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  • Moody’s latest downgrade of Nigeria and how it affects you
    Rating Agency, Moody, downgraded Nigeria the Government long-term issuer and senior unsecured debt rating to B2 from B1. The rating outlook remains stable. This follows a similar rating downgrade to B1 from BA3 back in November 2016. Unlike in 2016,
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  • Swift Networks launches customized ICT solutions for SMEs
    SWIFT Network Limited, Nigeria’s leading broadband services provider has launched a suite of Information and Communications Technology products customized to support Nigerian SMEs. These bundled solutions will reduce cost and give small businesses
    - 4 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 4:47pm -
  • Moody’s downgrade of Nigerian banks explained
    Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) recently downgraded to B2 from B1 the long-term local currency deposit and issuer ratings of four tier one Nigerian banks and the of Bank of Industry. Moody’s also downgraded to B3 from B2 the long-term fore
    - 5 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 3:38pm -
  • Reasons Senate may amend the law establishing AMCON
    Senior management of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) have appealed to the National Assembly to grant it more powers which would enhance its productivity. Managing Director of the bad bank, Ahmed Kuru made the request during a retr
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  • Trails of corruption not a yardstick for justice – Makarfi
    The Chairman, National Caretaker Committee, NCC, of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said national chairmanship aspirants with pending cases in court would not be disqualified from the race at the party’s convention in Dece
    - 7 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 1:44pm -
  • Buhari Flags off N6 billion for Maritime University Development
    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N6 billion for the takeoff of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State. This grant is part of the 2018 budget which was presented to the National Assembly, under the Federal Ministry of Educa
    - 7 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 1:44pm -
  • You are on your way to being a bad boss, if you have these signs
    Not everyone has what it takes to be a leader or a boss. There are a staggering number of ‘how to be a leader’ books out there that it’s a wonder how come there still are so many inefficient leaders in the country today. This is not at all surp
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  • Canadian oil firm on fund drive for Nigerian oil block after Liberian exit
    Canadian Overseas Petroleum (COPL) , is currently raising funds for further development of its oil block OPL 226, located offshore in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The company has also exited a Liberian joint venture it had with Exxon Mobil. Th
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  • NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (November 11, 2017)
    Parallel market exchange rate between the Naira and three of the world's major currencies.The post NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (November 11, 2017) appeared first on Nairametrics.
    - 8 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 12:20pm -
  • Banks hand over details of customers with no BVN to CBN
    In an apparent move to comply with the court order obtained by the government, commercial banks in the country have handed over details of customers without Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). A spokesman for FBN H
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  • Corporate News roundup for the week ended November 11, 2017
    This Corporate News Compilation for the week ended November, 11th 2017 is brought to you by Bluechip Technology Ltd Nigeria. The Nigerian Stock Exchange approved the listing by introduction of Global Spectrum Energy Services Plc, an indigenous oil a
    - 9 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 11:10am -
  • Wind Energy: A choice for energy generation in Nigeria.
    Wind energy (or wind power) is a form of renewable energy that uses airflow to generate electricity.Wind turbines are typically about 120 metres high to capture stronger winds and their blades span about 45 metres. A single small wind turbine can g
    - 9 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 11:06am -
  • Business plan outline- tips for starting children’s daycare center
    The present day economy has given rise to the need for establishment of various businesses. Beyond the economy and all, starting a ‘children’s daycare center’ is a great idea and has proven to be lucrative with the right management. A lot of pa
    - 10 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 10:31am -
  • How to use someone’s business idea and make it better
    Creativity is great for any business but sometimes we get stuck in our heads and need a little push or even a hard shove to get going. Borrowing ideas in this regard is in no way encouraging you to steal other people’s ideas but giving you a little
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  • End-of-year checklist for business owners
    As the year rolls to a close, you need to put your house in order and start preparations for the next working year. It’s time to take inventory of your progress so far and figure out what was done right and which area needs improvement. If you’re
