Businessday Nigeria Archive for May 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Nigerian Stock Exchange and demutualization phobia

Nigeria to benefit from World Bank solar funding

Creating safe spaces for children

PFAs invest 9.25% of N7.94trn pension asset in domestic ordinary shares

ReadyBargains unveils online platform for easy shopping

Sterling Bank partners Tata Africa for auto loan

JOHESU may suspend nationwide industrial action

Why i dumped APC for PDP -Kaduna federal lawmaker

From Payroll to Remita: The story of Nigeria’s FinTech giant

Reps task FG on adequate funding of VVF corrective centres to save over 8 million lives

Kwara signs MoU with EcoBank on land administration

nPDP didn’t request for stoppage of Saraki’s trial- Baraje clarifies

Reps back establishment of Commission to curb proliferation of small arms

Buhari to Super Eagles: Please make us proud

Declining yields may spur change in PFAs asset allocation

Nigeria’s economic recovery non-inclusive

Cheaper cost of e-transactions to spike access to financial services

Huawei, Xiaomi win as smartphone sales return to profit in Q1

NFF names 24 players for Super Eagles friendly against England

Melaye resumes, sits in PDP row

Why Nigeria’s cassava flour inclusion policy failed

Lagos rail mass transit: Benefits and opportunities for investors

2020: Nigeria racing against time on NCDs

Aiteo wins Corporate Sponsor of Nigeria Football at Nigeria Pitch Awards

Aiteo Group, Amaju Pinnick, Victor Moses, Asisat Oshoala top winners’ list at Nigeria Pitch Awards

Saraki: These Super Eagles are best-organized ever

‘Why Adeyeye defected to the APC’

FIBusinessDay 30 May 2018

BusinessDay 30 May 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Buhari’s 2018 Democracy Day speech: 7 main claims under scrutiny

MTN Ghana makes history with first mobile money-based IPO

Eko Atlantic City targets 2023 finish as Nigeria economy rebounds

Biofortification: Providing lifeline to Nigeria’s malnutrition

Larry Ettah at UACN (2)

In his democracy day speech, Buhari lists steps to stimulate economic growth

Sanctions sets jitters through global oil market

‘It is bad risk management if we attempt all oil and gas business in Nigeria’

Accrued rights: Ensuring sustainable gains of pension industry

SIFAX Haulage positions for greater productivity, quality service delivery

Nigeria’s cooking gas market faces old foes as demand grows

Lagos lawmakers keep sealed lips on LUC

Zenith Bonded Terminal grows cargo volume by 66.7% in 12 months

Akinola calls for establishment of crop processing centres for Ogun farmers

Nigerians want more from Buhari

BDCs to access $48m from CBN Wednesday

Super Eagles to meet President Buhari on Wednesday morning

Rohr, Mikel praise NFF on wealth investment seminar

ASUU, TETFund, CVC, NUC reject amendments to TETFund Act

Crop production accounts for 80 % of farming activities in Nigeria -VC ATBU Bauchi

Showdown looms in Senate over Water Resources Bill

Electoral Tsunami for Malaysia

Expectations as discussants offer insights on business, productivity at institute’s confab

Lagos-Badagry rail project slows down as traffic worsens

The Democracy of E-commerce in Nigeria

Democracy Day: Buhari’s speech hollow, full of false claims – PDP

NOVA Merchant Bank moves to expand financial services in Nigeria

Bridging the gender gap in financial inclusion

Fatal floods in Eastern Africa may mean yet more food shortages

RMB Nigeria plans wider range of products to meet customers’ needs

Agatu crisis: Sheathe your swords – Mark tells combatant

How economic reality pushes manufacturers into aggressive local sourcing

Buhari celebrating his last Democracy Day as President – Secondus

Afreximbank announces $2bn trade financing support to Angola

MAN seeks FG’s intervention in N29bn electricity tariff dispute with Discos, NERC

WHO’s Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three months

Nigeria, others get World Bank’s $200m off-grid electrification support

Lack of scanners at ports, Customs checkpoints hurting investors

How retail could contribute more to GDP

EU GDPR: Why Nigerian companies are not rushing to update privacy

Nigeria loses as Ghana goes east for LNG supplies

Democracy Day: Saraki warns against abuse of office, selective trial

French President announce $75m investment for African tech startups

We are committed to completing abandoned projects – FG

Stroke Centre: ICPC docks UK-based neurologist over N233.6m fraud

Full text of president Buhari’s 2018 Democracy Day speech

Disappointments greets Democracy Day

Buhari to sign ” Not Too Young to Run” Bill into law

Monday, May 28, 2018

How far… how well?

Democracy Day: APC promises to tackle economy, security challenges

BusinessDay 29 May 2018

20 years of democracy: Nigerians react

Democracy Day: Why we have focused on corruption – Buhari 

Has Buhari failed Nigerians on security?

Tyrants, dictatorial regimes always end miserably – Dogara tells Buhari, others

Shareholders okay Forte Oil’s restructuring plans

Buharinomics: Nigerians poorer three years after

AMCON boss harps on HRD to achieve Govt’s plan for economic diversification

Adinde lists ways Nigeria can earn revenue from software export

The crisis of dysfunctional leadership in the health team

Star Lager: Fusing football with music in support of Super Eagles

9mobile launches vehicle tracking solution

Commodity exchange and business model 

KPMG promotes literacy with supply of books to 1,000 pupils

3 years of Buharinomics leave agriculture impact doubtful

Taxify launches new campaign, urge young Nigerians to get PVC

Okonjo-Iweala’s big reminiscence day in London

Super Eagles light up P/Harcourt in a send forth game against DR Congo

Kaiser eyes jobs in new “marriage” with University of Lagos

Democracy Day: Why we focus on corruption-Buhari

Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers invests N350bn in equity market

Violent party congresses, hate speech, danger signals to 2019 general elections….Jega

Nigerias largest steel complex to open soon, FGN assures

Importers paying for abandoned cargo inspection scanners at ports

Shell wants stakeholders to sustain agreement on new cash call arrangement

France to make Malian ‘hero’ legal for scaling building to save child

France to make Malian ‘hero’ legal for scaling building to save child  

FRSC begins staff recruitment process

Software security elusive as Nigeria risks huge losses to hackers

What the US, China trade spat means for Nigeria sorghum farmers

My mission is to pull Osun State from the brinks – Akin Ogunbiyi

Access Bank GMD,inspires Makoko Slum2school kids on Children’s Day

Kingsley Moghalu For President

World Cup: Moses Simon out, Ndidi doubtful for Russia

World Cup: Moses out, Ndidi doubtful for Russia

2019: nPDP stalwarts to meet  Osinbajo, Buhari 

Osinbajo, Shittu, others to attend premiere of Airtel Touching Lives Season 4

Sunday, May 27, 2018

BusinessDay 28 May 2018

Sony takes bigger share of music industry with $2.3bn EMI deal

Party congress, foreign investors’ repatriation put pressure on naira

Anike Lawal: Connecting mothers to doctors through technology

Does UACN need a make over-Abdul Bello’s challenge at Nigeria’s oldest conglomerate

NERC confirms 22 firms received it’s ‘No Objection’ to participate in Meter procurement

