Businessday Nigeria Archive for July 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

INEC admits Situation Room report on 2019 elections

British Prime Minister : APC accuses Atiku of throwing self as shadow President

Police kill four kidnappers, recover arms in Taraba

Buhari’s certifcate saga: Military never asked us to submit certificates to board – Buhari’s witness

AELEX sensitises private sector on DFIs’ funds

NPF Microfinance Bank opts for public offer to raise capital 

Nigeria needs consistent investment of N3trn to deal with infrastructural deficit 

Abiola’s Presidency could have saved Nigeria from religious crises- Buhari

China has given N5.5bn military aid to Nigeria in two years – Defence attaché

Nine reportedly killed in Governor Ishaku’s LGA in fresh Taraba attack

Ogun mulls takeover of N26b Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road

FCT APC wants Bello reappointed FCTA Minister

Government without media is on journey to nowhere, says Sanwo-Olu

Renmoney CEO resigns after one year in position

Bling Lagosians Blings Its Way Past 100 Million Naira At The Box Office

I won’t go into the trouble of choosing my successor- Buhari

Investors lose N63bn as Nigeria stock market reroute south

High finance cost depresses Notore’s Q3 profit

Lawan announces 69 Senate committees 

Seplat grows H1 profit by 15% to $121million

Access bank to maximise cost savings with full migration to CR2 tech solution 

IMN pledged allegiance with foreign countries to destabilise Nigeria – IGP

Imo begins rehabilitation of abandoned Statistics Bureau

FBN Holding posts N294.2bn gross earnings in H1 2019

Monitor Commercial Banks Over False Import Declaration, Group Tells CBN

Why Senate gave Obaseki one week ultimatum to issue another proclamation – Lawan 

Credible elections: Atiku calls for more critical role for judiciary

Media rights body threatens to drag organisations undermining FOIA to court

World Friendship Day: “33” Export connects long-lost friends

Senate confirms all ministerial nominees 

‘We are bringing Omega to Nigerians who are always seeking what is new and unique’

Enforce laws with human face, Sanwo-Olu tells security operatives

Deutsche Bank probes access of fired workers to lender’s systems Compliance blunder

N2trn investment in auto assembly threatened over disquiet on bill rejection

London Stock Exchange lays $27bn bet that data are the future

EU candidates for IMF job narrowed down to three

Imo: Supreme Court strikes out suit against Gov. Ihedioha’s emergence

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poisoned, says lawyer

NAHCO repositions for growth as shareholders get N406m dividend

H1’19: Oando posts N7.2bn profit after tax

Rise in extremist violence puts Germans on edge

Ecobank Nigeria Removes Two Million Plastic Bottles From Lagos Streets

TECNO phone maker targets $4 billion valuation as China green lights listing

Okowa hails Darius Ishaku At 65

Sterling sinks 1% to under $1.23 on no-deal Brexit rhetoric

Senate backs Reps to take over Edo Assembly 

Trump replaces national intelligence director Dan Coats

Exxonmobil joins Shell, Seplat in Nigeria rig hunt

$800m in private sector financing is required to complete Energising Economies initiative – Ogunbiyi

D’banj covers July edition of BusinessDay’s CEO magazine

How to address challenges of transport infrastructures to ease travel, cargo movement – Lawal

Deutsche Bank probes access of fired workers to lender’s systems

Turkish Airlines adds Indonesia’s world-famous holiday island, Bali to its flight network

Meadow Hall Foundation bags award for innovation in education

Beijing backs Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam as protests rage

Delta wants NLC to proffer solutions to nation’s economy challenges

Covenant university team projects adjudged best at 2019 Enactus national competition

Five banks face civil lawsuit in London over forex dealing

Shrinking Chinese car market sparks fears over foreign groups’ future

Alleged N2bn fraud: EFCC arrests Kwara director,6 microfinance bank MDs

Buhari set to re-appoint Ngige Labour Minister as NLC kicks

GSK’s H1’19 profit hits N372mn amid plans to restructure supply chain operations

Union Bank profit rises 3.5 percent to N11.85bn in H1

AIICO’s share price rebounds on strong earnings growth

Hubmart Stores expands operations in Nigeria’s competitive retail market

Weak investor appetite for naira stocks exacerbate foreign portfolio deficit by 12% in H1

Heineken grows Q2 revenue 3% as malt volumes in Nigeria grew in single-digit

Chivita 100% clinches outstanding fruit juice brand of the year award

We have recorded substantial gains in fight against human trafficking in Edo – Obaseki

Babalakin harps on need for continuous legal education

THT holds providers’ forum, assures of timely payment of claims

Nigeria’s Distributed Renewable Energy may create more than 72, 000 new jobs by 2023 – Power for All Survey

John Obaro: The man driving the success of TSA

4yrs of publishing operations report, NNPC’s image problem persists

Egina project, others increases Total’s finance cash inflows to $7.2 billion in Q2 2019

NPDC may take over operatorship of blocks as licence renewals near

Monday, July 29, 2019

Updated: Fashola seeks N10trn bond to rebuild Nigeria’s infrastructure 

Updated: Glo subscribers suffer partial disconnection from MTN network

‘We must leverage technology to empower people for a digital economy, end extreme poverty’

BusinessDay, Trinity University to partner on robust intellectual engagements

Like Apapa, deplorable roads threaten business activities in Onne, Calabar Ports

How economic condition pushes urban slum settlers into living on throes of squalour

Mobile phones, internet and jobs in Africa (2)

The foundation of sea power (2)

‘Tackling malaise of teacher quality should top education ministers’ to-do list’

Multinationals, SMEs identified as drivers of innovation, as government lags

MTN Nigeria records strongest Q2 customer growth in years

Does Nigeria’s IMC industry have agenda for incoming minister?

Addressing mental health issues in organizations

Stand up for food safety

Telcos maintain earnings momentum amid fragile economy

Creating modern, affordable kitchen experience with GROHE system solutions

Tenants, home buyers advised to avoid pseudo practitioners in real estate sector

Coca Cola Nigeria, Stanbic IBTC keep agencies eager on accounts’ pitch results

Base transceiver station, critical infrastructure and threat to national security

Apprenticeship, traineeship and the death of Precious Owolabi

Architecture, uncommon masterplan earn Alaro City regional lead, recognition

How to engage children over the holidays

Coca-Cola Nigeria appoints Yebeltal Getachew as Managing Director

Robbers kill two in central Nigeria as BusinessDay Correspondent survives four gunshots

Lori hires experts in move to expand footprint across Africa

FG, Lagos, resolve 10-year waterways regulation dispute

Strike: Gbajabiamila brokers truce between FG, Resident Doctors

PDP urges Senate to submit ministerial list to EFCC

Lagos Assembly sets to screen Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet nominees

Ministerial screening: Ex-gov advocates huge tax regime for the rich

INEC harnesses lessons from 2019 general elections for future polls

Inlaks gives N4.5million to tech startups with innovative insuretech solutions

Senate to revisit Water Resource Bill

MTN obtains super-agent licence in preparation for PSB permit

Insecurity: Buhari must urgently reorganise nation’s security setup – ADP

Brazil, key template for Nigeria on development banking, says Kaberuka

Ministerial list: Buhari is generous in his nomination – Oshiomhole

Electoral reforms: Atiku seeks implement of Uwais report

Financial Derivatives Company hosts stakeholders to discuss unification of foreign exchange in Nigeria

Nigeria artiste, Tokunbo Browne launches art exhibition ‘Adumaadan’

Service disruption persists as Glo subscribers suffer partial disconnection from MTN network

Pfizer and Mylan set to merge off-patent drugs businesses

Rising replacement cost dents quoted insurers’ underwriting profit

London Stock Exchange confirms $27bn Refinitiv takeover talks

CBN supplies $494.2m, CNY36m into forex market in one week

Act Foundation lifts living standards of 220,000 Nigerians

Danish delay threatens Nord Stream 2 progress

China’s first used cars export debuts at Guangdong

AB InBev shares hit 1yr high after strong half-year performance

Sajid Javid to release over £1bn for no-deal Brexit planning

Poor policy implementation inflates Nigeria’s poverty class – experts

Trustfund Pensions points ways to sustain pension scheme

ICBC becomes troubled Chinese bank’s top shareholder

Dangote Cement grows half-year profit by 5.4% to N119.24bn

Nestle, Dangote Flour, others spur NSE’s positive start

Philippe Goron Appointed MD of Ringardas Nigeria

Money spent to import fuel in five years can build 14 refineries of 100,000bpd – investigations

Powell prepares to launch pivotal interest rate cut

Inclusion of Land Use Act, NHF in 9th Senate’s agenda raises hope for housing sector, economy

N2 trillion investment in auto assembly threatened over disquiet on bill rejection

DBN advances N70bn loans to over 50,000 MSMEs in 18 months

African presidents, global leaders tackle job creation, youth empowerment at 2019 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

Information technology stakeholders calls for improved government focus, incentives in ICT

Nigeria’s lagging oil, gas reforms continue to shut-out potential investors

Oando’s profit dips 18.5% in H1’19 on increased administrative expenses

Popular Tech YouTuber Fisayo Fosudo Signs Official Partnership with BusinessDay

Want to buy a car? Here are 8 reasons why a Toyota Corolla is a smart buy

Ebonyi blind students decry government neglect

Nestle Nigeria Half-year profit jumps 22% to 26.24bn

MTN and Airtel scramble for market share

MTNN set for second straight year of trillion naira revenues

Fashola calls for N10trn infrastructure bond

Kwara mulls tougher anti-kidnapping law

From ECoBank to Unilever, guidance to last week’s half-year results

Ministerial Screening: Fashola calls for N10trn Sukuk bond to plug Nigeria’s infrastructure gap

A taste of the euphoria in Limpopo

INEC fails to call witnesses in defence of Buhari’s election

N50 instead of N400 per litre of kero

Money spent to import fuel in five years can build 14 refineries of 100,000bpd

Would Buhari’s announcement of ministers revive the Nigerian equity market?

Dangote Cement reports 5.4% growth in profit for half-year 2019

OML 25: Radio programme sparks off row in Port Harcourt

Easy ways to solve 10 biggest money problems people have (2)

300,000 persons living with viral hepatitis B in Taraba

Petroleum executives in Nigeria to benefit from Africa’s first training programme

Air Peace cancels flights to Enugu airport over runway flooding

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Nigeria’s multi-billion naira pharma industry shrinks as AfCFTA nears

Here’s what it’ll take for S&P to upgrade Nigeria for first time since 2016

Nigeria will lose out on AfCFTA if issues around ports, taxes remain unresolved—MAN DG

Oando announces N7.2bn profit after tax in half-year 2019

Ehigiator: Entrepreneur creating unique printing services

Weaker sales trim Okomu Oil’s half-year profit

Liquidity challenged

Three seemingly unrelated events with some milk

Access Bank’s N30bn Tier II local Bond oversubscribed by N13.6bn

Inter-ethnic dialogue is the first step towards Nigerian unity

Nigerian code of corporate governance 2018

Nestle’s capacity to settle long-term debt strengthens in H1

Shoot the message, not the messenger!

