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Marketers keep diesel price high, despite 55% global crude drop

Marketers keep diesel price high, despite 55% global crude drop

Independent oil marketers may have carted away an estimated N132 billion in the past eight months by maintaining supposedly deregulated diesel prices at an average N145 per litre, despite a 55 percent drop in global crude prices. BusinessDay gathered that…

‘Oil price fall underscores recurrent cost cut, subsidy removal’

‘Oil price fall underscores recurrent cost cut, subsidy removal’

With oil prices presently below $50 per barrel, economic managers and government officials have been…

Lenders with diversified earnings seen shielded from uncertainty

Lenders with diversified earnings seen shielded from uncertainty

Nigerian lenders who get a majority of their profits from a diversified income stream are…

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…

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Ownership mindset: The key to hearts & minds at work

Ownership mindset: The key to hearts & minds at work

While attending a market research seminar a consultant noticed the phone company employee sitting next…

BPP varsity, Nigeria Law School partner to boost capacity in legal education

BPP varsity, Nigeria Law School partner to boost capacity in legal education

BPP University one of Europe’s leading providers of professional education has partnered Nigerian Law School…

Supporting leadership influence and impact (4)

Supporting leadership influence and impact (4)

Leadership is persuasion, conciliation and patience. It’s a long, slow, tough work” (Dwight D. Eisenhower).…

British Council, EU varsities’ grant remain inaccessible as scarcity of research persist

British Council, EU varsities’ grant remain inaccessible as scarcity of research persist

Nigeria’s 2015 target on food sufficiency may suffer setback as the United Kingdom’s 150,000 pounds (N35,250,000) and European Union research grant of 3 million Euros (N654,000,000) meant to support research findings mainly in soil science to boost food production in…