Businessday Nigeria Archive for October 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Lagos unveils e-platform to curb real estate fraud

APC Crisis: I won’t reply Sagay – Oshiomhole

Reps fault NIMC for contracting foreign firms to enrol Nigerians in Diaspora

Reps fault NIMC for contracting foreign firms to enroll Nigerians in Diaspora

Probe: Relief for Ambode as lawmakers suspend sitting

Global informal economy declining, but large in sub-Saharan Africa, says IMF

The fundamental dishonesty plaguing Nigeria’s public discourse

2021 AFCON qualifiers: Rohr picks 23-man squad for Benin, Lesotho cracker

Poverty reduction: Agriculture holds the key- Buhari 

Lagos shuts 14 health facilities

Gunmen kidnap appeal court judge, kill police orderly in Benin

APC hails Supreme Court’s affirmation of Buhari victory

Supreme Court judgment: Judiciary sabotaged by cabal – Atiku

Nigeria, Africa must discontinue holding ‘undignified summits’ – Ex minister

Lift for Lagos street sweepers as Cycology donates materials, cash

Revenue drive: FIRS shifts focus to non-resident taxpayers

What the Twiga Foods Series B Financing means for Africa Venture Capital

Nigeria’s ease of doing business win presents opportunity which investment ministry might miss

Bitcoin surges on China’s Blockchain embrace

Detail focuses on building resilient enterprises at 9th Business Series

We followed established aircraft procedure as precautionary measure- Bristow

Banking stocks slump lingers as earnings season fails to sway bears

Supreme court affirms Buhari’s election

Oben-48 gas well to be completed in Q4 2019 – Seplat

VFD posts highest profit in 4yrs on improved treasury mgt, cost optimisation

Wilfred Ndidi, the underrated Premier League midfield maestro

Doculand Launches its new website, to complete quality printing on time

Private sector drives support for educational philanthropy with advocacy

FG launches chemotherapy programme to cut cancer treatment cost by 50%

NAIDP is being reviewed, not suspended, says NADDC DG

World Bank, NERC, others set for 2019 Alaghodaro Summit

Group lauds Edo’s reforms on reforestation, as Proforest trains 30

GTBank removes bank charges for young undergraduates on GTCRea8

Analysts see hotel room revenue rising 154% to $280m in 5yrs

Sanwo-Olu approves rehabilitation of 60 public schools

Access Bank supports Art X Lagos Fair 4th Edition

Application for the Mentor Matchup Challenge 3.0 event is open

CSR-in-Action set to unveil Nigeria’s first extractive industries community engagement framework

CJN Tanko unveils panel to hear Atiku’s appeal against Buhari

CBN approves N19.18bn grant to refurbish ginnery plants in Nigeria

FG announces plans to regulate social media

FG set to review Nigeria’s Foreign Policy

Here are reasons volume of business remains low at Kaduna Port 

CBN says e-Form ‘NXP’ for commercial exports commences October 31

Shippers Council resolves over 400 cases from PSSP in two years

APM Terminals launches global customer alerts solution

Do not ignore rising threat of cyber security to shipping, IMO warns

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

NAICOM confirms 3 mergers in insurance industry recapitalisation

Poultry farmers ramp up production as demand for local chicken rises

White House official was ‘concerned’ about Trump’s Ukraine call

Update 2: MTN vs. AGF case adjourned to January 2020

Can Nigeria achieve financial inclusion milestone without Telcos?

‘We remind them of high ethical standard in banking profession’

9M 2019: Seplat doubles profit on tax credit despite slump in oil & gas sales

Newly licensed Newly licensed Globus Bank eyes N50bn capital raise in 18mths eyes N50bn capital raise in 18mths

SMEs must improve on risk management

NSIA offers 30% equity ownership opportunity to local investors

Our little victories

Strategy & Risk: Two sides of the same coin!

Youth unemployment: Nigeria’s ticking time bomb

Improving port systems with technology applications and automations

PWC’s global survey highlights determinants of winners, losers in Fintech-driven business models

Cameroon insurers welcome new AIO secretary as, Soares hands over

Unlocking opportunities in cashew production

UK enters election mode as MPs choose Dec 12

Gbajabiamila seeks deeper parliamentary cooperation with Egypt

UN Secretary-General appoints REA’s Damilola Ogunbiyi as Special Rep for Sustainable Energy for All

Diaspora Affairs Commission operates without Office in 5 months

Vietnam lobbies APC to begin rice exportation to Nigeria as Oshiomhole rejects move

Vietnam lobby’s APC to begin rice exportation to Nigeria as Oshiomhole rejects move

Kogi, Bayelsa Polls: INEC to strengthen partnership with Police, EFCC, ICPC on vote buying

Stop using our name to cover up your crimes, IMN cautions NAF

Lagos Assembly approves Sanwo-Olu’s request for budget re-ordering

Bristow helicopters experiences engine failure at PH airport

Lagos House of Assembly approves Sanwo-Olu’s re-ordering of 2019 budget

Foundation rescues, empowers over 11,000 victims of sexual abuse, trafficking

NDLEA arrests female drug trafficker at Lagos Airport as suspect struggles to excrete cocaine

Ambode’s probe: Court summons Obasa, others

Olubunmi Talabi promotes hand washing culture with launch of new book

FG targets 30% reduction in cost of crude extraction

Bonded terminal owner, Lagos taskforce to dispose five containers of bad fish

The Luxury Network partner Financial Times for annual FT Africa summit, 13th – 14th October

Fintech will increase Capital Market participation, says SEC

NASS stops Judiciary from disclosing details of budgetary sums

Lagos, Ogun, Osun jostle for top spot at 2019 Cowbellpedia Mathematics finals

Customs seize containers of expired rice packaged for Master’s Energy Group

Business school admissions: What it takes to win a place

Nigerian government set to regulate social media

Cellulant’s Tingg set to re-launch to include wide array of services

HP showcases latest innovations, unveils advanced tech products in Nigeria

Cold Chain Sector; Unlocking multi-billion naira potential

STL Trustees wins Trustees of the Year Award

Tiwa Savage, Mase, Koffee and more unveiled for the 5-day Flytime music festival 2019

Reps reject Operation Positive Identification by Nigerian army

Again, Senate adjourns plenary to continue with budget defence

Key to wellness in the workplace

Tiffany receives $14.9bn takeover approach from LVMH

Indian economy: problems pile up for Narendra Modi

Britain and Russia are Europe’s odd couple

Abubakar Jimoh: Building Coronation Merchant Bank Ltd into Africa’s premier investment bank

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement leverages GE technology to boost power supply, efficiency

Eni’s third-quarter production goes up, softens slumping earnings

National Oil Companies are re-inventing themselves. Is NNPC aware?

Nigeria’s $12bn petrol market creates opportunity for solar solutions – study

India direct government agencies to buy renewable energy

Seplat, Oando reduces debt burdens for more deals

Experts brainstorm to increase awareness of thrombosis in Nigeria

Monday, October 28, 2019

Stakeholders seek focus on digital services to boost Nigeria’s economy

Stakeholders urge multinationals to ensure good representation of Nigerians on their boards

NAMA tackles upper airspace communication challenge in South East corridor

Oando declares profits in Q3 2019

Fears of rights abuses trail Army’s planned nationwide operations

5 implications of big decline in T-bills trading activity

Buhari travels again to lure investors, but his policies drive them away

More worries for buyers as Nigeria slumps in World Bank’s property registration ranking

The inevitable takeover of robots and artificial intelligence in businesses

Big lenders 9-month profit crosses half a trillion mark, rebounds with 14% growth

With impressive result in three quarters, can Cadbury trump previous year performance?

First Bank remains passionate about supporting small businesses’ growth

A short history of Nigeria’s debt habit

To whom much is given: Accountability in public life (2)

Democracy engenders growth

The mystery of China’s third-quarter growth: Resilience or Gloom?

New value proposition in market offers investors 2-yr rent upfront

How unchecked ‘Special centres’ foster examination malpractices

Here’s what Nigeria needs to do to address its housing challenge

‘Mentorship, capacity training for young professionals is pivotal for economic growth’

Glomobile debt: Deregulation of interconnection charges for telcos may be an option

FG plays pivotal role in promoting entrepreneurship- Osinbajo

APC accuses PDP, Atiku of plans to malign Supreme Court Justices ahead of Presidential Election appeal hearings

Terra Kulture Arena set to light up the city with Lagos Halloween

3 bills to pass second reading, 5 motions to receive consideration as Reps resume plenary

Pantami charges Nigerian youths on innovative ideas

Concerns as research lists Nigeria among countries where 70% of cancer deaths occur

Head of Service reveals employment racketeering in MDAs

Lagos PDP opposes governor Sanwo-Olu’s N250bn loan request

Brazil Congress to push ahead with economic and tax reform

Chef Fergus Henderson: ‘fashion and food don’t go hand in hand’

Isis leader Abu Bakr al-baghdadi killed in US raid in Syria

How virtual reality can help train surgeons

Concerns over Customs’ double examination of containers bound for inland ports

Supreme Court hears Atiku’s appeal against Buhari Wednesday

Paul Adefarasin hosts Tonye Cole, Leke Alde, others at the Leaders & Pastors Conference

‘Nigerian youths need skills, competencies to be relevant in today’s world’

Nigeria Breweries sheds over N1.1tr in market cap as selloffs deepen

Big Banks realised N614.95 billion from T-bills, bonds interest 

Stakeholder seek focus on digital services to boost Nigeria’s economy

Oyo slashes rent on business complex

These charts show Nigeria is Airtel Africa’s cash cow

Nigeria’s gold supply poised for growth as Canadian’s Thor Exploration’s attracts $78m funding

Flood Ravages Taraba community, renders residents homeless

Ebonyi threatens to seal hotels for promoting crimes

Helicopter gunships to boost operations – NAF

Buhari off to Saudi Arabia and then a private stop in London

EU grants Britain Brexit extension till January 31

Buhari to proceed on private visit to UK, after Saudi Arabia summit

Lagos Smart City project: No choice but continuity

Oando, JV partner promote WHO SDG3 in host communities in Delta

Colgate dental screening exercise holds in Ibadan

Waste control: Lagos seeks residents’ compliance as defaulters nabbed

Promo: Dangote Cement fetes star prize winner in Asaba

Multinationals counterfeiting remains a challenge in Africa – Spoor & Fisher

CBN working with agencies on credit data collection

Cadivus Hunters announces N120m house lottery

Access Bank gets go ahead to Buy Kenyan Lender

Stakeholders highlight strategies to resilient multigenerational enterprises

Lagos to employ art as healing therapy in health facilities

Don Bosco Science Academy clinches Seplat’s N7m star prize quiz competition award

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Nigeria’s fixed income market freezes up on CBN OMO ban

Nigeria’s $700m gas transmission pipeline remains in limbo

Five years after, FG fails to deliver N4.8bn aerobridges

FG, CBN should be more concerned about Nigeria’s dying stock market

FG, oil majors’ dispute opens investment space to China, Russia

Who will pump the brakes plus what do you do when a regulator goes rogue?

