Businessday Nigeria Archive for November 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Igbo leaders told me to ignore Atiku’s purported adoption – Buhari

UPP adopts Buhari for 2019 presidential election

Lawyers, others confident AfCFTA would be signed sooner than later

ICT labs donation to make students competitive globally – Lagos Tutor General

FG mulls N60b rice subsidy, N24b compensation for flood victims

Court says Buhari as Petroleum Minister has not violated the constitution

10 banks lost N10.5bn to fraud cases in one year says NDIC

NDIC report shows 4 banks technically insolvent with N1.57trn capital requirement

BHM becomes first Media, PR firm to adopt SAP’s innovative business management technology

International Drinks Festival: Experts to tackle role of regulation, knowledge gap

How Quizac App is working to eliminate problems of retention among young students

Huawei Launches PowerCube 1000 Advanced Diesel Hybrid Power Solution at AfricaCom

Agra Innovate to showcase Nigeria’s agric potentials in 5th annual expo

FirstBank 57th Lagos Amateur Golf Open set to tee-off

Can AI help Nigeria reduce agricultural losses during flooding, nip disease outbreaks?

Injuries, suspensions mean opportunities for other players, says Rohr

2019 AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles vow to get three points against Bafana Bafana

Team Banga emerges winner of Unilever Ideatrophy 7

Pound tumbles and gilts rally on fears for Brexit deal

Coca-Cola hit with $345m claim over ‘brain boost’ drink

Facebook accused of smearing George Soros

Theresa May fights to save Brexit deal as MPs plot leadership challenge

US criticises China’s ‘empire and aggression’ in Asia

INEC distributes electoral materials to four local councils

CBN’s new Fintech policy raises fresh barriers for startups

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Cancer can be avoided say specialists

Early investors stake claim on Nigeria’s off-grid electricity market

BusinessDay 16 Nov 2018

Experts advise Nigerians to cut intake of antibiotics

Oil price decline adds to unease over Nigeria’s economy

Coca-Cola set to exercise 100% option to buy Chi Limited

Allison Ayida and the golden years of Nigerian public administration

Alleged corruption: Oshiomhole’s probe will be true test of Buhari’s anti-graft war – Saraki  


Funding crisis hits Federal Government agencies

Feeding El-Zakzaky and leadership as an exercise in morality

More than 300 people benefit from Rotary’s free medical service

Agriculture and its relevance to economic empowerment

WASH, Buhari and lessons from Visionscape

APC spokespersons disagree over Oshiomhole bribery scandal

Labour threatens fresh showdown with Governors’ Forum

Nine Ondo Assembly members pass amended 2018 appropriation bill

2019: Mimiko drops presidential ambition, becomes Senatorial candidate

Love Starts On Fridays – Chapter Two

‘APC, Buhari jittery over Atiku’s acceptance in South East’ 

Reps quiz firms over $287m debt owed NIMASA, seek invocation of Executive Order 6

PDP challenges Buhari, APC to name achievements in the North

Like Fashola, Ambode to go without N844bn 4th Mainland Bridge

NNPC, Eni and FAO water programe brings relief and improve hygiene 

Buhari bags Polio Champions award

We will overcome issues threatening our unity – Buhari

Eni, FAO water programe brings relief to Abuja community

Off-grid market emerging Nigeria’s biggest hope for FDI

IMF boss wants central banks in on digital currencies

Corporate volunteering: Future of sustainability?

Mama Taraba calls on women to support women candidates

By- Election: Ahmed urges constituents to vote for PDP

Impeachment: Security operatives condone off Anambra Assembly

Kwara pensioners call for approval of minimum wage

Another 116 stranded Nigerians arrive from Libya

FG’s school feeding fails to ignite interest in Lagos

ART supports FG’s plan for AVSEC officials to bear arms

Edo assures health sector initiatives will ease burden

Made-in-Nigeria helicopters to debut through partnership

How Interswitch blockchain service eases pressure on low SME financing

Early awareness, intervention can control autism – says Loretta Burns

Financial autonomy: Reps task Presidency to sign COREN amendment bill

NERC grants UNIBEN licence for 15mw solar power

Media penetration in Nigeria driven by digital platforms – study

Nigeria lags peers in non-oil export earnings as poor infrastructure hurts manufacturers

NECA kicks as National Lottery Commission meddles in NB

‘52% of today’s employees ‎need to re-skill to remain relevant’