Investors take profits in small cap bank stocks

NSIA Insurance gets ISO certification

Regency Alliance Insurance reviews expansion plan for competitiveness

Microfinance experts canvass for increased financing for agriculture

The Dr. J.K. Randle colloquium

LACIAC proffers solutions to business financing, contract disputes

New BusinessDay fact check of Presidency statements show mixed accuracy

Don’t address Nigerians on Democracy Day, PDP tells Buhari

Osinbajo foretells of brighter future from current government policies

Kemi Adeosun: Driving far-reaching reforms in Nigeria’s fiscal operations management

Medical workers strike: Saraki, JOHESU to meet Monday  

We have recovered a lot of stolen funds, mainly in form of properties- says Kemi Adeosun

FG recovers N13.8 billion as whistleblowers target companies evading tax

Saraki marks Children’s Day with IDPs in Benue

Christian leaders will resist election manipulations in 2019

ABCON rejects CBN’s mandatory forex bidding, insists on rate review

World Cup: Kwesé signs Super Eagles skipper John Mikel Obi as brand Ambassador

2019: APC warns PDP that Nigerians are not gullible

I am committed to providing safety for our children – Buhari 

CBN mandates BDCs to access 3 times weekly forex from its window

BDCs to mandatory access FX from CBN window thrice weekly

Super Eagles, DR Congo set Port Harcourt alight in send forth match

On Children’s day, NGO takes internet safety campaign to schools

Legislation may restrict use of kerosene, charcoal for cooking

How I want to manage the 21st Century Nigeria, by Garba

On the throes of fear ahead of elections

Ahead 2019: Unlocking Wike’s inner mind

Forte Oil shareholders empower Board to divest from upstream, power

2019 presidential hopefuls

Dangote Cement, Zenith, GTB top as shareholders rake in N514 bn dividends in 2018

Standard Chartered Bank renews partnership with Liverpool FC

Under my watch, we remained committed to investing in the market despite challenges – Ndegwa

Saturday, May 26, 2018

CBN to extend electronic payment services across Africa

IGP fails to obey own order as VIPs retain security details

Oyo APC Congresses: Unity Forum petitions, says list of winners made up of Ajimobi loyalists

Monarch raises concern over delayed Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Children’s Day: What hope for the Nigerian child?

Fiddling while Rome burns

‘Christian women must play the role of interceding for family, leaders and the nation’

Ambode’s three years of ‘ekwueme’ trend

2018: Adeoti, Babalola insist on Osun West producing Aregbesola’s successor

Aisha Buhari ready to partner group on mother/child health promotion

Nigeria urged to liberalize economy

New initiatives for increased liquidity in mortgage market

Proceeds of corruption to combat poverty

Jamie Foxx to host 2018 Bet Awards 

Barcelona congratulate Champions League winners Real Madrid

The President’s faux pas

NNEW sensitises women on business-enabling environment

Mo Salah injury: Egyptian FA calm World Cup fears

Nigerian military confirms fire incident at Conoil field in Bayelsa

UPDATE: Nigerian military confirms fire incident at Conoil field in Bayelsa

Despite price recovery, cost discipline remain key drivers in oil, gas industry

Fire breaks out on onshore oil rig operated by Depthwize in Nigeria’s Niger Delta –witnesses

NITDA CPN inaugurate committee to resolve overlapping of duties

JAMB assures of transparent system conducts exams for 16 agencies

NSE market capitalisation loses N416 bn in 5 days

Major leap forward in $1bn Ogoni clean-up project

AGOA still available for Nigeria till 2025- Nigerian-American Chamber

Price competition squeezing ground handling business in Nigeria

FG’s plan to recapitalise DisCos has corporate governance concerns

JOHESU strike: Saraki meets stakeholders

Friday, May 25, 2018

Cost of maintenance, aviation fuel to surge on ageing aircrafts

Xenophobic attacks: FG/South Africa to sign pact to check attacks 

Buhari received 2018 Appropriation Bill

Presidency receives 2018 budget

Anambra assembly wants repayment of N43.5bn spent on federal projects

Low purchasing power pose fresh challenges for retail market

Controversy over status of PIGB two months after passage

FG hands over N3.85bn Esan water project to Edo

Edo releases N1.5bn to pay arrears of LGAs pensioners

Fashola, Banire not behind Oki group – Lagos APC faction

OkadaBooks For The Weekend

Ambode, Duke seek FG’s intervention in Lagos’ population

NPC, NPA forge closer ties to sustain products supply

Benue, FG considers change in settlement patterns

Buhari seeks women backing for his reelection bid

North Korea willing to meet US despite cancelled Trump summit

Cross River’s N1.3 trillion budget of ‘magic’ expectations

DR Congo delegation storms Nigeria with 28 players

South Africa investigates $80 million bitcoin scam

Nigerian stocks fall to lowest level in more than four months

FUT-Minna invents Data, Voice Connection Operator; Communication Enabled Stick

Lagos to maintain slashed LUC rates

Price competition squeezing ground handling business in Nigeria – Agboarumi

Despite price recovery, cost discipline remains key driver in oil, gas industry

Flat world, workplace: What you need to know, skills to stay relevant

How Ikoyi, Ikeja GRA will benefit from urban renewal initiative

West African delegates present at Africa Travel Indaba 2018.

FG` GEEP social intervention benefits 350,000 micro- enterprises

Lagos to maintain slashed land use rates

Lagos INEC begins issuance of fresh PVC

AfDB assists TCN to modernise transmission equipment – Adesina

ICAEW, ICAN to strengthen accountancy profession in Nigeria

GSK declares N8.4bn special dividend at 47th AGM

BOI gives N2.5bn credit to Kano MSMEs in 2018

Can Liverpool stop Real Madrid’s Champions league dominance?

GEEP MarketMoni interest-free loans reach 350,000 beneficiaries nationwide

Thursday, May 24, 2018

BusinessDay 25 May 2018

Big investments of US firms in Nigeria deepening trade ties — Flour Mills chairman

Aided by BVN, mobile phones, FG expands financial inclusion with MarketMoni

CBN delays Basel III to focus on IFRS 9 implementation

‘Adulterated seed dealers threaten farm productivity in Nigeria’

Diamond Bank positions for growth, as retail deepens penetration

Valentina Utoh, When creativity meets luxury, excellence is birthed

African Finance Corporation, Republic of Zimbabwe target greater infrastructure development

Building our children for the future

Light House Women’s Network to hold 5th edition of development conference

Practical strategies for combating belly fat in men

Cora Liam joins the public service

APC Chairmanship: Buhari, Oshiomhole in closed door meeting

Buhari reels out statistics to prove achievements 

Nigeria signs MoU with ARC on climate risk financing

SuccessTAB, SLOT partner to empower 500,000 students

Educationists justify NUC clamp down on illegal universities

The List

Nigeria’s Bodo community claims win over Shell after latest UK court ruling

Reps call for 50% downward review of JAMB exam fees

Senate refers screening of CBN nominees to committee

Food prices up by double-digit

Reps: Nigeria may lose N10bn if contractor demobilise by June

Forte Oil gets shareholders nod to sell subsidiaries

Banks Vs FinTechs — who should be afraid?

