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It takes more than a connection to keep a job – Akin Alabi

According to Mr Alabi, only resourcefulness, a good attitude, and work ethics would help you keep your job at last.
Filling Station

FG shuts down Forte Oil’s Abuja filling stations for overpricing customers

The Federal Government of Nigeria shut down two Abuja-based filling stations after they were allegedly found guilty of overbilling their customers.
Here is the World's most expensive Car - Bugatti La Voiture Noire

The world’s most expensive car is the Bugatti La Voiture Noire

The super hyper sports car, La Voiture Noire, is the world's most expensive car sold at €11 Million.
Nigerians hit with over 60% delayed and cancelled domestic flights in 2018

Nigerians hit with over 60% delayed and cancelled domestic flights in 2018

No fewer than 36,350 cases of delayed flights were recorded in 2018 from domestic airlines operating in Nigeria, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority said.
Small Businesses in Nigeria

Nigerian SMLEs believe businesses will thrive in 2019

Stakeholders in the mall, medium and large enterprises (SMLEs) in Nigeria have expressed optimism for economic growth in the country.
Nigerian National Petroleum Commission, Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Billions lost as Nigerian refineries remain inactive

Between April and November 2018, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation lost revenue totalling 228.1 billion due to inactive refineries.
Lagos clears tankers for Buhari

Lagos clears tankers off roads as President Buhari prepares to visit

There has been an unexpected removal of all the tankers and other heavy duty trucks that typically constituted hazards on major roads in the city-state.
Transmission Company of Nigeria

NERC sets out key plans for 2019

NERC has highlighted some of the key regulatory initiatives which it hopes will position the electricity market for growth.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Daily update on Treasury Bills, Bonds, Forex, oil price and more

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price.
Konga

Swift, professional delivery responsible for Konga’s rise to e-commerce summit

In addition to the unbeatable deals and price slashes it offered during its 2018 Black Friday sales tagged Konga Yakata, it has emerged that an amazingly swift and responsive delivery service
May & Baker Nigeria Plc

May & Baker Plc says it could pay dividends despite difficult year

May & Baker Plc said it has the capacity to pay dividends to its shareholders despite the difficulty it has experienced during the 2018 financial year.
Chairman, Heirs Holdings Group, Mr. Tony Elumelu and President of African Export-Import Bank(Afreximbank), Dr. Benedict Oramah, during the signing of $600 million Facility Deal between Afreximbank and Heirs Holdings Group to scale Heirs Holding’s Energy Investments in Africa…….. in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday

Heirs Holdings Signs $600 million Facility Deal with Afrexim Bank, to scale its Energy...

Afrexim today, signed financing facilities totalling US$600 million with the Heirs Holdings Group, a pan-African proprietary investment holding company.
Nigerian Equity Market

Market/economic insight: the weekly brief (December 3rd– 7th 2018)

The performance of the Nigerian Equity Market remained bearish last week with the index (NSE ASI) down by 0.02% WTD to close at an...
Nigerian Equity Market

Market/economic insight: the weekly brief (November 26th – 30 November 2018)

The performance of the Nigerian Equity Market remain bearish last week with the index (NSE ASI) down by 2.54% WTD to close at an index level of 30,874.17 and Market capitalization of N11.27 trillion.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Daily update on Treasury Bills, Bonds, Forex, oil price and more

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as T-bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price. ...
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.
NSE, Nigerian stocks, Nigerian stock exchange

Daily update on Treasury Bills, Bonds, Forex, oil price and more

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as T-bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price.
Adesola Adeduntan, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank (centre); flanked by Gbenga Shobo, Deputy Managing Director, FirstBank (third left); Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, FirstBank (second left); Adebayo Olanrewaju, Head, Digital Banking, e-Business, FirstBank (extreme left); Olusegun Alebiosu, Chief Risk Officer, FirstBank (third right); Lola Ekugo, Head, Digital Lab, e-Business, FirstBank (second right) and Chuma Ezirim, Group Head, e-Business Group, FirstBank (extreme right) at the formal launch of the FirstBank Chat Banking on WhatsApp held at the FirstBank Digital Lab, Yaba, Lagos.

How First Bank supports Economic Summit, growing local enterprises

The need to raise Nigeria and Nigerians from poverty to prosperity was the anchor point for economists, captains of industries, key policymakers and corporate...
Aerial Shot of Egbin Power Plant

Sahara Power Group partners with South Sudan for power sector development

In keeping with its vision to 'Light up Africa', Sahara Power Group (SPG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the South Sudanese Ministry of Energy & Dams to develop the country’s power sector in the generation, transmission and distribution spaces.

Taxing Nigeria’s fledgling economy: between tax penetration and economic recovery (1)

Nigeria has rolled out another tax amnesty scheme. Backed by Presidential Executive Order No 8 signed on 8 October 2018, Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS) became the latest effort at combating money laundering and tax evasion.

Nigerian-owned shops reopen in Ghana after weeks of forced shut-down

Nigerian small business owners in Ghana have finally reopened their shops after months of alleged Government-backed shut-downs.  
BUA Cement

BUA Cement offers solution to Nigeria’s building collapse problem

BUA Group has enlightened block and concrete makers on how best to mix cement with other components in order to produce quality blocks.

Nigeria government releases oficial gazette on list of pioneer industries and products

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) recently announced the release of an official gazette (the Gazette) of the list of pioneer industries and products.
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. 
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. 
FIRS goes after tax debtors, Tax defaulters, Value Added Tax, FIRS, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Minimum Wage, Tunde Fowler

Taxpayers to display VAT registration certificates at their premises

FIRS notified the general public that it has commenced issuance of VAT certificates.
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.
feeding Nigeria’s current and future population

How farmers can benefit from this $1.5 million agric grant

Stakeholders in the Agric sector now have till November 16th, 2018 to take advantage of grant money (to the tune of $1.5 million) which has been made available by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund, AFTF.
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.
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.

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Abdulwasiu Sowami, Forte Oil, Femi Otedola

Meet Abdulwasiu Sowami, the silent billionaire who acquired Forte Oil

Although, Femi Otedola’s decision to divest his shares in Forte Oil came as a surprise to many Nigerians, it was more surprising that it was acquired by Nigerian company, Prudent Energy & Services Limited, owned by a Nigerian businessman and oil mogul.
Gainers and Losers, Nigerian Stock exchange

NAHCO and CAP Plc end the week at year lows

McNichols Plc was the worst performing stock on the @nsecontact declining by 18.18% to close at a year low of N0.45.
Pepsi acquires Pioneer Foods Group, Pepsi acquires Nigerian bread company Butterfield, Pioneer Foods Group shares on JSE, Nairametrics news, Business news, Naija news

Pepsi acquires Pioneer Foods Group Ltd

@pepsi has acquired Pioneer Foods Group Limited, the company that owns Nigerian bread brand, @ButterfieldBake. The deal is the first major international purchase under @pepsi's new Chief Executive Officer, Ramon Laguarta.