Businessday Nigeria Archive for August 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

A young African leader to watch

Nneamaka Anyanwu, encouraging the participation of young girls in basketball

How Buhari insists on cronies’ not institutions-driven petroleum industry

Hygeia wins HMO brand of the year award 2018

your personal transport at your service 

Reversal of power sector privatization

Buhari seeks Passage of Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill

Fela Durotoye to fly PACT’s presidential flag in 2019 election

Buhari, Ambode, Apkabio to attend China-Africa Cooperation forum

India’s trade with Nigeria, others hit $62 billion

FG to repatriate 165 more Nigerians from Libya

2019 Elections: National Assembly slashes INEC budget by N200m

Russia 2018: FIFA President Infantino hails Super Eagles, Nigerian fans

CAF Confederation Cup: Pinnick tips Enyimba FC to go all the way

XC40 SUV unveils three new engine options globally

Massilia Motors balance sheet looking up on 13% market share

NASS seeks collaboration with Nigerian Fintech, ICT players

WTA to celebrate hospitality elite in Durban

As $3.3bn Egina FPSO arrives offshore oilfield this week

DSS blockade of National Assembly highest embarrassment to Africa – Aondoakaa

The place of tolerance in 2019 general election

Saraki declares for president

NEPC highlights role of personal training on Q2 growth

Don’t discriminate against leprosy patients, expert warns

Security, investment top agenda as German Chancellor visits Nigeria

UK announces new £70m to support start-ups in Nigeria

Delta cabinet approves instruments for quick passage of 2019 budget

Nigeria’s slow growth to pull more people into poverty

‘Nigeria needs to address rising incidence of cancer’

Insurers’ premium growth shows there is silver lining for industry

Moderate freight growth continues in July, up 2.1%

Teleology gets regulatory approval for 9mobile takeover

Ebonyi closes Abakaliki rice mill

Ondo traditional rulers seek revocation of BEDC’s license

UK to increase bilateral trade with Nigeria

MTN Nigeria says no wrongdoing as share price down by 14.65%

2019: Kwankwaso prioritises security, economy, infrastructure 

Family homes funds investing to provide homes and create jobs

MTN says CBN approved all dividends, opposes $8.1 bn fine.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

You defected to APC for your inordinate ambition – Lagos PDP tells Salvador

BusinessDay 30 Aug 2018

Linkage Assurance dividend payout excite shareholders

Pension funds can only be invested in 60 out of 200 listed companies on NSE

Lower transactions prevail as foreign outflows surge on NSE

Blockchain to generate over $175bn in 2025, says Gratner

Executive shakedown: Attorney General, Malami resurrects MTN CCI allegations

Investors remain loyal as CCNN, Cutix maintain lead performance

Back-to-school spending to pressure Nigerian markets

AfDB, FAO collaborate on boosting agriculture investments in Africa

Nosak Farm deepens vegetable oil market with certification

Nigeria’s oil sector mismanagement now caution sign for African peers

Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola must take note, power distribution system in Nigeria is a disaster

NBS report unveils Anambra global investment spotlight

Kudos to the new team at The Punch

Clean energy for Africa: How PPP’s can fund the transition

Surviving as a youth in a Charley-Boy Republic!2

Lagos financial statements show tax revenue up, deficits down

UK announces new £70m to support start-ups in Nigeria

UBA grows earnings by 16% to N258bn

Security, trade and investment top agenda as Merkel visits Nigeria

Experts task government, private sector on procurement process

‘PIGB not targeted at whittling down Buhari’s power’

Jonathan lauds Saraki’s leadership of National Assembly

NNPC mulls setting up bunkering Company to aid refuelling services to ships

PIGB: Buhari kicks against 10% for oil producing communities

Visa partners LSETF to digitize payments for MSMEs

Seplat lists $350mn Senior Notes on London Stock Exchange

Fidson declares 20kobo final dividend

Nova Merchant Bank CEO resigns

Cece Yara Foundation launches Groundbreaking Child Protection Online Directory

Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal: Fayemi, APC Hire 35 Lawyers For Defence

All On partners AfDB, 3 others on $58 million Off-Grid Energy Access Fund

Voters Registration: Akeredolu declares work-free day in Ondo

Experts insist on favourable policies for affordable housing delivery

NLNG generates over $100bn revenue for Nigeria, equity holders – Attah

Apapa gridlock persists one month after Osinbajo’s intervention

Suspension of illegal taxes: Group says Gov. Umahi dishonest

LAPO MfB elects Ede Osayande as new board Chairman

Falconets coach, Danjuma denies story of unpaid camp allowances

2019: Buhari no longer has 12million votes in the North – Turaki 

2019: INEC requires 2,600 vehicles for elections in Ebonyi-REC

Ondo traditional rulers seek revocation of BEDC’s license 

Blockchain to generate over $175bn in 2025, says Gartner

Suspension of illegal taxes: Group says Umahi dishonest

Nosak Farm strengthens position with certification

Pension funds can only be invested in 60 out of 200 listed companies

FMBN, labour unions target workers in new affordable housing programme

2019: PPC presidential aspirants to pay N500,000 for nomination form

NIRSAL injects over N77bn into agribusiness in 2 years – MD

Spanish police commissioner Villarejo in court over criminal conspiracy

Senate President: APC pushes for Akpabio to succeed Saraki

Presidency keeps mum on PIGB status

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

FIBusinessDay 29 Aug 2018

BusinessDay 29 Aug 2018

Nigeria’s elite use power against our collective interest – Moghalu

Explainer: What you need to know about the shared agent project

Botched Aramco IPO typifies how some oil-rich countries struggle with reforms

EXPLAINER: How Angola’s reform will make its oil sector attractive again

Insurers shocked by NAICOM’s new minimum capital take-off date

Is 15% inflation harmful to Nigeria’s economy?

Renewed interest in banking sector lending seen in CBN’s RSSF

Non-oil export through Apapa port hits N57bn in seven months

NNPC’s fuel smuggling claims at borders don’t add up

Lighting Africa: Tackling energy poverty, one household at a time

Kenaf farmers unhappy with FG agric policies

Isa Ali “Pantami” and giant strides in the Nigerian IT sector

Zimbabwe’s fresh opportunity

Anchor Insurance looks to stronger bottom-line at year end

HarvestPlus introduces 200,000MT of vitamin A maize into the Nigerian market

CUPP kicks as FG bans Kwankwaso from using Eagle Square for presidential declaration

Denying Kwankwaso use of Eagle Square is act of impunity, Nigerians react

2019 Election: Dankwambo, Lamido pick PDP presidential nomination forms

Kwankwaso denied use of Eagle Square for declaration

NAFDAC  raises alarm over China TL Tan Lung and TLC sardine

Nigeria woos investors in Singapore

Manchester United backs Mourinho despite defeat to Tottenham

2019: APC group accuses Akeredolu of working against Buhari’s victory 

We are positioning maritime sector to lead our economic diversification- Buhari

TCN says three new additional transformers to improve grid capacity

Court warns parties against impeachment of Saraki

FG approves N1.3 billion for 16km Abuja-Lokoja road

Modern slavery campaigners turn to online exploitation

4 Days to expiration: Presidency assures on electoral bill

Social Good Summit Lagos, holds Sep 7 in Lagos

Kano, SCDDD partner on human capital development

The Assembly to run creative class for entrepreneurs

Presidency shelves FEC as Buhari receives Theresa May

CFA level III pass rate rises to highest level in 12 years

UK deports £70M loot to Nigeria

NBC to shut down radio, Tv stations over licensing fees

Edo Oil and Gas Producing Commission gets new board

Nigeria’s petrol price among world’s top 10 cheapest

5 states record highest road accidents in three months

Stanbic IBTC trades 72mn shares in cross deal

Experts seek Govt support for farmers on climate change

Lafarge leverages on rights issue to reduce loan books

Shell using JTF to force us to sign JIV report, community cries out

Homeownership, job opportunities underway as Army plans N7.5bn estate

India’s oil plans could unsettle market prospects in Nigeria

Monday, August 27, 2018

BusinessDay 28 Aug 2018

India’s oil plans could unsettle Nigeria’s market prospects

Apapa gridlock: Cocoa exporters count costs, importers margins eroded

Oando eyes growth after curbing debt

Media analysts describe CPC action on DStv as aberration

‘Our education policy must develop the 21st century core learning skills’

Buhari’s economic results fall short three years in

Nestle, Unilever most efficient consumer firms in H1 on ROA

Nigeria’s renewable energy industry has success stories to learn from

Dear PMB, the rule of law is sacrosanct in democracy

LPG demand up 55% in three months highlighting growing domestic supply gap

The Leadway Accounts: Inside Nigeria’s most profitable insurer

Oil price closed with strong gains

Nexgo awards Global Accelerex as best partner on e-payment solutions

Do you need an android antivirus?

