff protest at Siemens AG

Abia approves relocation of electronic dealers, others to Aba Mega Mall

Summit confirms insecurity in Rivers

Rivers police drags 37 electoral suspects to court

Nigeria economics loses to politics as Buhari takes naira stand

Trans-Forcados pipeline may not be back in operation till June

NESG, WEF advocate PPPs to contain disease outbreaks in Nigeria

Reps probe illegal deduction of N1bn from PTAD account, N500m annual office rent

$3.4bn fine: FG, MTN yet to commence discussion  

Revenue drive: $250bn global tax evasion worries FIRS, begins audit of foreign, domestic airlines next week

CCT rubbishes Saraki’s bid to stop trial

Economy: Governors’ meeting inconclusive

Documents relating to Saraki’s foreign transactions are burnt – witness

Again, Metuh challenges court’s jurisdiction

Oshiomhole, Edo Assembly battle over LGA’s tenure

National Assembly yet to receive rejected 2016 budget from Presidency

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Saraki’s Trial: APC Will Not Compromise Senate Presidency -Oyegun

Nigeria’s 2016 tax receipts threatened as company profits sink

From Kebbi to Lagos, let there be rice

AfDB ranked among world’s top 10 organizations on transparency   

The politics and cost of regulation in Nigeria 1

Developers put a hold on new projects over low demand in Q1

Oil rises to 2016 high on supply disruptions, US gasoline demand

Trans-Forcados pipeline may not be back in operation until June

PMB’s foreign trips – my takeaway

Shortage of high-yield seeds threatens 2016 agriculture output

Online banking and ways to secure your account

Zenith Bank: Descent start to a tough year

UBA shows strength in Q1 amid economic downturn

Are these masts not killing us?

Nigeria’s obsession for fossil fuel and its health impact

Rethinking education: The road ahead

LekOil inches towards meeting commercial  production target

Chinese firm signs $30 m infrastructure deal with Delta Government

2016 Budget: Stand-off between the Executive and National Assembly

Nigeria not ripe for renewable energy

A cursory glance at the Nigeria-China currency swap deal

SEC moves to revamp Commodity trading with review of Warehouse Receipt Bill

Super Eagles to play Mali, Luxembourg in friendly

Africanews cable TV debuts to boost Africa’s voice

Again, Dasuki’s detention stalls trial

Google faces EU charge over Android ‘abuse of dominance’

Senate suspends CCB/CCT amendment

DSS arraigns two artisans for cloning Ambode’s phone number

Roaring population growth outpaces Nigerian investment spree

Unilever Hard work pays off in Q1’16

Saudi moves in on first foreign loan in 25 years as oil revenues fall

Mourinho to coach at Old Trafford in charity game

Anambra approaches Afreximbank for loan to set up Diaspora bond, industrial parks  

Rivers seeks $280m World Bank, AfDB facility for urban water sector reform

Leaders urged to stress-test institutional readiness for rebound, growth

African aviation supports over 6.9m jobs, generates $80bn

Naira firms as currency dealers want modalities for accessing yuan

FG to raise 10% ICT contribution to GDP through ‘digitally smart Nigeria’

Yields on Nigerian Treasury bills seen up at auction

Collapsed building: Synagogue trustees, engineers arraigned for manslaughter

Cooperate to be more influential on government policy, expert urges

Hard times for states as FG may deduct unremitted taxes from monthly allocation

Senate admits buying 36 cars for N1.3bn

Every oil boom period has been met by widespread profligacy – Utomi

Financial appropriation: EDHA summons commissioners over Edo university

LCCI to reward high-impact businesses

UBTH confirms case of new Lassa fever death in Edo

Heineken starts year strongly, but cautious on Nigeria

PETAN, others urge Nigeria to resume sustainable exploration activities      

Unions shut down Arik operations over N12.5b debt to FAAN

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Impasse over 2016 budget plunges manufacturing, may depress Q1 GDP

Three awful elections

Regulation, terms of agreement still haunting embedded power scheme

Africa’s rough patch, Nigeria’s fiscal imbroglio and “Chin Chian Jing”