How safe is it to invest in cryptocurrencies?

Investors urge FG to address concerns of multiple taxation

Metuh’s fall: Court accuses him of misconduct

Anambra to revive over 200 skills acquisition, entrepreneurial centres

760 Delta youths for agric development scheme

Deutsche Bank slows activities in Middle East, Africa

Weak bank lending threatens Nigeria’s growth trajectory

Boom for private hospitals as JOHESU strike persists

NNPC, NAOC move to add 500mw to national power grid

Economy, agriculture to benefit from roads infrastructure rehabilitation

Buhari yet to receive 2018 Appropriation Bill – Udoma

Edo Assembly summons NDDC commissioner over abandoned projects

Nigeria’s military committed war crimes, crimes against humanity -Amnesty

Entertainment infrastructure deficit offers N10bn investment opportunity

NNPC promises to pay N2.1bn outstanding debt to NPA

FAAC disburses N638.1bn to FG, states, LGs as April revenue

Guber aspirant promises to jumpstart Imo economy with N25bn venture capital fund

Aiteo, CoCa Cola, Nigerian Breweries, others top Super Eagles sponsors

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

BusinessDay 24 May 2018

Buhari’s claims on economy, past leaders mostly wrong, BusinessDay fact check shows

‘Acquisitions are not necessarily the only strategy to grow businesses’

Stocks rally seen as PFAs comply with multi-fund structure

Audited, interim accounts: Stock Exchange rakes in N560m from penalty by defaulters

How inflight entertainment is changing travel narrative globally

Revised CAMA: A fillip for an enabling business environment

Tribunal overrules FCMB in N2.5 billion debt

BusinessDay readers lift petty trader with N80,000

1.2bn scf gas targeted as Lagos’ energy sector reform gets underway

Unilag as a missing piece in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem

NBS Q1 2018 GDP Report: The stock market does not lie

Naira closes stable as CBN lifts forex market with $210m

Kwara posts 70% revenue increase to N7.7bn

Customers’ transactions safe as CBN, CIBN move to fight banking fraud

Amnesty reports on security agencies lacks credibility – Presidency

Why Police cannot invite Wike over assassination claims- Mohammed

PDP alerts ICC, UN over Buhari’s boasts on rights violations

How manpower deficit may hamper EFA, MDGs 2020 goals in Nigeria

Kaduna senators caution bank chiefs over granting loans to govt

Rowdy session as Reps set to revisit controversial election sequence law

Trans-Forcados Pipeline expected to resume operations in two weeks

IDP Trips: All about the internally displaced ones

Reps to probe PENCON’s alleged violation of Public Procurement Act

CSDC Global appointed as revenue consultants for Abia

Nigeria’s new breed farmers do not even need to step on a farm

How poor policy threatens Nigeria’s $20b drone market

Propertypro Releases The 2018 First Quarter Real Estate Report

Stocks market rally likely as PFAs comply with multi-fund structure

Speed limit violation behind over 2000 road accident in Q1 2018

How Nigeria can prevent the next Ebola pandemic

It is becoming a wild, wild North

Farmcrowdy honored with the national award NPOM

35 political parties to contest Ekiti guber election – INEC

NNPC, NAOC move to add 500MW to power grid

African Heritage calls for retraing of trainer and involvement of academia in policy formulation

FIBusinessDay 23 May 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

BusinessDay 23 May 2018

WaterAid insists fight against Ebola unsustainable without WASH practices

Past administrations lacked imagination on economic management – Buhari

WAICA Re moves beyond Africa for increased market share

The impact of herdsmen attacks on federal government’s food security policy: the case of Benue

CBN considers liquidity risks to keep MPR at 14%

Stakeholders target sustainable frameworks for food sufficiency

Digital and the evolving media scene

OGP Week: A thought for a day

Sanusi at AfDB meeting makes case for hard-nosed reforms

Six more fertilizer blending plants approved for 2018 PFI programme

Facebook launches NG_Hub in Lagos, in partnership with ccHub, 

Ndigbo urged to work towards 2023 Presidency

Osinbajo woos investors over Nigeria’s bright investment climate

NDPHC upgrades power supply to Lagos with 2 substations

Kaduna attracts $500m worth of investment ‎in 2 years

NDIC’s ISO Certifications to deepen service delivery to stakeholders

La Liga chief hits out over Fifa plans for $25bn football shake-up

Washington’s Iran ‘wish list’ lacks support from allies

China cuts import duty on cars in concession to US

Buhari hits back at OBJ, others

My longest 15 minutes stuck in a ferry on the lagoon

Facebook opens first Africa hub footprint in Lagos

Expert calls for review of FG’s Anchor Borrowers Programme

Food security: Lagos spends N1.05bn on Lake Rice subsidy

Fish, shrimps production receives boost as ASL unveils new trawlers

MPC retains interest rate at 14% for 10th time

UAE show Nigeria the way to attracting foreign investors

Analysts disagree on MPC decision by 2.30pm today

Kale tells investors, ‘Nigeria’s fundamentals still strong’

N2.4bn suit against Innosson: Court awaits Supreme Court’s decision

2019 Elections: Umahi throws Ebonyi Assembly contests open

Mutual Benefits, STI justify reforms, post N1.2bn PAT

Equity investors lose N199bn as market returns near 2017 levels

2019 elections: ECOWAS urges FG to increase women representation

​​How NNPC’s new crude term contract short-changes Nigeria

Pinnick hails Moses, advises focus on World Cup

NFF to hold Town Hall event in Port Harcourt

Monday, May 21, 2018

Lifemate Furniture projects zero importation in the long term

Atlético Madrid arrive in Uyo ahead of Super Eagles friendly

BusinessDay 22 May 2018

Top five PFAs account for 64.84% of total pension contributions

Catholics protest killings in Nigeria

Is Tinubu’s political influence waning?

CBN sacks E-tranzact directors

Ajaokuta, Aluminium Smelter, coal mines lie idle as Fayemi leaves office

BDCs, NFIU embark on capacity building for anti-money laundering, terrorist financing

GBAM deepens competition in Nigeria’s lottery industry

iSON technologies, Oracle advocate cloud computing security

Shell safeguards 60,000 bpd with 900 community jobs

2019: APC in danger of losing South East againas Imo crisis deepens

Negative trade growth slows Nigeria’s Q1 2018 GDP to 1.95%

LAPO boss seeks greater commitment to poverty alleviation in Nigeria

Police Commission shortlists 37,062 for exam

Stabilising the Niger delta region remains key priority for President Buhari – Kachikwu

