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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…

LG’s G3 smartphone berths in Nigeria

LG’s G3 smartphone berths in Nigeria

LG Electronics (LG), a global leader in mobile communications, has introduced into the Nigerian market…

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  • BD interviews Obi, MD eTranzact Intl’ Plc
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  • Niyi Ajao, ED Tech & Ops NIBSS
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“Fellow Doctors, we have to thank God that today we are fighting Ebele,not ebola”…

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

Samsung in aggressive push to capture entry-level smartphone market

Samsung, Korean smartphone maker, is making an aggressive push into the low-cost smartphone segment of Nigeria’s phone market with the introduction of two new reasonably-priced devices, which pack a punch in terms of functionality, but targeted at the new generation of users. The technology company on Tuesday rolled out its Galaxy Trend Lite and Galaxy…

Samsung in aggressive push to capture entry-level smartphone market

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Markets

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 trend with the market capitalisation depreciating by N7 billion or 0.05 per cent following price losses recorded by some major stocks. The market capitalisation closed…

CBN introduces signatories’ verification portal for banks

CBN introduces signatories’ verification portal for banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in collaboration with relevant stakeholders, has developed an industry…

NSE wants brokers to confirm client orders, mandates before execution

NSE wants brokers to confirm client orders, mandates before execution

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is insisting that dealing members must confirm all client orders…

Standard Chartered to pay $300m on unflagged deals

Standard Chartered to pay $300m on unflagged deals

Standard Chartered plc agreed to pay $300m for failing to flag suspicious transactions, as required…

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)…