More troubles for Mourinho as Spurs beat Man United 3-0

FG says not satisfied with $1.6bn Lagos/Ibadan rail project

Lagos PDP chairman Salvador joins APC

Osun Poll: Court strikes out suit against Omisore

LMSN launches search for female talents in Nigeria

OPS forsees reduction of unemployment as Q2 records non-oil sector growth

Trump: Buhari has caused our nation international embarrassment – PDP, CUPP  

PDP rejects Buhari’s stand against rule of law

FG releases list of 69 ongoing projects in South-East

Buhari lauds Denmark’s dairy farm initiative in Kaduna

Market bears ignore strong earnings performance since 2009

16 Insurance firms’ claims up 25.38% to N40.52bn in H1

NNPC’s new model a boost for Total, Mobil

As Egina sets sail for Port Harcourt, concerns not over

Nigeria’s LPG demand rises 55% in three months

Trump describes Buhari as “lifeless”

Africa looks for something new out of Donald Trump

Edo presents N6m cheques to families of slain police officers

FG commits N22.7bn to federal road in Adamawa

Delta outlaws ‘deve’ to protect property developers, investment

Apapa gridlock: Nigerian cocoa exporters count cost

Genevieve Nnaji releases the official trailer for her upcoming movie, “Lionheart.”

Theresa May to visit Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya this week

APC raises alarm over fake registration website

Nigeria binge borrowing halts in Q2 2018

Keystone Bank signs Funke Akindele as ambassador

Nigeria’s economy slows further to 1.50% in Q2

Sunday, August 26, 2018

BusinessDay 27 Aug 2018

FUNDS: What you need to know about target date funds

Hope dims on early completion of Nigeria’s most strategic gas pipeline

Highs, lows of Nigerian drug makers

Anxiety as FIRS moves to ‘manage’ defaulting taxpayers’ bank accounts

SA navigates headwinds, grows premium by 14.2%

NAICOM releases Tier assessment advice, guidelines for insurer’s recapitalisation today

As Venezuela’s oil-based economy collapses, lessons for Nigeria

Nigeria’s tomato processing stalls on lack of competitiveness

Who is really in charge in Nigeria?

Forte Oil partners GTB on new payment solutions

CIIN urges more youths to embrace insurance

Olarenwaju and Kenechukwu: Footwear champions

Diamond Bank disburses N1bn under cash flow-based SME lending scheme

Kofi Annan: In service of the world

NIRSAL swaps maize farmers’ loans for inputs

‘Atiku still very much in PDP’

Buhari set to inaugurate $250m brewery in Ogun

Nigerian Navy promotes interfaith dialogue at Navy Town

National security, interest is supreme to observance of Rule of Law- Buhari

NIRSAL develops transport model to curb cost of agric products

Roman Abramovich set to sell Chelsea football club for £2bn

CBN increased FX sales with $543mln, 元63 mln to stabilise naira

Third Mainland Bridge reopens

$3.8bn Egina FPSO sails away from LADOL yard to Port Harcourt

More emphasis on data as GSM clocks 17years

2019: Anxiety grips Nigerians over pre-election voter inducement

Buhari’s policies have no impact on the lives of Nigerians – Ikuomola

Egina FPSO begin its journey to add 200,000 barrels per day to Nigeria’s oil output

John McCain loses battle with brain cancer at 81

Nigeria breaches ECOWAS Protocol less than six months to 2019 election

When physical fitness equates good governance

Herdsmen are plotting to kill me, Ortom alleges

Woman woos fellow widows to agribusiness

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Guber race: I’ll implement the blueprint drawn by Gombe founding fathers – Garba

2019: Akwa Ibom governor declares for second term in office

2019: Proper distribution of democracy dividends would end agitation for restructuring – Ezebuiro

Violent by-election in Rivers: Why APC will not try that again in 2019 – Glory Emeh

I am passionate about delivering results that have positive impacts on mankind – Shuaibu Idris

Boost for the leather industry as BoI embraces made-in-Aba

BusinessDay 26 Aug 2018

Local Content component of Egina project is faulty – Siasia 

Housing, mortgage and informal sector growth potential

‘Christianity that does not absorb and rebrand people for good has failed’

Cultural Christianity

Ambode: Taking tourism to the next level

Return our guns now or we will disrupt 2019 general election, militants tell govt.

Why we need more quality varsities in Nigeria – Vice Chancellor

Kwara APC warns against rejection of prospective members

Access Bank educates communities on World Mosquito Day

BOA and easing access to agric loans

NIMASA executive director launches book on Maritime assets

Still on Senator Dino’s wilderness experience

Thoughts of greatness

Dassa-Zoume: Religious tourism made in Benin Republic

Lagos leads as number of new voters hits 13 million

Controversy trails INEC time table as APC, PDP others yet to collect forms

INEC deadline: APC, PDP uncertain as others declare readiness for primaries

Buhari congratulates Mali, Zimbabwean leaders

Naira gains as CBN injects $543m, CNY 63m into forex markets

Ecobank appoints Mayilamene, Anan-Ankomah as group executives

CCNN, Cutix, 20 others beat bond yields as equities shed N676bn

Music can’t stop me from being a neurosurgeon – Kbaby

800m walk was to prove my popularity, not fitness – Buhari

Rivers bye-election: Nigerians fear nationwide violence in 2019

Analysis: Aramco difficult listing shows uncertainty over future of oil

At the Akpabio International Stadium, Udom declares for 2019

Why Nigeria’s external debt was flat in Q2 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

7 things to know about the Multi-Fund Structure

7 things to know about CBN’s long-term credit plan to agriculture, and manufacturing sectors

Gov.Udom Emmanuel declares second term bid

Lagos commuters groan over Third Mainland Bridge closure

800 meters walk: It was to prove my popularity, not fitness- Buhari

APC to hold presidential and governorship primaries in September

National carrier: We’re discussing with banks, manufacturers – FG

Buhari congratulates Mali and Zimbabwe presidents Tony Ailemen, Abuja

FG’s N40b Anchor Borrowers fund to boost rice farming- Buhari

Family planning spurs economic growth – OGSG

Insurance stocks top Lagos Bourse laggards list

British universities set up shop overseas

American politics: Is Donald Trump above the law?

Ondo boosts healthcare delivery, distributes medical equipment

Edo civil service recruitment exercise targets best candidates

INEC denies N6 billion budget to feed Police

Bode George behind Lagos PDP crisis, Salvador alleges

Forte Oil partners GTBank on new payment solutions

Tourist Company of Nigeria sees more revenue losses in H2 2018

2019 AFCON: Rohr names Onazi, Musa, Omeruo, 21 others for Seychelles

Hope dims on early completion of Nigeria’s most strategic gas pipeline

Fight Against Human Trafficking: Edo deepens campaign, urges residents to report traffickers

2019: Buhari, Saraki naked fight: Who blinks first?