FCMB wins excellence award in customer experience 

Adebayo, the new trade minister, has his work cut out for him

The government borrowing path to escape poverty

We want to restore trust to Nigerian healthcare system—Odulana

Our target is to connect businesses at 2019 trade fair—LCCI chair

Directors attendance and participation at board meetings

Growth in production level drives manufacturing PMI expansion in October

Why should we care (1)?

MDAs enticing committees to beat budget defence deadline

Reconstructing Lagos collapsed roads for mobility

Solid Mineral revenue appreciated by 21% with N52 Billion earned in 2017- NE‎ITI

Buhari to attend another investment forum in S’ Arabia – Presidency

Multinationals counterfeiting remains a challenge in Africa, says Spoor & Fisher

Minimum wage: Taraba NLC assures workers of full, speedy implementation

Bauchi uncovers over 41,000 workers without BVN

Minimum Wage: NLC assures workers of full, speedy implementation

First Bank restates commitment to sponsorship of Georgia Cup

Mourinho waiting for Real Madrid call as fans back Zidane

Lamentation, apprehension as flood ravages Nigerian cities and villages

Nigerian governments not serious about reducing 30 million housing deficits – BSTAN CEO

The untold stories of alarming rape, defilement cases in Akwa Ibom

How much does Nigeria gain from int’l summits?

NDDC has not impacted much on the people – APC chieftain  

US Embassy visits Ogun, pledges more investments in health, manufacturing    

Access Bank, Stanbic IBTC announce N146bn profit after tax in Q3 2019

Sylva charges PTI to boost crude oil output through collaboration

What manner of yuletide amid kidnapper-infested, devastated highways?

NILDS wants deregistration of 90 political parties, guided democracy

Controversy trails Buhari’s N10.069b requests for Kogi

EDGE as green building certification: What buyers should know

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Experts chart path to digital skills growth in Nigeria

Crisis threatens APC plans to capture Bayelsa, retain Kogi

I can’t be too busy not to read – Ekiti State Governor, Fayemi

As Africa targets $6.7trn spending power in 2030

Access Bank: Championing the growth of the Nigerian creative industry

Ondo moves to end Nigerians’ medical tourism abroad with $1.1bn Sunshine medical city

Holistic implementation of 2020 Budget critical for economic growth – Stakeholders

Eastern ports get new security verve with Ogwuche taking command

It is never too late to return the church fully back to God – Pastor Ladipo

CCNN doubles third quarter profit in spite of rising costs

Why VAT increase at this time is not appropriate, by Accounting expert

Indoor Air Pollution – Conscious effort required to curb menace in Nigeria

Bells University, Ota: Driving processes with technological innovations

Group demands more allocation for family planning, adolescent healthcare in Ogun 2020 budget

DrugStoc shortlisted as a finalist for Jack Ma’s Africa Netpreneur prize initiative

‘Christ Army Church consecrates Oghumah bishop of Lagos’

OGSG empowers 5,000 MSME’s operators in novel MSME clinic

‘Determination to succeed against all odds plays a great role in our success story’

NAF commissions school of medical sciences and aviation in Kaduna

UNIBEN gets second female Vice-Chancellor, Realnews magazine reports

Health expert tasks Nigerians on regular exercise

NSACC to hold October breakfast forum in Lagos

Nigeria, Africa require technology to boost socio-economic, institutional development in non-oil sector

MTN Foundation leverages collaboration to deliver impactful projects in communities

Youths must embrace entrepreneurship to foster wealth creation – minister

Friday, October 25, 2019

NILDS advocates deregistration of 90 political parties, guided democracy

Supreme court solidifies Wike’s election as Rivers governor

PEARL to reward players in other markets in 2020 awards

Maina remanded after arraignment on 12-count charge

Stock market declines by 0.38% 

UAM Tillers battle UNICAL Malabites in HiFL 2019 final

Stanbic IBTC Holdings reports N69.1bn Q3 pretax profit

Students, others suggest ways to curb sexual harassment in high schools

Court remands Maina in prison

Supreme Court clears Wike as winner of Rivers 2019 governorship election

At least N80bn is required for optimal healthcare in Lagos – Abayomi

Nwakego Boyo, still winning our hearts in Nollywood 20 years after

Radisson Hotel Group repositions for Nigerian market

Farming premieres in Lagos amid fun

Supreme Court upholds Wike’s appeals against Appeal Court’s decision

FIRS revenue hits N4 trn in 9months

We are driven by commitment to create value, tapping into human capital available in Nigeria – Suleiman

FCMB Wins Excellence Award in Customer Experience as Adam Nuru Emerges CEO of the Year

Google has a paper phone to help detox your internet addiction

The economics of the rice conversation: Between a rock and a hard place

Case study: Your star salesperson lied. Should he get a second chance? — The experts respond (1)

Terragon partners Microsoft, Carbon, others on efficiency in Cloud Computing for businesses

Unilever announces new commitments for a waste-free world

Nigerian federal government moves to deepen digital, online presence

Short-sellers sink teeth into Beyond Meat

Women in Business: Luvvie Ajayi

Airtel Africa’s profit surges 172.10% on Mobile money, voice data

Women in Business: Nneka Abulokwe

Streaming: The Currency of Music

Tarragon: Dining experience not a restaurant

Tarragon: Lagos’ premiere fine dining restaurant

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Local, foreign investors shun cheap Nigerian stocks as outlook worsens

Frequent tanker accidents fuel calls for haulage alternative 

Apapa: Presidential team/truck drivers’ clash a wake-up call on FG, Lagos

Improved access to power, contracts enforcement, others lift Nigeria’s doing business ranking – World Bank

Nigerian cassava growers restate ambitious plan to curb trillions in imported products

For insights on farm productivity, technology use, new big-data platform offers solution

Dateline Lagos 25th February 1884: A matter of law and order

Why airport officials and traffic officers need customer service training desperately

Regionalism, security, and development

Nature and nurture, why we act the way we do

Data wars: Airtel takes on MTN, others on internet revenue

Africa Independent healthcare targets $1bn revenue in 5years post consolidation

Nigeria pledges $12m to global fund to combat HIV, tuberculosis, malaria

Unilorin discovers potentials to cure cancer, vesicovaginal fistula

Our refineries are scraps, discard them

Brain drain, burnout impede quality delivery of Nigerian doctors

The impediments and issues affecting our educational growth

Managing legal compliance in business

NASS, Executive Agree on N10trn Bond to Fund 540 Roads

Buhari reiterates firmness of Nigeria against terrorism, commissions rebuilt UN house

NDDC contractors gets three weeks ultimatum to return to sites

Nigeria, Russia firms sign MoU on refinery and rail projects

Bank CEOs applaud NCC’s suspension of USSD charges by Telecom Companies

Stakeholders seek right models for airport concession to address infrastructure gaps

INEC seeks financial autonomy for States Electoral Commissions

Reps query $470 million China loan for CC Cameras in major cities

Winners emerge in NSE inaugural X-Kathon

National Judicial Council sets up committee to try 8 judges

U23 AFCON: Nwakali rejoins Olympic Eagles’ camp

FIFA U17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets battle Hungary in opener

Luno takes cryptocurrency literacy tour to University of Benin

How much of “IT” do you really want?

Islamic Finance principles cut across the three main religions in Nigeria – Ummahani Amin

Expert opinion on Nigerian law by past Judicial Officers

NNPC/TOTAL JV makes significant inventions through CSR

OMO Auctions: CBN clarifies position

Aba leather industry awaits government support

Zenith, others move to promote made-in-aba goods

LSEG trading statement shows total income of £587 million in Q3

Guinness slips into loss in Q1 on slower sales, high finance cost

FCMB expands branch network

Why Nigeria needs ICT laboratories in Universities – Tranter IT

Emerging markets risk capital flow reversal as IMF downgrades global growth

Fake News: Continuous fixation with Aiteo and destructive menace of deliberate mischief

Amid rising unemployment, Getajobng provides hope for job seekers

AFC reels out finance plan on critical road infrastructure in Ogun

More worries for airlines, businesses as FG shifts Enugu airport delivery to April 2020

RIMSON calls for risk-based management of critical national infrastructure

Foreign investors gain N37bn from stock market in 9 months

Startups invited to compete at 7th Seedstars Lagos, as Seedspace GrowthLab formally opens

The cult of the celebrity entrepreneur: Kill it with fire

Gtbank ‘Buy’ ratings despite muted Q3 earnings

Air Peace reiterates commitment to travellers’ safety, comfort

Slum2school Commissions early childhood development centres

Eni’s new 106m cf/d of gas to boost domestic supply

Redefining Milk in the Nigerian context!