Kano proposes N220bn budget for 2019 financial year

How AI can save Nigeria from multi-billion dollar illegal logging

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

BusinessDay 15Nov 2018

Afreximbank sets up APPF with $15m capital investment 

Nigeria pays higher interest rate on new $2.8 bn borrowing

BPE hires KPMG to advice on NIPOST overhaul

Political pressure may have suppressed release of Nigeria’s unemployment data

IJINLE: Osun launches initiative to revive traditional Yoruba fashion

Eagles coach Rohr eyes another ‘ticket with match to spare’

Nigerians studying in the US rise to a 6-year high

Abaribe’s N100m bail bond: Court orders interim forfeiture

Electronic fraud in banking projected to reach N6.1trn by 2021 says CBN 

Reps to probe crisis trailing promotion, demotion of police officers

A global first for humanitarian action: Nigeria’s businesses partner with the United Nations to support the north-east

Killing of Shiites must stop in Nigeria

Diversity beyond diversity

Towards the standardization of human resource management practice in Nigeria

Efficiency in Nigeria transportation sector and its economic factors

Nigeria raises a total of US$2.86 billion Eurobond

FG, Varsity lecturers resume negotiation Thursday

Concerns heighten on government inability to guarantee food safety

2019: APC supports global efforts to check fake news

FEC approves N30b contracts, 400 assault riffles for prisons

Ogoni clean up kicks off in two weeks on $180m mobilization

Respite for estate developers as FCTA moves to overhaul DDC

MultiChoice excites subscribers with #FestiveTogether campaign 

Foreign investors can’t ignore Nigeria’s population – Coronation CEO

Bonga oil spill: Victims urge FG to prevail on Shell to pay $3.6bn fine

Campaign fund scarcity hits PDP, Atiku – APC

Fulham sacks Jokanovic, appoints Ranieri as manager

2019 AFCON: NB Plc charges Super Eagles to beat South Africa 

Why are aircraft still towed to point of disembarking at Nigerian airports?

MTN shares rise on report that Nigeria may reduce $10.1 billion fine

NECA kicks as Nat’l Lottery Commission shuts NB Plc premises

Alaghodaro: Edo earmarks 100 roads for construction

Mobile money transfer rises 43% on convenience, low cost, increased platforms

$400m Skyway tech seeks to resolve Nigeria’s urban gridlocks

New book blames Odili for political violence in Rivers, Amaechi, Wike for profiting from it

Lagos Mainland hosts maiden Lagos Retail Festival

Edusko hosts education leaders at 2nd edition of Business of Education Summit

MainOne powers up MEST Incubator with high-speed internet

Times multimedia partners CNN to create

Spotlight Nigeria 2018 provides platform for investors to discuss business opportunities in Nigeria

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

FIBusinessDay 14 Nov 2018

MTN, Airtel to apply for mobile banking licence

BusinessDay 14 Nov 2018

Nigeria’s railway ambition suffers setback as GE pulls out of $2 bn deal

GPPS showcases indigenous capability, unveils office complex

Nigeria’s cocoa price rises 21% in three weeks, as flooding cuts output

Ilorin, UI, FUTA, UNAAB offer better return on investment for graduates

Why the end of the longest oil bull market since 2008?

Understanding the changing capital requirement in the microfinance industry

The enduring partnership between the United States and Nigeria

The Ganduje corruption videos

Education revealed… Part 3

Repositioning Nigeria, Africa’s media narratives

Tax accountability matters!

FG partners NAMEL, others to establish 2500 agricultural equipment hiring enterprise across 774 LGAs

PMB & AA: Please talk about Nigeria!

Reps: Release of N5.8bn from Eurobond without NASS approval was illegal

Naira trades strong as CBN injects $210m into forex market

Dogara promises speedy passage of anti-piracy law to secure Nigerian waters

False debt claim: PDP tackles Osinbajo over bandying of figures 

Senate queries FG’s move to reduce MTN’s fine from $8.1billion to $800m 

2019 AFCON: Super Eagles intensifies preparation ahead big clash with South Africa

Pension Fraud: EFCC secures interim forfeiture of N397m

Gov.  Ahmed expresses concern over redeployment of DPOs in Kwara State

Stock market up marginally by 0.03%

Campaign fund scarcity hits PDP, Atiku- APC

Flying Eagles to play Ghana, Benin in WAFU Tourney

Mo Abudu awarded honorary doctorate by University of Westminster

Nigerian Reinsurance, Eleme Petrochemical to issue IPO in few months

Why the world needs to see Africa’s healthcare system change – from the ground up

Themed: African economic merit awards world plaque and nominees unveiling

Nigeria needs ‘right leadership’ to achieve economic growth potentials – WEF

Edusko Hosts Education Leaders at the Second Edition of the Business of Education Summit

