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Analysts forecast naira resilience amid offshore outflows

August 20, 2018     2:30 am
It’s not a tale of dejavu for the most stable emerging market currency this year- the naira. Despite a sustained foreign sell-off that has dealt a b ...
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Saraki: Oshiomhole’s impeachment plot hits the rocks

The efforts being made by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to procure the impeachment and removal of the President of the ...
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Banks fail to turn on lending tap despite N840 billion T-Bills redemption

Despite the redemption of treasury bills by the Federal Government that resulted in enhanced liquidity, banks have refused to turn on the tap on lendi ...
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Insurer’s Half Year results: Rising premium income offers opportunity for growth

The gradual economic recovery has bolstered premium income of most insurers quoted on the floor of the bourse, as an embryonic industry leaves room fo ...


Opinion

Obadiah Mailafia

Samir Amin and the traditions of the organic intellectual

Chris Akor

Weep not for Ortom

Opeyemi Agbaje

The ides of Abacha

Emeka Osuji

Poverty generators and the challenge of microfinance in Nigeria (3): Poor national strategy



Financial Inclusion

Stanbic IBTC after-tax profits up 78.7% on non- interest revenue

Stanbic IBTC Group Plc last released audited financial results for the half year (H1) ended June 30, 2018, showing positive performance across all fin ...

“We are very focused on bringing local investment into domestic opportunities”  

Ijeoma Agboti, managing director of FBNQuest Funds Limited in this interview discussed the company’s history, past successes, the transition of the ...

We need national strategy to create manufacturing renaissance—Dow

On June 20, 2018, Dow Chemical Company held a series of events to commemorate five years of its presence in West Africa. BusinessDay’s ODINAKA ANUDU ...

FX utilisation for invisible trade up 52% to $12.48bn in 2017

Aggregate foreign exchange utilisation rose by 9.7 per cent to $27.64 billion in 2017 compared to $25.19 billion in 2016 according to the Central Bank ...

When cheap money eludes small industries

Remi Emeh is a palm oil miller in a community known as Umuogbuanu, one of the villages in Umuagwo, 26 kilometres from Imo State capital, Owerri. Umua ...

Seplat says buyers secured for NNPC gas agreement

With a desire to expand revenue, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc said the recent gas agreement for delivering about 3.4 billion standard cubi ...

Kwara commits N2.25bn to SMEs’ capacity development

Julius Babatunde Agboola, Kwara State commissioner for commerce and cooperatives, has said that the state government has injected over N2.25 billion i ...

NIPOST loses N3bn annually to non-completion of training institute

Simon Emeje, director-general, Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST), said the country loses about N3 billion annually to the non-completion of its training ...

Boosting start-ups in Ogun with renewable energy

Asteven Group, a renewable energy company based in Germany, has offered to provide green energy fund and power solutions to thousands of rural dweller ...

Increasing cost of generation, liquidity concerns, forex access threat to  sector, GENCOs warn

Generating Companies in Nigeria (Gencos) are raising concern over   increasing costs of power generation,even as express worry on grid operations, li ...

PDP condemns demolition of Ayefele’s studio

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the demolition of a building belonging to musical maestro, Yinka Ayefele, in Ibadan, by the Oyo State ...

PDP challenges Buhari to prosecute Oshiomhole, Daura, others over corruption

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately investigate and prosecute the National Chairman of All Pro ...

Ekweremadu: APC tele-guiding EFCC, ICPC against opposition, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the open directive by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFC ...

NAF destroys kingpin hideouts in Zamfara State

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has successfully degraded several hideouts belonging to a notorious kingpin operating in Shamashale and Rugu fore ...

Saraki urges pilgrims to pray for Peaceful Elections, Economic Recovery 

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has charged Nigerian pilgrims currently performing this year’s hajj to use the significance of the Arafat Day to pr ...


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Life & Arts

Meet Lanre Howells, developer of farm estates

Many entrepreneurs are driven by passion to solve societal problems. For Lanre Howells, managing director of Beyond Building Investment Limited...

‘Diamond Bank has lent N20bn to over 5,000 MSMEs this year’

Ayodele Olojede is the head of Emerging Businesses at Diamond Bank. In this interview with Start-Up Digest Editor, ODINAKA ANUDU,...

OkadaBooks for the week

It’s a new week. OkadaBooks has got your week days covered with fascinating reads that will inspire, educate and make...



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Wilfred Ndidi signs new six-year contract extension with Leicester City 

Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi has put pen to paper on fresh contract at the King Power Stadium. Ndidi has committed...

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NFF Crisis: Nigeria face imminent FIFA ban

A Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Friday, August 17th, 2018 failed to vacate the ex-parte granted Chris Giwa,...

Can Ronaldo’s arrival restore Serie A to its old glory?

The Italian Serie A can never be reduced to a one-man show and it simply cannot be all about Cristiano...

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