Nigerian power sector: opportunities and threats (2)

Mutual funds asset in record high of N777bn on demand for low-risk instruments

How Kweek Social uses digital marketing skills to empower SMEs

Why Federal Government has to make the Siemens deal work

ALSCON set to reopen as NA places Ajaokuta concession on hold

LAC Autos & Spares partners Asia-Africa to deliver affordable trucks to Nigerians

MTNN creates new wealth for shareholders with N60bn interim dividend

CCNN’s net margin advances to 8-year high as revenue spikes

Manufacturers call for removal of industrial constraints to spike growth

Awalade-Ologbenla: Innovative fashion designer                   

KAM Industries chairman elected MAN Basic Metals helmsman

Talent Empowerment Programme moves to support children with disabilities

Kano Pillars, Nasawara Amazons emerge winners of 2019 AITEO Cup

Dozens of mourners killed by Boko Haram in Borno state – BBC

We outlawed criminality of IMM, not freedom of worship- Presidency

Suit challenging Buhari’s qualification: Appellants drag Buhari to S’Court

Lagos, UAE to partner on security, traffic management

AFCFTA: Buhari approves Nigeria National Action Committee 

WHO urges Nigeria, others to make hepatitis testing, treatment accessible

PIGB most politicised bill in NASS -Akpatason

Real Madrid cancel Gareth Bale’s record move to Chinese Super League

NCAA audits AirPeace’s fleet, says its aircraft airworthy

Cybercrime: Proper enlightenment needed to keep cyberspace safe – NCC

Presidency backs Senate over ‘bow and go’ tradition

Nigeria’s motorcycle-hailing business threatened by increasing state hoodlums 

APC toys with extinction in South-South as Edo crisis worsens

Updated: Sports stakeholders set agenda for new minister

Ministerial nominees in intense lobby for ‘juicy’ portfolios

Nigeria’s education sector in tatters

Osinbajo urges African youths to change Continent’s negative narratives

Shi’ites vs Police: 48 hours of madness in Abuja

Brand authenticity, market dominance gives SIFAX Group BusinessDay Award

Airtime, data, roaming send MTN Nigeria’s half-year revenue to N567bn

Presidential Taskforce on Apapa Gridlock: So far, so good

With $5bn worth, Dallas Cowboys top world’s most valuable sports team

Human capital critical to harnessing marine resources – Head of Service

Saturday, July 27, 2019

‘Nigeria needs to liberalise the downstream petroleum sector to drive investments’

Entrepreneurship has becomes very critical in today’s Nigeria – Imoukhuede

Ministerial list: ActionAid urges Buhari to include youths and more women

Wike berates NDDC, threatens court action

Ecobank posts 15% increase in H1’19 profit on higher fee and commission income

I come from a family of doctors, but destined to be a lawyer – Oladapo

AUN commences engineering programmes from 2019 fall semester

Sedentary lifestyles: Middle-aged workers now more at risk than pensioners

Nigeria needs divine intervention in the present security situation – Prophet Francis

Kogi guber election: Wada, Bello and Ameh woo electorate with great promises

Rare Nike trainers sell for record $437, 500

Lawmakers beg Akeredolu over deplorable condition of Ondo Assembly complex

What’s really getting Governor Fayemi ticking?

Governors’ wives back Aisha Buhari’s stand on violence against women, children

Lagos and the imperatives of environmental regeneration

Amplefoods’ unique food recycling model

Stop the politics on Ogun judicial complex

Hacey Health kicks off media entrepreneurship boot camp in Lagos

Health benefits of Baobab tree

Aboyeji takes over as General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church, Nigeria

Enyimba economic city, IFC sign MoU to market project to global market

Simba Group rewards dealers

Budweiser announces global partnerships with Premier League and LaLiga

Be your children’s role model, parents told

AfDB advocates Africa Youth Investment Bank to deepen economic empowerment

Proscription of Shiites is illegal, unconstitutional- Ozekhome

FIFA bans ex-Sierra Leone FA official for receiving bribes

AITEO Cup grand finale sets Kaduna alight

NIMC expands enrolment to Saudi Arabia, Ghana, others

Benin elders back Obaseki’s proclamation letter to Edo Assembly

Clergy seeks FG’s intervention to resettle Taraba IDPs to avert hunger

Buhari is the boss I’d kill to have

Benin Owena Basin mentors youths on beekeeping

Delta deputy governor faults destruction of illegal refineries by security agents

Abia to keep faith with World Bank’s programmes – Ikpeazu

Ikpeazu lauds Diaspora Nigerians for contributing to national development

‘Transparency, accountability essential ingredients for corporate governance’

Onu’s target to reach China’s 2019 tech development level in 30yrs shows poverty of ambition

Friday, July 26, 2019

At TEF, Africa’s leaders, business champions seek empowerment for continent’s youths

NAFDAC warns Nigerians on consumption of animal hides

Four abducted Turkish nationals regain freedom in Kwara

Ad-hoc Committees continue responsibilities even with Standing Committees – Reps

Senate violates constitution, screens nominees without assets declaration certificates

I will unbundle Supreme Court if appointed AGF, says Keyamo

Nigeria’s GDP can hit $1.5trn with new national carrier – Sirika

CBN clarifies proposed policy on FX restriction to importers of milk

ETI grows Q2 profit by 15.4% to N59.49bn as Fitch affirms its ‘B’ outlook stable

Alleged fraud: Rochas Foundation College was on vacation when we visited – EFCC

AfCFTA: Why Nigeria must devise measures to prevent being turned to dumping ground 

Nigeria to send 50 volunteers to Liberia- Buhari

Why Buhari nominated Adegbite despite opposition from Ogun APC – Party Chieftain

Air Peace captain debunks report saying aircraft landed without tyres

Experts pinpoint transparency, accountability as essential ingredients for corporate governance

FCMB Rewards Hundreds of Customers in the Second Draws of “Millionaire Promo Season 6’’

Industrial animal hides are being sold as ‘Ponmo’ – NAFDAC warns

Why Nigerians will remain in detention despite court orders, by Malami

How Can Blockchain Boost Business Growth In Nigeria

OTC market: Fixed income, currency turnover down 6.70% to N19.12trn

Lawmakers urge Akeredolu to repair Assembly Complex in Ondo

Exam malpractice: WAEC withholds results of 180,205 candidates

EU and Canada close to agreeing WTO appeal court alternative

IPAN launches business network breakfast series

Boris Johnson demands removal of Irish backstop for Brexit deal

UK minister of State for Africa commends WISH Africa for impactful maiden edition

BMO lauds Senate over timely screening of minister – nominees

Shiites protest: Police beef- up security across the nation

Osinbajo to chart path for national cohesion at LCC 70th anniversary lecture

Southwest pulls out of Newark due to 737 Max groundings

Group condemns clustering of petrol stations at residential areas in Enugu

EU urges alliance with US to counter Chinese tech dominance

Oil firm brings succour to host community as thousands receive free medical service

Draghi hints at new measures to boost ailing eurozone economy

Olayinka Aro-lambo, stitch by stitch, she treads her way to living in the reality of her dreams

TNT TV gets new management to improve operations

ART X Lagos returns for a fourth year

Yemi Alade; the songstress on the rise

‘We can’t just have one huge monolith of the national grid’- Ufere-Awoonor

Digital doesn’t have to be disruptive

‘My father was the first to bring luxury to Nigeria 30 years ago’- Obayuwana

At home with Ger Buckley, foremost Jameson’s cooper

NNPC’s federation account remittance falls to 13-month low

OkadaBooks For The Weekend Featuring Tealson Taylor’s Failed Woman

C’river decries involvement of youths in cultism

Policy framework, reforms key to development of Nigerian sports – Experts

MTN Nigeria declares interim Dividend of N60bn

Lawmaker wants flood disaster averted in Apapa

NGO funds eye surgery for 20 children

Dietitian highlights health benefits of orange juice

Heritage Bank’s training institute gets CIBN accreditation as Refinery School

Nigerians differ on appointment of legion of political aides

NAHCO expands service delivery capacity to meet patrons’ expectations

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Near misses show aviation sector in need of safety audit

Takeaways from BusinessDay Agribusiness & Food Security Summit

EKSU’s N100 award prize exposes Nigerian public varsities with faulty reward system

Retail investors dump N78bn worth of stocks in June, the most in 2019

Scandal, lessons and the rise and fall of Eizu Uwaoma

The predatory state and Nigeria’s systemic dysfunction

Regulating religion

The imperative of defeating Fulani hegemony 

FG’s import, tax waivers help gas companies cut cost

How many business opportunities are your people throwing away?

Abducted NGO worker claims Leah Sharibu has been killed

Cheers, jeers trail appointment of multiple aides by Gbajabiamila, other political office holders

69% of rape, sexual violence survivors are under age

Nigeria lags Mauritius, Botswana, Gabon on sustainable economic development

Stanbic IBTC, ARM Money Market Funds assigned Aa(F) rating by Augusto & Co. on risk aversion nature

Data Protection policy to create 3,500 jobs – NITDA DG

NMA seeks improved security in Nigeria

GTBank holds 9th annual autism conference

Farmcrowdy merges subsidiaries to boost efficiency, deepen market penetration

Hajj August 2019: Travel tips for total health package

Economy: Experts set new roadmap for Federal Govt

Leah Sharibu: Video creates urgency for Security action- Presidency

Stop insulting our sensibilities, Southern/Middle Belt leaders warn ACF

Boeing records biggest ever Q2 loss on MAX 737 grounding

11plc’s half-year profit falters on higher cost of sales, finance cost

EM growth set to slow on weak industrial sentiment, trade tension

Knocks for Senate as 16 out of 24 ministerial nominees asked to ‘bow and go’

Ondo Govt denies forming Miyetti Allah vigilante group

Diaspora $25bn remittances in 2018 represent 83% of national budget, 6. 1% of GDP – FG

Reps to probe spending on power sector reforms

Monarch decries occupation of 17 Taraba villages by herdsmen

NOIPolls finds rape highly prevalent, becoming a menace in Nigeria

Lawan urges Legislature, Executive to work together to ensure PIGB becomes law

Nigerians in Diaspora potent force for national development- FG

FRSC issues traffic advisory on Berger-Ogun River repair work

Gov. Obaseki, Zakari to lead stakeholders to MMS transport leadership lecture

APC aspirants faults Buhari over ministerial list

Buhari to attend Liberia Independence anniversary

Lower borrowing cost boosts Flour Mills’ Q1 profit by most in 4 years

Lagos needs priority sector, partnerships to create a 21st century economy – Experts

