Businessday Nigeria Archive for April 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Federal government and the Abuja airport

CBN mops up liquidity to support naira as overnight rate eases

China deports U.S. citizen convicted of espionage

Save that money! Six practical tips for the single man

President Zuma signs anti money-laundering bill FICA into law

Breaking News: AJ knocks Klitschko for WBA title

Legal luminaries, others task FG to extend anti-graft campaign to oil sector

Orphanages loosing recession battle as sponsors withdraw funds

I thought being president would be easier – Trump

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

UN chief supports self-determination for Western Sahara

Unease over technical hitches for 2017 UTME, varsities carrying capacity resurfaces

Abia bans use of agents for revenue collection

Friday, April 28, 2017

Akwa Ibom has 21,651 unclaimed PVCs – INEC

PHED complains NLC’s picketing has thrown 4 states into darkness

Utomi, Anifowoshe, others for Nigeria-Britain Association lecture series

Leadership, inclusive growth to take centre stage at WEF on Africa

Lagos endorses Alimosho Economic Summit 2017

Dispute over village head disrupt polio immunisation in Kano

FED Allocation

CFAO Group in Nigeria walks against Malaria

Currency dealers buy only $85.69m out of $100m offered by CBN

FMDQ OTC holds 5th annual general meeting

Customs’ warehouse in Kano overflows with seized smuggled rice

FIRS generates N3.30trn revenue in 2016

Nigeria Customs Service paid N12m into Ofili-Ajumogobia’s account – witness

Central Bank mops up liquidity to support naira

U.S. announces $30m in new humanitarian funding for northeast

Contec Global to invest $360m to develop Nigerian organic agriculture 

FG wants Banks to Invest 25% of their profit share in BoA to improve farmers lending

Agric growth depends on private sector participation – NCARD

Tanzania president sacks 9,932 civil servants over fake qualifications

Etisalat meets lenders for $1.2bn debt restructuring talks

South Sudan, WHO, partners to vaccinate 2.3m children against measles

FBN Holdings earns N581.8bn in full year 2016

BusinessDay’s Top 25 Most Innovative Companies in Nigeria holds today  

Anohu-Amazu’s big shoes and Dikko’s new challenge

EPL: Arsenal not giving up on catching Spurs- Wenger

AFAN urges govt. to subsidise cost of farm inputs

Turkey’s central bank may tighten monetary policy more to tame inflation

MACBAN leverage telecom data on members’ identification

Access Bank posts N26bn profit after tax in Q1

IFAD ready for 2017 farming season

Nigeria lose Beach Soccer World Cup opener to Italy

Tillerson to lay UN groundwork to boost North Korea sanctions

Fraudsters in trouble as CBN, banks move to create database

BusinessDay 28 Apr 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

American Business Council sees FG growth plan as commendable

Cargo dwell time in Nigerian seaports remains highest in Africa

‘Mortgage banks need to do self-enlightenment and education to grow the industry’

Strong FX potential seen in Nigeria’s $1.3bn shea industry

Transcorp improves profit margins amid monumental challenges

Of whistles, trumpets & cemeteries

Modular Refineries could offer 500% return on investment-Pwc  

It’s a unique offering at HBC Resort

Over 150,000 Nigeria babies born with sickle cell yearly

Kano invests over N4bn in provision of high tech medical equipment

More teeth for fight against malaria as Publix Pharmaceutical launches Publitem

Hygeia, IKEDC collaborate to curb malaria in Lagos

Lenders shun Nigeria’s solar projects on lack of off-taker, poor tariff

Specialised sleep disorder clinic births in Lagos 

Emir of Ilorin urges FG to address challenges in power sector

FG mulls establishment of courts in prisons

NPA assures port operators of enabling business environment

Reps say document on 2017 Appropriation bill intact

Ngige assures international community of economic development

Dogara calls for adoption of Option A4 for party primaries

Buhari’s health: Presidency says no cause for alarm

Sheriff pulls out of Jonathan’s reconciliation committee

N13bn Ikoyi cash haul: Senator cautions against false alarm

Nestle price growth lifts trading by 0.52%

2017 budget: Police return money, items taken from Goje’s house

FG to audit Ecological Fund

Oando posts N1.71 billion profit

How Macron would fix the French economy

Uba’s £1.9m suit to go on despite process challenge

NCS destroy imported poultry products worth N1.27bn

I do not have $1.2bn in any account – Lai Mohammed

Citydia opens 7th outlet in Nigeria

Magu: Reps accuse Presidency of usurping Judicial powers

Vaccine, major breakthrough in roll-back malaria programme

Senate may pass 2017 budget next week

UBA’s growth-prone share price lures investors  

N200m grass cutting scandal: SGF shuns Senate again

Again, Saraki’s CCT trial stalled

NEITI commences 2015, 2016 audit of oil, gas sector

Access Bank profit rises 34% on forex gains

NEITI commences audit of oil, gas sector

Sharapova should not be allowed to play tennis again- Bouchard

‘Malnutrition hinders children’s immunity against polio after vaccination’

India bans social media in Kashmir for 1 month

INEC flags-off CVR exercise in Lagos

Invest in girl-child education, educationist urges parents, guardians

Nigeria requires 80,000 base stations to join `Smart World’ – NCC

Udom lauds FG over plans to resuscitate ALSCON

Akwa Ibom to recruit 3,000 teachers

‘Abia serious about becoming hub of leather/garment products manufacturing’

BusinessDay 27 Apr 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

NCAA cautions pilot, others on adverse weather

Militancy: Seplat ships 3m barrels of oil through Warri refinery

Lagos up-to-date in pensions, salaries despite meltdown

NNPC confirms Taleveras’ settlement of obligation

FEC approves contracts worth N9bn for transport, EFCC

Transport ministry set to dredge 162km Ajaokuta-Onitsha waterways

Buhari’s “absence” clouds economic recovery

Found but not lost (2)

Stanbic IBTC Holdings’ earnings spike on growth in non-interest revenue

Gap closes between new window and black market rate

Catfish dealer’s capital eroded by rising cost of goods

N6.8 trillion pension industry not threatened by shake-up in PenCom

Making the most of a unique model

Africa’s biggest challenge is viability – Experts

Abuja Runway: A Major Confidence Booster-Akinkuotu

Favorable season, a boon for Ashaka cement as margins surge

NBA-SBL capacity building for young lawyers

MainOne launches Data Center project in Sagamu, Ogun State

Nigerian students stranded in Turkey

GT Bank surprises market with strong first quarter profit of N50bn

Reps confirm BusinessDay story on probe of N13bn recovered from Ikoyi residence

Scanty FEC meeting, angry National Assembly put governance on edge

Senate to pass PIGB ‎in 3 weeks

Senate interrogates Babachir Thursday

Buhari re-nominates 82-year-old ambassadorial nominee, two others

Breaking: Former education minister Babalola Borisade is dead

Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of five CBN Non-Executive Directors

2017 Workers Day: NLC threatens to mobilise Nigerians against State Governors, NASS

Osinbajo inaugurates refocused MSMEs Council

Buhari not harassing Jonathan’s family -presidency

JAMB assures of readiness to conduct UTME Mock Exams‎ on Saturday 

Reps threaten showdown over missing 2017 Appropriation bill report

World Bank reaffirms commitment to Nigeria’s power sector recovery plan

Group says Nigeria loses $3.8bn annually on ICT importation

UPDATED: FEC approves contracts worth N9 billion for transport, EFCC

National Bureau of Statistics wins public sector star website award

Tambuwal fails to stop court process challenging his emergence as Governor

Buhari seeks National Assembly approval for $12.7bn external loan

Sule Lamido challenges transfer of case

Aiteo Group to pay Nigeria’s football coaches N2.5bn for 5 years

Buhari working from home- Lai Mohammed

FG to audit utilisation of take-off grants in 12 new universities

CBN Anchor Borrower Programme: Kebbi recovers N1b from 78,500 beneficiaries

Implementation of gas master plan key to oil, gas industry development – expert

YIAGA deploys observers for continuous voter registration in 260 LGAs

Niger vaccinates 2.5m under-five children, warns against rejecting immunisation

Deloitte makes case for incorporating AR/VR into workflows

Experts urge FG to set up task force to enforce non building of structures on power lines

Anxiety as Buhari again fails to show up at FEC meeting

5 million Nigerians listen to Radio China

Oil theft: Navy apprehends Nigerian, 9 foreigners in Delta

Nurses Association expresses worry over donor agencies withdrawal of support

Significance of MSME Week in Bayelsa

AMCON will ensure success of AMPs programme – Kuru

Osinbajo renews call for international collaboration on terrorism

Robot, blockchain technology to change future banking business

‘Digital economy projected to create over 3m jobs in Nigeria within 10 years’

Lagos begins cassava, palm oil production

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Cash-strapped real estate sector hit by poor skills, policy flip-flops

African nations endorse simple trade documentation procedures at seaports

Salem International holds business seminar for SMEs to attain potentials

Rewarding customers: The Skye Bank way

Ethiopia’s success points way for Nigerian footwear makers

Digitisation is gaining traction in energy sector but is Africa paying attention?