Nigeria canvasses Airbus support for military aircraft maintenance

October 2019 FGN bond auction oversubscribed- DMO

Nigeria moves up by 15 places to rank 131 in ease of doing business 2020

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Nigeria’s most ambitious industrial plan gathers dust

We will deliver Lekki Port project in 30 months – CHEC

CBN bars banks from OMO auctions for local investors, corporates

Interswitch concludes N23bn bond placement through SPV

NCDMB policies to facilitate access to funding for females in Oil Industry

Our partnership with service providers allows us access good rates for travellers – Akinboro

Consumer goods firms are stumbling toward recession

Home trouble in big palaces

Going round in circles

CAP 9-month profit grows marginally on slower sales

Zenith Bank reaffirms market dominance as Q3 profits surge

Nigeria does have a hunger problem

Oil majors set to enforce compliance of 2018 Corporate Governance

Nigerian caterers complain local rice fails to make good Jollof

On Lagos and selective perception

Nigeria’s extractive industries at the mercy of cohesive leadership: NDDC, other vehicles failed

2,000 ex-ISIS terrorists working for Boko Haram- Putin

President Buhari approves appointment of new DG for NCAA

Nigerians move to decide ‘own’ automotive prototype

Jag Mk2 greatest British cars of all time, celebrates 60

Uber mulls small loan advances to driver-partners

Yaris B-Dash ushers in Toyota’s latest design language

FEC approves use of methanol as alternative fuel

Navy demands more operational vessels to fight oil theft, piracy

Road maintenance cost in Nigeria makes 2020 budget allocation to works a huge joke

Unlawful detention: Journalist wants DSS to pay him N150m for damages

Nigeria loses $15bn annually to tax evasion – Fowler

NEITI releases 2017 Audit Report next week, 2018 edition December

First Bank grows 9-month profit by most in 5 years

Millennial Hangout: Olamma Foundation Commemorates World Mental Day

Return of Golden Guinea beer will boost Abia economy, says Gov. Ikpeazu

Patient-centric care suffers as Nigerian hospitals underutilise mobile communication devices

Allow new board to supervise NDDC forensic audit, Buhari advised

Spanish Football Federation confirms December 18 date for El Clasico

‘Hosting 2020 National Sports Festival, proof of FG’s endorsement of Obaseki’

Afreximbank catalyses African cotton sector with new initiative

Exporters’ Group demands N70bn grant payment as shortfalls accumulate since 2017

Climate change could increase threat of malaria – experts

Wike flags off 3 flyovers in PH, says N14.7bn he paid Julius Berger starts counting now

Zenith Bank meets loan growth target, posts 5% profit rise to N150.72 bn in Q3

PE firms in Africa should view climate change prism of opportunity, rather than threat

Zenith Bank meets loan growth target

Enugu airport to be ready by April 2020 – Sirika

Air Peace committed to passengers’ safety – CEO

Businesses urged to embrace digital transformation as a necessity for growth

Nigeria’s indigenous oil companies seize onshore opportunities

Jhaki hits 1,716 TEUs in 8 weeks of Launch; Moves to drive Nigeria’s Exports Logistics

Israel’s Benny Gantz weighs possible route to power

Can Boris Johnson ‘get Brexit done’?

Legal and policy mechanisms for reducing non-performing loan in Nigeria

Travelling by road in A sad experience of government failure!

Financial inclusion sails as high cost of internet keeps 42% Nigerians offline

Corporate governance: Accountability and transparency in the boardroom

Undercover Investigation (III): A reporter’s Diary – Living With A ‘Mad’ Cell Mate, Set Up By Prison Warders, Abducted By the Police

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

With bet on Lekki Port, China makes biggest investment in Nigeria

Banks must act now or risk becoming a ‘Footnote’ – McKinsey

Brewers’ hunt for local substitute opens investment opportunity in sorghum production

UBA grows net profit by 32.3%, as gross earnings hit N428.22bn

Countries in Gulf of Guinea region bleed as fuel smuggling, fish poaching threaten economy

Undercover Investigation (3): A reporter’s Diary – Living With A ‘Mad’ Cell Mate, Set Up By Prison Warders, Abducted By the Police

A successful life (2)

International Breweries stimulates agribusiness with 40% local sourcing

LADOL seeks support, funding for local firms into sustainable value addition

NSC puts January 2020 as timeline to commission Jos, Funtua Dry Ports

Allianz Nigeria pioneers free car service for Lagos cars

The Lagos-Badagry expressway

Nigeria needs oil sector reform to benefit from Russia pivot to Africa

Insurance companies urged to come together and invest in technology

IGI explains turnaround plans, assure stakeholders of stability

CPS: As a contributor, make known your potential beneficiary

Non-profit: Raise funds when you are not desperate!

Oyo says committed to agribusiness

IMF says CBN’s inflation policies the way to go

Reps frown at non-release of N35.2bn capital projects fund for Niger Delta

Aviation Minister declares state of emergency on Enugu Airport

NLC tasks FG on people-centred economic policies

NHIS tasks NCS on constant, timely payments

Soludo advocates harmonised national public sector intervention in addressing health concerns

Stock market closes in red as MTNN, Eterna, Cadury, others lose

Lekki Port LFTZ finally secures $629m loan from Chinese bank to fund project

BusinessDay postpones states competitiveness & good governance award to 20th Nov

PetroNor to acquire 12% of Aje field, double production

There is an upside to falling numbers of MBA applicants

ICPC declares ex-presidential aide, Obono-Obla Wanted

Nigerian Fintech week begins on 28th October

Commonwealth finance ministers urge progress on taxing digital commerce to tackle debt

Alpha Mead, LASTVEB partnership seeks to bridge real estate artisan skill gap

American Express GBT introduces travel management technology

Indomie Noodles Maker plans West Africa’s biggest port in Lagos

Court orders interim forfeiture of Maina’s 23 choice properties

NSE approves listing of N16.5bn Primero BRT bond

UTME: CPAN seeks review of MOU with JAMB

Tecno mobile rewards promo winners with trip to Europe

UBA berths with impressive Q3’19 scorecard

Corruption seen as obstacle in property investment opportunities in Africa

Airtel extends internet coverage to Ogun community

How Istanbul airport made history as largest aviation design of the world

Pelvic inflammatory disease on the rise in Nigeria

Informal e-waste collection poses threat to industry, lives – Hinckley

#keepfisayosafe: Nigerians Seek Government Protection For Journalist Who Uncovered Corruption In Prisons

Foreign stock investors return to Nigeria with caution as inflows hit year-high

Failure of 10,000 PHCS to take off leaves Nigerians desperate for quality healthcare

Never Quite The Insider

Future Energy Nigeria opens partnership opportunities for Nigerian, Indian energy companies – Singh

Fixed income market turns bullish as OMO lost bids trigger buying interest

Facebook falls off world’s top-10 list of most valuable brands

USSD transactions: Are telcos wrong for charging users

NASD sees blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies as future of securities trading

CrustMine Consulting deepens awareness on customer satisfaction for increased productivity

Oyo APC, PDP bicker over N8bn road project

FG reiterates determination to use oil to diversify economy

NASS angry with PENCOM over illegal spending of N12.283bn IGR

Chartered administrators back fight against corruption

Why Kennedy Uzoka of UBA is Businessday’s Bank CEO of the Year

Monday, October 21, 2019

USSD saga foreshadows coming bank vs Telco battle

As FG struggles to fund budget, here are 4 things sucking up its revenue

9M 2019: FBN Holding grows PBT by 17% to N60bn

Nigerian e-commerce companies tighten competition ahead of Black Friday sales

Prime office rent drops as SMEs, tech start-ups drive growing demand for co-working spaces 

Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria wins Merchant Bank of Year Award

To whom much is given: Accountability in public life (1)

Golden Week sales exceed expectations          

Abiy Ahmed: An embodiment of hope

5 real estate quotes to never ignore and hidden wisdom they possess

How ZAMA is using technology to simplify home buying process, empower agents

Unhappy Nigerians and where to find them

Global investors interest in Nigeria, Ghana rising as real estate markets evolve

Food security: Minister Naono’s denialism a serious cause for concern

Nigeria’s bourgeoning population and child malnutrition

Conflicting narratives trial air traveller, NCS officials claims

Greensprings School promotes healthy living with Community Connect initiative

Government urged to adopt inclusive education for the blinds

I will collaborate to ensure Nigerian teachers get better – Ezem

Stakeholders urge govt to adopt PPP for holistic housing delivery

NASS queries inconsistencies in Transport Ministry’s 2020 Budget

APC alerts security over PDP plans to unleash violence ahead of Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls

Melaye, Adeyemi enter another battle for Kogi West as INEC conducts fresh polls November 16

NDIC to upgrade Academy to train Africa banks on deposit insurance

$9.6bn P&ID scam: EFCC arraigns two British nationals

UAE ready to host the world as Nigeria mobilizes for Dubai Expo 2020

P&ID: EFCC arraigns 2 British nationals

Court orders interim forfeiture of Saraki’s properties over fraud allegation

FG orders downward review of data price, improved quality of service

State House budgets N6.56b for 2020 capital project

2020 Budget of smoke and mirrors won’t take Nigeria to Promised Land

Airtel Africa partners Ecobank Group on mobile transactions

Why this is time to buy Dangote cement

CJN, CBN Governor harp on financial system stability

Wateraid intensifies campaign to end open defecation in communities

Any deal struck between Britain and the EU should be put to voters

CoinCola empowers Nigerians on blockchain in Abuja Kaduna

Premium Pension signs fund management agreement with Jigawa State as lead PFA

Seplat targets top spot in Nigeria’s oil & gas with Eland acquisition

Insurance industry could help economic diversification in Nigeria

Throwback to Wellness Week: Things to note

Shaky US-China trade agreement, falling global demand drag oil prices down   

NAICOM plans compliance on technology standard for quality service, growth of industry

Court varies bail condition for Sowore

10 billion Libel: Court Strikes Out Oshiomole’s Bid To Stop Ortom’s Suit

Ways to make rising inflation benefit you

Border Closure: 25 Made-in-Nigeria rice to look out for this Christmas

SEC working on Crowdfunding regulation – Uduk

IPSAS: Lagos trains 800 public sector accountants for service delivery

Sunday, October 20, 2019

FMN: Boosting food security with backward integration investments  

Nigeria’s refineries post N90.97bn deficit in 7 months

Experts canvass infrastructure development as AFCTA nears

‘Localisation panacea to growth, wealth retention in Nigeria’  

Zenith, FBNH, UBA, others win big in 2019 Businessday BAFI Awards

Morocco’s Saham exits Unitrust amid insurance industry recapitalisation

Banks are bleeding…but are they a buy?