Taraba: Bishop pleads with Jukun, Tiv to avert killings

Nigeria top list of countries that discussed AFCON 2019

Taraba APC says it accepts choice of Mamman as minister nominee

Esepo wins best boxer prize at GOtv Boxing Night 19

The Money Man: Cristiano Ronaldo earns whopping £780,000 per post on Instagram

Breaking: House of Reps Constitutes Standing Committees

FG to amend Marriage Act to address inconsistencies in certificate issuance

NSACC holds July 2019 breakfast forum in Lagos

Nigeria loses out of opportunities in ocean economy as China reports $962bn in 2014

NSE donates N20m to support cancer detection initiatives across Nigeria

Presco gets shareholders approval to pay N2bn dividend for 2018

9mobile to announce winner of 2018 Prize for Literature

A/Ibom rejects controversial hospital equipment

NNPC Seeks Chevron’s Support to Build Condensate Refinery, halt fuel import

Otedola Extends Lifeline to Sadiq Daba

How we blocked 6.9m cyber threats in 2018 – Trend Micro boss

Flour Mills Nigeria earnings go up in Flames

National Hackathon Series 1.0: Young creatives converge to build tech aimed at improving educational outcomes

WACT $10m investment in harbour crane brings Onne at par with Lagos ports

SON says ready to play part in AFCTA implementation

Obaseki hails FG’s Diaspora Day declaration, tasks community on more contributions

Enyo, Bosch strengthen partnership for automotive parts, services

Kenya example exposes weakness in Nigeria’s move to force bank lending – S&P

NNPC pledges support for ENI, Agip on cash-call repayment

UMEH Group unveils expansion of media businesses in Africa

Silverbird, BusinessDay, Eventstracer sign MoU to launch Silverbird small business event circuit

Access Bank CEO dedicates N1bn for schools in Northern Nigeria

CSOs partner Reps on national anti corruption summit

Department of Justice opens review into Big Tech’s market power 

China is using trade war with US to defeat liberal thinkers 

Eurozone manufacturing activity worst in almost seven years 

Deutsche Bank slumps to largest quarterly loss since 2015 

Facebook to pay $5bn to resolve probe into privacy violations 

Boeing sinks to biggest ever quarterly loss on 737 Max crisis 

Robert Mueller dismisses Trump claim of ‘total exoneration’ 

Nigerian Content Board pledges to work with Tranos, impressed with products quality

African governments and the church of ‘Nkrumahnomics’

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

How FX restriction of milk will impact Nigerian economy

US visa restriction on complicit politicians, my vindication – Atiku

Nigeria hopes for new wave of investments in Fintech with Interswitch listing

Lafarge sustains profitability in H1

NNPC loses $1billion annually to inefficiency, others- says BPE

AIG names winners for its Masters programme at Oxford

Does backward integration make sense for manufacturers?

Revisiting Nigeria’s past to better its future. History series101

NAICOM gives Aug. 20 deadline for insurers to submit recapitalisation plans

‘There is a huge opportunity in the gas space that has not even been exploited’

Only the paranoid will survive Buhari’s Nigeria

Transcorp Hotels spreads hospitality wings to Lagos

$4m investment for robotic surgery centre births in Nigeria

NNPC targets reserve increment as it secures $3.15bn financing for oil field

A Drilling Rig As A Vessel: Distinguishing The Transocean Case Vis A Vis Seadrill Case

SERAP drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million children out of school’

The city we need is affordable

CBN milk ban could worsen the herder insecurity crisis

IOCs see opportunity in utility fragmentation in Nigeria, Europe

Of rape and abuse, oh justice, where is thy truth?

Commuters react as Lagos mulls license fee for bike hailing start-ups

Conspiracy against retirees  

Omega partners Polo Luxury for first wristwatch store in Africa

iTel Mobile gives out N3.6 million in consumer promo

MTN appoints Ernest Ndukwe as new chairman, as Pascal Dozie, others exit board

U.S. calls for participation in FTA with Africa as AGOA ends in 2025

FIFA bans CAF ExCo member Musa Bility over misappropriation of funds

Kidnappers yet to contact family of Lafia Hospital’s CMD, others 

Ministerial nominees roll out plans for Nigeria

Magu decries UK’s slow action on Diezani, pledges stronger ties with Interpol

How EFCC traced, marked Ex-Gov Okorocha properties – Orilade

Buhari congratulates Johnson, new British Prime Minister

FG seeks partnership against child labour

Seplat sees biggest gain in 2019 after announcing Delapalme as Director

UK’s Supreme Court permits Nigerian communities to pursue case against Shell in England

Nigeria at risk of losing $15 billion of crisis-era bad loans

Med-View aircraft makes emergency landing, deploys oxygen masks

NNPC has not paid Eni’s cash call payments for 3 months

EY swells rank of standard API advocates in Nigeria

Finchglow CEO seeks FG’s support in reducing capital flight in aviation downstream sector

TEP launches movie, book to raise funds for children with disabilities

Google brings ‘Nigerian’ touch to major app revisions

Lawmakers urge NERC to investigate efficiency of power distribution companies

Nigeria risks losing opportunity to become West Africa’s natural gas hub

Emergency Landing: Air Peace says its airplanes are airworthy, suspects pilot error

Reps reconsider four bills from 8th Assembly

At ministerial screening, Ogah tasks NASS to pass PIGB

Tribunal dismisses PDM’s petition against Buhari

Investors laud Lafarge restructuring as stock hits 8-month high

NNPC promises Prompt Remittances to Federation Account

US State Department travel ban validates claims of electoral malpractices- Atiku

‘Big data analytics tools can be used to identify and combat cybersecurity threat’

Senate screens Akpabio, Akume, others

Some visa-free destinations for Nigerian travellers this summer

PENCOM funds shouldn’t be for budget deficits – Oshiomhole

With Nigerian Bond Yields at 14%, Nobody Wants Equities

11plc’s half-year profit falters on higher cost of sales

Isa Pantami: Nigeria’s next ICT Minister?

Documentation of immigrants to ensure proper planning, security

Lagos rolls out bulldozers on Lagos-Badagry road

NNPC, Morocco commit‎ to delivering on gas pipeline agreement

NNPC, Budget Office strategise on budgets

NNPC to partner Indonesian Oil Company to improve bilateral trade beyond $2.5bn

Buhari swears in Tanko as CJN

‘We currently serve 74% of the commercial banks in Nigeria and top companies’

‘Single digit interest rate will improve mortgage segment of real estate in Nigeria’

AfCFTA: We have developed strategies to optimize benefits- Buhari

AFCFTA: We have developed strategies to optimize benefits- Buhari

IMF raises Nigeria forecast growth by 0.3 percent amid global growth concerns

Why we imposed Visa ban on Nigerians suspected of undermining Democracy- US

US imposes visa ban on Nigerians suspected of undermining democracy

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Sanwo-Olu honours Jakande at 90

Buhari picks politics over policy with ministerial list

Nigerian stock valuation sees marginal decline on weak investor sentiment

CBN to begin monthly check of banks’ LDR after Sept 30

Lack of quality assurance, finance hinder market access of agro commodities – Experts

Interswitch needs to focus more stock sales at London Stock Exchange – analysts

Gbajabiamila’s 33 aides: Who betwitched Nigeria!

Fidelity guaranty cover for pension opens new revenue opportunity for insurers

National Assembly intervention is an impediment to peaceful resolution of Edo Assembly impasse – Ojezua

Financial inclusion: Is CBN on track to meet deadline target?

Nigeria/Siemens deal could unravel power sector privatisation

Here are what importers, exporters want to see in $1.5bn Lekki Deep Seaport

Poverty generators everywhere

Gokada records 99.8% safety milestone since commencement of operations

Rising CO2 to deplete crop nutrients in Africa, globally – Study

Nigeria loses over $25bn yearly to illegal activities on waterways – Amaechi

Banditry, killings and seeming conspiracy of silence

STACO Insurance pays N1.6 billion in 2018

BUA Group emerges with a hybrid app to spur financial inclusion

NPA approves integration of CRFFN into authority’s web portal

AfCFTA: Group fears Nigeria will turn into dumping ground for fake products

Forget diversity and inclusion: Just be nice and compassionate

Heritage Bank advocates partnership in technological, infrastructural development

DMO lists FGN second N100bn Sukuk on NSE

Issa- Onilu hails Buhari for nominating Lai Mohammed, Saraki as Ministers

Stocks gain most in 8 weeks after Buhari transmits ministerial list to Senate

Lawan assures NASS will amend Land Use Act to drive affordable housing

Political actors seek national honour for Jakande at 90

Optimism, skepticism greet Buhari’s ministerial list

Senate suspends recess to screen ministerial nominees 

Ministerial list shows Buhari paying lip service to corruption fight

Stock investors record N163bn gain as market halts loss trend

LASG rolls out bulldozers on Lagos-Badagry road

NNPC Secures $3.15bn Financing for OML 13 to spike crude reserve

UK Government’s export credit agency doubles appetite limit for Nigeria to £1.25bn

Benue To employ over 5,000 professional teachers

North Has Failed Despite Opportunities of Office – Senator Shehu Sani

Airpeace aircraft makes emergency landing in Lagos, experience nosewheel failure

Okowa Hails Warri Wolves On Promotion To NPFL

Extradition to US: Kashamu battle for survival at Supreme Court 

Controversy trails construction of Calabar-Itu highway project

Unending Heights launches own CBD oil line in Nigeria 

Insecurity: We must come together to find lasting solution – NASS

Borno to invest ‘heavily’ in water sector to end scarcity –  Gov. Zulum

Iran says it disrupted US spy ring operating inside country

This is change management — without all the risk and upheaval

Boris Johnson’s allies line up for key cabinet roles

Nigeria’s beauty industry seeks to make a difference with beauty business summit

IMF lowers its global growth forecast again as risks remain to the ‘downside’

Buhari mourns Channels reporter, DCP killed in Shiites protest

Ministerial List: Akeredolu Commends Buhari Over Alasoadura’s Appointment

Division among Reps over release of El Zakzaky

MPC retains interest rate at current level of 13.5 percent

The day Deutsche Bank’s boss decided on a radical solution

Boris Johnson beats Jeremy Hunt to become Uk’s next prime minister

FG, Sterling Bank, others boost 340,000 SMES via renewable energy

Equifax to pay up to $700m in US settlement over data breach

Ineffective rail transport impeding port operations in Nigeria – Usman

France urges IMF age-cap rethink in hunt for Lagarde successor

Over 500 investors to visit Nigeria for inaugural Horasis-in-nigeria business meeting