Ebola threats won’t stop Super Eagles friendly with DR Congo – Dalong

Democracy can only thrive if judiciary dispenses justice fairly – CJN

Nigeria loses N1.493trn to lottery operators

Double tax compliance to GDP ratio to 50% IMF tells Nigeria  

Stabilising Niger-Delta remains priority for President Buhari–Kachikwu

FBNQuest Merchant Bank receives accolades for impactful deals

Double tax compliance to GDP ratio to 50%, IMF tells Nigeria

Foreigners stage impressive return to Nigerian stock market

Melaye set to resume plenary

Food prices up double-digit in Lagos

GOtv MAX Cup: Torres, Oblak to lead Atletico against Super Eagles

How Lagos is building capacity to respond to emergencies

Impact Investing: A veritable route to affordable housing in Nigeria

Shell, FG in talks to launch Nigerian flare gas commercialisation programme

Torres headlines Atletico Madrid’s squad for Super Eagles friendly in Uyo

UK has not renewed Roman Abramovich’s visa

EDF in talks to sell half of its UK wind assets

Ex-PDP publicity secretary, Metuh collapses in court

UPDATE 1: Why CBN sacked e-Tranzact directors

Why Nigerians prefer ports in Lagos as cargo destination

Nigeria’s GDP grows by 1.95% in Q1 2018

Customers transactions save as CBN, CIBN move to fight banking fraud

Sunday, May 20, 2018

BusinessDay 21 May 2018

‘After 1% approval of budget towards healthcare, next is to amend NHIS Scheme’

Leadway Group records N15 billion PBT in 2017

Intrigues and betrayal as payment solution providers battle for N8.9 trillion TSA

Nigeria’s U-25 entrepreneurs and their exploits

Nigeria, soft target for Trump’s bullying on trade

MTN Nigerian shareholders say in the dark as IPO approaches

Government revenue on VAT from banks, other financial institutions drops 26% in Q1

Leather industry has capacity to become second biggest FX earner—players

Separating herdsmen from farmers for enduring peace

Not yet Uhuru: This currency swap deal isn’t exactly what you thought

Analysts forecast average Q1 GDP of 2.36% ahead of official data

How Fidelity Bank supports start-ups

FrieslandCampina WAMCO makes new investments as revenue rises

WHO puts measures in place to curtail Ebola soread into Nigeria

PDP challenges Buhari on open inquest of N11.5trn fraud

Niger 2019: Flying Eagles progress to final qualifying round

Shell spends N14.85 billion on empowering host communities.

Osun 2018: Omisore leaves PDP, heads for SDP

The winners and losers from $80 a barrel crude oil

Presidency, Reps issue ultimatum to NPDC, DPR over recovery of $1.305bn crude oil royalty

Super Falcons coach Dennerby invites Oshoala, Oparanozi, Chikwelu, others for Gambia clash

NFF, LMC sign 1XBET as ‘official partner’

NMA, live and let live, please

Confusion, intrigues as Lagos APC hold parallel state congress

Our problem is huge allocation papers without corresponding plots – ABSEDA GM

Has Tinubu’s reconciliation committee really made the mark?

Kwara APC picks 35 state executives through consensus

2019: INEC hopeful of favourable budgetary allocation, declines to mention figures

It will be a taboo for APC to rule Imo again in 2019 – Anyanwu

Regular payment of salary as a catalyst for economic stimulus in A/Ibom

Why Edo Assembly suspended lawmaker

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Why I did not collect bailout fund- Gov. Udom Emmanuel

2019: Followership of the illiterate and Buhari’s likely return

‘Poor power supply, insecurity bane on industrialisation in Nigeria’

Investigation: How filling stations short-change consumers

Ogoni clean up, not a jamboree, but where is the money?

Catholic priest decries incessant kidnappings, killings in Nigeria

Yoruba music gets 3 new ambassadors

Why civil society groups now fight hard to quicken petroleum industry bill’s passage

Gunshot victims and police report

Marriages conducted, registered in Lagos are legal, says Folami

Doctors’ poor attitude impacts healthcare delivery

Foods that boost beauty

PIGB will ensure transparency in the operations of oil and gas industry

The unending cry of marginalisation by Ndigbo

Osinbajo and the allegory of crown of thorns

Nutritionist commends Chivita’s ‘No-added Sugar’ commitment

9mobile support global fight to eradicate malaria

The role of research in politics

AFRIMA 2018: African Union, Ghana partner for Calendar Unveiling

BusinessDay 20 May 2018

GOtv MAX Cup: MultiChoice assures fans of adequate security

Royal wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

CIBN swears in Olowu as 20th president

Katsina APC returns 36 executives unopposed

What the world needs to know about Hamas’ terror – Nadav Goren

Congo’s Ebola not an international emergency, can be controlled -WHO

Nigeria demonstrates potential to earn more on VAT

The cost of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal wedding

ECOWAS Court orders FG to pay N15m to victim of human rights violation

Why we rebranded to Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc – MD

Osei, Agu, NaijaNomads take on London with Travelstart Nigeria, Virgin Atlantic for the #RoyalWeddingPromo

NSIA to manage $650m Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund

Friday, May 18, 2018

FG seeks improved NDDC funding with regional bank’s flotation

Okadabooks for the Weekend

Nigeria’s proposed minimum wage: A utopian goal in a destabilised entity

How Nigerian Consumers Are Interacting With Media, Entertainment & Technology

Total, Mobil oil top losers’ chart on NSE

AMCON takes over Sen. Oduah’s assets

CBN intervenes in Agric, airlines, petroleum, others with $293m

BusinessDay to partner NIPC on investment summit

Lagos rent-to-own scheme fails to attract home seekers

INEC registers 104,388 voters in Kwara, receives 10,221 new PVCs

Ebola: WASH practices crucial for successful fight against scourge

Tearful farewells, local rivalries as the 2017/2018 LaLiga season draws to close

GOtv MAX Cup: Focus shifts to Uyo as Super Eagles confront Atletico Madrid

‘Kwankwaso will win 2019 Presidency if…’

Facebook disables 583m fake accounts in Q1 2018

Shipment delays of Bonny Light crude linger

Significance of CAMA amendment for ease of doing business

Nigeria’s proposed minimum wage: A utopian goal?

We are ready to face all the teams- Onazi

FIFA pitches money spinning World Club championship

2019 and the Atiku factor

The race for Lagos APC chairmanship: Who wears the cap?

‘We’ve created a loyalty program that is unmatched anywhere in the world’

2019: How Obasanjo, NIM disagreed over ADC

NAF continues air strikes, destroys insurgents’ structures in Bama, Gobara

Lessons for Nigeria from Indian farmers’ resistance to mega refinery

Why NSE regulation should reflect global standards

Congo’s Ebola risk ‘very high’ as confirmed virus cases rise

PayPal buys payments startup iZettle for $2.2 bn

AfDB approves $100 mln loan for Nigeria’s Indorama Eleme – statement

Expansion in telecoms industry undermined by infrastructure, charges, policy

FG targets 1st-100th spot on World Bank ease of doing business with ‘l Guide Nigeria‎’ launch

U.S. Secretary of State calls Buhari, reaffirms Nigeria-U.S. relations

Codeine: Emzor to collaborate with FG in combating drug abuse

BusinessDay 18 May 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Who wins the battle at Wembley?

Linkage Assurance PAT up 431% in 2017

Renewable energy jobs reach 10.3million worldwide in 2017

Buhari, Atiku, others and their economic agenda for 2019

The Yuan-Naira currency swap: Opportunities and risks

Firm harps on skills development for economic growth

My thoughts on Facebook’s proposed dating service

How much is your organization learning the art of doing things differently?