Failed local government system hurts SME development

Jump in stock price seen as market endorsement for new FX window

Death penalty in Constitutional but unconventional

FG, States, Local Govts share N466.93bn in March

Synergos to train agric extension workers in Kogi, Benue, Kaduna

KWACCIMA urges govt. to seek cheap loans for moribound industries

Identify well-structured farmer groups, FG urged  

FBNInsurance creates new outlets to deepen penetration

UNICEF procures 2.5bn doses of vaccines for children in 100 countries

Nigeria ranks 3rd in Africa’s internet affordability index: Report

Movie Review: Power Rangers

Fresh batch of 253 Nigerians return from Libya

World Bank warns Nigeria’s struggling power sector causing macro-economic imbalances

Amaechi set to launch dredging of 162 km Ajaokuta-Onitsha waterways

Nurses Association express worry over some donor agencies withdrawal of support to Nigeria

Nigeria can fund 2017 budget with recovered loot, without recourse to external borrowing – Reps, NLC

NLC threatens showdown with Kogi State over arrest, detention of Varsity students

Nigeria’ll exit recession in Q3 2017- Emefiele

FACC disbursed the sum of N466.93bn among the tiers of government

National Assembly opposes sack of Anohu-Amazu as PenCom DG

AFDB approves $280m to support Nigerian youths in agriculture – Adesina

Nigeria renews MOU on affordable internet

10 new coaches for Abuja-Kaduna rail in July

UNODC, EFCC parley on corruption prevention strategy

Court quash charges against Nze Duru

Digital economy to create over 3m jobs in Nigeria within 10 years

LASG to upscale Imota rice milling plant from 2.5 to 16 metric tonnes per hour

Abuja Court orders al-Barnawi and others to be remanded in DSS custody

DASUKIGATE : EFCC reveals how former aviation minister got N26m from ONSA

Lagos State Health Insurance scheme compulsory for residents – Commissioner

Nigeria falls to 19th position on Africa Investment Index

World Malaria Day: Kano Govt to establish 484 apex health facilities

Lagos State redeems 57.5 billion naira from bondholders

Customs generate N474m revenue in March, decries low economic activities

Choosing the right ERP

Some lessons from Billionaire, Richard Branson

Nnamdi Kanu gets N300m bail

FG urged to seek expert intervention in addressing current economic recession

Terragon Group wins Unilever Ghana Digital Business

Top stories on BusinessDay Tuesday 25th April, 2017

Kano NDLEA arrests suspected drug traffickers in police uniform

Naira slides 22%, opens at N374/$ on investor window

Rohr wants grade A friendlies for Super Eagles

FG plans national conference to address farmers/herdsmen clashes

Cameroon journalist jailed for 10 years under anti-terrorism law

Russia’s oil cuts won’t be so easy if OPEC deal is extended

Ex-Guinea minister charged with laundering bribes goes to trial

Bankers converge in Lagos for WCBI 2017

BusinessDay 25 Apr 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Internally Generated Revenues

Nigerian Breweries profit rises on reduced interest expense, higher pricing

Five major economic impacts of new CBN FX window

Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers deploys strategies to build consumer trust, deepen penetration

Govt’s intervention, self-education critical for mortgage sector growth

Hadi Sirika: My kind of minister 

How slump in oil prices cut over $2bn in NLNG revenue

Nominees emerge in BusinessDay’s top 25 Most Innovative Brand awards

New survey fee: ‘300% increase is disincentive to housing delivery’

Over 100 SMEs to participate in GTBank Food and Drink fair

‘Leveraging indemnity insurance could hedge property professionals against risks’

Technology major calalyst for future Public Relations practice, says Yomi Badejo-Okusanya

Marketing: Companies wait to leverage EEG to boost export

Prices of insecticide products soar

Scores escape death from tanker fire in Lagos   

PEBEC announces successful completion of 60-day reforms

Tribute to Senator Isiaka Adeleke, by Governor Rauf Aregbesola

Lagos earned N436bn revenue in 2016

Naira closes at N390/$ as CBN injects $246.2m for wholesale, SMEs, invisibles 

Emir Sanusi did not inherit N4bn from his predecessor–Walin Kano

UK begins same day, 5-day visa services in Nigeria

NCC wins ‘Regulator of the Year’ award

NSE market indices rise by 2.21% amid CBN new forex policy

WHO reports 62% decline in malaria death rates in 15 years

INEC distributes voting materials ahead of April 26 Delta by-election

Govt solicits private sector support to improve ease of doing business in Nigeria

Diamond Bank maintains stable growth in 2016 business year

PenCom DG Anohu-Amazu hands over to Aisha Dahir-Umar as Acting DG

AfricInvest targets $214m for second financial sector fund

Ease of doing business: Reps pass 2 out of 15 economic bills

Nigerian stocks rise 2.37% on new CBN forex window

Angola’s presidential council proposes Aug. 23 for national vote

Snap shot of lender’s 2016 financial results

Education reform can no longer be business as usual, says Saraki

Euro jumps, Gold falls as French elections run

Linkage Assurance MD sees sector reform increasing value creation for shareholders

Gourmet meals should be enjoyed by everyone – Adetutu Adekunle

Central Bank to sell $150m at currency forward

Central Bank introduces FX trading window for investors

Ghana, Kenya, Malawi to pilot world’s first malaria vaccine in 2018 – WHO

Reasons why log houses are suitable for office buildings

Rural economy: Rivers sets for aggressive rural electrification

Massive federal projects lined up for Rivers in 2017 budget – Abe

BusinessDay 24 Apr 2017

Sunday, April 23, 2017

CBN triggers much awaited FX market reform, traders say

May & Baker targets increased turnover results despite market constraints

Whistle blowing, value and values?

Five fascinating business facts – Part 14

Update 1: Nigerian Breweries, Unilever results show consumer firms coping with difficulties

“Rubbish”! Trump’s ominous response to IMF protectionism warnings

Massive investment needed in infrastructure to drive Nigeria’s non-oil exports

My Name Is Nobody: Hierarchy, Power Structure and Decision Making In Business

Tips for planning for financial emergencies  

FCMB continues healthcare intervention programme in partnership with TCF

BEDC resolves 128,000 complaints on low supply, bill estimations

Erisco sees FG’s new tomato policy boosting local production

Sterling Bank reiterates commitment to support Open House Lagos

El Clasico: Messi hits late winner to reignite LaLiga title race

750 delegates expected at World Conference of Banking Institutes

Man Utd beat Burnley 2-0 to keep top-four hope alive

FG to extend whistleblower policy to illegal weapons

New FX window to close multiple exchange rates

Reps: NNPC debunks alleged report on multi-million dollar forex scandal

Saraki, Ekweremadu mourn Adeleke

SON confiscates N150m substandard products in 2016

Union Bank tutors over 3000 students on financial literacy

Apapa roads: a crying shame

Promoters of artificial island, deep water port in Akwa Ibom seek FG approval

Mortgage sector in a struggling economy

Market place: Unshaken confidence

Lapses show in agric education as economy diversifies

NDDC commissioner commiserate with victims of electrocution in Cross River

The discipline of refinement

Agripreneurs in Africa gather for first-ever youth agribusiness forum

Kogi cement factory targets 300 metric tonnes annually

15 years after relocation Poverty, neglect claw deeper on Bakassi people

How comedians gave PH unforgettable Easter at Laffta Fest

Bee-keeping for youth employment according to Onebunne

‘Split in Boko Haram a boost to counter terrorist operation in the Northeast’

That long overdue move by President Buhari

2017 budget, passage of PIGB, SGF probe, top agenda as Senate resumes

Akume destroying APC in Benue, Party chieftain petitions national secretariat

Ikpeazu assures Chinese firm of safety, profitability of investment

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Is Onitsha road industrial area going into extinction?

Early results from Nigerian Breweries, Unilever indicate consumer firms over 2016 difficulties

Comply with contract specification or face EFCC, lawmaker tells contractor

Oyo, Osun governments call for calm on boundary disputes

BusinessDay 23 Apr 2017

2019: Fate of 27 RECs uncertain, as Senate resumes Tuesday

Recession: Odd things Nigerians do at National Assembly to survive

Get W/Cup, AFCON tickets or face sack – Pinnick tells Rohr

Fidelity Bank moves to address institutional needs of entertainment industry

$43.4m Osbornegate: Nigerians divided over Osinbajo’s panel

Nigerian OTC market transactions reach new highs of N13.42trn

FIFA, Man Utd, Nigerians sad over fans death in Calabar

Chivita thrills soccer enthusiasts in Tv campaign

Chelsea beat Spurs 4-2 to reach FA Cup final

FG to investigate Lawal, Oke in camera

Over 100 small businesses to participate in 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair

Airtel partners ZTE to roll out 4G service in Nigeria

Nigeria records 10% drop in remittances amid pressure to raise FX inflows

Dogara tasks Northern leaders to invest in education, healthcare

Internet association says only 80,000 .ng domain in Nigeria

Judge Slaps VW With $2.8 Billion Criminal Fine in Emissions Fraud

Air Peace to invoke right to self-defense against unruly passengers

Vomitoxin appearance worsens massive supply, low price margins

China central bank chief says 6.5% growth target ‘within reach’

U.S. judge sentences Volkswagen to three years probation, oversight

Who is the Presidency?

Friday, April 21, 2017

We will no longer tolerate attacks on our staff, Air Peace warns

CBN announces new FX window for investors, exporters

NULGE advocates council autonomy

Again, CBN calls IMF bluff on naira float

Kano economic, investment summit now holds in May

Boko Haram causes setback for Nigeria’s quest to boost wheat production

Kano establishes 13 computer-based registration, exam centres

FIIRO outlines strategies for strong industry, research linkage

Peterside, NIMISA DG elected President of African Maritime Administration

EFCC may declare Ex-Commissioner wanted over N6bn discovery

DBT, Career Insights e-work solution deepens global competitiveness for next generation youths

Aba IPP, a boost to Abia industrialisation

Breaking: Dana diverts flight over bird strike

FG confirms Saleh Dunoma as MD of FAAN

President Buhari advocates synergy, collaboration to grow African Maritime potentials

NIMASA to begin removal of wrecks on waterways

Man Utd to face Celta Vigo in Europa League semis

Nigeria seeks for 60% indigenous investors in national fleet – Amaechi

Nigerian government restrategises on repatriating illicit finances from overseas 

Buhari nominates James Momoh as Chairman NERC

Buhari condoles people on Cross River over death of football fans 

Niger spends N39m to combat Meningitis outbreak ‎‎

NPA will ensure optimal utilisation of facilities – chief executive

‘Paris terrorist attack will have big effect on presidential election’ – Trump

Diversification: DACCIMA tasks FG on local production

Association wants media to promote China-Nigeria relations

NAHCON explains 45% stake allocation to Saudi Arabian airlines to airlift Nigerian pilgrims

Non-oil revenues, tax compliance will drive economic growth – Adeosun

Movie Review: Chips

Lagos communities decry poor power supply by Ikeja Electric

Scientists develop technology to ”revolutionise” paediatric surgery

Renewable energy can reverse $9bn post-harvest losses – experts

FG, UNHCR to strengthen cooperation on repatriation of Nigerian refugees

Deadly paris attack halts campaigning before French election

Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday

World oil demand to rise – OPEC

BusinessDay 21 Apr 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Africa’s blue economy crucial to food security, forex earning – Buhari

Update 1: Fraudsters taking advantage of Nigeria’s slow multi-billion identity card scheme

El Clasico: Can Zidane maintain his clean sheet against Barcelona?  