SMEs in Nigeria’s bilateral business development

Oracle upholds cloud technology as transformation tool for Africa’s businesses

Struggling Chams posts N3.40 billion loss in FY15

Unilever Q1 results show impressive performance

Doha stalemate: The morning after

Nigeria’s FX control pushes foreign investors to Egypt

Making sure your Smartphone bill does not hit the roof

Enhancing financial inclusion through mobile money

Re-integrating Boko Haram: Imaging Nigeria in fiction and in fact

Falling oil prices rattle markets

Senate & CCT/CCB Act amendment

Poor allocation, system failure stalls potential of agric research

Nigeria set to cut $1.3bn diary import cost through Arla’s foods

Lagos-Ibadan Road: The way out

Understanding new electricity tariffs: The case for and against retail electricity tariff increase

Removal of excise duties, tax relief may increase solar energy investments

Panama leaks: International organizations boost global cooperation on tax

Cautious optimism greets NNPC’s proposed partnership for refineries

Shell forecasts 60 percent rise in global energy demand by 2050

Shareholders in Dangote Cement approve N136bn dividends for 2015

Grazing Reserve Commission Bill not before Senate

Ambode seeks collaboration on air surveillance against vandals

Fulani-Herdsmen conflict: Nigerians not satisfied with FG response – NOI Polls

Commonwealth commends Nigeria

$2.1bn arms deal: FG loses bid to try Dasuki in secret

Customs revenue drops by N2.7bn at Tin-Can Port

World split in fight over drugs

Nigeria seals up Shell’s Gbaran Ubie oil and gas facility on court order

NNPC opens tender seeking partners to revive its ailing refineries

Oil steady at $43.69 on Kuwait strike

Ikeja Electric gets interlocutory injunction against labour

Reps propose stiffer sanctions for individual, corporate body on non-registration of SIM cards

NLC threatens mass action against Senate over 108 Land Cruiser SUVs

‘Nigeria imports 100% polymer amid forex constraints’

Cadbury reiterates commitment to consumer satisfaction

Recall of Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler 300 vehicles: CPC gives 7-day ultimatum for status report

EDHA orders council chairmen to vacate office by Thursday

Over 25 new companies in operation in Edo – Oshiomhole

Airforce begins six-day flying training in Lagos

International migration experts arrive Nigeria

WHO reports indicate one in three Nigerian women has been violated

Ogonis in emotion as victims of army invasion testify at House Army Committee

Wike names 10-member committee to prepare his one-year accountability report

Monday, April 18, 2016

Tax breaks to Oil & Gas multinationals cost Nigeria over N600 billion

Welcome China, bye bye America?

A gaze into the future (1)

Nigerian exporters hurting under fixed FX regime

Nigeria-China relations may work this time

Apologies amid a struggling economy

Reps to legislate 10-year National Development Plan

IT industry stakeholders seek review of NCC spectrum license terms

Outdated money lessons you shouldn’t teach your kids

Oil exporter’s foreign reserves fall by $315 bn since 2014

Build a Passionate Company

Ikpeazu: A governor as a product and a brand

A sky high impairment loss dampens Ecobank’s profit

Avoid going broke in retirement

Unilever sales fall on weak EM currencies

Lekki: Emerging commercial hub

Kachikwu seeks consensus among OPEC members    

Nigeria’s NNPC fights for oil cargoes as revenue squeeze bites

Capacity building key to achieving 10,000mw by 2019 –Fashola

Lagos Islanders defeat Izobe of Gabon at the ongoing African Basketball League

CCT trial: Oyegun’s clamour for opposition Senate President will distract Buhari’s govt -Frank

‘Nigeria still imports 100 percent of Polymer amid Forex constraints’

Nigeria has not applied for an IMF loan because it is ‘not sick’:finance minister

Nigeria pipeline saboteurs vow further Niger Delta attacks

FG put in process to facilitate take- off of Kano Dry Port project

$2.1bn arms scam: PDP Scribe denies receiving money from Dasuki

Falling Oil prices rattle global markets

Standard Chartered sees opportunities in Africa as rival Barclays pulls back

Shell says theft from its Nigerian oil pipeline network fell in 2015

Oil price tumbles on Doha stalemate

Analysts raise fresh fears about oil market after failed meeting

After failed Doha talks, Kuwait strike may lift oil price

Emefiele upbeat about less pressure on naira with currency swap with China

Ikpeazu tasks graduates to look beyond certificate acquisition

Abia establishes integrated health delivery system

FMDQ OTC Securities posts N2.09bn revenue in 2015 – report

Pipeline Vandalisation: FG mulls establishment of special security force

FG, National Assembly urged to resolve logjam over Calabar-Lagos rail route

Lagos to go tough on motorcycle restriction

Jonathan’s ADC returns back to UK for promotional course

CBN, Chinese ICBC Bank currency swap to drive naira stability further

Nigeria looks to tax as oil revenues shrink

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Nigeria, China currency swap won’t fix FX demand backlog

A low oil price and an active NNPC

Oil sector regulation crimps oil marketer’s revenues

Is economics still a useful science?