LAN-BOI Event: – Raising capital for your startup

‘Nigeria’s 40bn barrels reserve by 2020 is a mirage’

Edusko hosts education leaders at the second edition of the business of education summit

Apapa gridlock: Senate committee decries delay in trailer park completion

GRI Amsterdam appoints Bekeme Olowola as board member

Fashola highlights achievements, challenges of ministry at three

FIRS records 64% of 2018 revenue target

Confab to reposition African health care for sustainable development

Avant-Garde to hold 2018 sustainability series on sustainable development, green economy

Africa’s agribusiness requires $45bn annual investment to reach $1trn by 2030

Kogi ADP to organise Cassava City Programme

Dutch firm to invest $400m in Kogi agricultural projects

Ivory Coast sends delegates to understudy Nigeria’s agripreneur model

Senate commends NBMA on genetic modification lab

Kwara PDP raises alarm over importation of ammunitions, thugs by APC

FAAN may increase Passenger Service Charge on high cost of airport facilities upgrade

Monday, November 12, 2018

FMDQ launches GOLD awards

World’s first integrated biometric path debuts with Emirate Airlines

Teleology appoints new board of directors to run 9mobile

BusinessDay 13 Nov 2018

Analysts forecast higher yields as Nigeria starts road show for US$2.8bn Eurobond  

Sifax Shipping, 2 others to receive large chunk of N1.83bn SAHCOL offer proceed

President Muhammadu Buhari is not for reforms   

Ghana: Need for stronger banking supervision

EU ban on Nigerian beans echoes furore over SNIPER use

Indigenous FinTech company releases latest enterprise budgeting software

Lessons from the American midterm elections

Is there a capital market solution to universities’ funding?

Rack Centre receives award for Best Data Centre Innovation

First Bank launches chat banking on WhatsApp platform

Buhari decries 5% allocation to education budget

We have recovered over N794 billion stolen funds in three years -Magu

NIRSAL flags off model to empower smallholder farmers, boost agric output

Buhari signs law to extradite Dieziani, others

Search on Atiku’s plane, a premeditated intimidation tactic – APCO insists

Why Diaspora Nigerians won’t vote in 2019- Buhari 

Marvel comics’ real-life superhero, Stan Lee, dies at 95

Educationists seek more creative ways to engage children

Solari officially gets Real Madrid coaching job

Nigeria’s poverty crisis worsening and APC is to blame,  says Obi

Nigeria dangles $4bn petrochemical, gas projects before investors at Africa forum

Stock market down by 0.18% as investors book fresh loss of N22bn

Actis, Westmont acquire an undisclosed stake in Four Points Sheraton Hotel

Fashola counts achievements, challenges of ministry at three

BIC reaffirms confidence on economy, deepens consumer relationship

Experts tell FG to open Tin-Can Port trailer park for use

Caritas Communications hosts maiden edition of Reputation Leadership Roundtable

Tottenham gets Wembley stadium extension

Minimum wage: Stakeholders say constitutional amendment way out of logjam

Why Bill Gates thinks toilets are important

Obaseki assures of shared prosperity, more growth opportunities

Ringardas boosts bitumen processing in Nigeria with N2.2bn investment

Kwara UDP guber candidate pledges to revamp moribund industries in the state

Nigeria names fifth commander in two years to lead fight against Boko Haram

Sunday, November 11, 2018

BUA completes construction of 3mmt cement plant in EDO

FG bent on signing AfCFTA despite opposition from MAN

Buhari’s certificate storm distracts from bigger economic picture

BusinessDay 12 Nov 2018

Livestock247 leverages technology drive herds market

Onyekachukwu: Founder of Vickkypearl and Pearlie Fashion

Struggling pharma industry wants implementation of Executive Order 03

Terragon acquires Asian marketing Technology firm, Bizense

Oil firms move from worst to best as profit surges

Energy360 Africa CEO sees consumer focus shaping downstream sector

Dufil showing strength 22 years after entering noodles industry

Death of a colossus and legend

Can government afford the new minimum wage?

