Damilola Ogunbiyi gets appointed by United Nations Secretary-General  

Nigerian gets top United Nations appointment   

The UN Secretary-General has appointed Damilola Ogunbiyi as his special representative for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of United Nations-Energy.
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 

UPDATE: NNPC is set to work with Russia’s Lukoil 

The NNPC has signed MoU with Russia’s Lukoil, which happens to be one of Russia’s largest energy companies.   
In Sochi, Vladimir Putin has proposed a “unique” economic assistance to Africa 

In Sochi, Vladimir Putin has proposed a “unique” economic assistance to Africa 

Some 50 African Presidents (including Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari) are in Russia to meet with Putin in what is being called the Russia-Africa Summit.
CBN OMO ban could give stocks a much-needed boost , CBN’s N132.56 billion T-bills auction records oversubscription by 327% , Nigeria pays $1.09 billion to service external debt in 9 months , Implications of the new CBN stance on treasury bill sale to individuals, Digital technology and blockchain altering conventional banking models - Emefiele  , Increasing food prices might erase chances of CBN cutting interest rate   , Customer complaint against excess/unauthorized charges hits 1, 612 - CBN , CBN moves to reduce cassava derivatives import worth $600 million  

CBN clears air on Diaspora Remittances, official inflows $2.6bn not $26bn 

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that the official inflows of the remittances of Nigerians living abroad to the country was $2.6 billion and not $26 billion
UN Staff risk unpaid salaries as Nigeria, others fail to pay dues

UN Staff risk unpaid salaries as Nigeria, others fail to pay dues 

Staffs of the United Nations (UN) might not get paid next month due to the failure of member states to pay their outstanding contributions. 
World Bank, Focus on lifting people out of poverty - World Bank tells FG , World Bank, IFC to assist in solving Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit , EXCLUSIVE: World Bank tasks developing nations to tap opportunities in GVCs

World Bank tasks developing nations to tap opportunities in GVCs

The World Bank has tasked developing nations to explore the potentials buried in Global Value Chains (GVC) and be self-reliant.
IMF boss hints at 'synchronized slowdown' in global growth 

IMF boss expresses fear over global economy 

The MD of IMF, Kristalina Georgieva has issued a warning that the global economy would witness a synchronized slowdown in growth.
Global Bank wants to cut 10,000 more jobs due to Brexit, low-interest rates 

HSBC to sack 10,000 more staff globally

HSBC Bank Plc has decided to kick an extra 10,000 staff members out of their jobs. 
Poor African demand pulls Indian rice price   

Poor African demand pulls Indian rice price   

The prices of Indian rice have dropped due to the poor demand for the commodity from Africa.
Behold! World largest airport terminal

Behold! World largest airport terminal 

Chinese president, Xi Jinping, has commissioned another international airport in Beijing with a terminal billed as the world’s biggest. 
IMF discloses immediate priority , Reduce funding oil subsidy - IMF to Nigeria , IMF: 40% of African countries can't pay back their debts 

IMF boss discloses immediate priority 

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has disclosed that its immediate priority is to help countries to minimise their risk of economic crises.
Nigeria to get €150 million from EU 

Nigeria to get €150 million from EU 

In order to help Nigeria combat her climate challenges, the EU has promised to support the country with not less than €150 million.
Canada invites fresh 3,600 Express Entry Candidates in latest draw , Canada invites 3,600 fresh Express entry for Canadian Permanent Residency , Canada invites 71,700 Express Entry Candidates, as cut-off score rise in October 

Application for Canadian Permanent Residency hits 63,400

The Canadian Government invited 3,600 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence.
China promises to help Nigeria achieve Economic Growth plan 

China promises to help Nigeria achieve Economic Growth plan 

China has drummed support for Nigeria and promised to help the country actualise its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). 
warren-buffett, Young Investors, Here’s why Warren Buffet's $4.6m lunch with Bitcoin entrepreneur is experiencing delay 

Why Warren Buffet’s $4.6m lunch with Bitcoin entrepreneur is experiencing delay 

Year in, Year out, Warren Buffet auctions off a three-hour lunch date tagged The Power Meal.
IMF replaces Lagarde, gets new Managing Director 