Why we need to stop focusing on the recurrent versus capital portions of the budget

Buhari’s government fails the competence test with routine budget failures

Two funerals and grief for the Tinubu family

Debo Thomas: Giving glamour to Nigeria’s agriculture 

26-year-old entrepreneur wins N1m grant at pitch and prize presentation

Paint makers re-strategize as AfCFTA nears

Unproductive, unsafe and expensive: petrol tankers on our roads

Oyo seeks partnership to revamp paper mill, cashew processing company, others

Financial inclusion: Finally, a game-changing device

KOPE to leverage mentorship in deepening Nigeria’s tech start-up space

KAS empowers start-ups with printing skills

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION (2): Drug Abuse, Sodomy, Bribery, Pimping… The Cash-And-Carry Operations Of Ikoyi Prison

Dear Nigeria, some suggestions to dealing with some of your economic problems

UNIDO’s new country programme will steer Nigeria’s industrial development – Bakole

UI, Lady Mechanic Academy Sign MoU to Award Diploma Certificate

Buhari to attend Russia- Africa summit in Sochi 

FG orders suspension of Planned USSD charge on call

Nigeria in talks with UK government on issuance of “jollof bonds” for infrastructure financing

Visit Naija to Launch Cruisetopia 1.0 in Lagos

Nigeria seeks World Bank’s $3bn loan to fix electricity 

Rural electrification key to my administration’s agenda – Makinde

Time to take another look at mortgage lending and borrowing

Nigeria and plight of hapless citizens

Zenith, FBNH, UBA, others win big in 2019 Businessday Banks & Other Financial Institutions Awards

States to lose FG projects over delays in land allocation- Presidency 

Can the Economic Advisory Council make the difference?

Every successful economy must be built on the real sector, Infinity Paints MD

Eastern travelers sleeping on roads two months to Christmas

Shiites and FG: War without end?

GTB’s foreign operations generate N54bn income in Q3 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019

United Capital posts N5.32bn revenue in third quarter 2019

Abuja teacher, Ezem bags N6.5M Maltina Teacher top prize

Kula: Oil dispute over chieftaincy tussle sets in as peace may elude OML 25 host communities again

You cannot build a system where there is no rule of law – Dania

Insufficient policy adjustment, huge infrastructure gap, others behind Nigeria’s fragile growth, says IMF

Buhari leads dignitaries to First Bank Georgian Cup Centenary grand finale

Social media, fake news and a botched presidential wedding

‘If we allow the word of God, it will go a long way in building the church’

I will ensure Abia continues to maintain first in external examinations – Ogbonna

The critical element of preservation in food security

States to lose FG projects over delays in land allocation- Presidency

Tragedy as Seven Killed in Edo Governor’s Convoy

Zenith emerges BAFI Bank of the year as Kennedy Uzoka wins 2019 bank CEO

Nasarawa Poly expels 66 students over alleged exam-malpractice, misconduct

CBN goes tough against banks for LDR, treasury bills infractions

Vice Chancellor vows to make TSU top ten in the world

FG charges states on investment in water, sanitation

Edo mulls takeover, reconstruction of Benin-Auchi Highway

Fashola restates FG’s commitment to infrastructure renewal

Ikpeazu praises Zenith, Virtual Xchange Group for supporting SMEs in Abia

CCNN boosts CSR with donation of cement to host communities

Hard times for travellers as Julius Berger diverts traffic on Lagos-Ibadan road

Demand for Nigerian rice expected to grow in line with strong drivers

Shell says it finds ‘exceptional brains’ in Nigeria’s public schools

CBN to introduce cyber security crisis management in Q1 2020

Friday, October 18, 2019

N14bn Police Pension fraud: Dangabar’s death stalls trial, EFCC to amend charges

Alleged N108m SMEDAN fraud: EFCC presents fourth witness against Masari

El-Rufai, Badaru head APC Kogi, Bayelsa governorship campaign councils

Kogi State deputy governor Simon Achuba impeached

EFCC arraigns ECOWAS Secretariat staff for N587.7m fraud

Minister asks ‎Shelter-Afrique to employ more  Nigerians

NDIC recovers over N29.1bn from debtors of banks in liquidation

10 Africans qualify for Jack Ma’s ANPI

Minimum Wage: NECA, Labour tell FG, States to stick to agreement

Monkey Pox: Lagos alerts public to precautionary measures

Stock market declines by 0.32% in one week

Again, Shiites, police clash in Abuja

Standard Life Organisation empowers SMEs with N3bn loans

MTN Nigeria earns platinum status in ‘Investors in People’

Regus dynamic network of workspaces enhance productivity for entrepreneurs

Outperform Business Conference set to inspire entrepreneurs in Nigeria

World Bank moves to halve ‘learning poverty’ and end illiteracy

Pence arrives in Turkey as Trump comes under pressure at home

Police reunite missing child with family in A’ibom

Invasion: Taraba community petitions NHRC

Female bankers to hold 2019 corporate forum/annual dinner

LAPO spends N69.1m on cancer treatment in two years

Inspiring Women Series 9: Women empowered to break boundaries, become more

International Breweries approves Rights Issue of N9 per share

‘We have brought into Ikeja, specifically Lagos Airport area, an elevated level of hospitality’

The intrigues and bickering that continue to plunge Nigeria into darkness

Okowa advocates review of policies for food sufficiency

Ease of Doing Business: PEBEC striking the right chords

Less than 48 hours after, another petrol tanker fire hits Onitsha

FG presents MDAS with IT service level agreement framework

FG takes delivery of additional trains from China

Housing market upbeat in Benin City as Emotan Gardens offers affordable homes

BAFI Awards 2019 holds tomorrow

Women in business: Bibi Bakare Yusuf

Women in business: Saratu Grace Ghartey

Minimum wage: Finally, FG, Labour reach agreement

Tepid growth, bad economic decisions mean a painful future of huge financing gaps stares Nigeria

Thursday, October 17, 2019

CBN refunds N200bn to penalised banks on improved LDR

Mile 12 market plans tomato processing to curb multi-billion losses, improve hygiene

Fight corruption, serve citizens with country’s money, IMF tells Nigeria

Updated: 54 days after closure, Buhari approves N10bn request for Enugu airport repair

Leadership and moral conscience

Ten reasons I still live in Nigeria

Business and stakeholder engagement should be fun

Beyond budget, here’s what Nigeria can do to grow its economy

Dateline Lagos – 6th March 1884 – The reopening of Ejinrin market

Onboarding (1)

Expert advocates collaboration, strategic measures to curb suicide in Nigeria

Climate-smart agriculture to determine future of sustainable farming

Poland Offers to assist Nigeria preserve Artifacts, Monuments

Nigeria will not pay $9.6bn P&ID fine – Petroleum Minister

I will open up Cross Rivers to Investors- Buhari

FAAC shares N693.528bn revenue to FG, States, LGs for September

Nigeria and ‘Reality’ are in divorce court

 Senate Summons NNDC Head Over N65b Contract Scam

Buhari approves N10b for Enugu airport repairs, upgrade

Updated: Apapa gridlock returns as manual call up system collapses

Apapa gridlock returns as manual call up system collapses

NASS committees Shielding MDAs, Holding Budget Defense Secretly

Sanwo-Olu appoints new MD for LAMATA

No going back on FG’s December deadline to phase out quack teachers -TRCN

Sanwo-Olu appoints Bashir Abiola-Are as CEO Lagos State Lotteries Board 

Buhari orders probe of NDDC operations

A bet on America: the sports gambling gold rush

NUT seeks training of teachers to lift education standard

FG charges states on investment in water, sanitation

Over 100 American investors signal interest in Nigeria’s gas flare bidders project

Hope rises for informal sector as FG plans to initiate cooperative housing scheme

Finally, Buhari approves N10bn for upgrade of Enugu Airport

NDDC crises: Oil-producing states’ governors express worries at parley with Buhari

Value stocks’ new lows offer opportunities for bargain hunters

Union Systems, Daon partner for easier, safer data capturing in financial services

Will stock investors price in Seplat’s N172bn offer for Eland Oil?

Road repair: Residents want Sanwo-olu to give every area sense of belonging

Defaulters of Nigerian Content forensic audit to face EFCC

Lessons from India’s footwear industry

Global financial condition favours Nigeria for hard, domestic currency bond issuance – IMF

FG set to conclude Ogoni cleanup by 2024 as concerns mount on crude theft

South East leaders urge Buhari to declare Emergency on roads in the region

Security: Enugu purchases 18 automated drones

Buhari warns against actions encouraging strife, conflict

Lion Club, Foundation brings succor to over 200 youths, women

Firstbank hosts fintech summit 3.0

Nigeria’s central bank Refunds Banks Part of $1.4B seized Over Credit Target

Why paediatric cancer centre deserves investment attention

We are bringing 10,000 jobs, N3bn development fund for 25 years – NLNG

Rain of foreign money on Nigeria’s tech space: Is in whose interest?

Nigeria seeks $3bn facility from World Bank for power sector development

Minimum wage: Again, No deal as FG, Labour reconvene meeting today

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Foreign insurers back local subsidiaries on recapitalisation

FG approves $300m investment in digital, e-Customs project for port efficiency

Tenants jettison Apapa Mall on menacing gridlock

The ethics of the BBC sting on sexual predator lecturers

Increase non-oil tax revenue for infrastructure, social spending, IMF tells Nigeria

How did our universities become centres of sexual harassment?

How Nigeria walked into a disastrous independence and why Azikiwe never became prime minister

Fela: ‘Something must kill man and …customer service indeed!’