WEF pushing for digital transformation in Africa

Nigeria is not learning the lessons of economic history  

Wailing for Buhari’s waning popularity

Intrigue, power play stop regional flight at MMA2

Leap for Ikorodu as Ambode pursues economic devt    

Unilever food business responsible for growth amid currency restriction

General Motors recalls nearly 1.04 million new pickup trucks for faulty seat belts

Employee pensions: The bigger picture

Managing what you know

‘We facilitate conversations between Government and the Private sector’

Ease of doing business in Nigeria

Let‘s talk about change [2]

Inflation, delay in salary squeeze parents

Virtual Accounting moves to help SMEs in proper bookkeeping

Missing Chibok girls: The pain still cuts deep two years after

Buhari, the tortoise and the iron that grew cold

‘Fulani herdsmen beating the gong of war’

Benefits of Buhari’s visit to China

Nutritionists decry lack of nutrients in imported poultry products

Housing: Widening demand-supply gap amid rising number of developers

Pains, losses, shattered dreams as Lagos-Badagry Expressway reconstruction drags

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Saraki’s corruption trial: Nobody can interfere with CCT proceedings – Zakari Mohammed

The decampee S/East politicians on the podium of infamy

US presidential politics: Bernie Sanders makes history

Stallions will get better, Bakare assures fans

NFF to sanction Giwa, others over anti football activities

Now that Kachikwu is politically correct

A new narrative from the North needed

Coca-Cola launches new global campaign ‘Taste the Feeling’ in Nigeria

the wait for change

Perishable items: Cargo expert wants landing costs removed

Bosch positions to attack competition

Lagos, Street begging and public security

F1: No reason to be nervous – Rosberg

Nigerian housewives coping with the harsh economy of Nigeria

‘Technical skills will create jobs, sustain growth’

PPP Diasporan unit opens investment door for upbeat investors in health sector

Embed critical thinking, employability, entrepreneurship skills in university programmes – experts

Ecobank sees flat loan growth on slowing African economies

Nigeria’s economic challenge is surmountable – Adeosun

Nigeria faces acute food shortage over non-payment of farm input suppliers

Ghost workers pocket GH¢ 66,000 ($17,277)

US promotes investment opportunities on Lagos-Kano-Jibiya transport corridor           

Indigenous IT operators fault government target for broadband rollout

Legal experts canvass mediation as viable alternative for business dispute resolution

A glimpse of Ikpeazu’s 300 days in office

Friday, April 15, 2016

Low Savings: Okonjo-Iweala did not indict the Jonathan administration

States lose N25.19 billion in IGR

US promotes investment opportunities on Lagos-Kano-Jibiya transport corridor                       

US moves to boost AGOA in West Africa

Micro Pension will guarantee future of Nigerians in informal sector — PENCOM

Premier League revenues hit record high of £3.4bn

Nigeria arrests six over pipeline attacks, destroys two illegal refineries

Court dismisses Saraki’s application to quash charge at CCT

FG to make over $224 million on 2.6GHz spectrum sale

Ambode receives 10 new patrol vehicles from MTN

Nigeria has mastered culture of failure to save – Utomi

NDLEA boss seeks integrated drug control approach

IMF says Nigeria needs quick help on ailing economy

UCL semi-final: Man City draw Real Madrid, Atletico play Bayern

Emirates increases free baggage allowance on all Africa routes

Ecobank looks to sustainable long-term performance, records $205m PBT

Shell Nigeria commences internship and sabbatical programs 2016

NLC, CSOs kick against pensions, salaries for ex-governors, political office holders

PCFATF: Witness unravels how Oronsaye paid N67.5m to unknown persons

4th Mainland Bridge: Lagos set to sign MoU with investors

Flexible packaging to increase shelf life of Nigerian foods, cut 80% of wastage

Lagos Water Corporation appeals to the public over lack of water supply

Promotion arrears:  Labour to protest at National Assembly

‘Emefiele deserves support, not distraction’

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Food crisis looms as FG fails to offset N72bn fertiliser debt

Geometric Power deal and sanctity of concession agreements

How secure are you?