How I will tackle poverty in AMAC/Bwari Federal Constituency – Zainab

EdoJobs,WeAreBits to commence 1 year training for 50 youths

USAID boosts good governance, health in Nigeria with $26.5m funding

‘The queen of soul is dead’: A tribute to Aretha Franklin

High PoS transactions failures keep merchants’ cashless apathy alive

Transfer pricing, quasi equity loans: considerations for imputation of interest

BDCs’ decry suspension of accounts over tax remittance

‘Ajimobi’s demolition of Ayefele’s music house, malicious’

Nigeria’s Q2 2018 GDP report to be released on Monday

Global renewable energy industry has success stories Nigeria should learn from

Thursday, August 23, 2018

BusinessDay 24 Aug 2018

Earnings up in 2017 for Standard Alliance Insurance

Businesses puzzled by CPC’s move to control DStv prices

More facilities as Pan Atlantic School of Media seeks greater collaboration with industry  

CBN earmarks N10bn per project in Agric, manufacturing under DCCR

Shareholders jostle for Mutual Benefits rights issue, expresses confidence

Rice dilemma: Production ‘increasing’, but little to show for it (1)

Nigerian firms’ capex down, validates slow GDP growth

Report on fertilizer market prices for July 2018

Understanding hair loss

Costs and social impact of Asthma

How US trade war is spreading from goods to services

Excessive stress may increase to mental disorder

It happened to me! I married a monster and I thought he was a man

MTN unveils mPulse for Tweens and Teens in Nigeria

Dogara felicitates with Sultan Abubakar at 62

Financial markets resume after holiday with naira depreciating marginally

Ghana’s former President John Mahama declares intention for 2020

You and your backers can’t stop me- Buhari tell defectors 

African Sports Tourism Summit returns after World Cup 2018

APC holds NEC meeting Thursday

CBN unveils guidelines for long-term credit to agriculture, manufacturing sectors

Banks record N1.6trn worth of ATM transactions

Valladolid welcome Barcelona for first LaLiga home game

LaLiga players set for strike over deal to play in U.S

Five or six years single tenure: How desirable?

A.M. Best reaffirms IGI’s financial strength rating of A-

Edo okays road, electrification, empowerment projects for Uhunmwode LGA

Bitcoin ETF: What it is and not

Female journalist installed as president, RC Awka metropolis

What’s the future of physical bank branches?

Naira under pressure but expected to remain steady

Explainer : Why non- communicable diseases is on the rise in Nigeria

Political analysts say having 91 parties ahead of 2019 polls abysmal

Explainer :Why adequate funding matters for small businesses

Expert lauds LASG on drainage upgrade, calls for more improvement

Analysts’ views on Customs Street this week

Why is the share of non-oil export to GDP declining?

The president-elect of the NBA and his agenda

Explainer :Why Nigeria’s coalition of political parties will struggle in 2019

Adopting practical approach to tackling Nigeria’s education challenge

Aramco listing plan halted as oil giant disbands advisors – sources

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

BusinessDay 23 Aug 2018

Spread between 10-year FGN bonds, 12 months Treasury widest since February 2016

Miyetti Allah denies threatening to unseat Saraki

Nigeria lags peers with pension contribution to GDP at 6.5%

Low consumer confidence hits Shoprite sales in Nigeria

BusinessDay Top Photos

In real estate market, smaller is now profitable as developers innovate to stay afloat

Use of drones in the shipping sector set to take-off

How Ministry of Health allows impunity, corruption to thrive

Threadsol presents range of innovative software solutions into market

Memo to the market – The NSE, Oscar Onyema foundation and corporate governance

On the growing concerns over debt sustainability

Future Energy pushes for oil, gas, energy solutions for Africa

Huawei recognizes Dr Erdal Arikan,the Father of polar codes

2019 AFCON: Rohr inspects Ahmadu Bello Stadium, to release list Friday

British Council and Eyisi Ebuluo Foundation celebrate Igbu Ichi

Kudos, knocks to CPC on interim court order prohibiting hike by MultiChoice

Buhari salutes honest airport security men

2019: Buhari not fit to rule – ADP

Saraki’s impeachment would lead to casualties – Babatope

PDP gives Buhari 24 hours to arrest Miyetti Allah leaders

Y Combinator’s email mistake hands 15,000 tech startups lifeline

Nigerian tech scene’s missing link is not funding but academia

FG to earn more on $734bn net oil revenue forecast for OPEC members

Dangote, TPDC sign 20-year deal on supply of natural gas

3,000MW rural off-grid projects look promising as REA secures certification

2019: APC starts aggressive membership drive

BUAF, Union Bank partner for talent hunt in play writing

Between vehicle ownership and regular maintenance cost

Cheetah move to advance blockchain projects beyond Africa

Nigeria earned $94b from crude oil sales in 3 years – Osinbajo

I will complete, deliver all ongoing projects in Ekiti before leaving office- Gov. Fayose

Gene causing breast cancer in Nigerian women identified

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Why Dangote Sugar is not having a sweet year

2019: I want to correct bad representation in my constituency, says Onyenkwere

When will Nigeria’s unsold crude head for China?

FIBusinessDay 22 Aug 2018

Brokerage fraternity advises against heating the polity ahead 2019 elections

As Nigeria keep oil investors hanging, peers implement key sector reforms

Cotton: Can Nigeria regain production status through biotech?

Updated: Capital importation slides on back of profit taking, election fears

Angola kicks off oil reforms as Nigeria dithers

How CBN’s policies sustain inflation rate decline

Experts at Stanbic IBTC Bank forum canvases right model for human capital development

Diamond Bank disburses N1bn in cash flow-based SME lending scheme

BusinessDay 22 Aug 2018

Maersk to offload drilling assets in latest move to exit energy

Climate change heightens need for disaster risk finance, insurance

Oyo State, IITA seal pact to develop blueprint, establish agribusiness park

Kofi Atta Annan (1938 – 2018)

Sallah homage: Buhari hosts Youth Corps members in Daura

BMO tackles Saraki on election budget

2019: Widows endorse Ayade for second term 

Challenge me and I will present facts to the world – Emmanuel dares Akpabio

Future Energy Africa confab seeks solutions to continent’s oil and gas

BusinessDay Top Photos of the Day

Nigeria dithers as peers implement strategic oil sector reforms

Oil price gains after longest rout in three years

Stanbic IBTC dominates other financial institutions’ capital inflows in Q2 2018

FBN Holdings Plc: Profit growth driven by increase in non-interest income

NFF Crisis: Pinnick praises Presidency, FEC, others for prompt resolution

‘APC Adamawa party secretariat not accepting aspirants’

FMBN’s ‘Rent to Own’ project gulps N65b in 20 states

Equity flow from U.S ETFs down 80 percent

Investment inflows slide on back of profit taking, election fears

Monday, August 20, 2018

US Embassy to reopen Abuja consular office on August 24

BusinessDay 21 Aug 2018

Investors slam Buharinomics as markets flat since 2015

Stanbic IBTC sees politics as ‘Key Risk’ to second half income

Insight: How Oando, Seplat, Sahara, others navigated 2014-2016 oil crash

Returns on prime office space investment pressured as market continues to struggle

Could a tech-enabled GIG economy unlock solutions to Nigeria’s employment deficit?

Bank credit to private sector down 1.69% in Q2 2018

Aramco charges Nigeria, other OPEC members to turn on the taps

Ibadan Disco to start another phase of supply pre-paid meters

EXPLAINER: Lagos embarks on Geographic Information mapping, here’s why it matters

Homework should be a collaborative effort

IBM introduces AI-powered solution in Nigeria

When the worst of the best is better than the rest

Tips for Nigeria start-ups founders

Insecurity: North East reports worrisome- Defence minister

Losses in Tier 1 banks push Equities down 1.71%

Why we must fight corruption- Buhari

Insurance brokerage fraternity warns against heating the polity ahead 2019 elections

742,455 get at least 5 credits as NECO releases June/July results

Court restrains APC NWC from conducting another state congress in C/ River

Abduction of workers, cultism threaten businesses in Eket – Group

Sallah: Saraki tasks Nigerians on Brotherhood, Peaceful Co-existence

Tinubu nursing presidential ambition in 2023, says Saraki

Customs seizes 11,232 pieces of imported military outfit

APC asks Nigerians to support Buhari

World Mosquito Day: Nigeria slowing global fight

NERC is carrying out forensic audit of DisCos – here’s what it means

Why we must fight corruption – Buhari

‎localised tripping not our affair, TCN tells Benin DisCo

United for Education Foundation inducts corporate volunteers

Buhari signs the International Cocoa Agreement, 2010 instrument

Abraaj investors tap AlixPartners to oversee breakup with parent company

2019: APC recounts Saraki’s corruption allegations

NSE joins league of inductees into FOI’s hall of shame

NIRSAL unveils improved insurance scheme for small-holder farmers

How primary healthcare can change Nigeria’s health sector narrative

FG recognizes Amaju Pinnick-led NFF

Discos allege procurement loopholes in proposed N72bn investment

Nigeria’s economy struggles as NBS sees Q2 GDP figure flat

Commuters pay high cost of transport as Oshodi-Apapa gridlock persists

CBN tasks bankers on knowledge, technology in service delivery

Stop promoting violence, U.S Ambassador tells Nigerian leaders

Still tracking the business cycle – United Capital

Boko Haram shows it is still strong, kills at least 19 in Borno

Rising premium income offers opportunity for growth in insurance sector

‘APC tele-guiding anti-corruption agencies against opposition’

