Businessday Nigeria Archive for October 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Saving for pensions more pressing, as cultural transition deepens risk

What it takes to own a poultry farm

Salako canvasses more support for local agric enterprises to boost productivity

Commercial boat operators list challenges of operating on Lagos waterways

Government must find solution to congestion at Apapa ports

Agenda 63: A guide to restructuring Nigeria

1000 ex-airways workers receive benefits

2019: INEC recognises pro-Kashamu camp in Ogun, PDP kicks

Education revealed… Part 1

UPDATED: Governors agree N22,500 Minimum Wage

BREAKING: Governors meet on Minimum Wage 

Police arrest 400 Shiites, say group out to attack security agencies, innocent citizens

Atiku mourns ex-SGF, Allison Ayida

Non service of court process stalls suit seeking Buhari’s impeachment

2019: 3,000 APC members join PDP in Ondo 

Buhari strategizes ahead of 2019: meets APC lawmakers, Ministers

Labour vows to shutdown economy over delayed approval of N30,000 new minimum wage

Round-tripping: how tiny Mauritius became India’s main investor

Shell taps its deepwater legacy to fund its future

Facebook employees overwhelmingly back Democrats

Dangote Refinery to minimize pollution and related health hazards

Efficiency in cost of finance boost Nestlé’s earnings by 44%

Seplat Petroleum records higher 104% revenue in Q3 2018

FRSC: Dogara frowns at 93 deaths recorded weekly on Nigerian roads

NLC, affiliates stage warning protest ahead of governors’ meeting

Minimum wage: Taraba workers threat to close down markets, banks

Diamond Bank boss, others to lead discussion at EFInA’s financial inclusion confab

Report on $22bn, N481.75bn unremitted funds for 2015, NEITI clarifies

Real Madrid sack Julen Lopetegui, name Solari as interim manager

Presidency chides PDP over Buhari’s WASC Certificate

Off-grid energy tariff show contradiction in Nigeria’s electricity pricing

Monday, October 29, 2018

BusinessDay 30 Oct 2018

FG to begin construction of Apapa-Mile-2 Road November 17

Real estate future here as LekkiCyberville offers buyers automated community

‘It is important to develop solutions that address market demands’

Why the Economist expects Atiku to defeat Buhari next year

Can Buhari be disqualified over failure to present a WAEC certificate?

Firm advocates human-centric approach against cyber attacks

Let’s queue behind Atiku

Implications of acrimonies between Nigerian companies and their foreign partners

Conservationist canvasses more govt involvement in nature preservation

I&E window trading slumps for sixth successive week as foreign exit takes toll  

When heroic children win big prizes at Indomie brand CSR award

Future of health 2018: Will the brain gain from Nigeria’s diaspora revive the health sector?

Minimum wage conundrum

Should Nigeria look inward?

‘My vision is to ensure that everybody has access to ICT

Fayose regains freedom after two weeks in EFCC detention

Perez’s attitude made me leave Real Madrid- Ronaldo

Ex- Afren oil executives sentenced to 30 years jail term

2019 election: We will not allow the subversion of voters will- Buhari

Nigeria army opens fire on Shi’ite protesters – Witness

Could this be the fall of the King Brewer?

Banks record profit growth despite low interest income

DFiD spends over £3m to combat modern slavery in Nigeria

2019: EU, APC meet over credible, peaceful polls

May and Baker expects revenue to hit N50 billion by 2023

EMT, governors push minimum wage decision to Tuesday

APC set to take over power from PDP in Taraba – Guber candidate

Our democracy is improving steadily..Buhari

NUPENG assures of hitch-free end of year fuel distribution

Rohr invites Musa, Omeruo, 21 others for South Africa, Uganda

Why Buhari deserves second term – Lai Mohammed

Buhari to host Canadian Governor General, Julie Payette

Taraba Politics: Mama Taraba and the new political gear

Ouidah, coastal city with many tourism frills

Minimum wage: NLC to hold sensitisation rally in Ilorin

Obasanjo blames ECOWAS leaders for non-establishment of single currency in West Africa

Art summit to celebrate contemporary African Art to launch in Lagos

PDP chieftain, Tony Anenih is dead at 85

Buhari to host Canadian Governor General Rt. Hon. Julie Payette 

Lion Air plane crashes into sea shortly after take-off from Jakarta, Indonesia

Lewis Hamilton crowned 2018 F1 World Champion

Sunday, October 28, 2018

BusinessDay 28 Oct 2018

Beer wars: NB, Guinness lose ground to competition, weaker purchasing power 

Meet Kaamil Kalejaiye, entrepreneur with passion to feed 180m Nigerians

NERC outlines conditions for electricity tariff review

Nigeria per capital paint consumption among lowest globally

Manufacturing firms shaky as FG, states fail to fix age-old problems

Ayodeji Babatunde: Empowering young Nigerians to become superpreneurs

Speedy privatisation seen reviving Ajaokuta Steel plant

Only 20 per cent of women are employed in the African power sector

Government desperation and illegal taxation

Waiver of statutory notice for board of directors’ meetings

Developing social capital for business growth

Radical Uncertainties

El-Zakzaky: FCT police command assures adequate security

Anenih’s death, huge loss to Nigeria – Dogara

Real Madrid to name Conte as new manager on Monday

Tony Anenih dies as Saraki, Atiku mourn

PDP challenges Buhari to speak out on indictment by Finance Minister 

Borno: We bombed Boko Haram fighters in 13 gun trucks – NAF

Army: How Shiites attempted to steal our ammunition

GroFin shines at 2018 Finance for the Future Awards

Don’t destroy our nation, PDP tells Buhari

NAMA restores air services to Osubi airstrip as operator pays N31m debt

Restructuring: You are economical with the truth, Atiku tells Osinbajo

2019: Buhari, Atiku, Duke, 76 others for president

MRS, Total, Cadbury lead as cost of sales rises to N631 bn in third quarter 

‘The Economist vindicates Atiku Abubakar’

FG pumps $461m to transform ‘world’s 3rd worst airport’ in Port Harcourt

‘Why Northerners will vote against Buhari in 2019’

FG to deliver 3.4bn standard cubic feet of gas in 2020 – Kachikwu

Joy unlimited… as parents of separated conjoined twins relive experience

FG to commission two modular refineries in Delta, Bayelsa – Kachikwu

APGA: One last chance to right the wrongs, reclaim Imo in 2019

2019: If elected, I’ll end insurgency in three months – Mailafia   

FG commissions SURA off-grid power project to empower SME’s

Could Messi absence reduce the glamour of this weekend El Clasico?

The sorry state of Lagos National Stadium

MAN laments ‘unfriendly’ manufacturing environment in Imo, Abia

GOtv thrills subscribers with El Clasico cracker

Mourinho will be at Real Madrid- says Calderon

What legalisation of card reader means for 2019 elections 

Saturday, October 27, 2018

BusinessDay 27 Oct 2018

Supreme Court aftermath: Amaechi, Abe camps in deep negotiations to hand Abe APC guber ticket?

Diamond Bank clarifies position on capital injection as 4 directors resign

Electoral Act: Has NASS prepared another ground for Buhari to withhold assent? 

Pregnant woman killed in Port Harcourt cult wars

Can people with diabetes eat potatoes?

Olive oil protects memory loss, helps prevent Alzheimer’s- study

Global outcry against Journalist Khashoggi’s killing and global silence on listless killings in Nigeria 

How praying for others’ businesses can pave way for yours

Shameless sex predators and the evil of rape

RenCap sees Nigerian deals rebounding after 2019 February election

Naira depreciates by N42.60k at investors and exporters window in Q3

NLC seeks end to unabated killings in Kaduna state

Nigeria losing investors to non-passage of PIGB – LCCI

Afreximbank tasks African financial institutions on transformation of trade

Alleged cash gift to Buhari campaign is political hallucination – NNPC

Buhari seeks inter-basin water transfer to recharge Lake Chad

Oshiomhole’s job on the line as APC governors, key stakeholders meet

Friday, October 26, 2018

Sekibo canvases poverty reduction through support for SMEs, agriculture 

FG slams ‘overstay’ foreigners with $200, $4000 fines

Nigeria losing investors to non- passage of PIGB- LCCI

Techpoint Africa to train over 2000 aspiring programmers, stakes $10,000 for startups

$25,000 up for grabs as TechCrunch Startup Battlefield returns to Lagos

2019: PDP challenges Buhari over fresh certificate saga 

‘TERAWORK is helping solve humongous unemployment problem in Nigeria’

How beneficial is mortgage guarantee programme for low income home seekers?