SEC to underwrite Nigerian investor’s e-dividend costs

New “religious, national values” curriculum threatens child fundamental rights

Vantage Capital provides $20 million for Landmark Africa

Hospitality experts fault Nigeria’s lead in Africa hotel development

The IMF on Nigeria’s net capital flows mirage

Nigeria not to be excluded from MSCI Frontier Markets Index

Speaking to power: Raising a banner of hope

Reeling in Nigeria’s outsized informal retail market into the modern market

Nigerians cry out for solution to biting fuel scarcity

Seeking new knowledge makes you competitive in your chosen career

Housing delivery: Exploring local content to reduce pressure on forex

UNIDO partners FG, States on 3.1 MW Hydro Power Projects 

Security agencies will continue in efforts to rescue missing girls -Buhari assures Chibok parents 

Ambode charges corporate organizations to support govt on security

Lagos to sign MoU on 4th Mainland Bridge before May 29

Gold producers wary despite price rebound

Guests conceal donations at Aisha Buhari’s  Book launch

FG assures of enabling environment for renewable energy projects

MTN Ghana offers instant international money transfers

Naira seen weakening on parallel market

Witness unravel how Oronsaye paid N67.5million to unknown persons

Drama in Nigerian Football House

PZ Cussons pays 70% premium for dollars in Nigeria on shortage

Nigeria’s new start is in danger of derailing

Nigeria `uninvestable’ due to currency policy, Exotix says

Infinix launches HOT 3 in Lagos

Global oil demand plummets to 1.2 million bpd in new IEA report

FIRS, NNPC in crucial meeting over unremitted taxes

Repair work on Nigeria’s Forcados oil pipeline to take until June – sources

NLC plans protest over Chibok girls, state of the nation

UBTH performs 30 cardiac surgeries in five years

Developing SMEs only key to moving Nigeria forward – expert

FG targets 12 full-month implementation of 2017 budget

PIB passes first reading in Senate

Ambode pushes to actualise 24-hour economy

Maryland, Ogudu GRA top growth areas on Lagos Mainland housing market with 20% price rise

Oil rebalancing ‘taking shape’ says IEA

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

No timeline for return of Chibok girls-Osinbajo

Nigeria’s FX peg stirs memory of 1994 economic misery

Okonjo-Iweala says past government lacked political will to accumulate savings

Zuma and the ANC: The beginning of the end?

How to save Nigeria’s economy and stop corruption – NY Times

World Bank/IMF holds Spring Meeting amidst global slow growth

Buhari is bottling it

The entrepreneurial city: Revisiting local government in Lagos

Buhari urges speedy completion of Mambilla power project

AfDB current portfolio valued at $3.9bn

Combating rising kidnapping cases

Pipeline vandalism: The imperative of a new strategy

Credit risk management: An Islamic finance perspective

Poor reading culture, insecurity and piracy stunt Learn Africa growth

Boko Haram containment revitalises Nigeria’s N1.9trn cattle market

Nigeria : With squandered opportunities come heavy borrowing

Combating scourge of measles in Nigeria, using Ogun state’s example

Fuel import cost $1.8billion as more stock arrives

FG turns to Australia for support in mining sector development                                

Buhari warns pipeline vandals, says we will deal with you like Boko Haram

Governance suffers as executive-legislative impasse deepens

IPMAN promises to make petrol available nationwide

World Bank sets aside $2.5bn for female education

NSCDC destroys 4 illegal refineries in Edo

Light up Lagos: Ambode commissions 36km Ile Zik – Sango toll gate street lights

Saraki: Senate moves to whittle powers of CCB, CCT

China offers $15m for establishment of 50 Agric Demonstration Farms in Nigeria

FG insists over N60bn Lagos-Calabar railway project sent to NASS for vetting

Nigeria restarts Port Harcourt refinery -NNPC

Fuel supply improves in Abuja as NNPC increases truck-out from 186 to 240      

Discos unveil metering plans for 2016 as Gencos demand improved gas supply             

Death of 400-level student: Groups press for resignation of VC over shooting in UNIPORT

Bayelsa to back N100bn NDDC Brass Road project

Fuel crisis: Heads ‘ll roll if we name saboteurs, marketers tell minister

Naira remains stable as CBN plans to diversify FX reserves to yuan

More gas for power generation as Total commissions $5.7bn gas facility

Power sector operators pledge aggressive meter rollout

China offers $15million Agric support to Nigeria

MTN’s top executive said to plan exit amid optimism on fine

Sharp drop in cargo throughput to reduce revenue generation

IFAD identifies poor data, lack of counterpart funding as bane to its intervention in Nigeria