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Saraki urges pilgrims to pray for peaceful elections, economic recovery 

Analysts forecast naira resilience amid offshore outflows

Stanbic IBTC after-tax profits up 78.7% on non- interest revenue

Saraki: Oshiomhole’s impeachment plot hits the rocks

“We are very focused on bringing local investment into domestic opportunities”  

We need national strategy to create manufacturing renaissance—Dow

FX utilisation for invisible trade up 52% to $12.48bn in 2017

Kwara commits N2.25bn to SMEs’ capacity development

NIPOST loses N3bn annually to non-completion of training institute

Boosting start-ups in Ogun with renewable energy

Leveraging big data to drive development

Developing Nigeria’s domestic gas market

BusinessDay 20 Aug 2018

Increasing cost of generation, liquidity concerns, forex access threat to  sector, GENCOs warn

Presidency blames Saraki for Supplementary budget delays

PDP condemns demolition of Ayefele’s studio

DisCos fault proposed N72bn investment in distribution assets

PDP challenges Buhari to prosecute Oshiomhole, Daura, others over corruption

Ekweremadu: APC tele-guiding EFCC, ICPC against opposition, says PDP

Wilfred Ndidi signs new six-year contract extension with Leicester City 

NAF destroys kingpin hideouts in Zamfara State

What business leaders want from Nigeria’s next president

Imo 2019: Only right candidate will guarantee APGA’s victory

‘ANRP is on a mission to end the suffering of Imo people’

Why we suspended PH 3 State Constituency bye-election- INEC

OkadaBooks for the week

Benue guber 2019: The contenders and their quest

Poverty, monetary inducement and 2019 general election

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cross-carpeting politicians will switch again at the sight of more money – Fasehun

Nigerian pastors and fight against corruption

Driving growth and sustainability in mortgage market

Nigerian passengers pay higher to African countries than within Europe, UAE

When voter registration turns nightmare

Why Nigeria must address regional inequality

Ahead 2019: Verbal salvos resume in Rivers

Ras Kimono: There goes a true comrade

NFF Crisis: Nigeria face imminent FIFA ban

Why hotel room rates may not reach $300 mark soon

Atiku Campaign Organization lauds FG for listing 40% of its shares in NSE

Can Ronaldo’s arrival restore Serie A to its old glory?

Issues as National Assembly fails to reconvene

BusinessDay 19 Aug 2018

Abia deputy governor, a dependable ally of his boss

Corporate disclosures: Striking the right balance

Conquering offence in the marketplace

I will send more looters to jail- Buhari

FIFA sanctions clubs over non-payment of players’ wages

Croatia defender Ivan Strinic diagnosed with heart condition

LaLiga resumes on DStv, GOtv

Sarri salutes Chelsea’s winning mentality over Arsenal

Acting President signs three bills into law as Buhari returns

Koffi Annan’s death, end of golden era, says Saraki 

China will deepen investments in Nigeria – Envoy

Tributes flow in as Kofi Annan, ex-UN secretary-general, dies at 80

Saraki visits Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom governor, to show solidarity

Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan prime minister

Market rebounds from 13 month low on Dangote Cement 9 percent gain

Eid-el-kabir: Buyers groan over high prices of ram in FCT

Former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, dies at 80

Buhari returns today after 10 days leave

Secondus appoints Chidoka as Special Adviser

Collapsed building: Osinbajo charges relevant agencies on rescue

Nigeria to provide election support to Guinea-Bissau

Defection: Can Saraki declare Akpabio’s seat vacant?

Friday, August 17, 2018

Market rebounds from 13 month low on Dangote Cement 9% gain

Borrowing without debt sustainability framework dangerous – World Bank

2019 General Elections: INEC releases elections notice in Lagos

Extension of PVC registration: Ortom urges Benue people to register

1 in every 2 babies not breastfed exclusively in FCT – Official

Is cash the problem

Insurance claims rise to N11 billion in H1 2018

N-power beneficiaries posted to places of work in Gombe

ASUU protest rocks Osogbo

Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom, Enugu top list of youths in politics

Eid-El-Kabir: Imported tomatoes force down price in Lagos market

NNPC plans to list 40% shares on NSE

The Man Behind Julian’s Luxury

The mighty v migrants

Too big to jail

2019: APC accuses Saraki, PDP of sabotage

Market hits 13 month low as year-to-date loss approaches 10%

FBNQuest Merchant Bank assigned “A” rating by Agusto & Co

Why hotel room rates may not reach the $300 mark soon

IATA to address challenges in improving passenger experiences at GAPS

Nigerian passengers pay higher to African countries than Europe, UAE

BusinessDay photos of the Day

Walmart US sales rise at quickest clip in more than 10 years

Nigeria negotiates $1.1bn agriculture package with Brazil

Thursday, August 16, 2018

BusinessDay 17 Aug 2018

British American Tobacco, Olam, Indorama top 100 non-oil exporters in 2017 – CBN

CBN’s liquidity-mopping efforts becoming increasingly costly

Ex-interswitch executives enter RenMoney board for business transformation

2019 election budget: NASS meeting ends in stalemate

Nigeria’s richest men lose N288.5 bn to stock market plunge

Dakore Egbuson-Akande, distinctively living a life of purpose 

Tomato farmers lament N10 bn losses

Culture of silence: More work to be done

Because you don’t know tomorrow, be careful how you treat people

Health benefits of walnuts

What can Nigeria learn from the Netherlands? (2)

Agribusinesses to showcase ideas for funding from potential investors

Impunity and lack of respect for rule of law

CBN hints of reduction in MPR at Bankers Committee

Capital market upbeat over planned NSE demutualisation

NASS Invasion: Senators to sponsor motion demanding for judicial probe

2019: PDP decries Buhari’s delay in signing Electoral Bill

Police admit detaining Premium Times journalist over ‘classified documents’

Nigeria gets $11million USAID support for health survey

NNPC pick holes in petroleum governance bill

States owe N41b in unremitted VAT, withholding tax – NEC

INEC issues certificates to 23 new parties

Total privatisation way out for Nigeria’s power crisis – expert

UNICEF tasks Nigeria, others on technology in birth registrations

France 2018: Spain beat Nigeria to reach semi-finals

Dogara congratulates IBB @ 77

RAK Unity Petroleum intensifies efforts to boost sales

Epayments rise by 39.7% on technology adoption, convenience

Federal Fire Service introduces mobile app to aid firefighting

Jack Ma’s $10m buys place on Africa’s fintech table

Mines ready for big game in credit service with $13m Series A round

Buhari committed to use of PVC, Card Reader in 2019 elections

Vlisco, Obaseki advance talks to locate factory in Benin Industrial Park

NAFDAC destroys fake, substandard products worth N464.7m in Northeast

Texem organises training on big data for strategic outcomes

Lagos public servants urged to embrace technology for efficiency

NIMASA to use PPP arrangement to manage modular floating dockyard

Eterna, Forte Oil top as 22 firms’ costs of sales rise to N800bn

Nigeria’s richest men lose N288.5 billion to stock market plunge

Nigeria’s rising crude production, export face sinking prices

Webercoin target $1.1bn investment in 2020

FG’s bonds oversubscribed by over N10bn

BusinessDay partners BMW Club Nigeria for Bimmerfest 2018

Call for Applications: TSA Art Writing Master Class with Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Yuan weakening set to boost Nigerian imports from China

MTN in data push, pumps N200bn into network expansion

2019 election plot thickens as Saraki considers PDP Presidential ticket

Nestlé Nigeria Plc surmounts economic headwinds with significant revenue growth

GTB plans to grow earnings from loan yields, ex Nigeria operations in 2018

NIMASA floating dockyard to save Nigeria N36bn annually – Peterside

Africa Prudential earnings spike on growth in investment income

Retail inflation eases to 9-month low in July on cheaper food items

SIFAX signs deal with Gambian govt to build, operate multi-million dollar dry port

FG’s LPG policy reduces kerosene importation, consumption by 19%

Power without responsibility

Eligible customers: Implementing the declaration

Implications of the Monsanto ruling on African farmers

Abuja Resident Doctors ask FCT minister to address tax imposition issues

FG’s bond offer oversubscribed by over N100bn

N76.9bn disbursed from N220bn MSMED fund in 2017

NNPC says other factors not gas responsible for electricity drop

Court restrains Senate President from declaring Akpabio’s seat vacant

Buhari did not decline assent to electoral act- Presidency

Why we are partnering with China on digital classrooms- Obaseki

mCASH relaunch to deepen financial inclusion

2019 Elections Budget: Senate queries conflict in Buhari’s, INEC figures

I joined Accord party because PDP was badly managed -Doyin Okupe

Familiy Homes Fund gets new managing director

Colombia and corruption: the problem of extreme legalism

De-risking agricultural investment in Africa

What’s behind Jack Ma’s $10m gift for African tech startups?