    - 12 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 8:53am -
  • CBN modifies settlement scheme for commercial banks
    In a circular released last week, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) extended the scope of settlement banks in the country. Settlement of net clearing obligations arising from the Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS), Cheques, Cards, National
    - 12 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 8:37am -
  • Business networking made Easy; AfricaLinked.com Introduces “Chatbot”
    AfricaLinked.com is a business social networking tool in Nigeria that focuses on helping business people across the country discover potential business partners instantly just by searching the database. The directory includes products, companies and
    - 12 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 8:35am -
  • FG makes progress in ridding Nigeria of PDP’s looting, plundering – Lai Mohammed
    The Federal Government says it is succeeding in cleaning up the rots, looting, impunity and plundering of the nation’s economy, perpetrated by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stat
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  • Kemi Adeosun states why the Ikoyi whistleblower has not been paid
    Finance minister, Kemi Adeosun has put to rest the controversy surrounding the payment of the Ikoyi. In a statement released by her Special Adviser on Media, Oluyinka Akintunde, Adeosun stated that his payment was currently being processed and would
    - 14 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 6:45am -
  • Back story reveals FDV paid Jumia $500k ‘plus’ for Jumia House
    Nigeria’s Property & Real Estate listing platform, ToLet announced on Friday that it had acquired Jumia House, a property listing rival for an undisclosed sum. However, further research by Nairametrics reveals ToLet, lead by its majority owners, FD
    - 1 day ago 12 Nov 17, 1:30pm -
  • Deal: ToLet.com.ng acquires Jumia House Nigeria, now Property Pro
    This is an official press release of the acquisition of Jumia House by ToLet.com.ng. Get the back story here Friday 10 Tháng Mười 2017. Lagos, Nigeria. ToLet.com.ng, Nigeria’s leading online property classifieds portal, has in conjunction with their e
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  • Here is the latest twist to the Ikoyi whistleblower saga
    Yakubu Galadima, the lawyer of the whistleblower who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) recovered from an Ikoyi apartment, says his client is considering taking the Federal Governme
    - 1 day ago 12 Nov 17, 9:35am -
  • ARM, Kenya’s second largest cement company in need of investors
    Kenya’s second-largest cement manufacturer ARM Cement is in search strategic investor to provide equity capital, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pradeep Paunrana said on Friday, after its shares plunged following problems in producing clinker a
    - 1 day ago 12 Nov 17, 8:53am -
  • VP Osinbajo flags Off N200bn industrial park in Edo State
    The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo over the weekend performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the building of a N200 billion industrial park at Iyanomo in Ikpoba-Okah Local Government Area of Edo State. At the event, Osibanjo said the park align
    - 2 days ago 12 Nov 17, 8:18am -
  • Biomass…a preferred alternative source of energy generation in Nigeria
    Biomass are resources generated from plant materials like wood that can be degraded. i.e. convertible materials. And principally, it is the result of what is called photosynthesis. That is plant materials capturing energy from the sun and storing the
    - 2 days ago 12 Nov 17, 7:53am -
  • CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele reveals his 2018 forecast
    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may change its monetary policy stance next year from the current tightening position to an easing stand that will see the benchmark interest rate come down from the current 14 percent. Governor of the bank, Godwin Em
    - 2 days ago 12 Nov 17, 4:47am -
  • CITC Global Consulting launches Leadership Centre
    CITC launched a centre to accelerate leadership development in Nigeria and Sub-Saharn Africa. Its Governing Council members, Advisory Board members and Faculty members were also formally unveiled at the maiden Communication Event; The Leadership Mast
    - 2 days ago 11 Nov 17, 2:16pm -
  • Templar’s Ijeoma Uju leading on law in Africa
    Ijeoma is a Partner in Templars law firm’s corporate and commercial practice group. With a law degree from the University of Ibadan, Ijeoma has established herself as a lawyer in the fields of immigration, foreign investments, corporate governance
    - 2 days ago 11 Nov 17, 8:30am -
  • Winning practices for a start-up CEO
    In this era where everyone is starting up a business, it is inevitable that many will fail. Not to foresee doom or anything of the sorts but obviously with a tough market like ours, only the tough will survive. Not everyone possesses what it takes to
    - 3 days ago 11 Nov 17, 4:00am -
  • NBC issues first TV broadcast licence to the University of Lagos, Akoka.
    The Chairman of Unilag Radio and TV, Professor Ralph Akinfeleye has disclosed that the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has issued an operational TV broadcast license to the University of Lagos, Akoka. Akinfeleye said that the license was grant
    - 3 days ago 10 Nov 17, 11:21pm -