Lagos targets 20 metric tons p/h rice production

A4AI coordinator to chair Beacon of ICT awards 2016

Witness reveals how Badeh converted naira to dollar monthly

Start-up funding in Nigeria

Reps summon Malami, Arase over counter order to re-open Kogi Assembly

Subsidy scam: Witness says Zenon Oil got $233m

Hope returns on mortgage-backed homeownership as work resumes on LagosHOMS projects

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Nigeria inflation highest among oil peers as FX policy backfires

APC: Disaffection fuels move for new parties

Conversations on the economy

Non passage of PIB slow rig activities, new investments – Baker Hughes, FDC Research

2016 Budget: Any cheer for the capital market?

The paradox of metering Nigeria

CBN, China’s ICBC, agree on yuan transactions

Replicating El-Rufai’s zeal in the FCT administration

Nigeria’s billion dollar mobile app market prone to software hackers

Microfinance: Keep it simply small (KISS)

How Nigeria’s proposed coal-fired plants negate Paris Agreement

More trouble for airlines as government policy, economic crunch crimp revenues

Fairtrade hosts 2nd Agrofood fair in Nigeria

Ecobank drives efficiency, financial inclusion with technology

Senate won’t revisit 2016 Budget on omissions 

Buhari calls for balanced trade volumes between Nigeria, China

EFCC/ICPC should not manage seized properties- NIESV

IMF lowers 2016 growth projection for Nigeria to 2.3%

LASG issues 114 letters of approval to school proprietors/owners

Nigeria considers Chinese bonds for 2016 budget funding

Witness reveals how Badeh converted Naira to Dollars monthly

Nigeria’s Dangote signs Chinese bank loan for two cement plants

CBN set to raise N67.5 billion in treasury bills

NIMASA pushes for early passage of Anti-Piracy Law

FMDQ gives PenCom real-time access to OTC trading system

Profit taking: NSE All-Share Index drops 2.68%

FMDQ optimistic about improving Nigeria’s debt capital market in 2016

Abia flays unconfirmed report of 55 shallow graves in Abia forest

SMEDAN re-strategises on nation’s economic growth with 103 centres for MSMEs’ training

NYPF, Heritage Bank inaugurate N500m grant scheme for young entrepreneurs

Nigeria march inflation soars to almost four-year high of 12.8%

Monday, April 11, 2016

IFAD identifies poor data, lack of counterpart funding as bane of its intervention in Nigeria

Frenemies incorporated

Banks under pressure from industry groups to deepen FX market

Buhari needs to be pragmatic

Our actions will speak for us – President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s foreign trips: Matters arising

Government must give priority to ICT infrastructure now!

World Bank fears SSA 2016 growth outlook to remain subdued at 3.3% on low, volatile commodity prices

What do SMEs take branding for?

IGI gets NAICOM’s approval to restructure N20 billion assets

Global buyers chase Nigeria’s steel, agro products as quality improves 

Stress, health risks rise as economic headwinds bite on Nigerians

Oracle plans to reach over 1million participants on Cloud Day

Experts advocate leveraging technology in lifelong learning to remain competitive

AADL to double ethanol production capacity to 22million liters before 2025

The Senate has denied removing the Lagos to Calabar rail line project from the 2016 budget

Pay your taxes, tax not anti-Islam -Emir of Kano

Of Saraki and the ‘swim & sink’ senators

World Bank lowers 2016 growth projections for Sub-Saharan Africa

Nigeria to boost non-oil income by 87% to offset oil slump

NICON earmarks $10 million for restructuring

Focus Softnet to spread its footprints in West Africa

Nigeria considers panda bonds to help plug record budget gap

$2.1 billion arms deal: ECOWAS assumes jurisdiction over enforcement of fundamental rights

Environmental Rights group urges audit of Agips safety procedures following frequent explosions

World Bank says Chinese economy to slow to 6.75% growth

Pirates seize ship off Nigeria with 6 Turkish crewmen

Microfinance bank targets N40bn from insurance

Dangote invests $1bn in Okpella cement plant

Ngige begs NLC against nationwide protest

Inter-bank rates to rise as CBN mops up liquidity

Banks staff cost per head up despite layoffs

Hotel development in Africa jumps 30% to 64,000 rooms

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Act of 2004 opens way for CBN to unfreeze FX markets