Update 1: Tourism stakeholders, Govt trade blames

US Dollar and Chinese Renminbi: Mysteries revealed

Unilever revenue climbs on price increase as profit beats estimates

Naira to firm further on CBN $125.8 sales to BDC

Update 1: Shell and Eni embroiled in ‘unholy mess’ over Nigerian oil

Lagos entertainment firm seeks N45m from Bayelsa Government

Adopt recession-proof strategies – Crown Flour Mills tasks trade partners

Three years after Chibok girls’ abduction, the search continues

Nigeria and increasing rate of suicide

Home/office acquisition finance and the Islamic banking solution: why declining  co-ownership partnership (DCP) can no longer be ignored

New Subaru Ascent aims high on crossover SUVs

Fraudsters taking advantage of Nigeria’s slow multi-billion identity card scheme

Buhari appoints board for Rural Electrification Agency, FAAN, NAMA

Customs redeploys 48 comptrollers for efficient service delivery

NNPC diversifies into health sector

CBN suspends implementation of interchange fee

NCC says telecom consumers must be accorded the rights of a king 

Lagos bullish on housing, provides affordable homes for 500 residents in 3 months

Air Peace grounds planes involved in ground accident

Buhari support groups re-activated in Kano, other North West states

Buhari appoints new management for NEXIM Bank

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Neuer to miss rest of season

Kaduna Assembly make Medical screening for couples compulsory

FG to adopt open contract policy, fiscal regime – Malami

Suspension of SGF, NIA DG a ruse, PDP

Lagos pensioners received N16.9 billion in arrears in one year from state

‎FG inaugurates Committee for the Continental Free Trade Area negotiations

Nigeria needs to modernise economy through African trade integration – Enelamah

Nigeria, W/African countries lose over $1.3bn yearly to illegal fishing – Dogara

Britain will lose more from Brexit than EU, bloc’s foreign policy chief says

SGF suspension will add credibility to fight against corruption – Jonathan

Minister ‎calls on states to match partners’ interventions with commitment

Nigeria needs shift to FDI, Diaspora inflows, to hedge volatile export earnings

Niger Agency says 70% of population lacks good healthcare

Anambra provides 150 tractors to boost farmers’ productivity

How cloud accounting software makes “invisible admin” a reality

Open House Lagos an opportunity to see, experience & explore Lagos

Boko Haram conflict cuts Nigeria wheat crop as farmers flee

FG proposed teachers’ sack may create huge vacuum in 2018

WHO records progress against tropical diseases

Kuwait expects extension of OPEC, non-OPEC oil deal

Osun govt. to provide farmers with 200,000 cocoa seedlings

UN, AU sign agreement on swift response to Africa’s security challenges

African Maritime Progress; 33 Nations converge in Abuja

Aero explains smoke incident in PH-Lagos Flight

Juventus knock FC Barcelona out of Champions League

FG confirm 745 deaths ‎from Meningitis

BusinessDay 20 Apr 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

UBA’s Red TV sponsors Runway Jazz to commemorate Lagos @50

Nigeria engages maritime Africa

IMF endorses Nigeria’s Economic Growth Recovery Plan

Discos say attempt to centralise revenue accounts spells doom for future power investment

Covert Suspension

Court dismisses Emirates no-case submission

Nigeria’s cash-strapped oil industry swaps pipelines for barges  

Law Union boos sees growth opportunity in insurance, leasing partnership  

Found but not lost

Update 1: Surprise shake up in Presidency could signal new direction for Buhari’s anti-corruption fight     

Anti-corruption war as entertainment

VISA’s innovative multi-channel solutions to deepen future of commerce  

Regulating Net Neutrality: Policy Recommendations for Promoting and Safeguarding an Open Internet in Nigeria

Association wants FG to establish cassava processing plants nationwide

Consumers turn to Pepsi, Big Cola as Coke prices soar 25%

Contributions to investors’ protection fund and the fraudulent preference risk

Outstanding brands acknowledged at 2017 corporate communications awards

Lagos impounds 3,619 rickety vehicles in 3 months – Ambode

SSI Schaefer collaborates with Visionscape on waste-bins, containers delivery

AGF urges commission to strengthen laws, institutions

Nigeria to host African Tourism Ministers in 2018, says Lai Mohammed

Banks buy only $68.51m out of $100m offered by CBN

Bayelsa to seek employment for unemployed graduates

Akwa Ibom commits to youth empowerment

Presidency seeks ways to give whistleblower policy more credence

INEC commences nationwide voter registration April 27

‘On-schedule completion of Abuja Airport runway, a show of Nigeria’s can-do spirit’

Police demolish criminal hideouts in Ikorodu

NDIC to re-arrest absconded directors of failed banks, MFBs  

​Mobile trend report sees Nigeria maintain lead on internet penetration

Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions

World Bank urges Nigeria to carry out fiscal reform to avoid currency crisis  

Ile-Ife crisis: Osun Judicial Panel commences sitting, receives 104 memoranda

CSM: Gombe Govt. purchases N4m drug kits

Senate hails suspension of SGF

UK parliament votes in favor of early national election

Blockchain Technology: More than the dark web’s ‘central bank’

Nigeria to host 61st UNWTO CAF Conference

Google plans to train 6,000 media in 2017 – Official

Update 2: Drama as SGF, DG NIA spotted at Aso Rock after announcement of suspension

Forum on Sustainable Development in Africa to hold in Ethiopia

Dangote Flour exits noodles business, cedes assets to Dufil

Kwara community rehabilitates dam to boost water supply

World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth rising to 2.6% in 2017

Update1: Buhari suspends SGF, DG NIA

Niger Delta Peace Process: Group advises FG to consolidate on gains of Osinbajo’s tour

Buhari suspends SGF, Babachir Lawal and DG NIA, Oke

Ogbonna emerges Group Deputy Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

World Bank to revive livestock sector with $200m — Official

‘Nigeria’s economy can exit recession in 2 months’

N. Korea poses ‘most dangerous’ threat to Asia-Pacific region – Mike Pence

On-schedule completion of Abuja airport runway, a show of  Nigeria’s can-do spirit – Minister

Trump to meet Turkey’s Erdogan in May before NATO summit

Abuja Runway completion credit to Buhari government – Minister

‘Reality TV is a prospective big market to invest in’

Barkindo says OPEC, non-OPEC committed to restoring market stability

Ghana Govt deletes 50,000 phantom personnel from its payroll

Lagos workers urged to reduce bureaucracy in dealing with citizens

NSCDC arrests wife of Boko Haram factional leader

Loan loss provisions push Ecobank into a N53bn loss

Adeosun seeks global collaboration against illicit financial flows from Africa

‘Solid waste reform will boost Lagos economy’

Lagos DNA forensic centre ready May – official

Governor Badaru’s bid to organise council poll tears Jigawa APC apart

BusinessDay 19 Apr 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

NMA unveils plan to address poor health concerns

Farmers/herdsmen clash: Kwara council subjects herdsmen to registration

Abia assures investors of safe, economically vibrant business environment

Concession federal assets to attract private capital, NBCC tells FG

Update1: Presco and Okomu revenues rise 50% on the back of CBN’s 41 item ban

Update1: Shrinking disposable income, bank charges threaten FG’s 20% financial exclusion

Dangote will be the largest exporter of rice in 5 years to come – AfDB President

Stakeholders commend FG’s tomato policy

Of MSMEs and clapping with one hand

Update1: Leadway, Ensure lead in N18.3b NNPC insurance for 2017

Eterna Oil’s profit surges to record N5.82 billion on strong sales    

GE Transportation acquires 50% stake in loco builder

All you need to know about Insurance in Nigeria – Series 3

Policy direction on illegal refineries yet to crystalize

E-Class emerges 2017 World Luxury Car

Truckmasters committed to  auto industry’s growth

FRSC clears air on speed limiter sale

Shrinking disposable income, bank charges threaten FG’s 20% financial exclusion

Presco and Okomu revenues rise 50% on the back of CBN’s 41 item ban

Tunisia trade deficit expands by 57%

UNDP ranks Nigeria 152nd in Human Development Index 2016

Naira strengthens against dollar at parallel market

Arik Air resumes flight operations to Abuja Wednesday

12 people killed in helicopter crash in eastern Turkey

TRCN registers 1.6m teachers

NiMet boss advocates better use of climate information in agriculture

Central Bank cuts red tape for small firms seeking dollars

Dana Airline to resume flights to Abuja Wendesday

Negative trading continues at the Nigerian Stock Exchange

Abuja Airport opens ahead of schedule

Four men arraigned for allegedly robbing on Lagos bridge

World Monument Day: Nigeria has attained international standard- expert

Kaduna residents protest over poor power supply, triple charges

World Bank lauds FG, as 965,157 persons benefit from FADAMA III

NUJ condemns killing of member in Bayelsa, wants culprits arrested

President Buhari congratulates Turkey on successful referendum

Liquidity boost to BDCs narrows exchange rate gap, says Gwadabe

2017: IMF sees world economy on firmer footing

Association calls for long term investment in small scale farming

Lampard lauds Terry as greatest Premier League defender

Nearly 9,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean 

Metro police confirms arrest of fugitive Indian businessman in London

‘Fate of the Furious’ out-speed rivals in box-office debut

Chibok and the mirror in our faces

3 athletes to represent Nigeria at 1st Africa Para-badminton Championship

“Being only female senator from 19 northern states not something to be proud of” – Garba