Boris Johnson wins Tory contest to become UK prime minister

N-Power delists 2525 beneficiaries for absconding

Updated: Full List of 43 Ministerial Nominees and their States

See those who made it to Buhari’s ministerial list

Investors reward Lafarge with higher prices as stock hit 8-month high

Buhari sends Ministerial List to Senate

Emmanuel Ijewere: An ‘accidental farmer’ redefining Agribusiness in Nigeria

WACCIMA engages stakeholders on how to enhance business linkages

Benue Governor Swears In 15 Commissioners, Assigns Portfolios

Steer clear of Edo Assembly or see war, Edo youths warn House of Reps

FG takes MSME Clinics to Lagos as branding summit holds

Turkish nationals’ abductors demand N16m ransom

Sankore Investment launches new ventures for investors

Sankore Investment Launches Sankore Real Wealth and Sankore Agriculture for Investors

Channels TV loses reporter Precious Owolabi to police-Shiite clash

Kenya’s $775m wind project is Africa’s largest, teaches Nigeria how to be ambitious 

Gasco Marine to raise N40 billion financing for expansion

Renewable energy growth in Nigeria is creating jobs abroad

Singaporean company seals Nigeria FPSO deal worth $902m on Anyala, Madu oil fields

Nigeria’s plan to sell flared gas gathers steam

Monday, July 22, 2019

Value appreciation for shareholders key to LEKOIL’s 2019 strategy- CEO

Trexm flaunts flare management tool at Nigeria Oil and Gas conference 2019

Greenville’s $500m plant boosts Nigerian industries with LNG

How use of blockchain for land registry can unlock $900bn dead capital in real estate

Shiite protest: Buhari orders IGP to secure Abuja, Nigerians

Africa’s youth population to drive strong mobile subscriber numbers

Civil servants or evil servants: Myth versus reality

Nigeria seeks to double power output on Siemens’ deal

The foundation of sea power (1)

Availability of data, product alternatives are making consumer more relevant today – says Kantar director

Mobile phones, internet and jobs in Africa (1)

SAS announces $1 billion investment in Artificial Intelligence

Lessons for Nigeria from Gambia on ways to build cheaply, profitably

Nigeria’s transportation sector: As good as the competence of its human resources

Fintech players discuss need to focus on financial health

Rights and protection of Nigerian consumers: who takes responsibilities?

Opportunity opens for home buyers to own luxury apartments, experience waterfront living

Ikpoki, Thorpe, Olubodun task experiential marketers to engage CEOs, SMEs

The rise and rise of the creative sector

Why non-implementation of holistic education policy stifles sector growth

Town planners seek collaboration with science & tech, urban devt ministries

Developer explains why construction cost, selling price of properties differ by over 35%

Huge business spin-off expected as Coscharis, Renault partnership re-awakens auto assembly industry

A peep into living conditions in low-income, over-crowded suburbs

Slum2School Africa, Anthony Joshua partner to tackle out-of-school children challenge

Channels TV Confirms reporter killed in Shiites-Police Class in Abuja Monday

Zamfara: PDP Govs Forum applauds Supreme Court rejection to review judgement

How we spent $1bn Excess Crude Account Fund -Presidency

Resident doctors suspend impending strike as Gbajabiamila intervenes

Iwobi shifts focus to Arsenal after AFCON, denies exit reports from North London

Bility to file case against CAF at Court of Arbitration for Sport

I will make Local Governments autonomous under my administration -Ihedioha

Alleged N7.6bn fraud: Ex-Abia Gov, Kalu opens defence

Lagos taps from diaspora Nigerians to further grow economy

Updated: Shiite protest: Police decry death of DCP, warn that ‘enough is enough’

Breaking: Shiites kill Deputy Commissioner of Police, injure 3 other officers

Africa Prudential’s mid-year profit hits N1bn mark, sees turnaround in digital technology unit

Military releases 151 ex-Boko Haram combatants to Borno govt

I wouldn’t need APC chairmen’s intervention to resolve conflicts- Lawan

El – Zakzaky: Buhari Orders IGP to secure Abuja

PepsiCo eyes African growth with $1.7bn offer to acquire Pioneer Foods

NAMB President says MFB company keen on attracting wholesale funds to drive SMEs ‎growth

Onitsha Main market, others safe for business in Anambra – vigilante group

School principal advocates sponsorship for less privileged children

Poor H1 scorecards fail to spur investors interest in stocks

Real Madrid offer €90m plus Gareth Bale to sign Neymar from PSG

Umuada Igbo at home, Diaspora hail Obiano’s agric projects

Tension in Onitsha as police seal Modebe Plaza, sack 70,000 traders

OutsideInHR partners Israeli edutech firm on gamification certifications for professionals, entrepreneurs across Nigeria

United Capital half-year profit pares despite second quarter pick up

Cars45 enhances access to vehicle ownership, rolls out 2 more franchise lots in Lagos

Nasarawa Govt partners CBN, to implement Agricultural value chain programmes

Police and Shi’ite group clash in Abuja, one dead says Reuters

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges

FMDQ derivative markets to improve capital market efficiency

Oil firms now expected to underperform year on year on lower oil prices in 2019

Buharinomics hurts NSE 30 profit

What to expect as Fidson signs partnership with Japanese pharmaceutical company

Nigeria’s debt portfolio below threshold, but concerns on repayment threatens

UPDATE 1:  Sporadic shootings rock Abuja as Shiites, security clash again

Consolidate SystemSpecs’ TSA gains to avoid economic disaster – NEAF

UPDATED: Buhari targets 25,000 megawatts power generation, signs roadmap with Siemens

NNPC IJV not a holistic solution to oil sector challenges, experts say

Sluggish start of 9th Senate threatens economic revamp – Analysts

CBN goes harder on banks, exempt lenders from participating in OMO bill

Gunmen abduct four Turkish expatriates in Kwara

Five Nigerian startups emerge at Immersion Lagos programme

Haven homes earned the trust

Transcorp’s H1 profit dampens on steep decline in two revenue pillars

First Bank of A commitment to social impact

Cadbury returns to profitability with best half-year performance in 5 years

AfCFTA: Nigeria will be big loser without productive and trade capacities

‘Power for all’ urges FG to adopt Tanzanian, Kenyan model to drive renewable energy growth

Reminiscences from Dick Kramer’s “factory of professionals”

Opportunities you can leverage to achieve financial independence post-retirement

How investors can take position as Debt Office releases Q3 Bond issuance calendar

Focus shifts to pricing as Interswitch hires advisers for Lagos, London IPO

CEOs whose banks deliver most return on investors’ funds

Supreme Court refuses APC’s application to review decision on Zamfara

FG, Siemens to sign electricity deal today

Renewable energy firm Virtus closes N446m loan facility to electrify markets

Nigeria’s growth imperative

Examining the five-year agenda of the CBN

How do Financial Bubbles Typically Start?

The Nigerian code of corporate governance on board appointments

Nigerian Power Sector – Opportunities And Threats

Interswitch to hire JPMorgan for 2019 IPO

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Flour Mills cuts borrowing costs to 3-year low as positives lurk amid industry-wide troubles

Banks’ claim on states’ bonds rises 267% to N68.22bn in Q1

Exceptional business leaders set to shine at BusinessDay’s NBL Awards

Weak economy slows uptake of micro pension

Analysts see CBN holding key rate as MPC meets today

Why improved manufacturing PMI signposts gradual economic recovery

Recapitalisation for insurance companies at this time will backfire on the long-run – Chilekezi

Coscharis expands vehicle assembly operations amid economic woes

FAE eyes larger market share with premium envelopes

SEEDi urges FG to create MSMEs development plan

Inside Evarest Nnaji’s entrepreneurship world

Insurers’ returns dip on rising replacement cost

Constituency project tracking not to witch-hunt – ICPC boss

$1b Excess Crude Fund: We have spent $880m to procure arms – Presidency

Edo Assembly crisis: APC asks Obaseki to obey Reps resolution

Four Turkish nationals kidnapped in Kwara State

PDP raises alarm over whereabouts of $1bn ECA withdrawal 

ICPC to crack down on VCs over fake NYSC mobilization

Nigeria’s medical device market booms to reach $184.4m by 2022

Critics of open governance can’t distract me -Makinde

Oyegun slams Oshiomhole over fuelling Edo APC crisis

Four Turks kidnapped in Nigeria, police launch rescue operation

SEC warns capital market operators against unethical practices

Alleged rape: Police confirm inviting Bisola and Timi Dakolo

NAMA splits Lagos airspace to reduce congestion, ensure efficiency

Fiddling while Nigeria burns

The return of MMM: All that glitters not gold

Wole Soyinka: Celebrating African literary at 85

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico shoot LaLiga’s transfer spending to record $1.2bn

‘Lagos housing deficit stems from poor city planning’

‘Buhari’s achievements have changed the impression of rest of the world about Nigeria’

Electoral officers testify, insist guber elections held in Rivers

Financial inclusion: First Bank on the right path

Harnessing Nigeria’s marine biodiversity and NIMASA’s commitment

In whatever you are doing, be yourself, be unique and be real – Kenny Blaq

Cadbury posts 11% growth in revenue on higher domestic sales

Worrying ignorance of hepatitis symptoms in Nigeria

Insecurity: Nigerian economy in doldrums as OBJ exposes descent into anarchy

My dream is to remove Ajegunle youths from the street – House of Reps member

Mortgage market and the growth challenge

Got Acne (Pimples)? Tips, tricks for achieving clear skin naturally

Deplorable PH International Airport road beckons on Wike as FG looks away

HiFL 2019: 16 teams qualify for knock out stage

Students urged to choose the path to real success, shun vices

ExxonMobil, new initiative and community relations in Akwa Ibom

Lagos, the rains, the roads and the people

Xirea Apparels set to launch ultramodern garment manufacturing facility

Apapa gridlock as a metaphor

Movie Review- Mad About You

Lawyer’s book offers exciting vision for happy marriage

‘How the church should respond to Boko-Haram, Ruga and Insecurity in Nigeria’

FirstBank Partners Eventful To Support SMES In The Fashion Industry

United Capital sees prospects as PAT declines to N1.7bn

Insecurity: Osinbajo embarks on nationwide consultation

Airport incursion: FAAN identifies intruder, takes responsibility for breach

School principal advocates sponsorship for less-privileged children

NITDA bars financial auditors from data auditing services

Nigerian varsity don denies sack in Ghana

FG, ILO urge more commitment to labour policies in ECOWAS region

Oil jumps as armed Iranian guards seize two oil vessels

A new era dawns for Nigeria’s banks and this is why

Friday, July 19, 2019

Updated: Algeria beat Senegal to win second AFCON in  29 years

Algeria are Champions of AFCON 2019

Atiku, PDP close case at tribunal after calling 62 witnesses

Nigerian varsity don laments his ordeal in Ghana

Nigeria’s securities dealers caution investors as stocks loss N300bn in one week

Security breach at MMIA: FAAN suspends AVSEC personnel

Iranian Revolutionary Guard seizes British oil tanker in the Gulf

Women In Business: Adesua Dozie and Bekeme Masade-Olowola

Ajimobi borrowed N90b, not N150b in 8 years — Ex-Gov Ajimobi Aides

Let court decide El- Zakzaky’s fate- Presidency

Luno set to add Bitcoin Cash on wallet

Honeywell profits bolstered by strength in aerospace division

Insecurity: Buhari meets Chief of Defence Staff, CNS separately

Insecurity: Ooni meets Osinbajo, declines comments

US stocks wobble on mixed earnings news

Kano’s new Economic City set for commission in December

Netflix stumbles as competitors prepare to swoop

Diebiri community shuts down Batan flow station over alleged marginalization 

Insecurity: Yakasai, Ibrahim back Ooni, seek community leaders’ action against insurgents