Lagos points the way to an open and decentralised Nigeria

Memories of a Fulani childhood

Informal seed system threatens Nigeria’s Agric productivity

The strategic implementation plan for the 2016 budget

ETranzact innovative products responsible for stellar performance

Queues will return soon, say stakeholders

Nigeria must break free from fossil fuels

Disruptive innovative change is vital to growing Nigeria’s economy

Ntel storms market with high speed internet speeds up to 230mbps

KPMG (is there life on Mars or in Bratian?) Part 111

Formal structure for apprenticeship may improve youth employment, say experts

Are you a healthcare or a medical officer? Then, you need professional indemnity insurance  

Okada and the growing security threat in Lagos

“Beat Diabetes”: A global health commitment for 2016

$30m pledged for Oyo Agric initiative

New PIB: Host communities on the lurch?

Internet users drop to 93.7m in February – NCC

Don’t despair – Buhari tells Nigerians

FG doing everything possible to address current hardship – Osinbajo

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Panic in Immigration, Prisons Services following academic certificates verification exercise

Alameiyeseigha laid to rest in Amassoma

US presidential politics: all bets are off

Towards Nigeria’s new national airline

Sandstone texture distinguishes Mi-Tribe mobile phone

Promoting ‘made-in-Nigeria’ products

The role of the federal government in establishing a new national carrier

Emirates strengthens commercial team with new appointments

Currency fluctuations and Nigerian made products: Time to lead by example

Fidelity in business, the number one criteria for effective entrepreneurial practice

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: The unending tales

Amaka Ambrose… An african lioness that empowers women world wide

Buhari to confer with Jinping on support for development of Nigeria’s infrastructure

Katsina to host economic, investment summit next month

Investors wait to move in if full deregulation of oil sector comes fast

Visafone to vacate spectrum for 4G

Petroleum minister to open PETAN Pavilion at OTC

BPE says privatisation is not the problem with power sector

FG to open up 200 dams for irrigation – Ogbeh

African ministers adopt 17 key resolutions to implement global, continental agenda

Ikpeazu’s Scorecard of 65 roads

Friday, April 08, 2016

Fuel scarcity bites start-ups

Katsina to host economic & investment summit next month

Nigeria risks $500m holdings as MSCI exit looms

Nigeria’s cocoa farmers and grinders still waiting on government policy help

Olam invests N30 billion in Kaduna

Unilever promises commitment to sustainable business in Nigeria

Nigerian MSCI exit may risk $500 million holdings, RenCap Says

Management orders closure of University of Lagos

Fuel crisis, water, power, prompt UNILAG to shut down indefinitely

Africa’s $30 bn rail renaissance holds ticket for trade

Stock trading plummets as Nigeria stands firm on Naira

Panama Papers: key revelations so far

Nigeria plans cash payments for poor, put graduates on payroll

Buhari absent at FEC budget review meeting

Nigeria’s cocoa output expected to rise to 350,000 tonnes

Nigeria targets sale of 40 percent of new state oil firm

Buhari leads Nigeria’s business delegation to China next week for export negotiations     

Thursday, April 07, 2016

FG sets out bold move to resolve oil industry crisis

Omoni Oboli, artistry of a superstar

Take special note of the quiet child

IOCs to give $200 million for fuel imports

Nigeria’s inflation projected to cross 12% threshold

Controversy brews over Governor Ayade’s logging activities, super high way project

What next for Super Eagles?

How best to fight corruption in Nigeria

Zainab Akanji, the food safety expert for your protection and wellbeing

If human rights arguments won’t get the Nigerian gender equality bill to pass, perhaps economics will

Online job application declines over 46% – Report

Global village and global confusion

Infrastructural development crucial to Nigeria’s long term success –BCG

Beautiful colours of life through the eyes of an artist

10 most yellow carded players in EPL history

Chinese firms to invest $200million in agriculture, mining in Jigawa

FG assures of effective implementation of 2016 budget

Terrorism: FG puts security agencies on alert

Kaduna Investment Summit: ZL unveils $1.5bn waste to wealth business opportunity for states   

Obasanjo meets Buhari at Aso Rock

Angola seeks IMF bail out

Nigeria says companies to provide $200 million for fuel imports

Presidency commences pre-retirement training for employees

Fuel scarcity: Absence of heavy traffic exposes rot on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway

Kano seeks alternative financier for Chinese city project  

Buhari receives details of 2016 budget

US firm to assist SMEs leverage $10bn credit line

Facebook launches Agency Ambassador programme for Africa

FG measures on fuel ease pressures at filling stations

Organised labour faults Buhari’s economic plan, declares nationwide warning strike over electricity tariff

Ministry to partner BPE to commercialise river basins

Fashola tasks judiciary on need to fast-track cases on power projects

APC senators divided over Saraki’s resignation

Nigeria’s Attorney General explains why Boko Haram convicts can’t be executed

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Ideology trumps economics as Power, FX, Fuel shortages cripple Nigeria

Going back to the days of “essential commodities”?

