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CBN, Key lending rate, CBN to boost creative industry with N22 billion , CBN increases LDR to 65%, sets December deadline, External reserves drop by $3.2 billion in Q3’19 , Banks' loans to Oil and Gas, Power, other sectors drop by N411.8 billion 

Bank chiefs make a serious demand following CBN deduction of N499 billion 

Top executives of the banks affected by the CBN's N499 billion deduction have met with the apex to demand a review of the sanctions. 
LAPO Microfinance Bank’s founder, Godwin Ehigiamusoe exit company, gets replacement 

LAPO Microfinance Bank’s founder, Godwin Ehigiamusoe exit company, gets replacement 

LAPO Microfinance Bank has made changes to its management following the exit of Godwin Ehigiamusoe, its founder and CEO of LAPO NGO. 
CBN, GTBank, CBN disagrees with IMF, says land border closure boosting local production, Border closure: Emefiele says Benin, others must engage Nigeria before borders are reopened 

Yet again! another directive from the CBN

Banks across the country were given a directive from the CBN to cancel any customer requests for purchase of Treasury Bills
MTN

MTN launches the first ever Whatsapp airtime top-up option

MTN hopes to incorporate other instant messaging platforms such as Facebook Messenger down the line.
Cashless Policy, This is when CBN will cut Monetary Policy Rate – Emefiele, Nigeria’s External Reserves depleted by $2.9 billion, hit 10 months low , CBN to fight piracy in Creative Industry , CBN projects macroeconomy confidence to rise by 118.3% in November, Emefiele addresses stable naira

CBN grants approval for banks to debit accounts of loan defaulters 

The CBN has finally granted DMBs the approval to directly debit bank accounts belonging to loan defaulters across all banks in the country.
Pictures from the launch ceremony of the new Access Bank Plc

Pictures from the launch ceremony of the new Access Bank Plc

The unveiling ceremony followed the completion of the merger process between the tier-1 bank and Diamond Bank Plc.
NNPC, Domestic Crude Allocation, Why NNPC’s Duke Oil is quitting London operations for Dubai , NNPC divests stake in four oil wells to NPDC , How NNPC discovered oil, gas deposits in the North , Nigeria to leverage on condensate refineries to be petrol net exporter, How NNPC saved $3 billion from arbitration 

Oil exploration breakthrough in Gongola opens up new frontiers

NNPC drilling crew working at Kolmani River-II in Gongola Basin encountered hydrocarbon outflow to the wellhead while testing
Here’s why Glo users will no longer be able to call Airtel lines again 

Here’s why Glo users will no longer be able to call Airtel lines again 

Over 29 million Glo users in Nigeria will no longer be able to contact Airtel Nigeria lines following a ban from the Nigerian Communications Commission.
debt, judicial intervention, AMCON, seeks partnership with ICPC, Liquidate Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria – CBN, NDIC, Ernst & Young , NASS pledges support to AMCON on debt recovery, AMCON: Peculiar Nigerian problems reasons for failure in aviation , These are the sad reasons Nigerian airlines struggle and fail 

AMCON demands Arik conversion to National Carrier 

AMCON has called on the Federal Government to convert Arik Airline to a national carrier to boost business opportunities in the nation’s aviation sector.  
Solar energy, EU, Adamawa

Borno State Government builds Africa’s largest solar panel factory

The Borno State Government has completed and unveiled the largest solar panel factory in the country and Africa at large.
Sports betting companies

Sport betting companies enrich themselves at the expense poor customers – Tayo Oyedeji

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Tayo Oyedeji, believes that many sport betting companies in Nigeria and elsewhere are enriching themselves at the expense of their mostly impoverished customers. 
Innoson Vehicles

Nigerians react as Anambra lawmakers reject Prado SUVs for Innoson SUVs

Innoson Vehicles has been trending on Twitter since morning after Anambra lawmakers rejected Toyota Prado SUVs meant for them.
Successful Circle: Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote, and others chill together

Successful Circle: Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote, and others chill together

Femi Otedola shared an evening with his friends and discussed ways to move Nigeria forward. We like what we are seeing. Do you?
Uber to ban low rated passengers from its services Kate Parker writes on Uber blog