BusinessDay

  • Sona Group boosts ethanol production with 43.8m litres plant in Ogun
    Going by the increasing demand from foods, drinks and pharmaceutical firms that use ethanol as raw material, Sona Group has declared intention to bridge the deficit through the production of 120,000 litres daily, approximately 43.8 million litres
    - 1 hour ago 13 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
  • NASS management cautions staff on financial abuses
    The National Assembly Management has cautioned members of staff to steer clear of acts capable of causing financial embarrassment to the image of the National Assembly and the Nigerian public service. The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed O
    - 2 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 6:53pm -
  • FG has recovered $64.6m from int’l electricity customers – Fashola
    The Federal Government has announced that it has recovered $64,630,055:00 ($64.6m) from international electricity customers in Benin Republic and Republic of Niger. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this while
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  • Buhari’s visit to S/East ‘No big deal’- Presidency
    Ahead of the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the South East today, Tuesday, Presidency has declared that there is ‘no big deal’ about the visit, which is said to be at the instance of both Ebonyi and Anambra state governments. The Speci
    - 2 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 6:44pm -
  • SGF visits former Vice President Ekwueme in London- Presidency
    Presidency said Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has visited former Vice President Alex Ekwueme in London conveying President Muhammadu Buhari’s goodwill message to him at the London hospital. A statement by Sen
    - 2 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 6:40pm -
  • Nigerian legal profession under threats- Osinbajo
    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, declared that the integrity of the legal Profession in Nigeria is under great threats. The legal profession in Nigeria and the system of administration of justice is perhaps one of the oldest of the profess
    - 2 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 6:34pm -

Channelstv » Business

  • Police Seize 28 Million Euros Fake Banknotes In Italy
    Italian police announced Monday the arrest of 13 suspected counterfeiters and the seizure of more than 900,000 high-quality fake banknotes with a value of more than 28 million euros. “During the investigation three underground printworks, including
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  • Abuja Airport Gets NCAA Certification‎
    The‎ Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has given the certificate of aerodrome certification to Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. NCAA on Friday, November 10 presented the certificate to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (F
    - 3 days ago 10 Nov 17, 4:47pm -
  • Ondo Govt To Create Baseline For Economic Development
    Ondo State government says it is ready to create a baseline study aimed at achieving the desired goals of economic development of the state. This was according to the Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Mr Emmanuel Igbasan, who spoke at a gatherin
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  • FG Disagrees With Moody’s Debt Rating Of Nigeria
    Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank and the Debt Management Office are disagreeing with Moody’s downgrade of the country’s debt rating from B1 to a B2 stable rating. The government agencies say Nigeria emerged from a protracted rece
    - 4 days ago 9 Nov 17, 12:09pm -
  • There’s Absolutely Nothing To Consolidate In Budget – Onyekpere
    The Executive Director, Centre for Social Justice, Mr Eze Onyekpere, has said that there is nothing to consolidate in the 2018 budget “I have not seen anything positive in terms of what has been achieved in the past two years through the budgeting
    - 5 days ago 8 Nov 17, 8:47pm -
  • Osinbajo Receives World Bank Report On Doing Business
    The World Bank Country Director, Rachid Benmessaoud, has presented the report on the ease of doing business ranking to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. He urged the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) to sustain the momentum.
    - 5 days ago 8 Nov 17, 4:44pm -
  • 2018 Budget Proposal Not Audacious Enough – Rewane
    Popular economist and Chief Executive Officer of Financial Derivatives Company, Mr Bismarck Rewane, says the 2018 budget proposal is not audacious enough. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday presented to the National Assembly the 2018 Appropria
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  • President Buhari Proposes N8.612tn Budget For 2018
    President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed a budget of N8.612 trillion for the year 2018. The President gave the breakdown of the 2018 Appropriation Bill, while addressing a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday. President Buhari told the
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  • Nigeria’s Foreign Exchange Reserves Increase By $1.12bn In One Month
    Nigeria’s Forex reserves have appreciated by 1.12 billion dollars in the last one month, boosted by a rally in oil prices and a relatively stable foreign exchange market. Data from the central bank shows an increase in the reserves from 32.74 bill
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  • Lagos Govt Begins Enforcement Against Tax Defaulters
    The Lagos State government has directed all its revenue agencies to commence enforcement of tax payment by all defaulters in the state. Commissioner for Information and Strategy in the state, Mr Steve Ayorinde, gave the directive on Monday in a state
    - 7 days ago 6 Nov 17, 3:20pm -

