World Trade Organisation (WTO): Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Nomination For DG Accepted

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has accepted the nomination of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as one of the candidates for the office of the director-general of the organisation.  “Nigeria, on 9 June

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COVID-19: Sanofi to host 2-day virtual summit for healthcare practitioners

By Benjamin Omoike, Lagos Sanofi, a global biopharmaceutical company, is set to host a live virtual scientific and educational summit where healthcare practitioners from Nigeria and Ghana will update their

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LAGOS REDUCES YR2020 BUDGET FIGURES BY 21%

. . . Says Review Is Fallout of COVID-19 Pandemic  By Benjamin Omoike, Lagos The Lagos State Government has embarked on a downward review of the year 2020 budget, precipitated

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CBN Reschedules May 2020 MPC Meeting

The Central Bank of Nigeria has rescheduled the May 2020 Monetary Policy Committee, (MPC) meeting earlier scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, 25 and 26 May, to Thursday, May 28, 2020.

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Post-COVID-19 Economy: Emefiele Woos Conglomerates

As Nigeria continues the process of full reopening of its economy due to the lockdown over the Corona Virus (COVID-19), the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele,

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Stanbic IBTC Cautions On Looming Post-COVID Recession

By Benjamin Omoike, Lagos As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), continues to ravage various economies across the globe, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila meet Finance Minster over 2020 budget amendment

The Leadership of the National Assembly on Thursday met with the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning to be briefed by the latter on the plan by the Federal

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Entrepreneurs must have clear business model, says Interswitch boss

By Benjamin Omoike, Lagos Interswitch GMD, Mitchell Elegbe, has advised entrepreneurs to have a clear business model before seeking startup capital.  The Interswitch boss made this remark during a two-hour

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Stanbic IBTC, Givefood.ng Partner To Feed Nigerians In Need

By Benjamin Omoike, Lagos A recent United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), report states that the number of people facing acute food insecurity has doubled due to the economic fallout

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FOREX REPATRIATION: Emefiele Assures Investors

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has assured investors of the security of their investments in the country despite dwindling revenue from the sale of crude

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