LaLiga at the forefront of technology with El Clasico coverage

Buhari seeks inter- basin water transfer to recharge Lake Chad

Minimum Wage: FG, Governors meet on Monday- Ngige

Chinese prospects amid US trade wars

149 stranded Nigerians from Libya arrive Lagos airport

APC threatened with implosion as more defections loom

Supreme Court aftermath: Amaechi, Abe camps in deep negotiations to hand Abe APC ticket?

2019 and the menace of hoodlums

Is Nigerian Senate a retirement home for ex-governors?

Does joining PRP hold any prospect for Sani?

Shehu Sani: Outwitted in his own game?

PENCOM announces new rules on Voluntary Pension Contributions 

Air Peace Lagos-Owerri flight returns to base over pressurisation

Foreigners lament extortion by officials issuing visa-on-arrival at Lagos airport 

EIU says expect Atiku to lead next government in Nigeria

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Ogun APC women leaders, deputy governor to occupy Abuja over omission of Amosun’s guber candidate

BusinessDay 26 Oct 2018

Diamond Bank jumps to 4-month high over recapitalisation rumours

Nigerians import over 700,000 used cars annually

Are agriculture graduates up to the task of Nigeria’s economic diversification?

Study finds 74% of Nigerian household paints have high levels of lead  

Experts link marital crises, economic hardship, stress to rising mental health disorders in Nigeria

How we would fix the electricity challenge

Optimising livestock production could spur agricultural growth

Security agencies, non-constituting MDCN board, frustrating our effort to tackle quackery- NMA

Why do people feel tired after eating?

Why global health bodies kick against virginity test

Improving local rice production in Nigeria

How conflict competent is your organization?

The promise of 24/7 power supply in Ikeja GRA

An entrepreneur is not a person who sets up a business

At 25, Nigeria Heart Foundation celebrates mile stones

The crown prince, the journalist and the electric saw

Salam plots Gonorenda’s fall in WBF title rematch at ‘Chaos in Lagos’

UPDATED: Oshiomhole’s job on the line as APC governors meet

2022 FIFA World Cup: CAF delegation visits Qatar, meets QFA President

Softbank’s $25bn FIFA shake-up hangs on crunch vote

Group demands justice for the death of Ochanya

Huawei partners Nigerian Universities to foster local ICT talents

Analysts question FG’s claim on population growth hindering ERGP implementation

Ekiti Assembly confirms two commissioners for Fayemi

2019: NILDS tasks social media influencers on voter apathy 

Why we can’t reconstruct Atan-Igbesa-Agbara road – Amosun  

Children at risk as Nigeria could miss global target to remove lead in household paints

You can achieve your aspirations in Buhari tells Youths 

ITB Nigeria calls for digitisation of the construction industry

Obasanjo blames ECOWAS leaders for non establishment of single currency in West Africa 

Ecobank in renewed digital push targets 100mn Africans by 2020

2019: Pundits speculate Tinubu’s next political move

Breaking News: APC National Chairman Oshiomhole to be fired 

NNPC cautions against petroleum product mishandling

Measures in place to strengthen war against corruption – AGF

Rivers youths vows to disrupt evacuation of SNEPCO’s property from Onne FTZ

Experts raise concerns on increasing threat to access to quality education in Nigeria

Global fund targets $660m investment in Nigeria to tackle disease epidemics

Buhari to boost airport infrastructure, passenger capacity

Edo State proposes N16.2bn supplementary budget for 2018

FG targets 200,000 small businesses with improved power in energising economies initiative

Marcos Alonso stays with the Chelsea till 2023 

MTN launches revamped XtraValue proposition, unveils Dakore as ambassador

Terminal operators bemoan closure of Ijora Bridge

Dell EMC unveils cyber recovery service, ransomware protection

Dropque emerges best start-up at Seedstars, proceeds to represent Nigeria

Peter Obi joins Twitter

Gerald Chukwuma to exhibit wood slate sculptures at ART X Lagos 2018

Despite CR7 absence Real Madrid dominate Barcelona in kit sales ahead of El Clasico

How Amplify Digital sets new narrative in evolving digital marketing landscape

Airtel now has the widest 4G coverage in Nigeria – Ogunsanya

NACCIMA mobilises stakeholders towards successful agric quality excellence awards

The biggest motorsports event in Africa holds in Lagos

BusinessDay 25 Oct 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

FG to spend N8.73t in 2019, targets 3.01% economic growth

MTN, CBN near truce on US$8.1 billion refund

‘Nigeria’s private sector has no capacity to fund infrastructure’

Aliko Dangote named 6th Most Charitable Person in the world

PIGB, 13 other critical bills at risk as National Assembly goes on recess again 

Ex-Afren executives found guilty in US$300 million oil business deal

Corruption and the environment of accounting and auditing in Africa

Ndi Igbo must support Peter Obi

Maternal and infant mortality in West Africa – beyond the numbers

What the end of globalization means for Nigeria

Government by ambuscade and insubordination

Diamond Bank Chairman and three Non- Executive directors resign

Enugu Rangers stun Kano Pillars to win 2018 AITEO Cup 

PSC chair calls for private sector driven funding for security

USAID launches new $60.4m urban water, sanitation to support six Nigerian states

Minimum wage: Labour issues formal notice on planned Nov. 6 nationwide strike

Nigerian parliament to probe Chinese drugs from dead babies

Buhari approves National Cemetery for Kutigi’s burial

2019: Peter Obi meets with EU, WEF delegations, seek economic cooperation 

No plan to restrain organised labour’s activities – Ngige

Enelamah urges manufacturers to increase local content

Oil production from Nigeria, Iraq, Libya could reshape global oil market – analysts

Reps: Major shake-up as Dogara reshuffles standing committee

Reps to probe N60bn looted Nigeria Airways fund

Senate adjourns for two weeks for oversight on 2018 budget

Ondo govt. spent N41 billion on capital projects in nine months

Shehu Sani announces membership of PRP

Delta chamber of commerce revives moribund trade fair programme

Nigeria faces missed opportunity as demand for plastics rises

Gloria Anozie-Young, Patrick Diabuah, others light up MUSON Festival stage

I’ll campaign for Sanwo-Olu to win 2019 election – Ambode

Ogun government debunks rumoured demise of Shonekan

We are spending Nigeria’s money in the right places, says Osinbajo

Experts seek structural reforms to improve tax to GDP revenue

My relationship with President Buhari remains strong – Gov.  Amosun

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

FIBusinessDay 24 Oct 2018

BusinessDay 24 Oct 2018

Gas diplomacy heats up as buyers, suppliers juggle interests

Digitization, financial inclusion key drivers for capital market growth – Stakeholders

Concerns mount over huge barriers to Nigeria’s 2020 financial inclusion target

NPA decries rising cost of cargo importation over war risk insurance premium

Weaker palm oil prices crimp Presco, Okomu H1 earnings

Solutions to Nigeria’s electricity problems invite all sources of energy mix

Nigeria’s December crude loading emerge, swap deal extended

NIRSAL’s claim of $373m funding to agriculture raises doubts

Nigeria’s drive to increase refining capacity runs into hitches, licences expire

Energy efficiency as catalyst for sustainable energy

Ibidapo-Obe promises to support SIFAX’s planned investment in Gambia

LADOL backs female entrepreneurs at UNGA week

Extension services is crucial to agric development, says Salako

FG launches NGAP on agric to boost productivity

The limits of restructuring

Lagos to introduce use of plastic crates for fruits, vegetables in 2019

Private sector wants government to leverage technology to build labour capacity

Ogun govt debunks rumoured demise of Shonekan

Rivers Angels defeat Ibom Angels to win 2018 AITEO Women’s Cup

Sterling Bank’s NPL ratio drops to 5.4%, as 9-month earnings hit N114billion

Ngige tasks private sector on employment generation

Reps warn Buhari over excessive external borrowing, consider $2.786bn eurobond

Reps issue 48 hour ultimatum to erring CEOs of oil firms over alleged infractions

Vietnamese education system holds lessons for Nigeria

Civil service reforms to boost government revenue

Ibo youths set to receive IPOB leader

Concerns mount over huge barriers to Nigeria’s 2020 Financial inclusion target

#NESG: Peter Obi, others kick against corruption, call for more inclusive governance