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    Vanguard » Business

    • Power: FG recovers $64.63m electricity debts from Benin, Niger Republics – Fashola
      The Federal Government announced, Monday, that it has recovered over $64.63 million electricity debts owed it by international customers in Benin Republic and Niger Republic.The post Power: FG recovers $64.63m electricity debts from Benin, Niger Rep
      - 4 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 3:56pm -
    • Senate to increase AMCON powers for speedy loan recovery
      THE Senate is set to increase the powers of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) in order to facilitate its debt recovery mThe post Senate to increase AMCON powers for speedy loan recovery appeared first on Vanguard News.
      - 12 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 8:26am -
    • Microfinance loan not govt fund, but private sector investment – Olive MfB boss
      Microfinance loan not govt fund, but private sector investment – Olive MfB bossThe post Microfinance loan not govt fund, but private sector investment – Olive MfB boss appeared first on Vanguard News.
      - 13 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 7:50am -
    • Worry, as other banks lose market share to big 5
      Capital market operators and investors have expressed concern that the widening gap between tier-1 and tier -2 banks may lead to loss of depositors’ confidence in tier-2 banks as full results of 14 banks listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE,…
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    • Tinubu to streamline office of NCRIB president
      NEWLY elected President of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB), Mr. Shola Tinubu, has pledged to streamline the office of the president to a ceremonial role by giving the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer and his te
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    • Today’s customers demand faster services without compromising quality — CEO, Stanbic IBTC
      Most organisations interpret and implement CSI as best suits their overriding corporate goals. However, to borrow a leaf from the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), we at Stanbic IBTC see CSI as a management concept whereby w
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    • Nigeria losing business to extortionists at borders— Ghana Consul General
      THE government of Ghana has urged Nigeria to remove all bottlenecks, extortions, and harassments across the borders to enhance intra-Africa trade.The post Nigeria losing business to extortionists at borders— Ghana Consul General appeared first on
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    • Prestige Assurance to grow GPI by N9b in 2021
      Prestige Assurance to grow GPI by N9b in 2021The post Prestige Assurance to grow GPI by N9b in 2021 appeared first on Vanguard News.
      - 19 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 1:08am -
    • PFAs as the next investment destination
      If a pension is deemed to be an invaluable source of income for the retired, and the Federal Government of Nigeria so motivated, introduced the Pension Reform Act of 2004, it should not be a surprise that within 13 years from inception, t
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    • N261bn inflow to stabilise interbank interest rates
      Analysts fault budget 2018 assumptions By Babajide Komolafe THE interbank money market will this week receive inflow of N261 billion which will enhancing stability of cost of funds in the market. Last week, cost of funds fell sharply due to inflow of
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    • Bitcoins not legal tender in Nigeria, NDIC warns
      THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has warned members of the banking public on the danger of digital currencies like Bitcoins, saying they are not legal tenders in Nigeria.The post Bitcoins not legal tender in Nigeria, NDIC warns appea
      - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:20pm -
    • Equity Assurance launches USSD mobile solution
      Equity Assurance launches USSD mobile solutionThe post Equity Assurance launches USSD mobile solution appeared first on Vanguard News.
      - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:08pm -
    • Competitive SME industry create wealth, vibrant economy, Ladipo
      The Group Managing Director of Agile Communications, Rufai Ladipo said, there is hardly any economy in the world that can prosper without healthy, competitive and flourishing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).The post Competitive SME industr
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    • Nigeria needs $35bn yearly to sustain economic growth – bank MD
      Mr Adekunle Oyinloye, Managing Director, The Infrastructure Bank, has said that Nigeria needed 35 billion dollars per annum for five years to sustain a robust economic growth.The post Nigeria needs $35bn yearly to sustain economic growth – bank M
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    • I sold my house to save my business — Prince Dele Akinola
      I had my primary education at AUD Primary School, Isokan local government, Osun State, while my secondary school was at St. Anthony’s College in the same area; Ikoyi-Isokan L.G.A. I finished my H.sc (A Level) at Oyo State School of Arts & Science,…
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    • Remittances to banks: Senate committee recovers N140 billion
      The Senate Joint Committee On Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport says total financial recoveries from companies being investigated by the committee amounted to N140 billion.The post Remittances to banks: Senate committee recovers N140 b
      - 2 days ago 12 Nov 17, 1:47am -
    • Nigeria’s economy needs inclusive growth for sustainability, says Finance Minister
      The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has said that Nigeria’s economy needs inclusive growth to enhance development in infrastructure, power, education, health and other sectors of the economy.The post Nigeria’s economy needs inclusive grow
      - 2 days ago 12 Nov 17, 1:27am -
    • Duke, Ehikhamenor, Akpata, others call for policy, infrastructure for creative industry
      Stakeholders in the nation’s creative industry on Saturday called on the Edo State Government to invest in theatres, incubation centers for creative people and put in place the right policies to drive her prestigious art and craft sector.The post
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    • Osinbajo lays foundation for N200bn Benin Industrial Park
      The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the N200 billion Benin Industrial Park at Iyanomo in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.The post Osinbajo lays foundation for N200bn Benin
      - 2 days ago 11 Nov 17, 6:21pm -
    • Group ready to train women entrepreneurs on Tech Tools
      Following the benefits of growing small scale enterprises among women through the use of applications (APPS), a group of women experts will be commencing an entrepreneurial training for women in Lagos on the use of technology to create for themselve
      - 3 days ago 11 Nov 17, 8:02am -