FCMB gets ISO certification for quality management

Gas supply to increase as Shell boosts distribution capacity by 150 percent

The Making of AgriStar Plc

‘Lessons learnt would help prevent Ebola resurgence in Nigeria’

Lai Mohammed blames population, socio-economic challenges for farmers-herders clashes

Passing FSS 2020 Bills makes Nigeria Africa’s financial hub

FG Targets 1-100 spot on World Bank ease of doing business with ‘l Guide Nigeria‎’ launch

Kwara Assembly confirms 19 nominees as commissioners

Don’t link me or Saraki with suspected cultist, Gov. Ahmed warns

KPMG indicts revenue agencies over unremitted N8.8tr

Air Peace blacklists unruly, violent passenger

FG advocates better welfare for teachers in Africa

APC Inaugurates State Congress Committees

Alleged false information: Court adjourns suit against Melaye indefinitely

Nigeria losses over N20bn annually to undeveloped 853km coastline

Beat Drone emerges biggest winner of Techfest 2018

Adepoju applauds MultiChoice for Atletico Madrid visit to Nigeria

Stakeholders to converge for evaluation of Nigeria’s seed industry

Hypertension killing more people than any other condition – Prof. Omotoso

ICT investment and partnership key to fuelling Africa’s digital growth

Pension funds under pressure as economy records more job losses

9mobile sale and the distress signals from Nigeria’s telecom industry

CBN considers increasing Unit MFBs capital to N100m

Pension: When death comes, who becomes the beneficiary?

For Nigeria lower budget deficit as oil touches $80 a barrel

CIMA Africa and ICAN sign groundbreaking MOU

WHO calls emergency meeting on Congo’s Ebola outbreak

Vitol, Glencore, Shell in running for Petrobras’ Nigerian assets

FG approves N10bn for IDPs in Benue, other states

NNPC propose splitting of petroleum licences at PIB hearing

60m Nigerian digital natives to unlock new market innovations

Gaza crisis: Nigeria condemns killing of 58 Palestinian protesters

Premium Pension appoints Oluwashina Executive Director

2019: Dan Nwanyanwu, “Fresh PDP”, APDA, Kwankwasiyya, others declare for NUP

Ramadan: Saraki urges Muslims ummah to pray for peace, unity

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

BusinessDay 17 May 2018

FG to close border filing station over shortfall in NNPC remittances

Africa Re emphasises innovation, creativity in growing insurance market

Devaluation takes toll as Nigerian Banks absent from S&P top 30

Oyegun backs out of Chairman race as APC Reps caucus endorse Oshiomhole

Updated: FG to spend N1.09 trillion on power, works and housing in 2018

Selling Nigerian travel, tourism, ahead of president Macron’s visit to Nigeria

Can we hold our leaders to account?

Why force majeure has not been declared on trans Forcados pipeline

Yola Electricity Distribution Company now viable, says govt

The Niger Delta: A prescription for restorative justice

Still Broke brand launches clothing line, promises quality

India prepares action plan for Nigeria retail market share

Vetiva wants investors to ‘hold’ Presco stock

AGF, CBN, vendors clear NEMA of alleged misappropriation of N5.6bn relief material

How PayDay loan from Access Bank empowers salary earners

Xenophobia: Presidency calls for review of early warning signals with South Africa

Kwara youths raise alarm over plot to implicate Saraki in criminal case

Urgent review of early warning signal, panacea to attacks on Nigerians in S/Africa – Dabiri-Erewa

NFF Electoral Committee rolls out timetable for election

Ikoyi, V/I, Ikeja GRAs top list as Lagos set for urban renewal

PDP expresses worry over alleged plots against Saraki

Again, Customs arrests smuggled rice conceal in truck loaded with Nigerian Breweries creates

Up to 10 corporate bond issuances expected in 2018 as borrowing costs ease

Senate passes 2018 budget, approves $51 oil price benchmark

Court bars Police, SSS, EFCC from searching Wike’s houses 

Buhari yet to get petroleum bill – Presidency

iSON technologies, Oracle, advocate cloud computing security

Despite ban, ICO volume in three months surpass entire 2017

PTAD set to recover N11 billion Pension Assets

Senate panel meets Buhari on alleged plot to frame Saraki for cultism

Omo-Agege: Court dismisses senate’s suit to stay judgment execution

Power, Works, Housing, Transportation, Defence get N1.090trn capital allocations in 2018 budget

Saudis suspend World Cup referee over bribery

Reps APC caucus endorses Oshiomhole for APC national chairman

FG to settle inherited debts to contractors, ex-Nigerian Airways’ workers

World Bank details sectors for $350m loan to Ogun

Nigerian stock market maintains downward trend

CBN enhances Inter-Bank liquidity with $210m

Reps: APC caucus endorses Oshiomhole for APC national chairman

ERGP to create $22.5b investments, 500,000 jobs  – Osinbajo

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

FIBusinessDay 16 May 2018

BusinessDay 16 May 2018

Ekiti: Buhari meets Fayemi, Oni, Ojudu today

Senate inflates 2018 budget by 6% to N9.1 trillion

Investors upbeat on Sterling Bank’s growth

FG oils wheel of patronage with crude contracts to 32 domestic firms

China scrambles for Nigeria’s sorghum, soybeans as trade war heats up

Why PTML invested in developing access, operational management system

A note for microfinance providers in transition areas

Katowice and a house divided against itself

The future of energy could be offshore

Changing norms for improving women’s financial inclusion

Investing in floating fish feeds production

Banks’ credit to farmers drops by 10% in Q1 2018

What Stanbic IBTC Bank is offering SMEs

Reps: APC caucus endorses Oshiomhole for national chairman

Techfest charts era of collaboration for tech ecosystem in Nigeria

Reps probe exclusion of $4.9 million, N1bn from TSA

Senate repeals, re-enacts 28-year-old CAMA

APC can do without nPDP – El- Rufai 

We introduce new weighing scales in Osun to curb sharp practices – Govt.

Russia 2018: NFF inaugurates Media and Publicity Committee

Lagos to re-grass Teslim Balogun, Campos Stadia

Nigeria’s inflation drops to 12.48 in April- NBS

Rivers court invasion: PDP demands arrest, prosecution of APC leaders

Waste disposal infrastructure devt may suffer setback as pressure piles on govt

The future of retail market in Nigeria

Nigeria Auto Policy: Movement without motion

Protest: Police confirm arrest of another 60 Shiites in FCT

FG targets $22.5bn investments, 5m jobs with ERGP focus labs

Election 2019: The Atiku factor

AfDB’s new Africa Investment Forum moves to explore PPP model

Oil races to $80 as US drilling rises

N264bn exports recorded at Lekki Free Trade Zone

Finally, Senate receives 2018 budget after six months delay

At 12.48%, Nigeria records 26-months low inflation, nears CBN’s target

Forte Oil’s strategic new direction: An analysys by SBM Intelligence

Breaking: National Assembly jerks 2018 budget to N9trn

TPG’s Rise Fund makes its first Africa investment

Monday, May 14, 2018

BusinessDay 15 May 2018

DMO wins best Africa sovereign bond issuer, most innovative Bond at EMEA awards

How spaces in homes, offices influence creative performance and productivity

Wapic Insurance Plc: Gross premium drives underwriting profit

The future of hardware technology in Nigeria

Mutual Benefits Assurance returns to profit on investment income

Nigerian seaports are the least efficient in West Africa

Kuber Developers raises construction standards in Lagos with ‘The Belomonte’

GSK enlightens Nigerians on proper management of asthma

‘When we ask, answers gravitate to us’

2019: We’ll never work with Obasanjo’s ADC – Afenifere

CSR: How Accenture is working with partners in nation building

The promise of autonomous technology for Nigeria

Buhari says govt policies yielding positive results

Nigerians paid an average N151.4 per litre for petrol in April

Mass defection looms in APC, as nPDP 7-day ultimatum expires today

Osinbajo seeks greater funding to tackle corruption in Africa

India to invest $4b in Nigeria

2018 budget will be laid Tuesday – Committee

N143.6bn is Osun’s debt profile – Govt.