Air Peace airlifts Super Eagles players back to Nigeria

‘We need foreign investment in Gambia to make it Dubai and Singapore of West Africa’

Nigerian Army confirms killing of 2 officers, 3 soldiers in Yobe State

Cadbury’s H1’19 scorecard impresses market

Tackling Lagos gridlock for enhanced business operations and quality living

No change to US dollar policy ‘as of now’, says Treasury chief

What Nigeria can pick from Egypt’s battle against viral hepatitis

China-made surveillance cameras continue to watch over US military bases

Passengers panic after unidentified man climbs on wings of aircraft prior to take-off

Kremlin throws weight behind EU effort to boost Iran trade

Ikeja Electric partners PEP Store to ease utility bill payment

Investors baulk at Mexico’s plan to breathe new life into Pemex

Konga records 800% growth, cuts losses in 18 months

CAP hits 5-year low on dampened investor sentiments

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in sex crimes case

Bandits kill naval officer, kidnap 17 in Edo

Fintech startups push for more users as tech investors look to new segments

Hamzat urges youths to join volunteer clubs

Fasoranti’s Daughter for Burial July 22

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards seize foreign vessel near Strait of Hormuz

Spotlight on White-Collar Crime: Where Is Your Company Most Prone to Lapses in Integrity?

‘Nigerian organisations require information sharing to tackle cybersecurity challenges’

Renault collaborates Coscharis Group to kick-start

Facebook’s cryptocurrency hopes hit a wall in Washington

ExxonMobil‘s new initiative on community relations, how far can it go?

Will oil prices help or harm Nigeria’s economy in Q3?

OkadaBooks for the Weekend Featuring Sally Kenneth -Dadzie

Nok By Alara African cuisine with a twist of fine dining and sophistication

What is the big deal about Methyl Bromide NAFDAC and NAQS are sparring over? (1)

How RUGA was ‘stolen’ from Nigerian researchers, politicised by govt

Seven deepwater FPSO projects risk being stalled if negation between government and IOCs fail

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Algeria battle Senegal for $4million AFCON prize money

Agric productivity surge hangs on fixing value chain deficiencies

Presidential election tribunal: INEC boss fails to honour summons

Experts say infrastructure, unregulated developers hurting real estate market

Nigeria’s universal healthcare drags due to weak collaborations

The madness of foolanisation and the debasement of reason

Why tuberculosis is still on the rise in Nigeria

Nigerian hospitals scale up infrastructure, expertise to dwarf health tourism

These days not every child is made for boarding school

Natural disasters and food security: The role of technology management

Celebrating Dr Bolaji Ajenifuja at 90

A stitch in time

Business, negotiations and the audacity of No!

HR recruitment strategy II

GOtv Boxing Night 19: Organisers promise adequate security

Time is running out fast for Buhari and faster for Nigeria

The African Praise Experience 2019 promises to attract world best winning artistes

‘Nigeria has highest global burden of sickle cell disease’

Worrying ignorance of hepatitis symptoms in Nigeria

Doctor-patient relationship building: 4 technologies to focus on

How can I live a healthier, longer Life despite heart disease?

Zuma graft probe shows gaps in Nigeria’s corruption fight

Edo Assembly crisis: Senate calls for caution

Barcelona launch fresh £90m bid plus two players for Neymar

Senate confirms Buhari’s nominee rejected by Saraki-led chamber

US, Nigeria sign pact to improve food security

Dabiri-Erewa laments deportation of 995 Nigerians from Ghana

PDP moves to resolve Lagos chapter crisis

We will fund Blue Line rail to completion, says Sanwo-Olu

FG declares South West largest contributor at 45.6% to total IGR

Amaju Pinnick’s tenure as CAF 1st Vice President expires today

INEC Boss snubs tribunal order to appear before it

India offers Nigeria credit line to revive refineries, other infrastructure

Tribunal dismisses HDP’s application to call additional witnesses

LSPWC begins full-scale routine repair of bad roads

US opens channel for bilateral trade with Nigeria

Reps approves 15 Advisers for Buhari

Ex-Kwara SSG, Commissioner, SSA on EFCC watch list

Residents applaud extension of tricycle operation in Aba

ECOWAS Parliament seeks reconciliation of warring factions in Mali crisis

Medbury denies involvement in Tramadol smuggling, says ambulance hijacked

Patient stabs self at UBTH

TETFUND projects: FUPRE Pro-Chancellor laments slow pace of work

Emefiele flaunts his soft spot for non-oil business

Global debt expands $2trn in Q1 on easier financial conditions

INEC says it has complied with Atiku, PDP request for release of materials

Mikel Obi announces his retirement from international football

USA opens channel for bilateral trade with Nigeria

On Sanwo olu’s right moves in the right direction

Edo Assembly crisis: Senate meets with Oshiomhole-backed members-elect

Anaocha/dunukofia/njikoka: Ayika defends case against Nwankwo

Over 12,000 lawyers set to attend 59th NBA August conference

Buhari, 300 Africa delegates brainstorm on security in Abuja

Lagos orders unions, traders out of Lagos-badagry,

Abuja aglow as world presidents, dignitaries, celebrities set for Africa’s biggest event – UBA Marketplace 2019

VFD Group concludes successful business exit of Germaine Auto

Lifeline for Enugu communities as Foundation, WaterAid launch N300m water project

Eland, ADM expansion in Nigeria oil, gas sector may point to recovery

Anti-graft war: EFCC, Lottery Commission to partner on prosecution, intelligence gathering

CANAL+ Group Acquires ROK

Edo Assembly: 7-man Senate committee visits Obaseki, commences work

9mobile offers customers double data with MoreFlex

Senate Ad-hoc Committee commends Eye Centre as NAFDAC certifies Avastin

Disgruntled bears lurk for chance to scare

Appraising the developments in the nation’s money supply

Budget 2019: Next ICT minister could fiscally be a sitting duck

Matthijs de Ligt dumps Barcelona for Juventus in a £67.5m deal

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

India’s LPG model offers solution to Nigeria’s liquidity, growth crisis

Domestic debts of Nigerian states: What is new in the latest data?

Tribunal orders INEC chairman to appear before it today

Multiple Frequencies: How Domestic airlines struggle under dominance by foreign carriers

Government support, not strict regulation will develop the Power sector

Consumer goods sell off is a golden opportunity to Buy these stocks

Nigeria’s growth problem laid bare by US GDP expanding faster

Why micro, small and medium enterprises matter

Flashback 2003; NEPA: Liberating the hostages!

Securitisation as a financial engineering tool for bridging the Corporate Finance funding gap

Nigeria’s AFCON outing as a microcosm of our fallen expectations

Nigeria & AfCFTA: Rhetoric & reality

Prospects brighten for local hosting of data in Nigeria

On Sanwo-Olu’s right moves in the right direction

Mr President, select ministers on competence, not nepotism

‘Indigenous companies need collaboration to achieve cost optimization in gas production’

Analysts see no relief in sight for Nigeria’s declining purchasing power

Nigeria’s Gas development: The Chevron Nigeria case

Cooking gas prices fall four straight months on efficiency, availability

COSON v. MCSN: let the music pay who exactly? (2)

Raising capital in the FMCG sector: Overview of key considerations

DPR reiterates zero tolerance to infractions from operators

WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo global health emergency

AFCON: Nigeria beat Tunisia to win $1.5m 3rd place prize money

AFCON: Nigeria beat Tunisia to win $1.5m 3rd place price money

Land dispute: Ondo govt imposes 24hr curfew on community

Buhari tells herders to ignore Northern elders quit orders

Forex daily turnover declines by 17.74%

Buhari group seeks probe of CUPP over alleged comments against Judiciary

23 states sold petrol above N145 official price in June

Ebola outbreak in the DRC declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Total caught between fundamental, market rout as price slump 5-year low

Global debt expands $2 trillion in Q1 on easier financial conditions

Canal+ acquires Nollywood studio ROK from IROKOtv

British private equity firm Actis boost African presence with Abraaj funds purchase

Airtel’s stock remains flat as investors’ appetite wanes

Gbajabiamila tasks NASS management on bills ‎drafting

500mw Okpai power project suffers setback as deadline shifts to Q3

Election Tribunal: Witness weeps in court, says he is pained by killing of voter

Economy: Buhari appeals for patience, perseverance

Nigerian investors join Shroff for a stake in HotelOnline

IGP restricts all protests in Abuja to Unity Fountain

Italian prosecutor says Eni obstructing justice in Nigerian corruption case

Over 300,000 tuberculosis cases undiagnosed, untreated in Nigeria annually

Stakeholders ask FG to review BASA to support domestic airlines in Nigeria

Rally Trade set to offer investors more rewards, launches new website

Nigeria tasks ECOWAS member states on decent work agenda

NYSC to buy artificial limbs for Taraba accident Victim

As CBN swings into action on banks’ lending to economy

Nigeria stock market moves halfway into bear region

Buhari meets Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Ikeja Electric partners PEP Store to make utility bill payment, recharge convenient

Customs arrests ambulance driver, escort for smuggling N2.8m Tramadol from Apapa port

Nigeria yet to maximize AGOA – Perm Sec

Reps urge IG, DSS DG to shut down Edo State House of Assembly

Nigeria stocks dip 26-month low as year’s loss hits double digits

Our commitment to meeting housing needs is non-negotiable, Lagos assures

VFD Group to invest N2.37bn in Abbey Mortgage Bank

Dele Fajemirokun’s book advances enterprise culture in Nigeria

Airline Operators of Nigeria seeks FG’s support on AirPeace international operations

Investment experts advocate long-term capital raising to develop Nigeria’s economy

Nigeria Global X MSCI fund down 69.97% in 7 years

Travel business to get boost as West Africa targets $57 investment in Ports, rail sector

Violent attacks in June claims lives of 504 Nigerians – Global Rights

WAF crude: Nigerian July spot cargoes remain, traders report Saturno outage

Ghana: Petroleum downstream sector records 15 percent growth

Okowa swears-in eight new special advisers

Lagos orders Transport Unions, roadside traders to vacate Lagos-Badagry, Oshodi-Abule Egba corridors

What to do when you’re caught in a lie (even an unintentional one)

4 ways to help your team avoid digital distractions

Senate confirms Muhammad as CJN

Is an 80-hour workweek enough to train a doctor?