Imo APC guber primary: Court adjourns indefinitely

NASS to mount pressure on Buhari over PIGB signing – Saraki

Senate passes Electoral Act 

Fraud allegations: Oshiomhole asks court to strike out suit

Importance of market data in an era of digitisation, disruption, financial inclusion

Mass defection looms in APC over NASS primaries

No tension in police over DIG promotions – PSC

Adara foundation and TAN by Tiffany Amber empower women through fashion

WEF competitiveness report highlights improvement in Nigeria’s enabling business environment

Nigeria’s clash with MTN was damaging, says Ahmed 

Access Bank grows Q3 earnings to N375bn

Golden Guinea, Pabod know fate as Court decides N10bn suit on ‘Eagle Stout’ trademark

A new date for take off national carrier to be announced soon – Sirika

Inflation, infrastructure deficits, human capital seen as major barriers to Nigeria Financial inclusion target

CBN raises capital requirements of National MFBs to N5bn, State N2bn, Unit N100m

Experts urge quick resolution of power, infrastructure challenges to spur economy

NESG: Experts call for massive reforms in civil service

Monday, October 22, 2018

BusinessDay 23 Oct 2018

Multi-family homes: Big growing trend for real estate investors

Indonesia holds lessons for Nigeria’s economic growth – John Hopkins Prof

Conference suggests innovation, collaboration on research to stimulate economy

Udeme Ufot urges industry regulation to curb political smear campaigns

‘Technology will drive Nigeria’s growth towards reaching global relevance’

Amosun accuses Tinubu, Osoba of complicity in ‘fraudulent’ Ogun APC primaries

Inclusive growth, informal settlements slowing economic growth of cities

US push for Japan’s LNG market may leave Nigeria stranded

DFID report shows equity of learning at Bridge Nigeria schools

Mobile Money Agents Conference to focus on driving financial inclusion

The test in a nation’s progress

How more clannish can a government be?

The EU’s risky move on palm oil

Of institutions and the leadership challenge

2018 Nigeria Bankers Games kick off in style

Nigerians who think they have other countries can go, says Buhari

NFF holds 74th Annual General Assembly in Asaba

Ibom Angels battle Rivers Angels in AITEO Cup final

PDP queries Buhari’s protection of indicted NHIS Executive Secretary

Tambuwal calls for more funding for National Assembly 

Buhari charges committee to address risks in AFCFTA

Osun tribunal grants PDP, Adeleke’s request to obtain CTC of election materials

Looted funds: Buhari laments lack of cooperation from foreign financial institutions

Buhari inaugurate Committee on AFCFTA

#NES24 Urges NASS to quicken action on CAMA Bill,CPC Bill others

Tinubu, Osoba responsible for fraudulent APC guber primaries that produced Abiodun – Amosun

NES24 Urges NASS to quicken action on CAMA, CPC bills

National Assembly has helped to save Nigeria from collapse, says Dogara

Asahi Brands reinforces commitment to Nigerian market

Nigeria has no reason for economic failure, says John Hopkins Professor

National Industrial Council to add 4.2 Gigawatts of power to national grid

Osinbajo surprised by the level of corruption in government

Delta community condemns killing of soldier

Update1: John Hopkins professor outlines 5 things Nigeria needs for economic growth

Ayade calls for unity among Africans as Carnival Calabardry run commences

PFAs invest N1.49trn in Treasury Bills

Ortom meets Benue’s new cadet officers

FG loses $2.5bn to gas flaring – expert

Nigeria issues first gold refining licence, as FG, States partner on implementation of ERGP – Udoma

ICAN canvasses improve incentives to SMEs for economic development

Ogun assures every successful applicant will collect C of O

Polaris Bank GMD visits multimillion-dollar oil and gas projects ahead of commissioning

Alleged N4.7 bn fraud: EFCC arraigns Fayose in Lagos 

This time machines may take our jobs

Sunday, October 21, 2018

A harvest of sunshine

Lannisters always pays their debts, but can Nigeria follow suit?

BusinessDay 22 Oct 2018

Rising population, dwindling jobs put Nigeria on brink of socio-economic crisis

Snap shot of firms’ third quarter performance as earnings season starts

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector: Beyond the numbers

2019: Uncertainty in CUPP over Obi’s emergence as VP

How Nigerian businesses can prepare for an uncertain future – Nestle CEO

Oil and gas firm have more cash to spend than other sectors

Nigeria wallows in poverty amidst rising global prosperity

9mobile sale: Stakeholders question silence on Teleology takeover

Fintech meets fashion: Fets to sponsor Lagos Fashion Week

Nigeria’s Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics emerges SUN Africa’s nutrition winner

Can Nigeria avert a fiscal crisis?

Africa-China debt crises:  Who is next victim after Zambia

Minister, NCAA, and police complicity in MMA2 shutdown

Morality versus indifference

How Bukola makes money from producing crayons

Ondo workers accuse Akeredolu of diverting N20.9bn Paris Club refund

Atiku will revamp economy, jail looters, says PDP 

CJN declares 7-day mourning period for late Kutigi, directs flag to fly at half-mast

Vodacom commits to providing businesses with problem-solving solutions

FBNQuest Merchant Bank lends its voice to women in banking

UBA, Zenith, 2 others post N344 bn PAT in 9 months

Airtel rewards customers with free data in new recharge offer

LaLiga’s most exciting title race returns with top of table clash at Camp Nou

Atiku mourns late ex-CJN Kutigi

Labour vows to vote Buhari out of power in 2019, set Nov. 6th for nationwide strike

2018 FIFA World Cup to boost Russia’s GDP by $2.3bn to 3.2bn annually

Fayemi in the saddle: Forgetting the past, reaching for the future

Kenya ex-sports minister Hassan Wario charged for embezzling Olympics fund  

Blow for Barcelona as Messi ruled out of El Clasico first time in 11 years

HiFL 2018 reaches exciting final  

Why FMBN’s new affordable housing programme comes with a difference

FC Barcelona say not considering swoop for Neymar

Our priority is to empower, and develop our members’ capacity – Abdulwahab

APGA: Of dashed hopes and shattered dreams  

Nigerian writers converge on Lagos this week

Mortgage for first time home buyers: Lessons from the United Kingdom

Direct primaries have remained a watershed in our political history – Ndoma-Egba

Saturday, October 20, 2018

‘With Atiku’s candidacy, 2019 presidential election is already half won’

Togolese in custody for allegedly molesting young girls

Making quality focus of Nigeria’s universal health coverage

Leah’s life and the haplessness of Nigeria

Shehu Sani dumps APC, citing lack of internal party democracy

Businessman arrested for alleged auto parts theft

‘Gospel music is about the message of Christ, not the singer’

Time is ripe for church leaders to get involved in governance of Nigeria – Rev. Adebola Joseph

How does being busy affect your lifestyle choices?

Your faith and your possession

BusinessDay 21 Oct 2018

National Assembly and the need for patriotism

21 arrested over death of two alleged cultists

Focus labs: Pragmatic approach to achieving objectives of ERGP?

Over 150 people die from Ebola in Congo

U.S. sports industry to attract $4.2 billion annually from betting

Buhari urges electorate to resist money politics

Pipeline vandals destroy Osisioma Ngwa 684 times in six Months- Presidency

Nine infractions that lead to Usman Yusuf’s indefinite suspension at NHIS

Buhari condemns Kaduna communal crises

Immigration apprehends another four Ghanaian females for human trafficking at Lagos Airport

Senator Shehu Sani finally dumps APC

Unilorin to sign MoU with CBN to explore land resources

CBN, NCC, telcos to clampdown on SIM identity theft fraudsters

UBA sees earnings growth from equity investment in associate company

Dapo releases Sisi Shade video

My man must love my career – Folashade Olona

Felabration 2018; Legend Extra Stout Honours Fela at 80

Air Peace seals aircraft maintenance deal with Embraer

21-year-old Izeowayi Victor wins BBC News Pidgin essay competition

PwC sees good trajectory for mining sector

Dangote Refinery to boost economic activities in downstream sector

NAICOM’s suspension of Tier-based recapitalisation douses tension

Fidelity’s launch of crypto company lifts pressure on market

Why Nigerian banks hardly lend you money

Dana Air partners NESG on 24th Nigerian Economic Summit

CBN boosts inter-bank market with $337m, CNY53m

Friday, October 19, 2018

Nigeria spends $11bn yearly on importation of petrochemicals despite local opportunities