How consumers fare under Ikeja DISCO’s Premium Power initiative

Game-changing policies to make local airlines thrive

Military invasion: Community Petitions NHRC, demands N3b compensation

PDP kicks against FG’s N5000 National ID renewal, replacement

Nigerian Army renames South East operation to “Exercise Atilogwu Udo”

W/African waters remains hotspot for pirate attacks as global incident drops – IMB

Buhari approves new aides for First Lady

Court discharges, acquits 9 IMN members

Shareholders to get bumper dividend as pioneer tax to boost Dangote Cement profit

IDAN announces The GUIDE For Business Conference 2019

Buhari gives assent to five bills

Osinbajo’s office not in charge of NSIO’s accounts, Uwais says

Petrol tanker explodes near Onitsha market, claims lives, properties

Stanbic, Lafarge, MTNN, other stocks spur market’s N20bn loss

GOtv Boxing Night Mini excites boxers

Verve promotes fitness and wellness with ‘Go Hard or Go Home’

Ahead of 7.5% VAT rate by 2020

NDIC: 30 years of protecting depositors’ funds

Wirecard’s suspect accounting practices revealed

Inclusive governance, partnership of business owners seen driving Nigeria’s economic development

GTBank grows third quarter pre-tax profit to N170.7bn

Buhari slashes travel costs for Ministers, others to curb leakages

Okomu Oil Palm proposes interim dividend of N2 per share

Georgian Cup Polo: Emir of Katsina, Umar laud First Bank on Centenary Milestone

2019 First Bank/Kaduna Georgian Cup Polo: Emir of Katsina, Umar Laud First Bank on Centenary Milestone

Floods: Buhari says States and LG must take responsibility

Analysts see upside in these six consumer goods stocks

Lydia eyes $1.1bn to revolutionise MSME funding in Eastern Europe

NPA abolishes safe anchorage operations to save cost for ships calling Lagos Ports

Minimum wage: No resolution yet as FG, Labour continue talks tomorrow

BUA made 100% commercial use of terminal for 18 months without interference – NPA

LADOL developing facilities to support sustainable entrepreneurs – Jadesimi

Onne Customs raises revenue profile, generates over N81.2bn in Q3

820 buses: Lagos Assembly to publish Ambode’s invitation

African govts need data gaps closure for effective SDGs tracking, says report

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

FG fails to heed history lessons as inflation surges on FX controls

Updated: Seplat takes lead in indigenous scramble for onshore assets

IMF projects Nigeria’s economy to grow by 2.5% in 2020

Agric revolution: Akwa Ibom unlocking food production potentials

The one that got caught

On World Food Day, millions of Nigerians face food crisis, poor diets

Enterprise development: Understanding efficiency and productivity (2)

Why FX ban on starch, ethanol importation matters

Public expenditure in Treading the path of failure

Despite cashless policy drive, CBN spends N14.5bn more to print currency in 2018

Energy security concerns of Nigeria-Siemens deal: Emerging future energy pathways (1)

Senate pegs $500m fine, 5 years jail term for defaulting IOCs

Nigerians lament as FG attaches N3,000 charges on National ID renewal

2020 appropriation bill passes second reading as Senate adjourns for budget defense

NIMASA targets sustainable shipping with implementation of Ballast Water Convention

Bayelsa guber polls: Traditional Rulers call for arms moping, use of helicopters to deliver materials

SeedMoney extends product range with melon seeds

Stock market erases previous gain as MTN, GSK, 11 others dip

Emefiele urges more judicial collaboration in tackling financial disputes

847 soldiers killed By Boko Haram buried in Borno cemetery – Senator Ndume

Lagos to pay above N30,000 minimum wage, says Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu writes house, seeks approval for N250bn loan

Ecuador bows to protests and scraps decree ending fuel subsidies

Trump’s attorney-general investigates the investigators

International Day of Girl Child: Create enabling environment for girls’ development—Odumakin

Lagos formal retail market expands with FoodCo entry

NASS committees to work jointly as MDAs begin 2020 budget defense Wednesday

Rohr: Draw with Brazil is big booster for 2021 AFCON race

Access Bank hits over N1bn in digital lending daily

IMF projects Nigeria economy to grow by 2.5% in 2020

Despite cashless policy, CBN spends N14.5bn more to print currency in 2018

Regulatory agencies ruining FG’s Ease-Of Business Policy- OPS

PDP blames chaos in Presidential Villa on Buhari’s incompetence

FG bans import, export trade through land borders

Danger averted as touts allegedly puncture fuel-laden tanker in Lagos

KPMG to help improve companies’ tax function as it launches ‘Tax Reimagined’

ACA sells Cornerstone Tower to strategic investor after 25% return

Credit Direct rewards customers, staff at Customer Service Week

2019 Onitsha Ofala promo winners applaud Globacom

Minister lauds private sector investment to promote entrepreneurial skills among youths

Wema Bank partners Bank of Africa Group to improve trade services

Buhari requests Senate to approve N10.069b promissory note for Kogi

Nigerian universities sign MoU with RDIC for digitisation, storage, publication services

Obaseki inspects Dangote’s Port, strategise on linkage with Benin River Port

Nigeria’s entrepreneurship sector gets boost as International Breweries trains 300 youths

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu: Lessons in penetrating a new market

Seplat acquires London listed Eland Oil and Gas for $484 million

Nigeria’s inflation rises most in 4 months on border closure

Transcorp Hotels fulfils post-privatisation obligations

Energy Institute set to host its annual energy sustainability conference

Monday, October 14, 2019

2020 budget: FG under pressure to meet revenue target, says Ahmed

CBN contradicts self on Diaspora remittance

South-East economy slumbers as governors fail to trigger prosperity

Mokyr’s a culture of growth: A review in the African context (2)

Land prices soar as residential devt activities improve in H1’2019

Nigeria’s informal FMCG market thrives on women entrepreneurial energy

If FirstBank Insurance were a quoted company, its shares would be most attractive

Whatever happened to Philippines debt slavery?

2023 Nigeria, the unspoken battle  

Many voices, one heart

Environmental management in Nigeria’s maritime sector

Lessons from Kaduna for other Nigerian states on mortgages, land titling

Rain or no rain, we’ll fix Ogun roads, Abiodun assures

Minimum wage: FG moves to avert labour strike

Nigeria’s BUA Group announced as Main Sponsor of 2020 Africa CEO

FG, Labour in make-or-mar dialogue on Tuesday as strike looms

Bus with 29 passengers plunges into Lagos canal

Julius Berger Investments to acquire 20% equity in Petralon 54 Limited

DMO lists N15bn Green Bond on NSE

Reps pledge to unburden Supreme Court, reform judiciary

Rice Smuggling: Court orders interim freezing of 45 Accounts of three banks

Homeownership window opens as Mixta Nigeria launches affordable housing project

Commonwealth Finance ministers to discuss joint action to prevent future debt crises

FG to ascertain actual volume of fuel consumed daily, stamp out smuggling

A new home ownership opportunity has just opened for mid-low income earners

Foundation targets teenage girls in empowerment programme for youth

SMDF and OCP announce strategic partnership to explore Nigeria’s phosphate reserves

Banjo Adegbohungbe appointed DMD at Coronation Merchant Bank

What Nigeria’s proposed VAT threshold means for your business

4 ways the proposed 2020 budget could affect you

These tips can help Millennials, Post-millennials who have dependents manage finance better

Aramco’s stalling IPO exposes oil market risks

How to fill gaps in Nigeria hospitality Business

Starting Flight operations in Nigeria is a significant milestone for us – Bjarnason

Seplat’s benign assets to equity ratio validates healthy balance sheet

Odole Oodua: Yoruba heritage goes to another deserving son

History suggests Investors may bleed further in October

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Bribery, Bail For Sale: Lagos Police Station Where Innocent Civilians Are Jailed And Criminals Are Recycled

Brazil’s $2bn oil blocs draw Shell, Chevron, 8 others

Declining corporate profit margins could signal recession next year

With ambitious budget, FG needs more than tax credit to lure private sector

The inflation problem nipping at the CBNs REER

The budget chickens are home to roost

Exporters push for friendly policies as Afreximbank dangles $500m support

Sanwo-Olu launches Financial Centre for Sustainability, Lagos

SUNU Assurances targets over N10 billion in new recapitalization 

United Nation’s stress test for Nigeria – Security dominance of one ethnic group

The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance, 2018 principle 22 – shareholder engagement & shareholder activism

NSE reviews rules on pricing methodology

The future of real estate in Nigeria

Oluwabukola Ajayi: Baker, caterer, social media influencer

APC condemns attack on Oshiomhole’s Benin residence

Sanwo-Olu rallies Julius Berger, Hitech, CCECC for road rehabilitation

Gov. Fintiri of Adamawa extends olive branch to opposition

SEC restates commitment to sustainable financing

Nigeria is becoming a one-party state, APC mocks PDP, CUPP

Technology critical to Sanwo-Olu’s THEMES agenda- Official

BDCs see VAT increase leading to unemployment, poverty

Passenger dies while boarding airplane at MMIA

Omo-Agege condemns attack on Oshiomole

FG debunks alleged attack on Nigerian Embassy in Benin Republic

Nigeria rallies oil-producing African countries to advance maximum benefits of their resources

PDP rejects moves by FG to gag media

Brazil, Nigeria clash again as Golden Eaglets tackle Sao Paulo FC in friendly

Brazil force Nigeria to 1-1 draw in Singapore

South Sudan President Praises Buhari’s role in galvanising African countries’ engagement with OPEC

House of reps calls for stoppage of 25% remittances by aviation agencies

Aisha Buhari arrives Nigeria

2020 Budget : Mired in controversy

Equities shed N534bn in eight days as Dangote Flour, Global Spectrum postpone AGMs

Rohr rubbishes exit rumour, says focused on 2021 AFCON 

When Okorocha struck the right chord in the Senate

African athletes set to shine at Chicago Marathon

Lagos Gov. Sanwo-Olu, Sports Minister Dare charge Eagles to beat Brazil

Toll gate to purgatory

Saturday, October 12, 2019

NMRC’s push for legislative reform towards model mortgage

NB, Access Bank commit over N150m to develop new music talents in ‘Access The Stars’

Skye Shelter Fund posts 10% increase in net income

Abiodun rallies investors to fight insecurity as Ogun raises N1bn trust fund

Lessons from Cadbury Nigeria’s CSR

I was never indicted of $5m fraud – Ex-Army general

MTN subsidiary, Y’ello Digital Financial Services, launches MoMo agent service in Ibadan

EFCC hands over N111m recovered Kwara loot to governor

FCE Okene witnesses harvest of infrastructure despite challenges

Experts want Nigeria to adopt blockchain to solve its energy crises 

‘Good governance can only be achieved by voting good candidates’

‘Our pan-African approach has enabled us to deal with wide range of security issues’

Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce chapter for inauguration in Enugu

NLNG develops 30 years growth plan for Bonny Island

Gbajabiamila plans creation of special fund for women in politics to APC

Gbajabiamila to recommend creation of special fund for women in politics to APC

Buhari mandates FCTA to build 5,000 Houses in Abuja

Northern governors, traditional rulers others to end Tiv/Jukun crisis in Taraba

Contrary to minister’s claim, Enugu airport unlikely to be ready December

Ebonyi governor seals traders’ shops for suing government

NNPC, NLNG seal $2.5bn gas supply deal

MAN initiates global campaign for buy Nigeria products

Premium Steel to gulp $220m to become fully operational

Nigeria can learn from Rwanda how to attract more FDIs

Friday, October 11, 2019

Unilag ‘Cold Room’ as a metaphor

Buhari to open COWLSO’s confab in Lagos

NFF denies owing Rohr 3 months salary

NFF denies owing Rohr 3-month salary

Works and Housing budget to focus on financing 47 priority road projects, FG says