NEITI urges FG to revisit oil assets transfer to NPDC

Afghan first lady urges protection of girls against child marriage

Simons & Simons: Large firms are poorly geared for fintech collaboration

Ethiopian Airlines to land Airbus in Abuja Wednesday

Technological growth must align with people improvement

​​Smartphone sales in Africa slows first time in two years

Deloitte’s Human Capital Report proposes ‘new rules’ in workplace engagement

World must aid famine-threatened Nigeria to avoid ‘mass exodus’

BusinessDay 18 Apr 2017

Monday, April 17, 2017

Investors worry over banks’ failure to invest in long-term lending for devt. of infrastructure

Many states yet to access up to N60bn UBEC intervention‎ fund

Those around Buhari buried their own loot in Aso Rock – Fayose

Political interests may mar proposed 2018 Census – Dogara warns

Environment activists fault Lagos on actions against waterfront communities

N11bn fuel theft: Go beyond sack of officials, Senate tells NNPC

Every child in public school to get needed textbooks by Q2, 2018 – UBEC

Use unclaimed recovered monies to support people with disabilities, group urges FG

Update1: Kachikwu seeks a global oil cartel to keep crude oil prices high

Update1: FMDQ hails CBN’s Naira-Settled OTC FX Futures market  

To unmask the true owners of the Osborne road cash is a task that must be done

Nigerians deserve an improved health sector!

Banks run out of naira to buy dollars as overnight interbank rate spikes to 300%

How business can create a sustainable Nigeria

Rents in Britain up 2% in year-to-March 2017—Report

On Lagos’ job creation initiatives

21st Century disruptions spur business, HR leaders to rewrite organisational rules

Embedding social media into learning in academic institutions

StarTimes unveils new Igbo Channel, ‘Isi Mbido’ in Nigeria

Banks run out of naira to buy dollars as overnight interbank rate spikes to 300%  

Seized $43m: Amaechi files N500m suit against Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s spokesman

With Nigeria’s northeast facing famine, WFP funds could dry up in weeks – Sources

FMDQ hails CBN’s Naira-Settled OTC FX Futures market

Kachikwu seeks a global oil cartel to keep crude oil prices high

Taraba can meet Nigeria’s annual rice demand – Ishaku

CBN introduces Form X to ease documentation challenge for SMEs

Ajaokuta steel Company holds future of automobile industry in Nigeria – Official

Stemming suicide rate: Don wants FG to revolutionise agriculture to create jobs

IPMAN constitutes surveillance committee to curb pipeline vandalism

Air Peace resumes Abuja flights Wednesday

NCAA declares Abuja airport ready for operations

Chelsea’s Hazard dreams of playing for other clubs

China’s economic performamce lifts global outlook as U.S. consumer weakens

Pence visits North Korea border, `Heartened’ by China Moves

Ondo lawmaker donates library, ambulances, bursary awards to students, constituency

Emulate Aminu Kano’s moral uprightness, leadership qualities, ex-Minister says

Borehole Drillers Association begins action on Code of Practice

Ekiti increases maternity leave period for female in public service by 4 weeks

MEND advises Shell against moving out of the Niger Delta

Pros and cons of Unilever Nigeria proposed share sale

Orphanage produces two graduates, calls for support

FG’s whistle-blowing policy cardinal to fighting corruption—Cleric

Lawmaker executes N176m constituency projects in Sokoto

Malaria: Researcher calls for improved coverage of RDT

Dry season farming: FG spends over N9.5 bn on inputs

United Airlines kicks couple en-route to their wedding off plane

Group seeks strengthening of FG’s policies to boost food security

World Haemophilia Day: Expert flays stigmatising women living with haemophilia

Crude oil price drops below $53 as U.S. drilling surge stokes output fears

Abductors of Turkish expatriates in A/Ibom demand N200m

4 gunmen kill newly sworn-in LG Secretary

BusinessDay 17 Apr 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump could consider a sudden strike on North Korea

Nigeria to restore oil output as OPEC weighs extending cuts

Abuja-Kaduna rail: Passengers decry poor communication, inefficient services

Abuja AAMA conference: NIMASA eyes Africa’s projected N100bn yearly revenue

Dogara urges INEC to activate process of constituency delineation ahead of 2019

Discovered Ikoyi billions: Wike insists its Rivers loot as Amaechi steps away

Lead Nigerian researchers partner GSK to improve healthcare delivery in Africa

Abuja airport runway 99% completed – NCAA

Mining Act vests control of mineral resources in states on FG – document

Update1: Nation’s farms run dry  while dams lie idle

Diamond Bank CEO urges European Investors to focus on Africa            

Here is a peep into what the National Assembly budget may look like when published 

Questions linger as Presidency classifies $43m Ikoyi find as a “security issue”

Babangida and his fellow generals must repent for militarising Nigeria’s democracy

Update1: FG considers options to recapitalise troubled DisCos

MoneyTrust MfB begins operation to include 50% under-bank population

Shongai Packaging Industry boosts economy with local sourcing of raw materials

Criteria for director selection and board composition

LCCI, Facebook deepen capacity of start-ups on digital marketing

How dairy industry improves local input sourcing

OVH Energy advance customer focused service delivery with free car Diagnostic offer

Promoters of artificial island, deepwater port in A/Ibom seek approval

Man Utd dent Chelsea’s Premier League title hope

Currency dealers buy only $39m out of $100m offered by CBN

Poisonous Cassava: NAFDAC to sensitise farmers in Kogi, Ondo

Inflation: Expert says FG will meet 15.74 target

Arsenal board split over Winger’s future  

NFF okays Uyo stadium for Super Eagles vs. South Africa game

Skye Bank debunks rift with Centrespread

Anambra 2017: Ngige, Obi, Obiano’s good performances raise bar for new contenders  

‘With Rivers’ amnesty there’s new formula for wealth, companies now penetrate dreaded areas without harm’  

Cast of Professor Johnbull challenge multiple taxation

FG considers special divisions within judiciary to handle corruption cases

Army begins investigation of allegation of human rights abuses in South-East

‘CentrespreadGrey a testimonial to unwavering commitment to re-invention’  

Whistle blowers, bedroom vaults and conspiracy theories    

Abuja airport runway will be ready tomorrow— FAAN boss

Govt mulls special divisions within judiciary to handle corruption cases

Looters burying stolen funds in forests, burial grounds – Lai Mohammed

No disagreement in Rivers APC, Peterside

Abuja airport runway ready by April 17— FAAN boss

FG considers options to recapitalise troubled DisCos  

Learning the art of predictions as a tool for business (4)

Ogbulafor blames PDP crisis on non-adherence to equity, justice

Affordable housing: Get up to N5m equity free from NHF as FMBN gets half a trillion naira

As tribunal affirms Obaseki’s victory

What Providence Catering Institute brings to the table

Nigerians abroad hold the ace in property market as prices adjust downwards  

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Can Airlines legally kick passangers off flights?

Residents want new AIG to douse tension over Boko Haram possible penetration into Kano

How ‘stubbornness’ can help FG achieve its economic plan – Experts

#BBOG, it is three years already, hope is all we have  

‘Christians in politics must not follow the multitude to do evil’ – Emmanuel Josiah Udofia

BusinessDay 16 Apr 2017

I Belong To No One 2

Promo: Fidelity bank set to reward customers with N9m

Mono economy: Don urges CBN to resist naira flotation

States’ desperate revenue drive squeezes informal sector

My support for Anioma governor based of justice, equity, fairness – Ibori

Donald Trump and Obama’s Shadow

Finishing off malaria

Celebrating Lagos’ progression @ 50

Coach urges NBBF to create more women basketball competitions

Americans march for Trump’s tax papers

Gunmen shell Melaye’s country home

Zambia president will not intervene in opposition leader’s treason case

Buhari congratulates Christians at Easter, calls for support for his administration