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    Leadership NG » Business

    • Makarfi’s Presidential Ambition Affecting South-west PDP, Kashamu Alleges
      By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, yesterday alleged that Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi is creating crisis in the South-west zone of the pa
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    • SGF Visits Ekwueme In London Hospital
      By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has conveyed President Muhammadu Buhari’s goodwill message to former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme in a London hospital. According to a statemen
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    • Woman, 60, Loses Husband, Son Allegedly kill By Vigilante
      By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City A 60-year old woman who gave her name as Helen Odiazor is has cried out for justice over the killing of her son, Melody, the same night her husband died. Already, State Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, has wade
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    • Again, Sylva, Dickson Trade Blame Over APC, PDP Clash In Bayelsa
      By OSA Okhomina,Yenagoa Former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva and Governor Seriake Dickson Monday, again trade blames over the thursday violent political clash between supporters of All Progressive Congress (APC) and Peoples Democrati
      - 3 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 5:50pm -
    • Celebrated UK Crime Writers Discuss ‘Whodunnit’ Plot Construction at SIBF 2017
      By Solomon Nda-Isaiah …Bestselling authors Mark Billingham, B.A. Paris and Mark Ellis participate in panel discussion to speak about their craft How to plot a story and create characters for an effective ‘whodunnit’ crime novel were two of the
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    • Xposure ‘Photo Fair’ to Offer Photographers Global Access to Investors, Art Collectors
      By Solomon Nda-Isaiah …Sharjah’s international photography festival allows new and emerging photographers from UAE and the world to showcase their talent before an international audience In its efforts to promote new and emerging photographers fr
      - 3 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 5:46pm -
    • Reps Fault Chevrons $15, 000 Gas Flaring Claims for 2016
      By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja An ad hoc committee on the House of Representatives investigating revenue leakages in the oil and gas sector from January 2016 to January 2017, yesterday disputed claims by Chevron Nigeria that it flared only $15,000 worth o
      - 3 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 5:42pm -
    • Teachers Sack: Group Applauds el-rufai’s Stance To Provide Quality Education
      BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN, Kaduna Group under the auspices of Kaduna State Patriots has commended the resolve of the Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-rufai in his quest to address the decadence in the educational sector especially at the primary leve
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    • Kalimat Introduces Children to Valuable Literature
      By Solomon Nda-Isaiah …Kalimat Launches 30 books at the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair Kalimat enriched the celebration of literature at the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair by launching a collection of new titles fo
      - 3 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 5:39pm -
    • Aisha Buhari’s Visit Sparks Row Between Goje, Dankwambo
      By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja A recent visit by the wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, to Gombe, to commiserate with former governor, Danjuma Goje, on his wife, Yelwa’s death, has sparked a row between him and the incumbent, Ibrahim Dankw
      - 3 hours ago 13 Nov 17, 5:36pm -

