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Guinea Insurance post N62.5m loss as premium shrinks 42.88 percent

Guinea Insurance post N62.5m loss as premium shrinks 42.88 percent

Guinea Insurance Plc, a Nigerian insurer, recorded disappointing first quarter results with a loss of…

Oando posts 20% increase in oil production H1 2014

Oando posts 20% increase  in oil production H1 2014

Oando Energy Resources Inc. (OER), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production…

Continental Re strengthens local capacity for more expansion

Continental Re strengthens local capacity for more expansion

Continental Reinsurance plc has said it is evolving a programme that would strengthen local capacity…

Emefiele’s CBN agenda: The Nigerian content option

Emefiele’s CBN agenda: The Nigerian content option

At his maiden World Press Conference, the 11th Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, veteran…

South African banks slide to five-week low on downgrades

South African banks slide to five-week low on downgrades

South Africa’s banking index slid to a five-week low after Moody’s Investors Service cut the…

Agrikexpo fixed for April next year

Agrikexpo fixed for April next year

The 2015 edition of Agrikexpo, which is West Africa’s most comprehensive agricultural exhibition, has been…

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BD Cartoons

“Gentlemen, In a short while the whistle will go off” “Somebody stop him”…

BD Cartoons

OPEC oil output rises in July on fragile Libyan rebound

OPEC’s oil production rose in July from June, a Reuters survey found on Wednesday, as a fragile recovery in Libyan supply outweighed fighting in Iraq and reduced output from Angola. Despite the increase, unrest in Africa and the Middle East is still weighing on supply. That could hinder OPEC’s ability to boost output later in…

OPEC oil output rises in July on fragile Libyan rebound

Toto nomine-the appointments sweepstake

Giuseppe Recchi, the recently appointed chairman of Telecom Italia, lost his last job as part of the three-yearly process by which the chief executives and board members of 76 state-controlled companies are shuffled by the Italian government. The process is derisively known in Italy as the Toto nomine – the appointments sweepstake – a reference…

Toto nomine-the appointments sweepstake

Kwara to float N23bn bond as states push for infrastructure

The Kwara State government is set to float a N23 billion bond as it pushes for further infrastructure development. Governor Ahmed Abdulfatah said information from the Nigerian capital market indicates that the market is excited and reinvigorated in their interest to subscribe to the Kwara State proposed bond. He expressed confidence that the new facility…

Kwara to float N23bn bond as states push for infrastructure

Globacom in renewed push to scale up mobile money service

Globacom, second national carrier, is in a renewed push to scale up mobile money services in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, through the formation of a new partnership ecosystem, comprising of leading financial services companies, and a robust nationwide agent network. About three years after the launch of mobile money service in the country by Central Bank…

Globacom in renewed push to scale up mobile money service

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Nigerian mutual fund industry sees 23.6 percent growth year-to-date

Nigerian mutual fund industry sees 23.6 percent growth year-to-date

The Nigerian mutual fund industry has expanded 23.6 per cent to N186.5 billion, going by the latest official asset size values for August 2014. Meanwhile, money market funds surge 122.9 per cent, as equity funds are left 3.8 per cent…

Sterling Bank appoints new chairman

Sterling Bank appoints new chairman

Sterling Bank Plc has appointed Asue Ighodalo as the new chairman of its board of…

Kunoch acquires Diamond Bank stake from Actis, CDC Group

Kunoch acquires Diamond Bank stake from Actis, CDC Group

Kunoch Holdings has completed the purchase of a Diamond Bank Plc stake from Actis LLP…

Market Watch: capitalisation drop by N7 billion

Market Watch: capitalisation drop by N7 billion

Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on Thursday on on a bearish…

Intelligence

‘Nigeria is in dire need of engineers’

‘Nigeria is in dire need of engineers’

Femi Akintunde, MD/CEO, Alpha Mead Facilities and Management Services Limited (AMFacilities), has observed that the…

The key to choosing the right career

The key to choosing the right career

Choosing a career path (or changing one) is, for most of us, a confusing and…

Qualities of an effective team player

Qualities of an effective team player

If you were choosing team members for a business team in your organization, who would…

Misplaced priority, undue distraction, laziness, top reasons for perennial mass failure in SSCE – students

Misplaced priority, undue distraction, laziness, top reasons for perennial mass failure in SSCE – students

The last may not have been heard of reactions to the recently released results of May/June Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations(SSCE) organised by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) that witnessed only 31.2 % (i.e.529, 425,000 out of 1,692,435,000 candidates)…