UBER launches boat service in Lagos

African Union targets 2030 to connect 73 million Africans to electricity

States’ total revenue hits N1.89trn in H1 2019

Buhari calls for stronger executive/legislative synergy as Reps unveils legislative agenda

PSC to tackle rights abuses by police, seeks partnership with British High Commission

FG to intensify efforts to tackle piracy – Keyamo

NNPC discovers hydrocarbon deposits in Gongola Basin-Upper Benue Trough

AfDB woos global investors for Nigeria’s agriculture sector

Uber launches boat service to ease Lagos transport needs gap

Probe: Ambode’s commissioner ready to appear before House of Assembly

Counting the gains of Federal University Wukari 

Nike risks being dragged into China NBA dispute

Trump to meet Chinese vice-premier in Washington for trade talks

Nigeria misses top five spots for foreign direct investments in Africa

Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar see ‘pathway’ to a Brexit deal

PZ Cussons chemistry challenge holds capacity enhancement training for teachers

Pimco lawyer files gender and race discrimination suit

Deepfakes: Hollywood’s quest to create the perfect digital human

Royal Air Maroc flight’s baggage cabin discovered open while landing – FAAN

Ikeja Electric signs Power Agreement with GRA Residents

CBN begins registration for Operation of Indirect Participants in Payments System

Uber launches boat Taxis in Lagos

Updated: Court of Appeal affirms sack of Melaye, orders fresh election

Nobel Prize: Buhari congratulates Ethiopian Prime Minister

IITA, ILRI, NBMA partner Agrobusiness Times on conference for research, innovations in agriculture

FAO food price index steady in September

‘Business opportunities in the coming decade will be created by Africans startups’

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel peace prize

Why more than 500,000 internet subscribers dumped MTN in August

SA, Nigeria, dominate as fintech firms grab 33% off $543mn raised in 2019

How 9% communication tax on calls, SMS, data puts more pressure on financial inclusion

2000 days Later, Parents of Missing Chibok Girls To Finally Get Therapy After UN visit

‘I spend ₦ 200,000 on therapy sessions every month’

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Social investors struggle to make impact in Nigeria

Experts Discuss Energy Shortage in Nigeria At DevConV, Ethereum’s Annual Conference in Osaka Japan.

Updated: FG, Chinese firm sign $3.9bn Abuja-Warri rail agreement

Updated: FIRS appointment of banks as tax agents hits rock in court

CBN floats ‘Financial Supermarkets’ around Nigeria through mobile money agents

Boko Haram and the path of thunder

Circular flow of wealth: How to not remain poor

Dateline April, 1943 – the day the Governor left Lagos (1 & 2)

Healthcare supply chain in Africa underperforming on shortage of skilled personnel

Nigeria’s empty malls get lonelier as economy stalls

And so, I took a Marwa in Lagos

Exercise is medicine but awareness is still low in Nigeria – experts

The struggle of journalists seeking for independence

Smaller hotels, restaurants hardest hit as states introduce consumption tax

Aviation Minister demands $10bn reconstructions at Enugu Airport

FG inaugurates committee to drive energy security‎, guarantee transparency

I lack expertise to chair Senate Tourism Committee – Okorocha

Osinbajo, Sagay, Fadeyi, bemoan scourge of corruption in Nigeria

2nd Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit to focus on infrastructure, health care, tourism

Making health insurance compulsory will attract big-ticket investors— Karunwi

FG, Chinese firm sign $3.9bn rail agreement

Reps to address maritime security, oil theft

Buhari endorses N5m as fine for broadcast code breaches

PDP alerts Nigerians of Buhari’s false statistics to cover incompetence

FEC approves contracts for rehabilitation of control towers in Apapa, Tin-Can Ports

Lottery commission seals, unseals Nestle office in Lagos

The race for Euro 2020 resumes as teams battle for slot

Brexit: Messi, Ronaldo risk UK travel ban over tax fraud

Barcelona owe Liverpool €94.6m for Coutinho transfer fees- Report

Super Eagles arrive Singapore ahead of Brazil friendly 

Nigeria’s only listed mining firm to invest $100m in Nasarawa

Buhari to host Former President Jonathan

Obaseki approves erosion control projects in Benin, Ekpoma, Agenebode

CJN pleads with executive for timely release of funds to judiciary

FG has recovered N1trn looted funds internally so far – Sagay

Nasarawa seeks FG’s partnership on issuance of Mining Licenses

World Bank, Delta inaugurate N35m vegetable greenhouses

Fasoranti remains Yoruba leader – Afenifere

Mental illness is more than stripping naked, say experts

More danger on our roads as NNPC raises alarm over spike in pipeline vandalism

UPDC REIT fund manager proposes N688.18m final distribution to unit-holders

Boeing to invest $20m in Virgin Galactic

Why central banks are edging away from the dollar

Johnson & Johnson hit with $8bn court order over antipsychotic drug

From financial crisis to inequality — how economists got it wrong

PG&E cuts power across northern California in bid to avert wildfires

Turkey launches offensive in Syria

Twitter misused users’ personal info for advertising

Why Nigerian billionaires are absent in scramble for local tech startups’ equity

States advised to revisit funding plans to support financial sustainability

Simba TVS celebrates Independence Day with free rides

Without power, telecoms sector growth, broadband penetration remain limited – Experts

Nigerian children to learn coding, computer science as Google expands digital skills program

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

IMF sees higher Nigeria inflation in 2020 on minimum wage, tax rises

In a world awash with capital, Nigeria can’t lay hands on it

Chaos looms as DisCos consider returning power licences to FG

Updated: IMF asks FG’s economic team, advisory council to provide growth plan

Updated: Nigeria seeks $62bn from Shell, Chevron, Exxon, Total from past profits

Positives of Big Brother ‘Naija pepper dem’

Good roads: Critical enabler of industrialisation

450,000 barrels of stolen crude unsettle oil firms

World Bank lowers SSA growth forecast on global uncertainty

Let your employees be themselves

My verdict on cashless policy: No to KITA!

Allianz Nigeria strengthens position as avant-garde insurer with self-service portal

Turkish Airlines invests in technology, services to improve customer experience

Kyari says Petroleum Legislation will give focus to Oil and Gas Industry

Nigeria’s chase after taxes could be at expense of economic growth

Reps uncover budgetary fraud at NDDC

African nations call for policies to ban markets for stolen crude oil, fish

Reps move to improve Downstream sector

I will not compromise Nigeria’s unity- Buhari

Minimum wage: Govt, Labour meet over consequential adjustment

Nigeria’s social parasitism: Time to change the record

Brace for impact, as DisCos consider returning power licences to FG

Bawa, Jauro hail BusinessDay for nominating  Ishaku as Best social empowerment, poverty alleviation gov.

How to access affordable healthcare in Lagos, says Sanwo-Olu

Reps pledge to assist FG generate more revenue

Nigerian Stock Exchange, Luxembourg Stock Exchange sign MoU to expand Green Bond markets

Why Nigeria needs ICT laboratories in universities – Tranter IT

Sex-for-marks: Senate Fixes Five-Year Jail Term,  N5m fine for Sexual Predators

Nigerians to earn extra selling cars online –

Nigerian stocks down 14.7% year-to-date as investors run for safety

Airtel partners Mastercard to transform digital payments landscape

When surprise is a good negotiation tactic

Where online learning goes next

Where companies go wrong with learning and development

Insurance sector life annuity fund portfolio grows to N323b

BEDC earmarks 200,200 meters for MAP in Delta

Wema Bank celebrates Customer Service Week with rewards

Akwa Ibom presents N597.8bn budget for 2020

London court rejects JPMorgan appeal to dismiss $875mn Nigerian lawsuit

Education, bedrock of civilisation, says babalakin

Oriflame better positioned to showcase Swedish Nigerian business collaboration

Finnish Embassy hosts Obaseki, seeks partnership to deepen EDO-BEST, TVET reforms

#NES25: NNPC laments JV partners’ failure to develop assets 10 years after sales

AXA Mansard to partner Lagosmums for parenting confab, exhibition

UBA Foundation to reward schools with highest entries for 2019 essay competition

House Democrats subpoena US diplomat in impeachment probe

US pushes to fund western rivals to Huawei

Cormart to expands caustic soda business in Nigeria

Drought and mismanagement push Zimbabwe to brink of famine

China state broadcaster and Tencent stop airing pre-season NBA games

Vodafone to close 1,000 shops across Europe

HKEX abandons £32bn bid for LSE after charm offensive fails

Weak auction shakes Japan’s bond market from its slumber

IMF chief asks staff to examine consequences of negative rates

Brexit is a journey without end for Britain

New VAT to apply to businesses with N25m turnover and above

Air Peace’s heroism proves why Nigeria must strongly support enterprise 

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Again, FG fixes unrealistic revenue targets for 2020 budget

Questions for Nigeria as ExxonMobil awards $33bn LNG contract for Mozambique

Nigeria’s agriculture @ 59 years

‘We want to list Coscharis Farms on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in five years’

Nigeria risks bleak future as investment to GDP lags peers

Agricultural insurance critical for farmer’s sustained productivity – WAICA GMD

Why Nigeria can’t produce enough food despite billions from FG

The cashless policy journey into March 31, 2020

Enterprise development: Understanding efficiency and productivity (1)

After recapitalisation insurance industry will be better placed to contribute to evolving growth in the economy – Africa Re DMD

A successful life

NCS to save over N480bn annually for shippers, moves to regulate govt agencies

NDIC begins sale of defunct Fortis MFB’s assets

Cars45 says Nigerians to earn extra selling cars online

With CPS, your fears for the future are conquered

CBN’s cashless-policy will affect business, retail – Dozie

Abba Kyari and the fifth columnists

China and Hong Kong: the ultimate test of authoritarian rule

Nigeria and the scourge of mediocrity

PDP congratulates Gov. Ortom, Mohammed on victory at the Tribunal

Nigeria Budget 2020: Health sector allocation declines amid huge infrastructure gaps

More days to endure on Nigerian roads as FG reduces spending on works, housing

Ecobank says Nigeria must position for optimum gains from AfCFTA

Alleged N104.7m Fraud: EFCC Presents Additional Witness Against Masari

Governors afraid to organise flamboyant parties because of EFCC – Magu

‎#NES25:’Fourth revolution entrepreneurs must prioritise innovation, mentorship, patient capital’