Election spend, forex stability to underpin cement markers earnings in Q2

Osinbajo summons Dalung, Pinnick, others over NFF crisis

France 2018: Falconets ready to battle Spain for semi finals ticket

Miniso to employ 8,000 Nigerians by 2019

With €858m valuation, Atletico Madrid squad worth more than Real Madrid

FEC approves Enugu-Onitsha road revision from N10.3b to N15.7b

2019 elections: Reps queries duplication of items on INEC budget

Lack of competitiveness,low yield put Nigeria in a back seat in global cassava export

Worried about Turkey’s economic problems? China’s could be worse

2019 Election: Saraki considering running for President

Abuja, Bayelsa, Imo top food inflation list for July, 2018

2019 Election Budget: INEC meets Senate Committee 

BusinessDay top photos of the day

Port congestion: NECA decries high cost on businesses

Admiralty University will enhance local training – Navy

GTB plans to grow earnings from loan yields, X operations in 2018

Breaking: MTN gets N200 billion loan from banks for expansion

ITF says 150,000 Nigerians benefited from technical skills programme

Why Lagos was ranked the 3rd worst city to live in the World

Nigeria’s Inflation drops to 11.1% in July 2018

Sirika debunks Ethiopian airlines’ claim of being favourite in Nigeria Air bid

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

FIBusinessDay 15 Aug 2018

BusinessDay 15 Aug 2018

‘Customer is at centre of everything we do’

Time running out for petroleum industry bills, analysts warn

World Cup reveals travel experiences at Russian 2018

Before US takes over European LNG market

Shrinking renewable energy investment stirs environmental concerns

Updated: Italy’s Morandi Bridge collapse foretells the danger that awaits Apapa

Ernst & Young to spend $1bn on innovation drive

Kano commences agric initiative to increase farmers’ loan repayment

Desired attributes of Nigeria’s next CEO

Toyota jazzes up 8th-generation Camry

FES peace dialogue and need for security, peace in West Africa

Where is Leah Sharibu?

Smuggling, threat to FG’s agric development agenda, says Lokpobiri

Mandzukic calls time on international career

We are United at Real Madrid- Ramos replies Ronaldo

CBN meets inter-bank forex needs with $210m

Rights violations: IGP orders immediate overhaul of SARS

Federal High Court insists on INEC boss arrest

Nigeria should pay attention to competition from new light crude grades

FAAC disbursed N821.9bn revenue in July

July inflation report to be released tomorrow

Update 1: INEC extends voter’s registration

McIlroy to skip first FedEx Cup over poor form

WASSCE’s outstanding student gets N9m scholarship to pursue academic goals

Buhari not under pressure to drop 2nd term bid – Presidency

Is Nigeria producing enough food for its rapidly growing population?

UPDATED: Osinbajo orders immediate overhaul of SARS

LBS to release annual digital financial inclusion report

Oil rebounds as financial markets steady after Turkey turmoil

New data sharing plan to boost passenger info apps

Concerns mount over Abuja-Kaduna train service

Transparency activists reject $82.5bn deficit in ECA

Domestic to foreign debt ratio falls to 70% – DMO

FG redeems N640bn Treasury Bills with $2.5bn Eurobond proceeds

FIFA gives Nigeria, Ghana deadline or face suspension

Dangote Cement issues N50bn Series 3 & 4 CPs at 13.2%

‘Collective prosperity calls for even, balanced development’

Austrian firm to build its first African energy plant in Anambra

Wapic Insurance to hold conference on H2 performance

Data analytics is way forward for downstream sector firms – Energy360

Nigeria at risk as study finds rise in fake anti-malaria drugs

FCMB promotes entrepreneurship, urge innovation among youths

CWG to launch Entersekt product line into Nigerian market

NAHCO posts N4.64bn turnover in half year

Citadel converts $10,000 investment in 1990 into $1.3m

Samuel Eto’o joins Qatar Sports Club

Manchester United to offer David de Gea new long-term deal

Monday, August 13, 2018

BusinessDay 14 Aug 2018

Banks say NCC hurting 9mobile with delayed sale

Jaiz Bank set to disburse $20m SMEs loan

UN, Alibaba say Africa ripe for e-commerce opportunities

SEC fails Corporate Governance rules on financial accounts

These two factors drive today’s oil markets

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

Competency among indigenous oil servicing companies attracts American accreditation

We will ensure JVs, PSC partners don’t run excessive bills – NNPC

Steering tech-preneurship revolution in Edo

Advertising Academy becomes recurring bait for AAAN Presidents

Indigenous technology stakeholders call for subsidy in food processing, feeds equipment

Buhari declined assent to Electoral amendment bill – Namdas

FG partners Chinese firm on smart classrooms, digital education

DSS debunks news of recovered N21b, arms, PVCs from ex DG Daura’s houses

Nigeria negotiates $1.1billion agriculture package with Brazil

National Assembly may shelve emergency sitting

APC bye- election victories, signs of things to come – Presidency

Remita Cup 2018: FCMB, First Bank, Friesland Campina, Leadway Assurance make semi-finals

If my seat is declared vacant, Saraki, others should also be affected – Akpabio

Greensprings School deepens entrepreneurial skills among students

NASS Bye-elections endorsement of Buhari, APC – Nabena

Nigeria’s Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri $200m rail project and economic impact

France 2018: Resilient Falconets book quarterfinals ticket

FAAC disburses N668.90bn to FG, States and LGs as June revenue

26 industrial customers seek to benefit from FG’s policy – Fashola

Appeal Court lifts arrest warrant on INEC boss

Experts link 63% symptoms of heart failure to depression

New meter box to address shortfall in accessibility

NNPC, Seplat sign pact to deliver 3.4bscfd of gas by 2020

APC bye-election victories sign of things to come – Presidency

Deliotte exposes young talent to corporate environment

Credit Bureaus urge financial institutions to embrace ‘credit scores’ for loans

Nestlé Nigeria surmounts economic headwinds with revenue growth

Cornerstone earnings rebound as net income rises 134 %

Speed mentoring night for creatives LEVEL UP! 3 is here

Artyrama presents ‘Identity Tones’, exhibition by John Madu

Here is why global smartphone sales are falling off the cliff

FBNQuest Merchant Bank leads listing by introduction of Notore on NSE

Neymar scores as PSG start title defence with a 3-0 win

Quadri wins 2018 Seamaster Challenge ITTF Nigeria Open

Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Masters

Sunday, August 12, 2018

BusinessDay 13 Aug 2018

Notore chemical losses swell to N3.9bn

Morocco now major aircraft spare parts hub as Nigeria lags

Nigeria goes from best to worst as stocks enter bear market

Bureaucracy, poor budget implementation to dampen growth

‘Future of Nigerian dairy industry lies on smallholder farmers’

Our locally assembled trucks can compete internationally—AG Leventis

Alstom of France to run Lagos Blue Line rail system in 2022

What we have learnt from bank earnings so far

Global recognition and the example of the Lagos Business School

The $1 trillion SME

Lagos State urges companies to emulate Fidson’s investment model

Is free Wi-Fi the new competitive advantage?

