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Nigeria’s rising consumer class

Nigeria’s rising consumer class

The growing size and strength of its consuming class is one of the most important…

FCMB records single-digit profit growth in H1

FCMB records single-digit profit growth in H1

FCMB Group plc, a Nigerian lender, recorded single-digit profit growth in half year (H1) 2014,…

Niger Insurance boosts bottom-line on review of business operations

Niger Insurance boosts bottom-line on review of business operations

Following review in business operations tilted towards enhanced speed and service delivery, underwriting firm, Niger…

Golden Sugar demonstrates resolve to rival competitors

Golden Sugar demonstrates resolve to rival competitors

Though Golden Sugar Company, a division of Flour Mills of Nigeria plc, commenced operations barely…

Accenture expands enterprise service with new acquisition

Accenture expands enterprise service with new acquisition

Accenture has acquired PureApps, a UK-based Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) provider that helps clients use…

MTN Nigeria partners NHIS to introduce Mobile Health Insurance Scheme

MTN Nigeria partners NHIS to introduce Mobile Health Insurance Scheme

MTN Nigeria has entered into a strategic partnership with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)…

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BD Cartoons

“Hey, El Rufai, I am stuck here, I am sure it is jonathan who created this puzzle.. It must be him.. The clues are clueless”…

BD Cartoons

Angola’s goal to rival Nigerian oil output aided by Eni

Eni SpA (ENI) crews in Angola, Africa’s second-largest crude oil producer, upgraded a production vessel for new pumping this year as the southwest African country targets output rivaling its bigger competitor, Nigeria, reports Bloomberg. Eni plans to start production within five months as operator of block 15-06’s West Hub fields, estimated to hold reserves of…

Angola’s goal to rival Nigerian oil output aided by Eni

Duncan Niederauer, NYSE moderniser

Duncan Niederauer learned that nothing lasts forever in financial markets when Goldman Sachs turned to him to figure out how to overhaul its trading business during the high-tech frenzy of the late 1990s. Goldman was looking for ways to maintain the unit’s profitability as computers displaced human stock traders on Wall Street. Mr Niederauer, who…

Duncan Niederauer, NYSE moderniser

Nigeria leads as sub-Saharan Africa bond issuance surpasses last year’s levels

Bond issuance volumes from sub-Saharan African have already surpassed last year’s levels with the promise of more to come and Nigeria leading the trend of corporate issuance. African issuance has dominated CEEMEA supply over the past month, with at least three more transactions possible over the coming next couple of weeks. African and African-related issuers…

Nigeria leads as sub-Saharan Africa bond issuance surpasses last year’s levels

‘Nigeria is Africa’s biggest VAS market’

Ugo Okoye, is the chief executive officer of iConcepts, a mobile technology solutions provider. In this interview with BEN UZOR JR, he says VAS, if appropriate resources are channeled towards its development, can assist mobile operators offset the huge decline in voice revenues. Okoye is also of the view skewed revenue share model in favour…

‘Nigeria is Africa’s biggest VAS market’

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Bankers urged to maintain work-life balance for productivity enhancement

Bankers urged to maintain work-life balance for productivity enhancement

Poor work-life balance has been seen as a factor that inhibits value creation and productivity among bankers in an organization. This is against the backdrop of some bankers who work round the clock with little attention to themselves and their…

Nigeria leads as sub-Saharan Africa bond issuance surpasses last year’s levels

Nigeria leads as sub-Saharan Africa bond issuance surpasses last year’s levels

Bond issuance volumes from sub-Saharan African have already surpassed last year’s levels with the promise…

SEC promotes investor education, trains journalists on capital market

SEC promotes investor education, trains journalists on capital market

The Securities and Ex¬change Commission (SEC) is sponsoring seven journalists on train¬ing both in Nigeria…

Naira stabilises on foreign reserves accretion as markets pause for holidays

Naira stabilises on foreign reserves accretion as markets pause for holidays

The nation’s currency, the naira, is expected to maintain its sta¬bility this week on the…

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Nigeria’s crude oil production up 2.3%

Nigeria’s crude oil production up 2.3%

Nigeria’s crude oil output increased by 43 barrels per day or 2.3 percent to 1.911…

Winning in Nigeria’s evolving food market

Winning in Nigeria’s evolving food market

The size of Nigeria’s population inevitably saddles it with a huge food bill. According to…

How Nigerians use the internet (1)

How Nigerians use the internet (1)

With a population of 170 million, 130 million active lines, 66 million of which are…

Residential real estate: The underutilised oil rig (I)

Residential real estate: The underutilised oil rig (I)

Fast urbanisation of sub-Saharan Africa is propelling the engine of real estate in the region, making Nigeria one of the hotspots of the industry, more so for the commercial real estate than residential. A growing number of commercial high-rises are…

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