AITEO supports clean water as Face Africa comes to Nigeria

How Blessing grew Hourspent to a $200,000 enterprise from $64

Oba Ewuare tells Ize-Iyamu to accept tribunal verdict

Committee moves to ensure seamless cargo clearing procedure at ports

Benue council poll: Aspirant accuses APC leadership of impunity

Stalled $2.5bn solar projects good to go as Fashola secures firm commitment

Ogbulafor blames party crises on non-adherence to equity, justice

Naira to strengthen as BDCs expect $62.6m

Kwara State Govt. seeks $162m partnership with World Bank

Update: Fire destroys Sokoto old market

Traditional Boxing League wants govt. support

Food: Sokoto Govt repairs 2 rigs, 8 vehicles

Sokoto Old Market on fire

Ogbia Brotherhood mourns Obua, Jonathan’s former Chief Security Officer

US based OAU Ife ex-students return for free medical mission

Friday, April 14, 2017

Whistleblower

Abia to tap into AGOA to export made-in-Aba products to US

FG, Afrinergia, CT Cosmos partner to add 120mw solar power to national grid     

Untold story of N13bn recovered from Ikoyi, Lagos apartment

Okorocha urges Christians to pray for Nigeria

I Belong To No One

Good Friday: Cleric urges Christians to emulate Christ’s life of sacrifice

PDP: Wike, Fayose not sponsors of Jonathan’s peace meeting – Committee

Premier League faces £312m loss after currency fall

I do not regret writing the memo to Buhari- El-Rufai

Sanusi to BBOG, broaden your campaign to include all young victims of insurgency

NCAA moves to strengthen economic regulation

Edo election tribunal: PDP’s Ize-Iyamu says judgment unacceptable

Gov. Obaseki celebrates tribunal’s judgment

BDCs vindicated by discovery of money in Lagos, says Gwadabe

Iranian President Rouhani registers to run in May for second term

Eko electricity company promises uninterrupted power supply during Easter

Forex stability: financial experts’ predict further drop in inflation rate

GM lead designer heads Nigeria’s Automotive Design and Development Council

FG inaugurates ultra-modern passport‎ office in Kano ‎ ‎

War against corruption is winning, says ex-PENGASSAN spokesman

Akeredolu urges peace, love at Easter

Senator urges Nigerians to pray for peace, economic growth

Sokoto state govt to immunize 2m people against meningitis – Commissioner

Meningitis: Niger records 33 death, 116 suspected cases – official

Tribunal upholds election of Gov. Obaseki as Edo state governor

Nigeria receives 500,000 doses of Meningitis C vaccine- WHO

IGP pledges partnership with SWAN in enhancing sports development

Buhari approves appointment of Chief Executives for 23 federal agencies

BusinessDay 14 Apr 2017

NSE indices sustain positive trend, up by 0.05%

Electoral fraud : EFCC vows to prosecute all INEC staff indicted

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Buhari reiterates commitment to freeing Chibok girls

Update 1: World Bank lists conditions to release $1bn funding for Nigeria’s power sector  

Julius Berger hit by N14.23 billion foreign exchange acquisition loss

Can Barcelona pull off another historic comeback?

“RIMAN goes beyond banking, insurance to non-financial sectors”

Update 2: Household incomes under pressure despite declining inflation  

Tension grips politicians as tribunal set to deliver judgment today

Access Bank sensitises customers on cashless policy

Understanding the crux of the executive-legislature face off

Diesel, Kerosene, Petrol prices rise by 37 percent in March 2017

Heritage Bank, DSTV present N25m, SUV grand prize to BB Naija winner

Ninety customers  emerge winners in the Skye Bank promotion   

SNEPCo trains medical workers in emergency care in Anambra State  

Sheriff accuses Wike of recruiting Jonathan to organise failed peace meeting for N50m

NNPC retires staff, deploys others in new reforms

Dasukigate: Court insists EFCC must retract erroneous statement against Ashinze

Wike assents to five Bills passed by Rivers Assembly

MAN tasks Ambode over imposition of charges on boreholes

CBN raises limit on foreign currency borrowing to 125% to enhance dollar supply

Naira reversing gains under pressure from latent demand- Rewane 

General Electric to establish training centre in A/Ibom

World Bank lists conditions to release $1bn funding for Nigeria’s power sector  

TCN commissions power transformers in Abuja, Lagos to boost supply

Water: Lagos rehabilitating 48 mini waterworks to boost supply

FDI inflow to Anambra hits $7.2bn in 3 years – ANSIPPA boss

U.S. drops ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan – Pentagon

Lucozade does not contain benzoic acid – Suntory

Union Bank partners CCHub on innovations

Eni paid no intermediary, bribes to acquire Nigeria oilfield

Ethiopian, Singapore Airlines, Air Europa sign agreement to expand travel connectivity

Ikoyi loot: Court orders interim forfeiture of recovered loot to FG

Chinese investors complete £628m takeover of AC Milan

Visa on arrival: NIS suspends 11 officers over misconduct.

Payment of cash call arrears to unlock $15bn investment

MAN urges FG for grace before execution of tariffs on tomatoes paste

‘Restructuring is a fundamental issue that Nigeria has refused to face’

FIRS to introduce electronic tax clearance certificate

Sokoto State Govt. restates commitment to curbing meningitis spread

CAF Confederation Cup: Chukwu urges Rangers to beat Zesco United

U.S. ban on foreign abortion funds hits family planning work in Ethiopia – NGO

Eko Disco to recover N1.3bn debts for March billing- official

Islamist arrested following soccer bus attack was IS member in Iraq – German prosecutor

China’s economic picture brightens as trade data tops forecasts

FG commences digital skills training programme for 125,000 youths

UN observers issue last-minute warning against Turkish referendum

Kogi govt. trains forestry officers in afforestation, mapping

Expert urges construction of drainage systems as rainy season approaches

Passengers strangle Uber driver; attempt to sell stolen car fouled

Nigeria re-elected Chair, UN Peacekeeping Committee

BusinessDay 13 Apr 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Governor Wike set to receive 8,000 decampees to prove a point

FG confirms further negotiation with Boko Haram to free Chibok girls

Reps query banks, oil marketers over details of $2.8bn paid into CBN’s Petroleum Profit Tax account

AON disputes N15bn debts, offers to hire firm to audit NCAA

Collaboration nudges fintech investments to over $40bn in four years

PHN leverages innovation to support Universal Health Care

CPO Price boon spur Okomu Oil to growth as margins surge 


FG plans $7.6billion funding for ailing power sector

Zuma: The cat with nine lives

FIRS realises N2.5bn from VAT automation with airlines

2017 budget will be passed before April ending, Senate Leader assures

Oyo unveils City Master Plan next month

FirstBank provides secure, convenient money transfer services to customers  

Understanding the risks that your organization faces

FCMG firms to brace for tough year as margins shrivel on costs

ELIR holds 2nd stakeholders forum in Lagos

Highlights of the 60–day national action plan on ease of doing business in Nigeria

U.S. partners Enugu state on bilateral trade

Naira remains stable as CBN injects $250m for airline, petroleum, others  

TOP stories EP1 Wednesday

Northern traditional rulers, governors to meet Buhari on Health Agenda

Arik debt profile hits N387bn-Court papers

Enugu State Govt. invests N4.5bn to upgrade infrastructure

Abia to establish free trade zone to boost made-in Aba products

Commissioner rewards information officers, calls for due diligence, team work

OPL 245 scam: Why ex-President Jonathan must appear before the House

Buhari nominates non-executive directors for CBN, sends list to senate

WHO reaffirms commitment to implement 2017 emergency programme in N/East

FAAN sets up taskforce to curb illegal activities at Hajj Camp terminal

FG allots N1.2bn in April savings bond sales

NIFST chairman urges FG to partner with stakeholders to ensure food security

Work begins on Lagos-Ibadan N458bn standard gauge rail project

Unilever Nigeria to seek approval next month for $200m share sale

Make meningitis vaccine part of routine immunisation – medical expert tells FG

DPR, NSCDC to raid illegal gas retailers in FCT

Table tennis coach urges early release of funds to sports federations

Palm oil producing countries lambast EU parliament on commodity’s sustainable trade

NBC ups prices by 25% as competition dips; Indomie price by 10%

Health Commissioner dispels fears about Meningitis outbreak in Delta

High cost of garri forces Enugu residents into cassava farming

College trains, empowers 7,500 agro-entrepreneurs

Lagarde says global economic recovery gaining momentum

Boko Haram plans to attack British and U.S. embassies thwarted

N54bn pension arrears will drive activities in agriculture, health sector – Expert

FADAMA programme pledges assistance for Anambra farmers

NAFDAC destroys N29bn counterfeit drugs in 3 years

Nigeria loses N9bn revenue annually to illegal fish importation – Association

Enugu Trade Fair: NAFDAC says 95% of food, drug products complied with regulations

AIG assures residents of peaceful Easter celebration

White House accuses Russia of Syria chemical attack ‘cover up’

Protesters gather in South Africa for second anti-Zuma march

Oil price spikes to $56.45

FAO calls for investments in agriculture to address crisis in Lake Chad Basin

Nigeria Seeks Over $3 Billion From World Bank, AfDB, Bonds

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

CBN to open special window for dividend remittances

FG mulls establishment of Chamber of Commerce for Niger Delta youth

Anti-Graft War: No judicial gang up- CJN

Cashew Exports can generate good FOREX for Nigeria – NEPC

ARM Pensions asset under management hits N494 billion  

2017 budget passage on hold as lawmakers go on Easter Break

How centralisation and prebendalism destroy Nigeria

Updated: FG announces new tomato policy to grow local industry, curb wastage

Digital banking stimulates GTBank’s target of 10% loan book

China’s huge appetite propels Nigeria, Angola for greater foothold on Asian oil market

Nigeria remains critical to APM Terminals’ growth plan, says Engelstoft

Actualising the plans to drive investment in gas development

Guideline sets the stage for take-off of bancassurance

Local Content: NCDMB commends INTELS’ world-class facility at Onne  

Cornerstone Insurance builds resilience as businesses go through hard times

Corruption: No gang up in judiciary, says Onnoghen

Reps probe NNPC’s multiple accounts

Diezani bribe: INEC drags 6 Commissioners to presidency

Champions League: Dybala nets twice as Juventus beats Barcelona 3-0

Senate demands withdrawal of different versions of constitution from circulation

Senate rejects report on Southern Kaduna crisis

Reps demand for details of NNPC’s multiple accounts

170 inmates graduate from Christ Embassy skills acquisition programme

Champions League: Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosion

FG announces new tomato policy to protect over $180m market

NSE ASI continues free fall; down by 0.58%

OPEC figures show oil output cuts exceed pledge in March – sources

DASUKIGATE : EFCC apologises over erroneous and outrageous figures and military rank

CPC canvasses regulatory review, actions for safer soft drinks

Naira down 1.2% against dollar on black market -traders

Drug trafficking: Senate stops NDLEA, AGF from extraditing Kashamu to US

Court grants witness protection against al – Barnawi

Malabu Oil asks court to stop FG, others from signing $13.5bn deep water project

Collaboration nudges fintech investments over $40bn in four years

Putin demands UN investigate chemical weapons incident in Syria

Two Turkish men kidnapped in southeast Nigeria – police

Selling and buying of businesses is gaining traction in Nigeria

Shell says it knew some cash will end up with Malabu

QG Africa Mezzanine partners Tomé International in new power plants investments

NNPC cuts trading deficit by N2.75bn

Keffi farmers urge govt to provide fertiliser, other inputs to boost productivity