Kwara APC moves against crisis, warns against indiscriminate suspension 

N7trn oil loss: Senate begins Amendment of PSC Act 

N7trn oil loss: Senate begins Ammendment of PSC Act 

Wadume: Poor communication cause of killing – DHQ

Buhari to resend Deep Offshore and Inland Basin PSC (Amendment) Bill to National Assembly

NERC threatens to revoke licences of Ikeja, Abuja, six other DisCos for poor remittance

NASS gives MDAs one month ultimatum to defend 2020 budget

Poor communication caused killing of 3 Police officers – DHQ

Impact Investors Foundation holds 2nd Annual conference Oct 10

Reps urge public, private organisations to remit contributions to NSITF

Buhari presents Finance Bill increasing VAT to 7.5%

Future of Energy conference gets Power Ministry’s endorsement

Medic West Africa 2019: Experts to chart course for better healthcare

Rensource Energy inducts new cohort of female engineers

‘We expect GDP growth of 2.93% in 2020’ Snippet of Budget speech

NECO decries fake accreditation, rising exam malpractices in schools

Full Text of the 2020 Budget Speech

Consumers’ shrinking wallets slow demand for foreign goods

Dana Air partners 25th Nigerian economic summit NES#25

Turkish Airlines holds Corporate Club Conference at Istanbul

EdFin MFB’s collaboration with Opportunity International EduFinance to enhance education sector

Congestion threatens operation at Onne as abandoned containers litter port

Edo procurement agency deploys new tools to ease contracting process

Music labels wary as Apple tries to bundle subscriptions

The end of the Wework boom rattles property markets

EU antitrust chief signals further clampdown on US tech

STEM Training targets 4,500 students in three Nigerian states

SEC says checklist review to reduce time to market, promote efficiency

Aje oil field to increase production by 300% on completion of technical work

Seplat, Nestle, 15 others cause stock market to close in red

Banjo Obaleye: Defying odds to drive growth in a struggling mortgage industry

Monday, October 07, 2019

Time running out for reforms, Dangote, Sanusi, others tell Buhari

Finance ministry moves to rejig sluggish economy

2023: Bode George warns North against distortion of zoning arrangement

The challenges of software development in Nigeria

Nigeria seeks global collaboration to gain from $950bn GDP in Gulf of Guinea region

Nigeria’s budding IMC industry is tormented by subsistence of a contracting economy – Jenkins

How building green makes economic sense, saves environment

Insights & views on culture (1): Acemoglu & Robinson’s ‘The Narrow Corridor’

Force majeure is power sector players’ bargaining chip against FG

The economics of geopolitics: Why US senate targeted Philippines and other countries

Stakeholders canvass support for Nigerian teachers

Employment (offer) letter

Democracy, security and Nigeria’s future (2)

‘We are one-stop company providing real estate solutions in fast-growing cities’

Low confidence in real estate drives banks’ credit to 4-year low

CIBN drives financial literacy, through young bankers club

Opportunity for home-ownership as Metro & Castle opens phase II of residential buildings

States look to areas of comparative advantage as revenues tank

The rule of law is national interest

Cote d’Ivoire’s Les Elephantes knock Super Falcons out of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Finance bills to accompany annual budgets, going forward

IGP seeks improved capacity for police image makers

Ondo PDP must close ranks to achieve meaningful progress – Makinde

FEC approves N10.72T budget for presentation to National Assembly 

Top Nigerian states where private school students shine in WAEC

Foursquare dismisses predator lecturer from pastoral duties

A Simple Guide to differentiating Assets from Liabilities

How to grow your ideas with little or no funding

With Banks all out to lend, here’s how you should borrow

OGZ Foundation To Host Inaugural Mill-e-Naira Conference

How $400 million BUA investment set to rot under Usman’s watch

Lagos State consumption tax to hit smaller hoteliers, restaurants hardest

Equity, Mixed, Ethical Funds underperform as total NAV rises 31.5% YTD

Investors jittery as crude falls below Nigeria’s budget oil benchmark

Equity investors should brace up for a rough ride in Q4

ASSBIFI wants CBN, CIBN to intervene in staff casualisation in banking

A low rate world is better for emerging market bonds

Lasmara unveils Impart Artists Fair

African Travel Times unveils 2019 Awards winners

Glimpse of stellar performance in Nigeria’s healthcare industry laden with thorns

We are running out of time, NES#25 tells Buhari

WorldRemit unveils cash pick-up service in Nigeria

The Turkish diaper that swooped on the lunch of older peers

Buhari prescribes home-grown solutions for Nigeria’s economic challenges

Road to nowhere: How abandoned, broken roads hurt small businesses in South-East Nigeria

Organisers of Big Brother Naija rake in N7.2bn from votes

Mozambique, ExxonMobil to go ahead with $33bn LNG plant

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Broke FG taps lender of last resort for biggest bailout since 1999

How Nigeria can move from oil to gas giant

Estimated billing not going away as metering plan heads for crash

Nigeria’s border closure hits hard on rice-exporting countries

Nigeria needs to grow domestic credit to escape low growth cycle- Akintemi

Why a new agriculture strategy is required  

Hope rises for exports, FX earnings

At 59, Nigeria still can’t run its own affairs. Here’s why

Avanti Industries promises thousands of jobs with new shavers

United Nation’s stress test for Nigeria – Nigerian military insufficient loyalty and spiralling insecurity (5)

The Nigerian code of corporate governance 2018; principle 21 – general meetings

Telecom consumers to bear the brunt of 9% communication service tax

469 NASS membership not sustainable in 21st century Nigeria

FG partners USNC to attract foreign investment, tech start-ups

Corporate governance key to survival of indigenous firms- Dangote GMD

Beta Glass receives $30m investment for business expansion

Flour millers consolidate as market fundamentals favour players

Insurance industry moving in the direction of the dynamics of the economy – NIA

Why Mouka got NAOMT endorsement

World oil market – a short term outlook

NCPC to flag off 2019 general pilgrimage on Nov 17

Governor Bello attributes 55% success of Buhari, APC to Aliyu

Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister in Namibia to strengthen bilateral ties

Sanwo-Olu advocates inclusion as Financial Sustainability Centre unveiled in Lagos

INEC still gathering data on PVCs collection week after deadline

To make progress, Nigeria must restructure National Assembly – Zemani Lekwot

Indiscriminate SIM registration threatens Nigeria’s fragile security

NASS to make laws for improved welfare of teachers

‘How suspected herdsmen overran my farm, killed my siblings’

Analysts say poor statistics, policy framework hindering sports business in Nigeria

Governors, FG in face off over N614bn bailout deductions

Musa Wada promises quality service, democracy dividends if elected

Ogun sets up business advisory council to attract more investments

Border closure: Trouble for poor Nigerians

Saturday, October 05, 2019

Speaker’s ‘impeachment’ highlights Bayelsa PDP’s deepening crisis

FG urged to move against drug abuse

Beta Glass to consolidate market leadership with $30m capacity expansion

How NASS’ inactivity to legislation heightens fears on budget delays

Legal and institutional restructuring for the next Nigeria

In four years’ time, Adamawa would be reckoned among developed states in Nigeria – Kumangar

Union Bank supports SMEs, Women’s initiatives with $200m credit facility

‘Urban development must be inclusive, people-driven’

‘I am 59’

The place of mortgage when an economy is diversifying

What to know about psychosis

Fatokun appointed Anchor University’s pioneer deputy vice-chancellor

Why Africa must step up to support innovators, entrepreneurs – Curnow

2020 fiscal estimates: OGSG targets zero-based budgeting, prioritises capital projects across state

LAUTECH NANO+ urges government to fund research into nanotechnology

Global naval community, 27 coastguards expected at Maritime Security Confab – Peterside

Kwara Gov inaugurates task force on immunisation

Nigeria should allocate 15% of its annual budget to health – Atueyi

Business travellers lament deplorable condition of Itu-Calabar highway, road now death trap

How Delta State, PharmAccess, others collaborate on healthcare delivery

90 footballers screened ahead of registration of Amen Boys FC with NFF

Buhari approves reconstruction of National theatre for creative Park by CBN, bankers committee

Buhari approves reconstruction of National heater for creative Park by CBN, bankers committee

Life Annuity Insurance Portfolio hits N323 billion – NAICOM

NDDC eyes over 38,000 jobs in $129m agric project with IFAD

Ngige calls for inspection of implementation of minimum wage

Police apprehend student for kidnapping own sister for N10m, to travel abroad

Nigeria, South Africa sign pact to issue 10 years business, education visa

Rubella virus, gaps persist in Africa, 3 in 10 children still unprotected

Stay away from protest, court tells Sowore as he gets N100m bail

Nigeria and South Africa to issue 10-year visas to business men, students

Buhari urges Nigerians in South Africa not to abandon Nigeria

Why streaming is not a norm in Nigeria

Friday, October 04, 2019

Chimamanda Adichie, Aliko Dangote, Trevor Noah make top 5 most influential Africans list

Taraba Police apprehend student for kidnapping own sister for N10m

What we’re doing to aid investments in Lagos- Sanwo-Olu

ALTS holds ENAA education fair in Abuja, Lagos

Are people totally evil? See Mildred Okwo’s “La Femme Anjola”

AOS Orwell expresses readiness for Train 7 project

Lagos crawls, residents groan as Apapa ghost hovers over entire city

Stay away from protest, court tells Sowore as he gets N100m bail

State revenue collection increases by 46.11% to N1.6trn  – Fowler

Ngige calls for inspection of minimum wage implementation

Big banks outperform mid-tier peers as sector gross earnings rises 6.8% in H1-cordros Capital

Malta Guinness returns with another season of Maltavator Challenge

The songstress and her craft

Lionheart makes International Feature Film category for 2020 Oscars

Oyindamola Adeyemi – A Pursuer of Excellence in the Corporate World

Dangote`s multi-billion Naira greenhouse farm goes into full operations in Kano

Can China avoid a growth crisis?