China to illuminate its city with artificial moon

CBN cannot regulate us, MTN tells Lagos court

First Bank, SEC FC clash in NFF/CBN Cup final

Stocks gain over N140bn in one week

CSOs task Presidency, National Assembly on pending anti-graft laws

Explainer: Speed, ease, convenience are why many Nigerians are turning to mobile money

Kaduna in strong lead in Nigeria’s doing business ranking, Lagos lags

Minimum Wage: Employees can’t dictate to Employers – FG tells labour

Gov. Okowa swears-in new commissioners, urges them to give their best 

Buhari seeks more focus on environmental sustainability in business

NAICOM suspends Tier-Based recapitalisation over court injunction

Dividend income, recoveries raise GTBank PAT by 11% in Q3

BusinessDay to hold a Financial Inclusion session at 24th Nigerian Economic Summit

COEASU threatens fresh strike, vows to resist intimidation via No Work, No Pay rule

Supreme Court grants Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, River states suit for sharing formula of oil proceeds

2019: APC yet to recover from acrimonious primaries as INEC closes its book

We have reduced state debt to N228.3bn – Okowa

Illegally repatriated $8.1bn dividends: Experts urge FG to settle CBN-MTN impasse

West African professionals task to embrace global M&A processes, practices

Lagos Assembly tackles Ambode over Visionscape

Executive Order 6 targeted at opposition – Atiku

Fulham owner Khan withdraws £600m offer to buy Wembley Stadium

To ensure gas supplies, we have made strategic acquisitions, says Eroton CEO

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Health workers require re-orientation on handling of medicines

Lagos has more premium consumers than 46 African countries

Nigeria partakes in Africa’s first nutrition forum, offering $82mn investment opportunity

BusinessDay 19 Oct 2018

Nigeria emerges fastest growing Airbnb market in Africa

2019: Atiku must run on his record of public office not questionable private businesses- Keyamo

Why NNPC extended crude for fuel programme till 2019

Using Facebook to predict depression

What I believe

Turner Africa chooses Greenworld as media sales representative for key TV channels in Nigeria

Conversation with the young on world mental health day

Adapting international best practice in engineering to Nigeria’s advantage

The imperatives of quality corporate governance

A very bad dream

Sterling Bank powers Ake Arts, Books Festival

Akwa Ibom has a bigger economy than Rivers – NBS 

NEC approves N650m FAAC budget

FG to slash 2019 budget to N8.6trn, proposes $60/b oil benchmark

FG to slash 2019 budget to N8.6trn, proposes $60/barrel oil benchmark

Ondo Assembly sacks caretaker council chairmen

We have no plans to sell Ajaokuta Steel complex- Osinbajo

Nigeria hitches toward 60:40 domestic, external borrowing debt ratio, with $2.786bn Eurobond

Muslims accuse Fayemi of political marginalisation

Nigeria to miss out on $3.3trn investments in oil and gas on failed reforms

Osun Poll: PDP members protest  disbandment of election petition tribunal

Dangote Cement, 12 others lift stock market value by over N80bn

11 states contributes N33.3T in nominal GDP- NEC

Why FG recalled final tranche of N17.3bn Paris Club refund meant for Ogun – Govt

UNIDO partners NEPC to enhance export product quality

Nigerian commuters pay less for transport in September- Report

Atiku disowns online grant scheme

Pan African female celebrities team up to mentor over 100 girls

How inadequate power supply, others ruined Nigerian textile industry – stakeholders

Kwesé partners Kalakoda to bring Salam vs. Gondarenda rematch to Lagos

Reps set to approve $2.786bn eurobond at international capital market

AfDB to invest $10 million into Chapel Hill Denham Infrastructure Debt Fund

Tech solutions as key facilitator for Ease of Doing Business

Better health scenario finds Nigerians gaining over 10 years in lifespan – study

Brent crude rises $85 on surprise drawdown in US crude stockpiles

Edo lauds 9-year jail term for human traffickers, backs special court

Education reform: Edo Poly Usen floats Mass Comm. programme

LBS, Fine & Country out to build leaders for Africa’s real estate industry

Nigeria invests 69.3% of pension assets in FG securities

Ondo Government disbands Sunshine Stars FC over poor performance

Lagos still looking for investors to take on Okokomaiko-Badagry road

Atiku tipped to emerge as candidate for coalition of 40 political parties

Nigeria’s competitiveness ranking falls to 115

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Executive order 6: Buhari taking us back to military era, says Afenifere, ADC

South-East governors not against Peter Obi’s candidacy – Ikpeazu

BusinessDay 18 Oct 2018

Sabre charges airlines, travel agents to embrace technology

Off-grid solutions attract US$410 million in new investments

Senate asks CBN to suspend Card Maintenance Charges

U.S. retail sales increase modestly; consumer spending strong

Tough questions await Nigeria as it faces investors for $2.8bn Eurobond

Synergitrust unveils e-commerce platform in Nigeria

The Nigerian gas market

2019: What Buhari should do to win souls

MTN vs the government: Is poor communications hurting Nigeria’s economy?

A case for tax regularization of offshore assets

Company core values: A vital ingredient for a strong brand

2019: Understanding Igbo leaders’ ‘rage’ over Atiku’s choice of Obi

How none existing companies got money from $1.3bn Malabu deal

Buhari, NASS bicker over approved virement from service wide vote constituency project

Bartender of the Year: Kevin Oduntan shakes up Nigerian Special at World Class, Berlin

Paris Club: FG sanctions states over non- payment of salaries 

Aggrieved PDP, APGA lawmakers staged walk-out during debate on new Electoral bill

NNPC refutes claims of $3.5 billion subsidy fund

FG moves to enforce ‘No-Work-No-Pay Rule’

Senate approves seven nominees for CCB, rejects one

Chelsea fires warning at Real Madrid over interest on Eden Hazard 

Reps: Nigeria needs deliberate policy to maximise ports’ potentials

Minimum Wage: Organised labour holds crucial meeting Thursday

Ohaneze youth wing plans 2 million man march for Atiku/Obi

Is peak oil now a myth?

Opportunity for cleaner alternatives as coal rallies to $100 a ton

Renewed US sanctions on Iran: The emerging scenario

Senate in rowdy session over sitting arrangement 

Edusko holds second edition of the business of education summit in Lagos

$66m Money Laundering: Ibori loses appeal against UK graft conviction

Senate asks CBN to suspend ATM Card maintenance charges

Women Africa Cup of Nations: Falcons coach invites Oshoala, Oparanozie, others to camp

Africa’s nutrition drive attracts $82m worth of investment opportunity

Cutix records N662 million profit before tax in 2018

Oil companies groan under NAMA exploitation

N2.97 billion for constituency projects unaccounted for – Report

Nigeria moves 10 places up in global competitiveness index

Atiku gains momentum ahead of February 2019 elections – Bloomberg

Ekiti Gov. Kayode Fayemi makes first set of appointments

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

BusinessDay 17 Oct 2018

Nigeria urged to adopt long-term contracts for oil sales 

‘Africa must create effective policies to drive investments in nutrition’

Major transformation taking place in insurance industry

CBN could raise interest rates as inflation rises second successive month

FG retirees stranded over N67bn unpaid pension

STOAN accuses Customs of not paying 25% statutory charge on auctioned containers

The new Polaris bank

Need for insurance rises as flood risks ravages more states

Nigeria’s general election as a variable in SMEs development equation

2019: Why PDP picked Saraki as DG Presidential Campaign

7 things Atiku must do to win the 2019 presidential election

Stakeholders urge farmers to close gaps in agric trade with GCC

Ajimobi tasks research institutes on agric development

Love is…Part 3

Osinbajo seeks mechanism to address PPP risks

Super Eagles beat Libya 3-2, go top of 2019 AFCON qualifying pool

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies at 65

Turkish Airlines’ load factor reaches 83.4% in September

2019: APC denies defection of aspirants in Ondo

Osun 2018: PDP files petition against Oyetola’s victory

Buhari speaks with Liman, father of Midwife slain by ISWAP

Reps: Bill on National Security Trust Fund passes second reading

2019 Elections: Labour Party has no candidates for all elective positions

Fashola to speak on true situation of power at Nigeria – South African Chamber Breakfast