Why Leaders after me indulge in corruption – Gowon

Here is what to do in current declining interest rate environment

Russia 2018: Rohr names Mikel, Moses, Musa, 27 others in Nigeria’s provisional list

Business Day MTN Nigeria pre–IPO Report:

World’s richest black billionaires, seven of them are African

Barcelona’s unbeaten LaLiga record finally ends as Villarreal, Sevilla clinch Europa spots

Patients count cost as strike paralyses medical services in Lagos

Shell, Eni trial on Nigeria corruption re-adjourned to June

WHO unveils new strategies to fight trans-fat in foods

Hope for Lafarge African earnings

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

Why The Rise Fund is staking $47.5m in Cellulant

Fayemi declares incumbent governor, Fayose “enemy of Ekiti state”

UTME : JAMB pays N1bn to CBT centres, says official

The Margaret: Nigeria’s first all-female Real Estate development

Sunday, May 13, 2018

BusinessDay 14 May 2018

Nigeria shows early resilience as investors pull funds from emerging markets

Commercial Paper issuance hits N1trn on FMDQ reforms

Adeola and Babajide: Entrepreneurs using digital channels to redefine business

11 banks made N829.20 billion income from treasury bills in 2017

Still on AfCFTA: The imperative of good faith fulfilment

Ihuoma Ohiorenoya: Quintessential cook, caterer

Meet Laila Balogun, 13-year-old candle maker

IO Furniture boosts local content patronage with fair

Institutions providing capacity building for Nigerian start-ups

LCCI woos Chinese auto makers

Priming accountability in public office: The personal financial statements paradigm

Atiku confirms intent to run in 2019 presidential election

PDP rejects Kaduna LG polls result

Manchester City hit 100 points Premier League record

CIBN seeks speedy passage of FSS 2020 Bills

FG to construct new rail station in Ogun, pledges to minimize house demolition

Buhari hails Okusanya,s re-election as APRA President

‘APC is a party of violence; driving Nigeria to anarchy’

Kyari to represent Nigeria in OPEC’s economic commission board

How states withdrew N593.1bn from federation account in Q1 2018

NCAA suspends FirstNation Airways’ operations

Fayose to Fayemi: Don’t celebrate yet

NNPC says Gas-to-Power supply now boosted to 88.89%

2019: US-based Nigerian declares for Presidency

Femi Bright wins Goldberg’s Ariya Repete 2018 ultimate prize

ExxonMobil to invest N13 billion in Akwa Ibom community projects

Kaduna LG poll: PDP wins Zango, APC wins 10 LGs

Rivers APC factional crisis turns to fracas in court

Morbid fear, Presidential aspirants lie low till July/August

I am seeking justice for my people – Ortom

Uncollected PVCs: FCTA to partner INEC on voter education

APGA: The odds favour Frank Nneji

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Benue bloodshed: Unanswered questions

Experts seek private sector partnership to harness demographic dividends

Fayemi begs Ekiti people for forgiveness

Ekiti 2018: Fayemi emerges APC governorship candidate

Nigeria is like a mother whose breast has dried up and can’t feed her children – Bishop Osagie

Cabal behind Buhari’s second term bid – Salvador

APC fighting for survival as bickering cracks up party

Why Tivs now run away when they see the Army, North and FG

What role can mortgage play when economy is diversifying?

Rights Issue, new customers propel Union Bank’s 2017 full-year profit to N25bn

Eight days after ward congress, Oyo APC, govt., Unity Group still in war of words

We are determined to teach people how to fish for themselves – Omotola

When TNC, Canon collaborated to inspire, empower photographers

Affordable housing and the run away cost of building material; a convenient paradox

Oyo lawmaker, Dapo Lam Adesina, alleges Ajimobi, wife after his life, petitions IGP 

Steps to poverty eradication, the TellCo Europe Nigeria initiative

Egg powder to the rescue of struggling poultry farmers

Committee shifts Oyo APC LG congress to Sunday 

BusinessDay 13 May 2018

FG cautions Nigerians over Ebola

Buhari to open Commonwealth anti corruption summit in Abuja

LG Congress: Kwara APC releases results Of 13 LGs

Buhari to open Commonwealth anti-corruption summit in Abuja

FIIRO produces brake pads, bumper, others from kenaf

Southern Kaduna reconciliation committee holds dialogue with security agencies

2019: The ADC challenge and the furor in APC

13% recycling of lead acid batteries in Nigeria too low – Clean Tech

NERC raises alert as rainy season threatens electric installations

Improved taxation to make Nigeria’s economy globally competitive

Impeachment: Senate to give Buhari soft-landing on $496m Tucano payment

BudgIT commends NNPC on plan to reduce gas flaring

Marriott leads Africa’s hospitality growth with 93 new hotels

Union bank records higher NPL ratio in 2017

Friday, May 11, 2018

Updated: Buhari returns, says I am now okay

DBN to commence credit guarantee scheme before Q1, 2019

FG pays whistleblowers on tax evaders N439m

Buhari cuts short medical trip, returns today

Jaiz bank declares N894M in 2017, upbeat about more profitability

Bears hold sway as equities lose N71bn

Gov. Ambode, Mikel, Moses, nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

FG to replace GES with agric mechanisation scheme

Nigeria woos foreign investors to bridge tomato production gap

APC reschedules Ekiti guber primary to Saturday

Adidas sales decline as World Cup date approaches

FIFA’s $25b mini W/Cup revenue higher than traditional W/Cup

Russia: Potential teams likely to win FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup: Can Super Eagles stop Croatia midfield maestro?