REFIN Homes sees quality attainment set new standard in real estate sector

NNPC’s new crude lifting contracts show subsidy isn’t going away

Tribunal asks INEC chairman, Yakubu to appear before it Thursday

FRSC sets deadline for road unworthy trucks

CAFEI launches in Lagos to address consumers’ complaint in financial sector

Sodium Brand emerges biggest winner at EXMAN 2019 Awards

Lasaco Assurance gains 7 percent as NSE lifts embargo on shares

AB Inbev cancels plans to raise $10bn from Asian IPO, cites prevailing market conditions

Alleged assault: Senate extends submission of panel’s report by one week 

NNPC, Shell to Grow Oil Reserves

Worldwide HIV/AIDs death still a challenge – UNAIDS report

Ayika defends ‘ambiguous’ PDP membership at Anambra elections tribunal

Policy reformation, digital skills development prerequisites for fourth tech revolution

SPAR rewards ‘best child actor’ at RealTime film festival

Governor Ganduje appoints new heads of MDAs in Kano

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles battle Carthage Eagles for bronze medals

NCDC refutes rumour of Bovine Tuberculosis in beef

Reps to constitute 102 standing Committees September

MAN throws weight behind Buhari on AfCFTA signing

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

How weak economy shut down 2,877 firms in 4 years

Updated: Stockbrokers to charge 5% VAT on all stock market transactions

Aging farmers, trees hurt Nigeria’s crop output

Lessons from Morocco’s decisive approach to unlock its power sector

FG generates over N382.52bn import duties from Apapa, Tin-can Ports in H1

Insurers recount valuable contributions of departed colleagues to growth of industry

Africa’s $2.3bn agritech market remains largely untapped – report

Strengthening farm, market linkages will help boost Nigeria’s food security

A lie is a lie, white or not (Part 2)

‘For effective compliance, moral suasion should have been over in pension industry’  

Intimacy as a competitive edge for the small business

Nigeria’s food inflation declines marginally in June

Fuel-efficient petrol engines heralds new 7-Series

Denmark beats US to become world’s fifth largest shipping nation  

Global central banks set to ease monetary policy coming months

Does investing in emerging markets still make sense?

Insightful conversations follow Union Bank’s role at NEDIS

Usage, not access, is key to making financial exclusion history – Mastercard

Investing in boiler chicken production

Group hosts ‘Bole Festival’ to promote plantain farming

Dongfeng set to alter Chinese brands perception among Nigerians

First Bank promotes financial inclusion through digitisation in sub-Saharan Africa

Avoiding heartache on the Lekki-Epe Expressway

Mercedes retains top spot on premium segment log

Dubai Airports moves towards solar-powered future

Buhari orders immediate implementation of Minimum Wage

Reps urge FG to harness ACFTA benefits

Sanwo-Olu Declares another Free passage at Lekki, Ikoyi Toll Plazas Wednesday

Insecurity: Yuguda urges Buhari to Beam Light on Migrant Herdsmen

Insecurity: PDP calls for state of emergency, asks Buhari to resign

Olakunrin’s killing: Reps urge FG to Install CCTV on streets,

INEC official was caught with $10,000 on election day in Nasarawa, Atiku’s witness tells tribunal

Despite absence of ministers, Senator says no vacuum

Don’t play politics with death, Presidency tells Obasanjo

Lagos to benefit from £38m UK mobile development programme

U.S. offers $7.5m scholarship to 303 Nigerians

The 1999 Constitution makes NASS rubber stamp – Doguwa

Christine Lagarde resigns from IMF, effective September 2019

‘Hands-on training makes the difference in hospitality business’

Nasarawa Assembly set-up panel to investigate illegal deduction of LG salary allocation

Wale Olaoye: Disrupting traditional ‘man guard’ security business

CryptoHub holds First Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Traders exclusive Gathering on Friday

Go Cashless This Summer with FirstBank Visa Multi Currency Card

Solutions to security challenges beyond FG, say senators 

EDHA cuts short adjournment to confirm Obaseki’s commissioner-nominees

I can’t go to my hometown because of Kidnappers – Boroffice

Economy loses N6trn to Apapa gridlock, says OPS

Report says Barcelona offer PSG £36m plus Coutinho and Dembélé for Neymar

INEC boss Yakubu debunks claims election results transmitted electronically

Tax rebates, infrastructure key attractions to Lekki Free Zone- Experts

Nigerian port concession model is used globally to improve efficiency – NPA

AXA Mansard supports innovation in Nigerian students

Sanwo-Olu and the Apapa gridlock problem

New Benue Tax Boss Promises Increased Revenue Base

Atiku hails Gov Makinde on public assets declaration

Jonathan visits, consoles Fasorantis, says FG’s security approach has failed

Lagos Aviation Academy recounts half year 2019 milestones

Gunmen with in black Jeep chased us out of polling unit – PDP witness

APC will be history in Edo if Obaseki is forced out – Idahosa

How Nigerian creative advertising startup hoisted Nigeria’s Flag at Cannes, France

Maltina Teacher of the Year 2019 gets new submission deadline

Agusto & Co. upgrades RMBN rating

How will we decide who we want? What if it isn’t meant to be?

NSE inducts 46 newly authorised Dealing Clerks

Bermuda court orders halt to US lawsuit against Apollo

Most properties are expensive because of high cost of finance

Dantata Success: Claims verification commences for 4,160 ‘investors’

Gilead to raise stake in Belgian biotech in $5.1bn deal

9mobile appoints Ibrahim Musa Umar as new chief human resources officer

European Investment Bank: the EU’s hidden giant

Wema Bank launches digital marketplace, Outlet By Alat

Senate to screen Muhammad as substantive CJN Wednesday

NEMA distributes relief materials to victims of communal crisis in Cross River

‘Aspiring entrepreneurs should deploy calculated risk to be successful’

Warner Music buys label behind Les Misérables and Mary Poppins

Edo Assembly cut short break to confirm Obaseki’s commissioner nominees

Solutions to security challenges beyond FG – Senate

SMEDAN lauds Edo’s focus on infrastructure, education

Anambra receives EU delegation on health system strengthening

Economic Boost after African Leaders Agree on Implementing Free-Trade Zone

Stockbrokers to charge 5% VAT on all NSE transactions

Ogun partners Chinese firm on Agric export

‘You lost all cases due to lack of diligent prosecution,” PDP tells APC

Crude oil prices rise to $66.97 on back of tropical storm Barry

Access Bank Breaks Down Barriers to African Money Transfers

Gov. Seyi Makinde makes details of assets declaration worth over N48bn

NAFDAC, NAQS at war over ban on methyl bromide as fumigant

Letter to Buhari: Obasanjo gets Agbakoba, Babatope, Ikoku’s backing

Apapa Gridlock, economic headwinds erode Flour Mills improved Q4 2018/19 performance

Amidst mounting deaths, Nigeria’s grazing crisis threatens future of the nation

Power supply to Nigerian households declines marginally in Q2 – NOIPolls 

Monday, July 15, 2019

Why off-grid operators are attracting serious investors

Shell, Seplat in hunt for land rigs signals possible oil recovery

New report ranks Nigeria’s solar energy market top 5 globally

Oil forecasts point to fierce market share fight, is Nigeria ready?  

Nigeria is missing out in deep offshore infrastructure boom

Oil majors are betting big on blockchain technology

Insurers require N271bn to meet new minimum capital base

CBN sees banks moving in right direction on new lending measures

‘I don’t think the country can afford a policy that is anti-foreign investment’

Residential, commercial opportunities seen in Nigeria’s wasting public assets

‘Nigeria’s problems, mobile technology creates opportunities for innovations’

Conoil Nigeria Plc: Innovative product underpins profit

10 things Nigerians need to know about Rwandan 1994 genocide

Opportunity to buy, invest opens as construction begins on The Pacific towers

NCC remits N51.3bn to Federation account in Q1 2019

20 years of ambivalent governance reforms in Nigeria

African SEZs & GVCs in the age of automation (3)

Culture: A necessity to overcome underdevelopment (2)

Nielsen chief underscores importance of testing companies’ innovations before implementation

No! Atiku and his team did not clear Nigeria’s entire debt in 2006

Ogun moves to provide housing for workers, seals pact with FMBN, NHF

‘How IT managers struggle to keep up with sophisticated cyberattacks’

Why professionals should use made-in-Nigeria Premium Steel products

Professionals advocate strategic steps to achieve gender parity in education

Stretching democracy into economy: The case for democratic business enterprises

Increasing focus on consumer engagement signposts big business opportunity for experiential marketers – Experts

What type of parenting is most effective these days?

Greenwood House School moves to strengthen extra-curricular activities among pupils

Grace Schools, Newhall International School, four others receive British Council Awards

Is “reverse charge” alien to Nigeria’s body of tax laws?

Laying the markers for a new Imo

How Nigerian creative advertising start-up hoisted Nigeria’s Flag at Cannes, France

We have not abandoned Leah Sharibu, Others- Presidency

Insecurity: Obasanjo’s open letter vindicates us – PDP

Tribunal admits video recording against Buhari, APC, INEC

Insecurity: We ‘II no longer defend kidnapping suspects- Ondo Lawyers

Insecurity: NASS will back deployments of military- Omo-Agege

Police arrest suspects over killing of Fasoranti’s daughter

NAFDAC affirms ban on methyl bromide as fumigant, in move NAQS considers affront

We’ll no longer condone xenophobic attack on Nigerians, Lawan tells South Africa

Stock market opens week on negative note

Insecurity: Reps to give special budgetary attention to Zamfara

Spotlight Africa to reward LAWMA women for their community service

Seplat’s $700m ANOH gas investment to address Nigeria’s power deficit

Slum Art Foundation starts construction of school using pet bottles

NECA wants abolition of VAT on property sales, airline tickets

Ten days after, AirPeace sustains frequency, airfares to UAE

Energy360 Africa launches digital software for downstream market, fuel station optimisation

Google kicks off certification, training for digital marketers

Tech crunch could herald US ‘earnings recession’

Dangote Cement, CCNN have attractive valuations compared to African peers

Von der Leyen faces knife-edge vote for commission presidency

Acting IMF chief backs monetary easing by central banks

Arkland Properties embarks on new venture A&A Tower In illustrious Eko Atlantic

Tribunal: APC, Buhari fiercely oppose video evidence

NAMA commences installation of prefabricated pilot joint briefing offices

ESG money market funds grow 15% in first half of 2019

Glo rewards customers with free data on Samsung smartphones from open market

GCB Africa says police most corrupt institution globally

Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam offered to step down over protests

Securing the Future Of Loved Ones with Islamic Estate Planning

To end violent extremism ActionAid trains 24 women peer education facilitators in Kogi 

UPDATED: New dawn for low-fees schools financing?