Manchester City begin Premier League title defence with a win over Arsenal

INEC submitted 2019 Election Budget to Presidency since February, says PDP

Kogi by-election: PDP, SDP, ADC call for cancellation

ECOWAS prioritises migration in €15m pact with German Development Bank

APC number swells in House of Reps

Terra Kulture earns 2018 Tripadvisor certificate of excellence

APC plans to distort constitution to impeach Saraki on Tuesday- R-APC

France 2018: Falconets determined to reach quarter finals

Sadio Mane double helps Liverpool earn 500th EPL win

Senate Presidency: Oshiomhole exhibiting thug mentality – PDP

Why your next corporate team retreat should be at Upbeat Centre

1,000 youth join Access Bank to celebrate International Youth Day

Saraki, Kwankwaso, others should lose their seats – Arise

I can’t support an 18th Century president – Afegbua 

My encounter with third NASS invasion

Battle of wits over 2019 election budget

NIM adopts People’s Trust as platform for 2019 contest

How ‘scavenging’ sustains 6m youths in Nigeria …including one million undergraduates

Kenya arrests top officials over new $3 billion railway scam

Zimbabwe’s Chamisa challenges election result; inauguration halted

Oshiomhole Vs Saraki: Playing acrobatic with ‘impeachment’

Real Madrid to launch fresh £200m bid for Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard

Defection not ideal for our democracy – SDP

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Mortgage and housing deficit: The meeting point

CBN boosts agricultural, raw material sectors with $327m, CYN69m

Kepa, Alisson top Premier League most expensive summer signings

Ripples in Rivers as EFCC begins clamp down on states’ accounts

There is a media gang-up to promote hip hop above other music genres – Orits Wiliki

State policing will lead to more timely and effective dispensation of justice – Alabi

Akpabio in the eye of history

Concerns mount in Ijanikin, a Lagos suburb, over planned tanker terminal

New Eleme council boss vows to protect investments, deliver LG for Wike in 2019  

TriciaBiz ‘Business Growth Workshop’ moves to Accra

BusinessDay 12 Aug 2018

‘We are working to lift Enugu to the global stage’

Situating Odili in Rivers politics

Ex-Kogi governor, Idris, predicts brighter future for PDP

The intrinsic link between programmable infrastructure and 5G commercialization

Congo begins vaccination against latest Ebola outbreak –WHO

Here are reasons why you should not drink contaminated water

The imperative of street food safety

Saraki-led Senate has made governance of the country difficult – Ologunde

From militancy to entrepreneurship: The story of Retson Tedheke

PDP to Buhari, APC: Speak out on alleged N21 bn Daura loot

Conspiracy theories trail DSS invasion of National Assembly

Oshiomhole, Saraki in war of words over defections

ECOWAS seeks to popularise use of LPG in the region

Shutting down finances of states worse than coup – Wike

Women want part in managing herdsmen, Boko Haram crises

Hero at sea: Wike offers job, scholarships to late Blankson’s family

Saraki chides Oshiomhole over impeachment threat

Oshiomhole threatens to impeach Saraki

Friday, August 10, 2018

FG says only vibrant steel sector can accelerate Nigeria’s industrial development

NASS Invasion: FG planning to twist facts to indict us- Saraki

Those plotting Saraki’s fall are enemies of democracy- Gov Ortom

Education sector in dire need of intervention — Oando Foundation

U.S-China trade spat could hit oil dependent Nigeria, others, IEA warns

Ethiopian Airlines frontrunner to run planned Nigerian airline- CEO

Linkage Assurance gets NAICOM approval to underwrite agric insurance

Open Future: What an amazing 18th-century feminist would champion today

Drama as Ikuomola emerges Lagos Accord party chairman

Time to build as input materials prices drop in H1 2018

Intaxiads, MOTPA partner to reduce unemployment rate   

The president calls it quits

Today’s tax systems are unforgivably cack-handed

UPDATED: FG removes VAT on LPG

Association to increase local consumption of cooking gas to 1m metric tonnes

Analysts say single digit inflation unlikely in 2018

Zenith Bank targets manufacturers for loan growth

Market heading for a bearish close

Roadmap to Nigeria’s gas driven economic diversification

We may consider e-voting for future elections, says INEC

Nigeria loses as countries patronise Morocco for aircraft spare parts

UAC Foods appoints Oladele Ajayi as managing director

Boko Haram kills 15 Nigerian soldiers

Nigerians decry circulation of mutilated naira notes

Ex-raying 2018/19 English Premier League Season

UPDATED: Premier League summer transfer spending falls to £1.26bn since 2010

France 2018: Ilechukwu confident Falconets can grab quarter-finals ticket

Spaniards at Chelsea convinced me to join club – says Kepa

Thursday, August 09, 2018

BusinessDay 10 Aug 2018

Politics weighs on stocks as index drops to 10-month low

Adaora Mbelu-Dania, a compendium of creativity

Ambode shifts Blue line rail completion to 2022

The age of trade wars

Big GDP contributors not fully represented on NSE

NYSC: “A means to an end”

Hogan Lovells focuses on business integrity, sustainable development

Women’s Power

Chinese drugmakers admit hypertension drugs could cause cancer

Innovation, investment keys to reducing outbreak of diseases in Nigeria

Curbing corruption: It’s not all bad news

Private sector’s investment in teachers’ capacity to tackle high need challenges

Court summons EFCC to account for freezing Benue Accounts

France 2018: Ajibade scores as Falconets pip Haiti to keep hope alive

2018 Budget: FG to start fund releases soon – Adeosun

Jaiz Bank to disburse $20m SME loan before year end

Spotlight Nigeria 2018 – highlighting business opportunities…

NSIA transfers $417.46 million to NBET after 4 years investment term

MIPAD: Projecting Black Excellence Beyond Africa

EFCC confirms raid on ex-SSS DG’s Abuja home

NASS siege: Edo lawmaker accuses PDP of hiring thugs

Kwara APC reads riot act to Bolarinwa over caretaker seat

Osun 2018: Parties panic, demand mobile phones ban at polling booths

2019: APC promises transparent primaries in Ondo

Premier league clubs spend £1.18billion on transfers

Group unveils initiative to empower women in agriculture

MTN Nigeria data revenue up 63.7%

What can Nigeria learn from the Netherlands? (1)

AIMS to set up first Africa Master’s Program in machine intelligence

Interest rate hike likely if currency comes under pressure

World Cup fans dominate mobile app downloads in Q2

4 objectives your digital strategy should address

Itanna kicks off accelerator program with four tech startups

NIRSAL, CIAT sign pact to address climate risks in agric sector

UN, Alibaba say Africa is ripe for e-commerce opportunities

National Assembly is committed to free, fair, credible elections in 2019 – Dogara

NASS committed to free, fair, credible elections in 2019 – Dogara

Farmers’ groups, cooperatives chart new course for seed production

We’ve no plans to impeach Buhari – PDP senator

Ogun VCDP trains 10 women processors on cassava recipes

Why we defected to ADC—Federal lawmaker

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

BusinessDay 09 Aug 2018

Assault on opposition continues as EFCC freezes Akwa Ibom, Benue State bank account

Sell off leaves NSE 30 Index P/E at lowest since 2009

Updated: Pursley Resources pays N640m for 900,000 units of Seplat shares

FBNQuest offers opportunities for Diaspora Nigerians to spur economic development

Subsidy scam : FEC approves $47m to track petrol imports

Dangote emphasise support for State’s industrialisation

Conoil result out after one day suspension at NSE

Nigeria FX reserves fall to 4 month low as capital outflows continue

Obaseki and the verdict from World Bank

Restructuring of Western Economic Power

Pension funds to help speed infrastructural development

Oshiomhole condemns 16 years of PDP looting as Akpabio defects

France 2018: Netherlands fire four past Ghana

NIRSAL, CIAT sign pact to address climate risks in Agric sector

Untying knotty issues around investment in research for varsities

NASS invasion: Presidency, APC now confused, overburdened by guilt, says PDP

Osinbajo meets Yari, Magu, Acting DG, DSS

How inadequate agric research funding undermines Nigeria’s food security

Defection: Akpabio walking against the tide – Secondus

Saraki visits Babangida in Minna

Stakeholders say entrepreneurial education is viable option to national growth

Pursley Resources pays N640m for 900,000 units of Seplat shares

What difference will ‘Not Too Young to Run Act’ make?