Lessons for NNPC as Petrobras reports 20-fold increase in profit

Fitch, Agusto affirm BoI’s positive outlook

Celebrating international accountants’ day

Celebrate global entrepreneurship week by supporting digital entrepreneurship in Nigeria’s first Google impact challenge

All passengers should submit to checks at Airport- Sirika

Atiku, FG offer divergent versions of how security men welcomed PDP candidate from Dubai

2019: PDP condemns attack on Atiku 

LASG seeks partnership with private sector to grow economy

Afreximbank, UK’s CDC Group sign $100m agreement for trade

Completion of $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project to delay as FG overruns budget

National Assembly can’t be blamed for budget delay – Olujimi

Female Presidential candidate vows to form unity Govt. with other candidates

2019: Nigerians are tired of failed promises, economic hardship, CSOs tell Buhari, APC

Why we are building our own training centres – Amnesty office

NNPC/CNL JV, committed to improving quality of education in Nigeria – Ewing

Medview Airline in need of a turnaround as revenue crashes by 73 percent

Wike, Tonye Cole clash over respect for traditional monarchs

Stiffer sanctions against INEC officials in Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill: How realistic?

2019: Where are the women?

‘Organisations must adhere to code of ethics as catalyst for sustainable growth’

Investment in infrastructure aimed at making Kano a mega-city, says Ganduje

What are some foods to ease your anxiety?

How will APC fund 2019 presidential election?

80 golfers set to compete at 2018 Southern Sun Ikoyi Golf Tournament 

I am in the presidential race to provide visionary leadership – Akhimien

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Stop attacking Saraki, Kwara PDP warns APC ‘factional’ guber candidate

‘Nigeria has highest retail sales of $125bn in Sub- Saharan Africa’

BusinessDay 11 Nov 2018

Nigeria partakes in global congress on oncology clinical trials in blacks  

‘Emmanuel disposition towards peace and security will give him edge over his opponents’

Things will turn around for Nigeria if we put our faith in Christ – Apostle Oduh

Kano, donor agencies invest N300m in each round of polio campaign

Need to rethink mortgage lending and borrowing in struggling economy

Djokovic, Nadal, Federer win big at 2018 ATP Tour awards

Political echoes of the Port Harcourt International Airport commissioning

Benefits of HarvestPlus Vitamin fortification of foods

Ferrari says budget cap will make impact on F1

Fans rally support for Mike Ejeagha, Igbo folklorist

2019: Monarchs draw roadmap for community security

The best for the last

Command dismisses drunk policeman

2019: Atunwa, Abdulrasaq, 30 others to contest governorship election in Kwara

Police confirm release of four kidnapped priests in Delta

Benin, other towns to have free internet access

NAICOM to grant ‘State Insurance Producer’ licence

PCN sealed 358 medical facilities in Taraba

Sniper-treated beans: CPC counsels consumers on parboiling

Bello commends NASS for FCT development

Shell CEO admits mistakes in Nigerian operations

Friday, November 09, 2018

No plan to phase out N100 notes – CBN

2018 Nigeria Bankers Games enter exciting quarterfinals stage

Manchester Derby: Guardiola plays down rivalry with Mourinho

Dogara unhappy over poor implementation of capital projects

APC loses Imo, Zamfara as INEC publishes no guber candidates

Breaking: CBN meeting with 4 banks over MTN fines postponed indefinitely

Love starts on Fridays

Liberation Movement presidential candidate pledges economic freedom, fair tax systems

Impeachment: Hoodlums overrun Ondo Assembly as four lawmakers battered 

Vlisco Group to invest $200m in Nigeria cotton industry

Why we want to move water from Congo Basin to Lake Chad- Buhari

BUA cement completes Okpella plant as total capacity hits 8 million Mta

Diamond Bank denies acquisition offers as stock stretches 3-day winning streak

Citigroup, Standard Chartered Bank named transaction advisers for Nigeria’s planned $2.8 Eurobond

Ondo speaker impeached

Nigeria will fare better under younger leaders – Adegbenro  

Benue 2019: Ortom, Akume, Gemade battle for supremacy

Lagos film academy secures funding, announces competition

Buhari to attend Peace Forum in Paris

Africa’s Startup needs more impact investment- LoftyInc Capital Mgt

‘Govt needs to restructure Nigeria’s tax in line with national tax policy to grow revenue’