Nigeria’s headline inflation eases to 11 month low of 11.22% in June as food price drops

Shell spends over N390m on development projects in Delta 

SON alerts on substandard sunrise electric cable in circuation

US Court stops Trump from blocking Twitter critics, why not in Nigeria?

Oil drilling activities in Nigeria maybe picking-up as firm gets regulatory nod

We will continue to sensitise investors on e-dividend – SEC

Again, Obasanjo writes open letter to Buhari, urging for end to violence (Full Text)

Africa’s wealthiest five are over 4 times bigger than Rwanda’s economy

A bloody H1 tests nerves of value investors 

FG urged to leverage regional economic, monetary integration with AFCFTA

10 tips to get almost anything at the best price

Have these stocks on your watchlist as they may pay interim dividend soon (1)

Foreign portfolio investment rises by 305.8% in 3 months

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Nigerian banks feel the pain as investors wonder what next

Weaker global growth ominous sign for Nigeria’s sluggish economy

$4bn opportunity opens for Nigerian pig farmers as China faces shortages

Sugar production highest in 7yrs amid land, smuggling hiccups

Banking on Circulars

Finally, we’re in the AFCFTA

Nigeria’s signing of AfCFTA must be meaningful, not perfunctory

Apapa: How congestion, gridlock deny port city of business hub benefits

Analysts call for caution on palm oil sanctions

Meet Chy Onwuka, banker turned designer

Olamide Ayeni-Babajide: Turning wastes into furniture

A hearty toast to Prince Francis Oluwole Awogboro “VQB”

The Nigerian code of corporate governance, 2018- Principle 11: Board committees

Beta Glass grows revenue by 19%, plans furnace rebuild investment in Agbara

Delay in Form M processing, PAAR issuance stifling businesses at ports

Making money from recycling

Killer herdsmen threats overshadow Buhari’s positive achievements – Soyinka

Mahrez late winner against Nigeria sends Algeria into AFCON 2019 final

Senegal beat Tunisia to reach AFCON 2019 final

NDLEA warns Hajj pilgrims against drugs trafficking attracts death penalty

Appeal Court President bars justices from annual vacation

Ex-Kwara govêrnor left special needs centre worse than he met it – Gov Abdulrazaq

Labour dialogues with Ecobank on disengaged contract workers

CBN, Police clampdown on Naira notes vendors

Lagos flags off ‘Green Campaign’ on tree planting

Appeal Court orders release of Dasuki on bail

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu transmits list of 25 commissioners, special advisers to state assembly

Killing of Fasoranti’s daughter must not be used to divide Nigeria – Tinubu

AFCON: Gbajabiamila optimistic of Super Eagles’ victory over Algeria

Smuggled rice: Navy, Police, Customs arrest 24 suspects in Kwâra

Eleven UNILORIN students collapse during exams

Osinbajo visits Fasoranti, says Community policing is key to ending crime

APC government not living according to tenets of Nigerian Constitution – Ishaku

We won’t allow Benin Republic take over Tongeji Island in Ogun – Gov Abiodun

Inter-state journeys now high risk in Nigeria

We will apprehend killers of Afenifere leaders daughter- Buhari

The Gambia: Allure of the smiling coast of Africa

The sleeping senators

Insecurity: Falae’s repeated attacks show farmers’ ordeals

With what is going on in Nigeria, the country is not a democracy – Onovo

From newsroom to soapbox and to statesmanship: The Osoba story

Lasaco Assurance’s profit rises by 42 percent on higher premium

PDP, Yoruba Youth Group urge security agencies to arrest killer of Fasoranti’s Daughter

Nigeria’s Super Eagles set to rewrite AFCON history

Traders take over popular Lagos bus stops as night market continues to thrive

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The film industry holds a bright future for Nigeria if properly harnessed – Anyiam-Osigwe

Flour Mills Nigeria and food security

Wike, first class graduate call for inventions, more research in Rivers’ varsity

Ijegun explosion: Sanwo-Olu vows to prosecute pipeline vandals

‘Abuja investment expo will explore opportunities of ‘rent to own’ to ensure more Nigerians own their own homes’

Day Tinubu, Akande, Osoba, Fayemi, others stormed Ondo over APC crisis

Delayed payment syndrome: Indigenous contractor drags NLNG to Buhari

Nigeria Last Week

Protecting Nigerians from Dichlorvos: How about protecting mental health?

Proliferation of substandard boreholes and Abia’s water project rehabilitation

Stanbic IBTC Holdings allays fears as court awards N2.5 billion to creditors

Belemaoil founder explains project execution in northern Nigeria

WHO updates global guidance on medicines, diagnostic tests

Killer house helps are still prowling homes in Nigeria

Nigeria is diminished – Obasanjo

Plant protein or animal protein- which is better for you?

Nigeria’s dehumanising debt profile

Nigeria’s drop out of Africa’s Top Investment Destination in 2018 unusual

My dream 20 years ago, suffering of Kogi people driving force behind my guber ambition – Erico

Nigeria must go back to God to make the needed progress – Baba Aladura

NSE commits to war against cancer, pledges N20m to combat killer disease

Despite Army drones for surveillance, kidnapping armed banditry worsen in Ondo

Lightweight division most competitive in Nigerian boxing- Rilwan

ICPC urges FG to adopt strategy of asset recovery

Scripture Union raises fresh concerns over poor state of affairs in Nigeria

Lagos private schools Spelling Bee competition to improve reading culture – Rahul De

We will apprehend killers of Afenifere leader’s daughter – Buhari

PDP tasks FG to fish out killers of Fasoranti’s daughter

Gunmen kill Senator Abbo’s uncle, abduct step-mom

Volkswagen debunks resumption of assembly operations in Nigeria

Fasoranti’s daughter’s murder: Don’t blame us if we retaliate –  Gani Adams

Armed Herdsmen killed 64 of my subjects – Taraba Monarch

Nigeria to launch sex offenders’ register

Buhari felicitates with Wole Soyinka at 85

Ajibade Ogunoye Emerges New Olowo-Elect

NDDC has failed Niger-Delta region – Osibanjo

Ogun moves to partner FMBN, NHF for provision of mass, low-cost housing

Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail begins commercial activities September

Our system was not hacked – Wema Bank

Delta judiciary financial autonomy bill passes second reading

Obaseki counts gains of NAFEST as culture executives conclude meeting in Benin City

Ondo Council Boss Sets Up Taskforce to Improve IGR

Mobile transfer volume soars by 126% in H1 2019 on low cost, convenience, others

IFAD-VCDP Agro inputs in Taraba impacts 8,077 farmers

Friday, July 12, 2019

Buhari extends Prison boss’ tenure by one year

CBN has changed Nigerians’ preference of foreign goods to local ones – Okorafor

Buhari extends Prison boss’ tenure

Presidential election tribunal: I transferred election results to central server – INEC staff

Wimbledon 2019: Federer downs Nadal to play Djokovic in final

Lagos waste management: Government ineptitude or residential rascality?

FG ‎approves evaluation report of Gas flare commercialisation committee

Updated: FG issues six-month ultimatum to migrants to register

Adeboye: Why I remain silent on Ruga, killings

ISCEA, ARC collaborate to drive Nigeria’s public health supply chain

Tin-Can Customs grows export to 150,930.7MT with N68.89bn FOB value

Appeal Court strikes out suit challenging Buhari’s qualification

UPDATE: Ethiopian Airline indicates interest to set up new airline in Nigeria

Market fire outbreak affects 68 traders in Enugu

Court strikes out suit seeking to stop Muhammad’s appointment as substantive CJN

TUC wants AfCFTA to serve Nigeria’s interest

Triciabiz online business school to empower 100,000 entrepreneurs by 2022

Court affirms suspension of Sowore, Fabiyi  from AAC

Apapa: Trailer Park largely full, but challenges abound

Antoine Griezmann officially joins Barcelona for €120

‘Market instability, lack of comprehensive framework hinder investment in telecoms, ICT sector’

Talk to Buhari to free our leader, protesting Shiites in Lagos tell Tinubu

IEA sees oil market oversupplied in 2019 on U.S. production

Tribunal adjourns abruptly over alleged attack on PDP,  Atiku’s witnesses

Tribunal adjourns sitting till Monday over attack on witnesses

Tribunal adjourns abruptly over alleged attack on PDP, Atiku’s witnesses

Xpress Payment deepens financial inclusion through digital payment

World Population Day: Obaseki urges political will on healthy, productive population 

Palm oil makers’ mid-year performance may remain unimpressive as headwinds linger

BDCs seek boost for naira-yuan swap deal, derivatives market support

EFCC partners anti-corruption agencies worldwide for return of stolen funds

We’ll expand frontiers of engagement with NASS for quick passage of oil industry-related bills –Kyari

NIBOX partners SystemSpecs, to deepen financial inclusion

Customs revenue from Edo, Delta hits over N3 billion in 2nd quarter of 2019 

CBN picks side in mobile money battle between banks and telcos

Nigeria’s flared gas monetisation programme set to name final bidders

Obaseki to attend 2019 BusinessDay agribusiness conference

Naza Alakija, empowering entrepreneurs to build tech solutions to fight climate change

Abuja investment expo to explore opportunities in ‘rent to own’ for mass home ownership

The Grill by Delis a delightful mix of art, ambiance and exotic food in Victoria Island

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Nigeria to save N24bn annually as NSPMC becomes sole printer of e-passports

Families look for local alternatives to pricey summer trips

The 10 commodities CBN is focusing in next five years, are you positioned?

‘Institutionalising health surveys in Nigeria will make data, care provision easy to provide’

Nigeria’s external imbalance widens on increasing offshore borrowings

Trading in Africa

With property market upbeat in 1st half, investors see increased activities, deals in 2nd half of 2019

A tyranny of the righteous?

