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Eterna H1 profits spike 48% on reduced costs

Eterna H1 profits spike 48% on reduced costs

The ability of the management of Eterna oil Nigeria plc to reduce cost of production…

Indorama’s $1.2bn fertiliser plant adopts world’s best technologies

Indorama’s $1.2bn fertiliser plant adopts world’s best technologies

The Indorama Group says it has adopted the world’s safest and most efficient technologies in…

Investor-confidence grows as Sona Agro Allied Foods expands production facility

Investor-confidence grows as Sona Agro Allied Foods expands production facility

As a demonstration of confidence in the Nigerian economy, part of efforts to respond to…

Shell files new plan to drill in Arctic

Shell files new plan  to drill in Arctic

Royal Dutch Shell has submitted a new plan for drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska,…

Gold rises on Ukraine ‘war premium’

Gold rises on Ukraine ‘war premium’

Gold futures inched higher on Monday as investors sought safe-haven assets amid increased tensions between…

Mansard opens welcome centres in Enugu, Uyo

Mansard opens welcome centres in Enugu, Uyo

Pursuing its retail strategy of market expansion, that takes insurance services to the door step…

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BD Cartoons

“Did you tell him our men are going over to cameroun?” “Yes, I did.. He says they are only tactically man-overing!!”…

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OPEC oil output hits one-year high in August on Nigeria

OPEC crude oil production increased to a one-year high in August, led by surging output in Nigeria, a Bloomberg survey showed. Production by the 12-member Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries rose by 891,000 barrels a day to 31.033 million, according to the survey of oil companies, producers and analysts. Last month’s total was revised 80,000…

OPEC oil output hits one-year high in August on Nigeria

Transformation unfolds for oil futures trader

In a business environment that is ever changing and in which many chief executive officers pick up their choice books on the much sought after topic, “Managing in a changing world”, Akin Akinfemiwa, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Forte Oil Plc, is a man who knows that he has his work cut out. This…

Transformation unfolds for oil futures trader

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

Mobile Apps: A potential market for digital media consumption in Nigeria

Preparing for a mostly-mobile audience is becoming a huge part of the journalism business now. The world is rapidly moving towards a ubiquitous connectivity that will further change how and where people consume media. The days of desktop superiority are over. Mobile has rapidly risen to become the primary digital platform, with the total activity…

Mobile Apps: A potential market for digital media consumption in Nigeria

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Breather for banking industry as CBN tightens noose on HoldCo

Breather for banking industry as CBN tightens noose on HoldCo

One thing, among others that is glaring in the recent guidelines released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the operations on the Holding Companies is the fact that the apex bank has resolved to enhance transparency in their…

New leadership of Lagos MFBs focuses on capacity building

New leadership of Lagos MFBs focuses on capacity building

Recognising that capacity building is imperative for the operation of microfinance banks, the new leadership…

Skye Shelter’s H1 profit up 6 percent

Skye Shelter’s H1 profit up 6 percent

Skye Shelter Fund (SSF) half year profit rose by 6 percent as the Nigerian real…

Hotel Spurt seen in Lagos (II):

Hotel Spurt seen in Lagos (II):

Entry of international hotel operators increases hotel valuations while lowering revenue metrics Lagos has emerged…

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C & I leasing ‘take a girl student to work’ project

C & I leasing ‘take a girl student to work’ project

C&I Leasing Plc in partnership with the South African High Commission recently engaged ten female…

ICAN: Sustaining the accounting best practice

ICAN: Sustaining the accounting best practice

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by Act of Parliament No.…

‘I am passionate about seeing other people learn and grow’

‘I am passionate about seeing other people learn and grow’

JUANITA BOUWER, Global CEO, Business School Netherlands, in this interview with KELECHI EWUZIE, highlights the…

The contrasting education fortunes of Ethiopia and Nigeria

The contrasting education fortunes of Ethiopia and Nigeria

The education experience of the 2000s for the two most populous countries of  sub-Saharan Africa could not have been more different. It was a lost decade for Nigeria in terms of educational development. Despite the optimism generated  by the restoration…