IMF replaces Lagarde, gets new Managing Director 

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has selected a new managing director following the stepping down of Christine Lagarde. 
World Bank, Focus on lifting people out of poverty - World Bank tells FG , World Bank, IFC to assist in solving Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit , EXCLUSIVE: World Bank tasks developing nations to tap opportunities in GVCs

World Bank, IFC to assist in solving Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit 

The World Bank has reiterated its promise to support Nigeria in bridging infrastructure gap alongside the IFC.
Why Nigeria should start taxing vacant houses – UN , Leilana Farha

Why Nigeria should start taxing vacant houses – UN  

The United Nations (UN) has advised the  Nigerian Government to start taxing vacant houses in the country.
Old Mutual Limited suspends CEO, Peter Moyo suspended by Old Mutual, Old Mutual Nigeria

This CEO is fighting to work for a company that doesn’t want him

When Old Mutual Limited (the parent company of Old Mutual Nigeria) sacked Peter Moyo as its CEO in June 2019, many people thought the matter would die down quickly.
World Bank, Focus on lifting people out of poverty - World Bank tells FG , World Bank, IFC to assist in solving Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit , EXCLUSIVE: World Bank tasks developing nations to tap opportunities in GVCs

Focus on lifting people out of poverty – World Bank tells FG 

Focus on lifting people out of poverty - World Bank tells FG 
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Why Volkswagen will have to recall about 227,000 cars

Automotive manufacturing company, the Volkswagen Group will have to recall about 227,000 VW and Porsche cars. 
Disney, Apple

Bob Iger resigns as competition stiffens between Apple and Disney

The CEO of Walt Disney Co, Bob Iger has resigned from Apple Inc’s Board of Directors as competition stiffens betwen the companies.
French Government addresses the danger of Facebook’s Libra

French Government addresses the danger of Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Since Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra was announced about three months ago, it has faced a lot of distrust from several governments, bankers, politicians and regulators.
Boeing CEO addresses new issues on Boeing 737 MaxFAA pilots discovers flaw on Boeing 737 Max plane, Pilots Sue Boeing, 400 Pilot X sue Boeing for 737 Max crash, MCAS, American Airlines, Air Peace, Boeing's MCAS system, Boeing suspends forecast, Boeing miss earnings projection, Boeing first quarter revenue earnings, Ethiopian Airlines B737-Max8 aircraft crash, Air Peace, Allen Onyema, Federal Government, FAA investigation into Boeing, More worries for Boeing as US lawmakers question workers over fatal crashes 

More worries for Boeing as US lawmakers question workers over fatal crashes 

More worries for Boeing as US lawmakers question workers over fatal crashes 
Google, Google updates user tools after probe against privacy rights, Experts laud Google’s decision to offer banking services 

Just like Facebook, Google is under investigation 

Similar to what Facebook is again under probe for, emerging reports have it that Google is currently under antitrust investigations by the United States Government. 
Nigerian pharmacist triumphs over 4,500 contestants to win BNP Paribas’ recognition 

Nigerian pharmacist beats 4,500 contestants across the world to win BNP Paribas’ award 

Adebayo Alonge, a Nigerian pharmacist, CEO and founder of RxAll has emerged the winner of 2019 Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge, organised by BNP Paribas.
Canada invites fresh 3,600 Express Entry Candidates in latest draw , Canada invites 3,600 fresh Express entry for Canadian Permanent Residency , Canada invites 71,700 Express Entry Candidates, as cut-off score rise in October 

Canada invites fresh 3,600 Express Entry Candidates to apply for permanent residence

The Canadian Government has again invited 3,600 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence (PR) in a new draw held on 4th of September 2019. This is contained in...
Apple iPhone 11, Tax battle: Apple challenges $14 billion court case 

Apple unveils a new credit card, Apple Card

Leading tech company, Apple Inc. has unveiled the Apple card, a credit card that can be used to cater for all transactions.
Tony Elumelu UBA H1 Year 2019 Tony Elumelu, United Bank for Africa

Tony Elumelu discloses the impact of Japanese funds on Africa 

The Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu has revealed the impact of Japanese funds on Nigeria and African countries
Jack Ma

This billionaire wants to reduce the number of hours people work

Chinese billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, believes it's about time people begin to work fewer hours.