$575m stuck in Nigeria as forex shortage hits airlines

On the road to shared mining prosperity

Over $17 billion shipped out of Nigeria by powerful individuals in suspect transactions

Can the CBN really tame the rising inflation?

Banks risk losing 25 percent market share to FinTechs – PwC

MDAs air travel costs to drop by N13.88bn on efficient spending, says Adeosun

Witness gives graphic details of Saraki’s undeclared assets

South Africa: Time to look beyond Zuma

Equities search for new triggers as earning season wanes

Dangote: Championing Africa to Africa investment

The narrative has changed

Finally, NASS sends 2016 budget details to Buhari, as Senators attend Saraki’s trial

…As Osoba returns to the fold    

Deep in Buhari’s base, Naira fix hurts lives

Nigeria to play key role in Afreximbank $250bn intra-African trade strategy

Power: Why FG will not realise 10,000mw target by 2019

France may double aid to Nigeria to $340 million this year

S&P revises downward forecast for South African growth in 2016

A Continent Connecting: Most innovative brands meet minds of the future at Columbia University

Forte Oil of Nigeria plans to raise $500 million for expansion

Credit – A crunch or an opportunity?

Labour ministry wades into Caverton Helicopters, aviation union face-off

Iwobi wants to play in Olympics

UAC halts share sale, eyes retail for growth

Forensic expert explains how Dariye laundered N1.6bn Ecological fund

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

We’ll bar electoral offenders from contesting polls’

Nigeria needs competition laws that will address regulatory issues – Expert

Day of multiple reflections

Nigeria losing billions of dollars to maritime sector mismanagement

Competitiveness, not diversification, and the role of government (2)

Investment in infrastructure and central oversight key to Nigeria’s success

The far side of Buhari’s housing agenda

Rethinking Education: The road ahead

Buhari’s dark designs: squaring the circle of change

Helios acquires Crown Agents Bank and Crown Agents Investment Management

Alarm over IOC’s, oil marketers forex deals

What’s happening to Adesina’s electronic wallet system?

Nuclear energy should be part of Nigeria’s electricity mix – experts

Ten keys to controlling your expenditure

Cash rich and investment poor? Why nations need an infrastructure sovereign bank

The BPE after Dikki

Face governance, stop blaming PDP for Nigeria’s economic woes, Sheriff tells FG

Witness reveals how Saraki bought undeclared assets with state funds

Buhari urges dialogue in resolving political crisis in Burundi  

DMO to auction N110bn worth of bonds, April 13

Asset Declaration : Again, Saraki appeals for stay of proceedings

Nigeria performs low in financial, macroeconomic integration among ECOWAS

NDDC spends N113m to search for 5 topmost female cadet scientists

Orange to invest in Nigerian e-commerce group Africa Internet

IT firms task banking sector, businesses on online payment security

Oil continues its slide

UN, AU foresee another financial crisis, call for transformative policies

No going back on price modulation mechanism – PPPRA

NSIA to begin investment of $250m additional capital in 2016 FY

Lagos Scholarship Board fixes exam for April 12, 13

Made in Nigeria vehicle feasible by 2021, says Innoson

Monday, April 04, 2016

FG fixation on petrol price cause of acute shortage

Brazil’s economic descent and political crisis: Parallels and lessons for Nigeria 

Will liberalization of the oil sector end fuel scarcity?