Nigerians leaving the country out of desperation- Buhari

Farmers say government intervention remains inaccessible

Reps approve N831.239bn for INEC, security agencies ahead of 2019 elections

Memories from the Assembly’s 2018 creative class program

“Layers of Time and Place; What Lies Beneath” exhibition holds at Art Twenty One

$40m alleged fraud: I’m unnecessarily being punished for serving Nigeria – Jonathan’s cousin

Heritage Bank, NIMASA partner on global maritime safety standards

Foreign investments in Africa drops by 3% in H1 2018- UNCTAD

Nigeria’s SEC still positive as investors count N1.8trn loss in equities

FG says Nigerian maritime domain is constantly under threat of pirate attacks

Fayose arrives at EFCC office with bags packed

‘Order barring 50 Nigerians from travelling is unconstitutional, undemocratic’

Usain Bolt switches to football, signs 2-year contract with Valletta FC

Fayemi sworn-in as Ekiti governor

WaterAid sees economic benefits in hand-washing, good food hygiene

EFCC gets new head of operations

Star Lager thrills Uyo fans as Nigeria dominates Libya in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

24th NES summit holds on the 22 and 23 October

Burger King advances plot to enter Nigeria

Nigeria inflation rises second successive month 

Hitachi addresses importance of data maximisation

Monday, October 15, 2018

November date for $2bn Lagos-Kano rail rehabilitation doubtful

IEA tips Nigeria, others to drive surge in global oil production

BusinessDay 16 Oct 2018

PMB’s Executive Order 6 brings back memories of 1984

New housing delivery programme targets small, affordable units for workers

Petrochemicals party is on but Nigeria finds no seat

In the march to Aso rock, Atiku may have clinched final piece of jigsaw

Intermarc Consulting repositions, appoints new MD

[#StopTheKillings] On Nigeria and the AfCFTA

Of SME’s, employment and jobs

Nigeria’s poor economic performance

World Food Day: A zero hunger Africa is possible by working together 

Dangote cement to expand market share with new “BlocMaster” brand

Over 150, 000 athletes to compete at 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Boko Haram kills aid worker Hauwa Liman

Super Eagles land in Sfax ahead of 2019 AFCON qualifier against Libya

Agbaje emerges best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 16, wins N1.5m

2019: Akeredolu’s loyalists may quit APC over imposition of candidates by NWC in Ondo

New Electoral Bill: Polling agents, observers can do video coverage of 2019 elections

Stocks fail to sustain gains as weak sentiments persist on Lagos Bourse

Osundare tasks Fayemi on poverty eradication, value restoration in Ekiti 

‘Don’t succumb to pressure on Zakari, Zamfara APC’

CCNN gets SEC, NSE approvals on proposed merger with Kalambaina Cement

Executive Order 6: PDP charges CJN to protect judiciary from fascism

Disappearance of Saudi journalist could unsettle global oil market

Agusto & Co. affirmed “A-” rating assigned to Lapo Microfinance Bank

Drug makers are burning cash and investors like it

Banks NDIC Premium charge up 7.55 percent to N33.0 billion in HI

Legend Hotel Lagos Airport: A signature of Curio Collection by Hilton

How Obi won Atiku’s heart

Hand-washing Day: Improved hands’ hygiene cuts diarrhoea incidences by 50%

FG considers saving more, invest more to raise fiscal buffers

FG considers saving more, investment more to raise fiscal buffers

Citigroup net income rises 12% on low effective tax rate

NLNG spends N1.2bn on 3,246 scholarship beneficiaries

Dettol calls for habit change in commemoration of #GlobalHandWashingDay

Oyedepo, Gumi, Kukah explain role in meeting with Obasanjo and Atiku

Sunday, October 14, 2018

BusinessDay 15 Oct 2018

Nigeria risks deeper financial crisis over new $2.8bn debt, minimum wage hike

Why National Assembly must expedite approval of over N1.2trn EEG claims

Ahmed now president of MAN

Unclaimed dividends rise despite e-dividend initiative

Pension stakeholders call for increased compliance to ensure sustainability of the CPS

Our ‘irrelevant’ adults are coming

Tinubu’s feudalisation of Lagos state politics

Eko Atlantic City plans to build West Africa’s largest retail facility

Bakole commends EU for partnering UNIDO to boost Nigeria’s industrial growth  

Skills acquisition: Rector calls for improved female vocational training

SMEs in Alaba International seek government presence 

On the march again in Nigeria’s democracy

Relief for banks as British oil firm awaits ministerial consent to finalise acquisition of Seven Energy

Travel Ban: We did not issue any list, says Presidency

FG assures on inclusive national development

Buhari’s draconian Executive Order would lead to capital flight, another recession- Atiku

2019: Peter Obi represents fiscal discipline, good governance – Abaribe

Flutterwave completes Series A Extension round of Financing as ex-Visa CEO joins board  

The 50 men, women on Buhari’s travel ban list

Continental Re calls on stakeholders collaboration to increase insurance penetration in Africa

Delta APC chieftain blasts Oshiomhole for picking Ogboru as guber candidate

2019: Group warns Peter Obi to stay clear from Atiku

Buhari’s second term bid divides Accord Party

Controversy trails declaration of Abdulrazaq as Kwara APC guber candidate   

Peter Obi: The man, his politics

‘I can’t understand why retirees are allowed to suffer so much in Nigeria’

Consumers lament influx of substandard products in Nigerian market

TEF Entrepreneurship Programme has directly impacted 4,470 entrepreneurs in 4 years – Parminder Vir  

Invest in human capital, tech to accelerate sustainable development – Stakeholders tell FG

When PMBs cease to create consumer products for customers

Exciting times for boxing lovers as GOtv Boxing Night 16 holds today

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Experts call for more empowerment of the girl-child

Is Akpabio considering a return to PDP?

When militants, cultists laid down their arms to embrace peace in A/Ibom

Yokohama to host 2019 IAAF World Relays

30 people, including soldiers, burnt to death in pipeline explosion in Abia

The Port Harcourt convention: Swings that landed in Atiku’s basket

Organisers of HIFL names new venue for final game

US based NGO to deworm 800,000 school children in Oyo

BusinessDay 14 Oct 2018

Man arrested for allegedly brewing adulterated wine

AFRIMA announces exciting event programme for Ghana 2018  

Six men nabbed for alleged tyre stealing

Buhari, Atiku and the battle ahead

Atiku’s political romance with Obasanjo: A smart move

Saponaria reinforces commitment to fight diseases in Nigeria ahead of global hand washing day

Mile 3 business operators in Port Harcourt cry out to Wike over insecurity

Day of the Girl Child: Orelope-Adefulire pushes for lifelong empowerment

2019 AFCON qualifier: Ighalo hat-trick sends Super Eagles to 2nd place

Buhari’s travel ban targeted at opposition – PDP

Real Madrid considering fresh €100 million bid for Chelsea’s Eden Hazard

GOtv Boxing Night 16: Ghanaian boxer vow to shame Joe Boy

Martial’s equalizer against Newcastle cost United €8.7 m 

Real Madrid to return in January for $261m EPL Star

Buhari places travel ban on 50 high-profile Nigerians

Buhari’s hands weak to sign AfCFTA says Obasànjo

Federer, Djokovic advance to Shanghai semis

Woji explodes in businesses from Trans-Amadi overflow

Nigeria’s online shoppers may hit 100m in 2030 from 17m

Mayorkun storms UNICAL for MTN Pulse Campus Invasion

How I became the producer of MTV Shuga 4, 6 – Uduma

My father never wanted me to be a comedian – Igodu

My mandate’s stolen from me Funke Adesiyan cries out

Growth in e-payment channels slows in 2018

Naira stable at N360/$ at parallel market

World Bank to support Nigeria, Africa fill infrastructure gap

APC accuses Obasanjo of lobbying US to allow to lift ban on Atiku

Iyinoluwa to resign, two years after founding Flutterwave

Friday, October 12, 2018

2019: Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate – source confirms 

Atiku presidency hope for united, verile Nigeria – Otuaro

NASS: Why we can’t impeach Saraki – Lawan

Stocks gain N27bn as investor see opportunity in bear market

Africa’s banks must bank on women

The chaotic autumn of an African patriarch

Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

How Mount Sinai fosters collaboration to fight cancer

6 ways to build a customer-centric culture

Great employees want to learn, great managers know how to teach

NUP urges union officials on welfare

Ortom appoints new special adviser

Peak oil forecasts shaky as global consumption approaches 100mbd

Ex- FBI agent makes more disclosures in ongoing US$1.3 billion Malabu trial

How waste management, clean cities are interconnected

Rising cryptocurrency scams: Are exchanges keeping up?