World Cup: Hackers on increase in Russia

Rescue Technologies tackles emergency response in Lagos with mobile app

Nigeria’s capital importation grows by 594%

APC Congresses: Imo APC stakeholders insist no going back

Nigeria gets first Institute of Risk Management training provider

U.S. govt supports Nigeria with $90 million for HIV survey

Fuji greats play in Ibadan as Ariya Repete wraps up today

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Currency Swap: Analysts fear deal will stifle Nigerian economy

BusinessDay 11 May 2018

Leadway, AIICO, NEM, CRe, AXA M, FBNIns, CHI, well capitalised for big ticket risks

Lasaco Insurance’s profit jumps on good underwriting performance

Donald Trump declares trade war on China

Growth: Nigeria to mobilise more revenues, as tax payers’ base hits 19m – Adeosun

What a Buhari victory in 2019 could mean for economy

The irony and shame of that Senator Melaye’s charge for attempted suicide

Ethical implications of President Buhari’s many medical trips to England

Nigeria’s external reserve @ $47bn: The more you look; the less you see

Militicians within the democratic space: The APC ward congress

US firm launches $5m global venture challenge for Lagos start-ups

Living with HIV/AIDS

More Nigerians empowered through Shell’s N N472bn support fund

Banks earn N300bn annually from savers – GDL

Cisse Lo, Lasun differ on Morocco’s membership of ECOWAS

World Bank gives Nigeria $90m to control outbreak of diseases

2019 Elections: Obasanjo’s CNN transforms into a political party

Nigerian Immigration attache dies in Sudan

Immigration intensifies border security across the country

Globally competitive economy is achievable in Nigeria through improved taxation- expert

NNPC pledges support for tanker drivers, NUPENG to address product distribution concerns

Deputy speaker flays IGP for shunning Senate summons

JOHESU strike: Govt’ hospitals shut down in Abuja, discharge patients

Stakeholders urge political leaders to boost taxation

Pre-World Cup Friendlies: Onazi says Super Eagles will be ready

FG, states, others share N1.9 trn in three months‎- NIETI

Oshiomole gives Oyegun quit notice, declares for APC Chair

Energy, 2 others earn over $6.3bn investment inflows in Q1 – NIPC

FIFA expresses confidence in Nigerian referees

LaLiga: Atletico Madrid round off season with Super Eagles friendly

May & Baker first quarter profit hits 488%

Dogara tasks EFCC on prosecution of corruption cases, law enforcement

Iran’s deal: MTN may lose $237 million

2018 budget is the most delayed in 19 years

From LEO to Ada: How Nigerian banks get creative with chatbots

Low internet numbers show why ATM queues won’t go away soon

Oil and gas industry to enjoy ease of doing business

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

BusinessDay 10 May 2018

Japaul pulls plug on $350m Milost deal as stock slumps 8%

Senate declares Inspector General of Police unfit to hold office

Private aviation market flourishes on new understanding of its gains – Okwa

Banks shows low credit appetite to financial markets

9mobile sale: Clouds hang over Teleology’s capacity to raise balance of payment

Dangote among 75 world’s Most Powerful People – Forbes

Local pharmaceuticals innovate new drugs amid codeine crisis

What is your leadership mantra?

How modern technology boost activities in packaging industry

Attend the African Family Life Delegate Conference

The NASSI Lagos is organizing her 2nd MSME Trade Fair.

Stolen mace: Police accuse lawmakers, security agents of internal conspiracy

Reps read riot Act to CBN over non-submission of annual budget

Anti- Corruption war: Magu backs call for special courts

Again, Reps ask FG to halt planned sale of NLNG

How effective financial inclusion impacts poverty level in Nigeria

NIRSAL to train banks on value chain financing

INTELS builds ICT capacity, gives out computers for less privileged children

APM Terminals reiterates commitment to workplace safety

Access Bank EIU projects 12.56% inflation rate in April

Ebola: FG Steps up surveillance at Nigeria entry points.

FIRS decries non-professionals handling tax filing

Again, Senate fails to lay 2018 budget

NNPC retail now holds 14% market share of retail business

ECOWAS Parliament convenes 2018 First Ordinary Session

Ebola outbreak to take $1m from WHO’s emergency fund

Nokia 7 plus review: Stock Android with 48 hours battery life

Will EU GDPR Rules on data privacy affect Nigerian businesses, remittances?

Data Privacy: How Twitter uses your information

Senate declares IGP unfit to hold office

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

FIBusinessDay 09 May 2018

BusinessDay 09 May 2018

Frequent health travels raise questions over Buhari fitness for office

Noah’s Ark emerges Africa’s Ad Agency of the Year

Oil volatility seen as Trump withdraws US from Iran nuclear deal

Renewable energy as viable option to meet West Africa power needs

Flashpoints for crude oil price spike intensify

EY eyes digitalization strategy in boosting operational efficiency

ABC Transport plc takes stock at 25 years

Can your emotions ruin your negotiation?

Transparency in recruitment processes and practices in the banking industry

Service workshops must deepen technology interface

Toyota sees future without mass-market cars

Azura will only add to Nigeria’s stranded power challenge – Fashola

Fayose’s deputy, Olusola wins Ekiti PDP governorship primary

Super Falcons back in camp for Gambia

Niger 2019: Flying Eagles off to Bissau

Falconets to begin preparation for France 2018

PIB: Don’t induce lawmakers, Saraki tells oil firms

‘Unknown persons’ unseal OAU after payment of N25 million

CBN boosts liquidity in forex market with $210m

CBN FX boost stabilizes naira at N362/$1

FG identifies 60% challenges stalling Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Reps warn Presidential panel on asset recovery against media trial

Buhari’s medical trip confirms him unfit to govern, says PDP

World Bank officials to meet Osinbajo, Adeosun over projects in Nigeria

Nigerians export 45.462MTs of agric, manufactured products from Tin-Can   

Ogun to reduce post harvest losses, shops for produce processors

Why investors are not coming with large power projects like Azura

Reps back legislation to stop terrorism financing, kidnapping

World Bank officials to meet Osinbajo, Govs, Adeosun over projects

Commitment to anything less than excellence is mediocrity – CEO Sujimoto

IMF says slow growth in Nigeria, SA weighing heavily on SSA prospects

Senate summons telecom firms, NCC, others over unsolicited adverts

IMF warns of rising African debt in spite of faster economic growth

Budweiser kicks off ‘Light Up The Fifa World Cup’ global campaign

Ecobank financial inclusion initiatives attract Asian Banker awards

Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of NDIC board members

Fayemi faults Jide Awe’s removal as Ekiti APC chair

Warri, PH refineries’ builders not involved in TAM since inception

Letter from the publisher

Codeine. Syrup: FG shuts 3 pharmaceutical companies

Buhari off to London again, to see his doctor

Monday, May 07, 2018

BusinessDay 08 May 2018

UBA partners Mastercard to revolutionise ease of payment for SMEs

Solvency ratio of 5 Nigerian insurers fall below regulatory threshold

FirstBank’s profit growth, best among peers in 2017

Solving right of way issues will reduce cost of broadband, increase last mile penetration – Sean Hsu

APMT to develop cargo terminals along GE rail concession corridor

Why there has not been another Azura type of project

Smart Lagos (2): Status, Prospects & Opportunities

Labour Day, minimum wage brouhaha & the political space

Seplat still at risk despite higher revenue

GTBank Masters Cup enters exciting Quarterfinals stage

NFF scores again as CAF appoints Ubah into AFCON organising body

Fayemi, Ojudu, others face disqualification over APC violent Primaries

Saraki says budget likely to be passed next week

Germany says no reason to scrap Iran’s nuclear deal

PDP charges aspirants, delegates to Ekiti Primary

Police recruitment: 133,324 applicants, to undergo psychiatric test

Studying abroad carries hidden costs and benefits

Violence in Ekiti APC primaries: What implications for 2019?