Zuma and the coming winter

Beyond The banners – Real Estate as a career

Access Bank plc: Strong profit growth amid tough business operating climate

Stocks’ future looks bleak on oil price decline

‘Technology is the enabler of all other sectors’

NSIA announces audited financial results for 2015

Fidelity Bank records strong profit position amid currency risk

Unleashing massive job creation programmes in a sustainable way (2)  

When silence is not golden

‘Employee experience, engagement to drive corporate competitiveness’

Policy underway to curb under-declaration of assets

Nigeria’s crude oil export to India set to drop further

Hope rises for modular refinery in Akwa Ibom State  

Group alleges campaign of calumny against MD, NNPC retail

Nigeria steps up preparations for UN general assembly meeting on ending AIDS

Past leaders responsible for Nigeria’s Economic troubles – Buhari

Hope rises for modular refinery in Akwa Ibom State

Nigeria targets elusive small traders in new tax drive

Fidelity Bank places $113m Oando loan on watchlist

Alaska Air to buy Virgin America for $2.6 billion

Africans seek global partnership for implementation of agendas 2063, 230

Upgrade of airports will create employment opportunities, says FAAN

Oil fall further as doubts mount over plan to cut output

Access Bank seeks approval for $500m debt sale

Netherland partners IWPR in ‘de-radicalisation’ project in Nigeria

Industrialist urges FG not to devalue naira

Low investments, fuel crisis, decline in power output pull down labour productivity

Major oil marketers assure of fuel stability this quarter

Naira pressure may resurface as declining external reserves poses risk

Presidency directs HoS, NAICOM to protect govt’s assets

Foreign inflows into property market shrinking despite 20% price correction

Dasuki Gate: Judge’s absence stalls Dasuki’s bid to quash charge

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Mining, agric campaigns hold ace to Buhari’s envisaged industrial revolution

Judging the judges

The ministers that will make or mar Buhari’s government

Equity investors lose N1.2trn to risk as Mutual funds gain traction

NNPC still withholding federation account funds says report

Ntel in billion dollar push for Nigeria’s telecoms market

Deposit Insurance: Between a quick fix and a lasting solution

Unemployment rate to rise in Q1 2016 as budget implementation drags

The 2 Traits Every Entrepreneur Needs

Kachikwu is not a magician!

CBN policies reduce E-fraud success rate amid increase in online transactions

Debt rescheduling is an option to managing huge debt  

Unleashing massive job creation programmes in a sustainable way (1)

A business case for corporate social intelligence

Governors irresponsive, indifferent as fuel goes for N300 per litre in Southwest states

Saraki and the gathering storm

APC and the story of the woodpecker

Nigerians lament hardship as frustration mounts

How oil money, bitter politics, monarch’s greed, fuel senseless killings in Rivers

US earmarks $600m in development assistance to Nigeria

‘Nigerian airlines lose N20bn annually to flight cancellations’

Rising cases of sudden death reinforce need for regular medical checks

Buhari’s 28 trips lead nowhere

‘We need to change the way we look at education totally’

Kano residents, businesses groan as state records low socio-economic activities

Until we see Alamieyeseigha’s corpse, we don’t believe he’s dead – Bayelsans

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Lack of inclusive education policy may retard Nigeria’s industrialisation drive

FCMB Group earnings recover in Q4, to close full year at N7.8bn PBT

Starting Nigeria afresh

How to regulate the petroleum downstream sector

Examination malpractice: A lasting solution to this quagmire

Sports and youth empowerment in Lagos

Ocholi’s kinsmen begs Buhari for ministerial appointment

Rejection of the gender equity bill… I remember Sarah Jibril one vote party nomination

When Regularisation does not come to the Rescue

How external factors pressure people into being cooperative, prosocial and good doing

Down the memory lane in Gold Coast

Industry stakeholders commend FAAN for successful ICAO Audit

Integrated Oil and Gas $116m refinery ready 2016 – GMD

Nigerian interbank rate falls on increased liquidity

FG to reduce food importation – Buhari

Friday, April 01, 2016

Access Bank appoints Abba Tor Habib as a Non-Executive Director

Fire outbreak at Olam’s juice plant under control

Golden Guinea Breweries to commence production in Q3 2016

Seplat, Vitol  among nine bidders for oil refineries in Nigeria

WHO confirms new case of Ebola in Liberia

Union Bank declares N118.4bn gross earnings in 2015

Elechi, former Ebonyi governor, quits partisan politics

Fuel scarcity: Minister brokers peace among marketers

Bi-Courtney faults claims on regional operations

Court directs CJ to re-assign Ecobank, Honeywell case

NNPC opens bids for new refineries

IMF cuts Nigeria growth forecast again amid oil slump

South African opposition says will take necessary action to remove Zuma

Okey Akpa elected President of the West African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association

Saudi Arabia plans $2 trillion megafund as it looks beyond the oil era

Africans task on enhance intra-trade to hedge against external shocks

Africa development week Kicks off in Addis with calls for ‘Green Industrialization’

NNPC still withholding federation account funds says new study

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Joseph Benjamin, Doyen of his craft