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In Nigeria, business owners who understand the importance of good websites are willing to spend millions of naira to get one.
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Since salary is assumed to be the only source of income for the salaried, it is advisable that such an individual fortify himself financially before investing.

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It was celebrations galore at Access Bank over the weekend as the Nigerian Tier 1 bank hosted its annual Xmas party for staff, business...
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As the news of Access Bank’s likely merger with tier two lender, Diamond Bank continues to filter into the financial system, one thing that...
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The banking sector was rocked by a purportedly reported that Access Bank was considering acquiring Diamond Bank Plc.
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When Zenith Bank Plc recently released its third quarter 2018 financial report, Nairametrics was quick to associate it wirh Mr. Peter Amangbo.  
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