As Uber plans to ban low-rated passengers, here’s how to avoid that

@Uber now believes that the customers are not always right. In line with this, the car hailing company plans to ban disrespectful riders. Click link for details...
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Ndu Ughamadu

NNPC reshuffles management as NPDC boss and 49 others lose their jobs

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, Yusuf Matashi, has been sacked and replaced with Usman Yusuf, the former Assistant to the GMD.
Sierra Leone govt purchases Innoson vehicles

Government of Sierra Leone purchases Innoson Vehicles for military use

Innoson Vehicles recently announced via Twitter that the Government of Sierra Leone has purchased some fleet of cars from its company.
The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

What becomes of President Buhari’s economic policies if he loses 2019 election?

As Nigeria’s highly-contested 2019 presidential election gradually approaches, there are strong indications that the electorates may decide to choose someone else (asides the incumbent), to administer the affairs of the country.
Opay, OPay's Country Manager reacts to ORide’s role in Gokada’s temporary shutdown

OPay’s Country Manager reacts to ORide’s role in Gokada’s temporary shutdown

The Country Manager of OPay, Iniabasi Akpan, has finally reacted to the role ORide played in the temporary shutdown of Gokada's operation.
Why is Tolaram spending $1.1 billion to construct West Africa’s biggest port? 

Tolaram to spend $1.1 billion on West Africa’s biggest port 

Tolaram Group, the Indomie maker that has dominated the Nigerian instant noodles market for years, is now delving into the ports and cargo business.
May & Baker Nigeria Plc

Rights Issue: May & Baker seriously woos subscribers, promises 2018 dividend

May & Baker has promised that investors who subscribe to the company's new rights issue will stand to receive dividends of 2018 financial year. 
How Federal Government plans to increase VAT to 7.2% affects you

Heads could roll as President Buhari orders for immediate probe of the NDDC 

Nigeria’s President, Muhamadu Buhari, has ordered an immediate forensic audit of the accounts of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC
Aliko Dangote, Milk importation, CBN, You probably wouldn't know Dangote dances until you watch this video  

Dangote discloses what drives his business 

Alhaji Aliko Dangote is no doubt known for his many philanthropic acts among other things and this he revealed is one of the things that drives his business.
Oby Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili finally speaks on economic plans as presidential bid intensifies

The flagbearer of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has tabled her plans for revamping the struggling economy.
Remita, Verve

You will now bear the cost every time you use Remita to pay the...

Nigerians who use Remita to make payments into the TSA would have to bear the costs associated with using the platform. 
charges, USSD, code, Banks, CBN, LDR, CRC Credit Bureau, Disrupting Nigerian banks, MTN’s USSD charge is not with our consent - Banks’ CEOs 

Fraud Cases hit major payment channels across Nigerian Banks 

Major payment channels in Nigeria were hit with the high reported fraud incidences in 2018, according to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),
Aishah Ahmad, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele,, CBN emphasizes Fintech regulation, tasks Fintechs on inclusion, Here’s why women are financially excluded in Nigeria 

CBN to banks: Digitise services to support banking supervision, regulatory compliance 

The CBN has said that banks should digitize their services so as to support effective supervision of the financial system.
African Securities Exchanges Association

Why Arumah Oteh is clamouring for the listing of African SMEs

African Exchanges have been urged to encourage the listing at least 44,000 SMEs out of the 44 million SMEs currently operating on the African continent.
Chaka launches investment platform to buy Amazon, Google, MTN shares locally 

Chaka launches investment platform to buy Amazon, Google, other shares locally 

Nigerians can now buy shares in Amazon, Google, and Alibaba, as investment trading platform, Chaka launches in Nigeria.
bad, loans, steps, negotiate, Tax Waivers for startups - Emotional intelligence

Things you should know before starting a business

The CEO of AfriSwiss Capital Assets Management Limited, Kalu Aja, recently shared some important tips on how to run a successful business. Take a look...
MTN Group Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko, MTN responds to Board change rumours, Bloomberg report, Public Investment Corporation, Funso Aina, MTN, Public Investment Corporation

Update: CBN waves white flag at MTN once more

Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele in a brief today revealed that the $8.1billion dividend MTN Group Limited illegally moved abroad may get reviewed.