Nigeria missing among African countries for PE-backed IPOs

AfDB says Africa needs $170bn annually to bridge infrastructure gap

IFC boosts institutional investors’ confidence with $100trn assets

We can’t condone either corruption and incompetence – Oby Ezekwesili

FG seeks world leaders help in tackling 70% illicit financial flow

Fire engulfs Overland aircraft in Lagos airport

2019: A motley crowd called presidential candidates

Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku won’t distract Buhari- Presidency

2019: Game changing moment as Obasanjo endorses Atiku

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Visionscape: Ambode’s loss leads to fear of contract termination

Poor storage of Oxytocin endangers lives of women at childbirth

BusinessDay 12 Oct 2018

World Bank says educational outcomes in Nigeria very poor

Building Africa’s laboratory workforce, key to quality healthcare

Cost-effective cancer control solutions advocated by experts

The first casualty of trade war is truth

LASG to promote inclusive healthcare delivery as social health insurance take root in Lagos

#MeToo and the rest of us

Ondo targets zero child morbidity, mortality through ‘Agbomola’

The changing role of the CFO

The art of discovering growth opportunities in your organization

Sounding the climate alarm

Breaking: Aviation Unions suspend strike, as Bi-Courtney agrees to demands

Reps probe N30bn misappropriated cooperative fund

Enelamah assures of amicable solution to Ladol, Samsung dispute

Brace up for unusually elevated policy uncertainties, IMF warns Nigeria, others

Fayose bids Ekiti farewell, says I have done my best

Senate, Reps assure Buhari on passage of $2.7bn eurobond request, electoral amendment bill

2019: YPP bemoans Nigeria’s backwardness, urges citizens to vote Moghalu

Atiku: Women back Okonjo Iweala for VP

2019 Presidency: Real ‘war’ begins as Buhari, Atiku, Duke, others emerge

How I will provide adequate representation for Edo South Senatorial District – Owie

We’ll revamp primary healthcare system – Akeredolu  

Lagarde defends Fed interest rate rises after Trump attack

Taraba will soon begin export of Tea to other countries – Iliya Ezekiel

Full Text of Obasanjo’s Speech with Atiku

What is behind the global stock market sell-off?

2019: Senate approves N189bn INEC budget

ART X Lagos 2018 brings the best of contemporary African art to Lagos this November

Golf: Westwood rules self out of 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy

Atiku Campaign Organization chides Buhari’s alleged hypocrisy

2019: We are not jittery about Atiku emergence – Okorocha

F1: Red Bull increases team spending to $224m

Odion Ighalo is Nigerian highest paid footballer in 2018

Belgium police raids football clubs over match-fixing

The making of Andela’s first set of developers

NESG announces new board chair

‘We are telling oil, gas firms that WAV has no right to use vessels belonging to STG’

AFC acquires $300 million facility from Export-Import Bank of China

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

‘Why Aisha Buhari’s brother couldn’t emerge APC governorship candidate in Adamawa’

PH Court nullifies APC congresses; voids guber, assembly nominations

‘Factoring will help Nigerian economy to blossom’

BusinessDay 11 Oct 2018

Stocks may follow historical sell-off path despite Q3 scorecards 

2019: Atiku’s emergence will strengthen opposition, say Fasehun, Afenifere  

Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade

Nigeria’s uncompetitiveness hinders AfCTA signing

Labour tackles Minister on distorted new minimum wage, threatens another nationwide strike

Atiku and his perception problem?

FBN Nigeria Eurobond offering competitive returns to investors

Mypatricia commits to improved e-commerce customers experience

FBNInsurance names Festus Izevbizua executive director

Nigeria Air suspension: 1st letter to FEC: What happened?

Is the CBN crying wolf about the economy?

Nigeria’s fiscal crisis

Chimamanda wins 2018 PEN Pinter prize for ‘outstanding’ literary work

WHO, Africa CDC deepen collaboration on improving health security 

Cancer responsible for 152,000 death annually in Nigeria- NCS

2019: We are not jittery about Atiku emergence- Okorocha

Malabu scandal: Ex- FBI agent accuses former Nigeria’s Attorney general of collecting US$10bn

Dogara laments impunity during party primary elections

Senate may approve 2019 INEC budget Thursday 

Kwara PDP congratulates Secondus over successful convention

Zamfara: PDP warns INEC not to yield to pressure from APC

2019: APC, Presidency in panic mode over Atiku – PDP

APC primary: Reps demand immediate release of detained federal lawmaker

Speakers at the 2018 BusinessDay CEO Forum holding in Lagos

Chimamanda Adichie: We need more overtly political stories to challenge the world

Passengers stranded at MMA2 over picketing activities of aviation unions 

Nigeria’s net debt to rise to 25.6% of GDP next 2 years, says IMF

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Nigeria’s cocoa mold level rises to 7% as rainfall persists

CHI reaffirms commitment to deepening insurance education, research in Nigeria

‘We are positioned to play big in the nation’s insurance industry’

FG to lose 29% of October earnings as subsidy overshadows oil rally

CBN to deepen rural financial inclusion with proposed PS Banks  

Property prices seen dropping as politicians seek election funds

Focus shifts to Air Peace financing, expansion model

FBN General Insurance unveils three new retail products to deepen penetration

Oyo, IITA collaborate to boost agric productivity with Investment summit

The Nigerian Economic Society at 59: Where is the agricultural value chain?

Leaving a secured tomorrow…write a ‘WILL’

Livestock: Stakeholders call for more diagnostic laboratories

Turkey, NACCIMA, NIA, others backs BUILDMACEX

How to establish Moringa tea bag processing factory

Apapa ports and economic carnage

STEM and our societal values

Farmers/ herders conflicts: Experts seek creation of “Federal Peace and Conflict Resolution Commission”

2019 AFCON Qualifier: Musa, Onazi, 20 others arrive Super Eagles in Uyo

AITEO Cup: Lagos, Kano, Owerri to host semi final matches 

Stock investors book N10bn loss as market fails to sustain gain

BusinessDay journalist wins 2018 PwC Media Excellence Award

Tough times await tax offenders as ICPC, CITN sign MoU

Ghana inches close to league of big oil producers

Eterna proposes N10 billion Commercial Paper issuance

Reps probe Skye Bank, insurance firms over abuse of corporate governance

How discrepancies in vote tally scuppered PDP’s Aniocha-Oshimili primary

APC mocks Saraki over scores in PDP primary

BusinessDay set to hold 2018 edition of CEO Forum

Emiefele tells investors not to lose sleep over MTN

Ghana’s railways rehabilitation to create 750 jobs

FG cautioned against using security agencies to clip opposition

Korean firm to establish shoe factory in Aba

APC boils as protesters take over National secretariat

VCs, private equities close deals worth $162b in Q3

Ballon d’Or: Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah gets 51% of fan votes 

Real estate investment and millennials

Monday, October 08, 2018

Nigerian Tech Industry Report 2018

BusinessDay 09 Oct 2018

Tale of two sectors: How telecoms overtook oil in GDP contribution

Bungalows return with opportunities for investors as short-let market booms

Atiku’s choice of running mate seen to shape outcome of 2019 presidential poll

How unregulated estate agency practice challenges landlords, tenants

Oracle summit showcases influence of emerging technologies on business innovation

The rise and fall of Ambode becomes exclusive FT republisher in Nigeria

Nigeria’s collapsing health infrastructure

Of defectors and defections

The Amukpe-Escravos pipeline as a game changer

Firm launches new online raffle platform  

MainOne upgrades secondary school, pledges support to host communities

Nigeria Capital Structure and Profitability Report 2018

FG moves to address stakeholders on Nigeria Air suspension 

Movie Review – Mile 22

National Convention: PDP dismisses APC’s vote-buying allegation 

FG spends N15 billion on interest free loans- Osinbajo

FG spends N15b on interest free loans- Osinbajo

2019: INEC bans campaigns by parties

Anxiety over impeachment plot heightens as NASS resumes

EFCC has powers to inquire how state funds are spent – Court

Mini refineries show way out of Nigeria’s 90% fuel import dependence

CBN to reduce MTN’s $8.1bn repayment

P&G bags national occupational safety and health standards award

Financial inclusion: access or use?