    ThisDay » Business

      The Nation » Business

      • Bounce wins Appfrica award
        Bounce News App has been declared the winner of the 2017 AppsAfrica Best News and Entertainment the App Award. The AppsAfrica awards ceremony, which was held in Cape Town, South Africa on November 6th, 2017, recognizes innovation in the tech ecosy
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      • NCRIB advocates compulsory agric insurance for economic growth
        The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) has underscored the need for government to make agricultural insurance compulsory in the country. NCRIB President, Shola Tinubu, made this known while addressing Course 39 set of the Nigeri
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
      • CBN commits N44b to Anchor Borrowers’ programme
        The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has committed N44.1 billion to the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) through the 13 participating financial institutions. Its spokesman, Isaac Okorafor, disclosed this during the CBN Special Day at the just conclud
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
      • Elumelu, others to speak on tax, business at LBS
        Chairman, Heirs Holding, Dr.Tony Elumelu, will be the Guest Speaker at this year’s Lagos Business School (LBS) Alumni Day, scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Lagos. Elumelu, who is also Chairman of UBA Group and Transcorp Plc, will lead d
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
      • Stockbrokers’ chiefs set agenda as institute clocks 25
        Past Presidents of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) have identified continuing capacity building and amenable operating environment as some of the ways to further enhance the practice of stockbroking in Nigeria. The Presidents, who spoke
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
      • Investors to use BVN as valid identification
        Investors in the Nigerian capital market will soon be able to use their Bank Verification Number (BVN) as a means of identification as capital market regulators seek to widen the scope of customer verification. A circular obtained by The Nation at th
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
      • Hyundai unveils locally assembled Sonata
        Hyundai has unveiled the remodelled midsized Sonata family sedan with standard and accessible features. Assembled locally at the Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited plant in Lagos, các 2018 Sonata equipped with proximity key with push-button start, power
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
      • 119 bankers, others elected CIBN fellows
        The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has elected 119 bankers, academics, consultants, civil servants among others, as Fellows of the Institute. Speaking during the 2017 Feloowship Investiture of the Institute in Lagos, CIBN President/
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
      • Equity Assurance launches mobile insurance product
        Equity Assurance Plc., a member of SUNU Group, has announced the launch of its innovative mobile (USSD) insurance solution. The company Chairman, Abba Kyari Bukar, while speaking at the launch in Lagos, said Equity mobile insurance solution is not ju
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
      • Unity Bank drives economic growth with NIRSAL account
        Unity Bank Plc has developed Nigerian Incentive Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Farmers Savings Account designed to help the bank execute key agreement for rural farmers. The NIRSAL is a Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) initiative
        - 21 hours ago 12 Nov 17, 11:00pm -