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N220bn MSMEDF: CBN may cut rate to PFIs to 2%, collateral requirement to 50%

N220bn MSMEDF: CBN may cut rate to PFIs to 2%, collateral requirement to 50%

There are indications that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will likely cut rates at which Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs) can access the N220 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) to two percent, as it tries to…

Specks of optimism after days of pessimism for world growth as Davos ends  

Specks of optimism after days of pessimism for world growth as Davos ends  

After days of what almost looked like a world choreographing itself to be pessimistic about…

Business-Day survey shows 97% of Nigerians pay above Kerosene subsidy price

Business-Day survey shows 97% of Nigerians pay above Kerosene subsidy price

A recent poll conducted by BusinessDay in collaboration with NOI Polls, has revealed that 97 percent…

Equities await investors’ lifeline as optimism trails H1’

Equities await investors’ lifeline as optimism trails H1’

A reasonable improvement on the demand side of equities with attractive valuations and good dividend yield…

Intelligence

Education and the private sector fetish

Education and the private sector fetish

Whenever people believe or are made to believe that private sector services or operations are…

Confronting the brutal facts: Employee engagement & retention focus

Confronting the brutal facts: Employee engagement & retention focus

The story is told about Isaac Newton, the English physicist and mathematician, who is considered…

Supporting leadership influence and impact (3)

Supporting leadership influence and impact (3)

Some men see things as they are and say, “why?”. I dream things that never…

Rep seeks FG’s timely intervention on 12 Nigerians on death row in Indonesia

Rep seeks FG’s timely intervention on 12 Nigerians on death row in Indonesia

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman, House Committee on Diaspora, on Thursday, stressed the need for the Federal Government to take deliberate action towards averting the execution of some Nigerians on death row in Indonesia. Dabiri-Erewa gave the charge while reacting to the…