Visionscape to suspend Lagos operations over attack on trucks, staff

How telcos plan to financially include 90mln Nigerians in 30 months

FBNQuest shines at EMEA Finance 2018 African Banking Awards

Wema Bank expands branch network to boost customer service

First Bank promotes financial inclusion, launches xplorefirst savings promo

International Energy fingers petrochemicals as largest driver of global oil demand

Lagos partners FBRA to rid environment PET waste

Dangote IPO set for 2019

BoI disburses N2.8bn to SMEs, MSMEs in Kaduna

Stock Exchange suspend trading in shares of 6 listed companies

Why Nigeria may remain poverty capital of the world, Sanusi

Bakare says Nigeria’s lot is more poverty, mounting debt after five polls

Sunday, October 07, 2018

MAN commends FG for dumping AfCFTA,EPA

Buhari vs Atiku: Issues that could shape outcome of the contest

BusinessDay 08 Oct 2018

Non-oil export struggles as outstanding EEG payment exceeds N1.2trn

Nigeria’s risk premium reaches year high amid rising political uncertainty

Small businesses Nigerians can start in Q4

‘Our target is provide students with 21st century skills’

Inside details of CBN’s counter affidavit against MTN

Nigeria is a one-party state. The party is the political class

NNEW calls for more support for women entrepreneurs

Businesses express confidence in CBN’s expectation survey for October

30,000 entrepreneurs in Enugu to benefit from FG’s TraderMoni— Osinbajo

The sustainability of renewable energy sources: A holistic perspective for policy makers

Still on election financing in Nigeria

Non-executive director compensation: A balancing act

Sustainability: when the professional becomes personal

Kwara guber aspirant’s supporters want release of APC governorship result

Buhari washes hands off Shehu Sani’s travail

Dino Melaye, Ben Bruce to report to FCT police command over protest at FHQ

Ambode and the politics of Lagos

Ooni of Ife applauds Airtel for supporting Olojo festival

IYC calls on President Buhari to complete East West Road

Okowa hails Atiku’s victory, congratulates PDP on successful Convention

PDP to INEC, APC: Learn from our presidential primary

The Profile of Atiku Abubakar 

Task to get Nigeria working again starts now, says victorious Atiku

How Atiku emerged to challenge Buhari in the 2019 poll

Breaking News: Atiku emerges PDP Presidential Candidate

SDP is setting up strong structure in Cross River – Ekpo

UFC 229: McGregor loses to Nurmagomedov amid chaotic ending

Save us from decayed road networks in Oyigbo – residents cry to ‘Mr. Projects’

2019: The president Nigeria needs

APC Kwara Primaries: Aggrieved guber aspirants petition NWC

Alaibe finally dumps APC for PDP with 6,200 supporters

EPL: Klopp plays down Liverpool as favourite over Man City

Kwara APC faction elects candidates for NASS, State Assembly seats

2019: How Donald Duke emerged SDP presidential candidate

2019: Buhari scores self high, insists APC ticket is mark of approval

PDP candidate emerges today

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Hamilton calls for upgrade of Formula 1 tyres

How APC’s Tonye Cole emerged as Wike’s 2nd term threat

BusinessDay 07 Oct 2018

Women engineers urged to translate career passion into enterprise

‘Entrepreneurs must learn to fuse technology and design thinking to succeed’  

Taking agric to the next level: 58 years after

Agribusiness will create jobs, guarantee food sufficiency – expert

EBO: ‘Consistency  and clarity of purpose will define the trajectory of our engagement’ Lafarge Africa Plc

Nigeria is a good nation with bad leadership – Pastor Olalowo

AXA Mansard announces partnership with Liverpool FC

Chivita rolls out ‘Frooty Happy Hour’ in 100ml pouches

Meet the farmers conference’ holds in Lagos Wednesday

Confident living

13. 2 million children out-of-school in Nigeria

12 aspirants jostle for PDP Presidential ticket

Tambuwal is the candidate to beat at PDP convention

Rape Allegation: Nike may end $billion deal with Cristiano Ronaldo

Nigeria, Senegal impress in FIBA Women’s World Cup 2018

HIFL 2018: Teams jostle for final spot

2019: Mulade calls for support for all Delta PDP candidates

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard says move to Real Madrid possible

FG to curtail use of tobacco in Nigeria

SON seeks manufacturers support on ease of doing business

Union Bank appoints Mbulu as Chief Financial Officer

CSL, Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers top activity chart in October

Cornerstone, others trade below 50 kobo as equities lose N140bn WTD

APC convention: FCTA announces traffic diversion

Race narrows down to Tambuwal and Atiku

FG, UNDP set to launch 2018 human development report

APC fires Zamfara EXCO

Nigeria developing Africa’s biggest ID data base – Osinbajo

BREAKING: APC shifts convention over inconclusive primaries

World Teachers Day: Taraba teachers demand for loan facilities

Friday, October 05, 2018

Power oil seeks to build healthy families with quality products, says manager

Stanbic, Rencap, CSL, seven others trade N1.37trn worth of stocks in 9 months

We are set for a credible PDP convention – Okowa

Impact investing, information, technology and Nigeria’s justice system

Police teargas Saraki, Dogara, Secondus others over Osun guber protest 

Unilever scraps plan to move headquarters from UK

Jimi Agbaje wins Lagos PDP guber primaries

Oil industry snubs EU effort to defy Trump sanctions on Iran

4 ways busy people sabotage themselves

APC in desperate move to beat INEC deadline

Here are top five most visited cities in SSA

GE’s $23bn writedown is a case of goodwill gone bad

Court slams EFCC with N600m fine for declaring two Rivers officials wanted

Good corporate governance, a key pillar to sustainability

Obaseki inspects new projects, sets December completion date

Ezekwesili misses out of Nobel peace prize award

Buhari not comfortable with certain aspects of PIB – Kachikwu

‘We have recovered N3.63 billon Illicit fainancial flow’- Fowler

Ibadan, Owerri get Taxify ride-hailing service

Indimi receives accolades for contributions to Nigerian economy

CBN, Bankers’ Committee to set up mobile court for naira abusers

Expert advocates oncofertility counselling for women in Nigeria

Huawei Sponsors 10 Nigerian Youths To China For ICT Training

Driving more digital payments solutions in Nigeria, key to healthier economy

ICSAN signs partnership with BusinessDay

2019: PDP in the eye of history

FBNQuest highlights role of audit executives in cybersecurity

Thursday, October 04, 2018

BusinessDay 05 Oct 2018

Experts seek improved IVF treatment, regulation, professionalism

Primaries: APC governors appeal for Buhari’s intervention

FG goes borrowing while idle assets waste away

CBN seeks 15% interest on MTN’s $8bn claim

The weighty burden of tuberculosis in Nigeria

A former bank MD explains lessons from Skye Bank’s crash

In praise of economic history

Downstream firms’ debts falls on new NNPC import model

How a global trade war would derail recovery worldwide

Firms join forces to fight chronic diseases in Nigeria

Demise of Nigeria (hot) Air

Oyetola and the aroma of victory

A farewell to innocence

The Zuma fiasco – A light at the end of the tunnel

Aiteo group, Stanel Oil, Ethiopian Airline, others to be honored at Africa Value Award 2018

We will capitalise on Lagos APC crisis- Jimi Agbaje 

Who picks Lagos’ PDP ticket, Agbaje or Doherty?

Osun Poll: Tribunal restrains INEC from tampering with election results

2019: Two PDP Reps members lose return tickets in Ondo

c’ value declines further by N11billion 

Free trade is bad if not fair. Nigeria must tackle unfair trade

Mastercard drives global startup ecosystem at Barcelona Forum

Why understanding the 2017 Debt Sustainability Analysis matters

AGUSTO & CO. assigns ‘5 star’ ratings to four banks in Nigeria

Ecobank reiterates commitment to excellent service delivery

Union bank re-ignites Nigerian dream in new campaign

May & Baker Nigeria floats N2.45bn rights issue

Internet Society, Facebook partner to deepen IXPs in Africa

Truecaller launches chat feature to tackle spread of fake news

APC NWC panel disowns Amosun’s caucus primaries

Lead Fixed Income Fund records N38.3 million PAT

Firm holds agro export confab ‘Meet the Farmers Nigeria.’