Fidelity Bank promotes savings culture with GAIM Season 4

Rémy Martin XO curates experience for Marriott Bonvoy Elite

Dover opens new hotel in Lagos

Lagos: Calls for Ambode administration’s probe not witch-hunting – Group

Defence Chief seeks media partnership to defeat insurgency

Korea hands over $15M Ultra Model School to FCTA

Group holds first ever African summit on Ectodermal Dysplasia in Lagos

HealthPlus pharmacy offers free health screening on World heart day 2019

How Police arrested 1,151 high-profile crime suspects in 2 months – IGP

Ikpeazu woos investors to Abia, says state restoring its lost glory

Ikpeazu empowers first-comer traders at Abia Relief Market

Osinbajo commissions floor mill factory in A/ibom

Enugu govt to partner with tricycle operators

OkadaBooks for the Weekend featuring ‘Blissful Summer’

How I Spend It: Is ₦2million enough savings in Nigeria?

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Power sector investors await regulatory certainty

Nigeria signs 30 trade deals with South Africa

Nigerian healthcare providers can’t pay for own wellbeing

Manchester United battle Newcastle as Barcelona host Sevilla

Why Nigeria must strengthen its health insurance regulations

Sustainable development, our planet and our common future

At 59, let’s look forward

Revolutions, disruptions and the paradox of majority

A rambunctious evening, celebrating a great lady  

Update 2: CBN says N500bn debit to banks not fine, but refundable 

NASS jacks up 2020 budget to N10.73trn, raises Customs’ revenue to N1.5trn

Religion and ethnicity: Parents of modern-day Nigeria

Break the silence of the ministers

People above 40 at high risk of diseases – Expert

Organiser names date for 4- Inch Heel Race competition

NIMR host confab to deepen multi-and interdisciplinary collaborations for clinical scientists

Osinbajo moves to avert strike, meets TUC officials

Fashola calls for prosecution of offenders involved in building collapse

CBN says N500bn debit to banks not fine, but refundable

Oshiomhole distances self from 2023 presidential race

Dale Carnegie hosts Workplace Conference for Business and HR leaders

More children released, cleared of ties with armed groups in Northeast

AfDB disbursed $5.93m to boost agriculture in Africa

NFF shocked by death of Isaac Promise

Ogun Assembly reinstates suspended 57 LGs, LGAs chairmen 

Former Flying Eagles Captain, Isaac Promise dies at age 31

Gridlock: Lagos gives transporters, traders 7 days to vacate roadsides

Foreign affairs minister laments Africa’s yearly loss of $70bn to illicit financial flows

House of Reps urges FG to declare state of emergency on drug abuse

Updated: CBN’s 60% LDR Policy force banks to create N860bn in 11 weeks

NUPENG wants NNPC to decentralise fuel distribution

FG laments as Nigeria tops list of countries practicing open defecation

Uber is building a small loans platform for drivers

Buhari, Cyril Ramaphosa mend relations between Africa’s key nations

Abia will be hub of shoe manufacturing in Africa – Ikpeazu

I promote our culture without sacrificing people’s religious beliefs – Oba Adesina

Buhari To Present 2020 Budget To NASS on Tuesday

How broken Aba-Ikot-Ekpene Road hurts Abia economy

Frequent traveller calls out BA’s substandard practices on Nigerian routes

Over $40bn gap exists among African women in SMES – AFDB

N9.12trn budget: Finance minister, heads of MDAS meet Senate, Reps over 2020 MTEF/FSP

Sickle Cell: O5 Initiative partners int’l organisations on management of scourge

A year after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, talk of ‘mistakes’ is cheap

How the Federal Reserve could fix the repo market

Traffic challenges to worsen at Costain over bridge construction

Short sellers gain from bets against US brokerages

Currencies trader sues Citi over ‘malicious’ prosecution

Chances of Republicans deserting Trump are underrated

France seeks crackdown on short sellers and activist investors

African CEOs sceptical of revenue growth in 2019

Mike Pompeo confirms he was on Trump-ukraine call

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Nestle, Olam, Dangote, Unilever scramble for N100bn seasonings market

CBN debits 12 banks N499.1bn for missing minimum loan target

Bag of rice to sell above FG’s minimum wage in December

The good that the odour of Aba will yield

FG settles controversy over VAT on imported LPG

Updated: Nigeria’s next biggest earner will be human capital, not oil – Soludo

FG mulls return of toll gates to drive infrastructure development

The dangers of repudiating history

Positive growth with Babs: Leaders are readers of BusinessDay news

Why Awolowo feared northern domination in a post-British Nigeria

Cashless banking: So far, how far?

Bolt drivers mull moves to ORide

US Justice Department closes investigations on Eni’s Nigerian, Algerian cases

Delta contributes to Global Citizen movement to end extreme poverty by 2030

Zenith, Citi, UBA hardest hit as CBN penalises banks for LDR default

Minimum Wage: Labour gives FG Oct 16 deadline to meet demands or face strike

Nigeria’s problems rooted in societal indifference – Oyemade

World Bank Appoints New Country Director for Nigeria

Coscharis commissions N12bn rice mill to inch Nigeria towards self-sufficiency 

Vehicle dealers slam Customs for losses suffered over business shutdown

RTC Advisory appoints Vincent Nwani as managing consultant

BUA tells NPA to stop misleading

BUA’s $400 million Port Harcourt factory to boost economy 

Illegal Mining Dwindling Nigeria’s GDP – Senate

Tribunal dismisses petition against governor Tambuwal of Sokoto 

Diaspora non-profit, Step Forward, donates shoes to needy children in Abuja

Senate proposes Tax on Communication Services

Eaton advocates microgrid adoption for reliable power

CSOs protest at Lagos Assembly, urge Sanwo-Olu to end crises in State’s tertiary Institutions

Why Arik Air now operates foreign crew on Abuja, Port Harcourt routes

US DOJ closes investigations on Eni’s Nigerian, Algerian cases; takes no action

We’re not getting the best out of security agencies – Lawan

Boeing engineer cited focus on profit over safety on 737 Max

Edo parleys professional vulcanisers, to accommodate artisans in Health Insurance Scheme

Union Bank supports education sector with Edu360 2019

‘No sign of some projects awarded by NDDC since 2012 in Edo’

We are not scared of embracing technology- Premium Pensions MD

Banking sector can boast of convenience, speed in service delivery after 50 years

Sigma Pensions MD to host master class at JAN’S 20th anniversary

Anchor Insurance sponsors NAFEST Edo 2019

Should new grads take any job or wait for the right one?

“Pepper Dem” Housemates Win 2 Million Naira in The TravelBeta #BBNaija Challenge

Verod Capital acquires 100% stake Metropolitan Life Insurance from South African

Nigeria retains 8th spot on Africa’s most attractive investment destination

DSS re-arrests Maina, to hand him over to EFCC

RCCG brings independence cheers to IDPS in Abuja

Boardroom diversity: Navigating the 21st century market

OPPO A Series 2020 with improved 14% energy efficiency

UN Older Persons Day: Group tasks FG on targeted policies

Nigeria eyes $2.3bn from ICT, movies on CBN’S creative industry park

CBN: Digitisation supports banking supervision, regulatory compliance

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

CBN increases banks’ minimum loan-deposit ratio to 65%

Buhari still stuck in the past – Experts

Updated: Nigeria @59: Sanwo-Olu, Obaseki, Ihedioha, others preach unity, tolerance

Nigeria’s seasonal egg glut creates investment opportunity in powder production

Independence: Nigerian Ports yearn for efficient modes of cargo evacuation 59 years after

Public policy and the quality of life: Tracing the root of poverty (2)

59 years: Rethinking Nigeria!

CBN to roll over N134.0bn maturing treasury bills today

Car shoppers swoop on Germaine’s Toyota price slash

New BMW duo excites Banana Islanders in Lagos

Expert seeks govt intervention on locust beans production

NRC shuts down Ijoko-Lagos train service to meet standard gauge deadline

FRSC debunks staff recruitment, replacement rumours

BusinessDay deepens sports penetration with a launch of

I will fix all bad roads in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu assures

Don’t lose hope, Abiodun tells Nigerians

Lagos determined to make more residents homeowners in 24 months—Commissioner

Kenyan Start-up Lori expands to Nigerian market

First time buyers, millennials in focus as Eximia Realty builds apartments

A man, his interior layout and world view

Investment opportunity opens as Lagos seeks private sector partnership for housing

Nigeria @59: Sanwo-Olu, Ihedioha, Ishaku others preach unity, tolerance

Roland Lloyds pushes to close gender gap in maritime industry

Bello condemns lynching of ‘One Chance’ suspects in Abuja

Lack of data, information deny Nigerian property market access to $6trn inflow

Court orders police to pay nursing mother N5m for illegal arrest, detention

Tribunal: Buhari, Olanipekun evading court processes- Owuru 

Lagos investigates disease outbreak at Queens College, others

CBN goes harder on banks, raises LDR for second time this year to 65%

CBN sells US$8,287.52m at forex market H1

Welfare of Nigerians tops agenda, as Buhari visits South Africa

Nigeria’s next biggest bet will be human capital, not oil- Soludo

Korean envoy pledges capacity building to EFCC in cyber intelligence

I’m qualified to try you, Justice Abang tells Suswam

We are resolute in power sector reforms – Buhari

Nigeria @59: Buhari’s government needs to push ICT development to Frontrow

Nigeria accounts for 45% of FPSO projects in Africa ahead of peers

Investors gained N60bn in September amid bargain hunting, profit taking

2019 Independence Day Speech By President Muhammadu Buhari

FG to spend N600bn on capital projects, in three months- Buhari

11 plc rewards customers in second edition of promo

We are resolute in power sector reforms- Buhari

Unilever shows other multinationals how to achieve 100% renewable electricity

Lekoil completes phase 2 Otakikpo field development in half year update

Ikeja Electric leverages technology to cut technical losses, improve revenue

Solar,wind is now cheaper than coal in most parts of the world

Monday, September 30, 2019

Nigeria @ 59: Faultlines tear at soul of a potential G20 nation

At 59, ‘Up NEPA!’ still a Nigerian reality

Mezuo Nwuneli: The breath of fresh air in Nigeria’s agricultural finance

FAAN can’t confirm reports of repairs beginning at Enugu airport

Ten things to know about Facebook’s Libra crypto-currency

Oil minister flags off OML 25, says FG will not leave Kula in the cold

Mokyr’s ‘A culture of growth’: A review in the African context (1)

Statesmanship and calls for the restructuring of Nigeria

Beer Sectoral Group of MAN tackles underage drinking

Leveraging tech base processes to prepare next generation leaders- the mPulse example

Lagos formal retail market expands with entry of FoodCo

Smile offers device swap as reward to loyal customers

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