Dangote partners Alba-Bello to sell food items at low prices

Shell says it knew some payments for Nigeria oilfield would go to Malabu

Risk of mass starvation rapidly rising in Africa, Yemen – UN

Movie Review: Logan

FRSC recalls Rivers Sector Commander, others over hair cut of female personnel

GEF/SGP spends $30,000 on project in Cross River

Fire guts FAAN headquarters

China solar, wind to attract $780bn investment by 2030 – research report

Oil climbs above $56

Kano donates vehicles worth N260m to Nigerian Army

South Africa’s rand strengthens as geopolitics hits dollar

Libya halts Sharara Oil loadings as biggest field shuts down

Trump plans to move ahead with Nigeria plane sale – source

PDP to APC

Con Oil, Capital Hotel, Niger Insurance , others fail to file 2016 results

Diaspora remittances hit $500bn yearly – IFAD

World Cup 2026: US, Canada, Mexico to make joint bid

Wenger leaves fans guessing on exit

PDP will take over Anambra,come November-Sheriff

Malala receives highest UN honour

Monday, April 10, 2017

NMRC: Pushing liquidity frontiers for affordable housing delivery

‘Vacancy created by movements out of properties is a reflection of economy’

Dangote Sugar Refinery plc: Strong earnings amid tough operating environment

Updated: Business leaders rethink politics as economy stutters

Saraki tasks GLOBE Nigeria on Climate Change Bill

Telling the truth and facing the realities

Metaphors of strategy: Strategy as culture

Etisalat claims unmatched offer with EasyCliq 

UN concerned over slow progress of sustainable energy goals by 2030

Operators insist transparent import financing outlay would incentivise investment in downstream sector

Gas demand increase brighten Nigeria’s power sector prospects

IT certifications gain value as businesses deal with talent shortage

Business leaders rethink politics as economy stutters

Airlines resume ticket sales as Abuja airport concluding repairs

El-Rufai accepts Dogara’s challenge, publishes details of salary, Kaduna security vote, others

CBN opens special FX window for SMEs

Will you let a stranger sleep in your bed?

FG to pay backlog of EEG to exporters- Awolowo

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane out for 2 months after knee surgery

No plan to increase pump price of petrol – PPPRA

FG provides N500bn to resuscitate FMBN for mortgage facilities

FIIRO says will intensify effort in research to tackle shortage of food

Stop mounting masts around buildings, stakeholders tell telecom operators

No plan to increase pump price of petrol – Agency insists

Military frees 593 people cleared of Boko Haram ties

Emir joins campaign against meningitis

Gov Ishaku’s wife, CBN to train 10,000 Taraba youths on various skills

Test running of Abuja light rail to start in mid Nov. -Minister

Expert blames declining agric production on decrease in number of farmers

Nollywood full of opportunities, says Veteran

FG begins rehabilitation of Kano-Gwarzo-Dayi road – FERMA

Accountability group begins capital projects monitoring in 16 states

PCN can regulate sales, dispensing of veterinary drugs – Registrar

Meningitis: Zamfara patients buy own drugs, sleeps on ground

LCCI calls for faithful implementation of ERGP

Two bombers die in suicide attack; no other casualties

Mosimi oil depot resumes loading after almost one year

Meadow Hall Foundation organises education convention

‘I expect government to throw challenges at university professors as did John F. Kennedy’

Brass LNG stirs concern as investors mull renewal of expiring gas contracts

“We see Nigeria as a place with great potential”- Manish Mundra, MD/CEO Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals & Fertilizer Ltd

Nigerian Banks Increase Lending to Oil, Reduce Lending to Agriculture

S. Africa’s Rand goes from world’s best currency to worst

Insurers underwriting profit hit as replacement cost rises above 100%

Samsung posts higher profit despite Galaxy 7 fiasco

G7 foreign ministers to discuss Syria at meeting Tuesday

Citigroup sees Macron winning French vote, changing its earlier Fillon forecast

Death toll in Egyptian Coptic churches attack reaches 44

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Army confirms death of soldier, 4 policemen in Ikorodu ambush

U.S. condemns Egypt’s churches attacks

Obasanjo accuses Bamaiyi of unjust killings during Abacha’s regime

Massive turn out for meningitis vaccination in Zamfara

FCTA to test-run Abuja Light Rail mid-November 2017

Best and Worst Performers on NSE as Q2 begins

Shippers’ Council secure 50,000 hectares of land for truck transit park

Deciding which investment meets your financial play goal

IMF calls for ambitious structural reforms of the Nigerian economy

Israel targets bigger trade volumes with Nigeria

Five fascinating business facts – Part 12

FG gives tax holidays to miners

Time for a ‘JOBS Act’ for Nigeria?

Missouri Energy, Gbaramatu kingdom plan 20,000 bpd modular refinery  

Frontier market index threatens by Nigeria ejection, Pakistan elevation

Fidelity Bank posts N152bn gross earnings in 2016

PDP: Supreme Court verdict will resolve crisis – Chieftain

President Buhari to hold talks with African maritime administrators

Gov. Ahmed gives reason for postponing LG poll in Kwara

Edo, Abia governors say Pinnick new CAF position a plus for Nigeria

CBN auctions $418m to boost forex liquidity

My govt. never plotted to kill Ishaya Bamaiyi – Obasanjo

Aviation union urges airlines to comply with NCAA’s directive

CBN reiterates commitment to meeting dollar demand

NDDC board chairman hails Ita-Giwa for joining APC

Meadow Hall Foundation set to honour outstanding teachers in Lagos

Xenophobia: Nigeria will not retaliate, says Onyeama

Abuja airport: Lufthansa schedules flight for April 20

Housing for all: How to apply for the NHF loans (3) Akhigbe Dominic

Numa launches Artificially Intelligent Healthcare App

Warships free Somali hijacked ship

3 men accuse US mayor of sex abuse

Banks must be long-term partners, not just lenders – Abazie

Learning the art of predictions as a tool for business (3)

Depression treatment is focus of World Health Day

Commission ready to conduct census

21 Coptic Christians killed in bloody Palm Sunday

Emefiele commissions, hands over centre for entrepreneurship development to MOUAU

Act Unction (Action)

Most Nigerian politicians are jobless – Omisore

Anchor borrowers’ programme: Open letter to Southwest governors

Who will pay for the death of the Queen’s College 3?

Female lawmakers frown at 57 all-men LG chairmen nominees in Oyo

‘Without events of Easter, our Christian faith would have been questionable’ – Rev. Fr. Ralph Okechukwu Madu

When politicians forget that sinners voted, they become prophets

2018 census to cost N272 billion, says NPC DG

CAF to review Nations Cup TV deals and timing

Reps urge FG to partner NACCIMA, others to boost economy

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Super Eagles coach Rohr outline plans for AFCON 2019

Niger Delta anxiously awaits FG’s action on PANDEF 16-point demand

AJ ready to ‘step up’ against Klitschko

How bad politics puts economy in distress

10 new firms coming into Imo – Okorocha

Sugar price rises 100% as investors look to close 1.4m MT gap

Current Health Situation

Hayatou’s ouster and the future of CAF

The truth about development aid

LASTMA and Lagos traffic

Spanish La Liga: Malaga stun FC Barcelona 2-0

Depression cases at Yaba Psychiatric Hospital rise 59% in 2016

Bitumen exploration begins in Ondo state, others soon -Fayemi

Ambode says celebrating Lagos at 50 is celebrating Nigeria’s unity, progress

Oba of Benin tasks Edo traditional rulers on agric

Electricity transformer breakdown forces shift in resumption date of Danfodiyo Varsity

‘Adherence to high technical standards will drive economic growth’

Gov. Obiano tasks graduates on national development

National Theatre restaurant operators decry low patronage

‘Nigeria can save over $206m from efficient fertilizer usage, soil data’

Substitutes rescue Liverpool against Stoke City

Interest rate: ECCIMA urges CBN to intervene to save SMEs

Warri Refinery resumes production

JAMB suspends mock examination as candidates lament

FG begins construction of N500m earth dam water scheme in Otuo, Edo

NMA urges Zamfara Govt. to change strategies in fighting meningitis

German national dies after slumping at Lagos airport

Sokoto’s N3.5bn dairy and meat firm ready this year

EFCC in manhunt for owner of a N448.85m

FG begins construction of N500m earth dam water scheme in Otuo, Edo — Official

‘4.2% of Nigerian Population suffer depression’

NPFL: Stakes high as Rohr set to watch MFM, El-kanemi clash

Hillary Clinton on Trump: ‘As an American, I’m pretty worried’

Netanyahu welcomes US attack on Syria base

Musa will still play for Leicester, says Shakespeare

NNL: Kogi Utd’s new coach confident of victory against Jigawa Stars

2 suicide bombers dead in a failed attack on mosque

Senate committee honours 12 former LG Chairmen in Benue

FG to construct windmill-powered boreholes for pastoralists

FG sets up inter-ministerial committee on pension liability

NCDC records massive turn out for meningitis vaccination in Zamfara

Losses from Zika virus total $18bn – UNDP

NCC warn against destruction of telecoms infrastructure

Terror attack victim Andreea Cristea who fell off Westminster Bridge has died

Friday, April 07, 2017

Lack of health emergency plan worsening meningitis spread – NMA, stakeholders

Kano rules out negotiated settlement with striking non-medical workers

Analysts see sufficient rise in import volume in Q4 on CBN new forex policy

Income tax credit saves cement makers from faltering performance

Nigeria loses $29.3bn yearly to inadequate power supply

Russia Sends Warships Toward U.S. Navy after Syria Bombing

JAMB suspends activities relating to registration

Fresh hope for civil servants as new housing initiatives ease home-ownership

Buhari approves reconstitution of governing council of 40 federal universities

Abia opens its doors to attract fresh investments

Soft Landing

Analysts see Nigeria’s inflation falling to 16.4%

Russia condemns Syria missile strike ordered by Trump

Sweden: Stockholm truck attack leaves two dead and many injured

Abuja Trial: Police, 23 INEC staff know fate May 12

Oil price jumps after US strike on Syria

Over 3million Almajirai roam Kano streets

Nigeria yields at five-year high seen cannibalizing credit

NSE All Share Index drops 0.03% in final day of trading week

FIFA reveals $369m loss in 2016

Reps beakon on Spanish investors to invest in oil & gas, agriculture, solid minerals