When killers kill without consequence, they kill more

CBN frown at $36.371bn forex utilisation on oil imports in 4 years

Buhari departs Daura for Abuja after APC congress

ATMs record transactions worth N1.56bn in Q1 – NBS

‘Hennessy’s success comes from listening to what consumers want’

Fighting corruption is dangerous – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Sunday, May 06, 2018

BusinessDay 07 May 2018

Five fascinating business facts – Part 67

Benefits of lower yields eluding bulk of Nigeria small businesses

NAHCO shareholders to receive N406m dividend

How Vivian helps SMEs overcome tax, financial challenges

AfCFTA: The long, hard road to one African market

Corporate Nigeria not increasing Capex spending despite economic recovery

‘Nigerian fashion space now multimillion dollar industry’

Reps probe over N2.5bn alleged fraud in CRFFN 

Buhari’s second term will further divide, impoverish Nigerians – PDP

Apapa/Ijora Bridge closure: AG Dangote, Julius Berger begin rehabilitation on alternative route

I have no plan to dump APC – Ortom

APC Ward Congresses: Party calls on aggrieved members to seek redress in Appeal Panels

Banks are ripping us through ATMs, customers cry out

APC Ward Congress: PDP condemns violence, sues for peaceful electioneering

Kwara APC lauds peaceful conduct ward congress, tasks new excos

Restructuring debate dominates discourse at Abraham Adesina symposium

Herdsmen killings: ‘2019 won and lost’ in Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa, others

To say that there is fight against corruption amounts to fooling ourselves – Uma Ukpai

‘I foresee danger in no re-election directive against two-term officers in Lagos APC’

EKEDC restores supply to areas affected by Alagbon fire outbreak

Challenges of health care delivery for all ages in Nigeria (5)

As Obasanjo, Buhari feud rages over ambition

Saturday, May 05, 2018

How Lagos is addressing waste infrastructure needs

Anticipatory approval of $496.375m and the doctrine of necessity

5,000 Ekporo refugees return home after five years

PDP leaders beg Mimiko not to leave party

Senate condemns alleged illegal retrenchment in MDAs

Mixed reactions trail Buhari’s US trip

Ekiti 2018: Time to change the narration

Workers’ Day: Tapping into our greatest weapon

There’s a stronger desire now for change of leadership than in 2015 – Chekwas Okorie

Imo looks to APGA for salvation in 2019

Efficient cost management increases Dangote Sugar’s Q1 PAT to N5bn

TRCN hosts AFTRA conference on poor education quality in Africa

Politics too important to be left to politicians alone – Gwamna, Gombe guber aspirant

2019: APC may lose South East again – Imo APC stakeholders

Diamond Bank Nigeria divests its 100 percent holding in Diamond Bank UK

When UBA recognised, rewarded outstanding staff

So, who won the Buhari challenge?

Profit taking continues as equities lose N44bn in April 2018

Former Man United boss Sir Alex Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery

2019: We will rescue Nigeria from Buhari – Secondus

Ekiti APC Primary: I have no anointed candidate – Tinubu

Biggest football rivalry El Clasico live on GOtv

SO Nigeria holds novelty match to mark World Malaria Day

Mixed reactions trail CBN’s move to sanction bank CEOs

Eco-Stone expected in Lagos for mass housing under state’s LAPH initiative

Edo to co-invest in Weppa Farm

Technology, nutrition, urbanisation can end malaria – doctors

Services, industrial sector drive business confidence in April

Friday, May 04, 2018

NIRSAL to support 500,000 smallholder farmers

Nigerian stock market depreciates by 0.06%

How Nigeria can create more Azura-type power projects

Anambra Assembly to prohibit hawking of drugs

Kano stakeholders endorse FG’s push for AfCTA

Africa Finance Corporation retains strong performance in 2017

Silverbird Cinemas and CJ 4DPLEX partner to bring 4DX to Nigeria

Inflation rate to drop to 12.43% in April – FSDH Research

Movie Review – Rampage

2019: Imoke chairs PDP committee to woo other parties

Services, industrial sectors drive business confidence in April – CBN

FG sees Airtel Nigeria’s launch of 4GLTE improving broadband penetrations targets

FDC sees Nigeria April inflation sliding 15th straight month

Updated: INEC presents report on underage voting in Kano, absolves self of complicity

Burnt transformer: EKEDC promises to restore power May 4

Africa’s chance of hosting 2026 World Cup hangs in balance

FG to harmonise tax payment nationwide – FIRS

Eagles star Onazi set sights on Russia 2018

Nigeria get N720million advance World Cup prize money

World Cup ticket sales jumps to 2.5 million

Nigerian students beat off competition to win Spirit of Innovation challenge

Air travel passenger demand accelerates 9% in March

National Assembly steps down Buhari’s $496m arms fund

Paylater offers 80% more than normal loans to salary earners

Nigeria, 6 others account for half of 1.7bn unbanked individuals globally

Busicon App Challenge hunts for ICT talents

Thursday, May 03, 2018

BusinessDay 04 May 2018

CBN’s $2.5 bn swap deal with China seen boosting trade, easing FX volatility

Coca-Cola’s ‘Score a Trip to Russia’ promo reinforces commitments to football in Nigeria

Agencies need to put purpose at forefront in driving clients’ business – Lomas

Chef Zara Mustapha, redefining the way we eat

On being our brother’s keeper II

Shareholders commend Transcorp for industry leading role in improving access to electricity in Nigeria

Oh Vivian! Why so much hatred for Ronke?

We warned on the implications of accelerated process on sale of 9mobile – Barclays Africa

2019: Woeful defeat awaits Buhari, APC – Yinka Odumakin

Middlebelt, Southern Leaders condemn deterioration in governance

TSA probe: FG recovers N1.6bn illegal bank charges from one commercial bank – Adeosun

NASS steps down Buhari’s $496m arms fund, set to pass 2018 budget next week

Senate queries alleged disappearance of N44bn from Military Pensions Board

Either Nigeria restructures or ready for break up, says Anyaoku

Artistes in high spirits for Ariya Repete semi final

PDP queries Buhari’s London ‘Technical Stopover’

NDDC donates 4,800 desks, chairs to schools in Edo

Reps decry dearth of facilities in NYSC orientation camps

National Assembly to set aside 1% of CRF for primary healthcare

Nigeria’s Internet fraudsters zero in on corporate email accounts

International Breweries’ Q1 revenue drops N2.2bn

Forte oil to sell of Nigeria assets and quit Ghana

PSPs to resume waste collection, as Visionscape manages infrastructure

Baru says Nigeria harvesting benefits of OTC conference

Enugu, Suleja, Zaria,‎ Bida new transformers now installed – TCN

Tonwei group concludes plan to build refinery in Edo

NYC urges private sector partnership on job creation in agric

I can’t support failure – Obasanjo

Ikoyi, central Lagos to suffer power outage over fire outbreak

MTN Group’s Q1 revenue rises 9 percent, shares jump

Innovation is critical in the new media world

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

BusinessDay 03 May 2018

Farmers smile to the bank as manufacturers expand local input sourcing

Forte, Nestle, Learn Africa, 30 others drive N197bn market gain

Nigeria’s loss is Egypt’s gain, as investors shun Africa’s biggest gas reserves

Leadway Assurance’s profit surges on investment income, gains on fair value