Eat’N’Go extends delicious experience to Port Harcourt

CBN disburses over N100bn to 800,000 smallholder farmers

4  reasons you need a blog as a freelancer

Thursday, November 08, 2018

BusinessDay 09 Nov 2018

N61.2b Abuja airport terminal ready in five weeks- Sirika 

WAPIC records N1.38bn underwriting profit in 9-months

Nigeria recommits $150m to feed malnourished children, women

Covenant, UNN, FUT Minna, Ilorin, UI top most preferred graduates by employers

MTN nears settlement with CBN over $8.1bn claim

No-Slips offers insights on how slippery floors can cause disability, death

Regulators stifle businesses in threat to economic growth

Exit of the banking giants and the crisis of confidence in the Nigerian economy

Absence of proper business structure bane of Nigeria’s healthcare sector

Unity Bank to sign MoU with Asian infrastructure finance institution for capital

Lack of funding stalls 60% of planned hotel rooms

Their tales; not their silence

The Travel Clinic: General advice to business travellers

National Health Insurance and the Nigerian nation

The nature of the problem and politicians: lessons from J.M. Keynes

Facing down corruption in Nigeria

Atiku felicitates with Martin Luther Agwai at 70

Police ready for 2019 elections – IGP

I won’t hide under a finger to fight Oshiomohole- Amosun

Reps call for recovery of N33bn allegedly misappropriated by NEMA

ILO tasks Nigeria on implementation of national employment policy

Heineken Lagos fashion lead conversations on culture, style, business in Africa’s fashion industry

Court refuses to issue bench warrant of arrest against Ekweremadu

After tango with DSS, pressure mounts on Oshiomhole to quit

Lagos VIS extend services to weekend for vehicle revalidation exercise

CISLAC, TI, others want unified strategy to end money laundering in Nigeria

Reps to probe revenue on sales of forms, alleged party primaries manipulation

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wins SuperSport Player of the Month

Buhari seeks law to promote ease of doing business, private sector growth

Minimum Wage: Why Buhari cannot commit to any figure now, Presidency

2019: PDP accuses APC of desperation

2019: APC target 2 million votes in Lagos

Buhari declares State of emergency on water, sanitation, hygiene

Corruption: PDP urges NIA, DSS, Interpol to track Oshiomhole 

Has the FGN borrowed to pay salaries

Attack on Ekweramadu: Police insist on burglary, debunk allegation of cover up

Blockchain boss targets global scale in biggest crypto giveaway

OPEC’s oil cut 2019 in view as markets brace for surplus

Live Your Music brings Heineken Lagos Fashion week to a sterling close

Public voting opens in $2mn Google Impact Challenge Nigeria

Google unveils AI functionalities to transform everyday life

Stakeholders believe CBN proposed MGCs can help bridge Nigeria’s housing deficit

MTN $10billion fine puts South Africa’s banking system at risk

Nigeria’s Chinwe Anadu joins elite club of partners at Goldman Sachs

Introversion, shyness and social anxiety

Some Nigerian states risk donor funded projects on lack of ‘OGP’ commitments

India points way for financial inclusion in Nigeria

2019: Buhari Campaign Organisation founder advocates synergy among supporters

2019: Communications Minister, Shittu, shuts down Buhari/Osinbajo campaign office

Imo 2019: N-APGA adopts Independent Democrats

Debt servicing cost rise 37.04% in six months

Passenger dies at Lagos airport as power outage cripples flight activities

Inside details of NNPC’s struggles to keep Nigerians hooked on cheap petrol

Telcos to form subsidiary platform for agent banking

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Insurers Q3 underwriting profit up 34% on appropriate pricing

Investors said eyeing stake acquisition in Diamond Bank

The argument for restructuring Nigeria’s laggard federation

Enugu Rangers and the significations of a victory

The endangered Nigerian middle-class

Rethinking agitation for minimum wage

Halting the decline in external reserves

Mbappe beats Neymar to become world’s most expensive player

Super Falcons coach Dennerby names squad for Women Africa Cup of Nations

Africa’s poor show at Web Summit shows why tech startups are struggling

Diamond bank gets cash injection offer to boost capital ratio

Saraki reshuffles Senate committees, axes Buhari’s loyalist

Atiku blasts Presidency for denying Buhari’s pledge to pay N30,000 wage

Senate probes alleged diversion of intervention fund for Buhari’s reelection

Oshiomhole’s probe: PDP accuses Buhari of cover-up

Senate takes N242bn from three ministries to fund 2019 budget

Senate probes alleged corruption in NHIS

AfDB makes passionate call for investments in Africa

Keystone Bank: Re-defining customer service and driving sustainable growth

Muoghalu decries illegal payment of petrol subsidy by Buhari administration

FEC approves N12.6b fire trucks, data center, others, for Interior

Saraki reshuffles Senate committees, axes Buhari’s loyalist 

I will release CCTV footage of my assassination attempt – Ekweremadu warns 

Novarick Homes’ new estate strong on low energy cost for residents

Dangote Sinotruk expands to enhance local content, provides more job

Nigeria paints grappling with high operating cost

Unity Bank de-risks balance sheet

Governance and institutional failure as recipe for mass poverty (2)

Libya ramps up gas development as Nigeria’s Train 7 waits

MTN Nigeria recognised for compliance at the NITDA Awards

APC silent as report of Oshiomhole detention trends

Why farmers need education on aflatoxins

CBN issues exposure draft on revised standard on NUBAN for banks, OFIs 

CBN reviews operations of indirect participants in payment system 

Minimum wage: Atiku restates commitment to a living wage

Minimum wage: I stand with Labour!