Fitch downgrades South Africa’s credit rating to “junk” status

Sporadic violence in Johannesburg as South Africans protest against Zuma

Chelsea fans eager to have Moses back in action

Nigeria’s economic outlook could turn positive on US Syria attack

From Jos to Berlin: Meet filmmaker, Ulan Garba Matta

BusinessDay and AVIS rental wants to surprise you this Easter

BusinessDay and Avis rental wants to surprise you this easter

Movie Review: Pathetic

South Africa defends decision to ignore ICC’s Bashir arrest warrant

Opportunities abound in Nigeria’s oil & gas, agriculture, solidminerals – Reps tell Spanish investors

Harmonize your biometrics platforms, UN tells Nigeria

Makoko: The Venice of Africa

50 Nigerians deported from Europe

‘Senate, Presidency face-off will strengthen democracy’

We want zero electricity accidents in our franchise area -AEDC

Expert calls for more engagement of BOT projects to bridge infrastructure gap

Nigeria, others to benefit in AfDB’s $450m trade finance package for Afreximbank

Thursday, April 06, 2017

IPOB: Court to decide review of secret trial on April 25

Nigerians head to East Africa for holidays  

On World Health Day, let us talk about depression

How today’s CEOs can win by Mckinsey global boss

eTransact’s innovative product drive bears fruit as sales beat analysts’ estimate

NGO faults supply of gas to GENCOs on international pricing template

Nigeria’s domestic airlines lose out on ‘Open Skies’ benefits

Beyond oil: Potential of the non-oil sector as a game changer

IMF sees Nigeria’s oil, GDP rebound in 2018

CAP Plc commissions multimillion naira new automated Paint In-Plant Tinting Factory

Cornerstone Insurance provides micro insurance cover to 1.8m Nigerians in 18 months

Deloitte, NACCIMA lead private sector awareness campaign for ETLS

A note of caution to the Jagaban Borgu

AEDC says death of 5 children in Mpape not caused by electricity

CBN releases guidelines for non-interest Islamic MFB

Trump addresses chemical attack in Syria

Ogun to partner World Bank, ADB on 500km road projects

Pepsi pulls Ad depicting police and protesters

Niger Assembly orders probe of magistrate over light sentence for rape

Nigeria Pitch Awards ceremony holds June 10

FG secures 50% discount on all Dana flights

S. Africa ANC lawmakers quit before Zuma vote

Senate to probe FRSC over planned Speed Limit Policy

Updated: Sheriff walks out on Jonathan, Ekweremadu, others at PDP peace meeting

INEC considers e-voting in 2019

UK envoy urges Nigeria to exploit ‘Brexit’ for economic development

French drugs maker targets Africa with Nigerian acquisition

Market continues its upward trend with ASI up by 1.11%

Reps to pass 2017 budget after Easter

Edo council spends N1.35bn on teachers, traditional rulers, pensioners in February

FG sets agenda to encourage local producers of marble

Avon HMO takes healthy living advocacy to radio

Benue to begin yam export in June – NEPC

Peugeot to make Kaduna hub of automobile manufacturing – MD

Central Bank offers $100m in currency forwards

Academy unveils Coding Club for kids

Apapa Marine Beach Bridge to be closed for 29 days

FAO seeks $62m to support agriculture in North-East

Passport booklet: FG explores local production to ease scarcity

Technology Expo: Exhibitor calls for empowerment of local farmers

Meningitis: Kogi at risk of outbreak as NMA raises alarm

40% payments at ports are without receipts – Amiwero

Abia group in S/Africa plans to donate 1,000 iPads to schools

Meningitis outbreak: NAWOJ seeks FG’s intervention

Gambians go to the poll to elect parliament

Political risk threatens FG’s economic recovery plan – Expert

Sokoto State Govt earmarks N4.44bn for water projects

Nigeria’s airports record 15.2m passengers in 2016 – NBS

NOA, Amnesty office partner to promote agri-business in Niger Delta

Zamfara: Meningitis Prevention

Buhari, NPC call for urgent investment in Africa’s out-of-school girls

Legislature laments poor Knowledge of Farmers on Indigeneous Technology

Meningitis: PDP asks Zamfara Gov to resign

Meningitis: Senate directs Health Ministry to carry out nationwide immunisation

Reps assure on passage of Constitution review by 2018

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Emerging urban communities attract foreign interest despite recession

“How Osun spent N11.7bn Paris Club refund”

CBN’s new intervention boosts forex liquidity in Kano

Legal Metrology Department laments lack of logistic supports, manpower

FG should not do business with AMCON debtors – Reps

Dickson, labour hold talks over Education Tax Fund

Real Madrid back on top of La Liga

Buhari releases N54bn to settle pension backlog

Obamacare soars in Gallup poll

Transportation of petroleum products: Reps decry disregard for safety

PDP crisis: Jonathan summons Sheriff, Makarfi, others to peace meeting

Six states to benefit from N2bn global fund

Taxi-driver says feeding family is his greatest worry

Ile-Ife killings – The question the federal government must answer

Africapitalism and the Made in Nigeria campaign: two sides of the same coin?

Buhari assures recovery plan will solve Nigeria’s economic challenges

How ERM benefits your organisation

Rwand Air adds Lagos – Accra to route network

Why the number of Nigerians buying PCs fell to lowest levels

Qatar slashes 2022 FIFA World Cup budget by 40%

Constitution Review: Senate focuses on electoral reforms, local government, judiciary

LMC to list 8 NPFL clubs on NSE by October

CBN to inject another $10,000 to BDCs to check speculation

You can earn money on your next vacation

Mobil, 7up, Wapco, others lift All Share Index by 0.81%

I’ll have failed if MFM FC fail to make top three, says coach

Buhari assures ERPG, a solution to Nigeria’s economic challenges

FG approves $1.3bn loan for DBN

Bill to establish Nigerian Postal Commission passes second reading

ERGP; Economists advise FG on effective implementation

IMF says Nigeria economy needs urgent reform, no FX curbs

GEMS3 launches Land Expo in Kano, registers 120,000 owners

2 technicians injured in fire outbreak at Kano Airport

Expert urges FG to implement modular refinery initiative

Protect small farms to meet growing global food needs – study

Lack of teachers, materials may hinder implementation of financial education – NUT

Ethiopian Airline airlifts 4,500 passengers from Kaduna airport in 28 days

Nigeria, Israel set to expand bilateral trade

Medical practitioner gives preventive tips on meningitis

Australia ready to host 2018 Commonwealth Games

Buhari launches economic recovery plan as governors pledge support at sub-national level

Wakaa The Musical: An extravaganza of creativity

Oil price rallies to $54.65/bbl

A/Ibom 2017 budget: Dwindling revenue will affect release of funds for MDAs

Amnesty scolds contractor for profiting from asylum seekers’ plight

Magnitude 5.0 quake hits Botswana, two days after large quake

FG has no plans to sell National Theatre to Lagos Govt – Lai Mohammed

Boko Haram mines: UN team arrives Nigeria

Ekiti set to raise 70m cocoa seedlings for farmers

Appiah returns as Ghana coach

Naira gains as CBN sells $313.5m to BDCs

SON to shut sub-standard LPG storage tanks

FMDQ positions to support housing sector through debt capital market

Meningitis outbreak sign of God’s anger- Zamfara governor

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

NNPC, NPDC withheld over $21bn, from Federation Account in 14 years – NEITI

Checks and imbalances

FMCGs ramp up investments as appetite for packaged foods grows

Tall Dreams

How CBN, bank executives key into global money week

Prioritising gas sector development for national development

N3 billion Euro Global’s Ethanol Plant under way  

“Collaboration among stakeholders will grow Nigeria’s tourism sector”