If Carthage must be destroyed

The slaps of a senator

As the 55-country African market opens through AfCFTA

Global food, commodity prices to remain low as agricultural output increases

How grace and luck works in business

97 Nigerian firms top list of LSEG, PwC’s companies to inspire Africa

Air pollution responsible for 7m premature death worldwide

GTBank named best bank in Africa at Euromoney Awards

Nigeria’s stake in Russia’s Africa Agenda? (2)

Catholic medical practitioners want resolute efforts in tackling drug abuse menace

Costly tardiness on cabinet appointments

Experts back food seasoning as WASCO intensifies safety awareness

Tunisia ends Madagascar’s AFCON hope to reach semi-final

Ministers: I am Under Tremendous Pressures To Form Cabinet- Buhar

Jonathan: NASS should take over appointment of INEC chair

Kwara IRS generates N16.1bn as Chairman bows out

Algeria beat Ivory Coast to set up Semi final clash with Super Eagles

Tetfund annual allocation hits N208 billion in 2019

Emefiele urges military, police to patronise local textiles

Don’t hike fuel price, PDP cautions FG, APC

FG, States, LGAs share over N8trn in 2018 as over N1trn generated from VAT in one year

Buhari’s victory manipulated by INEC, security agencies in north, Atiku’s witnesses Say

Ministerial List: Buhari meets NASS leadership

Senate urges CBN to create enabling policies for Nigeria’s membership of AfCFTA

AfCFTA Diary: SBL and the long road to signing

Disconnection of parts of gown estate from distribution network by Ikeja electric plc: matters arising

Presidential Election Tribunal: Over 200 Borno Polling Units had no voters, but allotted results – Witness

We Have no Reason to Fail, Akeredolu tells Cabinet members

Super Eagles get dollar boast ahead of semi final clash

Lagos, Netherlands to partner on water transportation, others

Anxiety as ministerial list not yet in Senate

GENCOS optimistic AFCTA will boost Electricity supply in Nigeria

Kwara IRS generates N16.1bn as Chairman bows out 

Leveraging global best practices in business growth outlines maiden customer experience summit

Kogi guber polls: 37 aspirants back indirect primary

Germany launches skills empowerment scheme to boost women employability in Nigeria

Delta Assembly screens, confirms additional seven commissioner nominees

UPDATED: Buhari approves NSPMC as Sole Printer of Nigeria’s e- Passports

Lagos warns pipeline vandals

House Speaker, Gbajabiamila appoints Media Aides

House leadership: PDP Committee grills Elumelu, others

Youth Innovation Hub seeks to promote economic growth through creativity, entrepreneurship

NNPC pledges closer ties with Governors’ Forum to grow economy

Leadway outshines peers with best half-year return on Fund II

Hybrid Energy System makes debuts in Nigerian market

Nigeria’s MSMEs rose by 12% in 4 years – Report

Conoil Q1 profit surges to highest level in 5 years

NNPC dispels rumour over impending PMS price hike

Report reveals MTN as S/Africa’s best mobile network

NMRC beats economic headwinds, grows gross earning 15% to N7.086bn

Gunshots, panic as police, adamant Shiites clash in Abuja

MTN Nigeria slashes data prices by 30%

Masari to open defence at election petition tribunal today

Eva Water: Laboratory reports did not indicate any health threat – NAFDAC

Atiku’s witness says Borno results inflated

Kogi guber polls: Governor Bello’s opponents get upper hand

Leveraging opportunities in African Growth and Opportunity Act

GENCOs optimistic AfCFTA will boost electric supply in Nigeria

Buhari to commission Tulsi Chanrai Foundation eye hospital ‎

Over $40bn trade deals expected at IATF2020 – Afreximbank

Deloitte takes ‘Best Company to Work for in Nigeria’ prize

Edo trains facilitators, as 11,000 persons benefit in first phase

PTDF says scholarship for Masters, PhD based on academic performance, solution-solving proposals

2018 states’ actual budget deficits range between N28bn, N1.2trn

Buhari asks Senate to confirm Muhammad as substantive CJN, 15 SAs

Udom inaugurates remodelled hospital, approves recruitment of more health workers

U.K. Navy Intervenes After Iran Tries to Stop British Oil Tanker

Nigeria’s technological evolution in the age of big data

GSK Nigeria appoints Kunle Oyelana as MD

CBN reduces banks’ daily excess cash deposit by 73.3% to N2bn

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Nigeria’s N145 per litre PMS encourages smuggling, says NNPC

Buhari Seeks Approval of 15 Special Advisers

De-United, Indorama, Dangote, Guinness to lead Nigerian export charge on AfCFTA

Investors’ wishes at odds with history as market may further decline in H2

Shell boss advises govt on royalty, tax on deepwater projects

The spread of “Fulanization” fears

NASS invasion: Senate asks police to secure federal parliament

Beer drinkers downgrade to cheap brands as economic woes bite

Consumer goods firms’ mid-year performance may remain unimpressive as headwinds persist

Electricity conundrum: An unusual feedback from President Buhari

Nigeria and AfCFTA: Time to stop hiding and embrace competition

Is your loyalty card faithful to you?

Now that Nigeria is on board AfCFTA; drive it with soft power

Let’s avert the looming disaster at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu

How to grow cargo volumes, economic activities in PH international airport – PrimePort MD

Regulatory framework in power sector is stifling investments

Leaky big four accounting firms: Heal yourselves

Now that President Buhari has rejected the Auto Policy/Bill

Nigeria’s stake in Russia’s Africa Agenda?

NBC allays fears over contaminated EVA water as NAFDAC orders recall of two batches

Nigeria’s cocoa main crop threatened by black pod disease

AFCON 2019: Chukwueze and Ekong goals send Nigeria into semi finals spot

Senate denounces Shiites’ attack as desecration of Legislative Institution

NJC recommends Justice Tanko Muhammad for appointment as substantive CJN

Why I am setting up anti-corruption agency in Oyo- Makinde

PDP sets up panel on NASS leadership election

Lockdown movie set to premiere in cinemas from September 20

Car freaks, families prefer hybrids as choice SUVs

ANAMMCO looks to Chinese brands for survival

Tough times awaits tricycles, motorcycles without drivers licence

Lagos rail district battling with train derailments

Reps storm Edo Thursday over Assembly crisis

Delta to set up Education Endowment Fund, says Okowa

Senegal narrowly edged Benin to reach semi finals of AFCON 2019

Murder: Senate asks FG to issue travel alert to Nigerians

Only National Assembly can restructure Nigeria- Osoba

NASS Invasion: Reps urges Buhari to grant Shiites demands

Nigerian apex bank’s 60% LDR directive, credit negative for lenders – Fitch

NSE lists 586.4m additional units of Fidson Shares

Hollaport app launches in Nigeria to drive mobile money penetration

Eko innovation center commits to mentor, fund commercially viable tech-driven start-ups

Hajj: Dabiri-Erewa warns Pilgrims not to take drugs, others to Saudi Arabia

Nigeria public debt profile rose 2.3% in Q1 2019, DMO says

Appetite for Alaro City, Lagos, soaring, promoters say

OPay $50m raise marks new era of Chinese influence in Nigeria’s tech scene

Dangote Cement floats another N50bn Commercial Paper

Sanwo-Olu opens Lekki-Ikoyi, Admiralty bridges for free passage

PDM national secretary disputes with chairman over withdrawal of petition at tribunal

Ortom relieves Benue Water Board General Managers of Appointments

Property market upbeat in H1, investors see increased activities, closed deals in H2’19

Gov Bello picks APC forms for second term ticket

Hygeia holds 2019 conference to arouse awareness on depression, health insurance

NAFDAC bans importation, production, sale of Sniper, other brands

H2O blames ‘unfair’ media for €8bn fund outflows

Ortom now ready to fight ghost workers in Benue

Ishaku spits fire, says Nigeria’s democracy is embarrassing, insulting

Buhari transmits Ministerial list to Senate

Instagram introduces anti-bullying measures

Insurers in cautious drive to hedge underwriting losses after Egina N50bn claim

Chinese VC spending on US biotech hit by security reviews

LASG, Access Bank tackcle V/Island-Lekki traffic challenges

Airtel falls 10% to reverse NSE debut surge

SMEDAN, CAC, others partner on MSMEs business clinic

Trump renews attack on UK ambassador Kim Darroch

Why Nigerians’ data plans are vanishing quickly

FG’s domestic borrowings push Nigeria’s total debt to N24.95trn in 3 months

Billionaire Tom Steyer enters 2020 presidential race

FAAC declines to year-low as 3 tiers of government receive N616.20bn in May

With AfCFTA, its swim or drown for tech startups

NMRC grows FY gross earning 15% in 2018 to N7.086bn

Ministerial nominees will be out this week – Lawan 

Orange chief Stéphane Richard acquitted in long-running fraud case

‘I’ll not deny any child quality education for greed of any individual’

FG commences environmental, social impact assessments for Edo Modular Refinery

Sterling Bank emerged best place to work in Africa

More victims of Ijegun pipeline explosion die

RUGA: Suspension good but not enough- Cleric

Delayed cabinet formation hurts Nigerian stocks amid dampened mid-year earnings expectation

Nigeria loses yam produce to improper fertiliser application, poor storage – Osadebamwen

Bank stocks sell-off on CBN’S lending order

Nigeria strengthens cross-border immunisation with focus on nomadic populations

Stem Mets Resources Marks Fifth Anniversary Of Providing Quality Education In Nigeria

Ishaku talks tough, says RUGA settlement is colonization in disguise

Presidential election tribunal: PDP witness alleges party defeated APC in Katsina

CBN updates lists of banks, MFBs, finance companies, BDCs

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

FG asks Tax appeal tribunal to quickly resolve related issues

Insurers look to hedge underwriting losses as claims hit N160bn in 2018

Tugboat, security patrol vessel, jargon barges, crew boats to top demand in next four years

Race to construct Bonga South West FPSO tightens as 3 bidders emerge

Egypt dumps fuel subsidy. Should Nigeria follow suit?

How Nigeria can bridge $1.3bn annual dairy import

Insecurity worsens as Shi’ites invade National Assembly, shoot two policemen

OMO maturity boosts banking system liquidity with N105.2bn

Bank stocks sell-off on CBN’s lending order may be overdone

Things are falling apart!

A failing stock market imperils poverty reduction plan

Mining disaster in DRC holds lessons for Nigeria’s minerals industry

A lie is a lie, white or otherwise

Airtel jumps 10% in first trading after listing 3.75bn shares

New CBN target for MFBs means credit to SMEs, financial inclusion – analysts

Loss Adjusters back insurer’s recapitalization over gap in obligations

Labour’s resistance to adoption of Contributory Pension Scheme in states is mere ignorance – PenCom

FG ask Tax appeal tribunal to quickly resolve related issues

HiFL 2019: FUT Minna Transformers humble NILE Rovers 5-1 in Abuja

2019 Elections Tribunal: Witness says Buhari lost Kastina state

Ekweremadu, Nwodo, Tuggar, others to grace 2nd Annual Igbo Cultural Festival in Germany

LBS partners LaLiga Business School to host second edition of Sports Business Programme

Apapa Customs records 95,229.15MT of exports with N14.3bn FOB in H1

Buhari congratulates Nigerian writer, Lesley Arimah, Caine’s 2019 winner

Nigeria’s non-oil sector too weak to compete, says NICOP

Assault: Abbo, Tinubu in war of words

Buhari gives accelerated promotions to top army senior officers, subaltern