Atiku versus Buhari (2)

Jimi Agbaje outline plans to ease traffic on Lagos roads

Minimum wage fall-out: FG faces N1.25trn rise in personnel cost

Poor funding, fragile pharma industry underpins Nigeria’s healthcare crises

Pressure mounts on pension funds over quest for independent PFAs

Dangote refinery to start producing petrol, diesel by 2020

Nigerian banks eye Eurobond recalls as dollar lending opportunity shrinks 

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

BusinessDay 07 Nov 2018

Stakeholders see increasing role of risk managers in nation building

Time to review your retirement plans…

It must be minimum pay for minimum work 

AFDB to boost climate risk financing, insurance for African countries  

Continental Re gets judges for 2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards

2019-2021 MTEF: FG to prioritize security, infrastructure, non-oil sector

We are requested by Fayose to support Fayemi – Ekiti PDP legislators

Nigeria must raise additional 777m birds to curb imported frozen chicken – PAN 

Cracks in Buhari campaign as Pasali attacks Keyamo over contract scam

CBN to create non-interest window for development financing interventions

Nigerian government debunks U.S reports on rice importation

Nigerian govt debunks US reports on rice importation

DPR allays fear on rumored end-of-the-year fuel scarcity

Nigeria tops African countries remittance inflows, says Emefiele

Prince Charles arrives Presidential Villa, Abuja

Dangote Cement eyes IPO on the LSE in September 2019

Senate receives 2019-2021 MTEF

Asharami Synergy CEO states why IOC divested operations from Africa downstream market

Buhari Campaign Organization attacks PDP, Atiku over N87 oil price

Buhari receives Prince Charles today

‘Organisations should move to cloud to reduce data breaches’ 

NSE lifts suspension placed on Premier Paints, Ekocorp, Austin Laz, Academy Press shares

Africa FinTech Summit selects Coker as Keynote speaker

Lagos State as regional hub drives digital solutions

Kano, donor agencies invests N300m in each round of polio campaign

Dennis Ashley clinic holds outreach to fight non-communicable diseases

AC Milan in talks to appoint Arsene Wenger as new manager

NPDC/Neconde JV delivers 40mmscf gas to domestic market to boost power generation

Nadal pulls out of ATP finals as Djokovic ends year at No.1

Monday, November 05, 2018

BusinessDay 06 Nov 2018

CBN’s bad CRR math squeezes banks, economy

Updated: Labour gets N30,000 bargain, suspends planned nationwide strike

SAHCOL targets N1.8bn from IPO on Lagos bourse

Stanbic IBTC underlines support for diligent implementation of public policy

Unilever, Nestle have outperformed consumer firm peers, here’s why

Gandollar and the complications of 2019 elections

CBN certifies Wider Perspectives as EDI for AGSMEIS fund 

The USMCA quest for ‘America First’ world trade

Minimum wage: Economy to suffer shocks as labour begins strike

About our healthcare conundrum

Politics of issues and imperative of debates for Nigerian General Elections 2019

Getting Africa fit for the future with impact investing

Olawepo-Hashim to create $4 trillion GDP in 10 years

Abuja firm targets shea butter export to expand farmers’ revenue

Strike: Atiku urges FG, Labour to go back to negotiating table

Fuel queues emerge in Abuja as residents brace up for indefinite labour strike

Breaking: FG, State truncate ongoing negotiation on new minimum wage

FG moves to broker truce with striking varsity lecturers

Health workers set to join nationwide strike over N30,000 new minimum wage crisis

Positive signals as Employers of Labour move to avert Tuesday’s nationwide strike