Interest income drives Wema Bank’s 18.48% growth

Bridging claims and the strike this time

NRI, FUNAAB win Rockefeller’s $500,000 grant to increase cassava shelf life

All you need to know about Insurance in Nigeria – Series 1

Italian government deports 40 Nigerians

Forex dealers buy up CBN $150m wholesale offer

FG reiterates commitment to quality education

Reps probe non-agric programmes de-listing from agriculture universities

SON to shut down sub-standard LPG storage tanks

Oando returns to profitability, posts N3.5bn profit in 2016

SA must work harder to grow economy after S&P downgrade – Gigaba

Looted funds: EFCC to establish anti-graft desks in foreign missions

Gov Tambuwal appoints new GM for Transport Coy, 6 new DGs

INEC achieves 76 % performance of 2012 -2016 strategic plan

The downfall of the strong, independent woman

Edo to handover new central hospital to private operator

Gowon meets Buhari, says his call nailed rumour mongers on his health issues

Suswam hits DSS, AGF with N10bn suit

Bayelsa community decries pollution of Oya Lake by oil spill

Wema Bank to launch first fully digitalised operations in Africa

RIFAN canvasses increased production and consumption of local rice

Central Bank to sell dollars to fuel importers, airlines

CAC introduces 24-hour company registration process

Fayemi urges Chinese mining company to establish mineral processing plant

Buhari has reduced public sector corruption, says presidential aide

Association seeks zero per cent VAT on renewable energy products

Plateau legislators impeach Deputy Speaker

Trump cracks down on H-1B Visa Program that feeds Silicon Valley

Ivory Coast recruit French juniors in World Cup bid

South Africa’s Cosatu says Zuma must step down

Movie Review: Okafor’s Law

Zuma says fiscal policy wont change after cabinet reshuffle

Moody’s pushes back South Africa credit rating decision

Ilorin General Hospital commences renal dialysis for kidney failure patients

Unpaid Salaries: Rohr confident NFF will honour his contract terms

Death toll from St. Petersburg metro blast rises to 14

Buhari’s change of tack in Niger Delta cuts militant attacks

Nigerian politicians eye presidential bid if Buhari doesn’t run

How Buhari’s govt is fighting corruption – Presidential aide

UK to reveal Nigerian property owners next year

Police, stakeholders reach agreements on herdsmen/farmers’ clashes in Abia

Defoe in doubt as Sunderland gear up for trip to Leicester

FG gets hard knocks over poor handling of Meningitis epidemic

Monday, April 03, 2017

AON calls for transparency in 5% TSC automation

Senate to finally deliberate on PIB at plenary, Tuesday – Saraki

FG begins online registration of unemployed Nigerians Wednesday

Amosun appoints Okebukola, Oloyede, others to widwife Moshood Abiola University in Abeokuta

FidApp to be the ‘WhatsApp’ of pension in Nigeria

UBA plc: Strong earnings growth enhanced by expansion in non interest income

Nigeria’s democratic transition back to autocracy

Paris Club Refund

CBN dollar supply boosts manufacturing as PMI rises

Leadership: A privilege, not a right

“We must embrace software-Nigeria to change the tides and repackage our way of life”- ISPON

Total E&P Nigeria mentors SMEs on expanding business opportunities

JAMB assures applicants of effective registration before deadline

GE’s $5bn investment set to revolutionise rail operations in Nigeria

APSL out with e-payment solutions to achieve secured online transactions    

FG to synergize with partners to achieve the goals of the SDGs

Ohanaeze wants FG, States to invest in tourism to create job opportunities

Anti graft war: CACOL lauds 20 year and life imprisonment bill

Reps to determine level of NNPC officials involvememt in alleged forex manipulation

Stuart Connal Retires from SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Plc

8 reasons to travel through Kaduna

SpeedUPAfrica bootcamp returns to Nigeria for more startup empowerment

CBN continues forex liquidity boost with additional $240m

President Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara over 2017 Budget, others

Bauchi Govt. releases N175m for 2017 routine immunisation

South Africa’s credit rating downgraded to junk by S&P

Payporte suspends Pay-on-Delivery option three months after first deadline

Obaseki requests Edo Assembly to confirm nominee for traffic agency

Buhari assures on Nigeria’s participation in 2018 Commonwealth Games

NSE records loss as ASI drops by 0.95%

FG/UNDP validate baseline report on SDGs

Lawmaker allocates 33KVA transformer to his constituent

FMBN to disburse N42m Home Renovation Loan to Bwari council staffers

Financial literacy will promote concept of saving, investment among pupils – Laidi

‘Our vision is to advance educational outcome of the Nigerian Child by enhancing teaching quality’

Downstream oil and gas firms to record weaker profit this year

CBN to offer $150 mln in currency forwards -currency traders

Kano based Ta’amun multi-purpose co-operative society wants FG to tackle inflation

Oil inches towards $54 a barrel

UTME: JAMB registers 600, 000 candidates, says no extension period

FT exclusive: Trump ready to tackle North Korea alone

Steal-life Drawing

Fidelity Bank, others boost export with AGOA workshop for Aba leather, garment entrepreneurs

AMCON accused of cannibalising Arik aircraft

DG urges National Assembly to remove mining from exclusive list (video included)

Akeredolu appoints caretaker chairmen for 18 local councils in Ondo

Mikel scores his first CSL goal, Ideye features as Tianjin win

Sunday, April 02, 2017

OPEC’s Barkindo sees progress in oil cuts as stockpiles fall

Kwara tasks banks on corporate social responsibility

NIS tasks officers on strict enforcement of new Immigration Regulations

Take electoral law further, only votes from card reader must count – Wike

Wapic Insurance surmounts headwinds as premium income spikes

Banks avoid fresh Eurobond issues as appetite for dollar debts fizzle out

The die is cast as Britain starts exit talks with the EU

Lagos approves N1.7bn for 1,400 entrepreneurs

Saudi’s show urgency with Aramco as Nigeria oil reforms stall

Mall for Africa partners 500 Startups to drive innovative entrepreneurship in Nigeria

NASSI wants funding mechanism for research institutes to change

Manufacturer foresees better industry margin as naira strengthens

Arik restates commitment to pay priority attention to safety

Heritage Bank enhances capacity of ex-BB Naija Housemates, entrepreneurs

Nestle to help Chinese patients tackle swallowing difficulty

Dufil Prima promo engagement benefit younger generation consumers

Police to release report on assaulted Ekiti Woman

South East Governors’ Forum sets up committee to boost economy

President Buhari’s war against corruption unstoppable – Presidency

Dangote Sugar posts N14.4bn profit in 2016, declares 60k dividend

Iwobi in action, Iheanacho missing as Arsenal, Manchester City draw

Oyo Govt. begins review of state-owned moribund assets

Kogi Govt. confirms 1 case of Lassa fever

LG Polls: PDP sets up 55-man committee in Jigawa

Youth groups support Gov. Dickson education devt. levy

Retirement is like dying for Arsenal manager Wenger

Zuma may face no-confidence motion, Parliament Speaker says

Controller decries relegation of fire services in Nigeria

Norway seeks more markets for fishery products in Nigeria

More states to benefit from rural roads construction – RAMP Coordinator

CBN reiterates determination to sustain foreign exchange liquidity

Egyptian court allows Red Sea islands handover to Saudi Arabia

Massive fire breaks out near Dubai’s largest shopping centre

No going back on tanker drivers’ strike, says NUPENG

‘We believe a technology-driven bank branch is the future’  – Babatunde Macaulay

Runners from 11 countries to participate in 10 km Okpekpe road race

NNPC records 26% gas flare reduction as 2020 target to end practice nears

Rack Centre Selected as the only African Finalists in the UK Data Centre Solutions (DCS) 2017 Awards

Edo to procure 1000 computer sets for MDAs  

United for Kids Foundation to launch N100m fund

Rice farmers in Delta calls for more government support

Ambode proffers solution to lift Nigeria out of recession

Folorunsho Coker to head NTDC not NFVCB – Presidency

Football stars hail Ndidi’s wonder strike against Stoke City

Wellspring University graduates 224, honours Innoson, Orjiako, others

Oil & Gas industry stakeholders converge on Akwa Ibom

‘NF Branding will change the business landscape in branding by introducing professionalism’ – Olufela Seton

Conte underlines Moses importance at Chelsea

Fire razes 40 shops at llorin market

Housing for all: How to apply for the NHF loans (2)

‘Our priority is improving gender representation culture’  

Nigerian students no longer at ease in India

EFCC is haunting us for supporting Saraki – Nwaoboshi

Recession: Okowa urges Nigerians, corporate bodies to assist government

Understanding refinement – Globalisation & the ‘Ko-mean’ syndrome

Benefits of a multi-purpose flour mill

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Experts link rising suicide cases to economic hardship, spiritual afflictions

Shoprite launches made in Nigeria initiative

Ikpeazu’s campaign group embarks on ‘thank you visit’ of 17 LGAs

WHO launches global initiative to stem medication-related errors in 5yrs

We have prepared for heavy rains – Oyo Govt

Wike warned UNIPORT to be apolitical, now the varsity comes begging for forgiveness  

‘Rebels’ in pursuit of passion 

Professor Johnbull flays bogus campaign promises

Tactical analysis of Champions League quarterfinals games

Women empowerment as catalyst for economic development 

Buhari’s silence and senate’s tantrums

9 FIFA World Cup places a fair number for Africa, Geremi says

Terrorists: Beef up security against attacks, COAS charges GOC

Katsina State Govt begins N1.8bn worth ecological projects to prevent flooding

Katsina APC Treasurer, 4,000 supporters defect to PDP

54 bag first class in UniOsun

Chelsea in shock home defeat to struggling Crystal Palace

NMA urges Zamfara Govt. to do more in fighting meningitis

UK excited at UN resolution on Boko Haram crisis

Fitch says South Africa to prepare for rating downgrade

Boko Haram commander surrenders to army

Between Abacha and Bamaiyi

Analysts see naira firming again despite declining reserves, speculation

Manufacturing sector production level expands to 50.8 points

Oil marketers kick against bulk purchase renewal agreement

Group urges Nigerians to vote out corrupt politicians in 2019

FADAMA III provides N2.8m solar borehole for Niger community

CBN releases telephone line on Forex complaints

Assets: White House reveals aides’ finances

Customs to employ e-auction for seized goods

Tomi Adeyemi’s unpublished novel and fantasy movies

South Africa’s new finance minister wants radically transformed economy

Nigerian companies top list of Africa’s fastest growing businesses   

23-year-old Nigerian author’s Afrofuturist novel picked by Fox Studios

Dell EMC seeks cloud transformation, growth on Ecosystem Hub

DMSI, NACC collaborate on digital marketing skills for youth

FINCA Microfinance Bank wins Best Agency Banking provider

How Zuma’s firing of Gordhan severely affects South Africa

Senate welcomes Buhari’s peace moves

Gulf airlines Etihad, Qatar work around U.S. cabin laptops ban

Friday, March 31, 2017

NEPC, Fidelity Bank, sensitize Aba shoe/garment makers on AGOA

Edo to procure 1,000 computer sets for MDAs