Exclusives

Diamond Bank’s Eurobond rallies second straight day after Access merger

December 18, 2018     5:39 pm
The yields on Diamond Bank Plc’s $200 million Eurobond closed lower for the second straight day at 25.40 percent Tuesday, according to FMDQ data ...
Exclusives

Access Bank to launch $200m rights issue after Diamond Bank acquisition

Access Bank which announced the acquisition of Diamond Bank to create Nigeria’s largest banking institution will launch a subordinated rights issue ...
Exclusives

Update1: Access Bank now Nigeria’s largest lender after N74.6bn Diamond merger

Access Bank Plc is growing fast; swallowing one bank at a time to achieve an old ambition that came closer with the acquisition of Diamond bank. Acces ...
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Patrick Atuanya takes over as Editor as Anthony Osae-Brown leaves BusinessDay

Anthony Osae-Brown, who has been Editor of BusinessDay since October 2016 will be leaving his position with effect from December 31, 2018. Osae-Brown ...

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

LBS proposes finance-led growth hypothesis to increase Nigeria’s financial inclusion

Digital Financial Services in Nigeria- State of the market Report 2018, a financial inclusion report by the Lagos Business School (LBS) has point the ...
Financial Inclusion

CBN to introduce agent solutions to boost MFBs services

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is working on introducing agent solutions that will enable microfinance banks operating in the country to deploy new ...
Financial Inclusion

LBS proposes finance-led growth hypothesis to increase Nigeria’s financial inclusion rate

State of the market Report 2018, a financial inclusion report by the Lagos Business School (LBS) has point the way to go for Nigeria to include more o ...

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Transport minister tasks CCECC to speed up Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Nigeria’s  minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has expressed dismay on the slow  pace of work being handled by the Chinese Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC) on the ...

ICPC docks deputy director over N8.8m job scam

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged a Deputy Director with the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Ahmad Balarabe to court for allegedly defraud ...

APGA expresses dismay over exclusion from Presidential debate

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is distraught over the decision of the Nigerian Election Debate Group (NEDG) and its partner Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON)to exclude the party f ...

EFCC arraigns NBA President, Paul Usoro, for alleged N1.4bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, arraigned the President, Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, SAN, before Justice M.S. Hassan of ...

NASS set to receive 2019 budget proposal despite lingering crisis

Barring last minute changes, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to lay the 2019 budget proposal before the joint session of the National Assembly o Wednesday.   Femi Gbajabiamila, Majority Leader ...

PDP alleges fresh plot to remove Saraki 

Few hours to the presentation of the 2019 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari to a joint session of the National Assembly, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over a fresh plot to ...

INEC devolves distribution of PVCs at ward level as states collect 1. 9 million cards this week

To ensure that registered voters get their permanent voter cards, PVCs before the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC will soon devolve collection of PVCs at th ...

Intra-African Trade Fair records $32.6bn in concluded deals

Deals valued at $32.6 billion dollars were recorded at the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) which ended in Cairo yesterday, according to preliminary figures released by the African Export-Imp ...

Buhari’s attempt to doctor unemployment figures is horrible corruption – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as horrible, the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Statistician General of Nigeria, Yemi Kale, to change the data on unemployment in the c ...

GDL lists N1.2bn money market fund on NSE

Growth and Development Asset Management Limited on Tuesday listed its Money Market Fund on the floor of the Nigeria Stock exchange (NSE). Consequently, the NSE has admitted 200 million units of shares ...

Reps: SGF parleys APC caucus ahead of 2019 budget proposal presentation

Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) o Wednesday held a strategic meeting with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the House of Representatives ahead ...

FG failure to meet obligations to Disco, Gencos reason for poor service delivery

Industry experts in the power sectors have enumerated the areas where both the government and power companies have failed but however said the government could have done more to safe the country from ...

2019: We are confident of Buhari’s victory in Ondo – APC 

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin has said Muhammadu Buhari would be victorious in the state in the 2019 presidential election. He noted that all other ...

NPA raises demurrage, rent free days to cut financial suffering of importers at ports

Determined to reduce the financial burden that the congestion at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports has brought on importers, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has announced the increase in the numbe ...


Life & Arts

Amstel Malta awards Itodo “Young Person of the Year” at Future Awards Africa

The nation’s No 1 premium malt brand, Amstel Malta, has once again demonstrated its support for Nigerians stepping into the...

Nigeria plunges to 133rd on Gender Index as women shrink in economy, politics

Opportunities are shrinking for Nigerian women in terms of participation in politics, attainment of educational heights, health and survival, according...

‘I am working to leave a legacy on fashion world’

Ayangbade Seyi Philip is a fashion designer and graduate of Computer Science. Ayangbade says he has been in the fashion...



Sports

Man Utd fires Mourinho after Liverpool humiliation, Carrick set to take charge

Jose Mourinho has left his job as Manchester United manager after two-and-half years in charge. A club statement said: “The...

Champions League Draw: Bayern to face Liverpool, Man United tackle PSG

Bayern Munich and Liverpool, both five-times European champions, will meet in the Champions League round of 16 in one of...

Benedict Peters: For making Nigerians love their football again

It appears strange to discuss oil and football in the same sentence. But in Nigeria, these two “commodities” represent two...