2019: INEC disenfranchises 300,000 Nigerians

Against earlier promise, Lagos shifts Oshodi transport interchange to 2019

Minimum Wage: Buhari appeals to Labour for understanding

EFG-Hermes to get Nigerian investment banking license

Buratai blames Plateau crisis on failure of security agencies

Display of voter’s register: Secondus charges massive voters turn out 

Tax tribunal yet to adjudicate $18bn, N205bn appeals

The 24th NES Summit, the beginning of a prosperous Nigeria

Osun stimulates economy, disburses N4.5bn to MSMEs operators 

Labour strike may stall National Assembly’s resumption on Tuesday

Abuja Enterprise Agency targets shea butter export to expand farmers revenue

Saraki appeals to FG, labour over proposed strike

Royal visit: Prince Charles to strengthen bilateral ties, address insecurity

Nigeria pushing strategy to lead ICT hardware exports in Africa – Buhari

Vice President Celebrates with Grange School at 60

“33” Export leverages consumer engagement to grow brand

Shell, ExxonMobil also looking at crude swaps, says NNPC

ICT records 11.81% growth in second quarter of 2018- Buhari

HSBC, UBS close Nigeria offices as foreign investment struggles

Spotlight Enchancing relations between Nigeria and France

Japanese firms use Lagos Fair to market new products

Iran will continue to sell oil despite Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’

FG to deploy fiscal policies to protect emerging industries, boost investment

Dangote urges African countries to get foundation right for AfCFTA signing

Nigeria’s natural gas production up by 8%

NNPC dispels report of looming petroleum products shortages

ASUU declares indefinite nationwide strike

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Examining GAIN’s initiatives in reducing malnutrition

We adopted N30,000 new minimum wage – NECA writes employers

Nigeria Police denies use of its helicopter for commercial shuttle services

Minimum Wage: FG fails to stop labour from starting strike Tuesday

Buhari’s certificate saga: PDP urges INTERPOL to probe, prosecute WAEC officials

‘We are connecting local firms with foreign businesses at Lagos trade fair’

Nigeria has an infrastructure problem only private capital can fix

BusinessDay 05 Nov 2018

Mixed reactions trail HSBC, UBS Nigeria exit

Relief for manufacturers as SON removes PRC as requirement for cargo clearing

Nigerian firm sets up crowdfunding website to support start-ups

NIRSAL provides breakdown of $373m facilitated for agriculture

How Jumoke, Sunday areo crafting successful furniture business

Top fashion entrepreneurs showcase designs as LFW ends

Power producers kick as N701bn intervention funds dry up

Nation building: communities, inclusion and prosperity

Radical uncertainties

Hold President Buhari responsible for the Apapa port crisis

President Buhari, WEAC and PDP’s toxic air

Allison Akene Ayida: The profile of a super administrator

Labour shuns Tripartite Committee’s negotiation on minimum wage

2019: INEC to deploy speed boats, motorcycles in difficult terrains in Taraba

Reps to probe domestic banks’ solvency level

Reps, EFCC probe alleged $1.348bn power project scam

We don’t charge tuition fees, Unilorin clarifies

German development bank invests €31m capital in InfraCredit

ACCA harps on collaboration to boost human capital development

Sterling to become Premier League highest earner

UK  condemns killing of 50 Shiite members, demands investigation

Organized private sector approach to make funding agriculture easier

Agric lending is gaining more ‘bank converts’, this is why

Leicester City players attend funeral of late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in Thailand

U.S Open final: Federer says Serena ‘went too far’

UAM tillers win maiden edition of Higher Institutions Football League

NDDC CEO slot: Camps fight to finish in Rivers, Bayelsa

We are building a powerful momentum for national rebirth and renaissance – Mailafia

‘Presidential candidates must tell Nigerians what they plan to do and how they plan to do it’

Minimum wage, maximum trouble

We don’t have to time live like human beings, truck drivers cry out

From policeman to political juggernaut: The story of Tony Anenih

Is model mortgage system a fading dream?

Unity Bank’s unimpressive results cost investors N1.2 bn loss in 5 days

NUC approves 14 new undergraduate courses for Anchor University, Lagos

Guinness Nigeria appoints Ajogwu, Gallagher as Non-Executive Directors

The itinerant tailor: Changing face of ‘Obioma’ business in Lagos

Fresh controversy trails Buhari’s WAEC attestation certificate  

FG, Coca Cola, others launch $10.8m Safe Birth Initiative 

‘It is wrong to say that Buhari’s anti-corruption war is one-sided’ 

Naira rain for Port Harcourt fruit market fire disaster victims

Saturday, November 03, 2018

INEC cries out: ‘473,476 voters may not vote in Edo in 2019’

Buhari, travel ban and the Nigeria project

BusinessDay 04 Nov 2018

APC has upper hand in South-East and South-South in 2019 – Akpabio

The minimum wage conundrum

Internal crisis in APC deepens as Oshiomhole bombs Okorocha, Amosun

Trouble in the ruling house

Education most neglected, badly polluted and traumatised sector in Nigeria – Olatunji