Stakeholders at ICAN conference harp on adoption of technology

Confusion over Lagos PDP primaries

Coronation Merchant Bank graduates investment banking analysts

Digital technologies will reshape global trade – WTO

The maritime anti-corruption network’s annual members meeting

Hawthorn Suites Abuja opens

2019: Mama Taraba wins UDP governorship primaries

BudgIT ranks Edo high on ability to meet monthly recurrent expenditure

Wema Bank appoints Ademola Adebise MD/CEO, Moruf Oseni deputy MD

Oil price is going up…it is now almost $80

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

BusinessDay 04 Oct 2018

Inside details of US$1.3bn Malabu scandal exposed in Italian court

Nigeria could earn $7.5bn from October oil export on higher price

Nigeria, Angola, South Africa are now a burden on Africa- World Bank

Ambode concedes defeat, congratulates Sanwo-Olu

Lagos, urban development and livability

Nigeria’s response to serial flooding

Much ado about CCI’s

Company policies and procedures: A path to equity, consistency, growth and longevity

Nigeria’s political economy as a communist aberration and why it must self-destruct – 1  

I will name campaign council after convention- Buhari

New minimum wage negotiation resumes Thursday – Ngige

Abuja plane crash victim, Elizabeth gets FCT scholarship

Eliezer Workplace receives quality award for being most proficient in Africa

Ajimobi secures Oyo South Senatorial ticket

We will do everything to bring back Leah Sharibu- Buhari

2019: Uduaghan affirmed as Delta South Senatorial candidate

Fela Durotoye remains our presidential candidate – ANN

Defamation suit: Court forecloses defendant from cross examining plaintiff

WHO starts global initiative to treat children with cancer

N1bn alleged fraud: ICPC arraigns ex-Kebbi Gov Dakingari

Focus shifts to Q3 scorecards as sell-off continues

Pandemonium as FCT APC protests direct primaries

Nigeria@58: Time to address foreign-led boom in Nigeria’s tech sector

PILA announces investiture of new president

Unveiling Dangote’s novel ‘King of Cement’

Marriott reveals robust expansion plans across Africa

Online betting: a success story that’s far from being over

Standard Chartered reaches $100m goal to tackle avoidable blindness

How Fintech changes the way we pay – and more

FSDH Research warns against imminent debt crisis

Driving corporate governance excellence, sustainable investment in Nigeria’s pension industry

Anchor Insurance sees greater productivity in healthy minds, better bonding of staff

Cornerstone pays N6.3bn claims, moves to optimize branch performance

Oshiomhole dismisses cancellation of Lagos APC primaries by NWC

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

How US persistent ban on Nigerian fish is shrinking domestic market

BusinessDay 03 Oct 2018

Hayford Alile: Pioneer Director General of the Nigeria Stock Exchange dies 

FIRS advances efforts to amend controversial insurance law

CBN, AMCON spend N3.83 trillion rescuing sick banks since 2009

African reinsurers expresses confidence as growth, profitability improves

Tinubu and Ambode clash dissolves into a maze of confusion

How Nigeria can leverage greenhouse technology to achieve food security

As oil price hit US$85/barrel, concerns rise over NNPC subsidies

IITA, AfDB collaborate to boost Taraba’s cassava production

September PMI reading justifies CBN’s fears over economy

Sovereign Trust Insurance gets shareholders approval to raise fresh funds

Cornerstone pays N6.3bn claims, move to optimize branch performance

58 Years! Will there be a nation?

Exploring more STEM competitions for Nigerian students

A Time to reflect

2019: There is no division in Ebonyi PDP – PDP Chairman

FG reduces cost of business registration to N5,000

Amosun caucus of Ogun APC holds unauthorized governorship primaries 

FG approves 90-day special window for MSMES registration

USAID announces additional $65.5m to combat HIV/AIDS, extremism in Nigeria

World leaders call for reformed UN through Multilateralism, respect for Human Rights

APC postpones Senate primaries as 281 fight for tickets

DigifyPro graduates ready for media, ad agencies jobs

Alleged forgery: Whiteplains disowns tripartite agreement

Presidency shifts FEC, as government offices shut down

Shell takes FID on $30bn LNG Canada

Ambode gets lifeline as NWC says no primaries in Lagos yet

Nigeria’s latest FTA local channel bouquet via SES unveiled

Eight-year old Kanyeyachukwu beats autism, becomes youngest recipient of ‘Flame of Peace’ art award

Agile urges use of emerging technologies for business agility

Stakeholders attribute growth in retail sector to payment innovation 

IGP vs Senate: Court strikes out IGP’s case

PMI expands sluggishly to 56.2 points in September

Spotlight Nigeria 2018: The Foremost Franco-Nigerian Trade Forum in France

Edo set for NNPC National Science Quiz Competition finals

Tanker explosion kills many along Lagos-Badagry road

Why Lagos is the most visited city in SSA

Update: Sanwo-Olu takes early lead in Lagos primary

Small banks part ways with big lenders as risk appetite opens divide

FIFA officially welcomes NFF President Amaju Pinnick back to football family

Ambode meets NWC panel ahead of Lagos APC guber Primary

Lagos APC guber Primary: Buhari meets Tinubu in closed door 

Lagos APC guber Primaries: Buhari meets Tinubu in closed door 

Emeka Ihedioha wins Imo PDP guber primaries

APC may still postpone primaries in Ogun as thugs disrupt electoral processes

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba FC denies Raja Casablanca’s abandonment claims

Monday, October 01, 2018

BusinessDay 02 Oct 2018

Pat Utomi to fly APC governorship flag in Delta

Atunwa emerges Kwara PDP governorship candidate with 1,555 votes

Nigeria’s small banks go big on loans as big banks slow down  

Okowa, Odinkalu, others headline 2018 Editors’ Conference in Delta

2019: Ondo APC may conduct parallel primaries

Ambode faces ultimate battle for political survival in APC’s primaries today

How Benedict Peters emerged Forbes Oil & Gas Leader of the Year

Oil prices hit $84 mark per barrel

The centrality of FDI to economic growth

Africa has not lost its gloss

How we won Osun – Oshiomhole

I ‘ll never allow political plunderers to hijack power in Ogun APC – Amosun

ADC attacks Buhari, says government worst in history

Lagos APC Primaries: Fouad Oki raises alarm over manipulation of membership register

People’s Trust leads alliance of 31 political parties to monitor Lagos APC guber primaries

Lagarde appoints Gita Gopinath as IMF Chief Economist

Nsima Ekere emerges APC governorship candidate in A/Ibom

Ship owners initiate probe into alleged missing $300 million Cabotage fund

Don’t lose hope in Nigeria, Dogara tells Nigerians

2019: I will attract foreign investors through economic reforms – Atiku

Legend Hotel Lagos Airport raises bar in hospitality market

Lagos to commence SMEs fair Tuesday

Independence: APC warns Nigeria against voting PDP

Can Nigeria take advantage as LNG shortage looms?

2019 AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles coach Rohr names squad for Libya clash

MTN to scrap IPO plans for listing by introduction on NSE

Saraki, Dogara shun 58th Independence anniversary celebrations

Buhari remains best man to lead Nigeria – Umohinyang

Abia flags off conditional cash transfer scheme

After the dust settles, it will be a loss for APC

Aisha Abubakar takes over Ministry of Women Affairs

Buhari assures on strengthening the economy

How land-swap approach can bridge housing demand-supply gap

Breaking: Again, Lagos APC postpones guber primaries

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Speech on Nigeria 58th Independence Anniversary

Broke at 58

Tonye Cole wins APC governorship ticket for Rivers state

I will continue to work for Nigeria’s unity- Buhari 

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Reasons why Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus

Tiger Woods: I am one of the reasons USA lost Ryder Cup

BusinessDay 01 Oct 2018

Banks’ interest expense up 7.75 % to N556 bn in HI

Banks credit to corporate, small businesses rise in Q3 on improved liquidity

Downstream oil and gas firms’ Debt to Equity ratio falls as margins improve

It is a tough road to Nigeria’s Supreme Court except you are a politician

Nigerian products are competitive, should be patronised— Vitafoam

Aba shoemakers, others enjoying a boom

Primaries chaos, more defections, investor’s position for earnings season

Evidence mounts on Eni, Shell $1.3bn Nigeria oil field case

Rosemary Osuma: The astute fashionpreneur