ADP condemns siege on NASS, welcomes sack of DSS boss

Court insist on arrest of INEC Chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu

Charges levied on businesses at LADOL Free Zone are statutory – Jadesimi

FEC approves $150m loan for Polio, N57b for NNPC fuel tracking

UPDATED: Our recess won’t lead to government shutdown – Saraki

Seme Customs command generates N575.6m in July

Benue Govt account frozen over N21.3 billion fraud

I will not retrench workers, if elected, says APC candidate Oyetola

Akwa Ibom former deputy governor dissociates self from Akpabio’s defection

Lagos Bourse shelters 15 companies with locked-in shares

Politics takes toll as Osinbajo misses MSMEs clinic

NSE lifts suspension on trading in shares of Conoil

Edo Joint Account committee declares N3.2bn for July

NCAA commences investigation into security breach at Sokoto airport

Decisive month for Buhari as AfCFTA deadline nears

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

FIBusinessDay 08 Aug 2018

BusinessDay 08 Aug 2018

Offshore bondholders panic, stocks fall as Nigeria political risk escalates

Duet invests N15bn in Big Cola in first ever Nigerian deal

CBN sees scope to hike rates before 2019 elections

Banks’ NPL improves on stable macro economy

Nigeria rig count falls as oil prices rally

Nigeria’s sesame gains traction as farmers ramp up production

The Auditor-General’s report and the ‘’voice mail syndrome’’

Human rights and police brutality in Nigeria

Redefining Financial Inclusion

Reviving abandoned LNG projects needs pragmatic ideas

CBN flip flop, says 80% financial inclusion still possible

You have beaten back callous hands of tyranny – Dogara lauds colleagues

Nigeria oil rigs slides OPEC records minus 13

NASS Invasion: Osinbajo summons Chief of Staff, IGP and EFCC Chairman

Central Bank is ‘in the mood for tightening,’ Nnanna Says

R-APC describes NASS invasion as subverting the will of the people

2019 elections budget suffers setback, as PDP foils coup on Saraki, Ekweremadu

BusinessDay’s Josephine Okojie wins 2018 OFAB Nigeria Media Award

Atiku calls for probe of Senate invasion

Rak Unity profit drops over rising cost of sales

UK private equity buys $50mn stakes in Nigeria soft drink company

Is Nigeria’s coffee industry going into extinction?

UPDATED: Matthew Seiyefa confirmed as new acting DG of DSS

Popular culture and Putin’s legitimacy

STACO Board leads company change process

CUPP condemns morning invasion of National Assembly

Saraki to speak on NASS invasion Wednesday

2019: Desperation of ‘change’ agents and a nation under siege

Leadway qualifies for Tier-Based requirement for industry

Chinese drugmakers admit hypertensive drugs could cause cancer

Nigeria’s economic diversification will fail if oil sector collapses

Edo,experts commit to action on Paris Climate Change Agreement

Osinbajo condemns unauthorised takeover of NASS

Invasion: NASS calls off meeting

Edo engages miners on sector’s blueprint

UPDATE: Osinbajo orders sack of head of DSS, Lawal Daura

AXA Mansard, Premium lead pension fund performance in 2018

Kroenke’s £1.8bn bid to buy Arsenal accepted by shareholders

Ugwuanyi tasks leaders on leadership by example

What will it take to impeach Saraki?

Gas opens way to better future for Shell Nigeria after years of strife

Arsenal fans say take over of club is end of dream

Sterling Bank issues N35bn Commercial Paper

National Assembly siege: Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty – Atiku

Invasion: We can’t find APC senators – Ben Murray-Bruce

DSS allow PDP lawmakers entry into NASS, journalists barred

Obasanjo to Sule Lamido, you can be good president of Nigeria

PDP lawmakers blocked from entering NASS as 30 senators set to impeach Saraki

PDP law makers blocked from entering National Assembly as 30 senators set to impeach Saraki

DSS bars lawmakers, workers, journalists from gaining entrance to NASS

Sen. Adeleke Certificate Saga: Court fixes Wednesday for ruling

Monday, August 06, 2018

BusinessDay 07 Aug 2018

Zenith Bank to pay N9.42bn as half-year interim dividend

Banks miss loan growth target as politics, fragile economy take toll

Neimeth stock up 31% in one week after strong Q3 report

Local oil firms ramp alternative financing as bank credits dry up

African companies could free up additional $33.5bn of working capital

Mass defections: can PDP rise to the ball?

Trump’s Iran sanctions begin, to boost oil prices

Nigeria’s crude production increase seen stabilising oil markets

Stakeholders collaborate to enhance digital banking capabilities

ICT company reiterates commitment to CBN’s financial inclusion agenda

How promoting local content in building materials supports affordable housing

Addressing education inequity in A pre-requisite for poverty alleviation

Why we introduced Mamba Energy Drink into Nigerian market – Titilola

NFF Crisis: Sports minister Dalung inaugurates 6-man reconciliation committee

Vidal eyes 3 Champions League titles with Barcelona

PDP accuses Presidency of bribing Senators with $1m to impeach Saraki, Ekweremadu

National Assembly leadership meets Tuesday

Moghalu kicks against August 17 deadline for CVR

Senate frustrating FG borrowing plans to fund 2018 budget – Presidency

FG says reforms has grown artisinal miners figure to 2 million

NASS warns against abuse of financial autonomy for state assemblies

Zenith Bank’s efficient impairment loss management boost earnings

MRA inducts Bank of Industry in FOI`s hall of shame

NNPC dissociates self from National Assembly politicking

Correlating director influence with board performance

2019: Opposition uses fake news to de-market Buhari – Lai Mohammed

PEBEC targets small businesses in ease of doing business‎ reforms

PenCom begins enrollment of over 2,700 retirees

France 2018: Germany edge Nigeria’s Falconets 1-0

LASG offsets pension obligations with N2bn in 3 months

On Sustaining the Gains of Treasury Single Account

FAAN condemns invasion of Sokoto airport runway by political loyalists

Principles for identification and taxation of capital income in Nigeria

Nigeria loses over N3.6trn to lack of agro-export opportunities

NSE set to boost trading on the exchange floor with X-Pay

Why we would not be buyers of Notore right now

NDLEA seizes 18kg of cannabis in remote areas of Niger

BBNaija’s Tobi Bakre clamours for bigger platforms for creative youths

Apapa congestion: Ambode flags off expansion of Orile tanker terminal

Buhari’s re-election risk rises on waning support in key northern base

Sunday, August 05, 2018

BusinessDay 06 Aug 2018

Reduce borrowing, tap private investments – World Bank tells FG

Shared agent networks: Much talk, but still no action

Local content: Indispensable tool for Nigeria’s development

New factories emerge in 2018 as local input sourcing rises to 63%

Gross dollar reserves resume decline as foreign inflows, crude slide

Nigeria’s political chess game gets more complex

Inside Owolabi Babalola’s enterprise

LCCI expresses commitment to survival of SMEs in Nigeria

Ayodele Fayose: what if he defects to All Progressives Congress (APC)?

Crowdfunding renewable energy solutions in Africa

ACUF trains youths on CV writing, interview skills

Manchester United lose to Bayern in final pre-season friendly

Aguero’s brace seals 5th Community Shield victory for Man City

FG plans to woo senators with N50m each to impeach Saraki- R-APC

Nigerian army arrest wanted Boko Haram commander, kill 2 insurgents

NIRSAL to release more funds to farmers

FIFA President Infantino congratulates NFF Boss Amaju Pinnick

France 2018: Boost as NFF president Amaju Pinnick, Omidiran, Sanusi cheer Falconets

FG, IOM repatriate 9,438 Nigerians from Libya – Dabiri-Erewa

Kano deputy governor Abubakar resigns, to defect to PDP

FG approves establishment of Education Trust Fund across states

Bayelsa to establish University of Medical Sciences

FG, IOM repatriate 9,438 Nigerians from Libya

Premium Pension AUM hits N570 billion

Heritage Bank achieves payment card security recertification

Hajj: Med-View begins airlift of 10,000 Pilgrims from Lagos

Defection & 2019: Will history repeat itself?