2019: Hinge of a remarkable past & future 20 years

Abia monarch points the way to environmental cleanliness

King of the Boys hits the screens

How I’ve managed to remain relevant – Alariwo

Oshiomhole carpets Okorocha, Amosun as Uzodinma, Dapo make INEC list

3,000 members dump ADC, join Alao-Akala’s camp in ADP

Why we summoned Ghanaian envoy- FG

FG moves to avoid Tuesday’s nationwide strike

FG reconvenes Tripartite Committee Sunday, to avert Tuesday’s nationwide strike

HSBC, UBS close Nigeria offices as foreign investment falls

Lagos tasks technology companies on more investment

Friday, November 02, 2018

Experts see further slump in investment inflows ahead 2019 elections

FG has spent over N2.7tn on infrastructure – Osinbajo

NACCIMA canvasses for infrastructure in South-East region

Triggr, first emergency mobile app takes on crime control in Nigeria

Stakeholders see automation as future of tax administration in Nigeria

NSE down 16% but world stocks start month firmly

APC crises: Tinubu briefs Buhari

How evolution of money can explain future of cryptocurrencies

Organised labour dares Industrial Court, set for nationwide strike, Tuesday

Did Nigerian banks shut down MTN’s mobile money ambitions?

2018 HiFL finals to go on as planned

Funmilola Awosanya stays creating solutions to solve #unemployment issues

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo celebrates with Grange school at 60

WAEC presents certificate to Buhari

2019: Buhari’s re-election could be lost on back of indiscretions

Giving Back to Society!

APC governorship candidates, their chances and their challenges

The antics of opposition on imaginary insecurity in Akwa Ibom is laughable-Udoh

Rising violence and 2019 general election

Beeta presents second outing of stage play ‘Our Son the Minister’

Raising capital for your startup

What Iran sanctions means for global oil market

Econet media refocuses business towards a digital future

Energy giant, Aiteo transforms Nigeria’s favourite football tournament

EFInA request for proposals round 9 

Thursday, November 01, 2018

BusinessDay 02 Nov 2018

Pressure piles on economy as CBN pursues naira stability at high cost  

Agric, power set to receive attention at maiden Nigeria, Canada Investment Summit

MTN sanctions create ripple effect as investors rethink Nigeria

Stakeholders deliberate on supporting safe births in Nigeria

Vitol acquires 50% of Petrobras deep-water Nigerian field for $1.4bn

Clinotech takes over Ibom specialist hospital

Lagoon hospitals conduct breast cancer walk in commemoration of awareness month  

Apapa gridlock drives haulage costs higher as Christmas approaches

Blockchain technology is disrupting payment processes in the agricultural sector

Nigeria needs a leader, not a saint

Subsidising fuel amidst crushing poverty

Designing  robust business– HRM strategies

Governance: Another critical look

LASG, Hypo sensitise Lagos residents on environmental hygiene

2019: NCWS give Buhari conditions for support

FG saves over N13bn through IT Clearance

2019:Police to destroy 36,000 illegal arms, ammunition

Ease of doing Business: OPS urge FG to prioritise institutional reforms over executive orders

2019: Atiku will reduce fuel price to N87, PDP assures 

Experts see further slump in investment inflows ahead of 2019 elections

AfCFTA focus of discussion as Nigeria hosts Africa trade forum 

Imo APC crises: Rochas storms Presidential Villa

How Board, Staff stall moves to siphon N25bn from NHIS coffers – Board, staff tell Reps

Luxury experiences await Lagos as Twinwaters unveils ultra‑modern centre

Boko Haram kills 13 people in fresh Borno attack

BIEL pushes value proposition, entrepreneurship to check human trafficking in Nigeria

SGF encouraging corruption, impunity in public service – Labour

SPAR intensifies megastore competition, opens new outlet

Edufirst kicks off campaign to reposition education in Nigeria

Consortium of Africa oil led by Vitol acquires 50% stake in Deep Water Nigeria

1 Million Teachers sign training partnership with Sterling Bank

AFC announces completion of tenure of pioneer general counsel

Subsidy arrears: Senate orders MoF, CBN to meet oil marketers

BusinessDay01 Nov 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Firms’ confidence in economy drop to 23.2 in October

FG shifts TSA transaction cost to businesses, individuals

Nigeria falls to 146 on ease of doing business ranking

NLC discloses what each state proposed as minimum wage

CBN dollar reserves slide by $2bn in October