2019: Why I want to lead Nigeria -Dankwambo

Gay mood in Rivers over PDP gains from gale of defections

Okorocha vs Madumere: Love story gone sour

To impeach Saraki will be a tall order – 1999 Constitution

Lamentation in Akwa Ibom over FG’s Abracadabra with derivation funds from oil producing states

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Impeachments part of APC plot to stop further defections – Source

How animation can challenge youths, create jobs, enhance Nigeria’s industry – Boye Gbenro

Change of leadership in Assembly is internal democracy, says Ganduje

Saraki won’t resign, let Abu Ibrahim do his worst, say Pro-Saraki senators

Farmers call for immediate release of N247m loan for maize cultivation

The intrigues about Land Titles (3)

Supporters open fresh wounds in Magnus Abe versus Dakuku Peterside faceoff  

Oshiomhole must be losing sleep now

Qatar 2022: Over 600 construction workers stranded at site

BusinessDay 05 Aug 2018

Sterling Bank adopts efficient data destruction method

When lawmakers become ‘mai-guards’

Ugwuanyi, economic advisory committee set 5-year agenda for Enugu’s development

How infrastructure gap fuels expansion in cement industry

Breaking: Godswill Akpabio, PDP minority leader set to defect to APC

England joins race to host 2030 FIFA World Cup

I haven’t resigned from Buhari”s cabinet- Mama Taraba

APC made me poorer as governor – Ortom

I’ll devote 21 per cent of budget to education if elected – Atiku

MoneyGram transfer fee lowest among competitors

Microsoft positions for cloud growth with new subsidiary

Nigerian equities fit for long term play – Greenwich boss

Obaseki to showcase reforms at Edo worldwide convention

Edo suspends forest exploitation

Sulphur cap regulation to squeeze Nigerian shippers by N1.8trn

Friday, August 03, 2018

World Bank pledges support for Nigeria’s economic growth strategy

FG approves establishment of Education Trust Fund across all states

‘I have been fortunate enough to be able to turn my passion to profit’

Nigeria, China to blacklist, prosecute importers of life endangering products

‘FG, APC plots court order to overthrow Saraki, Ekweremadu’

Staco Insurance board sacks Oyefeso as Managing Director

Visionscape upgrading facilities to enhance collection – Irvine

Shareholders support Great Nigeria Insurance delisting from NSE

Ondo partners Oshodi Arts, Gallery to boost tourism

MTN, NIBSS, partner others to re-launch mCASH to boost cashless economy

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s de facto leader, is instinctively authoritarian

How to cure your dread of public speaking

Overnight inter-bank rate rises after CBN auctions N215.5bn T-bills

Kaduna agency trains council chairmen on revenue generation

Moghalu to float N1tr VC fund for small businesses if elected

Like America, Britain suffers from a lack of competition

How Germany became Donald Trump’s European punchbag

CBN trains Ondo farmers on agribusiness for economic growth

FirstBank launches Chatbanking on WhatsApp

Stocks weaken after new Trump tariff threat

Apple wins race to be first trillion-dollar company

Obaseki assures Edo youths of preference in new economic order

How airlines, passengers benefit from visibility aids at Nigeria’s airports

Qatar 2022 World Cup : Egypt name Mexican Javier Aguirre as new coach

Emmerson Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe Presidential election

Lufthansa Group revenues up 5.2% in H1 2018

A nation’s democracy is as good as its education system

How Lagos hospital saved life of subdural empyema patient

South-South NCP rejects meeting over alleged alliance with PDP

The Okada Effect – Solving Unemployment, One Champion At A Time

Thursday, August 02, 2018

BusinessDay 03 Aug 2018

Work begins on Apapa ports rail line next week – Amaechi

Seplat, Zenith, Access top analysts’ large caps buy list

NNPC’s subsidiaries registered in tax haven but under performing at home

Ensuring quality compliance through a structured identification system

Darkness at noon on the Kaduna road

Caverton Offshore earnings rise 47%

Bank’s weak risk appetite hurting real sector

Conditional cash transfer comes to Nigeria

Four start-ups win $40,000 in All On clean energy challenge

Auditor-General’s report: An indictment on Buhari’s administration

German firm thyssenkrupp, launches advanced water electrolysis

A tale of magic, survival and sister power

Apple becomes first US company to hit $1trn value

Asaba 2018: LOC blames participating contingents for arrival issues

Asaba 2018: CAA applauds host, apologises for hitches

Petrolex partners Kanu Heart Foundation for Legends’ charity football match

NFF Crisis: Congress agrees to re-open electoral process

‘Buhari’s vacation, ploy to inflict impunity on NASS, impeach Saraki, Ekweremadu’

Defection: Tambuwal carpets APC for demanding Saraki’s resignation

Investors cheer Neimeth results as stocks gain 31%

FG school feeding program face challenges on 28% fund release

SON raises alarm on unfortified imported sugar

Trade war: China will take measures to defend self, envoy insists

Managing digital risk in banking sector

London Stock Exchange Group first-half results show strong growth

INEC introduces mobile registration units in Benue

Vote-buying as a symbol of rigging

CUPP inaugurates 17-man steering committee

Army extend operation Sharan Daji to Niger Republic

Buhari’s minister Alhassan resign, to contest Taraba guber

Sterling Bank earnings up by 63.4%

Tambuwal, Ortom, Kwankwaso, others attend first PDP NEC

A’Ibom RIFAN gets 40, 000 tonnes of rice seedlings from FG

Ruling Zanu-PF wins majority in Zimbabwe’s parliamentary elections

Facebook uncovers disinformation campaign to influence US midterms

Apple’s $1tn market value is a moving target

CUPP opens Abuja secretariat

No reason federal allocation cannot improve – Bayelsa

Arrest order: Why INEC chairman didn’t appear in court

Edo lauds cultural heritage as free language summer class opens

Nigeria needs strong institutions than leadership – Soludo

First Bank launches chat banking on WhatsApp

Okorocha to Buhari: No more defections from APC

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

BusinessDay 02 Aug 2018

Defections alter balance of power ahead 2019

Law Union & Rock half year result beats 2017 performance

Stocks slump 1.1% as politics takes toll

CBN asks banks, large corporates to do the impossible

Airlines, airports urged to open eyes on human trafficking

Electricity companies supplied over 90,000 meters in first three months of 2018

What’s in a name and a logo?

Ethiopian, DHL to build the leading cargo logistics facility

UBA launches Leo on WhatsApp

Africa World Airlines to expand operations within Nigeria

Re: As Nigeria marches into another debt peonage

CUPP opens Abuja secretariat Thursday

IGP says he will replicate Ekiti deployment in Osun

Akwa Ibom governor Udom complains of N6.8 bln allocation short fall

PDP hosts APC defectors in Abuja

Processors pledge support for food fortification

Defection: PDP welcomes Tambuwal, Kano deputy Governor

FEC approves N72.9 billion contract for Apapa road

Defection: APC appoints Nobena acting National Publicity Secretary

APC lawmakers move to forcefully reconvene Senate

NFGCS: An inclusive agribusiness model with investable opportunities

Saraki’s defection won’t affect APC’s fortunes ion 2019 – Lai Mohammed

Iraq withdraw from Asian Games football tournament

18 out of 30 Sokoto Assembly members dump APC for PDP

Transcorp sees commencement of exploration in 2019 underpin profit

Saraki’s defection won’t affect APC’s fortunes in 2019 – Minister

The gathering storms over APC’s hold on power

Mahindra partners Kano farmers to boost mechanized farming

Court orders arrest of INEC chairman for contempt of court

Quidax launches largest digital currency exchange in Nigeria

Zimbabwe: Opposition protest as ruling party wins landslide

PFAs investment in private equity funds rise 35% in May

Why the U.S. trade deficit can be sign of a healthy economy

MFBs, PMBs, others to drive future of NIBSS mCash

Speaker of Kwara assembly defects from APC with 22 members

Pension: Edo presents N7.3m benefit to next of kin

Saraki, Ahmed defection won’t affect APC in 2019 – Okorocha

Expectation gap threatens $1bn Ogoni clean-up project

First-hour breastfeeding after birth can save 78m babies

Workers contributes N2b to FMBN monthly – Kaigama

C3 Africa creating opportunity and value for Nigerian Producers

Sanitation law nullification: Edo complies, to challenge judgment

Bayelsa receives N23.5bn FAAC allocation for June, July

Stocks trading down in Q2 as investors weigh elections risks

FIBusinessDay 01 Aug 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

BusinessDay 01 Aug 2018

Saraki’s defection signals tight 2019 elections

Oil majors’ Q2 earnings reflect oil market recovery

Palm oil makers’ profits slump to five-year low on supply glut

Threats beyond the Press Council Bill

Investors ignore MPR as treasury yields track inflation

Poverty generators and the challenge of microfinance in Nigeria (1)